Holiday Gifts from Nature: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-162

on the grounds that 1973, Storey's state knowledge announcements have provided sensible, hands-on directions designed to assist readers grasp dozens of nation residing abilities quick and simply. There are actually greater than a hundred and seventy titles during this sequence, and their notable acceptance displays the typical wish of state and town dwellers alike to domesticate own independence in daily life.

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The Artist Unique: Discovering Your Creative Signature Through Inspiration and Techniques

By Carmen Torbus

Make your mark your way!

Every artist seeks to face except the group. yet how? enable writer Carmen Torbus motivate you to new inventive highs during this selection of hands-on ideas and heartfelt tales from sixteen artists who've labored via their very own creative struggles and stalls to emerge positive, with appears to be like uniquely their own.

Whether artwork is new to you, otherwise you were at it awhile and are having difficulty researching your individual type, this encouraging ebook will consultant you to test with varied mediums, innovations and percentages to make a mark that's solely yours. inside of you will find:

  • 17 of the artists' favourite mixed-media ideas proven step-by-step, with feedback for the way to cause them to your own
  • Beautiful complete artwork illustrating how person artists use and mix those options of their personal work
  • Easy worksheets to assist demonstrate your creative talents, strengths and preferences
  • A quick-start consultant to numerous mediums, mark makers and inventive paraphernalia
  • Lots of counsel and suggestion for placing your self into your art

Embrace who you're and discover what defines you as an artist. Make your paintings faraway from ordinary--become the artist UNIQUE!

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Jewelry Lab: 52 Experiments, Investigations, and Explorations in Metal (Lab Series)

By Melissa Manley

Jewelry Lab makes use of brevity to ignite a fondness for operating the metals methods and studying approximately all of the methods steel can be utilized. It presents aspiring metalsmiths and jewellery makers how to examine primary thoughts that's speedy and enjoyable. as well as the elemental talents comparable to sawing, drilling, soldering, and completing, the ebook covers texturing, etching, rolling, coloring, patinas, forming, connections, findings, solders, bezels, rivets, and different experimental techniques.
This isn't really a venture e-book; really, it's an approachable, unintimidating workbook that breaks metals tactics down into very particular experiments, corresponding to texturing or plastic deformation of steel, without aim in brain except to adventure how steel strikes. Readers learn how to comprehend extra approximately steel, how you can grasp it, and achieve a deep, considerate underlying appreciation for approach and technique, changing into entranced with finely crafting items with nice care.

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Selling Your Crafts at Craft Shows: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-156 (Storey Publishing Bulletin, a-156)

By Madelaine Gray

seeing that 1973, Storey's state knowledge announcements have provided sensible, hands-on directions designed to aid readers grasp dozens of state dwelling talents speedy and simply. There are actually greater than one hundred seventy titles during this sequence, and their impressive recognition displays the typical wish of kingdom and town dwellers alike to domesticate own independence in daily life.

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The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass: Finding, Collecting, Identifying, and Using the Ocean's Most Beautiful Stones

By Mary Beth Beuke

As the landlord of 1 of the world's so much complicated sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke will get to discuss those prized ocean gemstones each day. regrettably, with each one passing day, sea glass turns into a growing number of tricky to discover, making the search extra of a problem to the seeker—especially one with restricted adventure in sea glass hunting.

There are a number of explanation why the quest is so vital to the ocean glass seeker. a few locate their Zen moments within the solitude and sweetness of the search. a few acquire so as to add colour to their existence. The background, secret, and discovery of sea glass also are robust forces that draw creditors to seashores worldwide, searching for those items of bodily and chemically weathered frosted glass.

Whatever your cause of eager to know about and begin your personal choice of sea glass, the window for doing so is ultimate as items have gotten extra elusive because of a progress in sea glass reputation and a lessen in contemporary glass bottle production.

In The final consultant to Sea Glass, Beuke presents info that may aid first-time seekers commence new collections and veteran hunters study extra approximately their present units. Beuke stocks her reports in amassing her personal assortment through pictures of shiny and infrequent items, as well.

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Sneaky Green Uses for Everyday Things: How to Craft Eco-Garments and Sneaky Snack Kits, Create Green Cleaners, Remake Paper into Flying Toys, Assemble ... a Robot Recycle Bin with Everyday Things

By Cy Tymony

Ingenuity has met its fit and his identify is Cy Tymony. In his ebook, Sneaky eco-friendly makes use of for daily Things, Cy combines the sneaky enjoyable of his Sneaky makes use of sequence with the starting to be curiosity in eco-friendly residing. the result's an easy-to-practice guide for keeping energy.
The ebook contains forty initiatives utilizing eco-friendly innovations with step by step directions, in addition to illustrations and instructions for an Earth-friendly life. tasks are relaxing for children and likewise enticing for adults.
* made up of 100% usable details that actually does preserve power and increase the way in which we live.
* includes sneaky issues we will do to move eco-friendly and incorporates a useful power relief part that's jam-packed with assistance and assets, making power conservation easy.
* "I chanced on Cy Tymony...There, amid the pages of hand-drawn illustrations, have been the types of initiatives I hadn't obvious in years...Thank you, Cy, for reinvigorating these artistic juices [and] beginning up the realm of tinkering and creativity to an entire new iteration of hobbyists trying to get their palms soiled with new and fascinating projects." --Ira Flatow, host of NPR's Science Friday

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Backyard Sugarin': A Complete How-To Guide, Third Edition

By Rink Mann

From deciding to buy apparatus to tapping your personal timber to boiling the sap, this can be the vintage, best-selling advisor to creating maple syrup.

This little publication swept maple sugarin' buffs off their toes while it first seemed and remains to be the top-selling consultant to the craft after approximately 30 years in print. just like the past variants, this one tells you ways you may make maple syrup correct on your personal yard with no need to construct a sap condominium or purchase buckets, retaining tanks, evaporators and different pricey paraphernalia. presents precise "how-to" info, and makes a few new and remarkable revelations-including suggestions sugarers around the kingdom have shared with the writer. 60 black & white pictures, 6 line illustrations

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Knitting for Good!: A Guide to Creating Personal, Social, and Political Change Stitch by Stitch

By Betsy Greer

Each time we knit, now we have the chance to create confident swap in ourselves, our neighborhood, and on the planet. that is Betsy Greer's fervent trust, and during this booklet she exhibits us how. Betsy explores the methods we will use knitting to decelerate in a fast moving tradition, whereas utilizing the craft to learn charities in our groups, to recommend for priceless motives, and to aid members and groups around the globe. jam-packed with insights from knitters and crafters on how they use craft to profit others, Knitting for Good! gets you considering knitting in an entire new method.

To research extra concerning the writer, stopover at her site: craftivism.com.

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