Saturday, October 31, 2009

How To Create Your Own Botanicals ?

If you like botanical prints.

This is a place that shows how to make your own with real flowers and frames.

These can add to the look of any home. What beauty they have. For the lesson go here.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Friday, October 30, 2009

Growing A Herb Garden Can Be Done Inside Or Outdoors

You may use them every time you cook but you may not
realize how easy it is to grow your own.

When you plant a garden of herbs you can enjoy fresh herbs
with your meals everyday.

This herb garden can be moved indoors when the weather gets
to cold for it to be out doors.

Because herbs are great when they are grown indoors it does
not matter when you decide to start your herb garden.

The main thing you need to remember is that herbs need
great soil, good lighting, and a warm temperature in order
to grow successfully.

If you can provide these three ingredients and add a little
time you can enjoy fresh herbs conveniently and easily
right from your own herb garden.

Some of the more popular herbs to grow include: Chives,
Oregano, Cilantro, Basil, and Parsley but you can grow any
combinations of herbs that you wish to grow.

To get started in your herb garden you need to find a nice
spot in your home that provides warmth and light. If you
have a problem locating a place try using artificial
lighting in order to make your herb garden grow.

With artificial lighting you can put your herb garden
anywhere you would like. Next you need a pot or box to
plant your herbs in. Add your soil, fertilize it if
necessary and then add your herbs to it.

Always add enough water to give your seeds a good start and
then water as often as needed. Check to make sure that the
light is not too much for the herbs but it is enough to
supply light to the herbs in order to make them grow.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Gardening To Help Your Food Budget !

Watching 'Little House on the Prairie' gave us a sense of
what life use to be like a long time ago when there was no
grocery store to stop in at on your way home from work in
the evening.

We would see Charles breaking the soil with a plow and his
team of horses and almost fall asleep while eating his

Working hard to produce their food was necessary. If they
didn't work to produce their own garden they may not have
enough food to get them through for the winter.

Over the years, as times changed, it has become possible
for grocery stores to offer foods to consumers for less
money than what it would cost to grow it themselves.

Because of that most people do not have to grow their own
garden for food because of the affordable prices. There are
some that find that growing a garden is still necessary for
their own personal reasons.

Growing a garden may be a way of life for some. If you grow
up producing a garden every year you soon learn all the tips
and tricks that you can pass down to your children.

Raising a garden for your main source of food requires a
lot of work and some expense involved as well. In the end
you can enjoy everything from your garden all year long by
preserving them.

When you harvest your food you can save seeds from your
vegetables so you can use them next year to plant with.
This will save you money in the long run because purchasing
seeds and plants can be a big expense.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Teaching Children About Gardening!

There are several different kinds of gardening; plants,
flowers, trees, fruits, herbs and more.

Gardening is very important to everyone because everyone
needs to eat in order to stay alive.

A garden can be any size that you want it to be. You can
have a box outside your window with a few plants in them or
you can have acres of land as a garden.

Gardening can be done in different seasons, depending on
your climate and where you live. Grown ups can grow a
garden that will produce fresh vegetables to eat for dinner
or to can or preserve so they can be eaten during the

Children need to learn about gardening for several reasons;
it can teach them where food can come from, it can teach
them how plants grow from seeds to plants that produce, it
can also teach them other things like patience as they
watch the garden grow.

Gardening also gives the kids a chance to get outdoors and
do something that is productive and fun.

Allow your child to go with you to buy supplies that are
needed for their garden. You may even want to start them
out in a pot or a box outside that they can plant a few
plants in.

Some of the items you will need to purchase would be soil,
seeds, hand held garden tools, a watering can and some
fertilizer if needed.

Have your child read the directions on each package and
notice how everything is grown differently.

For example, cucumbers are barely planted under the ground
while carrots need to be planted deeper. Knowing the depth
of each seed will ensure that your child's garden will grow
accurately and productive.

They also need to know how much water and sunlight for the plants
to grow as they should. If they over water the plants they will not grow.
If they do not get enough or to little sunlight they will not grow as they

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Monday, October 26, 2009

Gardening Indoors And Outdoors In A Small Space!

Sometimes you may not have access to a wide open field to
plant a garden in but you still want to enjoy gardening and
eating fresh fruits and vegetables.

Growing a garden inside can allow you to produce fresh
fruits and vegetables any time of year because you can
control the climate that the plants need to grow.

