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THE HISTORY OF THE MASK!!

Definition Of What a Mask Is-





A form of disguise. It is an object that is frequently worn over or in front of the face to hide the identity  of a person and by its own features to establish another being. This essential characteristic of hiding and revealing personalities or moods is common to all masks. As cultural objects they have been used throughout the world in all periods since the Stone Age and have been as varied in appearance as in their use and symbolism.

General Characteristics

   Masks have been designed in innumerable varieties, from the simplest of crude “false faces” held by a handle to complete head coverings with ingenious movable parts and hidden faces. Mask makers have shown great resourcefulness in selecting and combining available materials. Among the substances utilized are woods, metals, shells, fibers, ivory, clay, horn, stone, feathers, leather, furs, paper, cloth, and corn husks. Surface treatments have ranged from rugged simplicity to intricate carving and fro…

OCTOBER FOOD HOLIDAYS!!

In America, there is a National Food Holiday for every day of the year. This means that you can celebrate food all year long instead of only enjoying great foods on holidays such as Christmas and Thanksgiving. This article features a list of the National Food Holidays for the month of October. You'll even find suggestions on how to celebrate each day.










Homemade Cookies Day,  October 1st-  Don't wait until Christmas to make homemade cookies, instead celebrate this food holiday with a big batch of chocolate chip or peanut butter cookies.

National Fried Scallops Day,  October 2nd-  If you don't live right on the coast, you may want to visit a restaurant to enjoy this food holiday or at least buy frozen scallops. Make it a full meal with a baked potato and a large salad.

National Caramel Custard Day,  October 3th-  You have an option on this food holiday, you can either buy caramel custard or you can make some from scratch, either way this is an easy and delicious holiday to ce…

DIY HALLOWEEN PAPER CENTERPIECE!!!

Halloween Paper Centerpieceseptember 20, 2010filed under: halloweenholidaypaper craftstutorials by 28 comments
In case you didn’t get to see it over at Eighteen25 last week,
I thought I would post on here my tutorial for the Halloween Paper Centerpiece.
This project was SOOO much fun and would be an awesome craft nite with the girlfriends.
I hope you like it.  SUPPLIES: - Box/Vase/Cart to use as Centerpiece Base
-Floral Foam (Found at the Dollar Store)
-Spanish Moss (Found at the Dollar Store)
-Skewers
-Paint
-Foam Brush
-Scrapbook Paper
-Hot Glue
-Embellishments INSTRUCTIONS:


1. Begin by picking out your Halloween Paper (BEWARE: there are so many stinkin’ cute ones at the Scrapbook stores right now!!), and cut TWO 12 inch strips that are 1 inch – 2.5 inches wide (per accordion flower).