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Vol. 9 No. 6 of The Storybook Home Journal
What's in this issue?
Must Be Magic the Decorating article
Ideas for autumnal decorating, with a Halloween twist, that blends readily into late fall. Includes artwork vignettes from the work of Caspar David Friedrich, Vincent Van Gogh, John Everett Millais, Allan Osterlind.
I Think I See A Lady There the Hearth article
Brief history of silent companions, or dummy boards (including ideas for creating Halloween decorations). Includes artwork vignettes from the works of Joshua Reynolds, Thomas Gainsborough, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot.
Madame Snickasnee's Breakfast the Kitchen article
Ideas and processes for creating whimsical treats and dishes for a Halloween lunch or supper. Recipes include Toads on Toast, Witches' Hats on Crack-O-Lanterns, and Bat-wing Bat-witches.
A Merry Tune the Music article
Memories of childhood Halloweens growing up with accompanying classical Halloween listening list. Includes a piano arrangement entitled Minikin's Magic, adapted from Morris Dance by Edward German.
To Use In Her Spells the Garden article
Recipes for bewitching potpourris, including mixtures designed for entryway, kitchen, bath, and pantry. Includes artwork vignettes from the works of Basilius Besler, Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Hendrick Andrieszen.
Fairies In The Kitchen the Workshop article
Pattern and simple instructions for making wooden wands for moving hot oven racks during backing. Includes a detail from artwork by Gustav Dore.
Living Richly Without Being Rich the Attic article
How parents can help time pass as children wait for Halloween.
Echoes Of The Heart the Writer's Garret article
Seymore describes the homes of Linnead and Sylva Feldham, and Metsan and Lobelia Tallownen, commenting on principles that shaped them.
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By Al R. Young The Little Witch issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios. This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Must Be Magic (1 page)Hearth - I Think I See A Lady There (1 page)Kitchen - Madame Snickasnee's Breakfast (4 pages)Music - A Merry Tune (2 pages)Garden - To Use In Her Spells (2 pages)Workshops - Fairies In The Kitchen (1 page)Attic - Living Richly Without Being Rich (2 pages)Garret - Echoes Of The Heart (4 pages)Little Witch is the 60th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »