The French-Inspired Home, with French General

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Lark/Chapelle #ad - They include lavender sachets, covered hangers, lovely etched glasses, pillows, French potting boxes, and herbal lotions. A selection of the Homestyle Book Club. Kaari meng’s first-hand knowledge of what makes a beautiful, French-inspired home comes from years of combing French flea markets for unique treasures.

. Here, scents, she distills her much sought-after sensibility into 40 charming projects that capture the sights, and textures of the French countryside. Her popular shop, beads, offers handpicked linens and collectibles from her yearly visits to the south of France, from bath and laundry potions to ribbons, plus an array of products to awaken the senses, French General, and baubles.

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French General: Home Sewn: 30 Projects for Every Room in the House

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Chronicle Books #ad - As the founder of the renowned crafts and notions store, French General, Kaari Meng scours the French countryside and Parisian flea markets for vintage treasures. Lay-flat spiral binding and ready-to-use pattern sheets and embroidery transfers, gorgeous photographs, plus step-by-step directions, and helpful illustrations make it easy to bring the palettes and pleasures of traditional French living into any home.

. Now, francophiles, this beloved designer has gathered her favorite patterns into a charming sourcebook sure to be coveted by crafters, and home decorators. She offers 30 simple sewing patterns for French-inspired projectsa scalloped tablecloth, piles of pillows and bedding, a festive party garland, totesand more.

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French General Handmade Soirees: Simple Projects for Special Occasions

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Chronicle Books #ad - With handmade soires, every hostess can add French charm to her next meal with family and friends. Plus, including how to set an elegant table, Kaari shares the secrets of hosting, arrange flowers, collect and care for vintage dishes and textiles, and much more. The patterns, how-to illustrations, and step-by-step instructions ensure that beginning and seasoned crafters alike will find it trs simple to achieve polished results.

Entertaining becomes effortlessly chic with these 24 table and decorating projects from tastemaker Kaari Meng. With an exquisitely scalloped cloth spine and 80 dream-worthy photographs, Handmade Soires is as pretty as the projects it proffers. Organza chair covers dress up a summer fte; fabric wine totes and roll-out place mats make picnics practical; and all of these projects make guests feel cherished.

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French General: Treasured Notions: Inspiration and Craft Projects Using Vintage Beads, Buttons, Ribbons, and Trim from Tinsel Trading Company

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Chronicle Books #ad - Kaari's colorful inspiration boards lend design guidance, while her tips and resources help notion-lovers build up their stash of treasures. Used book in Good Condition. Hundreds of photos reveal rare European notions from the craft community's most beloved emporium, Tinsel Trading Company. With these vintage baubles as her inspiration, whimsical petite prize medals, Kaari Meng shares projects that crafters can make with their own flea-market finds or with contemporary materials they have on hand: a button charm bracelet, shimmering handbags, an heirloom-worthy memory book, and more.

This exquisite book showcases the decorative bits flea-market hunters dream of. French steel-cut beads, mother-of-pearl buttons, spools of vintage ribbons.

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Maison Sajou Sewing Book: 20 Projects from the famous French Haberdasher

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Gibbs Smith SG_142363490X_US #ad - With straightforward step sequences, even the most novice sewer will find pleasure in the delicate embroidery of monograms, patterns, and templates, pointelle borders, and drawn threadwork. Lucinda ganderton has written extensively on embroidery and sewing; her most recent work is The Liberty Book of Home Sewing 2011, undertaken with Liberty of London.

. While the sophisticated design of these projects recall a time when embroidery was an everyday activity for many women, even the most intricate will take hours, rather than days. Used book in Good Condition. She lives in Great Britain. From bed linens and tablecloths to book covers and monograms, The Maison Sajou Sewing Book presents twenty embroidery projects designed to bring refined French style into your home.

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French-Inspired Jewelry: Creating with Vintage Beads, Buttons & Baubles

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Lark Books #ad - All the chapters are organized by places of inspiration throughout the French countryside, bracelets, earrings, each with its own color scheme and special necklaces, and hair ornaments to craft. Used book in Good Condition. Follow kaari as she digs through her vast personal archives of classic beads and creates unique pieces; along the way she teaches all the basic techniques, and explains how to build a bead collection, develop a palette, from simple wirework to bezel setting, and get exquisite results from easy-to-find reproduction beads.

