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4B The Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, March 20, 1990 Pahnting tricks for unusual :::::::: :5%: ;ii!iiil ;iiiii :::::5; i!i!i~i! ~,~',.-~-,~,,'*~'.'.,~-,-,r,~ .............................. ~.-.',.,~, ,-.-" ........... "'" ........ ' .......... , ..... "'" '." " ,,,,, ,v i Carter Heating & Refrigerat on You've Thought About It Since Last Summer- Before The Hot Weather Gets Here CALL NOW FOR FREE ESTIMATES AND :::::::: ::::::k iiiiiiii! {iiii{i~ ?:i:!:! I I III II I i iii:iii !ii i FAIRLEA, W.VA. 645"37441i Want to give a room a new look, b~t can't afford hey, furniture or carpeting',) Try painting your wails! If you've been living with basic, often boring, white or off-white tbr too long, you'll be amazed at what color can do to change the mood of your room, Color can make your rooms look larger, or smaller and cozier, h can make them reel warmer or cooler. And studies have shown that color has a direct effect on mood, You can make a soft, subtle statement with pale pastels, or use the primary col- ors lbr a bright, vivid look. There arm endless gradations of hues and shades; so you're sure to find oue or more that are perlect for the nlood you're trying to cre- ate. For a coordinated look in your home, try using different shades of the same color in difl~crcnt rooms, or have a color "'theme" that is picked up somewhere in each room. Or you can paint each wall in a room a diffizrent color or different shades of one color. Think about what color you want to paint the ceiling as well. Here are two looks to try il" you want something unusual. For a fun, outdoorsy look, paint your ceiling blue and then ap- ply clouds with sponges dipped in white paint. Walls can be the same blue or any other color--a light pink or apricot would set off the blue nicely. On the walls in another room, try spatter painting. Start with white or any other color as a background, then pick one or two contrasting colors to spatter. Dip your brush into the paint, and then shake the paint at the walls. You'll have the satisfaction of knowing that your walls are unique in their patterns of spots and drips. You probably can think of lots of other ideas, Indulge your creativity. You'll get the most enjoyment II'Olll a color scheme personally chosen to suit your taste and enhance your home. The Corrugated Asphalt Roofing and Siding Fast, easy installation Reduces noise Goes directly over old roof Provides added insulation Won't rust or corrode Lifetime warranty Low maintenance WHITE BROWN RED BLACK GRAY GREEN 48" x 79" Sheet 26 square foot sheet IN STOCK COLORS At least 32 IKllUllres in ltock VALUE 113 S. Court St., Lewisburg, W.Va. Phone 645-1334 Im m mmIII Quality5Yea~ k\\\\\\\\\~ Sale Sale Sale FLAT LATEX SEMI-GLOSS FLAT LATEX 95 HOUSE PAINT HOUSE & TRIM HOUSE PAINT 2 gal. 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Pit your wit against myth in this quiz, prepared by The Hardwood Match the woods on the left with their __ Ash A a "heroic" __ Birch __ Cherry __ Hickory __ Maple __O~ ___ Walnut suitable description at right: wood, used tot sailing ships, cathedrals, thrones and Kin Table B "wood in action," the stuff skis, baseball bats and tennis racquets are made C an early American "family wood," a mainstay for tools, toys, fence equipment D a "'collector's wood," favored for love tokens, woodcuts and grandfather E the "aristocrat," prized since the 16th century by inlay masters and hat F "the colonist's classic," preferred for sewing kits, music',d instruments, butcher blocks G a "sailing wood" common to early aircraft and contemporary gliders and Multiple Choice: 1. Bentwood is: A. a form of wicker or rattan B. a golf club C. a process for steaming wood into shapes 2. Distressing is: A. beating solid wood into an heirloom finish B. a process for removing stress C. hair lines in the furniture finish 3. Solid wind drawers have: A. robins-egg hardware B. goose-neck turnings C. dove-tail joints 4. Always dust wood furniture: A. daily B. with the grain C. with lambswool 5. Myrtle Burl is: A. Burl Ires' mother's maiden name B. an obscure silent movie star C. a wan-like tree growth 6. Oak has: A. bucket-like markings . B. over 50 varieties in North Aznerica C. acorn finials 7. Who is considered this country's first furniture maker? A. Thomas Jeffizrson B. Myles Standish C. Duncan Phyfe 8. The person credited with modern American furniture design is: A. Biedermeier B. Biederbecke C. Baedeker 9. Wood beds were A. 17th century B. 12th century C. 19th century first conunonly used in: 10. Chinese Chippendale A. China B. Boston C. England was made in: 11. Which name does NOT belong on this 18th century furniture designers? A. Jonathan Van Courtly B. Thomas Sheraton C. George Hepplewhite 12. Campaign chests were A. Chinese B. English C. Indians" invented by the: 13. Which solid American Hiawatha's canoe? A. hickory B. maple C. birch hardwood 14. Which U.S. hardwood "Louisville Slugger?" A. oak B. cherry C. ash is used for the 15. 18th century chair A. bodgers B. codgers C. dodgers makers are called: ........ , ............................................................................................................................... ., Designer Headboards A~SW~ Custom Upholstered M=,~.~ Ash ...... B Maple In Your Choice Of Fabric Birch ..... O Oak " wale~t Cherry ... D Multiple choice Brenda's Drapery & Upholstery ,.c 6.~ .. 2.~ 7. c ~. 3. c8. A 13. your Des n Center 4. 1o.9 c* 204C W. Washington Street' Lewisburg, W.Va. 24901 647-4113 .................................. : HOME CENTER I WITH FOUR CONVENIENT LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU Two Primary Locations Two Branch LocatiOnS 533 S. Lexington Ave. 113 S. 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