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Relax to the Max: 50 Candles, Soaps, Scents & Potpourri Crafts to Create Your Own Bliss
Marie Browning
1402719310
April 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Slow down (maybe even stop), and smell the roses--and the jasmine, sandalwood, peppermint, and citrus blends, too. These remarkable fragrant candles, soaps, and potpourris make it simple for overworked, stressed-out women to experience the relaxing pleasures of aromatherapy every day. Each deliciously aromatic item in this lushly illustrated manual uses pure essential oils that promote a sense of health and well being. Whether the oil permeates the air or gets absorbed through the skin, it works its magic. An introduction explains aromatherapy's benefits, and provides hints for purchasing, blending, and storing the oils. With the help of easy-to-follow directions, create a Lifting Lavender Embedded Marble Candle; muscle soothing Relief Bath with juniper, rosemary, lemon, and eucalyptus; Serenity Now soap with...


Making Soaps & Scents : Soaps, Shampoos, Perfumes & Splashes You Can Make At Home
Catherine Bardey
1579120598
September 1999
Hardcover
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Book Description
With this book, it is easy to create soothing suds and a wide variety of perfumes, colognes and splashes that moisturize, revitalize and aromatize skin and hair.

Following the simple step-by-step directions, readers can make all the body products of their dreams, from Buttermilk Oatmeal Soap and Tangerine Cocoa Bar to Lemon Lavender Shampoo. Each recipe also points out how readers can improvise and create their own special soaps and scents.

A special section details the techniques of the world's most famous fragrance producers and traces perfume history. The book includes a resource directory, safety hints and ways to make your soaps more earth-friendly.

From the Back Cover
MAKING SOAPS
Catherine Bardey, fashion editor and stylist, shows you the secrets...


Poetry Potpourri
Rose King Claiborn
0533149533
May 2005
Paperback
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Making Potpourri
Madeleine H. Siegler
0882666983
November 1991
Paperback
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Book Description
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.

From the Back Cover
Since the 1973 publication of Storey's first Country Wisdom Bulletin, our commitment to preserving the arts, crafts, and skills of country life has never wavered. We now have more than 200 titles in this series of 32-page publications, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life. Storey's...


Essentially Soap
Robert S. McDaniel
0873418328
April 2000
Paperback
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Book Description
Consumers are no longer satisfied with the industrial types of soap available at the grocery store. They want specialty soaps with just the right scent, emollients, and eye-appeal. They want to pamper themselves and their loved ones with personal soaps made to suit their own tastes and preferences. Now they can get that perfect custom-made soap by making it themselves. Drawing on years of experimentation and fine-tuning, author and chemist Dr. Robert McDaniel has developed simple instructions and recipes for making a wide variety of cold process soaps as well as melt and pour and rebatched soaps for the beginner. McDaniel instructs on how to work with fragrances, skin treatments, colors, and shapes, and discusses the aromatherapy benefits associated with many essential oils. -25 recipes for cold process soapmaking....


Potpourri
George C. Terrell
0595213448
Jan 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
Potpourri, as the title suggests, is an eclectic collection of short stories and poetry. The author has experimented with a range of story types and story telling techniques. The poetry, rather than being a deliberate attempt to construct poems, has been a spontaneous response to events in my life. It is all metaphysical which figures because my favorite poet is T.S. Eliot.


A Potpourri Of Pansies
Emilie Tolley, Chris Mead
0517594498
September 28, 1993
Hardcover
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Review
Just for pansy lovers, here is a bouquet of craft ideas, lore, decorations, gardening and arranging hints, and recipes -- all in celebration of this perennially popular bloom.

Review
Just for pansy lovers, here is a bouquet of craft ideas, lore, decorations, gardening and arranging hints, and recipes -- all in celebration of this perennially popular bloom.

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Tales of the Pea Sea
Robert McEwen
0595319181
July 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
"McEwen is a voice in the wilderness with an incisive take on timely topics that daringly tiptoes the razor's edge divide between the Left and the Right. In an age when screeching factions threaten to spin every dizzying social and political issue into butter, McEwen zaps through the bubbling fat with laser-sharp accuracy, blistering logic, heady humor, and wit so sharp it can easily draw blood."--Award-winning playwright Keith Huff "It would be difficult for me to overstate my opinion of Bob McEwen. He is one of the most intelligent, incisive and daring writers I have ever had the pleasure to work with."--Sandy Cavanaugh, Founder and Artistic Director, New Heritage Theatre Company "Writers of all personal and political persuasions had moments when they struggled with the strange excesses of the PC in the early...


