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Welcome! This blog is in support of my online shop, www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com. I enjoy selling unique vintage finds, along with my own thread crochet. You'll find a variety of items in my online shop including doilies, motifs, and potholders from retro crochet patterns, along with nice vintage jewelry, old crafting books, and fun paper ephemera for crafts and collecting. .

Sunday, September 12, 2010

1978 DIY Home Remodeling Book

"This is an important book for all those reexamining the space in which they live."

From 1978, Andy Lang's Remodeling Handbook instructs novice remodelers on how to make the best of their living space. Chapters cover building materials, building walls and rooms, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, outdoor living spaces, and creating closet space.

There are also interesting chapters on solar houses and energy efficiency utilizing 1970's technology. ("An old idea whose time has come.")

Lots of black-and-white photos of 1970's decor along with diagrams and charts. Paperback, 94pages.

For retro crafting books, thread crochet, midcentury housewares, and more, please check my Etsy shop at www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com

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