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Decluttering  by Jane Stoller

Decluttering

Jane Stoller

Book

This book cuts through the clutter, providing straightforward advice and simple, proven methods for organizing your home and your life--starting with your mind! Organized Jane (the name of her business as well as her identity) guides you through the ...

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Tom Scheerer  by Tom Scheerer

Tom Scheerer

Tom Scheerer

Book

In this, Scheerer's second book, sixteen of his latest projects are featured, including city houses and apartments in New York, Dallas, Houston, and Paris, summer houses in the Hampton's, Nantucket, and Maine, and tropical houses on Harbour Island, A...

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The complete book of ferns  by Mobee Weinstein

The complete book of ferns

Mobee Weinstein

Book

The Complete Book of Ferns is filled with botanical information, indoor and outdoor growing and care information, details on propagation, display ideas, and even craft projects. This gorgeous book is authored by Mobee Weinstein, the Foreman of Gardeners...

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Woodworker's handbook  by Roger Horwood

Woodworker's handbook

Roger Horwood

Book

The complete reference handbook for DIY home woodworking, this is an absolute must-have guide for beginners and even experienced craftsmen. Every tool you'll need is laid out with guidance on safety measures, care instructions, and how and when to use...

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The DirtBirds self-help guide  by Sue Collins

The DirtBirds self-help guide

Sue Collins

Book

If making the school lunches, doing the Jaysus homework and dodging the guards because of your long-overdue NCT is sending you over the edge, you are not alone. DirtBirds are here to help, with their guide to just about anything that can send a woman...

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Wood and iron  by Macarena Abascal

Wood and iron

Macarena Abascal

Book

The industrial aesthetic has crossed borders. Proof of this is the selection of interior design projects, designers, and manufacturers included in this book. This selection takes us on a journey through New York, the cradle of this decorative style, ...

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Axel Vervoordt  by Axel Vervoordt

Axel Vervoordt

Axel Vervoordt

Book

Portraits of Interiors is a book about the oasis of home and includes seventeen projects in America, Belgium, England, France, Italy, and Spain, as well as Axel Vervoordt Company’s first work in India, Russia, and Japan. The book’s guiding concepts are...

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Une vie avec des choses = A life of things  by Daniel Rozensztroch

Une vie avec des choses = A life of things

Daniel Rozensztroch

Book

A Life of Things presents the eccentric world of Daniel Rozensztroch and his innumerable collections of everyday things, which encompass the worlds of art, antiques, art, found objects, and everything in between. Collected over years of traveling the...

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Lillian Too's 168 ways to declutter your home  by Lillian Too

Lillian Too's 168 ways to declutter your home

Lillian Too

Book

Energy is a precious commodity - the source of vitality, good relationships and peace of mind. The 168 techniques in this practical guide show how physical clutter is more than just junk - the debris in our home actually creates mental and spiritual blocks...

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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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The joy of living with less  by Mary Lambert

The joy of living with less

Mary Lambert

Book

The premise of this book is simple: if you don't love it, lose it! Many people think that the more they own, the more contented and happy they will be - their lives become defined by their possessions. In fact, the opposite is often true: the more we...

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The encyclopedia of country living  by Carla Emery

The encyclopedia of country living

Carla Emery

Book

Offers advice in food preservation, recipes, gardening, beekeeping, raising livestock, soap making, and other farm and household activities for living well and living simply.

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Pierre Yovanovitch  by Pierre Yovanovitch

Pierre Yovanovitch

Pierre Yovanovitch

Book

Paris-based designer Pierre Yovanovitch debuts his first book showcasing his trademark French luxury aesthetic and unique vision of contemporary elegance. With his interiors and furniture design regularly gracing the pages of Architectural Digest, T ...

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Inside Tangier  by Nicolò Castellini Baldissera

Inside Tangier

Nicolò Castellini Baldissera

Book

Interior designer Nicolò Castellini Baldissera joins forces with fashion and interiors photographer Guido Taroni to showcase the most beautiful homes Inside Tangier. A white-walled city perched between Morocco and Europe, Tangier was long a haven for...

