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Vol. 6 No. 1 of The Storybook Home Journal
What's in this issue?
Quickeners Of Kind Feelings the Decorating article
Ideas for Christmas decorating a gift wrapping using 19th century motifs. Includes instructions for creating filigree ornaments. Includes three illustrations by Randolph Caldecott.
Homebred, Social And Joyous the Kitchen article
Recipes for mincemeat, pumpkin soup, figgy paste spread, roasting glaze, frumenty tart, and rosemary lemon dough. Includes instructions for boar's head bread shape. Features four illustrations by Randolph Caldecott.
Bracebridge Carol the Music article
Original Christmas carol for voice and piano using lyrics included in Old Christmas by Washington Irving. Includes guitar chords.
Emblems Of Peace And Gladness the Garden article
Use holly, ivy, bay, mistletoe, yew, and hothouse flowers to decorate for Christmas. Includes four illustrations by Randolph Caldecott.
Richly Gilt the Workshop article
Refurbishing a settle. Includes instructions for applying gold leaf.
Reviving Old Christmas the Lead article
Biographical sketch of Washington Irving, along with a list of selected works. Features four illustrations by Randolph Caldecott.
Living Richly Without Being Rich the Attic article
How to make a covered matchbox. A recipe for mulling spice. Ideas for Christmas neighbor-gifts.
Sunnyside Friendship the Veranda article
A visit to Washington Irving's home in Sleepy Hollow. Includes excerpts from illustrations by Randolph Caldecott.
Provenance the Writer's Garret article
Provenance to the serialization of excerpts from The Wainscott Collection, on which The Personal Revolution of Seymore Wainscott is based.
By Al R. Young purchase novellas constituting the papers (updated 2018 March 26) The novellas constituting this product are available for purchase directly and solely from Al Young Studios. They are not available in retail outlets. Novellas are printed on demand, and can be purchased individually or in groups in any configuration desired.
publication announcements (updated 2018 June 1) Novellas are published as they are completed. Publication announcements appear here and on the Al Young Studios' Facebook page... Read more »
By Al R. Young The Old Christmas issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios. This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Quickeners Of Kind Feelings (2 pages)Kitchen - Homebred, Social And Joyous (2 pages)Music - Bracebridge Carol (1 page)Garden - Emblems Of Peace And Gladness (3 pages)Workshops - Richly Gilt (2 pages)Lead - Reviving Old Christmas (1 page)Attic - Living Richly Without Being Rich (2 pages)Veranda - Sunnyside Friendship (1 page)Garret - Provenance (3 pages)Old Christmas is the 37th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »