LinenSpa’s Weekender Queen Bedframe

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We are renovating an older home, and are getting ready to move in. Since we have had our stuff in storage for a long time, we needed new bedding, and furniture. This Queen sized platform bed frame has really come in handy. I am only used to owning the low, traditional metal bedframes. This one is more modern, taller, and a lot sturdier. There are no large gaps to this frame. You really can literally put any type of mattress on it, and no box spring, or plywood is required. I measured the bedframe, and it indeed measures out at 14″ tall, 58″ wide, and 78″ long. The clearance under the bed is 13″. Since there are cross supports, you can fit 4 large containers under the bed for storage. Having extra storage space is pretty awesome. The company was not lying in their description; no tools are required to put this together. No skill set either, lol. You really just need to tighten up the leg supports. I like how it folds up. If you have to move frequently, (for example, if you are in the military), this is a great bedframe for you. It’s also great to store, and pull out to use with a nice air mattress, for company. Overall, this frame has turned out to be very well made, sturdy, easy to set up, and solid. We are really happy with it.

This product is available here for purchase: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MZ1LOMW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I received this at a discount. All opinions are honest and my own.

Home finishes Supplied to me by 3D Wall Panels, CSI Wall Panels.

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Whether you are in the middle of a remodel, or just want to freshen up a room, these wall panels sent to me from 3D Wall Panels – CSI Wall Panels, will definitely do the trick. We happen to be in the middle of a renovation. The home is from the 1960’s, and definitely needs some modernization. What I love about these wall panels, is that you do not have to only choose an ultra-modern design, but you can choose more neutral designs as well. There is something for everyone. They offer a YouTube video to show you how simple it is to install these panels. You do not need a professional to install, which is always a benefit to the wallet, lol. Although, my husband is a master carpenter and a commercial electrician, so I did have the upper hand. These wall panels are appropriate for home, office, and commercial properties. They come unfinished, and will need to be painted by you. I was given a panel of wall panel choices to choose from. They were made from either one of these choices:

A.      Panel Size: 19.68?x 19.68?inch, 725g

Material: MDF Wood fiber.

Thickness: 3mm on flat areas, Upto 1/2 inch on Dimensional areas.

Features: DIY Product, Eco Friendly, Lightweight & Paintable

Package: 10 panels/Box. Covers 27 sqft/box

Color: Comes only in its Natural wood color

 

B.       Panel Size: 19.68?x 19.68?inch, 275g

Material: Sugarcane fiber (Bagasse) Paper pulp.

Thickness: 1.5mm on flat areas, .50? on Dimension areas.

Features: DIY Product, flexible, Lightweight & Paintable

Package: 12 panels/Box. Covers 32.29 sqft/box

Color: Comes only in its Natural off white color

 

I chose the wood wall look, done in the MDF wood fiber material. The natural finish is more of a light brown. Besides providing the paint to finish, we also had to buy adhesive to mount them to the wall. We repainted our wall before applying the panels. You will want to mount them to a clean, dry surface. These wall panels have an A+ air emissions rating, so they are healthy to have them in home. They are 100% Natural, eco-friendly, and 100% of the wood is from well managed forests. I am really happy with these panels over all. I have insane allergies and asthma, and I have had absolutely no irritation from thee panels at all. The company obviously has pride in the products they sell, and it shows.

I received two boxes of  wall panels. Each box contained 10 panels, which covers approx.. 27sqft each. Make sure you let the panels acclimate to the temperature in your room, where you are doing the install, approx.. 24 hours before you apply them. We let them sit about 4 days, since we were waiting for the weekend. Each panel measures out at 19.68″x 19.68″ inches. However, they are all nominal. The way the come out of the machine, they are not all exactly the same. So, measure and trim before install. That is what we discovered. My husband said this is too be expected, and experiences this with tile all of the time, too. The adhesive we used to install the panels is Power Grab by Loctite. He really liked how well this adhesive worked. The panels held very well, and didn’t need to be taped while the adhesive took hold. Now, besides measuring and trimming your panels, you will also want to sand down the edges. Really check out each panel. Ours had mildly rough edges, from the way they were made. So, sand them down before mounting them. Below are two pictures of a painted sample with rough edges. You can sand the edges down and repaint without difficulty.

