"This primer on living cheaper and toxin free by Seattle DIY advocate Raleigh Briggs shows you how to create natural cleansers, laundry soaps and body products, among other things, as well as how to plant a vegetable garden." – Seattle Women Magazine
“Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills” is a terrific guide for creating a healthier existence. Brigg’s personality shines in this publication and her authenticity is as unmistakable as her hand-printed text." – Kimberly Luyckx, Reader Views
Raleigh Briggs teaches us how to craft a sustainable domestic life without relying on smelly, toxic, expensive consumer products. And it's not as hard as we may think! This hand written and drawn book of charming tutorials is both fun and accessible. It's full of simple skills that anyone can and should learn. From creating healthy tinctures and salves to concocting all-natural cleaners and body products to gardening basics, this book is great for anyone looking to live more simply, create a comfortable nest, and truly do it yourself.
SUBJECT: DIY / Gardening / Wellness / Zine Collection / Microcosm Published / Sustainability / Herbalism / Craft
PUBLICATION: Jul 21, 2018
FORMAT: 128 pages, 5.5x7", paper-over-board
CARTON QTY: 60
ART: b&w illustrations throughout
Raleigh Briggs is an herbalist, potion maker, DIY homemaker, and the best-selling author of Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills, and of several DIY zines. She lives with her husband and two needy cats in Seattle, WA.
A small, innovative publishing house, Microcosm Publishing specializes in work designed to make the reader feel good about being alive, take an active role in bettering their life, and impact the world around them. Microcosm has developed a reputation for teaching self-empowerment, showing hidden histories, and fostering creativity through challenging conventional publishing wisdom with books and zines about DIY skills, food, politics, and art. Our books are printed in the USA.