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Fashion patternmaking techniques. Vol. 2, How to make shirts, undergarments, dresses and suits, waistcoats and jackets for women and men  by Antonio Donnanno

Fashion patternmaking techniques. Vol. 2, How to make shirts, undergarments, dresses and suits, waistcoats and jackets for women and men

Antonio Donnanno

Book

This second volume of Fashion Patternmaking Techniques, guides readers through and examine the various procedures for transforming bodices, through dart manipulation as well as studying techniques for creating volumes, draping, and fitted patterns. The...

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New York design at home  by Anthony Iannacci

New York design at home

Anthony Iannacci

Book

Designers' homes are often laboratories where they are free to experiment. These spaces are filled with the designer's most personal and cherished objects, furnishings, and artwork that are concentrated expressions of their style and interests. New York...

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The little book of planting trees  by Max Adams

The little book of planting trees

Max Adams

Book

From the author of The Wisdom of Trees, an informative and practical guide to tree planting: including guidance on which trees to plant and where; how to plant, propagate and care for your trees; advice on the suitability and virtues of particular native...

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Where the hornbeam grows  by Beth Lynch

Where the hornbeam grows

Beth Lynch

Book

What do you do when you find yourself living as a stranger? When Beth Lynch moved to Switzerland, she quickly realised that the sheer will to connect with people would not guarantee a happy relocation. Out of place and lonely, Beth knows that she needs...

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Fashion patternmaking techniques. [Vol. 1], by Antonio Donnanno

Fashion patternmaking techniques. [Vol. 1],

Antonio Donnanno

Book

This book faces all the topics of patterns formally in an exhaustive presentation of all kinds of skirts and trousers. The book divided into 8 clear chapters, starts with an in-depth study on measuring and body-shaping and then on fabric technology a...

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Mend & patch  by Kerstin Neumüller

Mend & patch

Kerstin Neumüller

Book

Mend & Patch arms you with the skills and ideas you need to mend your own clothes, truly making and keeping them your own, whatever the wear and tear. Find out emergency tips for mending in a hurry, enhance your clothes with decorative 'mends' and learn...

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Creative terrariums  by Enid G. Svymbersky

Creative terrariums

Enid G. Svymbersky

Book

Guides readers through the ins and outs of making terrariums, including layering, design and placement, and care, and offers 33 step-by-step projects.

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Shared living  by Emily Hutchinson

Shared living

Emily Hutchinson

Book

Share houses traditionally get a bad rap but the reality of global housing markets has made sharing a longer-term solution for many. Featuring 21 shared homes around the world that are getting it right, Shared Living uncovers the potential of shared ...

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Lonely Planet's global distillery tour

Lonely Planet's global distillery tour

Book

Explore the exciting world of spirits with Lonely Planet. Featuring the best distilleries and bars in over 30 countries, we'll tell you where to go and what to taste - from gin, bourbon and whisky to vodka, cachaca, tequila and more. Includes unmissa...

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Interiors

Interiors

Book

Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century is the ultimate global celebration of residential interior design and decorating. With 400 rooms organized by designer from A-Z, the book goes beyond decorators, designers, and architects to highlight exqu...

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Bohemian style at home  by Kate Young

Bohemian style at home

Kate Young

Book

Bohemian style is characterized by free-flowing fabrics, bright colours and a multitude of clashing patterns. Heavily inspired by the 1960s and 1970s free-spirited way of life, it is one of the most versatile styles of decoration. Sometimes rule-breaking...

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Simple organizing wisdom

Simple organizing wisdom

Book

Let the experts at Good Housekeeping help you get organized with this inspirational room-by-room guide to tidying up! Hundreds of tips and tricks include how to keep a well-ordered fridge, gain extra counter space, conquer cookware clutter, choose the...

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Elements of family style  by Erin T. Gates

Elements of family style

Erin T. Gates

Book

This uniquely personal and practical guide will explain how to create a home that makes you proud and reflects your own style while also being durable, safe, and comfortable for children. It focuses on the spaces families share, those that are dedicated...

