On Wednesday, April 22nd, the world will be celebrating Earth Day. This isn't just any Earth Day, but the 50th anniversary of Earth Day's beginning. The world and life as we know it has drastically changed in a short amount of time. At the forefront is the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to mass shutdowns of businesses, the economy and even schools. This slower pace of life, however, can also be seen as an opportunity to appreciate our planet and the nature around us that we often take for … [Read more...] about Earth Day at 50!
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As we figure out how to navigate unprecedented times, we're also having to navigate a new way to work. For many of us, our commute has shifted from a ride in the car to a roll out of bed situation. If working from home is both foreign and challenging, you are not alone. We wanted to share some tips and tricks we have discovered for remaining productive, organized and focussed during these strange circumstances. 1. KEEP TO A SCHEDULE One thing often reported when it comes to difficulty … [Read more...] about Working from home? 5 tips for a successful work day.
If you have a dog or a cat, you know all too well that furniture needs to be resilient to withstand pet hair, paws or claws. When you have pets, buying a sofa or couch may need more consideration. How well will the materials hold up to muddy paws, shedding fur, or scratching claws? Delicate velvet may be out of the question but you have a host of options to keep your pet happy and your home looking and feeling its best. Here we’ll guide you through the best materials and fabrics for your … [Read more...] about Best Sofa Fabrics for Pet Owners
You spend 33% of your time in bed so why not invest in a good bed and mattress? A bed frame can change the look and feel of your bedroom. You can make your room appear bold and modern with a platform bed frames or give your abode a classic feel with a metal frame. Beyond the look and feel of your room, a bed frame also serves a functional purpose. Depending on the height, a frame can make it easier to get in and out of bed. Some frames also allow for handy storage space underneath or in the … [Read more...] about The Best Bed Frames in 2020
Furniture is something that you’ll always need. Finding timeless pieces of furniture that you can use throughout your lifetime is worth the investment. If you take good care of your furniture, it can last multiple lifetimes — you can pass on your collection to younger generations. Plus, it’s a great way of establishing your personal style and collecting pieces for your home. Here we’ll guide you through a few pieces of furniture that are worth spending money on. Give your living space a … [Read more...] about Top 5 Pieces of Furniture to Invest In
If you enjoy hosting guests overnight but have limited space, you may want to invest in a sofa bed. If you are looking for sofa beds that will suit your needs while providing your guests with the comfort and support they need as they sleep, here are some things to consider: What size do you need? While you must find a sofa sleeper that will fit in your living room, you will need to find one that also has enough room for your guests to get a good night’s sleep when folded out. What is your … [Read more...] about Sofa Beds Your Guests Will Love
Small living space isn’t always ideal, but it's often just a fact of city life, especially here in Vancouver. We’re here to give you tips for taking your small home décor to the next level. From choosing the right storage solutions to maximize your small condo to enhancing tight spaces with multi-functional furniture, we’re here to help you be happy in your home, no matter how petite. MULTI-FUNCTIONAL FURNITURE A MUST Whether it’s living room furniture, bedroom furniture or dining furniture, … [Read more...] about Make Big Use of Your Small Living Space
The internet plays an integral role in the lives of most and online shopping is the way many people prefer to make their purchases. Online shopping is appealing because you can browse through multiple collections and compare your options from the comfort of your home. You can also easily find deals and discounts online. However, if you are searching for new furniture for your home, the best way to shop is in the store. Here’s why you should consider offline furniture shopping: Personal … [Read more...] about Benefits of Buying Furniture in Store Instead of Online
Did you know that many mattresses are filled with a cocktail of potentially harmful chemicals? These mattresses are made using petroleum-based materials. Furthermore, for a mattress to pass safety standards in Canada, it must resist catching fire from a smoldering cigarette. Petroleum-based materials are not naturally flame resistant and therefore, must be further treated with chemical flame retardants. Such chemicals pollute the environment in the manufacturing process and when the mattresses … [Read more...] about Tips for Buying Your First Eco-Friendly Mattress