Cupcakes and Cashmere at Home

Cupcakes and Cashmere at Home Author Emily Schuman
ISBN-10 9781613127742
Year 2015-05-19
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Abrams
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The highly anticipated follow up to the bestselling Cupcakes and Cashmere! In Cupcakes and Cashmere at Home, Emily Schuman expands on the personal lifestyle advice that her fans loved in her first book and on her popular blog, with a focus on interior design and entertaining at home. The book features never-before-seen content and explores Emily’s accessible design philosophy for decorating and creating a fashionable personal space. In addition, the book includes DIY design projects and party planning ideas. Emily shows readers not only how to create space that is inviting, but also how to welcome guests and entertain in their homes with ease.

Cupcakes and Cashmere

Cupcakes and Cashmere Author Emily Schuman
ISBN-10 9781613123225
Year 2012-07-20
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Abrams
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Based on Emily Schuman’s popular lifestyle blog of the same name, Cupcakes and Cashmere is the must-have guide for those looking to establish their own sense of style, organize and decorate their home, or throw an easy and stylish party. Organized by season, the book expands on Schuman’s blog by including DIY projects, organization tips, party-planning ideas, beauty how-tos, and seasonal recipes. Cupcakes and Cashmere features original material that has not been previously published on the site. With her signature photographic layouts, Emily creates a lifestyle that is chic and achievable for every reader, making this the ultimate style guide for living a fashionable life. Praise for Cupcakes and Cashmere: “Inspiration for anyone looking to update her wardrobe, decorate her home, or throw a fab party.” —Shape magazine

Simple Matters

Simple Matters Author Erin Boyle
ISBN-10 9781613128824
Year 2016-01-12
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Abrams
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For anyone looking to declutter, organize, and simplify, author Erin Boyle shares practical guidance and personal insights on small-space living and conscious consumption. At once pragmatic and philosophical, Simple Matters is a nod to the growing consensus that living simply and purposefully is more sustainable not only for the environment, but for our own happiness and well-being, too. Boyle embraces the notion that "living small" is beneficial and accessible to us all—whether we're renting a tiny apartment or purchasing a three-story house. Filled with personal essays, projects, and helpful advice on how to be inventive and resourceful in a tight space, Simple Matters shows that living simply is about making do with less and ending up with more: more free time, more time with loved ones, more savings, and more things of beauty.

kate spade new york all in good taste

kate spade new york  all in good taste Author kate spade new york
ISBN-10 9781613128138
Year 2015-10-27
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Abrams
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in this charming guide to entertaining, kate spade new york throws rigid rules out the door and shares unpretentious ideas for the modern-day hostess that are easy, festive, authentic, and always with an air of deliberate polish. filled with how-tos, personal essays, anecdotes, recipes, and a liberal dash of style, all in good taste will transform you into the hostess everyone wants an invitation from. the book covers the essential lost arts how to shuck an oyster, curate a vibrant guest list, guide a dinner-table discussion right alongside modern conundrums such as Instagram etiquette at dinner. whether you entertain a little or a lot, or just love being the person everyone wants to sit next to at dinner, all in good taste is the modern classic you'll treasure for years. Disclaimer: The wine stain on the cover of the book is a design element and is intentional.

Front Roe

Front Roe Author Louise Roe
ISBN-10 9780762456727
Year 2015-04-07
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Louise Roe—internationally renowned fashion journalist, TV host and makeover guru—knows style. It's not about trends but about being your own person and sharing the things you love in your appearance, your home, and your personality. In Front Roe, Louise shares her expertise on cultivating personal style and feeling like a confident, leading lady in your own life. In her first book, Louise has compiled the practical tips and secret tricks that she's picked up through years of working in the fashion industry with magazine editors, stylists, celebrities, and most importantly, real women. Front Roe helps a woman discover her personal style through looks she loves—images in magazines that speak to her, quotes that inspire her, fashion or styles she is taken with, and family photos. Once the foundation is laid, Louise expands into the specifics of fashion, beauty, and lifestyle, offering helpful advice from today and yesteryear on everything from finding the right underwear and buying vintage clothing, to picking the best perfume for you, and making your home a sanctuary. As Louise says, “With a little nudging and direction, everybody can develop their own personal style, no matter their shape, age, or wallet size. In my view, fashion should be aspirational, but attainable and definitely something to have a sense of humor about. It's worth living every single day as the most confident, happy and glamorous version of yourself. Here's how!” Front Roe is the perfect distillation of this philosophy. Louise shares stories, information, and ideas from around the world to help women feel educated, uplifted, inspired, and considerably more positive about their mind, body, closet, and home.

