How to light up your home beautifully

Bringing your interior design to life needs lighting to make it shine. Lighting helps to set the tone and create the mood inside your home, as well as marking out areas, highlighting textures and of course, any special features.  Here are some clever lighting tips to illuminate your home: What is the function? It’s important to think about the function of a room when you want to plan interesting lighting for it. For kitchens, you’ll want task lighting directly over worktops for example. Study rooms and home offices will benefit…

What’s the point of Vacuum Forming?

The world would be a very difficult place to store things if it weren’t for the simple act of Vacuum Forming. All that Vacuum forming is, is just another way of thermoforming but a in a much easier version. Ok, I probably haven’t told you very much in those first two sentences but bear with me as this is hardly the most scintillating subject but it is a very important one. The reason it is important is if it’s not done properly then you’ll not have anywhere for the supermarket…

Finding a great place to eat in the city of London

When you are visiting London perhaps for a weekend getaway or to enjoy one of the many shows that are frequently on in the theatres, it can be difficult to figure out where to grab something to eat. Now whilst your choice will very much depend on the budget that you have available, there are plenty of places for you to choose from. Here are some options that you may want to take a look at that cover fine dining and sit down restaurants where you will find beautiful place…

Benefit hires first ambassador with Down syndrome

Benefit has always had a reputation for making cosmetics fun and giving its products quirky names, which is what the twins who founded the company wanted. It should therefore be no surprise that the company that started with a unique take on makeup was prepared to be innovative and would one of the first to enlist a model with Down syndrome as an ambassador. Image Credit Not the first, and not the last The whole modelling world is thankfully becoming more inclusive. According to USA Today, actress Jamie Brewer was…

Some of the best theme parks in Europe

For young people and families, theme parks offer a day of fun and adrenaline, whether you go for the day or choose to make a break of it. To assist you in choosing the best parks to include in your itinerary with Coach Hire Dorset, here are some of the most popular around Europe: Efteling in the Netherlands The biggest theme park in the Netherlands, Efteling is a magical destination full of fun and wonder. The park has a fantasy theme inspired by tales and legends, folk lore and fables.…

Floral arrangements for a christening

When it comes to organising a christening for either your child or perhaps even yourself you will find that there are many different options available from baptisms that take place during normal Sunday services to private ceremonies for the families only. What is common in the church regardless of the service type is the inclusion of certain flowers in their floral arrangements. These can be created by volunteers within the church or from outsourced companies, but the flowers will be sourced from a Gloucestershire Florist to ensure that they are…

Quick Ways to Look Younger

Looking younger does not have to take hours to achieve. There are many simple steps that can be taken to help us eradicate the effects of ageing with minimal effort. Image Credit Moisturise To avoid skin drying out, moisturise your skin. It is a quick, easy process which needs to be carried out every day to stay effective. Exfoliate Exfoliating your skin is another quick process which will help to keep you looking youthful whilst maintaining good skin quality. There are lots of products available, and they will stimulate the…

All You Need to Know About Injection Moulding

One of the most common methods of producing identical parts in large quantities is the use of injection moulding. It’s often found in mass production environments, allowing thousands or millions of parts to be turned out quickly and reliably. A variety of materials can be injection moulded, but it’s mostly used for plastic. Image Credit Advantages of Injection Moulding There are a number of advantages to injection moulding. The principal one is that once the initial set-up costs are covered it is easy to scale up production to a much…

Preparing your cat for a cattery stay

If you need to go away for any reason, it’s not always possible to take your cat with you. Also, cats are very attached to their homes and can become upset when their environment suddenly changes. Choosing the right cattery is important, as well as preparing for a smooth transition. Here are some tips for making the experience as stress-free as possible when taking your cat to a cattery: Consider placing your cat’s pet carrier in his or her favourite room of the house a few days before travel. That…

A most contested Throne

In life there are seats and then there are thrones. It’s unlikely that any of us will ever get to sit on a throne so it’s just as well that we concern ourselves with a nice chair instead like a set of, say an Eames Chair or perhaps an Eames Office Chair such as the ones available from https://www.pash-classics.com/eames-eiffel-chair  There is one throne that many seem to want and are quite prepared to do anything get it. I speak of course of the Iron Throne the seat of power in…