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Wabi-Sabi Welcome - by Julie Pointer Adams (Hardcover)

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Wabi-Sabi Welcome is sharing a pot of tea with friends. It is preparing delicious food to nourish, not to show off. It's keeping a basket of cozy slippers at the door for guests. It is well-worn linens, bouquets of branches picked on a walk in the woods, mismatched mugs, and collected dishware that only improves with time.

Filled with unexpected ideas and recipes, tips for creating an intimate environment, and visits to select homes around the world where the principle of wabi-sabi is woven into daily life, Wabi-Sabi Welcome is a new way to entertain-one that's easygoing, unfussy, and stress-free and that meaningfully reflects the spirit of both host and guest.



Book Synopsis



"An antidote to the veneer of perfectionism so often presented by books of its kind, Wabi-Sabi Welcome offers readers license to slow down and host guests with humility, intention, and contentment." --Nathan Williams, founder of Kinfolk

Wabi-Sabi Welcome is sharing a pot of tea with friends. It is preparing delicious food to nourish, not to show off. It's keeping a basket of cozy slippers at the door for guests. It is well-worn linens, bouquets of foraged branches, mismatched silverware, and heirloom bowls infused with the spirit of meals served with love.

In this lush entertaining manual, author Julie Pointer Adams invites readers into artful, easygoing homes around the world--in Denmark, California, France, Italy, and Japan--and teaches us how to turn the generous act of getting together into the deeper art of being together.

In this book, readers will find: unexpected, thoughtful ideas and recipes from around the world; tips for creating an intimate, welcoming environment; guidelines for choosing enduring, natural decor for the home; and inspiring photographs from homes where wabi-sabi is woven into daily living.



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"In her new book, entertaining guru Julie Pointer Adams celebrates wabi-sabi, the zen philosophy that encourages us to chill out and enjoy the moment."
--Food Wine

"Gorgeous. . . . Illustrates how we can approach our homes and time spent with friends and family with the wabi-sabi state of mind. . . . Simply paging through this book makes me feel soothed and delighted. And I love how the book's Japanese binding allows it to lay flat, no matter what page it's open to. Simple pleasures, indeed."
--BookPage, Top Pick in Lifestyles

"Inspiring."
--Oprah.com

"An antidote to the veneer of perfectionism so often presented by books of its kind, Wabi-Sabi Welcome offers readers license to slow down and host guests with humility, intention, and contentment."
--Nathan Williams, founder of Kinfolk

"Wabi-Sabi Welcome is a beautiful book. It reminds us of that which is most important: a slower pace, a genuine spirit, and time with the people we care for. Julie's writing is perfectly balanced and down-to-earth, and the photos, recipes, and stories inspire us to live well and thoughtfully."
--Karen Mordechai, author of Sunday Suppers

"Quite simply, Julie's take on entertaining is a primer on how to be a genuine, thoughtful friend. She has always embodied effortless grace and humility for me, and I'm grateful to have been the recipient of her little beam of light over the years. She demystifies that same magic for us now."
--Amy Merrick, floral designer



About the Author



JULIE POINTER ADAMS has been casually entertaining friends for the better part of her life, but she began doing so professionally when she developed and directed Kinfolk magazine's original dinner and workshop series alongside editor Nathan Williams for several years. Julie has planned, hosted, and overseen hundreds of both small and not-so-small gatherings all over the world. She currently lives in Santa Barbara, California, with her husband, Ryan.

For more on Wabi-Sabi Welcome, visit wabisabiwelcome.com
Dimensions (Overall): 9.6 Inches (H) x 7.5 Inches (W) x 1.1 Inches (D)
Weight: 2.2 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 272
Genre: House + Home
Sub-Genre: Design & Construction
Publisher: Artisan Publishers
Format: Hardcover
Author: Julie Pointer Adams
Language: English
Street Date: June 13, 2017
TCIN: 51934926
UPC: 9781579656997
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-1894
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.1 inches length x 7.5 inches width x 9.6 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 2.2 pounds
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MISSING SPLEEN!

1 out of 5 stars
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Quinnie - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
This is so bad. Whoever put this book together forgot the spleen! I’m left with raw pages glued together with no protective spleen! Pages are gonna fall out, book is not gonna hold.
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5 out of 5 stars
- 4 years ago
I loved this book. Beautiful pictures, recipes, travel. This is the equivalent of a relaxing day, sipping tea and being grateful for all the important things.
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