Thursday, May 31, 2012

Journaling The Garden Week 22

Over the next several weeks, I would like to share with you a list of my very favorite books divided into two categories.   This first collection are titles I love to browse for visual inspiration and stimulation...

* The Private World of Tasha Tudor by Tasha Tudor
* Tasha Tudor's Garden by Tovah Martin
* Tasha's Sketchbook by Tasha Tudor
* Tasha's Artistic Garden by Tasha Tudor
* The Painted Garden by Mary Woodlin
* A Walk in the Woods by Marjolein Bastin
* From My Window by Marjolein Bastin
* The Wonder of Birds by Marjolein Bastin
* Nature's Sketchbook by Marjolein Bastin
* Butterflies by Marjolein Bastin
* Views from a Sketchbook by Marjolein Bastin
* Art Making by Lynne Perrella
* Creative Illustration Workshop by Katherine Dunn
* South of France, A Sketchbook by Sara Midda
* In & Out of the Garden by Sara Midda
* Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady by Edith Holden
* The Nature Notes of an Edwardian Lady by Edith Holden
* Lambert's Birds of Garden and Woodland
* Lilias Trotter's Between the Desert and the Sea
* Lilias Trotter's A Blossom in the Desert
* A Picture History of the Greenville Family of Rosedale House 
* Objects of My Affection by Sarah Lugg
* The Nature of Friendship by Sarah Lugg
* Wolf Kahn's Pastels
* Wolf Kahn's America
* Yellow Umbrella by Dong Il Sheen
* Mrs. Delany & Her Circle
* Shells - Muschelm- Coquillages
* The Patchwork Garden by Janet Bolton
* Patchwork Folk Art by Janet Bolton
* Textile Pictures by Janet Bolton
* Stitchscapes by Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn
* Quilts of Gees Bend
* Gees Bend, The Women and Their Quilts
* Boro, Rags and Tatters from the Far North of Japan
* The Art of Annamieke Mien
* Carolyn Quartmaine Revealed
* Symphonic Poem by Aminah Robinson
* M. Joan LinTault, Connecting Quilts, Arts & Textiles
* Sarah Lechner Gesichter Face
* The Art Quilt
* Roses - Taschen
* Nature Illuminated 
* Fallen Leaves by Louise Kollenbaum
* Souvenirs de Fleurs by Louise Kollenbaum
* Sailors' Valentines
* Diary of a Rose Lover
* Abiding Landscapes of the Soul
* Fern House by Deborah Schenck
* Beach Book of Treasures by Josie Iselin
* Poems and Polaroids by Katharine McBride
* James Christensen - A Journey of Imagination 
* James Christensen - Voyage of the Basset 
* Beatrix Potter Children's books

Hopefully you will also be inspired by a few of these titles, and please feel free to share your own list of inspirational books in the comment section.


*jean* said...

what a wonderful list!! thank you for sharing...your birds are always inspirational to me...i love marjolein's work too...i always save her cards when i receive them...

HollyM said...

Wow, you have all those?! I've heard of most of them, seen one or two and I think I have one. Of course I have yours!
I'm going to copy the list and go through it.

Jeannie said...

We have similar tastes in books! I love Marjolein's artwork. Have you read A Trail Through Leaves by Hannah Hinchman? Now to check out some of your books that are new to me! Thanks.