Showcasing female style icons throughout the century, Fashionista by Simone Werle looks at the style and tastes of the best dressed celebrities, actresses, musicians and models.
Bringing together trendsetters from across the globe and the decades, the book provides eyecatching images along with introductions to each of the icons. Check out the classic styles of Audrey Hepburn and Sofia Coppola, the London looks of Twiggy and Kate Moss, modern chic from Agnes Deyn or Sex & The City character Carrie Bradshaw, punky fashion from Vivienne Westwood and Amy Winehouse, or quirky cutting-edge looks from Madonna and Bjork.
A truly inspirational collection, this is a fashionable must have read for the bookcase of any self-respecting fashionista.
You can pick up a copy of the book now from Prestel.
Here's a quick recipe for making your own homemade caramel. It looks super easy!
Check out the recipe from Givers Log.
Here is our pick of some of the best projects on CO+K last week:
Turn a log in to a candle holder and make recycled art candle holders, knit panda and zebra hand puppets, make buttons from a wooden branch, cook up hot chocolate pods and little cakes that look like peaches, braid an easy barbed wire bracelet and denim rag rug, knit an envelope keyring, learn DIY fabric printing, sew a Valentine's pet collar, weave a magazine bag and paper ball ornaments, sew a wristlet, turn a sweater in to a hat, make homemade eyeshadow primer and homemade lasting eyeliner, make a paper flower out of muffin baking cups, create an easy kanzashi flower, make a fabric covered calendar board, fold origami nesting birds and magazine pages in to upcycled paper bows, cook up edible cocktails, put a half pipe in your garden, turn a tank top into a bag or a tee in to a drawstring backpack, make a flying heat keyholder, sew heated pillow cattoys and heating mitten pillows, sew a double pointed needle roll and bead a mobile phone strap.
Nicki Trench's latest pattern book Super-Cute Crochet will teach you how to make over 35 adorable amigurumi animals and friends.
Neat and efficient, the great thing about this book is that it keeps the basic techniques to a minimum, which will please any professional crocheter and leaves even more space for adorable patterns. Crochet Vince the rhinestone spider, Dimitri the donkey, Camilla the pretty pony, Andy the alien, hatching eggs, Freddie the seal and Kimmie the koala bear.
With so many adorable plushies to choose from and easy to follow patterns, it's time to pick up your hook and craft a menagerie of exotic animals, woodland creatures, sea-life and insects.
These cute little beads are made from recycled book pages.
Check out the how-to from Smallest Forest.
These amazing looking crayons are made from marshmallow and sugar and are 100% edible.
Check out the recipe from Luxirare.
If you've wanted to make a quilt but didn't think you had the time, here's one you can make in one day!
Check out the how-to from Cloud 9 Fabric.
Our latest Crafty Superstar is Big Red Kitchen cook Robin Joss and all of this week, she has been sharing her fantastic recipes.
Nothing can beat a homemade toy and with Susan B. Anderson's book, Itty-Bitty Toys you will learn how to make dozens of adorable and unique plushies, dolls, puppets and more.
Using a variety of crafts such as knitting, sewing, felting and crochet, the book provides step-by-step instructions for creating a wide range of toys including cute animals, plushie play toys, lovely dolls and hand puppets. The book also includes five reversible toy tutorials, giving you two toys in one. Make some knitted nesting boxes, a mama duck with ducklings pull toy, felted bouncing balls, a curly snake and a cat to mouse reversible hand puppet.
With so many creative toy ideas there's something to put a smile on every child's face and probably most grown-ups too.
Treat yourself this weekend with some homemade peanut brittle.
Check out the recipe from Everybody Likes Sandwiches.