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The abundant garden  by Niva Kay

The abundant garden

Niva Kay

Book

Niva and Yotam Kay of Pakaraka Permaculture, on the Coromandel Peninsula of Aotearoa New Zealand, share their long experience in organic gardening in this comprehensive book on how to create and maintain a productive and regenerative vegetable garden....

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Wild creations  by Hilton Carter

Wild creations

Hilton Carter

Book

Carter, the Instagram star of the plant world and creator of green interiors has given us glimpses into many stunning plant-filled homes where ivy and creeping figs hang miraculously from ceilings, moss and ferns grow effortlessly to create living wa...

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Tiny plants  by Leslie F. Halleck

Tiny plants

Leslie F. Halleck

Book

Longing to nurture your houseplant addiction without cramping your space or style? If you can't squeeze another giant leafy friend onto your plant shelf, author Leslie Halleck is here to inform you that tiny is the new BIG! In Tiny Plants, you'll discover...

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Lilies  by Naomi Slade

Lilies

Naomi Slade

Book

The lily is an emotive flower, with cultural connotations of romance, remembrance, love and innocence. It is little wonder that the lily can be found in literature, art and heraldry across Asia, Europe and North America; where they have added dramatic...

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Grow your own pet plants  by Andrew Mikolajski

Grow your own pet plants

Andrew Mikolajski

Book

Plants make great pets - they're quiet, decorative, housetrained and (mostly) low-maintenance - and with this helpful guide, you'll soon be the perfect plant parent! Grow Your Own Pet Plants has all the information you'll need for green-thumbed success,...

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Joy in the little things  by Kerrie Hess

Joy in the little things

Kerrie Hess

Book

The beloved fashion and lifestyle illustrator celebrates the best, most important joys of all – the little pleasures – in this guide full of ideas and inspiration for tapping into your own happiness and creativity. This delicious book begins with an ...

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Miniscapes  by Clea Cregan

Miniscapes

Clea Cregan

Book

Do you love the greener things in life but don't have the time or space for endless gardening? Open Miniscapes: Create your own terrarium and discover the creativity and fun of making your very own indoor garden encased in glass.

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The nesting place  by Myquillyn Smith

The nesting place

Myquillyn Smith

Book

"Popular blogger and self-taught decorator Myquillyn Smith (The Nester), helps readers accept and find beauty in imperfection, and find the freedom to take risks to create the home--and life--they've always wanted. This beautiful four-color book is full...

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Let's play house  by Joni Vandewalle

Let's play house

Joni Vandewalle

Book

Whoever welcomes children says goodbye to a tidy and perfectly-styled house. Babies and children grow and develop through play, and that means lots of toys. This can create chaos and sometimes less attractive corners in the home that are expertly hid...

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Fearless gardening  by Loree Bohl

Fearless gardening

Loree Bohl

Book

Embrace your inner rebel and create the garden you want even if it breaks the rules. Loree Bohl, the voice behind the popular blog The Danger Garden, shows how it's done in Fearless Gardening, with zone-busting ideas and success stories. Bohl's own g...

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James Huniford  by James (James Daniel) Huniford

James Huniford

James (James Daniel) Huniford

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James Huniford, universally known as Ford, explores his design process thematically, with chapters on approaching a room, considering scale and proportion, selecting materials and art, using color effectively, and marrying form and function. His goal...

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Mend!  by Kate Sekules

Mend!

Kate Sekules

Book

A guide to the art, history, and politics of visible mending--at once a practical instruction guide for techniques, a statement on the beauty of repairing and reimagining clothes, and a manifesto against fast fashion. Part manifesto, part how-to, this...

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Getting it all done.

Getting it all done.

Book

Stop juggling; start managing everything you need to do at home and at work. It used to be simple: Stay late, turn in flawless work, catch up on sleep later. You needed that mind-set to get where you are, but that's not going to cut it anymore. You need...

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A pop of colour  by Geraldine James

A pop of colour

Geraldine James

Book

Makeover your home using these straightforward, fun, simple, and low-cost ideas to bring a POP of colour into your interior spaces using paint, wallpaper, flowers, plants, pillows, or throws. It could transform your life too.

