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Vol. 10 No. 3 of The Storybook Home Journal
The House of the Seven Gables
What's in this issue?
The Gift Of Practical Arrangement the Decorating article
Ideas for capturing the "natural magic" that enables anyone to recreate beauty and practical design in any home. Includes art work by Winslow Homer, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Carl Holsoe, and Sophia Hawthorne.
With A Gold Thread In The Web the Hearth article
Crochet pattern for a multi-purpose lace edging. Includes a vignette from the art work of Gebhard Flatz.
Whether A Rabbit Or A Hippopotamus the Kitchen article
A history of the cookie cutter, with instructions for how to decorate bread, cookies, and cakes particularly for spring and Easter. Includes art work from John James Audubon, Gerard Van Spaendonck, and Frank Holl.
Phoebe's Song the Music article
Sheet music and performance tips for Phoebe's Song, an original composition by Elspeth Young. Includes art work by Cornelis van Spaendonck.
Alice's Posies the Garden article
Brief history and suggestions for growing the graceful poppy. Includes works of art by Manuel W. Vincente, Eric Hill, John William Waterhouse, Albert Chevallier Tayler, John Cooper, Victoria Ka'iulani, John L. Maas, Claude Monet
The Ancestral Chair the Workshop article
Step-by-step suggestions for re-upholstering any "ancestral chair." Includes art work by Louis Carrogis Carmontelle.
Sure And Certain Hope the Bookshelf article
Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne: Minds and hearts perfectly met.
Washing Day the Looking Glass article
Detailed description of the processes and equipment of an old fashioned wash day. Includes vignettes from Jean Baptiste Chardin, Frits Thaulow, E. Stenberg, and Albert Anker.
Living Richly Without Being Rich the Attic article
Where to find miniatures, Easter baking utensils, and more. Includes art work by Edward Greene Malbone and Raphael Sanzio.
The Sketch Lines Of Our Intentions the Writer's Garret article
From courtship to impressions of the Feldham family, and from Cam and Withy Silma's influence to Seymore's desire to work at home, Seymore sketches many influences that shaped the beginning of Seymore and Bryhta's home.
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By Al R. Young The The House of the Seven Gables issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios. This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - The Gift Of Practical Arrangement (2 pages)Hearth - With A Gold Thread In The Web (4 pages)Kitchen - Whether A Rabbit Or A Hippopotamus (3 pages)Music - Phoebe's Song (2 pages)Garden - Alice's Posies (2 pages)Workshops - The Ancestral Chair (2 pages)Bookshelf - Sure And Certain Hope (3 pages)Glass - Washing Day (2 pages)Attic - Living Richly Without Being Rich (1 page)Garret - The Sketch Lines Of Our Intentions (4 pages)The House of the Seven Gables is the 63rd issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »