The fake knot. As it’s name indicates, it uses a bit of deception to achieve the desired look. This knot shows up best with a patterned scarf or a scarf with a thicker weave. You can use a medium length scarf here without a problem.
A pair of "Guildsman's Shears" made by L. Shears like this are/were presented to members of the Militant Guild of Rural Tailors (MGRT) upon their acceptance into the secret society. Officially the most bad ass scissors ever.
Color chips representative of A. Faber's various Wax Crayons or Creta Laevis Pencils. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries (Public Domain).
I love the idea of advent candles-I for each week of December. At the beginning of each week the family gathers to light the correct number of candles and sing carols. This is a lovely idea! I like the look of the flocked pinecones in the star.