Creating A Living Room The Whole Family Will Love

Spring is the season of refreshing and renewing, at least in my house it is. So you’ve just finished your spring cleaning but aren’t happy with the look and feel of your lounge? Don’t panic; it just needs a little makeover, that’s all. Your lounge should be somewhere that you love spending time in, alone and with your family. If it’s not a space that you love, then it’s time to rethink it a little.

The great thing about transforming your living room is that it doesn’t have to be a big project. Many people don’t realize it, but you can easily update your living room with just a few simple changes – all you need to do is get creative. To give your some living room design ideas, I thought I would put together this handy guide. Have a read, take these tips and ideas on board, and you can create a family living room that you love.

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Look carefully at your flooring

Your choice of flooring is important to the look, the comfort and the warmth of your home. A classic carpet is still hard to beat when it comes to a little luxury beneath your feet, but if you want the look and style of a carpet, but are worried about the cost of fitting, or the maintenance, you could instead opt for carpet tiles.

JHS carpets create tiles that can be used in offices, but because they have cool, quirky colourways, and are hard working, they are also great in residential settings, especially if you have children or pets. Another good choice of tile is gradus genus, which is also known to be hard wearing and comes in stunning colours including Winter Fjord, a glorious dark blue shade.

Get the decor spot on

For a living room, you enjoy spending time in, getting the decor just right is important. If possible, avoid decorating in bright, bold colors, instead keep the decor neutral. You can add color and style later with accessories and furniture. It’s best to keep the space neutral so that should you decide to change the look of the space, it’s just a case of switching the accessories. If the paintwork doesn’t need redoing but you want to make the space feel a little different, consider adding an accent wall. This is a great way to change the look and feel of the space, without too much work. For inspiration have a browse on Pinterest.

Make it a comfortable, cozy space

The most important thing you can do to make your living room a space that the whole family loves, is ensure that it’s as comfortable and cozy as possible. This means selecting a sofa that fits everyone on and is family-friendly. Your best bet is to opt for a leather or faux leather design, as these types of sofas are easy to keep clean as they’re wipeable. If you need to add extra seating, consider investing in large floor pillows, bean bags, or an ottoman. Dot cushions around – you can use these to add style to the space, as well as blankets and throws.

Add a few little luxuries

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If your living room is going to be somewhere that the whole family enjoys spending time in, it’s worth adding a few little luxuries. To create a space that everyone loves, it’s important to think about the needs of each family member. For instance, your husband and kids would probably love a big, flatscreen TV. Especially if it has a fantastic Sky package on it that caters to the whole family. You can guarantee that should you buy sky, your husband’s first question will be, “What channels are on Sky Sports?”. Or if for instance, you’re a big reader, add a lovely, large bookshelf to the room, so that you have plenty of books to choose from when you’re relaxing.

Make storage a priority

Last but not least, in a family living room storage should always be a priority. Kids make mess; that’s a fact, but that doesn’t mean your home has to be a mess. Ensure that your lounge has adequate storage space for your children’s toys, so that they can be easily put away. This is important as your living room needs to feel like an adult space, not a children’s play room.

 

Want to create a beautiful living room that you and your family will love? Then make sure to take the tips and advice above, on board.

Health Benefits Of Vaping CBD Oil

CBD oil is a concentrated form of liquid Cannabidiol. The oil is used in a Vape Pen or E-Cigarette and inhaled to provide medical benefits to the user. The vape oil can be purchased in cartridge form and used in the Vape Pen as a way to treat several medical issues. Many people will use the CBD oil in a vape pen in order to use cannabis without the high effect. The goal is to use the components of CBD oil to treat a medical condition providing the body with pain relief, less anxiety, etc.

Benefits of CBD Vape Oil

There are many benefits to CBD oil when it is used in a vape pen. The side effects of diseases and illness can be too hard to handle and sometimes pills and other treatment methods show no results. Patients have found that by using vape oil, they see less pain, are able to sleep, experience less seizures and other effects of their condition. CBD oil has been known to treat several conditions including cancer, stress, anxiety, seizures, sleep apnea and more. Finding a good CBD e liquid UK brand is no longer difficult, and products come in a range of flavours.

