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Isabelle Stanislas  by Isabelle Stanislas

Isabelle Stanislas

Isabelle Stanislas

Book

"The renowned Paris-based architect and interior designer debuts a monograph capturing her signature warm, elegantly modern aesthetic. Isabelle Stanislas's interiors nod to historical sources while exuding a refreshing contemporary style. Known for her...

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Patternmaking for dress design  by Pamela Vanderlinde

Patternmaking for dress design

Pamela Vanderlinde

Book

"Detailed patterns and step-by-step instructions guide fashion designers through creating 9 iconic dresses. With background on each garment's historical significance and examples of how they've reinvented in contemporary collections"--Publisher's des...

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Bulbs  by Stephanie Mahon

Bulbs

Stephanie Mahon

Book

"Fuss-free guide to growing more than 60 bulb varieties, ideal for first-time gardeners. Brighten your garden all year round with a wide variety of bulbs. Ideal for first-time gardeners, Grow Bulbs contains everything you need to bring year-round colour...

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Projects from the minimalist woodworker  by Vic Tesolin

Projects from the minimalist woodworker

Vic Tesolin

Book

"A follow-up to Vic's much-lauded first book, The Minimalist Woodworker, this book is a celebration of the small tool set needed to create beautiful work and and expansion of the techniques and skills learned in that first book. Like a seasoned woodw...

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The hidden histories of houseplants  by Maddie Bailey

The hidden histories of houseplants

Maddie Bailey

Book

"The Hidden Histories of House Plants explores the world's most common house plants, and their journeys to our homes This book isn't just a dry exploration of historical cultivation; the narrative explores the plants' places in social history, art, p...

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Date smart  by Carla Marie Manly

Date smart

Carla Marie Manly

Book

"Sometimes we have huge expectations for the ideal relationship, but dating isn't about being perfect or catching the perfect partner; it's all about creating compassionate self-awareness and stronger self-esteem. A must-read for daters, this no-nonsense...

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New Zealand pubs  by Peter (Peter Leon) author. Janssen

New Zealand pubs

Peter (Peter Leon) author. Janssen

Book

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Gardening in New Zealand  by Dennis Greville

Gardening in New Zealand

Dennis Greville

Book

"In this book Dennis Grenville delivers expert gardening advice on a month by month basis to ensure your lawns are greener, your borders are prettier and your crops are more plentiful."--Publisher description.

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Draping for fashion design  by Theresa Parker

Draping for fashion design

Theresa Parker

Book

"This practical book explains how to achieve great designs and creative cuts by seeing ideas come to life three dimensionally. By manipulating and pinning fabric on the dress form or house model, fashion designers can visualise their ideas and become...

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Timeless Paris  by Marin Montagut

Timeless Paris

Marin Montagut

Book

"Discover the studios and shops where artisans hand­craft and sell exquisite items on-site in charming Parisian locations where the skill has been passed on for decades - or centuries - of continuous operation. These often-hidden gems provide unique ...

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Living well by design  by Melissa Penfold

Living well by design

Melissa Penfold

Book

"From an international authority on design, how to create a home that engages your senses and reflects your personality. Melissa Penfold, Australia's foremost authority on style and design, regularly attracts a worldwide audience of more than 1.8 million...

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The healthy garden  by Kathleen Norris Brenzel

The healthy garden

Kathleen Norris Brenzel

Book

"A gardening book for the times we live in, The Healthy Garden combines practical advice for starting a garden with a rare view into how home gardening builds resilience, personal happiness, and community strength. Filled with savvy tips from dozens ...

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The art of repair  by Molly Martin

The art of repair

Molly Martin

Book

"For Molly Martin, it all started with a pair of socks. Her favourite pair. When the heels became threadbare, her mother got out her darning mushroom and showed her how to reinforce the thinning stitches and bring them back to life. She has been stitching...

