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APARTMENT FOR LEASE: one year lease, two bedroom, one bath, newly remodeled. Refrigerator, glass top stove, microwave, washer/dryer all furnished. No pets. $500/month plus deposit. References. 660-631-4104
LUXURY TOWNHOUSE, three bedroom, two bath, two-car garage. New carpet, paint & appliances. Lawn care & snow removal included. Great location, $950/month, deposit, no pets, no smoking, references. 660-2023117
Cable Advertising Sales Representative position is available with Prime Media Inc., the leader in cable advertising. Seeking an assertive, energetic, and goal-oriented individual with previous experience in sales. Position is responsible for increasing local sales, customer service, and managing customer relationships. Candidate will work closely with networks like ESPN, CNN, and more to bring the most powerful advertising options to their customers and must be willing to travel. The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary, commissions, excellent benefit package including medical/dental/life and vacation. For consideration please email resume with references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAINTENANCE POSITION: Show Me Ethanol a 55mmgy ethanol plant in Carrollton, MO is currently looking to fill a position in their Maintenance Department. We run a Day-Night 12 hour shift rotating every 30 days. The candidate will need to possess a strong work ethic and have a working knowledge of: pumps, electrical, AC, DC, control voltage, tanks, vessels, welding, mig, tig, metal fabrication, grain/elevator equipment and general computer skills. Compensation is commensurate with experience and the company provides a competitive benefit package. Please submit an application or send resume to Human Resources, P.O. Box 9, Carrollton, MO 64633. Applications can be obtained from our website at www.showmeethanolllc.com.
FOR RENT: Shelby Apartments is now accepting applications for two bedroom apartments. Call Kim at Action Management 660831-0030. MO Relay 711. This institution is an equal housing opportunity provider. FOR RENT: Westport Village Senior Housing apartments is accepting applications. 911 S. Apache Dr. All utilities paid, rent based on income. Must be 62 yrs. old or handicapped or disabled. Call Kim at Action Management. 660-631-0030. Relay 711. This institution is an equal housing opportunity provider. NICE STUDIO apartment, furnished with utilities. References, deposit, lease. No kitchen, smoking, pets. $350/month. 660-2022889 NOW ACCEPTING Applications for 1, 2 & 3 bedroom units. Range, refrigerator, water & sewer provided. Rental assistance is available. Apply at 275 S. Redman or call 660-886-9664. Equal Opportunity Housing. PARTIAL UTILITIES paid, studio & 3 bedroom. $250-$395. Skouby Enterprises, RE-MGT, 660886-3358
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APARTMENTS FOR Rent in Slater. Recently remodeled. Sewer, water and trash included. One bedroom $350.00, 2 bedroom $425.00. 886-0182.
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NICE 2 BEDROOM, one bath, detached garage. $450/month, $450/deposit. 675 W Clay. Call 660-631-9465, leave message. NICE CLEAN one bedroom, partially furnished house. References & deposit required. 886-7333 days, 631-1566 evenings. NOW ACCEPTING applications for 1, 2 & 3 bedroom houses. First month plus deposit. Pets ok. 660-619-2660
For Rent Misc. COMMERCIAL PROPERTY For Lease. Excellent locations. Near new construction. Energy efficient. 886-8009. FOR RENT: Retail/Office Units, great Odell location. Commercial shop/storage, 4,000+ square feet, insulated/heated, 16' doors. 660-229-4700.
For Sale Misc. 4'X8' TRAILER WITH 2' sides and tailgate. $175 OBO. 660529-3319 MATTRESS SETS: Twin $89.99, Full $99.99, Queen $199.99, Queen Pillowtop $249.99. Dutch Kountry Market & Furniture, 10340 E. Hwy. 50, Knob Noster, MO 65336. 660-563-2941.
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CENTRAL MISSOURI Agri Service, Malta Bend facility needs two seasonal workers for harvest help. Call Mike, 660-595-2213. EXPERIENCED CLASS A CDL driver. Must have experience with OS/OW permitted loads, with a minimum of 2 years experience loading and unloading heavy equipment on a low-boy trailer. Travel throughout the Midwest. Call 660-656-9506 EXPERIENCED SURVEYOR needed for dirt contractor. Trimble equipment. AutoCad a plus. Travel required. Vehicle provided. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Call 660-656-9506. EOE GEORGIA BROWN Blosser Home for Women is looking for a woman to work the afternoon shift on 2 Fridays, 2 Saturdays, and 2 Sundays per month. CMA is required. Ideal for retired lady. Other house may become available. Apply at 1210 E Eastwood, Marshall.
