Annotation:These Valentine crafts include a wide variety of projects: conversation heart candy necklaces, sand heart candles, lavender wands, cherry vanilla scones, and even a love potion ("apply where you would usually use cologne and brace yourself" ). Along with the craft projects and illustrations, there is an eclectic collection of short quotations on love, friendship, and dreams from the author and her friends as well as from such writers as Aesop, Beatrix Potter, Louisa May Alcott, and Jean Anouilh.
Annotation:Produce some of the most exquisite greeting cards ever! Make cards with that person touch featuring techniques like paper lacework, a form of paper weaving known as papuela, silhouette cutting, iris folding, paper embroidery, paper piercing (Ornare), kaleidoscope folding, and more.
Annotation:This brief volume opens with an introduction to the holiday and then proceeds to the various projects, which include a cupid, heart sculpture, and lacy heart card. Several of the projects use patterns that can be traced from the book.
Annotation:Cherry blossoms, forsythia, marigolds, and petunias: Who would have imagined you could recreate such gorgeous blooms with just paper and craft punches? You can—and this accessible new craft will appeal to anyone with a creative bent.
Annotation:Here are the eighty best desserts Bill Yosses--the executive pastry chef at the White House and former Bouley chef-- has ever made. This is a book for every taste and every experience level, with beautiful color pictures of nearly all the finished desserts.
Annotation:Denizens of New York City’s chic Upper East Side have long reveled in the glorious desserts produced in François Payard’s bakery. Now pastry fans west of the Hudson have a guide for re-creating Payard’s phenomenal chocolate creations.
Annotation:Making Artisan Chocolates shows readers how to recreate the authors unexpected flavors at home through the use of herbs, flowers, chilies, spices, vegetables, fruits, dairies and liquors.
Annotation:Learn how an ordinary guy can become simply romantic with these creative and romantic ideas that show your wife you love her. You will learn ways to communicate heart-to-heart, express love through food and fun, give gifts that say, "I love you!" and add romance to birthdays and holidays. You can make a big statement of your love through the simple tips in this little book.
Annotation:At the beginning of the 20th century, Tita, the youngest of three daughters, is expected to serve her mother for the rest of her life, but in order to show her love to Pedro, who is engaged to her sister, Tita cooks for him.
Annotation:Caterers and sisters Bernie and Libby, while attending the funeral for a client's mother, are plunged into a bizarre mystery when the corpse of Ted Gorman, the owner of Just Chocolate, who supposedly died in a fiery car crash weeks earlier, is found in someone else's grave.
Annotation:Anna Scott (Julia Roberts) is the world's most famous movie star. William Thacker (Hugh Grant) owns a travel bookstore in the quaint neighborhood of Notting Hill. When their paths cross, the couple comes to face the ultimate question: can two people fall in love with the whole world watching?
Annotation:Harry and Sally first meet when carpooling from Chicago to New York. Eleven years later they're still debating the same topic from that fateful car trip - love. Will these two best friends ever accept that they're meant for each other...or will they continue to deny the attraction that's existed since the first moment When Harry Met Sally?
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Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity to share time with loved ones, peruse our list of books, dvd's and cd's for some ideas to make it special. Make your own flower arrangement or craft a bouquet of paper, follow up a special meal with a delicious chocolate treat or simply sit back and relax with a romantic read, an epic love story or listen to some smooth tunes.