Johnstone's Journey: Parts 1-4.
All of the futuristic equipment and decor in the training center make for a dark, sterile setting, fitting for delivering bad news. Despite the mural of an Oregon basketball player plastered across the only non-glass wall, the most notable green or ...
May 1, 2015
Meet the Designer: Cary's Paige Dick favors wallpaper, wood floors
On my bedside table: On a normal day you will find a clock, book and beverage on my bedside table. I love making room for When purchasing a bedside table, I look for a large enough tabletop to accommodate all of these items and provide storage ...
April 17, 2015
Invitation to view some of our historic homes
Fierce grey lines scrabbled from the wall and, as the outer layer crumbled away, a hound, painted almost 500 years ago, stared back at her. Today the long attic room It was a time when Queen Elizabeth I was on the throne, Shakespeare was still a ...
April 10, 2015
HOLIDAYS: Learning to love Liverpool
LIVERPOOL does not need much of an introduction as a city famous for many, many things from the iconic Beatles to its ferry across the Mersey and the fact it can boast not one but two cathedrals plus two fabulous football clubs Liverpool and Everton....
April 13, 2015
Why river line Avalon has the best cabins in Europe
ABOARD THE AVALON TAPESTRY II -- Could the best cabins in European river cruising these days be the ones without balconies? The executives at Avalon Waterways seem to think so, and after trying out lots of river ships over the last few years, we tend ...
March 26, 2015
Avalon Waterways plans two new ships for 2016
The hallmark of the design is a large number of extra-wide cabins with floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall windows that slide open wide to create a balcony-like feel. Dubbed Panorama Suites, the cabins are 200 square feet in size -- larger than the cabins ...
March 29, 2015
Avalon Waterways to launch new Belgium cruises
Customers can book extra nights at hotels in the cities through Avalon starting at $90 per person in Brussels and $156 per person in Amsterdam. Fares for the Enchanting Belgium itinerary start at $2,499 per person, based on double occupancy. Fares for ...
March 27, 2015
It's the little things that count
Look for pieces that speak to you and choose a few large-scale ... your selections. Decorative boxes can hold remotes and table lamps come in an endless array of sizes and styles. Other practical purchases include mirrors, clocks and trays.
May 7, 2015
playful side of decor." RETRO TIP: Earth tones - brown and cream with orange and avocado were the most popular choices of the era, along with mustard, navy and deep shades of purple. A large patterned rug, a sofa upholstered in a bold print, or a wall ...
May 7, 2015
The Mecene: Fine Dining Remembered, Martell Cognac & Versailles
Every night at 10 o’clock in the ... envisaged this large antechamber as an important room for court life. It has the largest chimney in the palace and is one of the rare spaces where we still have original paintings on the wall — embedded in wood ...
May 6, 2015
Fries at the doorstep: Fast-food pushes into delivery NEW YORK (AP) — On the same day McDonald's said it would begin testing delivery in New York, an order placed for two cheeseburgers, two large fries ... organizers, home decor and other products ...
May 6, 2015
Top 10 crazy planters for your home
You can also grow various decorative ... 9 o'clock flowers) can be one of the options. Decorate the case to your heart's content and it can double up as an installation in your balcony. SPICE OF LIFE You can hang these old jars on the wall, like spice ...
May 5, 2015
Importance of lighting in bathrooms
Most bathrooms almost always include, mirrors, often large ones ... accent and decorative lighting. Ambient is the main layer of light in a room. It is provided by ceiling or wall-mounted fixtures as well as natural sources, like windows.
May 4, 2015
Woodwork of art: Fargo man creates intricate pieces with a scroll saw and plywood
He started out making wall hangings of The Lord's Prayer and has since ... Don has also made elaborate urns, decorative shelves and a clock set into a cathedral, complete with doors that open and close. The cathedral took Don all of last winter to complete.
May 1, 2015