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Designing Your Garden: How to Navigate a Design and Installation for Your Yard
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
With this eBook, homeowners can now easily know how to choose the proper design elements for their home. Simple landscape design basics are described, as well as how to measure your property, work with and choose a designer or contractor, know where to place patios, keep your design in scale with your house. A design checklist and 26 full color photos are included
Easy to Knit Bow Slippers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General
Hand knit slippers are wonderful, but it's nice to be able to make a fancier pair, especially if you are making them as a gift. This pattern shows you how to make slippers for girls from size 9 up to a woman's size 12. The stitches used to make the slippers are very basic and this pattern includes detailed instructions and step by step photos that show how to create the bows.
Decomposed Granite and Other Materials for Walkways and Patios
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Decks and patios
Decomposed Granite (DG) for the homeowner, explained for do-it-yourselfers as well as those hiring a contractor. Make sure your DG sets up hard and not mushy, edging considerations, drainage, colors, and alternatives to the hardeners. A special section on other materials and when to use them, such as concrete, pavers, mortared flagstone and flagstone set on sand or DG. 26 color photos.
Gardening for a Dry California Future
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Plant a beautiful low water landscape with these tips from a veteran designer. California will be facing more and more water shortages in the future. Patten gives you step-by-step instructions on new low water lawns, veggie and fruit trees, low water edible landscapes, how to successfully grow natives, how to care for your Oak trees, meadow planting and more.
24' x 24' Garage Plans Construction Blueprints
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Series: Plans and Blueprints - How to Build, Book 12. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry
24' x 24' Garage Plans Construction Blueprints 3 Complete Plans to build a 24 x 24 garage with options to add a loft or dormers. You can print the plans as needed to obtain permits to build a garage. Material lists to plan out your project.
An Introduction to Traditional Hand Embroideries of India
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This book has information on 20 hand embroidery traditions of India. It also has details on where one can see examples of the embroidery in India. There are 38 images for the various embroidery covered in the book. The book has information on 20 popular hand embroidery techniques from India. It covers, sozni, phulkari, kantha, kasuti, hurmucho, gara, aari, crewel, chamba rumals, chikan and more.
Exterior Color Step-by-Step
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Series: The "Golden Home", Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
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Makes selecting exterior color for your home an easy process.Follow the steps to learn how to determine your house style and choose a color scheme that is appropriate. Using the provided color tips and tricks, along with many color photos you will gain confidence in selecting a personal color scheme for your homes exterior.
Alternative Stirling Engines For Free Energy Applications And How To Go About Building Them And Using Them To Generate Electricity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This book describes the basics of the Stirling engine, as well as some of the most promising alternative models, how to go about building them and how they can be used to generate power for home use.
Huggy Cat Amigurumi Crochet Pattern
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by K and J Dolls. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting
Crochet pattern to create a 17 inch cat doll (43 cm). Crochet skill level: Easy. The legs and arms are joined to the body with invisible buttons: they can move.
The Search for Harmony
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Taming the wind and making it sing to you isn't that hard. This guide to building wind chimes walks through construction methods, note charts, materials, and covers both 4 and 6 bell designs. Whether you build them for your home, to sell, or as gifts, this guide will show you how to build chimes that look and sound beautiful.
How to Declutter Your House the Interior Designer Way
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Cleaning & caretaking
Living in a cluttered house can be the cause of many day to day organisational challenges and problems. There's a clear lack of order that can manifest in not only an untidy home but a stressful mind too. When your house has the potential to be turned into a designers dream and a haven of peace, it requires a real interior game plan to get your property in order.
Clutter Be Gone! - De-clutter and Simplify Your Home (And Keep It That Way) Starting Today!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Empowerment Nation. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Cleaning & caretaking
"Clutter Be Gone! De-clutter and Simplify Your Home (And Keep It That Way) Starting Today!" will take you by the hand and guide you to make the changes you want to make. You’ll find tips and tricks to de-clutter and organize every room in your house. And you’ll learn how to let go of relics from the past that hold you back, so you can enjoy a lower stress life and focus on making new memories.
Free Plants - Simple Propagation for the Home Gardener
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Want free plants for your garden? Retired nurseryman and award winning garden author Doug Green shows you the simple ways to propagate most common garden plants yourself. You can easily get more roses, clematis, shrubs, climbing vines and perennials with simple, low cost tools if you get some simple things right.
Creative Recycled Organizers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
We live in a world of disposable products with packaging material being one of the most wasteful materials manufactured. Next time you are unpacking goods after a shopping spree look more objectively at the boxes and wrappings that were used to display and protect the goods. Once you begin to make your own organizers you will see potential in many types of containers.
Learn The Art Of Crocheting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Crocheting, which is the age-old craft of hooking yarn through a loop in different ways to form patterns and fabric is so simple to do, once you have grasped the concept.
Peyote Ripple Cuff - An Intermediate Pattern for Beaded Jewellery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Azhora Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This pattern for a peyote stitch bracelet uses a traditional technique but gives it an original twist to create a piece of jewellery that draws comments whenever it's worn. Simply buy the beads of your choice and follow the simple to use instructions to create stunning jewellery like a professional.
Solar - One Family's Reality
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
After finding out it would cost over $100,000 to bring in electricity to our rural property, we decided we better become enthusiastic about the prospect of solar and wind. The following story tells of the discoveries and conclusions we have come to after building our home and living green with solar and wind for the last five years.
Soap - A Guide To Soap Making for Pleasure and Profit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Making soap at home can be a fun and rewarding experience and seldom takes more than an hour and a half out of your time. However, many of you may have been put off trying out this hobby after reading about all the dangers and cautions that go into soap making. This book is all about showing you how simple, safe and easy it actually is and how you might go about making a business out of it.
Secrets of Small-House Living
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,910. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Decorating
The McMansion era is over! Today’s home buyers are snapping up small houses while McMansions linger on the market. In Secrets of Small-House Living, Claire Middleton (author of Downsizing Your Life for Freedom, Flexibility and Financial Peace) shows you how to take advantage of the small-house trend so you have more free time to do what you enjoy…and more money left over at the end of each month.
Vintage Rosette Collar - A Beginner Pattern for Beaded Jewellery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 9, 2014 by Azhora Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This pattern for a vintage rosette collar uses the simple technique of stitching beads together but the layers that build up make it appear quite complicated. Simply buy the beads of your choice and follow the simple to use instructions to create stunning jewellery like a professional.