Among the leading rustic furniture makers are a number of talented, creative women. Taking nature’s materials they create the quintessential “green” furniture and practical items for home or garden. Veronica Chenier of Ontario, Cassilda Brown of Alabama, and Jo Kilmer of North Carolina, share their work in this book, offering step-by-step instructions for three projects….


This collection includes four stencils of Scary Halloween Masks. They are a Black Cat Mask, Frankenstein’s Monster Mask, a Skull Mask, & a Witch Mask. All of the masks can be completed in 3 easy overlays (plus a cutting template for the openings for eyes, breathing holes, mouth, & string attachment. Full instructions are included….


This manual is irreverent but informative. Its style and illustrations match the other Quirk “Owner’s Manuals”. It is helpful for both first-time homeowners and those looking to maintain their home, and makes a great housewarming gift. Quirk “Owner’s Manuals” have taught readers how to “repair” and “maintain” babies, toddlers, dogs, and cats. Now we’re tackling…


Think pink “House Beautiful”‘s definitive guide presents all the fabulous and unexpected ways you can use this rosy hue anywhere in the home in the bedroom, bathroom, even the kitchen. Filled with inspiring quotes from professional designers, alluring photos, designer mood boards, and advice on selecting paint, it’s organized by how much pink is deployed…


It’s personality and creativity that turn an ordinary house into a warm and inviting home. Using her own home as an example, TV host and designer Dena Fishbein teaches home decorators everywhere how embellishments can put a personal stamp on their decor. From hand-painting a delicate flower border on a wall to making sachet pillows…


Since its inception at the end of the 1960s,loft living has generated an entire movementdedicated to the recovery of old, industrialspaces. Today, the loft is becoming moreaccessible to the general public, as its originaldefinition expands to include a variety ofopen-plan living spaces. With this currentexpansion, there is a growing diversity in theway architects treat the…