Day: September 16, 2022


Kitchen Countertop Concepts & Photos

Create the final word culinary dream area with these kitchen design necessities. Many issues have existed that did not have an owner , typically referred to as the commons The term “commons,” however, is also often used to imply something fairly different: “basic collective ownership”—i.e. common possession Additionally, the same term is usually utilized by statists to mean authorities-owned property that the general public is allowed to access ( public property ). Law in all societies has tended to develop towards lowering the variety of things not having clear owners.

This good-looking kitchen seems fit for a king with its …

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Seating That Doubles as Art

It’s no coincidence that these patterned chairs are strikingly regal—they were originally made as thrones by the Yoruba people of Nigeria and other parts of West Africa. Each is beaded over every inch of its surface, front, back, and sides—tiny seed beads are hand sewn onto fabric stretched over wooden frames.

The work has spiritual meaning and decorative impact, and reflects both longstanding traditions and European influences. Needless to say, each chair takes months to complete and no two are exactly alike.

Of late, Yoruba beaded seating is coveted the world over. We were introduced to our first example in

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Turf wars: the artists who want to mow down the menace of

This summer, the grass was not greener on the other side of the fence. In fact, there was no green grass so far as the eye could see, as heatwaves and drought turned our lush lawns into barren wastelands.

A quintessential feature in western gardens and landscaping, the lawn is at the centre of controversy. Its formal homogeneity and neatness imply reliability and constancy, and elicit our trust. And yet its unquenchable thirst for fertilisers, weedkillers and water, and inhospitality to wildlife, have attracted criticism and even spurred an anti-lawn movement in the US.

According to most historical accounts,

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The Luna Quiltalong | Kitchen Table Quilting

It’s time for a quiltalong! This time we will be quilting along to the Luna Quilt Pattern.  I am still working out some of the details, but here are the basics.


Anyone, but especially beginners. For a while, I have been wanting to write a series of “How to Make a Quilt” posts for new quilters and I am going to do them in conjunction with the quiltalong. There will be lots of videos showing how to do each step in the process. 

The Luna Quiltalong - Kitchen Table Quilting


A quiltalong is a way for a group of us to make the same quilt

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