REVIEW: “Just the Essentials: How Essential Oils Can Heal Your Skin, Improve Your Health, and Detox Your Life” by Adina Grigore

Just the Essentials: How Essential Oils Can Heal Your Skin, Improve Your Health, and Detox Your Life, by Adina Grigore Harper Wave, 978-0062448910 Copyright March 2017, Hardcover, 240 Pages An introductory book on essential oils ideal for DIY enthusiasts eager to embark upon the journey of incorporating essential oils into their lives and revel in their own essential…

REVIEW: “A Field Guide to Fabric Design: Design, Print & Sell Your Own Fabric; Traditional & Digital Techniques; For Quilting, Home Dec & Apparel” by Kim Kight

A Field Guide to Fabric Design: Design, Print & Sell Your Own Fabric; Traditional & Digital Techniques; For Quilting, Home Dec & Apparel, by Kim Kight C&T Publishing, ISBN: 978-1607053552 Copyright November 2011, Paperback, 160 Pages This book offers a marvelous and compact crash course to the discipline of fabric design. Perfect for beginner and aspiring fabric designers,…

REVIEW: “Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast: A Comprehensive Guide to the Fungi of Coastal Northern California” by Noah Siegel, Christian Schwarz

Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast: A Comprehensive Guide to the Fungi of Coastal Northern California, by Noah Siegel, Christian Schwarz Ten Speed Press, ISBN: 978-1607748175 Copyright August 2016, Paperback, 608 Pages This is a decisively extraordinary and authoritative reference to mushroom identification in the region of the Redwood Coast. Unparalleled in quality, and coupled with exceptional comprehensiveness and…

REVIEW: “Wildflowers of New England: Timber Press Field Guide (A Timber Press Field Guide)” by Ted Elliman, New England Wild Flower Society

Wildflowers of New England: Timber Press Field Guide (A Timber Press Field Guide), by Ted Elliman, New England Wild Flower Society Timber Press, ISBN: 978-1604694642 Copyright February 2016, Flexibound, 448 Pages Wildflowers of New England is the ultimate field guide to wildflower identification in New England. Filled with incredibly gorgeous photography, the book is not only exceedingly visually…

REVIEW: “Natural Color: Vibrant Plant Dye Projects for Your Home and Wardrobe” by Sasha Duerr

Natural Color: Vibrant Plant Dye Projects for Your Home and Wardrobe, by Sasha Duerr Watson-Guptill, ISBN: 978-1607749363 Copyright August 2016, Hardcover, 272 Pages Natural Color is an astounding visually appealing book which provides the reader with a highly concise introduction to the fascinating world of natural plant dyes. Contents of the book are beautifully interlaid with vibrant and…