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How to create a wildlife pond  by Kate (Journalist) Bradbury

How to create a wildlife pond

Kate (Journalist) Bradbury

Book

A practical guide to different types of wildlife-friendly garden ponds, along with the creatures that visit and the plants that thrive there. The best way to attract wildlife to your garden is to build a pond. If you want to do your bit to support lo...

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Summer to summer  by Jennifer Ash Rudick

Summer to summer

Jennifer Ash Rudick

Book

The author presents twenty-five summer houses by the sea.

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A room of her own  by Robyn Lea

A room of her own

Robyn Lea

Book

A Room of Her Own features the dazzling homes of twenty extraordinary women around the globe. Across sitting rooms and studios, salon-style hangs and table settings, this is a book of daring inspiration. In this new Renaissance period - a time of art...

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Regrown  by Paul Anderton

Regrown

Paul Anderton

Book

Regrown is a beginner's guide to growing fruit and vegetables from kitchen scraps. With a focus on repurposing food produce found in any supermarket, the text shows how to regenerate, propagate and give new life to cuttings otherwise bound for the waste...

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The most beautiful rooms in the world

The most beautiful rooms in the world

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An unrivaled survey of the most exciting contemporary interior design across the globe, curated by the editors of ten international editions of Architectural Digest. Since 1920, Architectural Digest has celebrated design talents, innovative homes, an...

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Models  by Mark Manson

Models

Mark Manson

Book

"You can become irresistibly attractive to women without changing who you are." So says Mark Manson, superstar blogger and author of the international bestseller, The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck, a self help book that packs a punch. Mark brings the...

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Lawns into meadows  by Owen Wormser

Lawns into meadows

Owen Wormser

Book

In Lawns Into Meadows, landscape designer Owen Wormser makes a case for the power and generosity of meadows. In a world where lawns have wreaked havoc on our natural ecosystems, meadows offer a compelling solution: They establish wildlife and pollina...

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Herbal houseplants  by Susan Betz

Herbal houseplants

Susan Betz

Book

Hey, houseplant lovers: Are you ready to up your growing game? Whether your green thumb is weathered and worn or shiny and new, get ready to branch out and step into the world of growing your own herbs - indoors! There's no better place to start this...

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Elements of beauty  by Kathryn O'Shea-Evans

Elements of beauty

Kathryn O'Shea-Evans

Book

Our innate desire for beauty is every bit as powerful as our yearning for love and happiness. The editors of Veranda spoke with dozens of interior designers, architects and landscape designers--including Ellie Cullman, Celerie Kemble, Thomas A. Klige...

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Timeless living yearbook 2021 = Maisons intemporelles = Tijdloos wonen

Timeless living yearbook 2021 = Maisons intemporelles = Tijdloos wonen

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For more than two decades, Beta-Plus Publishing has specialised in exclusive coffee table books on architecture, interiors and gardens. For the third publication of their Yearbooks (edition 2021), the focus, as last year, is on top quality, tradition...

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Contemporary living yearbook 2021 = Maisons contemporaines annuaire 2021 = Hedendaags wonen jaarboek 2021

Contemporary living yearbook 2021 = Maisons contemporaines annuaire 2021 = Hedendaags wonen jaarboek 2021

Book

For more than two decades, Beta-Plus Publishing has specialised in exclusive coffee table books on architecture, interiors and gardens. For the third publication of their Yearbooks (edition 2021), the focus, as last year, is on top quality, tradition...

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Guac is extra but so am I  by Sarah Solomon

Guac is extra but so am I

Sarah Solomon

Book

Navigating the landscape of young adulthood is fraught with challenges big, small, and existential that leave even the best of us screaming internally. Guac Is Extra But So Am I: The Reluctant Adult's Handbook explains the realities of life people expect...

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Plant  by Gynelle Leon

Plant

Gynelle Leon

Book

A stylish, practical, modern guide to the world of pot plants and house plants, from the author of Prick. Plant is a stylish, practical, modern guide to the world of house plants. House plants can change a home in an instant. A flash of colour, a cal...

