Download E-books Colorful Stitchery: 65 Hot Embroidery Projects to Personalize Your Home PDF

By Kristin Nicholas

Embroidery hasn't ever regarded this strong or been so colourful! And it’s by no means been rather a lot enjoyable to do. With notion and encouragement from clothier and colorist Kristin Nicholas, would-be and skilled stitchers alike will locate dozens of initiatives that upload exuberance to each room in the home.

Nicholas’s assortment opens with pillow covers in dancing shades on unforeseen styles and materials, equivalent to stripes and plaids, velvets and corduroys. For kitchens, she bargains a joyfully polka-dotted tea comfortable or jewel-bright, bought napkins and tablecloth creatively stitched with floral motifs. custom-made marriage ceremony presents contain a sumptuous, monogrammed cashmere throw and his-and-hers scorching water bottle covers; or for definitely the right child reward, a comfy matching blanket and teddy endure set.

Many initiatives characteristic materials from flea markets and thrift retailers, with whole how-to on hand-felting and hand-dyeing sweaters and blankets for the very softest, such a lot colourful glance. along with her ribbon-stitched craft containers (perfect for scrapbookers), embroidered stationery, or even a couple of espadrilles, the writer explores an exhilarating international of embroidering on unforeseen surfaces and fabrics.

Nicholas encourages readers to discover suggestion in no matter what pleases them—gardens, nature, ceramics, structure, ethnic and classic textiles, postcards and magazines—and to exploit that proposal because the foundation for this new spin on conventional stitchery. this can be the craft publication for each artistic one that loves fibers and materials, and itches to counterbalance the teched-up a part of their lives by utilizing their palms for selfexpression and private fulfillment.

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Download E-books Marvelous Murals You Can Paint PDF

By Gary Lord

With those thoroughly illustrated, step by step concepts, a person can paint staggering work of art for the house. grasp muralists Gary Lord and David Schmidt current 15 marvelous tasks - from mountains, woodlands and waterfalls to musical "swing" issues, underwater motifs and farm scenes, all available to the newbie and simply personalized. The initiatives begin with simple-yet-effective thoughts and growth to extra tricky work of art, damaged down right into a sequence of mini-demos. The e-book is full of professional information for excellent effects - together with numerous how one can paint skies, the preferred mural topic. The "drawing - impaired" will specifically enjoy the authors' trick for utilizing stencils to create the glance of a hand-painted mural.

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Download E-books The Window Decorating Book PDF

A very good consultant to window coverings that includes greater than one thousand images and illustrations, The Window adorning Book is either distinctive and compelling in overlaying the scope of window items on the market this day. you'll be inspired to discover and think about your whole recommendations, together with sections on standards and upholstery amounts, for those who desire to do so. The Window adorning Book not just offers an inspiring visible catalog of the way to take advantage of draperies, blinds, colors, and shutters imaginatively, but additionally delves into the main points; offering important details at the professionals and cons of varied items, and the way to settle on materials and coverings that create the precise surroundings for any room of the home.

Each bankruptcy includes
benefits and Disadvantages
best locations
Care and Cleaning
reliable to understand information regarding each one treatment
Yardage Calculations

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Download E-books The Architecture Of Light (2nd Edition): A textbook of procedures and practices for the Architect, Interior Designer and Lighting Designer. PDF

By Sage Russell

Welcome to the second one variation! The structure of sunshine makes lighting fixtures layout approachable. This bright, picture packed textual content of lights recommendations and methods serves because the excellent significant other for lighting fixtures layout scholars and pros alike. outfitted round a profitable educating curriculum, this article presents a logical step-by-step development throughout the levels of conceptualizing, refining, drafting and offering lighting fixtures layout. Written by way of a training specialist lighting fixtures clothier who's additionally an award profitable layout teacher, The structure of sunshine offers an ideal mix of visible layout instruments and basic lights wisdom. as well as thought and dialogue, The structure of sunshine additionally offers entire chapters of universal lighting fixtures info, case reviews and a catalog of particular lights instruments. each architect, inside clothier and layout scholar merits a operating wisdom of lights layout and this unmarried ebook makes it attainable.

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Download E-books Speed Decorating: A Pro Stager's Tips and Trade Secrets for a Fabulous Home in a Week or Less PDF

By Jill Vegas

She does it all!  beautify your home at best pace, utilizing Jill’s useful, fashionable information that might remodel any home instantly.  for each room in the home, sizzling layout rules from the definitive insider.  the right way to make a house (large or small) totally  beautiful.  Fast and simple with a record of feedback –from making the entryway welcoming, to the last word cook’s kitchen (without spending a package) and asking the all-important query, is it a tub or a spa? Even the superb inspiration of velocity cleaning.  And the easiest half, anyone (even the design-challenged)   can do velocity DECORATING.  and switch your home from frumpy to magnificent, IN every week OR LESS! From the “magic wand makeover” to the boot-camp procedure, JILL VEGAS publications the reader via effortless suggestions to create the home you’ve constantly sought after with no taking endlessly. even if you’re promoting or staying placed, pace adorning breaks all of it right down to fundamentals, with whimsy, help and plenty of assets to assist make all of it ensue. With a whole bunch stunning photographs to inspire! 


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Download E-books Design Your Life: The Pleasures and Perils of Everyday Things PDF

By Ellen Lupton

Design Your lifestyles is a chain of irreverent and sensible snapshots approximately gadgets and the way we have interaction with them. via major layout philosopher Ellen Lupton and her dual sister Julia Lupton, it indicates how layout is ready even more than what’s received at high-end shops or the fashionable examine IKEA. layout is critical thinking: the way to examine the area and beauty why issues paintings, and why they don’t.

