Crafts & Hobbies

What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing--What Birds Are Doing, and Why

Author: David Allen Sibley

ISBN: 9780307957894

The bird book for birders and nonbirders alike that will excite and inspire by providing a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing--and why"Can birds smell?" "Is this the same cardinal that was at my feeder last year?" "Do robins 'hear' worms?" In What It's...

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Dress Your Best Life: How to Use Fashion Psychology to Take Your Look -- and Your Life -- to the Next Level

Author: Dawnn Karen

ISBN: 9780316530996

Most people know that what they wear has an effect on the way they feel and how people perceive them, but very few understand how adjusting their wardrobe can help them achieve their dreams.Dress Your Best Life is a style book for readers who want to harness the power of...

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Attracting Birds and Butterflies

Author: Barbara Ellis

ISBN: 9780358106425

A quick-reference guide to attracting birds and butterflies for gardeners with little experience and time.In the eye of a bird or butterfly, the typical suburban landscape resembles an unfriendly desert. Closely mowed lawns, tightly clipped shrubs, raked-up borders, and deadheaded flowers mean no place to nest, no food to eat...

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The Tile Book: History, Pattern, Design

Author: Here Design

ISBN: 9780500480250

A dazzling visual history of ceramic tiles from around the world and across the centuries.This striking book gathers together an extensive collection of ceramic tiles from around the world and explores their rich history, purpose, and decorative qualities. For centuries, tiles have been used for both functional and aesthetic purposes...

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How to Be an Artist

Author: Jerry Saltz

ISBN: 9780593086469

"Inspiration leaps off the pages from Jerry Saltz's new book on creativity. . . . This book is for the artist or non-artist, for the person who gets plain English, for the person who understands that practical talk can coax out the mystical messages that lie underneath." --Steve MartinArt has...

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Japanese Character Writing For Dummies

Author: Dummies Press

ISBN: 9781119475439

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Bite-Size Python: An Introduction to Python Programming

Author: April Speight

ISBN: 9781119643814

Introduce children to the popular Python programming language through relatable examples and fun projects! Python has now surpassed Java as the most commonly used programming language. As the language rises in popularity, this complete guide can teach basic Python concepts to kids with its simple, friendly format. Bite-Size Python: An...

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Why You Like It: The Science and Culture of Musical Taste

Author: Nolan Gasser

ISBN: 9781250057198

From the chief architect of the Pandora Radio's Music Genome Project comes a definitive and groundbreaking examination of how your mind, body, and upbringing influence the music you love.Everyone loves music. But what is it that makes music so universally beloved and have such a powerful effect on us? In...

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Unofficial Guide to How to Find Your Family History on the World's Largest Free Genealogy Website

Author: Dana McCullough

ISBN: 9781440300783

Discover how to use! Learn how to tackle the largest free genealogy website with this in-depth user guide, newly updated to reflect the site's latest developments. The Unofficial Guide to, second edition, shows you how to find your family in the site's databases of more than 3.5 billion...

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Watercolor Basics: Learn To Solve The Most Common Painting Problems

Author: Charles Reid

ISBN: 9781440301315

Witness paintings change from bad to good as well-loved master watercolorist and teacher Charles Reid shows you how to correct problems to create fresh, spontaneous works, while offering an intimate inside glimpse into his processes. With expert advice on everything from drawing and design to fine-tuning figure and landscape paintings...

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Survival Hacks: Over 200 Ways to Use Everyday Items for Wilderness Survival

Author: Creek Stewart

ISBN: 9781440593345

Turn everyday items into survival necessities! Would you be prepared if you needed to survive in the wilderness? Survival expert Creek Stewart shares his cache of practical, easy-to-follow tricks to help you transform everyday items into valuable gear that can save your life. Survival Hacks takes you step-by-step through transforming...

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See You at the Campground: A Guide to Discovering Community, Connection, and a Happier Family in the Great Outdoors

Author: Stephanie Puglisi

ISBN: 9781492694656

Because the best family memories are the ones made around the campfire New parents Stephanie and Jeremy Puglisi worried their days of traveling were over--with full-time jobs and infant twins, taking time off to go exploring hardly seemed possible. But they missed the way that travel brought them closer together...

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The Colorwork Bible: Techniques and Projects for Colorful Knitting

Author: Jessica Ostermiller

ISBN: 9781632506658

With chapters outlining more than a half dozen colorwork knitting techniques, The Colorwork Bible is your updated exploration of both beginner- and advanced-level skills with a vibrant, modern palette and inspired projects. Join knitwear designer Jesie Ostermiller as you learn: A variety of small-scale swatch lessons that help you master...

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The Modern Embroidery Studio: 20 Stylish Designs to Stitch, Wear, and Share

Author: Lauren Holton

ISBN: 9781632507013

Carve out time for you with The Modern Embroidery Studio. If you love all things handmade and you're looking to quench your creative thirst, this is the book for you. Now more than ever, we need to slow down, unplug, and make something with out hands. Embroidery requires patience and...

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Green Witchcraft: A Practical Guide to Discovering the Magic of Plants, Herbs, Crystals, and Beyond

Author: Paige Vanderbeck

ISBN: 9781646115648

Learn to live the way of the green witchGreen witchcraft is a school of witchcraft for those who want to live in harmony with the earth and its green things -- and this book is your how-to guide. Open yourself up to everything from growing herbs and plants for magic...

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Cats in Bow Ties: Photographs & Rescue Stories of Shelter Cats with Style

Author: Lindsi Jones

ISBN: 9781682034224

Companions, allies, friends -- cats warm our hearts, bring comfort, and make us smile. In this book, author and photographer Lindsi Jones pays tribute to fabulous rescue felines, presenting colorful, feel-good photos of kitties dressed to the nines -- and stories about each cat's unique personality. Perfect for cat enthusiasts...

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Jane Packer's Flower Course: Easy techniques for fabulous flower arranging

Author: Jane Packer

ISBN: 9781788791885

Jane Packer Flowers is one of the world's most influential floristry companies, with a distinctively elegant yet refreshingly modern look. The highly successful Jane Packer flower schools make the company's floral expertise and design creativity available to all those who are lucky enough to attend. For those who can't, Jane...

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Joyful Mending: Visible Repairs for the Perfectly Imperfect Things We Love!

Author: Noriko Misumi

ISBN: 9784805315743

Joyful Mending shows you how to fix old items of clothing, linens and household objects by turning tears and flaws into beautiful features.Simply by applying a few easy sewing, darning, felting, or crocheting techniques, as well as some sashiko and other favorite embroidery stitches, you can repair your favorite pieces...

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