Whether you’ve lived in your home for many years or you just moved in last weekend, you may struggle with decorating. You might wonder why the homes you see in magazines and online always look so beautiful while yours seems to look blah or humdrum.
Coffee table books – we’ve all leafed through them. Some are clearly there to fill time and space, not to serve a legitimate purpose (see: The Automatic Millionaire.) As silly as some of them may seem though, coffee table books can be the investment that keeps on giving. Or, put into realer terms — the investment that keeps guests occupied while you run frantically around the kitchen cooking dinner and “no, don’t be silly, of course they can’t help with anything.” Some coffee table books can even gain a second wind and live on to entertain guests elsewhere when their pages have been leafed through one too many times to make your living room look magazine-worthy. (Read: they can retire as bathroom books!). … THE COOLEST COFFEE TABLE BOOKS AROUND
It’s common to spend a lot more time indoors in the winter. Given that many Americans, on average, spend about 90 percent of their life indoors anyway, this can amount to a lot of indoor air inhalation. One potential problem with this situation is exposure to indoor air pollution. Just as there are many outdoor pollutants such as fossil fuels, there are many indoor pollutants as well. Sometimes, components of the pollution that is caused by gas exhaustion can travel inside and become indoor air pollutants. These include benzene and xylene and you’re more likely to have these in your home if you have an attached garage. … USE HOUSEPLANTS TO CLEAN YOUR BUILDING’S AIR