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- Beam Material: Metal
- Graduation(s): 8ths, 16ths, 32nds
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Decorating 101 - Tips and Tricks
Events by O - Decorating 101: Tips and Tricks Decorating 101: Tips and Tricks You can have a flawlessly fashioned home without hiring an interior decorator. Take the credit for your beautiful space by following these helpful decorating tips and tricks. Blending design and comfort just got easier. Back to Top <img class="staff-image-right" src="img/mxc/20150402_decorating101_livingroom.jpg" alt="Living Room"> Living Room + An area rug can fill around 60-percent of the room, with at least one foot of floor space. + Art above the sofa should measure only two-thirds of the overall sofa width. + A coffee table should be a few inches lower than the sofa and two-thirds as long. + Table lamps near sofas or chairs must have a shade that is at eye level when seated. <img class="staff-image-left" src="img/mxc/20150402_decorating101_diningroom.jpg" alt="Dining Room"> Dining Room + Allow 24 inches of space for each guest to ensure proper elbow room. + Try to provide at least two feet to easily pass between pulled-out chairs and the wall. + Keep the chandelier to 36 inches above the table so guests can see across. + Choose a buffet that is long, deep enough to hold a serving platter, and 36 to 42 inches high. + Use an area rug to fill the room, but leave a perimeter of five to six inches.
Best Reasons to Have a California King Bed
Similar in size to a standard king bed, a California king bed is four inches longer, allowing a lot of extra room top to bottom. A California king bed measures 72 inches wide and 84 inches long, and a standard king mattress measures 76 inches wide and 80 inches long, so while a California king mattress is four inches longer, it is also about four inches thinner than a standard king bed. Making a decision between the two might be difficult. Ultimately, both are great options, but there are a few conditions that might make a California king size bed the clear choice. Before you pick which king mattress is right for you, here are a few of the best reasons to choose a California king bed.
Bed Sheet Thread Count Fact Sheet
The thread count of bed sheets refers to the number of threads per square inch of fabric. For example, if a square inch of fabric in a 300-thread count sheet with a standard weave were examined closely, 150 vertical threads and 150 horizontal threads would be counted, for a sum total of 300. The higher the thread count, the softer and smoother the sheets will be. Thread count is an important consideration to take when choosing a new set of sheets, but it should not be used as a sole indicator of quality. Equally important in choosing a bed sheet is the type and quality of the materials used as well as the fabric's weave.
How to Fit Queen Beds in Small Spaces
Ideal for guest rooms or additional bedrooms, queen beds measure 60 inches wide and 80 inches long. For a couple, a queen bed provides about 30 inches of space per person. Larger and more comfortable than double or full beds, queen beds occupy less space than king beds. This makes them a great choice for bedrooms with space limitations. Knowing how to select queen beds and fit them in small spaces enables you to maximize their potential and your available floor space. Look below to learn how to fit queen beds in small spaces.
FAQs about California King Sheets
As the longest beds available on the market, California kings are excellent beds to accommodate tall sleepers. California kings measure 72 inches wide by 84 inches long, which is 4 inches longer than standard king beds. California king size sheets are available in a wide variety of fabrics, colors and thread counts for you to choose from for your California king mattress. Look below to learn answers to the most frequently asked questions about California king sheets.
International Shoe Sizing Buying Guide
If shoe sizes are listed using a system you aren't familiar with, it can be difficult to know how to buy shoes that will fit. Most of the shoes listed on Overstock.com are in U.S. sizes, which can make purchasing shoes online confusing if you are shopping internationally. This international shoe size conversion guide is here to give you an easy reference when you're shopping for shoes online. If it has been a while since you measured your feet, you'll want to do that first. Measure them late in the day, as they tend to be larger at this time. You should also wear the socks you plan to wear with your shoes. Have a friend trace your foot on a piece of paper, so you can stand up straight. Measure the tracing, finding the length of your foot in inches closest to the next 16th inch. Find the width of your foot, and then measure your other foot; use the measurements from the largest foot when referring to the shoe size conversion table. Remember that, even with the correct shoe size, shoes from different manufacturers will fit differently. Be sure to read customer reviews to see if the shoes you are shopping for run true to size.
