With a holiday season like the present, we couldn’t agree more that there is truly no place like home! Whether you find yourself close with family or loved ones or afar but in spirit together, crafts can capture that cherished homespun comfort that’s the best gift of all this December, namely one with a good… Read More Have Yourself Merry Little (Mess-Free) Mason Jar Snow Globes!
By Marjorie Magazine, Images Via The 1940’s Ball For everything that’s unraveled during 2020, wanting to be close to our loved ones feels and celebrating the things that bring us joy together, especially during the holidays, couldn’t feel more bittersweet. But the fun isn’t all lost, as making spirits bright this December hasn’t disappeared– it’s… Read More In a Year Like This, We’re Dreaming of the 1940’s Virtual White Christmas Ball!
By Darlene Alvarez, Features Editor There’s no doubt by now that you’ve seen and heard of the latest Netflix sensation, The Queen’s Gambit. At first glance, a seven-episode spread on chess doesn’t seem like it would be a thrill ride, or even enough to keep me awake. And I’m happy to say I couldn’t have… Read More The Queen’s Gambit is a Masterful Game in Storytelling
By Marjorie Magazine, Photos via Avon We were thrilled to discover that Avon Cosmetics released their Oh La La lipstick line this year, a stunning ode to vintage tubes of the brand’s 134-year-old glamorous past! In shades like plum Cabaret and nude Chic or the classic red of Cancan, these colors are every bit of… Read More Oh La La! Swipe on these Avon Throwback Lipsticks Now
Story and Photos by Marjorie Magazine Originally published in Roaring Twenties: An Encore (2020) When Southern Pacific Railroad opened the Sunset Limited line in the 1890’s, it took off in New Orleans and traveled across the southernmost states of America to reach the sunny shores of Los Angeles. As part of its expansion campaign, Sunset… Read More Gateway Into the Western Imagination:Celebrating 100 Years of Adventurous Traditions at the Evergreen Lodge
By Sabrina Cardoso, Style Editor Photos Courtesy of Lauren Stowell and via American Duchess Originally published in Roaring Twenties: An Encore (2020) Being a historical costumer, I know that one of the hardest components to find is historical footwear. One can learn to sew to make the actual garb but not many of us are… Read More American Duchess: An Interview with Lauren Stowell
Story and Photos Courtesy of Marjorie Borell Fresh out of college and burning with youthful wanderlust, I stuffed all my essentials into a backpack, waved goodbye to my befuddled parents and headed out my front door into the world. Among my travels was a weeklong hitchhiking sojourn throughout the small towns, villages and holy shrines… Read More A Marjorie with a Uniquely, Quirky imagination and Legacy
By Marjorie Magazine Photos Courtesy of Nicole Letts By 2019, there was buzz in the design world of an emerging new style, or stylist as we should say. As we breezed through a decade of Scandinavian and Mid-Century minimalism with a little bit of polished industrial on the side, homes began taking on a more… Read More Home and the Rising Glamour of the Grandmillennial
By Marjorie Magazine This southern classic may not come to mind when one thinks of sweets for the season, but nothing’s immune from the charms of autumn when you add in the magic of cinnamon! The kitchens of New Orleans will mix with the crispness of New England in the fall for a unique and… Read More Bite into these Cinnamon Pralines for Autumn
Story and Photos by Heather Barnes What is a shrub?A shrub is a fruit flavored vinegar and a way of preserving seasonal fruit. Drinking vinegar has been around since the Babylonians, who mixed date vinegar with their water to make it safe to drink. Fast-forward to 15th century England, prior to refrigeration, fruit was preserved… Read More Sensational Shrubs!