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East London homes  by Sarah Bagner

East London homes

Sarah Bagner

Book

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

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Simplify your life  by Mary Conroy

Simplify your life

Mary Conroy

Book

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

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Minimal  by Madeleine Olivia

Minimal

Madeleine Olivia

Book

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

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Home is where you make it  by Geneva Vanderzeil

Home is where you make it

Geneva Vanderzeil

Book

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

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Letter to my younger self

Letter to my younger self

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

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The house of glam

The house of glam

Book

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

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Wood and wood joints  by Klaus Zwerger

Wood and wood joints

Klaus Zwerger

Book

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

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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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Plant tribe  by Igor Josifovic

Plant tribe

Igor Josifovic

Book

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

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Bloom wild  by Bari J. Ackerman

Bloom wild

Bari J. Ackerman

Book

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

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Grow fruit & vegetables in pots  by Aaron Bertelsen

Grow fruit & vegetables in pots

Aaron Bertelsen

Book

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

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

How to go waste free

Caroline (Lifestyle journalist) Jon...

Book

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

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Smart approach to home decorating

Smart approach to home decorating

Book

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

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Wild at home  by Hilton Carter

Wild at home

Hilton Carter

Book

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

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Sig Bergamin  by Björn Wallander

Sig Bergamin

Björn Wallander

Book

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

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The psychology of gardening  by Harriet Gross

The psychology of gardening

Harriet Gross

Book

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

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Moss ball bonsai  by Satoshi Sunamori

Moss ball bonsai

Satoshi Sunamori

Book

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

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Gaff goddess  by Laura De Barra

Gaff goddess

Laura De Barra

Book

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

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Mad about the house  by Kate Watson-Smyth

Mad about the house

Kate Watson-Smyth

Book

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

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Inside outside  by Linda O’Keeffe

Inside outside

Linda O’Keeffe

Book

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

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Restoration stories  by Philippa Stockley

Restoration stories

Philippa Stockley

Book

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

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The sustainable(ish) living guide  by Jen Gale

The sustainable(ish) living guide

Jen Gale

Book

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

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Live beautiful  by Athena Calderone

Live beautiful

Athena Calderone

Book

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

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The iconic interior  by Dominic Bradbury

The iconic interior

Dominic Bradbury

Book

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

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Gardening alchemy  by Stephanie (Gardener) Rose

Gardening alchemy

Stephanie (Gardener) Rose

Book

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

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

The Kew gardener's guide to growing vegetables

Hélèna Dove

Book

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

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Relaxed rustic  by Niki Brantmark

Relaxed rustic

Niki Brantmark

Book

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

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You're invited  by Stephanie Booth Shafran

You're invited

Stephanie Booth Shafran

Book

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

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Happy starts at home  by Rebecca (Interior designer) West

Happy starts at home

Rebecca (Interior designer) West

Book

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

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Living in the city  by Mandy Allen

Living in the city

Mandy Allen

Book

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

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Face workouts for beginners  by Nadira V. Persaud

Face workouts for beginners

Nadira V. Persaud

Book

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

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Living in paradise  by Annie Kelly

Living in paradise

Annie Kelly

Book

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

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Shed style  by Selina Lake

Shed style

Selina Lake

Book

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

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Garden DIY  by Daniel Johnson

Garden DIY

Daniel Johnson

Book

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

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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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Creative Paris  by Clemence Barbier

Creative Paris

Clemence Barbier

Book

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

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Shrubs & hedges  by Eva Monheim

Shrubs & hedges

Eva Monheim

Book

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

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Grounded  by Anna Carlile

Grounded

Anna Carlile

Book

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

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50 pouches

50 pouches

Book

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

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Gardening your front yard  by Tara Nolan

Gardening your front yard

Tara Nolan

Book

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

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Mastering the art of flower gardening  by Matt Mattus

Mastering the art of flower gardening

Matt Mattus

Book

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

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Individual  by Jessica Bellef

Individual

Jessica Bellef

Book

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

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The gardener's guide to succulents  by Misa Matsuyama

The gardener's guide to succulents

Misa Matsuyama

Book

The Gardener's Guide to Succulents is a stunning visual reference identifying over 125 plants from 40 different genera of succulents and cacti. Fleshy, spiny, hairy, flowering-and coming in every imaginable shape, color and size-this plant family has...

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Happy bonsai  by Michael Tran

Happy bonsai

Michael Tran

Book

Anyone can become a bonsai artist. This book will show you how, through care profiles for 40 top trees and illustrated demonstrations of more than 20 bonsai techniques and styles. Select the right tree, learn how to keep it thriving, and shape your bonsai...

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The art of manipulating fabric  by Colette Wolff

The art of manipulating fabric

Colette Wolff

Book

Presenting an encyclopedia of techniques to resurface, reshape, restructure, and reconstruct fabric. More than 350 diagrams show how to begin with the simplest flat piece of cloth and progress to a beautiful finished tapestry.

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Smarter living  by Karen Barrow

Smarter living

Karen Barrow

Book

Launched in the summer of 2016, the New York Times Smarter Living section was created with the mission to help readers live better lives by publishing stories that have fallen between the news desks. Since then, the section has produced more than 250...

