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The magic of pockets  by Jess Driscoll

The magic of pockets

Jess Driscoll

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"Transform your wardrobe with this step-by-step guide to sewing pockets into your favorite clothes. With simple instructions and line drawings, this book teaches six basic pockets, with suggested alterations to customize each pocket to your wardrobe needs,...

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Dream rooms for children  by Susanna Salk

Dream rooms for children

Susanna Salk

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"Dream Rooms for Children takes children's spaces with creative seriousness. Whether for a newborn, toddler, first grader, or teenager, the rooms shown here enrich the experience of childhood and, much like a child's imagination, offer endless possibilities....

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Stephen Sills  by David Netto

Stephen Sills

David Netto

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"Stephen Sills - named a "titan of design" by Elle Decor as well as a "dean of American design" by Architectural Digest - returns with a third spectacular book. Stephen Sills is a true icon and recognized as a unique artistic voice in the design world. He is...

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Romancing the home  by Stewart Manger

Romancing the home

Stewart Manger

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"Stewart Manger is regarded for his bespoke interiors in which exquisite craftsmanship and a classic-meets-modern flair. This rising star's first monograph showcases his imaginative ways to create vibrant and stylish rooms. Having apprenticed with celebrated...

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Veg in one bed  by Huw Richards

Veg in one bed

Huw Richards

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"A month-by-month guide to growing your own food in just one raised bed. Grow vegetables and herbs all year round in just one raised bed - it's that simple! All you need is one raised bed to grow an abundance of food. For keen gardeners starting from scratch,...

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A house needs to breathe...or does it?  by Allison A. Bailes

A house needs to breathe...or does it?

Allison A. Bailes

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"A House Needs to Breathe...Or Does It? lays out the basic science of residential buildings. When it comes to how houses perform, professionals and homeowners alike believe many things that just aren't true. This book explodes the myths, misinformation, and...

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Husbandry  by Isabel Bannerman

Husbandry

Isabel Bannerman

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"'Making a garden together, in which to live and work, through thick and thin, fair and foul, is what we like to do best. Everything else is a sideshow. Since spring 2019 Julian and I have been making a garden at Ashington Manor Farm, a garden that we think of...

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Small gardens  by Zia Allaway

Small gardens

Zia Allaway

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"Fuss-free guide to growing your garden in a small space, ideal for first-time gardeners. Discover how to design, create, and maintain a beautiful small garden. Ideal for first-time gardeners, Grow Small Gardens contains everything you need to create a garden...

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The climate change garden  by Sally Morgan

The climate change garden

Sally Morgan

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"In this global gardener's guide to creating a resilient, climate-wise garden, learn how to adapt your garden to cope with volatile weather extremes and other effects of a rapidly changing climate. It's no longer gardening as usual. Heat waves, droughts,...

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The complete book of ground covers  by Gary (Gardener) Lewis

The complete book of ground covers

Gary (Gardener) Lewis

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"Ground covers are an essential part of any garden-they suppress weeds, mask problem areas, and knit different parts of the garden together. Yet only a handful of old standbys are commonly used, resulting in dull, unimaginative landscapes. In reality, there...

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More is more is more  by Carl J. Dellatore

More is more is more

Carl J. Dellatore

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"Rooms of jewellike color and glorious pattern. Enchanting lacquered ceilings and geometric floors. Brilliantly massed collections of furniture, objects, and art. Although maximalism has always had a place in interior design--practiced by noted decorators such...

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Destinations  by Pamela Golbin

Destinations

Pamela Golbin

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"Revered as the epitome of French style and honoured by international design magazines and editors, Jean-Louis Deniot is in demand. His legacy is already being compared to that of design greats such as Jacques Grange and Alberto Pinto. A leading name in the...

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Parisian by design  by Diane Dorrans Saeks

Parisian by design

Diane Dorrans Saeks

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"A beautiful apartment in Paris is something we all dream of. A bohemian retreat, full of character and charm. Here, designer David Jimenez inspires us with his interiors while sharing his secrets for how to decorate like a Parisian. Interior designer David...

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We are the ark  by Mary (Gardener) Reynolds

We are the ark

Mary (Gardener) Reynolds

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"We Are the Ark asks readers to have a sweeping change of vision for our relationship with our gardens. To inspire people to look at what we can do for the earth and all her kin, rather than seeing our patches of the planet as 'outdoor rooms' for our pleasure...

