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« Reply #450 on: June 04, 2014, 04:51:13 PM »

I use a small ceramic ramekin to hold a couple of candles.  It's worked well so far.  A small dish would work too.
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« Reply #451 on: June 04, 2014, 05:15:27 PM »

I use a small ceramic ramekin to hold a couple of candles.  It's worked well so far.  A small dish would work too.

I use tealights in glass cups. So I don't have to either blow them out or supervise them at all times.
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« Reply #452 on: June 05, 2014, 08:50:08 AM »

I use a small ceramic ramekin to hold a couple of candles.  It's worked well so far.  A small dish would work too.

I use tealights in glass cups. So I don't have to either blow them out or supervise them at all times.

That's going to be my next thing once my candles run out...tea lights.
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« Reply #453 on: June 05, 2014, 08:57:16 AM »

I got this (the icon on the right) in the mail last week. My friend bought it for me at the Holy Virgin Cathedral (ROCOR) in San Francisco.



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« Reply #454 on: June 05, 2014, 10:36:01 AM »

That's beautiful. Smiley
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« Reply #455 on: June 05, 2014, 10:55:15 AM »

I have the much smaller version of that one, Kelly!
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« Reply #456 on: June 07, 2014, 10:57:24 AM »

The mister took this the other night; he said he liked the lighting. I'm inclined to agree.

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« Reply #457 on: June 08, 2014, 11:19:40 PM »

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« Reply #458 on: June 14, 2014, 12:32:20 AM »

My current icon corner:



Well, I mean, there is an icon, and it is in a corner.  Cool
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« Reply #459 on: June 14, 2014, 07:31:19 AM »

My current icon corner:



Well, I mean, there is an icon, and it is in a corner.  Cool

I love it. Beautiful in its sparseness and simplicity.  The blue candle in glass holder complements and sets off the icon well. Smiley
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« Reply #460 on: Yesterday at 11:47:18 PM »

I had to expand it thanks to the not-so-small icon of St. Seraphim of Sarov that I received for Christmas. Tongue



And this is my current one, after having moved:



What my icon corner looked like until today (well, except another Old Testament Trinity icon in the upper-right):



What my icon corner looks like now, in the process of me rearranging everything and trying to make it feel less cluttered (it will no doubt change quite a bit again in the coming weeks):




Any suggestions on how to improve it aesthetically would be much appreciated!
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« Reply #461 on: Yesterday at 11:50:16 PM »

I'm going to steal that diorama. Just FYI.
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« Reply #462 on: Today at 12:02:34 AM »

I'm going to steal that diorama. Just FYI.

You can try, but it would probably be easier and friendlier to just buy one on Ebay.  Wink A couple: here, and here.

Although no matter how much I look I can't find one that corresponds to mine directly. The text at the bottom saying "Thy Kingdom Come" and "100 Days Indulgence" is different on others, as well as the background picture and the various pieces. The others tend to look like the two I linked above, with much smaller variations like colors etc. And in case anyone is interested, these shadowboxes were originally made to honor Pope Piux IX's 50th anniversary in 1877 since his ordination (as a bishop, I believe).

A couple years later and I still can't believe I picked this up at a flea market for less than $20.
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« Reply #463 on: Today at 12:09:18 AM »

Any suggestions on how to improve it aesthetically would be much appreciated!

You can start by getting rid of that Oxford NRSV.  Yucky-poo!
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« Reply #464 on: Today at 12:12:44 AM »

Any suggestions on how to improve it aesthetically would be much appreciated!

You can start by getting rid of that Oxford NRSV.  Yucky-poo!

I've somehow ended up with two NRSV Bibles, and only one RSV. But since the Oxford is an older edition I'd have to give it away... looks like it'll just stay on my shelf.
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« Reply #465 on: Today at 12:14:17 AM »

Any suggestions on how to improve it aesthetically would be much appreciated!

You can start by getting rid of that Oxford NRSV.  Yucky-poo!

I've somehow ended up with two NRSV Bibles, and only one RSV. But since the Oxford is an older edition I'd have to give it away... looks like it'll just stay on my shelf.

