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Design by nature  by Erica Tanov

Design by nature

Erica Tanov

Book

"Inspired by nature's colors, textures, and patterns, design icon Erica Tanov uses her passion for textiles to create beautiful, timeless interiors that connect us to the natural world. Design by Nature incorporates simple motifs from nature into the...

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How to grow your hospitality business  by Celia Hay

How to grow your hospitality business

Celia Hay

Book

"If you are looking to make a financial commitment into a hospitality business, this eye-opening book will be exactly what you need. How to grow your Hospitality Business is an essential tool for those in the hospitality sector. The third edition takes...

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Tin can homestead  by Natasha Lawyer

Tin can homestead

Natasha Lawyer

Book

"The Airstream trailer is the ultimate symbol of vintage wanderlust-and the classic touring vehicle's resurgent popularity has dovetailed with the tiny house movement, resonating with design-minded individuals looking to live small. Tin Can Homestead,...

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Home gardener's guide to growing desert roses  by Cath Grimshaw

Home gardener's guide to growing desert roses

Cath Grimshaw

Book

"Be enchanted by the Desert Rose and learn how to successfully grow them in your garden. The Adenium, commonly known as the Desert Rose, is fast becoming very popular in gardens across Australia. With their unusual trunks and outstanding flowers, and...

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Andrew Martin interior design review. Volume 21

Andrew Martin interior design review. Volume 21

Book

"For design professionals and fans of innovative contemporary interior design alike, high-end interior designer Andrew Martin once again brings the year's best designers together in one fabulous, comprehensive tome. Regardless of who is named Andrew...

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Mid-century modern  by Judith Miller

Mid-century modern

Judith Miller

Book

"The book explores the most desirable interiors, furniture, ceramics, glass, metalware and textiles of this hugely popular period. It features all the iconic designs and designers of the era, with price codes to help value and appraise your mid-cent...

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Editor in chic  by Mikki Taylor

Editor in chic

Mikki Taylor

Book

"Veteran beauty editor and trusted lifestyle expert Mikki Taylor shares uplifting advice for women who want to cultivate their beauty both inside and out. A cross between Marie Kondo and Iyanla Vanzant, Micki Taylor offers essential wisdom and tips for...

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A tapestry garden  by Marietta O'Byrne

A tapestry garden

Marietta O'Byrne

Book

"Marietta and Ernie O'Byrne's garden - situated on one and a half acres in Eugene, Oregon - is filled with an incredible array of plants from around the world. By consciously leveraging the garden's many microclimates, they have created a stunning patchwork...

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Hot color, dry garden  by Nan Sterman

Hot color, dry garden

Nan Sterman

Book

"Dry weather defines the southwest, and it's getting dryer. A water becomes more precious, our gardens suffer. If we want to keep gardening, we need to revolutionize our plant choices and garden practices. Hot Colour, Dry Garden provides home gardeners...

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From classic to contemporary  by Elissa Cullman

From classic to contemporary

Elissa Cullman

Book

"Interior design firm Cullman & Kravis infuses traditional interiors with a modern perspective, embracing historicism and referencing a wide range of cultures and contemporary design motifs. In From Classic to Contemporary: Decorating with Cullman & ...

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Sew ... the garment-making book of knowledge  by Barbara Emodi

Sew ... the garment-making book of knowledge

Barbara Emodi

Book

"Experienced sewing instructor and blogger Barbara Emodi shares her sewing wisdom to help readers get started or simply hone their existing garment-sewing skills. Not a sewing reference book as much as a book of experience, this book offers Barbara's...

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Revive your garden  by Nick Bailey

Revive your garden

Nick Bailey

Book

"Focusing on simple ideas, techniques and design solutions that anyone can achieve, Nick's guidance will instil the reader with the confidence to tackle restoring any space. His advice will include all the vital steps, beginning with assessing and...

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Smart spaces  by Francesc Zamora Mola

Smart spaces

Francesc Zamora Mola

Book

"The projects included in this book should feature creative storage solutions for every room in the house: closet systems, shoe organizers, food storage, racks, shelves and drawers, baskets, office organizers, bathroom shelves, and medicine cabinets to...

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Prints charming  by John Loecke

Prints charming

John Loecke

Book

"Layers of pattern bring serious style to any interior and the pages of every shelter magazine currently feature this well-loved look. This bright, lively interior design book is like no other: it shows readers how to choose and use pattern (whether ...

