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How to make a house a home  by Ariel Kaye

How to make a house a home

Ariel Kaye

Book

Emily Henderson meets wellness in this stylish design book that aims to bring you peace and joy at home. Ariel Kaye offers great tips and clear guidance on how to find your own personal design aesthetic, making this book not only a go-to resource, but...

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Maker. Garden  by Kerry Allen

Maker. Garden

Kerry Allen

Book

From the smallest to the largest of spaces - whether a window box, balcony or acres of land - a garden can be elevated from everyday to extraordinary with this selection of makes that will transform and make the most of your outdoor space. Nurturing ...

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She made herself a home  by Rachel Van Kluyve

She made herself a home

Rachel Van Kluyve

Book

Create a home that's inviting, beautiful, and uniquely you--all while staying on a budget. Whether you're decorating your first home, planning for renovations, or simply looking for an affordable refresh, She Made Herself a Home is the ideal home décor...

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Skincare  by Caroline Hirons

Skincare

Caroline Hirons

Book

Straight-talking advice from the Skincare Queen Caroline Hirons is the authority in skincare - and for the first time, she's sharing her knowledge with the world. With over 100 million views of her blog and over 13 million views of her YouTube videos,...

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The rose  by Brent Elliott

The rose

Brent Elliott

Book

The Royal Horticultural Society's The Rose tells the story of the world's favourite flower through 40 of the most popular and interesting species and hybrids. Arranged chronologically, The Rose brings to life the arrival of each flower in European ga...

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Maker. Home  by Tobias George

Maker. Home

Tobias George

Book

Learn how to make 15 beautifully crafted projects for your home using sustainable and upcycled materials. Step-by-step photography and clear instructions will guide you through projects ranging from the utterly simple to the technically advanced, that...

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Out of the blue  by Amanda Back

Out of the blue

Amanda Back

Book

Out of the Blue' unravels Tricia Guild's unique and creative approach, focusing in on her inspiration, her intuitive design methodology and the techniques, processes and materials used. Frustrated with the lack of truly contemporary fabrics and wallpapers...

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The Great British Sewing Bee  by Alexandra Bruce

The Great British Sewing Bee

Alexandra Bruce

Book

The companion book to the sixth series of this flagship BBC2 show, The Great British Sewing Bee: Sustainable Style accompanies sewers at all levels on their creative journey to reduce, reuse and recycle - ultimately creating their own considered clos...

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Simple farmhouse life  by Lisa (Blogger) Bass

Simple farmhouse life

Lisa (Blogger) Bass

Book

Transform your home into a simple farmhouse--no matter where you live--with this beautiful guide to slow living. Country girl and popular blogger Lisa Bass shares her favorite hearty recipes, handmade products, and tips for natural living that she uses...

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Grow yourself healthy  by Beth Marshall

Grow yourself healthy

Beth Marshall

Book

Based on the author’s practical experience of growing fruit, vegetables and herbs in ways that supercharge their nutritional value, Grow Yourself Healthy is a practical guide on how to design and manage an edible garden for gut health, providing food...

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House of Pinheiro's work to weekend wardrobe  by Rachel Pinheiro

House of Pinheiro's work to weekend wardrobe

Rachel Pinheiro

Book

Revitalise your wardrobe with this capsule collection from sewing expert Rachel from the House of Pinheiro. The collection includes the perfect separates to take you through the working week to the weekend. Rachel includes a main pattern for every day...

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Starting & running a food truck business  by Alan Philips

Starting & running a food truck business

Alan Philips

Book

A guide to starting a food truck business features information and advice on the industry, menu trends, creating a business plan, advertising techniques, hiring the best employees, health and safety issues, and building clientele. This book is fully ...

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A place called home  by Cath Kidston

A place called home

Cath Kidston

Book

Cath Kidston - queen of vintage-inspired homeware and joyously decorated spaces - grants unprecedented insight into her creative process and personal style in this lifestyle-meets-memoir-meets-interior-design book. The name 'Cath Kidston' is associat...

