Auckland Libraries: Home, garden, and DIY new titles

Home, garden, and DIY new titles

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How to live in the woods on pennies a day  by Bradford Angier

How to live in the woods on pennies a day

Bradford Angier

Book

"Bradford Angier did it, and now shows how anyone--even today--can find free or cheap land, build a home, find food, preserve it, keep warm, find employment, and even get a mail-order education out where the land is beautiful, game and fish abound, and...

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Against the grain  by James C. Scott

Against the grain

James C. Scott

Book

An account of all the new and surprising evidence now available for the beginnings of the earliest civilizations that contradict the standard narrative. Why did humans abandon hunting and gathering for sedentary communities dependent on livestock and...

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How to garden when you're new to gardening

How to garden when you're new to gardening

Book

"Let the RHS guide you through the surprisingly simple steps to creating a garden you can enjoy with your friends, and even show off to them.Are you surrounded by weeds? Is your lawn forlorn? Are the bushes deceased? Fear not! How To Garden When You're...

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Living the life more fabulous  by Tricia Cusden

Living the life more fabulous

Tricia Cusden

Book

"We are the first generation to expect to live into advanced old age, so my intention is to show you the very best ways to achieve the goal of a stylish, healthy, happy and satisfying 'final great adventure.' At the age of 65 Tricia was fed up of being...

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Tiling complete  by Robin Nicholas

Tiling complete

Robin Nicholas

Book

"This volume is a comprehensive, authoritative, and easy-to-use reference for homeowners covering all tiling projects from the most basic to advanced. This highly visual book is focused on real world situations faced by homeowners and real world advice,...

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Scotty's top Aussie sheds  by Scott Cam

Scotty's top Aussie sheds

Scott Cam

Book

"Scott Cam loves his shed-so much so that he has two of them. He loves spending time in his sheds, sometimes doing absolutely zip. Just having a beer, looking around, turning random things on and off, sanding a bit of timber for no reason. And it got...

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Silver hair  by Lorraine Massey

Silver hair

Lorraine Massey

Book

"Celebrate the power of silver! Be bold with this ultimate handbook-plus-manifesto for every woman who's ready to say goodbye to the dye and let her natural color shine. Written by the author of the bestselling Curly Girl, Silver Hair covers step-by-step...

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Upcycle!  by Sonia Lucano

Upcycle!

Sonia Lucano

Book

"You don't need to spend a fortune to decorate your home in style - a little creativity can transform cast-offs and thrift-store finds into one-of-a-kind treasures. Parisian designer Sonia Lucano shares her charming and clever vision for DIY décor through...

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Sew-it-yourself home accessories  by Cheryl Owen

Sew-it-yourself home accessories

Cheryl Owen

Book

"Using easy sewing techniques and bright, fresh fabrics, this book shows you how to make a range of soft furnishings and other items, from cushions, throws and bags to a cot quilt, table linen and even a blind. Each project can be completed in just one...

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Authentic design  by Lauren Rottet

Authentic design

Lauren Rottet

Book

"This book features the work of Lauren Rottet over the past fifteen years and includes the interiors of houses, apartments, hotels, and design studio offices in the wide range of styles at which Rottet Studio is adept, from elegant Modernism to Beaux-Arts...

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The Northwest garden manifesto  by John J. Albers

The Northwest garden manifesto

John J. Albers

Book

"Your garden can be more than just beautiful, it can become a place that nourishes both the soul and the planet *A primer for growing a beautiful, healthy, wildlife-friendly, and sustainable garden *Science-based advice from the author's three decades...

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An atlas of natural beauty  by Victoire De Taillac

An atlas of natural beauty

Victoire De Taillac

Book

"Allow yourself to be transported back to beauty's golden age with An Atlas of Beauty. First established as a Parisian trendsetter in the 19th century, the beauty emporium has been reincarnated as Buly 1803 on Rue Bonaparte in Paris. Invention and natural...

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Fabulous!  by Mitchell Owens

Fabulous!