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The most spectacular restaurant in the world  by Tom Roston

The most spectacular restaurant in the world

Tom Roston

Book

The remarkable story of a restaurant on top of the world-built by a legend, destroyed in tragedy-and an era in New York City it helped to frame In the 1970s, New York City was plagued by crime, filth, and an ineffective government. The city was falling...

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My creative space  by Donald M. Rattner

My creative space

Donald M. Rattner

Book

48 techniques to boost your creativity at Home, according to science. A great deal of psychological and productivity research has gone into discovering how the design of the physical environment can improve creative performance, yet nearly all of it ...

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Barns, sheds & outbuildings

Barns, sheds & outbuildings

Book

Enhance your property with a new beautiful outbuilding! Adding a backyard storage shed, a new detached garage, an attractive playhouse, or any other type of utility building not only improves functionality of your home, it also adds value to your pro...

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Home story  by Tina Schneider-Rading

Home story

Tina Schneider-Rading

Book

If German interior designers have a genius, it's for mixing modern with vintage finds and timeless classics to create looks that you don't see anywhere else in the world. Their cultural cachet is captured in the 21 projects that rose to the top of a ...

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When we're 64  by Louise Ansari

When we're 64

Louise Ansari

Book

Filled with expert advice and new evidence and tips on how to age well, When We're 64 is an eminently readable light-hearted look at how to plan and prepare for what could be the best years of your life. When we're 64, will we be "wasting away," as the...

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Succulents at home  by John H. Tullock

Succulents at home

John H. Tullock

Book

Grow happy, healthy succulents Succulents have become some of the most popular houseplants, and with good reason: they're easy to grow...most of the time. But what happens when a plant outgrows its pot? Did you know succulents can get sunburned? How do...

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The book of home how-to

The book of home how-to

Book

Book of Home How-To (Black & Decker) is a hardworking but approachable guide to building the most popular outdoor structures, including decks, sheds, greenhouses, pergolas, trellises, raised planting beds, benches, and seating-plans included.

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It's ok to have lead in your lipstick  by Perry Romanowski

It's ok to have lead in your lipstick

Perry Romanowski

Book

Are you sick of outrageous beauty claims and over-priced products that don't deliver? Tired of not knowing what to believe about products? Confused about who to trust for beauty tips and tricks? Well, worry no more. The popular science bloggers, The ...

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The touch  by Alex Anderson

The touch

Alex Anderson

Book

The Touch is a new collaboration between Nathan Williams of Kinfolk and Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen of Norm Architects that welcome readers into over 25 inspiring spaces where interior design is not only visually appealing but engages all of the human senses....

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The Parisians  by Catherine Synave

The Parisians

Catherine Synave

Book

Twenty-five world class designers invite us inside their private French residences, providing intimate access to their creative universe and rich inspiration for home style. Stepping inside the private residences of France’s leading tastemakers provi...

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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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A family guide to waste-free living  by Lauren Carter

A family guide to waste-free living

Lauren Carter

Book

Tackle our ever-growing waste problem with all the information, advice, budget-friendly recipes and projects you'll need to start reducing waste in your life. A Family Guide to Waste-free Living makes it simple and sustainable for families to eliminate...

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Curly girl  by Lorraine Massey

Curly girl

Lorraine Massey

Book

Provides tips for curly hair, including shampooing, conditioners, drying, combing, styling, getting the right cut, and how to heal hair after years of strong detergents and damaging blow dryers.

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Downsizing made simple  by Rachel Kyla Lane

Downsizing made simple

Rachel Kyla Lane

Book

When you've lived your dreams, it's time for new ones. The 4-bed, 2-bath home you loved ... the pool you couldn't get the kids out of ... they've had their day. Downsizing isn't about living in a tiny home - unless you want to - it's not about square...

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Zuber  by Brian D. Coleman

Zuber

Brian D. Coleman

Book

Zuber & Cie wallpapers' fame spreads far and wide (and long) from King Louis Philippe awarding Jean Zuber the Legion of Honor in 1834 to Jackie Kennedy installing Zuber's Vues de l'Amérique du Nord in the White House. According to France Today, the c...

