The Martha manual : how to do (almost) everything / Martha Stewart
Book | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 2019
Available at Gateway-Racine Campus General Collection (TX 145 S8.325 2019)

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Description
400 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
INTRODUCTION
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 -- Showerheads -- 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 -- Positon 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 Frendship 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 Houseguests
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
Summary
Martha Stewart is America’s go-to source for the best answers to nearly every question. As an authority on the many worlds upon which she’s built her domestic empire, she can advise on everything from creating a cutting garden and setting the table to playing classic lawn games or building a campfire. Whether it’s organizing, celebrating, cleaning, decorating, or any number of other life skills, 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 the not-so-common conundrums, such as how to transport a decorated cake, bathe a cat, or fold an American flag. With hundreds of expert tips and useful insights in an easy-to-follow format, this is the manual you need to learn how to do everything—the Martha way.
19.00 GNE (99-GNE-9)
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