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Eco-Friendly Glass House

Eco-Friendly Glass HouseIncredibly compact, the 83-square-foot, minimalist structure features reflective solar paneled glass that provides privacy and also camouflages the building amongst the trees. The self-sufficient home requires no active heating or cooling systems (even in extreme weather conditions) thanks to the insulated triple-pane walls and passive solar heating from thin-film photovoltaics, integrated into the south side. The walls also have a UV reflective coating to protect against bird and animal collisions.

Rainwater is collected off the shed roof, which is then filtered, treated, and stored in a tank for on-site use. The innovative glass house not only provides meditative, 360-degree views of the surrounding natural landscape, but it’s also made to minimize “our living footprint to zero energy, zero waste, zero water.” The architects reveal: “Our passion for the environment is not just technical, but extends to the experience of nature.” the off-grid dwelling is designed with three different minimalist layouts.

Options include the Basic model, a flexible open-plan for multipurpose use; Bed+Bath, with a built-in sofa-bed and bathroom; and a Sauna, which has built-in wood benches and sauna. Designed by Minnesota-based architecture firm Coulson, the Camouflage House is a zero waste home that blends in with its surroundings. The innovative glass house not only provides meditative, 360-degree views of the surrounding natural landscape. The perfect place for stargazing!

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It`s Time to Try the New STOLPA Clocks!

It`s Time to Try the New STOLPA Clocks!Playful in style, STOLPA wall and table clocks, designed by Henrik Preutz, that make light work of timekeeping. A clever touch Tap the yellow STOLPA table clock to see its outer ring enlighten for a few seconds – a great function for the bedside. And the silent quartz movement means you won’t be kept awake by noisy ticking sounds! Sound sensitive The white STOLPA wall clock has a built-in sound sensor that lights up to noise – for example, a clap.

Additionally, a built-in light sensor adjusts the light to save battery life. Thoughtful design Having been a designer for IKEA since 2003, Henrik Preutz knows a thing or two about making great products for everyday life at home. ‘I really like the challenge of working with low-priced products, because I have to think hard about what kind of materials to use in order to make a good product that’s sustainable and long-lasting.’ A clock without the tick-tock.

The mechanism has a silent movement so you can relax and sleep without being disturbed by the sound. No disturbing ticking sounds since the clock has a silent quartz movement. Highly accurate at keeping time as it is fitted with a quartz movement. Good to know We recommend using alkaline batteries in the clock. STOLPA, Clock, A touch sensor activates the decorative clock light when you touch it. In a bright room the light will turn on, and in a dark room it will. A sunny way to wake up each morning.

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GRANBODA – Small, Smart, Flexible

GRANBODA – Small, Smart, FlexibleThe new GRANBODA nest of tables has three small tables that can be moved around to wherever you need them, while its cool, modern design offers extra surface space and storage for tidying away the little things that always seem to go missing… Designed by Jonas Hultqvist, GRANBODA looks good – made in contemporary shades of white and grey – and is easy to live with – its powder-coated steel and plastic finish is wipe-clean and hardwearing.

Plus, the smallest table has a tray-top design, making it possible to store away clutter. Flexible design. Use GRANBODA as three separate side tables or together as one big coffee table. When you need to save space, slide the tables to stack neatly on top of each other. The design makes this piece of furniture easy to place, easy to use for various needs, and easy to match with other furnishings. The smallest table has higher edges that keep items on the table top from sliding off when you move the table.

Ikea’s products are streamlined, flexible, and multi-functional, bringing all kinds of possibilities to even the tiniest of city apartments. So, just how exactly does this brand do it? Every year, the brand embarks on an extensive project to figure out the top desires and pain points of its customers. Fresh homewares designed to make the everyday a little more playful. A durable and easy-care coffee table that is also ideal as a side table. The raised edge makes the table easier to grip and carry.

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Metallic Style to Your Decor

Metallic Style to Your DecorGold, silver and copper add that extra sheen and elegance to every style home. Let the trends of the season help your interiors blossom. Spring is officially here. Go beyond ordinary decor by incorporating a fashionable silver and gold to your space. Collection of fashion and homeware is designed to be different. Metallic silver and gold lines add shimmering light to any room. Can be used in a variety of ways, its metallic accent makes them perfect for any festivity.

