With step-by-step practical techniques and projects, this book is aimed at everyone, from the novice home decorator to the experienced enthusiast. It includes practical instruction on home maintenance and repairs, painting, paperhanging, tiling, laying floor coverings, bedding, soft furnishings, curtains, insulation, storage, and building features and fittings. Every home needs repainting, updating or repair work…


This book was written for gourd artists looking to improve their skills with the mini jigsaw. With step-by-step guidance, supplemented by detailed instructional images for ten projects, gourd artists will be able to create everything from simple puzzles and jack-o-lanterns to lidded leaf bowls and luminaries. By working through these projects, artists will build their…


Grandma Knows Best encompasses a wealth of long-forgotten knowledge on all things homely, from gardening and cooking to making and mending. Including such chapters as ‘New Clothes from Old’, ‘Waste Not Want Not’ and ‘Traditional Labour-Saving Ideas’, this book is good for the environment and for saving the pennies.


Intarsia enthusiasts can get right to work with this array of more than 25 full-size patterns suitable for a wide range of skill levels. The book displays an artistic style of woodworking that focuses on nature, the outdoors, and nostalgic scenes. With full-size patterns bound into a pocket at the back of the book, no…


This book contains four stencils. These stencils were designed for use on walls, furniture, fabrics, canvas!wherever your creativity demands. They can be used individually or combined to create scenes. Just use your imagination and paint ribbons or vines from one completed stencil to another. Fairies (also seen as fairie or faerie) are mythical spirits or…


In a world with more stuff, more to-do’s, and more wants, organizing and efficiency expert Jamie Novak offers clear and simple ideas to help readers cut through the clutter and find what’s important. Proven strategies show readers how they can better organize their lives – and find more free time and energy. The book tackles…


Dozens of illustrations, floor plans, and instructions provide a wealth of information for cattle barns, pigeon houses, self-feeding corncribs, self-closing doors, horse barns, dog houses, and much more. There are also suggestions on placement of outbuildings and choosing the right materials for foundations, walls, and roof. The new release of this homesteading helper will engage…