I'm always adding new articles because I have found so much good stuff to share that you will surely find of great use to you and your family and friends. Much of what I share involves getting back to the basics and doing for ourselves. Simply click the above image to see the latest of the greatest finds.

I'm big into DIY projects and finding ways to improve things, saving time and money. Quite frankly, I'm tired of paying for overpriced junk and for other people's mistakes. If I'm going to pay for anyone's mistakes, they should be my own. If you agree, then click the above image for all sorts of ingenious ideas.

There's a plethora of stuff and information that I've found to share and I like to feature my favorites for quick and easy future reference -- for myself as well as all of you. Some I've already tried myself and will do again; some I am looking forward to trying. Just click the above image to see what I've added to my faves list.


Terms of Use

Welcome to The Purple Iris Perspective, a blog site at http://purpleirisperspective.blogspot.com (the “Site”) that is comprised of various web pages owned, operated and controlled by The Purple Iris (“Purple Iris”). The Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your use of the Site constitutes your agreement to all such Terms, so please read them carefully.

The Purple Iris is an e-Commerce site at www.purpleiris.biz where we offer new and pre-owned items from suppliers and our own collected stock. The types of items we offer include, but are not limited to, home décor, vintage and modern collectibles, travel gear, clothing and accessories, books, movies, music, and other such items Purple Iris deems suitable for sale in its e-Shop.

This Site serves as an extension to the e-Commerce site to keep our customers informed of new products, sales events, product details, shopping online safely and efficiently, and any news and other information related to The Purple Iris’s business. This Site also offers other information of personal interest including, but not limited to, recipes, quilting and other crafts, and featured stores the owner has personally shopped at.

These Terms govern your use of the Site. By using our Site, you agree to these Terms in full. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Site, or with any of these Terms, in whole or in part, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.

Your use of the Site is subject to Purple Iris’s Privacy Policy. Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs the Site and informs users of our data collection practices.

Purple Iris does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. You must be at least 18 years of age to use our Site. By using our Site and by agreeing to these Terms, you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age. If you are under 18, you may use the Site only with permission of a parent or guardian.

Your Account
If you use this Site via an account, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You acknowledge that Purple Iris is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. Purple Iris and its associates reserve the right to refuse or terminate access to this Site, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.

Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services
The Site contains links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Purple Iris and Purple Iris is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Purple Iris is providing these links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Purple Iris of the site or any association with its operators.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Site strictly in accordance with these Terms. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to Purple Iris that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.

Copyrights, Trademarks & Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, is the property of Purple Iris, its associates, or suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.

You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. Purple Iris’s content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content.

You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of Purple Iris and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Purple Iris or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.

Third Party Accounts
You will be able to connect to third party accounts (ie, Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) via the Site. By connecting to any third party account via the Site, you acknowledge and agree that you are consenting to the continuous release of information about you to others in accordance with your privacy settings on those third party sites (ie, Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc.). If you do not want information about you to be shared in this manner, do not use this feature.

International Users
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by Purple Iris from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside of the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws. You agree that you will not use any content accessed through the Site in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.

User Content
In these Terms, “your content” means material (including, without limitation, text, images, audio material, video material, and audio-visual material) that you submit to our Site, for whatever purpose.

You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these Terms. Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law). You must not submit any content to the Site that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our Site, stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our Site. Notwithstanding our rights under these Terms in relation to your content, we do not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, our Site.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Purple Iris, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any of these Terms, your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Purple Iris reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Purple Iris in asserting any available defenses.

Liability Disclaimer
The information, software, products, and services included in or available through the Site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information herein. Purple Iris and/or its suppliers may make improvements or changes in the Site at any time, without notice.

Purple Iris and/or its suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained on the Site for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. Purple Iris and/or its suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Purple Iris or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Site, with the delay or inability to use the Site or related services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the Site, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Site, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if Purple Iris or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages.

If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Site, or with any of these Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the site.

Termination/Access Restriction
Purple Iris reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. Without prejudice to our other rights under these Terms, if you breach these Terms in any way, we may take such action as Purple Iris deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the Site, prohibiting you from accessing the Site, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the Site, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the Site and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

If any provision of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Terms shall continue in effect.

Changes to Terms
Purple Iris reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which the Site is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. Purple Iris encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.

Governing Jurisdiction
To the maximum extent permitted by law, this Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Texas and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Texas in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.

Entire Agreement
Unless otherwise specified herein, these Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between the user and Purple Iris with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Purple Iris with respect to the Site. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties of this Agreement that all related documents be written in English.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Purple Iris as a result of this Agreement or use of the Site. Purple Iris’s performance of these Terms is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in these Terms is in derogation of Purple Iris’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by Purple Iris with respect to such use.

Contact Us
The Purple Iris welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:

Email Address: info@purpleiris.biz
Telephone Number: (866) 548-2064

Effective as of January 1, 2013