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Antique Limoges at Home (Schiffer Book for Designers & Collectors)
Schiffer Pub Ltd
Informative as well as inspirational, this book is for all who love collecting as well as displaying fine Limoges porcelain. It covers the history of Limoges porcelain, various Limoges blanks and their intended uses, the difference between antique French Limoges and American Limoges, and how to recognize reproductions. It is also a dream-come-true for every collector or designer who has felt daunted by the task of incorporating fine Limoges ...
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 ...
The Complete Tales of Winnie - The - Pooh
A. A.; With decorations by Shepard, Ernest H. Milne
Dutton Children's Books
The House At Pooh Corner
A. A.; With decorations by Shepard, Ernest H. Milne
Dutton Children's Books
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.
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 ...
Charles Faudree Home
Gibbs Smith, 2012
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 family living areas to intimate spaces of the boudoir, library, dressing room and closet.
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Robin Corey Books
A miniature edition of Dr. Seuss's last book, full of inspiring ideas! A perfect gift for Christmas, or for anyone leaving school or college or otherwise 'moving on' as well as for children. 'You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So...get on your way!' An inspirational little book that is big on ideas and advice on how to cope with the tricky situations that life flings at us. Decisions to take, muddles to ...
Chronicle Books (CA)
Colorful pictures and simple rhyming texts help children guess what's peeking through the die-cut windows in these two fun board books. The anticipation of what's hiding on the next page and th bright, engaging illustrations will keep youngsters guessing
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 how to approach birthday ...
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 ...
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 ...
Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor
For 4,000 years weapons, and the warriors who used them, have acted as the cutting edge of history, using ax, spear, bow, sword, gun, and cannon to determine the rise of kingdoms and the fall of empires. From the stone axes of the earliest warfare to the heavy artillery of today's modern armies, this awe-inspiring book portrays for the first time the entire spectrum of weaponry. A spectacular, unprecedented visual reference to the design, ...
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.
Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty
On October 25, 2010, Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta became the first living person since the Vietnam War to receive the United States’ highest military decoration, and both he and Sergeant Leroy Petry (the second inductee) rightly take their place in the pages of this third edition of Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty . The book includes 144 contemporary portraits of recipients by award-winning photographer Nick ...
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 ...
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!
Exhibition 36: Mixed Media Demonstrations + Explorations
North Light Books, 2008
You're first in line! Come inside for an amazing virtual art exhibit featuring 36 inspiring artists. There's something for everyone at this art expo. Whether you want to sharpen digital-imaging skills, make your own jewelry or listen to the stories behind provocative works, you're sure to find plenty to keep you busy - all included with the price of admission. Amidst a full-color feast for your eyes, you will: Discover ways to turn your art ...
Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa
Thames & Hudson
An unprecedented series of images showing the Omo people's imaginative body decoration and embellishments. 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 peoples who inhabit this valley share a gift for body painting and elaborate adornments borrowed from nature, and Hans Silvester has captured the results in a ...
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 ...
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