Books and Audio Resources
For your further education and enjoyment, check out these books and audio resources. We have hand-picked these books and learning resources to make the most of your precious reading time.
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By Amy Duncan, Beth Evans-Ramos, Lisa Hilderbrand
$21.95 – Paperback
© 2008 Skipstone Press
By Carol Venolia, Kelly Lerner
©2006 Lark Books
This absolutely indispensable and lavishly photographed guide redefines the best way to “go green” and addresses a timely topic in a way designed to appeal to a growing and eager audience. Completely user-friendly and filled with motivational case studies and informative graphics. Every page leads would-be remodellers through the process of understanding their home and surroundings so they’ll arrive at the perfect design solution.
Selected as a finalist for the 2007 Nautilus Book Awards.
by Judy Pangman
$19.95 – Paperback
©2006 Storey Publishing
Restore. Recycle. Repurpose.: Create a Beautiful Home (A Country Living Book)
by Randy Florke and Nancy J. Becker
@ 2010 Hearst
From Country Living contributing editor Randy Florke comes a this beautiful guide to decorating sustainably and inexpensively, with salvage materials featured prominently. Providing inspiration as well as instruction, Florke shows how everyone can achieve a look that’s both harmonious with the environment and beautiful.
By Julie Sussman, Stephanie Glakas-tenet
$16.99 – paperback
©2002 Harper Paperbacks
This is NOT your father’s home repair book! And it’s not your husband’s, your brother’s, your boyfriend’s, or the guy’s next door. Dare to Repair is a do-it-herself book for every woman who would rather be self-reliant than rely on a super or contractor. Filled with detailed illustrations, Dare to Repair provides even the most repair-challenged woman with the ability to successfully fix things around the home. Once you start, you won’t want to stop. ~ Amazon review
By Family Handyman Magazine Editors
Reader’s Digest AssociationWith more than ten million copies sold since the original version debuted in 1973, the “Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual” has been completely updated and revised for a new generation of homeowners. 5,000+ photos & illustrations.
By Jennifer Gehlhar
$35.00 – Hardcover
Creative Publishing international
Salvage Secrets: Transforming Reclaimed Materials into Design Concepts
$39.95 – Hardback
@ W. W. Norton & Company
An inspiring, practical guide full of possibilities incorporating salvaged materials, covering a range of materials and design concepts and supplies technical information about what to keep in mind how to use the salvaged materials most effectively, and where to go to find them.
Upcycling: Create Beautiful Things with the Stuff You Already Have
$18.00 – Paperback
@ Running Press
Renowned environmental lifestyle expert and Today Show regular Danny Seo shares 100 of his most inspiring projects for creative transformation. With full-color photos throughout to guide and inspire, Danny shows that it’s easy to be crafty, and fun to be budget- and eco-conscious.