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Pumpkins front porch of purple door cottageAs most of our regular readers know, we've spent a lot of time renovating the Purple Door Cottage over the past few months. It's fun to reflect back on the journey, and it seemed like the perfect excuse to try out Flipagram. We used the app to create a video slide show highlighting our favorite scenes captured as the renovations and redecorating came together.

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filming a how-to video for Hang & LevelIf a picture is worth a thousand words, a good video must be worth 100,000. It's just so much easier to envision an idea or master a concept when it's conveyed with both images and sound. That's why we've decided to focus on creating more video content for you.

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As business owners, my partner and I value the importance of fitness both at work and at home, so we decided to help our staff stay active by introducing "Bikes To Go" in the office. Since biking to work is not an option for everyone, we brought two bikes to the office that are always ready to go. The bikes fit everyone's needs, have large tires, comfortable wide seats, a choice of three gears or no gears, and are easy to ride. It's a great way to enjoy some fresh air at lunch time, run (ride) some errands, explore the neighborhood, and to socialize with each other.

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May 24, 2013 is a date I’ll never forget. That was when my husband Kelly and I camped out on the street in Los Angeles to secure an interview with a Shark Tank pre-screening judge. The overnighter was worth it because we did manage to get in front of a judge to talk about our company […]

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We just had a very busy, albeit incredibly fun, week at Under The Roof Decorating. We’re in the process of introducing new products to the market, so several photos of new products, and pictures for our “How to Use” product segments needed to be taken, which we took care of last week. A lot of […]

 

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Here at UTR we love the small business investment show Shark Tank. In celebration of the show (which airs every Friday), we want to share some of our recollections of our own brush with fame on Shark Tank. When Kelly and I, found out about the Shark Tank’s open audition taking place in Los Angeles […]

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At UTR we get jazzed by a lot of things – art and design, community, learning, inspiring others and giving back.  And in fact, giving back is one of our top priorities, especially  when it comes to younger generations.  There is nothing more satisfying than spending time with children, chatting about their dreams, and blue-skying […]

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