Mitchell Owens

Book

"This first book on the famed designer, renowned for rooms with bold colour palettes, strongly graphic style contrasts, multicultural allusions, and stylish innovations, is a sweeping survey of his fifty-year career. Ever since Tom Britt opened his New...

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Cluttered mess to organized success workbook  by Cassandra Aarssen

Cluttered mess to organized success workbook

Cassandra Aarssen

Book

"Do you dream of getting organized, but have no idea where to start? Clutterbug's Complete Guide to Organization offers you everything you need to organize your home, family and your time. This book not only provides helpful tips and advice, but it is...

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New Nordic colour  by Antonia af Petersens

New Nordic colour

Antonia af Petersens

Book

"Scandinavian style has long been associated with light, clean-lined spaces or pared-down monochrome interiors. However, in recent years the colour palette has seen a dramatic shift away from pale, cool shades and dramatic, darker and more characterful...

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The sewing book  by Alison (Alison Victoria) Smith

The sewing book

Alison (Alison Victoria) Smith

Book

"This is the only sewing reference you will ever need, with step-by-step photographs to show you how to sew absolutely everything. 250 step-by-step techniques will guide you whether you are sewing clothes, making soft furnishings, or doing alterations....

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Circle gardening  by Kenneth E. Spaeth

Circle gardening

Kenneth E. Spaeth

Book

"As more people become concerned with food safety as well as the environment, vegetable gardening offers an opportunity to grow produce at home. Not everyone has the time, money, or energy to take on the challenge of starting a vegetable garden, however....

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Container gardening complete  by Jessica Walliser

Container gardening complete

Jessica Walliser

Book

"Whether it's vegetables, fruits, or flowers; on a balcony or along your steps and walkways, you want information on container gardening that is foolproof and has step-by-step directions. Walliser provides scalable projects for differing needs, and give...

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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 colorful dry garden  by Maureen Gilmer

The colorful dry garden

Maureen Gilmer

Book

"A design-focused, easy-to-use guide for homeowners and landscapers faced with replacing thirsty gardens in California and other dry regions in the Western US, with an emphasis on colorful, eye-catching foliage and flowers for your whole yard, from the...

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The way mum does it

The way mum does it

Book

"Trusted household advice from real women and contributors to the hugely popular Over 60 online community. THE WAY MUM DOES IT is a jam-packed collection of household and life advice - a handy go-to guide for tips on everything from health and beauty,...

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Renovating for profit  by Cherie Barber

Renovating for profit

Cherie Barber

Book

"At last a highly illustrated, practical book that renovators will love. Cherie Barber is Australia's leading renovation expert with over 21 years of profitable renovations under her belt.Renovating for Profit reveals Cherie's secrets to success and...

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Home

Home

Book

Composed by the leading interior design magazine in Belgium and the Netherlands, this gorgeous book offers a lovely colour guide for spring, summer, autumn and winter. Home will guide you through the use of the right colour combinations and accessories...

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Transform  by Toni author Malt

Transform

Toni author Malt

Book

"Transform is a peek into the fantastic imagination of an editorial makeup artist. With a single model as her palette for these sixty stunning looks, Toni Malt works utter magic. While she details her inspiration and application process and reveals the...

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Pattern cutting  by Pat Parish

Pattern cutting

Pat Parish

Book

"Pattern making represents a core need-to-know skill for every budding fashion designer but mastery of this complex part of the design process can prove tricky. Pattern Cutting: The Architecture of Fashion is designed to demystify the process and clearly...

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The modern organic home  by Natalie Wise

The modern organic home

Natalie Wise

Book

"Home is a haven, a place of refuge. But did you know it might be making you sick? If your home is cluttered, overwhelming, and full of chemicals, it's time to detox. The Modern Organic Home helps you de-clutter and clean with natural, homemade products...

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The joy of doing nothing  by Rachel Jonat

The joy of doing nothing

Rachel Jonat

Book

"Fight back against busyness and celebrate the pleasure of doing nothing in this new guide that helps relieve stress and increase happiness in your life. In The Joy of Doing Nothing you'll discover how to step away from everything you think you have to...

