맘앤딸 바닥템 공개와 선크림 잘 바르고 지우는 법 by디렉터파이

Hi, it’s Director Pi I’m Director Pi’s daughter She’s my daughter! We don’t look alike? She got my personality! The reason why we’re here together is Many people asked me What kind of product that kids should use? kind of questions How I apply sunscreen on my skin, Or how to re-apply it, How do I remove sunscreen? Especially, how do I remove physical sunscreen on my face? I’ve been easily removing it So I’m here to share my method Then shall we begin? She had atopy When she was very little, she had it on her both arms We tried herbal medication, ointment, I tried my best since I was a working mom and felt bad that I couldn’t take care of her much It really didn’t work right? Didn’t get any better? When she was eight or nine..? Like a year or year and half ago I really like natural oils But we didn’t try to use oil to cure it So we tried it and what happened? Ta dah- It got better! Right she got better Like now Camellia oil was very good, I picked it on oil episode I also ran a blind test on her Drop few drops and make her try it And asked, “Which oil was the best?” She picked camellia oil and silk herb essences’ Trouble care oil serum, moisturizing oil serum So we used them and her atopy got cured To some atopic skin, natural oils might not work In her case, she has a very dry skin and that worsen atopy So natural oil worked out very well for her case Taerin’s skin care diet? Due to my makeup philosophy, she’s on skin care diet also I don’t use many products for her skin care routine No body cream, and barely uses facial cream honestly But there’s a cream that we use in winter when her skin gets dry Atopalm and Zeroid Yes! Atopalm and Zeroid We are like match made in heaven! We both use this item! Kids, moms, no bound to certain age, and also good for men too These products are very light to use And it’s very moisturizing It has an ingredient that creates a barrier Rarely cause skin troubles when you use them And even though her skin is very sensitive, it works Very moisturizing, no skin trouble at all And there’s new product that we’ve been using For mother & daughter item It’s a toothpaste I did an episode about Isoi right? So I made sure that she uses it Let me show it It looks like a gel Don’t make any foam So mix it with other item that we used before, half and half I get confused with adult one and mine so I use my mom’s It’s okay There’s not much difference compared to kids Yours taste weird lol It tastes bad It has bad texture cause they took all the chemicals out No foam doesn’t mean that it’s a bad product or less effective There’s a person who got successful by making a toothpaste for the first time It first made in the United States Only 10% of US citizens brushed their teeths That’s because the toothpaste was too expensive to use it regularly And they didn’t feel that it’s necessary A person who made the modern form of toothpaste put a peppermint Strong scents like menthol And then put foamy ingredient Like SLS surfactant in it How did it affect people? It made them feel good It brought attention, it’s foamy, And get rid of dirt on my teeth And it feels very refreshing So it made people think that it’s very healthy for their body Which led it to have a commercial succeed The reason why I mentioned this tidbit is That the foam is not necessary It doesn’t have that refreshing feeling but when you get sued to it, it feels okay I don’t like it You should try to get used to it though I’m getting there little by little You’re right, use both together and when you get used to it, you can switch to foam-free one Recently, we’ve been not using cleanser After one water cleanse per a day Sometimes we use cleanser, or wipe our face with toner, or use moisturizing cream Use SICNIC’s first essence to tone our skin This is honey peptide Honey peptide sleeping mask, from Sidmool We don’t apply it to the entire face, put vitamin C ample first and put it to some parts My lips get dried out even if isn’t winter If I don’t use this at night, my lips get very dry when I wake up So I put it on my lips before I go to bed Not just on my lips, put it around my mouth, under lips and chin too Why don’t I use lip balm Cause this item is stickier than lip balm and moisturize my lips inside and the outside So it’s better to use this one when I get dead skins on my lips And I use this for exfoliation Dead skins are not something that you need to erase and get rid of, Sooth it well and make it falls off naturally There are black and white stickers It consists 88% of silk in the product The effect that silk itself’s chemical reaction to exfoliate dead skins on our face Gonna put some here We use this at home Don’t you remember? This black labeled one works better with getting rid of sebum You strip it off when it gets hardened When you strip it off, it physically removes unnecessary body waste and fuzz Or removes old body waste that stuck in your pore Don’t use it for the entire face Use it partially In my case, I use black one on nose area, with lots of sebum White one turns clear, and I use it on my cheeks More sensitive area, cause its strip off strength is weaker than the black one It chemically exfoliates dead skins Use white one around here or on my forehead So many people asked me about exfoliation method For me, I use this once or twice per month? Like that Can you hold it for me? Black and white on each hand For shampoo, there’s Sidmool, I like Aromatica’s rosemary scalp scaling shampoo a lot Sidmool’s shampoo feels like less washed off compared to Aromatica So I use it less But skil shiny shampoo from Silk Herb Essence is Very soft, makes decent amount of foam and cleanses pretty well And uses good ingredients so I’ve using it And she also uses that product too You don’t use other products right? Like hair treatment or conditioner? I used hair conditioner before but not anymore Grandma told me to use it Yea she did Use it when I take a shower after swimming lesson Her grandma told her to use it so I’ve been telling her not to So you use these, She asked me why we’re not doing sunscreen, I’ve been using Dr.G’s sunscreen Which one are you using? This is Atopalm, bambusa bambos I recommended this one cause it has good ingredients in it It’s 100% physical sunscreen and applies very well Then while I’m explaining, my daughter will try it out 100% physical sunscreen needs to apply a lot and usually hard to put it nicely So I told her to not apply them at one go Put a small amount first and pet it little by little And when it absorbed, put more and do it again Put it on And since kids don’t wear makeup the sunscreen sticks to their eyebrows or hair a lot Physical sunscreen contains sticky ingredient Its titanium component’s particle got smaller and dispersal technology got better Helps particles to stick well, which doesn’t get flaky or run down on your skin Applies really well It’s definitely hard for her to apply it well since she’s young Atopalm is called tok tok facial As you can see the design here, it’s for kids but adult can also use it Doesn’t contain any attentional components that can cause any allergic reactions But it does contain polymers or compounding agents But it’s a cushion compact type so when kids need to put a sunscreen on, Or when moms need to carry it around for their kids, It’s a good product to carry around Cause it comes out when you squeeze it If there’s sunscreen residue, use makeup puff and pet it out And then look at the mirror and apply it while avoiding the eyebrow area pet the neck with Atopalm Got many questions about removing sunscreen on the face When physical sunscreen doesn’t come off easily, which sunscreen is good for kids It’s also from Atopalm Atopalm makes decent sunscreen and functional makeup products It’s wipes with embossed surface See? Embossed surface So it wipes off very well and it’s kinda cushiony So it’s hurting less and mild I just told you how to wipe off physical sunscreen: Need a tool to wipe it off Because chemical surfactant in foam is not good enough to cleanse small particles on the face Wipe it off with wipes I’ll do it for you Her skin is not too pale and sunscreen got applied evenly If you wipe off sunscreen on kid’s face, you can see her skin color Let me just wipe this side off, it comes off very easily There’s no residue on her face now, so I think this product is pretty decent I use this product sometimes And it comes out in small portion so you can use it before it goes bad Also easy to carry it around And use it quickly and purchase it in fairly cheap price So we just finished talking about sunscreen so let’s strip off The silk’s crystal magnetic facial mask So if you strip it off, dead skin cells, sebum, and dirt that was stuck into your pores It falls off like this, turns to blackish color You have to wash your hand after you remove them Oh good point! Just cleanse with water and you might feel a bit of irritation So if you apply it to wider area, it might irritates the skin by stripping it off Use it on smaller area, where you desire to get rid of dead skin cells or sebum Or clear out your pores The ultimate skin toner, that I always make and use Tone your skin first and put sunscreen on after Good Physical sunscreen is very dehydrating So it’s good to pair it with cica cream Cica cream creates the layer on skin but not too glowy like an oil Apply it like this Make sure your skin is hydrated Don’t you think you gave me too much lol It’s about this much, let’s put it on What happened last time when you applied them all at one go? It made me look like a vampire, or a snowman lol Compares to other physical sunscreens, this product’s white casting disappears fairly quickly It almost absorbed Nars concealer Put concealer to desired area And spread it out with a clean makeup puff Put a lipstick on, lightly This is how I do my basic daily makeup How do I re-apply sunscreen? How much should I put it on? You can’t put two finger joints worth of sunscreen every time when you reapply it The difference between SPF 35 and 50 is only 20 to 30 minutes But we’re staying indoor so we have to apply it differently, not like as if we’re on the beach For daily makeup, use cushion compact or sunscreen cushion to reapply sunscreen Now, I just put sunscreen and concealer So it can be look thicker so keep that in mind Use a makeup puff to re-apply it This is how you re-applying sunscreen When you go out to the beach, this is not enough Use sun stick or sun cushion and put proper amount of sunscreen on Because you’ll sweat more and will have more dirt on your face Wipe your face with wipes first And re-apply the sunscreen will be the proper way to use it when you go out to the beach So now cleansing, When I read the comments, a lot says “Dr.G is good, but hard to wipe it off” Missha doesn’t come off Physical sunscreens sticks very well to the skin And it can be a problem, but, It doesn’t come off that easily with sweats in the summer Doesn’t come off at the beach too and that’s pros So there are pros and cons for physical sunscreen Now you’re back home, can’t get it off with regular cleanser So one of the comments said Use cleansing foam, cleansing oil and finish the routine with cleansing water But no need to do that (illi’s lip & eye remover) works very well I use this to wipe off my entire face It’s a mixture of oil and hydrating fluid so you have to shake it before use it When you wash it off, this is primera cotton pads This kind of a bit cushiony cotton pad is less irritating to your skin Wet a pad with the makeup remover Today, we’re starting from cheeks Cleansed well When you cleanse your lips, look I just pressed it down and my makeup is all gone Because it says lip & eye remover, doesn’t it means to use it to remove your lip and eye makeup only It contains oil so it cleanses better than the cleansing water Wash off residues with water, and then we’re done So far, we introduced items that me and my daughter uses together How was it today? Did you have fun? I think we work out pretty well Showed items that she really uses I had so much fun I hope people who have kids find this video helpful Sometimes kids buy makeups secretly when you stop them from doing makeup I hope my daughter doesn’t buy them without telling me, talk to me first and learn how to pick right products for herself Are you tired? I’m hungry That’s the goal I have Then, it was Director Pi and Director Pi’s daughter, Lin Bye~~

