Fifty creative projects demonstrate how to transform ordinary clay flowerpots into a colorful decorating accessories through the use of such techniques as stenciling, stamping, mosaics, gilding, and more. 30,000 first printing. BOMC.
No matter what you do on Minecraft, you will need to build some sort of structure along the way. As a nomad, you might encounter places you’d previously explored. It’s fun to see your finished structures dotting the landscape, hinting at a previous civilization. If you choose to build a city, you’ll be working on multiple structures, and you’ll need a lot of materials and easy, efficient methods of gathering. While exploring every feature of the game, you’ll need to make sure your basics are taken care of: safety, food, and storage. And above all, you’ll incorporate style and your own personal flair. This ebook will show you how to stay safe while building and how to mass-produce materials, and it will give you tips for making your structures look and feel interesting and complete.
When children are engaged, they learn. Creativity captures their curiosity and helps the truth of God's Word to sink deeply into the soil of their hearts. And God is faithful. He will continue to water and care for those seeds until they produce a harvest. In this book, you will find creative, dynamic object lessons that let children participate in their learning. They draw on lessons from science, stories, popular games and even a little "magic," and they are always firmly rooted in truth from God's Word.Both new teachers and old will find these lessons easy to use and fun to deliver. Children will want to share what they learn with their families and friends, and they will be excited to see what you are going to teach them next week!
In This is not a flowerpot, author Amy Schoeman - with keen observation and an enduring sense of irony - chronicles Lizelle's journey from being a woman with no clear idea of what she wants to one who chooses personal freedom and control over her life. Sometimes shocking, often funny, this wry account of an imprudent marriage is abidingly entertaining. Above all it carries the torch for the abused woman.
* 81 of the best day hikes in Washington’s southern Cascades * Hike to the top (12,280 feet) of one of Washington’s five active volcanoes * By the author of the bestselling Hiking the Wonderland Trail Mount Adams is one of Washington’s treasured big volcanic peaks, while the Goat Rocks area is a favorite of serious hikers and backpackers. Day Hiking: Mount Adams and Goat Rocks provides routes to the 81 best day hikes throughout this region, which also includes the Indian Heaven Wilderness, White Pass, the area east and north of Yakima, as well as a few hikes in the Tatoosh Wilderness and Tieton area. In addition to the plethora of day hikes, this guide also includes the South Spur summit route of Mount Adams, which can be done in one long day. **Mountaineers Books designates 1 percent of the sales of select guidebooks in our Day Hiking series toward volunteer trail maintenance. Since launching this program, we’ve contributed more than $14,000 toward improving trails. For this book, our 1 percent of sales is going to Washington Trails Association (WTA). WTA hosts more than 750 work parties throughout Washington’s Cascades and Olympics each year, with volunteers clearing downed logs after spring snowmelt, cutting away brush, retreading worn stretches of trail, and building bridges and turnpikes. Their efforts are essential to the land managers who maintain thousands of acres on shoestring budgets.
All it takes is paint, a little time, and some inspired, quick, and easy decorative ideas to give old furniture a new lease on life--or transform unpainted pieces into works of art. These 29 ways to use stenciling, stamping, sponging, distressing, stippling, and glazing techniques will result in magnificent, strikingly original focal points for every room in the house. Choose a style. Some are whimsical, bursting with color and fun details, like the "busy bees" that embellish a honey-colored cupboard. Others, including a Southern Magnolias Armoire, add a touch of old-fashioned romance. And still more are just right for a child. Information on choosing supplies, and on cleaning, stripping old paint, sanding, and preparing furniture, enable even beginners to get started instantly--and templates make tracing patterns simple. Complete these attractive designs as is...or adapt them to fit a variety of pieces and decors. The author lives in Decatur, GA. 128 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 11. NEW IN PAPERBACK
Instructions show how to create wood, metal, marble, stone, and shell finishes for such items as a magazine holder, candlesticks, picture frames, and tables
Humorously provides facts and trivia on mysteries like the Bermuda Triangle and King Tut's curse, on how things work like computers and submarines, on the origins of sports and games like basketball and karate, and on famous people and places like Leonardo da Vinci and The Grand Canyon.
Fantastic Frogs! Is the first book emphasizing the variety of captive-bred frogs now available to the average hobbyist-the poison frogs, horned frogs, White's Tree frogs, clawed frogs, Red-eyed Tree frogs, African Bullfrogs, and the numerous other types you can find at your local petshop and even try to breed at home. Each type is covered with full details of keeping, feeding, and breeding, allowing you to enjoy your healthy, happy pet for years.