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Terrarium  by Anna Bauer

Terrarium

Anna Bauer

Book

This comprehensive guide to the world of terrariums details every part of creating highly unusual and beautiful miniature indoor gardens. Easy to make, these 33 unique terrarium projects are inspired by ecosystems around the world, including a fern-f...

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Living with air plants  by Yoshiharu Kashima

Living with air plants

Yoshiharu Kashima

Book

Living with Air Plants is the perfect introduction to the world of Tillandsia and the many ways they can be used to design and upgrade your home or work space. It is the work of a prominent horticulturist and a design, lifestyle and gardening expert ...

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Three Birds Renovations  by Erin Cayless

Three Birds Renovations

Erin Cayless

Book

Australia's most fabulous renovators reveal their secrets! The Three Birds are best friends and busy mums who ditched their corporate careers to renovate houses, now with massive instagram and youtube followings for their design and reno techniques. When...

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Accelerate!  by Dan Matthews

Accelerate!

Dan Matthews

Book

Accelerate! is for anyone who wants to turbo charge their trades business. Whether your business is plumbing, electrical services, roofing, locksmithing, gardening, landscaping, painting and decorating or kitchen-fitting this book will help you get ahead...

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The minimalist way  by Erica Layne

The minimalist way

Erica Layne

Book

Bring Minimalism to Your Home, Work, and Relationships. Discover how to apply the minimalist mindset to every aspect of your life by changing the way you think about your home, career, relationships, family, and money. The Minimalist Way will help you...

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The smart smart home handbook  by Adam Juniper

The smart smart home handbook

Adam Juniper

Book

Smart, internet connected devices have the potential to make our lives easier, but there are risks too. This book will show you the how to make the most of the technology. Until just a few years ago, turning a light on and off with a clap was about as...

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Mastering the art of vegetable gardening  by Matt Mattus

Mastering the art of vegetable gardening

Matt Mattus

Book

Prepare to encounter new varieties of common plant species, learn their history and benefits, and, most of all, identify fascinating new edibles to grow in your own gardens. Written by gardening expert Matt Mattus, Mastering the Art of Vegetable Gard...

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Greening in style  by Francesc Zamora Mola

Greening in style

Francesc Zamora Mola

Book

"Interior design projects for residential spaces where plants are part of the basic design, adding personality and life to the decor and counteracting the negative effects of city living. This book includes interior design projects for residential spaces,...

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At home  by Isabel Lopez-Quesada

At home

Isabel Lopez-Quesada

Book

"Innovatively combining period and contemporary furniture and art in a sophisticated mix, the homes of Isabel López-Quesada are inspirational and unforgettable. In At Home, the Spanish designer tells her own story. López-Quesada introduces her family...

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Gertie sews jiffy dresses  by Gretchen Hirsch

Gertie sews jiffy dresses

Gretchen Hirsch

Book

In the ’50s and ’60s, Simplicity released their popular line of Jiffy sewing patterns, which had minimal pattern pieces and simple constructions, yet were chic enough for fashion-conscious customers. This approach appeals now more than ever as stylish...

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The clutter connection  by Cassandra Aarssen

The clutter connection

Cassandra Aarssen

Book

An organization book for diverse habits: You're not messy, you just organize differently. The Clutter Connection examines and explains the correlation between brain types and how they directly relate to organization and clutter. Cassandra Aarssen smashes...

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Parisian chic  by Ines de La Fressange

Parisian chic

Ines de La Fressange

Book

Celebrity model Ines de La Fressange shares the well-kept secrets of how Parisian women maintain effortless glamour and timeless allure.

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The minimalist home  by Joshua Becker

The minimalist home

Joshua Becker

Book

"The popular blogger outlines practical guidelines for simplifying a home lifestyle and rendering spaces both peaceful and purposeful while addressing the underlying issues that contribute to home clutter problems."--Provided by publisher.