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The French country housewife  by Cora Millet-Robinet

The French country housewife

Cora Millet-Robinet

Book

"The French Mrs. Beeton, Cora Millet-Robinet's book was found in every nineteenth-century French household, a first resource in the kitchen, the garden, and the drawing-room. A treasure trove from the past, it tells us how she went about furnishing and...

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Happy together  by Suzann Pileggi Pawelski

Happy together

Suzann Pileggi Pawelski

Book

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Perfect eyes  by Sam Chapman

Perfect eyes

Sam Chapman

Book

"Eyes are the first feature we notice. That's why it's important to get them right wherever you are. Sam and Nic Chapman began their YouTube channel in 2008 as a way to educate individuals of all ages in the art of make-up. Now, they've compiled their...

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Declutter your life  by Gill Hasson

Declutter your life

Gill Hasson

Book

Declutter your Home. Declutter your life. Too many commitments, demands and distractions in our lives and too much stuff in our cluttered homes. It's no wonder we're overwhelmed and stressed out by our busy lives and all the stuff we manage to accumulate....

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Radical regenerative gardening and farming  by Frank (Frank James) Holzman

Radical regenerative gardening and farming

Frank (Frank James) Holzman

Book

"Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming: Biodynamic Principles and perspectives informs and inspires gardeners and farmers who wish to bring quality and integrity into their work with the land. It is about developing close relationships with the...

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Living in style. Paris

Living in style. Paris

Book

"A narrated look at the interiors of twenty-two Parisian homes, designed and decorated by top-tier interior designers and architects."--

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Living in style. London

Living in style. London

Book

"A narrated look at the interiors of twenty-seven London homes, designed and decorated by top-tier interior designers and architects."--

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Living in style. Amsterdam

Living in style. Amsterdam

Book

"A visually stunning book that showcases the best of Dutch interior design and acts as a timeless style guide for professional interior designers and home decor aficionados alike. Features 25 of the most unique residential as well as public spaces that...

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Get plants  by Katherine Price

Get plants

Katherine Price

Book

"Plants are amazing. They remind you of deserts and mountains and forests, bring nature to your home and make you feel better. Who wouldn't choose to share a space with them-- but where do you start? The good news is there's a plant for every windowsill,...

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New minimalism  by Cary Telander Fortin

New minimalism

Cary Telander Fortin

Book

"The decluttering craze meets a passion for sustainable living and interior design in this gorgeous new book for readers of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Your external space reflects your internal state. What does your home say about you? This...

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Kinfolk. Volume fifteen, Entrepreneurs issue

Kinfolk. Volume fifteen, Entrepreneurs issue

Book

"Kinfolk is the place to discover new things to cook, make and do. The growing international community is generous when it comes to sharing ideas for small gatherings, ways to take good care of friends and family and living a grounded, balanced lifestyle...

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Wood pallet wonders  by Becky Lamb

Wood pallet wonders

Becky Lamb

Book

"Packed with color photos and easy-to-follow instructions, Wood Pallet Wonders shows you how to build, paint, stencil and finish unique seasonal and holiday projects" --

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Wood pallet wonders  by Samantha Hartman

Wood pallet wonders

Samantha Hartman

Book

Rustic meets modern with the charming DIY guide, Wood Pallet Wonders. This instructional collection of twenty incredible home design projects uses wood pallets and reclaimed materials to create eye-catching storage and décor. From the rustic Chevron Coffee...

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Natural cleaning recipes  by Karen S. Roberts

Natural cleaning recipes

Karen S. Roberts

Book

"This book focuses on cleaning recipes that can be used to sanitize not only the home, but anywhere else that needs cleaning as well. What most people don't realize is that a lot of simple ingredients that they have in the kitchen can safely help to clean...

