Leafy green houseplants, hardy succulents and cacti, and flowering perennials add as much to your daily sense of well-being as to the beauty of your home once you convert it into a plant paradise. Opening her book with all the essentials you need to cultivate twenty home varietals--from calathea to monstera to pilea peperomioides--with practical tips for repotting, watering, and sunlight recommendations, Elle Décor Idée co-editor Camille Soulayrol takes the houseplant trend to the next level by offering a broad program of gorgeous DIY projects. She shares step-by-step inspiration for creating terrariums and aquatic plant habitats, decorative tips for showcasing plants at home with wreathes or geometric frames that allow vines to thrive, and nature-inspired table setting ideas incorporating leaves and dried herbs. Tips on how to frame blossoms and leaves and how to create herbal dyes for textiles, round out a rich palette of home decorating projects. Learn to leverage the benefits of specific plants through recipes for natural cosmetics, essential oils, and herbal infusions sourced from your houseplant haven.
Urban dwellers have finally caught on to the beauty, joy, and mindful benefits of bringing nature into the home, and this innovative book is essential reading to succeed in reinvigorating your interior using the diverse bounties of nature.
7.77 x 0.74 x 9.77 inches
160 pages, hardcover
the inspired houseplant: transform your home with indoor plants
The ultimate go-to guide for aspiring indoor gardeners, this book offers inspiration and instruction to envision and create your own gorgeous in-home garden spaces.
With plentiful images and a distinctly modern and sophisticated feel, this book imparts both easy-to-follow advice and creative garden-design inspiration. Whether you are looking to pick a statement plant for your living room, create a terrarium centerpiece, or arrange an artful display of air plants, this book will provide the tools you need. You'll be tempted to thumb through it again and again--for both resource and relaxation.
Includes: -Plant Basics: beginner-friendly plant care info -Plant Guide: profiles of popular indoor plants -Plant Projects: fun, easy projects with major wow factor (including trending designs like terrariums, air plants, marimo and other underwater gardens, kokedama, mounted staghorn ferns, and edible herbs) -Plant Style: ways to use plants in interior design for every style from Desert Boho to Midcentury Modern
7.22 x 0.75 x 10.81 inches
gjelina: cooking from venice, california
Travis Lett's new American cuisine from Los Angeles's most talked-about restaurant! Gjelina in Venice Beach is lauded by critics from London to New York to San Francisco. It is beloved by stars, locals, and out-of-towners alike for its seductive simplicity and seasonal New American menu created by talented chef Travis Lett.
With 125 of the rustic and utterly delicious salads, toasts, pizzas, vegetable and grain dishes, pastas, fish and meat mains, and desserts that have had fans clamoring for a table at Gjelina since the restaurant burst onto the scene in 2008.
More than 150 color photographs from acclaimed photographer Michael Graydon and stylist Nikole Herriott. The tactile and artisanal packaging of the book evoke the vibe of Venice Beach and the Gjelina (the G's silent) aesthetic, and showcase the beautiful plated food of chef Travis Lett's ingredient-based, vegetable-centric cooking.
Gorgeous cookbook will be a go-to for inspiring recipes as well as for simply admiring the photographed plated dishes.
Mouthwatering recipes include broccoli rabe pesto, grilled kale with shallot-yogurt dressing and toasted hazelnuts, mushroom toast, baby radishes with black olive and anchovy aioli, ricotta gnocchi with cherry tomato Pomodoro, farro with beet and mint yogurt, cioppino, steaks with smoky tomato butter and cipollini, strawberry-rhubarb polenta crisp, and more.
everlastings: how to grow, harvest and create with dried flowers
Everlastings is a celebration of the life of flowers, showcasing the ethereal beauty of dried and preserved flowers, those that are just as fascinating dried as they are fresh. Throughout the book Bex Partridge takes you on a journey, starting with practical advice on how to grow dried flowers, with in-depth descriptions of the many methods available for drying and preserving blooms, seed heads and foliage, before sharing her favorite ways to style with dried flowers in the home.
Everlastings is so much more than a 'how-to' book, with knowledge shared on the ecological benefits of dried flowers, a chapter on foraging which goes to great lengths to show that this kind of flower arranging can be accessible to us all, as well as an inspiring chapter on the meditative benefits of working with dried flowers. The main section of the book features a number of projects to try at home, all accompanied with beautiful photography. Suitable for both those that have never worked with dried flowers before and the seasoned professionals, the projects span many levels of experience. Bex finishes this section by sharing ideas on how to capture the memories and moments of special days, though the gathering and preserving of flowers, to be treasured for years to come. Everlastings encourages the reader to embrace the ebb and flow of the seasons, with seeds sown in spring, producing flowers in the summer to be dried and arranged in the house as a stunning winter display.
