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Mary Ruth

Retired designer, kitchen remodeling, space planning, color consultant, blogger

Shutter-Calculator. This program will calculate and create a measured plan and cut list for your own custom plantation shutters.


Using Shutter Calculators When using the shutter calculator be sure that you are familiar with mounting options . Measure for the panel height for a INSIDE MOUNT by measuring the window opening at its narrowest point and subtracting ¼ inch. This will allow for 1/8 inch gaps at the top and bottom of panels. New Kitchen Faucet - by Kingston. Made by Kingston - Satin Nickel finish.

New Kitchen Faucet - by Kingston

Item is new, was never installed Solid Brass Construction Premier Finish 2.2 GPM 1/4 Turn Hardisc Cartridge. Se connecter à Facebook.

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Oil Base Wood Finishes. Water Based Wood Stains & Dyes Nothing produces color on wood like a water-base stain.

Oil Base Wood Finishes

General Finishes Water Based Wood Stains and Dye Stains allow you to create the truest, deepest colors possible on any wood species. Water Based Milk Paints & Glazes Environment friendly General Finishes green water base finishes are easy to apply, durable, and simple to repair. Water-based Milk Paints can be used with our Glazes and Water Based Wood Stains to create decorative finishes such as distressing, antiquing, faux marble, rag rolling, or color washing. Vancouver Colour Consultant: How Light Affects Paint Colour. I am getting lots of questions about lighting and how it affects paint colour.

Vancouver Colour Consultant: How Light Affects Paint Colour

I'm including this one to start off this post because it's even more complicated than the usual one I receive (and it's a great question, thanks!) 32source "Maria, do you know of a seminar that would delve into the more technical aspects of colour: how do certain chemicals affect the colour, how will this be reflected in light and environment; the different aspects of light and environment that affect colour, for example. We’re really hoping to find a course more specific and technical – ie: to know WHY the colour reacts in different environments? " Before I distinguished the different undertones in complex neutrals I was obsessed with understanding how exposure, light bulbs, outdoor reflections like water bouncing off an ocean or lots of green trees would change the paint colour in a room to something that makes you want to run screaming in the opposite direction, or move house.

Re-post: How I Plant a Tomato. Love Apple Farm's tomato plant sale will be held at 5311 Scotts Valley Drive in Scotts Valley (near Santa Cruz, CA) and will begin on Saturday, March 298, 2015 and continue EACH day until the end of May.

Re-post: How I Plant a Tomato

How do we plant a tomato, you might ask? With a ridiculous amount of stuff in the hole, is the answer. When someone ropes me into telling them and I start the long answer, I eventually see their eyes glaze over. That's the point where I say, "Then you throw in the kitchen sink and cover it all up. " To date, no one has laughed at that joke. I think they're just either too overwhelmed by the real stuff we put in there, or they actually believe we're throwing in a sink. Java Vintage Bamboo 54-inch Length Shade. Shipping: Usually leaves our warehouse in 1-2 business days. * Standard Return Policy: Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment.

Java Vintage Bamboo 54-inch Length Shade

J. D. Gray. 317 Power Words That'll Instantly Make You a Better Writer. Ever noticed how some writers have an uncanny ability to toy with your emotions?

317 Power Words That'll Instantly Make You a Better Writer

Within the span of a few pages, you can go from shaking with excitement to bawling your eyes out to flying into a rage and throwing the book across the room. It’s the hallmark of great writing, proof of mastery of the craft, and the yardstick by which aspiring writers measure their work. And it goes beyond storytelling. Additive & subtractive color mixing. 2.

additive & subtractive color mixing

The reflectance curve changes with the physical state of the colorant. A pigment such as quinacridone violet (PV19) does not have fixed, unchanging color attributes. The reflectance curve, and hence the apparent color under standard viewing conditions, changes with the physical state of the pigment — the pigment may be dry or wet, it may be suspended in water or oil, it may be diluted or concentrated, it may be displayed as a thin or thick layer (diagram, right).

In most colorants, each of these physical changes will alter the reflectance curve significantly. Parlour: Patina-ing a Mirror! This is something that I have just recently needed to learn for a client.

Parlour: Patina-ing a Mirror!

I thought I might share with you the process, so you can do it for yourself. If you don't want to assemble all the needed materials yourself, you can just get a patina kit here.Materials needed • Mirror• X-Acto knife• Staple remover or a pair of pliers• Clear packing tape• Drop cloth• Protective goggles ($2.97 at Home Depot)• Heavy-duty rubber gloves ($3.29 at Home Depot)• Sprayable paint stripper ($9.26 at Home Depot)• Paint scraper• Patina solution ($4.99 for Modern Masters Metal Effects Blue Patina Aging Solution at Janovic)• Kitchen sponge• Washcloth• Sea sponge• Glass or bucket (for water)• Paintbrush• Gold, copper or black paint (we used Modern Masters Metal Effects Rich Gold, $11.99, at Janovic) 1.

Place the mirror face-down and carefully cut through the paper backing with an X-Acto knife. 2. 3. 4. Decorator Upholstery Fabrics and Drapery Fabrics by the Yard at Discount Prices from The Barn Fabric Center. How to Set Up a Blog in Under 10 Minutes - Daniela Uslan. You’ve been wanting to start a blog for a long time, thinking of amazing post ideas and how awesome it will be to have an audience eager to read your stuff.

How to Set Up a Blog in Under 10 Minutes - Daniela Uslan

There’s just one problem. You need to set it up, and you’re not sure how. Well, lucky for you, it’s super easy. And I’m about to walk you through the entire process. The Art of Building a Blogging Career. Can you start up a blog and become a big overnight success? Probably not. Can you start a blog and work on it part time and make a living? Probably not. But if you approach your blog as a business it is possible to make blogging your career.

The Art of Building a Blogging Career. I had to laugh out loud when I took this phone call the other day. A representative from a marketing agency in New York approached me about creating a guest post on my blog. Here is how it went: ME: So what is it exactly that your company does? HIM: We specialize in Social Media Marketing strategy. ME: Really. A friend of mine recently posted a provocative question on Facebook. He had received less-than-stellar books to review from people he knew well. This was the dilemma he posted: