With all of the craziness going on in the world right now due to the Coronavirus outbreak, it is so important that we support and take care of each other as we press on through these tough times. The impact that COVID-19 has had on our economy leaves us concerned for our beloved small and local businesses. These businesses bring us a sense of community, personality, and novelty and allow us to support independent artists, designers, journalists, and innovators. As interior designers, we are eternally grateful for the small, local businesses in our area that help us get the job done in our fast-paced lives and provide us with one-of-a-kind pieces to use for our projects. Here’s some ways that you can support small and local businesses and help them keep up during this time of uncertainty.
With all of the unfortunate circumstances that have occurred over the last few weeks due to the Coronavirus Disease, we’ve been faced with a lot of changes in our everyday routine. Many of us have had to start working from home, which as nice as it sounds, actually makes it quite difficult to stay inspired and focused. It’s important that you have a designated place to get your work done and feel motivated. I’ve been working from my kitchen table these last few days and boy is it hard to get things done from here! Here’s some ways that you can create an inspiring workplace from your home, no matter how small your space may be.
Here at BANDD, we are huge fans of built-ins of all types. I feel like they really tie a space together and make it look complete and customized. Built-ins are not only great for keeping your home organized and functional, but they can also also add dimension, contrast, and style. Here you can find our favorite built-in ideas for the home that are practical and polished.
We all know the magical feeling of finding that perfect vintage find, especially when it’s in budget. There are tons of online vintage stores that won’t break the bank. That’s right, you don’t have to forgo rent to make this purchase, there are so many vintage rugs out there, you just have to do some digging. But don’t worry, we did the dirty work for you – finding retailers and shops who specialize in vintage rugs, making this process a lot easier for you! Follow along for budget friendly rugs of all shapes, sizes and types.
Spring is just around the corner and we’re looking forward to warmer weather and seeing all of the beautiful Austin flowers bloom! However, we’re also bracing ourselves for the dreaded cedar fever season and spring cleaning. I’m sure that we can all agree that spring cleaning isn’t the ideal way to spend your free time, but why would you put all that effort into designing your space just to have it hidden behind a cluttered mess? Here’s a few tips on how to tidy up and organize your home without sacrificing your precious weekend!