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REWARDING HOUSEKEEPING position available in the Marshall area for clients in their homes. Transportation required. Reliability a must! Must be able to work weekends. If interested, please call to apply @ 866-746-2600
House for Sale IN-GROUND POOL & new deck, 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, fireplace upstairs, 2 bedrooms, family room, carpeted, fireplace downstairs. Total over 3,000 square feet. Two car garage. 1012 S Whippoorwill, call 660-815-7772.
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER The Saline County Sheriff’s Department is taking applications for the position of a Communications Officer. This position requires that a person must be able to multi-task. High degree of computer work, talk on the radio, greet the general public at the front window, answer the telephone and take all information given with absolute precision. The applicant must have a High School Diploma, have no criminal record, and be at least 18 years of age. Applications can be picked up at the Sheriff’s Department located at 1915 West Arrow Street anytime day or night, or by calling (660) 886-5511 to request one be mailed to your address. Any questions should be directed to Sheriff Wally George.
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National Clergy Appreciation Month
Planting a tree? Installing a fence or deck? As your natural gas provider, Empire District Gas Company reminds you to place a call to Missouri One Call at 1.800.DIG.RITE, or nationwide at 811, and ask to have underground utilities located. Dig without calling and you could disrupt service to an entire neighborhood, cause serious injury to yourself or others, or incur expensive repair costs for damaged utilities. This is a free service provided by Empire District and other local utility companies. Call at least two working days before you plan to dig to avoid utility lines and stay safe.
Take time out to acknowledge the efforts of your church leadership. Paul’s admonition to “serve one another in love” (Galations 5:13) should encourage us to remember our shepherds.
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Missouri State Corn Husking Association Parade Entry Form
Date: Friday, Sept. 27
Line up 3pm â€˘ Parade at 4pm. Line up corner of Arrow and Benton
Do you wake up in the morning with the will to win? Are you known as a go-getter whoâ€™s the best at what you do?
Organization or Individual Name: Contact Person: Daytime Phone: Type of Entry:
Bring entry form to: Marshall City Offices 214 N. Lafayette, Marshall Connie Latimer â€˘ Parade Chairman
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2013 MISSOURI STATE CORN HUSKING CHAMPIONSHIPS, SEPTEMBER 26 THRU 28 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 Education Day
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 Parade - 4 p.m. Line up 3p.m. Corner of North & Benton Streets Shrine Clubs to participate. To enter Parade: Register at Marshall City Offices, 214 N. Lafayette, Marshall, MO 65340 660-886-2225
THURSDAY â€˘ FRIDAY â€˘ SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 26 - 28, 2013 Missouri Valley College Viking Stampede Rodeo - 7 p.m. Nightly. Lower Arena. Concessions by Marshall Kiwanis Club.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 Antique Machinery Show - All day Biscuit & Gravy Breakfast - 6 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Multipurpose Building Adults $4, Children 8 and under $3 Missouri State Corn Husking Competition Registration 7 a.m. at the field competition begins 8 a.m. Craft Show - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Co-sponsored by Marshall Cultural Council Petting Zoo - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Corn Toss - 10 a.m. Homemade Pie Contest - Pies received from 8 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Multipurpose Building. Spectators Welcome $100 Grand Prize single or double crust pie; Second $75; Third $50. $100 Grand Prize meringue pie; Second $75; Third $50. Rules available at Patriciaâ€™s Foods, The Marshall Democrat - News, Pie Auction - 11:00 a.m. Open to Public To place bid call Sam Igo, 631-2311 Straw Pile Money Hunt - 11 a.m. Sponsored by: Community Bank Missouri State Corn Husking Awards Banquet 6 p.m. Multipurpose Building, tickets $8. Open to public. Catered by Maxineâ€™s Tea House.
All events take place at: Saline County Fairground Highway 65 â€˘ Marshall, Missouri For More Information
P.O. Box 124 â€˘ Marshall, MO 65340 â€˘ 660-631-2862
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Moving & Storage
BANKS MOVING And Storage Company. Storage units now available, easy access, low rates, video surveillance. 975 W. Jackson. 886-7471, 855-559-7471.
