As the global pandemic drags on, many employees are opting to keep their workers remote. If this sounds like you and you’ve been trying to rediscover inspiration while feeling stuck at home, it’s time to redecorate to make room for a functional home office! Read on for ornamentation advice.
Decorating to Enhance Productivity
Whether you’re preparing for a Zoom presentation or designing a business proposal, it’s essential your place for productivity be away from your lounging area. Not only does this allow you to get a tax deduction in many cases, but the psychological benefits are many. For example, if you don’t allow yourself to work where you enjoy leisure, you will relax and sleep better off the clock and concentrate better on it. In addition, if you can’t see the TV or dishes and laundry to be done, your mind prioritizes the tasks at hand better.
Follow these guidelines to start designing your workspace, and consider what SteelStuff has to offer along the way!
Your primary piece will have to be your desk, so allow for a bold one! Center it away from the window’s glare, and pair it with an ergonomic chair. Comfort is paramount ‒ even during the hustle.
Open storage is one of the easiest and most common organization methods for an efficient office. It offers “grab and go” convenience for any kind of schedule and many options for decor. Bookshelves and wall-mounted storage, holding essential items with pops of color, achieve this effect.
A classy way to decorate your home office is by matching or contrasting textures. Consider using various finishes, mediums, colors, and designs. When you use our privacy screens, you achieve both the aesthetic of texture and the separation of your workspace from your living space. The privacy screens pictured above are being used outside, but they work just as well inside your home!
Add warmth and encourage inspiration with any other pieces that speak to your soul without overcrowding with elements like:
Creating coziness is also a great chance to play with lighting. For example, do you need bright light when working to keep you alert, or do your eyes grow tired and need the room dimmed mid-day? Using a combination of shades, curtains, and well-placed lamps gives you the flexibility to illumine the room according to your needs.
When your boss tells you it’s time to go remote, it doesn’t have to disrupt your personal life. Just use these tips to produce your best work-from-home office. Feel inspired and make that money!
As 2022 approaches, many people struggle to find a resolution that motivates them that they haven’t already tried.
Resolve To Spend Quality Time Together
After a worldwide period of isolation, human connection is essential more than ever. Quality time, one of the five languages of appreciation, is essential to all humans for healthy living. Did you know that research shows lack of fellowship can be more harmful to your health than obesity, smoking, and high blood pressure? Further, Social connection can lower anxiety and depression, help us regulate our emotions, lead to higher self-esteem and empathy, and improve our immune systems. So rather than the old “spend more time with people you love” cliché, consider improving the quality of that time.
For homeowners, this goal can start with renovating your sitting area, so guests know where they can habitually spend time with you. There’s no better place to do this than on your patio or deck!
5 Outdoor SteelStuff Pieces For Your 2022 Patio
Creating an intentional space for your loved ones is an enjoyable approach to connecting with them. What you need is a patio that looks inviting to guests. Is there enough seating, dining options, and a private atmosphere? These attributes let people know they can make themselves at home.
1. The Three Sisters
This privacy screen is ideal for those who prefer a closed-in space with an outdoor atmosphere, although it looks stunning indoors, as well. It’s especially welcoming to families in Canmore, as the screen is modeled after the Three Sisters mountain range.
Set the planter outdoors near your kitchen, and you can efficiently serve your guests your home-grown goodies. It’s cute and provides privacy for the patio!
3. Oxford Fence Topper
Make your loved ones feel safe with the private Oxford Fence Topper. This spin-off from the Oxford Fireballs is customizable and fits anywhere.
4. Raised Garden
Gardeners that love to cook for their friends would love the enclosed feel of the Raised Garden. It works well next to your dining area.
5. Custom Rolled Firepit
That campfire smell rarely fails to lure friends and family in close to talk. The warm glow screams intimate and cozy, perfect for quality bonding. Customize your firepit with a design that represents your family's passions for a vehicle for conversation starters!
Committing to increasing the quality time you spend with friends and family is a treat to yourself, too. So, why not take the opportunity to design the patio that you all will love?
Creating Warmth That Encourages Engagement Inside
These four indoor decorations invite your guests to connect in a more meaningful way.
The dragonfly is perfect for welcoming in a new year, as it is widely believed when they fly into your life, positive change is coming. The options for where to place this dragonfly in the home are endless. This beautiful piece of decor will catch the eyes of your guests and rock any finish. Use it to decorate through all the seasons!
2. Love Sign
The love sign will remind your friends and family how important they are to you. It fits just about anywhere inside. We offer to finish in a variety of colors in powder-coat and bronze.
3. Lotus Wall Decor
When displayed, the lotus, which embodies enlightenment, reminds us all to strive for a deeper understanding of each other. It works perfectly mounted against the kitchen wall when serving guests dinner. Do you have them over for drinks? It could also display on a bar wall!
4. Candle Holder
The flower candle holder stuns company with its beauty. It achieves this as a stand-alone piece or holding a 3” candle. What’s cozier than dimmed lights and a candle’s glow at a dining table? It’s timeless and intimate.
Whether engaging with those dearest to you indoors or out, we wish you a very Happy New Year!
It’s time for the leaves to start changing color; perhaps your outdoor home decor could use some enhancing, too. Why not start with the porch or patio? These four trends are fairly easy to achieve and scream Autumn.
1 - Always Include Pumpkins
Would it even be fall without pumpkins? Rather than just carving them, you could paint them and arrange them in planters, as well. Their composition could also be displayed on the steps, either symmetrically or asymmetrically.
2 - Light the Mood
A warm glow against the colorful leaves creates a classic fall aesthetic. String lights wrapped around the rails or dangling from the ceiling are a great option. Why stop there? Put some lanterns and a firepit or a custom SteelStuff fireball in the mix and feel the warmth you are creating.
3 - Select An Autumn Color Scheme
You know the ones: oranges, yellows, reds, and browns. One way to do this is with potted plants. Orange and teal decor is another popular option for 2021. If you want a subtle change, you can simply repaint your door. Lean a custom steel welcome sign from SteelStuff against your door and choose your favorite Fall themed tokens to magnetically place around it.
4 - Keep It Cozy
If you’re the secluded type, this trend is for you. Turn your patio into your little lounge by switching out the furniture to that of harvest theme. How about this gold vein coffee table or stool from SteelStuff? Add a broom against the wall and some privacy screens around the perimeter, and you’ve got it!
If you’re looking for an enchanting autumn porch or patio, make sure to snag these steel accents and incorporate these fads. It’s a timeless way to celebrate the changing of the weather. Happy pumpkin season!