Drum Tables – Classic Elegance

Drum tables, just as the name implies, are tables that also serve as a drumming instrument. Inspired by Native American culture traditions, these styles of furniture are gradually gaining popularity in our modern society. The instrument and table piece of furniture derived its concept from Native American slaves who hundreds of years ago, attempted to…

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High Gloss Laminate Flooring

There are a lot of great laminate  flooring  finishes that you can select from. If you are trying for a rustic look in your home, or a country look, then you will probably want to select a low gloss finish. If you want a rich and elegant look to your  flooring  then you will probably…

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Pump New Life into Miss America

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. – Albert Einstein Clearly, The Miss American Pageant is guilty of doing the same thing repeatedly to a degree broaching the ridiculous. How many years has this little event targeted the same audience using the same approach? To…

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3 Reasons Your Office Needs Blinds

A fully pleated, heavy fabric curtain would look thoroughly out of place in an office block. Why is this? The answer is surprisingly simple. Not all window dressings were create equal, and office blinds are by far a more suitable solution for a place of business. While curtains might be used somewhere particularly trendy, or…

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Dying a Leather Couch

A customer contacted me the other day about his leather sofa. Ask anyone who has ever owned a leather couch: they are cozy and comfortable, and also conform to you as you sit on them over the years, as well as very expensive. But looking at that same couch every day for 20+ years? In…

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Coppersmith Metal Art

A Coppersmith is an artisan who works with cooper and because of the color of the metal, is also often known as a “redsmith.” The basic technique of copper sculpting has not changed for hundreds of year. The shaping of the metal is done by   hammering  it into the desired shape. But copper is a…

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How To Keep Memory Alive

There are a host of triggers that you can tap into to keep your loved one’s memory alive: special meals for holidays, a favorite cookie recipe or hiking trail to follow when you’re feeling blue. Although your loved one’s image is forever present in your mind, photographs capture a special moment or certain expression that…

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