Archives for April 2016

How to Visually Lift a Low Ceiling Without Renovating

ceileing thumbLow ceiling got you down? Stand up to it with these relatively easy-to-implement design moves

Does your mood need a little lift when you walk into a space? Well, maybe it’s the ceiling that needs lifting. If you’re working with a basement room, awkward attic or another space with an uncomfortably low ceiling — but can’t pony up to actually raise the roof — there are ways to make it look higher so that the room feels beautifully airy and open. Here’s how.

15 uses for a binder clip

Screen Shot 2016-01-29 at 11.32.35 AMHere’s a fun video showing 15 ways to use a binder clip.

The Power Of The Pen

penmanshipLike most masters, the work and discipline is not seen by the public, only the final product. Here’s story of a young man committed to an art form almost lost. There are currently twelve master penmen in the entire world. Jake Weidmann is the youngest.

The Ultimate Guide To Moving



March 2016 Market Report

Market Report Real TrendsThe latest real estate news in March of 2016 by REAL Trends


How to Choose the Right Toilet

toilet thumbStyle, seat height, flushing options, color choice and more will factor into your decision

Although the humble toilet isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of a visually stunning bathroom, it’s still an important element with just as many varieties to choose from as other plumbing fixtures. Choosing well the first time (and resisting the temptation to cut corners) will avoid regrets and possibly more expense down the road. Read on for a handy breakdown of key features you should consider before settling on the right fixture for you.

There’s Magic In Your Smile


Gregorian Chant Influence on Western Music [video]

gregorian chantBack in the ’90s the Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos hot the pop charts, introducing many to Gregorian chant.

This video explains what Gregorian chant is, exploring its origins, importance, and general characteristics.

10 Surprising Benefits of Listening to Classical Music

There are a ton of brainy benefits one derives from listening to classical music. From pain management to improved sleep quality, listening to classical music has both mental and physical benefits. Music Oomph has a great article 18 Outstanding Benefits of Listening to Classical Music, you should check out as well.