Sewing Projects for Home Accessorizing plus book #Giveaway

  11 soft furnishing projects using fusible applique motifs made from wool and cotton. Make cushions or table runners in a seasonal theme. All are charming, folksy designs and inspiring projects. Patterns included. This book will appeal to beginners and intermediate level: quilters, needlework enthusiasts, or craft sewists. A labour of love but fun to … More Sewing Projects for Home Accessorizing plus book #Giveaway

Mad About The House – Book Review

MAD ABOUT THE HOUSE How to decorate your home with style Author: Kate Watson-Smyth Hardcover: 205 pages Publisher: Pavilion Books (22 Mar. 2018) Language: English ISBN-13: 978-1911595427   Overview A book with the following sections as a lead in : Your Home, Your Story – Find Your Style – The Perils of Pinterest – A Word About Colour.  The content … More Mad About The House – Book Review

Showcasing the best Hand-Hooked Rugs

The Rug Hooking Magazine  is the leading resource for artists who design and create hooked rugs. Every year the magazine’s editors present a book called CELEBRATION which showcases a juried selection of the best hand-hooked rugs collected  from over the past year.  Entries are now closed for Celebration 28 (due for publication later in 2018) and a panel of … More Showcasing the best Hand-Hooked Rugs

Tableofferings (a book that promises NO MORE . . .SAME OLD, SAME OLD . . .TABLE SETTINGS . . . BORING CENTERPIECES)

Author, Illustrator and Photographer, Sharon Insul asks: ‘Are you looking for a new twist on the same-old, ho-hum table setting? Well look no further, help is here . . . on Amazon / Barnes & Noble / IndieBound.org “a collection of… Tableofferings™ from the go-to expert tablescaper” Available in E-book and HARDCOVER Sharon Insul is … More Tableofferings (a book that promises NO MORE . . .SAME OLD, SAME OLD . . .TABLE SETTINGS . . . BORING CENTERPIECES)

25 Customising Furniture Projects in a Book by IKEAHACKERS.NET

View this post on Instagram This morning I will be getting to know how to transform IKEA products into new furniture items, 25 DIY hacks in this book. Publishing day this Thursday 10th 🏘 A post shared by Debra Hall (@picture_personal) on Aug 8, 2017 at 2:18am PDT ISBN 978-1-780-89844-5 IKEAHACKERS.NET 25 Biggest and Best … More 25 Customising Furniture Projects in a Book by IKEAHACKERS.NET

Home Decor and Accessories for the Modern Man and his ‘Man Cave’

      The inspiration for this post was this image above from artist, Steve Read (switched to black and white for aesthetic purposes) a design for Ravensburger which depicts a more traditional manly haven and place of retreat. Technology may have bought many changes, but a man will always enjoy his home comforts and the chance … More Home Decor and Accessories for the Modern Man and his ‘Man Cave’

Book Review: Mango & Bambang Superstar Tapir

Mango & Bambang Superstar Tapir Author: Polly Faber Illustrator: Clara Vulliamy ISBN-13: 978-1406361490 Publisher: Walker Books (2 Mar. 2017) Children’s Fiction Book – Hardcover 144 pages Guest reviewing this title for TSS is Kelly A along with her two age appropriate young children  We absolutely adore books and we read together and to each other … More Book Review: Mango & Bambang Superstar Tapir

Two Reviews of ‘INTO THE WATER’ by Paula Hawkins on its Publishing Day

INTO THE WATER Author Paula Hawkins ISBN 9780857524423 Published by DOUBLEDAY on 02 May 2017 Hardback RRP £20.00 An adult fictional book Crime Thriller/Adventure The first review is by Petrina M of The Midlands/Dorset, UK. Petrina states that she read the book in two days and couldn’t put it down. What is it that invites … More Two Reviews of ‘INTO THE WATER’ by Paula Hawkins on its Publishing Day

Book Review – The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale Hardcover: 318 pages Author: Margaret Atwood Illustrations by: Anna and Elena Balbusso Published by The Folio Society 2012 – Second printing 2017 RRP £38.95 An Adult Fictional Book – Classic Dystopian Themed Novel/Speculative Fiction OVERVIEW The Handmaid’s Tale has been in print for over 30 years so this review is more an evaluation … More Book Review – The Handmaid’s Tale