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Kenneth D. King's Smart Fitting solutions  by Kenneth D. King

Kenneth D. King's Smart Fitting solutions

Kenneth D. King

Book

"No matter your size or shape, Kenneth D. King will teach you how to make perfect-fitting garments every time. In this comprehensive resource, Kenneth shows the home sewer how to understand her shape and fitting options, as well as how to identify bad...

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Hello color  by Rachel Mae Smith

Hello color

Rachel Mae Smith

Book

"Liven up your apartment and make your home space vibrant with 25 simple and fun step-by-step home accessory projects all doable in under 30 minutes! like pop-tastic wall art, colorful coasters, and bold and bright dishes and mugs. No matter whether she...

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Garden builder  by JoAnn Moser

Garden builder

JoAnn Moser

Book

Garden Builder is a treasure trove of lovely garden projects you can build yourself! Perfect for any gardener with a few basic DIY skills, it is packed with 50 complete project plans, each one featuring finished photos of the project along with cut lists...

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The art of coloring wood  by Brian Miller

The art of coloring wood

Brian Miller

Book

If you're a woodworker looking to take your skills and your next project to a higher level of craftsmanship, you might want to consider coloring your wood with chemicals and dyes instead of stains. Unlike stains that can trap light and obscure grain ...

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Houseplants for a healthy home  by Jon VanZile

Houseplants for a healthy home

Jon VanZile

Book

"This A-to-Z guide illuminates the numerous health benefits of 50 common, easy-to-grow houseplants along with detailed care instructions and beautiful illustrations of each plant. With plant-scaped rooms popping up all over Pinterest, style blogs, and...

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Interior portraits  by Leslie (Leslie Anne) Williamson

Interior portraits

Leslie (Leslie Anne) Williamson

Book

"Following her ultra-successful Handcrafted Modern and Modern Originals, Leslie Williamson is back with an original and compelling take on California s pioneering cultural and creative forces. Williamson s distinctive, warm photography of charming, o...

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Valle D'itria style

Valle D'itria style

Book

"Technically, the Valle d'Itria is a corner of Southern Italy between the lands of Brindisi, Taranto and Bari. Yet, as anyone who visits can inform you, the Valle is not so much a physical space as an area whose presence overflows; it soars and plummets...

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Real life organizing  by Cassandra Aarssen

Real life organizing

Cassandra Aarssen

Book

"Declutter your way to happiness and peace of mind. Are you constantly cleaning up and clearing away clutter? Do you feel overwhelmed by your stuff? Whether you live in a studio apartment or a large house, we all face the challenge of staying organized...

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Sofía Aspe  by Sofía Aspe

Sofía Aspe

Sofía Aspe

Book

"A passionate lover of design, architecture, gardening, finishing techniques and art, Sofia Aspe has developed a successful career in both Mexico and the United States. She has designed for rest homes, departments, residences, offices and clubhouses,...

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My artistic interiors  by Suzanne Loggere

My artistic interiors

Suzanne Loggere

Book

"For more than three decades, Suzanne Loggere has been a prominent and respected interior designer and importer of fabric, furniture, and home accessories. She has guided numerous international interior design projects to beautiful and successful co...

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Better homes & gardens decorating book.

Better homes & gardens decorating book.

Book

"Take a walk down memory lane with this 1950s decorating classic, re-released for a whole new generation The year is 1956. America is a mere decade past World War II. Richard Nixon is next in command to President Dwight Eisenhower, the Dow Jones soars...

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Poetry of place  by Bobby McAlpine

Poetry of place

Bobby McAlpine

Book

"This volume features the recent projects of McAlpine, one of the country's most highly respected architecture and interior design firms, renowned for its timeless houses exemplifying the charm and elegance of traditional and vernacular English, American,...

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A sense of home  by Helen James

A sense of home

Helen James

Book

"A book that combines design advice for optimising your living space - outdoors and in - including home decor, recipes, gardening tips, and every aspect of your house and home."--

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The cottage affair  by Karen J. Lee

The cottage affair

Karen J. Lee

Book

"The Cottage Affair how-to Guidebook is a story about planning the welcoming cottage. Award winning writer and international juried artist, Karen J Lee, combines an inviting approach to the arts and decor for the comfortable cottage lifestyle. The palette...

