The Handbuilt Home: 34 Simple Stylish and Budget-Friendly Woodworking Projects for Every Room
Manufacturer: Potter Craft
Create a Beautiful, Modern Home with One-of-a-Kind DIY FurnitureBeds, organizers, Adirondack chairs, a play table, and more! It's easy to build inexpensive, quality furnishings with this indispensible collection of woodworking projects from Ana White, the popular blogger who has inspired millions of homemakers with her stylish furniture plans and DIY spirit. As a young mom on a tight budget, Ana learned to make her own well-designed pieces inspired by the styles in her favorite storesâ€”saving thousands of dollars in the process.Now, in this reference for woodworkers of all skill levels, Ana shares everything she has learned along the way. Inside The Handbuilt Home you'll find:â€¢ Plans for 34 versatile furniture projects for every room in your houseâ€”from beginner-friendly home accessories to sturdy tables, a media center, kidsâ€™ items, and storage solutionsâ€¢ Comprehensive information on using off-the-shelf lumber and basic equipmentâ€”almost every project can be made with a drill, a saw, and some hand toolsâ€¢ Easy-to-follow instructions, costs, and time estimates to guide even the most amateur of carpenters through any projectYou donâ€™t need to be physically tough or superstrong to make your own furniture, and itâ€™s okay if you donâ€™t know that a 2x4 doesnâ€™t actually measure 2 by 4 inches. All you need is the determination to create a better home for yourself or your family and the confidence to say, â€œI can build that.â€Â Also available as an eBook
Flea Market Fabulous: Designing Gorgeous Rooms with Vintage Treasures
Manufacturer: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Focusing on nine different rooms (including her own recently purchased Manhattan apartment), Lara Spencer shows readers that all it takes is planning, shopping know-how, and a little imagination to create beautiful and comfortable homes that reflect their personal style. She takes readers through the step-by-step process of overcoming the challenges of the room, offering helpful tips and lessons along the way. She identiÂfies the design dilemma; comes up with a decoratÂing plan; makes a mood board for inspiration; compiles a shopping list; scours flea markets for furniture and accessories that fit the bill; restores, repurposes, and reinvents the pieces she finds, giving them new life; and brings all the elements together in the gorgeous, finished space. With illuminating before, during, and after photographs of her DIY projects and the room installations, Lara demystifies the decorating process and allows readers to envision endless possibilities for what they can do in their own homes.
Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and More: 40 step-by-step projects to transform your home
Manufacturer: CICO Books
With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to transform everyday furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint. Annie Sloan is a paint legend and one of the worldâ€™s most popular experts in the field of decorative painting. In Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and more, Annie presents 40 new projects and ideas, showing you the easy way to update tired furniture and transform your home. Working with her own range of chalk paints, Annie shows how to mix colors and how to achieve certain looks. Whether your taste is for colorful boho chic or restrained Swedish hues, cozy and comforting rustic shades, a modern and contemporary approach, or an elegant French look, here you will find a project to suit you. Start off by mastering the simple art of colorwashing, and work your way up to transfer printing, gilding, stenciling, and glazing. There are even instructions for dyeing fabric using paint. As well as painting furniture, the projects range from a staircase painted in a rainbow of colors to stenciled walls, transforming floors with a coat of paint to dyeing linen curtains and even painting a vintage chandelier. Throughout the book, Annie offers expert tips, techniques, shortcuts, and guidance, showing you the easy way to create a stylish home.
The Home Quick Planner includes 700 precut, reusable peel-and-stick, 1/4-inch scale furniture and architectural symbols, plus a 5,600 square-foot floor plan grid to help you design your own building, remodeling and decorating projects. (Also good for moving.) Symbols include everything you need from tables, chairs, couches, beds and pianos to every standard kitchen cabinet and appliance, an extensive assortment of bathroom fixtures and cabinets (for example, twelve sets of sink designs, six different showers, and a dozen various baths and whirlpools), plus windows, doors, walls, switches, outlets, lights and much more. Simply lift the symbols and arrange them on the floor plan grid to design floor plans, move furniture and make changes. Step-by-step instructions and Design Details: Critical Dimensions & Clearances are provided to help you improve your design and save money. After you ve finished designing your floor plans with the Home Quick Planner, you can build a three-dimensional model of your design with the 3-D Home Kit (also by Daniel Reif).
