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With over 177 miles of subways, underground tunnels, and deserted quarries under the city of Paris, graffiti artists, painted and creative vandals have taken on the task of transforming these hidden spaces in to a secret urban art gallery.

Paris Underground from Mark Batty Publishing explores these eye-catching spaces that have been painted, carved, scribbles and crafted, looking at the culture and motivation of these anonymous artists and their work, which may have otherwise went unseen.

See a side of France that you never new existed and take an inside look at this secretive art scene.

You can pick up a copy of the book now from Mark Batty Publishing >>

If you're a fan of Desperate Housewives then you will love this Bree Van De Kamp plushie that Ksenya in Israel knitted.

Check out more photos on her blog >>

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New York City is famous for it's tall buildings, bright lights and fast paced lifestyle. I Lego N.Y. by Christoph Niemann illustrates life in the city with everyone's favorite building blocks, Lego!

Using simple Lego blocks to represent elements such as a famous Nathan's hot dog, Donald Trump's hair, yellow taxi cabs and the congestion at Holland Tunnel, this photo book is both charming and witty.

A great gift for any New Yorker or anyone who has ever wanted to visit, see this iconic city brick by brick.

You can pick up a copy of the book now from Abrams books now >>

An easy and tasty little treat, cook up these coconut milk fudge balls.

Check out the recipe from Smitten Kitchen >>

Whether you've outgrown your wardrobe or it's outgrown the times, Felt, Cut & Sew Unique by Crispina Ffrench will teach you how to recycle and revamp outdated clothing in to new outfits and more.

Promising to teach you how-to upcycle jumpers into one-of-a-king clothes and accessories, this book will teach you all the techniques you need to know. Sew some Cutie-Pie Pot Holders, a Zippered Cardigan, a plushie Ragamuffin, a handy Eyeglasses Case, Finger Puppets and many other felted crafts.

Declutter your wardrobe and fire up the sewing machine, it's time to recycle, re-create and re-enjoy your clothes.

Felt, Cut & Sew Unique by Crispina Ffrench is published by David & Charles.  To buy this book at the special price of £10.99 (rrp £12.99) and free p&p (UK only) please visit RUCraft and quote code R11207 at the checkout.

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Embellish your projects with an easy to make ribbon flower decoration.

Check out the how-to from It's In The Detail >>

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A cookbook and survival manual for vegans on the road, Sarah Kramer's Vegan A Go-Go! is a must have for any mobile herbivore.

So portable, carry this book with you and you'll never go hungry again. The recipes promise to be easy to cook and delicious to boot! Wake yourself up with Apple Pie Pancakes and Black Beans on Toast; warm up with a hot bowl of Go-Go Gadget Green Soup; get dipping with Edamame Hummus and Avocado Tomato Salsa; and bake some Vegan Ginger Snaps, Cracker Jack Popcorn or tasty Banana Bread.

Great for throwing in your handbag and taking to the supermarket, packing in your suitcase for holidays or just taking over to a friend's house, this compact little book is packed full of tasty recipes, ensuring you'll never get caught off guard.

You can pick up a copy of the book from Arsenal Pulp now >>

The knitters at Stitch N Bitch London have concocted a recipe for pknitbutter cookies. Take a bite after each row!

Check out the recipe from the Stitch N Bitch London blog >>

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Queen of the needle, Jenny Hart is back with a new book which will teach you how to stitch all kinds of Embroidered Effects.

Filled with projects and patterns to inspire your stitching, the book will teach you everything you need to know about embroidery and prepare you to start stitching your own projects. Complete with the transfers you need, embroider a Mahjong tablecloth, an Embellished Photo Portrait, a Tattoo Heart on your sleeve, a Mexican Sugar Skull wrap skirt or an Imitation Cameo Brooch on your shirt pocket.

Once you've mastered the steps for stitching your own projects, you wont ever want to put your needle or hoop down again.

You can pick up a copy of the book now from Chronicle >>

I'm sure you've all seen or have already baked the rainbow cupcakes on CO+K by now, but here's a great idea for topping them. Use a marshmallow as a rainbow.

Check out the how-to from Zakka Life >>

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