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How to Fix Common Damage Issues before Moving Out of a Rental Property

Patching a hole on the wall How to Fix Common Damage Issues before Moving Out of a Rental Property
 After you have been living in an apartment even if it has been only a couple of months, there will always be some damage. Because normal small wear and tear are expected if you want to make sure that you fix any damage to ensure that you will get your security deposit back. So, in order to be positive that you leave your apartment in great sh...
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6 Tips That Will Help You Deal With Stress During Home Renovations

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Undertaking a major home renovation can easily cause havoc in your life as you will inevitably run into problems, experiences setbacks and disappointments, have a bunch of strangers parading through your home and live in a confined part of your home until all is finished. While you can't completely avoid the anxieties that go hand in hand with a re...
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​Backyard renovation: Make it stylish and functional

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It doesn't take a lot to turn your backyard into a perfect getaway, but this piece of your own natural paradise can make a significant difference in the quality of your lifestyle. What's more, constantly upgrading the look of your backyard and making creative tweaks here and there can become a fulfilling and rewarding hobby. If you're not sure wher...
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Backyard Pergola: Benefits of Having One in Your Home

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Pergola is such a structure that can completely change the appearance of your backyard. Not only will you get another living space, but you will also improve the exterior design of your home. Although pergolas, in general, are simple structures without a solid roof or walls, that only makes them easier to adapt. If it's time to renovate or decorate...
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A guide to choosing the right dressmakers dummy

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For businesses involved in dressmaking, couture or alterations, a good dressmaker's dummy is an essential piece of kit for designing, modelling, sizing and altering clothes. But with so many different types on the market, how do you choose the right one? Our handy guide will help.

Picking the right dummy

To pick the right dummy model for your business, it helps to know what your needs are. Those who sow for one customer, or a particular standard size, may be happy to use a standard dress form with a single set of sizes. Those who need to use a dressmaker's dummy for a range of clients will prefer to have an adjustable model, which allows adjustment for height as well as girth. Most good models will be adjustable for the dress form and have a minimum of eight sections.


Most professionals will also need an adjustable dressmakers dummy that is sturdy and easy to adjust. Twelve adjustable sections are the most common for those sewing exacting garments. A deluxe trouser form is also very useful for those making trousers.

Popular models

The K&L, available from Morplan, is the industry's best-selling standard model. Its dimensions are modelled on the female form, according to the UK's sizing definition and the dummy is made with a polyester body, reinforced with long lasting glass. The highest standards of production have been applied to ensure accuracy when pattern cutting and the dummy can be adjusted using the tubular steel base.

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Transform your bedroom into a summer oasis

Why not celebrate everything the summer has to offer with redecorating your bedroom to give you the same feel you would get on a tropical holiday abroad? Even a few little pieces can transform the feel of your bedroom. Follow these easy steps for a bright summer change.

 

  1. Little and simple accessories such as freshly cut flowers in a plain white or glass vase can add just the summer feel you are looking for, and with the fresh smell it gives off it will be a pleasure to wake up to on a sunny morning. A fringes throw in a soft pastel colour is a great accessory to make your bed give off a summer feel, and paired with oversized euro-pillows it will make your bed look more finished and comfortable. These pillows are great to prop you up whilst reading you favourite summer book too!

2. If you are thinking about adding new furniture to your bedroom, or even a lick of paint make sure you go for light materials in natural colours. These will look the best for the summer. Lightweight textured materials, like rattan, wicker and bamboo, work great for summer furniture.

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