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Planning to Make Furniture from Old Wooden Pallets? Read This First

12 September 2016
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Old wooden crates and pallets are excellent building materials when it comes to making your own furniture. The pre-existing shapes of these objects makes it easy to convert them into tables, sofas and even a base for your bed. Wooden crates and pallets are designed to be durable, but sometimes it's this durability that can cause issues. Before they were sold or given away, these crates and pallets would have had a long service life. Read More …

Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite: How to Reduce Night-Time Allergies

31 August 2016
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Night-time allergies can have a huge impact on the quality of your sleep, as well as being extremely annoying. Not getting enough quality sleep can seriously damage your mental and physical wellbeing, so it's not something to ignore. If you suffer from itching, sneezing, a runny nose, watery eyes, or breathing problems while in bed, it's likely that you have a dust mite allergy or a sensitivity to the buildup of dust and dead skin cells around the bed. Read More …

The Ultimate Aussie Barbeque Food Shopping List

14 January 2016
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If you're planning a barbeque, you've come to the right place. Looking for quick, simple food ideas that will satisfy your guests? Here are some easy-to-prepare barbeque options that will spice up any garden party. Print this off and take it with you the next time you head to the supermarket. Burgers The ultimate BBQ treat. Burgers are delicious when cooked in the oven but they're even tastier when you heat 'em on the barbeque. Read More …

Finding comfortable custom couches for larger bodies

16 December 2015
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If you and your family are very large (either in height or body size) you might find that standard couches are just not as comfy as they should be. Here are some things to think about when you commission your custom couches from furniture stores. Chair height If you are very tall, you may find that the overall distance to many modern couches ends up being an uncomfortable squat for people of your height. Read More …

Seating Arrangement Ideas for Improved Workplace Creativity

14 December 2015
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Creativity and productivity of employees at the workplace is affected by a number of factors. As trivial as it may sound, the seating arrangement in an office setting can have a significant impact on employee creativity and productivity. There are various ways to improve employee creativity by playing around with the seating arrangement. These range from undertaking a complete overhaul of the existing commercial fit out design to less complex alternatives such as rotating the seating position of employees on a regular basis. Read More …

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Fantastic Furniture Finds: Reviews, Ideas, Design Strategies and More

Decorating can be hard? How do you express yourself, make your family comfortable, impress your guests and keep it all under budget? That can be a lot to juggle, but I am here to help. Hi! My name is Marissa, and I love decorating and furniture. Whether I'm tying together a room with an area rug, brightening a dull space with an accent pillow or painting the walls, I delight in creating cozy, stylish, livable spaces. Want some tips before your next furniture shopping experience? Then grab a cup of tea or a beer if that's more your thing, pull up a chair and start reading. Thanks!