This is the AeroGrow, there are others that you can choose
from. It comes with a grow light. It is good for an indoor
herb garden. If you have more than one you can grow
many different kinds of plants, vegetables or flowers.

There are several different ways to grow fresh fruits,
vegetables, and herbs inside.

You may want to use pots to grow your garden, a flower bed
outside of your window or your front porch or you may be
able to find a mini greenhouse that you can set up on your
front porch or in your front room that faces the sun so
that your plants will grow in a warm and well lit

Grow boxes are a great way to use a small space to grow things.

Container gardening also works very well.

This is an outdoor greenhouse. This can work inside or out.
If it is used inside the house you will need to put it where it
gets a lot of light or use grow lights.

To grow your garden in a box is simple. Go to the store and
find a square box, a round galvanized tub or anything like
that where you can place soil in with a little depth.
Gather all your seeds and planting supplies in order to
grow your garden.

Because of the limited space you will not be able to grow a
complete row of vegetables but you will be able to put
fresh vegetables on your table occasionally.

You may want to dehydrate your vegetables as they grow so
that you can preserve them and eat them later when you have
a craving for something from the garden.

Even if you cannot grow a big garden there are other ways
to get what you want from a garden without paying a lot of
money for it.

Sometimes it is good to have things grow Up like in the video
above. Sometimes using shelves like in the mini greenhouse.
Containers also work very well. Use the space that you have
to your best use. Mix flowers in with the vegetables and what
a beautiful site that is.

Use some thought and you can have a wonderful garden indoor
or outdoors, even in a small space.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Gardening Can Be A Way To Relax !

When you find a hobby that interest you it can be a way to
relieve stress or to get away a little while from your

Hobbies can build self esteem and give you something that
you can accomplish on your own and for yourself. Gardening
is also considered a hobby for some.

There are several reasons why gardening can help you relax.
Usually you feel better if you can separate yourself from a
stressful situation and that can be accomplished by doing
something that you like.

Gardening can build self confidence and it can raise self
esteem. When you grow a garden you can feel satisfied
knowing that you created something important and special.

Gardening can also get you out of the house in order to
enjoy the fresh air which is very healthy.

Gardening can be done outdoors or indoors, depending on
where you live and your physical limitations. Even those
with disabilities can benefit from gardening in several

Gardening can be easy to do and it may have a positive
affect on someone who is normally depressed or sad. They
may feel like they are unable to succeed in anything or low
self esteem.

Gardening for themselves can instill all of the positive
feelings that someone may need to get them back on track.
Watching something grow has a positive affect on everyone,
but especially the one that is growing the garden.

Growing a garden inside during the winter months is a great
way to beat the winter time blues.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Friday, October 23, 2009

Learn More About The Abigail Adams Project !

Politics is not what we do normally on this blog. But this is important. We thought that it is worth putting on the blog.

If you are looking for a site that gives you information on all the issues and people that are running for office Local, State, or National. this site has the information.
* Go to Abigail Adams Project to learn more and get informed.

( Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams)
* If you like forum then check these out.
* If you want to learn things about history, patriots reading list, featured books, freedom documents and even videos- go to resources .
*If you want to learn about the issues, go to HFA issues . To learn about education, economy, taxes, media, social security, moral issues, support the troops, Government, war on terror, international affairs, freedom of religion, citizenship, great American Hoaxes, health care. This is the place to learn more about these things.
* To become a member of the Abigail Adams Project , then this is the place.
* To become a member of HFA ,then this is the place.
* Learn about the candidates for voting , this is the place to go. If you want to know whats up with congress, then this is better than CNN.

As you can see it has a lot to learn from on this site. This is what they are all about. Right from the site. If you want to know this is the place to go to.

Homemakers for America is currently working on the Abigail Adams project which is a research and development project that will compile a data base of information on who your elected leaders are and where they stand on the issues. In election cycles this database will include information on the Candidates running in your state and local area, where they stand on the issues and where they will be speaking.

It is our on-going mission at HFA to keep you informed and up to date on issues, candidates and your elected leaders. With that in mind, we have come upon some great sites to help you along the way. This section of the site will continue to develop so eventually you will be able to clink on your state or local community to access this information. Until that time, we feel the following sites will be of great value to you and help you be an informed voter in the United States of America.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Trouble Shooting A Problem With Your Home Cinema!

The home cinema will certainly keep you home more often.
You can forget about those long ticket lines and sitting in
a large crowd.

