The Industrial Revolution that originated factories several centuries ago indirectly inspired a design evolution that is still strong today. The aerodynamic style began as a 19th century engineering and architectural reaction against ornate decor. Stripping unnecessary ornamentation revealed the sheer beauty of functional building materials. In the mid-twentieth century, the visionaries of modernist design applied… Read More »
Why prune trees? Health: Remove dead, diseased or dangerous branches. Comfort: prevent trees from interfering with pedestrians, vehicles or structures. Longevity: Correct the structure of a tree so that branches and limbs are less prone to damage. When to prune trees? Evergreens: at any time. Deciduous: Best for pruning deciduous trees when inactive. Your energy… Read More »
Pumpkin carving becomes easy Skip the basic jack-o ‘-lanterns! Use our free downloadable patterns and easy pumpkin carving ideas to get you started. Halloween Decoration Cut out this Halloween door decoration From a single board and paint it with the help of a downloadable pattern. Pumpkin Designer These non-carving, Halloween Blackboard Use this blackboard… Read More »
Bedroom Change Ideas From Bla to Beautiful Choose a soothing color scheme and add a bright accent color, like this unexpected coral color, to inject energy. Add sophistication through layers of textures and classic patterns, and then create a focal wall behind the bed with a paint color that complements other neutral walls. Then re-insert… Read More »
Candy and Vase This converted flashlight will brighten Mom’s day. The outside holds colorful candy while an inner vase keeps fresh flowers.
Indoor Escape This 15’x24 ‘stop cellar once felt cold and cave-like. But equipped with a living room, fireplace and kitchen/bar, the basement had potential to be a cozy retreat. With the help of a few creative ideas, Wright created a new space with new surfaces, fresh paint and decor inspired by the leafy views… Read More »
You can do To make a centerpiece, paste the empty paint cans sections (# 27318, # 60689) and apply paint. (We use Valspar’s signature paint on temperate Jamaica pepper, # 2006-9C, and Desert Fortress, # 2008-10B.) Allow to dry completely between layers.