Red and blue might be enemies across bipartisan lines, but they make beautiful music together when it comes to decor. Red and blue are a classic combination, and these vintage accessories complement each other perfectly. Just don't let the colors inspire politics at the dinner table.
"Hello ivee..." has been a new common phrase in our apartment the last few weeks, with the introduction of the Ivee Digit alarm clock, a voice-activated "beside assistant" designed to bring a little of that Siri-ish magic to your bedtime and morning routine. Whether this device is a help or hindrance depends upon your lifestyle and perhaps your age...
The places that we call home can hold a lot of sentimental value, especially when we are far from them. Whether it's where you were born or where you are residing now we've rounded up 5 ways to celebrate these special places (all via Etsy) below the jump.
I'll admit that I was a little late jumping onto the Etsy bandwagon. For me, the term "handmade" brings to mind crocheted toilet paper roll cozies and hot glued seashell frames. And while you will still find a wealth of, um, amateurish items on Etsy — many of which are curated for the aptly named Regretsy — Etsy remains the world's largest marketplace of goods crafted by both fledgling hobbyists and skilled artisans. Here is my pick of the best handcrafted items currently available for your home.
If you're like us, you've probably struggled with getting out of bed on time without pressing the snooze button, which we find quite insidious, as very few of us make rational decisions a few seconds after their morning alarm sounds. Here are some of the ways you can ensure that you'll always be up once that pesky alarm sounds.
Do you know any real-life morning people? The kind who hop out of bed five minutes before the alarm and immediately spring into alertness? If you're like me, those people are exotic objects of your envy, while you try to will yourself to sleep at night and have a stress injury from hitting the snooze button too much. Sleep researchers say the most important sleep and wake-up cue for your body is light. Is the light in your life messing up your sleep cycle?
Bear with us here for a moment, set aside your pragmatic sensibilities, and check out the Cryoscope concept by Robb Godshaw. It's a fascinating piece of technology which communicates the weather forecast in a tangible sense, the all-aluminum cube heated or cooled to the exact temperature fetched from online weather data!
Did any of your New Year's resolutions involve waking up earlier? Working out more? Establishing a routine? Here are some fashionable modern and retro alarm clocks to help you get out of bed on time...or early, if you please!