Doyenne of the unique and decorative, Australian interior stylist and boutique hotelier, Lynda Gardener, is always on the hunt for finds to enhance her homes and decorating projects. Her ability to curate and display these personal treasures has created a trademark style that is loved internationally.
Curate, the highly anticipated book by creative duo, Lynda Gardener and journalist and stylist Ali Heath, reveals how to create a home that is truly individual. With their shared love of a monochrome aesthetic and natural imperfections, they explore the eight elements that bring a space to life: palette, nature, textiles, lighting, a combination of old and new, storage, collections and art. Ten aspirational homes show the style in practice, including a converted warehouse, one-bedroom studio, bijoux apartment, historic cottage, country estate, new-build barn, remote shack, period townhouse and rural retreat.
With gloriously evocative photography by Marnie Hawson, and plenty of down-to-earth ideas, Curate will encourage the reader to embrace their individual style, dream big and create a timeless interior of their own.
Everyday Strength is an invaluable resource for families facing cancer. Going through treatments for cancer is undoubtedly challenging, which authors Sam Mannering and Karen McMillan well know from personal experience. But this book is packed with practical, everyday things you can do to make each day a little brighter during this difficult time. Sam has created nourishing, easy-to-prepare, family-friendly recipes that are designed specifically for people who may be feeling unwell. Karen has sought advice from experts, so there are practical suggestions that may help with common symptoms such as exhaustion, changes in weight, nausea, pain and discomfort, and the various symptoms you might not want to talk about. There are sections on hair and skin care, as well as emotional wellbeing. There is also a special section of recipes especially designed to tempt young children, along with practical tips, for parents.
Beautifully bound in a luxe, soft blush pink hardcover - Healthy Nourished Soul will take you on your own heartfelt journey and capture the essence of you. It will fill your mind with inspiration, your belly with wholesome food, and leave your heart bursting with love.
Brimming with dozens of delicious recipes for raw treats, tea blends and toxic-free beauty products, as well as beautiful quote pages and thought-provoking journaling prompts – it is the perfect dose of self-care and wellness that everybody needs in their lives.
Let this be the place to come and nourish your body, journal your thoughts and discover ways to nurture your soul.
In this inspiration-packed guide, celebrated farmer-florist Erin Benzakein reveals all the secrets you’ll need for cultivating your own gorgeous dahlias. These cutting garden favorites are some of the most beloved flowers for arranging and come in a dazzling range of colors, sizes, and forms, offering enough variety for virtually every garden space and style.
Full of expert wisdom and overflowing with hundreds of breathtaking images, Discovering Dahlias is an essential resource and must-have book for anyone who loves flowers.
In these pages, readers will discover:
• Expert advice for planting, harvesting, and arranging garden-fresh dahlias • A simple-to-follow overview of the dahlia classification system • An A–Z guide with photos and descriptions of more than 350 varieties • Step-by-step how-to's for designing show-stopping dahlia bouquets that elevate any occasion
World recognised author: Erin Benzakein's gorgeous flowers are celebrated throughout the world. She is the star of Growing Floret, a documentary series premiering on Magnolia Network. Her book Floret Farm's A Year in Flowers was a New York Times bestseller and her first book, Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden, won the American Horticultural Society Book Award.
Filled with Wisdom: Overflowing with hundreds of lush photographs and invaluable advice, DISCOVERING DAHLIAS is an essential resource for gardeners and a must-have for anyone who loves flowers, including flower lovers, avid and novice gardeners, floral designers, florists, small farmers, stylists, and designers.
Beautiful to gift: This book is a beautiful present for Mother's Day 2021 and a thoughtful gift for nature lovers, flower enthusiasts, flower farmers and gardeners. The colourful, flower-forward package pairs perfectly with plants, gifts and garden-wares from Puriri Lane
Hardcover | 224 pages Launching | March 9, 20201 Product Dimensions: 18.2cm x 25.4cm
A book to inspire starting a garden to feed your soul – indoors and out.
Petal Power is written in reflection of Julia Atkinson-Dunn’s own adventure as a beginner gardener, sharing a fun selection of flowering plants that can be grown in her homeland of New Zealand. It’s the friendly volume she wished she could have got her hands on while still sussing out her perennials from her annuals. In addition to 12 plant profiles tested and photographed in her own garden, the book helpfully demystifies garden lingo and offers ideas for homegrown seasonal arrangements. The result is an invaluable guide, encouraging new gardeners to experiment further with confidence.