However, there are some common problems that can be run
into when you have a home cinema. Here is just one of them:

Sound quality - If you are experiencing poor sound quality,
does this necessarily mean that the merchandise you bought
has a defect? No, not all of the time.

The first thing you should do is check the speakers’ wiring
to make sure they are properly connected at both ends. If
that proves that nothing is wrong, then you may have a
problem with the speaker or the amplifier.

The best way to trouble shoot and determine the problem
is to hook up the speakers to the stereo. If the sound comes
out great, then you have a problem with the amplifier.
If there is very little improvement, your problem is with
the speakers.

Another reason that you may be having a sound problem is
that the system is not compatible with the television that
you have. This should have been checked out before you
bought the system, but since the problem is there, you
should have a professional take a look.

It just may be that your speakers are grounded. You cannot
miss this problem because there is a hum coming out of your
home cinema system.

There are several reasons this can happen: ground loops,
bad cables, improper grounding and faulty equipment that is
caused by an electronic motor or a dimmer.

Poor wiring or speakers, grounding or even incompatibility
are just a few of the problems you may run into which can
affect the sound of the home cinema system. The minute you
notice any problems, do not panic, but instead try to
isolate the problem. Trouble shooting the problem can help you
when the person comes to fix it.

Once that you have found out the problem, call a pro to come
take care of the problem that you are having. That way you can
continue to enjoy your home cinema. What a great way to spend
time with your family. All the hours of joy that you can have with
your own home cinema.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Lets Go To The Movies In Our Home Cinema!

Home cinema is a term used synonymously with home theater.
It helps to make you feel just as if you were in a movie
theater as it seeks to reproduce cinema quality picture and

Technically speaking, a home cinema could be as easy to
arrange as a television, DVD and some speakers.

It is fairly hard to specify what the difference is between
a -home cinema- from a regular television and stereo.

Most consumer electronics experts agree that a -home
theater- integrates a high-quality picture with surround

If you happen to have a home cinema, you are trying to
capture a real -cinema experience-. Therefore, you would
need a higher sophistication and quality set of components
over that which an average television can provide. Setting
up a home theater would include getting the following

1. Input devices - You should have one or more video/audio
sources. HD ,DVD or Blue-ray are preferable.

2. Processing devices - A stand alone AV receiver can be
chosen or perhaps you would prefer a Preamplifier and Sound
Processor. The choice is yours.

3. Audio output - You must have anywhere from 2 to 11
speakers with an additional sub woofer.

4. Video output - You must have a large HDTV display. There
are several options to choose from: Liquid crystal display
television, plasma TV, video projector, CRT TV or a
rear-projection TV.

5. Atmosphere - In order to improve the cinema feel, you
should have comfortable seating and organization.

There you have it! These are the basic things to have when
you consider having a home cinema. Pretty soon you’ll be
saying, -Let’s go ‘in’ to the movies!-

You can make it as plain or fancy as you would like.

It is just time to enjoy the movies at home.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Compair Between The Home Cinima And Going To The Movie Theater To See The Movie !

Let’s face it; we all love to go to the movies. What would
the advantages be of having a home cinema over going out to
the movie theater? Here are several for you to think about:

Ticket cost - The price of a movie ticket these days seem
to be like the gas prices - they are constantly going up.

A family of five is going to have to part with about $40
just to see a movie once!

Food cost - You can add a minimum of $20 for just the basic
popcorn and drink. In your own home cinema, you can have
whatever snacks and drinks you wish and not have to worry
about the inflated beverage and food surcharges.

Cleanliness - The floor at the local movie theater is
littered with popcorn kernels, sticky soda pop residue and
you may even find wads of bubblegum on the chairs and the
floor just waiting to be sat in or stepped on. Your home
cinema can be as clean as you like it.

Comfortable seating - Seating at the theater is space for
attendance and not for comfort. In the typical home cinema,
comfort is the key.

You can lean back in an overstuffed leather theater
recliner and not have to worry about rubbing elbows with
your neighbor!

No cell phones - I am sure you have been to the movies and
seen some teens chatting on their cell phones. Even though
the theater asks you to turn off all cell phones and
pagers, you can hear someone’s phone ring at just the
critical part of the movie. There will be none of that in
your own home cinema.

These are just some of the advantages of having your own
home cinema. Can you think of any more?

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Saturday, October 17, 2009

This Is A Post To Spread The Word!

This To help spread the word that they are trying to get donations to help stop hunger. One garden at a time.