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Merchant and Mills workbook

Merchant and Mills workbook

Book

"An all-year-round collection of desirable pieces that work as independent garments or creative, variable combinations. With careful choices of cloth, each pattern can breed a stable of seasonally adapted derivatives to make a truly comprehensive wardrobe....

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Is it really green?  by Georgina Wilson-Powell

Is it really green?

Georgina Wilson-Powell

Book

Find clarity on everyday green-living dilemmas to maximize your sustainability. Are paper bags always more environmentally friendly than plastic? How much better for the planet are electric cars? And what saves more water - using the dishwasher or washing...

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Fashion patternmaking techniques. [Vol. 2], Haute couture  by Antonio Donnanno

Fashion patternmaking techniques. [Vol. 2], Haute couture

Antonio Donnanno

Book

High fashion unquestionably goes hand-in-hand with sartorial and stylistic perfection. A driving force behind the entire fashion and garment industry, it represents the search for new solutions concerning fabrics, style or patterns. In this context, ...

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How to unf*ck the planet a little bit each day  by Jo (Freelance writer) Stewart

How to unf*ck the planet a little bit each day

Jo (Freelance writer) Stewart

Book

Global warming, plastic pollution, deforestation, species loss and rising inequality got you down? Then take your very valid concerns and channel them into action with this proactive guide to saving the planet, one day at a time. Small changes in the...

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40 bird boxes, feeders & birdbaths  by Jen Green

40 bird boxes, feeders & birdbaths

Jen Green

Book

Nesting boxes, feeding tables and birdbaths make charming additions to any terrace or garden and can be as decorative as they are practical. Even the smallest outdoor space can be enlivened by a small nesting box or feeder, while larger spaces can be...

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Micro food gardening  by Jen McGuinness

Micro food gardening

Jen McGuinness

Book

Tiny plants are poised to take over the gardening world. And no category of tiny plants is as welcome and wildly embraceable as tiny edibles. Not only are they cute as a button, but they’re tasty and nutritious too! In Micro Food Gardening, author an...

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Spalting 101  by Seri C. Robinson

Spalting 101

Seri C. Robinson

Book

Learn how to get amazing colors and lines while minimizing time and decay, whether you're working with green to dry timber, with inside conditions or out, with zone lines or pigment, and more. A basic explanation of wood structure and fungal anatomy ...

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Tropical plants and how to love them  by Marianne Willburn

Tropical plants and how to love them

Marianne Willburn

Book

Adventurous Gardener seeks relationship with Tropical Plant... Tropical plants are energizing. They awaken a tired summer garden with lush, sensuous foliageand fascinating flowers and turn a suburban patio into a sophisticated, late-night paradise. But...

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Tailoring a jacket  by Gill McBride

Tailoring a jacket

Gill McBride

Book

A jacket is a wonderful staple for any wardrobe - it's versatile, flattering and stylish. This practical book explains how to make a jacket that can be worn with confidence, flourish and pride. Using 'speed' tailoring techniques, it explains fusible....

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Your life, your planet  by Geoff Ebbs

Your life, your planet

Geoff Ebbs

Book

Your Life, Your Planet is the toolkit and the manual that you need to nurture yourself, and the environment that nurtures you. It is full of tips that will help you to reduce your environmental footprint and enjoy a healthier and more satisfying life....

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Do-it-yourself  by Mike Collins

Do-it-yourself

Mike Collins

Book

Tackle jobs around the home and achieve professional-looking results, with this easy-to-use practical reference.

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New wild garden  by Ian (Gardener) Hodgson

New wild garden

Ian (Gardener) Hodgson

Book

New Wild Garden combines new approaches to a more naturalistic design with the practical side of growing wildflowers and shows how to incorporate wildflowers, real meadows and a looser meadow-style planting into gardens and wild spaces. With serious ...

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Tales from the Colony Room  by Darren Coffield

Tales from the Colony Room

Darren Coffield

Book

To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the closure of London's most infamous arts establishment, the Colony Room Club in Soho, former member Darren Coffield has written the authorised history of this notorious drinking den. It's a hair-raising romp ...

