Take 5: Leather Watermelon Bags, 3D-Printed Earrings, Vegan Sneakers + More

Every other week someone from the Design Milk team will share five personal favorites – an opportunity for each of us to reveal the sort of designs we use, like, and/or appreciate from a more personal perspective. Editorial Director Caroline Williamson is up for this edition of the Take 5 series…

Gregory’s Take 5 is a hard one to follow, but I’ll do my best! After bookmarking a variety of tabs in the last few weeks for this series, I realized two themes emerged – all things Japan and sustainability – both of which are important to me. Japan is my favorite place – it’s pure magic – and I have family there, and sustainability has been at the forefront of my mind for years, especially being in the design world and learning about how much waste is produced – it’s eye opening!

Ruth Asawa stamps

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Best Simple Tips to Avoid Drain Blockages

Plumbing issues are quite common nowadays however, you can deal with them efficiently if you prevent the drains to get clogged. On the other hand, if you ignore the drainage problem for longer, it is less likely that you are ever going to fix it. You should take preventive measures as well to keep your plumbing system in good condition.

Here are a few best simple tips mentioned to help you avoid drain blockages.

  • Cleaning

Cleaning is the most important thing you should do to avoid drain blockages. You should flush the drains at least twice a week with hot water. Moreover, you should get rid of the debris every once in a week to keep the drain as clean as possible.

  • Strainer

You should also invest a few dollars in buying a high-quality strainer. It should fit easily into your drain to keep the unwanted debris and food scraps … Read the rest

The Best Couches for Families in 2020

If you’re looking for a nice fabric or leather sofa for your living room, big and comfy enough to support lounging for the entire family, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’re looking for a mid-century style or a modern sectional with chaise, we have options available to suit every size family and living spaces. From Allform to West Elm, we’re bringing you the best couches to accommodate your entire family.

5 Best Couches for Families in 2020

1. 5 Seat Corner Sectional by Allform

Price: $2845

Where To Buy: Allform’s website

Photo courtesy of Allform

What real customers loved about the 5 Seat Corner Sectional by Allform

Shoppers love that these modular sofas can be customized to provide as much seating as needed and can also be laid out in any pattern desired. Customers also love the free color swatches, think the high-quality materials are soft and comfortable, … Read the rest

The Best Cheap Sofas of 2020 (Under $1000)

If you’re looking for a mid-century modern sofa, or a leather sofa, you might think it’s going to be impossible to find what you’re looking for without paying an arm and a leg, think again.

Today we’re sharing the best sofas under $1000. We have options for small spaces as well as larger living spaces. We’ll be talking about multi-functional sofas too, like futons and sleeper sofas.

Keep in mind that you’re likely sacrificing on quality and longevity when picking a bargain sofa. If you’re not okay with that caveat, check out our best sofas of 2020 list to see the real cream of the crop.

5 Best Affordable Sofas This Year

1. Winslow Armless Sleeper Sofa by Urban Outfitters

Price: $499

Where To Buy: Urban Outfitters website

Photo courtesy of Urban Outfitters

What real customers loved about the Winslow Armless Sleeper

Shoppers love the fashionable styling and the easy … Read the rest

The Best Deep Seat Sofas of 2020

Sometimes you just want a sofa you can really sink into when you want to do some lounging, with extra deep seats and comfy, tufted upholstery that hugs you as you drift away to relaxation land.

Today we’re sharing some of the best deep seat sofas from loveseats to sectional sofas for your family or living room.

The Best Overall Sofas of 2020

Our team evaluated price, quality, comfort and additional features to bring you the best new sofas available now.

5 Best Deep Seat Sofas Consumers Loved This Year

1. 3-Seat Sofa with Chaise by Allform

Price: $1895

Where To Buy: Allform’s website

Photo courtesy of Allform

What real customers loved about the Allform three-seater

Customers enjoy the available color swatches and the high-quality materials, such as performance fabric, hardwood legs and frame that make these modular sofas as comfortable, as they are stylish.