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How to sew sustainably  by Wendy (Fashion designer) Ward

How to sew sustainably

Wendy (Fashion designer) Ward

Book

"Wendy Ward teaches you all the skills you need to refashion garments and reuse fabric from existing pieces you already own, plus ways to use leftover scraps to make household items, and to customize your clothes. Each chapter focuses on a different ...

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Pacific natural at home  by Jenni Kayne

Pacific natural at home

Jenni Kayne

Book

"A known tastemaker and authority on style, Jenni Kayne spans the worlds of fashion, interiors, and entertaining. Inspired by organic textures, thoughtful simplicity, and natural landscapes, Kayne embodies an earthy and effortless aesthetic—one that ...

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Calm  by Sally Denning

Calm

Sally Denning

Book

"In recent times, many of us have spent more time at home than ever before. Creating a home that instills a sense of calm will cocoon and protect us from the outside world, create a sense of wellbeing and make us feel truly nurtured. Calm will help you...

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Ahead of the curve  by Jenny Rushmore

Ahead of the curve

Jenny Rushmore

Book

"Ahead of the Curve is the first sewing book to empower curvy and plus size women to feel body confident by sewing a wardrobe that fits. Don't change your body to fit your clothes - change your clothes to fit your body! Ahead of the Curve includes 5 ...

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1,001 country home tips & tricks  by Mary Rose Quigg

1,001 country home tips & tricks

Mary Rose Quigg

Book

"This comprehensive collection of practical tips covers all aspects of keeping a country home, from painting a wall to removing wine stains, making perfect pastry to making your own window cleaner. In addition, find advice for cleaning carpets, making...

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A new leaf  by Pip McCormac

A new leaf

Pip McCormac

Book

"A New Leaf: Curated Houses Where Plants Meet Design is a celebration of the modern and stylish homes that reinvent the humble house plant as a coveted design object. The book spotlights 20 houses around the world (including United Kingdom, United St...

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House dressing  by Janie Molster

House dressing

Janie Molster

Book

"Showcasing a range of projects, Janie invites readers into country cottages, a riverside retreat, and her own urban farmhouse--Janie's personal design lab--exploring different styles, from glamorous and soulful to contemporary and eclectic. Janie tells...

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Grow your own fruit and veg  by Alan Titchmarsh

Grow your own fruit and veg

Alan Titchmarsh

Book

"Alan's comprehensive guide will tell you everything you could possibly want or need to know about fruit and veg and how to grow it, including herbs, baby veg, salads, every-day fruits plus gourmet or unusual varieties, and how to fit them into today's...

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Victoria Hagan  by Victoria Hagan

Victoria Hagan

Victoria Hagan

Book

"As an acclaimed interior designer and member of the AD100 and the Interior Design Hall of Fame, Victoria Hagan had achieved the highest pinnacle of success in her field. But when 2020 arrived, she found herself, like all of us, at home, seeing her life...

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Bedside companion for gardeners

Bedside companion for gardeners

Book

"A mix of fact and fiction, fantasy and experience, the Bedside Companion for Gardeners is a treasure trove of green-fingered inspiration where practical advice blends seamlessly with poetry and prose from intrepid gardeners past and present. Dip in and...

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Workstead

Workstead

Book

"Workstead designs one-of-a-kind interiors and pieces that balance beauty with necessity, and this book presents a special blend of their tour-de-force historic renovations and innovative yet elegant new constructions. Over the past decade, the...

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The healthy vegetable garden  by Sally Morgan

The healthy vegetable garden

Sally Morgan

Book

"Whether you're an experienced gardener, homesteader, or market farmer, this A-Z, soil-to-table guide shows you how to reduce chemical inputs; naturally enrich your growing ecology; and create a hardy, nutrient-dense, and delicious crop. In The Healt...

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Ferns for a cool temperature climate  by Martin Rickard

Ferns for a cool temperature climate

Martin Rickard

Book

"Over the last twenty or so years garden ferns have greatly increased in popularity and a gardener's options have never been more exciting, but making the correct choice has perhaps become more difficult. Written for the gardener, enthusiast and...