This is the blog that you can visit if you would like to help: crush hunger . We can all help with this one.

Lets all get behind this to help others learn how to feed themselves and maybe others as well with gardens.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Friday, October 16, 2009

Some Accessories To Add To Your Home Cinema !

Accessories can make a big difference. Don’t leave out the
home cinema when it comes to accessorizing.

Whether you wish to implement a full-scale themed motif or
just want to put a few extras in your home cinema, just
realize that even small things do make a difference.

Dream a Little Theme - Themed home cinemas are growing more
and more popular. Your themed home cinema should make a
statement about your personality.

Let your creative juices flow and try to be original.

Working with Walls - The walls of your home cinema will
allow for easy and inexpensive space for your theme

You could add framed posters from some of your all-time
favorite movies. Illuminated frames and cases can be an
enhancement to any poster.

If you wish to keep the sound from bouncing all around the
room, then one accessory you could add to the walls would
be acoustic paneling.

Bring up the Lights - Creative lighting will add a
tremendous effect to you home cinema. You can turn your
ceiling into a dramatic and starry universe with a
fiber-optic Star Kit that is available from

It is easy to install and not that expensive. You may also
wish to add atmosphere to your home cinema by placing
accent sconces and floor lamps in strategic places.

Completely Floored - You can choose your carpet based on
the overall theme of your home cinema. Carpeting will also
help with the acoustics of your home cinema.

If you are working with a limited budget, think about
installing carpeting on the ceiling and the walls of your
cinema to minimize reflection.

This is just some food for thought when it comes time to
accessorize your home cinema.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Choosing The Seating For Your Home Cinema!

When thinking about your home cinema, you want to make sure
that you and your guests are comfortably seated before the
movie starts.

You certainly do not want to be sitting in a hard, straight
backed chair or a sofa that you sink up to your eyeballs
in! The most important feature to consider when picking out
your home cinemas accessories is seating.

Once again there are many styles and colors to choose from.
Some seating can be quite pricey, so, again, you must work
with what your budget will allow.

When you are choosing seating for your home theater, you
should also consider whether you would like to have cup
holders or not.

It is certainly a convenience to have a cup holder, but
wouldn’t it be possible just to set your drink on the
floor? Ah, yes, then there is the inconvenience of having
to bend over to pick up your cup and missing a critical
part of the movie!

If you are not concerned about the price, you could
consider getting a cushioned rocker. You can purchase
either a velour or Nusuede rocker for about $1,250.00, and
a leather rocker will run you about $1,800.00 for a single

If you may be considering alternative seating, children or adults
that might be bigger in size, choose what suites your needs you
may want to go with an Apollo or Aurora ottoman in either
doeskin or leather. A bean bag chair for the children to use.

The price of the Aurora is about $370.00 which would be
easy on the pocketbook if you are on a budget. The price of
the Apollo is somewhat more at $912. Leather will cost you
a little more.

There is a wide range of seating choices that you can find
on the Internet. Make sure that you find seating that is
totally -you-!

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Tips For Setting Up The Projector For Your Home Cinema!

In order to capture the greatest cinema experience, you
should give some thought as to where you shall place the

There are basically three ways that you can set up your
projector. They are: table top, ceiling mounted or wall

Make sure that when you buy your projector that it is able
to be mounted as you want.

Table top - Does the projector match the decor? Is the
noise that the projector makes low enough? Do you think
that the projector will be suitable for the screen size?

Ceiling mount - You must first make sure the mount fits the
type of ceiling you have - vaulted or flat. Is it fairly
easy to install the cables and the power that is required?

Do you need to have a mount with a quick release? Are you
able to move the mount in various positions? Mounts will
vary in drop height from the base. This may give you some
idea as to how low from the ceiling your projector must be.

Wall mount - This can be similar to a ceiling mount or you
can have a special AV rack.

These are some things to consider when you are wall

- Can the mount support the projector’s weight?

- Is it able to be adjusted for sideways and height

- Will the mount fit in with the decor of the room?

- Will the location you have chosen for the projector
produce the desired screen size?

When building your home cinema, positioning the projector
is critical in order to you to have a wonderful experience.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Monday, October 12, 2009

Home Cinemas In A Box Ready To Go!

Many high-quality home cinemas are put together from
component pieces that are purchased separately in order
give the home cinema enthusiast the best combination of
equipment with regards to cost.

It is possible to buy everything you need to set up your
home cinema in one convenient box.

