Synopses & Reviews
andlt;iandgt;The Big-Ass Book of Craftsandlt;/iandgt; is packed with ideas for sprucing up your living space; concocting fabulous, all-natural body products; designing your own unique stationery; and creating countless other crafts that will convince your friends and loved ones that you're the secret love child of Martha Stewart (only much, much cooler).andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Forget crocheted doilies and itchy knit sweaters--TLC's andlt;Iandgt;While You Were Outandlt;/Iandgt; top designer Mark Montano has created stylish and imaginative projects that range from a Warhol-esque Ultrasuede iPod case to photo-adorned boxer shorts to African mask patio chairs to wooden night-light boxes. Divided into sections that include Outdoorsy (ideas to enhance your backyard), Dishing It Out (decorating plates using different techniques), You've Been Framed (innovative picture framing ideas), and Can I Have a Light? (creating and decorating lamps, lanterns, and chandeliers), it's as entertaining to read as it is endlessly inspiring. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;With more than one hundred and fifty inventive and fun projects, andlt;Iandgt;The Big-Ass Book of Craftsandlt;/Iandgt; is the perfect activity book for readers of every mood, budget, and skill level.
About the Author
andlt;Bandgt;Mark Montanoandlt;/Bandgt; is part of the design team for TLCand#8217;s andlt;iandgt;While You Were Outandlt;/iandgt; and the host of TLCand#8217;s andlt;iandgt;Ten Years Youngerandlt;/iandgt;, as well as co-host of the Style networkand#8217;s andlt;iandgt;My Celebrity Homeandlt;/iandgt;. He is a contributing editor to andlt;iandgt;CosmoGIRL!andlt;/iandgt; magazine, and his weekly column, and#8220;Make Your Mark,and#8221; appears in more than seventy newspapers across the country. Mark is the author of andlt;iandgt;Super Suiteandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Dollar Store Dand#233;corandlt;/iandgt; and co-author of andlt;iandgt;Window Treatments and Slipcovers for Dummiesandlt;/iandgt;.