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An illustrated, nostalgic how-to guide to achieving a clean, organized, and happy home—with over 500 retro tips and tricks! Return your household to the simpler times of yesteryear with this delightful guide full of time- and money-saving tips on everything from cleaning and organizing your home to buying and handling food. Even in an age of..
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The book that sparked a revolution and inspired the hit Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo : the original guide to decluttering your home once and for all. ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE—CNN Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate..
Fall in love with amigurumi, the art of crocheting small, stuffed yarn plushies with Crochet Amigurumi for Every Occasion. Loaded with cuteness and beginner-friendly amigurumi patterns created by The Woobles, the internet’s favorite one-stop source for easy-to-make crochet kits, you’ll be crocheting adorable projects in no time! Grouped by gift..
The Horus Heresy is civil war on a galactic scale, a conflict comprising countless bitter campaigns and doomed struggles. In the latter years of the Age of Darkness, the Loyalist forces occupying the Sons of Horus home world of Cthonia face a determined assault from overwhelming Traitor forces who seek to oust them from the ancestral home of their leader,..
Craft a soothing aloe lotion after an encounter with poison ivy, make a dandelion-burdock tincture to fix sluggish digestion, and brew up some lavender-lemon balm tea to ease a stressful day. In this introductory guide, Rosemary Gladstar shows you how easy it can be to make your own herbal remedies for life’s common ailments. Gladstar profiles 33..
The #1 New York Times bestselling book from the author of The Year of the Puppy that asks what dogs know and how they think. The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human. Horowitz introduces the reader to dogs’..
Even those dog lovers who feel that they understand their pets better than anyone else are sometimes bewildered by a mystery behavior or response. This, asserts Kevin Behan, is because our dog’s actions and attitudes are driven not by what we say or do but by what we feel. Two provocative conclusions follow from Behan’s argument: Because of unresolved..
Discover how to style your home for a deeper sense of comfort, with guidance from the creator of the 52 Lists journal series Fans of Moorea Seal know the style influencer and online curator for her beautiful 52 Lists journals and planners, and they love her rustic luxe aesthetic: inspired boho loveliness, dashes of inspiration, plus a twist of the adventuresome..
to the man of limited capital, with a capacity for work, as any spot to be found in the length and breadth of the British Empire. In addition to agriculture, such industries as cattle-farming, sheep-farming, pig-breeding, and ostrich-farming are already being carried on with great success. Under the wise administration of the present Governor, Sir Percy..
“Let me suppose a case,” explained his father. “Just suppose a man and his friends made it a practice to come to your garage nights and take out your car after you had gone to bed. Suppose on one of these long rides the car met with a bad accident. It was impossible to bring the car back that night, so it was taken to a garage where it was said..
Humans have a purpose in this world: providing high-quality cat food, both wet and dry, also the Minimum Daily Cat Requirement of petting(not less than two hours),and most important, making available a good Sleep Environment for a cat. This must include comfortable chairs, couches, beds, countertops and a variety of floor surfaces: bare wood, a cool..
Learn to identify every meow, tail swish, and slow blink in this fun, informative, illustrated guide to feline body language, from the author of Doggie Language . Have you ever wanted to know what your cat really thinks? Professional artist Lili Chin explores felines in this whimsical visual guide to reading and understanding the feelings and behaviors..
Garden efficiently and grow more food - Huw Richards shows you how. Following the success of Veg in One Bed and Grow Food for Free, in The Vegetable Grower's Handbook Huw shares his tried-and-tested approaches from his own garden so you can unearth your garden's potential. With simple yet effective methods, such as nurturing healthy soil, optimizing..
The definitive guide to growing marijuana just got better! Greg Green’s original Cannabis Grow Bible set a new standard for handbooks on cannabis horticulture and established Green as the leading authority in the field. Green’s comprehensive and professionally presented work on how to cultivate superior cannabis struck a chord with beginner, amateur..
This comprehensive cat care guide from the star of the hit Animal Planet show "My Cat from Hell," Jackson Galaxy, shows us how to eliminate feline behavioral problems by understanding cats' instinctive behavior. Cat Mojo is the confidence that cats exhibit when they are at ease in their environment and in touch with their natural instincts—to hunt,..