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Shades of white  by Fifi O'Neill

Shades of white

Fifi O'Neill

Book

"Shades of White is a pure celebration of all the brilliant white hues, and how they work in harmony with different textures inside the home. White is magical. It can illuminate a space, or it can be a blank slate, allowing other décor in the room to...

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De Gournay  by Claud Cecil Gurney

De Gournay

Claud Cecil Gurney

Book

"Celebrated for its hand-painted chinoiserie wallpapers, sumptuous patterns of colorful flora and varied birdlife, the company produces additional collections that explore historical themes, such as nineteenth-century French pastoral scenes or exotic...

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Vanlifers

Vanlifers

Book

"A celebration of some of the most creative van and vehicle conversions on the road, alongside their very inventive owners. Living and travelling in converted vehicles has become increasingly popular in the UK in recent years and the coronavirus pandemic...

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The planet-friendly kitchen  by Karen Edwards

The planet-friendly kitchen

Karen Edwards

Book

"We know our planet's resources are stretched to the limits. We know that without significant changes to our diets and shopping habits, nature will continue to suffer. But sometimes it feels like we're bombarded with mixed messages, and it can be hard...

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40 ways to fold a napkin  by Jo Hanks

40 ways to fold a napkin

Jo Hanks

Book

"40 ways to turn your meal into a tablescaped event - from simple folds to elegant knots, quirky envelopes and more. There are even some special folds for Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, Chinese New Year and more. In 40 Ways to Fold a Napkin you will...

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Dream plants for the natural garden  by Piet Oudolf

Dream plants for the natural garden

Piet Oudolf

Book

""In this book, pioneering garden designers Henk Gerritsen and Piet Oudolf describe their ideal perennials, bulbs, grasses, ferns and small shrubs. An ideal plant is one that is both beautiful and robust, performing reliably with very little input from...

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A year full of flowers  by Sarah Raven

A year full of flowers

Sarah Raven

Book

"Tracing the year from January to December at her home, Perch Hill, Sarah offers an account of a garden crafted over decades. Sharing the lessons learned from years of plant trials, she explains the methods that have worked for her, and shows you how...

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Décor galore  by Laura de Barra

Décor galore

Laura de Barra

Book

"The No.1 Bestselling author of Gaff Goddess returns to show us how to transform our homes with style. With Gaff Goddess Laura de Barra proved she was the queen of She-IY, but that was just the beginning. In Decor Galore she takes us room by room with...

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Sustainable beauty  by J. (Justine) Jenkins

Sustainable beauty

J. (Justine) Jenkins

Book

"Sustainable Beauty is an inspirational and practical guide to living a more eco conscious lifestyle and maintaining a low waste beauty routine. Vegan, cruelty free, 'clean', organic, non GM, zero waste, not to mention palm oil, silicones and micro p...

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Atlas of interior design  by Dominic Bradbury

Atlas of interior design

Dominic Bradbury

Book

"A geographically organized survey of the world's most desirable and iconic residential interiors from the 1940s to today. 'The Atlas of Interior Design' is an unparalleled global tour of more than 400 captivating residential interiors from the past ...

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Provence style  by Shauna Varvel

Provence style

Shauna Varvel

Book

"An intimate tour of quintessential Provencal style, featuring chic homes and interior details inspired by this picturesque region. Thirty years after the publication of Peter Mayle's bestselling memoir A Year in Provence, the sun-drenched southern F...

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Kiwi garages  by George Lockyer

Kiwi garages

George Lockyer

Book

"Ever wondered what Kiwis get up to in their garages? Kiwi Garages celebrates the can-do culture, lifting the doors of over 30 self-styled Kiwi garages from tinkerers and collectors to top-of-the-range techno dreamers. A modern take on Blokes in Sheds,...

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Every home should have one  by Terry Moyle

Every home should have one

Terry Moyle

Book

"Every Home Should Have One celebrates New Zealand appliance history. The revolutionary washing machine, radios, irons and of course our high-definition TV sets. They are all covered. Contains over 250 full-colour photographs, not only of the appliances...

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The Joy of Gardening  by Lynda Hallinan

The Joy of Gardening

Lynda Hallinan

Book

"Gardens teach us to live in the moment. They nourish us, provide solace in grief and offer sanctuary from the stresses of modern life. In a celebration of the healing power of nature, New Zealand gardening guru Lynda Hallinan focuses on the gentle d...

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Homegrown  by Paul West

Homegrown

Paul West

Book

"Join River Cottage Australia host Paul West in his garden and kitchen as he shows you how to become that little bit more self-sufficient. Homegrown will give you the confidence and know-how you'll need to grow, cook and preserve your way through the...

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Green thumb  by Craig Miller-Randle

Green thumb

Craig Miller-Randle

Book

"No one is born with a green thumb, but anyone can grow one! Renowned indoor 'plantspert' Craig Miller-Randle takes you through the basics of helping indoor plants to thrive. Green Thumb is filled with advice that Craig has distilled in his 40+ years...

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The edible backyard  by Kath Irvine

The edible backyard

Kath Irvine

Book

"Gardening guru Kath Irvine's guide to everything you need to know to grow organic vegetables, fruit and herbs in your own garden, all through the year. In this practical step-by-step guide, gardening teacher Kath Irvine shares her wealth of knowledge...

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Loved clothes last  by Orsola De Castro

Loved clothes last

Orsola De Castro

Book

"This book will equip you with ways to mend, rewear and breathe new life into your wardrobe to achieve a more sustainable lifestyle. By teaching you to scrutinise your shopping habits and make sustainable purchases, Orsola de Castro will inspire you to...

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Mid-century modern living  by Keith Stephenson

Mid-century modern living

Keith Stephenson

Book

"In this beautifully photographed book, Keith and Mark of Mini Moderns show you how to create a timeless mid-century look in your own home. Known for their striking use of pattern and colour, Keith and Mark's designs are inspired by everything from c...

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Ladies couture tailoring  by Michelle Pye

Ladies couture tailoring

Michelle Pye

Book

"In this practical guide, Michelle Pye demystifies the process of making a handmade jacket. As an experienced bespoke tailor and teacher, she explains each step of the process from making a toile for fitting, cutting out, inserting the pockets, the a...

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Organic gardening for beginners  by Lisa Lombardo

Organic gardening for beginners

Lisa Lombardo

Book

"Imagine cooking with organic tomatoes right off the vine or seasoning with fresh, homegrown herbs. Organic Gardening for Beginners shows aspiring home gardeners how to get started. Learn to raise dozens of fruits and veggies at home with sustainable...

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Natural beauty from the outside in  by Sojourner Walker Williams

Natural beauty from the outside in

Sojourner Walker Williams

Book

"Our skin is our largest organ and absorbs like a sponge what is placed on the outer layer, drawing it deeper into the inner layers and dispersing it into the bloodstream. Many of the bath and beauty products we use contain toxic chemical substances,...

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House story  by Jasmine Roth

House story

Jasmine Roth

Book

"Finding your style is the first step to creating your dream home, whether you're buying a new place, designing ground-up construction, or simply sprucing up the de cor on a rental. Through her clear descriptions of four common design types and their...

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Metric pattern cutting for women's wear  by Winifred Aldrich

Metric pattern cutting for women's wear

Winifred Aldrich

Book

"Provides a straightforward introduction to the principles of form and flat pattern cutting. To help you produce well-cut, inventive designs, you are supplied with a good range of basic blocks, a simple and flexible system of patterns and examples of...

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Stop wrinkles the easy way  by Mike Dilkes

Stop wrinkles the easy way

Mike Dilkes

Book

"First they debunked the myth that snoring is hard to kick and saved thousands from noisy, sleepless nights. Now, Dr Mike Dilkes and Alex Adams are back- this time, with reliable, no-nonsense advice to STOP WRINKLES, THE EASY WAY. Our ageing population...