I WILL do your house cleaning, shopping & cooking. Kandiis, 660-202-7956.
MARSHALL MINI-STORAGE. Hwy. 20 West. U-Store! U-Lock! Car-Boats-Furniture-Etc. 8869499 or 886-8268. SOUTH 65 STORAGE. Lowest prices in county. Various sizes. Lighted units. 886-8037.
Notice NOW ACCEPTING YOUR Items for Consignment Auction: Please call 886-9341 from 8:00am4:00pm. 624 N Miami, Old North IGA building. NEXT SALE 9/18 5:30pm
Office Space 4100 sq. ft. OFFICE, 1445 W COLLEGE St. $1500 per month, will divide. Swinger Realtors, Broker/Owner. 886-3388
FRIDAY, OCT. 25, 2013 - 10:00 A.M. (SEE EACH AUCTION BELOW) Check WEBSITE : www.sarbaughauction.com for Maps, Pics., & More Detailed Information Link for each Auction. BOTH AUCTIONS - SELLING LOCATION: Will be sold at the Rupe Center, Carrollton, Mo (1st Stop Light on Hwy 65 coming from the South. Turn R.or East 1/2 Block, Then Right on Harvest Hills Drive (Behind the Carrollton Fire Barn). FOLLOW SALE SIGNS.
* Mertensmeyer Land Auction Selling 1st Backes Land Auction Following*
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MARSHALL CENTRAL Storage. South Odell and new location on Drake Road. Various sizes both locations. 886-4600.
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Mertensmeyer & Backes Farm Land Auctions
Mertensmeyer Land Auction Selling 260A REAL ESTATE - 260A, More or Less, in Carroll County, Missouri. (THERE ARE NO CRP OR WETLAND PROGRAMS ON THIS FARM)
WIN MONEY $ Missouri State $ $ Corn Husking $
Pie Contest Sat., Sept. 28 Saline County Fairground Multipurpose Building No Entry Fee Pies received 8:00-9:00 a.m. Judging begins 10:00 a.m.
TRACT 1 - 149 Acres - Bottom Ground - Twp. 52N, Range 23W, Sect. 1, Wakenda Twp. (E. Side of CR 221). Tract has Hunting Rights already established. TRACT 2 - 111 Acres - Bottom Ground in Twp. 52N, Range 24W, in Sect. 13, Moss Creek Twp. (W. Side of CR 221). Tract has Hunting Rights already established. FARM LOCATION: 1.8 Mi. West of Carrollton, Mo. on Hwy 10, Then South .08 Mile on CR 221. Terms: 10% Down Day of Sale, Balance in 30 Days. Website: www.sarbaughauction.com for Maps, Pics, & More Detailed Link on website.
Contact Sarbaugh Auction for Showing & Details. Aaron 660-542-6056 / Ernie 660-542-6063 / Office 660-542-1655
Mertensmeyer Backes Land Auction Selling 232A REAL ESTATE - TRACT - 232A, More or Less, BOTTOM GROUND in Saline County, Missouri. Located in Twp. 51N, Range 22W, Sect. 6 & 7 & JOINING Twp. 51N, Range 23W, Sect. 12. 70A Timber, Slough, Levees & Etc. FARM LOCATION: 2.3 Mi. North of Malta Bend, Mo. at Stop Light on Daybreak Ave to Field Entrance. Terms: 10% Down Day of Sale, Balance at Closing.
WEBSITE : www.sarbaughauction.com for Maps, Pics., & More Detailed Information Link. Contact Sarbaugh Auction for Showing & Details. Aaron 660-542-6056 / Ernie 660-542-6063/ Office 660-542-1655
BACKES FARM - HEIRS
Office 660-542-1655 - Carrollton, Mo. - MPAA AUCTIONEERS Statements Made Day of Sale Take Precedence Over Printed Material
Two Categories: Single or Double Crust Pie and Meringue Pie
First Place $100 Second Place $75 Third Place $50 in each category
Entry forms and rules available at Patriciaâ€™s Foods, The Marshall Democrat-News, or KMMO Individuals, businesses, organizations are invited to the
Sat., Sept. 28 - 11:00 a.m. Saline County Fairground, Multipurpose Bldg.
To Buy, Sell, or Trade the classifieds is where you want to look. Call 886-2233 to place your ad today.
WE ASK FOR YOUR SUPPORT. If unable to attend but want to support the pie auction, leave bid with Sam lgo, 631-2311
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Fall Home Improvement
Fall lawn tips that keep your Avoid extensive repairs by winterizing your home this fall yard looking great year-round
(BPT) - Falling temperatures and shorter days don’t mean you can retire from lawn care for the year. In fact, the fall season is a critical time to nourish lawns and care for plants so they can survive winter and emerge even more vibrant when next spring arrives. Before you store your lawn and garden supplies, consider these fall lawn tips that keep your yard looking great year-round: Fertilize Your lawn may not look like it’s doing much above ground during cool months, but below ground root systems continue to grow. That’s why most lawn care professionals recommend fertilizing once or twice in the fall - grass will store and use the extra boost of nutrients throughout winter. Fertilizers high in nitrogen are ideal for fall feedings. Sweep Leaves and other foliage left on the ground can rot and deprive grass and other plants of moisture and sunlight. If you dread raking, a blower/vac is the ideal tool. Go eco-friendly with a rechargeable battery-powered option from Greenworks. With no cords and an easy push start, the innovative 40V Brushless Blower/ Vacuum blows up to 185 mph, plus it can vacuum four bags of leaves on a single charge. Water Watering during fall is important to foster root growth and give plants a healthy drink before winter arrives. If you’re not experiencing at least 1 inch of rainfall a week,
supplement with a sprinkler. Continue the same eco-friendly watering strategies you used throughout summer, such as watering in the mornings to reduce evaporation. Seed Have a few sparse areas in your yard? Fall is a great season for grass seed to germinate due to the cool, moist weather. Plus, because most seasonal birds have left, the seed is less vulnerable to being eaten. Overseeding now not only fills in open areas, but it increases grass density to help prevent weeds next year. Loosen and prepare the soil, choose a high quality grass seed and water the area plenty so seeds reach maturity before winter. Trim Fall is a good time to trim trees and shrubbery before the harsh weather of winter hits. Save money with the DIY approach. Don’t be intimidated by chainsaws - because the easy-to-use GreenWorks 40V Brushless Chain Saw uses a rechargeable battery, there’s no gas or oil to mix. No gas means no excessive heat or vibration - the saw runs up to 65 percent cooler and vibrates up to 70 percent less than comparable gas saws. In addition, the innovative brushless motor provides this saw with enough power to cut a cord of wood on a single battery charge. Aerate Aerating your lawn in the fall helps to open compacted soil and break down thatch that built up over the summer. The small soil plugs removed by the aerator loosen the ground so oxygen and water can better reach the grass roots. Aerators are available for rent at most rental stores and the job can typically be done in a few hours, depending on yard size. Mow As the weather cools, grass slowly goes dormant. Before winter hits, continue to mow as needed. When your lawn seems to have almost completely slowed its growth rate, mow one final time for the year, but set your mower at a higher height. This helps keep grass healthy until warm weather returns. Recommended mower heights for a final mow are 2 to 2.5 inches. Rather than retreating from the crisp fall air, use the time to enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature while helping keep your yard looking its best. A few simple steps now will help your lawn look great today and into next year.
