How to Use Fashion and Jewelry As Home Decor

Adelicia Caree

Schiaparelli’s gilded aviator eyeglasses have been living in my head rent-free since I first saw them on Instagram late last year. I’m fascinated by their surrealist design, intrigued by their Dadaesque appeal. And like a magpie attracted to shiny objects, I need to own a pair (and I’d take those Swarovski-studded finger bijoux too, please).

Would I ever wear them? Probably not. I’m no fashionisto, nor am I a particularly bold dresser. But I’d totally see them work as part of a coffee table arrangement, crowning a stack of books or between a set of funky vases on a sideboard.

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TikTokers Finding Seemingly Old Razor Blades Behind Bathroom Cabinet

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  • TikTokers are finding razor-blade slots in their bathroom mirrors and medicine cabinets.
  • The slots are common in homes built before 1970 and would let people “dispose” of their old blades.
  • The used blades would pile up in a space behind the bathroom mirror.
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Homes built in decades past sometimes have their quirks — from hidden showers to buried indoor hot tubs.

Recently, some TikTok users have gone viral after claiming they’ve unearthed old razor blades in the walls of their bathrooms.

The old razor blades seem to be a result of small slots in

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Menards Home Improvement Topic: “Shop Vacs are Useful”

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Most people either own a shop vac or have at least used one. These highly versatile wet/dry vacuums that can safely pick up liquids, dirt or debris of various size in a house or garage, and are ideal for clean-up for construction or do-it-yourself projects and other creative uses as below:

Grills
Before re-using a grill, scrape and remove the grate, then use a shop vac to collect the cold ashes and debris that have accumulated below. Fairly simple, but don’t pick up hot ashes. Floods It’s not a secret that shop vacs are ideal to suck up and clean

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Renovating Your Kitchen This Summer? Proceed With Caution.

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When it comes to home improvements, I am generally methodical and conservative, agonizing over colors, researching materials and lining up contractors months in advance. Normally, I wouldn’t be the kind of person to gut the most critical room in my house in the midst of historic supply and labor shortages. But you have not seen my kitchen.

Last updated sometime around 1980, it has faded blue floral wallpaper, Formica countertops and vinyl tile flooring that, I am sad to say, is held together with packaging tape. Most of the lighting is fluorescent, and not all of it works anymore —

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Santa Clara data center is bought, expansion is eyed

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SANTA CLARA — A big data center developer and operator has grabbed a large site in Santa Clara that could accommodate an even bigger tech complex.

Properties suitable for data centers or life science buildings have become more popular in Silicon Valley amid uncertainties over the pace of office openings in the wake of the coronavirus.

Cologix, acting through an affiliate, has purchased a site where a data center already exists.

The data center developer paid $58.1 million for a five-acre property at 2040 Martin Ave. and 2050 Martin Ave. in Santa Clara.

“Silicon Valley continues to have one of

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Karimoku Case Study “Azabu Residence Project”

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Japanese furniture maker Karimoku has pulled back the curtains on its latest interior design-focused project, aptly named “Azabu Residence Project.” This new endeavor was taken on in collaboration with Danish firm Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa Architects.

Dubbed “Azabu Residence Project,” Karimoku is unveiling the works through the company’s newly established branch Karimoku Case Study, focused on making furniture with regard to interiors by teaming up with architects from around the world.

“Azabu Residence Project,” also called CASE 04, began as a renovation project for an apartment complex that stands quietly in a prime location in Sweden. A modular sofa,

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