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Happy homemade  by Yoshiko Tsukiori

Happy homemade

Yoshiko Tsukiori

Book

Fashion the way you like it! Patterns for 20 fabulous, easy-to-make dresses, skirts, pants and tops.

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Modern container gardening  by Isabelle Palmer

Modern container gardening

Isabelle Palmer

Book

Whether you have a roof terrace, a tiny balcony or just a window sill, there's no excuse not to do some gardening. In Modern Container Gardening, Isabelle Palmer shows just how easy it is to get started in the garden – and how to make the most of every...

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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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Step-by-step veg patch  by Lucy Chamberlain

Step-by-step veg patch

Lucy Chamberlain

Book

Want to know how to grow a specific fruit or vegetable, but unsure how? RHS Step-by-Step Veg Patch contains brilliantly simple instructions on how to grow more than 50 different crops. Look up the crop you want to grow, and follow the photos and prac...

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Decorative terrariums  by Sueko Katsuji

Decorative terrariums

Sueko Katsuji

Book

Terrariums date back to 19th century London, and were originally used to protect plants or small animals. Their delicate charm has stood the test of time, and terrariums are now used as home décor, handmade gifts, ecosystem education and more--there are...

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Weekends  by Kara Rosenlund

Weekends

Kara Rosenlund

Book

For years, photographer and stylist Kara Rosenlund's passion was searching for a shack where the bush met the beach. When she found an original 70s A-frame weekender on an island off the east coast of Australia, weekends took on a new meaning. Nesting...

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The garlic papers  by Stanley G. Crawford

The garlic papers

Stanley G. Crawford

Book

In the fall of 2014, Crawford questioned US tariff exemptions for the country’s largest importer of Chinese garlic. This set off a massive legal battle, pitting his small New Mexico farm against the importer and its international law firms. In this c...

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The Kew gardener's guide to growing orchids  by Philip Seaton

The Kew gardener's guide to growing orchids

Philip Seaton

Book

A combination of botanical beauty and practical advice in The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Orchids will inspire beginners and experienced growers to love and grow 60 beautiful orchids in their homes, gardens and greenhouses. From sowing seed to planting...

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Modern mending  by Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald

Modern mending

Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald

Book

Australia sends millions of tonnes of clothing to landfill each year and our clothing consumption is among the highest in the world. But mending is trending and it’s never been easier to repair and reinvent your favourite clothes. Inspired by the global...

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Sew step by step  by Alison (Alison Victoria) Smith

Sew step by step

Alison (Alison Victoria) Smith

Book

Step-by-step sewing techniques, all clearly and closely photographed and explained in sharp detail. Make, mend, and customize your own wardrobe with this highly photographic beginner's guide to machine sewing, featuring more than 200 step-by-step tec...

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Evocative style  by Kelly Wearstler

Evocative style

Kelly Wearstler

Book

Celebrated for luxurious interiors that capture the swankiness of old-world Hollywood with a modern pop sensibility, Wearstler is known for her decadent designs of residences and boutique hotels, such as the line of Viceroys and the tastemakers Maison...

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The Nani Iro sewing studio  by Naomi Ito

The Nani Iro sewing studio

Naomi Ito

Book

Fresh from Japan, the much-anticipated collection of Nani Iro sewing patterns is finally available in English! Beloved by art fans and textile enthusiasts around the world, Nani Iro fabric has developed a cult following since the brand's inception by...

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A stylish guide to classic sewing  by Sarah Gunn

A stylish guide to classic sewing

Sarah Gunn

Book

Discover the secrets to sewing a stylish wardrobe with staying power! This spirited guide walks you through thirty timeless garments to make for yourself, from the must have button-up shirt, tailored trousers and flattering A-line dress, to the indis...

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DIY chicken keeping from Fresh eggs daily  by Lisa Steele

DIY chicken keeping from Fresh eggs daily

Lisa Steele

Book

"Build a better life for your chickens! Join Lisa Steele, chicken keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, to learn how to build just about everything you might need for your coop, run, or farmhouse kitchen. Whether you're a DIY novice ...

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Clean green  by Jen Chillingsworth

Clean green

Jen Chillingsworth

Book

What is in my cleaning products? Are these chemicals bad for my health? How do I reduce the amount of plastic in my home? These are questions we should all be asking when it comes to cleaning. Cleaning is something we all have to do, whether we enjoy...

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Machine sewing  by Debbie von Grabler-Crozier

Machine sewing

Debbie von Grabler-Crozier

Book

Learn how to sew in 30 minute-lessons through a series of mini projects, building your skills and confidence as you work your way through the book. Unlike conventional beginners' guides, this book will get you making something straight away, without having...

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Joyful mending  by Noriko Misumi

Joyful mending

Noriko Misumi

Book

oyful Mending shows you how to fix old items of clothing, linens and household objects by turning tears and flaws into beautiful features. Simply by applying a few easy sewing, darning, felting, or crocheting techniques, as well as some sashiko and o...

