Ask an Expert: 10 Upholstery Tips from Amanda Brown of Spruce
Aesthetics and comfort are often the two most important factors in how long you’ll love your furniture, so save your dollars for premium padding and showstopping fabric. As long as the shape is pleasing, I’m attracted to the dirtiest pieces with the ugliest fabric for a fraction of the cost. They also make the best transformations Think beyond a fabric exchange or removing a skirt. We’ve shortened sofas, changed arms from round to square, and turned coffee tables into ottomans all at the hands of upholstery Always refinish and repaint when furniture is completely stripped. Old fabric and padding often cover the exposed frame, resulting in a sloppy-looking paint job when pieces are reupholstered. Pneumatic tools…
What Will a Trump Administration Mean for Special Education?
In a questionnaire prepared by disability advocacy groups, the Trump campaign stressed the federal government's limited role in local education.
What Happened To The 9-Year-Old Smoking In Mary Ellen Mark's Photo?
The photographer, who died last month, has a famous portfolio of arresting images. Among them is a shot of two children in 1990. Amanda thought the photo shoot would change her life. It did not.
Sephora to shut down stores for inclusivity workshops
Sephora is shutting down more than 400 stores on June 5 for company-wide inclusion workshops as part of its "We Belong to Something Beautiful" brand positioning.
CNLP 049: Stop the Hate: How Christians Can Get Along When They Disagree. An Interview with Scott...
It seems Christian dialogue these days is characterized by a intolerance, misunderstanding and hatred. How do you love people you disagree with? How do you keep your cool when you have strong feelings? And what is our intolerance of each other doing to the mission of the church? Pastor and author Scott Sauls discusses how…
Why Every Man Should Go To A Barber Shop
During the golden age for barber shops,the barber shop was a weekly habit, not only for a haircut and a perfect shave, but also to fraternize with friends.
How to Harvest and Store Asparagus
10 Thoughts On Exiting the Local Church—A Response To Donald Miller
Donald Miller’s blog posts about his decision to not attend church very often has spawned a huge discussion. In some ways, as much as all this leaving breaks my heart, it’s good the discussion is happening. Here’s what’s happening all around us: People who grew up in the church are leaving the church. People, like…
3D Printing: Where are we and what is next?
3D Printing: Where are we and what is next? Alshakim Nelson, University of Washington In the last 5 years, 3D printing has re-emerged into the spotlight. The first…
AuthorHouse Book Cover Design Tips
Author’s Digest presents ten tips for designing a cover that separates your book from the crowd and grabs readers’ attention!