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Home cleaning shortcuts  by Heather Lane

Home cleaning shortcuts

Heather Lane

Book

"Home Cleaning Shortcuts by Heather Lane is a practical step-by-step guide that focuses from room to room to help you clean your home using environmentally friendly techniques in a fraction of the time it normally takes you to clean."--

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Man vs. hair  by Kieron (Hair stylist) Webb

Man vs. hair

Kieron (Hair stylist) Webb

Book

"Groomed hair, from the slick pompadour to the easy man bun, is a red-hot trend for men, inspired by style bloggers, celebrities, world-famous athletes, and the ongoing heritage chic movement. Despite this popularity, there is a distinct lack of authoritative...

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The well-dressed window  by Sandy Brown

The well-dressed window

Sandy Brown

Book

"The Well-Dressed Window: Curtains at Winterthur is a unique compendium of design and textile history and an invaluable resource for designers and homeowners alike. Today Henry Francis du Pont, the force behind the transformation of Winterthur from a...

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Complete guide to dressmaking  by Jules Fallon

Complete guide to dressmaking

Jules Fallon

Book

"A beautifully presented technique-resource, this is a guide for dressmakers new to the craft and for those who want to take their skills further. This definitive how-to book features scores of step-by-step sequences showing every kind of technique, from...

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How to machine sew  by Susie Johns

How to machine sew

Susie Johns

Book

"A simple-to-follow project-based book that takes you through the basic techniques of using a sewing machine. It helps you learn everything you need to get started, including basic machine stitches, making seams and hems, binding edges and working with...

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A beginner's guide to sewing with knitted fabrics  by Wendy (Fashion designer) Ward

A beginner's guide to sewing with knitted fabrics

Wendy (Fashion designer) Ward

Book

Follow Wendy Ward's tutorials to make a collection of comfortable and stylish garments. Wendy's style is functional but beautiful basics, and you will learn the skills to make garments out of knitted fabrics that drape beautifully and are a joy to wear....

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Green homekeeping  by Alice Alvarez

Green homekeeping

Alice Alvarez

Book

"Every decision you make during the day, both large and small, has an impact on the environment. Make your daily impact planet-positive. With the gentle guidance of eco-expert, Alice Mary Alvrez, you can start with baby steps and progress to an advanced...

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Houseplants  by Lisa Eldred Steinkopf

Houseplants

Lisa Eldred Steinkopf

Book

"When you want to raise plants but just don't have the space, then it's time to turn to houseplants! Houseplants come in millions of varieties, all with different levels of maintenance and care. Now is your chance to dive into this great hobby without...

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The pallet book  by Chris Peterson

The pallet book

Chris Peterson

Book

"The Pallet Book is an inspiring and ingenious project-oriented book for the home DIY enthusiast! Author Chris Peterson presents everything the enterprising handyperson needs to know to reclaim and reuse pallets in innovative, useful ways. Just some...

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Bohemian residence

Bohemian residence

Book

"Urban landscapes offer a multitude of enticing options: from cozy apartments to chic duplexes to historic townhouses. Inhabitants' imaginations and distinct personalities reflect upon the canvas of a home's four walls. From Milan to London, Paris to...

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Menswear trends  by Aki Choklat

Menswear trends

Aki Choklat

Book

Menswear: Trends presents a vital and stunningly illustrated introduction to the fastest growing sector in fashion - the as yet untapped world of menswear trends

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Radical beauty  by Deepak Chopra

Radical beauty

Deepak Chopra

Book

"Dr Deepak Chopra, bestselling author of Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul, and Kimberly Snyder, superstar nutritionist and bestselling author of The Beauty Detox Solution, offer an exciting and practical programme to help transform you from...

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Decorate this, not that!  by Janet (Interior designer) Lee

Decorate this, not that!

Janet (Interior designer) Lee

Book

"A former Oprah Show producer, Lee has all the tips necessary to create an exceptional environment on a budget of time, space, and finance. She also knows how not to lose control of achieving the perfect small-space environment, and steers readers clear...

