Wednesday, December 30, 2015

What Britain Bought in 2015, review: 'a dispiriting snapshot of the UK'

Mary Portas revealed trends for beard oil, adult colouring books and sex toys but the programme left Terry Ramsey feeling bleak

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The Best Option For Your Walls

There are many options you can use in the home when it comes to accentuating your walls. The two most common methods are paint and wallpaper. These are the choices most everyone faces when they decide how to finish the walls in their homes. Both are a great way of setting up your walls. And, they both have their strengths and weaknesses. These tips will give you a good idea of what you should go for at the end of the day. 

Compared to wallpaper, paint has a longer lasting effect at the end of the day. The fact that paint is applied directly to the wall with no need for adhesives makes it great for walls in damp areas. High humidity areas are a huge challenge when it comes to wallpaper. Most paints will easily withstand high humidity. Wallpaper needs adhesives that do not do well in dampness. This makes wallpaper a poor candidate for many in the kitchen and bathroom. 

Wallpaper, on the other hand, provides more options when it comes to aesthetics. They are also easier to work with as a DIY project. The fact that wallpaper is printable allows it to come in almost any pattern. This is makes for great walls. It also comes in different textures without costing much at the end of the day. Paints that provide this effect will definitely cost a lot. The will also need professionals to execute the same costing even more. 

Monday, October 19, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Spotlight 228 & Think Pink Inspiration

Hello friends! I hope you had a great weekend. I finally had some time to get some things done around the house after two back-to-back business trips. It was so nice to just be at home. I didn't even mind cleaning and tidying up. Imagine that! The weather has finally cooled down enough for me to start baking too. I live by the coast so we don't have air conditioning and this last scorching heatwave put the brakes on anything oven related. But now that it's cooler I can try out some of the amazing pumpkin recipes and fall dishes that you all have been linking up.

In case you've missed anything - here's a glimpse at what I've been sharing.

A huge thank you to everyone who's been linking up here on The Inspiration Board. I've been hosting this party for over four years and this past month has seen record link ups - over 300 each week. Woo hoo!! Here are the projects featured this week.

Twilight Bloody Good Vampire Milkshake Shots by Frog Prince Paperie

Knit Cobweb Scarf by KBB Crafts

Fall Tablescape by Tabler Party of Two

5 Minute Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili by Happy Food Healthy Life

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Succulent Pumpkin Planter by Crafts a la Mode

Thrift Store Frame by DIY Inspired

Boozy Mini Pumpkin Parfaits by Oh My Sugar High

Wicked Witch Halloween Wreath by Made in a Day

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Fall Mantel by Dancing Dog Cabin

Rope and Pipe DIY Curtain Rod by The Heathered Nest


Think Pink via homework
Raspberry & Pistachio White Chocolate Cake by Treat Yourself Sweeter : Clay Pink Ribbon Bow by Creative Khadija : Crochet Pillow by Tus Manos y las Mias : Pink Ribbon Sugar Cookies by Adventures of Country Divas

If you were in the spotlight, please feel free to grab a button.

Thank you again to everyone who linked a project and to everyone who came to visit. I loved looking at all the projects and visiting your sites.
Thanks so much for stopping by.