Back | August Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Home & Garden  
Welcome Home: A Cozy Minimalist Guide to Decorating and Hosting All Year Round

Myquillyn Smith · Zondervan
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Decorating for each season doesn't have to be overwhelming or expensive. Your home can be festive, stylish, and cozy with minimal effort and a limited budget--just ask The Nester! In Welcome Home, Myquillyn Smith guides you through creating and enjoying a seasonally decorated home with...
Read More check catalog
A Woman's Garden: Grow beautiful plants and make useful things

Tanya Anderson

Gardens grow more than just pretty flowers. They grow well-being and . Gardens can also produce plant material for , , artisan crafts, delicious foods and beverages, and medicines - homegrown ways to create a wholesome lifestyle.

Making things with your hands and heart, and
Read More check catalog
How to Take Awesome Photos of Cats

Andrew Marttila · Running Press Adult
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A fun and practical guide to taking the perfect pics of your cat from the photographer of Cats on Catnip -- a great gift for the feline fanatic in your life.If you or someone you know loves a cat, chances are they love taking pictures of their cat, too. But cats can be tricky little guys...
Read More check catalog
Dead Style: A Long Strange Trip into the Magical World of Tie-Dye

Mordechai "Mister Mort" Rubinstein · Abrams Image
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Since the formation of Dead & Company, a new breed of Deadhead has emerged: someone who appreciates stylish streetwear as much as tie-dye. Dead Style is a book that shows the influence of the Grateful Dead and hippie culture on the current world of fashion. Tie-dyed pieces from designer...
Read More check catalog
The Unplugged Family Activity Book: 60 Simple Crafts and Recipes for Year-Round Fun

Rachel Jepson Wolf · Fair Winds Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Get ready for kid-approved ideas that celebrate the great outdoors year round! Whether you're building forts or making fresh cider, there's something for every kid and every season.What might unfold if we put away our devices for an hour, a day, or even longer? What adventures await,...
Read More check catalog
The Southeast Native Plant Primer: 225 Plants for an Earth-Friendly Garden

Larry Mellichamp · Timber Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Do you want a garden that makes a real difference? Choose plants native to our Southeast region. The rewards will benefit you, your yard, and the environment—from reducing maintenance tasks to attracting earth-friendly pollinators such as native birds, butterflies, and bees. Native plant...
Read More check catalog
Love Your Creative Space: A Visual Guide to Creating an Inspiring & Organized Studio Without Breaking the Bank

Lilo Bowman · C&T Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Does your creative studio leave you feeling overwhelmed or uninspired? With over one hundred photos, this lookbook offers an endless visual parade of ideas for your craft room! Smart storage solutions, furniture, and accessories can help quilters, needle artists, knitters, and crafters...
Read More check catalog
Best of Moda Bake Shop: A Sweet Batch of Quilts Perfect for Precuts

Lisa Calle

Grab your favorite precut fabrics and whip up 15 easy projects from the Moda Bake Shop designers. Helpful photos, clear instructions, detailed step-by-step illustrations, and clever tips sprinkled throughout team up in a winning assortment of table toppers, wall hangings, and l

Read More check catalog
The Bloom Book: A Flower Essence Guide to Cosmic Balance

Heidi Smith

From lavender's ability to soothe frazzled nerves to rose's charms in healing the heart, flowers don't just delight the senses -- they have a secret history as doorways to transformation. With The Bloom Book, Heidi Smith offers a holistic and comprehensive guide

Read More check catalog
Fantastic Origami Flying Creatures: 24 Realistic Models

Hisao Fukui · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Japanese origami expert Hisao Fukui shows you how to create incredibly realistic paper birds and flying insects, a winged dinosaur and even an undulating Chinese dragon!The easy-to-follow folding instructions and photos in this book present 24 challenging and amazingly lifelike models - from...
Read More check catalog