Idea of Using Dining Table as Your Office Desk

Yes, we often use our dining table as our extra work desk to display samples, design magazines and catalogues, and of course, with a lot of fresh flowers. It’s a work mode during the daytime.

 

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Working From Home—5 Chic and Inspirational Home Office Ideas

Guys, day 4 of quarantine at home.  Hope you are all doing well.   Have you  noticed that #WFH is quite trendy at social medias now? It looks like that people are failing hilariously at working from home. Click here and read an article by Fast Company  to get a dose of laughter for your day.

The thing is that you may work at home for 2 weeks, maybe even longer to be responsible to flat the curve of COV-19 burst , the strategy that Dr. Anthony Fauci keeps talking about on each news release and major TV interviews.  By the way, Dr. Anthony Fauci has being served for 5 presidents. Today, he is 79 years old and has to work 19 hours a day and still run 3.5 miles.  We don’t know how he manages to do that but we all look up to him and regard him as a national hero at this special and strange moments.  So please, please religiously practicing social distancing not only for us but also being responsible for the whole society.

Well, you know that working from home actually can be a fabulous experience, Today, we are going to share 5 home office ideas that will make you feel good and inspire your productivity.

 

1. Minimalism Home Workspace with a lot of natural light

 

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5 Ideas that Make You Work or Self-Quarantine at Home Better and Happier

Coronavirus just confirmed as pandemic by World Health Organization.  More and more companies are asking people to work from home. It turns out closing yourself off to the rest of the world is actually a lot harder than it sounds. So if you are going to work from home or will start a self-quarantine, we will share 5 ideas here that may  make all that solo time a bit easier and happier.

 1. Stay calm

Based on Huffpost, when the body is under stress, it moves into survival mode, better known as the fight-or-flight syndrome. Under these conditions, the body prepares itself by overproducing the stress hormone cortisol. Then, cortisol goes to the brain and causes a slow-down in the process of the pre-frontal cortex, where you think critically and have your executive function. Therefore, the captain of your ship is no longer in control, and the amygdala, where the fight or flight syndrome and your emotions come from, gets larger and takes over the controls. Finally, the hippocampus, where your learning and memory are found, temporarily narrows.  Indeed, stress symptoms can affect your body, your thoughts and feelings, and your behavior. … Stress that’s left unchecked can contribute to many health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes. And all of these stress will weaken your immune system and

Staying calm allows you to think logically and take decisions accordingly. Clarity of mind is extremely important while you are dealing with problems. If your mind is free and relaxed, your clarity on thoughts shall provide the solution to you. Staying calm allows you to discuss things rather than fights.

2. De-clutter your home. A cluttered home is full of negative energy.   Here are 10 easy steps you can take right now to de-clutter your home:

  • Take One Section at a Time. It can seem overwhelming to tackle a big job all at once. …
  • Remove Items That Don’t Belong. …
  • Invest in Storage Options. …
  • Digitize Your Documents. …
  • Separate Your Items Into Piles. …
  • Put Old Documents Into Storage. …
  • Clean and Dust Everything. …
  • Decide on a Space and Make Labels.

3. Clean and disinfect your home based on CDC’s guidelines:

Also Apple  just updated its support document on cleaning Apple products with new information that confirms it’s okay to to use a 70 percent isopropyl alcohol wipe or Clorox Disinfecting Wipes for the purpose of cleaning germs from your devices.

Note: we just find this pretty cool PhoneSoap Smartphone Sanitizer and it uses ultra-violet lights to clean dirty smart your phone screen. Check it out  by click the below image.

 

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4. Have real plants, fresh flowers or grow your own kitchen herb garden at home.  They will help regulate humidity and increase levels of positivity — seeing greenery and nature help us feel more relaxed and calm, which in turn benefits your every day mood.

–They Help to Improve the Mental Health

–Your Immune System Gets a Boost

–Your Productivity Is Improved

–Your Relationships Are Improved

–They Improve Your Learning Abilities

–The Improve Your Air Quality

Click here and check out our tips to create your indoor home garden

 

5. Create a meditation zone at home.

Choose a space that feels good

— Keep the room clean and uncluttered

— Make it comfortable

— Consider the lighting

—Have a lot of greenery

Meditation items you may be interested in (click each image for details)

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This hand-made soothing candle keep the bad vibes at bay .  Laden with stress-relieving flowers like lavender and chamomile, plus crystals like blue kyanite and quartz, it’s ready to serve when you need a quiet moment to recharge.