Pink Cupcake Magic

Pink Cupcake Magic Author Katherine Tegen
ISBN-10 9781466860247
Year 2014-01-28
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
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Zoe loves cupcakes, especially pink ones, and princesses, especially magic ones. Unfortunately her greedy brother Ralph loves cupcakes too—he spoils everything! One day Zoe bakes a wish into her cupcakes. Suddenly she is a real princess! But Ralph is still up to his old tricks. Will Princess Zoe finally find a way to give Ralph what he deserves? Katherine Tegen's humorous text and Kristin Varner's magical artwork will satisfy every sister who has ever been plagued by a brother, and every child who believes in the power of magic!

The Luxe Life

The Luxe Life Author Fleur De Force
ISBN-10 9781472232052
Year 2016-07-28
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Every girl deserves a little bit of luxe in her life and top beauty and fashion vlogger Fleur de Force - Sunday Times bestselling author of The Glam Guide - knows exactly how to get it. "Luxe living is all about becoming your best self - the one you've always wanted to be - and making it look effortless. It's about making every day feel special and knowing that a little bit of extra effort in any aspect of your life goes a long way. This is my lifestyle bible for girls who want to make The Luxe Life a reality, regardless of budget or time constraints." Packed with: - Inspiring fashion and beauty advice - Budget-friendly hosting hacks - Lifestyle tips to make your home a sanctuary - Creative and thoughtful DIY gift ideas - Over 30 must-have recipes to take you from brunch to dinner party The Luxe Life is the essential guide to wowing at every special occasion, and making every day special.

The Boys of My Youth

The Boys of My Youth Author Jo Ann Beard
ISBN-10 9780316091862
Year 2009-12-19
Pages 300
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Rarely does the debut of a new writer garner such attention & acclaim. The excitement began the moment "The Fourth State of Matter," one of the fourteen extraordinary personal narratives in this book, appeared in the pages of the New Yorker. It increased when the author received a prestigious Whiting Foundation Award in November 1997, & it continued as the hardcover edition of The Boys of My Youth sold out its first printing even before publication. The author writes with perfect pitch as she takes us through one woman's life - from childhood to marriage & beyond - & memorably captures the collision of youthful longing & the hard intransigences of time & fate.

Lauren Conrad Celebrate

Lauren Conrad Celebrate Author Lauren Conrad
ISBN-10 9780062438331
Year 2016-03-29
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins
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From lifestyle and fashion icon Lauren Conrad—#1 New York Times bestselling author of Lauren Conrad Style and Lauren Conrad Beauty—comes her dazzling and essential guide to entertaining, filled with an inspiring array of lifestyle tips and personal stories and lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photographs throughout. Now that Lauren Conrad has gotten everyone all dressed up and looking their most beautiful, she gives them somewhere to go in this must-have guide to entertaining. Showcasing the same approachable attitude and insight that have made her books smash bestsellers, Lauren Conrad Celebrate shows how easy it is to throw a fantastic party. Filled with lush and inspiring original four-color photos and budget friendly tips, Lauren Conrad Celebrate offers advice about the basics to make planning any type of event a breeze, including suggestions for the perfect invitations, food, drinks, decorations, and gifts. Lauren shows how to put it all together for a diverse range of events that span the calendar, from a charming Baby shower to a festive holiday party. And she packs the book with creative full-color photos and stories from her own life, including her housewarming party, and her recent bridal shower and wedding. Just as her trusted advice has inspired women to look and feel their best, now Lauren Conrad brings out the fabulous party-giver in all of us in this elegant, must-have guide.

Elements of Style

Elements of Style Author Erin Gates
ISBN-10 9781476744889
Year 2014-10-07
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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From the rising-star designer and author of the hit blog, Elements of Style, a full-color, fully illustrated book packed with honest advice, inspiration, ideas, and lessons learned about designing a home that reflects your personality and style. Elements of Style is a uniquely personal and practical decorating guide that shows how designing a home can be an outlet of personal expression and an exercise in self-discovery. Drawing on her ten years of experience in the interior design industry, Erin combines honest design advice and gorgeous professional photographs and illustrations with personal essays about the lessons she has learned while designing her own home and her own life—the first being: none of our homes or lives is perfect. Like a funny best friend, she reveals the disasters she confronted in her own kitchen renovation, her struggles with anorexia, her epic fight with her husband over a Lucite table, and her secrets for starting a successful blog. Organized by rooms in the house, Elements of Style invites readers into Erin’s own home as well as homes she has designed for clients. Fresh, modern, and colorful, it is brimming glamour and style as well as advice on practical matters from choosing kitchen counter materials to dressing a bed with pillows, picking a sofa, and decorating a nursery without cartoon characters. You’ll also find a charming foreword by Erin’s husband, Andrew, and an extensive Resource and Shopping Guide that provides an indispensable a roadmap for anyone embarking on their first serious home decorating adventure. With Erin’s help, you can finally make your house your home.