(BPT) - Autumn is on the way, so don’t fall behind on your seasonal home repairs checklist. It pays to know which renovations to tackle now, which repairs can wait until next season, and what preventative measures can help you avoid large-scale, costly repairs. “While staying warm is top of mind for many homeowners this upcoming winter, it is important to note that in order to stay warm and dry, homes must first be functioning properly,” says Bill Jacques, American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) president. “A home inspection can help homeowners prioritize maintenance projects as the seasons change and weather becomes more severe.” ASHI recommends fall as the ideal time to begin home inspector consultations and any necessary home repairs. Maintenance costs are generally lower when homeowners proactively prepare their home for winter weather instead of waiting to fix issues that appear. Homeowners may want to consult with a professional home inspector on winterizing projects, including: • Cleaning gutters and downspouts - When ice damming occurs, water cannot drain from gutters and can sometimes seep into the home and damage ceilings and walls. • Roof, siding and shutter repairs - Heavy rains and high winds can call for window protection from shutters and the necessity of a sturdy exterior and roof for protection. ASHI recommends inspecting your roof, siding and shutters at least once a year. • Caulking cracks to stop cold drafts - Worn-out
weather stripping around doors and windows allows cold air to seep into the home, which increases heating costs. • Inspecting chimneys Adding a cap or screen to the top of a chimney will prevent birds nesting or animals entering. ASHI also recommends inspecting the damper for proper operation and checking mortar between bricks. • Checking batteries in carbon monoxide and smoke detectors - Many fires or cases of carbon monoxide poisoning occur during cooler months due to an increase in furnace and other heat source usage. If you have gas appliances, you need a CO detector for increased safety. “The time to get serious
about necessary home repairs is before the temperature starts dropping,” says Jacques. “Once winter weather begins and your home has problems, you will be wasting money each month, so think about getting your home professionally inspected so you can keep the home in good condition and reduce problems from lack of maintenance. ASHI-certified home inspectors can help identify problems so you can keep your home in good condition.” Homeowners can find an ASHI inspector by visiting www.ashi.org. The ASHI “Find a Home Inspector” directory allows homeowners to locate an inspector in their area, by language preferences or services provided.
Green bathroom renovations that don’t sacrifice style or luxury (BPT) - Elegant, planet-friendly bathrooms continue to be a hot trend in home building and renovation. Bath products that respect and celebrate water have become trendier and more satisfying, proving that homeowners don’t need to sacrifice comfort, beauty and luxury in order to do something good for the environment. The secret to achieving a pleasing and environmentally friendly bathroom renovation is choosing the right combination of fixtures and accessories - and realizing that the bathroom is one room that’s well worth investing a bit more in to achieve great upgrades that are modern and lasting. Worth the investment Bathrooms sell homes. An upscale bathroom remodel that costs around $50,000 will recoup more than 58 percent of its original cost at the time of resale, according to Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value Report. A mid-range renovation returns even more on your investment - 65 percent. The bathroom is one room where dollar value also meets aesthetic appeal. Considering how much time Americans spend in the bathroom, and how many of us consider the bath a restful oasis where we can close the door on the 24/7 wired world, it’s easy to justify spending a bit more to achieve the bathroom of your dreams. Eco-friendly fixtures Life - and your morning - begins with water. So how do you create an environmentally friendly bathroom that is good for Mother Nature and your own lifestyle? Start with upscale eco-friendly fixtures that strike the perfect balance between high-end aesthetics, high-performance design, and environmental stewardship. TOTO is the “coolest brand name” in the bathroom, says the influential
real estate blog Zillow.com TOTO product designs are distinctive but adaptable, so they work well with a wide range of styles and architectural expressions. The manufacturer’s elegant 11-inch Rain Showerhead uses a water-sipping 1.75 gallons per minute to deliver a luxurious shower experience and appreciable water savings. And its Keane Lavatory Faucet consumes just 1.5 gallons of water per minute, without sacrificing an ounce of performance. TOTO toilets have earned a reputation as the “Sub-zero of the toilet world,” according to the New York Times. They perfectly marry exceptional design with EPA WaterSense-level conservation. The UltraMax II 1G toilet uses a single gallon of water per flush to effectively clear the bowl, and offers an elegant, upscale design to enhance any bathroom renovation. Visit www.totousa.com to learn more. Greener design elements When it comes to other design elements in the bathroom, such as flooring and lighting, it’s easy to find greener options that are also high-end and visually striking. The cost of quarrying and transporting from point of origin to point of sale can make natural stone less than ecofriendly. Instead, consider using recycled flooring material, such as pebbled tiles made from recycled glass or plain recycled glass tiles. Reclaimed wood can also work wonderfully in an upscale bathroom, imparting a look that is both rich and rustic. Or, if you prefer newer wood, opt for cork or bamboo; both resist mold and mildew, and repel moisture. And both are among the hottest flooring choices for savvy interior designers.
Finally, improving the electricity efficiency of your bathroom lighting is as simple as replacing incandescent bulbs with energy-sipping LEDs or CFLs. The looks and sizes available in both types of energy-efficient bulbs seems to expand every year, so it’s possible to find one that will fit in any light fixture - turning even high-end luxury lights into eco-friendly, energy efficient options.
