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DIY FAUX STONE COLUMNS

HOW TO MAKE FAUX-STONE COLUMNS FOR HALLOWEEN OR ANY OCCASION 
Learn how to create lightweight columns using cardboard concrete forms, Styrofoam and pool toys.

Step-by-StepMaterials & ToolsComments Time Under Half Day Price Range $1 - $50 Difficulty Easy Step-by-Step Instructions:Form the Top and Base of the Columncurrent pageAttach Toothpickscurrent pageApply Monster Mudpage 2Apply Gray Base Coat

THE BIRD KING RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL FROM FRANCE!

Since 1986, every third weekend of September, the city of Le Puy-en-Velay (Haute-Loire) found its Renaissance colors.Through a festival of a high culture, the city takes the guise of an old and true archery contest to get it  back into the glorious past.
    For four days in September, priority is given to street performances and the reconstruction of what  daily life in the sixteenth century in the Velay would have been like.  Tented camps, struggles with the sound of cannon fire, folk artisans, daily cooking and meal time, and  pilgrims on their way to Saint Jacques de Compostela  to set up their tents and compounds for so they can rough it just like their ancestors.
   Each year, several days after the school year has been out, the entire city and its people gather to live and work in the Bird King Renaissance Festival  offering  all who  who attend the festival, to join them for the four days of the  festival.  Many attendees come  in period costumes and they continue their advent…