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A natural year  by Wendyl Nissen

A natural year

Wendyl Nissen

Book

A Natural Year follows writer Wendyl Nissen's life in the peaceful New Zealand countryside over one year. It's the story of what happens in her garden, her kitchen and her life over twelve months, and the thoughts inspired by each passing season. She...

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Container and fragrant gardens  by H. Peter Loewer

Container and fragrant gardens

H. Peter Loewer

Book

A quick-reference guide that shows gardeners with little experience and time how to enliven spaces with containers and how to make the most of scented flowers and leaves. One of the greatest delights of a garden is a perfume that draws the visitor to...

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Martha Stewart's organizing  by Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart's organizing

Martha Stewart

Book

Trust Martha to help you master all things organizing--sorting, purging, tidying, and simplifying your life with smart solutions and inspiration. Here, she offers her best guidance, methods, and DIY projects for organizing in and around your home. To...

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Make it simple  by Tilly Walnes

Make it simple

Tilly Walnes

Book

Tilly and the Buttons: Make It Simple features a collection of stylish and stress-free projects that you can stitch up in a few hours. It includes 6 full-scale dressmaking patterns, from which you can make 24 projects. All of the garments are quick to...

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Hydrangeas  by Naomi Slade

Hydrangeas

Naomi Slade

Book

This title celebrates the history and main varieties of the hydrangea, from its origins in China, Japan and Korea, to how they have taken over most gardens in the world. To this day, pink hydrangeas are popular in Asia, as they are given as love tokens,...

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Simply living well  by Julia Watkins

Simply living well

Julia Watkins

Book

Simply Living Well is a beautiful and timely motivational guide to living well sustainably and reducing our footprint for the generations to come. Author Julia Watkins shares rituals, recipes, and projects for living simply and sustainably at home. For...

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Inspired by nature  by Hans Blomquist

Inspired by nature

Hans Blomquist

Book

Be inspired by nature and the changing seasons in Hans Blomquist's new book, full of easy-to-recreate ideas for beautiful interiors no matter what the time of year. Visiting a variety of different locations, master stylist Hans shares his ideas and secrets...

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Building construction illustrated  by Francis D. K. Ching

Building construction illustrated

Francis D. K. Ching

Book

For over four decades, Building Construction Illustrated has been the leading illustrated guide to the principles of building construction. With rich illustrations and in-depth content, this book offers students and practicing professionals the infor...

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Decorate happy  by Anthony Baratta

Decorate happy

Anthony Baratta

Book

Anthony Baratta's rooms are happy. Whether they are found in the country or the city, these maximalist rooms are designed to make you smile. In his first solo book, Anthony Baratta, whose work has graced more than fifty magazine covers and been celebrated...

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Living with nature  by Marie Masureel

Living with nature

Marie Masureel

Book

Invite nature inside by decorating the home with an ever-changing seasonal array of interior design accents--flowers, buds, fronds, seed heads, fruits, and other natural materials--gathered and repurposed from the garden, farm stand, fields, woods, and...

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The ultimate Bonsai handbook  by Yukio Hirose

The ultimate Bonsai handbook

Yukio Hirose

Book

The ultimate bonsai handbook is a gardening guide and reference in one volume. It provides detailed information on all the basics of growing and caring for bonsai, such as: Understanding the different types; Tools, soils and containers; Transplanting,...

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Soul of the home  by Tara Shaw

Soul of the home

Tara Shaw

Book

Designer and antiques dealer Tara Shaw is a respected supplier of French and European antiques for a host of AD100 and Elle Decor A-listers, including Bobby McAlpine, Mary McDonald, and Bunny Williams. In her first book, she helps readers understand how...

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Making living lovely  by Russell Whitehead

Making living lovely

Russell Whitehead

Book

Popular design duo Russell and Jordan, creators of the 2LG Studio, present their interiors bible of tips and techniques for restoring design confidence. Making interior design choices can be daunting in a world flooded with trend-setting Instagram posts...

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Regrow your veggies  by Melissa Raupach

Regrow your veggies

Melissa Raupach

Book

No need to keep buying the same vegetables you eat all the time over and over again. Regrow Your Veggies is an insightful guide that provides effective propagation techniques to recycle and regrow more than 20 popular vegetables right at home! Learn how...