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The new Mediterranean

The new Mediterranean

Book

A modernist take on Mediterranean aesthetics, a new movement in interior design embraces sumptuous minimalism through warm, earthy tones, and natural materials. In southern locations such as Australia, California, and Brazil, but also in places like New...

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The unqualified hostess  by Whoopi Goldberg

The unqualified hostess

Whoopi Goldberg

Book

Goldberg wants her readers to know: 'You have everything you need to be fantastic in your own house, apartment, or trailer to set a great table.' Entertaining is more about fun than about perfection. And whether it's a Christmas extravaganza or tea just...

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Gardening for the zombie apocalypse  by Isabel Lloyd

Gardening for the zombie apocalypse

Isabel Lloyd

Book

A comprehensive, funny and useful guide for beginner gardeners who know the apocalypse is coming, and that growing fruit and veg will help. Climate change? Brexit? Screaming brain-biters? Don't lose the plot – this book can help! Irreverent, straight...

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Build-it-yourself birdhouses  by Chris Peterson

Build-it-yourself birdhouses

Chris Peterson

Book

Step-by-step instructions for 25+ unique birdhouses tailored for specific birds-pick the one that fits your neighborhood's birds and get building! Join home improvement pro Chris Peterson as he shares a variety of creative designs for birdhouses and ...

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How to design your own dress patterns  by Adele P. Margolis

How to design your own dress patterns

Adele P. Margolis

Book

"Anyone who can work through the labyrinthian directions for sewing that accompany the commercial pattern can surely learn the comparatively simple and clear rules for pattern making," Adele P. Margolis, renowned sewing expert. Overflowing with us...

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Wabi-sabi sewing  by Karen (Serigrapher) Lewis

Wabi-sabi sewing

Karen (Serigrapher) Lewis

Book

Capture the essence of Japanese style in your sewing with this collection of projects inspired by the wabi-sabi concept of 'perfect imperfection'. This collection of 20 sewing projects for home decor and accessories is based on the popular Japanese a...

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The garden jungle  by Dave Goulson

The garden jungle

Dave Goulson

Book

The Garden Jungle is about the wildlife that lives right under our noses, in our gardens and parks, between the gaps in the pavement, and in the soil beneath our feet. Wherever you are right now, the chances are that there are worms, woodlice, centip...

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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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Inspire your home  by Farah Merhi

Inspire your home

Farah Merhi

Book

Social media influencer and founder of Inspire Me! Home Dâecor Farah Merhi's first book on how to turn your house into an elegant, glamorous but ultimately comfortable home. A beautiful, go-to source for decor expertise for design enthusiasts ranging...

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150 best new kitchen ideas  by Manel Gutiérrez

150 best new kitchen ideas

Manel Gutiérrez

Book

A comprehensive, full-color handbook, packed with hundreds of photographs that showcase the latest in beautiful, welcoming, and efficient kitchen design.150 Best New Kitchen Ideas offers an in-depth look at exemplary new kitchen designs from today's ...

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Advanced dressmaking & alteration guide  by Catherine Morris

Advanced dressmaking & alteration guide

Catherine Morris

Book

Look in your closet, how many dresses, skirts, slack, and shirts are there that you or your significant other can't wear anymore either because they are too big or too small? How about that old favorite dress or slacks with a broken zipper, buttons or...

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Woodworking with power tools

Woodworking with power tools

Book

Power tools and machinery are at the heart of any woodshop, and this collection of information from Fine Woodworking provides expert advice and inspiration for building power tool skills. Expert craftsmen and craftswomen explain how they choose, maintain,...

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Organic gardening for everyone  by author CaliKim

Organic gardening for everyone

author CaliKim

Book

If you want to grow healthy vegetables at home, but have hesitated because it seems too hard and time consuming, Organic Gardening for Everyone is your perfect hands-on guide-an "if I can do it, you can do it" case study that addresses your concerns and...