Filled with the stunning imagery that Bex has become known for, Everlastings presents a modern take on an age old pastime.
california: living + eating: recipes inspired by the golden state
California: Living + Eating is a glorious celebration of Californian food, looking at its history and origins and journeying through the state's varied landscape, from Sonoma's rolling vineyards to the deserts of Palm Springs, via the foodie hotspots of San Francisco and Los Angeles. Over 80 recipes capture the heart of the Californian spirit, with chapters covering a bright array of sweet and savory brunch dishes including Whipped Ricotta on Toast with Blackberry Jam and Breakfast Burritos with Cheddar Scramble and Coriander Salsa. Colorful salads and light meals, such as Salmon, Citrus Kale and Black Rice Salad, are ideal for everyday eating, while the likes of Roast Chicken with Grapes, Onions and Sourdough, followed by stunning Cherry and Almond Galette are perfect for weekend entertaining. Recipes are designed to be accessible to all home cooks, with a focus on seasonality and good-quality produce.
8.3 x 1.2 x 10.25 inches
the emotionary: a dictionary of words that don't exist for feelings that do
All her life, Eden Sher has suffered from dyscommunicatia (n. the inability to articulate a feeling through words.). Then, one day, she decided that, whenever she had an emotion for which she had no word, she would make one up.
The result of this is The Emotionary, which lives at the intersection of incredibly funny and very useful. Chock full of words you always wanted/never knew you needed, often accompanied by illustrations of hilarious and all-too-familiar situations, The Emotionary will be a cherished tool for you or the world-class feelings-haver in your life. At long last, all your complicated feelings can be put into words, so you can recognize them for what they are, speak their names aloud, and move on. Finally!
5 x 0.52 x 7 inches
vibrant life: eat well, be well
The Vibrant Life: Eat Well, Be Well features advice, resources, and practices that promote wellness, beauty, and longevity, alongside more than 70 delicious recipes.
Each recipe is bookended by lifestyle primers—including information on holistic practices, hormones, and how to eat, all contributed or vetted by experts.
This dynamic cookbook is filled with fresh, approachable recipes to boost immunity, strengthen memory, lift moods, support digestive health, and more. • Written for women who want to live with grace and good health • Recipes span all occasions—including drinks • Complete with gorgeous photographs • Foreword written by Ayesha Curry
With The Vibrant Life, you're in good hands—author Amanda Haas wrote The Anti-Inflammation Cookbook and has a line of Vibrant Life-branded food products at Whole Foods.
• Great for readers of Good Housekeeping, Real Simple, and Bon Appétit • A perfect gift for women over 35 and health-conscious eaters, as well as lovers of yoga, hiking, mindfulness, and meditation
10.3 x 1 x 9.6 inches
sweet laurel: recipes for whole food, grain-free desserts: a baking book
From LA's trendy bakery comes the new definitive grain-free baking book that makes eating paleo, gluten-free, and dairy-free diets a lot sweeter for home bakers.
From the beginning, Sweet Laurel has been about making sweet things simple. The recipes here are indulgent yet healthful. They use just a few quality ingredients to create delicious desserts that benefit your body; all of these treats are paleo, and many are vegan and raw. From Matcha Sandwich Cookies to Salted Lemon Meringue Pie to Classic German Chocolate Cake, these treats are at once uncomplicated, beautiful, and satisfying, made only with wholesome ingredients such as almonds, coconut, cacao, and dates. Here, too, are basic staple recipes to keep with you, like grain-free vanilla extract and vegan caramel, and fancy finishes, like paleo sprinkles and dairy-free ice cream.
Whether you’re looking for simpler recipes, seeking a better approach to dessert, or struggling with an allergy that has prevented you from enjoying sweets, Sweet Laurelwill change the way you bake.
7.9 x 0.9 x 9.8 inches
stuff every sushi lover should know
Sushi is one of the most popular foods in the world, but fans of this Japanese cuisine know there’s more to learn beyond the maki roll lunch special at your favorite restaurant. Within the pages of this pocket-sized guide, you’ll find information, how-tos, and trivia for sushi lovers of all levels. Experts and newbies alike will learn
• Types of Sushi Fish and Their Origins • How to Cook Rice Like a Sushi Chef • Sushi Etiquette • How to Select and Store Sushi-Grade Fish • How to Expand Your Sushi Palate
Plus a glossary of essential sushi terms; tips for pairing sake, beer, and wine with sushi; step-by- step instructions for making sushi at home and hosting a sushi party; and more!
