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.
Whether you want to create a beautiful wreath from scratch or quickly adorn a pre-made wreath base, you'll find all the instruction you need in Making Holiday Wreaths. Learn how to make a boxwood wreath entwined with holly and ivy to grace the front door. Craft balsam wreaths to fill your home with the sweet scent of the forest. Hang gaily decorated wreaths from doors, windows, and mirror frames, or display them on mantels and tabletops. And don't limit your holiday cheer to the house - wrap an evergreen garland around the post of your mailbox, craft a wreath to encircle your birdbath, or clip a row of whimsical wreaths along your clothesline. You can even put out a wreath filled with delectable tidbits to delight your backyard birds!
Bring farmhouse favorites to your kitchen with this heirloom cookbook, featuring more than 500 recipes for mouthwatering country classics. Martha Storey presents easy-to-follow recipes for comforting family favorites like apple pie, roast chicken, blueberry pancakes, strawberry shortcake, sourdough bread, and hand-churned ice cream. Storey also provides simple instructions for the old-fashioned arts of making your own cheese, yogurt, pickles, and cordials. You’re sure to hear calls for seconds when serving these time-tested crowd-pleasers.
Author : John Storey
ISBN : 9781603427371
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 81.8 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
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Whether you live on a small suburban lot or have a many acres in the country, this inspiring collection will empower you to increase your self-sufficiently and embrace a more independent lifestyle. A variety of authors share their specialized knowledge and provide practical instructions for basic country skills like preserving vegetables, developing water systems, keeping farm animals, and renovating barns. From sharpening an axe to baking your own bread, you’ll be amazed at the many ways learning traditional skills can enrich your life.
With step-by-step photographs, all the fundamentals of wreath making are covered here, including the various types of materials and how they should be purchased, cut, and used, plus bow making and creative ribbon techniques. But the main emphasis of this guide is on the wreaths themselves.