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5 Reasons to Love Natural Daylight

Posted by Jessica
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Who doesn’t love the feeling of sunshine on your face, the way it illuminates all of nature’s splendor? BUT … if you live in or around a modern city, most likely, you spend up to 90% of your time indoors. Making sure you have access to daylight is critical to everything from how you see to how you sleep. With OttLite, you can enjoy natural daylight anytime you need it – with the flip of a switch.  1) Your Eyes Respond Best to DaylightStudies show that your eyes respond best to natural daylight [Read More...]

Categories: Health and Wellness Office Lighting



Making It/Damask Love Watch Party

Posted by Marcea
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If you love to craft and love reality television, have we got a show for you! NBC is debuting Making It on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 10pm EST. A competition with eight contestants, Making It will have two projects each episode to help determine who has the skills to make it to the end of the series. Think of it as the crafting version of Survivor! There will be eight contestants participating including OttLite friend Amber Kemp-Gerstel of the crafting blog Damask Love. Amber has been keeping her [Read More...]

Categories: What Inspires



Family Circle Chose OttLite for #WorkLife Section

Posted by Jessica
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 THANK YOU Family Circle for choosing the OttLite Wellness Series for your #WorkLife series!!Here's what they had to say:  "If all your work could be done in natural light, your eyes would thank you. Task lights from the OttLite Wellness Series are kind of like the next best thing. Their LED technology mimics daylight, and that reduces eyestrain by 50%."  Natural daylight is so important to health and productivity in the workplace and at home. The OttLite Wellness Series makes it easy to bring [Read More...]

Categories: Wellness Series Health and Wellness Press



OttLite Included in Amazon Prime Day 2018 Flash Sales

Posted by Marcea
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If you’re one of the 100 million Amazon Prime members in the United States, you’re probably aware that Amazon Prime Day this year is Monday, July 16 and Tuesday, July 17. Sometimes described as Black Friday in July, Amazon Prime Day has special flash sales the days before Prime Day to help get the party started. And this year OttLite is excited to have two lamps included in the flash sales! On Friday, July 13 from 9:30am to 3:30pm EST the OttLite Slimline Task Lamp will be on sale for more than [Read More...]

Categories: LED Lamps Reading Office Lighting



How to Enhance Your Home Décor with Floor and Table Lamps

Posted by Alisha
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Have you ever walked into a living room that felt uncomfortable and unwelcoming? It may have seemed dark and dated. To improve the ambiance, some might consider light neutral paint colors, modern furniture or bringing in more natural light through windows. There’s a much simpler solution that doesn’t usually come to mind right away though: decorative lamps. Many people don’t realize how much lighting impacts the atmosphere of a room. Changing your lighting is one of the easiest ways to update a [Read More...]

Categories: Wellness Series LED Lamps Reading



Easy To Make Galaxy Shirt

Posted by Marcea
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Summer means a lot of things but one big part of summer for many kids is summer camp. If you’ve ever sent a child to camp, you know that you’re not supposed to have them wear new clothes. And if you’ve ever picked a kid up from camp you know why! Of course you don’t want to send the kids in clothes with holes or rips, but what to do? Why not making galaxy shirts with the kids – easier than tie-dying, these shirts will help hide any dirt or grim that camp sends home. Materials Plain black cotton [Read More...]

Categories: DIY Crafts



Celebrate Daylight Appreciation Day on June 21

Posted by Alisha
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Hello, summer! Most of us celebrate the summer solstice for the warmer weather and long, sunny days it brings. But did you know the first day of summer is also celebrated as Daylight Appreciation Day?In the northern hemisphere, the first day of summer is the longest day of the year in terms of hours of sunlight. We get more daylight on this day than any other day of the year. So, if we’re going to celebrate daylight, the summer solstice is the perfect time to do it.Daylight Appreciation Day is [Read More...]




Packing Hacks for Your Summer Trips

Posted by Alisha
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Are vacations the highlight of your summer? If you’re like me, once a trip is on the calendar, you impatiently count the days until your departure.But when a summer trip nears and it’s time to get packing, it’s easy to procrastinate or get caught up with last-minute errands. When you do get around to packing, you want to travel light, but you usually end up overpacking.Am I right?Whether you often find yourself frantically packing a messy, unorganized suitcase at the last minute or you’re just [Read More...]

Categories: Travel Lamps LED Lamps



The Great American Read

Posted by Marcea
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According to Pew Research, 73% of Americans say they’ve read at least one book in the past year. If you’re one of those people, have you watched The Great American Read? An eight part series on PBS, The Great American Read goes through 100 beloved fictional novels and talks about each book and its author.  There’s also an opportunity for viewers to vote every day on their favorite books. PBS will narrow down the votes every few months until they have a list of the top books loved by Americans [Read More...]

Categories: Health and Wellness LED Lamps Reading



DIY Camera Strap

Posted by Marcea
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My daughter is a bit of a photography buff. She uses the DSLR camera my dad had and carries it with her when we go on adventures. She's only 9 but very creative so I wanted to try to make her a distinctive camera strap to use with the camera. After looking around, I found this fun camera strap project from Teva and Leah Duncan.  As you can see from their pictures, the clips fit directly onto their camera. Unfortunately my daughter’s camera has very thin slots to hold a cord at the end of the [Read More...]

Categories: DIY Crafts


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