Trophy Cupcakes and Parties

Trophy Cupcakes and Parties Author Jennifer Shea
ISBN-10 9781570618659
Year 2013-09-24
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Sasquatch Books
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Seattle's favorite cupcake bakery, Trophy Cupcakes and Party, is adored for its mouthwatering cupcakes and charming party favors. It’s also the go-to place for anyone looking to throw a phenomenal celebration, and now their recipes and party secrets are yours in this essential guide for every occasion--from luxe soirées like a sparkling engagement celebration, or an exotic Moroccan-themed bash, to crafty kids' parties, such as a bike parade and picnic, or a forest fairy tea party. Inside are recipes for Trophy's most prized flavor--red velvet!--as well as their popular everyday flavors like salted caramel and triple chocolate, and unique ones such as piña colada, and a gluten-free orange almond rose. You’ll also get the basics on how to dream up party themes, create DIY crafts, as well as decorating and entertaining ideas, and insider baking and frosting tips, all from Trophy founder Jennifer Shea.

Mia s Baker s Dozen

Mia s Baker s Dozen Author Coco Simon
ISBN-10 9781442446137
Year 2012-02-07
Pages 124
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Although Mia feels fairly satisfied with her life, she worries about who should attend parent-teacher night and her failing grade in Spanish.

Norwegian Wood

Norwegian Wood Author Lars Mytting
ISBN-10 9781782066620
Year 2015-10-01
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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THE BRITISH BOOK INDUSTRY AWARDS NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016 Whether you're a seasoned woodcutter, or your passion is yet to be kindled, NORWEGIAN WOOD is the perfect fireside read, and an ideal seasonal gift. Chopping and stacking wood is a pastime where the world makes sense once more. Because our relationship to fire is so ancient, so universal, it seems that in learning about wood, you can also learn about life. And who better to impart this wisdom than an expert from Scandinavia, where the extreme climate has obliged generations to hone and share their skills with tools, wood and heat production. Lars Mytting has distilled the wisdom of enthusiasts, from experienced lifelong growers, stackers and burners to researchers and professionals of combustion and tree culture. Part guide to the best practice in every aspect of working with this renewable energy source, part meditation on the human instinct for survival, this definitive handbook on the art of chopping, stacking and drying wood in the Scandinavian way has resonated across the world, with more than half a million copies sold worldwide. NORWEGIAN WOOD and THE NORWEGIAN WOOD ACTIVITY BOOK make the ultimate companion set.

Kate Spade New York Things We Love

Kate Spade New York  Things We Love Author Kate Spade New York
ISBN-10 1419705660
Year 2013-01-15
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Harry N. Abrams
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A celebration of the brand's 20th anniversary serves as a visual diary and inspirational reference that offers playful style tips, practical advice and entries by website submitters who revealed the qualities or elements that make life special, from the color red and a well-placed bow to a sense of humor and handwritten notes.

The Year of Cozy

The Year of Cozy Author Adrianna Adarme
ISBN-10 9781623365103
Year 2015-10-06
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Rodale
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From blogger, recipe developer, and photographer Adrianna Adarme comes a beautiful book of advice for simplifying, beautifying, and living a more thoughtful life. Organized by the months of the year, and by categories such as "Live," "Do," and "Make," Adarme shares ideas for activities, recipes, and projects that make the little moments in life just as exciting as the big. Like her blog, A Cozy Kitchen, The Year of Cozy features warm and comforting photos and cozy inspiration. Adarme gives us special (but totally doable) things we can do for others and ourselves. From recipes to DIY crafts, Adarme focuses on easy, inexpensive undertakings that have a big reward: happiness. The best moments in life don't require stuff, they just require intention. Adarme's clear and easy-to-follow instructions and recipes will excite and motivate you to march into your kitchen and craft closet to make something you can be proud of.