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Fall Home Improvement The top home decorating trend: Infusing natural elements into the decor (BPT) - Nature is bringing a breath of freshness into home decorating, but it’s more than just incorporating flowering pots or opening windows. The latest home decorating trend features natural elements in the textures and finishes of furniture and accessories, giving homeowners an elegant - and often calming— result of blending nature and home living into a beautiful space. “We really want to see the handprint of nature in our homes now,” says Elaine Griffin, New York interior designer and author of Design Rules. “Organic in the home is huge. It’s one of the biggest trends for the year, and it’s going to stay with us for a while.” Bring this elegance into your own home with the following decorating suggestions from Griffin: • Bring exotic looks into your kitchen with new cabinets that go beyond the basic oak or cherry woods. Griffin suggests using rosewood or zebra wood woods formerly reserved for custom furniture. And as both new construction and remodeling projects embrace the open floor plan concept, cabinets are visible from several rooms, which makes it a style upgrade not only for the kitchen, but for adjacent spaces, as well. • The latest furniture design trends also reflect the growing popularity of organic materials and textures, Griffin says, whether it’s a table tops left in the natural oak wood finish, or driftwood incorporated into furniture or accessories.
The pale gray coloring of driftwood, combined with honey or pale colors used on other furniture or the walls is opening up spaces moving away from the darker colors. • The natural look isn’t just for the kitchen and living areas; it’s also perfect for the bathroom. Robern vanities and mirrors featuring Digital Wood harness the warmth of six different wood species using highdefinition scans that are printed on the backside of the glass surface. The result: an easy-to-maintain material that won’t be affected by the humidity or heat commonly found in bathrooms. “What’s genius about these new finishes from
Robern is that they used the best technology to create a convincing representation of real wood that you couldn’t typically use in a bathroom,” Griffin says. “Plus, the collection has so many wood prints that you can get one that matches your bathroom style.” • The era of matching all fabrics, styles and materials in a room has shifted into combining elements of all into a beautiful room setting, Griffin says. “All great rooms need a mixture of finishes for furniture, with something that’s painted, something that’s wood, something that’s a metallic gold leaf, something that’s ceramic,” she says. “That’s the secret to professionally styled
rooms.” A trend to consider: the Belgium-influenced neo-industrial style, which brings a softer, natural yet industrial touch to rooms. “It’s a soft industrial. It means you’ve combined the wood elements with metal. And that metal could be gold leaf,” Griffin advises. Creating warm, comfortable surroundings infused with a sense of eco-elegance is why the natural elements trend has been so embraced. About to embark on your own remodel or home refresh? Be sure to explore how bringing natural elements— whether they’re salvaged materials or realistic pretenders— into your decor can enhance the ambiance of the room.
Fall into great tabletop decorating ideas (BPT) - Saying goodbye to summer doesn’t have to be a sentimental ending when you consider it’s also a beginning - the kick off to autumn and the holiday season. The promise of fall is in the air. It’s a great time to dress up your home for fall entertaining; whether that means friends gathered around the television rooting for your favorite team or the ultimate traditional Thanksgiving feast. “Decorating trends for this fall are really fun and functional,” says visual merchandiser John Griffith. “Colors that evoke a sense of nostalgia and family are a really big part of the visual design message for autumn 2013. Reds, golds and oranges are trending this fall. These hues are not only warm and comforting; they’re reflective of the season.” Griffith and teammate Julie Robbins add their own unique spin on the latest trends to create seasonal design vignettes for Replacements, Ltd., the world’s largest retailer of old and new china, crystal, silver and collectibles. Whether you are planning a casual family gathering or an elegant dinner party, Robbins suggests easy ways to mix in great fall colors. This can be as simple
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as adding a charger plate or colorful serving pieces. “Using colored glass is fantastic way of infusing autumn colors to create a seasonal feel,” says Robbins. “Amber colored glass is really popular this fall because the rich, warm color goes with so many patterns and designs. I’m big on the pressed vintage patterns; depression glass, coin glass and sandwich glass are all very lovely and nostalgic. We’re actually mixing and matching patterns from historic American glassmakers including Federal, Indiana Glass and Fostoria on our tables. It looks great to mix designs which share the same colors or combine an array of colors within a place setting.” Metal serveware is another popular trend this fall. “We’re incorporating
metal serveware into many of our displays because you can do so much with it from a design standpoint,” says Griffith. “These are great accent pieces you can dress up or down, plus it is familyand football-season friendly. Metal serveware is also very functional. Once heated, the alloy retains warmth to keep food warmer longer or cooler if you chill these pieces. Plus it is easy to clean and doesn’t have to be polished. We’re using a lot of fun shapes, like leafshaped pieces and turkey platters.”
