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Handmade jewelry Everything you need to know to begin making handmade beaded jewelry
Handmade Jewelry A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Beautiful, Handmade Beaded Jewelry! Today only, get this Amazon bestseller for just $2.99. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device Now including a Bonus Section right after the Conclusion! Grab Your Copy Today! How would you like to… Create something beautiful out of everyday objects? Easily learn a new, practical skill ...
Grow Your Handmade Business: How to Envision, Develop, and Sustain a Successful Creative Business
Storey Publishing, LLC
Are you ready to make a living from your craft? Applying her trademark "you-can-do-it" coaching style to the nuts and bolts of business planning, Kari Chapin covers all of the issues involved in turning your creative hobby into a successful business--from mapping out a business plan to expanding production and distribution, finding funding, and addressing legal matters. With this definitive guide, you'll discover how to grow your business beyond ...
Handmade Gatherings: Recipes and Crafts for Seasonal Celebrations and Potluck Parties
Celebrate the seasons and connect with your community through parties to throw in collaboration with your friends. Handmade Gatherings offers: ∙ 16 seasonal party ideas ∙ 52 recipes ∙ 32 crafts and activities From the décor, to the entertainment, on down to the recipes themselves, Handmade Gatherings presents inspired suggestions for thoughtful, flavorful, festive communal dining. Here you'll find sixteen parties built around the ...
A Handmade Life: In Search of Simplicity
Chelsea Green Publishing
William Coperthwaite is a teacher, builder, designer, and writer who for many years hasexplored the possibilities of true simplicity on a homestead on the north coast of Maine. In the spirit of Henry David Thoreau, Emily Dickinson, and Helen and Scott Nearing, Coperthwaite has fashioned a livelihood of integrity and completeness-buying almost nothing, providing for his own needs, and serving as a guide and companion to hundreds of apprentices ...
The Handmade Marketplace, 2nd Edition: How to Sell Your Crafts Locally, Globally, and Online
Storey Publishing, LLC
Since its original publication in 2010, Kari Chapin's The Handmade Marketplace has inspired thousands of crafters around the world to find the courage and know-how they need to make money -- and even to make a full-time living -- from doing what they love best. Now, this best-selling guide has been completely revised and updated to include solid information on the latest on-line and social media opportunities for sales and marketing, as well ...
Mark Bailey; Sally Bailey
Ryland Peters & Small
In this, their third book, Mark and Sally Bailey of destination homeware store Baileys Home & Garden turn to the homes of artists, craftspeople and designers and those who collect their work. Living with paintings, sculptures, ceramics and textiles - almost anything crafted by hand - will give your home a distinct personality that is welcome in this age of mass production. Handmade Home shows how living with handcrafted pieces is a joyful ...
The Handmade Marketplace: How to Sell Your Crafts Locally, Globally, and On-Line
Storey Publishing, LLC
Turn your craft into a successful business! Even the most expert crafters may find it challenging to market and sell their wares, but with Kari Chapin you have an experienced guide at your side. Learn to determine your cost of goods, set prices, identify the competition, and understand the ins and outs of wholesale and retail sales. Explore the various sales venues available, including independent craft fairs, Web sites such as Etsy, and ...
A Beautiful Mess Happy Handmade Home: Painting, Crafting, and Decorating a Cheerful, More Inspiring Space
Step inside the world of Elsie and Emma, the sisters behind the décor blog A Beautiful Mess . With tiny budgets and a crafty, can-do attitude, they overhauled each room in their first homes with DIY projects using family photos, vibrant fabrics, flea-market finds, and affordable furniture. Now, you can learn how to paint, craft, and decorate your way to a happy, bright space with distinct personality. In the same upbeat spirit and modern ...
Handmade Houses: A Century of Earth-Friendly Home Design
Showcasing one hundred years of innovation and environmental sensitivity, Handmade Houses celebrates some of the world’s most idiosyncratic homes from Big Sur to Sardinia. Author Richard Olsen unveils the components used for their construction, including driftwood, boulders, and even old wine vats. The first study of the handmade-homes phenomenon since its inception in the late 1960s, Handmade Houses revisits the subject’s roots and ...
Handmade Packaging Workshop: Tips, Tools & Techniques for Creating Custom Bags, Boxes and Containers
Taking packaging design back to basics, Handmade Packaging Workshop is unique in its focus, appealing more strongly to the handmade market, as well as highlighting the potential for customized packaging, sustainability, and recycling. Organized into three sections, the first provides advice on materials, printing, shipping, sustainability, and more. Each chapter in this section includes detailed information, professional advice, and examples ...
