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Furniture Restoration: Gilt, Ormolu And Painted

Gilding is the fixing of gold leaf to a prepared surface and rubbing it into place. Gold leaf will not tarnish: it lasts for years, giving a true gold look to any wood, metal or plaster base. The lavish and decadent lives of yester year found the need to have ...

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Do You Need Special Light Bulbs For Dimmer Switches?

With the advent of new technologies in light bulbs, dimmer switches have become even more complicated. Specifically, what kind of light bulbs are compatible with which sort of dimmer switches? It used to be that you would simply put a dimmer switch on a wall and you could easily adjust ...

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How to Design a Green Office Space

Businesses today are more concerned than ever before with the impact of their operations on the environment. While any office space can be made more environmentally-friendly, it’s often much easier for businesses to make earth-friendly changes during an office move. By selecting green materials, introducing energy-efficient products, and making other ...

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How to Choose Solid Wood Cabinets for Your Kitchen

Solid wood cabinets are the ideal choice for any kitchen design. There is a distinct different between solid wood and chipboard with a veneer finish and in many cases you can barely tell the two apart, which is why any supplier you choose should have an excellent reputation within the ...

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Beauty Tips for Pregnant Women

Pregnancy has always been a beautiful miracle. But now it’s considered sexy, too. When Vanity Fair put Demi Moore’s apparently nude, very pregnant body on the cover of their magazine in 1991, it made a lasting statement that said a woman could be both pregnant and gorgeous. If you’re not ...

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Minimalist Home Interior

Minimalist home design, with very little and simple furniture, has impressed many people. Many a time the way we value our home, the way we furnish and decorate a home with carefully selected decoration, reflects the character of the owner. Though it looks simple, minimalist home design can also be ...

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Lana Fuchs: Paradox of Privilege and Purpose

Empowered and enlightened people come in all forms, all shapes, sizes, colors and purposes. At their very core, they march to the beat of the same drum. I recently met such a person, Lana Fuchs – a kindred spirit, who exquisitely expresses the fullest potential of human possibilities. Most people ...

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Book Review – Faith & Doubt, by John Ortberg

My pastor is always quoting books by author John Ortberg, so I was really excited when I was offered the chance to review his latest, Faith & Doubt. The topic was especially intriguing because it’s one that often stays in the closet. Most of us have probably had doubts about ...

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Interior Designers Make Homes Beautiful To Live In

The professionalism of an interior designer would reflect in the handiwork. Regardless of whether a home has ten bedrooms, or an eight hundred square feet apartment, it could get tricky while creating a comprehensive look that would represent a certain style. The expertise of an interior designer is much sought ...

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Why You Should Hire a Marquee For Corporate Events

When organizing corporate presentations for large audiences or hospitality events for the product launches at outdoor shows, it is essential to make the right impression. You want to make sure that your guests and prospective clients feel welcome, comfortable and that they are visually impressed by the way you have ...

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The Importance Of Lamps

One of the easiest ways you have to light a dark corner in your bedroom or add some atmospheric lighting to your living-room area, is to place your choice of lamp. With numerous designs, shapes, colors, dimensions or lighting abilities, lamps constitute one of the most convenient methods one has ...

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5 Tips For Buying Lingerie For Your Voluptuous Wife

Are you hesitant about purchasing lingerie for your full-figured wife? Are you a little inhibited about shopping for lingerie, or afraid you’ll pick out the wrong thing? This article will give you the five most important tips to remember when shopping for lingerie for your plus size wife. TIP #1: ...

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The Difference Between Western & Country Home Decor

Western decor includes cowboy, horse, and even buffalo theme items. Western decor is not limited to the cowboy theme, even though it is extremely popular. Western decor can also include lodge or cabin decor. Cabin decor includes bear, moose, deer and elk design items, whereas, cabin decor includes trout, pine ...

