• Living Room Decoration

    How a Racine native nurse may have revolutionized sitting on the grass | Local News

    A lush picnic setting of gold, ivory and blush pink is set up at Samuel Myers Park in Racine on Sunday.  Diana Panuncial RACINE — Please be seated. Ciara Ready, a Racine native, may have revolutionized sitting on the grass and sharing a meal together along Lake Michigan with her new business, X-Clusive Picnics. Gone are the days of balancing plates on your lap. Ready assembles pop-up picnic settings with handmade tables, fluffy pillows, a lush rug and other decorations to make outdoor — and indoor — dining more than just a quick bite. They can be set up at outdoor locations, like North Beach, or even indoor locations like…

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  • Home Design

    Haptic Architects’ team wins 2021 Davidson Prize with biophilic home design | News

    HomeForest by Agnieszka Glowacka, Tracy Shum, Agnete Winsnes Astrup, Janicke Sæther, Haptic Architects, Alice Britton, Eleanor Greenleaf, Squint/Opera, Will Worsley, Coda to Coda, LionHeart, Poet, Yaoyao Meng, Interdisciplinary Designer. Image: The Davidson Prize A multidisciplinary team led by Haptic Architects has won the £10,000 first prize in the inaugural Davidson Prize, a competition calling for new ideas that rethink the design of the contemporary home.  Titled HomeForest, the winning proposal comes from a diverse team. In addition to those representing Haptic Architects, the team includes poet Lionheart, interdisciplinary designer Yaoyao Meng, digital designers Squint/Opera, and musicians Coda to Coda. As stated on the competition’s website, multi-disciplinary creative teams are…

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    Pandit Prodyut Mukherjee’s ‘Green Tabla’ initiative to mark World Environment Day | Bengali Movie News

    Pandit Prodyut Mukherjee has come up with a unique initiative ‘Green Tabla’ to mark the occasion of World Environment Day. Not only setting up a fusion band Rhythm Express, but he has also received the prestigious GiMA award for one of his albums with Padma Bhusan Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt. With ‘Green Tabla’ Mukherjee has shown a new direction to planting trees in unique ways. The ace musician has taken it upon himself to deliver an important message regarding the environment. Interestingly, he has planted trees inside some unused Tablas. He has also decorated the roof of his house and the living room with the Green Tablas. Ahead of the…

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  • Garden Design

    Home and garden store to open new location in Peosta | Tri-state News

    PEOSTA, Iowa — A locally owned hardware store with an established presence in Dubuque soon will expand into Peosta. Sara Carpenter, co-owner of Steve’s Ace, said the home and garden business aims to open a location at the southeast corner of Peosta Street and Burds Road in early 2022. “We hope to start breaking ground next week, and the goal is to open in the late winter,” she said. “This has been a long time coming.” The Peosta location will be the third to operate under the Steve’s Ace name. The family business, which Sara owns with her husband, Jason, has operated in the area since 1988. The business currently…

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  • Real Estate

    Many buyers, few houses drive Richmond-area real estate market to new highs, lows and has ‘led us to this frenzied state’ | Local Business News

    She looks for the signs that a homeowner might be getting ready to sell — a dumpster in a front yard or maybe a home she knows well that suddenly gets some sprucing up and curb appeal. Her tactics might seem extreme, though occasionally, they pay off. “I would turn the whole car around if I see a dumpster in the front yard,” joked Booker-Johnson, adding she did exactly that recently while driving through a Richmond neighborhood off Walmsley Boulevard. She saw a home being cleaned out, stopped to talk to the homeowners and learned that they were getting ready to sell. She brought a client by and, ultimately, that…

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  • Living Room Decoration

    Inside pregnant Katherine Ryan’s stylish London home with quirky decor as comedian reveals baby news

    PREGNANT Katherine Ryan has given fans a glimpse inside her stylish London home with quirky décor after the comedian revealed her baby news. The Sun exclusively revealed that the 37-year-old comic is expecting baby number two after debuting her huge bump in front of cheering fans on Thursday. 15 Katherine Ryan has given fans a glimpse of her stunning London home after baby news The Duchess star lives with partner Bobby Kootstra and her 11-year-old daughter Violet in their stunning home, which boasts floral wallpaper and a huge glass staircase. The comic has clearly put her stamp on the house, the comic can enjoy unwind in her chic living room, complete…

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