Archive for June, 2009

Inspirational Knobs For Aspiring Artists

posted by dreeder 11:53 PM
Monday, June 29, 2009
Salvador Cabinet Knob

Salvador Cabinet Knob

Decorate your surroundings with famous icons of the art world. From the imagery of modern day artist Rosalie Sherman Designs, come cabinet hardware tributes to some of the world’s most renowned artists. These knobs are sure to motivate inspiration and creativity in your artistic environment.

A Thoughtful Housewarming Gift

posted by Westerner 4:14 PM
Thursday, June 25, 2009


If you know somebody that’s recently moved into a new home, it’s perfect timing, because summer is finally upon us. This means that by the time they are unpacked and ready to host a housewarming party, it’s sure to be sunny and clear weather. This is ideal for hosting an outdoor BBQ or potlatch style dinner.

If you’re looking for a fun and unique housewarming gift, consider buying them a horseshoe game set. Especially if they have children, this will be a fun and wholesome way for those kids to enjoy their summer vacation outside. And if the day does turn out to be sunny, the horseshoe game can be brought out immediately and used to entertain all the guests.

Don’t Get Bent Out of Shape over Damaged Horseshoe Stakes!

posted by Westerner 4:14 PM
Tuesday, June 9, 2009


After several years of playing horseshoes, it’s very likely that your stakes have seen better days. After all, they have to withstand a lot of dings and nicks as well as frequent relocations. All of these activities can leave the stakes looking a bit bent out of shape, literally!

But you don’t have to buy an entirely new horseshoe set just because your stakes are looking a little haggard. Rather, just look into replacement horseshoe stakes. This way, you only have to spend a little bit of money rather than shelling out for an entirely new set. It also cuts down on unnecessary waste, since your horseshoes are likely still in good working order.

The History of the Chandelier

posted by Westerner 4:56 PM
Friday, June 5, 2009


While the chandelier might just be something that you’ve always had in your dining room, it actually has a varied and interesting history. To that end, the first chandelier appeared in medieval times. It was basically a candle chandelier, meaning two pieces of woods were nailed together, and candles were secured to the ends of the wood pieces. With technological advances, the chandelier advanced right along as well. Today, it is typically thought of as a branched and decorative light fixture mounted to the ceiling.

No matter what time period they hail from or what region of the world, chandeliers are known for their complex collection of glass and crystal prisms. This often fills the room with vibrant colors and refracted light. Not surprisingly, some of the most decorative and ornate of all chandeliers hailed from France. Famous for their excess and opulence during the era of pre-Revolution Versailles, truly amazing chandeliers were a fixture among the palaces and castles of that day.