Murrine is an Italian term for patterns or pictures made in glass cane (long rods of glass) that are revealed when cut in cross-sections (like a loaf of bread). Continue reading
Found objects transformed into stained glass panels.
Back in the 1930’s, William Lyon Phelps of Yale found the following sentence gleaming out of the pages of a freshman essay: “The girl tumbled down the stairs and lay prostitute at the bottom.” In the margin of the paper, Professor Phelps commented: “My dear sir, you must learn to distinguish between a fallen woman and one who has merely slipped.”
I came upon this door on another blogger’s page when doing research for my Art Nouveau tile post last week, and it got me thinking about doors. I’ve taken a lot of pictures of doors during our travels over the years, and I’ve found some wonderful ones on the internet as well. So today’s post is just beautiful pictures of doors, attributed to, at the very least, the blogger who stole it before me.Continue reading
et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered in one’s sleep.
Because he thought of it first. Continue reading
Kids, gather ’round. It’s story time.
Utility belt, circa 1830.
Happy Father’s Day, lovelies! In honor of all the dads out there, today’s post is about something very butch. (Well, very butch for me anyway.) Continue reading
Got your attention, didn’t I?
What is it about cows? Continue reading
“A cultural fixation on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty but an obsession about female obedience.” ― Naomi Wolf