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The OC Fair honors the artist next door

Ken Cowell won Best of Show in woodworking for his armoir called “The Lady,” inspired by a 1900 work by Czech Art Nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha. The design of a woman in Grecian dress carrying a bouquet is made from veneers of 25 different woods, …

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Zoe Appleyard-Ley who accused nanny of thieving is accused of making fake …

Currie was still driving around in the Mercedes ML350 when police pulled the vehicle over in June 2013. When officers searched the vehicle they found it packed full of Mrs Appleyard-Ley's designer clothing, Tiffany jewellery, laptop and iPad.

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Nicole Kidman tenderly embraces husband Keith Urban to mark wedding anniversary

When it comes to red carpet style (or in this case, Tiffany blue-coloured carpet!), nobody does it quite like Nicole Kidman. The statuesque actress took centre stage at the Women In Film Crystal & Lucy Awards wearing an embellished black dress with …

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Antique Art Nouveau American Silver Co Nenuphar Water …

Antique Art Nouveau American Silver Co Nenuphar Water Lilly Meat Fork Original To learn more about this item, and or see more pictures, click here. US $49.99 Free shipping. I have posted in my Ebay Store this Antique …

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Pixie shows off her tanned pins in racy skirt with revealing thigh split

But Pixie Lott took some time off work on Saturday night as she headed to West Hollywood's Chateau Marmont for a dinner with friends. The 24-year-old pop princess was smouldering for the evening as she went for a classy ensemble that showed off her …

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An Art Nouveau-Era Flat in Barcelona Gets a Groovy Update …

Apparently, the unit is housed in one of Barcelona's many early-20th-century Art Nouveau buildings. Though much of its original detailing was lost to time, the brick ceiling (called a Catalan vault) remained, hiding under what …

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Czechs have little-known links to Hiroshima

The only distinguished construction that survived the explosion was the art nouveau Industrial Palace with a ferroconcrete dome, which was built in Hiroshima by Czech architect Jan Letzel (1880–1925) in 1915 and whose debris, known as the Atomic Dome, …

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Victorian virtues in large and charismatic Moseley home

Bedroom two has a walk-in sash bay window, cast iron fireplace and mantel. In bedroom three there is an Art Nouveau style fireplace and mantel with tiled inset and hearth and cast iron grate and canopy. An inner landing leads to the fourth bedroom and …

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Saga offers two new taster Christmas Markets river cruises this winter

The following day is spent in Düsseldorf where passengers can explore the Marktplatz to see craftsmen demonstrate their skills in glass-blowing and wood carving; the Little Angel Market which takes its inspiration from the art nouveau music pavilion …

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Exercise 'does not promote weight loss' and here are the reasons why

… the strain as she watches… The forgotten Fabergé: He was the illegitimate grandson of. ….. SPOILER ALERT: True Detective sees Vince Vaughn burn down his casino… and a central character gets killed off Always good to go out with a bang · Karl …

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Jay-Z to pay Swiss jazz musician 50% of royalties after 'stealing' his …

US rapper Jay-Z has agreed to pay half the royalties of one of his songs to a Swiss jazz musician Bruno Spoerri after using his music without consent. The rapper had denied copying instrumental 'Lilith — on the way' in his 2013 song 'Versus'. But he …

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Sir Terry Pratchett's final novel The Shepherd's Crown to be published in …

The final Discworld novel written by Sir Terry Pratchett before he died last month at the age of 66 will be released later this year, his publishers have said. The book will be called The Shepherd's Crown and will feature Tiffany Aching, a witch-in …

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Beyonce enjoys dinner date with Jay Z after attending Chanel event in NYC

Tiffany Jackson, Washington DC, United States, 3 months ago …. You CAN have fabulous hair over 50: Royal hairdresser reveals the secrets to getting great tresses at any age Denise McAdam shares her tips; Martin Sheen opts for comfort in a pair of …

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Florida doctor Teresa Sievers killed in her home while family was away

But Lee County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Tiffany Wood said the neighborhood rarely has problems. A sign was put on the door of Sievers' practice on Tuesday morning notifying patients of the doctor's death, according to NBC 2. The practice will be …

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Cannes: The Côte d'Azur resort founded by an English lord

Brougham himself is now buried alongside Negrin in the Cimetière du Grand Jas, near Peter-Carl Fabergé, son of the egg man; and Pablito Picasso (who killed himself shortly after his grandfather's death). But Brougham's real monument was to have …

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Jennifer Lawrence flashes taut tummy in low-cut crop top in New York City

But Jennifer Lawrence looked like she had other plans on Sunday when she dashed out of her hotel in the Tribeca district of the Big Apple. The 24-year-old actress sizzled on the hot day in a black top with a plunging neckline, cropped to reveal her …

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Kerrie Orozco's fatal shooting captured by Omaha police radio

She took in rescue dogs, was a Girl Scout mentor and volunteered for the 'Shop with a Cop' program which provides Christmas presents for needy children. Omaha police Captain Todd Schmaderer struggled … Tiffany Atkins, who lives less than a block from …

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Going Gaga Over Gaudí In Barcelona

My introduction to Gaudí starts with Casa Batlló, a home that Gaudi remodelled rather radically in the early 20th century. Built in the Art Nouveau style, the oval windows and the flowing sculpted work give it the Gaudí touch. Everything about it is …