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DIY with Jay  by Jay Blades

DIY with Jay

Jay Blades

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"Even if you've never put up a shelf, repainted a room or fixed a dripping tap, you'll soon have the confidence and skills to tackle these DIY jobs and many more with Jay's help! With tales of his own do-it-yourself escapades and plenty of inspiration from his...

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Organizing for the rest of us  by Dana (Dana K.) White

Organizing for the rest of us

Dana (Dana K.) White

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"So you want to keep your kitchen counter clean but you aren't ready to toss the toaster? You want to be able to find your kids' socks but aren't looking to spend your 401(k) on clear bins? You long for a little more peace but minimalism isn't sparking joy?...

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Can I grow potatoes in pots?  by Sally Nex

Can I grow potatoes in pots?

Sally Nex

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"The latest in the popular RHS series, RHS Can I Grow Potatoes in Pots? is the perfect gift for gardeners, delving into everything from sustainable ways of growing food to planning for year-round fresh harvests. This easy Q&A format book is suited to both...

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The wisdom of our hands  by Doug Stowe

The wisdom of our hands

Doug Stowe

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"A guide to living fully and humanely by learning the wisdom of authentic manual work. Many of us live in a world of constant abstraction, immersed in our heads and our screens. But there is a deeper wisdom to be found in working with our hands in the real...

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The seed detective  by Adam Alexander

The seed detective

Adam Alexander

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"Have you ever wondered how everyday staples such as peas, kale, asparagus, beans, squash and corn ended up on our plates? In The Seed Detective, seed guardian and award-winning film and television producer Adam Alexander tells of his far-flung seed-hunting...

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Andrew Martin interior design review. Volume 26

Andrew Martin interior design review. Volume 26

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"100 designers, more than 500 pages, 1,000 photographs-such is the opulent presentation of the latest interior trends in this magnificent coffee table book. With its special arrangement, the latest edition is once again a feast for the eyes of design lovers...

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Tino Zervudachi  by Natasha A. Fraser

Tino Zervudachi

Natasha A. Fraser

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"A unique immersion into the world of an acclaimed decorator with an eclectic aesthetic. Over the past forty years, Tino Zervudachi has earned an international reputation for elegance. Sought after for his bold approach and sensual classicism, he has...

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Great pubs of England  by Horst A. Friedrichs

Great pubs of England

Horst A. Friedrichs

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"From Yorkshire to Swindon, Liverpool to Norfolk, and in every corner of London, England's illustrious pub culture is celebrated with stunning photography and captivating texts by one of the country's preeminent travel writers. "There is nothing that has yet...

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Living life beautifully  by Christina Strutt

Living life beautifully

Christina Strutt

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"Living Life Beautifully tells the story of how Christina founded legendary fabric company Cabbages & Roses and grew it into a lifestyle brand. Christina talks about her inspirations and influences, and how she works these into her products....

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Pots  by Harriet Rycroft

Pots

Harriet Rycroft

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"Gardening in containers is versatile, exciting and rewarding, no matter how big or small your space. This inspiring handbook covers everything you need to know to grow plants in outdoor pots all year round. It includes tips on how to plan your planting and...

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Steve Leung  by Christina Ko

Steve Leung

Christina Ko

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"Chronicling forty years of luxury architecture and design by Steve Leung, founder of one of Asia's most successful design studios. This major design monograph represents a comprehensive overview of 35 years of architectural, interior- and product-design work...

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A gardener's guide to gardening on a gradient  by Carol Smith

A gardener's guide to gardening on a gradient

Carol Smith

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"Gardening on a Gradient: Designing and Establishing Sloping Gardens is a complete guide to tackling one of a garden designer's biggest challenges. Whatever the size or the gradient, creating a garden on a sloping site presents lots of conflicting...

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City of angels  by Jennifer Ash Rudick

City of angels

Jennifer Ash Rudick

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"Los Angeles's dramatic setting, Mediterranean climate, and outdoor lifestyle have long attracted creative individuals to its diverse neighborhoods. The thirty houses and gardens featured in City of Angels, designed by renowned architects, interior designers,...