Potpourri: Incense and Other Fragrant Concoctions
Ann Tucker Fettner
0911104976
August 1977
Paperback
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Book Description
"Recipes for making potpourri sachets, scented candles, [and more]. . . Many good suggestions for decorating. . ."-- Library Journal.

"This delightful little book is for all flower lovers, rose gardeners, herb fanciers, and all who love the sweet smell of spring. Included are recipes and instructions for making enchanted scented concoctions-things like potpourris, sachets, incense, pomander balls, toilet water, and other flowery things"-- The South Carolina Gardener. Selection of the Better Homes & Gardens Family Book Service. 209,000 copies in print.


Scented Potpourri and Floral Gifts: Fragrancing the Home with Natural Aromatics (Gifts from Nature Series)
Beverley Jollands
1842158783
March 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
This book includes plenty of recipes for sweet-smelling mixtures, and projects for making delicate sachets, sumptuous bags and scented cushions of velvet and organza, you can create aromatic gifts your yourself and your friends.


Writing to Give God the Glory
Chino Valley Christian Writer Group
0595342604
Mar 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
God has called you to write. As you may well know, the journey of a writer is often filled with set-backs, frustration, and rejections. God understands the pitfalls of the publishing world today. He wants to encourage you to keep progressing along the journey. Don’t travel along this pathway alone, however. As your fellow writers, we want to help you, too! Writing to Give God the Glory offers encouragement, timely advice, and a dose of just enough laughter to spark your love of writing once again so you will be strengthened to take that very next step. With Scriptures, devotions, instructional aid, and samples of each contributor’s manuscripts, your writer’s heart will be renewed and restored so you can keep running your race until you hear the words, “Well done, my good and faithful...


The Secret Christmas Potpourri and Tussie Mussie Story Kit
Carole Marsh
0635013630
Nov 2002
Paperback
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Sachets, Potpourri and Incense Recipes, ETC.
Clarence Meyer (Compiler)
0916638138
March 1991
Paperback
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A Potpourri of Garden Treasures (Green Thumb Collection)
Michal Sparks
1588600025
January 2001
Hardcover
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About the Author
Working beside her mother, a portrait artist, Michal Sparks's life as an artist began early. With an interest in surface design, she attended the prestigious Kansas City Art Institute, then leapt into the fashion industry in New York City. Michal founded her own textile design label-illustrating in watercolor, and sometimes authoring, over fifteen volumes.


Potpourri Story Book
Gustave A. Boehn
0759636591
June 2001
Paperback
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The Scented Room: Cherchez's Book of Dried Flowers, Fragrance, and Potpourri
Barbara Milo Ohrbach
051756081X
December 1986
Hardcover
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Book Review
Although published over a decade ago, The Scented Room remains a classic guide on potpourri, sachets, pomanders, flower arrangements, and floral room decor. Accompanied by stunning color photos, the thorough instructions provide numerous recipes for potpourri and floral/herbal waters; suggestions for alternative scent sources, including candles, pine cones, and essential oils; ideas for home decor items such as wreaths and flower arrangements; and extensive directions for creating a working garden and drying and storing florals. The lengthy source guide lists other useful books, gardens worth visiting, and shops and mail-order sources.

Book Description
Dozens of inspired ideas for using dried flowers and herbs in the home for fragrance and visual beauty, as well as how to shop...


Cats
Ariel Books
0836230027
Jan 1992
Hardcover
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Making Herbal Dream Pillows
Jim Long
1580170757
January 1998
Hardcover
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Phyllis M.K. Shaudys, author of The Pleasure of Herbs and Herbal Treasures
"You'll love his recipes for potent blends to relax you, excite you, and guide your noctural journey."

Book Description
A lavish book offering step-by-step instructions for creating herbal-scented pillows for custom-made dreams.

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Potpourri
R. Thomas Dickman
0872122239
May 1989
Hardcover
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Herbal Gifts
Jane Newdick
1841000612
April 1999
Hardcover
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Potpourri
Norma Richardson-Dade
1410741982
July 2003
Paperback
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Instead of Chicken Instead of Turkey: A Poultryless "Poultry" Potpourri : Featuringhomestyle, Ethnic, and Exotic Alternatives to Traditional Poultry and Egg Recipes
Karen Davis
1570670838
November 1999
Paperback
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Book Description
Over 100 egg- and dairy-free vegetarian recipes that duplicate and convert traditional poultry and egg dishes to satisfy the taste buds without destroying the birds. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


Potpourri
Robinette
1413459595
June 2004
Paperback
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A potpourri of single shot rifles and actions
Frank De Haas
B0006F2FXY


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