Happy 4th of July! | My Blessed Life™
Hey, hey! I just wanted to pop on and wish you and yours a wonderful 4th of July! source We have a relaxing day planned — a yummy breakfast, working on things around the house and then our church picnic tonight. We always have the best time at the picnic…complete with an egg toss, tug-o-war...Read More
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Wooden Lizard puzzle. A beautiful 4 piece lizard. Specially made for all you lizard lovers. This puzzle will also look great on a wall. With just 2 nails you can position it on a wall anywhere around the house. Take it down to play with, and than place it again on the wall for display. Enjoy!
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Woman's gown of Indian cotton chintz painted and block-printed, fabric made in Coromandel Coast, dress made in the Netherlands, ca. 1780. Museum Number T.217-1992.
The Writing Tools of 20 Famous Authors
It’s no secret that writers can be quite particular about their writing tools. Some might call it an obsession or fetish, but the pens, pencils, notebooks, and other implements that authors h…
Gum arabic was used when illuminating medieval manuscripts. This one is: 10X14. Calfskin parchment. Handmade pigments in binder made of gum arabic, honey and distilled water. Aurum Gold Leaf (23.5 kt); Shell gold ...
GUM ARABIC TRANSFER- THE NEXT LEVEL
I have mentioned gum arabic transfer in previous posts, it is a technique I use a great deal to start off sketch book pages and allows me to place a photographic element into my compositions. For some time I have been aware that it is possible to use gum arabic transfer as a colour separation print. So with this image as a starting point I had a play. First take your colour original and using photoshop produce a set of colour separations, yellow, magenta, cyan and black. My long suffering…
Incense. Many cultures burn it simply to please the Gods. The magical and spiritual properties of Gum Arabic are: Protection Purification Protection of the Home Spirituality Divine Forces You can use this resin in many different ways. Some of the common ways are: Burn as a solitary incense Burn or give as an offering to the Gods Use as an incense base
The Museum in the Park is set in the beautiful grounds of Stratford Park in Stroud, Gloucestershire. Situated in a Grade II listed 17th Century wool merchant's mansion house, our collection tells the fascinating story of the Stroud District's rich and diverse history. With over 4,000 objects on display, including dinosaur bones, historical paintings and even one of the world's first lawnmowers, there is something to spark the interest of all of our visitors!