Nov 22, 2014
You might have noticed the abundance of the orange/blue color combo in movie posters recently, and it’s no accident. While orange blue represent Hollywood action movies very nicely, they can also turn your home into a soothing and cheerful place to be. That’s not to suggest that you paint your walls bright orange and paint all of your furniture blue (though please send us a picture if you do!), but the simple math says that if the Hollywood marketing juggernaut is using it, there’s a safe bet that there’s something to it.
Blue is a cool, calming color that’s often used for accents and highlights, but just as often used as the main color in a room. Orange is a bright, energetic color that, if used at all, is used sparingly in most homes (unless it’s time to put up the Halloween decorations) since it can easily be overdone. Bright oranges, especially, are not something many people consider when decorating their homes. Hollywood definitely follows the “more is always better” approach when it comes to aesthetics, but you can dial it down a good deal and end up with a fantastic looking living room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom or nursery.
How do you bathe yourself in soothing blues and cheerful oranges without overdoing it? Simple: accents and wall art. Most decorators choose one main color for the room, a color which the walls, bed sheets and accessories will closely adhere to. We suggest that you use blue for this color, as it’s easy to become overpowered with orange. Put this together with some simple orange accents, such as festive framed prints (or even solid color wall hangings), books with orange covers or curtains with simple orange patterns and you’ll achieve this color combination without overdoing it.
A soft orange can also work for a room’s primary color, especially when balanced out with a deeper blue. This can give a room that warm, hazy look that recalls decades past but still looks modern and classy. Walls, sheets and curtains are fairly easy to choose and picking them out can be a mundane task, so we recommend putting the real effort into choosing the prints that will adorn them.
For a blue-centric room, look into prints of sunsets, prints of great autumn weather, fall landscapes, bright abstract paintings and earth-toned prints of outdoor life. For orange-centric rooms, look into nautical prints (ships at sea, ocean life, beaches, etc.), outdoor photos focusing on blue skies and cool colors and matching floral prints. The sky is the limit with what you choose, and it’s an absolute blast comparing photos, paintings and prints with your blue or orange-centric rooms to see what works best and fits your personal sense of style.
In the end, it’s very easy to feel overpowered by an orange and blue room, but it’s definitely worth putting the extra effort into choosing colors and home décor framed art. If good results are achieved, you’ll be swimming in a room that’s both calming and cheerful, thanks to tasteful color combinations and framed artworkfor the bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, nursery and beyond.
By: Edward Stuart
Nov 15, 2014
IRA (Individual Retirement Account) is a kind of individual retirement plan. Mutual funds and real estate properties are the main IRA investments previously. Nevertheless, the coverage for the permissible investments were extended because of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Due to this, IRA holders can now invest around one-ounce US gold coins and also one-ounce US silver coins. IRA holders, in the year 1998, were then allowed to invest platinum coins and silver, gold, as well as platinum bullion.
With regards to style as well as elegance, gold is more prominent as compared to silver. Nonetheless, thinking about the value, gold isn’t as pricey as platinum. This is the key reason why gold IRA is the most popular type of precious metals IRA. Experts say that regarding liquidation, gold coins are better than gold bars because of three major reasons. The first reason is gold bars are more expensive than gold coins. With this, if a gold IRA holder wants to sell the former, then he will definitely have difficulty searching for a buyer. Second, gold bars are heavier compared to coins. Because of their weight, delivery becomes a much more taxing task. Third, a really tight security is necessary in shipping gold bars given that they are precious metals.
However, regardless of what form of gold you prefer to invest, it is necessary to look for a trustworthy company to help in setting up your gold backed IRA. Adding to that, working with a reliable gold provider is also needed. Below are some inquiries that would enlighten your mind concerning your search for trustworthy companies.
v Does the company have an AAA score from the Business Consumer Alliance (BCA)?
AAA is the highest possible ranking provided by BCA. Companies that receive this rating are only those with great services without a single complaint from old and present clients. Having this rating also signifies that these companies did not commit any violation based on the rules of the government.
v Is the gold backed IRA company an affiliate of the Better Business Bureau (BBB)?
BBB only registers companies that are devoted in solving each and every client’s complaints.
v Does the gold backed IRA company have positive reviews in TrustLink?
TrustLink is a free website where valuable feedback from customers of a certain business, together with fair details with regards to such business, are published.
On the other hand, the gold provider you ought to choose has to be expert in delivering gold bullions/coins. Furthermore, there are times when you have to liquidate your gold for some reasons. As a result, be sure it is not a problem for the provider to buy back your gold for exactly the same cost in the market if ever you should do so.
Being aware of Facts with regards to Gold IRA Rollovers
Originally, gold IRA rollovers are non-god IRAs at first. They are mostly paper currencies and real-estate investments originally. Rolling over a non-gold IRA into a gold IRA gives numerous advantages to investors. First, gold is less likely to devalue; unlike paper currencies which fluctuate regularly. Gold IRA rollovers can be achieved easily. For this crucial venture, it is better to employ the services of a certified IRA custodian who can assist you, from account transfer to the actual purchase of gold.
