• Elegant design

    Siouxland woman seeks to create function, flow and elegance in homes and businesses | Local Lifestyles

    SIOUX CITY — Emily Nelson brings organization and elegance into pantries, cupboards and closets, areas of the home that are often overlooked.  The Siouxland woman founded Orderly Elegance, a professional organizing company, roughly two years ago. And, since then, the demand for her elegant, organizational touch has grown largely by word of mouth. Nelson, whose services are currently booked out through January, has organized 150 homes and more than 10 businesses.  “It’s a new concept that really hasn’t been in this area, so it’s been challenging to educate people on how organization is so important in their life,” she  

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  • Fashion & Shopping

    Tapping Indigenous Talent in Colombia to Create Modern Fashion

    On the world stage, Colombian fashion has become well known for its sophisticated use of hand-wrought ancestral techniques, from weaving and embroidery to beading. It is not uncommon to see a brightly colored Mochila bag — a staple accessory for most Colombians — or a typical palm straw hat on international catwalks or being worn by A-list celebrities. With its Spanish Colonial mansions draped in bougainvillea and its centuries-old cobblestone streets, the walled city of Cartagena, on the country’s Caribbean coast, is an enchanting place to shop for a range of high-quality handmade accessories crafted by Colombia’s many artisan communities. 

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  • Elegant design

    Design Recipes: How to create a dazzling monochromatic color scheme | Siouxland Homes

    This long living space is made to feel spacious through the use of white on white decor.  A dramatic and luxurious space created from a monochromatic cream color scheme with strong black accents. By Cathy Hobbs Tribune News Service Does color have to be bright and bold? Can neutral interiors make an impact? The answer is yes. The secret? Monochromatic color schemes. Monochromatic color schemes can be luxurious and elegant while they also serve as the perfect foundation for pops of color  

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  • Clothing

    Cousins create their own clothing store during pandemic

    “If I could have too many bows, I would wear all of them at the same time,” said Khyla Phelps.Khyla Phelps and Jeriya Haynie are also known as Ky and Ry really bows. “If we wear bows, we might as well just start our own business and make bows,” said Khyla.The pair are only eight and nine respectively but the cousins are as close as can be just like their mothers Ieisha and Tykesha.”One day, we were in Walmart and we actually went down the aisle where it was just a whole lot of ribbons and so Khylah was like  

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  • DIY Style

    DIY headboard ideas to create a stunning backdrop for beds on a budget

    We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article. Your bedroom decor can be instantly updated with the simplest of changes – for instance a fresh new bedding set can inject a bold accent colour or a switch of bedside lamp to uplift the scheme. But when it comes to bigger changes such as the bed itself we can often feel halted by our budget, because so often a new bed is not cheap – plus we are more mindful than ever of waste. The solution, if you have a perfectly good bedstead but  

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  • DIY Style

    TikTok Users Are Cutting Their Ponytails Off to Create DIY Shag Haircuts

    Luis Miller, a hairstylist and colorist in New York City, concurs. “Let me just confess, I have actually tried this myself years ago in cosmetology school on a mannequin… it was not the cutest, that’s for sure,” he laughs. “As much of a trend as this is, there is chance things may go horribly wrong for you.” The method makes it astoundingly easy to cut hair way shorter than you’d intended. “Cut it too short and your layers will be completely unable to blend,” he explains. Miller also warns against using household scissors, or any scissors that require you to  

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  • Special Packages

    Middle schoolers create care packages for Naples Senior Center residents

    The messages affixed to the 25 gift bags were succinct yet heartfelt. “You are awesome.” “You matter.” “We wish you are okay.” “We care for you.” “You are special.” Inside the bags were flash lights, face masks, hand sanitizers, magnifying glasses and night lights. The donors were a group of Golden Gate middle-schoolers who participate in the Grace Place for Children & Families literacy program. They prepared the “care packages” for residents of Naples Senior Center. Community help:Naples Senior Center helps its vulnerable members get COVID-19 vaccine ‘Visiting angel’:Naples Senior Center honors volunteer of the year The care  

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