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Tapestry lawns  by Lionel (Lionel Stephen) Smith

Tapestry lawns

Lionel (Lionel Stephen) Smith

Book

Swathes of the human world are covered in ornamental grass lawns; they are the single most commonly encountered horticultural feature on the planet. Unfortunately, they are now often viewed as resource-draining green deserts due to the lack of plant and...

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150 best of the best apartment ideas  by Francesc auteur. Zamora Mola

150 best of the best apartment ideas

Francesc auteur. Zamora Mola

Book

An irresistible package for apartment-dwellers and architects alike, this comprehensive guide features hundreds of inspiring full-color profiles of 150 of the most exciting apartments ever designed.

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Grow green  by Jen Chillingsworth

Grow green

Jen Chillingsworth

Book

Approaching organic gardening can sometimes feel overwhelming. It can be hard enough to keep on top of the weeding without having to worry about using less plastic, avoiding pesticides and using too much water. Grow Green is a practical guide and tackles...

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Retirement your way  by Judy Rafferty

Retirement your way

Judy Rafferty

Book

Whether you're approaching retirement or already there, it is never too late to create the retirement you want. Each retirement is a personal journey yet each retirement, planned or not, poses challenges: whether and when to retire, reinventing ident...

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Sewing with African wax print fabric  by Adaku Parker

Sewing with African wax print fabric

Adaku Parker

Book

All the techniques, clear step-by-step artworks, and patterns you need to make 25 African wax print garments and accessories. Includes full size patterns for US dress sizes 4 TO 22 (UK dress sizes 8 to 26). African wax prints, also known as Ankara and...

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

How to go clutter free

Caroline (Lifestyle journalist) Jon...

Book

Across the globe, billions of unused items sit in our homes taking up valuable physical and mental space. What would it feel like to clear your space, and life, of excess junk? Liberate yourself from domestic chaos, toxic relationships and a desk piled...

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Inheriting clutter  by Julie Hall

Inheriting clutter

Julie Hall

Book

Everyday hundreds of adult children become middle-aged orphans when their elderly parents pass away, leaving behind more than just memories. You've heard the horror stories: arguments over stuff, an inheritance lost forever when easily deceived parents...

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Say goodbye to plastic  by Sandra Ann Harris

Say goodbye to plastic

Sandra Ann Harris

Book

If you've heard of the plastic-free lifestyle, but think you don't have time for it in your busy life, prepare to be delightfully wrong. Say Goodby to Plastic show you how, whether you're seeking to knock plastic out of your life or just try out a few...

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Eight dates  by John Mordechai Gottman

Eight dates

John Mordechai Gottman

Book

Navigating the challenges of long-term commitment takes effort--and it just got simpler, with this empowering, step-by-step guide to communicating about the things that matter most to you and your partner. Drawing on forty years of research from thei...

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Eco-gardening  by Zia Allaway

Eco-gardening

Zia Allaway

Book

Garden in a more sustainable wildlife-friendly way. Ideal for first-time gardeners, Grow Eco-gardening contains everything you need to know to care for the planet while you care for your garden. Discover how to minimise garden waste, mitigate the impact...

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Easy veg  by Jo Whittingham

Easy veg

Jo Whittingham

Book

Discover how to grow it yourself! Growing your own vegetables is a rewarding venture that's both affordable and delicious, but a novice gardener might not know where to begin. This is your no-fuss guide to vegetable gardening. Do you want to learn how...

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Containers  by Geoff Stebbings

Containers

Geoff Stebbings

Book

Plant up your pots and window boxes with creative designs and care for them successfully. Ideal for first-time gardeners, Grow Containers has everything you need to know to choose and care for more than 80 different varieties, all specially chosen for...

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More than just a house  by Alex Eagle

More than just a house

Alex Eagle

Book

Wouldn't it be amazing if we could knock on the most talented people's doors and prowl through their homes for inspiration? Chosen and curated by London-based creative director Alex Eagle, this collection of stylish interiors is the next best thing. With...