By: William Rogers
Nov 8, 2014
When it comes to home décor, where do you get your inspiration? At one “inspired home” in Atlanta, the interior design comes from the pages of top magazines, with furniture and accessories demonstrating today’s best thinking in home design trends.
One of America’s top interior designers, Patricia Crowl, decorated each room of the home with products exclusively available at Wal-Mart nationwide.
“We wanted to take the design expertise of each magazine and show consumers how to apply it to their own homes,” she says. “The house illustrates how to get the look of luxury at an affordable price.”
The show house also offers the latest new trends in home décor this season:
• How to use everyday items in unusual ways: For example, placing mirrors on a dining room table for ambiance and flair, and using outdoor products such as a garden urn and patio cushions as décor for the living room.
• Using a unified color scheme: The use of a single color palette with accent colors sets the tone for a calm room without being boring. This also makes a seamless transition from one room to the next.
• The technique of layering makes a warm and cozy atmosphere without spending a fortune: This can be achieved with rich and colorful throws, pillows, cushions and accessories.
Committed to bringing its customers affordable quality and stylish, contemporary casual merchandise, Wal-Mart has the products to help many homeowners achieve luxury style at a reasonable price. By teaming up with the nation’s top consumer magazines to showcase how consumers can create new design ideas in their own home, the company has created a show house that is beautiful yet practical, stylish yet affordable.
The magazines that inspired the show house and the rooms featured include:
• Better Homes and Gardens, great room and kitchen;
• Country Home, living room and dining room;
• Traditional Home, outdoor entertaining area;
• Child, girl’s and boy’s bedrooms;
• Parents, playroom;
• Decorating magazine, a special interest publication from Better Homes and Gardens, master suite.
By: Stacey Moore
Oct 30, 2014
With most of the big industries specializing in beauty and skin care products, coming up with different brands that could be easily done right at your very home has gone up. Hence, the beauty industries devised some marketing strategies in order to maintain the selling continuity of their products.
Coming up with microdermabrasion products and items that could be applied at home and making it available to beauty-product lovers at an affordable price have been the target of most industries. Home microdermabrasion has never come so trouble-free and simple.
Artemis Woman Home Microdermabrasion
The Artemis Woman Home Microdermabrasion method carefully and effectively clears away dull skin cells, diminishes the manifestation of fine lines and wrinkles, and cleanses pores to reveal dirt free, fresh, radiant skin. This product can be safely used easily right from your home.
For a regular price of $29.82, enjoy a luxurious home microdermabrasion with natural healing gem facial scrub that would surely enhance your beauty without leaving your residence. This product comes with a handheld battery-operated microdermabrasion unit which is 2AA battery-operated. Just take note that the batteries don’t come free when buying this product. You have to purchase it separately.
Also included with the handheld battery-operated facial scrubbing device are brush attachment intended for gentle exfoliation, sponge attachment for sensitive skin, massaging attachment to relieve facial tension, large pore cleaner, small pore cleaner and a 2.5 ounce bottle of clear Quartz Facial Scrub.
Artemis Woman Healing Gems Home Microdermabrasion
Artemis products are known to support the use of alternative medicines by using earthly minerals for spa-like treatment and healing. This product which is listed at a regular price of $29.99 will surely give you a radiant skin. At this price, you will not only enjoy having the spa feeling right from your very home but you also get the benefits of its package.
This healing gem fills the skin with pure essential oils while it is soothingly exfoliated with the fine granules of quartz and natural sugar crystals. Included in this product are the microdermabrasion exfoliating sponges, facial massager, brush attachments, a 2.5 ounce of healing crystal facial scrub jar and a large and small pore cleansers.
DermaFresh Home Microderm Abrasion Kit
This product comes so cheap that it is at only around $8.00 a kit, you will definitely get an amazing result of healthier, younger-looking skin without going through the process of appointments, travelling to spa houses and being run by chemicals and whatever laser devices your skin will experience.
Doing your spa treatment right from your very house gives you the secured feeling of pampering your skin using this DermaFresh Microderm Abrasion System. In just few minutes a day of ritual using this product, you can obtain refined skin. It will exfoliate and polish your skin, decrease fine lines and wrinkles, reduce pore size, and treat sun damaged skin using the product that contains grape seed extracts.
Easy beauty gadgets included in this very cheap wonder kit are DermaFresh wand, interchangeable exfoliating heads, lotion, instruction guide and, yes, a 30 day money back guarantee.
NeoStrata At-Home Microdermabrasion System
Surely everyone has their own scheduled beauty rituals done so routinely, but having NeoStrata included in your daily skin care treatment, you will the full benefit this product as it is infused antioxidants and micro crystals that would even out skin imperfection producing a glowing and fresh-looking skin.
This Neostrata At-Home Microdermabrasion System comes equipped with uncomplicated easy-to-do procedure. At $53.00, you get 10 treatments using this product.
By: Audrey Jacobs