Eire’s Interior Design Occasion

House & Home ImprovementDESCRIPTION: Rare and historic Cecil B. DeMille property, sited on 2.1 elevated acres in gated Laughlin Park. Utterly restored with unimaginable attention to quality and element. Studio home, pool home/health club, basic pool, expansive lawns, Audiophile Crestron System and far more. When I end my meals I sit wondering why nobody asks if I would need a second glass of wine, or desert. I don’t. But understand it to be the standard script of any server caring for any table, especially if they want an easy approach to hike the invoice. When my examine is dropped off I slide my card into the slot and hand it off, watching as two men enter. One heads straight to the bar and the other to a corner booth lit by one dim candle. Handsome men in dark fits who’re greeted immediately with quick smiles and perked interest by the identical girls who disregarded me upon entrance, holding menus touting evening’s specials. A wine record is handed off with some enthusiastic ideas accompanying the choices.

Different critters adore it, too. We have greater than our share of spiders and centipedes, particularly within the bathrooms. On two separate occasions, a salamander was discovered swimming in the bathroom in the master tub, and we’re still mystified as to how it bought there. Did the identical salamander return or was it a unique one? We have now a septic tank, so how did it get there? I wish we knew. We have now been invaded by … Read More

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Eire’s Inside Design Occasion

House & Home ImprovementTo the casual passerby, the big yellow and white Georgian styled house at 2401 Kalorama Road, NW within the Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood is likely to be mistaken for a recreation or a slightly misplaced home constructed within the Thirties when Colonial-styled architectural revivals had been fashionable. Its origin, nevertheless, dates from its initial development in Danvers, Massachusetts in the middle of the 18th century, and is as authentic as its painstaking rebuilding in Washington between 1934 and 1936. These homes are sometimes illegally built and without electrical energy, proper sanitation and taps for consuming water. If we change into aware that one of our customers is a repeat copy-proper infringer, it is our coverage to take affordable steps inside our energy to terminate that person. Whereas visiting my daughter I seen a big black shape in her kitchen twice. Not eager to alarm her or my grandchild, I didn’t mention it till after I returned residence, and requested me if I had seen anything whereas visiting. Then she instructed me about seeing a black shape in the kitchen as well as a light that went by means of the wall and into the kitchen cabinets, rattling pots and pans because it passed by way of (or hid).

However Monroes was all the time our foremost vacation spot in those days, so far as I can recall. I managed to scrape together the money for the coach fare, however didn’t have the admission payment. I think it was about £20, though I … Read More

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Eire’s Inside Design Event

House & Home ImprovementYOUR MAMAS NOTES: All of the tabs and blogs have been reporting on Salma Hayek’s buy of the Bel Air Road mansion of perpetual home movers Kelsey Grammer and his wife Camille. Due to all the coverage, it’s not really necessary for Your Mama to weigh in on the subject. But we will anyway. We won’t assist it. I’ve seen cats leap 5 ft through the air to land on high of a cat tower, sending it rocking. If it did not have a large sufficient base, the tower and the cat would have tipped proper over. Think of the cat tree you need and imagine a crazed beast launching itself straight at it: Is it going to carry up to the onslaught? The broader the base the better, and if potential, it is at all times nice to attach the structure to the wall. Water-heater earthquake straps work properly for this. Also, put heavier sections down lower, and smaller platforms up higher. The added weight at the base will keep the structure steadier.

Sure, I’m still very proud of the wood backsplash behind the sink. I did hear numerous concern expressed about that once I selected it and had it installed. I took into consideration that I am fairly neat and tidy;), and would wipe up any splashes quickly. Actually the one time water gets that far back (I get water on the soapstone by the taps every time I wash;) is when I’m washing a extremely massive pot. … Read More

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