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Plants That Grow Really Well in Darker Bedrooms. Shadi Ghadirian. 2012The Elephant in the dark, IndiaIranian Perspectives, Richard Young Gallery, LondonLight from the Middle East, The Victoria and Albert Museum, LondonThe Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art, and Society. Art Gallery of thePrinceton Arts Council, New JerseyEvreux, Maison des Arts, FranceTbilisi Photo Festival, GeorgiaThe other half of Iran, SEM-Art Gallery, MonacoMuseum of contemporary art, Isfahan, IranIranian Art, Cite International des Arts, ParisMajority World, Guardian Gallery, LondonBiennial of Fashion Photography, Varazdin, CroatiaSocial Order, Women Photographers from Iran, India and Afghanistan, Photo Center Northwest, USAPictorial Representations from the Arab World and Iran, Rose Issa Project, London 2009Mall Gallery, Masques of Shahrzad, LondonPurdy Hicks Gallery, LondonSchool, Tehran 165 years of Iranian Photographyrebelle. 2008Word Into Art, DIFC, DubaiCramer Contemporary, SwitzerlandExprmntl gallery , Toulouse, France 1999 Leighton House Museum, London.

About. Cover artwork by Melodie Hojabr-Sadat Reorient /rēˈôrēˌent/ (v)1. Change the focus or direction of2. Find one’s position again in relation to one’s surroundingsMerriam-Webster REORIENT is a publication celebrating contemporary Middle Eastern arts and culture. As the name suggests, we’re here to provide a fresh and modern perspective on topics related to the arts and culture of the Middle East, and positively change the way people – including Middle Easterners themselves – view this vast, diverse, and culturally-rich region.

Over the years, we’ve also been mentioned and acknowledged by prestigious institutions and publications such as Christie’s, Art Dubai, Canvas, Harper’s Bazaar Art Arabia, Cornucopia, the Cairo Review of Global Affairs, The Guardian, Newsweek, and the Huffington Post, to name a few, and have had our articles republished in various languages by arts magazines and websites in all corners of the globe. About. Hidden Islam - 479 Comments : RORHOF. Hidden Islam - 479 Comments Hidden Islam - 479 comments aims to take the discussion initiated by Hidden Islam further. This limited edition workbook charts the topographic locations of the Islamic makeshift places of worship visited by its author, photographer Nicolò Degiorgis. Formally, this publication parallels to the photographic series present in Hidden Islam: each page number finds a correspondence between the two books.

After the photographic book received international attention - Hidden Islam was awarded the Rencontres d’Arles’ Author Book Award 2014 - the project was given a remarkable media coverage. Hidden Islam - 479 Comments presents a vivid discussion appeared on British newspaper ‘The Guardian’ in response to an article featuring the project. Unfuck Your Habitat | You're better than your mess. 30 Fascinating Boho Chic Bedroom Ideas. In modern usage, the term “Bohemian” is applied to people who live unconventional, usually artistic, lives. The adherents of the “Bloomsbury Group”, which formed around the Stephen sisters, Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf in the early 20th century, are among the best-known examples.

The original “Bohemians” were travellers or refugees from central Europe (hence, the French bohémien, for “gypsy”). Reflecting on the fashion style of “boho-chic” in the early years of the 21st century, the Sunday Times thought it ironic that “fashionable girls wore ruffly floral skirts in the hope of looking bohemian, nomadic, spirited and non-bourgeois”, whereas “gypsy girls themselves … are sexy and delightful precisely because they do not give a hoot for fashion”. By contrast, in the late 19th century and first half of the 20th, aspects of Bohemian fashion reflected the lifestyle itself. The Bohemian style also reflected on the interior design. Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source. If Marie Antoinette had an Airstream trailer, it would look like this. Saudi Aramco World : A Treasure House on the Hudson.

N a hill overlooking New York’s Hudson River, and nearly in the shadow of the Catskill Mountains, stands Olana, a home built by one of the 19th century’s most celebrated American painters, Frederic Edwin Church. An orientalist confection in the eyes of many visitors today, Olana in fact traces its inspiration, design and furnishings back to Church’s three-month trip to the Levant in 1868. The resulting tug-of-war between Church’s careful observation and his personal artistic invention makes Olana an architectural landmark of Middle Eastern vernacular set in a New World landscape.

The name “Olana” comes from Strabo’s Geography, in which the Greek historian named a fortified treasure house on the Araxes River that flows from Turkey into the Caspian Sea. (Today the river is known as the Aras.) There is nothing in Church’s papers to suggest why he chose the name, but there is no doubt the place recreated a certain fantasy for both Church and his wife, Isabel. §. La Maison Boheme: Home Tour | Architect and Artist Tomás Colaço. Camilla Franks: call of the wild.