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Grow your own food  by Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell

Grow your own food

Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell

Book

Using containers or pots as a base for your gardening is so versatile. Try making an eye-catching design feature by growing nasturtiums in a metal bucket, or grow wild arugula on your window ledge in a kitchen colander. Growing your own crops is not ...

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Sewing for the absolute beginner  by Caroline Smith

Sewing for the absolute beginner

Caroline Smith

Book

This clear and easy-to-follow guide is the ideal tool for the complete beginner to machine sewing. It is packed with sewing expert Caroline Smith's helpful advice and 25 exciting projects, ranging from pillows and curtains, to an apron, children's pl...

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Making felt hats  by Bobbi Heath

Making felt hats

Bobbi Heath

Book

A stunning felt hat is the perfect accessory for any occasion from an everyday addition to your winter wardrobe to a head-turning statement piece for a special occasion. In this practical and informative guide, expert milliner Bobbi Heath shows you how...

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Floret Farm's discovering dahlias  by Erin Benzakein

Floret Farm's discovering dahlias

Erin Benzakein

Book

Grow and arrange breathtaking dahlias to enhance every occasion. In this luxe compendium, world-renowned flower farmer and floral designer Erin Benzakein reveals all the secrets to cultivating gorgeous dahlias. These coveted floral treasures come in a...

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The natural gardener  by R. J. (Richard John) Harris

The natural gardener

R. J. (Richard John) Harris

Book

Humans and the world around us have been governed by the waxing and waning of the moon since the planet came into being. Over the centuries different civilisations have embraced the natural cycles which our moon dictates, and so lunar gardening has been...

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For art's sake  by Tiqui Atencio

For art's sake

Tiqui Atencio

Book

From New York to London, Paris to Monaco, the private residences of the greatest and most illustrious names in the art world boast some of the world's most outstanding collections. Antique masterpieces, modern chefs d'oeuvre, and contemporary creations...

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Sustainable gardening  by Vincent A. Simeone

Sustainable gardening

Vincent A. Simeone

Book

Sustainable Gardening puts gardeners on the eco-friendly path by providing all the necessary guidance to create and care for a stable, resource-savvy, and gorgeous landscape. Take practical steps to protect the Earth for future generations by creating...

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Beautiful Australian homes. Volume III.

Beautiful Australian homes. Volume III.

Book

Belle is delighted to present the third volume of Belle Beautiful Australian Homes, featuring a lavishly illustrated line-up of more than 40 inspiring residences from the best of the best in Australian architecture, interior design and decoration. Th...

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PenguinKind  by Carolyn Managh

PenguinKind

Carolyn Managh

Book

"Thoughtful, witty, and well-researched, PenguinKind is a comprehensive book to guide you through the hundreds of small lifestyle changes required to live safely and sustainably in the new normal. You will be surprised at how easily it becomes second...

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Creative cosplay  by Amanda Dawn Haas

Creative cosplay

Amanda Dawn Haas

Book

An inspirational guide to the art of making designer-quality costumes. From how to research and decide what costume you want to make, to fabric selection, to sewing guidelines, to how to ultimately wear your costume at a convention or with friends-this...

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Plant partners  by Jessica Walliser

Plant partners

Jessica Walliser

Book

Plant Partners delivers a research-based rationale for companion planting, offering gardeners dozens of ways they can use scientifically tested plant partnerships to benefit the garden as a whole.

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The beauty brief  by Katie Service

The beauty brief

Katie Service

Book

Katie Service has years of experience in the beauty industry, working as the Editorial Beauty Director at Harrods and with world-famous makeup artists such as Charlotte Tilbury, and top brands from Chanel to Tom Ford. Here, she shares her secret tips...

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Designing Hollywood homes  by Stephen Shadley

Designing Hollywood homes

Stephen Shadley

Book

Designer extraordinaire Stephen Shadley began his working life as a scenic artist at 20th Century Fox. Throughout a celebrated career (landing a coveted spot on the AD100), his work has been marked continually by the glamour of Hollywood as well as by...

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Growing under cover  by Niki Jabbour

Growing under cover

Niki Jabbour

Book

Best-selling author Niki Jabbour provides an essential, in-depth guide to creating controlled growing spaces for productive vegetable gardening, using row covers, shade cloth, low tunnels, cold frames, hoophouses, and more. Increasingly unpredictable...

