This month's Lifestyles column includes one-yard sewing projects, a fascinating history of our most useful plants and a look into the local food movement.
This month's Lifestyles column encourages hands-on scientific exploration for children and adults alike.
This month's Lifestyles column encourages creative activism, clever gardening and animal awareness.
Tea drinkers, clever crafters and gardeners will love this month's Lifestyles column.
Looking for a new project? The three books in this month's Lifestyles column are full of fun, fresh ideas.
This month's best new lifestyles books include the ultimate crochet guide, a new manifesto for sharing your creative work, plus a how-to for gardeners who understand the importance of a few little bugs.
Vicki Robin transformed our relationship with money in her bestseller Your Money or Your Life, and now she’s set to do likewise regarding our relationship with food. Don’t be misled into thinking her new book belongs in the religion section, though, because Blessing the Hands That Feed Us is all about food systems: how they work, how they don’t and how they can be healed.
When textile designer and illustrator Lena Corwin lucked into a big, bright Brooklyn studio space, she invited some of her favorite artists to use it for teaching their own classes. Lena Corwin’s Made by Hand is the book version of this concept, wherein 13 of Corwin’s colleagues share techniques for a satisfying variety of homemade projects, from jewelry to olive oil soap, fabric...
In The Unforgettable Photograph by George Lange, there are practical tips aplenty (228, by the publisher’s own count) on how to enlarge your current focus and achieve a wider range of angles for creating stunning images of all the people you love, in all the places you care about most. Hundreds of masterful photos surprise, inspire and fascinate, and are organized around six key ideas....
In Sweet Paper Crafts, Mollie Greene demonstrates how simple it can be to turn every last scrap of your waste paper into a treasure trove of unusual things that are delightful to make and will enrich your home. Clear instructions and large photographs emphasize Greene’s crucial principle of sweetening—the alchemical process whereby already-used, otherwise useless piles of paper are...