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Day: October 10, 2020

Interior

This Chic London Home Will Show You How to Mix Antiques and Modern Pieces

Photo credit: Mark RoperFrom ELLE DecorIt all started with wallpaper. For Australia-based interior designer Thomas Hamel and longtime clients from Perth looking to design their London pied-à-terre, the bonding began when Hamel first accompanied the wife to a de Gournay showroom in London. “It was like bringing a person into the best chocolate shop in the world,” Hamel says. “I was like, ‘You cannot lick the walls.’ She knew every single panel and which one had been featured in Vogue, which one was in Kate Moss’s house, and so forth.”From there, their creative collaboration took shape, leading to a Belgravia townhouse with contemporary bones, punches of pink and green, and—as promised—de Gournay prints in unexpected places.Photo credit: Mark RoperHamel, born in America and trained at Parish...
Kitchen

Decoupage Ideas for The Kitchen | Home Guides

Decoupage allows you to decorate just about any surface with images, designs and text cut from paper or fabric. Around the kitchen, decoupage turns drab, plain cabinets, tabletops or wall hangings into works of art, dressed up with your favorite themes such as vintage appliance ads or retro fabric prints. Decoupage medium is the "secret sauce" that holds it all together and serves as a top coat. Watered-down school glue can be used in place of decoupage medium. Tabletop Transformation Decoupage offers an ideal means of turning an outdated or less-than-attractive kitchen table into a piece fitting of the room's decor. Cover the tabletop with pages from old or outdated cookbooks, photocopied images from vintage food packages, seed packets or advertisements for kitchen appliances....
Bathroom

West Lafayette Junior-Senior High School to provide free menstrual products in all girls’ bathrooms

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI)- The West Lafayette Junior-Senior High School will soon add free menstrual products to all girl's bathrooms. The change was made after several students sent their support for the school doing so to the administration "Menstrual products shouldn't be taboo they should just be available to students that need them," said Molly Edwards. Edwards is one of the students who helped convince the administration at West Lafayette Junior-Senior high school to add free menstrual products to the girl’s bathrooms. ...
Living Rooms

Aldi throws and cushions = LUSH living room ideas on a budget

Aldi is having a bit of a moment (again). This week's release of new furniture and home accessories has been a bit of a treat – and these throws and cushions are no exception. They're a) good looking and b) brilliantly priced. It's the kind of stuff we've learnt to love Aldi for: stylish throws and cushions in some beaut colourways, including pink, teal and dark and light grey ('cos who isn't obsessed with grey interiors?).  © Provided by Real Homes aldi throws in pink teal and grey Keep scrolling to see these buys – but bear in mind that they won't be in store for long and will sell out fast. Which is why we've helpfully added some well-priced, handsome alternatives for you, below. There's always an excuse for more cushions and these simple yet luxurious velvet effect scatter cu...
Furniture

Turkey’s furniture, paper, forestry exports hit $3.5B

ISTANBUL Turkey exported furniture, paper, and forestry products worth $3.5 billion in the first eight months of this year, an industry group said on Tuesday. At $2.1 billion, furniture products accounted for the lion’s share of the exports, according to the Istanbul Furniture, Paper and Forestry Products Exporters’ Association. Germany, the UK, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Libya were the leading importers of Turkish products from January to August, the group said in a statement. Turkey’s furniture exports to the US rose by 6% in the same period on a yearly basis, it added. Furniture exports have been on the rise since June, following a consistent decline over the first five months of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Turkey is the 13th largest furniture manufacturer...
HVAC

Tesla warns on challenges of scaling up production

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk warned on Tuesday about the difficulties of speeding up production as an expert cautioned the carmaker’s increased reliance on large-scale aluminium parts could bring new manufacturing challenges.FILE PHOTO: Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk walks next to a screen showing an image of Tesla Model 3 car during an opening ceremony for Tesla China-made Model Y program in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File PhotoWhile carmakers such as Mercedes-Benz have said automation has limitations, Musk has pressed on with plans to create a hyper-automated factory, which he refers to as the “alien dreadnought”, or “the machine that builds the machine”.“The extreme difficulty of scaling production of new technology is not well understood. It’s 1...
Paint

True Color Of The General Lee Discovered After All These Years

It's orange, but of course, it's not that simple. The holy trinity of famous Hollywood cars is somewhat debatable. There are a handful of vehicles that quality, but the 1969 Dodge Charger known as the General Lee is virtually guaranteed a spot in the top three. Many would argue the orange muscle car is the most iconic Hollywood machine of them all, having dodged the law while jumping every obstacle in Georgia during its seven-season run on The Dukes of Hazzard. But is the General actually orange? © AutoClassics General Lee Big Block The answer is obviously yes, but not all oranges are created equal. For decades there's been debate as to the car's specific shade of orange. Being a Dodge product, many people assumed the car wore a bright coat of Hemi Orange. Folks deep in the Gen...
Pest Control

New Pest Control Company in Columbus, OH – Press Release

Columbus, Ohio has had a really bad year with pests. There has been a very unusual number of new infestations. Multiple pest professionals think that this is because pests are becoming immune to everyday treatments like over the counter products and various DIY methods. Thankfully, Premier Columbus Bed Bug Exterminators is here to help. They are the newest pest control company in the area and have already made a name for themself. They have received a ton of high star reviews online and their services are known to be premium. Their treatments guarantee long lasting protection at an affordable price. The company has a team of ten professionally trained pest exterminators who know how to treat any and every species of pest in Ohio and the surrounding states. They are prepared for any ...
Florist & Decorating

How to Use Artificial Flowers as Home Decor | Home Guides

If you want to add life to your space without crunching your budget, or if real flowers aren't an option, consider using artificial flowers in your decor. Faux flowers have taken on a new reputation with updated technology that creates lifelike petals and stems. What was once looked down upon is now widely accepted. High-end interior designers as well as magazines geared toward the homemaker and inner decorator have chosen to add artificial flowers to decor, and offer many ways to incorporate the flora in a tasteful way. Bouquet Brightly colored flowers gathered together into a beautiful bouquet will liven up any tabletop or other surface. Bunch the stems together, then wrap and tie with string or garden twine. For a living room or reading nook, lay your favorite book open on a...
10 Real Estate Movies to Add to Your Queue
Home improvement

10 Real Estate Movies to Add to Your Queue

  Hollywood has a thing for the real estate industry. From high-stakes drama to LOL humor -- and everything in between -- the movies show the world of real estate can be as entertaining as it is lucrative. Let's take a look at 10 films that have cast the real estate industry and its key players in starring roles. buy houses in Omaha for cash Movies about eviction or foreclosure In real life, there are laws in place that provide the rules for evictions and foreclosures. In Hollywood, though, it's a much different story, as told by these films. House of Sand and Fog (2003) At its core, this is a story of an eviction gone terribly wrong. When a homeowner (Jennifer Connelly) is evicted from her home due to a misunderstanding regarding the nonpayment of business taxes, she must se...
Decor

Modern home offers unique design, space

Sarah Colburn, Special to the Times Published 8:58 a.m. CT Oct. 1, 2020 CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideThis modern-styled farmhouse welcomes family and friends with its architecturally arched entry and adjacent screened porch.This home melds the eras in a blend of mill-work accents and rich wood detailing. Just inside the foyer, the great room touts wood-beamed ceilings and floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall windows overlooking the natural 2.25-acre landscape.Wood floors and details like board and batten and shiplap create a warm and clean design in the space. A wooden mantle sits atop the shiplap fireplace and creates an ambiance and airiness in the room.The gourmet kitchen is complete with open glass shelving, high-end appliances and a large ...