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Coloring Books for Adults
Coloring Books for Adults features 41 images to help you escape for a few minutes or hours at a time. Get lost in a fun collection of patterns that promote relaxation and… meditation. Each page features edge-to-edge illustrations, with a blank side to... read more
Coloring Books for Adults
Now in its 69th year, Theatre World is the only comprehensive annual pictorial and statistical record of the American theatre season from coast to coast: Broadway, Off-Br…oadway, Off-Off-Broadway, and complete listings for 70 regional theatres - a... read more
Books : Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise (Paperback)
In the hands of many of the great writers, the unravelling of mystery is only one strand within a complex project. Other things get unravelled, too - the belief in a rati…onally explicable world, in the beneficent, ordering force of culture and... read more
Aaron K Frias
A great book for aspiring board game designers who are not sure where to start. Learn the steps to turn your game board idea into a board game reality. Covers topics like… creating a prototype, play testing, self-publishing and pitching to publishers. read more
Have you heard of escape rooms? Maybe you know them as real-life escape games, exit rooms or real-life action adventures! Game styles and methods of designing escape game…s, all key elements to creating an incredible experience. You'll learn a little... read more
From helpful sidekicks to eight-bit aliens and block-style beasts, the video game galaxy is an epic and endless world of battle-ready bosses, spewing lava levels and hand…yman heroes with the courage to save the day--all you need to do is draw them. Learn how to get ideas from your brain onto paper by following basic demonstrations and using real-life cheat codes. Instead of pressing "up; up, down, down, left;" grab a sketchbook, marker and pack of colored pencils to start designing cool characters and the worlds they live in without the finger blisters and rage quits with How To Draw Video Games! Details: Binding: Paperback Pages: 128 Author: Steve Harpster read more
Books : How to Create an Heirloom Quilt (Paperback)
Cherry Lake Pub
Whether you're looking for something to do on a rainy day or making a personalized gift for a friend, crafts are a great way to pass the time. They also provide an opport…unity to learn how to draw meaning from technical texts. The activities in this book push readers to read for comprehension, use information gained from the text and illustrations to follow step-by-step directions, determine relationships among steps in a technical process, and build the skills they need to make the perfect crafts for the winter season. read more
Books : The Thrifty Gardener: How to create a stylish garden for next to nothing. (Paperback)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Your Guide to Mosaic Art from Start to FinishMosaic art is a technique that has been around for a long time. It involves the use of small tiles called tesserae to create …an image. Mosaic art is originally used as an art work but many people use this technique to create decorative yet functional items. Making a mosaic art project looks very challenging but it is something that everyone can easily do as long as they have the right materials, tools and skills. If you want to learn more about mosaic art, then this book is for you.With this book, you will be able to learn the following:Understand the basics of mosaic art. Chapter 1 discusses the non-technical side of making mosaic art. This chapter includes information such as the history and benefits of mosaic art.Chapter 2 discusses about the different types of materials that you can use to make mosaic art. This chapter focuses on the types of backing (base) material, adhesive, tesserae and tools. This chapter also provides tips on how to choose the right material for mosaic making.Learn about the different techniques of making mosaic art. Chapter 3 provides an in-depth discussion on the three techniques of mosaic art making. This chapter also lists down the different steps involved in the three mosaic art techniques.Lastly, learn about some common FAQs about mosaic art making. Chapter 4 lists several questions people raise when it comes to making mosaic art.Mosaic art is a great way to transform ordinary surfaces extraordinary. You can work with walls, planters, benches and counter top. This is the reason why many people want to learn this particular skill.Let this book serve as your guide so that you can make great and interesting mosaic art projects even if you are clearly a novice. read more
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Our How to Draw Set has everything you need to make drawing easy! Follow the simple step-by-step instructions and you'll be creating wonderful artwork in no time. Each se…t contains: How to Draw book, Colour pencils, 50 page sketch-pad and Pencil sharpener and eraser. Our packaging for this creative activity set has been specially designed with storage compartments to keep stationery and artwork safe, making it perfect for portable, no-mess and no-fuss play. Suitable for ages 5+. Color: Multi-Colored. read more
Learn how to create the stunning heirloom quilt that has been awarded around the world, while discovering more than thirty sewing machine techniques in the process. Nine …beautiful panels form each section of the quilt, and at the end of each chapter... read more
