Guide for decorating economically with fabrics

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A small amount of fabric and a little experience can enable people to refurbish an area on a shoestring budget. One of the simplest methods of altering the atmosphere of a room is with fabric. However, a decorating plan involving the use of fabric must initially outline the purpose for which the fabric is to …

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Americans cold to Cologne: Frankfurt stands to gain in housewares

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COLOGNE–American retailers and manufacturers may be giving up on the International Housewares Fair here. International Housewares Fair – Cologne Despite the sponsor’s attempts to revive the faltering exposition this year, the fair received negative reviews from Americans in attendance. Up and down the uncrowded aisles, conversations were dominated by speculation that the fair in Frankfurt …

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Small spaces that delight – The Witterick garden

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The Witterick garden: raised planting beds At the Witterick place, Price had to find a way to protect the garden from the dog’s curious snout and paws. The solution: four raised beds, essentially large planter boxes grouped symmetrically around the 7.6×7.6-metre garden. The 60-centimetre-high planters are big enough to hold two elegant magnolia trees as …

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Working with a garden designer

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Designing a garden is daunting, especially if you’re a novice. Landscape or garden designers can help with the green thumb aspects — choosing plants that suit your site. Equally important, they’ll organize outdoor spaces to enhance their good features and minimize bad ones. Whether you do it yourself or hire a contractor to install all …

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