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The mending directory  by Erin Eggenburg

The mending directory

Erin Eggenburg

Book

"Clothing repair through visible mending is a movement that now has hundreds and thousands of followers, and Erin Eggenburg is one of the leading proponents. Through her beautiful stitch designs, Erin shows you how to hand stitch or darn your clothes...

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Beachside  by Hadley Keller

Beachside

Hadley Keller

Book

"Tropical living at its most chic. The planned community of Windsor, on a barrier island in Vero Beach, Florida, offers elegant-yet-casual seaside living at its best. This sublimely landscaped village, planned by the renowned New Urbanists Andrés Duany...

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Homegrown happiness  by Elien Lewis

Homegrown happiness

Elien Lewis

Book

"Whether you have a small urban section or a rambling, shady backyard, Homegrown Happiness will help you create the perfect garden to suit your needs. An advocate of the low-maintenance no-dig gardening method, Elien Lewis leads you through a year in...

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The coverstitch technique manual  by Julia Hincks

The coverstitch technique manual

Julia Hincks

Book

"Aimed at sewers of all abilities, this is the perfect guide to help you get the most out of your coverstitch machine. Use it for hemming and finishing garment openings, especially when working with stretch fabrics. Create seams, stitch corners, fini...

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Living in tiny homes  by Marion Hellweg

Living in tiny homes

Marion Hellweg

Book

"Whether you're looking to declutter your home, or making big plans to move into a tiny space, this book offers inspiring insights into making the most out of the square footage you have, and turning any space into a beautiful, comfortable, and efficient...

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Beth Chatto's Green tapestry revisited  by Beth Chatto

Beth Chatto's Green tapestry revisited

Beth Chatto

Book

"First published in 1989, Beth Chatto's Green Tapestry described in words and photographs how Beth Chatto created her now world-famous gardens, and the thinking that lay behind them. Beth Chatto's Green Tapestry Revisited brings the story up to date....

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Sewing for the soul  by Jules Fallon

Sewing for the soul

Jules Fallon

Book

"Sewing is good for the soul and this collection of relaxed garments, accessories and loungewear sewing patterns is designed to soothe the soul and lift the spirits. But this book isn't just about the clothes, it's about the power of sewing to help you...

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Three Birds Renovations  by Bonnie Hindmarsh

Three Birds Renovations

Bonnie Hindmarsh

Book

"Jam-packed with reno goodness, this book is a visual feast overflowing with ideas and inspiration from Three Birds projects in glorious detail, including their most ambitious new build to date: a family home that channels an idyllic island getaway (...

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Architecture at the heart of the home  by Jan Henderson

Architecture at the heart of the home

Jan Henderson

Book

"Increasingly, domestic architecture has sought to enhance everyday life by providing resonant settings that reflect the human need for comfort, safety and connection. A house has walls and ceilings, and perhaps a garden, but beyond that, there is always...

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A life in pattern  by Anna Spiro

A life in pattern

Anna Spiro

Book

"Praised for her awe-inspiring ability to mix vibrant patterned fabrics, antique furniture, and collectible art, Anna Spiro has worked tirelessly throughout her design career to create compelling homes and spaces for her clients. This beautifully ill...

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By any other name  by Simon Morley

By any other name

Simon Morley

Book

"The rose is bursting with meaning. Over the centuries it has come to represent love and sensuality, deceit, death and the mystical unknown. Today the rose enjoys unrivalled popularity across the globe, ever present at life's seminal moments. Grown in...

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Escape into cottagecore  by Ramona Jones

Escape into cottagecore

Ramona Jones

Book

"Find happiness in the natural world, be fully present where you are and free yourself from the expectations of others. Embrace a more peaceful life with cottagecore - a soft, fairytale world that combines traditional comforts with a modern existence...