Column candles will burn many hours in optimal environmental conditions. It is not recommended that you burn the candle for more than a few hours at a time. Metallic column candles are not scented. Metallic candles should not be put near the coolers. The metallic colour may peel. Elegant metallic candles are perfect for the holidays on any celebration. Very affordable and superior in quality. These type of candles are coated with a beautiful metallic colour. They bring a touch of elegance to any home.

Metallic candles create a special look in interiors or place settings. Some prefer metallic silver some others prefer metallic gold colour candles depending on their interior design colours. They can accent your home or office for the right decor. Perfect as a decorative accessory to any room’s decor. Platinum silver complements any decor of every living space. Candles have a fresh, earthy texture that echoes the natural simplicity in homes. Perfect for everyday use and special events.

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Create the Perfect Atmosphere with Candles

Candles are such a terrific way to add decor and atmosphere to your home, party or event! Featuring a refreshing blend of orange and honey, this candle is sure to reflect your home’s positive energy. Enrich your home with beautiful candles. There’s no doubt about it, luxury candles are the ultimate interior accessory, whether you want to add ambiance to your living room or have a relaxing candlelit bath. Because a candle is an interior design necessity. Make your home smell incredible.

Candles may as well be additional accessory in the interior design world. Range of candles are the perfect accessory to add a bit of decor to any home. Aside from adding pleasant scents to your home, decorating with candles can be an interesting way to spruce up your interior design. These decorative pieces can add a dynamic look wherever you place them. When adding candles to your space, match the fragrance with the season; floral scents like linden blossom are the ideal spring accompaniment.

Contemporary candles add interest to your space, whether you’re lighting up your living room or adding atmosphere to your dining room. Candles not only on a table or on a shelf of our house, but also at the center of a restaurant table. Displaying a simple yet enchanting design, these candles have a chic look that complements almost every decor. The orange candle will have a naturally pleasant scent, so if you like scented candles, that one is the best choice for you.

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Ways to Use Display Box

Ways to Use Display BoxCreative use of display box… A clear acrylic display box is like a mini museum for prized possessions. With these ideas, a display box can also help you relax a little, save money, treat yourself and relive memories. 1. Make an itty bitty beach retreat and drift away anytime. Layer in some sand. Add in small beachy things like a doll’s easy chair, a drink umbrella and a pool (aka baking cup). The lid keeps sand in when you’re not playing. 2. Encourage yourself to meet a savings goal.

See what you’re saving up for and how much you have (or haven’t) collected. 3. Create a candy dispenser by filling the box with your favourite wrapped sweets. (It’s easiest to fill when it’s on its feet.) Slide up the front protector and grab a goody—or catch a few if they come sliding out! 4. Spotlight a memorable occasion with a shadow box. Arrange mementoes, photos, invites, etc. from a special event like a wedding, party or vacation. Choose whether you want to place it vertically or horizontally.

When everything’s in the display box, you can reminisce and keep it all protected. Looking for a display box? Or new ways to use one? Check out these ideas to use BJÖRNARP as a beach in a box, money box, candy dispenser and shadow box. Despite their simple construction, boxes can have many different forms and functions. Add a new creative dimension to your shelves! With this display box you can show off a collection, or memories from your latest trip. Change and rearrange as often as you like.

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3 Ways to Organize Using Racks

3 Ways to Organize Using RacksHere are three different ways you can use a basic, budget-friendly rack with knobs, LURT. Sometimes you only need a little push to discover the full range of possibilities the stuff around you has. 1. Surprise your kids and save time in the morning by preparing their outfits the night before and hanging them on their own rack. Personalize each one with a gym bag in a different color so they can easily find their things. Let the little ones choose their favorite knob too!

2. Turn LURT ninety degrees clockwise, and you have a vertical key holder. This way you can just grab and go when you’re rushing out. We went for sleek knobs for a modern look that that fits into a small space next to the front door. 3. Have a hard time finding your jewelry in the morning? Try organizing your bling on a wall rack. Hang it so that you can reach things from your bed and see what you’re looking for at a glance. You can personalize it with any knobs from the IKEA kitchen range too.