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“1 BHK Home Interior Design” – Part 1 – Introduction

We are going to discuss Interior Design of a 1BHK Home. A usual 1 bedroom Hall Kitchen home is of size ranging from 350 to 500 sq ft. There are many videos on Internet where they walk you through rooms & show lot of creative work. There are so many interesting ideas. But Today we are going to stick basics. I am from contractorbhai.com team & we provide Interior design service. We must have designed more than 1000 homes now. After working with so many home owners what we have learnt is Good design is as little design as possible Let me repeat again Good design is as little design as possible When you start planning Interior of your home, you are excited, you have lot of ideas in your mind and you pick up so many ideas by doing research.

Most important question you have to ask yourself is “Will that idea look good in your home for next 10-15 years ?” All the work that happens as part of Home Interior design in your house it will stay in front of you eyes for next 10-15 years may be more. So this question is very important. There are good Design practices which if used can solve these problems.

We will talk about about soem of these points in following videos To make things easy we are goign to talk about 3 aspects. THis whole series has 4 parts. This is the introduction part. and following this there are 3 more videos in which we are goign to talk about Look & Feel Functionality Budget Now these 3 aspects are most important aspects of Interior Design project. Look & feel menas how rooms is goign to look ? How they are going to appaear. Functionality – what all facilities you want ? Budget – budget is budget. How much money you are goign to spend. And that decides lot of things. You cannot plan your 1 BHK Home Interior without taking care of any of these aspects. IF yoou ignore any one aspect then whole project is going to fail. So alright this was first part this was introduction part of “1 BHK Home Interior” series . there are 3 following videos, each talking about ‘Look & Feel’, ‘Functionality’ & ‘Budget’. I will see you in second part. .

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Van Life Build Tour | DIY Stealth Van Conversion Start to Finish (2019)

