Making Natural Milk Soap

Author: Casey Makela
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603423265
Format: PDF
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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

The Natural Soap Book

Author: Susan Miller Cavitch
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 0882668889
Format: PDF
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The definitive resource for making vegetable-based soaps from scratch, from buying supplies to cutting the final bars.

Building Simple Furniture

Author: Cathy Baker
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 160342251X
Format: PDF, ePub
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EASY-TO-BUILD PROJECTS FOR THE WEEKEND WOODWORKER! Look over the variety of simple wood-working projects in the bulletin and you’ll quickly find something that deserves a place in your home. A small table for the hallway, perhaps, or an Adirondack chair or picnic set for the deck or garden? The good news is that you don’t need to be a master carpenter with a basement full of power tools to craft these handsome and practical items. With a few simple hand tools and Cathy Baker’s step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations and diagrams, you can build sturdy, durable, beautiful wooden furniture that you and your family will enjoy for years to come. Projects include: · Wall shelf · Small bench · Picnic table and benches · Adirondack chair · Pump lamp · Step stool · Storage box · Side table

Making Transparent Soap

Author: Catherine Failor
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612122620
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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With basic ingredients and standard kitchen tools you can craft your own transparent soaps that are milder, richer, and creamier than any commercial product. Eschewing complex methods and expensive equipment, Catherine Failor uses a simple, dependable process that makes beautiful transparent soaps every time. Failor’s easy-to-follow photographic instructions are accompanied by proven recipes and plenty of suggestions for colorful and sweet-smelling variations. You’ll soon be creating your own signature soap blends that deliver refreshing scents and are gentle enough for even the most sensitive skin.

Weaving Country Baskets

Author: Maryanne Gillooly
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603422935
Format: PDF
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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

The Essential Oils Book

Author: Colleen K. Dodt
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603425896
Format: PDF, Docs
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Discover the fragrant world of essential oils. Herbalist Colleen K. Dodt profiles the healing and cleaning powers of dozens of oils extracted from herbs, flowers, roots, barks, and resins. This comprehensive guide includes recipes for natural cleaning products, lotions, and ointments that will keep you feeling happy and smelling great. Fill your days with stimulating scents as you learn to use essential oils to wash your dishes, soothe sunburns, combat stress, and improve the quality of your life.

Making Hand Dipped Candles

Author: Betty Oppenheimer
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603423206
Format: PDF, ePub
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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Build a Smokehouse

Author: Ed Epstein
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603424253
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Milk Based Soaps

Author: Casey Makela
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 0882669842
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Includes instructions and recipes for creating different types of soaps--including vegetable-based soaps, beauty soaps, and specialty soaps--and describes how to package and market them

DIY Artisanal Soaps

Author: Alicia Grosso
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440594090
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Handmade soap from scratch! Lavender Geranium Ribbon Seaweed Salt Scrub Ocean Fresh Cream Soap Making your own luxurious and lovely soaps is easier than you think! With DIY Artisanal Soaps, you'll find everything you need to make all-natural, custom-designed soaps using locally sourced ingredients and beautifully scented essential oils. Featuring easy-to-follow instructions and tips for personalizing your designs, this book guides you through every step of soapmaking, allowing you to create unique bath and home products every time. Learn how to turn your garden or farmers' market finds into beautiful, handcrafted soaps, with invigorating scents like peppermint and rosemary or the summer-inspired pairings of ginger and papaya. You can even customize the fragrances and textures in the recipes to create the perfect product for your skincare needs. Complete with stunning photographs and unique ideas for gifting, packaging, and selling your creations, DIY Artisanal Soaps helps you bring the vibrant colors and scents of nature into your home.