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The clean freak manifesto  by Tara D. Garner

The clean freak manifesto

Tara D. Garner

Book

"Go beyond sparkling clean for a safe sparkling clean! The Clean Freak Manifesto covers everything you need to know in order to keep your entire home truly sanitized and healthy amid the ever-changing world of viruses and bacteria. So stop panic-cl...

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Costa's world  by Costa Georgiadis

Costa's world

Costa Georgiadis

Book

"Bringing together all of Costa's gardening and sustainability knowledge, this is a book for the whole family that reflects Costa's philosophy and quirky sense of fun. Costa's World is a generous, joyous, fully illustrated gardening book that celebrates...

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Simply sustainable beauty  by Emilie Woodger-Smith

Simply sustainable beauty

Emilie Woodger-Smith

Book

"Sustainable Beauty is a collection of easy to follow recipes for you to create your fresh, head to toe zero waste beauty routine. Learn how to make everything from exfoliating scrubs to body butter, face wash bars to dry shampoo, Emilie's amazing na...

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Life in a French country house  by Cordelia de Castellane

Life in a French country house

Cordelia de Castellane

Book

"French tastemaker Cordelia de Castellane presents her inspirations and secrets to exquisite at-home entertaining and decor, organized according to the four seasons. As France's most prominent host and the artistic director of Dior Home and Baby Dior,...

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Bags for life  by Stuart Hillard

Bags for life

Stuart Hillard

Book

"With 20 stylish patterns, leading quilt designer Stuart Hillard demonstrates how to create reusable and sturdy bags for every occasion. Featuring achievable patterns and fast makes for all abilities, this is a fool-proof guide to sustainable fashion...

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Modern English  by Helen Chislett

Modern English

Helen Chislett

Book

"Showcasing 18 landmark projects celebrating the critically acclaimed interiors of leading English design studio Todhunter Earle. Founded by Emily Todhunter and Kate Earle in 1998 and based in Chelsea, London, the design studio Todhunter Earle is renowned...

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New York interiors  by Simon Upton

New York interiors

Simon Upton

Book

"A striking visual homage to the Big Apple by leading interiors photographer Simon Upton. In his first book, renowned interiors photographer Simon Upton turns his camera on one of his most-loved destinations in this personal exploration of fashionable...

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Hill House living  by Paula Sutton

Hill House living

Paula Sutton

Book

"Instagram 'cottagecore' queen's guide to bringing the joy and quiet of country life into your home wherever you are. A happy home is everything. No one knows this better than stylist and blogger Paula Sutton, known to most as @hillhousevintage. Like...

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Hotel du Cap Eden Roc  by Alexandra (Banker) Campbell

Hotel du Cap Eden Roc

Alexandra (Banker) Campbell

Book

"First created in the nineteenth century as a retreat for artists and writers, the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc at Cap d'Antibes continues to captivate an international clientele as an exclusive retreat today. The tropical paradise attracted writers such as...

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Make your own indoor garden  by Sarah Durber

Make your own indoor garden

Sarah Durber

Book

"This book aims to cover the most commonly asked questions by new plant owners and will help people who want to have more greenery in their lives but don't know where to start. It will advise on the best plant for a variety of home conditions so that...

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Grow and gather  by Grace (Florist) Alexander

Grow and gather

Grace (Florist) Alexander

Book

"Grow and Gather follows the annual cycle of growing flowers, from sowing in spring to seed-collecting in autumn. Each chapter leads you through the tasks and the highlights of the season, from understanding your soil to sowing seeds, to weeding and...

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Minimalista  by Shira Gill

Minimalista

Shira Gill

Book

"Elevate your personal style, trim your belongings, and transform your life, one room at a time, with this visionary lifestyle and home organisation book from organising expert, Shira Gill. As a professional home organiser with clients ranging from students...

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All made up  by Rae Nudson

All made up

Rae Nudson

Book

"Every woman has had to make a very personal choice about her relationship with makeup, but often the choice is not entirely hers to make. Nudson unpacks makeup's cultural impact: how it can be used to shape a personal or cultural narrative, how often...

