1. Tell us a bit about your background? I’m a digital and product designer specialising in user experience design. My role within the TEDxBrixton team is stage design and attendee.2. What’s your favourite thing to do in Brixton? Evenings at Brixton street gym with the BlockWorkout team.3. What’s your interpretation of this years’ theme ‘Kaleidoscopes’? Every time you twist the Brixton kaleidoscope a new world appears. That’s what I love about living here- it’s unpredictable, dynamic and has so many hidden facets, you just have to go exploring.4. What book(s) are you currently reading? What’s it about? Dominic Wilcox- Variations on normal. It’s one of my favourites. A collection of illustrations by Dominic Wilcox.5. What’s your favourite TED talk? One of the best, taught me a lot about perception and authority. Amy Cuddy’s Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are.
1. Tell us a bit about your background? I’m a freelance events manager working across a variety of community and commercial projects in and around London including music festivals, experiential productions and corporate events. I’m also our Executive Producer responsible for leading all production and planning on the event day.
Decor. Published at Thursday, October 04th 2018, 14:37:36 PM by Shelby G.
When I am board at home that's when I get my most creative ideas. My niece and nephew where looking for something fun to entertain themselves and that's when I thought of making cork board ornaments. We just used some materials that we found lying around the house, it was like we where on a scavenger hunt. It's never to early to start making Christmas ornaments especially if you want to make some for gifts. Kids love being able to give gifts to, so this allows them a chance make a special gift for family and friends. These ornaments are quick and easy, we made several different ones and in less then a half hour, which is great if you have kids with a short attention span. This is a great project for kids of any age and adult to, so don't miss out on the fun.
Here are a few quick tips before you get started on your own unique ornaments. Instead of making a pattern you can also use cookie cutters to get your desired shape to. These ornaments can be a little messy especially if your little ones are helping, so you will want to have Que tips on hand in case you squeeze out to much puffy paint on your ornament. Que tips are always great for those quick fixes. You can also use other materials instead of cork board to make your ornaments for example: felt, cardboard or even scraps of wood, no need to run out and buy some cork board if you don't have any on hand. Get creative and see what you have lying around the house you will be surprised at what you can find to make fabulous ornaments.
Decor. Published at Thursday, October 04th 2018, 14:35:53 PM by Shelby G. A Quick and Easy Way to Decorate Your Locker
The summer is coming to an end and students are preparing for a new school year. The excitement begins and most students look forward to doing their back to school shopping. Most, if not all, welcome the idea of being able to decorate their school lockers and spend tons of time thinking about the perfect idea. There are others, however, that do not spend as much time thinking about decorating their locker. Instead, those students want to find something quick, fast and cool to accessorize their lockers if they choose to at all.
Backyard. Published at Wednesday, October 03rd 2018, 15:34:58 PM by Shelby G.
The next step is considering the design of the accent piece. For large brick fireplaces chunky wooden mantels work very well, while for a small fireplace in a bedroom something more demure will be appropriate. You will also need to decide if you want scrollwork or other elements included in the overall design, or if clean and simple lines are a better choice.
Apart from its other benefits, a fireplace surround is also important for the safety it provides. The surround can provide additional layers of fire protection, making the fireplace less dangerous and more enjoyable.
Backyard. Published at Wednesday, October 03rd 2018, 14:34:27 PM by Shelby G. Container Gardening Ideas For Pots And Planting Herbs
For container gardening ideas, scan the internet, the library or a bookstore. The challenge is to come up with a lovely container garden plan. There are a widespread collection of containers available for your container garden. These range in size from small-scale house-plant pots to sizeable boxes and planters. Equally varied are the materials from which they are made. These include wood, glass, clay, aluminum, bamboo, straw, plastic, fiberglass, terra cotta, tin, cast iron, zinc, copper, and brass, each with select advantages and disadvantages. What you chooe4 will depend on availability, price, background, and attraction not to mention the characteristics of the gardening pots.
What constitutes the perfect container for your container garden ideas? A container needs to be attractive, even if it is not an object of art. It should be sturdy and lasting and able to resist all kinds of weather. This is especially true of the substantial sizes which ofttimes continue outdoors all year around. In the North, alternate icy and thawing is a predicament in winter (and could generate cracking); in blazing climates, intensive heat, humidity, and moisture are to be considered (and could cause fading). And in semiarid areas, there is the impact of searing sun to keep in attention, another source of fading. All these things need be kept in mind when coming up with your container gardening design.
Backyard. Published at Wednesday, October 03rd 2018, 14:21:50 PM by Shelby G.
Nowadays, concrete happens to be among the most versatile building materials for patios, since the majority of the outdoor activities - especially in your backyards - get better done on concrete and you can easily afford it. Maintenance of concrete is fairly easy since you need not clean and wash on a regular basis.
A lot of people find concrete staining useful for toning their concrete or wooden surface look brand new, great-looking as well as giving an matured look very much akin to all natural stones. Moreover, staining could also protect the concrete from many harshness of tough weathering. Stain coats must be occasionally applied to guard the concrete from rain, sun or other natural factors which lighten the original color.
Backyard. Published at Tuesday, October 02nd 2018, 15:34:57 PM by Shelby G.
All three of these elements come into play with a fireplace mantel
However, selecting the perfect mantel piece is not an easy job, especially if you're fresh out of fireplace mantel ideas or have no clue what your options are. Use this fireplace mantel buying guide to help you find and select the best mantel shelf for your home.
Decor. Published at Tuesday, October 02nd 2018, 14:56:58 PM by Shelby G.
The easiest and least expensive way to remedy your lack of garage or car shelter is by deciding to build a carport, either attached to your home or as a freestanding structure somewhere on your property away from the street. Carports are also a great way to add value to your property because to a potential home buyer, a carport may be considered storage space or even a sheltered outdoor living space. The most protective type of carport is a fully enclosed structure with locking doors. Locking the doors is preventive of burglars or vandals if that is a problem in the area in which you live.
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