Spring time is a great time of year to dust off those tools and bring some of that wonderful energy into the house after the terrible winter we went through this year. I recently interviewed several property buying companies to see which springtime improvements add the most value when they consider buying or selling a property. I then used online property valuation tools such as ones from Property Cash Buyers to see the values before and after improvements. The value differences that I found helped me to narrow down the top three tips for sprucing your home up for summer.
Whiteboard tables are a great tool for collaboration. A collaborative environment gets you to better results faster. By promoting cooperation, you are ensuring seamless and effective work flows. Take for example a school setting. Student collaboration works better when everyone can contribute with an all-inclusive collaborative tool. The chalkboard is one example of such tools. Since everyone has equal access to it, ideas grow faster and better results are achieved because more brains are working.
Renovating and decorating outdoor spaces at home can be a challenging duty; the smaller the space, the bigger the challenge. Most traditional lawn and garden furniture is large and bulky. It can also be difficult to fit the design you want into your budget. Stylish furniture that is small enough to fit your space can be tough to find. So, if you are thinking about redecorating your outdoor space in a fashionable yet cost effective manner it is important to utilize innovative ideas such as upcycling and renovating old furniture items. A few couple of things to keep in mind when picking out furniture for a small outdoor space:
Mid-century Modern Design has been around since, well, the mid-20th century. It is defined by the progress of modern, architecture and urban design from the early 1930’s to the mid 60’s. It is now globally recognized as a significant design movement. This style of design is characterized by minimalism and simplicity. The best mid-century modern examples follow simplistic patterns and natural shapes. Architecture with large windows, open floor plans, and an organic incorporation with nature can be categorized as mid-century modern.
Dinner table etiquette is something we probably overlook on a daily basis. Do you follow etiquette rules to the letter, or do you have a more relaxed approach to table manners? Some countries are more strict on proper etiquette than others. The following infographic shows just how much of a difference you will experience when traveling to these countries.
Is your home lacking that one statement piece of furniture or decoration because you can’t afford it? You don’t have to wait for your home to be chosen by a house makeover TV show, all you may need is just one dollar in your pocket! Here are some projects that were created at the cost of less than one cup of coffee. The following pieces from the Pratt Institute of Design were made with just one dollar and with materials found inside your own home: egg boxes, magazines, and plastic bottles to mention some. You’ll be surprised at how easily you can recreate them and end up with the most impressive design pieces.
We are big fans of Star Wars here at Table Legs Online. In anticipation of the new movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we have been avidly counting down with less than 15 days left until the official release (December 18, 2015). We have been watching trailers with ever-analyzing eyes. Quartz has put out a statistical breakdown of Every shot from every “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” trailer, which gives you a snapshot of how footage is reused. We have even hired a new warehouse employee, BB-8. Don’t tell Matt (our warehouse manager), but we might be promoting BB-8 to director soon! Our latest Star Wars fandom project came from a question one of our staff members asked jokingly, “If Star Wars characters were
If thanksgiving is a day of giving thanks to the positive people in your life, cooperation, and affection; then Black Friday is the complete opposite. Shopping on Black Friday is not safe. I speak from experience. Thinking back, I remember receiving a bloody nose from an enthusiastic elbow, forgetting my wallet in a store, and spending way more than I needed to. If you plan on shopping to your heart’s content, or just to get your fix, practice safety first!