Tell us a bit about your background? I’m the Digital and Communications Manager for a disability rights nonprofit working mostly throughout Africa and Asia. I’m also the Comms Lead forTEDxBrixton. In other words I try to make sure that all the communications bits, such as social media, PR and website, come together.What’s your favourite thing to do in Brixton? Food, food, food. I love discovering new places and going for old ones.What’s your interpretation of this year’s theme ‘Kaleidoscopes’? Not sure yet, only time will tell :)What book(s) are you currently reading? What’s it about? The Global Minotaur, by Yanis Varoufakis former Minister of Finance of Greece and economist who believes that globalisation, capitalism and financialisation are myths, and the causes of the current economic crisis.What’s your favourite TED talk? Jill Bolte Taylor – Stroke of Insight. Jill is a brain researcher who had a stroke, and had the chance to observe it and study it as it happened. Fascinating stuff!
Decor. Published at Thursday, October 04th 2018, 14:35:53 PM by Shelby G.
Backyard. Published at Wednesday, October 03rd 2018, 15:34:58 PM by Shelby G.
Finally, should you decide to go with wood for the fireplace surround, it is also important to determine what type of wood would be most appropriate. If you plan on staining the wood and want to bring out the natural beauty, going with oak or birch are the best bets. On the other hand, if you want a simple look and intend to paint the mantel you could go with a fireplace surround constructed of MDF.How to Choose a Good Wood Fireplace Surround
Technically, a fireplace surround is an architectural element which surrounds a fireplace, providing aesthetic and safety benefits. A fireplace with a fireplace surround can add a bit of romance to any room.
Backyard. Published at Wednesday, October 03rd 2018, 14:34:27 PM by Shelby G.
The perfect container must be vast enough to hold a sizeable quantity of soil. It should have super drainage facilities through holes or various openings at the bottom or sides. It must not rust, at least in a single season, and it should have a wide enough base to perch firmly wherever placed. Further, it needs to be heavy enough to withstand average winds. In severe storms, like hurricanes and tornadoes, movable containers can be shifted to interim safety. All of these things should be factored in when you are coming up with your container gardening ideas.
Backyard. Published at Wednesday, October 03rd 2018, 14:21:50 PM by Shelby G.
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.
Nowadays, the majority of the people are interested in using concrete for upgrading and beautifying their property. The most ideal thing about concrete is that you can put various shapes, colors as well as textures that could be easily crafted. This could get pretty resilient and simple to maintain providing you have properly applied the treatment. Use your freedom and creativity to design the best looking concrete patio designs.
Backyard. Published at Tuesday, October 02nd 2018, 15:34:57 PM by Shelby G.
The decor of the room: This is where you narrow down your fireplace mantel ideas. Once you start shopping around, you'll quickly discover that you have a ton of colors, shapes, sizes, makes, materials, and appearances to choose from. So, always consider the decor of the room where the mantel will be mounted. You want your fireplace mantel to accent your fireplace and blend with the room. If you're looking for a fireplace mantel for a cabin, stick with the antique, rugged models, if that's the decor of the room. Picking a mantel shelf that doesn't blend with the room can turn an exquisite mantel into an eye sore.
Decor. Published at Tuesday, October 02nd 2018, 14:56:58 PM by Shelby G.
Carport designs vary mostly in terms of whether they include storage, and the roof structure, since the walls are usually some simple posts. If you live in an area with heavy snowfall, you want a sloping roof so the snow will slide off easily. If the added value to your home is an important consideration, a roof with gables makes the carport look more upscale and aesthetically pleasing. You can easily get more carport ideas by looking at pictures of carports online.
Decor. Published at Tuesday, October 02nd 2018, 14:14:25 PM by Shelby G.
Sure, most homeowners have been buying all their household requirements from Home Depot or Lowes for years and for good reason. Both these stores offer an amazing variety to choose from and at good prices too. However, these days there is a place that stocks an even wider variety and at a better price too- the Internet.
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