Written with a casual, relatable tone, Petal Power provides a friendly partner in your flower gardening experience, effectively demonstrating the benefits of reconnecting with the seasons regardless of the size of your space.
‘Patience is enforced by Mother Nature, the instant gratification of our modern lives blown out the window. There are no negatives, only a gentle opening of the eyes to find nature again, all on your own terms. Have a go!’
260 x 200mm 192 pages Paperback with specialist thick ‘linen’ texture stock, gatefold and embossed title.
Everything You’ll Ever Need (You Can Find Within Yourself) is Charlotte Freeman’s first book and was written from the most vulnerable places of the heart. The pages of this book are open and honest, written to resonate with those who need it the most.
Full of messages we all sometimes need, that often come at just the right time, this book is your reminder that everything you’ll ever need, you can find within yourself.
Beautiful tactile cover printed on luxe uncoated paper with metallic and transparent foil. Printed on recycled, sustainable FSC certified paper in the USA.
Magnoila Kitchen - Inspired Baking With Personality
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Enjoy the taste sensations of Magnolia Kitchen at home. Bernadette 'Bets' Gee shares her delicious recipes, clever tips and decorating inspiration.
Well known for her artistic cake designs, Bets of Magnolia Kitchen is a force to be reckoned with. From humble beginnings, she now runs a sweet cafe, wholesale distribution business and online shop delivering her retail products worldwide, while maintaining a strong following on Instagram.
As well as her amazingly creative custom cakes, Bets is celebrated for her macarons, doughnuts, brioche, gourmet s'mores and many more mouth-watering treats. In her first cookbook she shares her journey and her widely sought-after recipes so that you can enjoy the deliciousness at home. With step-by-step instructions for cake decorating and making macarons, and a full range of allergy-friendly recipes, this is a must-have book for anyone interested in baking and eating.
Paul Newman wore his Daytona Rolex every single day for 35 years until his death in 2008. The iconic timepiece, probably the single most sought-after watch in the world, is now in the possession of his daughter Clea, who wears it every day in his memory. Franklin Roosevelt wore an elegant gold Tiffany watch, gifted to him by a friend on his birthday, to the famous Yalta Conference where he shook the hands of Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill. These and many more compose the stories of the world's most coveted watches captured in A Man and His Watch. Matthew Hranek, a watch collector and NYC men's style fixture, has traveled the world conducting firsthand interviews and diving into exclusive collections to gather the never-before-told stories of 76 watches, completed with stunning original photography of every single piece.
Magnolia Kitchen Design - A Journey Of Sweet Inspiration
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After the huge worldwide success of her first bookMagnolia Kitchen, Bets Gee brings us the spectacularMagnolia Kitchen Designfocusing on the design elements of her incredible cakes.
The Magnolia Kitchen community requested more amazing images of her stunning creations and more how-to instructions, and Bets has delivered.
In Magnolia Kitchen Design Bets takes you on a journey of inspiration through several cake design projects, each described in detail with a written brief, design sketch, mood board and the completed cake.
There are also step-by-step guides for key design techniques like stenciling, lacework, using fresh florals, stacking a three-tier cake for travel, hand painting and more.
With great new recipes for cakes, icings and fillings, this book is the complete package to inspire bakers and cake designers at every level. It's another beautiful creation from Bets and will be loved by her fans, old and new.