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Decorating For The Cape Cod Home

Decorating your home based on its architectural style is the first step in creating balance and harmony. Learn how to use color and fabric to compliment your Cape Cod home. The Cape Cod style home is known for it's simple design, and architecture. Originating in the late 17th century in ...

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Urban Industrial Furniture and Interiors

Industrial interior design style is characterized by concrete floors, brick walls, exposed wood ceiling beams and pipes, unfinished paint, rustic wood and earthy finishes. Mix it with some farmhouse styled furniture and urban polished surfaces and you get the trendier upstate look. A few industrial elements but tempered by smoother ...

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Ideas That Will Gear You Up For Kitchen Decoration

Every home says something, so does every room in a house. The living room reverberates with your laughter and the untainted fun that you have with your family members and friends. The bed room is all about your whispers, some romantic silences between you and your spouse, and a comfortable ...

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Get Over Your Fear of Being Awesome: Mephobia!

Are you suffering from Mephobia? Let me explain… the fear of being so awesome that the human race cannot take and everybody dies!! Is that you? You know just how awesome you are not in a vain way but because of the value you can bring to the world? Because ...

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The Importance of Having a Good Interior Office Design

There are many reasons why companies invest on commercial interior designers to make their work places more presentable and pleasing. Office fit out companies are in demand at present because of the rising need of organizations to improve their work environment while maximizing the available space. An interior office design ...

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Window Coverings – Why Go Green

Why cover your windows at all? Well, windows make up approximately 20% of a home’s exterior wall area and uncovered windows allow 20 times more heat flow than covered windows. Window coverings also add style, colour, and practical solutions like privacy, screening and light filtration. Eco-friendly window coverings do make ...

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Who Else Wants a Beautiful Luxury Kitchen?

If you thought that luxury kitchen cabinets are only the privilege of the rich, elite and celebrities you’re mistaken. Kitchens are the busiest and most expensive room in the house. Kitchens are highly complex rooms that have to work on many levels. Everyone deserves a beautiful luxury kitchen. That means ...

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Do You Have the Puppy Teething Blues?

Human babies are not the only ones that suffer from teething pain … puppies do too! Between four to eight months of age, puppies will start to lose their baby teeth and begin to grow a new set of permanent teeth. Though puppies are pretty stoic about the pain they ...

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3 Popular Varieties of Wonder Wheeler Beach Carts

You have planned to spend the entire day at the beach. You will have to carry the beach chairs, umbrellas, skim and body boards, towels, coolers, food as well as a music system. You cannot drive your car right into the picnic spot. After parking your car, you will have ...

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The Pros and Cons of Wireless Lighting Control

Turning off lights when they are not needed is one of the best ways to save energy. This is especially true in commercial buildings, where lighting can account for up to 40% of the building’s total energy cost. With wireless lighting control, you don’t need to rely on employees to ...

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Landscape Lighting Increases Your Curb Appeal

High quality landscaping can add so much to a home or business, especially when the landscaping brings color and creativity to the forefront. When a homeowner or business owner takes the next step and adds landscape lighting, the result has the potential to be phenomenal. Landscape lighting really enhances attractive ...

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Modern Chandeliers And Their Versatile Characteristics

Chandeliers have been viewed as must-have lighting fixtures, because of the elegant radiance and appeal they bring to a home’s rooms. This ornate lighting piece made its big surge in the 19th 20th th centuries, and was a staple in most palaces and mansions in Europe and the United States. ...

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The Guiltless Affair

I get weird, morbid pleasure sometimes out of talking to my husband about cheating. Affairs. Scandals. I can’t help but bring it up while casually scanning his eyes for a glimmer of guilt, looking for a certain reddening around the collar, trying to catch the whiff of women’s perfume when ...

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LED Tube Lights – Cost, Safety and Energy Savings Factors

Energy efficient LED Lights will reduce your lighting power bill by at least 55% and up to 88% in most installations. Available in a variety of colour temperatures including warm white, cool white and daylight, LED Lights are robust in design, require much less maintenance (ongoing and replacement) are flicker ...

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