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Kitchen projects for the woodworker  by Ken Horner

Kitchen projects for the woodworker

Ken Horner

Book

Over 65 fun, useful, and beautiful home woodworking projects for the kitchen: cutting boards, trivets, spoons, kitchen stools, and more! Dress up your kitchen--and make it more functional--with these stylish, easy-to-make kitchen projects for the hom...

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Café culture  by Robert Schneider

Café culture

Robert Schneider

Book

There's something very special about being able to relish a quality espresso or expertly brewed filter coffee in beautifully designed surrounds. What is the magic formula that makes a café space so inviting, so successful, with a buzz in the atmosphere...

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We came first  by Jennifer Ashley Wright

We came first

Jennifer Ashley Wright

Book

What advice would Cleopatra give you on seduction in a relationship? What would Frida Kahlo have to say about having your own space if your husband is a slob, but you aren't? Wright has created a series of relationship questions, addresses them to badass...

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Workshops

Workshops

Book

For years, woodworkers have turned to Fine Woodworking magazine, in particular the popular annual 'Tools & Shops' issue, for advice about setting up their woodworking shop. This book is a collection of the best of those workshop articles from the last...

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Making hats  by Alison Hart

Making hats

Alison Hart

Book

Hats finish an outfit; they make a statement, provide panache and lift your spirits. This book explains how to make your own hats, using traditional construction methods with both specialist millinery foundation materials and a range of fabrics and t...

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Get the guy  by Matthew Hussey

Get the guy

Matthew Hussey

Book

"This is the book that single women have been waiting for! Written by the hottest dating coach on the scene, Matthew Hussey, it offers clear, honest and practical advice for women on how to find their ideal man - and, importantly, how to keep him. Using...

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50 simple indoor miniature gardens  by Catherine Delvaux

50 simple indoor miniature gardens

Catherine Delvaux

Book

Learn how the smallest window sill, the tiniest balcony, or a sliver of space on a bookcase can be adorned by thriving greenery! This book is the inspiration you need to make your small living space greener--whether you rent a small apartment, own a ...

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Palette  by Funmi Fetto

Palette

Funmi Fetto

Book

The idea for Palette came to Vogue Contributing Beauty Editor Funmi Fetto after years of being asked by friends, family and strangers on the street for advice on products suitable for women of colour, who often find themselves excluded from mainstream...

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Plant-based beauty  by Jess Arnaudin

Plant-based beauty

Jess Arnaudin

Book

Plant-based beauty is part of a growing global movement that is not just about the food we eat but the choices we make when it comes to what we wear and the beauty products we use. We are more aware than ever that our personal actions have an effect both...

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The Organised Mum method  by Gemma Bray

The Organised Mum method

Gemma Bray

Book

The Organised Mum Method is THE housekeeping bible that will completely revolutionise your home. Say goodbye to mess, clutter and weekends spent tidying and cleaning! Gemma Bray (a.k.a The Organised Mum) is a firm believer that there is more to life ...

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For the love of white  by Chrissie Rucker

For the love of white

Chrissie Rucker

Book

Whether you live in a tiny city apartment, a rambling country cottage or an elegant town house The White Home offers the definitive book on decorating with white and neutral tones. From room schemes for light, bright family kitchens and calming bedrooms...

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The Kew gardener's guide to growing bulbs  by Richard Wilford

The Kew gardener's guide to growing bulbs

Richard Wilford

Book

A new guide to planting and cultivating plants from bulbs, featuring easy to follow and inspiring projects, detailed information on different plants and beautiful botanical illustrations from the Kew archive. With expert advice from Richard Wilford and...

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10-minute tidy home  by Sara L. Hunter

10-minute tidy home

Sara L. Hunter

Book

Organize your home...and your life. This invaluable resource gives you 400+ ingenious ways to get (and keep) your home organized in just ten minutes - less time than it will take you to find your misplaced keys! If you are about to give up the battle...

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10-minute declutter  by Skye Alexander

10-minute declutter

Skye Alexander

Book

Is clutter controlling you? You need this feng shui cure to declutter your space and transform your life! If you think clutter is a fact of life, think again. Feng shui, the ancient Chinese art of placement, can help you organize every aspect of your...

