5 Steps to a Modernized SMART Home

When it comes to technology, smarter is better. There are smart watches, smart televisions and just about everyone has a smartphone. So what about a smart home? Smart thermostats and lighting timers represent the first steps toward smart home technology for many homeowners, but in a lot of cases, they were the only steps. Since then, technology has continued to develop, and today there are … Continue reading 5 Steps to a Modernized SMART Home

Our First Industrial Pipe Steampunk Desk Lamp Project

I’ve been trying to decorate my livingroom in a more Steampunk/Industrial Old World theme. If you aren’t familiar with Steampunk, it’s * a subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy that incorporates post-apocolyptic technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. In fact, some Steampunk movies you might be familiar with include; Atlantis,¬†Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, Van Helsing, Sucker Punch, … Continue reading Our First Industrial Pipe Steampunk Desk Lamp Project

How to use color psychology to influence the mood of your home

Color has always been an emotional factor for me. Between the color of my hair to the color of clothes I wear and the color of the car I drive, color is essential in my everyday life decisions. That doesn’t change when it comes to my home. In fact, the colors inside my house and outside of my house are even more important to me … Continue reading How to use color psychology to influence the mood of your home

7 Steps to Secure Your Home While You’re on Vacation

Warmer temperatures, budding trees and blooming flowers are all lovely parts of spring, but what you really look forward to is the start of vacation planning season! Deciding where to go and what to see, making arrangements and planning your wardrobe are all exciting aspects of summer vacation planning. But before you pack up to leave on your getaway, be sure to take care of … Continue reading 7 Steps to Secure Your Home While You’re on Vacation

Four Ways Technology Can Positively Influence Your Life

A majority of Americans embrace technology in their homes and offices, but even then, many don’t understand the positive impact technology has and will have on us in the future.¬†Smartphones keep people constantly connected, smart cars can drive and park themselves, and smart buildings are designed to use less energy as they keep everyone occupying them comfy and productive. Of course you think you know … Continue reading Four Ways Technology Can Positively Influence Your Life