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Living Room Christmas Tour, "All is Calm, All is Bright"

Every year my Christmas decorating scheme gets a theme. The colors and textures I use come out of that theme. Smaller vignettes may have a theme also, but they all need to work with the overall look, since my house is fairly compact and the rooms can all be seen at the same time on the main floor. 725 more words

Decorating

Great Britain: her natural & industrial resources (circa 1942)

This map is fascinating. Really. It reminds me of something I could’ve seen in a geography textbook my mum kept from her Highers. See… 437 more words

Energy

Making vintage pin maps

I’m a great believer in having little mementos and photos around the home to remind you of places you’ve been, things you have done and people you were with. 522 more words

Crafts

The Vintage Nautical Map Maker Pack by The Artifex Forge

Make Amazing Map Designs in Minutes!

As a child did you burn the edges of tea-soaked paper to make your own ‘genuine’ treasure maps?

Do you love the romance and adventure of tales of corsairs on the high seas? 88 more words

Illustrations

The Value of Maps

In the realm of history and genealogy, historical maps are invaluable. They provide locational context for research in different eras. Throughout time boundaries of counties, states and occasionally countries often change. 243 more words

Genealogy

master bedroom maps

Andrew and I recently (finally!) decorated (a.k.a. hung something other than a mirror) our bedroom.

Back in November, Andrew stumbled upon a website with some amazing prints of old city and country maps.   157 more words

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