MARTHA - This simple technique lends new, shiny glass ornaments the muted, authentic appearance of antique mercury glass in just minutes. (As mercury glass ages, it loses some of its luster and tends (Diy Ornaments Glass)
Gnomes, Tomte, Nisse or Tonttu. In Scandinavian countries, these little creatures guard your home. In Swedish, their name comes from the old word tomt which means plot - the plot of land where your home is. A well kept home is said to have its own resident Tomte, who keeps it tidy and safe.