Designer April Cornell walks home decorators through the mysteries of choosing and combing hues, of transforming a house from blah to brilliant, and of using colour to create a mood. Throughout, Cornell offers specific paint suggestions and quick decorating ideas, including plans for adding bright details (vivid duvets, vibrant tablecloths) everywhere, decorating a child’s room…


The remarkable detail and subtly stylized lines characterizing the artistry of celebrated woodcarver Ivan Denton are in abundant evidence in this beautifully illustrated volume. Chosen from collections across the country, these pieces represent the masterworks from one of a disappearing breed of artisans.


PENPALS will show how to establish and nurture close and long-lasting relationships with other people through letter writing. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned penpal, you will discover that this book is a source of valuable information based upon the author’s 25 years of penpaling experience. PENPALS reveals how to make your letters…


Since 1973, Storey’s Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.


Build Your Own Canoe is a comprehensive, clearly structured and uncomplicated manual that guides the reader through the various stages of constructing an inexpensive, lightweight and versatile plywood canoe. Topics covered include: design considerations; building and fitting out the basic hull; customizing the hull to suit yourself; repair and maintenance; advice on transportation, storage, camping…


Step into lovely French style homes and shops for inspiration and enchanting ideas. Boutique finds, along with heirloom antiques, provide a true Gallic journey through the pages of this book. Serene color palettes and timeworn artifacts create welcoming spaces that showcase prized family linens and furnishings. Gorgeous photography will invite France into your home and…