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Faded glamour  by Pearl Lowe

Faded glamour

Pearl Lowe

Book

Pearl Lowe has a passion for vintage finds with character - jewel-toned velvet sofas, hand-dyed lace curtains, gleaming lacquer cabinets - and these are the essential ingredients of Faded Glamour, a gloriously decadent and perfectly lived-in decorating...

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Rooms with a history  by Ashley Hicks

Rooms with a history

Ashley Hicks

Book

Ashley Hicks has created a mix of manifesto, souvenir album, and confession in this collection of noteworthy rooms featuring his own one-of-a-kind interiors along with rooms that have inspired him. The manifesto aspect is rather limited, since Hicks is...

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Our spaces  by Alana Broadhead

Our spaces

Alana Broadhead

Book

"Our Spaces takes you room by room through some of New Zealand's most stylish and inspiring homes - spaces that are relaxed yet refined, modest yet modern. Both aspirational and instructional, Our Spaces features over 400 beautiful photographs, along...

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How to clean your house at Christmas  by Lynsey Crombie

How to clean your house at Christmas

Lynsey Crombie

Book

With a new Christmas section. Do you find household chores getting on top of you, even more so in December? Want to get ahead in the run up to the festive season? Let the Queen of Clean show you how to take control of your house and your Christmas to-do...

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How to plant a garden  by Matt (Gardener) James

How to plant a garden

Matt (Gardener) James

Book

Confused by the bewildering range of plants on offer at your local garden centre? How do you choose, use and create beautiful planting schemes like the professionals? The book takes you on a structured journey through the design process, from the ini...

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Living with color  by Rebecca Atwood

Living with color

Rebecca Atwood

Book

In this vibrant, lush home-decor lookbook and manual Atwood explains how to create a color palette, teaching readers to find what resonates with their personal aesthetic and bring the magic of color into their homes.

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Nordic moods  by Katrine Martensen-Larsen

Nordic moods

Katrine Martensen-Larsen

Book

The (new) Nordic style is here to stay. The use of rich Scandinavian materials, pure colours, and a distinctive graphic style turn out to be timeless. Yet many people who are looking to create the Scandinavian look at home do not find it easy to match...

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Global bohemian  by Fifi O'Neill

Global bohemian

Fifi O'Neill

Book

Why settle for one style when you can indulge your love of several? Whether exuberant or subtle, eclectic or sophisticated, bohemian style welcomes a freethinking approach to decorating. Fifi O'Neill shows you how to combine originality, creative ene...

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Perfect imperfect  by Karen McCartney

Perfect imperfect

Karen McCartney

Book

Takes as its founding principle the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi, advocating the beauty to be found in imperfection, impermanence and the authentic. Importantly, this is done without losing sight of the benefits of living in the 21st century, where ...

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Collett-Zarzycki  by Dominic Bradbury

Collett-Zarzycki

Dominic Bradbury

Book

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Smashed avocado  by Nicole Haddow

Smashed avocado

Nicole Haddow

Book

At thirty, journalist Nicole Haddow had unstable income, no financial plan and only credit-card debt to her name. But less than two years' later she was a home-owner. In Smashed Avocado, Nicole explains the steps she took to purchase her own home, al...

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The make-up manual  by Lisa Potter-Dixon

The make-up manual

Lisa Potter-Dixon

Book

A comprehensive make-up manual that details all aspects of make-up application, solutions to common problems as well as tips and tricks for perfecting your look every time. Starting with the basics, make-up artist Lisa Potter-Dixon teaches you everything...

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Travel home  by Caitlin Flemming

Travel home

Caitlin Flemming

Book

Travel through 20 sophisticated homes of designers deeply influenced by their international adventures abroad. A road map for bringing far-flung design ideas back home, Travel Home shows us how to curate interiors that reflect our favorite places and...

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First time window treatments  by Susan Woodcock

First time window treatments

Susan Woodcock

Book

Learn how to plan, make and install your own curtains, drapes, shades and blinds.

