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Art Journal: Street Photography

Is the image on the left side black-and-white, or sepia toned?  I think it’s both!  Instead of leaving the black-and-white photo as is, I inked around the background behind the woman using blending tools and Distress Ink, creating a faux sepia look while leaving the lady all in gray tones.  136 more words

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Shoes for Sarah

If there is one thing I believe to always hold true when it comes to fashion is that a shoe can make or break an outfit. 545 more words

The Modern Book for Girls - 1940's

Isn’t this cover just gorgeous? Still bright and brilliant for a book that is over 70 years old.

Inscription on the first page, as well as brown sticky tape marks on the first and last pages, otherwise in great condition. 43 more words


Book of Herbs ~ Sybil Leek

Book of Herbs by Sybil Leek

published: 1973

The name pretty much says it all-a book about herbs and their properties. There is also a little background here and there. 306 more words

A Gift for My Grandmother's Service

This isn’t Kalamazoo history, unless you consider that Kalamazoo is pretty darn close to Chicago. My paternal grandmother, Marie Klein Hanson Wakefield, was from Elmhurst and Chicago, Illinois, and for much of her work life she was the head fitter at the 28 Shop at Marshall Field & Company at the corner of State and Washington in Chicago. 181 more words