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French accents  by Anita Joyce

French accents

Anita Joyce

Book

There's nothing better than a little joie de vivre to brighten up your decor! Filled with gorgeous photography and an abundance of easy-to-implement design ideas, this book is guaranteed to bring the cozy comfort of classic French style into your home....

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Feeling home

Feeling home

Book

"An inspirational volume for those interested in cultivating the Droulers sisters' timeless style in their own homes. An updated edition of the original volume, this book conveys the constant search for beauty that drives the interior and architectural...

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Luxe vintage  by Tahn Scoon

Luxe vintage

Tahn Scoon

Book

"This is a lush, rich, densely packed book, focusing on how to achieve relaxed but luxurious interiors by way of layering textures and color, adding the right decorative details, mixing high and low pieces, and utilizing pre-loved pieces and more. The...

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Casa Lopez  by Pierre Sauvage

Casa Lopez

Pierre Sauvage

Book

"Against the backdrop of his exceptional homes in France, Pierre Sauvage—owner and art director of Casa Lopez, the legendary Parisian housewares firm whose stylish furnishings feature exceptional handicraft produced in France, Spain, Italy, and...

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Vogue living

Vogue living

Book

"The next collection of all-new beautiful houses and gardens that have appeared in the pages of Vogue over the last decade, with more than 400 full-color photographs. Lavishly illustrated in full color, Vogue Living: City, Country, by the Sea is an.....

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Fat quarter. Bags & purses  by Susie Johns

Fat quarter. Bags & purses

Susie Johns

Book

"Part of a new series of stash-busting sewing books aimed at beginner to intermediate crafters, this book features 25 quick and easy projects to make - and all from half a yard of fabric or less. Each project has easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions...

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Growing heirloom flowers  by Chris McLaughlin

Growing heirloom flowers

Chris McLaughlin

Book

"Heirloom flowers have stood the test of time. Prized for their beauty, scent, hardiness, or other star qualities, these vintage varieties continue to capture our imaginations and decorate our gardens long after they first came to be. In Growing Heir...

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The beauty diet  by David Wolfe

The beauty diet

David Wolfe

Book

"David Wolfe ...distills the five factors that lead to exceptional, lasting beauty. Each year, women absorb pounds of toxins through cosmetics and beauty products. These creams, lotions, and cleansers not only work against us -- dehydrating our skin,...

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The starter garden handbook  by Alice Alvrez

The starter garden handbook

Alice Alvrez

Book

"Here in one pretty package is everything you need to know to have your garden and eat it, too! Here is marvelous advice to reduce your food budget, eat organic, and keep your home eco-friendly. Inside, you'll find tips for greening up all areas of y...

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Heavy duty sewing  by Anton Sandqvist

Heavy duty sewing

Anton Sandqvist

Book

"The first book from the founder of iconic outdoors brand Sandqvist, Heavy Duty Sewing is all about using needle and thread, a sewing machine and stiff materials to make your own practical, hardwearing functional objects. There are projects here for ...

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How to grow & eat your own super foods  by Rebecca Dickinson

How to grow & eat your own super foods

Rebecca Dickinson

Book

"Gardening is where science meets art, where nature meets nurture and where food and health unite. In an age of clean eating and fad diets, the term super food has become synonymous with inflated prices and overstated claims about the disease-fighti...

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Discoveries in the garden  by James B. Nardi

Discoveries in the garden

James B. Nardi

Book

"Every square inch of soil is rich with energy and life, and nowhere is this more evident than in the garden. At the tips of our trowels, a sundriven world of microbes, insects, roots, and stems awaits--and it is a world no one knows better than James...

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Leather bags  by Kasia Ehrhardt

Leather bags

Kasia Ehrhardt

Book

"Create the perfect, beautiful leather handbags and accessories with these 14 fashion-forward projects to make at home! This comprehensive and beginner-friendly how-to-written by Kasia Ehrhardt, who studied handbag design at the Fashion Institute of....

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Mid-century modern at home  by D. C. Hillier

Mid-century modern at home

D. C. Hillier

Book

"The mid-twentieth century was a dynamic period in international design, including interior design, and has retained its influence on popular culture today. This handbook shows readers how to create a tailor-made home inspired by the iconic designs of...