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The restaurant  by William Sitwell

The restaurant

William Sitwell

Book

The fascinating story of how we have gone out to eat, from the ancient Romans in Pompeii to the luxurious Michelin-starred restaurants of today. Tracing its earliest incarnations in the city of Pompeii, where Sitwell is stunned by the sophistication of...

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Still  by Natalie Walton

Still

Natalie Walton

Book

"Still" invites readers to take on the philosophy of the Slow movement: Living Sustainable. Local. Organic. And Whole. Our homes are ideally placed to support and promote this philosophy, through everything from the materials we source in construction...

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Kitchen garden revival  by Nicole Johnsey Burke

Kitchen garden revival

Nicole Johnsey Burke

Book

Design and grow a beautiful, productive, small-scale vegetable garden with Kitchen Garden Revival. Discover which edibles grow best in kitchen gardens and get season-by-season advice on planting, tending, and harvesting.

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Charlotte Perriand

Charlotte Perriand

Book

What is this 'new world' imagined by architect and designer Charlotte Perriand (1903-1999)? How did she reconceive our relationship with the natural world and the role of art in everyday life? The answers provided by this pioneer of modernity seem...

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The sprout book  by Doug Evans

The sprout book

Doug Evans

Book

The book about the power of sprouts as an ultra-food for health, weight loss, and optimum nutrition by Doug Evans, the co-founder of Organic Avenue and the founder of Juicero. The Sprout Book is a transformative plan to empower readers to embark on a...

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No-waste organic gardening  by Shawna Coronado

No-waste organic gardening

Shawna Coronado

Book

Covering dozens of ways to recycle and repurpose your way to a successful organic garden, No-Waste Organic Gardening shows you how to be a smart, responsible gardener.

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Sewing bags & pouches

Sewing bags & pouches

Book

Create a variety of bags including Boston style bags, backpacks, pochettes, drawstring and pouches. Each project comes with full size sewing patterns making it easy to sew and customise your very own bag.

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The Australian healthy skin diet  by Geraldine Georgeou

The Australian healthy skin diet

Geraldine Georgeou

Book

Support your skin to improve acne, psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema and other common conditions If you suffer from one of these common complaints, is it possible to help, or even heal, your skin by making simple changes to what you eat? Based on the latest...

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Your wellbeing garden  by Alastair Griffiths

Your wellbeing garden

Alastair Griffiths

Book

This book uniquely explains all the evidence behind why green spaces are good for you and then shows you how to put that knowledge into practice to optimize your own garden for well-being. Explore the fascinating science behind how green spaces and.....

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Woodwork

Woodwork

Book

Master key carpentry skills, from simple joinery techniques to fine woodworking, all explained in clear, step-by-step instructions and photographs. This book shows you the main woodworking techniques step by step - from basic through to more advanced...

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Home forest

Home forest

Book

As modern living leads to more and more of the urban experience, it becomes more difficult for us to stay connected with nature and its healing, grounding powers. The artists and designers featured in Home Forest: Micro Home Gardens are not merely ho...

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Modern interiors

Modern interiors

Book

This is a lavishly illustrated resource for homeowners and interior designers. Over 600 colour photographs showcase the world's most beautiful interiors based on modern design at its very best. Good design integrates furnishing with architecture and ...

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Natural light spaces  by Francesc Zamora Mola

Natural light spaces

Francesc Zamora Mola

Book

Natural light is the natural starting point for great interior design. Research supports daylight's positive effect on building performance and human health. It not only makes for a great interior and can also lead to substantial energy savings. When...

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Me first  by Kate Christie

Me first

Kate Christie

Book

While you might have the appearance of absolute success in everything you do, scratch below the surface the reality is that you are freaking out, even just a little. You have so many balls in the air that the juggle is becoming increasingly hard to s...