This will usually include a set of speakers in order to get
the surround sound effect, an amplifier and tuner in order
to adjust the volume and select video sources and sometimes
even a DVD player.

Even though these kits fall far short when you compare it
to a home cinema that is custom-built, you have to admit
that they are inexpensive as well as easy to set up. You
only have to add a TV and some movies in order to have a
simple home theater.

Some home cinema enthusiasts will have a dedicated room in
their home just for a home cinema. These advanced
installations usually include acoustic design elements that
are very intricate.

It includes a "room-in-a-room" construction which isolates
the sound and provides an almost ideal listening

These more sophisticated installations are often called
"screening rooms".

A person who is completely involved in home cinema can even
go so far as to completely recreate an actual movie

They can have a projector which is enclosed in a projection
booth, specialized seating can be bought, a person could
have a theater organ or a piano and curtain hanging in
front of the projection screen.

Throw in a popcorn or snack machine and you will feel that
you are actually in the movie theater! What an experience.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Home Cinema, How To Choose The Best One For YOur Home?

Choosing a home cinema can be a difficult task as there are
so many brands available. This will help you gain a little
insight as to how to choose the best home cinema for you
within your budget.

Display - It seems that the most popular and least
expensive option is to choose a CRT TV. Many experts agree
that this option will give you the best picture quality. A
28 inch screen is best. However, realize that other options
are available.

DVD player - Make sure that you get a good DVD player, and
make sure that it is able to read most disc formats. Be
wary of inexpensive DVD players and brands that you have
never heard of.

Sound system - If you do not know what you are doing, it
may be very difficult to attain the perfect sound. The best
solution is to get a theater-in-a-box.

They are not only easy to install, but you will have all of
the necessary sound components. If you are buying each
component separately, you have other factors to consider.

Where exactly will you be putting your sound system? Is
your room big enough to accommodate large speakers and a
heavy subwoofer? Will it blend in with the surroundings?

About the speakers - The only thing you need to know is
that you must have a center speaker, at least two rear
speakers and also a subwoofer.

Where will you buy your home cinema - The first thing to do
is to make use of the Internet to check out different
prices. Check for stores around you and see if you can get
a demonstration of a home cinema.

Shop around and you will surely be able to find the best
home cinema that is within your budget.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Saturday, October 10, 2009

The Making Of A Home Cinema?

You home cinema should combine the features of a video and
an audio system in order to replicate an actual movie
theater in your own home. The home cinema is becoming
increasingly popular today.

You classic home cinemas should consist of a large,
high-class HDTV - capable television. You may rather have a
video projector.

The quality audio system is achieved with a high fidelity
surround sound system. It contains at least 4 speakers as
well as a subwoofer in order to have the proper sound

Your home cinema consists of a proper arrangement of a TV,
DVD, VCR and a set of speakers. The home cinema is supposed
to mimic the natural movie house situation.

There are all types of ‘home cinemas’ on the market today
which differ in size, capacity and, of course, price. You
should do a thorough assessment first and then purchase
your home cinema system.

The sky can very well be the limit as far as home cinemas
go, so make sure that you stick to your budget.

You can get a great deal of information about home cinemas
on the Internet. This Information Highway will get you full
information regarding different models, different makes,
features of different models and much more.

Before actually purchasing a home cinema, you should know
about the different components that you are going to need
for your home cinemas such as a TV, screen, receivers,
amplifier, speakers and more.

There is a great deal to consider when you are thinking
about constructing a home cinema within your house. The
best advice to follow is -Think before you leap!-

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

The Home Cinema Is Composed Of These 3 Things !

Your home cinema is basically composed of receivers, a
screen, speakers and amplifiers. We will look at each
component in depth.

Receivers - This is the very heart of your home cinema
because all of the other parts are connected or wired to
it. The receiver works as your controller.

If you select a low-quality receiver, this can jeopardize
the pleasure of your home cinema system. The receiver
should hold digital or optical audio ports and should even
be able to adapt to the older style cabling.

The price of your receiver will depend upon its amplifier
supremacy as well as its detailed feature set. You want to
make sure to always buy a good quality receiver. This will
ensure that you have a wonderful home cinema experience.

Screen - Another vital component of a home cinema system is
the screen. There are basically four types of screens:
permanent, portable, manual pull down and electric. Each
screen has its good and bad points.

Speakers - The speakers for your home cinema convert
electric signals into sound. You will be able to reproduce
quality audio by having a hi-fi surround system.