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Where chefs eat  by Joe Warwick

Where chefs eat

Joe Warwick

Book

"The all-new, completely revised third appearance of the global restaurant guidebook that has sold more than 200,000 copies Forget the restaurant guides with entries chosen by a panel of 'experts'. This 1,184-page guide is by the real specialists, fe...

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Badass braids  by Shannon Burns

Badass braids

Shannon Burns

Book

"When she's not studying for her PhD in social neuroscience, Silvousplaits (a.k.a. Shannon Burns) is creating and posting weekly instructional videos on her popular YouTube channel of DIY hair art that mimics the hairstyles of valiant men and women in...

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Gardening with junk  by Adam Caplin

Gardening with junk

Adam Caplin

Book

"Revamp, recycle and rejuvenate your old containers into some stunning feature pieces for your garden. Learn how to become more eco-friendly and make the most of old mugs, oil cans, plastic bottles and so much more with Gardening with Junk. Learn eve...

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A beginner's guide to overlockers, sergers & coverlockers  by Clémentine Lubin

A beginner's guide to overlockers, sergers & coverlockers

Clémentine Lubin

Book

"Learn how to get the most out of your machine with this comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide. Full of practical advice to help you master all the features and applications of your overlocker (serger) and coverlocker, you will learn how to handle y...

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Sunshine sewing  by Tone Finnanger

Sunshine sewing

Tone Finnanger

Book

"Bring some Scandi charm to your spring crafting with Tilda's Sunshine Sewing. This brand new pattern book from the hugely popular designer Tone Finnanger is packed with gorgeous sewing and quilting projects to add a ray of sunshine into your spring ...

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Skymeadow  by Charlie (writer on gardening) Hart

Skymeadow

Charlie (writer on gardening) Hart

Book

"Skymeadow is the story of how Charlie Hart singlehandedly built a five-acre garden from scratch; it is a gardening memoir which celebrates the healing effects of nature on mental health. When Charlie first visited Peverels, a small farmhouse that sits...

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Cactus  by Dan Torre

Cactus

Dan Torre

Book

"Cacti are full of contradictions. Although they can be found in some of the harshest, driest and most barren environments on earth, some are delicate tropical plants that grow high among the branches of the rainforest canopy. Many examples bristle w...

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The garden farmer  by Francine Raymond

The garden farmer

Francine Raymond

Book

"A punnet of plums from your tree, a handful of gooseberries; home-grown nuts and herbs, and a few freshly lain eggs from your hens - all enjoyed in your own small plot. What could be more satisfying? The Garden Farmer is an evocative journal and monthly...

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Classical principles for modern design  by Thomas Jayne

Classical principles for modern design

Thomas Jayne

Book

"Interior designer and decorative arts historian Thomas Jayne takes on the redoubtable Edith Wharton and her co-author Ogden Codman, whose 1897 book 'The Decoration of Houses' is acknowledged as the Bible of American interior design. Wharton and Codm...

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Simply imperfect  by Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Simply imperfect

Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Book

"Wabi-sabi is an ancient Japanese philosophy that focuses on appreciating the simple and letting go of the superficial. This book provides a history of the practice and detailed and illustrated guidelines on how to introduce wabi-sabi into your...

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Rinnavation  by Lisa Rinna

Rinnavation

Lisa Rinna

Book

"Actress, TV host, and Dancing with the Stars alum Lisa Rinna shares her tips for being fit, feeling sexy, and aging like a fine wine."--Provided by publisher.

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Venice  by Toto Bergamo Rossi

Venice

Toto Bergamo Rossi

Book

"For centuries, millions have succumbed to the magic of Venice, but few have been able to venture into its sumptuous private spaces. This book invites us into the extravagant interiors and secret gardens via a tour of the grand apartments and private...

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Fresh & pure  by Jules Aron

Fresh & pure

Jules Aron

Book

"Tired of wondering exactly what went into her beauty products, holistic health and wellness coach Jules Aron decided to make her own. Whipping up a luxurious face mask using little more than honey, apricots, and coconut oil, and an acne-fighting toner...

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Practical container gardening  by Stephanie Donaldson

Practical container gardening

Stephanie Donaldson

Book

Advice and ideas to create beautiful plantings for spring, summer, autumn, winter and indoor containers.

