Home decorating, repairs, and ways to recycle.
Resilient to abuse and versatile by nature, 'Cast' iron was so named because it is made by 'casting' (pouring) molten iron into a mold. The 1830's through the middle of the 1850's was a period when cooking vessels - and the stoves on which to cook with them - were made of cast iron, and made in abundance. Fanciful castings were also in great demand during this time for windows, furniture and lawn decorations.
The mood of the bedroom starts with the bed. Your bed is typically the largest piece of furniture in your bedroom and therefore your eye is automatically drawn there first. Here is where your personal taste can take on a flare of it's own. Your decorating begins with the bed.
Did you know that in Victorian times the ladies had an unspoken "fan" language? Maybe a tradition we should bring back today! Here are some of the meanings.
There were many uses for the apron besides protecting the dress underneath.
Wood treatments, paint, or other chemicals may not be your best answer when it comes to preserving wood outdoors. Learn why wooden pagodas built in the far east lasted for centuries.
In this article we will provide a list of activities to keep your little one(s) occupied, but we will go beyond that and focus on family road trip ideas for parents.