Elevator Speeches Part I – Buck the Trend

Elevator Speeches have been all the rage for the last 10 years or so, with our growing focus on networking, our shrinking availability of time, and our desire to pitch who we are and what we do in a quick, effective format – as if we only had the time between a few floors on…

Ideas for French Country Interior Decorating

French Country is a warm elegant feeling mixed with casual pieces and a little grace. French Country embellishes a lot of distracted or painted furniture, fabrics, wood tones and textured walls. It is old world charm mixed with a little country. For French Country, you should look for things like cracked wood beams, curved panels,…

Flue Options for Wood Burning Stoves

A wood burning stove must have a flue in order to direct the smoke to the chimney so that it escapes outside the building. The stove pipe that is connected to the wood burner is not suitable to be fed through the wall or ceiling of the home and it must there before attached to…

Top 5 Characteristics of a Good Weight Loss Plan

A great weight loss plan strikes a good balance between a healthy diet and an active lifestyle. It sounds so simple in theory, yet most of us who want to lose weight find it hard to stick to this philosophy alone. What’s worse is that we have read a tumultuous amount of literature regarding the…

The Benefits of Using Handrails

Whether you’re walking up the stairs, viewing great scenery on a higher level indoors or outdoors or passing through a hall upstairs, you would most likely want to hold on to a handrail, right? This is a standard safety feature that we usually see not only for staircases but even on railings on both ground…

The Beauty of Wooden Porch Railings

Since early days, a number of materials that have been used in manufacturing porch railings, but none can match the style and class that comes with wooden railing. Traditionally it has been and will remain to be the favorite of all homeowners. Add class and elegance with wooden porch railings Advantages of selecting wooden porch…

Planning Your New Staircase – 8 Great Tips

Although we tend to take them for granted, stairs can have a surprisingly big big impact on the look and feel of our homes. An attractive, well-designed staircase can give the whole property a lift, adding instant appeal and even increasing its resale value. Shabby stairs, on the other hand, are likely to have the…

5 Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it is time to focus on Christmas decorating. If you love to spruce up your home for the holiday season, here are a few simple ways that take only minutes to create: The Ghost of Christmas Past – Use those gorgeous holiday cards from Christmases past, glue them to a…