They teach your children many of the important skills they need to help them progress through life, pay close attention to and aid in their development, and most importantly, take them off your hands for a good six hours a day.
It’s safe to say that by the end of the school year, your child’s teacher deserves a rather big ‘thank you’, but what can you give that’s both special and thoughtful, without clogging up their desk with the usual trinkets?
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Summer in the UK can be a somewhat… testing time. From scorching heat and glorious sunshine in the morning to sudden, unexplained torrential rainfall in the afternoon, the best way to survive a British summer is to expect the unexpected. And to dramatically lower those expectations.
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In similar form to the kitchen, the living room is often the hub of the home. Although not much living usually occurs. More reclining, snuggling and accidental-napping. Creating a calm and comfortable atmosphere is therefore crucial. You may wish for your living room to be warm in temperature and ambience. Conversely, warmth may conflict with the interior style of your living room. You see, this is the room you can get creative in. This is where you can decorate with fragrance.
In terms of décor, think of your home fragrance as the ribbon tied around a beautifully wrapped gift. Without the ribbon your gift may appear dull and incomplete, less likely to provoke the same level of anticipation for what lies within the packaging. Like the ribbon, home fragrance adds that ‘sparkle’, tying the room together and evoking the mood and feel you wish to create. A cool, natural fragrance can create that beachfront feel to suit the coastal living trend, making you feel as though you’ve relocated to Malibu. Whilst a deep, amber fragrance can set off the grandeur of a Georgian scheme.
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