Pottery Barn Storage & Display


Martha Fay - 2004
    Whether you want to keep things out of view or showcase them in the spotlight, Pottery Barn`s Storage & Display provides practical advice and creative inspiration. From family rooms and kitchens to entryways and utility rooms, this invaluable guide offers ideas to keep every part of your home organized-and to do it with ease and style. With more than 250 specially commissioned photographs and helpful tips that demystify the principles of arrangement and organization, Pottery Barn`s Storage & Display will help make creating a beautiful, clutter-free home a pleasure.

Night Photography: Finding Your Way In The Dark


Lance Keimig - 2010
    Rather than looking at night photography as an extension of daytime shooting with added complications, they embrace the unique challenges of nocturnal photography for the tremendous wealth of creative opportunities it offers. That's just what this book does. But if the idea of setting out into the deep, dark night with just your camera (and maybe a cup of coffee) gets your creative juices flowing, dive right in. Lance Keimig, one of the premier experts on night photography, has put together a comprehensive reference that will show you ways to capture images you never thought possible. If you have some experience with photography and have always wanted to try shooting at night, you'll learn the basics for film or digital shooting. If you're already a seasoned pro, you'll learn to use sophisticated techniques such as light painting and drawing, stacking images to create long star trails, and more. A chapter on the history of night photography describes the materials and processes that made night photography possible, and introduces the photographers who have defined night photography as an artistic medium. A chapter on how to use popular software packages such as Lightroom and Photoshop specifically with night time shots shows you how to make the final adjustments to your nocturnal creations. In this book you'll find history, theory, and lots of practical instruction on technique, all illustrated with clear, concise examples, diagrams and charts that reinforce the text, and inspiring color and black and white images from the author and other luminaries in the field, including Scott Martin, Dan Burkholder, Tom Paiva, Troy Paiva, Christian Waeber, Jens Warnecke and Cenci Goepel, with Foreword by Steve Harper.

Fashion 101: A Crash Course in Clothing


Erika Stalder - 2008
    Each year, we spend hours upon hours shopping and getting dressed, but do we ever actually think about what well learn not only how to put together smarter looks, but also how to become a fashion expert in the process.

Farrow & Ball: How to Decorate


Joa Studholme - 2016
    Published on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the iconic brand, the book brings together the expertise of Joa Studholme and Farrow & Ball's creative team to demystify the nitty-gritty of transforming a home - from deciding which colors work best in a north-facing room to creating accents with paint and making the most of a feature wall.

The Art of Makeup


Kevyn Aucoin - 1994
    It's a visual feast as supermodels and celebrities such as Susan Sarandon, Jessica Lange, Grace Jones, Christie Brinkley and Janet Jackson, to name a few, are exquisitely made up by Aucoin and photographed by the world's most famous photographers, including Richard Avedon, Patrick Demarchelier, Steven Meisel, Michael Thompson and Peter Lindbergh. The Art of Makeup includes an introduction by Linda Wells, editor of Allure, and essays by Donna Karan, Cindy Crawford, Polly Mellen and Liza Minnelli that discuss Aucoin's talent, his incredible rise in his field and what he's like to work with. It also features tips to help women achieve the Aucoin look. Through step-by-step instructions, sample makeovers and an explanation of the 10 most common beauty mistakes and the four basic makeup combinations, Aucoin helps women accentuate their positive features, enhance their beauty and look and feel their best. Elegant and instructional, this book is a celebration of beauty and a remarkable showcase of the talents of a man who has defined the look of the '90s.

Everything Eyes: Professional Techniques, Essential Tools, Gorgeous Makeup Looks


Bobbi Brown - 2014
    To coincide with the launch of Bobbi's eyewear range and a brand-new eye makeup palette, Everything Eyes covers basic eye care, essential brushes and tools, and step-by-step tutorials for 10 stunning looks. Famous for her signature glasses look, Bobbi also shares her tried-and-true tips for selecting frames and wearing makeup with glasses. This chic, take-anywhere hardcover is the manual for all women who want gorgeous eyes. And that means every woman!

101 Secret Hiding Places | Hide What You Don't Want Found! (Survival Guide Series)


George Shepherd - 2015
    In other cases, whatever it is you’re intending to protect may be highly confidential information that requires increased security. A hollow book just won’t do. This book isn’t hollow; in it, we will discuss various hiding places, from the simple and straight forward to the complex – a place to hide your cash from your light-fingered roommate or a place where your family heirlooms may be safe from the most cunning of jewelry thieves. We will also look at secret hiding places specific to travel, as tourists are often a prime target for petty theft or burglary. The use of secret hiding places isn’t limited to hiding items of value; hiding places can also be used to conceal weapons. Carrying a weapon on your person at all times will allow you to defend yourself should the need arise, without provoking suspicion in your assailant or making those around you feel threatened. We’ll provide a few methods by which to hide both valuables and weapons on your person. Learn how to hide your treasures, items and documents securely: 1) In Your Home 2) On The Road 3) When You're Traveling 4) From Hackers/Cyber Thieves and more...

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2020


National Geographic Kids - 2019
    There's a whole chapter full of fun and games, including activities, jokes, and comics. Practical reference material, including fast facts and maps of every country, has been fully updated. Homework help on key topics is sprinkled throughout the book.