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Wild about weeds  by Jack Wallington

Wild about weeds

Jack Wallington

Book

Not all weeds are ugly uncontrollable brutes. Yes, they can be difficult and intimidating, but by learning how to grow weeds in unexpected ways you will become a better gardener with a more interesting garden. This book profiles over 50 weeds and shows...

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Brian Gluckstein  by Brian Gluckstein

Brian Gluckstein

Brian Gluckstein

Book

Everyone should have a beautiful home. Quite simply, life is better when you live in a space you love, and giving people that joy is always gratifying. And Canada's most influential interior designer Brian Gluckstein believes that elegant personal style...

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Let it go  by Peter Walsh

Let it go

Peter Walsh

Book

Decluttering guru Peter Walsh knows the difficulty of downsizing firsthand. Along with six of his siblings, he went through the process of downsizing his family home and dividing his late parents' possessions. He realized that making these decisions ...

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Bedtime  by Celia Forner

Bedtime

Celia Forner

Book

A visual journey into the sleepiest, yet most salacious, room of the house. Celia Forner whisks you through the bedrooms of queens and emperors, designers and decorators, today's most exclusive hotels, and even the most evocative fictional boudoirs from...

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Francis Sultana  by Francis Sultana

Francis Sultana

Francis Sultana

Book

The complete spectrum of the work of celebrated Architectural Digest 100 interior decorator and furniture designer Francis Sultana.

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The little book of bonsai  by Jonas Dupuich

The little book of bonsai

Jonas Dupuich

Book

"The perfect gift for any new bonsai owner, this charming, compact, beautifully photographed beginner's guide to bonsai from expert Jonas Dupuich covers all the basics to keep your bonsai alive and happy"--

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Hikaru Noguchi's darning  by Hikaru Noguchi

Hikaru Noguchi's darning

Hikaru Noguchi

Book

This is the first UK edition of the cult darning book by Hikaru Noguchi who has become a guru of visible darning in Japan. With 12 different darning techniques and 63 inspirational examples, this detailed step by step guide makes the methods easy to ...

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Woven leather bags  by Naoko Minowa

Woven leather bags

Naoko Minowa

Book

All you need are strips of leather or suede and a few simple materials and you'll be weaving gorgeous purses, pouches, bags, and wallets. No prior leather working experience required! Step-by-step illustrated instructions walk you through how to create...

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Manic Panic living in color  by Tish Bellomo

Manic Panic living in color

Tish Bellomo

Book

Tish and Snooky Bellomo have never been afraid to stand out. Since their early start in punk bands including Blondie in the late 1970s to blazing the trail as hair and makeup entrepreneurs, the Bronx sisters have always lived a colourful life. Manic ...

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Natural skin care at home  by Liz McQuerry

Natural skin care at home

Liz McQuerry

Book

More than 80 recipes to pamper yourself from head to toe! Through years of herbal studies and running her natural skin care line, Moon Magic, author Liz McQuerry has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and recipes that she’s sharing for the first time in...

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Hand hewn  by Jack Sobon

Hand hewn

Jack Sobon

Book

Hand Hewn is a fascinating and inspiring tribute to traditional timber framing by one of today's foremost expert architects and practitioners of the craft. In this highly visual book, internationally renowned builder Jack A. Sobon weaves his personal...

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One-day DIY  by J. P. Strate

One-day DIY

J. P. Strate

Book

In their debut book, JP Strate and Liz Spillman, creators of the popular DIY YouTube channel The Rehab Life, bring over 20 new beginner-friendly furniture projects to your home. Their distinctive style pairs clean, contemporary designs with natural wood...

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How to grow perennial vegetables  by Martin Crawford

How to grow perennial vegetables

Martin Crawford

Book

Provides comprehensive advice on planting and growing perennial vegetables, offering an A-Z look at over one hundred perennial edibles, including coppiced trees, aquatic plants, and edible woodland species.

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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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Where architects sleep  by Sarah Miller

Where architects sleep

Sarah Miller

Book

No one appreciates a building quite like an architect - and now, for the first time, more than 250 of the world's leading architects share insider tips on where to stay, revealing everything from renowned destinations to undiscovered gems. With 1,200...

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The tulip  by Anna Pavord

The tulip

Anna Pavord

Book

The tulip is not a gardening book, it is the story of a flower that has driven men mad. Greed, desire, anguish, and devotion have all played their part in the development of the tulip into the worldwide phenomenon it is today. No other flower carries...

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An economic history of the English garden  by Roderick Floud

An economic history of the English garden

Roderick Floud

Book

An Economic History of the English Garden draws on never-seen primary sources to explore how much gardens cost to make and to maintain; how many gardeners tend to particular gardens; the prices of plants sold by nurseries, or imported from far-flung corners...

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The complete practical book of bonsai  by Ken Norman

The complete practical book of bonsai

Ken Norman

Book

Bonsai, an ancient tradition with its origins in China, was developed as a fine art form in Japan. It is a fascinating ̀living art' that captures the beauty and strength of trees and shrubs in miniature. The ancient art of creating perfectly formed m...

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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

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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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