Gift Guide | 10 Books for the Maker


1. MiniEco
A Mixtape of Craft Projects by Kate Lilley.  If you're a fan of Kate's work, you'll love this book featuring heaps of your favorite projects.


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2. Small Apartment Hacks
101 Ingenious DIY Solutions for Living, Organizing and Entertaining by Jenna Mahoney.  A handy guide with all kinds of ideas and solutions.


3. Instacraft 
Fun & Simple Projects for Adorable Gifts, Decor & More by Alison Caporimo. A fun book for the young-at-heart filled with simple and fast projects.



4. Print Collective 
Screenprinting Techniques & Projects, Jenny Doh. A collection of projects from a talented group of printmakers.


5. Draw Your Own Alphabets
Thirty Fonts to Scribble, Sketch, & Make Your Own by Tony Seddon. A book which teaches you how to draw simple handlettered alphabets with work sheets included.



6. Woodworking in a Weekend 
20 Simple Projects for the Home by Mark Griffiths. Lots of great projects here for making things pretty easily with wood.

7. Paper to Petal 
75 Whimsical Paper Flowers to Craft by Hand by Rebecca Thuss and Patrick Farrel.
A beautiful book with heaps of instructions to make some amazing paper creations.


 

Stamp. Stencil . And Print Projects to Make for Kids
By Christine Schmidt of Yellow Owl Workshop
Lots of creative projects to make for kids and for kids to make.

9. Playing with Stencils
Exploring Repetition, Pattern and Personal Designs by Amy Rice.
Fun ideas for stenciling on everything from furniture to walls.

10. Furniture Makeovers
Simple Techniques for Transforming Furniture by Barb Blai.
Heaps of ideas to makeover furniture from decoupage to painting techniques.

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3 comments:

Vicki Smith said...

Great selection! It will be hard to pick my favorite!

jenna mahoney said...

Thanks so much for your support of Small Apartment Hacks!
Happy Holidays to all. xo Jenna

Amy Rice said...

Thank you!
I want every single on of those other books!



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