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Succulent style  by Julia Hillier

Succulent style

Julia Hillier

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"A go-to reference for anyone trying to grow and maintain succulents. The ultimate guide to propagating, growing, and styling succulents and cacti both indoors and out, Succulent Style is as informative as it is gorgeous. Designed for millennials who want to...

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Create your dream home on a budget  by Daniel Jett

Create your dream home on a budget

Daniel Jett

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"Seasoned home-renovation experts and TikTok stars Daniel and Noell Jett (@JettSetFarmhouse) know a thing or two about building gorgeous homes with cost-effective tips and tricks. You'll learn how to add functionality, beauty, and charm to each room of your...

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The private lives of pictures  by Nicholas Tromans

The private lives of pictures

Nicholas Tromans

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"The Private Lives of Pictures offers a new history of British art, seen from the perspective of the home. Focusing on the nineteenth and early-twentieth-century, the book takes the reader on a tour of an imaginary Victorian or Edwardian house, stopping in...

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House of joy  by Elli Stuhler

House of joy

Elli Stuhler

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"Whether it's a micro-flat in Moscow, an apartment in Atlanta or a loft in London, a new wave of interiors projects have revealed that we are hungry for color and pattern. Crayon box color palettes, playful speckles, curving forms and graphic grids are just...

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The comforts of home  by Caroline Clifton-Mogg

The comforts of home

Caroline Clifton-Mogg

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"Small changes can make a big difference to your home-refresh your rooms and discover the true meaning of comfort. The Comforts of Home is a book that enters into the spirit of how we want to live now, at a time when excess is no longer desirable. Author...

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Bug-free organic gardening  by Anna Hess

Bug-free organic gardening

Anna Hess

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"Are you sick and tired of pesky insects in your garden? Do you want to stay away from pesticides and harmful poisons that could be hazardous to your health and your garden? This book will show you how to bring your garden ecosystem into balance so that...

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Outside the magic square  by Lolo Houbein

Outside the magic square

Lolo Houbein

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"Outside the Magic Square considers issues of food security and offers solutions at the street, neighbourhood and global levels. It has never been more important to embrace sustainability. In the next four decades, we will need as much food as during the last...

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A gardener's guide to box  by Jenny Alban Davies

A gardener's guide to box

Jenny Alban Davies

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"As long as there have been gardens, box has played a part. In A Gardener's Guide to Box, experienced box specialist, Jenny Alban Davies, describes the use of box in a wide range of garden designs and situations. Along with useful information about the nurture...

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Modern homemaker  by Sarah Rose Inch

Modern homemaker

Sarah Rose Inch

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"The role of homemaker takes on a whole new meaning with this modern guide that offers hands-on decor advice for creative homeowners. Learn how to create a relaxed home atmosphere that doesn't skimp on style. Get decorating advice for every major room in the...

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150 best tiny interior ideas  by Francesc Zamora Mola

150 best tiny interior ideas

Francesc Zamora Mola

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"Over the past decade, tiny spaces have grown in popularity thanks to skyrocketing real estate costs, increased awareness of climate change, and a return to urban living. But a smaller living space doesn't mean sacrificing sophistication or comfort. 150 Best...

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A kind of magic  by Luke Edward Hall

A kind of magic

Luke Edward Hall

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"Since bursting onto the London design scene in 2015, young English artist and designer Luke Edward Hall has brought a characteristic verve to everything he touches. In this captivating new monograph, Hall shares the myriad influences that drive his prolific...

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Establishing home  by Jean Stoffer

Establishing home

Jean Stoffer

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"When Jean Stoffer's husband announced he was quitting his extremely stressful job to look for another career, she suddenly needed to bring in a lot more of the family income. The problem was, while she had a degree in business, her part-time job paid very...

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The vegan gardener  by John Walker

The vegan gardener

John Walker

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"Natural gardening taken to the next level, for a truly ecological and planet-friendly garden that is full of bountiful life"--Publisher's description.

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Creating with African wax fabric  by Marion Costamagna

Creating with African wax fabric

Marion Costamagna

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"African Wax Fabric is in the spotlight! Sew 20 women's garments and accessories. Learn how to care for wax fabric so pieces can be enjoyed for years to come"--Publisher's description.

