i An interactive guide to home decorating, The Home Color Selector shows you how to take the guesswork out of choosing and using color. This informative book begins by looking at color theory, and how to use color in the home, followed by an explanation of how color can be used to enhance mood. The…


The true meaning of Ikebana–the traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement–is the ability to take a few beautiful flowers and plans and tastefully present them in very simple containers to decorate your home. Whether for Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, or a special birthday or anniversary–“Japanese Ikebana for Every Season” simplifies and demystifies this ancient art…


More and more people have discovered what grandma always knew: canning and preserving provides you with wholesome, tasty treats year round. And this “Homemade Living” guide provides all the practical, hold-your-hand basics along with plenty of step-by-step photographs. Readers learn about the necessary tools of the trade, crucial safety tips and discover the all-important science…


Bare, stark swimming pools – those rectangular concrete holes in the ground surrounded by a chain link fence – are going the way of the dinosaurs. Pool owners have begun to see the pool and the area around it as an outdoor living space, a place for entertaining a crowd or relaxing alone. In response…


Build a simple network that quickly multiplies the computing power for the family or home office with THIS WIRED HOME. The third edition of this popular book delivers easy step-by-step instructions for creating a secure and reliable network using Microsoft® technologies—including all-new information about the Microsoft Windows® XP operating system. It covers the latest home…