Secrets to Feeding Dogs for Optimum Cellular Health and Longevity Revealed in Groundbreaking New Book Vibrant health begins in the cells. Learn how to transform your dog’s cellular health with the power of nutrigenomics in this ground-breaking new book. Nutrigenomics (a combination of the words nutrition and genome) is the study of how the foods we..
Norwegian dog trainer and behaviorist Turid Rugaas is a noted expert on canine body language, notably “calming signals,” which are signals dogs use to avoid conflict, invite play, and communicate a wide range of information to other dogs and people. These are the dogs’ attempt to defuse situations that otherwise might result in fights or aggression...
This is the ultimate beginner’s guide to establishing and tending an organic kitchen garden in any urban space, no matter how small, written by the YouTuber and TikToker known as Spicy Moustache. Do you live in the city and yearn for the space and time to grow your own food and live more connected with nature and the seasons? Rebel Gardening shows..
DIY YouTuber Alexandra Gater shows you how to creatively, inexpensively, and beautifully decorate your space in this inviting and accessible definitive guide to décor ideas for renters and new homeowners alike. "Alexandra Gater represents a new generation of apartment therapists who are teaching people how to make a great home at any size with any..
With 400 photos and a step-by-step plan, this puppy book visually guides you through socialization, potty training, and life skills while making the process fun. Dr. Marty Becker; "America's Veterinarian" of Good Morning America, says, "This is like no other puppy book you've seen before. It’s not just about teaching your puppy manners,..
Introducing the ePub version of our popular sewing book How To Start Sewing. This edition features all the content from our print edition including 630 pages of content and over 1000 images. This is a sewing book designed to suit different types of sewers who are at various stages of learning and who like to learn new skills in different ways for professional..
A skillbuilding and confidence-creating introduction to working with cabinets and countertops, The Complete Guide to Cabinets & Countertops contains comprehensive information on the tools, materials, and techniques you’ll need to create kitchen cabinets and countertops, bathroom cabinets and vanities, and even sturdy utility cabinets for the basement,..
“If you are looking for a tangible, stress-free guide to protect you and your family from everyday environmental toxins, THIS IS IT!" —Dr. Vivian Chen, MD, founder of Plateful Health and Detox Right With all the time spent at home in recent years, you probably realize how much the inside of your home contributes to your mental and physical..
When the complexities of modern living demanded that, for his own protection as well as his master’s convenience, the dog be made controllable, the average owner sought advice from the most available source, which was, too often, some local dog-show exhibitor. Not realizing that, excepting a few praiseworthy individuals, these exhibitors were only..
"The perfect housekeeping guide for somebody who is overwhelmed with their mess and can’t figure out how to start." –Lifehacker “An accessible guide on how to clean for normal people." –Livestrong "It actually changed my life and my home; I’m serious." –Book Riot Finally, a housekeeping and organizational system developed for those of us..
Current with Codes through 2014 A carefully selected group of home wiring projects that goes beyond the basics of adding a receptacle or rewiring a lamp. With the information in this book you can take your skill in working with electrical systems to a new level. Projects include: adding a stand-alone, direct-current circuit powered by the sun; installing..
A practical and attractive handbook with more than 850 essential life skills to get anything done faster and easier The editors and scientists at Good Housekeeping and its lab, the Good Housekeeping Institute, share genius solutions and trusted, expert advice in this how-to guide to making life simpler. With chapters on the kitchen, organizing and cleaning,..
The bestselling dog training book that will give you the perfect family pet—from the author of Water Dog . This time-proven guide by legendary trainer Richard A. Wolters offers a step-by-step method for completely training your dog, regardless of breed or age—in just sixteen weeks. Whether you’re six or sixty, you can learn to train your dog quickly..
Clutter is a temper tantrum of the soul, and it's time to listen closely to what it's saying. Clutter, with its overwhelming physical and emotional presence, can seem like it’s one of our toughest inner critics. We see it and think it is telling us that we aren’t neat enough or don’t have enough control over our own lives. But what if we instead..
“Shows us how to garden like our ancestors gardened . . . with just four basic hand tools, and with little or no electricity or irrigation.” —Carol Deppe, author of The Resilient Gardener In hard times, the family can be greatly helped by growing a highly productive food garden, requiring little cash outlay or watering. This..