Hey guys Ryan here and today I’m gonna be showing you how I went from this empty cargo van to my completed van life build van conversion complete with the recording studio entertainment center wood stove refrigerator and much much more here’s a look at the finished van conversion that I’ll be living in for the next two years until I buy my future sailboat this van life build tour will show you the van build from start to finish let’s begin in this van life build tour it’s my goal for you to pick up some ideas for your own van conversion maybe you’ll get an idea for the order you might build yours in like the floor first and then the bed and so on I’ll be showing you many pictures and video clips of this van conversion and give you lots of commentary on what my thoughts were during each part of the build remember this if you want to use any part that I used in my build you can find the link the Amazon link in the description below or you can comment a question below and I’ll definitely get back to you soon so to start out with this is the van as I bought it had a seat belt in the middle and the floor mat and the roof ceiling my first goal after buying the van was to remove all three of these things and cleaned the floor next I removed all the decal stickers from the business before me except for the bubbles which you’ll see later here you can see the ribs in the floor and just how tall they are I needed to find something to fit in between so I used these thin pieces of wood and then covered the whole entire floor with a big piece of plywood you can’t see it but I put a very large area rug down first and then that sound-deadening gray sheet that you see it was all cut to fit to cut these to fit you use the first mat that was laying down in there when you bought the van just use that and trace out the rest here you can actually see the mat below and what you do you put that on top of the final sheeting and trace it out so here you see everything together I actually used that double-sided area tape to hold everything together from the bottom to the top every layer has the tape on it the tape actually works very well to keep it sturdy around every single edge you want to be sure that you put caulking in so there’s no moisture that is allowed to get under the floor and cause issues later I screwed it in this metal band to mesh the front and the back together and it looks really nice too the van has these metal lips that go all the way around the bottom of the van and it just so happens that two by threes fit perfectly in them it was a nice fit so I started to screw the wood into the frame so I could start building the base I took out the plastic staircase that was on the side door then I measured the dimensions of what the wood needed to be cut to I cut the wood and put everything in place to see if it would fit and then I stained them the color that I wanted and also glossed them a few times and it ended up coming out exactly the way I wanted matching the floor inside and I put the metal band on this – I put the metal band everywhere that I would be walking over a lot so the floor didn’t come up after a long period of time this is the frame – the first type of bed that I put in from side to side I ended up scrapping this later I did this just so I can test out the van at night to see exactly what the difference was with the insulation and without the insulation here you see that I start screwing wooden pieces to the van metal itself to have a base to build upon here’s actually a closer look at that make sure you screw it in almost every part because it will rattle outside of the van you can see the miter saw I used to cut almost every piece of wood in here using foam insulation I insulated the windows next then I installed my solar panel I do have a video on this if you go through my videos I’m putting a card link up at the top you can click right now top right here you can see the bubbles on the back that I was talking about before everyone called my fan bubbles and I didn’t like this very much so likewise I did take them off and no one called my van bubbles anymore here I decided that I didn’t like the bed going from side to side because it was too short and I couldn’t have my feet hanging off the side so I took the bed frame outside and shortened it up a little bit so it would fit on the side and there actually was the length of the bed at this point I then put foam insulation on the roof with the shiny part pointed up this made a huge difference you can see here the values of the thickness mine was a 1 inch which gave me r-value of 6 here’s the second form of the bed when I slept inside at night it was so different from before when there was no insulation the insulation really does a lot this is actually me looking up at the solar eclipse this is the day I recorded my reflectix video I’ll put a link in the top right now on a card shortly after it was time to install my max fan deluxe and I have a video on this as well you can see that on the top right corner and another card so that video shows everything from the beginning to the end and I go over everything very well and it also in the very end of this has a amp quantity where I show you what the amperage is are from setting 1 to 10 here I was testing out a full bed spring mattress which you can see more on in my bed tour video but it ended up being too big and just actually wasn’t as comfortable as the foam bed from this picture can you tell why the name of the van is great white tell me in the comments below what the name of your van is or if you don’t have one what would you call your van so here I’m starting to get set up with the electronics to the van first I have the CR 260 flooded lead-acid batteries on the very left they’re both 6 volts I put them together in series making 12 volts next I have my solar charge controller and then up top is the wires then the fuses and then the crimps so I can crimp wires together I started just to test out the batteries underneath my bed this wasn’t the final location I made a quick wiring board just a wire everything together and make sure everything worked everything did work so I started putting the batteries in the place that they would be I started making the frame around the batteries and then it led to more of a box around the batteries then I put the electronics board on the top to put everything together I turned the bed into a storage chest by adding hinges right here notice I keep a space on the other side of the hinges so when it’s up the mattress doesn’t bunch up up top I started putting the base of the ceiling in so I can mount everything to this one plywood you can’t actually see it but the reflectix is glued to the top of this board which makes a 1/4 inch space watch my reflectix video for more information on why I did that naturally I wanted to get some lighting in there quickly so I cut the holes and started wiring up and there was light this was my first picture of the light from the van it was very exciting I didn’t just have a working fan now but now I have light my next goal was to finish the ceiling I chose cedar for this keep in mind I had to cut holes for the lights and the fan cedar repels bugs that’s why I used it so I have not had any issues since I went full-time about maybe eight or nine months ago in the beginning I kept that Blue Chair back there so we can drink you know with friends and family next I added the white frame around the fan which made it look more complete even can you tell it was getting a little cold outside the van at this point I started working in colder weather the van probably stayed like this more than other parts of the bill just because I was building up money so here I am sitting thinking and planning which probably consisted of 75% of the entire build I would just be sitting around and thinking no one touched the build with me but I would often consult my dad who’s an engineer and he would help me think things through visually and we had our vision so here’s the countertop I cut it to fit the van mold and then the and the stove next I put it inside to see how we would fit loosely and it did fit notice how I cut it right up next to the van metal to keep it as close as possible to the wall and it’s right next to that wood piece so I can attach it to the wall easily so here I built the side of the counter and then I put the light switch on the side down below and then I just put the stove and a sink in this was my first time testing the LED light system I put them up in back of the angled wooden pieces because they’re really ugly to look out otherwise not the light but the strip itself notice I wired in the new battery controller on the wall right here it was time to upgrade the battery compartment because the battery the flooded lead-acid battery is known to release toxic gases which can be deadly to humans so I put this vent in place so then they would have an airflow and then I put the batteries back in then I used silicone and plywood to seal in the batteries then I just covered the top and notice how all the wires are coming out the side the water levels in each cell need to be maintained monthly because these are flooded lead-acid batteries so notice the black tube that goes to every cell of the battery all I have to do is pump water through the tube and each cell is filled to the correct level look down at the wheel well I made a frame around it this would later hold the water jugs for the water for the sink and it would also house where the wiring would go above it was also time to pick the color for the countertop so I took out the countertop if you look over at the left side of the wall you can see the ribs that I started putting in place to secure the plywood to the wall you can see the foam insulation between the ribs I put in and the reflective Skloot on the plywood itself so I went ahead and stained the countertop and then I glossed it with three coats of polyurethane you can really see that in this picture the Cheyenne kind of stands out of course I was eager to put it back in and see what it would look like also on the wall you can see the plywood I put the back there and on the opposite wall as well plus I put in the angled wooden pieces for the ceiling up top you can see the mounts I mounted on for the angled pieces there’s three of them on each side this picture brings back memories of standing in Home Depot for about four hours straight just trying to figure out how to fit all these pipe parts together on the bottom right you can see my water tanks there seven gallons each I started fitting them in place and they actually fit pretty nicely which of course was planned next I started putting the hardware in and you can see the pump down below and me getting ready to wire it this is the pump up close with the two hoses connected to each side of it and then I have my garden hoses connected I’ll show you where those go in a second if you see down to at the bottom left you can see where the hoses go out to the wall and so you connect a water hose to fill up the tanks inside I put my propane tank inside hooked it up and cook my first meal inside the van while playing video games off the solar power every single electronic in the back by the way is solar-powered I later added a propane leak detector please don’t flood the comments with propane is dangerous I have done my research back here in the back if I put that event to the outside so here from here it’ll you know float over here and I’ll bring all the cooking smells and everything out easily the next thing I did was take out the black door mats so I can cover the door with plywood if you look towards the back of the van you can see the plywood on the door and if you look closely you can see where I cut the hole for the latch and the handle and then I just repeated the same steps for the front doors next I took the leftover cedar that I used for the ceiling and put them on the angled pieces here’s a close-up view of that with a mood light on behind it the most challenging part of the build was definitely the wall I definitely had to sit down for a long time and brainstorm how I was going to do this so I made the frame first to create the odd shape of the transitioning wall you capture the shape of the side of the van with some cardboard pieces taped together and then trace this onto the plywood I went ahead and put the plywood in to see if it fit and it did here’s a look at me trying to get the shape just right notice the sides you can see here how hard it was choosing how far back the wall was but I did end up leaving plenty of space in the front of the van to sit in the next step of course was insulation as you can see this is actually very easy just put a big piece of foam insulation up there and trace it with the knife itself and then you cover it with the other side of the wall making the wall complete and now the door I just made the frame and did the exact same thing while insulating and keeping the reflecting part towards the outside and then added a doorknob now light is still shining through the doorway and over top so what I did was cover it with that strip and then you put a lip on the other side of the doorway to cover all the light from escaping so with the wall inside it gives something to trap the light in making the inside brighter and the outside look as if no one’s home I can even have a rave party when building the wall I also put up my studio speakers and set up a flat panel to later mount the TV I had to wire in an inverter to power the speaker’s because they are not toefl I put the cover back over the wall and just kind of enjoyed this part of the build because it’s now looking like a home I added an interface for my music and a lot of plugs down below it was time to get some food storage in there so I started making my pantry you see it was an awkward shape but I made it like this to fit the curved wall next I made Abel my twin bed to be converted to a full bed if I so wanted to the rails below hold the platform in place effectively making this a full-size bed plus one inch the foam bed I was going to use finally arrived in the mail from Foam factory calm dimensions are 55 by 75 inches and I cut the mattress to make the two different sides of the bed one being the shorter side for the top of the couch I got my bamboo comforter and sheets because they’re naturally antimicrobial meaning they’re great for van life so I was an idiot and drove my van while it was snowing luckily some nice people with big trucks stopped and helped me the first person to stop was actually a nice lady who actually went hiking with me later on really yeah so I had like eight people helping me since she was standing beside me everyone thought she was the one broken down so next it was time to make the cabinet so I started making the first drawers here’s my old music studio table notice the top is gone I’m using the top of the table to make the drawers I wanted to be able to say that are bringing around my old studio with me everywhere I went so I just cut them to shape and gloss them a few times then I put a cover over this part to give it a shape I use the wood for my pantry – here’s a much better view of the treasure chest part of the bed the far sides actually my dresser that I put all my clothes in that I’m not currently using and this side houses the bulk of my storage that I don’t use very often I added a fire extinguisher my fire escape plan was to go out the back of the van and around to the side to get to the fire extinguisher here was the day I said goodbye to go full-time to live in this fan I say goodbye to my friends and family right before I left the wood stove came in so I brought it to the beach with me I assembled it all just to see how tall it was and it was pretty tall it would work so I started to cut the hole all the way through the roof and the ceiling this was probably the scariest thing I did to the build since it was really nice and neat already inside but I needed this because it was getting cold out and I needed some fire inside I added this little metal piece down below so the air could move back and forth and not trap heat up top i preassembled the parts to see wherever they would go and then I installed the heat shield which was pretty simple then the entire wood stove was pretty much assembled I just had to add on the side shields and it was done so the fireplace can take a few blocks of wood I used solid pieces of oak the two by fours it makes an amazing smell in the air you can even hear my buddy smell the wood burning also notice the extremely large drawer below the pantry this is for silverware plates bowls and all other cooking utensils I added some water filters to my storage collection so I could go hiking and never get thirsty cooking with propane again notice the hole in the doorway down below that’s in case I need to stick my hand in while the doorway is closed and I’m in bed mode to turn the propane off here’s me recording some music on my computer here’s me recording some stuff on my computer with lots of coffee I needed a way to charge my power tools so I got this to plug into the inverter and it just stores up underneath the desk this fan life build was really coming together it was a full RV at this point insurance companies acknowledge this as a true RV so I get incredibly reduced insurance prices my CC 40 Dometic refrigerator came in so I started to build a slide out for it since the pre-made ones went for over a hundred dollars I put it up underneath the pantry and the silverware I was actually away from the house so I did have to stop and find spigots to fill up my water tanks I made a latch for the front door to lock it open in case I needed to cool or heat the back with the van AC I took part of the wall out again so I can put up the mount for the TV this is an RV mount that keeps the TV locked in place while moving my goal was to get a TV that was 12 volts at least 24-inch and only used in half an hour link is in the description then I got my folding Schwinn loop bike for the front so I can travel without using gas next I removed the front passenger seat this allows me to have room for my bicycle and four boxes of product from my Amazon FBA business that allows me to travel without a normal draw pretty much the last thing I did was add Danish oil to all the plywood walls this dark in the wood just a little bit and keeps it nice just in case the water splashes on them so remember to share this video with your friends if it resonated with you also thank you guys for watching this fan life built tour video it really means a lot remember last thing subscribe if you haven’t and click that Bell icon if you want more video updates thank you guys

