Archive for May, 2018
When it comes to decorating a home, furniture is key. This is shown through the consistent success of the furniture industry, which is growing by at least 6% annually and is reported to be performing twice as well as the economy overall. In fact, the global market is estimated to reach almost $700 billion by next year.
We often imagine that the way we decorate our homes represents who we are as people or invokes certain feelings. For example, when people design cabins or lodges with a lot of wooden materials, they often match it with a similar decor, such as furniture made from reclaimed wood. They say this gives off a rustic feel of being close to nature. We often use the same kind of ideas in our own decoration. An example is when you already have a nice dining room table, but you want to give off a fancier feel (as most people in the United States don’t u
The housing market crash of 2008 was a hard time for everyone, whether you actually owned a home at the time or not. However, recent studies have shown that ten years later, we are making considerable progress in recovering from that crash. If you are interested in buying a house, now might be the perfect opportunity.
If you have a home for sale, especially if it’s new, this is a great time to have it on the market. According to a recent survey, new-home sales in November 2017 were at the highest level in over a decade. This doesn’t mean that with an older home you’re completely out of luck. Selling a house is no easy task, so if you’re having trouble, be sure to get in touch with a real estate agent to get some outside help. You may not be hitting the right demographic.
Half of all current buyers are under the age of 36, putting them within the millennial generat
There are many reasons that people take up crafting, from pure hobby to successful business venture. No matter why you may do it, crafting has become more popular than ever before, particularly among middle aged women, who make up the biggest crafting demographic in the United States. But now in this year more than sixty percent of all households in the United States enjoy crafting, an increase of nearly ten percent since the year of 2010, less than ten years ago. And quilting alone has become immensely popular, with more than twenty million crafters who are dedicated to quilting active in the United States. Crafting has also been shown to be hugely stress relieving, perhaps why it is so popular. In fact, preliminary studies have found that participating in crafting can actually raise the dopamine levels in your brain and that patients with clinical depression who participated in a crafting activity reported greater feelings of happiness and calmness after the activity as opposed to pr