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Today’s crafted ornaments become tomorrow’s

keepsakes JENNIFER FORKER Associated Press


Making your own ornaments and decorations for the holidays has its own rewards — the need to create is strong in many of us — but it feels particularly good to dig out your art supplies at this time of year. h As Bob Richter puts it in his new book, “A Very Vintage Christmas” (Rowman & Littlefield): “At the heart of it, this is what Christmas means to me . passing along warmth, memories, tradition, stories and so much more.” h Richter keeps his childhood memories alive by decorating with vintage ornaments, some of which he received as a small child from relatives. Each delicate piece evokes a memory. h “As my grandmother grew older, she took pleasure in letting me decorate her tree, and I have many happy memories of doing it,” Richter reminisces in his book. “Now one of my favorite and most treasured ornaments is her favorite Santa Claus. Each year when I hang him on my tree, I think of her and smile.” h Our children’s handmade ornaments — perhaps incorporating a tiny handprint, a school photo or the year of its making — evoke similar sentiments every holiday season. h “Especially in this culture of time-pressed, technology-obsessed and often distracted people, I think it’s more important than ever to pass along the things that really connect us,” says Richter. “And Christmas does that.” h From the December/January pages of Woman’s Day magazine come a few ornaments that evoke holidays past. We’ve amended them with another from the magazine’s website that evokes a vintage feel. These crafts require just the simplest of materials, such as toothpicks, yarn and wooden clothespins. h Especially when little glue-sticky fingers are at work, these crafts could become next year’s treasures.



“The ball ornament is the most recognizable ornament at Christmastime,” says Woman’s Day lifestyle director Taryn Mohrman. “You can use one that’s a little chipped . with a bit of yarn, you can turn it into something that evokes soft and cozy, and adds warmth to your tree.” Remove the metal top from a plain ball ornament. Hold two colors of yarn together and hot-glue them inside the opening of the ornament. Once dry, wrap both strands around the ornament to cover it completely; use hot glue to secure as you go. Then apply red acrylic paint to the balls of two rock candy sticks, and trim the ends into points using scissors. Once dry, thread these “knitting needles” through the yarn on the ornament and replace the metal top.

“This is a good sturdy ornament that can be packed away and stand the test of time,” says Mohrman. You need: eight clothespins, craft glue, white acrylic paint, a paintbrush, a foam paintbrush, white glitter, red string and scissors. Start by carefully sliding the metal clips off of the eight clothespins and discard. Reattach two wooden clothespin pieces by gluing the flat sides together. Repeat for the remaining wood pieces. Arrange these reattached wood pieces in the shape of a snowflake and glue together at the base; let dry completely. Apply white paint to the edges and one side of the snowflake. While the paint is still wet, sprinkle on white glitter. Once dry, flip the snowflake over and apply paint and glitter to the other side. Finally, slip a length of red string through one of the openings in the snowflake and tie the ends into a bow; use it to hang the ornament.



“These ornaments make great gift toppers,” says Mohrman. Bend a 31/2-inch piece of naturally coiled wrapped wire, available at crafts stores, in half to form a loop, and then gently push each end into the hollow part of a cinnamon stick. Use hot glue to attach cut sprigs of fresh rosemary for branches and small gems for ornaments.

This ornament “is about the metallic, the glitter and the shine,” says Mohrman. Carefully push whole and halved toothpicks into a 11/2-inch foam ball, and then apply one or two coats of silver spray paint. While the ornament’s still wet, dust fine silver glitter over it. Use a dab of hot glue to attach a string for hanging.

EVEN SIMPLER NOSTALGIC DIY IDEAS? Richter suggests stringing popcorn and cranberry chains — three popcorns for each cranberry — and tying hole-punched vintage holiday cards to tree branches with red ribbon. Find boxes of old cards at flea markets for a few dollars, he says.