Furniture Makeovers: Simple Techniques for Transforming Furniture with Paint, Stains, Paper, Stencils, and More
Manufacturer: Chronicle Books
Furniture Makeovers shows how to transform tired furniture into stunning showpieces. You'll never look at a hand-me-down dresser the same way again! The book offers 26 easy-to-follow techniques that can be applied to all different types of pieces, from bookshelves to desks: painting, applying gold leaf, wallpapering, distressing, dip dyeing, and more. In addition to the core techniques, author and Knack Studios founder Barb Blair shares 30 beautiful before-and-after makeovers from her studio and outlines how to achieve each look. With helpful step-by-step photographs, a visual glossary explaining all the tools and materials needed, and a lovely contemporary aesthetic, Furniture Makeovers is a treasure trove of ideas and instruction for the home decorator.
Beautifully illustrated reproduction of beloved 1913 Duckworth edition. Features 12 color plates and drawings by Charles Robinson. Hardbound, no jacket as printed. Top of spine slightly bumped, owner's name tastefully printed on "Ex Libris" art deco stamp on front endpaper. A collection of Oscar Wilde's most-loved children's tales, including "The Happy Prince," "The Nightingale and the Rose," "The Selfish Giant," "The Devoted Friend" and "The Remarkable Rocket."
Creating the French Look: Inspirational Ideas and 25 Step-By-Step Projects
Brand: Brand: Cico
Developed over hundreds of years, the French look reflects all tastes, from the cultivated grandeur of the chateau to the simplicity of rural living, and can be adapted to every home. Creating the French Look is divided into four styles: â€˜Chateauâ€™, â€˜Countryâ€™, â€˜ProvenÃ§alâ€™ and â€˜Parisianâ€™, and each â€œlookâ€ is applied to living rooms, kitchens, dining rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms plus outdoor living spaces. As well as describing each overall style, focusing on colours and fabrics, Annie Sloan emphasizes the details and accents required by each one, and, aided by 25 clearly explained step-by-step projects, shows how to achieve it. Among other things, she explains how to paint and distress furniture, and describes how to cover an armoire door with embroidered voile. Whatever interior you desire, this book will guide your choices from the grand statement of the painted armoire to the finishing touch of a little posy of lavender.
Wood Pallet Projects: Cool and Easy-to-Make Projects for the Home and Garden
Manufacturer: Fox Chapel Publishing
Brand: Gleason, Chris
Wood Pallet Projects shows how anyone can upcycle salvaged pallet wood to create truly one-of-a-kind furniture and accessories. Maverick craftsman Chris Gleason combines sound woodworking techniques with a hip designer's sensibility to unleash the limitless possibilities of the common skid. Inside you'll find inspired projects for rescuing and repurposing pallets. Some of his pieces celebrate the rough, edgy character of the material, while others are crafted as fine furniture. He shows how to construct both indoor and outdoor furniture in a variety of styles, along with other useful items such as a birdhouse, a toolbox, and even a ukulele. .
6 Compact Discs & Guidebook If you genuinely have a desire to experience the realm of consciousness beyond your everyday, business-as-usual life to transcend then Stuart Wilde wants to help you learn. A spiritual guide with an irreverent style, he can show you the profound along with the profoundly absurd. He can help you tap into your eternal nature, to pass through the doorway of perception that leads beyond your physical senses. Through his meditations and exercises, you can learn to feel more wonder, less fear, definitely less seriousness, and greater positive energy in every moment of your life.
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture & Cabinet Construction
Manufacturer: Taunton Press
Expert woodworker and writer Andy Rae takes the construction of furniture and breaks it into components -- from boxes, cases, doors and drawers to shelves and feet. He explains all the techniques used to build them, so you can choose the ones that are best for you. Then he shows you how to put the pieces together to make great furniture. In The Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture & Cabinet Construction, you'll acquire a working knowledge of woodworking materials, a higher control over your work and tools and an understanding of basic design principles. Graphic, step-by-step presentation of key techniques and methods Visual maps, cross-references and indexes make information easy to find Covers the many woodworking methods and tools available Modern, up-to-date coverage of tools and techniques Part of a three-volume encyclopedia of woodworking