Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Get right mailbox for your home
|There are a huge variety of mailboxes available, one of the online merchants which sells mailboxes plus other related things like address plaques is SeattleLux.com which sells custom mailboxes.|
Way to choose a mailbox for your homeSo many varieties, how to choose? This was one of the lessons I tried to teach my son. To make a decision, first get all the information you can about the thing you want to decide on first, in this case, the thing is mailboxes. This is provided you have the luxury of time. Sometimes, you don't have that, then you have to depend on experience and instinct, and sometimes, advice from those you trust. Consider all the information you have, including what is available, then make a decision based on your priority, needs, budget, etc.
Now I have a mailbox that looks something like the one you see in the photo on the left. Mine is what I think they refer to a a regular curbside mailbox because there is no lock for the mailbox. They also have locking curbside mailboxes. Now I frequently receive mails with checks enclosed. Obviously one would not like such mails with checks to be stolen. If security for my mail is my priority, then making a decision on what mailbox to get a what I believe they call a "no brainer". No need to think very much. Locking mailboxes should be what I should be looking at. Now I have narrowed down the choices. Other factors like budget, looks, etc., may then be taken into consideration and a final decision would be made after all these factors are taken into consideration.
Labels: mail boxes
Sunday, December 16, 2007
International Furniture Exhibition 2007 and 2008
14 - 17 November 2007
China International Exhibition Center - Beijing CHINA
The leading furniture trade fair and the only professional exhibition in the north of China dedicating to the complete range of furniture industry chains.
IMOB ISTANBUL Furniture Fair
30 Jan. - 3 Feb. 2008
CNR EXPO - Istanbul TURKEY
The New World's Trend and Largest Event in Turkey for Furniture business. Unique trade fair for those who wish to enter and invest in TURKISH market, a bridge between Asia and Europe for furniture business with a standard and progressive main policies under EU membership policy.
THE LOBBY & LOUNGE SHOW
11 - 13 June 2008
PalExpo - Geneva SWITZERLAND
An innovative event, dedicated exclusively to hospitality design, decoration of hotels, restaurants, entertainment venues, offices and public areas. The event provides an ideal forum for exhibitors to meet professional buyers in hospitality design from all over Europe, and from the world. Only at LOBBY & LOUNGE which is the only true European trade exhibition dedicated the whole platform to Hospitality Design & Build.
Labels: furniture exhibition
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
|Why would anyone wants to buy furniture? For utility purposes of course. One need something to sit on, beds to sleep on, cabinets to put kitchen stuff, clothes and shoes in, desk to write on, dining tables and chairs to dine in, and for a blogger like me, very important, a computer table to put our precious computer plus modem to access the Internet. Without that computer table with the computer plus modem to access the Internet, there will be no life for me. I can't live without it.|
Of course there would be those who don't just consider the utility aspect. They expect something lovely to look at. Some even wants personalized stuff. Whether I would want to go along with them is a different story, but everyone has the right to their own preferences and no one has the right to question them.
house signs is an online merchant offering personalized items for the home. Would I consider personalized door mats as furnitures? I think I would as they are part of the furnishing. There is a "furni" in the word furnishing. So to me, door mats are furnitures. Same with custom address plaque. And don't forget those Personalized Mailboxes.
To me birdhouses are definitely furnitures, but not indoor furnitures. They are outdoor furnitures and not furniture for humans, but for birds.
Anyone who don't agree are welcomed to put forth their arguments in the comments why they don't agree with me. I may even respond to your comment.
Labels: personalized furnitures
Sunday, October 21, 2007
Baby Carriers Reviews and Baby Stroller Reviews
|Baby carriers are not normally sold in furniture centers and are more likely to be found in baby centers. However, baby carriers I would definitely consider as a kind of furniture as they are seats for the babes, and seats are another type of furniture, except they are sort of "mobile furniture". I think baby carriers should also be sold in furniture centers.|
Why am I doing this review? I just became a grandfather, and my daughter and/or her husband bought a pretty expensive and sophisticated baby stroller and carrier. They claim it is very sturdy and made to last. Definitely a far cry from the strollers we used for her and her siblings. I also think they spent far too much for something that would be used only for a short period. Out of curiosity, plus I have another daughter who married not too long ago and may also be in the market for a baby carrier and stroller, I think I will do a bit of baby carrier review and baby stroller review on what is available on the market these days (obviously I am out of touch with such things now).
What I see are names like Baby Bjor, Evenflo Snugli, the Kangaroo, Kelty baby carrier, Kelty Kangaroo Carrier, Maya Wrap, Kid Carrier and Tough Traveler being bandied around. For strollers, there is the Inglesina Zippy, Peg-Perego Pliko P3, Graco Quattro Tour Deluxe stroller, Graco SnugRide infant car seat, Quattro Tour and the Bugaboo Cameleon. All pretty high sounding names. Looks like I am out of my league for a real review. But as they say, nothing is impossible. You can't do the reviews yourself, look for someone or some organization (or whatever) do it for you.