How to Set Up Photography Lighting for a Home Studio


Amber Richards - 2013
    It is geared for beginner users wanting to learn more. It contains information about how to use continuous studio lighting, how to use strobe lighting photography, as well as techniques that enable you to control the lighting as you wish. Having a controlled environment makes for beautiful photos, and gives more options for creativity as well. This is valuable for anyone who also simply wants to take better quality family or pet photos. It would make a useful reference guide for product photography as well. If you sell products on eBay or a similar venue, great looking photos are a must to get your products sold. Proper lighting is a key issue! This book also contains information about home photography studio setups and discusses how you can make adjustments to create the best blend of lighting and colors. In a nutshell, this is everything that a beginning photographer needs to understand how to setup your own photography studio at home.

Living Large in Small Spaces: Expressing Personal Style in 100 to 1,000 Square Feet


Marisa Bartolucci - 2003
    Whether decorating a dorm room, an apartment, or a little cottage, what we strive for is a look and feel that expresses our individual personalities. Part style guide, part idea sourcebook, this handy volume--designed to meet the needs of real people with real budgets--is bundled with smart ideas, basic design principles, and enough inspiration to get you off the sofa to make it happen. In her lively, informative text, design guru Marisa Bartolucci takes readers inside 33 small homes from cities across the U.S. to reveal how a strong sense of style--rather than design know-how or unlimited resources--is the most effective tool for transforming an ordinary cramped living space into a smart yet functional private sanctuary.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Motorcycles


Darwin Holmstrom - 2001
    When you need to get around town, you can drive your car, ride a bike, or even take the bus. But when it comes to hopping on a motorcycle, you don't know how to get your motor running. Get ready for the ride of your life! The Complete Idiot's Guide to motorcycles makes learning to ride as easy as slipping on a leather jacket and a pair of cool shades. With humor and enthusiasm, the experts at Motorcyclist magazine teach you how to buy your very first bike and take to the open road.

Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Organized Living


Gloria Barry - 2012
    This short ebook shares some simple truths that will help you be a calmer person as you care for yourself, your environment and your belongings.

Chainmail Made Easy: Learn to Chainmail in 24 Hours or Less!


Jeff Baker - 2014
    Chain mail, also known as chainmail, maille, or chainmaille is a great hobby for any age that doesn't involve just making armor.You can make almost anything from chainmail. Below are just a few examples of what you can make:• Jewerly (Bracelets, Necklaces, Anklets, Earrings, Rings)• Clothing (Bikini tops, Belts, Shirts, Ties)• Art• Armor• Inlays (pictures in your maille)• And much, much more!This introductory volume focuses on getting you up and chainmailing as fast as possible. It’ll zero in on the absolute minimum you’ll need to start weaving within 24 hours as outlined below:• The tools and materials you’ll need• Wrapping wire into coils with a coiling jig you’ll build• Cutting rings from the coils you wound• Weaving one of the most common and easiest weaves from detailed graphic instructions• Practicing the weave learned with three different exercises• Learning the European or Euro 4-in-1 weave• An elegant bracelet project for women or men Chainmail is neither difficult to learn nor expensive. All it takes is a willingness to try something new no matter your age, education, or income! Scoll up and click the "Look Inside" feature on the top left hand side of this page to see what's included in this book.A Personal Note From The Author:This introductory volume blends 10 years of my personal experience chainmailling. When I first started chainmailling, I knew nothing about it except what I'd seen online or in movies; chainmail armor. Not very exciting for the average person but the idea of weaving metal rings into something I could create without any special skills appealed to me. I stumbled across a website with instructions and rings for sale and I've been hooked ever since!

Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop: Techniques and Projects for Weaving with Wire


Karen Karon - 2012
    In Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop, you'll find more than two dozen techniques for making today's most popular chain maille weaves—from simple chains to beaded wonders to intricate Dragonscale.Jewelry artist and author Karen Karon pairs in-depth, step-by-step instructions with color illustrations that show exactly where to place the next jump ring. You'll also get a thorough but flexible approach to techniques that prove weaving can be done in a multitude of ways and demonstrations on “speed weaving,” which is ideal for large projects. Designs progressively increase in complexity, so every jewelry maker—beginner or pro—will find inspiration and projects that suite their skill level.What's more to love? Every chapter provides a unique jewelry project and a plethora of design advice, visual inspiration, shortcuts, tips, and tricks, as well as guidance for attaching clasps and findings. It's no wonder that Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop is the ideal resource for innovation and originality in chain maille jewelry making.

The New Garconne: How to Be a Modern Gentlewoman


Navaz Batliwalla - 2016
    It espouses a grown-up style and attitude with a masculine-feminine aesthetic, where culture, history, beauty, intelligence, feminism, quality, and taste are celebrated. Women who embody the look include Katharine Hepburn, Andree Putman, Lauren Hutton, Janelle Monae, Phoebe Philo, Ines de la Fressange, Tilda Swinton, Stella Tennant, and Jenna Lyons.This visually inspiring book explores the look, history, and essence of gentlewoman style. It features profiles of women who typify the style, alongside beautifully photographed and curated imagery and how-to-get-the-look information.