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The chair. Belly Dance Articles Reviews Middle Eastern Music Dance The Gilded Serpent. Lone Star Swan, poet, pigeon caretaker and schizophrenic » Verse Daily: Web Monthly Archives. Poetry Daily, a new poem every day. Camp Clueless Guide to California Camping, Off the Beaten Path, California Campground Reservations. New to California?

Camp Clueless Guide to California Camping, Off the Beaten Path, California Campground Reservations

Never camped before? Haven’t been out in years? No idea of where to start? FPCE : Main - Gallery. Motts Miniatures Musuem and Dollhouse Shop. Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle. Images Exhibit Essentials Ages: This exhibit is suitable for all ages. Location: Lower Level, Fairy Castle Museum Map » Tickets: Included with Museum Entry Experience the enchantment of a Fairy’s dream home in Colleen Moore’s Fairy Castle, now more magical than ever thanks to a recent conservation project. This elaborate house full of hand-crafted miniatures and artifacts was completed by silent film star Colleen Moore in 1935, and came to live at MSI in 1949. Witness the magic of the Fairy Castle for yourself at the Museum and take a magical audio tour through its whimsical, intricate rooms.

Amargosa Opera House. House On The Rock, Spring Green, Wisconsin. Spring Green, Wisconsin The House On The Rock is the world's most bizarre and vast collection of stuff -- everything from scrimshaw and medieval armor to carousel horses and mechanical music machines -- and all of it may be fake. Or all of it may be real. For many years, the story went that Alex Jordan, Jr wanted to teach Frank Lloyd Wright a thing or two about architecture. Roadside America - Guide to Uniquely Odd Tourist Attractions.

Sequence 25 : Blake, William, 1757-1827. The book of Thel. [Lambeth] : Printed by Willm: Blake, 1789. Lowell EC75.B5815.793va. Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Library PDS. Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. ECHO. Sequence 13 : Blake, William, 1757-1827. The book of Thel. [Lambeth] : Printed by Willm: Blake, 1789. Lowell EC75.B5815.793va. Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Library PDS. Sequence 53 (Page p. 44): Blake, William, 1757-1827. Songs of innocence and of experience shewing the two contrary states of the human soul. [London] : The author and printer W. Blake, [1789-1794]. HEW 1.4.4. Harry Elkins Widener Collection, Harvard Unive. Galileo Galilei, Ms. Gal. 72. David's Yellow Cake Recipe. <em>Gourmet Live</em>'s First-Birthday Cake Recipe at Epicurious. Make cake layers: Heat oven to 350°F with racks in upper and lower third.

<em>Gourmet Live</em>'s First-Birthday Cake Recipe at Epicurious

Butter cake pans, then line bottoms with rounds of wax paper or parchment and butter the paper. Dust pans with additional flour and knock out excess. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a bowl. Beat butter with sugar in a large bowl at medium-high speed (preferably using a stand mixer) until pale and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Reduce speed to low, then add flour mixture alternately with yogurt in 3 batches, beginning and ending with flour mixture and mixing just until smooth.

Bake layers, switching position of pans and rearranging them in oven halfway through baking time, until cake begins to pull away from side of pan and a wooden pick inserted in center of each comes out clean, 15 to 20 minutes total for 9-inch pans and 20 to 25 minutes total for 8-inch pans. Remove pan from heat and whisk in corn syrup. Curried Sweet Potatoes with Chard and Chickpeas.

Cozy Camping- Yurts, Cabins and Tepees! - Travel Oregon. Katrina Cottages. The Katrina Cottage has been a favorite of mine for sometime but somehow I have not highlighted it here at the Tiny House Blog. Originally designed as a dignified alternative to the FEMA trailer, the Katrina Cottage has evolved into a nationwide sensation that is finding popularity as affordable housing, guesthouses, resorts and camps.

Marianne Cusato and a team of designer have partnered with Lowes to bring the Katrina Cottages to market as plans and material packages. Cottages in the Lowes series range from 308 ft. up to 1800 sq. ft. Several of the cottages have grow options that allow the smaller cottages to be expanded over time. Katrina II The Katrina Cottage was the idea of Andres Duany, first developed at the Mississippi Renewal Forum in October 2005. There are several sites dedicated to the Katrina Cottage: Katrina I Katrina I Floor Plan Kitchen Living Room.

Prefab ADU Think Tank Built in Savannah. This is a prefab design by Phoenix-based ASUL — which stands for adaptable system for universal living — and CSCP Consult in Savannah, Georgia.

Prefab ADU Think Tank Built in Savannah

Anna's nest: How To Make Lined Curtains. UPDATE: Oct 27, 2013 – Thanks for all the great comments!

anna's nest: How To Make Lined Curtains

This post has been incredibly more popular than I ever imagined. Wow! Thanks for visiting and feel free to poke around. Even though it’s kind of dusty around here, I’m hoping to be adding more soon. I hope I’ve been able to answer all your questions – some other very helpful folks have also left answers in their comments – I’ve tried to incorporate most of these into the tutorial but feel free to ask any more that I’ve missed. Making your own curtains is easy-peasy, and making lined curtains is just one step up from the plain ol’ kind (and lined curtains last longer, provide a better screen for hot sunlight, and probably have some other benefits I’m not thinking of right now).

One side-effect I didn’t really expect is that making your own curtains is also very gratifying. Make a fabric flower and a flower tutorial round up. Thanks to all of you who have joined us all week for Flower Week!

make a fabric flower and a flower tutorial round up

We had several other great flower ideas on our list, so we'll have to have a "part two" sometime soon. To end our week, here is one more cool flower we made and a bunch of other fabulous flower tutorials that we found out in blogland. Enjoy! This fabric flower was made in a similar fashion as our ribbon flowers. We started with a 20-inch by 4-inch piece of fabric and folded it in half lengthwise.