How to pick a streaming device without overpaying ANICK JESDANUN

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NEW YORK - Your streaming television options have gotten better and cheaper. Features that once required a $100 device can now be had for as little as $30. A cheap device is fine for getting TV shows and movies from most popular services onto a big-screen TV — as long as it’s a regular, high-definition set. Of course, it’s possible to simply watch video on a phone or tablet, but it’s not as satisfying from a living-room couch. Here’s a holiday buying guide for the TV-streamers in your life.

Smart TVs, game consoles and the TiVo digital video recorder all have streaming apps, and if all you watch is Netflix and Hulu, you’ll be fine with those. But apps for individual channels such as The CW and FX won’t work with every device. The exceptions are TVs running Roku software or that have Google’s Chromecast technology built in; they tend to have wider app selections.

Getting around Devices vary in how easy it is to access apps and video. While many devices are getting voice features that let you

search multiple services at once, you’ll still need to navigate on-screen menus with a remote. The exception is Chromecast, which has no menu or remote at all. Instead, you start video on an iPhone or Android phone and send it to the big screen with a tap of a cast button. With some video services, the phone is freed up for other things, though you’ll need to use the phone as a remote for pausing and rewinding. Devices running Google’s Android TV come with Chromecast features and pack their menus with video from Google’s YouTube service. Amazon’s Fire TV device has traditionally favored Amazon video over others, though that’s changing as Netflix, HBO and other leading

services get prominence on the home screen. Roku is the most service-agnostic of the bunch. Apple TV ships with Apple services, but it’s easy to replace those with your favorites.

App selection Roku has one of the most complete app libraries, though Apple’s iTunes service is notably missing. You’ll need an Apple TV to access iTunes. Apple TV also has a good app selection, though out of 25 leading services we checked, it’s missing direct access to Amazon, Google Play, Vudu and PlayStation Vue. You can get the first three inSee STREAMING, Page 5H


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From fashion to film, coffee-table books abound LEANNE ITALIE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW YORK - Come holiday time, there’s never a shortage of splashy coffee-table books to please just about any aficionado. Some suggestions:

Fashion and style “Fashion Made Fair,” by Magdalena Schaffrin and Ellen Kohrer, Prestel, $49.95. Know someone deeply committed to sustainability in fashion? Taking a truly world view, this book dives deeply into companies that do it well. In Zurich, for instance, look to the brothers Freitag, Daniel and Markus. They’re bag makers who launched F-abric, a line of compostable workwear. “Reigning Men, Fashion in Menswear, 1715-2015,” by Sharon Sadako Takeda, Kaye Durland Spilker and Clarissa M. Esguerra, DelMonico Books, $55. Going back to the 18th century, this tome celebrates all aspects of men’s dressing, from the French court to Speedo. Among contemporary high points: An intricately bleached denim suit by Vivienne Westwood and a futuristic ruffle suit by Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garcons. “Francois Nars,” by Francois Nars, Rizzoli International, $85. With some of the most famous faces in fashion repre-


This look at the later life of Elizabeth Taylor is presented through the eyes of friend Firooz Zahedi.

sented, the visionary behind NARS Cosmetics tells his story in beautiful closeup color, with snippets of remembrances and inspirations. He includes the communion looks of both his parents and makes it clear beauty begins with beautiful skin.

The music life “The Lyrics: 1961-2012,” by Bob Dylan, Simon & Schuster, $60. The Nobel


An activity book on the life and times of David Bowie lets the recipient color, cut and play.

Prize-winning man of the hour, and of ohso-many hours, has released 36 studio albums that have sold more than 120 million copies. This book includes lyrics

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The big screen “Hollywood Icons,” by Robert Dance, ACC Editions, $65. Stunning studio portraits of film icons from the 1930s through the ’60s from the collection of the John Kobal Foundation. Kobal was a film journalist and historian who amassed a huge collection of Hollywood portraits and set images. Look for Bette Davis, shot by George Hurrell for War-