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Discovering Japanese handplanes  by Scott Wynn

Discovering Japanese handplanes

Scott Wynn

Book

"Fast, efficient, and effective, Japanese handplanes are attracting increasing notice among Western cabinetmakers, carpenters, and woodworkers. These tools are meant to be used, used hard, and produce rapid, excellent results. Author and woodworking ...

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How to accessorize  by Micaela Erlanger

How to accessorize

Micaela Erlanger

Book

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The little book of happy houseplants  by Holly Farrell

The little book of happy houseplants

Holly Farrell

Book

"Growing indoors has never been easier or more fun. Whatever the size of your home, and even if you don't have much spare time on your hands, house plants are an exciting way to bring some low-maintenance greenery into your life. As well as looking l...

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The edible herb garden  by Rosalind Creasy

The edible herb garden

Rosalind Creasy

Book

"With Edible Herb Garden, you can reap the joys and benefits of growing your own herbs at home! Edible Herb Garden is an all-inclusive guide to herb gardening, with several delicious herb recipes included. It features information on growing an incred...

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Low-maintenance vegetable gardening  by Clare Matthews

Low-maintenance vegetable gardening

Clare Matthews

Book

"Spend less time in the garden--and get more results! Low Maintenance Vegetable Gardening is an indispensable guide for anyone with limited time who still wants to achieve high yields from their vegetable plot"--Provided by publisher.

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Dress like a Parisian  by Aloïs Guinut

Dress like a Parisian

Aloïs Guinut

Book

"Dress Like a Parisian is a wise and witty guide to finding your personal style, taking inspiration from how real Parisian women dress. With personal stylist and fashion blogger Alois Guinut as your guide, you can explore which colours, shapes and styles...

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When good gardens go bad  by Judy Barrett

When good gardens go bad

Judy Barrett

Book

"In When Good Gardens Go Bad, veteran author and pioneer organic gardener Judy Barrett offers safe, practical, and inexpensive advice for handling common garden problems and challenges. Plants thrive and fail for many reasons, but if you improve the ...

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The homesteader's herbal companion  by Amy K. Fewell

The homesteader's herbal companion

Amy K. Fewell

Book

"The Homesteader's Herbal Companion is a beautiful guide for the modern day homesteader. From learning how to incorporate herbs and essential oils around your home, to learning how to enhance your family's health and well-being, this book is the go-to...

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The little book of small-space gardening  by Kay Maguire

The little book of small-space gardening

Kay Maguire

Book

"RHS The Little Book of small-space gardening is a practical and inspirational guide for those who aspire to improve even the smallest patch of outside space. This accessible handbook explains how to develop areas such as balconies and windowsills, e...

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So much to celebrate  by Katie Jacobs

So much to celebrate

Katie Jacobs

Book

"So Much to Celebrate is the essential guide to entertaining from one of Reese Witherspoon's top Draper James stylists, Katie Jacobs, who serves up creative tips for hosting memorable gatherings-from a charming backyard movie night to an unforgettable...

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Sewing made simple  by Tessa Evelegh

Sewing made simple

Tessa Evelegh

Book

"Sewing Made Simple is an inspiring and enlightening introduction to an incredibly useful and enjoyable skill. Filled with clear instructions and clever tips, it demystifies the subject and provides a wealth of know-how that will give you the confidence...

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Cacti and succulents handbook  by Gideon Smith

Cacti and succulents handbook

Gideon Smith

Book

"Cacti and Succulents Handbook is your guide to the selection and cultivation of these diverse and fascinating plants. Appealing to both the novice and experienced gardener, this book provides comprehensive information on more than 140 common species...

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Closet design bible  by Lisa Adams

Closet design bible

Lisa Adams

Book

"Once upon a time, closets were merely a place to store clothes. LA Closet Design presents Closet Design Bible, a compilation of ultra high-end closet spaces, spanning multiple countries for more than a decade. As the industry leader in custom closet...

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The other office 3  by Lauren Grieco

The other office 3

Lauren Grieco

Book

"This book highlights outstanding and inspirational spaces that are setting the trends in creative workplace design. At its core are the 100 pioneering projects drawn from practices all over the world, each extensively illustrated with plans and visu...

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SketchUp success for woodworkers  by David Heim

SketchUp success for woodworkers

David Heim

Book

"An affordable, simple, and powerful 3-D design program, SketchUp can be used to create models and plans for anything a creative mind can imagine, especially simple to elaborate woodworking projects and plans. After many years of using SketchUp, David...