Then, make sure you mark your center line when you start your layout. You want to apply your adhesive to the back of the panel, on all of the raised surfaces, then apply them to your wall. Once all of your panels are up, according to your plan, it is time to prime, and then paint your panels. The panels dry fairly quickly, as the boards are quite absorbent.

You may need to re-sand the edges after the primer dries. That is something you will have to decide. We chose a high gloss paint, for that smooth, modern finish. We set up our own spray tent area with visqueen and painters tape. That way our area was protected from any overspray mist. The spray technique really allows you to get that smooth, sleek finish. We used Valspar High Gloss Lacquer in White. This paint really worked well on the panels, and no special sprayer was needed. Since we only did a section on our wall, we trimmed out the panels with premium grade 1x2s. Then we used caulk to fill in the gap. That was also really simple and fairly inexpensive to do. You want to prime and paint the panels after they are installed on the wall. That way you can also make sure any spacing between the panels is also painted, for a smooth finished product.

Our panels were nice and solid, and easy to work with. We did not have any damaged panels in our shipment.  We are extremely happy with the finished product. We love it as our background for the electric fireplace we installed. It adds so much style and flare to the room. With the lacquer finish that we chose, it adds a lot of shine to them when the light hits it just so. I can’t wait to hang my new chandelier in the room as the finishing touch. 3D Wall Panels at www.csiwallpanels.com, is definitely worth a visit and a purchase.

You can follow them through social media here:

     https://www.facebook.com/CSI3DWallPanels/

     https://twitter.com/CSIWallPanels

     https://www.pinterest.com/CSIwallpanels/

     https://plus.google.com/101918191842325655654

     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COi_fyvDxtE

I was provided a sample. All opinions are honest and my own. I received no payment for this review, and do not receive any payment from any of their sales, in any way.

Editorial Note: I was told by WallArt that this company buys the panels through them, then sells them, and had me blog about the product. WallArt threatened me with legal action, because they wanted their name mentioned. I have no prior knowledge of their company, and they have been ugly to me to deal with. Personally, I do not like their ethics. Their information is:  http://www.mywallart.com. They are the ones that make the Select Wall Panels, supplied to me by CSI Wall Panels.

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Snowflake simplicity. – SolarDukes’ Snowflakes Solar Powered Garden Stake Lights.

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The winter season is coming fast. Instead of just thinking of the ice cold weather that is coming, it’s fun to think of the decorations that surround the months, and the beauty and intricacy of the snowflake. Snowflakes are so beautiful. As children we are taught how to cut them out of paper, and to draw them as best as we can. They are just so beautiful. These particular solar lights from SolarDuke are really pretty too.

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I am loving how sensitive the newer solar panels are, for something so small. The solar panels on these lights are only as big as my palm, yet, I was actually able to charge one in my window, during Hurricane Mathew. We needed something bright and cheery with all the darkness, wind, and rain. These lights are actually yard stakes that you put together easily. They are fully weatherproof as well. They stand about 32” tall, and will go on by themselves at nighttime.

These are LED lights as well, and are rated to last about 100,000 hours. Fortunately, the internal battery is replaceable, because it won’t last as long as the LEDs, lol. They rotate through 7 beautiful colors, and because of the clear plastic snowflake design, really glow in such a mesmerizing way. Under each solar panel, you will see a switch to turn it on and off, as needed. Otherwise just slide the stakes together, to assemble them, and place them out in the sun. They will go on at night and be off by morning.

The snowflakes are made out of a clear plastic. But they are actually pretty thick, and a little bigger than my fist. This is a set of two, so they would be really pretty flanking a doorway, or a garage door, walkway, gateway, and more. You can order more than one set, and then place them in pots along your deck. I love that no electricity is required. Your electric bill will not go up. They are not hot to the touch, and they are not too bright, and shouldn’t keep you awake at night. I love, love, love them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! But, I’m sure you can tell by all of my gushing about them. These are a win, win for the winter season. They were a big hit in my household.