Additionally, … Read the rest

Holistic Healing Goes Modern at WTHN in New York

Traditional Chinese medicine dates back more than 3000 years and has been practiced globally to help heal people with their aches and anxieties using methods like herbal medicine, acupuncture + acupressure, and cupping. These Eastern wellness modalities have become more widely available and even sought after. In New York, they’re part of the core practices for holistic healing studio, WTHN. Founded by Michelle Larivee and Dr. Shari Auth, WTHN wants to make holistic medicine accessible, less intimidating and a little bit modern.

WTHN is a perfect spot for New Yorkers to decompress from the hustle and bustle of the city. The studio offers the healing and restorative benefits of acupuncture, as well as a myriad of herbal products formulated by Dr. Auth herself, who has a Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine; Certification in the Rolf Method of Structural Integration, Pilates, Ashtanga Yoga, PanchaKarma, Shamanism and Massage Therapy; and … Read the rest

How You Can Fix The Common Home Window Troubles

If they function properly, windows become an excellent asset of any home. They provide fresh air and natural light to our indoors and help us to enjoy a view of the outsides. However, the windows that are not functioning properly can create problems for the homeowner.

According to The Window Experts in Hamilton most of the time, the windows get stuck or broken which creates a problem for the homeowners.

To help you out in these tricky window problems, we have come up with some excellent solutions. While some are the easy fixes, others might warrant the help of the experts. Check the following sections of this article to find out the best solutions for these problems. 

Painted Shut

Have you ever faced a window that does not budge no matter how hard you push? If you have, then check the paint of the window first from the next time.… Read the rest

Ornament Ideas For The Residing Room

The essential foundation on adorning your child’s bedroom just like the partitions, flooring, and windows can take you several years without you having to make any major adjustments on it. If you happen to make some few modifications to your kids bed room as the baby grows will preserve the room fresh and enticing. Sit back and benefit from the good life on this trendy open plan three bedroom dwelling. An intelligent layout creates preferrred residing areas for the whole family. The garden set , which has been reduced by a whopping 83 per cent, comes with four chairs, a table and a parasol. Usually you’ll pay a premium for the outside of the window to be anything other than white. For ours, it was $25 further for each window – very dear but the coloration of the house demanded that added expense which within the total scene of things … Read the rest

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fifty one Pictures & Ideas To Get It Right

Planning to decorate your bed room is among the most essential issues that requires properly deliberate conceptual concepts. Thanks for stopping by and commenting Linda! And since 1970s homes were not “open type” there are a number of slab doorways to cope with- maybe a better plan is to renovate to create more openness (apart from bedrooms and bogs I mean). The rise in foreclosures has opened up opportunities, mortgage corporations want people to inspect and fix all the empty houses, making sure they stay in shape. The substrate, in fact, is what lies beneath the finish coat. This applies to all types of adorning as well as fundamental construction. If the inspiration is poor, the house shall be in jeopardy; if the portray prep just isn’t executed, the end coat will look terrible and possibly not arise over time. Medieval interior design might be in comparison with gothic interiors, … Read the rest

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Home Décor And Accents

Basic styling and layouts of homes being constructed as we speak fluctuate from these constructed just ten years in the past or extra. I’ve seen those teeny-tiny UK loos. Thanks for providing some storage ideas for us Yanks. Voting this Up and Useful. There are so many elements to adorning windows that time and effort spent up entrance is time nicely spent. One can find concepts by going through model properties, taking a look at adorning magazines or looking out on-line. It is a good suggestion to have a look at materials before assembly with a designer which can make the entire resolution-making process go extra easily. Elegant look that works great for conservatories or garden use. Our vary is extremely durable and is UV resistant which means it can be saved outdoor all 12 months spherical. Some companies provide not just any concern with tiles but also with rug … Read the rest

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