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Wildly miscellaneous “Young Frankenstein, The Story of the Making of the Film,” by Mel Brooks, Black Dog & Leventhal, $29.99. Whether you’re a first-generation “Young Frankenstein” fan or trying to nudge along the next, nobody does this 1974 classic better than Brooks himself. With a foreword by Judd Apatow (“Even Gene Hackman is funny in it”) and behindthe-scenes photos, a great to hear the now 90-year-old Brooks in his own voice. “Shop Cats of New York,” by Tamar Arslanian, photos by Andrew Marttila, Harper Design, $21.99. To heck with that


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directly with a Chromecast-like feature called AirPlay if you have a companion iPhone or other Apple device. Amazon’s Fire TV device is missing iTunes, Google Play, Vudu, ABC, Freeform and the NFL (though some games are shown through Twitter’s app). The selection on Android TV is also limited, but you can supplement that with apps for Chromecast. With an Android phone, you can get all but iTunes, though getting Amazon video is tough, as it requires getting Amazon’s “Underground” app store first. With an iPhone, you’re missing iTunes, Amazon and USA Network, even with AirPlay. If you just have a Chromecast device with an iPhone, you’re also missing Freeform (formerly ABC Family) and CNN. You’ll still need individual subscriptions. The streaming device merely enables playback on the big screen.

Entry-level devices Amazon’s Fire TV Stick stands out as a speedy, capable device for $40. It now comes with a voice remote for searches and Alexa assistant queries on weather, sports scores and other information. The Roku Express is cheaper at $30, though there’s no voice remote, and the interface is slower (which doesn’t matter as much once you sit back and watch

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the video). It’s a great choice considering its wider app selection, notwithstanding the lack of iTunes. Google’s entry-level Chromecast costs $35 — affordable, though the gadget is clunky without its own remote. It’s slightly better with Android than iPhones.

Midrange devices Xiaomi’s Mi Box is a speedy Android TV device with a nice price tag, $69. It supports higher-resolution video known as 4K, an option that once required more expensive devices. But you need a 4K TV and services that offer 4K video — so far, Netflix and YouTube do so for just some of their offerings. Mi Box also supports HDR picture quality. HDR, or high dynamic range, promises brighter whites, darker blacks and a richer range of colors — but you need an HDR TV and HDR video. Google’s new Chromecast Ultra also has 4K and HDR support for $69. Because Mi Box also does Chromecast, you get more overall for the same price. Mi Box also has a voice remote. The Roku Premiere also offers 4K for $80, but its remote lacks voice support. Amazon’s regular Fire TV has 4K and a voice remote for $90. Neither has HDR. For now, HDR sets are rarer than 4K, and even 4K sets aren’t that common.

Why pay more? The $100 Roku Premiere Plus and the $130 Roku Ultra offer both 4K and HDR.


Options for streaming TV have gotten better and cheaper. From left are Xiaomi’s Mi Box, the Roku Premiere and the Amazon Fire TV device.

The remote for both also has a headphone jack for listening when everyone else is asleep. The Ultra also has a voice remote, something many cheaper devices offer. That remote also has gaming buttons and emits a sound when you lose it in a couch. For hard-core gamers, consider the $200 Nvidia Shield TV, an Android TV with both 4K and HDR support, plus faster processors for games with intensive graphics. Another premium choice is Apple TV,

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Don’t leave your soil nude this winter. Or, at least don’t leave it nude and smooth. You don’t see Mother Nature cavorting around in this manner, and she’s always a good guide as to how to act in the garden. In the months ahead, the ground will be pelted by rain, frozen by cold, and occasionally thawed as it’s blasted by sunlight. If the ground is bare, the rain will eat away at the surface, and the sun and cold will cause wide swings, daily swings, in temperatures. Roots do not thrive in such an environment. And even where annual flowers or vegetables grew, the soil remains a year-round home to myriad beneficial creatures, such as worms, fungi and beetles, who also abhor such conditions. One way to protect the soil in coming months is to sow seeds or plants that enjoy cool weather. Cover crops, as plants grown specifically to protect the soil are called, do more than just that. They also keep nutrients from washing out of the ground, smother late season weeds and pulverize the soil. A lush, green blanket also looks nicer than bare soil. Plants typically used for cover crops include rye, oats, peas, and other grains and legumes. Legumes like peas and beans have the added benefit of enrich-

