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Lifesize Dollhouse

Lifesize Dollhouse?

Saskatchewan artist Heather Benning spent 18 months transforming an abandoned farmhouse into a life-sized dollhouse as part of an art installation for in the MADE in the WEST exhibit that closes in Calgary on June 8 and reopens in Edmonton on June 20, 2007.  The giant-sized installation appropriately titled “Dollhouse” sits on a field in [...]

Lifestyle Traditions of the Pacific

Lifestyle Traditions of the Pacific

My recent trip to the Philippines was so rich with inspiration. From the hustle and bustle of city life in Manila to the calm traditions on the remote island of Camiguin, my journey to try and discover the hearts of this amazing, unpretentious region and it’s people began. Like most island nations, the natural resources [...]

Who Needs More Storage?

Who Needs More Storage?

Whether it’s with miniatures or in our own home, the question has always been “What am I going to do with all of this stuff?!” Most of us struggle with what we should hold on to and what can be donated or sold. Every year, we get more stuff that we are convinced we “can’t [...]

Earth Dwellings

Earth Dwellings

Each part of the world has their version of the earthen home which has similarities and differences which are truly amazing. Some people think this material is of the past, but with green building coming into the mainstream, earth structure is being looked at as a real contender of modern possibilities. Cal-Earth Institute, for example, [...]

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