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At home in the Cotsworlds  by Katy Campbell

At home in the Cotsworlds

Katy Campbell

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"At Home in the Cotswolds is a celebration of beautiful Cotswold houses and their interiors. Author Katy Campbell and photographer Mark Nicholson take us on a tour of the villages and rolling hills of the Cotswolds as they uncover some of the most charming and...

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A year of sewing with Nani Iro  by Naomi Ito

A year of sewing with Nani Iro

Naomi Ito

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"Learn to sew garments that you'll love and want to wear all throughout the year! Craft a timeless and versatile wardrobe for everyday with Nani Iro, the Japanese fabric brand by artist and textile designer Naomi Ito. In this follow-up to The Nani Iro Sewing...

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Vivre l'Orient = Oriental lifestyle  by Désirée Sadek

Vivre l'Orient = Oriental lifestyle

Désirée Sadek

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"Oriental Lifestyle will take you on a journey that explores astonishing artistic and architectural worlds, captured by a poetic eye. Like an enchanter, Guillaume de Laubier brings the ochre of the desert alive and highlights the splendour and wonders of...

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1,001 gardening tips & tricks  by Mary Rose Quigg

1,001 gardening tips & tricks

Mary Rose Quigg

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"This comprehensive collection of practical tips covers all aspects of gardening, from flowers and houseplants to planting shrubs, vegetables, herbs, and trees. In addition, find advice for dealing with pests, learning about the tools that make your life much...

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Plant science for gardeners  by Robert Pavlis

Plant science for gardeners

Robert Pavlis

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"Plant Science for Gardeners is the key to growing better plants. This easy introduction to plant biology and chemistry gives you the knowledge and confidence to analyze problems, find solutions, and make better decisions in the garden to optimize plant health...

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SJ Axelby's interior portraits  by SJ Axelby

SJ Axelby's interior portraits

SJ Axelby

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"An artist's record of the homes of 89 leading creatives from interior designers to ceramicists, antiques dealers, florists and chefs. SJ Axelby brings new life to interior portraiture, capturing in paint the favourite rooms of 89 leading creatives from...

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Downsizing  by Ralph R. Roberts

Downsizing

Ralph R. Roberts

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"Organize, declutter, donate---downsize and simplify your life. Downsizing For Dummies provides you with strategies to downsize your life by moving to a smaller home, decluttering, simplifying your budget, and saving more money. You'll find tips to help...

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The indoor garden  by Jade Murray

The indoor garden

Jade Murray

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"User-friendly and highly accessible, this is a practical, fully illustrated and inspiring guide to indoor gardening by self-taught plant enthusiast Jade Murray. Here you will find invaluable tips and advice for choosing, caring for and propagating...

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Mini fashion  by Julika Landermann

Mini fashion

Julika Landermann

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"For little heroes - children's fashion made from woven fabrics. Julika Landermann, founder of the JULESNaht label, presents great children's fashion made from woven fabrics that you can sew yourself. The step-by-step photographs make it easy to follow the...

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Japandi living  by Laila Rietbergen

Japandi living

Laila Rietbergen

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"Get into this year's interior design trend: Japandi. A style that combines serene Scandinavian design elements with the rich Japanese design tradition. A combination of serenity and clean lines with a lot of attention for materials, textures and natural...

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Lost & found  by Zoë Field

Lost & found

Zoë Field

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"Lost & found is a large format, beautiful photographic book that celebrates the joy and beauty of flowers throughout the seasons. A series of detailed and enchanting botanical flat-lays will transport you into the world of 15 imagined creative characters,...

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Grow your own food  by Clare Macnaughton

Grow your own food

Clare Macnaughton

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"This beginner’s guide to growing your own food is the perfect introduction to homegrown planting and growing. Whether you live in a flat or a field it will furnish you with all the information you need to plant the seeds of your first vegetables and gather...

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Simple hand sewing  by Laura Strutt

Simple hand sewing

Laura Strutt

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"Hand sewing is a great way to practice mindfulness through craft. Laura Strutt has designed these 35 projects specially to develop your hand-sewing skills, but also to help you slow down, enjoy the moment, and appreciate the rewards of your work. Using a...

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Fierce love  by Susan Scott

Fierce love

Susan Scott

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"New York Times bestselling author Susan Scott guides couples through eight must-have conversations to create a fierce love that stands the test of time and grows stronger over the years"--Publisher's description.