Illustrated with unique work of items either usual and extraordinary, Design Your existence casts a pointy eye on every little thing from curler baggage, bras, bathroom paper, and crammed animals to parenting, piles, porches, and potted crops. utilizing humor and perception Ellen and Julia discover the sensible part of daily layout, taking a look at the way it affects your existence in unforeseen methods and what you are able to do approximately it. talking to the preferred curiosity in layout in addition to people’s wish to make their very own method via a industrially produced global, this considerate ebook takes a clean and funny method of make a few severe issues in regards to the effect of layout on our lives.

Find out what is wrong with the bras, pillows, potted vegetation, and the opposite hopeless things you use, purchase, fresh, water, or positioned away daily. realize easy methods to secretly keep watch over the activities of these round you by way of deciding on and putting gadgets rigorously. learn how curler luggage are threatening civilization, and the way the format of your personal condominium should be making you depressing. Use the instruments of self-publishing to take the ability of branding into your personal fingers.

Taking a clean, humorous examine parenthood, house responsibilities, unique, time administration, crafting, and extra, Design Your lifestyles shows you ways to guage the stuff you use, and the way to acknowledge different types of order that secretly inhabit the messes of everyday life, be it a cluttered room or a hectic agenda. Use this ebook to realize regulate over your setting and faucet into the ability of layout to speak with associates, relatives, and the area.

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Download E-books Total Interaction PDF

Interactivity is the catchword for a variety of leading edge suggestions that idea designers and engineers are constructing in each quarter of know-how and tradition. For the authors interplay is greater than a technological or aesthetic idea, it's a new capability to best friend people and expertise in a dynamic and reciprocal kind of "living in technology". This e-book gathers jointly scientists and participants from varied fields of job, supplying a desirable, up to date survey of the technological and conceptual apparatus of specialists engaged in aesthetic disciplines and product layout.

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Download E-books Feng Shui im Krankenhaus: Architektur und Heilung, Räume für die Seele / Healing Rooms in Hospitals (German and English Edition) PDF

In den letzten Jahren wurden erstmals Abteilungen von öffentlichen Krankenhauseinrichtungen – als besonderes Beispiel sei hier das Wiener Krankenhaus Lainz erwähnt – nach den fernöstlichen Feng Shui-Richtlinien umgebaut und gestaltet. Die positiven Reaktionen von own und Patienten haben die Architektin veranlasst, ein Buch über die dahinterstehenden geistigen Prinzipien zusammenzustellen, zahlreiche Farbfotos vermitteln die besondere Atmosphäre. Dieses Buch zeigt sehr eindrucksvoll die Verbindung der Architektur mit der Medizin auf, sowie die Wirkung des Raumes auf die Gesundung. Die optimistic Wirkung des Umfeldes auf den Genesungsprozess wird im Buch wissenschaftlich belegt, zahlreiche Künstler stellen ihre energetisierenden Arbeiten vor, und auch Ärzte berichten über ihre persönlichen Erfahrungen, Feng Shui an einen ungewöhnlichen Ort zu bringen. Dieses Buch verbindet Medizin, Architektur, Kunst und Spiritualität.

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Download E-books Lillian Too's Easy-to-Use Feng Shui: 168 Ways to Success PDF

By Lillian Too

Looking for success, love, wealth, and wellbeing and fitness? The world's best-selling author on feng shui takes you step by step down the line to happiness! Lillian Too, popular writer of books and articles in this historical chinese language artwork, divulges the secrets and techniques of controlling the robust forces of ch'i to carry luck into our lives. With 179 tips about every little thing from personalizing inside ornament to enhancing family members kin, it is the so much sensible, thorough, systematic, and stunningly illustrated advisor to removing each concern status within the means of contentment. increase own house by way of making a choice on auspicious corners, success instructions, and life-enhancing parts, and arrange the loved ones to accentuate their important features. have to increase funds? develop orange or lime vegetation, whose ripening end result characterize prosperity, or dangle cash or bells at the doorways. Sleep on an genuine Feng Shui mattress, enable carpets create stable foundations, and fill vases with the appropriate plants. guard the house or workplace fr om the "shar chi" or "killing breath" of open cabinets. and there is a cause conventional chinese language matriarchs preserve cleansing paraphernalia out of sight-they be aware of that noticeable brooms will "sweep away" the family's livelihood. test one of the powerful tools for making sure togetherness and concord among kin, for aiding little ones do good in school, and for attracting romance. As you set those time-tested principles into perform, you will suppose your international improving and higher! a hundred and sixty pages (all in color), 7 3/4 x nine 1/4. DELUXE PAPERBACK WITH FLAPS.

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Download E-books The Encyclopedia of Window Fashions PDF

By Charles Randall

Over 2,000 adorning principles for home windows, bedding and components- together with draperies, colours, blinds, shutters, verticals, bedspreads, pillows, cushions and extra. mixing present, well known types with outstanding new methods, the 5th variation of The Encyclopedia of Window models is a must-have for designers, from newbie to expert.With extra full-color illustrations than ever sooner than, this booklet offers myriad window remedies for any room in any domestic from the most straightforward to the main tough. Now three hundred pages, which come with distinctive illustrations, cost-saving rules, yardage and fullness charts and lots more and plenty extra. ultimately, a brand new accomplished replace for the booklet that has develop into the normal for decorators and householders alike. Now in its 6th version, this all-inclusive pre-eminent adorning booklet has been remodeled for the hot millennium, together with an extended old part, new types and calculations, extra accomplished information regarding remedies and add-ons, and naturally, the visible index, an excellent capability to colorize any window therapy or accent during this e-book in your personal inside colour palette.

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