Are you tired of your German Shepherd puppy leaving "messes" all over the house? What about the biting and chewing? Does your German Shepherd drag you down the street when you try and take him/her for a walk? Do you want to teach your new puppy how to sit, stay, or play fetch? This short, simple, no-fluff beginner's training guide can help you..
"Quite simply this is an excellent book. It is well-written, with snatches of dry humour. It should be mandatory reading for anybody who keeps a dog or has intentions of so doing." -R. W. F. Poole, Daily Telegraph How do dogs perceive the world about them? How do they see, hear, learn, relate to their owners? How large are their brains, what is their..
Handmade Woven Art for Beginners & Beyond Indulge your macramé obsession the fun way—by making it yourself! Macramé artist and teacher Natalie Ranae will guide you step by step to create stunning designer art pieces to adorn any space with boho vibes. From contemporary plant hangers to elegant wall hangings to practical home accents such as..
Pottery making and wheel throwing is a timeless craft, perfect for beginner crafters and artisans who don't mind getting their hands dirty. The Potter's Complete Studio Handbook is the perfect guide for all levels to enjoy and master the art of pottery. The book is a compilation of the best features from The Potter's Studio Handbook and The Potter's..
From fiber artist Toni Lipsey of TL Yarn Craft, an introduction to the craft of Tunisian crochet—a unique crochet style that looks more like knitting—with 20 projects for beginners There are hundreds of books that explore traditional crochet, but there are few that reference the concept of Tunisian crochet or present it in a modern, approachable..
A Beginner’s Guide to Healing Plants and Herbs Herbs in Your Kitchen that Heal Table of Contents Herbs in Your Kitchen and to Heal Introduction How to Make Herb Biscuits Making Herb Butters Green Butter Making Natural Green Dye for Your Butters Herb Waters for Perfumed Uses Lavender Vinegar Essential oils Herbal Teas List of Herbal Teas Angelica Coriander..
The 101 Best Marine Invertebrates presents 101 full-page species accounts of invertebrates that not only have high survival rates in captivity but also are appealing in appearance and behave well in a community tank. Also included are 33 species to avoid--creatures that most commonly wreak havoc in home aquariums because of their size or aggressiveness,..
Make Your Large-Scale Macramé Dreams Come True If you’ve ever seen a stunning piece of macramé and dreamed of someday being able to make your own . . . now you can! Consider this book your master class on creating large-scale macramé. Natalie Ranae is renowned for her large custom designs. As the follow-up to her bestselling introductory book Macramé..
Comprehensive and simple to use, The Puppy Bible is uniquely structured to provide the best guidance for raising a happy, healthy pet. The week-by-week planner takes you from before your puppy arrives to beyond six months, shows how he is developing, and tells you exactly what to do and when to do it. The front section is cross-referenced with expert..
Make home décor, jewelry, and more with projects that put a twenty-first–century spin on this age-old craft. Includes photos and diagrams. Discover a fresh new take on the traditional art of macramé, a craft that was incredibly popular in the seventies and is currently enjoying a renaissance. Macramé projects are the best way to bring the..
Crochet your own costumes, familiar creatures, and classic artifacts from the Harry Potter films in this follow up companion to the bestselling Harry Potter: Knitting Magic. Conjure the magic of the Wizarding World with your crochet hook with this deluxe collection of more than 20 official patterns for toys, keepsakes, and costume replicas inspired..
Are you interested in growing your own plants from scratch? This reference book will teach you how to propagate virtually every type of plant. If you're a thrifty gardener who wants more plants for free, then this book is perfect for you! From fruit trees and ornamental shrubs to exotic orchids and succulents, get all the info you'll need to propagate..
At last! A step-by-step guide to growing nutritious, delicious vegetables in Hawai‘i written by an experienced gardener familiar with Hawai‘i's special soil conditions and microclimates. Find out how easy it can be to have a convenient economical supply of homegrown vegetables available year-round. This book contains everything you need to know..
Doing the dishes will be almost fun with the 99 pleasing kitchen helpers in this book! Crocheted using 100 percent cotton medium weight yarn, the dishcloths feature a variety of stitches, from simple single crochets to clusters, puff stitches, and cross stitches. Some of the designs have unique edgings, while the others can be finished with your choice..