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Fat quarter. Vintage  by Susie Johns

Fat quarter. Vintage

Susie Johns

Book

Fat Quarter: Vintage is the latest addition to a fabulous series of stash-busting sewing books. Separated into five decades, from the 1930s to the 1970s, each chapter contains five projects using fat quarter fabric or scraps that reflect the era. The...

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New loft residence design

New loft residence design

Book

Written to inspire, this book contains detailed studies on a vast array of loft conversions, showing the breadth of design experimentation in this field. The trend for loft residences began among a few select groups, namely artists, artisans and designers....

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Wild at heart  by Magali Elali

Wild at heart

Magali Elali

Book

Wild at Heart - Pets, People and their Beautiful Homes is the second book from the creative duo behind the online interview magazine Coffeeklatch. In 2015 they published the bestseller Greenterior, a book about plant-loving creatives and their inspiring...

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Coastal blues  by Sally Hayden

Coastal blues

Sally Hayden

Book

Coastal Blues is a magnificent celebration of shoreside homes around the globe, offering decorative inspiration for all of us who love the ocean or dream of living by the sea. Covering homes from as far apart as the Bahamas and Denmark, authors Sally...

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Tiny houses, simple shacks, cozy cottages, ramshackle retreats, funky forts  by Derek Diedricksen

Tiny houses, simple shacks, cozy cottages, ramshackle retreats, funky forts

Derek Diedricksen

Book

Deek's one-of-a-kind sketches are accompanied with hand-written commentary, both instructive and comical. His main purpose is to encourage people to get off the couch and start building. He avoids too many detailed instructions, so that do-it-yourselfers...

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Rock your rental  by Joanne Palmisano

Rock your rental

Joanne Palmisano

Book

A fun how-to guide to help vacation rental owners create big designs on small budgets By 2020, vacation rentals are expected to surpass the hotel industry. But with so much competition, how do property owners stand out? In Rock Your Rental, the Palmi...

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Simply wood  by Linda Suster

Simply wood

Linda Suster

Book

Bring a bit of nature into your home! Home accents made with beautiful natural wood can be expensive to buy, but many are easy to make yourself with twigs and branches found in the woods, on beaches, or your own backyard. Simply Wood shows even novic...

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Wild interiors  by Hilton Carter

Wild interiors

Hilton Carter

Book

Bestselling author Hilton Carter brings his unique eye and love of plants to show you how to create luscious interiors that not only look amazing but are good for your well-being, too. Hilton first guides you through his own plant journey, his inspir...

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Sustain  by Christina Strutt

Sustain

Christina Strutt

Book

Advice and information to help you take a more eco-friendly path. Old-fashioned tips passed down through generations are complemented by newer ideas and innovations

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Little book, big plants  by Emma Sibley

Little book, big plants

Emma Sibley

Book

Learn how to care for your own houseplant giants, from the glorious Fiddle Leaf Fig and impressive Banana Plant to the ever-popular Monstera – this book will cover 45 favourites and include everything you need to know about creating your own indoor jungle....

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Mending life  by Sonya Montenegro

Mending life

Sonya Montenegro

Book

Mending Life is a beautifully illustrated, practical tool kit for repairing the clothes and belongings we love. It is also an exploration of how mending can be a gently healing practice in our daily lives and a small act of rebellion in a world where...

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Sew a bag  by Amy Karol

Sew a bag

Amy Karol

Book

Offering easy-to-learn instructions and techniques that will have you sewing your first bag in no time. Sewing is a time-honored tradition that’s functional and purposeful, and is the foundation for almost all clothing and accessories as we know them...

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Tricia Guild  by Tricia Guild

Tricia Guild

Tricia Guild

Book

As one of the world's foremost interior designers, Tricia Guild has a passionate belief that the way we choose to live has a significant impact on our well-being and happiness. The homes that we live in, the things that we surround ourselves with, and...

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An almost zero-waste life  by Megean Weldon

An almost zero-waste life

Megean Weldon

Book

An Almost Zero-Waste Life is an aspirational book to teach you that being zero waste isn't necessarily about zero, but more about changing the way we see the world around us, how we consume, and how we think about waste.