 

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You think as you settle into lotus on your recycled super comfy sari meditation pillow. You close your eyes, but before you can clear your mind, you can’t help but think about kantha, the ancient Bengali hand stitching technique used to create each unique pillow. You give silent thanks to the women who created these pillows; each was a victim of human trafficking who is now free to earn her own living creating beautiful, traditional objects. Finally, you breathe deeply, in and out, drifting into peaceful meditation. Made in Kolkata, India.
Due to the recycled and handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

 

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Picture it: you’re sitting by a stream, listening to the low gurgle of water as it rushes over rocks. Soothing, right? When we created these floor pillows with designer Gulnara Kydyrmyshova, that’s exactly the vibe we went for. The nature-inspired designs come in three sizes. Small and medium can be used as yoga props (think of them like bigger blocks for sitting or lying). The larger “rock” makes a plushy cushion on the floor-for meditation, or sipping tea at your coffee table. A unique gift for yogi friends, the pillows make any space a little more serene. Handmade from locally-sourced sheep’s wool in Kyrgyzstan.

Shop the Life Style:

Elegance Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Glass (Set of 2)

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Waterford Crystal Elegance Single Malt Whisky Glass Set of 2

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Waterford Fine Crystal London 2 Double Old Fashioned Glasses, DOF Pair

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Coupes Dessert Wine Glass (Set of 4) Color: Clear

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Waterford Elegance Balloon Gin Set of 2

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Coupes Dessert Wine Glass (Set of 4) Color: Talon Red, Neon Green, Circon Purple, Argon Blue

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Elegance Champagne Belle Coupe (Set of 2)

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Wedgwood Intaglio 10-3/4-Inch Dinner Plate

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Wedgwood 40023857 Gio 16-Piece Set, White

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Renaissance Gold Dinner Plate 10.75”

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Wedgwood Wild Strawberry 8-Inch Salad Plate

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Wedgwood Arris Dinner Plate, 11″

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WEDGWOOD WHITEWARE INTAGLIO: SALAD PLATE 8″

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Wedgwood Nantucket Basket 260th Anniversary 26-Piece Dinnerware Set

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Wedgwood 5C10210222 5 Piece Place Setting, Renaissance Gold

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Wedgwood 40030418 4 Piece Place Setting, Wild Strawberry White

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Wedgwood Harlequin Butterfly Bloom Plates, 8.25-Inch, Set of 4

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Wedgwood 40003902 5-Piece Hibiscus Place Setting Set

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Jasper Conran by Wedgwood White Bone China Dinner Plate Swirl 11″

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Vera Wang Wedgwood Blanc Sur Blanc Accent Plate

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Wedgwood 5C10127730 Vera Wang Gilded Weave 5-Piece Place Setting

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Wedgwood Vera Simplicity Ombre Round Plate, 9″, White

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WEDGWOOD FINE BONE CHINA ENGLISH LACE: ACCENT SALAD PLATE 9″

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Wedgwood Cuckoo Cake Stand 2 Tier, Multi

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Wedgwood 40016026 Vera Color White, 16 piece set

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NEST Fragrances Mediterranean Fig Classic Candle

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NEST Fragrances Rose Noir & Oud Special Edition 3-Wick Candle

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Hope these 5 ideas will help.

Stay Safe

 

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Restyling—Before & After

 

It’s summer time.  Wouldn’t you agree with me that there is always a lot of fun   to change a little bit here and there in home ?  Truly, life is really about living every day beautifully.  For this restyling project in the video, we did several changes:

  1. change the wall color to millennium pink;
  2. change the drapery;
  3. change the carpet
  4. add tray on the ottoman;
  5. add flowers on the side table.

 

 

Enjoy!

 

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5 Keys to Create a Chic and Functional Home office

There are 5 keys to create a chic and functional home office:

  1. Have a solid floor plan to think through how you are going to use the space–working desk, lounge area, meeting zone…
  2. Have a chic color palette to make you focus yet relaxing.  The color palette in this project is pink, blue and black. It’s chic, youthful.
  3. Have one strong statement. We painted ceiling in pink. This makes the space very whimscal.
  4. Keep it symmetrical—the key to make small space look bigger and organized.
  5. Have greenery—green plants relax you and put you in a cheerful mood.

Happy Wednesday

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