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DIY roofing

DIY roofing

Book

Replacing the roof on your house is an achievable job for a DIYer, though hiring a roof contractor has advantages-- mainly speed. If you are comfortable working at heights and don't mind physically challenging work, this guide will help you consider the...

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How to clean your house  by Lynsey Crombie

How to clean your house

Lynsey Crombie

Book

Packed with simple tips and tricks, this is everything you need to know about household cleaning. Is your busy life conquering your home? Do you find the household chores getting on top of you? Lynsey Queen of Clean, Instagrammer, businesswoman and busy...

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Design thread  by Kit Kemp

Design thread

Kit Kemp

Book

Following on from the hugely successful titles A Living Space and Every Room Tells a Story, Kit Kemp is back with another colorful and exciting interiors book that showcases her unique approach to design. In Traveling Light Kit shares the inspiration...

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An edited life  by Anna Newton

An edited life

Anna Newton

Book

Anna Newton is just another 20-something, trying to balance work, her friends, her husband Mark, a growing handbag habit and a penchant for reformer Pilates. Over the last 5 years, she's become a massive YouTube star, with over 450k subscribers, who tune...

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Breaking the pattern  by Saara Huhta

Breaking the pattern

Saara Huhta

Book

"Scandinavian fashion has long been admired for its stylish, clean-lined cuts and aesthetic. Breaking the Pattern is a dressmaking book that showcases the beauty of Scandinavian style. This book shows you how to create a coherent capsule wardrobe--co...

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Homebody  by Joanna Gaines

Homebody

Joanna Gaines

Book

"In Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave, Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there. Using examples from her own farmhouse as well as a range of...

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The Bullet Journal method  by Ryder Carroll

The Bullet Journal method

Ryder Carroll

Book

For years, Ryder Carroll tried countless organizing systems, online and off, but none of them fit the way his mind worked. Out of sheer necessity, he developed a method called the Bullet Journal that helped him become consistently focused and effective....

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Lightly  by Francine Jay

Lightly

Francine Jay

Book

Life is weighing us down. Each day we add more possessions, more commitments, more worries, more stress to our lives. Striving for fulfillment, our closets become overstuffed, our calendars overscheduled, and our spirits overwhelmed. Instead of feeling...

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Hinch yourself happy  by Sophie Hinchliffe

Hinch yourself happy

Sophie Hinchliffe

Book

Cleaning isn't just necessary; it can be incredibly therapeutic, too. A domestic guru who makes household chores fun, Mrs Hinch reveals how to get your home sparkling with her top cleaning hacks and the best cleaning products, most of which are available...

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Artists' homes  by Tom Harford-Thompson

Artists' homes

Tom Harford-Thompson

Book

"In Artists' Homes, writer and photographer Tom Harford Thompson presents some thirty individual, eccentric houses and workspaces, from a music producer's studio in Hackney to an eco-warrior's treehouse on the Sussex Downs. His evocative photographs show...

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Low tox life  by Alexx Stuart

Low tox life

Alexx Stuart

Book

"Ever stopped to read the list of ingredients in the products you use every day? In Low Tox Life, activist and educator Alexx Stuart gently clears a path through the maze of mass-market ingredient cocktails, focusing on four key areas: Body, Home, Food...

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The little book of big beauty  by Bernadette Fisers

The little book of big beauty

Bernadette Fisers

Book

What does it mean to be beautiful? Bernadette Fisers has spent a career in fashion hair and makeup, travelling the world to work on famous faces - so she knows better than most that beauty is much more than skin deep. Anyone can be beautiful, and it ...

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Grow your own botanicals  by Cinead McTernan

Grow your own botanicals

Cinead McTernan

Book

Grow your own botanicals brings together an inspiration collection of plants that add beauty, structure and interest to a garden as well as providing an exciting harvest that can be used in innovative ways in the kitchen and home. If you're buying seed...