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Charlotte Moss entertains  by Charlotte Moss

Charlotte Moss entertains

Charlotte Moss

Book

"Charlotte Moss inspires readers to imbue everyday life with elegance and romance. Moss focuses on events as small as breakfast in bed or tea in the afternoon or as elaborate as a festive Christmas luncheon or large dinner party and the artifacts of our...

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Whole beauty  by Shiva Rose

Whole beauty

Shiva Rose

Book

"Self-care is about more than eating clean and exercising. When you approach beauty rituals with reverence, you begin a wellness journey that will connect you to your deepest self and honor the essence of your being. In this radiant guide, Shiva Rose...

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The natural home  by Isabelle Louet

The natural home

Isabelle Louet

Book

"With The Natural Home, you'll discover how to clean everything in your house the healthy way with just a few inexpensive, easy to find products using tried and true cleaning methods that have been around for centuries. Organized by product and location...

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The garden in every sense and season  by Tovah Martin

The garden in every sense and season

Tovah Martin

Book

"So much of gardening is focused on the monthly checklists, seasonal to-do lists, and daily upkeep - weed this area, plant these seeds, prune this tree, rake these leaves, dig this hole - frantically done all year long. But what about taking the time...

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The new creative home  by Talib Choudhry

The new creative home

Talib Choudhry

Book

"As one of the world’s leading creative hubs, an inspirational combination of quirky British style and lively cosmopolitanism, London is home to designers, stylists, and artists from around the globe. The New Creative Home ventures inside the personal...

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The skincare bible  by Anjali Mahto

The skincare bible

Anjali Mahto

Book

"The skin is our biggest organ but we often take it for granted or learn to live with complaints rather than seek the advice we need. Dr Mahto cuts through all the nonsense that we read online or in magazines, e.g. chia seeds are not going to give you...

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Living in style. The new art deco  by Claire Bingham

Living in style. The new art deco

Claire Bingham

Book

"Spanning ritzy venues to sublimely styled homes, The New Art Deco is all about Deco-inspired interior design that vividly presents glamour in a polished and self-assured way. Side-by-side vintage photography that immortalized the Deco era as a halcyon...

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Tilly and the buttons  by Tilly Walnes

Tilly and the buttons

Tilly Walnes

Book

"Tilly and the Buttons: Stretch! offers perfect proof that easy-to-wear clothes can be seriously stylish with a collection of outfits that combine the comfort of stretch fabrics with Tilly Walnes' signature look. The book includes complete, full-size...

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Fresh clean home  by Wendy Graham

Fresh clean home

Wendy Graham

Book

"Discover how to make your own cleaning products to maintain a germ-free home whilst avoiding a cocktail of chemicals. Reap the potential health and environmental benefits of natural products with these organic and environmentally friendly mixtures. ...

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Minimalism for families  by Zoë Kim

Minimalism for families

Zoë Kim

Book

Organizing your home and leading a minimalist lifestyle can seem like a daydream for busy families, but it's possible! Designed for families who want to declutter and embrace minimalism into their life and home, Minimalism for Families lays out a roo...

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Vintage French style  by Carolyn Westbrook

Vintage French style

Carolyn Westbrook

Book

"Stunning and inspirational French-style interiors and chic decor from Carolyn Westbrook. When it comes to styling interiors, designer Carolyn Westbrook has a distinct signature look that combines her love of French style and vintage charm. In Part One...

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Terrariums & kokedama  by Alyson Mowat

Terrariums & kokedama

Alyson Mowat

Book

"In this inspirational guide, Alyson Mowat shares her creative ideas for greening up your home and workspace, with 20 projects to make your own botanical beauties and containers to show them off. Alyson guides you through the information and tools you'll...

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Chyka home  by Chyka Keebaugh

Chyka home

Chyka Keebaugh

Book

"Chyka Home is Chyka Keebaugh's inspirational manual for homemaking, entertaining, styling and crafting. Organised into the four seasons, the book presents creative ideas for entertaining guests and organising and decorating your home, along with tasty...

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Veranda decorating  by Mario López-Cordero

Veranda decorating

Mario López-Cordero

Book

"See how to make antiques modern. Learn why top decorators consider animal print fabrics a neutral. Find brilliant inspiration for lighting, flooring, window treatments and more. Discover how to transform the most overlooked spaces, such as pantries ...

