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GENERAL NONFICTION: Homemade gifts


A gardener's book of handmade gifts : how to grow and make delightful presents for and from the garden : 20 charming practical ideas shown in 120 stunning evocative photographs book A gardener's book of handmade gifts : how to grow and make delightful presents for and from the garden : 20 charming practical ideas shown in 120 stunning evocative photographs
In this book Stephanie Donaldson presents an entirely delightful collection of simple, natural gift ideas - beautiful and exquisite creations for gardeners and garden lovers everywhere.

Donaldson, Stephanie.
745.5 DONALDS
Fun with family photos : crafts, keepsakes, gifts book Fun with family photos : crafts, keepsakes, gifts
Featuring step-by-step instructions and full-color photos of each finished project, FUN WITH FAMILY PHOTOS offers an array of inventive ideas for honoring your special family memories.More than 30 simple and sophisticated craft projects for year-round gift giving or display using archival and modern photographs.Each project is photographed in full color to show the final result.Includes project templates and a list of resources.

Barry, Jennifer.
745.593 BARRY
Gifts from the kitchen : [100 irresistible homemade presents for every occasion] book Gifts from the kitchen : [100 irresistible homemade presents for every occasion]
With the current trend for all things thrifty and creative, now is the perfect time to explore the tradition of giving homemade food gifts, many of which can be almost as simple to make as to buy.

Rigg, Annie.
641.5 RIGG
Handmade gifts : stylish ideas for journals, stationery, and more book Handmade gifts : stylish ideas for journals, stationery, and more
Giving handmade gifts is always in style! And these personalized gifts are more meaningful than most store-bought items, especially in today's world of homogeneous merchandise. Crafters have delved into a celebration of personalized work and this book offers a wide range of beautiful paper-based projects to help them expand their creative skills. Projects include luggage tags, a travel frame, a travel journal, collage under glass (paper weight), custom stationery items, book plates, personalized pens and tabs, a kitchen journal, tags and labels for food gifts, collage plates, paper art produce and more.

Bitto, Jennifer Francis.
745.54 BITTO
Jazzy gift baskets : making & decorating glorious presents book Jazzy gift baskets : making & decorating glorious presents
This is filled with a variety of techniques for decorating the baskets by painting, decoupage, adding a no-sew fabric lining but presents a wealth of ideas for selecting, assembling, and creatively packaging lovely gifts to place inside. Choose from more than two dozen themes for every occasion and every taste, including Celebration Baskets for life's special moments (weddings, a new baby); Thank You Baskets; Food Baskets, with ideas for preparing an entire meal; and many more.

Browning, Marie.
745.59 BROWNIN
Knits for bears to wear : more than 20 fun, knit-to-fit fashions for all teddies and toys including 18-inch dolls book Knits for bears to wear : more than 20 fun, knit-to-fit fashions for all teddies and toys including 18-inch dolls
Presents easy-to-follow patterns, step-by-step instructions, and sizing and customization guidelines for twenty-five entertaining projects for knitters to create stylish fashions for every child's stuffed animals and dolls, ranging from casual picnic attire, to clothing for dress-up occasions, to bedtime pajamas and bathrobe.

Houck, Amy O'Neill.
746.432 HOUCK
Last-minute knitted gifts book Last-minute knitted gifts
Today's knitters are chic, smart-and busy. Although they love to knit and enjoy making gifts for family and friends, they're constantly faced with the challenge of finding enough time to actually finish what they've started. Last-Minute Knitted Gifts solves this problem.

Hoverson, Joelle.
746.432 HOVERSO
Making doll furniture in wood book Making doll furniture in wood
The patterns included in this woodworking project guide are sized for 18-inch dolls such as the popular American Girl dolls and can be scaled for larger or smaller dolls. Each project includes a list of all materials needed and details the start-to-finish procedure, from preparing wood to staining and painting the piece. Patterns for 30 pieces of doll furniture are included, and five step-by-step projects for a bed, dresser, rocking chair, table, and standing mirror are featured.

Simmons, Dennis (Dennis Lee), 1950-
745.5923 SIMMONS
The complete book of papercraft : over 50 designs for handmade paper, cards, gift-wrapping, decoupage, and manipulating paper book The complete book of papercraft : over 50 designs for handmade paper, cards, gift-wrapping, decoupage, and manipulating paper
The Complete Book of Papercraft is unique in combining an introduction to the art of papermaking with other types of papercrafting projects. It starts with a section on creating handmade paper that includes: an illustrated guide to the tools and equipment needed, making a mold and deckle, and a step by step recipe for making the basic pulp mixture. Then it expands on the different types of paper that can be made, giving complete directions for making many kinds of paper including paper made by incorporating natural materials such as rose petal paper, leaf or grass paper and onion skin paper.

Garner, Lynne.
745.54 GARNER
The homemade pantry : 101 foods you can stop buying & start making book The homemade pantry : 101 foods you can stop buying & start making
Presents 101 everyday recipes, organized by supermarket aisle, and including cereals and snacks, soups, vegetables and beans, canned fruits, pasta and sauce, and more.

Chernila, Alana.
641.5 CHERNIL
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