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Hints, Tips, Facts and Quotes

by Universal Interiors

Hints, Tips, Facts and Quotes

In our previous blog, we gave a synopsis of our popular blogs of 2018. We have now compiled a list of tips, facts and quotes for you from our blogs and posts of 2018:

‘When you’re building a room, you’re building character, and character is the strength and wisdom of a home.’ - Rose Tarlow

In Eastern countries, red is the colour of joy and good fortune.

Acacia is claimed to have been the chosen timber for the Arc of the Covenant.

Having a more organised home reduces stress.

Store out of season clothes away to maximise wardrobe space.

In Japan, the colour yellow represents courage.

‘There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.’ - Jane Austen

Damaged clothes? Are you likely to repair them? If not, clear them out.

Acacia is water resistant and antibacterial.

Greeks and Hebrews alike recognised red as the colour of sacrifice and love.

If you own clothing that you have not worn in over twelve months it is time to let it go.

The colour yellow is an ideal colour for a study. It stimulates the left side of the brain where we think practically and create new ideas.

Next time you feel stressed, take a break to do something you enjoy and it alone.

The fragrance from the Silver Birch helps relax muscles.

‘Red is the ultimate cure for sadness.’ - Bill Blass

The colour yellow activates our memory.

‘A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.’ - George Moore