The Sunday Brunch Table
Events by O - Sunday Brunch Table The Sunday Brunch Table Fresh air, sunny skies, and the scent of fresh waffles driftingthrough the air. Nothing beats a springtime Sunday brunch.Invite guests to a brunch feast in your home with lively table settings, coffee and tea from ourFarmers Market, and thesedelicious recipes. Back to Top Tomato, Bacon, and Spinach Quiche <img src="img/mxc/20150409-CE-SundayBrunch-Blurb-01.png" alt="Tomato, Bacon & Spinach Quiche"> Ingredients Start to finish: 1 hour Servings: 8 One 9-inch pie crust 3 slices crisply cooked bacon, chopped 1/2 cup frozen spinach (thawed, rinsed and squeezed dry; will measure 1/3 cup) 3 tablespoons onion, chopped 4 large eggs, beaten 1 cup half-and-half 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper 1/8 teaspoon seasoned salt 3/4 tomato, thin sliced with slices halved Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit. 2. Place the pie crust in a 9-inch round cake pan and freeze for 15 minutes. 4. In a mixing bowl, combine the beaten eggs, cheeses, milk, half-and-half, bacon, spinach, onion, pepper, and seasoned salt. 5. Pour the mixture into the prepared pie crust and even out if needed. Top with sliced tomatoes. 6. Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool at least 15 minutes before serving. (Recipe from www.thisgalcooks.com) <img src="img/mxc/20150409-CE-SundayBrunch-BottomBanner-01.jpg"alt="Shop All - Kitchen And Dining">
Top Euro Pillow Cover Styles
Measuring in at 26 inches by 26 inches, Euro pillows are the older sibling of standard throw pillows used to accent everything from beds to couches. These oversized pillows are loved for their versatility and the bold impact they create in any room. A Euro pillow insert is typically sold separately from Euro pillow shams, but both are essential for decorating. Removable Euro pillow shams make it easy to change your look and are simple to clean. When you're in the mood for a whole design style, Euro pillows and pillow covers are an affordable option. Keep reading to learn more about the top Euro pillow cover styles.
An Island Oasis
Events by O - An Island Oasis An Island Oasis There’s no place for relaxation quite like a tropical resort. Capture the easy-going spirit of a day in the Bahamas with bold, leafy decor, casual wicker furniture, and chic bamboo accents. Welcome home, paradise. Back to Top Live Relaxed Neutral furniture mimics the soft sand of your island getaway. Combine these soft tones with wicker, bamboo, and a large fan with leaf-shaped blades to feel your worries melt away. <img src="img/mxc/20150410_ce_island_oasis_btm_bnr.jpg"alt="Shop All Living Room Furniture">
FAQs about Pre-Owned Rolex Watches | Overstock™ <meta property="og:image" content="img/mxc/150401_rolex-watches-from-Overstock-FB.jpg" data-pin-nopin="true" /> <meta name="twitter:image:src" content="img/mxc/150401_rolex-watches-from-Overstock-TWIT.jpg" data-pin-nopin="true" /> FAQs about Pre-Owned Rolex Watches by Shawna Edwards Published April 28, 2010 | Updated April 29, 2015 <img src="img/mxc/150401_rolex-watches-from-Overstock.jpg" class="hidden"> Shop Pre-Owned Rolex Watches ▸ I've never made a large purchase online. Why pick Overstock™?Overstock™ is one of the largest retailers of high-end jewelry and watches. We have taken the time to create a Web environment allows you to comfortably shop for wristwatches online. We offer a wide variety of timepieces at the most competitive prices available. In addition to this, we want you to feel secure purchasing from us. We are one of a handful of online high-end watch merchants that are capable of processing your credit card for your entire purchase. This allows "first-time buyers" to feel more secure in making a large purchase because they have an added layer of security via their credit card company. Do all your Rolex watches come with their serial numbers?Every pre-owned Rolex watch sold by Overstock™ will have its unique Rolex serial and reference numbers in place and viewable by removing the watch band from the six o'clock and twelve o'clock ends. What is meant by "Perfect Like New Condition?""Perfect like new (day one) condition" watches are pre-owned Rolex timepieces that are purchased by Overstock™ in pristine, mint, and immaculate condition. This is the case cosmetically and mechanically. Every timepiece is thoroughly inspected to ensure that they are authentic and meet our quality standards. These luxury watches are so pristine that, in most cases, they are indistinguishable from new watches. Our men's watches and women's watches may have miniscule markings, and the watch bracelets will have miniscule amounts of stretch. Will my watch come with documentation?Every watch will come with detailed documentation stating a full watch description, serial number, and model number. Being that the manufacturer's warranty has expired, you will receive a limited one-year warranty from our vendor. Will my watch be covered by a warranty, and what about post warranty service?Being that the manufacturer's warranties on these timepieces have expired, our vendor issues a one-year limited warranty on every watch. The warranty work is done by expert watchmakers who use only original manufacturers' parts