The Primary Advantages Of Using Area Rugs

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A hard surface floor, such as hardwood, laminate, or tile, often benefits from the addition of an area rug. It can even be installed over the carpet. There are many reasons why area rugs are so popular, but some people are unsure whether they should cover up their beautiful floors […]

Winnebago County businesses can win holiday decorating prizes

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Georgette Braun   | Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — Businesses throughout Winnebago County are encouraged to decorate exteriors, interiors and storefronts for the holidays to compete for cash prizes. “Spread the Light: A Merry & Bright Decorations Contest for our Business Community” is presented by the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors […]

Oscar-Nominee Hubert Sauper Takes a Swipe at Teddy Roosevelt

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Joining Ji.hlava Intl. Documentary Film Festival‘s online audience on Friday from his hotel room in Spain, Hubert Sauper – behind Oscar-nominated “Darwin’s Nightmare” – discussed his career and latest film “Epicentro,” also shown at the Czech event following its Sundance premiere. Born in the Austrian Tyrol in 1966, he also […]

The spectacular comeback of the bookshelf

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Photo for illustrative purposes Image Credit: Pixels Bookshelves are having a moment. Not long ago, their epitaph was being written. IKEA’s redesign of its Billy unit to accommodate objects other than books was cited as evidence that we had turned the page on possessing print. Now, that story has a […]

The 7 Best Outdoor Lanterns

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Whether you’re hosting an outdoor dinner party or planning a camping trip, the right lighting is crucial. Using lanterns as decor pieces can elevate your space instantly, and having a trusted light source to illuminate your path is also key to prevent stumbling in the dark. The best outdoor lanterns […]

36 Great Bathroom Decor Ideas 2020 | The Strategist

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Photo-Illustration: Courtesy of the retailers Whether you’re a shower person or a bath person or a sheet-mask-every-day person, chances are you spend a lot of time in your bathroom. While we’ve rounded up the best accents for your apartment, bedroom, and kitchen elsewhere, here we’ve found the best bathroom-décor ideas. […]