ing the ground with nitrogen for feeding the next season’s garden plants. Come spring, cover crops need to be killed by tillage or repeated mowing to make way for garden plants. Except in southern regions, it’s too late now to get enough growth from a cover crop to be of benefit. But that’s no reason your ground should suffer neglect. Actually, if you did totally neglect your garden and it’s a sea of weeds, that’s not a bad way to leave it for winter. Of course, next spring, you’ll then have a big job of clearing those weeds and any offspring they procreated before winter set in. So another option would be to till the soil. Wait! Don’t get out the rototiller to thoroughly churn everything up. Better — and easier — is to turn over the ground just once or twice with a shovel or garden fork, then leave it rough. That rough surface will easily absorb rainfall, and as those large clods alternatively freeze and thaw over the winter, they’ll start to crumble apart. Come spring, just tickle the clods with the tines of your garden rake and they’ll finish crumbling apart to make a nice seedbed. Turning over the soil by tillage does discombobulate it and expose creatures living in it to cold temperatures and dry air, so let’s go back to clothing the soil.


Blanketing the ground with a layer of mulch, autumn leaves in the foreground bed, or sowing a winter cover crop, as in the background bed, protects the surface layers from pounding rain and wide swings in temperature.

Mulch. A fluffy organic material such as autumn leaves, straw, compost or wood chips will insulate and protect the soil. These materials also increase the soil’s humus content to help plants feed and fight off pests next year. There is one downside to covering the ground with any of these materials: Just as they insulate the soil in winter, they

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Exhibit focuses on designs of temporary homes KATHERINE ROTH ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW YORK - When it comes to the design of homes and interiors, ideas can have surprising origins. The origins of Modernism’s spare functionalism can be traced to housing solutions created to solve Europe’s severe housing crisis in the aftermath of World War I. And once-radical concepts like open flow plans, Pyrex glassware and linoleum flooring were initially designed for corporate or industrial settings. A contemporary example of that flow of ideas from crisis to general use is Pritzker Architecture Prize recipient Shigeru Ban’s use of thick paper tubes in the quick and efficient construction of temporary housing for disaster victims. The tubes have also been employed by Ban to build innovative museums, churches and other structures around the world. In the other direction, IKEA’s expertise in inexpensive flat-packed furniture has been applied to shelters, which can be rapidly and cheaply transported around the world and assembled — and disassembled — within a matter of hours. A new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art invites visitors to take an entirely new look at the concept of home and design, this time through the lens of migration and global refugee emergencies, in which temporary shelters, organizers say, are being deployed on a scale akin to that after World War I. The exhibit “Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter,” on view through Jan. 22, brings together both artists’ ideas of home and what it represents and also a range of designs of shelters and refugee settlements. “These shelters and camps are, in reality quasi-permanent,” said Sean Anderson, associate curator in MoMA’s Department of Architecture and Design, who organized the show with Ariele Dionne-Krosnick. Shelters are de facto homes to hundreds of thousands of people throughout the world, An-



This installation is part of “Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

derson points out, and the average time a displaced person remains in such a situation is over 20 years — longer than many people remain in one home. The exhibit is divided into sections on borders, shelters as a conceptual as well as built phenomena, and settlements, and features a Better Shelter structure, designed by the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR and the IKEA Foundation, to give a sense of one type of structure many displaced people call home. It also includes examples of designs meant to help displaced peoples, including a UNICEF “School-in-a-Box,” containing materials needed to set up a makeshift school for about 80 students, and “Adolescent Kits for Expression and Innovation,” featuring plastic boxes filled with colored markers and other craft materials. “A refugee settlement is a reality where ingenuity and repurposing of resources is brought to the max, and the values and use of technologies are accelerated,” explained Marte Terne, head of marketing and communication for the Swedenbased Better Shelter . Explaining the way the minimalist temporary housing structures evolve once in use, she said: “Textiles and rugs are used to make the space cozier and softer, personal items are hung up on the walls, a television is in and certain corners or areas are dedicated to specific tasks or storing of certain