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Design lives here  by Penny Craswell

Design lives here

Penny Craswell

Book

Australian design has forged its own unique trajectory, influenced by geographic isolation, a distinctive natural environment and a modern sensibility. Design Lives Here showcases the best of Australian residential architecture and interiors, and pays...

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East London homes  by Sarah Bagner

East London homes

Sarah Bagner

Book

East London is a playground of possibility. In a neighbourhood where tradition and experimentation collide there is no such thing as a typical home. This book, by stylist and author Sarah Bagner and photographer Jon Aaron Green, is a celebration of d...

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Simplify your life  by Mary Conroy

Simplify your life

Mary Conroy

Book

Do you ever feel like you're wasting your time, energy, or money on things that don't really matter? Minimalist thinking can help to fix that. Minimalism is about living more mindfully. It's about letting your life work smarter, not harder. It's abou...

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Minimal  by Madeleine Olivia

Minimal

Madeleine Olivia

Book

Minimal makes simple and sustainable living attainable for everyone, using practical tips for all areas of everyday life to reduce your impact on the earth. Leading environmentalist Madeleine Olivia shares her insights on how to care for yourself in a...

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Home is where you make it  by Geneva Vanderzeil

Home is where you make it

Geneva Vanderzeil

Book

The concept of a large, professional renovation isn’t possible for many people who are short on time and money, especially when you rent. But that doesn’t mean you don’t want a beautiful, cozy home that reflects your unique taste and personality—it just...

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Letter to my younger self

Letter to my younger self

Book

If you could write a letter to your younger self, what would it say? More than 10 years ago, The Big Issue began asking people that and since then, some of the most brilliant and successful people from the worlds of entertainment, politics, food, sport...

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The house of glam

The house of glam

Book

Welcome to The House of Glam - Lush Interiors & Design Extravaganza. Challenging convention with maximalist flair, expect to see custom wallpapers, elegant fabrics, and rich marble, as well as mid-century design icons, geometry and echoes of Memphis....

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Wood and wood joints  by Klaus Zwerger

Wood and wood joints

Klaus Zwerger

Book

In the most typical method of building with wood, elements are connected by using wood joints which do not require the assistance of adhesives or metal connectors. This art of wood jointing reached its zenith in Japan; but Europe too provided its share...

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Plant tribe  by Igor Josifovic

Plant tribe

Igor Josifovic

Book

The bestselling authors of Urban Jungle delve into the many ways that nurturing plants helps nurture the soul. This new book by the authors of the bestselling Urban Jungle addresses the life-changing magic of living with and caring for plants. Aimed at...

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Bloom wild  by Bari J. Ackerman

Bloom wild

Bari J. Ackerman

Book

Designer Bari J. Ackerman's signature Style—modern florals bursting with color - brings energy and joy to interior design. In her new book, Ackerman presents practical advice for adding florals to every room of the house, along with easy DIYs, advice on...

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Grow fruit & vegetables in pots  by Aaron Bertelsen

Grow fruit & vegetables in pots

Aaron Bertelsen

Book

Grow Fruit & Vegetables in Pots provides clear, practical information on growing fruit and vegetables in containers, whether that be a window box or a terracotta pot on a balcony. Aaron Bertelsen, of the acclaimed English garden at Great Dixter, will...

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How to go waste free  by Caroline (Lifestyle journalist) Jones

How to go waste free

Caroline (Lifestyle journalist) Jon...

Book

No more waste! These 100 tips provide insight, practical advice, and a painless approach to joining the zero-waste revolution. Every year, people dump over two billion tons of waste—which does untold damage to the environment, wildlife, and our health....

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Smart approach to home decorating

Smart approach to home decorating

Book

An updated edition of the perennial favorite, Smart Approach to Home Decorating is an aspirational guide to interior design and everything a homeowner needs to know to decorate a house with professional results. Topics range from the basic principles...

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Wild at home  by Hilton Carter

Wild at home

Hilton Carter

Book

Take a tour through Hilton's own apartment and other lush spaces, filled with a huge array of thriving plants, and learn all you need to know to create your own urban jungle. As the owner of over 200 plants, Hilton feels strongly about the role of plants...

