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Vol. 17 No. 6 - Lorna Doone

Vol. 17 No. 6 - Lorna Doone

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102nd issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: Lorna Doone, Magazine, Nancy Young & R. D. Blackmoore

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Vol. 17 No. 6 of The Storybook Home Journal

Lorna Doone


What's in this issue?

Careful of the Linen the Decorating article

One thing was almost sure to be tucked away into any family's cupboard was the family's cache of essential, lovely linens.  Linens were such a precious commodity that in some areas a field of flax was planted out after the birth of a daughter to ensure that the family could supply her with a proper dowry at her marriage.



Like a Picture or a Dream the Hearth article

In the spirit of Blackmore, this is the second part of a look into the art of filling the sketch contours of a human face with the bold hues of painted portraiture, in the historic style.



Of Dairy Business the Kitchen article

If you want to attempt the alchemy of turning milk and cream into wonderful and indulgent comestibles, or if you just want to reading about doing so, these are some of the simplest of dairy fare. They are definitely farmer's foodstuffs—rich and rib-sticking—so a little goes a long way; however, the results of these recipes are so sublimely fresh and luscious—and so simple to concoct—that they might make you permanently turn up your nose at supermarket replacements. Recipes include: Benita's Cream Cheese (Oven Mascarpone), Snowe's Sour Cream, Annie's Clotted Cream (classic topping for scones), Baker's Buttermilk, Plover's Barrow Butter



Scenting the Linen Press the Garden article

Scents from the garden will never be as powerful as artificially reproduced fragrances, but they won't overwhelm stored linens eitherso no one will lay awake all night sniffing peachy-jasmine.  Presents a brief list of natural garden scents.



The Snug Outbuildings the Workshop article

Introduces a series of articles recounting Al and Ashton's design and construction of an outbuilding that also serves as a view screen.  This introduction discusses design objectives for the project.



Traceries of Time and Music the Writer's Garret article

As the rescue operation concludes, Seymore comments on the manner in which Leornian had inspired him to be able to take the part he did in the rescue.&nbps;&nbps;Seymore also recounts his interview with Rimsherd Flintknap, who talks about his efforts to decipher the ancient languages of the lytfolc of the Isles, and speculates on the peculiar purpose of the embellishment to be found on the pages of illuminated lytfolc manuscripts.



From the Newsroom


Art lessons offered by Al Young Studios (overview)

By Elspeth C. Young We are often asked if we give art lessons, and we are delighted to answer, "Yes! in the form of publications and online resources."  For several years, we have been (and continue to be) hard at work designing art curriculum for all ages, interests, and abilities.  Please visit the links below for ordering information as well as free online helps.

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New Issue of the Storybook Home Shipped - Lorna Doone

By Al R. Young The Lorna Doone issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Careful of the Linen (5 pages)Hearth - Like a Picture or a Dream (4 pages)Kitchen - Of Dairy Business (8 pages)Garden - Scenting the Linen Press (1 page)Workshops - The Snug Outbuildings (2 pages)Garret - Traceries of Time and Music (3 pages)Lorna Doone is the 108th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

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