Web Watch: Wallpaper Rock Scissors




Winner of the best site name I’ve heard in a while — Wallpaper Rock Scissors has your walls covered.

1. Wallpaper Rock Scissors

Winner of the best site name I’ve heard in a while — Wallpaper Rock Scissors has your walls covered. Bringing you choice you thought only possible ‘across the water’ its range includes giants of the pattern world like Mini-Moderns and Orla Kiely and Kirath Ghundoo’s exciting mis-matched wallpapers including her latest collection ‘13’. Downloadable instructions containing that universal Keano-ism: ‘Fail to prepare, prepare to fail’, had me slightly worried but many of the wallpapers are printed on non-woven material which means they won’t stretch when hanging. No surface will be safe.

* www.wallpaperrockscissors.com

2. Babble

With the annual trip to the Swedish superstore in Dublin pending, I was on the lookout for some inspiring Ikea hacks online and spotted the classic Expedit shelving unit getting some interesting makeovers on www.babble.com. To be exact it was 10 makeovers, you see they like to quantify things on babble, here you will find 22 tips for an easier laundry day alongside 21 pretty Thanksgiving parfaits, 12 ways to decorate with shipping palettes and 5 ways your diet is causing global warming. A great reference site powered by Disney, there are 101 solutions on here for any query you might have about anything.

* www.babble.com


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