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Sig Bergamin  by Björn Wallander

Sig Bergamin

Björn Wallander

Book

Architect and designer Sig Bergamin's bold Brazilian style comes across clearly in his vivid, eclectic work. A self-described "maximalist," Bergamin travels constantly and loves collecting treasures from around the world. Blending eighteenth- and...

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The psychology of gardening  by Harriet Gross

The psychology of gardening

Harriet Gross

Book

Gardening is a common and well-loved hobby enjoyed by millions in the UK alone, but what is it about this familiar activity that makes it so attractive? Why do gardeners often say that they lose track of time in the garden? What is guerrilla gardening?...

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Moss ball bonsai  by Satoshi Sunamori

Moss ball bonsai

Satoshi Sunamori

Book

Plant, soil, moss, twine--that's all you need to create the exciting form of bonsai known as koke (moss) dama (ball). Moss Ball Bonsai provides all the information you need to make these self-contained gardens, using different types of plants--from f...

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Gaff goddess  by Laura De Barra

Gaff goddess

Laura De Barra

Book

How to handle the everyday problems we all encounter in our homes, from dripping taps, to hanging a frame, looking after white goods, and everything inbetween.

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Mad about the house  by Kate Watson-Smyth

Mad about the house

Kate Watson-Smyth

Book

A practical how-to guide from the author of Mad About the House, the bestselling book and UK's number 1 interiors blog. This dictionary of interior design answers all those questions you were afraid to ask. The book begins with the most important questions...

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Inside outside  by Linda O’Keeffe

Inside outside

Linda O’Keeffe

Book

An inspiring guide to creating stylish and livable outdoor spaces An outdoor room is an extension of the home—a space that can used for entertaining, relaxing, cooking, playing, swimming, and more. In spaces large and small, outdoor rooms offer a retreat...

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Restoration stories  by Philippa Stockley

Restoration stories

Philippa Stockley

Book

What is it about old pine panelling layered with flaking paint that enchants the eye and tugs at the heart? The soft shine of wooden boards, worn and gappy. Sunlight shafting through an open door out to an unevenly flagged yard where a clay pipe might...

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The sustainable(ish) living guide  by Jen Gale

The sustainable(ish) living guide

Jen Gale

Book

Easy, do-able, down to earth ideas and suggestions for everyone to help save the planet. If you want to save the planet, but your to-do list is already pretty long and remembering your re-usable coffee cup feels like a Herculean task, then this is the...

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Live beautiful  by Athena Calderone

Live beautiful

Athena Calderone

Book

Beautiful design isn't just pleasant to look at; it improves the quality of our lives. It helps foster the traditions, rituals, and ceremonies we create in our homes. In Live Beautiful, the highly anticipated design book by Athena Calderone, the EyeS...

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The iconic interior  by Dominic Bradbury

The iconic interior

Dominic Bradbury

Book

Featuring one hundred of the most spectacular interiors across the world, this richly illustrated overview spans the entire twentieth century to the present day and includes interiors assembled by leading artists, fashion designers, architects, and i...

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Gardening alchemy  by Stephanie (Gardener) Rose

Gardening alchemy

Stephanie (Gardener) Rose

Book

Garden Alchemy is filled with recipes and instructions for making homemade versions of dozens of gardening products, including fertilizers, pest deterrents, potting soils, and more.

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The Kew gardener's guide to growing vegetables  by Hélèna Dove

The Kew gardener's guide to growing vegetables

Hélèna Dove

Book

The Kew Guide to Growing Vegetables looks at some of the most common vegetables grown, and also some more unusual edibles. It gives easy to follow instructions on how to be a successful vegetable gardener, plus 12 exciting projects to try throughout the...

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Relaxed rustic  by Niki Brantmark

Relaxed rustic

Niki Brantmark

Book

Inspired by nature, these beautiful interiors show how you can bring the natural world into your home whether you live in the country or the city. Relaxed rustic interiors are about embracing the pared-back lifestyle of living in the country, taking nature...