Keep even the smallest home organized with these clever, space-saving storage tips from us. There are so many wonderful ways to organize with racks. Need new entrance or bedroom storage ideas? Hang your jewelry on a rack! Here are unique, simple ways to store your clothes and bags without a closet. Using a wall rack when you don’t have a closet to store your bags in is a simple, easy way to the create the necessary space to hang blouses, jackets, coats, pants, dresses, skirts and even bags.

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How to Furnish with Storage

How to Furnish with StorageFurnishing an apartment is often not the easiest thing to do for several reasons. Usually apartments are small, often there is a budget to contend with. When the living room is used for socializing, working and relaxing, you can easily feel overwhelmed by too much stuff. But with some smart planning you can create a calming impression. Let us show you how! 1. Go for smart, multi-purpose furniture. Start by hiding things you don’t want to show off in a couple of low cabinets that also double as room dividers.

Use the top surface for a small collection of books and a plant or two. 2. Display your favorite pieces. Put stuff you want to display as well as protect inside two glass-door cabinets. The adjustable shelves make it easy to adapt the height to your collection. 3. Use matching units for instant order. When your dining table is used as a space for working, support it with some drawers on castors. Use them to store paperwork such as bills and letters or materials and supplies.

4. Hide busy shelves behind curtains. Choose a tone-on tone color scheme—try natural hues contrasted with some powder-pink accents. The layers of textiles also create contrasts and help improve acoustics in your space. Wonderfully crafted wall units, bookcases and shelving are designed to provide a multitude of storage solutions for your chosen living space. It can be easy to furnish a home in a stylish yet thoroughly practical way. Ways to furnish a home. Creative storage is much needed in an apartment.

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6 Easy Deco Tips for the Holiday

6 Easy Deco Tips for the HolidayOutsmart last minute stress and huge to-do lists with our six deco tips that you can set in motion today! The best part? They’re long-lasting, so no need to clear them away until you want to. 1. Frame a warm welcome. Skip having to hoover up the leaves from your real wreath and opt for a more lasting version. Spray paint a frame you have at home in your favorite color. Wind some festive fairy lights round your “wreath”. 2. Get your hallway holiday ready. Encourage guests to hang their coats.

And leave their mobiles at the door. Form an arrow with fairy lights to lead them to the gadget drop off station (here soft baskets are used). Update your furniture with a Christmas theme cross-stitch using wool or thick thread. 3. Create a festive (and fire-safe) display. Group a few different battery-driven LED-candles in clear vases (bonus – no more hard to remove wax stains!). Make a deco piece for the window by hanging up a branch using string and attaching some ornaments (here mini houses are used).

4. Get set for starry night snuggle. Cozy up under the warm glow of stars. Hang star-shaped pendant lamp shades from the ceiling over your bed. Switch off all other lights, then sink back and relax together. 5. Forget the traditional holiday palette. Go for textiles in neutral hues that will last beyond the holiday season. Add some depth with a couple of coordinating tones. Use an open basket to store everything so soft and cozy comfort is just an arm’s reach away. 6. Beautify with bulbs. Pop a couple of bulbs into vases.

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6 Ways to Express Yourself

6 Ways to Express YourselfLearn how to organise an unexpected place in your home into a personal display spot bursting with you. 1. Curate a chic clay display. Keep your pottery or porcelain collection in a glass-door cabinet to keep it safe while you show it off. Go for tone-on-tone hues for a uniform look (even the wall in a warm terracotta shade is painted — please note colours can vary on screen). 2. Hang a clock collage. Whether you’re a hard core clock collector, or just need a friendly reminder (hello time optimists).

Why not set up a clock wall? Just hang a mix of different styles and sizes around a fixed straight line to create a funky frame. 3. Set up a lounge and listen spot. Use a couple of cabinets to form a music space. Just attach them to the wall first. Grab your headphones and relax on a comfy pad. Fancy a dance? Turn off the light, switch on the floor lamp, and pump up the volume. 4. Show off your sports souvenirs. Create a customised display with a shelving unit (secure it to the wall first) and inserts.

Spotlight your mementos with a fun tape design. Stick your favourite autograph to an LED light panel to shed some extra light on it. 5. Exhibit your travel souvenirs. You don’t always need special furniture to create a display. Present city guides on a chair and put findings from your adventures in stackable boxes with lids on the floor. Watch it grow organically as your mileage adds up. 6. Put your wardrobe to work. Choose a sturdy closet that can pull off a beautiful display and store your clothes.

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