Mosaics Ideas For Your Bathroom

Mosaics are an age-old wall and floor design popularized by the Romans and used lavishly in the Byzantine area to depict mythical scenes and pay tribute to gods and emperors. Materials as luxurious as gold, silver and marble were used to bring out a colorful scene pieced together like a puzzle. In the twenty-first century…

Use The Right Plastering Tools For The Job

Plastering Tools include a variety of trowels, stainless steel trowels, bucket trowels, plasterers buckets, tool bags, mixing paddles, power mixers and many more. They are available on many online sites and can be ordered online or by telephone. Some trowels have been specifically designed for the professional craftsman. The plastering trowel with the pre-worn shape…

Marquise Diamonds – Full of History

If you're looking for a diamond that is versatile, dynamic, and is steeped in history, then a Marquise-cut diamond could be perfect for you. Here we discover all the particulars about this diamond and how it has become a much-loved cut by many. The Beginning of the Marquise-Cut Diamond Back in the 1400's, diamonds became…

Sir Winston Churchill – The Painter

It was the summer of 1927. King George V was in Scotland at his northern home, Balmoral Castle. Staying with him for a few days was his Finance Minister (or "Chancellor of the Exchequer"). While most visitors enjoyed the outdoor life of the Scottish countryside, during this visit the minister spent much of his time…

How to Choose a Long Lasting Shovel Or Spade

Most people, myself included, buy a $ 10 shovel at a big home improvement store. Six months later, the shove is dull, rusted and digging becomes a chore. Selecting the right shovel can make your Garden Chores almost fun. Weather you are a home improvement expert, handyman, master gardener, or professional, take some time, do…

Natural Ways To Firm Up Facial Skin

As we age, our facial skin begins to lose its elasticity and starts to sag and droop. The lack of elasticity as we age is due to our skin's reduced collagen production as we age. Other factors that can be taken into consideration include too much sun exposure, smoking and stress, but even if you've…

The Insurance Agency Elevator Pitch

An insurance agency elevator pitch is a succinct summary used to quickly describe your insurance agency, products and services. It should include your unique agency value proposition, and must be delivered within the time span of an elevator ride, in about 30 to 60 seconds. This can be much harder than many agents might initially…

5 Reason to Do Planks Daily

By now, you have heard of or at least attempted the plank exercise. It is one of the most universal exercises known to man. The plank is also one of the best to use daily for developing and maintaining a strong core. Here are 5 bonus benefits to doing planks daily. 1. Mental Clarity and…

How to Build DIY Staircases and Balustrades

Some DIY staircase and balustrade starter tips First and foremost, make sure you measure everything correctly; otherwise you will encounter problems down the line. Walls and floors must have good strength and be able to the hold heavy weight of the staircase. Check that the area is square and level and adjust accordingly. It is…

Giving Your Stair Banister the Holiday Treatment

Chances are you decorate your entry door and windows over the holidays. If you have a fireplace mantle, you most certainly take advantage of hanging your stockings and showing off your Christmas collectibles. So do not give up the opportunity to decorate one of the grandest architectural features of a home: the stair banister! If…