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Vol. 20 No. 2 - Nicholas Nickleby

Vol. 20 No. 2 - Nicholas Nickleby

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116th issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: Charles Dickens, Magazine, Nancy Young & The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

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Vol. 20 No. 2 of The Storybook Home Journal

Nicholas Nickleby


What's in this issue?

Happiness of their Own Creation the Decorating article

Following the ever-worthy example of the twin brothers, Charles and Ned Cheeryble, we list some ideas and arrangements on these pages for adding some fun to adventures of décor—even while you're having them—by surrounding yourself and family with some happiness of your very own creation>/i>.



Painted Velvet for an Ottoman the Hearth article

This is a quick compendium of the kind of extraordinary transformation employed by the Crummles company in the form of the lost Victorian pastime of fabric painting.



Warm Hearts the Kitchen article

Pretty hearts are a pleasing icon at any time of year, but warm hearts are especially welcome in chilly months.  Fortunately there are so many heart-shaped means for presenting the ample fare that filled street vendor stalls, carts and baskets that we present, here, a range that has not only period authenticity, but which are almost as quick and easy as hailing the muffin man.  Recipes include: First-rate Muffins, Verisopht Crumpets, Citrus Heart-Cakes, Little (Chocolate) Madeleines, Quick-as-a-Vendor Blender Soups.



Theatre Royal the Music article

While Fanny Dickens' success as a professional musician was minor, compared to her younger brother's fame, her talent at piano and vocal performance was often the talk of the town.  The environment in which Fanny studied and worked greatly influenced Dickens' portrayal of the warm and welcoming Crummleses and their theatrical profession.



The Choicest Flowers that Blow the Garden article

Since Tim Linkinwater could not garden out-of-doors, he kept nature nearby on his windowsill in the form of a mignonette box in the middle of the window, and four flower-pots, two on each side and seemed more pleased over them than a prince over his abundant acres.  In this article, we offer some horticultural insights to support modest yet successful attempts to do likewise.



And Wee Shall Be Delighted the Workshop article

Nancy has always been drawn to the clever, classy concept of the knife rest.  While they can be found at online sources as well as some antique shops, she commissioned Ashton to take on the task of dishwasher-safe ceramic rests suitable for a range of utensils and applications.



Plea for Help the Writer's Garret article

With preparations to evacuate the Arches all but complete, a flaw in the plan to escape from Iona keeps beating in Seymore's brain.  On the eve of departure, he wakes Duhg and Carrick in the middle of the night to suggest a long shot that might work.



From the Newsroom


New Issue of the Storybook Home Shipped - Nicholas Nickleby

By Al R. Young The Nicholas Nickleby issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Happiness of their Own Creation (3 pages)Hearth - Painted Velvet for an Ottoman (2 pages)Kitchen - Warm Hearts (6 pages)Music - Theatre Royal (2 pages)Garden - The Choicest Flowers that Blow (6 pages)Workshops - And Wee Shall Be Delighted (2 pages)Garret - Plea for Help (2 pages)Nicholas Nickleby is the 122nd issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

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