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Top Movie Houses – Infographic

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In this infographic, we’ve taken a look as some of the most iconic movie houses, the type of homes that have as much importance as the characters themselves.

These movie residences stand out in our minds as being scary, funny or happy places in which classic film storylines have taken place.

We’ve selected a few of our favorite movie houses to share with you, and we’ll sure you’ll agree that when they have captured our imaginations they stayed a part of us. Some of these houses are so iconic that they are now included in location tours, bringing in thousands of dollars every year to the tourist industry as fans travel around the globe to catch a glimpse of them.

We’ve included some interesting facts about each house to give you an indication of their value, who lived, or lives, in them and of course the name of the film they took star roles in. Read the rest of this entry

Giving Your Child the Perfect Work Station

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Giving Child Perfect Work Station

Children and homework don’t always go hand-in-hand.

They’ve had a long day at school and the last thing they want to do is sit down and do more work. The ‘battle of the homework’ can be a stressful time, more especially when there are other distractions such as the television and siblings playing in the same room.

Creating a space for children to study doesn’t have to mean a major refurbishment of your home. This infographic offers some great ideas on how to give your child the perfect workstation. It includes ideas on how different types of workstations can be included within your home even if you have limited free space. Read the rest of this entry

Someone made a house out of cardboard— and it can be assembled in a day

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wikkelhouse - a house made out of cardboard

Would you believe us if we told you that this little home, named the Wikkelhouse, was actually made out of cardboard?

That’s exactly what the Dutch design company Fiction Factory have spent the last four years designing, creating and perfecting.

Here’s how it all comes together. First, they came up with a modular shape, shown here in this tiny model. To build a full-size Wikkelhouse, they use large rolls of recycled corrugated cardboard. That cardboard is then fed into a machine… Read the rest of this entry