Maltipoos are a bundle of perfection, combining the right amount of personality, spunk, cuteness, and energy. Even with all of that personality, they love a good cuddle on your lap. Maltipoos are considered to be an ideal companion dog. In this book, you will learn how you can work with your Maltipoo's moldable personality and teach it to be a well-behaved..
es, you really can grow healthy, beautiful roses! If you love roses, but think they’re too hard to grow, check out Everyday Roses – your trusty guide to growing Knock Out and other easy-care garden roses. Here you’ll find clear, accessible information for successfully growing beautiful roses in a wide range of colors. There's no book on roses..
Be Well Prepared and Well Fed! With all the uncertainty in the world today, there is peace in preparing. In an emergency, you don't want to depend on a grocery store or government agency to feed your family. Storing food assures your family's self-sufficiency year-round and benefits your budget when you plan correctly. This in-depth, nuts-and-bolts..
The perfect lawn. Create, cultivate and maintain the perfect lawn with our 100 page, easy to read, simple to use, guide to lawn care maintenance. This concise book, The Lawn Guide written by an internationally recognised expert in this field, will be invaluable for the beginner creating their first lawn, or for the expert seeking advice..
..".God and the Gay Christian .is a game changer. Winsome, accessible, and carefully researched, every page is brought to life by the author's clear love for Scripture and deep, persistent faith. With this book, Matthew Vines emerges as one of my generation's most important Christian leaders, not only on matters of sexuality but also on..
Metal Lathe for Home Machinists is a project-based course that provides a complete introduction to the lathe and lathe metalworking. This book takes beginners through all the basic techniques needed to tackle a wide range of machining operations while advancing through 12 practice projects, from basic tasks to higher levels of difficulty. All of the..
An acclaimed artist celebrates the creative possibilities of macramé and knots in this memoir and guide featuring projects and tutorials. Every day for a year, artist Windy Chien learned to tie a new kind of knot and then shared the results on Instagram—a project that both reinvented her life and revolutionized knot art. In The Year of..
The most comprehensive photographic guide of southern Africa’s birds in one volume, this brings a new dimension to bird ID in the region. It describes and illustrates all 958 birds, plus 17 species from Antarctica and Southern Ocean islands. Over 2,500 photographs show plumage variations and colour morphs. Text by Africa’s top birding authors focuses..
At last! A step-by-step guide to growing nutritious, delicious fruits in Hawai‘i written by an experienced gardener familiar with Hawai‘i's special soil conditions and microclimates. Find out how easy it can be to have a convenient economical supply of homegrown fruits available year-round. Growing Fruits in Hawai‘i contains everything you need..
Wouldn't it be wonderful if your dog didn't chew on furniture or poop on the carpet, and followed your commands? Dog Training can help! A dog brings joy and excitement to your life. Once you add this bundle of energetic fur to your family, you'll find you have extra reasons to be playful. On the other hand, dogs have animal instincts and natural tendencies,..
Clutter impacts on our productivity, stresses us out and keeps us stuck. Why do we let our stuff stand in the way of the lives we dream about? Decluttering is great for our mental wellbeing, and when done right, it can be good for the planet too. When we rehome, repurpose or recycle the things we no longer need, we free up existing resources for..
The Aspiring Minimalist’s Guide to Living Consciously and Contributing to a “Greener” Tomorrow “This is the perfect book for people that want to find a realistic roadmap to sustainable living.” ― The Holistic Millennial Eco-minimalism is a hot-button issue right now, and for good reason . L iving a life with less can be the key to saving..
A comprehensive reference for contemporary quilters, with ten projects included. Learn how to create stunning modern quilts with the Modern Quilt Bible : the ultimate reference guide to patchwork and quilting techniques. Author of Beginner's Guide to Quilting Liz Betts explains over one hundred techniques used by designers to create eye-catching modern..
Organizing Your Kitchen with SORT and Succeed is the simple five-step system to declutter and organize your kitchen and pantry shelves. The kitchen is the heart of the home, even if we spend less time cooking. We still gather, work, meet, congregate and eat in and around the kitchen now more than ever. Clear some space, make it easier to get to essential..