 

No High Effect

One benefit to using CBD oil for medical treatment is that there is no high effect. In the past, patients had to smoke marijuana to be able to use the beneficial treatments of the cannabis plant. Now, with advancements, the oil can be used which lowers the THC element, which leads to the elimination of the high.

Anti-oxidant properties

CBD oil has anti-oxidant properties that helps to provide the body with neuroprotective and anti-ischemic effects. Studies of cannabis strains have found that large amounts of CBD do not reflect memory issues while lesser amounts of CBD can lead to memory issues.

It’s Anti-psychotic

Many patients that use CBD oil via a vape pen suffer from psychotic conditions. Schizophrenia patients can benefit from using CBD oil as it is an anti-psychotic. Any delusion or delirium effects normally found with THC are cut back with the CBD component. The pathways of the brain receptors are stabilized which leads to better comping skills for patients rather than the traditional anti-psychotic drugs. Side effects are lower as well.

 

Treating Epilepsy

Epilepsy can also be treated with CBD oil. Patients who suffer from epilepsy can see a reduction in seizures of the body. Patients who continually have seizures on a regular basis have been able to see a reduction in the amount of seizures they have due to CBD oil.

It’s Anti-spasmodic

If you suffer from muscle spasms frequently, CBD oil can help. The component of cannabis has proven to be an anti-spasmodic and can assist with the issue of muscle spasms of the body.

CBD oil can be of benefit to any individual who has a medical need. Vaping has proven to be a quick way to use the oil and see the cannabis product affect the body in the positive. Consult with a physician or conduct research on your physical condition to see if you might benefit from trying CBD oil via a vape pen.

Vaping: Is It A Parental Concern?

Just a couple of years ago, a lot of parents including myself, didn’t know the first thing about the word “vaping”. The first Google search of mine, for the word, was enough to introduce me to the phenomena and its popularity amongst teens and various adult age groups. For people out there who still aren’t familiar with the trend maybe because of their lack of interest in smoking, vaping is claimed to be an alternative to smoking that is a lot safer, 95% safer than smoking to be more precise. Vapers (people who vape) use an electronic cigarette to inhale and exhale vapours similar to smoke, unlike the regular cigarette scenario.  E-cigs heat up the e-liquid to produce vapours that may or may not contain nicotine.

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Why is it so Popular?
A variety of e-cig types like e-pens, e-hookahs, and various types of mods introduced by the e-cig industry seem appealing to teenagers as something cool, high-tech/gadget-y and fun. E-cig marketing campaigns highlight vaping as a 95% safer alternative to smoking because vapers don’t have to deal with tar-filled tobacco and other dangerous ingredients present in regular cigarettes as well as also get to choose the amount of nicotine present in their e-liquids apparently ranging from 0mg (no-nicotine) to 24mg. Even the celebrities could be seen endorsing the act with their e-cig devices at the Golden Globe Awards.
Besides the act of making huge vapor clouds, the main feature that makes e-cigs popular among teenagers and various other age groups is the availability of e-liquids/e-juices in various playful flavors like custards, candies, fruits, cakes and the list goes on. There are more than 7,700 e-liquid flavors offered by various brands that are equally sold online as well.

What You as a Parent Can Do?
The main thing you can do as a parent is be informed, so that you can pass the correct information onto your child. Superior Vapour has produced the detailed infographic below, which gives you lots of facts and figures about current vaping information and trends, and this could be a useful starting point.

If you ever happen to find out that your teenage kid is vaping then it is important that you must handle the situation without losing your cool. If your kid is underage then tell him/her to wait until they’re of an age to legally purchase and use the product. This way, you will be able to avert them from vaping as long as you can and until they are old enough to make a wise decision. Kids these days still look up to their parents and listen to them, so if you handled the situation right, hopefully, you wouldn’t have to ask them a second time.

UK Vaping Stats InfographicCopyright Superior Vapour