Archive for March, 2012

Making a Cheery Fireglow Lamp

Making a Cheery Fireglow Lamp

The essential “makings” of a fire-glow lamp are a strip of lampshade parchment and rings, sheets of red and yellow cellophane, architect’s linen, milliner’s glue, a creamy tinted, semi-transparent glass lamp base, and a double fixture which provides a light in the bowl as well as on top…

The Edge of Love and Other Stories

The Edge of Love and Other Stories

As soon as I saw the stills from the 2008 WWII era movie The Edge of Love starring Sienna Miller and Keira Knightley, I recognized this cardigan! It seems to be an almost identical match; This movie has been all over the fashion pages in many magazines for its amazing period styling…

Color Scheme Parties: Introduction

Color Scheme Parties: Introduction

It is not by luck alone that a woman becomes a successfull hostess! Follow our series on Colour Scheme Parties and delight your guests with a new twist in decoration, novelty in menu ensemble, style and colour combination in food…

Master The Half Twist Pin Curl

Master The Half Twist Pin Curl

Here’s a practical pin curl method which proves its versatility in various types of coiffure arrangement! The right sort of pin curl, in my opinion, is a basic to the modern hairstyle as are, say, the right sort of fork and knife to modern eating…

It’s a WHAT??

It’s a WHAT??

Dontcha wish you were a kid growing up in the 60s? Perhaps you were, and you did, and for that my friend – we all envy you… But for those of us who have not had the pleasure – all that’s left is the undeniably stellar video to live through vicariously… Enjoy!!

Are You Man Enough To Try It?

Are You Man Enough To Try It?

When I hear the word Brylcreem, I am immediately transposed to that dreamy, nostalgic place in the 1950s, which makes me sigh with regret and envy for never having experienced it. Ahhh… The 50s… Racial segregation, gender inequality and Joseph McCarthy aside…