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Which Colours Can Improve Classroom Productivity

Blue and green are the best colours for classrooms as they have been found to increase productivity and creativity. While it is important to have a well-designed and stimulating classroom, the use of colour can also play a role in how well students learn. In this article, we will explore how different colours can be used in order to improve classroom productivity.
Blue and Green Are the Best Colours for Productivity and Creativity
Blue and green are found to be the best colours for productivity and creativity in the classroom setting. A study by Texas A&M University found that these colours can improve focus and …

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Creative Tips for Decorating With a Wall Clock In 2022

It’s 2022 and thanks to the latest technological advancements, almost everyone’s idea of checking the time is to reach for their cell phones. Therefore, it’s little wonder that many interior décor professionals often wonder if wall clocks are still a necessary part of a home’s décor.
More still, today’s markets are inundated with beautiful wall décor features that seem to adorn the walls a lot better than any wall clock could. For instance, Bouclair makes it easy to add that extra wall art touch. Wall art adds so much …

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10 Tips and Ideas for Decorating a Classroom on a Budget

When you decorate your classroom on a budget, it is important to keep your students in mind. Heavy decorations can cause distractions, while decorations that are not eye-catching enough will not provide the necessary visual stimulation. Here are ten tips to help you get it right when decorating your classroom.
1. Display Student Work
Show your students that you are proud of them and the things that they work on. Displaying their work around the classroom gives them a healthy sense of responsibility, motivates them, and helps them …

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How to Create Your Own Mattress

Is it possible to produce your ideal mattress on your own? The answer is yes.
Even better, you could likely make anything for a lot cheaper. Although a DIY mattress will appear to be handmade, this could look just as good to lie on and be just as long-lasting as a conventional mattress as long as you use high-quality components.
Besides, since good-quality Canadian form mattresses & sleep go hand in hand, you can also focus on making yours as comfortable as possible. To make a mattress at home, you simply have to consider the following:
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 Retro Kitchen Paint Colours for 2021

Planning a kitchen renovation can be a huge undertaking, especially if you’re completely transforming your space by changing the overall style. One style that has been making a prominent comeback in today’s renovation market is Retro kitchens! Retro interior design usually channels style trends from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s. It evokes nostalgic feelings of the past for people, making them think of home and family. This is a bright and versatile style that works well for people that like to express their individuality. What better way to achieve this than with …

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Home Decorating Tips for the DIYer

This season of pandemic got many of us doing the things we never would think we would do like baking, online shirts painting, drawing, and even home décor. With that note, here are some home decorating tips that you can follow to make your home décor more aesthetically pleasing while not losing all of its home purposes.
Front Doors First
Front doors are what welcomes your visitors first and it should be the basis of the tone you will be using throughout the entire house. Colors have meanings, red meaning welcome, or haven while yellow and orange are associated with joy and warmth. Use …

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DIY: Easy Desktop Calendar

This desk calendar is easy to make and personalize.
You will need: 

8″ x 12″ wooden shadow box
Sandpaper
26 pieces of 2 1/2″ x 5″ kraft paper hang tags
Drill
3 shoulder hooks
Pentel pens, colors of choice

How to make it: 

Sand the shadow box until its surfaces become smooth.
Place three kraft tags inside the box and adjust the spacing so that the three are equidistant from each other.
Mark the spots where you want to hang each kraft tag, then drill a hole for each….

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DIY Tips for Ring Towel Holders

Looking for ways to maximize storage in your bathroom or kitchen without limiting elegance? Have a holder that can hold up to three towels, but for the space of one.
For this DIY project, you will need:

3 pieces of 1 1/2-inch ribbon, cut in 16, 20, and 24 inches, respectively
4 wooden rings
3 double-cap rivets
Puncher
Anvil
Rivet setter
Hammer

How to make it:

Set one wooden ring as the top hanger.
Bend the ribbon in half and place the “top hanger” wooden ring and another wooden ring (for the bottom …

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DIY: Throw Pillow Covers

If you have some cute or cool oversized t-shirts which you won’t use anymore then, why not turn them into throw pillow covers?
You will need: 

XL t-shirt or even larger
Pins
Scissors
Ruler

How to make it: 

Lay the shirt on a flat surface and pin the front and back parts of the t-shirt together.
Cut out the sleeves and the neckline of the shirt. Be sure that when you cut, go as close to the edges as much as you can, so there will be more fabric to work on later.
Fold the shirt lengthwise, then crosswise. …

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