“Justina’s style is so warm and colorful . . . All her plants and pallets and prints are put together in ways that are beyond stylish. It is art.” —Drew Barrymore The New Bohemian Handbook guides readers in beautifully simple techniques for adding good vibes and style to living spaces. Packed with hundreds of ideas for bringing..
In this beginner’s guide to indoor gardening, you’ll learn how to care for fifty of the most popular houseplants. Houseplants are more popular than ever: as expert writer and gardening enthusiast Heather Rodino notes, “plants have demonstrated therapeutic value, clean the air, and are an affordable way of decorating, adding beauty to your home,..
Go beyond basic scrap quilts with this guide to turning fabric bits snips into striking modern art quilts—featuring 8 quick and easy projects. In Scrappy Bits Applique , fabric designer and quilt artist Shannon Brinkley shares her secrets to putting sewing room scraps to use. With her easy stitching and collage techniques, she shows how simplicity..
A New York Times bestseller. “With pages of tips and twelve DIY projects, the book makes the free-spirited style easy to achieve.” — Architectural Digest In The New Bohemians , LA-based designer Justina Blakeney defines the New Bohemians as creative individuals who are boutique owners and bloggers, entrepreneurs and ex-pats, artists..
With gorgeous photos, a renowned textile artist guides you through the details of her creative process—and twelve amazing projects. The embroidery of Jane E. Hall is breathtaking, and in this book she combines her love of butterflies with her outstanding talent as a textile artist to produce three-dimensional renditions of exquisitely worked butterflies..
Whether you’re building a tiny home or the mansion of your wildest dreams, here’s exactly how to do it. Have you always dreamed of living in a space that is designed and built entirely by yourself? Do you constantly look at other architectural designs and imagine how you would tweak it, making it better and your very own? Maybe you’re finally..
A complete entry-level sewing course taught through twenty step-by-step projects for garments and home décor. Have you always wanted to try sewing but aren’t sure where to begin? Sewing 101 teaches you everything you need to know for successful machine sewing: The Basics gives you a firm foundation for learning to sew, offering essential guidance..
Lavender is a remarkable lasting blossom and an extraordinary plant to draw in butterflies, honey bees, and different pollinators to your nursery. This Mediterranean local is currently developed, developed, and cherished all over the planet. Develop them close by your spice garden, in a perpetual blossom bed, or in holders where you can partake in their..
Twenty sewing projects for home décor and accessories inspired by the Japanese aesthetic that appreciates the beauty of imperfection. 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 twenty sewing projects for home decor and accessories..
An easy method to faster quilt-making, and incredible patterns to make use of your scrap stash. What if you could piece quilts even faster, work on more than one quilt simultaneously and save money, fabric and thread all at the same time? Bonnie K. Hunter will show you how to put the concept of Leaders & Enders to work quickly and easily,..
“A valuable instructional tool for bead-embroidery fans of all skill levels . . . A book you will refer to over and over again.” ( Bead&Button ). In this fully illustrated reference volume, acclaimed bead artist Jamie Cloud Eakin explains more than 30 indispensable techniques for bead embroidery—a process that involves sewing..
“Learn to crochet from a book? Yes, if it happens to be this one . . . the book thoroughly prepares readers to pursue the craft” —with online tutorials! ( Booklist ) Written with the absolute beginner in mind, this engaging book teaches all the basics for learning to crochet with step-by-step instructions and photographs. Crocheting..
Add rustic country charm and make home your favorite place to be. This collection of classic and modern farmhouses inspire easy and comfortable living. Farmhouse style is about cultivating connection, embracing the simple life, and bringing a kick-up-your-feet, linger-a-little-longer feeling to your home. Step inside 20 beautifully-designed homes and..
Stitch sweet and colorful Sashiko projects! Bring a pop of color to traditional Sashiko stitching! Make 23 different projects with your choice of colorful thread and project surface to create something unique to you. Projects include totes, bags, purses, towels, table decor, picnic cloths, and more! Fill your home with charming Sashiko pieces or give..
Our wellbeing precedes anything more. Assuming we are solid, we can carry on with a decent life and commit our chance to do the things that we love and appreciate. At the point when we become sick, a great deal of us goes to medicine which has aftereffects that thus makes more issues for us. Unfortunately, relatively few individuals give an excess consideration..