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« Reply #466 on: Today at 12:16:17 AM »

I've somehow ended up with two NRSV Bibles, and only one RSV. But since the Oxford is an older edition I'd have to give it away... looks like it'll just stay on my shelf.

If you're not going to follow my advice, don't ask for it!!   Angry Angry

Well, you could always come here from NY and take it off my hands, then. I know that you're secretly wanting to add it to your collection. Smiley
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« Reply #467 on: Today at 12:18:46 AM »

My first bible was the NSRV that you have, Nephi.

However, this just showed up in the mail today.
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« Reply #468 on: Today at 12:49:12 AM »

I've somehow ended up with two NRSV Bibles, and only one RSV. But since the Oxford is an older edition I'd have to give it away... looks like it'll just stay on my shelf.

If you're not going to follow my advice, don't ask for it!!   Angry Angry

Well, you could always come here from NY and take it off my hands, then. I know that you're secretly wanting to add it to your collection. Smiley

If I showed up at your place, I would bring you a proper Bible in exchange for that NRSV.  Then I would knock you unconscious with the NRSV, steal the diorama for Kelly, and drive away. 
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« Reply #469 on: Today at 12:49:39 AM »

My first bible was the NSRV that you have, Nephi.

However, this just showed up in the mail today.

Let me know how you like it.  Pretty please. 
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« Reply #470 on: Today at 12:53:05 AM »

I've somehow ended up with two NRSV Bibles, and only one RSV. But since the Oxford is an older edition I'd have to give it away... looks like it'll just stay on my shelf.

If you're not going to follow my advice, don't ask for it!!   Angry Angry

Well, you could always come here from NY and take it off my hands, then. I know that you're secretly wanting to add it to your collection. Smiley

If I showed up at your place, I would bring you a proper Bible in exchange for that NRSV.  Then I would knock you unconscious with the NRSV, steal the diorama for Kelly, and drive away. 


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« Reply #471 on: Today at 12:54:02 AM »

I've somehow ended up with two NRSV Bibles, and only one RSV. But since the Oxford is an older edition I'd have to give it away... looks like it'll just stay on my shelf.

If you're not going to follow my advice, don't ask for it!!   Angry Angry

Well, you could always come here from NY and take it off my hands, then. I know that you're secretly wanting to add it to your collection. Smiley

If I showed up at your place, I would bring you a proper Bible in exchange for that NRSV.  Then I would knock you unconscious with the NRSV, steal the diorama for Kelly, and drive away. 

You're a true friend.
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« Reply #472 on: Today at 12:59:17 AM »

I've somehow ended up with two NRSV Bibles, and only one RSV. But since the Oxford is an older edition I'd have to give it away... looks like it'll just stay on my shelf.

If you're not going to follow my advice, don't ask for it!!   Angry Angry

Well, you could always come here from NY and take it off my hands, then. I know that you're secretly wanting to add it to your collection. Smiley

If I showed up at your place, I would bring you a proper Bible in exchange for that NRSV.  Then I would knock you unconscious with the NRSV, steal the diorama for Kelly, and drive away. 

You're a true friend.

I'm not sure if I can agree with that assessment...
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« Reply #473 on: Today at 03:05:05 AM »

I had to expand it thanks to the not-so-small icon of St. Seraphim of Sarov that I received for Christmas. Tongue



And this is my current one, after having moved:



What my icon corner looked like until today (well, except another Old Testament Trinity icon in the upper-right):



What my icon corner looks like now, in the process of me rearranging everything and trying to make it feel less cluttered (it will no doubt change quite a bit again in the coming weeks):




Any suggestions on how to improve it aesthetically would be much appreciated!

I love the diorama! Smiley

My favourite arrangement is the photo you posted in March.

I'm thinking that because the shelf is narrow, it will tend to look "crowded" with the diorama and other large and/or framed icons sitting on it.  Can the diorama be hung on the wall?  Maybe if the dorama was mounted on the wall as a centrepiece, with other large and framed icons arranged around it, with the smaller icons and statuary on the table, it would look less crowded and no less pleasing Smiley
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