Distant Shores is an impressive photographic record of Chris Burkard's search for wild, remote surfing destinations around the globe. Chris Burkard's photographs are punctuated by energized landscapes and moments of bliss. With the ocean as his main muse, Burkard has consistently captured this subject in timeless and expansive photographs. Burkard spent more than a decade on this quest.Explores how surfing is a bridge between the humble human figure and awe-inspiring, powerful natural landscapes Features adventure-seeking surfers and images of natural serenity Chris Burkard has established himself as a major photographer in the surf, outdoor, and adventure communities. Chronicling some of the most beautiful natural phenomena in the world, Distant Shores makes a great pick for lovers of surfing, nature, and photography.Perfect for surfers, photographers, adventurer seekers, and those who appreciate the beauty of our natural landscape Features extreme locations around the globe and awe-inspiring phenomena, like the aurora borealis alongside extreme surfersGorgeous on display on the coffee table * Add it to the shelf with books like Swell: A Year of Waves by Evan Slater, Leroy Grannis: Surf Photography of the 1960s and 1970s by Jim Heimann and Steve Barilotti, and The California Surf Project by Eric Soderquist and Chris Burkard
Man-about-town and NYC men's style fixture Matt Hranek is back with his second book, A Man & His Car. Here is a beautiful homage to an object of men's obsession, told in firsthand original interviews. Jay Leno, a major car collector and the host of Jay Leno's Garage , shares the story of his oldest car, a 1955 Buick Roadmaster that he bought for $350, which he literally slept in before getting his break in L.A. Kevin Costner reveals that he got so attached to the iconic Shelby Mustang he drove in the movie Bull Durham , he bought it for his own personal collection. Franz von Holzhausen, chief designer at Tesla, who worked hand in hand with Elon Musk to design the Tesla Model S prototype, says that his love of cars started when he was two (as evidenced by a picture of him sitting in a high chair drawing a car). And as for Snoop Dogg and his 1965 Cadillac "Snoop DeVille" convertible--do we even need to explain? A Man & His Car includes visits to some of the most exclusive collections in the world--from that of the Petersen Automotive Museum to those of car manufacturers from Fiat to Alfa Romeo--giving us access to Steve McQueen's favorite car, a 1956 Jaguar XKSS; the 1971 DeTomaso Pantera that Elvis purchased for his then-girlfriend Linda Thompson (and which has two bullet holes in the steering wheel and one in the driver's-side floorpan from when, after an altercation with Thompson, Presley fired three rounds into the interior when the car wouldn't start); and a super-rare, 24-karat-gold-plated 1980 DeLorean DMC-12, a model that was sold exclusively to American Express Gold Card members through the 1980 American Express catalog, for an astronomical $85,000 (equivalent to more than $250,000 today). Exquisite photos of each car accompany each story, and since cars naturally hold more detail than watches, there will be more photos in this book--of the cars head-on, of their hood ornaments and wheels, and of course full-body shots. With Hranek's storytelling, the cars become more than just vehicles for transportation and status symbols; they represent pop-culture moments, pioneering achievements, heirlooms, friendships, and more.
To step into potter Frances Palmer's world is to be surrounded by the trappings of a life that has been intentionally--and painstakingly--built to maximize creativity. A light-filled, airy studio in which to make her pottery, with a corner always at the ready for her daily photo shoots. Cutting gardens overflowing with flowers to be snipped as inspiration strikes. Shelves of cookbooks to peruse as she plans the menu of her next dinner party, and museum catalogs and art books to pore over when it's time to imagine a new vessel. After 30 years as an artist and entrepreneur, Palmer has learned how to cultivate a life that brings out her best. Those years have been at once rewarding and challenging, fruitful and fraught, and through it all, she has discovered the things that matter most: determination, routine, prioritization, perseverance, and perspective. She has distilled these hard-won lessons, and more, into her debut book, a manual for current and aspiring creatives. The book is loosely arranged chronologically, beginning with Palmer's background in art history and the foundations of her pottery practice through to the day-to-day of running her successful business and tending to her ever-evolving gardens, and culminating in the continuous exploration and collaboration she is engaged in today. Along the way, readers are brought behind the scenes with hundreds of gorgeous photographs (of her ceramics, her beautiful flower arrangements, her gardens, and more), and even step-by-step instructions for her most cherished techniques and recipes. It all adds up to a one-of-a-kind portrait and handbook for a creative life, well-lived.
Don’t Puke On Your Dad by Toby Morris is an illustrated book on fatherhood based on Toby’s personal experience with his first son Max. In a market that is flooded with accounts of modern day motherhood, books that engage with contemporary fatherhood are harder to find — until now. Don’t Puke On Your Dad combines humour with a dose of realism to remind us of the joys (and trials) that accompany first-time parenthood, and its unique and refreshing approach makes it a reassuring companion to any parent.
Wild at Home - How to style and care for beautiful plants by Hilton Carter
Take a tour through Hilton’s own apartment and other lush spaces, filled with a huge array of thriving plants, and learn all you need to know to create your own urban jungle.
