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Gardens Inside, Up and Down

Gardens Inside, Up and Down

Gardens can be cultivated in many forms, and indoor vertical gardens are an increasingly popular way to work in a fresh, green space nearly anywhere. Some restaurants and commercial businesses use large indoor garden designs to add ambiance and to improve indoor air quality, but they are also great for home interiors, adding aesthetic and air cleaning properties. A study which examined the effects of indoor plants over time at the workplace found that indoor gardens helped promote cleaner oxygen in indoor spaces and can reduce volatile organic compounds that can be found inside from paint or construction materials. Besides being visually enticing, they… read more

Cool DIY Baby Projects

Cool DIY Baby Projects

Babies, with all of their splendid cuteness, need lots of stuff. Making sure they have all of the necessities to get them through their first few months can quickly become expensive. While it can be fun to pick out nursery items and layettes, what isn’t so cheerful is purchasing many high priced needs only to find out that they will be outgrown just as fast as they came out of the packaging. Or worse, to find out that what you have brought home for baby can actually be harmful. Surprising levels of hazardous substances can be found in baby items and… read more

DIY Reading Nooks

DIY Reading Nooks

Having a literacy rich home doesn’t mean having a full scale library at your disposal, but providing print for young readers as a part of their everyday environment. Whether from books, magazines, newspapers, brochures or digital words, having print rich materials on hand will encourage reading at home. Creating a designated space in the house can offer a special, quite place that will entice readers. Setting up an area for children to have easy access to reading materials is a way to draw them into reading time. Make sure the area is comfortable and has good lighting that is suitable… read more

Salon Walls Offer A Distinctive Presentation

Salon Walls Offer A Distinctive Presentation

Do you have an area in your home that looks like this? Chose a bland space for a salon wall design. Collectables, pictures, artwork, thrift shop finds or items around the house can be reused and presented in a pulled together way. Items can be grouped with a symmetrical spacing focus or patterns can be created. To do a specific layout, first place objects on the floor to get an idea of how they will look when hung up. Then map it out on the wall with removable stickers, post-its or small pencil marks so that the hardware goes in the… read more

Wooden Pallets Turned Into Functional Designs

Wooden Pallets Turned Into Functional Designs

Seemingly uninspiring items can often be repurposed into practical pieces. Wooden Pallets are an example of an object that can be used in endless ways. Their fairly sturdy structure and versatility make them an ideal starter base for projects. They can be painted, stained, decorated, stacked, drilled and nailed into creative, usable items. For example, wooden pallets can be turned into the perfect desks. With only a few materials, tools and securely attached table legs you can create an instant work space. The pallets open middle allows necessities to be easily accessible. In addition to a desk, this design can… read more