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The art of denim

The art of denim

Book

In The Art of Denim, learn how to style your jeans and pair patterns and textures like a pro. Go eco-friendly with reclaimed or reconstructed denim paired with a classic white t-shirt and a statement necklace. For a more stream-lined approach, make a...

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Inspired design  by Jennifer Boles

Inspired design

Jennifer Boles

Book

"Most decorating books focus on one designer; the rest focus on one period, one trend, one room. This book, for the first time, has the big picture: ALL the names everybody must know from the entire 100-year history of interior design. Each designer ...

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Island hopping  by Amanda Lindroth

Island hopping

Amanda Lindroth

Book

"White duck, boldly colored fabrics in solids, stripes, and jaunty prints, rattan and cane seating, whitewashed or colorfully painted English case furniture, canopied beds, straw matting-these are but some of the signature ingredients of an Amanda Li...

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The little black book of big red flags  by Natasha Burton

The little black book of big red flags

Natasha Burton

Book

You've done it before. Saw something wrong with him but let it slide. In the search for love, we've all either blatantly ignored or completely missed red flags. It's time to figure out what you missed and learn how to avoid similar fiascos in the future....

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Enjoy time  by Catherine Blyth

Enjoy time

Catherine Blyth

Book

Enjoy Time discusses the important, sometimes challenging, but always relevant topics of today. Using a clear and effective methodology and stunning graphics to visually guide you it takes theories off the page through relatable examples and includes...

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Dwelling  by Melissa Michaels

Dwelling

Melissa Michaels

Book

Dwelling will help you learn to better care for your home environment so it takes care of you, make decisions that simplify your life, create more peace in your day, invest in relationships that make you feel positive, challenged, and supported, and lean...

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The hidden horticulturists  by Fiona Davison

The hidden horticulturists

Fiona Davison

Book

In 2012, whilst working at the Royal Horticultural Society's library, Fiona Davison unearthed a collection of handwritten letters that dated back to 1822. The letters, each carefully set out in neat copperplate writing, had been written by young gardeners...

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Smart but scattered - and stalled  by Richard Guare

Smart but scattered - and stalled

Richard Guare

Book

Whether you're a young adult who is stalled on the journey to independence--or a concerned parent still sharing the family nest--this compassionate book is for you. Providing a fresh perspective on the causes of failure to launch, the expert authors present...

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Waste not  by Erin Rhoads

Waste not

Erin Rhoads

Book

"We need to talk about waste. Shrink-wrapped vegies, disposable coffee cups, clothes and electronics designed to be upgraded every year: we are surrounded by stuff that we often use once and then throw away. Each year Australian households produce en...

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The super organic gardener  by Matthew (Garden journalist) Appleby

The super organic gardener

Matthew (Garden journalist) Appleby

Book

"If you care about what you eat, you should care about how you grow it. Gardeners can demonstrate that by going beyond organics to veganics - growing without animal inputs - they are a driving force in saving the environment. This book gives you the tools...

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Near the beach

Near the beach

Book

Truly beautiful homes are aesthetically individual and authentic - they speak to who lives there while referencing their surroundings. In this book you'll discover the real living edit of homes near the beach, all with very distinct styles. From a...

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Interior design for small dwellings  by Sherrill Baldwin Halbe

Interior design for small dwellings

Sherrill Baldwin Halbe

Book

"Interior Design for Small Dwellings addresses the onrush of interest in smaller homes and the possibility that small dwellings might be the answer to housing needs and sustainability. The book explores key principles essential to residing and designing...

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Mending matters  by Katrina Rodabaugh

Mending matters

Katrina Rodabaugh

Book

"Mending Matters explores sewing on two levels: First, it includes more than 20 hands-on projects that showcase current trends in visible mending that are edgy, modern, and bold - but draw on traditional stitching. It does all this through just four ...