3.8 x 0.6 x 6 inches
love style life book by garance doré
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The guardian of all style” (The New York Times Magazine) shares stories on life, love, style, and career, from Paris to New York, and inspires readers to cultivate an effortless chic that is all their own. Garance Doré, the voice and vision behind her eponymous blog, has captivated millions of readers worldwide with her fresh and appealing approach to style through storytelling. This gorgeously illustrated book takes readers on a unique narrative journey that blends Garance’s inimitable photography and illustrations with the candid, hard-won wisdom drawn from her life and her travels. Infused with her Left Bank sensibility, the eclecticism of her adopted city of New York, and the wild, passionate spirit of her native Corsica, Love Style Life is a backstage pass behind fashion’s frontlines, peppered with French-girl-next-door wit and advice on everything from mixing J.Crew with Chanel, to falling in love, to pursuing a life and career that is the perfect reflection of you.
7.1 x 0.7 x 9.1 inches
london pocket precincts: A Pocket Guide To The City's Best Cultural Hangouts, Shops, Bars And Eateries
London is one of the world's grandest cities, rivalling Paris and Rome for iconic buildings and stately architecture, and New York for world-class creativity, ideas and culture. It's a city where the Royal family is still idealised and romanticised to fairytale proportions; where countless movies and TV serials are filmed; and where celebrities—from movie stars and singers to authors and chefs—flock to live. It's a multicultural melting pot with residents from around the globe speaking more than 300 languages, but it also retains those very loveable English traditions where tea-drinking clichés and Hugh Grant stereotypes still bring a smile. London Pocket Precincts is your curated guide to the city's best cultural, shopping, eating and drinking experiences. Slip this guide into your pocket and head off on an adventure, experiencing the hippest places in London and surrounds like a local.
5.2 x 1 x 7.2 inches
futura: the typeface book
This is a stunning examination of one of the most popular typefaces ever created, Futura. Celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, the story of Futura is a fascinating one. From its Bauhaus origins to its use as the first font on the moon in 1969, this book tells the story of how the typeface went from representing radicalism in design to dependability. It is durable and timeless, and is worthy of being rediscovered and celebrated.
7.2 x 1.8 x 9.8 inches
free hand: new typography sketchbook
Page through the personal sketchbooks of the most influential and inventive illustrators and typographers working today
Typography can embrace functions beyond the the purely communicative. From type designers to expressive illustrators, each graphic designer has his or her own way of crafting or applying typefaces.
This show- all tour through leading graphic designers’ personal sketchbooks reveals the creative processes behind typefaces, word- images, and logos. Arranged alphabetically, the world’s most exciting designers and typographers― including Philippe Apeloig, Ed Benguiat, Hoefler Type Foundry, Henrik Kubel, Toshi Omagari, and Francesco Zorzi― present a staggering range of ways to communicate with typography. More than 800 featured sketchbook pages reveal the designers’ creative practices across diverse briefs, concepts, languages, and alphabets.
This rich compendium of typographic ideas stresses the importance of typographic thinking at a time when reading habits are evolving, while celebrating the varied and innovative ways that designers practice this time- honored craft.
eat beautiful: food and recipes to nourish your skin from the inside out: a cookbook
Care for your body from the inside out with this cookbook that highlights ingredients and recipes designed to make your skin glow. Includes suggestions on how to pamper yourself with recipes for homemade masks, scrubs, mists, cleansers, and toners, as well as an informative section for troubleshooting those confidence-sapping skin problems. Organized into the four seasons, you can dip in and out of this stunning cookbook, or follow it as a plan. Either way, it ensures beautiful, radiant skin all year round.
Hardcover 272 Pages 7" x 9-5/8"
the beauty chef: delicious food for Radiant Skin, Gut Health and Wellbeing
Beauty is more than skin-deep, it comes from within – from the gut, to be precise. Glamorous it may not be, but a well-balanced gut bacteria can be the answer to glowing health and beauty. In The Beauty Chef Carla Oates, founder of the natural beauty company of the same name, combines the joy of cooking with the science of nutrition, offering you glowing skin and optimum gut health.
Find more than 150 delicious and nutritious recipes that are gluten-free and mostly dairy-free to feed both your skin and your gut, alongside practical words of wisdom from the wellbeing authority, who has been researching, writing and teaching on organic beauty for the past 15 years. With The Beauty Chef, every meal you eat, be it breakfast, dinner or a tempting dessert, will leave you feeling and looking better inside and out.
8.6 x 1.6 x 10.6 inches
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