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CEILINGS – THE FIFTH WALL

Look up. What do you see? A plain white popcorn ceiling? Chances are you’re one of millions of Canadians who haven’t explored the option of ceiling décor. Designers are calling it the fifth wall in a room and have started to become more and more vocal about sprucing ceilings up. Here are some décor options to consider for your ceiling: Wall paper, or ceiling paper to be more accurate. Apply textured wallpaper to your smooth ceiling in much the same way you would a wall. It can be left its original colour, or painted for a more stunning effect. Or opt for a wallpaper that features a bold pattern or bright colour to enhance an otherwise serene room. Wood planks. These can be applied over a textured ceiling and can be painted or stained to match, or contrast, other woodwork in the room. Choose a lightweight plank and be sure to nail them to

joists. For added interest, angle the planks across the room, make a herringbone pattern or even add a few rows around the room before switching to a typical strip design. Corrugated tin . Using adhesive and screws, you can cover your ceiling with elegant tin ceiling tiles. Use them throughout a room or as a focal point above a dining room table or kitchen island, for example. Fabric . Think of a tent, but in elegant, gauzy fabrics that drape from the center of a room to the walls. Alternatively drape fabric across the ceiling adhering it every few feet with a wooden beam to create a cloud like look. Be sure to choose fabrics that are lightweight and can be stapled to the ceiling.

JOKES Courtesy of www.thinkablepuzzles.com

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Canoe. Canoe who? Canoe help me with my homework?

Knock, knock Who’s there? Iva. Iva who? I’ve a sore hand from knocking!

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Adore. Adore who? Adore is between us. Open up!

MUMBO JUMBO

Unscramble each of the clue words. Take the letters that appear in boxes and unscramble them for the final message. Hint:

RETWEAH

ROSTM

NIRA

DANTOOR

HIAL

MDU

Answers: weather storm rain tornado hail mud Final Message: SUMMER

FINAL MESSAGE:

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