Meng’s projects charm with their vintage flair and feminine beauty, yet all require very little experience to make. Used book in Good Condition. Celebrated designer kaari meng—owner of the Hollywood-based store, French General—invites beaders along to learn all about her distinctive French flea market style.

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French General: A Year of Jewelry: 36 Projects with Vintage Beads

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Lark Crafts #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Inspired by vintage french beads, these 36 simple but gorgeous jewelry projects go month by month, season by season. The gorgeous lifestyle store french general has legions of devoted fans—and its founder, designer and stylist Kaari Meng, has created an exquisite book based on the boutique's beloved aesthetic.

With evocative names like les grandes vacances vacation by the Seashore, bracelets, La Rentrée Back to School and La Saint Valentin Valentine's Day, the 12 sections each feature three pieces of jewelry-including necklaces, and earrings.

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Tilda's Winter Ideas

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David & Charles BS630205 #ad - Book: tilda's Winter Ideas. The sewing and papercrafting projects include bags, decorations, stockings, gifts, cards, gift tags and soft toys and include patterns. The projects are accompanied by clear instructions and beautiful photographs and color illustrations, making them ideal for beginners, as well as more experienced sewers.

Colour palette: red, pink, taupe, cream, turquoise and blue. Book from the Tilda Range. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Projects are accompanied by photographs and colour illustrations. A stunning collection of seasonal projects using a beautiful color palette and the latest Tilda designs and fabrics.

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Tilda's Christmas Ideas

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David & Charles BS533865 #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Book: tilda's Winter Ideas. David & charles. This magical collection of seasonal projects is bursting with pretty decorations and unique gift ideas. With 9 projects plus patterns and techniques book will have you making christmas decor and gifts well before the snow falls author tone finnanger.

Create charming tilda characters from festive santas and angels to rosy cheeked pixies and chilly snowmen. Colour palette: red, cream, taupe, pink, turquoise and blue. Book from the Tilda Range. Imported. Used book in Good Condition. Softcover 48 pages. Projects are accompanied by photographs and colour illustrations.

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Nora Murphy's Country House Style: Making your Home a Country House

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Vendome Press #ad - Her blog, website, e-magazine, strong presence on social media, and increasing visibility in print media and on TV have earned her a devoted following all over the country. Now she has distilled the essence of her knowledge about country house style and how to achieve it in this irresistible volume. The first part of the book lays out the universal elements of the style; the second reveals how she has incorporated these elements into her own home; and the third shows how the elements of this comfortable, easy aesthetic and approach to life can be applied in different ways and in different locations to striking, comforting, individual effect.

Nora murphy has turned her passion for country house style and its embodiment—her own home in Newtown, Connecticut—into a multimedia juggernaut. David & charles. Projects are accompanied by photographs and colour illustrations. Part primer, part wish book, Nora Murphy’s Country House Style is all inspiration.

Nora Murphy's Country House Style: Making your Home a Country House #ad - Five homes, each of which expresses a unique take on the style, are featured. Book: tilda's Winter Ideas. Colour palette: red, cream, taupe, pink, turquoise and blue. Book from the Tilda Range. Used book in Good Condition.

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Tilda's Summer Ideas

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David & Charles BS533864 #ad - David & charles. The designs include angels, green, decorations and accessories, garlands, all in the seasonal shades of turquoise, pink and red. All projects are accompanied by clear instructions, gorgeous photographs and color illustrations, making them ideal for beginners, as well as more experienced sewers.

Projects are accompanied by photographs and colour illustrations. David & Charles. A beautiful collection of summer projects using the latest Tilda fabrics and embellishments. Colour palette: red, cream, pink, taupe, turquoise and blue. Book from the Tilda Range. Popular techniques, such as applique and embroidery, are used and full-size templates are also included.

Tilda's Summer Ideas #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Book: tilda's Winter Ideas. Used book in Good Condition.

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