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Etsy’s new augmented reality feature makes decorating walls much easier

Etsy’s new augmented reality feature makes decorating walls much easier

Over five million art prints, paintings, and photographs sold on Etsy have a new sidekick to make it easier to see how they’ll fit in your home.

Just launched in June 2020, the augmented reality update to the Etsy app lets you visualize how a piece of art would look if it were actually hanging in your home. All you have to do is point your phone at the wall.

As long as an item is categorized under Paintings, Photography, or Prints, it should work with the AR feature — so for the most part, you can search for art as you normally would. You’ll be prompted to scan the wall in question as well as the ceiling and floor to give the app an idea of room dimensions. Once the print pops up, you can tap to move

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Katy Perry ‘Is Still Decorating the Nursery’ as She and Orlando Bloom Count Down to Baby

Katy Perry and fiancé Orlando Bloom are in full-on nesting mode as the arrival of their baby girl draws near.

At their home in Los Angeles, the “Daisies” singer, 35, “is still decorating the nursery and having fun with it,” a source close to the actor, 43, tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue, on newsstands Friday.

During a May appearance on The Graham Norton Show, Perry said she was “learning to be a mom fast” while social distancing at home amid the coronavirus pandemic thanks to the family members staying with her, including her 9-month-old nephew, 3- and 6-year-old nieces and sometimes Bloom’s 9-year-old son, Flynn, whom he shares with ex-wife Miranda Kerr.

“Kids gravitate towards me through my music, so I am used to them,” she said. “But I am not used to being woken up really early in the morning by them staring at me from

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Nine Nancy Meyers-Inspired Home Decorating Ideas

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When we watch a Nancy Meyers movie, our eyes are glued to the screen for the sharp wit and lovable characters. But most of all, we can’t get enough of the home décor. The producer and director behind hits like “Something’s Gotta Give,” “It’s Complicated,” “The Holiday,” “Father of the Bride” and “What Women Want,” to name a few, knocks it out every single time with the drool-worthy home interiors. In fact, the all-white kitchen in “Something’s Gotta Give” is famous for being the most-copied kitchen ever.

Her sets take on a life of their own and Meyers has said she creates mood boards to dream up each room. What makes her interiors even more amazing is that fact that they seem attainable. To help you do just that, we’ve rounded up Nancy Meyers-inspired home decorating ideas to bring into your very own

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July 4th Decorating Contest, Flyover Planned In Pleasant Hill

PLEASANT HILL, CA — For more than four decades, the Pleasant Hill 4th of July Commission has organized the city’s annual Independence Day celebrations, typically featuring parades, park festivals and fireworks.

And while COVID-19 “large-gathering” concerns sidelined such activities this year, the commission, nevertheless, is planning a community-wide celebration that starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 4th.

On the 2020 agenda, according to organizers:

10 a.m. Cheer: Start the day by going outside and yelling, screaming and banging pots and pans. “Just MAKE SOME NOISE at 10 a.m. to celebrate the 4th of July!”

“Happy Fourth of July, Pleasant Hill” aerial flyover. “Look to the sky starting at 10 a.m. for our 4th of July message to the community with an aerial flyover & banner. (Pending FAA approval).”

Auto Tour Through Pleasant Hill Honoring Essential Workers. “Shhhhh! The route is a secret, but at 10 a.m.,

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