N&B Home Improvement

A Beautiful Haitian Toile Collection at Schumacher

Some of you might be familiar with Sheila Bridge’s Harlem Toile. She incorporated African-American historic narratives into sample fabrics. Glemaud made his own twist by developing Toile with Haitian narratives, flowers, and other inspiration.

The word toile is French for linen cloth.

My pal Amy Beaupré from university texted me about the selection. She is a designer at Annie Elliott Structure in D.C. Amy appreciates I have a personalized link to Haiti. My mom is from Haiti and arrived in this article in the 1960s. I have always been mindful of Haitian lifestyle. Just after looking at the selection, I resolved to order a handful of sample alternatives. I’m considering of earning pillows but wasn’t certain which colour selection to go with. 

A short while ago, the New York Instances wrote an article about the history of Haiti. They were being the to start with region to be freed

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Renovating a house, cost, supply issues, tradies keeping costs down

Amid the exponential increase in residence reno expenditures, tradies are finding clever methods to maintain their prices down as desire continues to develop.

The war in Ukraine and lockdowns in China have sent the price tag of residence improvement by the roof and tradies are coming up with new strategies to maintain renovation prices down.

Source chain concerns have led to an exponential maximize in the rate of timber, steel and petrol, producing property improvement jobs more pricey to comprehensive as demand from customers skyrockets pursuing Covid.

Even with this, the majority of tradies have tried using to continue to keep price tag hikes to a bare minimum by finding distinctive approaches to control their organizations.

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24 Hour Makeover with KILZ®

This article is sponsored by KILZ® Model but the material and opinions expressed here are my own.

Good friends, it’s June and the renovation of the Florida property has begun! When I final mentioned the property we acquired in Florida and shared some thoughts for the remodel, I stated the initial factor I preferred to do was cover the dark blue walls with new white paint!

Enter Magnolia House by Joanna Gaines® paint. When we purchased the residence the prior operator experienced painted the residing home with a navy blue accent wall, a wonderful color but not my model for this house.


I crave new white walls in neighborhood rooms, primarily kinds that stream from room to area. A white or a neutral backdrop lets the household furniture, art, crops, and accents to glow. I was in a position to finish this makeover in a single day!

I picked

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20 tips for a more organized home renovation

20 tips for a more organized home renovation

Julie Perreault

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Saturday June 25, 2022