Presents winning strategies and tips for a number of board games and family amusements, including a mathematical approach to Connect Four, the physics behind slot car rac…ing, and the game theory of Monopoly. read more
Books : GAMES AS A SERVICE
Tammie Bowser; Denise Roberson; Jan Emanuel
It's Easy To Sew Art When You Know The Simple Secrets! In this book you will find the inspiring story of how I became an artist and I'll teach you the easy way to become …an artist too. I will teach you my award winning Contoured Pixel Technique. You... read more
If you’ve ever admired the classic Granny Square pattern, but didn’t know how to get started then Betty Kraus’ book, Learn How to Crochet Granny Squares; Learn How to Cro…chet and Create Your First Granny Square Throw is the answer. In her latest book... read more
It's Easy To Sew Art When You Know The Simple Secrets! In this book you will find the inspiring story of how I became an artist and I'll teach you the easy way to become …an artist too. I will teach you my award winning Contoured Pixel Technique. You will master the Core Concepts that make sewing art easy. Follow me and you’ll be making fine art with a sewing machine and ordinary fabrics (easily found at any fabric store) very quickly. The diagrams and instructions make this modern quilting process so easy to understand that even a beginner can do it! Each book comes with a free online video course to guide you. The Techniques Are Easy! Read This Book And Learn: How to choose the perfect image! How to make your fabric look like paint! How to use thread like it’s a paint brush! read more
Weddings cost an average of $27,000 (2007 national average). Do-It-for-Less! Weddings is an answer to that nightmare (and pre-marital debt) - a practical guide for brides…- and grooms-to-be, showing them how to design and plan a lavish wedding on a tight budget. The book addresses everything a novice wedding planner needs to know, including information and insider tips on master timelines, budgets, invitations, locations, catering, cakes, flowers, food preparation and recipes, and more. Vivaldo offers tried-and-true tricks of the catering and event-planning trades and shows readers how to save thousands of dollars while creating the wedding of their dreams. read more
Brand: Eagles View Publishing
Anyone who enjoys making and wearing their own beautiful jewelry will not want to miss this new twist on beaded jewelry. Cabochons are round or oval pieces of precious or… semi-precious stone (or acrylic) which are domed on top and flat on the back. When surrounded by glass beads, stone beads and other natural materials, they make gorgeous pieces of jewelry that everyone will want to create and own. First time author Patti Lyman presents step-by-step instructions on making cabochon earrings, necklaces, barrettes, brooches and bolos. This very versatile book also includes new and traditional Brick Stitch designs, Peyote Stitch instructions which one reader described as "the only ones she had actually been able to follow without seeing it done", Beaded Crystal Caps and an Appliqu Design for a Rosebud Barrette or Brooch. Color schemes are suggested for each item, along with alternatives, but readers are encouraged to be creative with their own color schemes and designs. The book begins with a section describing the Materials used and General Instructions that include Knots and Thread, Beading Tips, making Dangles, working with Porcupine Quills, and Mounting Beadwork on Findings. Step-by-step instructions for making Cabochon Designs describe the basic technique used. This includes Getting Started, Beading the Rosette, Mounting Earrings, Mounting Other Jewelry, Leather Backing, and Edging the Beadwork. Projects using this technique include Small Cabochon Button Earrings, Star Rosette Earrings, Star Rosette Brooch, Iridescent Earrings and Necklace, and Starburst Rosette Earrings and Bolo Tie. The same Overlaid or Appliqu beading stitch used around the cabochons is also used to outline and fill the interior of a design on material in the Rosebud Barrette or Brooch project. Simple, clear Peyote Stitch Instructions are given along with specific projects for Peyote Barrel Top Earrings and Beaded Crystal Caps that can be made into earrings or a necklace, or a set of both. This method prevents any metal from touching the crystals. Basic Brick Stitch Instructions are followed by projects for Brick Stitch Diamond Earrings, Versatile Triangles with Rondelles, and Multicolored Quill and Stone Bead Earrings. This is truly a book that every crafter will enjoy and want to own! 295 illustrations; 13 B&W photographs; 4 pages in full color. read more
Brand: Eagles View Publishing
*UNOFFICIAL GUIDE*Do you want to dominate the game and your opponents?Do you struggle with making resources and cash?Do you want the best items?Would you like to know how… to download and install the game?If so, we have got you covered.We will walk you... read more
