• Specialized gardening methods
      April 2015

      TOPIARY

      A practical guide to the art of clipping, training and shaping plants

      by Jenny Hendy

      Jenny Hendy explains how topiary can be incorporated into garden styles, from traditional and contemporary to country-house and Japanese. A section on green architecture looks at larger topiary elements, including hedges, doorways and windows, and niches

    • Garden design & planning
      January 2009

      CREATING A COURTYARD GARDEN

      Designs and ideas for every kind of outside space, with 300 photographs

      by Joan Clifton

      Joan Clifton is a professional horticulturalist at the forefront of garden design. Following a career in fashion, architecture and set design, Joan trained in horticulture and landscape design. Her company, Avant Garden, creates metalwork forms for outsid

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      April 2012

      DECORATIVE TASSELS AND HOW TO MAKE THEM

      The complete practical guide to passementerie with techniques and projects shown in 350 step-by-step photographs

      by Anna Crutchley

      Tassels are lavish and indulgent home accessories, adding the finishing touch to curtain tiebacks, cushion trims, lampshades and a whole host of other furnishing items. This beautiful book you shows you how you can create your own stylish, opulent tassels

    • Garden design & planning
      May 2012

      THE OLD-FASHIONED GARDENER

      Timeless techniques for the ecological gardener with more than 280 inspirational photographs and illustrations

      by Nigel Colborn

      One of the great delights of traditional gardening skills for the modern gardener is that they are natural and organic. This timeless book revises our rich gardening heritage with an irresistible combination of practical guidance and tried-and-tested gard

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      January 2012

      TABLE SETTINGS

      100 creative styling ideas

      by Tessa Evelegh

      CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Food & Drink
      July 2012

      RECIPES FROM MY GREEK KITCHEN

      Simple seasonal food from Greece and the islands, with 320 photographs

      by Rena Salaman

      Greek cooks make wonderful use of the abundance of seasonal ingredients, and quality produce is at the heart of this rich and varied cuisine. This sumptuous book presents traditional recipes from mainland Greece and the islands, and includes essential inf

    • Food & Drink
      August 2012

      RECIPES FROM MY DUTCH KITCHEN

      Explore the unique and delicious cuisine of the Netherlands with over 350 photographs

      by Janny de Moor

      The cuisine of the Netherlands reflects the tastes of a seafaring, trading nation with a strong preference for fresh vegetables, and a passion for all things sweet and spicy. This beautiful book explores the rich history of Dutch cooking and eating tradit

    • Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure
      October 2012

      COUNTRY CRAFTS

      Kitchen

      by Stephanie Donaldson

      In our busy everyday lives we are still drawn to the simplicity of earlier times when the changing seasons were marked by harvesting, storing, cooking and making, and in communal festivals and thanksgiving. This book captures a simpler, more satisfying wa

    • Food & Drink
      November 2012

      RECIPES FROM A VIETNAMESE KITCHEN

      75 classic dishes shown in 260 vibrant photographs

      by Ghillie Basan

      Vietnamese cuisine is one of the jewels of South-east Asia, with a style of cooking that is a wonderful blend of Chinese and Asian ingredients and the traditions of classic French food.With more than 75 authentic recipes <a href="http://www.annesspubli

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      January 2013

      GILDING CRAFTS

      Glorious effects with gold and silver in over 40 step-by-step ideas and projects

      by Liz Wagstaff

      Gilding is an ancient and beautiful art dating back thousands of years and used to embellish palaces, cathedrals and stately homes. But gilding is not only appropriate for antiques, and this book explores the numerous contemporary approaches and applicati

    • Food & Drink
      February 2013

      RECIPES FROM SINGAPORE & MALAYSIA

      traditions

      by Ghillie Basan

      The cuisines of Malaysia and Singapore are influenced by their wonderfully multicultural populations, resulting in many unique gastronomical delights. This is reflected in the immense variety of dishes found throughout the region, with a heady mixture of

    • Garden design & planning
      March 2013

      GIFTS FROM THE GARDEN

      More than 50 glorious gift ideas to create yourself, that are perfect for every gardener

      by Stephanie Donaldson

      This book takes its inspiration from the potting shed, the practical refuge that provides the perfect space in which to enjoy the potential of your garden. Here are dozens of projects to make, from decorated gift boxes and themed plant baskets to all mann

    • Food & Drink
      April 2013

      RECIPES FROM A TURKISH KITCHEN

      Traditions

      by Ghillie Basan

      This wonderful collection of recipes evokes the tastes and textures of traditional Turkish cooking CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM</b

    • Food & Drink
      May 2013

      CHOCOLATE HEAVEN

      75 irresistible creations

      by Christine France

      Chocolate is both comforting and delectable, and has a fantastic affinity for combining with other luxurious ingredients such as orange, ginger, almond, coffee and cognac. It also has an unique effect on our tastebuds, melting in the mouth to release its

    • Food & Drink
      July 2013

      RECIPES FROM A MOROCCAN KITCHEN

      A wonderful collection 75 recipes evoking the glorious tastes and textures of the traditional food of Morocco

      by Ghillie Basan

      This beautifully photographed book is full of recipes that evoke the glorious tastes and textures of traditional Moroccan cooking CLICK HERE TO READ THE WH

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      August 2013

      TILE STYLE PAINTING & DECORATING YOUR OWN DESIGNS

      Creative ideas for personalizing tiles to fit any theme, around the home, with 30 step-by-step projects shown in 300 inspirational photographs

      by Marion Elliot

      This book contains a host of fabulous ways to decorate and paint tiles for use around the home. Following an introduction that explores the tradition of tile-making and major stylistic influences, the book then explains how to design with tiles, work with

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      October 2013

      SEW YOUR OWN VINTAGE KEEPSAKES

      How to create gorgeous gifts, heirlooms and accessories in step-by-step craft projects

      by Lucinda Ganderton

      A gift that has been made with loving care is always the most appreciated, especially when it is something that has its own vintage style. This book reveals the secrets of creating fabulous pieces for significant occasions, which will be kept forever. The

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      December 2013

      PRACTICAL FOLK ART

      Create beautiful and decorative pieces in the folk art tradition, with 35 projects

      by Stewart Sally Walton

      Crafters and home decorators have long been delighted by the charming appeal of folk art effects, which are simple to achieve without special materials or training. This book explores and celebrates the pleasure of creating beautiful pieces for the home t

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