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1. Japanese Pottery - History, Styles & Aesthetics
Japanese Pottery - History, Styles & Aesthetics
Japanese pottery is a broad topic -- probably too broad to cover in one page, but I'm going to try. This lens is by no means complete, but hopefully a good overview and resource for further information. I also reserve the right to be shamelessly biased by including aspects of Japanese pottery tha...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:30:29
2. The Japanese Tea Cup
The Japanese Tea Cup
With tea being a critical element of Japanese culture, a wide variety of vessels for holding tea are available, from the everyday yunomi, to the ceremonial chawan, to tea mugs. No single style can describe Japanese tea cups, although there are several distinctively Japanese teacup styles. Image:...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:16:57
3. Italian Dinnerware
Italian Dinnerware
The intricate, hand painted patterns and bold, bright colors of Italian dinnerware have endured through the ages. Many of the patterns decorating historic Italian ceramics, such as the Ricco Deruta pattern pictured here, are still in style and in production today. Modern Italian tableware is food...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:28:01
4. Tuscan Pottery
Tuscan Pottery
The Tuscany region of Italy is known for its vibrantly painted ceramics. Many parts of Italy have a strong history in pottery production, but the Tuscan style is one of the most -- if not the most -- popular styles of Italian pottery. With depictions of lush, ripe fruit, buzzing insects, and sun-...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:15:58
5. Recycled Shoes
Recycled Shoes
With growing concern over the environment, people are looking for more ways to decrease their ecological footprints. One way is to take a look at our feet and what we put on them. Considering all of the shoes made, purchased, and worn in the world, if everyone chose recycled and eco-friendly foot...
Fashion & Beauty - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:24:36
6. Japanese Tea Ceremony: History, Pottery & Practice
Japanese Tea Ceremony: History, Pottery & Practice
In Japan, tea is not simply a beverage but part of a highly refined and spiritual ritual called chanoyu, the tea ceremony. In the tea ceremony, powered green tea called matcha is prepared and served to guests, who pass around a single tea bowl, or chawan. Many precise steps are required in the ce...
Travel & Places - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:24:27
7. Majolica Pottery
Majolica Pottery
Majolica is a tin-glazed pottery from the Italian Renaissance that also became popular in other European counties in the latter half of the 19th century. It is most associated with Italy, but there are many different styles of majolica from many periods and countries. Traditionally, Majolica pot...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:24:38
8. Japanese Teapot
Japanese Teapot
In Japan, tea is not simply a beverage but a way of life. Serving and drinking tea is an event entwined with ritual, as seen in the Japanese Tea Ceremony. The teapot is a beautiful object, not simply utilitarian. The aesthetics of tea service ware is vital to the tea drinking experience, and spec...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:16:01
9. Make Chai Tea
The spicy flavor of chai tea is delicious and it is healthful as well. Chai is traditionally made with a variety of spices added to a base of black tea , but other teas can be used as well, such as green tea. If you like chai tea, you have many options for making it, from a simple tea bag, to co...
food-and-cooking - Fri, 10 Aug 2012 04:44:36
10. Simple Shoes - Simply Eco-Friendly Shoes
All shoes have an environmental impact, some less than others. Choosing the right shoes can help reduce your environmental footprint, and if you are smart about it, you can find eco friendly shoes that are also stylish, sturdy and comfortable. You've heard the saying, "You can tell a lot about a...
fashion-and-beauty - Sun, 17 Jul 2011 03:37:11
11. Power Saving Devices
Looking for ways to reduce your power consumption? You have a lot more options than you may realize. If you try to conserve power in your home you probably already do things like turn lights off when you leave a room and turn your thermostat down at night and when you're away, but there is a lot...
home-and-garden - Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:44:18
12. Solar Panel Calculator
Solar calculators are useful tools for homeowners interested in installing solar power. They can give an idea of how much a solar system will cost and whether installing a system makes sense in your particular location. There are many free solar calculators available, but not all are created equal.
home-and-garden - Tue, 09 Oct 2012 12:31:56
13. Reusable Sandwich Bags
Reusable sandwich bags are a fun and easy way to do your part and reduce waste from throw away plastic sandwich bags. They are useful for more than just sandwiches, too. Think of all the things you use regular plastic sandwich bags for. For many of these things, reusable bags work just as well o...
home-and-garden - Sun, 23 Sep 2012 06:53:36
14. Sustainable Homes
If you want to take good care of the earth, start with your home. Sustainability may be a buzz word but it is popular for a reason -- a very important reason. Resources on Earth are finite and the planet's systems are in a delicate balance. It used to be that humans had little impact on Earth. ...
home-and-garden - Sat, 15 Sep 2012 05:04:00
15. What is Sustainability and why is it Important?
I'm making this page about Environmental Sustainability to get the word out about what the term actually means and to stress the importance of moving towards sustainability in every aspect of our lives, from the products we buy to the food we eat and the buildings and cities we live in.
healthy-living - Sat, 15 Sep 2012 04:22:46
16. Green Home Plans
"Green" has become a buzzword. Everyone wants to live greener. Everyone seems to be jumping on the green band wagon. But how can you tell when something is actually green? What makes green home plans green, and if a house or a set of plans is labeled green, how do you know how green it really is...
healthy-living - Fri, 17 Aug 2012 12:57:19
17. Glass Tea Cups
Tea, with its subtle color of amber, rose or emerald, is beautiful when light shines through it. A glass tea cup adds another dimension of enjoyment to your tea drinking experience by revealing the soft, translucent colors of the tea. Other drinks look good in glass cups as well. Dark and rich co...
home-and-garden - Fri, 10 Aug 2012 04:34:19
18. Earth Sheltered Homes
Sheltering your home from the wind is one of the best ways to reduce heating energy. A home nestled into the side of a hill on its north and exposed to the sun on its south is a smart design and very energy efficient. On top of the sheltering provided by building a home into a hillside, earth sh...
home-and-garden - Tue, 06 Mar 2012 06:31:50
19. Living Simply
Living simply is about being happy, healthy, and content with what you have. It is about reducing your impact on the environment by wasting less and using only what you need. It is about letting go of greed, making more out of what you have, and finding peace with having simply enough. It is abou...
home-and-garden - Sat, 09 Jul 2011 08:21:17

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