About Halifax covers the basics of buying art, including budgets sizes, and styles. We also provide suggestions on where to buy pieces in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Is renovating your home on your to-do list? Quick – think of the most important thing to consider? Matching the backsplash to the cupboards, unfortunately, is the wrong answer. The most important task for any would-be renovator is getting what you need to get done and getting it done under budget.
Lucky for you we assembled an easy-to-follow checklist to make sure you’re next reno comes in under budget.
When someone says minimalism, what do you think of? Is it white spaces? Concrete floors? Owning nothing at all? All of these are correct…kind of. Minimalism doesn’t necessarily stop at to your surroundings. As the world grows more complex and connected, people continue to yearn for simplicity, which is where minimalism comes in. This is something that minimalism readily offers. Both minimalist and those who embrace minimalism aren’t just simplifying their little purchases, however, but big ones as well, including houses.
Minimalist houses are desirable yet intimidating. On the one hand, you can have a clean and simple space that declutters and calms your mind. Though on the other hand, the prospect of shifting your entire lifestyle to live in a 350 square-foot apartment with pastel-white walls is daunting.
First off, sorry for the third smart home posts in as many weeks. You will forgive me though when you hear about Logitech’s Harmony Elite. Remember when universal remotes were all the buzz? They were those big, futuristic-looking devices that could control your TV, VCR, and cable box while replacing three device-specific remotes? Maybe you still use one. No shame if you do. What 2018 has brought us, however, is the universal smart home device. It is kind of exactly what it sounds like.
Little confused? Let me explain.
Have you recently noticed more plant pictures on social media? Or maybe an increase of floral patterns in your friend’s wardrobes? And no we are not talking about soon-to-be-legal marijuana. Rather, we are talking the succulent. This little, weird looking type of plant has become so hip it’s mainstream. This also means they no longer belong sitting at the back of your bookshelf. Yes, these little creatures are making their way to the spotlight of your living space because of how space-efficient they are, how easy they are to care for, and how utterly obscure they look.
If you’re reading this, you would have watched Gregory Klump’s summary of Canadian real estate trends in December 2017. If you live in Atlantic Canada, your first take away is that Toronto and Vancouver vastly skew the national averages, as mentioned in the video.
Last week, we explored making your home smart. Now we are tackling your small business. The term ‘internet of things‘ has been floating through tech sphere’s for the past several years, but it is still generally non-existent with the general public, including small business owners.
This idea is the technology that allows all your small business tools to work together, ultimately helping you make smarter business decisions. Below we pulled out four technology trends that are available now for small businesses, all of which can help you provide a better experience to your customers while improving the bottom line.