This photograph of an extension to the world’s largest refugee camp complex in Dadaab, Kenya, is part of a New York exhibit that invites visitors to look through the lens of migration and global refugee emergencies.

items.. A home emerges.” The “Insecurities” exhibit is juxtaposed with a larger MoMA show “How Should We Live: Propositions for the Modern Interior,” one floor above it, which traces design solutions created to address Europe’s post-World War I housing crisis to their eventual evolution into the streamlined functionalism that later became Modern design. “We live in a highly interconnected world, and ideas move very fluidly and very quickly,” says Don Weinreich, a partner at the New York-based Ennead Architects, behind projects including William J. Clinton Presidential Center and the Natural History Museum of Utah. Weinreich and architect Eliza Montgomery also lead the award-winning Rethinking Refugee Communities, a collaboration between Ennead Lab, UNHCR and Stanford to design better settlements for displaced people. “The difference between a shelter and a home has less to do with how long someone lives there and more to do with a resi-


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Paradise Estates: Open Today 1 to 4 Located in the highly sought after Shea Corridor, this stunning luxury home begins with an expansive circular drive and a grand portico entry. Inside, the majestic foyer leads to a light-filled living room backdropped by soaring bay windows overlooking the patio and pool beyond. Not far away, the dining room dazzles with its own set of huge picture windows as well as an elegant drop-down chandelier. A sampling of this gorgeous home’s numerous additional features includes: • Five spacious bedrooms; seven roomy bathrooms; 4,674 square-feet • Generous .68-ACRE lot • Entertainer’s double-island kitchen with premier appliance package, built-in Alderfront refrigerator, handsome honey-hued cabinetry, chef-pleasing gas cooking, bi-level breakfast bar • Family room with beautiful built-ins for showcasing media equipment and/or cherished heirlooms, family photographs • Secluded master bedroom with pretty plantation-shuttered windows, wood-framed French exits • Spa-worthy master bath with pampering jetted tub, impressive multi-head walk-in shower • Romantic two-way fireplace between master bathroom and master bedroom • En-suite supporting bedrooms • Fenced pool, petite rock waterfall, mature foliage, large grassy lawn • Cul-de-sac lot; North/South exposure Nearby schools include Cherokee Elementary, Cocopah Middle School and Chaparral High School, while nearby hospitals include HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea and Mayo Clinic. Offered at only $1,075,000. (5BD; 7BA; 4,674SF)

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Sunrise Heights

17801 North 16th Street Phoenix, Arizona 85022 New homes starting from $62,900

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ADDRESS: 17801 North 16th Street, Phoenix DIRECTIONS: 16th Street north of Bell Road approximately one-half mile. Sunrise Heights is on the east side of 16th Street.

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Boasting a plethora of lifestyle amenities, the age-qualified community of Sunrise Heights features a well-equipped fitness center, an inviting game room, community organized activities and a spacious clubhouse perfect for hosting social events for family, friends and/ or neighbors. In addition, there’s a relaxing hot tub as well as a sparkling community swimming pool, an ideal place for cooling off on those hot summer days. Four brand-new pickleball courts were just completed and a scenic picnic area adds to your outdoor entertainment options. Meanwhile, onsite management gives you peace of mind while on-site laundry facilities up the convenience quotient to a “10”. A brief overview of community amenities at Sunrise Heights includes: • Four new pickleball courts • Activities • Billiards • Clubhouse • Fitness Center • Game Room • Laundry Facilities • On-Site Management • Pets Allowed Because of its great location on 16th Street between Bell Road and Union Hills, residents at this pet-friendly community enjoy easy access to plenty of shopping venues, restaurants and medical facilities. Indeed, Sunrise Heights is within a two-mile radius of an abundance of shopping and dining opportunities and it’s less than two miles from area medical facilities. Life at Sunrise Heights means living in Phoenix never felt so good — and all that’s missing is you! Call today to find out more about our available new and pre-owned homes at this beautiful manufactured-home community — you’ll be so glad you did!




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