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Get creative - or read about how and why others create! Updated frequently, please check back often.

 

Last Chance Texaco Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802127129
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Published: Grove Press - April 6th, 2021

This troubadour life is only for the fiercest hearts, only for those vessels that can be broken to smithereens and still keep beating out the rhythm for a new song.

Last Chance Texaco is the first ever no-holds-barred account of the life of two-time Grammy Award-winner Rickie Lee Jones in her own words.


A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984801197
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Published: Random House - March 30th, 2021

A stirring meditation on Black performance in America from the New York Times bestselling author of Go Ahead in the Rain


Worlds of Wonder: A Coloring Book for the Curious Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780143136064
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Published: Penguin Books - March 30th, 2021

From the creator of the worldwide bestsellers World of Flowers and Lost Ocean, a beautiful new coloring book that takes you on a captivating journey through imagined and fantastical realms.


Color the World: Create beautiful artwork inspired by the greatest places on Earth Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780241289556
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Published: Rough Guides - September 6th, 2016

Color the World is the ultimate travel coloring book for grown-ups, filled with line drawings of 37 extraordinary travel destinations around the world curated by the travel experts at Rough Guides.


Tate Master Watercolour: Painting techniques inspired by influential artists Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781781576755
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Published: Ilex Press - March 2nd, 2021

Master the masters of watercolor with this step-by-step guide that draws inspiration from paintings in the Tate Collection with 30 projects.


Women Street Photographers Cover Image
By Gulnara Samoilova (Editor), Melissa Breyer (Contributions by), Ami Vitale (Foreword by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9783791387406
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Published: Prestel - March 2nd, 2021

With a rising number of women throughout the world picking up their cameras and capturing their surroundings, this book explores the work of 100 women and the experiences behind their greatest images.


Treasures Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781250623775
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 2nd, 2021

A lavishly illustrated book to accompany the New York Public Library's exhibition of the priceless treasures in its archives


Overview Timelapse: How We Change the Earth Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781984858658
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 13th, 2020

A striking collection of satellite images documenting human impact on the Earth--and how the Earth responds--from the creators of Overview and the Instagram sensation Daily Overview.


JR: The Chronicles of New York City Cover Image
By JR
$40.00
ISBN: 9781452184920
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Published: Chronicle Books - December 17th, 2019

TED Prize winner, Oscar nominee, and one of Time's 100 most influential people of 2018, JR is a contemporary art superstar.

In 2018, over one thousand New Yorkers posed for the camera and told their stories at JR's mobile photo studio and JR compiled their portraits into an astounding photographic mural—a portrait of the city—for the Brooklyn Museum.


The Shadow Drawing: How Science Taught Leonardo How to Paint Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374261962
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 17th, 2020

"[The Shadow Drawing] reorients our perspective, distills a life and brings it into focus—the very work of revision and refining that its subject loved best." —Parul Sehgal, The New York Times | Editors' Choice

An entirely new account of Leonardo the artist and Leonardo the scientist, and why they were one and the same man


The Naturally Clean Home, 3rd Edition: 150 Nontoxic Recipes for Cleaning and Disinfecting with Essential Oils Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781635863796
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - March 30th, 2021

In this updated edition of her best-selling book, The Naturally Clean Home, Karyn Siegel-Maier brings together the formulas for home cleaning solutions that readers have trusted for years with new information and ingredients updated to today’s green standards.


Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Wool Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781419735370
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Published: Abrams Press - April 6th, 2021

A fast-paced account of the year Clara Parkes spent transforming a 676-pound bale of fleece into saleable yarn, and the people and vanishing industry she discovered along the way
  Join Clara Parkes on a cross-country adventure and meet a cast of characters that includes the shepherds, dyers, and countless workers without whom our knitting needles would be empty, our mills idle,


Pulled Thread Embroidery: Stitches, techniques & over 140 exquisite designs Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781782218432
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Published: Search Press - April 6th, 2021

A huge range of openwork techniques to learn and beautiful projects to make.


60 Quick Knit Blanket Squares: Mix & Match for Custom Designs Using 220 Superwash(r) Merino from Cascade Yarns(r) (60 Quick Knits Collection) Cover Image
By Sixth&spring Books (Editor)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781970048032
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Published: Sixth & Spring Books - April 6th, 2021

With a modular and fully customizable approach to knitting blankets, 60 Quick Knit Blanket Squares provides 60 patterns for endless possibilities.


Silver Jewellery Making: A Complete Step-By-Step Course Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781782217350
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Published: Search Press - March 2nd, 2021

"...one of the most comprehensive beginner’s guides to jewelry silversmithing available." BOOKLIST 2/1/21


Build a Flower: A Beginner’s Guide to Paper Flowers Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419740640
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Published: Abrams - March 24th, 2020

Start from the very beginning and learn to make your own unique, exciting paper flowers
 
Paper flowers are ideal for any crafter: The results are stunning but the steps to get there are achievable at any skill level.


Keep This Toss That - Updated and Expanded: The Practical Guide to Tidying Up Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781621454755
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Published: Trusted Media Brands - January 7th, 2020

A quick practical guide to uncluttering to save time, money, space, and sanity.

Are you afraid to open your kitchen cabinet because you know food storage containers are going to come pouring out like an erupting volcano? Do you spend hours searching for the email you need? Will you regret it tomorrow if you give away all your old concert T-shirts?


Honjok Cover Image
By Crystal Tai (Introduction by), Francie Healey
$16.95
ISBN: 9781859064597
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Published: Orange Hippo! - April 6th, 2021

Honjok is the South Korean term for loners and for those who undertake activities alone. Living and being alone is a growing, global phenomenon fed in part by the isolation that social media and technology can bring and by more people opting to remain single. This beautiful and timely book analyzes the trend and its cultural and historical context.


Tiny Houses Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9783791387239
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Published: Prestel - March 23rd, 2021

Travel the world to get inspired by 40 small houses with unique character and style.


House to Home: Designing Your Space for the Way You Live Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781611808360
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Published: Roost Books - March 2nd, 2021

Have you been thinking about how to make your house into a true home? Or are you buying a house that needs the same attention? Where do you begin? This book will get you started, see you through it, and make home design doable rather than daunting.


Perfect English Style: Creating rooms that are comfortable, pleasing and timeless Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781788792424
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Published: Ryland Peters & Small - March 30th, 2021

Some styles of decorating have a longer shelf life than others. One of the most durable is what has come to be known as English Country Style, which works just as well in a city apartment or suburban home as it does in a rectory or manor house.

We may recognize an interior as archetypally English, but putting a finger on exactly what makes it so can be tricky.


Cozy: The Art of Arranging Yourself in the World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062654168
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Published: Harper Wave - February 23rd, 2021

The New York Times bestselling author of Happens Every Day, Isabel Gillies, presents a fresh and inspiring look at the subtle art of cozy—part manifesto, part lifestyle guide, part memoir—that shows fans of The Little Book of Hygge that true comfort comes from within.

When we talk about being cozy, most of us think of a favorite s


The Curated Home: A Fresh Take on Tradition Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781423647898
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Published: Gibbs Smith - August 14th, 2018

Infuse thoughtfully furnished rooms with your own personal style, for every part of your home.