Category: NZ Non Fiction
Wendyl Nissen shares her approach to living a balanced and sustainable life based on an old-fashioned model of growing and cooking your own food, avoiding artificial products and doing your best to avoid letting unnecessary chemical cocktails into your life.
Category: Picture Books | Reading Level: 7 Kids picture
A stunning companion to Tales from Outer Suburbia, this collection of illustrated short stories is sure to delight Shaun Tan fans of all ages. Where can we live if not in each other's shadow?World-renowned artist Shaun Tan applies his unique imagination to a reflection on the nature of humans and ...Show more
Big Embroidery is all about stitching beautiful designs up fast using yarn instead of embroidery thread. Designer and author of Modern Folk Embroidery, Nancy Nicholson, has created a collection of stunning designs based on traditional crewel work, and adapted them for a modern audience using everyday ya ...Show more
The unparalleled competition showcase for outstanding acrylic artists! There's an old saying among artists that "value does all the work, while color gets all the credit." AcrylicWorks 5 gives value its due, showing how--in the hands of today's top artists--it brings drama to everyday subjects, conveys ...Show more
Unleash Your Inner Crazy Craft Lady Here a cat there a cat, everywhere a crafted cat Cats to decorate your home, to wear, or to give to someone you love. The Cat Lover's Craft Book is dedicated to those who craft and those who are in love with all things cat-related Whether you like to embroid ...Show more
Many of us dream of having a life free from rent, mortgages and utility bills and for some this dream is being achieved by living in a tiny house. Small, compact buildings offer an appealing way to live more sustainably, providing smart, energy-efficient housing at low cost; a route to escaping the fina ...Show more
The resurgence of the '70s in fashion and home decor has brought about a new trend in crafting- weaving. Anne Weil gives macrame, basket weaving, and other weaving skills a makeover with beautiful photography and styling with projects that can be made on various easily sourced looms--and even some that ...Show more
An on-trend home design book, featuring an inspiring array of homes that have made good use of recycled and upcycled materials, structures, spaces and furnishings. Included in the mix are industrial and farm buildings that have been converted for living and furnished appropriately with vintage and repur ...Show more
Prefab architecture is no longer just about saving time and money on a project. This title showcases the innovative use of prefab housing to overcome a wide variety of architectural problems.
Bring life into bloom with 25 gorgeous flower-inspired projects to make at home. Florals are a major theme in catwalk and high-street fashion, and leading stylist Hannah Read-Baldrey shows how to add a beautiful botanical touch to home decor, clothing, accessories, gifts, celebrations and more, for uniq ...Show more
Category: Fine Art | Reading Level: New
A substantial publication, Gordon Walters : New Vision, is being co-published by Auckland Art Gallery and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery to mark the occasion of this exhibition.
Category: Fine Art
Joseph Banks accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage around the world from 1768 to 1771. A gifted and wealthy young naturalist, Banks collected exotic flora from Madeira, Brazil, Tierra del Fuego, the Society Islands, New Zealand, Australia, and Java, bringing back over 1,300 species that had never ...Show more