Had the Little Match Girl lived on to win a scholarship and attend design school in Barcelona, her portfolio might've gone something like this. In reality, it's the work of Spanish artist Marta Miguel Martínez-Soria, who lit 35 matches for her 35th birthday and bundled them into a ring. Below, more samples of her work, featuring an eclectic mix of materials.
A marriage stone is usually a stone lintel carved with the initials of a newly married couple with the date of the marriage.
The stones were placed where they would be easily and frequently seen by visitors, usually on the lintel above the front door of a house or in a prominent position facing the entrance or in the gardens, such as above a doorway in wall.
I took a walk on the beach, the second day of the present year