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Harry Potter Film Wizardry
Immerse yourself in the world of the spectacular "Harry Potter" film series, and learn why Yule Ball ice sculptures never melt, where Galleons, Sickles and Knuts are really "minted", how to get a Hippogriff to work with actors, about the inspiration behind Hogwarts castle, and why Dementors move the way they do. Written and designed in collaboration with the cast and crew that brought J.K Rowling's celebrated novels to the silver screen, "Harry ...
Birds of the Carolinas Field Guide, Second Edition: Companion to Birds of the Carolinas Audio CDs
Learn about and identify birds using Stan Tekiela's state-by-state field guides. The full-page, color photos are incomparable and include insets of winter plumage, color morphs and more. Plus, with the easy-to-use format, you don't need to know a bird's name or classification in order to easily find it in the book. Using this field guide is a real pleasure. It's a great way for anyone to learn about the birds in your state.
Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate
Learn how to wrap a cake in modeling chocolate and say goodbye to gummy fondant forever! From the pastry chef author of the dessert blog, Wicked Goodies comes a new cake book for those seeking a tastier alternative to fondant. Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate features a nougat-like confection that performs like fondant but is easily made with chocolate. 380 color photos and over 40 tutorials demonstrate cutting edge bakery methods ...
The Complete Photo Guide to Cake Decorating
Creative Publishing int'l
This book is a comprehensive how-to book about all of the most popular cake decorating techniques, including piped frosting, fondant, and hand modeled figures. For each technique, there is an overview of the tools and materials used and complete instructions with photos. The organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions and 600 full-color photos for clear understanding. Easy projects allow the reader to try the ...
Antique Limoges at Home (Schiffer Book for Designers & Collectors)
Covers the history of Limoges porcelain, Limoges blanks, the difference between Limoges and American Limoges, Limoges jewelry, marks, and how to recognize reproductions. Also demonstrates how to use elegant Limoges pieces in an entryway, living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom, bath, and porch or patio. Current values provided. Informative as well as inspirational!
Oh, The Places You'll Go!
A perennial favorite, Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise graduation speech is the perfect send-off for children starting out in the world, be they nursery school, high school, or college grads! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations, while encouraging readers to find the success that lies ...
Marrakesh by Design
Moroccan design, from the tiled floors to the colored walls, sculpted ceilings, embroidered fabrics, Berber tents, fountains, gardens, and more In a world filled with beige interiors, Morocco is the perfect antidote: a refuge for addicts of saturated color, a haven for devotees of intricate pattern, a destination for admirers of striking architecture. For anyone who wants to add Morocco's spicy design mix into their own home, Maryam Montague, ...
Cajun Night Before Christmas Coloring Book (The Night Before Christmas Series)
"Set in a Louisiana bayou and told in Cajun dialect-de chirren been nezzle/Good snug on de flo'--the poem has lively illustrations that perfectly suit the unique text." -Horn Book "Rice is especially good with facial expressions, whether they are on a Texas jack rabbit, a longhorn steer, a dusty cowboy, or the green and long-nosed alligator named Gaston." -Library Journal It's the night before Christmas in a tiny shack on the Louisiana ...
The House At Pooh Corner
A. A.; With decorations by Shepard, Ernest H. Milne
Dutton Children's Books
Decorating Cookies: 60+ Designs for Holidays, Celebrations & Everyday
Let cookie guru Bridget Edwards guide you through more than 60 delicious cookie-decorating designs for every occasion and holiday, from luscious springtime daisies to spooky spider webs to personalized birthdays. Cookie dough and royal icing recipes are included, and every iced design features easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photos. Five guest-star baker-bloggers each share a special decorating technique: Amanda Rettke of i am ...
The Kitchen Linens Book: Using, Sharing, and Cherishing the Fabrics of Our Daily Lives
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Gather 'round! The endearing follow-up to The Apron Book is now served. EllynAnne Geisel graces us with her new treasure, The Kitchen Linens Book . It's a lovely treat. Family kitchens are where our days begin and end. And one constant is threaded among the people, the stories, and the moments: America's kitchen linens. If only these prized pieces could talk. The Kitchen Linens Book invites women of all ages to visit with the past. In ...
Back in print at last, with a ravishing new cover, Madeleine Vionnet is "not only the best book on Vionnet, but perhaps the best book ever on a fashion designer" ( Out ). Madeleine Vionnet (1876–1975) was the greatest dressmaker in the world. Considered a genius for her innovations with the bias cutthe most difficult and desirable cut in clothing designshe has a fanatical following. Vionnet was a maverick, her results spectacular. She ...
Crafty Chica's Art de La Soul: Glittery Ideas to Liven Up Your Life
Kathy Cano Murillo
Crafters everywhere can tap into their creative spirits with this idea-packed, beautifully illustrated book No one knows better than crafty chica extraordinaire Kathy Cano Murillo the satisfaction that comes with creating one-of-a-kind items. In Crafty Chica's Art de la Soul , she offers thirty original projects ranging from colorful jewelry and elegant candles to hip Mexican coffee coasters. Along with full-color photographs, ...
The Bible of Illuminated Letters: A Treasury of Decorative Calligraphy (Quarto Book)
Barron's Educational Series
The ancient art of illuminating manuscripts is currently attracting many new enthusiasts among artists, art students, and lovers of calligraphy. The Bible of Illuminated Letters is a volume they'll all want to add to their collections. It presents step-by-step instructions for recreating twelve illuminated alphabets. Among them are Celtic, Saxon, Gothic, Romanesque, Modern Revival, and seven more, including several modern scripts. Detailed ...
Printing by Hand: A Modern Guide to Printing with Handmade Stamps, Stencils, and Silk Screens
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
It’s the natural inconsistenciesthe accidental differences between one finished piece and anotherthat make hand-printed fabrics, papers, furniture, and works of art so interesting. The quirks are what show the maker’s intimate involvement in the process, and it’s that unique quality that first attracted textile designer and illustrator Lena Corwin to hand-printing. Even though decorative prints are more in vogue than ever, there ...
Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa
Thames & Hudson
The scene of tribal conflicts and guerrilla incursions, Ethiopia’s Omo Valley is also home to fascinating rites and traditions that have survived for thousands of years. The nomadic people who inhabit the valley share a gift for body painting and elaborate adornments borrowed from nature, and Hans Silvester has captured the results in a series of photographs made over the course of numerous trips. 160 color photographs
Charles Faudree Home
“The single most important ingredient in a home is that it must have a soul.” —Charles Faudree In Home, best-selling author and designer Charles Faudree invites a few of his friends—designers, artists, family and clients—to introduce the different rooms of the house and add their unique insights on how to make the most of the space we live in. The homes featured here have plenty of Charles’s typical French Country soul—from large ...
Eric Carle Decorative Prints
This exciting collection features 12 ready-to-frame stunning posters celebrating the art of Eric Carle. The perfect gift for new parents decorating a nursery, or a delightful addition to any classroom, these posters feature colorful and kid-friendly images, including character favorites such as the Hungry Caterpillar.
Chartlets are an excellent reference resource for students! Each measures 17” x 22” and is thickly laminated for durability. A resource guide on the back is also included. Perfect to use with dry erase markers or write-on/wipe-off crayons, they are also available in a variety of topics, colors, and prints to support any classroom unit!
Anatomy (Quickstudy Reference Guides - Academic)
Complete labeled illustrations of over 1,400 anatomical identifications. Loaded with beautifully illustrated diagrams clearly and concisely labeled for easy identification. Illustrations by award-winning medical illustrator Vincent Perez.
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