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From applying a sultry smoky cat-eye to a flawless red lip, How to Wear Makeup is a guide to perfecting any beauty routine. There is advice on the best products to include in a makeup bag, tips for seasonal skincare tips and the best techniques for transitioning looks from day to night – a must-have for anyone seeking fresh and simple ways to wear makeup.
Covering everything from foundation and contouring basics, eyeshadow and eyeliner tutorials, finding the best shade of lipstick for any occasion and tips for eyebrow shaping, How to Wear Makeup is the perfect pocket reference, gift wrapped in an irresistible package.$16.99
Tremont Jacket Loose-fitting, a-line jacket with one-button closure, asymmetric, angled front hemline with side vents. Three-quarter sleeves with soft-fold cuff detail.
Light to medium-weight wool cotton, knit, linen, silk, wool crepe, corduroy, novelty weaves, boucle, boiled wool.
Notions One 3/4" Button. Thread.
Sizes XS – XXL$35.00
Elizabeth Moad takes you through simple step-by-step techniques to show you how to make beautiful quilled cards, gift boxes, tags and wall art for family and friends. Using minimal equipment and featuring flowers, balloons, hearts, owls and more, create unique and lovely gifts for the special occasions in your life.
Modern motifs, vibrant papers and funky framing can be used to transform this ancient craft into contemporary designs that appeal to all ages. Elizabeth uses elements such as patterns and colour combinations as a starting point and then translates them into exciting quilling ideas.P>Look inside the book.$26.99
Fairy gardens are enjoying an astonishing surge in popularity and now you can begin making your own enchanting miniature landscapes, complete with pint-sized accessories, diminutive plants and quaint fairy figures. Gardeners Julie Bawden-Davis and Beverly Turner provide you with step-by-step instructions for creating a magical garden that will attract Thumbelina herself!
Learn how to design, plant, accessorize and care for your very own small corner of the world by following seven simple steps, including choosing the perfect container, planting luxurious pint-sized plants, decorating with properly scaled accessories and telling a story through the delicate fairies you choose to inhabit your magical wonderland.
Includes full-colour photographs showcasing various types of fairy gardens and accessories, which are sure to inspire the designer in you! And best of all, these perennial gardens are perfect for the busy gardener, as they require less than ten minutes per week to maintain.$29.99
This book shows you how to create tiny bears, rabbits, dogs, cats, fairies, dolls, cupcakes and more.
Basic instructions and step-by-step photos show you what you will need and how to begin, plus advanced options for once you've mastered the basics. Learn to make joints so that the arms and legs can really move. Instructions on how to make unique details such as pointed ears, long tails and different noses and muzzles.$39.99
Feminine and simple to make, Fai is romantic and striking.
Use light to medium fabric –as well as some scraps of linen, silk, eyelet or cotton print.
Sizes XS – 2XL
All Tina Givens sewing patterns are beautifully printed on white paper stock, with easy to follow instructions and detailed technical drawings.$29.00