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Cottagecore

Author : Daisy Oakley
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Welcome to Cottagecore – a world full of wildflower meadows and picnics, homemade jam and floaty dresses, traditional crafts and cosy country retreats. Embrace a more peaceful way of life where there’s always a delicious pie baking in the oven and birdsong drifting on the breeze. Rekindle your love for nature and find solace in the soothing art of cottagecore with the help of this beautiful book of recipes, crafts, activities and design ideas. Wherever you live, bring the beauty, nostalgia and simplicity of country living into your home and heart, all year round.

The Little Book of Cottagecore

Author : Emily Kent
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Unplug, relax, and return to the simpler life with these easy, step-by-step ideas for your favorite cottagecore activities including baking from scratch and easy container gardening. Returning to the simpler life has never been easier. If you’re craving the aroma of freshly baked bread, spending more time in nature, or seeing the sunlight filtering through homemade curtains, then cottagecore is for you! The Little Book of Cottagecore helps you make simple living a reality with delightful cottagecore activities you can enjoy no matter where you live. Whether you’re interested in baking pies from scratch, basic sewing and cross stitch, gardening, beekeeping, or making candles and soaps, this book is full of fun, hands-on activities that make it easy and enjoyable to unplug from modern life. Full of step-by-step instructions and homegrown inspiration, you’ll find fun, practical ways to enjoy rustic and relaxing cottagecore activities in your everyday life.

Creative Haven Simple Pleasures Coloring Book The Cottagecore Lifestyle

Author : Jessica Mazurkiewicz
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Inspired by the romantic English countryside, 31 dreamy illustrations feature cozy cottages, beautiful gardens, and many more picturesque scenes plus charming vintage fashions, freshly baked goods, and other lovely images.

Hill House Living

Author : Paula Sutton
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YOUR @HILLHOUSEVINTAGE GUIDE TO SIMPLE DECORATING AND HOME STYLING TIPS & COSY RECIPES Featuring 80+ of Paula's top: - home styling and gardening tips, - budget decorating advice, - soothing self-care rituals, - nature-inspired crafts projects, - tasty seasonal recipes. AS SEEN ON CBS THIS MORNING ______________________________________________________________ A happy home is everything. Hill House Living is your comforting guide to a happier home - a practical book filled with hundreds of simple, stylish and thrifty vintage-inspired tips and tricks for every area of your flat or house, no matter how big your space. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of never-before-seen photographs and drawings, this book also gives you an exclusive glimpse into 'Auntie Paula's best-kept secrets and life lessons, learned during her two-decade fashion career, move from city to country and life at Hill House today. In a world that often moves too fast, Hill House Living contains renovation and DIY ideas and recipes for every occasion and season and is an invitation to take a moment to style, make or cook something nice for its own sake - and yours. Slow down, cosy up and join the quest to making each day more intentionally joyful.

Retreat

Author : Ethel Baraona Pohl
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Retreat is a lexicon, or inventory of language, to describe the action of withdrawal from civic life. By creating a spatial approach to the language of “escape”, the publication attempts to widen the definitions of familiar terms such as safety, surveillance, and self-reliance. The lexicon draws attention to current global events, such as the thread of epidemic disease, climate catastrophe, the militarization of public space and the impact of mass surveillance on daily life, specifically the emotional and social impact of the presence of unknown and potentially life threatening elements. The editorial approach for the lexicon is to investigate the notion and practices of retreat, its strategies and imaginaries, through others’ words as they inform contemporary spatial paradigms. A wide variety of source types (from blogs to Wikipedia to academic texts) and media (photographs, films,books, objects) and forms of literary genres are mobilized to create a portrait of retreat that describes not only militarized zones but dreams and anxieties of individuals across the globe, helping us better understand how humans might negotiate civil and human rights and freedoms within civic society at large.