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Modern rustic  by Emily Henson

Modern rustic

Emily Henson

Book

At its heart, the modern rustic look celebrates the fabric of a home, from the roof beams to the brickwork. This style revels in earthy colours and rich textures; in natural materials such as wood and stone; and the ruggedly handsome bones of a building....

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Martha Stewart's very good things  by Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart's very good things

Martha Stewart

Book

Inside these pages Martha shares all her best good things - the original life hacks for the home - to make your life easier, more fun, more delicious, and more efficient. These practical tricks cover all areas of Martha's domestic expertise, including...

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My garden world  by Monty Don

My garden world

Monty Don

Book

Spend a year in the garden with Monty Don, the UK's favourite gardener, writer and broadcaster, accompanied by his beloved dogs, Nigel and Nellie. A breath of fresh country air. Each season has something different to delight in, from the primroses an...

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I am beauty  by Riku Campo

I am beauty

Riku Campo

Book

The ultimate skincare and makeup guide for women over 45, I AM BEAUTY is a groundbreaking celebration of beauty through the ages. Through step-by-step tutorials, interviews with skincare experts, and one-on-one conversations and makeovers with 16 inc...

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Clean & green  by Nancy Birtwhistle

Clean & green

Nancy Birtwhistle

Book

Simple swaps and innovative ideas for cleaning and maintaining your home that won't cost the Earth. Learn how easy it is to make simple swaps in your cleaning and tidying methods for a more eco-friendly home. This beautifully illustrated black and white...

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Skinformation  by Terri Vinson

Skinformation

Terri Vinson

Book

Skinformation is a ready reference for the skin savvy woman who wants to cut through the hype and choose what is best for her skin. It's for women who are already interested in skincare and skin health, but would like to go to the next level of under...

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How to repair everything  by Nick Harper

How to repair everything

Nick Harper

Book

The essential guide to repairing and recycling all the little things you're told can't be fixed, this book is full of practical solutions. In it you'll learn how to: Remove burn marks from kitchen pans; Fix a broken key on a computer keyboard; Salvage...

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Enquire within upon everything

Enquire within upon everything

Book

"Whether you wish to model a flower in wax; to study the rules of etiquette; to cure a headache; to make a will; I hope you will not fail to 'Enquire Within'." First published in 1956, Enquire Within Upon Everything was created as the ultimate househ...

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Tiny victory gardens  by Acadia Tucker

Tiny victory gardens

Acadia Tucker

Book

Climate activist and farmer Acadia Tucker fell in love with container gardening after glimpsing its potential to produce food-lots of food. By applying select growing practices, and managing for square inches rather than square feet, she has come up ...

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Sh**ged. Married. Annoyed  by Chris Ramsey

Sh**ged. Married. Annoyed

Chris Ramsey

Book

Saturday nights out on the tiles, dating like it's a competitive sport, one-night stands, the walk of shame, ghosting and break-ups. Finding 'the one', meeting their parents, first holidays, big moment proposals, wedding bells, the honeymoon of a lifetime....

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Grow bag gardening  by Kevin Espiritu

Grow bag gardening

Kevin Espiritu

Book

Grow oodles of fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers with no heavy lifting or digging required! Grow bag gardening utilizes lightweight, eco-friendly, fabric planter bags to grow great plants with minimal space and care. Get all the know-how you need...

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Earth MOB  by Sophie Godwin

Earth MOB

Sophie Godwin

Book

This is the MOB manifesto for change: a straight-talking handbook that deals with the ecological problems of our age and shows you how to tackle them head-on, the MOB way. Covering the three main MOB principles of: Zero-waste - how to cook, store, reduce...

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RHS how to garden  by Guy Barter

RHS how to garden

Guy Barter

Book

Tempted to have a go at gardening? Keen to grow your own vegetables or tame an out-of-control border? This no-nonsense practical manual, packed with clear advice and photos on the essentials, shows you where to start and how to progress. Beginning wi...