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Vegetables love flowers  by Lisa Mason Ziegler

Vegetables love flowers

Lisa Mason Ziegler

Book

"Fight garden pests and increase your yields the natural way with this tried and true technique! Planting vegetables and flowers together is one of the oldest ways to create a healthy, bountiful garden, but there's more to the method than you might t...

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Henri Samuel  by Emily Eerdmans

Henri Samuel

Emily Eerdmans

Book

"Design legend Henri Samuel believed that a successful interior was one in which an observer never suspected that a decorator had been involved. This book takes the reader inside some of Samuel s groundbreaking and inspiring interiors, beginning with...

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This is home  by Natalie Walton

This is home

Natalie Walton

Book

"This Is Home is about simple living - how to focus on our values to create authentic homes full of meaning and joy. Natalie Walton steps inside fifteen homes across the world to meet the people who made them, and discover whether there is some universality...

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Straw bale solutions  by Joel Karsten

Straw bale solutions

Joel Karsten

Book

"By now, even the most casual gardeners have heard of straw bale gardening, the pioneering method to gardening introduced by Joel Karsten. Since his first book, Straw Bale Gardens, was published in 2013, this method of growing vegetables has exploded...

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Woodworking  by Samina Langholz

Woodworking

Samina Langholz

Book

"To both complement and contradict the popular industrial style of the past decade, natural materials such as wood are re-entering the home. Handmade wooden objects, both large and small, from spoons and simple tool holders to dining tables and benches,...

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Styling with salvage  by Joanne Palmisano

Styling with salvage

Joanne Palmisano

Book

"Joanne Palmisano is passionate about the joy and importance of reuse in home decor. Whether it's reclaimed, repurposed, recycled, salvaged, or antique, Joanne will show you how to turn an old piece into a stunning decorative object. Styling with Salvage...

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Home sweet maison  by Danielle Postel-Vinay

Home sweet maison

Danielle Postel-Vinay

Book

"How do the French create the elusive and alluring sanctuaries they call home? This question long intrigued Danielle Postel-Vinay. Thanks to a chance encounter with a French expat in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and years of immersive research, she embarked...

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Gardening notes from a late bloomer  by Clare Hastings

Gardening notes from a late bloomer

Clare Hastings

Book

""I'm not dead yet, writes Clare Hastings to her daughter, Calypso, who will one day inherit Clare's beloved cottage garden in the Berkshire Downs. In fact I woke up this morning feeling quite chipper. I glanced out of the window and thought about you....

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Happy cactus

Happy cactus

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"Have you just joined the cactus craze? Do you want to know how to make your little bundle of spikes thrive, flower and breed? This quirky pocket-sized book is your essential guide to pleasing your prickly pet.Your cactus may be surviving, but is it ...

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Home  by Ellen S. Fisher

Home

Ellen S. Fisher

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"From the nation's top collegefor interior design comes a definitive design school in a book and a fabulous reference for decorating the home. In the past decade, New York School of Interior Design, which was founded in 1916, has drawn a large crosso...

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The ever curious gardener  by Lee Reich

The ever curious gardener

Lee Reich

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"This book helps readers understand and use natural science concepts to grow a prettier, healthier, more flavourful and nutritious garden The ideas make gardening more fun and interesting The reader will find themselves becoming a 'perennially young ...

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Evocative interiors  by Ray Booth

Evocative interiors

Ray Booth

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"Trained as an architect, designer Ray Booth's distinctively elegant, strikingly evocative spaces exude modernism while reflecting a sense of place and history. Booth's creativity is palpable in spectacular homes demonstrating his ability to harmoniz...

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Sophie's patch  by Sophie Thomson

Sophie's patch

Sophie Thomson

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"A gorgeous, inspirational and fun gardening book from popular Gardening Australia presenter Sophie Thomson, jam-packed with ideas, tips, projects and great advice all based on Sophie's own garden in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia. Sophie has tr...

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Leaf supply  by Lauren Camilleri

Leaf supply

Lauren Camilleri

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"A beautiful and practical book on choosing and caring for over 100 easy-to-find houseplants, as well as inspiring plant styling advice and much more."--Provided by publisher.

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