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Peony  by David Michener

Peony

David Michener

Book

"In The Peony, David Michener and Carol Adelman help spread the joy of gardening with peonies. They share the history of this beloved plant, highlight the different types of peonies available, and profile the best 193 varieties of both. Growing information...

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Constellations  by Amber Platzer Corcoran

Constellations

Amber Platzer Corcoran

Book

"Patchwork quilting meets the celestial sky and the result...clean, elegant style with a cosmic touch. Join Fancy Tiger Crafts Founders, Amber Corcoran and Jamie Jennings for an astrological exploration though the beauty of modern design. Each of the...

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How to care for Japanese kitchen utensils  by Akiko Hino

How to care for Japanese kitchen utensils

Akiko Hino

Book

"This great english translated booklet is a guide to use Japanese kitchen utensils. It’s like a bible on how to care for and give a long life to your tools around the kitchen. It also talks about the artisan, how they are made and how to use your tools,...

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Perennials gardening  by Susan Hollister

Perennials gardening

Susan Hollister

Book

"Whether you want to have beautiful plants that are easy to maintain, grow delicious vegetables and beautiful flowers, or create your own plant paradise inside and outside of your home, this book will teach you everything you need to know."--Publisher's...

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Stylish home sewing  by Torie Jayne

Stylish home sewing

Torie Jayne

Book

"Bring color and style to your home with Torie Jayne's beautiful sewing projects. Torie Jayne is a successful young designer, blogger, and author with a keen interest in creating beautiful accessories for the home. Her blog, toriejayne.com, receives over...

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Mackintosh furniture  by Michael (Woodworker) Crow

Mackintosh furniture

Michael (Woodworker) Crow

Book

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Hand made  by Melissa K. Norris

Hand made

Melissa K. Norris

Book

"Make your home your family's haven. Do you find yourself coming home exhausted only to leave feeling the same way? Do you long for simpler times when people made more by hand and created an atmosphere of comfort and contentment for their families? Melissa...

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Skin deep  by Bee Shapiro

Skin deep

Bee Shapiro

Book

"Like the popular New York Times column, Skin Deep is an in-depth look at the role beauty plays in our lives, the amount of work it involves on a daily basis, money spent, time taken. In this collection of more than 30 columns, beauty writer Bee Shapiro...

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Your creative work space  by Desha Peacock

Your creative work space

Desha Peacock

Book

"Known for her eclectic style and helping others see the possibility within themselves, their homes, and personal style, Desha Peacock offers you tips on designing a creative work space that will also inspire you to do the work you are meant to do. Peacock's...

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How to defend your family and home  by Dave (Writer on self-defense) Young

How to defend your family and home

Dave (Writer on self-defense) Young

Book

"Renowned defense instructor Dave Young teaches police and military units self-defense and home-defense tactics. His book How to Defend Your Family and Home puts this long-overdue information into the hands of civilians so they can protect themselves...

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Sewing knits from fit to finish  by Linda Lee

Sewing knits from fit to finish

Linda Lee

Book

"This book teaches everything you need to know about sewing knit fabrics - from choosing patterns to laying out designs, to sewing and adding embellishments and closures"--

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Francis Brennan's book of household management  by Francis (Hotelier) Brennan

Francis Brennan's book of household management

Francis (Hotelier) Brennan

Book

"Francis Brennan is known for his impeccable taste and high standards in homemaking, so there's no better man to tell you how to wash your sheets, clean your oven and arrange your cushions. In this book, Francis takes us through the house room by room...

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Think  by Piet Swimberghe

Think

Piet Swimberghe

Book

"Scandinavian vintage and design has almost reached its peak. A new trend is required to keep the style sleek and chic, and that trend is 'remix'. The owners of these beautiful houses create cosy, warm and colourful interiors, developing contemporary...

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Havana living today  by Hermes Mallea

Havana living today

Hermes Mallea

Book

"Havana Living Today presents both stylish homes that survived the Cuban Revolution as well as innovative Havana interiors created in recent years amid the beginning of a new era and lifestyle. Far from the cliche images of dilapidated palazzos and 1950s-era...