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The new plant parent  by Darryl Cheng

The new plant parent

Darryl Cheng

Book

For indoor gardeners everywhere, Darryl Cheng offers a new way to grow healthy house plants. He teaches the art of understanding a plant’s needs and giving it a home with the right balance of light, water, and nutrients. After reading Cheng, the indo...

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Carnivorous plants  by Dan Torre

Carnivorous plants

Dan Torre

Book

Carnivorous plants are a unique group, possessing modified leaves to trap, kill and consume small creatures. As a result they are often depicted as killers in films and literature, yet others regard them as exotic and beautiful specimens to collect a...

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Play structures & backyard fun

Play structures & backyard fun

Book

Thrill your kids and keep them physically active with the projects in Play Structures & Backyard Fun, offering start-to-finish DIY instructions for building the most popular play sets, games, and backyard structures. The only outdoor kids' project book...

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Get any guy  by Ashley Arn

Get any guy

Ashley Arn

Book

Find Lasting Love with Your Mr. Right Are you feeling under-loved, under-appreciated and confused by men? If you want to be able to find lasting love with your Mr. Right than what you are about to read will be among the most important discoveries in your...

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Wood & steam  by Charlie Whinney

Wood & steam

Charlie Whinney

Book

In this book, Charlie Whinney, the UK's leading expert on the topic, shares the secrets of the unique and magical craft of steam-bending. Although his creations look quite impossible, the reader will soon discover that wood can be made to behave in r...

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The essential aromatherapy garden  by Julia Lawless

The essential aromatherapy garden

Julia Lawless

Book

This book details the history of the scented garden, starting with the Persian palaces 2,500 years ago, and links this with the present-day appreciation of essential oils and their healing powers. Focusing on some of the most memorable fragrant gardens,...

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The inspired houseplant  by Jen Stearns

The inspired houseplant

Jen Stearns

Book

The ultimate go-to guide for aspiring indoor gardeners, this book offers inspiration and instruction to envision and create your own gorgeous in-home garden spaces. With plentiful images and a distinctly modern and sophisticated feel, this book imparts...

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Scandinavian style at home  by Allan Torp

Scandinavian style at home

Allan Torp

Book

"Interior designers have increasingly taken inspiration from the design philosophy of Scandinavia, which promotes the creation and use of everyday objects that are beautiful but practical, affordable and accessible."--Publisher's description.

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2040  by Damon Gameau

2040

Damon Gameau

Book

Like most of us, Damon Gameau has spent most of his adult years overwhelmed into inaction by the problem of climate change and its devastating effects on the planet. But when Damon became a father, he knew he couldn't continue to look away. So he decided...

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Take your time  by Easwaran Eknath

Take your time

Easwaran Eknath

Book

The secret is to learn to live in the present, to train our minds to work steadily and with one-pointed attention, however many tasks confront us. Through stories and parables, backed up by practical advice, Easwaran gives us gentle illustrations of a...

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Cozy minimalist home  by Myquillyn Smith

Cozy minimalist home

Myquillyn Smith

Book

You want a warm, cozy, inviting home, without using more resources, money, and stuff than needed. Smith guides you step by step on making purposeful design decisions for your home. She shows how using just enough of the right furniture and decor will...

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Green clean  by Jill Potvin Schoff

Green clean

Jill Potvin Schoff

Book

The author presents natural, nontoxic alternatives to chemical-based cleaning products for the home. Each chapter covers a different area of the home, including bathroom, kitchen, outdoor areas, garages and basements, windows and window treatments, a...

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Making it up  by Nicole Thompson

Making it up

Nicole Thompson

Book

Making It Up is a visually stunning, 'must have' beauty/makeup 'bible' for not just the avid makeup and beauty followers (aka 'junkies') but an essential tool for the makeup and beauty 'novice'. This book embraces diversity and experimentation but is...

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End grey hair  by Nazeem Nour

End grey hair

Nazeem Nour

Book

Are you having too much grey hair? Are you having grey hair too early? You want to know why? You want to know how to stop grey hair? Then this book is for you. It will explain to you the different reasons that make your hair go grey or white. It will...

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Style sessions  by Kristin Todd

Style sessions

Kristin Todd

Book

With women in the age of social media desperately trying to keep up with the digitally edited images all around them, it upset Kristin Todd that in her work as a personal stylist so many of her clients started their day feeling negative about themselves....

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Cozy  by Isabel Gillies

Cozy

Isabel Gillies

Book

New York Times bestselling author Isabel Gillies picks up where our cultural fascination with hygge leaves off in this fresh and inspiring look on the subtle art of cozy: Part manifesto, part lifestyle guide, part memoir, Cozy shows readers that true...

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Solar hot water  by Lee Rose

Solar hot water

Lee Rose

Book

A comprehensive introduction to every aspect of solar hot water, including all relevant equipment, components, system design and installation and how to build your own solar panels. Particularly applicable to domestic dwellings in the UK, although th...

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Roses and rose gardens  by Claire Masset

Roses and rose gardens

Claire Masset

Book

Roses are captivatingly mysterious and whether decorative, culinary or devotional, it seems they have always been a symbol of love. The Ancient Greeks and Romans associated the flower with their respective goddesses of love, Aphrodite and Venus. Cleopatra...

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Less stuff  by Lindsay Miles

Less stuff

Lindsay Miles

Book

Clutter impacts on our productivity, stresses us out and keeps us stuck. Why do we let our stuff stand in the way of the lives we dream about? Decluttering is great for our mental wellbeing, and when done right, it can be good for the planet too. When...

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That handmade touch  by Svetlana Sotak

That handmade touch

Svetlana Sotak

Book

That Handmade Touch showcases Svetlana Sotak's talent for creating everyday essentials with a signature style, through the use of thoughtful fabrics, clean patchwork, and precise construction techniques. Sotak believes in the spirit of generous living...

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On interior design  by Penny Drue Baird

On interior design

Penny Drue Baird

Book

"Crown moldings or cabinetry? Vintage or Victorian? Orange or ocher? Successful interior design - creative, comfortable rooms with a personal touch - is built from layer upon layer of color, texture, pattern, embellishment, and more. But the plethora...

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Draping  by Francesca Sterlacci

Draping

Francesca Sterlacci

Book

Draping is the art of manipulating fabric directly on the dress form. It is the most creative way for a designer to turn design ideas into reality. Start by learning the basics, including how to use a dress form and how to prepare the muslin for draping....

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Niki Jabbour's veggie garden remix  by Niki Jabbour

Niki Jabbour's veggie garden remix

Niki Jabbour

Book

"After years of growing the same kinds of vegetables, home gardeners are looking for something new to try. Niki Jabbour introduces readers in this creative approach to a vegetable gardening book. Each chapter features a vegetable garden staple such a...

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A beginner's guide to bag making  by Estelle Zanatta

A beginner's guide to bag making

Estelle Zanatta

Book

"This easy-to-use beginner's sewing book contains 20 stylish and contemporary bag designs. A range of techniques, styles, fabrics and finishes is used to ensure that you can create exactly the bag you want. The projects are interspersed with 20 step-...

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New vegetable garden techniques  by Joyce Russell

New vegetable garden techniques

Joyce Russell

Book

This book is ideal for beginners, improvers and those serious about growing tasty, healthy organic fruit and vegetables. It will empower readers to grow food for a family, and help work out how to get the best results. Many books give sowing and grow...

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Little free libraries & tiny sheds  by Philip Schmidt

Little free libraries & tiny sheds

Philip Schmidt

Book

Background information, twelve plans, instructions with photo sequences, and an inspirational image gallery get readers on the road to building tiny sharing structures for their communities and neighbourhoods.

