Every day we come across situations that are less than ideal. Perhaps the avocado we brought in for lunch wasn’t quite ripe enough or maybe we run into a hidden area of poison ivy. Situations like this are often unavoidable and a solution can often be hard to come by in the initial moment of panic or disappointment. I bet you didn’t realise that these things could be solved by something as easy to come by as a brown paper bag?
If you’re in the market for your first home or a new home, have you thought about going small? Oftentimes, hopeful homebuyers look at properties with more square footage than they actually need. Here are several reasons to consider smaller homes first before looking at larger properties. And remember, no matter the size of your home, Next Day Blinds can help you make it look its best. [Read more…]
It is estimated that children spend an average of four to seven minutes a day outdoors in unstructured play and up to 8 hours in front of a screen. This is in correlation with the increase in mental health issues and the increase in child obesity. [Read more…]
It is the spookiest time of the year, but perhaps you are looking to make your house look like the most haunted residence on the block. Whilst you can dress up and make the inside of your home look like it has been a part of the Addam’s Family manor for years, have you actually thought of how your windows and conservatory could help you? Here are some ideas of how you can spruce up your home for the Halloween season. [Read more…]
Homeowners, next time you’re thinking about making improvements to your home, look outside. Your outdoor areas serve as your home’s first impression to onlookers and neighbors. And, many outdoor home improvements, like a fresh coat of paint, for example, can even boost your property’s overall value. Here are a few outdoor home improvement ideas to consider for your next project. [Read more…]
Building a new home for your family is a big deal. Not only are you likely creating the space that’s been your dream home for some time, but you’re also going to have to consider what things to include or exclude from your plan. One of the biggest decisions that you probably haven’t spent too much time thinking about previously are the building materials. While you might know what you want some aspects of your home to be made with, others might not have even crossed your mind. So to help you make these all-important decisions, here are three tips for picking the right materials for building your new home. [Read more…]
Kids love Birthdays and they also love Birthday parties. Unfortunately a side effect of kids’ parties is the stupendous amount of plastic bags used for party bags. What if instead of using plastic bags to give our kids friends at the end of the party we could do something a little more sustainable?
For a fraction of the cost we can buy some paper bags, and then use materials from around the home to decorate them and make some incredibly unique bags. [Read more…]