Here is one: WIZE Baby Carrier reviews. There are an impressive 51 products (at time of publishing) included in the review, and I see some familiar names like Tough Traveler Kid Carrier which got a 100% positive from 16 reviews and ranked number 2. Then there is the Maya Wrap Baby Sling Baby Carrier which got 93% positive reviews from 97 reviews and is ranked number 4. And there is the Baby Bjorn City Baby Carrier which received 89% positive reviews from 224 reviews and is ranked number 8 in the list. It appears the more reviews the product gets, the lower it goes in the list.
For strollers, there is the WIZE Stroller Reviews which have an amazing 231 products reviewed. The one I hope my second daughter need to go for is the Baby Jogger Q-Series Double (16 In. Wheels) Navy Stroller even though it received a respectable 97% positive reviews out of 67. For that is for twins, and to me, twins means double trouble. Not easy to look after 2 babies simultaneously.
Labels: baby's furniture
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Bathroom Furniture and more
|Most people when they think of furniture, they only think of things like tables, chairs, sofa, cupboards, bookcases, chests, dressers, filing cabinets, hatstands, sideboards, wardrobes, bean bags, bench, couch, recliners, stools, desks, beds, hutch, etc. One thing often left out are furniture for the bathroom.|
This online bathroom and kitchen Superstore has a comprehensive range of furniture for the bathroom.
A sink or basin by itself will look empty, but a sink with a washstand will look more complete and nice. Many people like the warm look of wood, and if you prefer that, tap4less Bathroom and Kitchen Superstore have the natural oak bathroom furniture and others. No bathroom is complete without a cabinet, and it is a rare home that do not have grown up man or men who need to shave. So what more better can you fit a bathroom then with a bathroom cabinet with an electrical socket for a shaver?
And this online merchant accept online payment for your order with credit cards plus you get free delivery withing mainland United Kingdom.
Labels: bathroom furniture
Monday, September 3, 2007
Furniture outlet owners need vacations too
|You may be a furniture retail or wholesale company. This normally involve a lot of hard work and stress. For your own well being, it is wise to take a break once in a while to drain away the stress and reward yourself for the hard work. Not only that, your children very likely look forward to you taking them on vacation.|
It will be nice to go to a place with warm and conducive weather for your holidays, and one such state that have that is Florida. Florida have much to offer to vacationers. Theme parks for children which adults too will enjoy, nice beaches with sparkling water for swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, nature, cruise, and don't forget the fresh seafood. If this is your plan, book accommodation ahead of arrival to avoid problems using up time looking for accommodation on arriving instead of enjoying yourself. Book your holiday accommodation conveniently online via Florida vacation rental homes.
If you are taking your children, a good destination in Florida is Orlando, the world's theme park capital where the world famous Walt Disney World Resort which is the largest and most visited recreational resort in the world. Walt Disney World Resort containing four theme parks - Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney-MGM Studios and Animal Kingdom. In addition, Disney runs two water parks, six golf courses, a sports complex, an auto race track, twenty resort hotels, numerous shopping, dining, and entertainment offerings, plus an extensive public transit system of buses, boats, and monorails, is located (actually it is in the outskirts of Orlando). In addition to what Disney have to offer, there is also Universal Studios Orlando. Not only your children will enjoy them, they appeal to adults as well. For your accommodation needs, refer to Orlando vacation rental homes.
While you are in Florida, consider dropping by into Miami Beach as well. Miami Beach, often confused as part of Miami, which are actually two different municipalities, was made popular by the famous and popular TV show "Miami Vice" which help bring international attention. Much of the series was shot on South Beach, now a very popular tourist destination. Nightlife in South Beach is very lively with many night clubs and restaurants. South Beach is a public beach, but nude sunbathing is tolerated on a section of the beach, so if you are bringing children, discretion is advised. For those who are interested in architecture. In the 1930's architecture in Miami Beach is revolutionised by the introduction of Art Deco, which is now world famous. The Art Deco oasis and South beach attracts lots of photographers who comes here for their photo shots. So expect to see beautiful models posing for the photographers.
If you plan to visit Miami Beach as well, seek your accommodation through Miami Beach vacation rentals.
Thursday, May 10, 2007
Get blinds to dress up your windows to complement your furnitures
|Furniture do not exist in isolation by themselves in a home. There are windows to be dressed up, and for that purpose, blinds are a good choice. They provide excellent privacy and are a very effective means in controlling direct sunlight and glare. One place where you can choose and buy blinds online is guaranteedblinds.com/|
You can get Natural Wood and Bamboo Blinds. They offer the natural beauty of wood and for some, they are the natural choice. However, they are usually also the most expansive.
You can also get Faux Wood Blinds from guaranteedblinds.com/. Faux wood blinds control light and privacy as effectively as wood blinds, yet they’re made of a polymer which makes them sturdy, resistant to moisture, easy to clean and impervious to warping, cracking or peeling.
Aluminium Blinds provide a low cost, durable solution with the largest color selection, and will be suitable for those who are budget conscious
There other other type of blinds you can get from guaranteedblinds.com/. You just have to surf over there to see the variety. But the best part is for this month of May, they are having a May Sales Extravaganza where you can get discounts of 10 to 15% off. This is your chance to grab some bargain blinds for your home to complement your beautiful furniture.