and have decades of experience working with Rolex watches. After the one-year limited warranty has expired, you may continue to request service through our vendor who will service the watch when needed at industry cost prices. How can I be sure that the watch will fit my wrist?All our watches will fit up to a 6-and-a-half-inch wrist for a woman and for a man will fit up to a 7-and-a-half-inch wrist (extra links are available for additional charges). Rolex watches can be easily resized to fit any wrist by your local jeweler. How do I measure for my wrist size?You can get an approximate measurement of your wrist by using a soft measuring tape or measuring the inside of your best fitting watch. If you don't have a soft measuring tape, you can wrap a ribbon or a piece of string around your wrist at the wrist bone, mark the spot where it meets, and measure it against a ruler to determine your approximate wrist size. To get the best fit, measure fairly snug at the wrist bone. This is approximate sizing not a 100 percent guarantee of prefect sizing. If the watch is a gift and you do not know the recipient's wrist size, you can use the following as a guide (as with all products, the standard sizes depend on the manufacturer): Men's Standard Bracelet Sizes Inside, including watch face while bracelet is closed Adult Small 5½" to 6½" Adult Average 6½" to 7½" Adult Large 7½" to 8½" Adult X-Large 8½" to 9½" Women's Standard Bracelet Sizes Inside, including watch face while bracelet is closed Adult Small 4½" to 5½" Adult Average 5½" to 6½" Adult Large 6½" to 7½" Adult X-Large 7½" to 8½" Will the watch be fully water-resistant? And can I go swimming or shower with my watch?Every Rolex watch is fully tested for water resistance; the total depth rating is listed with every model. Drawing on years of experience, it is our recommendation that, though Rolex watches are water resistant, because of the fine nature of the timepiece, we discourage our customers from making a practice of taking them in the shower or pool. If for some reason the stem, which is the round mechanism found on the side of the case, which is unscrewed to set the time, is not completely screwed down, water could leak into the movement and damage the watch. (Please refer to your warranty card regarding water damage.) How does Overstock™ offer such great prices when my local jeweler has a similar piece for considerably more?Overstock™ has built the best connections in the business, affording us the ability to buy from dealers at the highest level of the industry. Through these connections, we can buy in the largest quantities while getting the best pricing. Being that we are not an authorized dealer of Rolex or affiliated with Rolex, USA, we are able to offer our customers rock bottom pricing without being subject to any manufacturer's price controls or policies. Do I need to be present to sign for the package?For your safety, you will need to sign for the package that contains your watch. If you are not present when it arrives, the package will not be left at your door. A door tag will be left to inform you when the courier will come to redeliver your package. Alternatively, you can call the courier to arrange a better delivery time or pick-up (with photo identification) at the local hub. What is the benefit of buying a pre-owned Rolex over a new one?Unlike new Rolex watches, pre-owned Rolex watches do not depreciate in value immediately after purchase. Therefore, buying a new Rolex watch is like buying a brand new car: The moment you drive it off the lot it has lost 20 to 30 percent of its value. With buying a pre-owned watch, you have effectively cut out any value depreciation and retail markup. Rolex watches hold their value over time; in most cases, a pre-owned Rolex can be resold at a price very close to your purchase price. How do I determine the age of my watch?You are guaranteed to receive a desirable modern watch with a fully automatic self-winding (or quartz movement depending on your purchase), with quickset date feature. Due to the fact that Rolex models are manufactured for a number of years, the year of your watch will be circa 1980s or 1990s. Every Rolex watch sold by Overstock™ will have its unique Rolex serial number, which determines the year of manufacture. Overstock™ and our Rolex Vendors are not affiliated with Rolex or Rolex, USA Inc., and are not an authorized Rolex dealer. Third party One-Year Warranty. Shop Men's Pre-Owned Rolex Watches Shop Women's Pre-Owned Rolex Watches Shop All Pre-Owned Rolex Watches See All Guides Read More Watch Guides Learn More about Watch Brands
International Clothing Sizing Guide