I received this at a discount. I was under no obligation to leave my honest and unbiased review. – Snowflakes Solar Powered Garden Stake Lights Color Changing Outdoor Decoration Lawn Patio Deck Yard Decor by SolarDuke

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If you would like to purchase this product, it can be found here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LXZGT4A/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Sparkles! – Gao Ges’ LED String Lights -100 Leds, 33 feet Copper Wire.

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I absolutely love fairy lights on copper wire. First off, I love, love, love copper. No clue why, but I do. The color is so rich and vibrant. It has always been a favorite of mine. I was thrilled when they first came out with these lights. So, I am not new to them. This set is waterproof, but the waterproofing of the outdoor outlet will be up to you. That part is not waterproof. This particular set from the Gao Ge store on Amazon, is 33 feet long, and has 100 LEDs on it. 100 beautiful, warm white, LEDs. The thin copper wire is surprisingly more durable than you would think, and the LEDs are interwoven into the wire. I think it’s pretty cool how they do this. This particular set is a one mode set. They stay steady on. The cord does separate; in case you have a remote set up. These lights will accept it. Fortunately, the lead line is a good length (18”), which makes setup easier. This wire really stays put too. You can wrap it around almost anything, and it won’t budge. For example, I had a set of solar powered fairy lights, copper ones like these. I wrapped them around the landing banister of the deck. It stayed out for almost a year, before the cord was cut by the edger. We had a hurricane go through, and a ton of storms. They never, ever budged an inch. I just wrapped them around the banister too. I did not use anything at all to keep them in place. I love LEDs, they are so durable, and just keep on going, no matter what. They have a really long life span, thousands of hours. This company did not state the specific amount of hours from what I could find. From my past with this type of light, it’s normally around 50,000 hours.

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These lights do not get hot to the touch at all, so little ones won’t hurt themselves if they accidently touch them. These lights use so little energy as well. They only consume 12W of power. You can do almost anything with these, as long as you have a nearby outlet. They have a regular 2 prong plug on them. You can place them inside a bottle. You can decorate your patio like I did, or your bedroom, wreaths, pictures, behind frames, and more. With the holidays coming up, you can decorate around your decorations with these. Since they are so neutral, and offer a warm white light, they can be used year round as well. There is really nothing I do not like about these lights. I am a big, big fan.

I received these for free, in exchange for an unbiased and honest review. – Gao Ges’ LED String Lights -100 Leds, 33 feet Copper Wire, Warm White Outdoor Decor Lighting, Water-Proof.

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If you would like to purchase this product, it can be found here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01KRPUWPU/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

A beautiful set of sheers. – HLC.ME 2 Piece Sheer Window Curtain Grommet Panels.

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I love sheer curtains, and I love how they are now available with grommets. I like to place a pair of sheers in-between a set of solid color curtains, on a large window. I think it softens up the look, and really adds some flare too what would otherwise be a flat look. It’s hard to commit to a pattern on curtains, because than you’re stuck with a design. But, with plain curtains, you can add sheers to add flare to the window. It’s like jewelry, and your clothing. These sheers are pretty. They are sheers and, we all know, that means thin fabric. These sheers arrived with no stains, tears, or snags. They had absolutely no odor to them upon arrival. I have anaphylactic reactions to heavy chemical use in fabrics, and I had no issues with these curtains. I can’t believe they have them available in 20 color options. I am loving my white ones. It’s such a fresh, breezy color. It’s perfect paired with my new grey curtains. Each panel is 54” wide, and I ordered the 84” length, to match my curtains. All of the grommets were done well. There are 8 per panel. They even have 4 length options as well. The stitching was as well done as expected on this sheer fabric. I have no unravelling spots, or pulled spots. I’ve tried sewing on this thin fabric before, and it’s an adventure if you don’t do it all of the time, lol. The material used is Polyester Voile. Fortunately, my 2 panels were the same length and size. They were ready to go right out of the package. When you hang them between two curtain panels, you can open your curtain panels, and still keep the sheers drawn. I love the diffused light, and it actually still helps with energy savings. I am really happy with my new sheers.

