In the 1960s, 46 percent of American adults between the ages of 20 and 74 were considered to be overweight. By the year 2006, the percentage had risen to 73. As a result, the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer's Association has altered the standards used when testing furniture to determine what is safe and durable for the "average" American. For example, the standard office chair went from having a weight capacity of 220 pounds to 250.
12 April 2016
Learning to play the piano has benefits for both you and your audience. In addition to providing entertainment, playing and listening to the piano improves your mental and physical state, making it easier to perform well in your job and other aspects of your life. Owning a piano can help you and your family have a more satisfying life. Anxiety Piano music can ease your anxiety and help you focus on the tasks at hand.
22 March 2016
Furnishing a small home is a little more challenging than furnishing a large home because you cannot just pick out any piece of furniture and expect it to fit perfectly. You have to get creative, especially if you intend on having large dinners at the table, whether it is with family or friends. It is not necessary to make drastic sacrifices to fit enough seating space, but choosing certain furniture can help you succeed.
2 March 2016
If you have a full, wooden bedroom set, chances are excellent that you spent a great deal of money on the furniture and want it to look great and to last as long as possible. Here are some tips for cleaning your bedroom set so that it continues to look amazing for years to come. 1. Dust It Everyday Your bedroom furniture is going to be exposed to a higher level of dead skin than most other sets of furniture in your house because you spend a great deal of time in your bedroom and therefore are going to shed a greater amount of dead skin on your bedroom furniture.
4 February 2016
If you are looking for the right bed for your child's bedroom, then you have a lot of selections available to you. When you are helping your child to get their room situated, the first thing you want to do is to make sure it is functional. With a child's room, you want to be sure they are left with plenty of floor space, have a room that's friend-friendly and that has a set up that works for their priorities and interests.
13 January 2016
Do you dream of having your own space to retreat to at the end of a busy day? If so, you're not alone. Having a place to relax is probably at the top of nearly every busy person's wish list. The great thing about having a personal space for relaxation is how easy it is to create one. With a few essential items and minimal furnishings, you can have a cozy space to rest and refresh yourself any time of the day.
7 December 2015
If you're like most Americans, you've probably slept on a traditional mattress for the majority of your life. While there are many different types of traditional mattresses on the market, they lack the versatility and benefits of an adjustable mattress. Some of the many benefits of purchasing an adjustable mattress include: A Bed to Fit Your Lifestyle An adjustable bed gives you so many options for how you use your bedroom.
19 October 2015
If you are particularly good at making handcrafted furniture in your shop and would like to sell it in furniture stores, there are a few ways you can go about it. Most of these marketing approaches require little more than the courage to enter a shop and talk to the owner. As long as you are not the shy type, you should have no problem taking your furniture to one of these three places to get your handmade furniture sold.
19 August 2015
When we think of mid-century American furniture, nothing stands out quite like the work of Charles and Ray Eames. This modern, sleek, and interesting furniture is well loved by fans and collectors alike. Some pieces of Eames furniture can be worth quite a bit, since the production of most pieces were limited. If you're in the market for Eames furniture or you have a piece and don't know much about it, here's some information to help you determine its provenance and potential worth.
22 June 2015
If you're decorating your little girl's bedroom, you are nothing but lucky! There are endless possibilities to make your little girl feel like a princess and have a fun room to play in by herself or with friends. Here are some ideas that might inspire you. The Door - Even though you leave the regular door up, consider having a carpenter making a door-within-a-door so that your little girl and her playmates will have their own entryway.
17 June 2015