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The way of the woodshop  by Aleksandra Zee

The way of the woodshop

Aleksandra Zee

Book

Shop Class as Soulcraft meets Norwegian Wood in this gorgeously illustrated DIY guide for aspiring woodworkers of all levels. "There's just something about wood. It's an imperfect material with cracks, knots, and irregularities. As an imperfect being,...

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Sewing 101

Sewing 101

Book

Sewing 101, now in paperback, is a complete entry-level sewing course taught through 20 step-by-step projects for garments and home décor.

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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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The lean and happy home  by Eva Jarlsdotter

The lean and happy home

Eva Jarlsdotter

Book

In seven simple steps... Lean removes waste: wasted money, energy, resources. Lean will give you the gift of time. Lean is a set of principles embraced by the most creative and dynamic organisations around the world, and now for the first time, Swedish...

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The coorie home  by Beth Pearson

The coorie home

Beth Pearson

Book

Everyone loves an icebreaker, especially in Scotland. Whether you're waiting at the bus stop, propping up the bar, or being introduced at a party - it's not unusual to be asked this question: Where d'you stay? But there's not always a simple answer. ...

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John Richardson  by John Richardson

John Richardson

John Richardson

Book

John Richardson's Bohemian Aristocrat interiors are, and have been throughout his life, filled with fine English and American antiques; interesting textiles; works of art by friends, legendary artists Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Lucian Freud, Andy...

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Rockett St George extraordinary interiors in colour  by Jane Rockett

Rockett St George extraordinary interiors in colour

Jane Rockett

Book

In Extraordinary Interiors In Colour, self-confessed colour addicts Jane Rockett and Lucy St George follow on from their best-selling first book by tackling the topic of choosing colour for the home. Such is their passion for colour that Jane and Lucy...

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Green  by Jason Chongue

Green

Jason Chongue

Book

In Green, Jason Chongue explains and simplifies how to curate and look after plants in small urban spaces. He provides a practical and personal guide to creating urban gardens and styling with plants, perfect for a range of environments and climates,...

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The impatient pen  by Nicholas Haslam

The impatient pen

Nicholas Haslam

Book

Nicky Haslam is known for a number of achievements: he is an established interior designer, a successful author, renowned society figure and, in his most recent incarnation, a cabaret singer, playing to sell out audiences in London and New York. Less...

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Hotel Chelsea  by Colin (Photographer) Miller

Hotel Chelsea

Colin (Photographer) Miller

Book

An illustrated look at the history and the present of the Chelsea Hotel, located in New York City's Chelsea, Manhattan neighborhood, via a collection of profiles of its current residents and photographs of their living spaces.

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Bringing the Mediterranean into your garden  by Olivier Filippi

Bringing the Mediterranean into your garden

Olivier Filippi

Book

Mediterranean garrigue landscapes are extraordinarily beautiful: alternating mounds of silver and green, textured leaves, flashes of colour and intoxicating scents combine to delight the senses and rival any cultivated garden with half the work. This...

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Simply spaced  by Monica Leed

Simply spaced

Monica Leed

Book

Simply Spaced will teach you methods and habits that will help shift your life from "overwhelmed" to "overjoyed" by sharing the principles of minimalism, streamlining, and simplifying--in style.

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Women's home DIY  by Kerrie Hanafin

Women's home DIY

Kerrie Hanafin

Book

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In comfort and style  by Estee Stanley

In comfort and style

Estee Stanley

Book

The Los Angeles celebrity-home interior designer's first book reveals how to achieve laid-back luxury through her casual-yet-elegant decorating style, which mixes tailored, lived-in pieces with an airy, inviting spirit. Beloved by celebrities, Estee ...

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AD at 100

AD at 100

Book

Architectural Digest at 100 celebrates the best from the pages of the international design authority. The editors have delved into the archives and culled years of rich material covering a range of subjects. Ranging freely between present and past, the...

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Growing trees & shrubs indoors  by D. J. Herda

Growing trees & shrubs indoors

D. J. Herda

Book

Some of the most polluted places on earth are where we spend 90% of our time: inside our homes. Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors is the definitive guide to what makes these plants special, focusing on how they can beautify your home, clean airborne p...