If the women's clothing you're shopping for is listed in a sizing system you aren't familiar with, it can be a challenge to know how to what will fit. This international clothing size conversion chart will give you an easy reference when you're online shopping for women's clothing, including plus-size women's clothing and juniors' clothing. <img src="img/mxc/150420_womens-sizing-guide-PIN.jpg" class="hidden"> Shop Women's Clothing ▸ Check out our women's measurement guide for tips on measuring and use our apparel size guides to find your U.S. size. Remember that, even with this clothing size conversion chart, women's clothes from different manufacturers will fit differently. Women's SizesMisses' sizes, also known as ladies' clothing sizes, have even numbers in the U.S. sizing system. The women's clothing with these sizes may be followed by a "P" to denote that they are petite ladies' clothing, for women who are 5'3" (about 160 cm) or shorter. U.S. and Canada Europe U.K. Australia Japan 2 32 4 6 5 4 34 6 8 7 6 36 8 10 9 8 38 10 12 11 10 40 12 14 13 12 42 14 16 15 14 44 16 18 17 Plus SizesWith clothing styles made to flatter full-figured women, plus-size women's clothing has U.S. sizes with even numbers, starting at 14 or 16 and going up. Specialty plus-size clothing stores may have sizes beyond 28. U.S. and Canada Europe U.K. Australia Japan 16 46 18 20 19 18 48 20 22 21 20 50 22 24 23 22 52 24 26 25 24 54 26 28 27 26 56 28 30 29 28 58 30 32 31 Juniors' SizesWhen U.S. women's clothing sizes are denoted with odd numbers, they are juniors' sizes. Juniors' clothing is sized and styled to flatter teenagers and young women. U.S. and Canada Europe U.K. and Australia Japan 1 28 3 0 3 30 5 2 5 32 7 4 7 34 9 6 9 36 11 8 11 38 13 10 13 40 15 12 15 42 17 14 Shop Plus Sizes Shop Juniors' Clothing Shop All Women's Clothing See All Guides Get More Online Shopping Tips Learn More about Sizing & Measurements
Skateboard Buying Guide
Nothing combines sports, transportation, and fun more than a skateboard -- but how do you choose the right skateboard for you? The three main components that make up a skateboard are the deck (what you stand on), the trucks (the part that attaches the wheels to the skateboard), and the wheels. All three components have variations, depending on how you will use your board. This skateboard buying guide will help you figure out how to buy a skateboard that will be right for you and your ability level.
How to Use Oil Pencils
If you love creating intricate sketches or adding lovely embellishments to scrapbooking pages, then you must try oil pencils. Oil pencils are like a combination of oil pastels and colored pencils. Made from oil, wax and pigment but encased in wood, these art pencils have the unique ability to give the artist versatility while also being easy to use. You can take your and works of art to a whole new level when you know how to use oil pencils.
Croton Watch Quick Facts
Croton watches are fun, stunning and luxurious. This combination makes Croton watches the perfect luxury accessories for fashionable jetsetters and hip professionals. Croton produces Swiss watches with impeccable styling and impressive manufacturing. Croton watches will add a sleek and distinctive look to your wardrobe. Both men's watches and ladies watches from Croton are bold enough to stand out in a crowd while looking stylish at the same time and offering a level of versatility. Use our quick set of simple facts about Croton to learn more about this Swiss watch brand and its collection of stylish ladies watches and hip men's watches.
Popular Types of Quilts
Out of all the bedding made, quilts may be the most diverse. Quilts are produced in all kinds of colors, patterns, sizes, styles and types. If you're looking for a quilt but don't know where to start, take a look at the popular types of quilts below to learn more about this beautiful kind of bedding. Amish quilts: These beautiful quilts reflect the Amish way of living and feature solid colors, deep hues, geometric patterns and very little embellishment. Amish quilts contain the highest quality of construction and stitching, and, sometimes, the wonderful stitch patterns (scrolls, feathers) contrast with the simple backgrounds of their quilts. Applique quilts: These quilts use a French needlework technique where fabric pieces are sewn onto another piece of material to create a design. Applique is used extensively in the quilting process and is not to be confused with patchwork. Patchwork pieces are joined together; applique is sewn on top of the whole piece. Baltimore album quilts: Baltimore album quilts came from Maryland in the early 1800s. Each block in the design of these quilts is appliqued differently, often in ornate floral patterns. Bangladeshi quilts: These quilts are made with layers of Saree cloth. Saree cloth is silk cloth used by women of India to wrap and fold around the body as a garment. The cloth is usually 40 to 60 inches wide by 6 yards long. These quilts are used as bedding or as decorative pieces. Bargello quilts: Bargello quilts are created with offset squares in an up-and-down geometric "V" pattern. The small squares of different fabrics and the colorful designs make these quilts true works of art. Hawaiian quilts: Hawaiian quilts are not pieced, and they usually showcase a large, symmetrical applique in the center of the quilt. Most often the background is white or another solid color. Patchwork quilts: Patchwork quilts are constructed of many small pieces of fabric which are put together in an improvised or irregular pattern. This is a well-known quilt style, and examples of historical patchwork quilts are found in many museums. Ralli quilts: Ralli quilts, sometimes known as rilli quilts, are traditional quilts made in India or Pakistan. There is an abundance of embroidery as well as applique on the patchwork patterns. Star quilts: Star quilts are created with a large star shape, or several star shapes, dominating the pattern. Wedding ring quilts: Wedding ring quilts are crafted in a design of interlocking rings. This pattern goes far back in history: in the fourth century it was used to decorate drinking cups in Rome. Wedding ring quilts are highly popular and make wonderful wedding gifts. If you're looking for a gift to please an engaged couple, you can't go wrong with a wedding quilt. Bedding always makes a significant gift for the bride and groom, and a quilt with coordinating Egyptian cotton sheets can be even better. View All Quilts Back to Guides Directory View All Quilts
