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The Martha manual : how to do (almost) everything

Author: Martha Stewart
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
An authoritative handbook by the domestic-lifestyle expert shares hundreds of ideas and instructions for homemaker skills, from transporting a decorated cake and folding an American flag to playing a classic lawn game and bathing a cat.

The time-tested, Martha-approved strategies in this book will help you organize, celebrate, clean, decorate... and any number of other life skills. -- adapted from back cover

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Handbooks and manuals
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stewart, Martha, author.
Martha manual
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]
(DLC) 2018056507
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Stewart
ISBN: 9781328927323 1328927326
DOI: 9781328927323
OCLC Number: 1035291332
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 400 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: ORGANIZE:The Golden Rules of Organizing; How to Organize --
Entryways --
Closets;Bathrooms --
Kitchens; Laundry Rooms --
Home Offices --
Kids' Rooms; Garages --Tag Sales --
FIX AND MAINTAIN: The All-Purpose Toolbox --
How to Fix and Maintain --
Faucets; Drains --
Toilets--
Tile Grout --
Shower heads --
Drafts --
Window Screens --
Walls --
Doorknobs--
Wood Floors --
Floorboards --
Wood Furniture --
Fireplaces --
Windowpanes --Gutters --
REFRESH AND EMBELLISH: Size Up Your Spaces --
Hang Anything; Arrange Art --
Create a Gallery Wall --
Install Shelves --
Display a Collection --
Paint Walls and Ceilings --
Paint Floors --
Apply Wallpaper --
Paint Furniture --
Re-Cover a Chair --
Choose the Right Rug --
Position Lighting --
Hang Curtains --
Mount Shades and Blinds --
CLEAN: Establish Good Habits --
How to Clean --
Kitchens;Bathrooms --
Floors, Rugs, and Carpets --
Walls --
Windows --
Upholstery --
Electronics--
LAUNDER: Stain Removal --
Wash Clothes --
Line-Dry Laundry --
Hand wash Woolens --
Iron --
Mend --
Care for Bedding --
CRAFT AND CREATE: Create a Craft Space --
Sew: How-to --
Sew Three Garments from One Pattern --
Sew Girls' Sundresses --
Sew an Apron with Hidden Seams --
Sew Tassels --
Sew Pom-Poms --
Sew Hat Embellishments --
Sew Tote Bags --
Sew Fabric Flowers --
Sew a Duvet Cover--
Knit: How-to --
Knit Mittens --
Knit Hats and Scarves --
Knit a Blanket --
Embroider:How-to --
Embroider a Pillow --
Embroider a Blouse --
Embroider Samplers --
Embroider Friendship Bracelets --
Quilt: How-to --
GARDEN AND GROW: The Garden Toolkit --Get the Most Out of Your Yard --
Compost in (and for) the Garden --
Plant Flowers --
Grow Roses --
Winterize Your Plants --
Attract Birds, Bees, and Butterflies --
Grow Trees; Grow a Vegetable Garden --
Grow Container Plants --
Grow Houseplants --
Grow Succulents --
Care for a Lawn --
HOST AND ENTERTAIN: Set Up A Home Bar --
Serve Wine --
Create a Cheese Board --
Host a Weekend Brunch --
Throw a Cocktail Party --
Plan a Dinner Party --
Set a Table --
Host House guests --
ENJOY:Pack for a Picnic --
Hang a Hammock --
Practice Meditation and Yoga --
Play Lawn Games --
Hang a Tire Swing --
Ride a Bike --
Build a Fire (Inside and Out) --
COOK:Put Old Tools to New Uses --
Buy and Store Fresh Produce --
Make the Most of Your Freezer --
Save the Scraps --
Prep Ingredients --
Master the Methods --
Solve Kitchen Conundrums --
Brush Up on Baking Skills --
Frost a Cake --
CELEBRATE:Create Festive Tags, Ties, and Toppers --
How to Celebrate --
A Kid's Birthday--
Valentine's Day --
Passover --
Easter --
Independence Day --
Halloween --
Thanksgiving--
Christmas --
Hanukkah --
New Year's Eve --
CARE FOR PETS: Welcome a New Pet--
Make Your Home Pet-Proof --
Keep Your Pet Healthy --
Nurture Pets --
Tackle Problem Behaviors --
Provide Seasonal Care --
Groom Your Pet --
Keep a Clean House with Pets --
Travel with Pets. Organize --
Fix and maintain --
Refresh and embellish --
Clean --
Launder --
Craft and create --
Grow and garden --
Host and entertain --
Enjoy --
Cook --
Celebrate --
Care for pets.
Responsibility: Martha Stewart.

Abstract:

Essential life skills from America's most trusted lifestyle expert - together in one beautiful and practical handbook, with hundreds of ideas, instructions, and inspirations.  Read more...
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