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Black + Decker the book of home how-to

Black + Decker the book of home how-to

Book

Rich, color step-by-step photos and instruction detail more than 50 of the most common household repairs, including wiring and plumbing, all current with the latest 2019-2020 codes--presented in a new, user-friendly design.sign.

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In your face  by Bernadette Fisers

In your face

Bernadette Fisers

Book

With a new 'miracle' makeup product launching every week and beauty trends changing faster than you can say 'ten-step Korean skin routine', it's harder than ever to cut through the outlandish marketing claims and overwhelming choice to find exactly w...

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The little upholstery book  by Shelly Miller Leer

The little upholstery book

Shelly Miller Leer

Book

Upholstery doesn't have to be intimidating! Expert Shelly Miller Leer, founder of HomeRoom and Upholstery Club and former writer and contributor for curbly.com, apartmenttherapy.com, and many other online crafting communities, uses her trademark fresh,...

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Parisian chic encore!  by Ines de La Fressange

Parisian chic encore!

Ines de La Fressange

Book

Celebrity model Inès de la Fressange shares the well-kept secrets of how Parisian women maintain effortless glamour and a timeless allure. Inès de la Fressange--France's icon of chic--shares her personal tips for living with style and charm, gleaned ...

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The crafty gardener  by Becca (Gardener) Anderson

The crafty gardener

Becca (Gardener) Anderson

Book

Gardening allows us to live in a much more human way, grounded in nature and connected to Mother Earth and all she provides. Even if your garden is just a hanging basket of cherry tomatoes or a windowsill filled with herb pots, you will still reap the...

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Australian designers at home  by Jenny Rose-Innes

Australian designers at home

Jenny Rose-Innes

Book

Australian Designers at Home invites readers into the homes of 20 of the country's leading names in interior design. With unfettered access to their most private retreats, we see where the best of the industry express their true, unfiltered selves. J...

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Abode  by Serena Mitnik-Miller

Abode

Serena Mitnik-Miller

Book

The yearning for a life of pared-down purity has built to a roar, and Serena Mitnik-Miller and Mason St. Peter--the husband-and-wife owners of General Store, one of California's most talked-about shops--are at the forefront. In Abode: Thoughtful Living...

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More is more  by Claire Bingham

More is more

Claire Bingham

Book

Pump up the postmodernism! Instantly recognisable and never, ever boring, Memphis is one of the most important design movements of the 20th century. Founded by Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass, the Memphis Group put forward a visionary ...

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A year for you  by Stephanie Bennett Vogt

A year for you

Stephanie Bennett Vogt

Book

Despite an innate desire to live peaceful and happy lives, many of us spend far too much of our precious time immersed in stress and struggle rather than in enjoyment, often working to make others happy while neglecting ourselves in the process. In A...

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Get remarkably organised  by Lorraine Murphy

Get remarkably organised

Lorraine Murphy

Book

"How to be organised in business and in life, by one of Australia's leading entrepreneurs and founder of The Remarkables Group. Is your life chaotic? Are you hungry for advice on how to live calmly, happily and productively? The cornerstone of success...

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The Korean skincare bible  by Lilin Yang

The Korean skincare bible

Lilin Yang

Book

The Korean Skincare Bible is your expert guide to achieving radiant, flawless skin, every day. This is the ultimate no-nonsense manual to daily Korean beauty care; in it you will find step-by-step morning and evening skincare routines, the best product...

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The wood fire handbook  by Vincent Thurkettle

The wood fire handbook

Vincent Thurkettle

Book

This book covers everything you need to know about creating the perfect wood fire, indoors and out, including: the best woods to burn, how to split logs, how to store and season firewood, creating the perfect woodstore, how to lay and tend a fire, ch...

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L'art de la liste  by Dominique Loreau

L'art de la liste

Dominique Loreau

Book

"The humble list has the power to change your life. In its immediacy, its simplicity and its concise, contained form, the list enables us to organise, to save time and to approach facts with clarity. Yet why do we end up with interminable To Do Lists...

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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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