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Interior Design Tips: No. 1 Rule for Dining Room Rug Sizes

Even if you have the most beautiful rug, it all falls by the wayside if you don’t have the right size of rug. Area rugs define your space. In a dining room the rug centralizes the table and chairs acting like a foundation, a base or a landing for your furniture. But the most important thing about a dining room rug is the size. Let’s discuss the number one rule! With dining rooms, the key is to have comfortable space for your chairs to move in and out beneath the table without getting caught on the rug. Here’s a dining room with a three foot by six foot table in the center of the room.

And here we have an area rug that sits under the table comfortably. But you’ll notice that the chairs are sitting half on and half off. So this rug is too small. But here we add 24 inches to each size of the table. It’s important that you add to each side of the table not just two feet to the length and width. This will give you the minimum space your rug should cover and will allow space for your chairs to move in and out without getting caught on the rug. So in this case we need an area rug that spans the space of 7 feet by 10 feet. This size might be difficult to find so I’d round up to an 8 by 10 area rug. This rug here, albeit beautiful, is too close to the table size. You can see that the chairs are already on the edge of the rug. So if you were to pull out the chair, sit and then adjust the chair closer to the table, you’ll be sitting half on and half off the carpet making it awkward and uncomfortable. Unlike these images here… there’s plenty of room around the table for the chairs to move in and out.

So here’s your take away: In the dining room, the rug centralizes the table and chairs acting like a foundation or a landing for your furniture. It’s not enough to have a rug that just fits your table and chairs. The rule is to always add 24 inches to each side of your dining room table to allow you to move your chairs in and out freely without getting caught on the rug. Thanks for watching this little design tip. I’ll have lots more design tips just like this one coming soon so don’t forget to subscribe! I’ve got new videos every week. And leave a comment! I’d love to hear from you all and if you like this video please hit the like button. See you soon! .

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Reunite With The Comfort You Thought Was Dead – Purple

Ronny dad it’s been 20 years where were you around but enough about me I understand you got the new purple mattress yeah sleeps cool cradles pressure points we thought you were dead dead tired oh oh yeah whoo yeah I grew up without a hey hit the lights on the way out kiddo Oh Ronnie yeah dad mean the bag you .

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Design for All 5 Senses | Jinsop Lee | TED Talks

In an age of global strife and climate change, I’m here to answer the all important question: Why is sex so damn good? If you’re laughing, you know what I mean. Now, before we get to that answer, let me tell you about Chris Hosmer. Chris is a great friend of mine from my university days, but secretly, I hate him. Here’s why. Back in university, we had a quick project to design some solar-powered clocks. Here’s my clock. It uses something called the dwarf sunflower, which grows to about 12 inches in height. Now, as you know, sunflowers track the sun during the course of the day. So in the morning, you see which direction the sunflower is facing, and you mark it on the blank area in the base. At noon, you mark the changed position of the sunflower, and in the evening again, and that’s your clock. Now, I know my clock doesn’t tell you the exact time, but it does give you a general idea using a flower.

So, in my completely unbiased, subjective opinion, it’s brilliant. However, here’s Chris’s clock. It’s five magnifying glasses with a shot glass under each one. In each shot glass is a different scented oil. In the morning, the sunlight will shine down on the first magnifying glass, focusing a beam of light on the shot glass underneath. This will warm up the scented oil inside, and a particular smell will be emitted.

A couple of hours later, the sun will shine on the next magnifying glass, and a different smell will be emitted. So during the course of the day, five different smells are dispersed throughout that environment. Anyone living in that house can tell the time just by the smell. You can see why I hate Chris. I thought my idea was pretty good, but his idea is genius, and at the time, I knew his idea was better than mine, but I just couldn’t explain why. One thing you have to know about me is I hate to lose. This problem’s been bugging me for well over a decade. All right, let’s get back to the question of why sex is so good. Many years after the solar powered clocks project, a young lady I knew suggested maybe sex is so good because of the five senses. And when she said this, I had an epiphany. So I decided to evaluate different experiences I had in my life from the point of view of the five senses.

To do this, I devised something called the five senses graph. Along the y-axis, you have a scale from zero to 10, and along the x-axis, you have, of course, the five senses. Anytime I had a memorable experience in my life, I would record it on this graph like a five senses diary. Here’s a quick video to show you how it works. (Video) Jinsop Lee: Hey, my name’s Jinsop, and today, I’m going to show you what riding motorbikes is like from the point of view of the five senses.

Hey! Bike designer: This is , custom bike designer. (Motorcyle revving) JL: And that’s how the five senses graph works. Now, for a period of three years, I gathered data, not just me but also some of my friends, and I used to teach in university, so I forced my — I mean, I asked my students to do this as well. So here are some other results. The first is for instant noodles. Now obviously, taste and smell are quite high, but notice sound is at three. Many people told me a big part of the noodle-eating experience is the slurping noise. You know. (Slurps) Needless to say, I no longer dine with these people. OK, next, clubbing. OK, here what I found interesting was that taste is at four, and many respondents told me it’s because of the taste of drinks, but also, in some cases, kissing is a big part of the clubbing experience.

These people I still do hang out with. All right, and smoking. Here I found touch is at , and one of the reasons is that smokers told me the sensation of holding a cigarette and bringing it up to your lips is a big part of the smoking experience, which shows, it’s kind of scary to think how well cigarettes are designed by the manufacturers. OK. Now, what would the perfect experience look like on the five senses graph? It would, of course, be a horizontal line along the top.