Handmade Scandinavian Christmas: Everything You Need for a Simple Homemade Christmas
David & Charles
A beautiful collection of over 120 crafty Christmas ideas to achieve the perfect homemade Christmas. From simple yet beautiful ways to decorate the Christmas tree, to ingenious ways of wrapping your Christmas gifts, this book is bursting with ideas to inspire year after year. Each project is beautiful but achievable, and accompanied by stunning photographs. There are easy-to-follow instructions and 100% full size templates. The book begins by ...
Handmade Home: Simple Ways to Repurpose Old Materials into New Family Treasures
Amanda Blake Soule
For many of us, our home is the center of our life. It is the place where our families meet and mingle, where we share our meals and share our dreams. So much more than just a space to live, our homes offer us a place of comfort, nourishment, and love for us and for our children. In Handmade Home, Amanda Blake Soule, author of The Creative Family and the blog SouleMama.com, offers simple sewing and craft projects for the home that ...
Handmade Weddings: More Than 50 Crafts to Personalize Your Big Day
Handcrafted details are at the heart of a beautiful weddingadding charm, meaning, and style. In this delightful book, Eunice and Sabrina Moyle, the founders of Hello!Lucky, join forces with stylist Shana Faust to bring you over 50 gorgeous projects. Whether you favor a modern, classic look or a retro, homespun flavor, you'll find plenty of crafts and inspiration suited to your tastefrom vintage-key save-the-dates to delicate paper wreaths to ...
Handmade, Holiday, Homicide (A Kiki Lowenstein Scrap-N-Craft Mystery Book 10)
Spot On Publishing, 2014
Super-crafter Kiki Lowenstein is cramming as much into the ho-ho-holiday season as she can. But Kiki’s ambitious plans come to a crashing halt when her student, Eudora Field, drops dead at the start of one of Kiki’s community center classes. An overeager security guard is convinced that Eudora didn’t make her transition without help. Now it’s up to Kiki to determine who was nice, and who was very, very naughty, indeed.
Handmade for Christmas Collection
Books to Go Now, 2014
A New Adult collection from four of your favorite authors plus bonus craft and recipe ideas. Four young women look to make ends meet and join a local Christmas craft fair, but will they also find love this holiday season. Ten Minutes for Christmas - Jennifer Conner Everly’s not sure why Logan is sleeping on her mom and dad’s couch. They’ve known each other since they were kids, but he can’t just keep coming in and out of their ...
Handmade to Sell: Hello Craft's Guide to Owning, Running, and Growing Your Crafty Biz
Business advice for enterprising crafters, by crafters No one knows more about helping handmade businesses than Hello Craft, the nonprofit trade association for crafty entrepreneurs. Written by the directors of Hello Craft, Handmade to Sell is the most complete, up-to-date, and authoritative guide for DIYers seeking to learn every aspect of selling, marketing, and branding. Based on the Summit of Awesome, Hello Craft’s annual business ...
Containing more than 70 projects, from candle making and crocheting to paper-crafts and baking, Handmade Gifts is the perfect guide to making handcrafted items that people will love. Each project is clearly explained using simple step-by-step images along with photographs of the finished item and variations on how to make each piece unique. There are even ideas for green and up-cycled gifts.
Handmade Gifts from the Kitchen: More than 100 Culinary Inspired Presents to Make and Bake
Appetite by Random House
From homemade cookies to marshmallow hearts, flavored oils and spirits to panforte and spice kits, each of the more than 100 gift ideas has an easy-to-follow recipe along with inspirational ideas for presentation. Whether you're baking for a friend's birthday or bringing a thank-you gift, this book is your guide to creating elegant and tasty treats for any celebration. Handmade Gifts from the Kitchen is a delightful gift in itself, ...
Handmade Bags In Natural Fabrics: Over 25 Easy-To-Make Purses, Totes and More (Tuttle Sewing Books)
Make your own charming handbags with this fashionable Japanese sewing book. There is no better project for the eco-conscious crafter than a simple cloth bag. Handmade Bags in Natural Fabrics offers patterns for twenty-five basic bag styles along with sixty variations and the know-how to customize each bag to suit any style—from sweet-and innocent to minimalist to counter-culture. Emiko Takahashi, a fashion and textiles designer, provides ...
2014 Green Holiday Gift Guide: Team EcoEtsy
Team EcoEtsy, 2014
GRAB YOUR FREE COPY NOVEMBER 12 - 17TH Team EcoEtsy's 2014 Green Holiday Gift Guide is filled with beautiful handmade gifts that will brighten the face of everyone on your holiday shopping list. The Gift Guide includes gifts for everyone including gifts for him, gifts for her, gifts for kids, gifts for babies, home decor, stocking stuffers and gifts for pets. Shop directly from our catalog.
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