Vol. 11 No. 2 - Betsy and the Great World

Vol. 11 No. 2 - Betsy and the Great World

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62nd issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Features Betsy and the Great World by Maud Hart Lovelace. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: Betsy-Tacy series, Betsy and the Great World, Magazine, Maud Hart Lovelace & Nancy Young

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Vol. 11 No. 2 of The Storybook Home Journal

Betsy and the Great World

What's in this issue?

Italian Lessons the Decorating article

Bringing home the beauty of Italian Interior design ala Betsy Ray. Includes illustrations by Walter Gay, Giovanni Bellini, Elspeth Young, and Vilhelm Hammerhoi.

And Naturally She Had A Bath the Hearth article

Instructions for recreating the Betsy Ray's bath salts. Includes artwork by Thomas Wilmer Dewing.

A Tray Full Of Everything the Kitchen article

Recipes and ideas for recreating indulgent European meals-on-a-tray. Includes illustrations by Vilhelm Hammerhoi, Claude Monet, Edouard Vuillard, James McNeil Whistler, Francis Cadell, Herbert Johnson Harvey, and Al R. Young.

"It's A Pretty Good Irishman You Are" the Music article

Sheet music and performance tips for vocal solo with piano accompaniment and or piano solo arrangement of "The Harp That Once Thro' Tara's Halls."

Hearts And Flowers, Please the Garden article

Beautiful, quickly created bouquets and arrangements made to please the senses cheer the heart. Includes illustrations by Thomas Wilmer Dewing and Vilhelm Hammerhoi.

Dazzling In Morning Freshness the Workshop article

Handsome shutters to build, inspired by the beauty of Oberammergau.

New Clothes In Paris the Looking Glass article

Description and illustrations detailing 1913 and 1914 Paris fashion, as described in Betsy and the Great World.

Living Richly Without Being Rich the Attic article

Sources and ideas for procuring treasures like those Betsy Ray brought home from Europe. Includes illustrations by Franz von Lenbach, Anthony Van Dyck, Francesco Guardi, and Giovanni Antonio Canal.

Pieces Of Sunshine And Bright Blue Sky the Writer's Garret article

Seymore responds to Merrinand's question about rules governing Seymore and Bryhta's acquisition of household treasures during their newlywed days when funds were scarce. The reply opens to view some of the fundamental principles of financial management that made even scarcity a bond of unity in the Wainscott home.

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By Al R. Young The Betsy and the Great World issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Italian Lessons (3 pages)Hearth - And Naturally She Had A Bath (1 page)Kitchen - A Tray Full Of Everything (5 pages)Music - "It's A Pretty Good Irishman You Are" (2 pages)Garden - Hearts And Flowers, Please (2 pages)Workshops - Dazzling In Morning Freshness (2 pages)Glass - New Clothes In Paris (2 pages)Attic - Living Richly Without Being Rich (1 page)Garret - Pieces Of Sunshine And Bright Blue Sky (4 pages)Betsy and the Great World is the 68th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

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