Now you can see, not even as intense an experience as riding a motorbike comes close. In fact, in the years that I gathered data, only one experience came close to being the perfect one. That is, of course, sex. Great sex. Respondents said that great sex hits all of the five senses at an extreme level. Here I’ll quote one of my students who said, “Sex is so good, it’s good even when it’s bad.” So the five senses theory does help explain why sex is so good.

Now in the middle of all this five senses work, I suddenly remembered the solar-powered clocks project from my youth. And I realized this theory also explains why Chris’s clock is so much better than mine. You see, my clock only focuses on sight, and a little bit of touch. Here’s Chris’s clock. It’s the first clock ever that uses smell to tell the time. In fact, in terms of the five senses, Chris’s clock is a revolution. And that’s what this theory taught me about my field. You see, up till now, us designers, we’ve mainly focused on making things look very pretty, and a little bit of touch, which means we’ve ignored the other three senses. Chris’s clock shows us that even raising just one of those other senses can make for a brilliant product. So what if we started using the five senses theory in all of our designs? Here’s three quick ideas I came up with.

This is an iron, you know, for your clothes, to which I added a spraying mechanism, so you fill up the vial with your favorite scent, and your clothes will smell nicer, but hopefully it should also make the ironing experience more enjoyable. We could call this “the perfumator.” All right, next. So I brush my teeth twice a day, and what if we had a toothbrush that tastes like candy, and when the taste of candy ran out, you’d know it’s time to change your toothbrush? Finally, I have a thing for the keys on a flute or a clarinet. It’s not just the way they look, but I love the way they feel when you press down on them.

Now, I don’t play the flute or the clarinet, so I decided to combine these keys with an instrument I do play: the television remote control. Now, when we look at these three ideas together, you’ll notice that the five senses theory doesn’t only change the way we use these products but also the way they look. So in conclusion, I’ve found the five senses theory to be a very useful tool in evaluating different experiences in my life, and then taking those best experiences and hopefully incorporating them into my designs. Now, I realize the five senses isn’t the only thing that makes life interesting. There’s also the six emotions and that elusive x-factor. Maybe that could be the topic of my next talk. Until then, please have fun using the five senses in your own lives and your own designs. Oh, one last thing before I leave. Here’s the experience you all had while listening to the TED Talks. However, it would be better if we could boost up a couple of the other senses like smell and taste.

And the best way to do that is with free candy. You guys ready? All right. (Applause) .

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New Back Wedge Pillow For Bed

In contemporary western culture, pillows consist of a plain or patterned fabric envelope (pillowcase) which contains a soft stuffing, which may range from down feathers to synthetic foam In other cultures, pillows have been made of wood or stone. Bed pillows are typically covered with a cloth pillowcase. Pillows used in a living room typically have a sturdy cloth cover. There are also throw pillows (also called toss pillows or pillow shams in different worldwide dialects of English), In the United Kingdom, pillows used on chairs and sofas are called cushions or throw cushions, with the word pillow used only for pillows on a bed. In the UK, cushions are usually square, while bed pillows are oblong. .

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Woman’s half-bedroom apt has awesome design – Tiny, Eclectic, Amazing Spaces video

JEN CHU: I loved the idea of a room just be a bed room– literally just a room of a bed. Because it’s so small, it can’t really be anything else, and you can’t really fit any other furniture in it, you might as well just make the one focal piece really pop. I’m Jen Chu. I am an interior decorator and art director for TV, and this is my 78-square-foot Bedroom in Brooklyn. I’ve done art direction for Project Runway, for the latest Real World in Portland. So I’ve had the privilege of working on a lot of things that are sort of like household names. My bedroom is a 1.5 apartment, as they say. I live in the 0.5 and my roommate lives in the one full bedroom. My room is just unusually small. This is probably the space that I’ve designed that reflects my style the most. When it comes to my personal space, it just makes me want to really pare it down to the things that I love so I’m not surrounded by too much extra clutter. I knew from the get-go that I’d always wanted a canopy bed. And for the longest time, I thought that your bedroom would have to be huge to be able to pull it off.

But then I realized maybe a really small room would be able to accommodate one too. This bed is actually one multipurpose piece of furniture. It is not just a bed, but it also serves as a seat because I sometimes sit with my legs dangling under the shelf. The bed has trap doors underneath, where I keep two giant pieces of luggage.

The shelving unit is really essential, I think, to the design of the space. It allows me to display a lot of the things that I’ve collected throughout my travels. One of my favorite things to do is go through really high end art magazines and rip out pages of beautiful work and frame them. I know that it’s kind of a cheap way of going about it, but I like that because you can periodically change things and you don’t have to feel so obligated to feature a piece that you might have spent a lot of money on. I was looking for drawer pulls for something else entirely. As I was rummaging through all the bins, I saw these amazing lion drawer pulls. So I put them in a grid and I display my earrings on them. I knew from the get-go I wanted a minimal shade.

So I bought a super cheap shade from Home Depot and I put text on it. I actually cut all the letters out of black contact paper, and I took a quote out of Apocalypse Now, which is one of my favorite films. I’m really lucky that I have a little entry vestibule coming into the room, so I have a place to store all of my things. It gets dark in the vestibule, and it gets dark in that corner of the bedroom. And I love the fact that I can put one lamp that’s right in between two rooms and just pull it back and forth. I think when people come into my space, usually they say first, oh my god. It’s so small. And then secondly they say, it’s actually bigger than I thought it would be based on the pictures. I think people are surprised that when you’re actually in here, it doesn’t feel claustrophobic all all. It has a really warm, net-like feeling to it. When I was little, I thought I wanted to live in an RV.

So in a weird way, I think living in a tiny space is fulfilling a childhood dream of mine. It did not look like this when I got here. And I put a lot of work into it. But I’ve been really happy here. They’re going to have to drag me out kicking and screaming. I don’t want to move, so hopefully I’ll be able to stay here for a while. -Are you a social media darling? Do you like to hang out on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or even Tumblr? If so, you can check us out at all those places, or, of course, you can just click Subscribe right here to see what we’ve got going on. .

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DIY Blanket Ladder | Rustic Decorative Ladder

Step up your style with this cool, decorative wooden ladder. It’s not a tool for climbing, but it’s a great tool for getting compliments. It’s practical and rustic, and best of all, it’s easy to make. It should take about 45 minutes and cost around 25 bucks. Here are the materials and tools you’re going to need. And of course, you’ll find them all at The Home Depot. For materials, you’ll need two two-inch by two-inch by six-foot select pine boards, one two-inch by two-inch by eight-foot select pine board, 10 number eight two-inch wood screws. Now for the tools. You’re going to need a circular saw, a drill with eighth-inch drill bit, measuring tape or a carpenter’s square, a pencil, a sanding block, clamps, and of course, safety goggles.

For optional materials, you’ll need paint or stain for the pine board pieces and safety gloves. Now, let’s get to work. Using the measuring tape, measure and mark cuts on the two-inch by two-inch by eight-foot pine board according to the cut list. You will end up marking five 18-inch sections. Next, use a circular saw to make the marked cuts on the select pine board. Use the clamps while making the cuts. Use the sanding block to smooth any rough edges. Paint or stain all the cut pieces. Wait for the pieces to dry prior to assembly.

Now, mark five holes 12 inches apart and 12 inches from each end on each of the two-inch by two-inch by six-foot select pine boards. Carefully pre-drill a hole using the eighth-inch drill bit. Make sure the drill goes all the way through the board. Hold each rung against the pre-drilled holes and drill through the sides into the end of the rung. Last but not least, time to attach the rungs. Screw the two-inch wood screws through each side into the end of each rung. And that’s it. You’re done. It’s the perfect ladder up to your next big project. For even more hands-on help and projects, go to homedepot.com/workshops, and sign up for an in-store workshop near you.