As the owner of over 200 plants, Hilton feels strongly about the role of plants in one’s home – not just for the beauty they add, but for health benefits as well: ‘having plants in your home not only adds life, but changes the airflow throughout. It’s also a key design element when styling your place. For me, it wasn’t about just having greenery, but having the right variety of greenery. I like to see the different textures of foliage all grouped together. You take a fiddle leaf fig and sandwich it between a birds of paradise and a monstera and…. yes! You will be armed with the know-how you need to care for your plants, where to place them, how to propagate, how to find the right pot, and much more. And most importantly, how to arrange them so that they look their best. Combine sizes and leaf shapes to stunning effect, grow your own succulents from leaf cuttings, create your own air plant display, and more.
Cultivated: The Elements of Floral Style by Christin Geall
This beautiful book elevates floral design to fine art in this richly informative work on the principles of floral style. A charming and intelligent mentor, Christin Geall emboldens designers, gardeners, and entrepreneurs to think differently and deeply about their work with flowers as she draws upon the fine arts and historical sources, exploring Baroque music, the paintings of the Impressionists, or the work of floral innovators like Gertrude Jekyll and Constance Spry.Covering all aspects of floral design, including choosing plants to grow and arrange, selecting tools and vessels, balancing color and form, and even photographing and selling arrangements, Cultivated offers universal lessons for all levels of practitioners, budgets, and materials. Geall's stunning photographs of her own lush designs illustrate techniques for creating brilliant arrangements that spark the imagination.
"Christin Geall is the rare talent who has the eye of an artist, the pen of a poet, and the heart of a gardener. Cultivated brilliantly pairs Christin's honest, thought-provoking essays with breathtaking photographs of her exquisite floral designs. Drawing from history, art, theater, literature, and her own fascinating flower journey, she boils down otherwise intimidating design concepts and explains them in a way that is both informative and inspiring."- Erin Benzakein, Cut Flower Gardenc
Grow the flower garden of your dreams. In this striking guide you will find everything you need to grow, harvest, and arrange stunning seasonal blooms. With equal parts instruction and inspiration, Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden welcomes you into Erin Benzakein’s abundant, bloom-filled world, and is a feast for every flower lover’s eyes and soul.
From the first page to the last, you’ll find easy-to-follow steps for planting, cultivating, and harvesting more than 175 varieties of flowers including cottage garden favorites, new hybrids, and heirloom varieties that are central to today’s seasonally focused floral designs.
Houseplants are more popular than ever before—especially with millennials, who are setting up their homes for the first time and discovering that nothing can add energy, style, and that essential “lived-in-ness” to their spaces better than a little bit of green. Whether it’s a statement-making fiddle-leaf fig or a tiny tabletop succulent, a houseplant instantly elevates the look of your home. But where to begin?
In Decorating with Plants, Baylor Chapman walks readers through everything they need to know to bring houseplants into their home. First, there’s Plant Care 101: from how to assess light conditions to tricks for keeping your plants alive while on vacation, Chapman gives readers the simple, foundational info they need to ensure their plants will thrive. Then she introduces us to 28 of her favorites—specimens that are tough as nails but oh-so-stylish, from the eye-catching Rubber Tree to the delicate Cape Primrose. Finally, she guides readers through the home room by room: Place an aromatic plant like jasmine or gardenia to your entry to establish your home’s “signature scent.” Add a proper sense of scale to your living room with a ceiling-grazing palm. Create a living centerpiece of jewel-toned succulents for a dining table arrangement that will last long after your dinner party. From air purification to pest control, there’s no limit to what houseplants can do for your home—and Decorating with Plants is here to show you how to add them to spaces big and small with style.
Learn how to buy, style, and present seasonal flower arrangements for every occasion.
With sections on tools, flower care, and design techniques,Floret Farm's A Year in Flowers presents all the secrets to arranging garden-fresh bouquets.
Featuring expert advice from Erin Benzakein, world-renowned flower farmer, floral designer, and bestselling author ofFloret Farm: Cut Flower Garden, this book is a gorgeous and comprehensive guide to everything you need to make your own incredible arrangements all year long, whether harvesting flowers from the backyard or shopping for blooms at the market.
* Includes an A-Z flower guide with photos and care tips for more than 200 varieties. * Simple-to-follow advice on flower care, material selection, and essential design techniques * More than 25 how-to projects, including magnificent centerpieces, infinitely giftable posies, festive wreaths, and breathtaking bridal bouquets
Floret Farm's A Year in Flowers offers advice on every phase of working with cut flowers--including gardening, buying, caring for, and arranging fresh flowers.
