Studio by Sally Coulthard
Quarto Creates
Quarto Creates

Studio – Creative Spaces for Creative People

Working from home can either go one or two ways: you are either super organised and have a clean desk with a chair, filing trays and perhaps a pot plant or two OR you fall into the camp of those who are desperately trying to carve a small Read More

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Quarto Creates
Quarto Creates

Painting Watercolor Clouds

Drawing inspiration from the sky? Master the art of painting clouds in watercolor with this tutorial from Beginning Watercolor. Mastering The Sky Watercolors are arguably better suited to painting skies than any other landscape feature. Read More

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Quarto Drives
Quarto Drives

How the Ford Mustang Got its Name

One would assume that the iconic Ford Mustang was always called, well...Mustang. After all, isn't this the vehicle that started the "Pony Car" revolution? In fact, according to the new Motorbooks publication Ford Mustang: America's Original Read More

“The Dodge City Peace Commission.” Back row, left to right: Will Harris, Luke Short, Bat Masterson, William Petillon. Front row: Charlie Bassett, Wyatt Earp, Frank McLain, and Neal Brown. Photo: The Wild West in Color / June 1883. Charles A. Conkling, photographer
Quarto Explores
Quarto Explores

Law and Lawlessness in The Wild West

The enmity between bandits and lawmen is, of course, the stuff of legends…but it’s also the stuff of history, as captured in John Guntzelman’s foray into The Wild West in Color, which infuses color and new life into black-and-white images Read More

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Quarto Creates
Quarto Creates

Adding Embroidery to a Knitted Sweater

Want to add a little pizzazz to your newly knitted sweater? Customize Your Knitting shows you an easy way to add some embroidery embellishments. Embroidering on a knitted sweater is similar to embroidering on woven fabrics, but you Read More

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Quarto Cooks
Quarto Cooks

4 Juices You can Make Right in Your Blender

Juicing is a quick and easy way to get essential vitamins and nutrients that may be otherwise lacking in your daily diet. Don't have a juicer? No problem! These four recipes from The Juice Lover's Big Book of Juices are made right in your Read More

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Quarto Homes
Quarto Homes

Water Retentive Soil and other Water Saving Tips

Droughts can be devastating to a garden. When trying to conserve water you might have to get a little creative so your plants can survive the low water conditions. With water retentive soil and these other water tips, you can keep the water Read More

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Quarto Homes
Quarto Homes

How to Build a Granite-Slab Kitchen Island

Working with reclaimed materials is a great way to save money and help the environment. Building with Secondhand Stuff shows you how to upcycle and work with found materials to create unique pieces for your home and garden. This Read More

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Quarto Drives
Quarto Drives

Napa Valley Wine Train

The history of railroading in North America is a long and colorful one. Today's train buffs yearn for all the gritty details regarding their favorite railways and the locomotives that pulled freight and carried passengers across the Read More

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Quarto Creates
Quarto Creates

How to Make a Fingerprint Fairy with Stardust

Did you know that you can create hundreds of characters with just your fingerprint? Fingerprint Princesses and Fairies provides inspiration for tons of amazing characters. It’s easy! All you need is an ink pad and some markers. Here's a fun Read More

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Quarto Cooks
Quarto Cooks

Wine Pairing Basics

Wine and cheese, is there any better combination in the world? Though it seems nearly impossible to get wrong, there actually is an art and science to the proper pairing of the two favorites, and thanks to Adam Centamore’s Tasting Wine and Read More

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Quarto Creates
Quarto Creates

What is Dot Art?

You can create beautiful art that starts with just a dot! This gorgeous art form might look easy, but it takes a lot of patience. You can use colored pencils, watercolor paints, markers, or gel pens to create your dotted masterpiece. Learn Read More