Finding Some New Furnishing That’s Right for Your Home
In my last post, I went on gushing about the value of adding archways to your home. As much as I love talking about those big home-decor altering decisions, this week I wanted to bring up some of the little, special things that I love about interior design. I wanted to bring up a company called Rug and Home, whose website can be located at rugandhome.com. I recently purchased lovely new bedspreads for my kids’ rooms, and was so happy with them I wanted to mention their name here. It’s not the first time I looked at their site, they have just about any kind of furnishing you could imagine.
The bedspreads were just the first step. I’m looking at the rest of their youth section, and I can already see a bunch of things that would match nicely in their rooms. Even then, it’s really tempting to explore the rest of the site to get a good feel on what they offer for the rest of the household. There are a few things on there that really caught my eye. I’m sure there are even more because of how expansive their product list is.
Finally, as a last little note, my favorite part of their site is that they frequently feature sales that help mitigate the price on those big-ticket items. Regardless, if you’re looking for anything interior-related, odds are there’s a product on Rug and Home that can fix that niche.
If you found some interesting furnishings for you child’s bedroom, but you’re not sure how to fit it into the rooms design, check out this article I found. In addition to that, you can watch the video below for some extra ideas. Not all of the examples will be applicable to you, but there’s a pretty wide variety there. You never know, something might inspire you!
As the spring weather continues to get better and better, I’m reminded of the fact that summer will be here before I know it. Every year, I make sure to get recognition gifts for my children’s teachers. The teachers of our school district deserve to know they’re appreciated and valued for what they do for the children every day. As the years go on, it’s tough to find unique and affordable gifts. I’ve done baskets of goodies, gift certificates and flowers, so I think it’s about time to take a different route. If you’re in the same boat as me, take a look at the following ideas:
Fresh and Unique Ideas Worth Looking Into
Affordable Trophies Online
The affordable trophies online from Recognition Source are my favorite, especially the apple collection, perfect for rewarding educators of all kinds. This is a type of gift I know my children would be proud to hand to their deserving teachers. The apple collection is made up of glass and crystal awards and paperweights. A paperweight is both fitting and appropriate for a teacher’s gift, and easy to bring home to cherish for years to come. A basket of goodies, a gift certificate and flowers don’t last forever, but this definitely could. The engraving allows for the teacher’s name, class year and/or school district, making this gift very personal.
Personalized Tote Bag
We all know that teachers have a lot to carry. From lesson plans and textbooks to assignments and supplies, the load can be heavy. A sturdy tote bag is a gift idea that a teacher would truly enjoy. It’s both useful and thoughtful. This is another idea that will last longer than the usual teacher gifts, something they can bring with them into the next school year.
A Classroom Door Sign
Why have a classroom door with just a number on it? A sign with the teacher’s name on it provides clarity for students and other teachers, and they’re pretty adorable!
A Personalized Notepad and Clipboard
Teachers take notes, lots of them, especially ones with many students. Allow them to jot down notes with ease and in style!
I hope you find these ideas helpful! I am good with ideas for the next few years!
Here is a great back to school idea, or simply something you can do any time to show your gratitude.
My husband and I are the owners of a cafe. We had always discussed opening our own business once our family felt settled, but it wasn’t easy deciding on the type of business. One thing everybody can agree on is yummy food, so with high hopes, we opened a cafe. It’s been two and a half years and our business is still thriving, but we learned a great deal along the way. Our cafe is actually quite big, with a little souvenir shop in the back, so there was a little more upkeep than we were prepared for.
One thing in particular was the HVAC system. It wasn’t until we started having issues with our HVAC system that we became knowledgeable about commercial HVAC maintenance as a whole. After contacting a friend in the industry, he informed us about emergency AC repair. New York is where he works, but he gave us some helpful advice to find one in our area. He told us how HVAC technicians are used to unexpected events and they take them seriously. Now I realize the importance of keeping up with the HVAC system, especially because I have a duty to my customers and staff. Luckily, it was a normal malfunction, but it’s still not a risk worth taking.
Why it’s Important to Maintain a Commercial HVAC
Customer Comfort & Safety
Staff Comfort & Safety
Health of the Building
The Negatives of HVAC Neglect
Loss in Sales
Unexpected Expenses for Repair
Decreased Staff Productivity
Increased Risk of Damaging Assets
How to Keep an HVAC System Healthy
Contact an HVAC Company that Specializes in Commercial HVAC Systems
Educate Yourself on the Smaller Maintenance Tasks You can Tackle Yourself (if advised)
If your customers or staff members are concerned with the building’s temperature, take it into consideration.
I may be from Utah, but my favorite thing about my Utah home is my custom archways that came from Texas! Yes, archways can be sent in the mail, they’re DIY archways. I placed one archway in the doorway of my kitchen, but there are other options- window arches, arches above bathroom sinks, etc.
I’m a big fan of interior design and DIY projects! In my opinion, archways aren’t talked about enough in the world of interior design. I’m going to take it upon myself and share some of the benefits of putting an archway in your home. All of these benefits apply to my home in particular, as well as other archway enthusiasts I’ve spoken with. 🙂
The Archways Way
Increases Home Value. If you plan on selling your home in the future, an archway could help increase its value. An archway or two will help your home stand out to potential buyers.
Changes the Appearance of any Room. An archway has the ability to transform any room. Beautifully designed architecture can do wonders, including making a room look more spacious and allowing more light to shine through in some cases. Take a tight, boring doorway and turn it into something that guests actually look at before walking through it.
The Perfect Place to Hang Decor. The center of an archway is ideal for hanging up decor, such as an attractive light fixture. The archway helps the decor to stand out a little more than it would on a flat ceiling. You can also hang decor on the sides, like candle holders.
Archways are easily found when looking into the history of architecture, especially in Rome. So if you’re looking to create a specific look in your home, or you just want some change, look into archways. They’ve been trusted for years! Here’s a helpful video to help with your decision: