How to Style a Sofa With Pillows

Tossing some throw pillows onto your sofa seems like a no-brainer, but if you want to create a designer-worthy look, it requires a little effort. Here are a few genius ways to choose the right pillows and arrange them on your couch in the most flattering way.

  1. Create symmetry. Begin by choosing two anchor pillows in a pattern or shade that matches the rest of your sofa. These will go on either end to create a balanced effect.
  2. Mix and match. To avoid a drab look, choose a few more pillows in varying shapes, sizes and patterns, keeping in mind the main color that ties it all together.
  3. Add texture. Add at least one textured pillow in a fabric like faux fur, cable knit, or velvet.
  4. Use odd numbers. Most designers agree that using an odd number of pillows is usually best, as it helps you to create a lived-in look that is easy to rearrange again and again. Line them up across the whole sofa, or add more on one side and less on the other.
  5. Think of the sofa’s usage. If your sofa has to accommodate a large number of people, choose smaller pillows or use less of them. If it’s more for show, feel free to go wild with pillows.

9 Pointers for Perfectly Styled Pillows [Houzz]
Throw Pillows: 4 Tips to Style Your Sofa [HuffPost Home]
Tips On Choosing Throw Pillows [DécorLove]

Happy Memorial Day!

Wishing everyone a happy Memorial Day as we remember the many heroes who have served our country.

Pool Now Open!

The pool season has officially started! What a great place to relax and spend your long weekend. The grills are ready for your cookout needs!

Grab Some Brunch at Columbia’s Cafe Mezcla

For crepes, waffles, and coffee in Columbia, Maryland, try Cafe Mezcla. Regulars say the waffles and crepes here are as good as any you'd find in Baltimore, but without the half-hour drive. Stop here if you’re looking for a light meal or you’re just in the mood for something unique for Sunday brunch. Regulars like the roasted mushroom and goat cheese crepe with added sun-dried tomato; the Nutella, strawberry, and banana crepe; the buttermilk-fried chicken waffle; and the green egg and ham waffle. Finish your meal with a Thai bubble tea.

Though some customers think the prices here are a little high, that’s not everyone’s opinion—and in any case, you’ll be supporting a locally owned family business when you eat here. Regulars say the food comes quickly and the sweet waffles are a hit with kids.

Cafe Mezcla is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays, and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays.

Cafe Mezcla
6420 A-1 Freetown Road
Columbia, MD 21044
(443) 832-3407
www.cafemezcla.com
www.yelp.com/biz/cafe-mezcla-columbia

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What Are Logic Mazes? Find Out Here!

If you love mazes and other types of tricky logic problems, logic mazes will take your hobby to the next level. These advanced mazes, sometimes called "mazes with rules," have special rules that extend far beyond simply navigating around a two-dimensional maze. In a logic maze, the participant must abide by the rules in order to reach the finish line, and they sometimes even include multiple states of the maze or the navigator.

Here are a few of the most common logic mazes.

  1. Area mazes. These are mazes in which the area of tile traveled must alternately increase and decrease with each step.
  2. Rolling dice mazes. A die is rolled with each turn based on a number of different rules.
  3. Number mazes. A grid of numbers is traveled by moving the number of spaces shown in the current square.
  4. Multi-state mazes. The rules in this type of maze change depending on the person's navigation.

To find out more about logic mazes, click here.

Wine in the Woods, Howard County – May 16th & 17th

Howard County Recreation and Parks is having their annual Wine In The Woods tasting event the weekend of May 16th and 17th. This event has become bigger than ever! When the festival first started, they averaged attendance of 7,500 people each day. Now, the ever-growing attendance has reached over 25,000. They first started with 10 Maryland Wineries and have now reached 35. There are artisans and musicians on two stages, and includes food and craft vendors as well. Come enjoy a picnic on the lawns of Symphony Woods while tasting great wines in good company!

Information obtained from WINE IN THE WOODS.

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother's Day! How are you planning to celebrate mom today?

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park: Jump and Play in Columbia, Maryland

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park might just be one of the most fun attractions in Columbia, Maryland. Activities to try here include Open Jump, Ultimate Dodgeball, and the Foam Zone, where you can jump and flip into a pit filled with foam cubes. Guests can also burn calories in Sky Zone’s Skyfitness and Skyrobics classes.

Local families say their kids and teens love Sky Zone, but parents have a good time here, too. Book your child’s birthday party or make Sky Zone the destination for your next corporate event, family reunion, or group outing.

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park is open Tuesdays through Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park
7175 Oakland Mills Road
Columbia, MD 21046
(443) 546-4477
www.skyzone.com/columbia
www.yelp.com/biz/sky-zone-columbia

Cinco De Mayo – Clubsuite TONIGHT

Cinco De Mayo Party!

Where: Clubsuite
When: Tonight: 6-8 p.m.
What to Expect: Fun music, great food, and tasty drinks!

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

~Windsor Management

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