London apartment | Discover how the owners used clever design ideas to turn their small Edwardian apartment into a light-filled space where they can live and work | When the weather allows, the roof terrace is a favoured place to eat, thanks to landscape architect Todd Longstaffe-Gowan. He planted New Zealand ferns and wild grasses in pots, and has used jasmine and ivy to cover the walls. "We cook and eat outside as much as we can," say the owners, "and barbecues are essential. "Vintage French marble table, Artefact, 020 7381 2500. Weber Genesis E320 Black BBQ, Chosen by Homes & Gardens Photograph by Jody Stewart/Homes & Gardens.

Baby's Tears Plant - Soleirolia soleirolii Picture, Care Tips. Botanical Name: Soleirolia soleirolii Baby's Tears plant gets its name from the tiny, round leaves cascading down slender, fragile stems. Other common names for this plant include: Mind-Your-Own-Business and Irish Moss. This fast-growing evergreen has a low, spreading habit that spills beautifully over the sides of a container. It won't grow far though, because the creeping stems need to have contact with the soil. Given enough light, it may produce tiny, single flowers in the leaf axils. Although this plant seems well-suited for the moist environment of a terrarium, it is invasive and will crowd other plants. Repot S. soleirolii in spring, when it outgrows its pot -- a wide, shallow pot will do.

If you just can't walk past a plant without fussing with it, this one is for you. Origin: Italy Height: Up to 6 in (15 cm) Light: Will grow in low light, but prefers bright, indirect light. Water: Keep the soil moist at all times. Humidity: Requires moist air. Soil: Any good potting mix. Dishfunctional Designs: Dreamy Bohemian Bedrooms: How To Get The Look. What better place to drift off to sleep than in a dreamy, Bohemian bedroom? Take a look at these ethereal bedroom spaces and I think you'll agree that: Everyone needs a stress free zone! These boho bunks are so cosy. Here, the stained glass windows, exotic rug, candles and books tie the Boho look together. This is Bohemian gypsy to the extreme.

I love the unexpected combination of raspberry with shades of green. Golden gypsy caravan interior. I feel relaxed and lighter just looking at this! Via free people Lush velvet bedding and oriental rugs along with mismatched vintage furniture create the look. Exotic rugs used not only on the floor but on the wall, along with the houseplants, create texture and add interest. Another example of mismatched vintage linens in all their faded glory. Love the mossy green velvet. Here, shades of teal give this room an almost royal feel. Gypsy caravan interior via Elle Decor. What a cozy place to read! Don't be afraid of color! Add a beaded curtain. The Fern and Mossery: Q & A: How to quarantine plants and moss (and why)? In a completely enclosed terrarium problems can develop fast and be hard to remedy. Plants and moss collected from nature or purchased at a nursery can harbor any number of foreign items or organisms that might wreak havoc in a terrarium environment: small insects, mold, mystery plants etc.

It is relatively easy to remove problem items from a large-opening terrarium such as a vase, fishbowl or dish. But if you aim to plant a terrarium in an enclosed terrarium or a narrow-opening vessel like a wine bottle, test tube etc. it may save you time an energy in the long run if you can be patient enough to "quarantine" your plants and moss to see if any problems surface before you add them to your terrarium. 5. Ideally your quarantine containers are pretty stable environments so you can keep your plants this way until you are ready to plant your terrarium!

If you keep plants or moss in quarantine for longer than five days make sure to periodically spritz them with water (preferably distilled). Houseplants for hot dry room - House Plants Forum. Return to the House Plants Forum | Post a Follow-Up Posted by parker806 zone 8 GA ( on Wed, Sep 24, 08 at 12:48 Follow-Up Postings:Posted by jeannie7 Ontario 5 (My Page) on Wed, Sep 24, 08 at 17:12 Posted by sajt (My Page) on Wed, Sep 24, 08 at 17:48 Posted by tapla z5b-6a MI (My Page) on Wed, Sep 24, 08 at 20:27 Posted by parker806 zone 8 GA ( on Wed, Sep 24, 08 at 21:55 Posted by tapla z5b-6a MI (My Page) on Wed, Sep 24, 08 at 23:27 Posted by bradarmi IL 5 (My Page) on Thu, Sep 25, 08 at 12:41 Post a Follow-Up Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

If you aren't yet a member, join now! Return to the House Plants Forum Information about Posting Learn more about in-text links on this page here. Build This DIY Projector And Put Your Laptop On A Big Screen. Please enable JavaScript to watch this video. If you’re tired of crowding around a laptop or smartphone to watch a movie or video clip, this DIY projector will throw it up on the wall for all to see. Plus, it shouldn’t cost you too much in parts at your local hardware store. YouTuber and Instructables user The King of Random put this tutorial together to build a projector screen from really affordable components. All you’ll need is a large cardboard box, some duct tape and a Fresnel lens.