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The vegetable gardening book  by Joe Lamp'l

The vegetable gardening book

Joe Lamp'l

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"The award-winning television and podcast host Joe Lamp'l is here with insider tips and next-level insight for creating a lush, fruitful, and resilient vegetable garden. Just when you think you have a secure grip on what it takes to grow a vegetable garden, a...

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Adulting  by Gencie Houy

Adulting

Gencie Houy

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"Learn to adult even better than your parents. Even though it's tougher than ever, this adulting thing doesn't come with instructions!The moment you turn 18 you're expected to be a master of everything from personal finance to household chores, even if you've...

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Home therapy  by Anita Yokota

Home therapy

Anita Yokota

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"Therapy meets home design in this holistic, beautifully photographed guide to incorporating self-care and mental wellness into all your living spaces. Our surroundings are more than just a reflection of our personal style. The right lighting, furniture...

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Ten tomatoes that changed the world  by William Alexander

Ten tomatoes that changed the world

William Alexander

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"The tomato gets no respect. Never has. Lost in the dustbin of history for centuries, accused of being vile and poisonous, subjected to being picked hard-green and gassed, even used as a projectile, the poor tomato has become the avatar for our disaffection...

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Royal Horticultural Society encyclopedia of gardening

Royal Horticultural Society encyclopedia of gardening

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"All your gardening questions answered in this updated classic guide to planning, planting, and caring for your outside space. Create and maintain your perfect garden with the world's finest and most authoritative source of gardening tips and advice from the...

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Terrain  by Melissa Lowrie

Terrain

Melissa Lowrie

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"Terrain’s plant experts travel the world in search of the most unusual and interesting houseplants. In this inspiring and practical guide, they share their favorite specimens: exotic and eclectic ferns, like the skeleton fork, a primitive (and unfussy)...

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Love your home again  by Ann Lightfoot

Love your home again

Ann Lightfoot

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"When people first move into their homes, they have clear ideas about what they want from every room. The bedrooms will be peaceful and cozy. The dining room will work well for entertaining friends and family. The kitchen will be a hub of activity of course,...

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Gardening in a changing world  by Darryl Moore

Gardening in a changing world

Darryl Moore

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"Our planet, the Earth, is under threat, with potentially catastrophic consequences for ourselves and the other lifeforms it sustains. Yet Nature itself can still rescue us - with plants playing a pivotal role, in the countryside - and everywhere. In gardens...

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Plant coach  by Nick Cutsumpas

Plant coach

Nick Cutsumpas

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""Despite the abundance of resources on caring for houseplants, many people continue to struggle with their plant care or don't even know where to begin on the journey to plant parenthood. An increasing number of young urbanites are filling their apartments...

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How to become a gardener  by Ashlie Thomas

How to become a gardener

Ashlie Thomas

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"Take charge of your family's food security by learning how to grow your own fruits, vegetables, and herbs-and right along with them, you'll nurture your own inner strength, too. Food insecurity affects millions of people worldwide. Without access to...

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House beautiful live colorfully  by Joanna Saltz

House beautiful live colorfully

Joanna Saltz

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"Highlights a wide range of colorful homes, each with their own personality, as well as tips for both the novice and expert interior designer, including smart paint parings, how to read a room's light before committing to a color, and how to stencil paint onto...

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The gardener's yearbook  by Martyn Cox

The gardener's yearbook

Martyn Cox

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"One of the keys to happy gardening is knowing what to do and when for the best results. In this handy guide, experienced horticulturist Martyn Cox takes you through the gardening year, month by month, offering wise, clear and helpful advice on the essential...

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Green living made easy  by Nancy Birtwhistle

Green living made easy

Nancy Birtwhistle

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"We all want to do our best for our homes and the planet, but it's often hard to find the time and energy to think of alternatives. Nancy Birtwhistle makes it easy with 101 indispensable tips, ideas and recipes that will help you to live a more eco-friendly...

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Live Luxe  by Shelley Ferguson

Live Luxe

Shelley Ferguson

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"Both inspiring and practical, Live Luxe offers a step-by-step guide to designing, renovating, and styling your perfect home, by the co-host of The Block and interior designer, Shelley Ferguson. Packed with step-by-step information, Live Luxe shows the reader...

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How to clean everything  by Ann Russell

How to clean everything

Ann Russell

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"From everyone's favourite online cleaning expert and 'TikTok Auntie', this is the only cleaning book that you will ever need. How to Clean Everything is full of genuinely useful tips and tricks, and advice about not just what but also what not to do. Covering...

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Scent  by Elise Vernon Pearlstine

Scent

Elise Vernon Pearlstine

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"In this wide-ranging and accessible new book, biologist-turned-perfumer Elise Vernon Pearlstine turns our human-centered perception of fragrance on its head and investigates plants' evolutionary reasons for creating aromatic molecules. Delving into themes of...

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Thrifty gardening

Thrifty gardening

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"Thrifty Gardening shows you how to get the most from your edible or ornamental garden, season by season. From how to grow from seed, what to plant and sow when, which garden tasks to do when, it's all here. Armed with this compact reference, you'll be ready...

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Patina modern  by Chris Mitchell

Patina modern

Chris Mitchell

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"Mitchell and Guzmán are design obsessives who want the same thing: rooms that are spare yest warm, layered yet clean, current yet timeless. Here they reveal in room-by-room detail the full evolution of their homes. Readers will get an education in color,...

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Winter living style  by Selina Lake

Winter living style

Selina Lake

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"Selina Lake brings her signature vintage romantic style to the most atmospheric and majestic of the seasons. With chapters including a stand-alone section of Winter Inspirations, containing ideas for flowers, lighting, fabrics, furniture, and decorations,...

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Marie Kondo's Kurashi at home  by Marie Kondō

Marie Kondo's Kurashi at home

Marie Kondō

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"Create an oasis of calm and find what sparks your joy with the first full-colour, beautifully photographed guide from Netflix's Marie Kondo. Over a decade on from the launch of her bestselling book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo is back...

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Create  by Emily Henson

Create

Emily Henson

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"Creativity before consumption is about reinvention and sustainability for the sake of the planet, but also for the pure joy and satisfaction of creating a home that is truly unique. Using her experience as a stylist and set designer, in the first part of the...

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Natural beauty reset  by Trevor Cates

Natural beauty reset

Trevor Cates

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"Natural Beauty Reset is the essential guide for women to restore radiance and hormonal harmony from the inside out. Dr. Trevor Cates guides readers toward revitalized health with a root cause and seasonal approach. In Part 1, Dr. Cates dives into the root...

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House plants  by Mike Maunder

House plants

Mike Maunder

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"Our penchant for keeping houseplants is an ancient practice dating back to the Pharaohs. House Plants explores the stories behind the plants we bring home and how they were transformed from wild plants into members of our households. A billion-dollar global...

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Encyclopedia of gardening techniques

Encyclopedia of gardening techniques

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"The flagship practical book of step-by-step gardening techniques from the AHS shows up-to-date skills to a new generation of gardeners. Contains more than 2,000 clear and concise color illustrations supported by more than 1,000 beautiful color photos. Covers...

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Suzanne Kasler - edited style  by Suzanne Kasler

Suzanne Kasler - edited style

Suzanne Kasler

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"Heralded as one of America's most influential interior designers, Suzanne Kasler has always had her finger on the pulse of emerging home style. This completely original compendium of her firm's new interiors is all about selectivity-a wealth of au courant...

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The evolution of home  by Emma Sims-Hilditch

The evolution of home

Emma Sims-Hilditch

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"English interior design is respected throughout the world, and Sims Hilditch is at the forefront of understanding how decoration and practicality can work hand in hand. Explore the firm's many projects and see how interiors have evolved to embrace new ways of...

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Field guide to stains  by Virginia M. Friedman

Field guide to stains

Virginia M. Friedman

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"A field guide to identifying more than one hundred stains, including general descriptions and likely seasons, times, and areas of occurrence, and instructions on their removal. Featuring a glossary of cleaning techniques and the basic products any would-be...

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More is more décor  by Siobhan Murphy

More is more décor

Siobhan Murphy

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"Banish the beige, ditch the drab and throw the interiors rule book out of the window! A fearless home interiors handbook that celebrates maximalism and shows you how your taste in fashion can influence your home decor. This first-of-its-kind interiors...

