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How to get the most out of your green space — no matter the size!

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Any space can be transformed into a tranquil sanctuary by incorporating green into it. No matter how big or small your green space is, here are our top tips to make the most of it! Floor space shouldn't be a constraint You need to maximize the space on your balcony if you live in an apartment or flat with a small balcony if you want to make the most of your outdoor space. In fact, balcony railings can be utilized as space-saving tools even if they're not as large as the balcony. You can add some natural color to your urban balcony with potted plants, and they don't take up much space. Adding greenery to your balcony railings through potted plants gives you the option of bringing in greenery without taking up too much space. There are also lots of balcony-friendly hanging accessories available, such as hanging tables that are perfect for alfresco dining or holding drinks while entertaining friends. Bringing the outside in Refreshing your garden is similar to updating your home décor. Regardless of your budget, you can find a variety of garden accessories, from firepits to hanging chairs, sun loungers, weather-resistant cushions, and outdoor rugs. If you're concerned about any weather damage, you can safely and securely store these items at your local Storage Corner location, so they'll be in pristine condition next summer when the warmer months begin. Make your walls green Plants on the walls. Isn't that great? These can be installed professionally or you can follow online guides if you're a DIY enthusiast. As an alternative, trellises can be attached to walls, and special pots can be purchased to fit them. Take care of your local park and green areas Even if you don’t have an outside space at home, you can visit your local parks. You probably can't make any permanent updates here, but it's important to treat these spaces as if they were your own. Taking litter home when the public bins are full or avoiding trampling ...


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September 9th, 2022


Tips for sustainably DIY projects around the house

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There's a lot to consider when you're about to embark on a DIY project, from choosing the perfect paint color to choosing the right accessories, lighting, or plants. With so many things to consider, we have compiled a handy guide containing top tips on how to do DIY around the house more sustainably. Making your home more eco-friendly by installing easy-to-install hacks, using compostable materials, or upcycling rather than buying new can all help you minimize your carbon footprint. Below you'll find some sustainable tips and inspiration that won't cost you a fortune! Choose paint that is eco-friendly Adding a fresh coat of paint to your walls can do wonders for your space. Make sure to research prior to heading to the store if you are deciding on what paint to use since not all paint brands are equal when it comes to their impact on the environment. If you are choosing a paint brand, choose one with low, natural, or organic VOCs. Environmentally friendly paints are available in a variety of colors, so you can choose from a variety of options. Upcycling is a sustainable art Changes to décor and small touches can completely transform a room. Upcycling is a much more affordable and sustainable option than buying new if you are planning to make any changes. Find bargain homeware in your area by exploring second-hand sales sites such as Facebook Marketplace. Additionally, charity shops often have a variety of pre-loved items for the home, with the added benefit of raising money for a good cause. Related: Click here to check our Blog ‘7 Useful Tips for Long-Term Storage’ Make your space more relaxing by incorporating mood lighting A space's atmosphere can be greatly influenced by the lighting in different rooms. Be sure to pay attention to every detail in every room. A kitchen may benefit from bright overhead lights, whereas a living room or bedroom with a lower light level may feel more relaxing. You ...


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August 18th, 2022


5 Desk Organizing Hacks (Easy Ones!)

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Is your office or desk space a cluttered mess? Are you finding it hard to be productive or get things done just because you can’t find your tools? We have all been there, but don’t worry, you don’t have to stay there! Keep your desk/office clean and organized with these 5 desk organizing tips. Divide Up Your Desk Drawers 🗂 Simple-yet-powerful rule: each drawer must serve a different function. Try to assign a function to each drawer on your desk. For example, the top drawer can be for tape, pens, hand lotion, and other similar items, the one below can be for notebooks, papers, books, and another for things such as tissues, USBs, adapters, and other things. Extra tips: Use trays of different sizes to help you see and organize better and also, only use the top drawers for frequently used items. Take Charge of Paper Clutter 📄 We all know how easy it is to let papers pile up in your desk. Take control of the clutter before it takes over your space. Go through every piece of paper in your office by using a simple system: shred/toss it, file it or take action from it. Wrap Your Cords 🔌 This is a bit challenging but at the same time, one of the most rewarding when seeing the results of the effort you put into it! Velcro cable ties are very helpful in keeping long wires tucked away. Remember to keep cords and chargers neatly tucked away in a drawer when not in use. You can loop them and hold them using zip ties or reusable little cable ties. You might as well use colorful cable ties to keep your wires in place and easy to find. Get used to labeling everything 🏷 OK, here’s a tricky one: labeling drawers or cabinets will not only save you time and frustration but will limit the number of interruptions you get during the day. Adding labels to the boxes, baskets, and binders ...


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March 25th, 2022


Fall decor tips for your front door and porch

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Create a warm space outside your home and take full advantage of the refreshing fall weather. Use simple outdoor Fall decoration ideas to decorate your porch, courtyard, yard or fire pit to welcome the harvest season. Here are a few ideas to get you started on your fall front porch decor. More than just a pumpkin 🎃 Think about the many ways these fun fruits can decorate your entryway, plus, there are a lot of different kinds of pumpkins that you can showcase on your porch. If you like getting crafty, you can even paint your pumpkins. Whether sprayed with gold or copper, covered in chalk paint, or dressed in black and white, pumpkins offer multiple décor options. Carving a pumpkin into a beautiful lantern to greet guests is a great thing, but remember that once you cut it open, the pumpkin will rot within a few days. Whole pumpkins can be stored for a long time, especially in cool climates. Give a spooky welcome 💥 There are many great styles, colors, and patterns for doormats, Pick a fall design or an eye-catching black and white pattern. Maybe go for a fun welcome message such as, “Hi there, pumpkin!” or “Boo!”. If you decide to invest in a new mat, don’t forget you can always put it away after the holidays and bring it out again next fall. Play with Fall colors 🍂🍁 Shades of gold, orange, yellow, or red are very beautiful all year round. But you might also want to consider the natural shades from the blue/green spectrum. Or how about a dark purple? It’s amazing what color can do to change up the vibe of your entryway. You can also use warm lighting. Lanterns of different sizes lit by electric candles make a dreamy warm glow. Start with what you have 🪴🪞 Add fascinating details to your fall porch and courtyard decorations with things you have lying around the house. Mix and match pieces that suit your ...


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October 13th, 2021