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About decorating  by Sara Ruffin Costello

About decorating

Sara Ruffin Costello

Book

"This first book on the esteemed decorator and tastemaker - known for beautiful interiors that are replete with tradition, saturated color, elegance, and Southern flair - will delight design aficionados. Richard Keith Langham's all-American interiors...

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An adventurous life  by Tom Stringer

An adventurous life

Tom Stringer

Book

"Accented with detailed maps of renowned interior designer Tom Stringer's extensive travels, this beautifully compiled monograph takes the reader on an immersive journey around the world and back again through the interiors of his eponymous firm's finest...

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Natural hair care  by Susan Hollister

Natural hair care

Susan Hollister

Book

"Are you ready to get gorgeous, rich and easily managed hair all naturally? Whether you want to get away from harsh, toxic chemicals that damage your hair, stop paying through the nose for expensive hair care products, or find solutions for your specific...

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Home organizing  by Susan Hollister

Home organizing

Susan Hollister

Book

"Whether you want to maintain a tidy home with minimal effort, find practical ways to manage your household more economically, or turn your home into a refreshing haven for yourself, your family, and your friends, then this book is what you’re looking...

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Lottie Tomlinson's rainbow roots  by Lottie Tomlinson

Lottie Tomlinson's rainbow roots

Lottie Tomlinson

Book

"18-year-old Lottie Tomlinson is a make-up artist and social media sensation. As the half sister of One Direction Louis Tomlinson she was mentored by beauty vlogger and hair and make-up artist to One Direction Lou Teasdale. Follow the colours of the rainbow...

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The art of the bar cart  by Vanessa Dina

The art of the bar cart

Vanessa Dina

Book

From high-end magazines and design-inspiration websites to stores big and small, bar carts are a must-have piece of furniture. This book provides all the answers to the question--how can I get that look at home? The Art of the Bar Cart features 20 different...

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Built-ins idea book  by Heather J. Paper

Built-ins idea book

Heather J. Paper

Book

"Built-ins can make any house more functional, livable, personalized, and comfortable, and they cost much less to construct and install than a whole-room remodel. In this completely revised and updated edition of Built-Ins Idea Book, Heather J. Paper...

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The gentleman's guide to grooming  by Peabody Fawcett

The gentleman's guide to grooming

Peabody Fawcett

Book

"The Captain highlights centuries-old techniques that have been refined for the present day; accompanied by easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. An indispensable head-to-toe manual for impeccable personal maintenance and presentation. Brimming with...

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Lemons  by Diane Sutherland

Lemons

Diane Sutherland

Book

Lemons are cheap, eco-friendly and multi-talented as well as deliciously flavoured and aromatic. If you are fed up with using detergents that are less than kind to your skin, then take a look at this all-natural, safe alternative. Packed full of tips...

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Vinegar  by Maria Costantino

Vinegar

Maria Costantino

Book

"Vinegar may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you need to get rid of a stubborn wine stain or soothe a tickly cough, but this ancient cupboard staple is regaining its rightful place as a cheap, versatile and environmentally friendly solution...

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Beauty hacks  by Aggie Robertson

Beauty hacks

Aggie Robertson

Book

"Do you wake up in the morning and think, 'I wish there was a quicker way to put on my make-up?' * Do you find yourself getting so frustrated at nail varnish smudges that you've given up even trying? * Do you hate spending your hard-earned money on hair...

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The inviting life  by Laura Calder

The inviting life

Laura Calder

Book

"Far more than a guide to homemaking and being a fine host -- although it is definitely all that too -- The Inviting Life is about how to live each day with a desire and determination to turn the ordinary into something lovely. It's also a book about...

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Creating interior atmosphere  by Jean Whitehead

Creating interior atmosphere

Jean Whitehead

Book

"The perception of space and creation of atmosphere are central to this book. The creation of interior atmosphere is explored through the 'scenic interior' and the mise en scene, a film theory for understanding interior staging. You will learn about the...