Der Wind in den Weiden

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Big Thrift Energy

Author : Virginia Chamlee
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Learn how to shop for affordable vintage home decor and how to style it in a modern home. From a Goyard trunk worth upwards of $10,000 (scored for $90) to a floor-length vintage Christian Dior cape (a $10 Goodwill find), Virginia knows how to find deals. Big Thrift Energy will teach you everything you need to know about shopping for affordable vintage home decor and styling it in a modern home. Antiquing can be intimidating: how do you know if a piece is worth salvaging? How do you navigate the piles of merchandise at a thrift store or estate sale? Part resource, part inspiration, Big Thrift Energy is a comprehensive guide that offers tips for thrifting that you never knew you needed: How to shop for the good stuff, how to upcycle and style vintage treasures in your home, and even advice for flipping your most-coveted items to turn a profit. Big Thrift Energy will teach you: • Where to shop for antique and vintage treasures you'll love • The best things to buy used, and which items to pass on • How to upcycle something old into something "you" and make it fit beautifully in your home • How to tell when something is valuable, and tips for reselling it to make a profit Author Virginia Chamlee is a writer for People magazine who has spent more than a decade collecting and selling vintage wares. Her home has been featured on Apartment Therapy and Design*Sponge and her original artwork is available via Chairish, Anthropologie, and Artfully Walls.

Eyelet Witness

Author : Julie Anne Lindsey
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Bonnie and Clyde play chicken with a killer in their zaniest adventure yet! Bonnie Balfour is busy tuning shabby into chic after a local entrepreneur asks for help decorating a soufflé-stand startup on a shoestring budget. The client’s budding egg enterprise and blue-ribbon hen, Thelma, are sure to boost revenue to the new business, especially with Bonnie’s customizing touch on the design. Unfortunately, feathers begin to fly when the client’s ex-boyfriend launches a dispute over Thelma’s legal custody, only hours before the hen goes missing. And Detective Wright suspects fowl play when the ex’s body turns up in a local lake before sundown. Now Bonnie and Clyde are pecking on doors and scratching for clues to prove their friend’s innocence, but a series of anonymous attacks threaten to scramble the newly hatched plan. Can Bonnie and Clyde crack the case in time? Or is this sleuthing duo finally out of cluck?

The Future of Global Retail

Author : Winter Nie
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China’s new retail revolution will completely transform how the world thinks about retail and digital innovation. But is the world ready yet? In this book, the authors share an insider’s perspective on what is happening in China to reveal the future for global retail, and a clear framework to help you prepare. The book presents a number of real-world cases, based on interviews and first-hand consumer experience, to decode China’s retail revolution so that you can understand what is happening and why, and what it means for the rest of the world. Crucially, the book identifies five critical stages in the development of new retail that global retail executives need to grasp now: lifestyle commerce, Online-Merge-Offline retail, social retail, livestream retail and invisible retail. To help the industry get ready for this new, China-inspired paradigm in retail, the authors present a practical and simple framework – a ten-year strategic roadmap for global retail executives, which we call the “Beyond” the Value Chain Model. China’s new retail is not just about fashion, cosmetics, snacks, data-driven convenient stores and commercial live streaming. At a time when the world of retail is being upended, it offers inspirational lessons in innovation, purpose and agility for global executives across the entire retail spectrum.

Personal But Not Private

Author : STEFANIE. DUGUAY
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Privacy has become a pressing concern for many users of digital platforms who fear legal or social liability for sharing personal details online. Yet for queer women and others, an emphasis on privacy fails to reflect the creativity and struggles of everyday people seeking to represent themselves and form meaningful connections through social media. Personal but Not Private explores how queer women share and maintain their identities through digital technologies despite overlapping technological, social, economic, and political concerns. Focusing on representations of sexual identity through Tinder, Instagram, and Vine, this volume uncovers how queer women are continuously engaging in identity modulation, or the process through which people and platforms adjust or modify personal information, to form relationships, increase their social and economic participation, and counter intersecting forms of oppression. While queer women's representations of sexual identity give rise to publics and counterpublics through intimate and collective self-representation, platform-specific elements like design and governance place limitations on queer women's agency and often make them targets of censorship, harassment, and discrimination. This book also considers how identity modulation can be applied to a range of people negotiating digital contexts and promotes tangible changes to digital platforms and their broader social, economic, and political structures to empower individuals and their personal sharing on social media. Bringing together personal interviews and empirical research, Personal but Not Private offers a new lens for examining digitally mediated identities and highlights how platforms act as complicated sites of transformation.