Meng’s projects charm with their vintage flair and feminine beauty, yet all require very little experience to make. Follow kaari as she digs through her vast personal archives of classic beads and creates unique pieces; along the way she teaches all the basic techniques, and explains how to build a bead collection, develop a palette, from simple wirework to bezel setting, and get exquisite results from easy-to-find reproduction beads.
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French General: A Year of Jewelry: 36 Projects with Vintage BeadsLark Crafts #ad - The gorgeous lifestyle store french general has legions of devoted fans—and its founder, designer and stylist Kaari Meng, has created an exquisite book based on the boutique's beloved aesthetic. With evocative names like les grandes vacances vacation by the Seashore, La Rentrée Back to School and La Saint Valentin Valentine's Day, bracelets, the 12 sections each feature three pieces of jewelry-including necklaces, and earrings.
Inspired by vintage french beads, these 36 simple but gorgeous jewelry projects go month by month, season by season.
French General: Treasured Notions: Inspiration and Craft Projects Using Vintage Beads, Buttons, Ribbons, and Trim from Tinsel Trading CompanyChronicle Books #ad - Hundreds of photos reveal rare European notions from the craft community's most beloved emporium, Tinsel Trading Company. This exquisite book showcases the decorative bits flea-market hunters dream of. Used book in Good Condition. Kaari's colorful inspiration boards lend design guidance, while her tips and resources help notion-lovers build up their stash of treasures.
French steel-cut beads, mother-of-pearl buttons, spools of vintage ribbons. With these vintage baubles as her inspiration, whimsical petite prize medals, an heirloom-worthy memory book, Kaari Meng shares projects that crafters can make with their own flea-market finds or with contemporary materials they have on hand: a button charm bracelet, shimmering handbags, and more.
Rejuvenated Jewels: New Designs from Vintage TreasuresQuarry Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Learn where to find fabulous vintage jewelry, with rejuvenated jewels! Rhinestone beads and clasps, and how to create stunning one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces using these amazing finds, mercury glass beads, beads, and artifacts, oxidized metal chains, rosary beads, tiny book charms and more are retooled into fabulous statement pieces that can be worn every day.
French General Handmade Soirees: Simple Projects for Special OccasionsChronicle Books #ad - Entertaining becomes effortlessly chic with these 24 table and decorating projects from tastemaker Kaari Meng. Plus, arrange flowers, collect and care for vintage dishes and textiles, Kaari shares the secrets of hosting, including how to set an elegant table, and much more. Used book in Good Condition. With an exquisitely scalloped cloth spine and 80 dream-worthy photographs, Handmade Soires is as pretty as the projects it proffers.
Used book in Good Condition. The patterns, how-to illustrations, and step-by-step instructions ensure that beginning and seasoned crafters alike will find it trs simple to achieve polished results. Organza chair covers dress up a summer fte; fabric wine totes and roll-out place mats make picnics practical; and all of these projects make guests feel cherished.
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The French-Inspired Home, with French GeneralLark/Chapelle #ad - Kaari meng’s first-hand knowledge of what makes a beautiful, French-inspired home comes from years of combing French flea markets for unique treasures. They include lavender sachets, pillows, covered hangers, lovely etched glasses, French potting boxes, and herbal lotions. A selection of the Homestyle Book Club.
Used book in Good Condition. Her popular shop, offers handpicked linens and collectibles from her yearly visits to the south of France, French General, beads, plus an array of products to awaken the senses, from bath and laundry potions to ribbons, and baubles. Used book in Good Condition. Here, she distills her much sought-after sensibility into 40 charming projects that capture the sights, scents, and textures of the French countryside.
Vintage Revised Jewelry: 35 step-by-step projects inspired by lost, found, and recycled treasuresCICO Books #ad - Pieces of watches capture a moment in time —combined with other trinkets, they're turned into a lapel pin or wrist cuff. Used book in Good Condition. Transform vintage finds and broken objects into jewelry to treasure with Vintage Revised Jewelry. Nichole bush has a passion for creating one-of-a-kind jewelry by combining antique and vintage treasures to make distinctive and unique statements, and in these 35 projects, she shares that passion with you.
Used book in Good Condition. Metal locker number tags act as intriguing focal points and tintypes photographs on metal rather than paper, made in the late 19th century provide an instant echo of the past. Old keys become quirky earrings or hang on chains as a pretty necklace. With clear, a helpful techniques section, you will soon become skilled in making your own pieces of nostalgic, step-by-step artworks and instructions, and lots of inspiration throughout, stunning jewelry.
Vintage Revised Jewelry: 35 step-by-step projects inspired by lost, found, and recycled treasures #ad - Cico books-Vintage Revised Jewelry. Anything can be a charm for a necklace or bracelet—from beads to brooches and earrings, even door knobs. Some designs are deeply personal, incorporating things that remind Nichole of family and friends, and she suggests what you might include for your own individual pieces.
French General: Home Sewn: 30 Projects for Every Room in the HouseChronicle Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Now, francophiles, this beloved designer has gathered her favorite patterns into a charming sourcebook sure to be coveted by crafters, and home decorators. Lay-flat spiral binding and ready-to-use pattern sheets and embroidery transfers, plus step-by-step directions, gorgeous photographs, and helpful illustrations make it easy to bring the palettes and pleasures of traditional French living into any home.
. As the founder of the renowned crafts and notions store, French General, Kaari Meng scours the French countryside and Parisian flea markets for vintage treasures. Cico books-Vintage Revised Jewelry. She offers 30 simple sewing patterns for French-inspired projectsa scalloped tablecloth, piles of pillows and bedding, a festive party garland, totesand more.
Rejuvenated Jewels: New Designs from Vintage TreasuresQuarry Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Learn where to find fabulous vintage jewelry, oxidized metal chains, mercury glass beads, and artifacts—and how to create stunning one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces using these amazing finds—with Rejuvenated Jewels! Rhinestone beads and clasps, rosary beads, beads, tiny book charms and more are retooled into fabulous statement pieces with Victorian and steampunk influences that can be worn every day.
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Button! Button!: 50 Cute & Crafty ProjectsLark Books #ad - And anyone who knows how to use glue and do basic stitching and stringing can complete these 50 stylish, versatile projects with no problem at all. Used book in Good Condition. Whether they’re candy-colored plastic or retro-chic, buttons seem to go everywhere these days: delightfully decorating jewelry, embellishing home décor, and more.
Cico books-Vintage Revised Jewelry. The clean, contemporary photography that showcases the projects will appeal to today’s crafterand amusing tidbits focus on such fun topics as button museums, the self-proclaimed Button King, and button lingo. Craft a boutique-worthy brooch out of tiny vintage Bakelite bird buttons embroidered on felt ovals and set it in a sterling silver pre-made pin.
Button! Button!: 50 Cute & Crafty Projects #ad - Button up” a simple lampshade so that the light creates a fabulous graphic pattern of silhouettes. Used book in Good Condition.