The heart of every working farm, the barn is an icon of rural America. This book chronicles – and celebrates – all the main types of barn, and looks at how and why these treasures of early American architecture developed as they did. It explains how the wealth of immigrant construction methods and range of…


Featuring artist Junzo Terada’s colourful patterns, this collection of 3-D ornaments includes 5 animals and 5 mixed shapes (for a total of 10 different decorations), plus 10 envelopes and over 15 feet of string for hanging. Ornament makers simply have to punch out the pieces, add string, and fit the matching slots together. No scissors…


Strong, durable, economical, easy to work with, and lightweight, cardboard boxes have all the qualities needed to create functional, and environmentally friendly, furniture for your home and/or office. Packed with 320+ color images and patterns, this guide provides detailed step-by-step techniques for building nine furniture designs, including chic chairs, a giraffe-shaped chest of drawers for…


This title shows you how to create a wealth of water features, with advice on incorporating them stylishly into the garden. It features over 300 glorious photographs that show ideas, examples, and how to achieve the practical results you want. Step-by-step projects from leading water garden designers include a Mosaic Pond, a Bird-bath Fountain and…