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Interior Design for my New Home! DREAM HOME SERIES

(gentle synth music) – Hey guys, ‘sup? It’s Raven, back again for another Raven’s Dream Home update video. Hope you guys are enjoying this series, as I always say in these videos, definitely check out the other videos in this series if you have not seen them already. I have been documenting my entire process with building slash buying my first home, so I will leave a link down to the playlist down below, that way you can watch it from the very beginning, and see the whole entire process.

As of today, we are at the step of the process where I am actually choosing the interior design options for my home. So I had already told you guys about the exterior options. Unfortunately, I was not able to share too, too much with that, just ’cause I didn’t wanna give away too much, in terms of what the exterior of my house is gonna look like, just for privacy reasons. But, for the interior of my house, I have no issue sharing what it’s gonna look like. And, as of today, literally right this minute, I literally just got home from my second appointment with the builder, but I’m pretty much fully done choosing all of my interior options.

So I wanted to sit down and share photos and videos of everything that I chose. So this is including flooring, cabinets, countertops, wall color. What else? Plumbing fixture, everything that’s going on in all the bathrooms, the carpeting, the wood floors, the stairs. So it’s just all those main options and features on the inside of the home. So, basically the way that this goes, is that I am working with a, basically an interior designer that works for the builder.

And I’m meeting with her at this design center, so it’s in this warehouse office building place and they have all of the samples for everything laid out, so that the buyer can come and choose what they want. So they have all these countertop samples, all these tile samples, all these flooring samples. Literally everything, so that you can pick the color and material that you want for each aspect in each room. So, again, just like with the exterior options, there’s so many options, there’s so many details, there’s so many things to choose, but it’s really fun because you really get to kind of customize it and make it your own, and pick whatever kind of style you want. Going into it, I already knew what my style was gonna be. I am going for a modern farmhouse, with a little bit of glam look. So modern farmhouse is a lot of neutrals, it’s a lot of white, gray, black. It’s a lot of kind of more plain finishes, I would say.

More plain tile and cabinets and stuff. And it’s really, what I really like about it, is that it’s kind of a more simple base, but the way that you accessorize it can be really fun. Also, because it is kind of a plain base, you can switch out your furniture and your accessories really easily, ’cause a lot of different stuff can go with it. It is also just kind of trendy right now and real popular, I mean, if you guys watch HGTV, if you watch Fixer Upper with Chip and Joanna Gaines, in Waco, with their Magnolia style, they do a lot of modern farmhouse and really farmhousey stuff. I’m leaning more towards the modern side rather than the farmhouse side, just ’cause I don’t want it to look too country, barn, Texan.

But I do kinda like a little bit of country, barn, and Texan, ’cause I am a Texan, at the end of the day, and I think that style is kind of homey. But I do like a modern, contemporary, glamorous style. I mean, you guys know me, you know what I like, if you’ve been following me. So it’s kind of a mixture of both.

Right here, I have my paperwork. I have my floor plan, which has, you know, the overall layout of everything, with some notes on it, and then I have the actual list of everything that I chose with the prices. I’m not gonna go through every single thing and tell you guys the exact color name and the exact price, because who really freakin’ cares? But I will say that, with this whole process, there’s levels to it. So a level one is standard, that means it’s no extra cost, it comes with the model home, you have a few different colors to choose from, for no extra cost.

Then we go up to level two, level three, level four, and for certain things, it goes all the way up to level 13. (laughs) So, having said that, obviously, the level 13’s are very expensive to add on, it is an extra cost, it is an upgrade. And I will say that, almost everything that I chose was some type of upgrade. So level two and up. I tried to, you know, be smart about what I was picking because, of course, this is my home, this is my forever home, this is a home I plan on staying in for at least five years, 10 years, who knows? So I really want it to be me, I want it to be everything that I want, it is my dream home.

So there are some areas where I’m splurging and just getting what I like, but also it’s for resale value. So, when it comes to real estate, you kind of wanna do things where you’re gonna be able to kinda get your money back when you sell the home. What are other buyers gonna be interested in? What’s gonna wow them, what are they gonna think is worth the money, how are they gonna look at it when it’s time to sell the house? So there are certain things that I may have added in, even though I might not necessarily need it or it might not be necessary, or it might just be extra.

But it’s gonna help me sell the house later on, and I might be able to sell the house for more money, later on. So let’s just start with the main stuff. I think one of the biggest things is the wall color. So I chose white. I think it’s called Extra White or Pure White, so it’s just white. (laughs) A very white white, and you get to pick one wall color for your whole house, but, of course, if there’s certain rooms of your house, like a kid’s room or something, that you wanna do a fun paint color, you just do that yourself afterwards. But they just kinda wanna know what is your main color, you know, all downstairs and all through the hallways and stuff like that. So I chose a pure white for that. And it’s gonna have white molding and white floorboards, as well. And, you know, the doors, all the doors throughout the house are gonna be kind of a standard door, pretty, actually, it’s the same doors that I have in my townhome right now. I mean, similar to this, square doors, white doors, white crown molding, nothing too crazy or unique there.

And then, another big thing is the staircase. So my staircase, I’ll go ahead and put up an inspiration photo. I don’t have an exact photo of what mine’s gonna look like. So I’m getting a wood staircase, it’s not gonna have carpet on it, and I’m getting a very dark wood stain. It’s called Ebony, it is the darkest, most charcoal, closest thing to black, wood stain that they had. And I’m gonna have white risers, painted risers. So the front flap part of the step is gonna be white, the top of the step is gonna be dark. The railing is going to be the matching dark railing. I also chose a more modern stair post. So, instead of getting the more fancy, curly rounded one with the knobs on it, I chose just a straight rectangular modern-style post, just to keep it more simple and clean and contemporary, as well as the iron railing going up the stairs.

I chose a very simple straight iron rod. They had all these different options of curly things with little designs and twisty things and very intricate, and just not my style. So my stairs are gonna be very straight, dark with white. The downstairs flooring, basically, the whole entire downstairs lower level of the house is going to be a wooden, like a beige, wood-looking flooring, it’s actually a wood tile. So it looks like wood, but it’s actually a hard tile. And I got that inspiration from the actual model home. So it’s a nice beige color. I didn’t want to do dark wood floors or anything like that. So I’m really, really happy with that choice. Just for an example, that is a level six option, so definitely an upgrade from any of the standard options. And they have it priced out, for all the whole downstairs, you know, the entryway, the living room, the kitchen, the laundry room, my office downstairs, and then the bedroom, though, the master bedroom is gonna be carpet.

And I chose a really nice carpet, ’cause I was a little iffy about that, I didn’t, I don’t know, I get kind of weirded out by carpet, but they had a really nice carpet that’s, it’s not super fluffy, it is just very sleek and it’s a gray color. So I am gonna have carpet in my master bedroom downstairs, as well as the other bedroom, which is actually gonna be my glam room downstairs, in the front of the house. And then all the whole entire upstairs, aside from the bathrooms, obviously, is going to be that same, you know, simple, gray carpet. The gray carpet I chose was also an upgrade, because the standard carpet colors only came in shades of beige, and so that was kind of an issue for me, picking out stuff, I ended up picking higher level options just because they did not have the color that I wanted in the lower level options. So, sometimes, that was tripping me up because I was having to get upgrades just because, well, I really want gray for this, and they don’t even have a gray one in the standard options.