Best Types of Tile for Kitchen Countertops
Tile kitchen countertops are an affordable alternative to traditional solid stone units. Countertop tile can be made from many of the most popular materials, such as granite or quartz, yet costs just a fraction of the price. Tile countertops are also easy to install and repair, making them the perfect project for the DIY homeowner. Shop Tiles ▸ Ceramic.Ceramic tile is made from natural clay that is baked to remove excess moisture. It is available in a wide variety of colors and designs that can be mixed and matched to any kitchen. Ceramic tile is affordable, easy to install and very low maintenance. It is also waterproof and able to withstand high temperatures from hot dishes. If you choose ceramic tile for your kitchen countertops, you should be aware that ceramic tile can crack or chip if heavy objects are dropped on it. To minimize grout stains, you can choose a dark grout and use a grout sealer to protect the seams from dirt. Mosaic.Mosaic tile comes in tiny 1-inch square units. It is often sold in large sheets that are attached to a mesh backer-board, making for easy and fast installation. These tiles can be mixed to create unique patterns and textures, and are very durable. One advantage of mosaic tiles is that they are colored all the way through, so a chip or crack will not be as visible as with ceramic tile. Granite.Granite tile is a natural stone product that is widely popular in kitchen decor. Tiles made from granite offer the beauty of natural stone at a fraction of the cost. Granite tiles often have a mottled surface that helps to hide dirt and fingerprints and are incredibly strong and long-lasting. Like all granite products, these tiles must be sealed after installation and at least once a year for the duration of their use. Quartz.Quartz tile is a manufactured product designed to look similar to granite while offering superior performance. It is made from crushed quartz crystals pressed together with resin. Quartz tile has a smooth and uniform surface with a consistent grain. It is slightly less expensive than granite and is much more durable and long-lasting. Unlike granite, quartz tiles do not need to be sealed. They are completely nonporous, which prevents bacteria from becoming trapped in the surface. Quartz cannot be repaired as easily as granite, however, and it offers none of the natural beauty and color variation of real stone. Shop Tiles See All Guides
Ice Skates Buying Guide
Buying a pair of ice skates opens up a world of fun possibilities. Gliding around a frozen pond or local ice skating rink with a pair of ice skates is one of the most popular winter activities around. Hockey skates have also become must-have winter sport items. In fact, ice skating has become a winter trademark in a number of different sports, including figure skating, ice hockey and speed skating. Whichever winter sport you choose, knowing how to Buy Winter Sports Equipment will help in choosing the right pair for you.
Best Paper Cutters for Scrapbooking
If you love making paper crafts like cards and scrapbooks, paper cutters are an essential supply for your paper cutting craft box. Making cards and scrapbook pages can be time-consuming, so why not make the process easier and faster with the right paper trimmer for the project? A scrapbooking paper cutter will allow you to make precise trims to photos, paper, stickers and other scrapbooking supplies. Read on for tips on the best paper cutters for scrapbooking.
How to Choose Band Saw Blades
Choosing the right band saw blade is important for both the quality of your work and your safety. When choosing a band saw blade, consider the project ahead: the type and size of blade for your saw matters just as much as the material that needs to be cut. While selecting the wrong band saw blade can cause undue stress and danger to you if the saw blade breaks, the proper blade can be a valued, long-lasting tool. Paying attention to the details ensures efficient, safe work with quality results.
How to Choose a Chandelier
Chandeliers are more than just a way to illuminate a room. They add style and become part of the home decor. Like any decorative piece, the right chandelier can make a big difference in the look and feel of a room. A large or ornate chandelier will overwhelm a small living space, and a small, simple one will not look right in a formal dining room. Here's how to choose the best lighting for your home.
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