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Metalwork and machining hints and tips  by Ian Bradley

Metalwork and machining hints and tips

Ian Bradley

Book

"The ultimate resource for beginners, Metalwork and Machining hints and tips for Home Machinists is an informative anthology that combines useful advice and instruction with explanations of tools and techniques. Featuring expert insight on a wide range...

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Still lives  by Leslie (Leslie Anne) Williamson

Still lives

Leslie (Leslie Anne) Williamson

Book

"Noted photographer Leslie Williamson's latest book presents the homes and studios from a group of renowned artists, ranging from Barbara Hepworth to Joan Miró. Documented in her inimitable atmospheric style, the images capture how these artists lived...

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Style, comfort, home  by Andrew Howard

Style, comfort, home

Andrew Howard

Book

"Andrew Howard knows that design books can be intimidating for the average homeowner, and he wants to change that. "Rooms that are designed with a capital D can seem out of reach," says Andrew. "I think there has to be another way, a middle ground between...

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Sew Chinelo  by Chinelo Bally

Sew Chinelo

Chinelo Bally

Book

"Making your own clothes is a sustainable, ethical and fun craft that is brought alive by bestselling author and designer Chinelo Bally. Using the freehand cutting method for which she has become so well known, Chinelo shows how to upcycle and make s...

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Face values  by Navaz Batliwalla

Face values

Navaz Batliwalla

Book

"True beauty is more than skin deep. Discover the new skincare secrets, wellness rituals and beauty philosophies from those redefining modern beauty. Face Values is packed with insights and inspiration on skincare, make-up, haircare, fragrance and we...

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Cozy white cottage seasons  by Liz Marie Galvan

Cozy white cottage seasons

Liz Marie Galvan

Book

"Whether you want to create a cozy winter wonderland in your living room, a blooming summertime welcome on your deck, or an autumn refuge by your fireplace, Liz Marie Galvan's Cozy White Cottage Seasons gives you the inspiring photos, DIY ideas, and ...

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New rural  by Ingrid Weir

New rural

Ingrid Weir

Book

"How do you design your life? 'New Rural: Where to Find It and How to Create It' is an interiors book for a new way of living that combines the space and freedom of rural existence with the connections and opportunities of the modern world. This stun...

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Tamsin Johnson  by Tamsin Johnson

Tamsin Johnson

Tamsin Johnson

Book

"Tamsin Johnson's international high-end residential projects reflect her signature ability to combine pieces from across decades and continents in ways that feel understated and natural. This knack for appearing effortless brings the ultimate level ...

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Never too small  by Joel Beath

Never too small

Joel Beath

Book

"What does the future of urban living look like? Never Too Small explores this question through the lens of five small-footprint design principles and a showcase of 30 apartments and houses form around the world, all smaller than 50m2 / 540ft2. Full ...

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Principles of style  by Sarah Andrews

Principles of style

Sarah Andrews

Book

"In Principles of Style, Sarah Andrews presents her unique take on teaching design, drawing on her experience of working in the industry and as a teacher in her school, which has reached cult status around the world. Importantly, Principles of Style aims...

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Futuresteading  by Jade Miles

Futuresteading

Jade Miles

Book

"Futuresteading is a practical and inspirational guide to living in a way that values tomorrow: a slower, simpler, steadier existence that is healthier for you, your home, and the environment. Whether you live in a city apartment, in the suburbs or on...

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Useful woodturning projects  by Mike Darlow

Useful woodturning projects

Mike Darlow

Book

"The ultimate guide to woodturning useful items! Build your turning skills as you create functional and attractive woodturning projects. Featuring 14 project sections – most of which contain multiple variations for an endless array of inspiration – you’ll...

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The log cabin years  by Cindy Ross

The log cabin years

Cindy Ross

Book

"The Log Cabin Years is the inspiring story of how award-winning author Cindy Ross and her husband, artist Todd Gladfelter a young couple totally inexperienced in construction built a log home using raw trees and without the use of power, how they recycled...

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