Children are painting rainbows to place in their windows to raise the spirits of passers-by

Louetta R. Clark

The coronavirus outbreak has lead to children around the UK staying home today after schools closed to most pupils on Friday.

To keep up their art skills – and bring smiles to their local community – many kids have been painting rainbows and sticking them to their front windows as part of a global trend.

Mums have been posting snaps of their uplifting creations online, leading to youngsters being praised for their efforts to raise spirits at this uncertain time.

One family getting involved is Vicky Corbley and her children, from Oldham in Manchester, who produced designs featuring the messages “don’t worry” and “we’ll get through”, along with notes thanking delivery drivers and postal workers.

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9 Easy Home Improvement Projects To Keep You Busy While Quarantined

Louetta R. Clark

We’re spending way more time at home these days, which means it’s more important than ever for our living spaces to bring us joy and comfort. But if you’re like me, you’ve begun to notice ― maybe even fixate on ― imperfections like run down furniture and outdated wallpaper. 

Since you’re stuck at home anyway, now might be a good opportunity to work on a project or two that will spruce up your home and take your mind off the coronavirus pandemic. Most major hardware stores are offering online ordering with curbside pickup, so getting supplies should be a breeze. And as long as you’re handy with a few basic tools and paintbrush, you can tackle these easy home improvement projects.

1. Add an accent wall

(Photo: asbe via Getty Images)
(Photo: asbe via Getty Images)

A fresh coat of paint can transform a space. But if you don’t have the patience or energy to

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Samantha Bee Advocates for Saving the Postal Service on ‘Full Frontal’

Louetta R. Clark

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As Samantha Bee and other late-night hosts have pointed out, President Trump’s New York jet flyover demonstration in celebration of essential workers this week may not have been the best way to support them.

On her at-home edition of Full Frontal filmed in front of a greenscreened forest background and hilariously titled Little Show in the Big Woods — Bee addressed Trump’s undermining of one especially essential service during this time: the U.S. Postal Service.

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“Look, I know it’s hard to get excited about the Postal Service, because it’s just always there, quietly doing its job,” she said. “But the Postal Service is hot as hell! How hot? I mean, the workers wear knee shorts. They give it to us in the rain, sleet and snow. And it’s the only federal agency built entirely on the principle

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Are You a ‘Wallpaper Girl’? The Story Behind Today’s Coolest Aesthetic

Louetta R. Clark

Between all the mirror selfies set against the backdrop of those same-looking minimalist spaces (you know what we’re talking about; there’s always a lone Wassily chair in the corner and maybe some pampas grass bending in the breeze of an AC unit), there’s another aesthetic brewing dominating your Instagram feeds and Pinterest boards, especially now that lockdown has driven many of us to our parents’ houses. Instead of a modern mirror leaning on the floor against a white wall, there’s a Baroque gilt one above an antique dresser secured to the chintz or toile-covered walls. The room is decidedly sweet. The outfit featured? A little funkier. The aesthetic in question marries identities we typically associate as opposites, and it’s been dubbed “the Wallpaper Girls” by Tik Toker Charlotte Samuels.

“Usually these Wallpaper Girls live in either L.A. or New York” Samuels says. “Growing up they probably had a bathroom

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