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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
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"Martha Stewart is America's go-to source for organizing, celebrating, cleaning, decorating, and any number of other life skills. Whether it's setting the table, carving a pumpkin, or fixing a leaky faucet, these are the time-tested, Martha-approved strategies for frequent challenges and basic how-to knowledge that everyone should have at the ready. Also included are plenty of solutions for not-so-common conundrums,
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Handbooks and manuals
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stewart, Martha.
Martha manual.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]
(DLC) 2018056507
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Stewart
ISBN: 9781328927323 1328927326
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 ; How to ... 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 ; How to ... Wash clothes ; Line-dry laundry ; Handwash 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 ; How to ... 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 ; How to ... 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 ; How to ... 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 ; How to ... 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 ; How to ... 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 --
Templates. 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.

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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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