As with every new hobby, I needed All The Books from the library. A few of my particular favorites included:

Paper Cut by Owen Gildersleeve

Helen MusselwhiteThis collection of works by paper artists includes short interviews on the artist’s design background, how they got started in paper art, and a few …

10172829_10152134340956799_8275868701141101697_nKevin Kelly

Do you need to know where to get transparent concrete, Amish tools, color-changing LEDS, Japanese woodworking tools and so much more?  Neither do I!  But that didn’t stop me from putting so many bookmarks in  this fascinating book that it ended up looking like a hedgehog.  Modeled on …

Lloyd Kahn

Hobbit HouseHobbit House

“Joyful” is the best word I can use to describe Kahn’s new collection of tiny homes. Each under 500 square feet is a gem. Many are handbuilt and lived in by the builders.  Others are from built by companies specializing in downsizing for the 21st century. …