In this her tenth book, acclaimed interior designer and award-winning author Betty Lou Phillips presents spirit-lifting takes on classic style from a modern point of view. Mingling elegance with ease, in a manner relaxed yet refined, Phillips sumptuously layers texture and color with pleasing, unexpected detail as she creates twenty-first century comfort with and French…


Are you interested with owning and tending your own herb garden?Do you want to have the most flavorful herbs?You’ll learn how to:-have the most flavorful herbs without using harmful chemicals-have an herb garden without spending tons of money on expensive store bought herbs-control diseases and pests-give the best care for your herbs-transplant your herbs-design a…


Overwhelmed with big screen TV and home theater audio options? What do you need to build the perfect home theater experience? Home Theater For Dummies, 3rd Edition shows you how to plan a home theater system and choose components that fit your budget and your room. Beginning with the most basic information, this guide helps…


A comprehensive source of information, contributed by experienced craftsmen. This reprint of a 1880s classic will provide a very complete knowledge of the principles of the art of staircase joinery. Staircasing is a stumbling-block to many carpenters and joiners, who will find much practical information contained in this handbook. There are examples of staircase joinery…


The notion of designing and respecting sacred space has been around for centuries, recognized in such current culture trends as Feng Shui, Wabi Sabi, and even the push to make homes greener. Vastu-India’s ancient science of architecture and design for buildings and gardens-is the origin of traditions like Feng Shui, and finally gets a proper…


Compost is created when organic matter decomposes. Organic matter eventually reaches a point where it can no longer decompose; it is at that point that it becomes an extremely nutritious and long-lasting fertilizer. Garden compost can be produced using four very basic ingredients: carbon, nitrogen, air and water. You can gather these ingredients easily by…