I am doing basically an all-white kitchen. So the cabinetry is going to be pure white, it’s gonna be a Shaker-style cabinet. So nothing too intricate, not a lot of things going on, it’s kind of that simple Shaker-style cabinet, and then the backsplash is going to be white subway tile, but I am laying the tile in a herringbone pattern. So I’ll put a picture up right here, basically means it’s more of a triangular, zigzag pattern. Most people when they do subway tile, the typical one is just kind of that straight, you know, brick-lay, but I wanted to do something a little bit different, since it is all white, I do wanna bring in different elements of design in terms of the texture and the way that things are laid. So herringbone white subway tile, also the subway tile that I picked is an artisan tile, so it’s a little bit rough around the edges, so it’s gonna give you more of that farmhouse look, mixed in with the modern look of everything else that I chose.

And the countertops, I’m pretty excited about, because I wasn’t sure if I really wanted to splurge for the countertop that I wanted, but I ended up just doing it because I was like, this is a big focal point, especially with my big island that I have in my kitchen. I really wanted a nice white countertop, but I was able to get a quartz countertop that looks like marble. So, you know, marble is really, really pricey, quartz is, like, a step or two below. And the quartz that I chose is white background with a little bit of a gray marbling veining going through it. So it’s pretty much gonna look like marble, and I think it’s gonna look really nice with the white cabinets and the white backsplash. So it’s gonna look really, really bright, open, and airy in the main area of my home, ’cause the walls are gonna be white, the cabinets are gonna be white, everything gonna be white, and we’re gonna have a light-colored floor, and I have, you know, that big sliding door that’s gonna be letting in a lot of natural light, as well as those big windows up at the top.

I have windows around the dining area where the kitchen table is gonna be, so it’s just gonna look very, very fresh and bright and white and open, which is what I personally really wanted. I know some people don’t like that ’cause they say it does not feel homey, it does not feel warm but, to me, I want my home to look fresh and crisp, so I don’t really care about it being warm, necessarily. And, again, it’s all about how you style it with the furniture, the lighting, and the accessories. I plan on bringing in some contrast with, you know, the knobs on the cabinet being a different contrasting color, so, either a brass gold color or a black color.

And then, also with my furniture. The bar stools are gonna be a darker bar stool. The pendant lights that I have hanging can be a darker color or a statement color. Same thing for the dining furniture over there. So it’s kind of a white background with contrasting accessories on top. That’s kind of my vision. Moving into the living room, it’s just gonna be that same beige-colored wood floor, white walls, and then the fireplace in there was another tough decision that I had to make, ’cause that is another pricey area.

The one that they had in the model home they had tile going up all the way to the ceiling for the fireplace, and I basically copied that same idea. Again, I wasn’t sure if I was gonna wanna do it, because it more pricey, but I went ahead and decided to do it. The other option would be to just get like a standard mantle, some sort of mantle going around, and then just nothing on the wall. But I went ahead and went for the tile. Very, very similar to how they had it in the model home. I picked a tile that was a little bit cheaper, though, but it’s still very similar color and style. It’s a dark charcoal gray tile, so it’s basically gonna look exactly like the model home, but I just picked a slightly cheaper tile. Just to give you an idea, that was a level six option, and to get that tile going all the way up to the ceiling is about $3,000.

Oh, and another thing I wanted to mention for the kitchen, with the cabinets. The standard cabinets are only the one row of cabinets and then there’s a space in-between the ceiling. But, to upgrade it, you have to add those extra, an extra layer of cabinets on top, so that the cabinets go all the way up to the ceiling, and that’s how they had it in the model home. There was the two stack of cabinets. And then also, on top of that, in the model home, the top stack of cabinets all had glass doors going all around. That’s all an upgrade and I just fell in love with it, and I wanted it, and so I tried to compromise by saying, okay, my kitchen is in an L shape, so let’s just do the upper glass cabinets on the main long wall.

We don’t have to do it over here on the other part of the L, where the refrigerator is and everything. Let’s just do the uppers with the glass over here. I went back and forth about it with my mom and stuff, because the price is pricey to add that on. It’s actually, the glass itself costs more than the cabinets itself, so it’s just a little crazy. But I just really liked the way it looked, with the glass cabinets on top.

You could put decorative pieces in there, have your, inside you can put lights to shine down inside of the glass cabinets. It just was really, really pretty, so I went ahead and added that on. But, like I said, just on the main wall, above the stove and stuff. But over here on the other wall, where it’s just gonna be a shorter section with the fridge and the oven, I decided not to put the upper cabinets. It’s just gonna be an empty space. And I’m thinking I can put some sort of decorative thing up there above the fridge. Other rooms over there in that area are my laundry room and my planning center, which you guys have never seen the planning center, ’cause they don’t have the planning center in the model home. That’s an extra thing that’s gonna be in my house.

It’s basically a room that has cabinets and countertops, you can kind of use as a secondary office or a mail room, or a homework station type of thing. So it has cabinets and countertops in there. And I decided to have those cabinets and countertops matching with whatever I put in the laundry room, ’cause I am gonna have quite a few cabinets and countertops in the laundry room, obviously, along with the washer and dryer. I’m gonna also have a place to put an extra refrigerator. So, for those cabinets and countertops, in both of those rooms, I originally chose a more expensive light gray painted cabinet.

But, just due to the price, I went ahead and brought it down to a cheaper gray wooden cabinet option. It’s a darker gray color, they didn’t have a cheaper lighter color. It’s still gray, I think it still goes with my overall scheme. I was a little worried, ’cause I wanted everything to be so fresh and bright and open, but I think, in the closed off laundry room and planning center, it’s okay to do something a little bit different and cheaper. So I’m doing kind of a darker gray cabinet and then the countertop is gonna be, basically, it’s like a whitish color with a little bit of a speckle to it. So those two rooms are gonna be matching. I also had to choose what kind of sink I wanted in my laundry room, as well as in my kitchen. So my kitchen is gonna have, you know, the big double sink with the tall, loop de loop faucet.

And I had to choose what kind of finish I wanted on my faucet. I chose a brushed nickel, ’cause I don’t like the really, really, really shiny chrome silver metal. So I chose more of the brushed, a little bit more matte silver color. And then, also, same thing in the laundry room. I chose the deep sink with the little similar faucet on it. Okay, so, bedroom, like I said, is gonna have that nice little simple gray carpet, the walls are already gonna be white. I mean, after the fact, if I wanna change the walls in my bedroom, I can do that. I think I will end up just leaving them white, ’cause I just like the way that that looks. But, for the master bathroom, my whole vibe is, again, very crisp, clean, very, like, more glamorous. So I’m gonna have gray, the light gray cabinets in my bathroom, paired with a white, a very simple white countertop. The flooring is gonna be a really cool marble-looking tile floor, so it’s a very slick, pure white tile with a light gray marbling vein running through it.

So it’s gonna look like marble floors in the bathroom, as well as, I’m continuing the theme into the shower and onto the bathtub. So that same marble tile is gonna be on the walls of the shower, as well as on the little surrounding thing that surrounds the tub. And then, as an accent wall, in the back of the shower, I’m gonna be doing white subway tile, it’s a longer rectangular subway tile that I’m gonna put in a brick-lay offset pattern. So back wall of the shower is the subway, side walls are the marble, and then up the sides of the tub and then on the accent wall of the tub, you know, the front part of the tub, is gonna be the same subway tile. So the tub and the shower are gonna be matching. And I think it’s gonna look so fresh and crisp and white and glamorous with the marble look, and a light gray cabinet, just to kind of match the gray that’s gonna be running through the marble, then a nice white, crisp countertop. And then, for the mirrors, they didn’t have any options that I liked for the mirrors, ’cause you can get framed mirrors, if you want.

The standard mirrors is just, like, a mirror on the wall, no frame, no nothing. But they did have a few framing options. I didn’t like any of them, so I just went with the standard mirror and I’m gonna take it off after, and buy my own mirrors elsewhere, and install my own mirrors. I’m thinking of doing something with a nice simple frame around it. And then, for the fixtures, you know, the sink fixtures, the one on the bathtub, the shower fixtures, I went ahead and went with the cheapest, standard silver, plain, whatever. Just put that in there ’cause it’s no extra cost, because I plan on taking all of those out and getting specialty ones later, ’cause I’m either gonna do a black fixture, I’ve seen this really cool picture of a black shower head.

