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Tag: Offices

Exotica at Work: 13 Ideas to Steal from a Historic Office in Charleston<p>by Annie Quigley<p>10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Shelving Systems<p>by Sarah …

Storage Ideas

Creative Ways of Reusing Old Toys Into Your Interior Design

Old toys can be used as a colorful raw material to make creative decor items...This incredible post Creative Ways of Reusing Old Toys Into Your …

Interior Design

27 Clever DIY Projects That'll Make Drinking Even Better

Sipping on gin... and crafting.

15 Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen In Less Than An Hour

Want to spruce up your kitchen but don't have much time on your hands? These 15 super-simple DIY projects take less than an hour to complete.<p><b>1. Repaint your mugs</b><p>Are you the unfortunate owner of a set of mugs you just can't fall in love with? Unless they're a priceless family heirloom, there's a …

Cute

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

The USA’s top historical sights

A lot of people think of the United States as a young country with little in the way of history. Sure, the country’s only been a country since 1776, but before that there was the colonial period and before <i>that</i> there were centuries of Native American cultures. And, of course, there's its more modern …

20 Brutally Honest Things Women Turning 40 Want All Women In Their 30s To Know

I will be 40 in less than a year. I would be lying if I said that turning the big 40 didn’t bother me. It seems that 40 is a number where I believe I …

Relationships

30 Things To Do Instead Of Falling Back In Love

When a relationship ends, we forget that the only objective available to us isn’t to get right back into another one. We see a huge, gaping hole …

Bedroom Organizers

Bedrooms are where we go to rest and relax. That can be hard to do if your clothes are strewn all over and your jewelry is tangled. Restore order while maintaining a beautiful space with our easy organizing solutions.<p>Some of your heels are works of art, so why not display them as such? Line the …

Bedrooms

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Craft Some Style: Embroidery Hoop Photo Display

When it comes to creative home decor, craft supplies can make great design elements. A perfect example: this DIY embroidery hoop photo display.<p>Looking for a creative way to display your favorite snapshots?<p>Transform old wooden embroidery hoops into an eye-catching piece of multi-tiered art with this …

DIY

Featured Shop: Big Stuffed

Hey! I’m Dana Muskat, and I make stuffed animals under the name Big Stuffed. I live and work in Paris.<p>After completing my BA in fashion design, I came to Paris to pursue my career. I was lucky to work with big fashion houses – including Lanvin and Giambattista Vali – but after a short while, the …

Sewing

Handmade Chenille Blanket

You know when you see a project that's so amazingly awesome you just have to try it out? Like, right NOW. This was one of those projects: a handmade …

Why It’s Important To Be Alone

There are always those who immediately manage to move on and find another GF/BF right after a break-up. Starting something new definitely helps you …

7 Reasons We Don't Pursue Our Passions (And How to Move Past Them)

We are all born with little tiny seeds of inspiration inside of us. It's our soul's greatest purpose to nurture these seeds and allow them to blossom, fully sharing their beauty with the world during this lifetime. It's why we all have unique talents, likes, interests, and passion.<p>However, as we …

Motivation

5 Unusual & Modern Ways to Display Your Clothes at Home

It's not just about displaying clothing around your house or finding a way to stylishly store your favorite fashion if you don't have a closet. Even …

7 Ways to Use Avocado That Go Beyond Guacamole

In the throes of lust for avocados, we have seriously considered sourcing an avocado tree for the living room (that plan was nixed because apparently …

How to Find Happiness in Today’s Hectic World

Trying to find happiness in a world so busy and complicated can seem impossible.<p>What’s weird is that in so many ways our lives are objectively better …

From Pallet to Compact Wall Desk

This sort of rustic project isn't for every taste. But if pallets suit your design palette, you just might love this ridiculously easy DIY project …

House Design

Why Are Construction Workers The Happiest Employees?

Here’s why the construction industry has the happiest employees and how your industry can replicate it.<p>If you think you’re content toiling away at your desk, crunching data, or hammering out the details of a grand design, try asking a construction worker or facility service employee if they ever …

Sky’s 13 top tips for better sustainability reporting

<b>Tom Idle finds out how the media business is creating real value from its reporting process.</b><p><i>In the run-up to the 2degrees Reporting and Performance</i> …

Management

3 Elements to Improve Your Company's Transparency Efforts and Drive Performance

Sustainability reporting is stalled. Companies are spending too much time and too many resources creating lengthy reports that few read. However, …

Sustainability

Corporate Knights Unveils Its 2015 Picks for the 100 Most Sustainable Corporations

Related:<p><b>Corporate Knights</b> (CK), the Canadian corporate sustainability reporter, has published its 10th annual Global 100 Index, which attempts to …

Is corporate sustainability reporting a great waste of time?

As corporate sustainability reporting grows, the question remains – does it make a difference? A new report indicates that the practice needs a massive overhaul if it’s going to be of any use<p>What could be less sustainable than reams of reporting that no one reads? That’s the concern voiced in a …

Solar pavement lights hit Kansas roads

WICHITA, Kansas – New technology could cut down on accidents on the roads in rural areas.<p>Kansas is the first state to use the self-sufficient solar …

This Restaurant Hasn’t Produced Trash In Over 2 Years

by Joe Martino<p>First a statistic, the average restaurant produces about 100,000 lbs of garbage per year. That is 273 lbs a day on average! This …

Beyond GDP: 20 US states have adopted genuine progress indicators

From Vermont to Hawaii, the GPI is becoming more popular. How can states use it to inform policy and economic development strategies?<p>Vermont two years ago became the first state in the US to pass a law introducing a new metric for measuring economic performance and success.<p>The Genuine Progress …

These 10 countries have pledged $2.3 billion to fight climate change. The US isn't one of them.

IPCC preparing 'most important' document on climate change

<b>Scientists and officials are meeting in Denmark to edit what's been termed the "most important document" on climate change.</b><p>The IPCC Synthesis Report will summarise the causes and impacts of - and solutions to - rising temperatures.<p>It will be the bedrock of talks on a new global climate deal.<p>But …

Climate