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Home sewn nursery  by Tina Barrett

Home sewn nursery

Tina Barrett

Book

"Everyone remembers the rag doll that their granny made for them as a child, or that homemade quilt with cozy and familiar patchwork pieces. There is something so special about things that have been made by those closest to us and not mass-produced for...

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Bicarbonate of soda  by Diane Sutherland

Bicarbonate of soda

Diane Sutherland

Book

Bicarbonate of soda is far more than a baking ingredient - it can be used in all manner of household tasks including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. This is the essential guide to maximizing the potential of this cheap, environmentally-friendly...

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The little book of tidying  by Beth Penn

The little book of tidying

Beth Penn

Book

In this age of mass consumerism, we are stuffocating ; becoming slaves to our possessions. By freeing ourselves from physical and mental clutter, and better managing our schedules, we can focus on what is truly important and discover more time, space...

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Half yard vintage  by Debbie Shore

Half yard vintage

Debbie Shore

Book

Sew 23 beautiful, vintage-style items for your home and make wonderful gifts for friends and family.

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Sewing machine magic  by Steffani Lincecum

Sewing machine magic

Steffani Lincecum

Book

"With just a little know-how and the right accessories, you can get the most out of your sewing machine and give all your sewing and quilting projects a professional look!<br /><br />In Sewing Machine Magic, author and sewing expert Steffani Lincecum...

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Everyday chic  by Molly Sims

Everyday chic

Molly Sims

Book

"Juggling a career and a growing household--and trying to look stylish while doing it--is a challenge for anyone! Molly knows this, and as her family has grown, she has had to be resourceful and savvy, finding fun and stylish solutions that work for her...

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Organization hacks  by Carrie Higgins

Organization hacks

Carrie Higgins

Book

"Solve cluttered cabinets and overflowing drawers with the tips, tricks, and projects collected in Organization Hacks by organization expert Carrie Higgins of MakingLemonadeBlog.com. From quick fixes to DIY solutions, this book has the fix for your organization...

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What's bonsai?  by Takashi Matsui

What's bonsai?

Takashi Matsui

Book

Bonsai is a Japanese art form using trees grown in containers. It is the tradition which dates back over a thousand years, but lately Bonsai is loved and enjoyed by a lot of non-Japanese people. This book is the definitive guide to Bonsai and covers a...

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Practical organic gardening  by Mark Highland

Practical organic gardening

Mark Highland

Book

"Practical Organic Gardening sprouts homegrown, healthy edibles and other safe plants that are healthy and tasty for your family, pets, and beneficial wildlife. Practical Organic Gardening is the modern, authoritative handbook of organic gardening. Although...

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Relationship saboteurs  by Randi Gunther

Relationship saboteurs

Randi Gunther

Book

"Do you seek a healthy romantic relationship, but continue to find yourself repeating the same negative behaviors that may have ended your relationships in the past? Have you already identified destructive patterns, yet continue to repeat them despite...

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Weighted blankets, vests & scarves  by Susan White Sullivan

Weighted blankets, vests & scarves

Susan White Sullivan

Book

You ve done the research and know you d like a weighted blanket for your child, teen, or yourself, but they are expensive and don't reflect your design style. With this handy guide, anyone can learn to make a weighted blanket that will sooth those having...

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Perfect skin  by Sam Chapman

Perfect skin

Sam Chapman

Book

"Skin is the most important feature to get right. That's why you need it to be flawless wherever you are. Sam and Nic Chapman began their YouTube channel in 2008 as a way to educate individuals of all ages in the art of make-up. Now, they've compiled...

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Handy pocket guide to tropical herbs & spices  by Wendy Hutton

Handy pocket guide to tropical herbs & spices

Wendy Hutton

Book

"This handy field guide introduces over 35 herbs, spices and aromatics commonly found in Thailand. Each exotic item is described in detail and its country of origin and areas of growth are discussed. Culinary options are given, with tips on how to make...

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