Or I’m gonna do a brass, gold, metallic one. I’m not sure yet, but definitely not any of the options that they had available. So I just said, put the free one in there, just put the free one, ’cause I’m gonna switch it out later. So I think that’s pretty much it for the master bedroom, master bathroom. Moving on over to the powder room bathroom that’s in the front of the house. I wanted that to be kind of a focal point, ’cause it’s just a little small bathroom, it’s closed off, so I decided to do a little specialty, detailed tile floor in there, which is actually the same tile floor that’s in the master bathroom. They went all out in the model home and put this really detailed tile floor in the master bathroom. I like that tile but I was like, lemme just put it in the powder room, where it’s smaller and it can be cheaper. So I took that tile and I’m gonna be putting that in my powder room, and it’s just a fun little moment for the powder room. It’s gonna have a plain pedestal sink with, you know, some basic faucet fixtures on there.

And it’s gonna come with an oval mirror above the sink, standard toilet, nothing too crazy in there. For the glam room, which is technically a guest room but it’s gonna be my glam room, in the front of the house, like I said, there’s carpet on the bedroom in there. And then, for that bathroom, since it is a full bathroom in there, I wanna do something a little bit different, like I’m not going all out like I did in my master, so I’m still sticking with the gray and white theme.

This bathroom’s gonna be a little bit more gray, because I’m gonna do white cabinets but I’m gonna do a sparkly gray countertop. It’s a nice, light gray and it sparkles a little bit when it hits the light, ’cause it is my glam room, so I kinda wanna do something a little bit sparkly and girly. The flooring is gonna be a gray tile, has a little bit of a texture to it. And then the shower is gonna kind of continue with they gray tile, but I have an accent tile piece that’s kind of got these glass tiles, that’s gonna be a stripe, you know, going around the shower wall. Just to give it a little bit of a bling bling belt moment, the shower’s gonna be wearing a bling bling belt. (laughs) But it’s gonna be kind of a gray tile and then, like I said, gray and white on the cabinets, again, pretty standard faucet features.

Just a standard mirror. Um, let’s see, going up the stairs into Ziya’s bedroom and the guest bedroom, of course gonna have that same gray carpet, same carpet throughout the house, in the bedrooms. They’re gonna start off with the same white walls. If I wanna change it later, I can. But for those two bathrooms that are connected to those two bedrooms, I’m gonna make, even though the bathrooms I decided to cut in half, and put a wall there so that they’re two separate bathrooms, I still wanted the bathroom finishes to match, I mean, there’s no reason to make them look different. So it’s gonna be the same thing in both. It’s basically going to be a, I think I’m doing the light gray cabinet, so same cabinets from my master, a light gray color, with a different white countertop.

I wanted to do something kinda fun and sparkly, since it is gonna be for Ziya’s bathroom, too. So it’s a white background with a sparkly glass, it almost picks up a little bit blue-green, kind of a glittery countertop. And then the flooring is gonna be kind of a simple light grayish, whitish tile, as well as, there’s tile going around the bathtub or the shower, is gonna be the same as the floor. So very simple, neutral, light gray tile, but the countertop is kind of a sparkly moment.

So all of my countertops for the whole house and all of the bathrooms, none of them are standard, because the standard countertops are the standard granite, the very speckly, granite-looking ones, and they really didn’t even have any white or gray, plain white options. So all of my countertops throughout the house are some type of upgrade, whether it be a level three, level four. In the master is a level seven. And, again, it wasn’t necessarily that I specifically had to have a level four, had to have this specific material. I’m just thinking of the color, and if they don’t have a white option for a level one, then I guess I’m getting level four. And then the last things that I had to choose are the lighting fixtures and the appliances for the kitchen. So the lighting fixtures, they give you, it’s a package for the whole house. So you just kinda pick, either you want the standard ones, just like standard, basic lights, for me it doesn’t really matter, ’cause I am gonna be switching out the main focal point lights.

Like, if I want to have a focal light hanging over the dining table, that’s gonna be something I buy and switch out after the fact. Same thing for the pendant lights that are hanging over the kitchen island. That’s gonna be a specialty thing that I buy and switch out later, after the house is done. So I really didn’t care about the lighting package, I kinda just chose, whatever, standard one. And I did get, like, it was a special deal discount thing going on right now, where I got some credit to go towards extra lighting stuff, so I was able to add extra ceiling fans in all of the bedrooms, ’cause it was just my master bedroom that actually came with the ceiling fan. Master bedroom and living room. But the other bedrooms did not come with ceiling fans, but since I got this little coupon thing, I was able to add those in for basically no extra charge. So all the bedrooms will have ceiling fans. Then, for the kitchen appliances, I really didn’t choose anything too crazy.

They had pretty good options for the standard options, you know, no cost, so I did not get the double ovens, I just have the one oven with the microwave on top, it’s like a Whirlpool oven. Same thing for the dishwasher, I think I got a slight upgrade on that, just so it could be a nice sleek style of a dishwasher. The refrigerator is something that is not included in this, that’s something that I would always have to buy separate after, anyway. And then, let’s see, microwave, dishwasher, oven. Oh, the vent hood above the stove, I got the one that’s in the model home.

That is not standard, that is an upgrade, so that was the biggest thing that I upgraded, for $1,200, I wanted to get that same canopy vent hood that they had in the model home. Washer and dryer and refrigerator is not included in this process. I have to get that afterwards when the house is done, myself. And yeah, that’s pretty much everything that I had to choose. This was within two meetings, so I had one meeting, when was that, couple days ago, and then I had my second meeting today. And I have one more meeting just to finalize everything, so I have to sleep on it, make sure I’m sure, come back, and sign off on everything, just like everything else in this process. But pretty much that’s everything chosen and that means that that’s everything chosen for my whole entire house, ’cause we got the exterior, we got the basic framing, we got the exterior options, and now we got the interior options.

So, after I sign off on these interior options, they will be able to actually start building my house. And I thought that I was gonna be done with this by the end of this month. It’s getting pushed out a tiny bit to October 1st, so it’s probably gonna be first week of October that they start building now. I mean, things always get pushed out when you’re building a house, but it’s okay, I wanna be sure, I wanna make sure that I have everything right. And I’m happy with everything that I chose, I think it’s gonna be really nice.

I also think it’s gonna have really good resale value in the future, when I do sell it. So I’m really happy, I’m super excited, I feel like my vision is coming together and I’m coming to an end of the process of choosing everything. And they’re gonna actually start building my house and then we’re gonna actually be able to make progress with that. But I wanted to make this video and give you an idea of what I’m going for, because it’s not gonna be until next summer that you guys, or that anyone is gonna be able to see it in real life, actually done and built.

‘Cause, you know, my estimated end finish date is next May, so, next summer, we’ll be able to see how it all comes together and, hopefully, it all comes together. It’s really hard to imagine, okay, is this gonna look good with this countertop, is it gonna look good with the floor? ‘Cause you’re just looking at these little sample pieces and trying to hold them up next to each other and imagine what it’s gonna look like in the whole room, and it’s really, really hard to imagine. So hopefully all my stuff looks good, we gon’ see. But I’m excited and I’m happy with it. I hope you guys are still enjoying this series. Once again, like I keep saying, I’m gonna have way more videos in this series, because I’m documenting the whole thing. So I’m not sure what my next video is gonna be, but you’re definitely gonna hear more about this house. So give this video a thumbs up if you are enjoying it and if you’re excited for Raven’s dream home.

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