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You're invited  by Stephanie Booth Shafran

You're invited

Stephanie Booth Shafran

Book

In her first book, noted hostess Stephanie Booth Shafran shares her secrets for planning and giving brilliantly executed parties at home. Taking at-home entertaining to an entirely new level, sophisticated L.A. hostess Stephanie Booth Shafran--recently...

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Happy starts at home  by Rebecca (Interior designer) West

Happy starts at home

Rebecca (Interior designer) West

Book

Use your home as a tool to make better changes happen in your life. Through aligning your heart, home, and health, experience first-hand how small changes make a big difference.

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Living in the city  by Mandy Allen

Living in the city

Mandy Allen

Book

The city is not just a place where creative talents meet and work, it is also a place where they live. This book has 20 of the most fascinating and beautiful city abodes of people who spend their lives pushing the envelope of innovation and creativit...

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Face workouts for beginners  by Nadira V. Persaud

Face workouts for beginners

Nadira V. Persaud

Book

Face Workouts for Beginners (Press Here!) offers age-defying results through a series of easy-to-follow pressure and massage techniques, which can be used as part of your daily skincare regime. Benefits of facial workouts are more than aesthetics; a ...

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Living in paradise  by Annie Kelly

Living in paradise

Annie Kelly

Book

Living in Paradise brims with the best of tropical residential designs. Architecture and interior design experts Annie Kelly and Tim Street-Porter have selected unique interiors that will inspire readers to create their own paradises. The stunning venues...

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Shed style  by Selina Lake

Shed style

Selina Lake

Book

In Shed style, Selina Lake reveals how even the smallest garden can be home to a outdoor retreat, from the traditional gardener's potting shed to a writer's cabin to a garden studio.

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Garden DIY  by Daniel Johnson

Garden DIY

Daniel Johnson

Book

Roll Up Your Sleeves and Build a Better Garden! Loaded with complete plans and easy-to-follow construction tips, Garden DIY offers a creative mix of both practical and decorative projects for gardening enthusiasts. Brother and sister writing team Samantha...

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Creative Paris  by Clemence Barbier

Creative Paris

Clemence Barbier

Book

Viewed from the streets, Paris is where true inspiration lies. But stepping inside--where real Parisians live, work, and create--makes the heart beat stronger. For the past decade, French online phenomenon My Little Paris has divulged the city's best...

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Shrubs & hedges  by Eva Monheim

Shrubs & hedges

Eva Monheim

Book

Whether they're flowering shrubs or evergreen hedges, these long-lived plants fill a lot of space in our landscapes; yet they don't capture as much attention as perennials, annuals, and even trees. The front doors and picture windows of millions of h...

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Grounded  by Anna Carlile

Grounded

Anna Carlile

Book

This book is your entry into a world that spins slowly and draws its inspiration from the earth, the ocean, the sun and the sky. Organised into chapters for the four seasons, each project will lead you to discover a new way to practise slow living and...

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50 pouches

50 pouches

Book

The perfect mix of trendy and handy, these 50 designs for useful and stylish little bags and pouches use small pieces of fabric, bringing your stash's power to new heights. The eye-catching and creative designs offer structures, shapes, and effects y...

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Gardening your front yard  by Tara Nolan

Gardening your front yard

Tara Nolan

Book

Gardening Your Front Yard is an active, inspiring resource that shows you how to treat your front yard like a backyard without sacrificing beauty, from choosing the right plants to building front patios and walkways. With her unique combination of DI...

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Mastering the art of flower gardening  by Matt Mattus

Mastering the art of flower gardening

Matt Mattus

Book

A comprehensive and highly practical study of the art of growing flowers, Mastering the Art of Flower Gardening presents expert tips on growing both annuals and biennials (including native and heirloom species) alongside 300+ lush photographs. This g...

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Individual  by Jessica Bellef

Individual

Jessica Bellef

Book

We all deserve to live unapologetically in homes that reflect who we are. Instead of a cookie-cutter approach, we crave spaces that make us feel secure and connected, nurtured and enriched. Individual journeys to fifteen truly unique homes that are a...

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