La Vita e Bella is the perfect gift for all those with a passion for all things Italian and the finer things of life – beautiful architecture, centuries of tradition and fine food and wine. This glorious celebration and distillation of the heart and soul of Italy provides a glimpse inside 15 ravishing Italian homes,…


PBS host and television chef Christy Rost brings her experience as a cooking teacher, lifestyle authority, entertaining guru, and home restoration expert together in her third book, Celebrating Home. Focusing on the joys of nesting and at-home gatherings, Celebrating Home encompasses every aspect of great entertaining for family and close friends. Gorgeous photographs of individual…


These days, Brooklyn is more than a place-it’s become a symbol for a whole style of living, one that is rooted in a broad-minded eclecticism and imbued with an aura of authenticity, originality, and independence. It has replaced Manhattan as home to indie fashion designers, filmmakers, artists, writers, actors, and entrepreneurs with trendsetting design sensibilities….


The basics of box-making are covered in this manual for the scroll saw, including designs for hinged and lift-off lids, boxes with drawers, and laminated boxes. Patterns are provided for 30 eye-catching variations of such items as recipe and tissue boxes, knitting trays, desk organizers, jewelry boxes, and boxes embellished with stacked wood to create…


Living with Bugs answers every homeowner’s questions about the insects and related critters that share our homes and living spaces. Jack DeAngelis examines more than fifty of the most commonly encountered household pests, from ants to scabies to vinegar flies, and offers environmentally friendly solutions for managing them. With more than ninety color and black-and-white…


This title covers everything you need to know about: Papercraft Skills; Decorative Gift-wrapping; Personal Stationery; Papier-Mache; Design and Printing Paper; Origami; and, Fabulous Objects and Beautiful Gifts. You can create paper hats, masks, stationery, place settings, necklaces, papier-mache pots, gift boxes, decorations, party crackers, dolls, toys, booklets, badges and more. It covers a whole range…