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Examples of Eco-Friendly Glass Countertops

Simple Ideas To Change Your Kitchen With Glass

Aside from being a recyclable product, glass is finding its way into many homes now as a countertop material for a number of reasons beyond its inate eco-friendliness! There are a lot of pros to using glass – some of which you may not even realize!  Glass is a cinch to keep clean because it is non-porous and super hygenic.  It doesn’t stain, so don’t fret when you leave merlot rings on it from glasses left out from the party the night before.

Glass is also a very strong material when it is specifically used for countertops, with some manufacturers even saying its as hard as granite. It can also take the heat, so don’t worry about putting that hot frying pan on it straight from the stovetop!

Glass Countertop - Brooks

Glass countertops in the kitchen or bathroom are not only eco-friendly and durable, they look absolutely gorgeous, giving your space an elegant and refined look that will last for years.

Wallpaper, Decals and Wall Murals – Trees Edition

… With Some Tree Wallpaper This Could Also Be Accomplished With Tree Or

Is there anything more soothing and serene than a stroll through a beautifully lit, atmospheric green forest? Or a walk on a fall day through the orange, reds and browns of an autumn wood?

Even a day spent in the bare trees and white serenity on a winter walk can bring a busy mind to a quiet place. Trees and forest scenes just have a way of making any space look more relaxing and zen-like.

With Tree Wallpaper

So its no surprise that designers and homeowners have latched on to the trend of papering their walls with forest themed or tree patterned wall paper and murals. There are so many gorgeous options available these days – whether you’re looking for actual images of trees, or a more artistic vision of a tree-filled vista. To add even more character to your walls, take a look at these 3D wall wallpaper flats!

Cool Wallpapers For Home With Abstract Tree Wall Murals

I’ve gathered a collection of images that I hope will inspire you as you search for the perfect tree or forest wallpaper or wall murals! Enjoy!

Looking to Buy a New Standing Desk?

Multitasking: Standing Or Even

More and more ergonomic experts agree: sitting all day isn’t great for your mind OR body. It’s not just hurting your back, neck and eyes – many scientists agree that sitting for hours at a time may do long term damage to your insides, too.  One study suggests that sitting all day increases your risk of heart disease by up to 65%.  Check out this infographic to see just how many issues arise from sitting at your desk, day in and day out.

Can't Stand To Sit Too Long?

For this reason, designers developed standing desks, or stand up desks, which are built so that you can stand and work at your computer, with the desk set at a height that is ideal for your posture.  There are a number of different types – from free standing desks built specifically for standing, as well as conversion desks that easily switch between standing and sitting. You can even get a desk attachment that turns your current desk into a standing one, whenever you want! Have a look here to see a wide selection of standing desks that will meet your needs.

All Rise Or A Standing Ovation

These kind of desks will help you avoid hosts of medical issues if you have a desk job, but its also good to keep in mind that you should try and stand up and move around if you are sitting all day. Set a timer to help remind you to do this, and you’ll save yourself from a lifetime of medical problems.

Vintage Lighting with Beautiful Edison Bulbs

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With the public’s design aesthetic leaning more and more towards an old fashioned, vintage look – lighting and lamps are one of the design elements most easily utilized for achieving this fantastic rustic modern look.  Vintage lamps that house Edison bulbs have started showing up everywhere.   You can find these gorgeous lightbulbs inside wrought iron globes and cages, in chandeliers, or just hanging from cords.

Marconi Edison Bulb

Because these light bulbs give off such a soft and pleasing light, they can be hung bare, and their antique look is the most popular trend in lighting design in homes, offices and restaurants. We’ve collected a gallery of images that show the huge variety of Edison Bulbs you can buy.

Edison Bulb Pendants.

A Few Eco-Friendly Workspace Decorating Tips

Sustainable Office With Indoor

Your job site is your second home. Therefore, if there is any chance you can decorate it the way you want and save the planet at the same time, go for it.

You have unlimited options available to you if you are seeking a way to create an eco-friendly area that is yours and no one else’s. You can mix and match different colors and different materials that are all safe for the environment.

Environmentally Friendly?

The following is a list of basic eco-friendly work space decor tips:

  • Choose furniture that provides room for light to enter your room. This will reduce the amount of energy needed to heat or cool your workspace.
  • When possible, invest in furniture made from recyclable materials. It will just help you feel better knowing that you are making use of what otherwise could be wasted.
  • If you have a limited budget, you can buy high-quality furniture at thrift stores. You can find great deals to help decorate even the most contemporary offices and lobbies.
  • Avoid buying and displayed plastic furniture or any accessories that are no-biodegradable and use too many of the world’s resources to create.
  • Use creative ways to cover up seams and gaps along the walls. This can be a creative time for you while you prevent draft in your work space. This will further cut down the cost on heating or cooling the area where you complete all your necessary tasks.