Sipping the Pleasures of Istria

Sipping the Pleasures of Istria It arrived perfectly grilled, following a chilled cuttlefish and squid salad and a bowl of tagliatelle with mussels, generously splashed with a brilliant local olive oil. Oh, and he also brought out a carafe of white wine known as …. And there indeed … Read more on New York Times Overcoming the Past in Lively Kampala Art came first in a portico lined with rich, Dalí-esque landscapes; in the craft shop, stocked with mottled straw purses and hand-carved bowls; on restaurant walls, splashed with multihued graffiti. … Kampala is a patchwork of disparate neighborhoods … Read more on New York Times Going green in home decorating And thankfully we...

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Life in the Arts Lane – Week 35 – Hungry in Hungary

Life in the Arts Lane – Week 35 – Hungry in Hungary Breakfast can be a feast too – we had scrambled eggs with thick salty slivers of bacon topped with a sprinkle of paprika, and wonderful platters of cut fruit. Even the toast is a treat – it is fashioned from dark rye and nut bread, … Everyone knows … Read more on Huffington Post UK UBC Museum of Anthropology's Paradise Lost? pushes past stereotypes In fact, he was perpetuating an enduring myth, as revealed in his paintings of young indigenous women bearing platters of exotic fruits. They seem to be offering themselves to the viewer, along with their luscious foods and supposedly...

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workshop — Intro to Floor Loom Weaving – Exploring Color and Design

workshop — Intro to Floor Loom Weaving – Exploring Color and Design Each loom will be set up with a multi-colored warp, allowing the student to explore stripes, plaids, tabby, and twill designs. Experiment with colors, make a table runner, a set of placemats, or a woven sampler to display with pride in your home. The … Read more on Glens Falls...

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Five secrets to high-contrast decorating

Five secrets to high-contrast decorating Then we contrasted this fussy fabric with no-nonsense window coverings: garden-variety bamboo roller shades. I'm bringing the same … Another example is the place setting, where I grounded the display of china on inexpensive placemats. (The column has … Read more on Sioux City Journal Master the appeal of high-contrast decor Then we contrasted this fussy fabric with no-nonsense window coverings: garden-variety bamboo roller shades. I'm bringing the same … Another example is the place setting, where I grounded the display of china on inexpensive placemats. Page. Previous. Read more on The Desert...

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Marketplace: Au naturel

Marketplace: Au naturel Shopping helper: This woven grass basket ($ 14.99 at Urban Barn, 22 York St.) has the right relaxed feel for summer. Take it to the weekend market to buy your … Place mates: These funky mats are made from bamboo discs. Cute, natural and easy to clean, … Read more on Ottawa...

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