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Mood  by Anne Hepfer

Mood

Anne Hepfer

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"The luxury book of the season, MOOD is a journey through exquisite interiors brilliantly designed to evoke seven key emotions-Happy, Relaxed, Energized, Cozy, Sexy, Tranquil, and Nostalgic. In Anne Hepfer's world, a home is a complex reflection of who you...

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A home to share  by Leslie Saeta

A home to share

Leslie Saeta

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"A Home to Share is all about the spirit of welcome: It is a guide to giving new life to underused spaces, and to bringing cozy, truly livable decor to every room of the house--including outdoor rooms to extend home space in temperate weather. Friends and...

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201 everyday uses for salt, lemons, vinegar, and baking soda  by Benjamin Mott

201 everyday uses for salt, lemons, vinegar, and baking soda

Benjamin Mott

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"This is a handy book chock-full of home cleaning solutions using the most basic and versatile of ingredients: salt, lemon, vinegar, baking soda"--Publisher's description.

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Top 50 fragrant plants and how not to kill them!  by Angie Thomas

Top 50 fragrant plants and how not to kill them!

Angie Thomas

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"How to enjoy thriving fragrant plants in your garden, on your balcony or in your courtyard. Sweet, rich orange blossom; heady, aromatic daphne; refreshing, sharp mint; or subtle, alluring roses - nature's perfumes are a wonder. They tantalise the senses, mark...

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Inside Milan  by Nicolò Castellini Baldissera

Inside Milan

Nicolò Castellini Baldissera

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"Interior designer Nicol Castellini Baldissera and fashion and interiors photographer Guido Taroni offer a privileged glimpse into the homes of Milan's foremost creative residents. Inside Milan ventures behind closed doors in this unique cultural capital that...

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Home by the sea  by Natalie Walton

Home by the sea

Natalie Walton

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"Home by the Sea: The Surf Shacks and Hinterland Hideaways of Byron Bay is a beautiful interiors book that opens the doors to a range of diverse and inspiring homes in the burgeoning creative community of Australia's Byron Bay. Take an insider's tour of...

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The ultimate flower gardener's guide  by Jenny Rose Carey

The ultimate flower gardener's guide

Jenny Rose Carey

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"The book proposes a holistic approach to flower gardening, with a refreshing difference: instead of concentrating primarily on color, it brings flower shape to the fore, which results in a more aesthetically pleasing result. The featured plants include both...

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The month-by-month gardening guide  by Franz Böhmig

The month-by-month gardening guide

Franz Böhmig

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"This is a compendium of practical advice for the home gardener, arranged by month. The individual bits of advice for each month are arranged as follows: general advice; advice for the vegetable garden (including herbs); and advice for ornamental plants...

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Raw interiors

Raw interiors

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"Japanese minimalism has become an emerging design force and the essence of the Wabi Sabi aesthetic, the style behind the new trend for "raw interiors" - the core of Japanese traditional decoration, a simple beauty that can stand the test of time. Contemporary...

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Super bloom  by Jac Semmler

Super bloom

Jac Semmler

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"A super bloom is a natural phenomenon in which climate and conditions align to allow plants to flower in such abundance that they transform the landscape, bathing it in colour. When a super bloom arises, it is a miraculous sight. Plants respond to these...

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Skintelligent  by Natalia Spierings

Skintelligent

Natalia Spierings

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"If you had a heart attack would you go to a personal trainer to treat your chest pain? If you had cancer would you seek treatment from a journalist who reviews chemotherapy drugs? No you wouldn't. You would go to a cardiologist or an oncologist - an expert...

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Be more bonsai  by Mark Akins

Be more bonsai

Mark Akins

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"Find peace, calm and serenity through the ancient practice of cultivating bonsai. Rooted in ancient Eastern philosophies, every part of a bonsai tree is symbolic of our life and experiences. The central tenets of this beautiful, meditative practice teach us...

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How I garden  by Adam (Garden designer) Frost

How I garden

Adam (Garden designer) Frost

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"In this practical and personal book, Gardeners' World presenter Adam Frost takes you through his process for getting the most out of a garden space whatever its size, whether it's a window box, a terrace with a few pots or a bigger space with dedicated veg...

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