I received these for free, in exchange for an unbiased and honest review. – HLC.ME 2 Piece Sheer Window Curtain Grommet Panels, total width 108″ x 84″ (274 cm x 213 cm) (White).

If you would like to purchase this product, they can be found here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00E49OVYE/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Sweet dreams. – Restoration Goods’ Italian Luxury Soft Brushed Microfiber 4 Piece Deluxe Bed Sheet Set.

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I am always amazed at how much everything is going up in price. Basic necessities cost so much nowadays. Bedding is also getting out of hand. It’s truly ridiculous. I was so surprised to see sheets for a King sized bed be so affordable. Currently they are only $25.50 for a complete set. They are very soft to the touch, and are easily machine washed and dried. In a set comes: 1 fitted sheet, 1 flat sheet, and 2 King sized pillow cases. These are microfiber sheets, but the material used is Polyester. They happen to be 100% Polyester. I can’t personally sleep on these sheets. I have a huge skin sensitivity to Polyester. I, however, will be using the fitted sheet to cover up my box springs. We are going to a platform bed soon, and I needed an extra fitted sheet for this purpose. Putting a sheet over your Box springs helps to keep the dust down too. The pillow cases measure out at 40” long and 20” wide. There is a flap on the inside of the pillowcase to tuck your pillow in as well. That is a nice feature at this price point. My sheets arrived in very good condition. I had no holes, tears, stains, or snags on them. There was also no odor whatsoever to them as well. I love the fitted sheet in this set. It actually has the elastic sewn completely around it. I hate when the sheet only has the corners done. The sheet always pops off like this. This fitted sheet also is a deep pocket sheet. It can fit a very large mattress. It’s 18”, so I would say 16” well. You want it to be able to wrap the sheet around to the underside. Since it is a Polyester sheet set, with a microfiber feel, they are so easy to wash and dry. They don’t wrinkle as much as cotton. These are not ultra-thin like a lot of microfiber is. They will definitely last longer than others I’ve had in the past for the kids. They are basic sheets, nothing fancy. But for the price, they are pretty nice! They have them available in 10 other colors right now, and offer them in Twin, Full, Queen, King, and California King. You really can’t go wrong with this set.

I received the sheets, at a discount, in exchange for an unbiased and honest review. – Restoration Goods’ Italian Luxury® Soft Brushed Microfiber 4 Piece Deluxe Bed Sheet Set Deep Pocket- Hotel Quality – King – Gray.

If you would like to purchase this product, they can be found here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01IA4KKHK/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

An easy way to decorate. – InPack’s Wall Sticker Lovely Cartoon Style Removable Mural .

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Peel and stick decals are so easy to do. It’s a fun way to decorate, and perfect for those who change their minds a lot. These are literally peel and stick vinyls. They do not leave any residue behind. This particular set arrives rolled up, not bent and folded up. You need to apply these to a clean, flat, and smooth surface. This particular set has a garden like feel to it, with the two windows and garden bench. The graphics arrive true to the ad page. There were no surprises in coloring or design. They do look like water color paintings; soft coloring with a soft brush stroke design. Be creative. They can stick to any smooth surface; washing machine, fridge, windows, headboard, shower doors, walls. Doors. You can dress up dorm rooms, since these do not mar the walls or require any adhesive. You can decorate your loves one’s Nursing Home room. You can easily clean thee off. Just get some paper towels and some Windex. Remember, these are vinyls, so you will need to push them down once and awhile. They will start to pull away after a bit. The price of vinyls have way down too. I love that this set is under $20. It really is an easy and inexpensive way to redecorate.

InPack has a variety of designs as well. That includes precious children’s designs. It’s fun decorating your kids rooms. I know my kids have always changed their minds about their favorite things frequently. I wish I had this inexpensive option years ago. At least I have it now for my eight year old.

I was afforded the opportunity to review InPack’s Wall Sticker Lovely Cartoon Style Removable Mural Wall Decal Art for Home Wall Décor, at a reduced cost, in exchange for an unbiased and honest review.

If you want to order this decal, you can get it here on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/InPack-Sticker-Lovely-Cartoon-Removable/dp/B01AXGYZEW?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_search_detailpage