“Detailed how-to’s (and images) for embroidery, beading and embellishing stitches, including silk ribbon―a must-have book for every crazy-quilter’s library!” — Quilter’s Connection Embrace the versatility of crazy quilting with quick-to-sew projects! In a follow-up to the bestselling Foolproof Crazy Quilting , Jennifer Clouston..
The properties of plant-based yarns--cotton, linen, hemp, and others--are unique, naturally . They don't behave the same as wool yarns; to show off their best characteristics you need the right project. Knits from the Greenhouse is here to help you cultivate these fibers into beautiful finished designs. Dig in to find: • High..
This marvelous cloche hat intrigues the eye by appearing to be knitted in separate directions. It provides a “twist and twirl” effect. However, it is knitted easily, in four connected sections, as one piece and finished using a circular needle for a seamless hat band. There are two hat band options found at the end of this pattern. You may choose..
A comprehensive encyclopedia providing the meanings, powers, facts, and folklore for over 1,001 flower species. For centuries, artists and lovers have used the secret language of flowers, or floriography, to discreetly send overt messages of their desires and emotions. A simple flower could reveal a variety of hidden meanings, from a flirtatious “I..
An NPR Best Book of 2022 USA TODAY Bestseller This revolutionary approach to cleaning and organizing helps free you from feeling ashamed or overwhelmed by a messy home. If you’re struggling to stay on top of your to-do list, you probably have a good reason: anxiety, fatigue, depression, ADHD, or lack of support. For therapist KC Davis, the birth of..
This sewing guide reveals a breakthrough method to simplify learning stitches of all kinds, with more than 100 stitches from the simple to the fanciful. As makers, we tend to learn different stitches over time without thinking much about how they relate to one another. But when Natalie Chanin and her teams at Alabama Chanin and The School of Making..
Master the art of growing healthy, robust and gorgeous bonsai trees and unlock the therapeutic benefits of the ancient practice with this comprehensive guide to cultivating bonsai trees Have you ever laid eyes upon a magnificent bonsai tree and wondered if you could replicate that beauty in your own home and private space? Do you want to adopt a wholesome..
Take Action Today and live Mortgage-Free for the Rest Of Your Life By Living In The Custom Designed Shipping Container Home Of Your Dreams! More and more people find little value in building huge homes, what with the exorbitant costs of land and materials. In addition, huge homes are not exactly eco-friendly. This is the reason that shipping container..
On the day when this story opens they were on their way to George’s farm. They had approached within a mile of their destination when their host had called their attention to the low building which commonly was referred to as the Meeker House. It was an unpretentious structure, containing a story and a half, with a lean-to or addition, that looked..
The classic bestseller that established the Monks of New Skete as America's most trusted authorities on dog training, canine behavior, and the animal/human bond, updated to include the latest developments in canine health. In their two now-classic bestsellers, How to be Your Dog's Best Friend and The Art of Raising a Puppy , the Monks draw on their..
2018 and 2019’s No. 1 Best-selling Amigurumi Book in the U.S.! Explore Amigurumi, the Japanese art of crochet design, with 30 unique and darling patterns. Whether a novice or an experienced crocheter, anyone can pick up a needle and complete these cuddly creations. Author and amigurumi guru Lauren Espy inspires crocheters with her easy-to-follow patterns,..
Identify your coins quickly and easily! THE OFFICIAL RED BOOK® features full-color, actual-size and enlarged photos, with historical details about each piece. The Red Book shows mintages for all federal coins, from the ultra rare to the everyday. You might have a real rarity in your pocket change! Find out how much your coins are worth: The Red Book..
For over 15 years, BLACK+DECKER The Complete Guide to Wiring has been the best-selling home wiring manual in North America. With this 8th edition, get the clearest, most up-to-date advice available. As the most current wiring book on the market, you can be confident that your projects will meet national wiring codes . You’ll also spend more time on..
*The basis for the wonderfully funny and moving TV series developed by Amy Poehler and Scout Productions* A charming, practical, and unsentimental approach to putting a home in order while reflecting on the tiny joys that make up a long life. In Sweden there is a kind of decluttering called döstädning , dö meaning “death” and städning meaning..