Knit, stitch, and paint your way to a more colorful and happy home with color expert and crafter Kristin Nicholas.
Discover ways to make your house sing through handmade crafts and a bold use of color. Kristin Nicholas, color expert and all-around master crafter, shares her secrets to selecting colors and patterns and explores the number of crafts and decorating touches that have made her home so unique. Going room by room, Kristin uses her own 1751 farmhouse as a leaping-off point for craft projects perfect for each and every space. You can find a range of step by step projects to make your house cozy and bright, including knit pillows, embroidered curtains, crocheted blankets, and painted lampshades. Along the best way, Kristin also shares DIY techniques on refinishing furniture, faux finishing walls, mural painting, and recycling wool clothes. Full of inspiration, and with vibrant photographs all the way through, this can be a complete guide to creating a home that reflects your individual handmade style.