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EastEnders' Dean Gaffney to return to the Square as Robbie Jackson

Gaffney, who was last seen on the show in 2010, revealed he still watches the soap religiously with his twin daughters, now aged 19. He said: 'My daughters are at an age where I constantly bore them and I stop the show, whenever there's a scene in the …

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Art exhibits worth checking out

The “Here and Above: A Dialogue Between Sculptures” exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Art in Richmond will be around until March 1, 2016. Two welded steel sculptures by David Smith and his daughter Rebecca Smith are on display. David Smith, who died …

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Architects find ways to make use of the space under a home's stairs

Management · Careers · Company Culture · Innovation · Entrepreneur · Lifestyle More. Travel · Food & Wine · Fashion · Watches & Jewellery · Arts & Entertainment · Cars, Bikes & Boats · Health · Home Design …. Charles Rennie Mackintosh's reputation …

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Dr Lance Capener and daughters dead after ski boat capsized in Utah lake

The physician's wife, 42-year-old Katheryn Capener, and two others girls, 14-year-old Tiffany Stoker and 14-year-old Tylinn Tilley, survived the disaster and were taken to Logan Regional Hospital. The two teenagers have since been released from the …

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Travel: 24 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh

Each high-ceilinged newly decorated room is en suite, has internet-streaming on its hi-tech TVs, and is decorated in silvered-patterned feature wallpaper, purple raw silk headboards, and art nouveau style vanity mirrors and lampshades. Damask Austrian …

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Britney Spears fails to notice she loses her hair extensions during recent …

… On ElectricityHome Solar Rebates. Undo. Elite Daily Why Living Life Cooped Up In Your Comfort Zone Is Killing YouElite Daily …. Tiffany Jackson, Washington DC, United States, 4 months ago. Who in the crap is paying to see this mess ….. Louis …

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Gun engraver carves out a living

During his five years as a craftsman, McVicker attended art and technical colleges, learned to run the printing press, set type and engrave. Following his training, he completed several two-year “extensions” to develop additional prowess in gold inlay …

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Design Dealers: Armel Soyer of Galerie Armel Soyer in Paris

Located in the North Marais, Paris, Galerie Armel Soyer is devoted to the 21st century decorative arts. Soyer's distinctive approach is contemporary and global, enforcing a particularly French, aristocratic notion of savoir-faire. Reinjecting …

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Harvard grad teaches etiquette lessons to ladies in China

Harvard Business School graduate Sara Jane Ho has established an etiquette school in China to help he country's emerging nouveau riche to keep up appearances, according to Shanghai-based online outlet the Paper. … According to the institute's website …

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Renovated Barcelona apartment by CaSA features vaulted brick ceilings and …

Barcelona-based Colombo and Serboli Architects has renovated an apartment within an early 1900's building – aiming to "retrieve its Art Nouveau essence" through the restoration and recreation of original features (+ slideshow). Tyche Apartment by CaSA.

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Hillary Clinton wraps up New York fundraising swing with trip to Bergdorf Goodman

She then jetted to New York City on a private plane waiting at the St. Louis airport. Bergdorf Goodman shoppers who are in the know don't come and go through the main entrance on posh Fifth Avenue, but via a less public door around the corner on West …

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Henry B. Platt, 91; scion who gave Tiffany sparkle

Mr. Platt, who helped steer the Tiffany & Co. empire for 34 years, luring in brand-name jewelry designers and marketing newly discovered gemstones like tanzanite, which he named, died July 22 at his home in Palm Beach, Fla. He was 91. … Christmases …

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Οινοτουρισμός: Γνωρίστε τη Ρωσία μέσα από τους δρόμους του κρασιού

Γεύση πικάντικη, φρουτώδης και ζωηρή. Το κλασικό ταίρι του είναι η μπριζόλα, θα του πήγαινε όμως κι ένα φιλέτο μοσχάρι με περίπλοκες σάλτσες. Τιμή: 1600 ρούβλια (περίπου 27 δολάρια). 4. Abrau-Dyurso: Brut L'Art Nouveau Imperial 2010 (Chardonnay, …

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Polo, the sport of kings in Monte Carlo's land of barons

Representatives of the other sponsors – Suisse Bank Group, Geneva-based jeweller De Grisogono and Monte Carlo's Cipriani restaurants – join the applause from either side of the long table. "Under the High Patronage of HRH Prince Albert II" reads a …

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Mers has Hong Kong squad running scared as one-third of team withdraw from …

Other prominent athletes who have withdrawn from the Games include golfer Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching, and fencers Au Siu-ying and Karen Chang Ngai-hing. The two fencers had wanted to go, but other fencers for Gwangju also have important championships …

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£2million statue 'looted from UNESCO site in Libya was brought into UK with …

A £2million statue looted from Libya was brought into the UK with paperwork claiming it was from Turkey and worth only £60,000, a court heard today. Experts from the British Museum believe it was excavated from a UNESCO heritage site at Cyrenaica.

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Everton's Europa League hopefuls warned what to expect in "frightening" Kiev …

Everton have been warned about the Kiev nightmare they are stepping into as they bid to reach the Europa League quarter-finals. The Toffees are on the verge of making the last eight of a European competition for the first time in 30 years, but have …

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