Win a better night’s sleep
Swedish-based Hästens Beds announces the “Best Bed Giveaway” sweepstakes, with a Hästens “Luxuria” bed as the prize.
The Hästens “Luxuria” Continental is a queen bed with a BJX Luxury topper and is crafted in the company’s signature blue-and-white check. Entries must be submitted before midnight Aug. 31. One randomly selected winner will be announced on Sept. 7.
The Luxuria is made from all-natural materials and crafted by hand carries a 25-year warranty. You can to enter to win by registering on the company’s website: www.hastens.com
Armchair gets updated
Arhaus has announced it is now carrying the Abigail chair, a modernist version of the traditional armchair style, with a sleeker silhouette. The Abigail has an exposed solid beech frame finished in one of three stains: butter, weathered or dove gray. Its upholstery is tight to the seat, back and and arm panels and comes in two florals and one solid. The Abigail has a matching fabric welt that outlines the entire seating area and upholstered panels. From now through Aug. 31, customers can buy an Abigail chair for $899, about two-thirds its regular price, $1,549.
For more information, call (866) 4ARHAUS or visit arhaus.com.
Postal Service giving eBay tips
The U.S. Postal Service is offering community outreach programs in August for individuals who sell — or would like to sell — products on eBay. Four programs will include the basics for buying and selling on eBay, setting up PayPal accounts, and how shipping by USPS can be made simple.
The program will also explain using the U.S. Postal Service for shipping product to buyers.
There is no charge to attend and no reservations are required. The dates, times and locations of the programs are as follows:
10 to 11:30 a.m., Aug. 25, Lakes Regional Library, 15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers.
10 to 11:30 a.m., Aug. 26, North Fort Myers Public Library, 2011 U.S. 41 N., North Fort Myers
1 to 2:30 p.m., Aug. 26, Cape Coral Public Library, 921 SW 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
The programs will also include information about Half.com, an eBay company that purchases and sells books, games, movies and music online. It has added the USPS shipping platform to its website, where sellers can print labels faster with pre-populated shipping info, instant PayPal payment, USPS tracking and package pickup.
Scamming 101 talk
Do you know how to protect yourself from check “washing” or an ATM skimmer or trap — or the “grandparent” scam, the “jury duty” scam or pocket skimmers? There are 14 seats left out of 50 maximum at an Iberiabank talk on how to recognize and deal with scams at 7 p.m. Aug. 30. The talk is free, but reservations are required.
Where: Iberiabank branch at 775 Airport Road N., Naples.
When: Aug. 30; reception, 6 p.m. talk 7 p.m., questions, 8 p.m.
Reservations: (239) 430-1639
Decorative tiles blend stone, shells
Evan Stone Art Decor has created a new line of custom decorative tiles for floors, walls, backslashes and mantels, throughout the home, as well as for patios and pools. The collection consists of four levels of designs and techniques that incorporates the use of glass into stone and may include such elements as silk flowers and sea shells, metal and stone, marble and limestone. It also comes in large wall murals of stone for use in office buildings, hotels and restaurants as well as homes. For more information, visit www.evanstoneartdecor.com.