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Sew perfect pets  by Helen Rhiannon

Sew perfect pets

Helen Rhiannon

Book

"In Sew Perfect Pets, 18 whimsical and imaginative animal-themed projects have been designed not only to add character and colour to your home, but also to serve as functional items that will last for years to come. Key techniques and basic materials...

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The flower garden  by Clare Foster

The flower garden

Clare Foster

Book

Bring colour to any garden with this step-by-step guide to growing flowers from seed, no previous gardening experience necessary. Easy-to-follow instructions on how and when to sow almost 60 plants.

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Resident dog  by Nicole England

Resident dog

Nicole England

Book

"Stylish aspirational interiors feature each home's 'resident dog'. Rather than the typical house-by-house structure, this beautifully-photographed, quirky collection is organised dog-by-dog, with insights about each of the canine residents."--Provided...

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Upcycling with style  by Sarah Heeringa

Upcycling with style

Sarah Heeringa

Book

"This interplay between life and stuff is what makes interior design such a fascinating discipline. Rather than mimicking interior design trends, this book provides both the inspiration and practical information to upcycle tired objects and give them...

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Aimee Song  by Aimee Song

Aimee Song

Aimee Song

Book

"Aimee Song is a sartorial star, the blogger behind Song of Style, and the author of Capture Your Style. Here she collects more than five hundred of her all-time favorite looks from around the world. Showcases her style, favorite travel spots, and pe...

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The Kew gardener's guide to growing house plants  by Kay Maguire

The Kew gardener's guide to growing house plants

Kay Maguire

Book

Which are delicate and which indestructable? - We show how to find the right home for your plants and the right plants for your home. The Kew Gardener's Guide To Growing House Plants is a beautifully illustrated giftable gardening reference book, com...

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Infinite succulent  by Rachael Cohen

Infinite succulent

Rachael Cohen

Book

From blue- green to purple and pink, flower-shaped to squat and spiky or tall and fuzzy, the variety, versatility, and low-maintenance care of succulents makes them go-to plants for home gardeners. Here, succulent stylist Rachael Cohen shows that these...

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The why & how of woodworking  by Michael Pekovich

The why & how of woodworking

Michael Pekovich

Book

The Why and How of Woodworking reflects the growing appreciation for the handmade, a movement toward simplifying and uncluttering. There is a growing understanding of the need to fill our lives with meaningful and useful objects. How can woodworkers ...

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Disrupt-her  by Miki Agrawal

Disrupt-her

Miki Agrawal

Book

The purpose of this book is to give women a jolt of "FUCK YES" in their lives and disrupt the status-quo thinking that currently drives so many of us.Disrupt-Her is a Modern Woman's Manifesto, asking-no, demanding-that women question, dissect, and then...

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The Kew gardener's guide to growing herbs  by Holly Farrell

The Kew gardener's guide to growing herbs

Holly Farrell

Book

An exquisite mix of practical and giftable gardening reference for beginners and enthusiasts who want to grow herbs beautifully. The herbs in this book provide flavours and scents unlike any other: culinary herbs are a living trove of fresh flavours for...

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Make a home to love  by Anna-Carin McNamara

Make a home to love

Anna-Carin McNamara

Book

Have you ever picked up an interior design magazine, drooled over the beautiful, stylised spaces, put it back down, looked around your home and thought, 'How on earth do I do that?' Would you like a home of which you can be proud? A home that you are...

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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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Plantopia  by Camille Soulayrol

Plantopia

Camille Soulayrol

Book

Join the green revolution! Bring plants into the home to reconnect with nature—it's the perfect antidote to life's frenetic pace. With stepby-step tips, you'll learn how to choose and care for stylish, low-maintenance houseplants, including ferns, air...

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Veg in one bed  by Huw Richards

Veg in one bed

Huw Richards

Book

In just one raised bed, YouTube gardening sensation Huw Richards shows you how to grow vegetables easily, organically, abundantly and inexpensively so you have something to harvest every month of the year. Month by month, discover what you need to do...

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