Fall’s bountiful harvest translates into the home this season. Robbins is using natural elements in her table designs that evoke a sense of the first Thanksgiving. “I suggest filling vases, glasses or serving bowls with dried beans, acorns or even kernels of dried deer corn. Not only does this look pretty, you can also mix in candles or flowers and use these natural elements to hold those items in place.” Robbins adds apples, gourds, pumpkins and green pears are among fruits and vegetables you can use on your table or anywhere in your home to create a brilliant splash of color. She says you can find more decorating ideas at Replacements’ YouTube channel and Facebook page.
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Making the space your own (BPT) - There is a lot to think about when remodeling your kitchen. You want to design a kitchen that reflects your taste and style, which you’ll love for years to come. Whether you’re designing for yourself or for resale, the key to success is to embrace timelessness. That doesn’t mean sacrificing personality for a neutral palette, though. Quite the opposite. Here are five creative, thrifty and helpful tips from Summer Baltzer, interior designer and former host of HGTV’s Design on a Dime, to send you well on your way to a kitchen design that not only looks great in the long term, but also reflects you. Tip one: Know your style. Design your kitchen around colors and objects that make you feel great. This is the room you probably spend most of your time in whether you’re cooking, entertaining or just doing homework with the kids. Loving the look is important. Make your design meaningful and something you’ll want to see every day. Look for inspiration from a pottery collection, a piece of artwork, or even the food you love. Tip two: Get creative on a budget. A great way to save money is to repurpose found items for your accents where you can. Frame pictures from favorite recipes, use inexpensive flower pots or mason jars to store utensils and cutlery, repurpose an old console table as a center island. You might even want to spray-paint the old dining table and give it a new life. Look for salvaged floors, pallets or pottery to create new furniture pieces or accents. This approach not only saves you money, but also makes your kitchen enviably unique. Tip three: Develop your vision. Keep your ideas on track by collecting loose drawings; they can become your own personal design board. They don’t have to be professional or even exactly like the finished product - just enough to make your point and start to envision what the finished product will look like. Seeing your ideas come together before taking a sledgehammer to your old tile not only gets you excited about your project, but can also save you from making design decisions that don’t fit your vision. If you’re hiring a professional, plans for the kitchen should be included in the cost. Make sure that they fit your vision and that you’re getting everything you need from your new space before demo and installation begin. Tip four: Create timeless beauty. When focusing on your large installed items, don’t just concentrate on what’s popular now. Instead, take a look at the items that have been relevant for more than a decade. If you’re designing a kitchen for a home you plan on living in for the next 20 years, by all means, go crazy and embrace colors and patterns that make you happy. But if you don’t plan on staying there forever, give yourself room to grow. Look to classic color combinations like white, black or gray cabinets; stone countertops with white or walnut cabinets; or butcher block with just about any cabinet color you can imagine. Wilsonart’s Calcutta Marble and new Old Mill Oak and Truss Maple are affordable laminate options that look real but are made from recycled wood fibers. They have finishes that withstand daily wear and tear, and are a fraction of the cost of traditional stone countertops. Look to lasting styles and materials, rather than what’s simply trendy at the moment, to create a timelessly beautiful kitchen. Learn more at www.wilsonart.com. Tip five: Start with simplicity. Keep the lines of your installed, more permanent items clean and simple. To add style and versatility, get creative with your accents. For instance, try going Shaker with your cabinets. Traditional cup pull handles will move them in a more classic and traditional direction and linear pull handles will take you down a modern road. By keeping your appliances and more permanent items simple, and using your accents to create a sense of style, you’ll open up tons of design doors for yourself, creating a kitchen that transitions easily, keeps up with your style and has staying power. With this timeless know-how and creative inspiration, you’re ready to create a kitchen you’ll love both now and a decade down the road.
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