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Bag design

Bag design

Book

The Fashionary Bag design is a complete handbook focusing on the practical needs of bag designers.

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Sewing machine reference tool  by Bernie Tobisch

Sewing machine reference tool

Bernie Tobisch

Book

All the information you need to resolve common issues for stress-free sewing. Quickly find the facts with a troubleshooting chart for sewists and quilters. Solve tension and presser-foot problems, mastering buttonholes, needles, threaders, automatic ...

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The upholstery bible  by Cherry Dobson

The upholstery bible

Cherry Dobson

Book

A complete resource for furniture upholstering, regardless of your abilities, with easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions explaining all the essential upholstery techniques, from covering buttons to stripping and upholstering entire chairs. Build your...

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British designers at home  by Jenny Rose-Innes

British designers at home

Jenny Rose-Innes

Book

This engaging and visually enticing book profiles over 20 of the most important names in British design and decoration in their own personal spaces.

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Growing plants and flowers  by Sean McManus

Growing plants and flowers

Sean McManus

Book

There are no stupid questions here. Everyone has to start somewhere, after all. In The First-Time Gardener's Guide to Growing Plants and Flowers, Sean and Allison McManus, the gardening pros behind the popular website and podcast Spoken Garden, answer...

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Eco-chic bags  by Alicia Steele

Eco-chic bags

Alicia Steele

Book

Repurpose natural materials into beautifully useful items and reduce your plastic waste in the process with projects for homemade tote bags, grocery bags, gift bags, and more! Eco-Chic Bags offers forty handmade projects with step-by-step instructions...

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A woman's garden  by Tanya (Gardener) Anderson

A woman's garden

Tanya (Gardener) Anderson

Book

In A Woman's Garden, the creative force behind LovelyGreens.com, Tanya Anderson, shares inspiring ways to use the power of plants for home and health-with helpful growing advice and step-by-step instructions for creating over 35 inspiring projects, e...

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Simplicity at home  by Yumiko Sekine

Simplicity at home

Yumiko Sekine

Book

From Yumiko Sekine, creator of the internationally celebrated lifestyle brand Fog Linen Work, comes this elegant guide to cultivating a beautiful, joyful home. In these pages, readers will discover lovely rituals and simple techniques based on Japane...

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Be my guest  by Pierre (Interior designer) Sauvage

Be my guest

Pierre (Interior designer) Sauvage

Book

Signature details from their chic and stylish interiors are brought into focus in a richly detailed volume featuring photographs of gorgeous art-filled dining rooms, sumptuous floral arrangements, unique furniture, fine tableware, festive tablescapes,...

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Attainable sustainable  by Kris Bordessa

Attainable sustainable

Kris Bordessa

Book

Packed with delicious recipes, natural remedies, gardening tips, homemaking ideas, crafts, and more, this indispensable lifestyle reference from the popular blogger behind Attainable Sustainable makes earth-friendly living fun, real, and easy. Whether...

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An entertaining story  by India Hicks

An entertaining story

India Hicks

Book

Style icon India Hicks's charming take on entertaining, featuring dreamy tablescapes, found centerpieces, and enjoyable family anecdotes. Daughter of the late David Hicks and goddaughter to Prince Charles, India Hicks is known for her irreverent take...

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Act 3  by Judy Reith

Act 3

Judy Reith

Book

At last, the life you want . . . post 50. We’re living longer, in better health, with higher expectations than any generation in human history. With an extra adult chapter to look forward to, what will you do? Who else could you be? How will you evolve...

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Growing vegetables  by Jessica Sowards

Growing vegetables

Jessica Sowards

Book

Growing Vegetables (The First-Time Gardener) is an essential tool for newbie gardeners, handing them all the practical and inspirational know-how they need to grow a fruitful garden, even if its their very first time sinking a seed into the soil. Planting...

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The modern homestead garden  by Gary Pilarchik

The modern homestead garden

Gary Pilarchik

Book

Filled with easy-to-employ ideas and lessons for improving your food self-sufficiency no matter how much land you have, The Modern Homestead Garden focuses on planting, growing, harvesting, and preserving food.

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