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Author Topic: Altar & Shrine inspiration & pics  (Read 83192 times)

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Re: Altar & Shrine inspiration & pics
« Reply #390 on: February 15, 2019, 12:12:42 am »
The fountain also has a space for tealight candles, which I usually keep filled with LED lights; sometimes instead I place a real tealight in one slot.

Neat, glad to know I'm not the only one using LED candles instead of real ones.
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Re: Altar & Shrine inspiration & pics
« Reply #391 on: February 15, 2019, 06:09:39 am »
Neat, glad to know I'm not the only one using LED candles instead of real ones.
My own patron actually insists upon the LED ones quite firmly.

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Re: Altar & Shrine inspiration & pics
« Reply #392 on: February 22, 2019, 05:15:38 pm »
Neat, glad to know I'm not the only one using LED candles instead of real ones.

I use an LED candle for my Cauldron Cill shifts when I can't have a physical candle lit! They're excellent!
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Re: Altar & Shrine inspiration & pics
« Reply #393 on: August 21, 2019, 08:48:39 pm »
For now, while I'm thinking of other shrines I may need, I've made some updates to my main shrine and altar.

And now I've updated my portable shrine as well as, for job-related reasons, put together a new one.
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Re: Altar & Shrine inspiration & pics
« Reply #394 on: August 23, 2019, 02:59:00 am »
And now I've updated my portable shrine as well as, for job-related reasons, put together a new one.

Eastling, you've blown my mind. These are all gorgeous- and those pins are amazing. I kept obsessing over making something for an upcoming trip and kept thinking about little boxes with ritual baubles exclusively. But this totally opens my mind to new possibilities. Thanks for the inspiration!
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Re: Altar & Shrine inspiration & pics
« Reply #395 on: August 27, 2019, 04:53:45 pm »
Eastling, you've blown my mind. These are all gorgeous- and those pins are amazing. I kept obsessing over making something for an upcoming trip and kept thinking about little boxes with ritual baubles exclusively. But this totally opens my mind to new possibilities. Thanks for the inspiration!

While in most regards my Mercury is not the Roman Mercury, he does retain a strong association with travel, so having on-the-go shrines is important to me. (I also tend to pick up new protective tokens on significant trips if I can.)

I'm glad I gave you some ideas!
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Re: Altar & Shrine inspiration & pics
« Reply #396 on: September 15, 2019, 03:49:57 pm »
While in most regards my Mercury is not the Roman Mercury, he does retain a strong association with travel, so having on-the-go shrines is important to me. (I also tend to pick up new protective tokens on significant trips if I can.)

I'm glad I gave you some ideas!
So, my commission of Persephone, Queen of the Underworld, has finally come in, and I'll be doing offerings and libations to Her (and Dionysos). Here's the picture of the altar with Her finally there: https://photos.app.goo.gl/s5D71jU3TEGsi4AP9

Every time I look at the altar now, it just feels right. Hopefully She approves!
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