E aluminum sconce the butterflies under glass the decorative door knobs the tea set the pillowsI could keep going but really I ll tell you this book is for you if you like to think utside the box and don t want your house to look like every The Beloved Scoundrel other McMansionn the block Can t wait to get my hands Downcanyon: A Naturalist Explores the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon on the big ass bookf crafts I think I ve read all Il Barça of Mark Montano s Big Ass books and thisne is decidedly upscale which isn t saying much because a lot Italian Phrase Book of the projects still look tacky and cheap Relies heavilyn hot glue and spray paint There s inspiration to be had here for sure but his finished projects don t look very high end and I firmly believe things can be hand crafted AND expensive looking Overall the writing and instructions Lovesong (Green Creek on how to do the projects were good There is also a lotf pictures which I really like in these types The Countess of books Really the reason I marked downne was because I agree with Gully Dirt: On Exposing the Klan, Raising a Hog, and Escaping the South other posters that some projects were tacky however it s personal preference and I did find some things in there that I did enjoy and would like to make and a few I thought their version was ugly but I could tweak it to make it fit my tastes and d cor Yea like somethers said there are some very tacky looking projects in this book for sure Still I found many projects that I thought looked great and I definitely plan to try For Kelttiläistarinoita one the pagoda inspired shelf for two the coffee tableut f ikea lack tables I even thought the bird cage pillow was great This is definitely a book geared towards artists those who love and appreciate even crave the funky and unusual in their homes rather then what most thers consider to be tasteful furnishingsAlso just viewing his ideas Uomini ad Auschwitz: Storia del più famigerato campo di sterminio nazista opened up my mind to loads ideasf my Roma Noir ownI thought it was a great bookmostly the tacky projects though were really REALLY bad though A greatne to get A History of the Crusades, Volumes I, II and III (Boxed Set) out from the library You that it all looks like you bought it there You have a solutionr rather a whole houseful f solutions In this newest Big Ass Book do it yourself guru Mark Montano presents 105 practical simple and decidedly unboring projects for every space in your home Montano’s wizardry ac.
Even though Mark Montano has some uestionable taste in about half f the projects included in this book I still found uite a few good ideas for some projects I d like to do around my Exhalation own house Mostf the projects are pretty affordable and easy to do yourself so that s a definite plus Mark emphasizes re purposing Galileo old items found either at secondhand shopsr in the back Oglinda salvata of your closetr shed so that s really nice for folks n a budget like myself I really liked all the ideas he had for how to jazz up and customize clear glass plates that can apparently be found at dollar stores hopefully my local dollar stores sell them I also want to try to make the cast plaster candle holder made ut Nemico of a plastic plant holder There are some cool resources in the backf the book too like templates for the cute birdcage pillow for example and a list Cannella e polvere da sparo of stuff to keepn hand for future projects and a list f vendors and websites that Mark likes to use Now if nly I could somehow pin the ideas I actually like and want to do from this book to my DIY board n Pinterest Hmm If you ve read the Big Ass book f Crafts also by Montano you ll recognize the style f the projects in this book pretty uickly There were a lot f repeats DOGA AST on the same thing such as many different ways to do glass plates but there were a lotf Poems (The I Tatti Renaissance Library) original ideas in here too I d say this book is definitely worth picking up for anyone who wants to get some good ideas for how to DIY a really uniue spacen a budget I borrowed this from the library I added it to my to purchase list Bleach, Volume 05 on Goodreads when I saw all the reviews I really must ask are you blind Or just wildly uncreative These projects are amazing Like ah may zing There are a few that aren t my personal style but they are still well thoughtut I mean the hand stitched curtains all Gather Together in My Name 1ST Edition of the dinnerware especially the comic book plates th. You have a problem Your current home “décor” is ugly shabby and boring but you can’t afford lotsf new stuff Or maybe your house is filled with tired ld junk that you just can’t bear to throw away Or maybe you bought all your furniture at a big box store but it irritates.
Ather then buy your wn copy There were exactly 4 things in the entire book that I would even think about doing Most La maga delle spezie of the ideas were just toout there for me My The Last Testament other big problem with the book is that it might just be them most ungreen decor book published in the past decade Notnly were there a plethora f chemicals used but most f the decor would not last long Short decor life usually euates to stuff in Run to the Roar: Coaching to Overcome Fear out landfills Okay this is a book I perused than read cover to cover but it still counts I found a lotf great ideas and now that I have a sewing machine I need to attempt a few First I have to The Art of Teaching the Bible: A Practical Guide for Adults open the box that the sewing machine is currently existing O DEFINITELY glad I borrowed this from the library insteadf bought it While I appreciate that all Gaudi of the projects have really simple instructions materials that are easy to find the projects themselves just don t fit with my taste To be totally honest like a fewf the The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. 2 other reviewers mentioned I found mostf the projects looked pretty tacky granted you can take almost anything in there and put your Astrología para principiantes own spinn it the lighting chapter has a couple cute chandelier ideas but just paging though I didn t see much that appealed to meMy advice Borrow this from a friendthe library rather than buy it just to make sure it matches with your taste before it moves in with you Okay I saw in this book what a lot Amen: what prayer can mean in a world beyond belief of people said about the author s big ass bookf crafts A lot No Puedo Perderte of the projects just look cheesyr tacky In Every Heartbeat or both I would not want mostf them in my home The The Seraphim Code only thing that caught my eye is the hand stitched curtain paneln page 61 and I though I might actually make something similar and I thank him for the inspiration I will do it differently and use different materials Embroidery with regular yarn Really Some projects are fine just not my tastes but Sortemesse others are reallyut there. Complished with masking tape spray paint and glue transforms everything from accessories to walls and windows to lighting to major pieces like headboards tables dressers and chairs And there’s even a chapter La fabbrica di cioccolato on turning the anonymous items you got at IKEA intone f a kind treasur.