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Great DIY Tittles from Ulysses Press Make Great Gifts for the Holidays


We just got some great new titles in from Ulysses Press.  Ulysses Press is one of our favorite places to shop for books.  They have a huge variety of books and I am in love with these fun DIY titles.  Me and my girls love crafts and DIY projects so these books are great.  These titles have given us a ton of inspiration.

Nano Workouts is a great little book.  The book is full of creative ways to incorporate exercise into your daily activities.  From joining a gym to buying exercise equipment, you’ll try anything and everything to get your thirty minutes of exercise a day. But it proves impossible with your jam-packed schedule in today’s busy world. Enter Nano Workouts, amazingly speedy and surprisingly easy everyday solutions for those with only a nanosecond of free time.  The suggestions are super easy and fun to fit into your daily routine.

Classic Snacks Made From Scratch By Casey Barber is a great book for cooks in your life.  Full of recipes of your favorite snacks foods.  Why buy hostess cupcakes when you can make your own at home.  Me and my daughters love to cook so any new cookbooks are always a lot of fun.  The kids had a blast picking out recipes and trying our hand at making our own.  Recipes are easy to follow and create, lots of fun.

Dining Out at Home 2 Cookbook by Stephanie Manley  is a great little cookbook.  Much like the one before it gives you recipes to your favorite eating establishments that you can make on your own at home.  They have great recipes from all your favorite places.  Why eat out when you can make yourself at home and it tastes just as good.  Dazzle guests with amazing food that taste just like the food at restaurants.

Dining Out at Home Cookbook by Stephanie Manley.  The first book in the series.  Food of fun yummy recipes from all the popular restaurants.  You can recreate all of your favorites right in your own kitchen.  Super yummy and easy to recreate.

Dazzling Duct Tape Designs by Tamara Boykins is a really fun book.  Full of DIY projects that can be make with nothing but duct tape.  If you have seen all the duct tape with super cute patterns, colors, and designs.  The directions are really easy to follow.  My daughters had a blast learning how to make all these fun designs.  A lot of fun.

The Botanical Hand-Lettering Workbook by Bethany Robertson is a really great book for learning hand-lettering.  I have been doing a lot of bullet journaling.  So I have been working hard to improve my hand-lettering.  This workbook allows techniques and practice pages that you can use to improve your skills.  Full of fun activities and exercises.

The 2,320 Funniest Quotes by Tom Corr  is full of hilarious fun.  If you like funny quotes, jokes, quips then this book is for you.  Full of hilarious funny quotes that you can read to yourself or others.  I like using it to put into things I write as well, great ideas to get some laughs.

The New Braiding Handbook by Abby Smith is a really fun hair tutorial book.  My daughters are always looking for fun new ways to do their hair.  This book is full of fun new braids and step by step instructions on how to create each design.  Full of pictures so you can see instructions as well as read them.  Easy to full and recreate.

Coloring Ocean Mandalas by Wendy Piersall is a great adult coloring book.  Full of mandala designs.  Each mandala is created out of images from the ocean.  Featuring water scenes including mermaids, boats, water creates, and more.  Each design is beautiful and fun to color.  Hours of coloring, relaxing fun.

Coloring Bird Mandalas By Wendy Piersall is another great adult coloring book.  This one also has mandala designs (I love mandalas, from what I have read they are the most relaxing design).  This book features beautiful birds in the shape of mandalas.  All different kinds of birds creatively designed into images for hours of coloring fun.

My Fashion Doodles and Designs by Frances Moffatt is a super fun book.  My daughter loves to draw and doodle and one of her favorite things to draw is fashion designs.  I got her this book to doodle in and it is a lot of fun.  Full of images and activities to draw and design your own fashion pieces.  Great images and activities provide hours of fun and inspiration.

Apuglogies by Editors of Ulysses Press  is the cutest thing I have ever seen.  The coupon style book features tear out cards that feature images of adorable little pugs with cute I’m sorry messages.  The images are adorable and the messages are funny.  I love this just for my desk but they do tear out so you can easily send I’m sorry cards to your friends and family when they need an apology.

Crafting with Alcohol Inks is a great book that introduces the art of alcohol inks.  The book is full of great ideas and inspirational photos.  They include instructions on how to make a ton of different projects.  The photos are beautiful and the ideas are endless.

808 Conversation Starters for Couples is a great little book.  Full of fun questions, ethical discussions, quizzes and much more.  As someone who has been married over 15 years this book is a lot of fun to give us fresh new ideas and topics to discuss randomly, over dinner, through text, etc.  Great gift idea for couples.

You can find all of these titles and many many more at Ulysses Press Website!

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