Brimming with indispensable tips and hundreds of vibrant photographs, this book is an invitation to live a flower-filled life and the perfect gift for anyone who loves flowers.
* The definitive guide to flower arranging from the biggest star in the farm-to-centerpiece movement * Perfect to gift for flower lovers, avid and novice gardeners, floral designers, wedding planners, florists, small farmers, stylists, designers, crafters, and those passionate about the local floral movement * For those who lovedFloret Farm's Cut Flower Garden by Erin Benzakein,The Flower Recipe Book by Alethea Harampolis,Seasonal Flower Arranging by Ariella Chezar, andThe Flower Chef by Carly Cylinder
Use your shelves to display your collections and create ever-evolving works of art with Geraldine James's inspirational ideas.
Find out how you can use what you already have in a stylish and unexpected way to revitalize a room. Whether you want to group a collection of colorful vases against a dark wall, use picture rails to line up a selection of prints, or organize plants and treasured finds from the natural world, any shelf can be a stage for artful arrangements with this innovative guide. You can find a home for all your prized possessions, and the best thing about shelves is that you can change a display whenever the mood takes you. Chapter by chapter, discover ideas for how to arrange virtually anything and begin a journey into color, textures, and themes to create elegant focal points that give a home character and charm.
In her international bestseller Strong Is the New Pretty (with 329,000 copies in print), the photographer Kate T. Parker changed the way we see girls by showing us their truest selves--fearless, messy, wild, stubborn, proud. Now it's time to talk about our boys.
Prompted by #metoo, school shootings, bullying, and other toxic behavior, there's a national conversation going on about what defines masculinity and how to raise sons to become good people. And Kate Parker is joining in by turning her lens to boys. The result is possibly even more moving, more eloquent, more surprising than Strong.
The Heart of a Boy is a deeply felt celebration of boyhood as it's etched in the faces and bodies of dozens of boys, ages 5 to 18. There's the pensive look of a skateboarder caught in a moment between rides. The years of dedication in a ballet dancer's poise. The love of a younger brother hugging his older brother. The unself-conscious joy of a goofy grin with a missing tooth. The casual intimacy of two friends at a lemonade stand. The shyness of a lone boy and his model boat. The intensity in a football huddle. The proud, challenging gaze of a boy bald from alopecia--and the same kind of gaze, but wreathed in tenderness, of a boy a few years younger with flowing, almost waist-length hair. There are guitarists, fencers, wrestlers, star-gazers, a pilot--it's the world of our sons, in all their amazing variety and difference.
The photographs feel spontaneous, direct, and with so much eye contact between the viewed and the viewer that it's impossible to turn away. And throughout, words from the boys themselves enrich every photo. What a gift for boys and anyone who is raising them.
Jane Packer Flowers: Beautiful Arrangements fro every room
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Jane Packer Flowers shows how to use fresh flowers to bring color, variety, and style to every corner of the home.
An introduction covers all the basics, including choosing flowers, conditioning, and caring for them, as well as the key design principles when it comes to choosing vases and containers and getting the proportions of arrangements right.
There are dramatic flowers for mantelpieces, massed vases on console tables, tiny posies on windowsills, architectural blooms showcased on coffee tables, luscious color on dressing tables and desks, and even cut flowers for outdoor entertaining, as well as gorgeous arrangements for guest bedrooms and bathrooms.
Fresh flowers have a powerful ability to raise our spirits and bring color and a sense of vitality to every interior. In Jane Packer Flowers there are no formal bouquets or stiff displays, just pretty, simple, and achievable arrangements that you'll yearn to recreate in your own home.
A beautifully designed and photographed book for both cooks and gardeners alike, Bounty is a celebration of the first ten years of the Garden to Table Trust. While Garden to Table is primarily a food education programme for children, its broader aim is to encourage everyone to grow vegetables, to cook good, fresh food and to spend time around the table sharing it. Chapters focus on a specific vegetable group, offering growing information and a total of 80 simple and delicious recipes for preparing them. Scattered throughout are practical and encouraging facts and suggestions, aimed at making growing and cooking both easy and fun. Throughout the book are quotes from some of Garden to Table's heroes and Ambassadors. Al Brown, Niki Bezzant and Dan MacKay generously share their thoughts and wisdom. All profits from the sale of Bounty will benefit the Garden to Table Trust.