The Easiest Way To Make Your Own Lotion At HomeHave you ever wanted to make lotion on your own? Do you feel that making your own lotion would provide additional health be…nefits as well as a chance to stretch your creative side?Making lotion is more than a craft: it is an art and easy to do.I always thought that getting started would be difficult and take up too much time and money, not to mention making a huge mess.I was wrong and just jumped right in and found that it was one of the best arts I could have learned on my own.Lotion Making Doesn't Have To Be Difficult... Let Me Show You How Easy It Really Is!In this book, you will find lists, tips, tricks, and even recipes for making your own lotion right at home.Using all of the information provided will help you make the most of the lotion making process, and get you well on your way to loving every single minute of it. By following the simple examples, tips, and step-by-step guides I've outlined for you throughout the book, you will learn how to make, use, and sell your own lotions, right from home!I made the choice to learn more about making my own lotions at home, and I couldn’t be happier. Everything within the pages of this book will tell you exactly what you need to know, how to do it, and will even give you tips on how to make money from selling your lotions!You will learn:- The simplest step-by-step guide to making your own lotion- The benefits of making your own lotion and using it- How to sell the lotion on your own with just a few basic tips- The many ways you can create your own recipes using your newfound knowledge- And so much, much more...Why Learn How to Make Lotion?Many people use homemade all natural lotion, and you could be one who now purchases it, but what if you could make it on your own?If you’re ahead of the game and already making your own, not only can you stop purchasing it from someone else, but you can be the one to sell it to others! I tell you more about this in my book.This is only the beginning of a great start and a new craft.Don’t let your assumptions or concerns hold you back. You’ll never know what it is all about until you try it. Read a little more, learn some interesting lotion making information, and be the one out there making the cash with smooth, clear skin.Buy this book now to learn amazing tips, tricks, and recipes to make your own lotion. Click on “Buy Now” And Start The Journey To Lotion Making Mastery Today! I look forward to helping you create some of the best lotions anyone has ever used before. Trust me, it’s worth it! Scroll Up And Start Reading Instantly With Just One click read more
With this book you will learn:How To Choose Your Crochet Hooks, Yarn And Other Items You NeedHow To Read A Crochet PatternHow To Hold The Crochet Hook And YarnHow To Chai…nHow To Do A Single CrochetHow To Turn Your WorkHow To Slip StitchHow To Do A... read more
Are you looking for the best ways to get organized and declutter your home fast?Have you ever noticed how distracting, depressing, frustrating and downright tiring it is …living in a cluttered home? Every day, people, just like you, wake up and realize that they have too much clutter and do not know how it came to be. You are not a messy person. You try to keep a nice home. One day it just seemed to be everywhere. “7 Steps For Minimalism Declutter, How To Create A Remarkable Home And Kiss Your Trash Goodbye” offers you everything you need to declutter and organize your home, family and your time. This book will not only provide helpful and practical tips, but it is the ultimate minimalism declutter guide to creating innovative and stylish storage solutions for your living environment.With this book, you’ll discover the great strategies for reducing clutter and stress in your life. It really doesn't matter how bad your own clutter is, you’ll conquer it and make your home a more inviting place to live.Inside this Book, You’ll Learn:The secret of why you feel emotional attachments to physical possessions.How to detach yourself emotionally from the clutterHow to effectively rid your home of garbage and unnecessary clutterHow to truly cherish your possessions even when you have lessHow to rejuvenate your mind while at home and present the best version of yourself to the worldAnd much more!So, if you struggle with clutter and want to smash through those clutter blocks, use this book to get organized for a less stressful life and spacious home.Commit To Declutter Now By Clicking the "Buy Now" Button at the Top of the Page. read more
Gill Books / Gill & Macmillan Ltd.
In this book, Francis takes us through the house room by room, and offers his advice and unique insights on managing your household, while relating hilarious anecdotes fr…om his experiences as an hotelier. He informs readers on the practical measures needed to ensure domestic bliss from the kitchen to the bathroom. read more
Gill Books / Gill & Macmillan Ltd.
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
This is a Decorating Wizard Workbook - not a coffee table book. Here you will learn to create an Interior Decorating Master Plan for one room, an entire home, or even an …office. Follow the easy step-by-step instructions with many full-color photographs and prepare a simple architectural room layout, a furniture layout, decide on your color scheme, and so much more. If you have a master plan, you will not make any expensive mistakes when it comes to purchasing new furnishings. And, you can work on your decorating project as time and budget allows -- taking advantage of home furnishings sales. This book will not teach you to be a professional interior designer - BUT - it will teach you to get the same result!! This Decorating Wizard book is an invaluable tool for everyone who appreciates good interior design and desires to live in a beautiful and functional environment. read more