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Planning a project large or small requires the right tools and research. These books will get you started on the right path, provide great ideas and creativity for every room of your house, and get the whole family in on the fun.

Planning a project large or small requires the right tools and research. These books will get you started on the right path, provide great ideas and creativity for every room of your house, and get the whole family in on the fun.

Books provided by the Stark County District Library, www.starklibrary.org.


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MADE BY DAD: 67 BLUEPRINTS FOR MAKING COOL STUFF— PROJECTS YOU CAN BUILD FOR (AND WITH) YOUR KIDS!

by Scott Bedford (paperback, Workman, 2013, 336 pages, $11.98).

Clever, whimsical and kind of genius, here are 67 unique projects that will turn any dad with DIY leanings into a mad scientist hero that his kid(s) will adore.

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KITCHEN IDEAS YOU CAN USE : INSPIRING DESIGNS & CLEVER SOLUTIONS FOR REMODELING YOUR KITCHEN

by Chris Peterson (paperback, Cool Springs Press, 2014, 176 pages, $15.83).

From choosing between traditional and induction cooktops to drawing up the most efficient layout scheme and landing on that perfect backsplash, “Kitchen Ideas You Can Use” finally might be the one thing in your house more useful than the microwave.

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THE PLANT RECIPE BOOK: 100 LIVING ARRANGEMENTS FOR ANY HOME IN ANY SEASON

by Baylor Chapman (hardcover, Artisan, 2014, 272 pages, $15.78).

Provides simple steps showing anyone how to create stunning living plant decor.

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P.S. — YOU’RE INVITED… : 40+ DIY PROJECTS FOR ALL OF YOUR FASHION, HOME DÉCOR & ENTERTAINING NEEDS

by Erica Domesek (hardcover, Atria, 2013, 176 pages, $18.39).

Dive into the world of do-it-yourself to craft amazing accessories, vivid decorative accents, and creative fashions that add a dose of fun, style and beauty to everyday life.

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MOD PODGE ROCKS!: DECOUPAGE YOUR WORLD

by Amy Anderson (paperback, Lark Crafts, 2012, 128 pages, $10.12).

Learn to create trendy wearables or stylish items for your living spaces, using Mod Podge! This fast-drying product is an all-in-one glue, sealer and finish—perfect for your decoupage and craft projects.