He picked up the Fresnel lens from eBay, a free cardboard box and a roll of duct tape. If you want a projector screen, he also shows you how to make one from a styrene sheet. Since the projector only gets light from your device’s screen, it will be pretty dim. Finally, the lens will flip the image horizontally and vertically, so after you mount your device, text will appear backwards. . $5 Home Theater for March Madness [Instructables] MAKE - DIY $3 smartphone projector. Like many young inner-urban cinephiles, one of my best buds does not have a television in her sharehouse. Sure, there's been talk of buying a projector for watching movies in the lounge room, but I ask: “Why shell out $500+ when you have a tiny computer in your pocket, a box, a paper clip, duct tape and a magnifying glass?” Get Richard Dean Anderson on the phone, because we've found out how to make a projector for under $3.

You will need: – A shoebox or small box – A magnifying glass. We went with the smaller one in the end. – A paperclip – A smartphone – A stanley knife – Duct tape – Black paint (optional) Figure out the centre of your box. Cut the hole in the box. Stick your lens in that box. If your magnifying glass – like mine – has a handle that won't screw off and pokes out of the box, cut a little notch for your handle in the side of the box. Tape down your magnifying glass, making sure everything is sealed and no light leaks in.


Crafty little things to sew — SewCanShe | Free Daily Sewing Tutorials. Macra-make a Gorgeous Macrame Wall Hanging. Macrame is IN, so now’s the time to bust out your knot-tying skills. With all the displays at Urban Outfitters and macrame curtains lighting up Pinterest, we had to make our own rendition of this wall art trend. Rather than create a traditional macrame project with rope, we used an alternative material: jersey fabric! It worked magically. The end result was a gorgeous wall hanging that would be perfect to hang in your house, use as a backdrop at a party or even as chic DIY wedding decor. Materials:- wooden dowel – jersey fabric Tools:- fabric scissors Instructions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

First things first, you need to cut some long strips of fabric. Fold a fabric strip in half and then wrap the loop end around your dowel. We’re going to start with a very basic knot. The square knot is a common macrame knot and it’s quite simple once you get the hang of it. We added a second row of double-square knots starting two strips in from the edge to create more of a pattern (ohh, diamonds!). HOW TO: MACRAME DREAMER. 11th February 2014 I’ve been a big fan of Ouchflower for some time now, ever since I discovered Pippa’s tasseled pieces on pinterest and tracked down her website. I was immediately taken with the bright colours and intricate knots, her dipped rope tassels and spiralled macrame had me immediately dreaming of beach shacks and long laid back days. For me, designs like these are so much more than simply craft, they’re pieces of artwork.

Every DIYers dream – to have craft that belongs in a gallery! A little while ago Pippa offered to show me how she creates her beautiful macrame dreamers, and you know I jumped at the chance to see her at work. Pin It Pin It Supplies: 40mm ring175 mm ringtwine How to: 1. Pin It 2. Pin It 3. Pin It 4. Pin It Voila! Pin It See, I told you she was a bonafide artist. Pin It Pin It Pin It Make sure you check back in with Pippa’s store for her new products. Floristry School - flower arranging, floristry distance learning. When to pick flowers. How to condition them for the longest possible life. The use of preservatives. How to treat woody stems. How to seal the ends of certain stems.

Special treatments for camellias, orchids, roses, violets, water lilies and gardenias. How to handle flowers. How to treat wilted flowers. Freestyle Floral Designs. Tools Needed. Florist Accessories. The Various Styles of Flower Arranging. Latest Contemporary Floral Designs. The Rules of Balance and Proportion. Texture. Harmony. Correct Placement. Different Flower Shapes. Dramatic Flowers. The Focal Point. Colour. Wiring Flowers and Foliage. Flower Arranging Tips. The Principles of Good Design. Wiring and Taping StemsWe will teach you how to wire flowers for extra support and cover stems with floral tape. Special Wiring Techniques. Ribbons – The various types and widths of ribbon used in floristry and where to use each type.

Flowers and Foliage A-Z – Flowers and foliage most commonly used in floristry. A handmade cottage: Our handmade wedding. Visual optimism; fashion editorials, shows, campaigns & more!: jira kohl and ...