Vol. 13 No. 4 - Sense and Sensibility

Vol. 13 No. 4 - Sense and Sensibility

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76th issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: Jane Austen, Magazine, Nancy Young & Sense and Sensibility

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Vol. 13 No. 4 of The Storybook Home Journal

Sense and Sensibility

What's in this issue?

A Very Snug Little Cottage the Decorating article

Downsizing can actually lead to upscaling in terms of judicious use of new spaces that can be furnished and provisioned with the best of possessions. This installment of Storybook Decorating presents thoughtful suggestions for maintaining charm and delight while down-sizing from a castle to a cottage.

Going To Copy the Hearth article

Part of the genius in copying the work of a master is the opportunity it provides for translating another artist's ideas into a new medium, which teaches important lessons about composition, charisma, and contour, while naturally inviting development of one's own style. This art lesson also provides tips for preparing an oil-painting ground.

Every Delicacy In The House the Kitchen article

Delicacies from Jane Austen's day, are turned into eight period-authentic recipes that can be created with contemporary ease: Camembert en Croûte with Greens and Berries, Fig and Chocolate Pate, Kalamata Caviar, Barton Cottage Savory Pie, Barton Park Apricot Marmalade, East Indies Marmalade, Sweetmeat Yeast Cake, Portman Square Tart.

Marianne's Theme the Music article

Echoing the delicacy of musical forms of the era, Tanner has created the perfect theme to represent Marianne's melancholy as well as her joys.

A Nice Old Place the Garden article

This look back at walled gardens in Great Britain is like a stroll through scenes from Sense and Sensibility. Also included is a recipe for a delectable mulberry tart.

Just Mounted and Brought Home the Workshop article

Featuring the painting created for this issue's installment of The Hearth, and drawing upon eighteenth and nineteenth century wall sconces, pieces from an end table are used to make a pole screen fireplace accessory.

A Few Hours in the Company of Greatness the Writer's Garret article

Two professors stood out as polar opposites during Seymore's stay at the College. Corpulan Fomentarius and Scriptus Graban were each renowned, but it was Graban whose character and comportment won Seymore's admiration. Seymore recalls his impressions from the opportunity of visiting these luminaries in their respective homes: In most homes the history of the occupants is evident in the furnishings and accessories. Lean times and fat are as visible as tree rings.

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