Amplifiers - Another way to look at your amplifiers is by
saying they are the minds of the home cinema.

Most amplifiers can be distinguished by several
characteristics such as gain, slew rate, settling time and
aberrations, output dynamic range, bandwidth and rise time,
noise and efficiency and linearity.

There are a lot of different model to choose from so be
careful when you make your selection.

These are the basic components that you will need to have
when setting up your home cinema.

Have a great day.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

What We Can Learn From Interior Desingers That Decorate Restaurants ?

More Americans dine out each week than participate in
any other form of entertainment today. Americans now
eat more meals away from home and dining has become
what people do to relax, unwind or have a good time.

A trip to Europe proves the opposite. Meals there are
served much later and have a more celebratory air
about them. People are more involved in conversation
and the dinner is more of an event than a way of life.

Sometimes food and service aren’t enough. Our taste is
only one of our senses. People who dine out want to
eat in an environment that is both welcoming and warm.

The interior design aspects used in restaurants differ
from those designs used in homes and other businesses.

Interior designers use sight and sound which accompany
the smell and taste of the food. Colors and lighting
not only make the patron comfortable, they are
designed to make the customer hungry.

Colors affect us physically and psychologically so
often an interior designer is more apt to use a
saturated red. It is a warm color and is the most

It is most often used in restaurants and even kitchens
because red enhances food and makes us hungry.

Color is not the only aspect important in decorating a
restaurant. Comfort is key. Plush, comfortable seating
with a softer light will encourage people to eat more.

They find themselves comfortable and are more apt to
relax, eat and drink more.

What can we learn from the interior designer that does the
decor in restaurants? How can we make our own kitchens
better for our homes from these designers?

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Sunday, October 4, 2009

School For Staging A Home!

There is a different kind of school that might interest those
that like interior design. It is for staging a home for sale.

Staging a home for sale, if the home is empty you want people
to see what it would look like with furniture in it. It helps the
home to sell better to have furniture in the home.

You might use some of the furniture that the client has or
come up with all of it yourself.

You give the client the best look for the home. Show of all the
good points about the home. Down play the bad points or make
them into a plus if you can.

You are there to help sell the home to people that walk through it.
People can see what it would look like with furniture in the right
places would look like, to make it look the best that it could be.

You also have lighting, art, and plants to make the rooms look
cozy and warm.

Change a few things like wall color if needed. Change out the hardware
in the kitchen. This makes the home look better to the person that
might buy the home.

Haverhill is an online school for staging a home. Check it out for yourself.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Add A Touch Of Class To Your Home!

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What a great and classy look for the home.

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If You Want To Do Interior Desgin As A Profesion, Find A School?

There are many schools that teach the art of interior
design. Not only in the U.S., but also worldwide.

There are even at home Internet courses available to
help you get your degree in interior design. New York,
Chicago and San Francisco all have top interior design
programs at their colleges.

And what better place to attend a school than where
trends are hot and where you can get a challenging and
comprehensive curriculum that gives you experience
with both residential and contract design.

As with many career subjects, there are different
degrees available to the interior design student. You
can start with a certificate, move to an associates,
then a bachelors and a masters degree.

Each one is harder to get and takes more time and more
money. But the exciting career you will have waiting
for you when you graduate are well worth every dollar
spent and hour dedicated to the courses.

You can also choose an area of specialty in which you
want to work. It is important however to keep the
options open because one never knows what the job
market will be like.

It is better to know more about more than just one
small specialty. Then you can move to the area where
there are more jobs in demand.

Most people will specialize in either residential or
business interior design though. There are pluses to
all of these, but with residential, you must be keyed
in on your customer and their lifestyle.

You won’t want to design an interior the way you would
want yours. It may not fit your client’s lifestyle.

Even furniture stores have interior designers to help the customers
out with the things that they are in need of. There are many
choices in this field.

Have you thought about this as a way to make a living?
What are your thoughts? We would like to know, leave
a comment.

Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Friday, October 2, 2009

Interior Design That Helps You Go Green!

With so much of the country these days working on ways
of saving our planet and "going green" it is not
surprising that green has found its way into interior

A building cannot be green on the outside without
being on the inside. Energy conservation is a key step
to going green so it only seems fitting that the first
step to a green interior design is to plan rooms with
energy sensitive lighting.

Green interior design can also reflect the energy a
home gives off and uses up. You want a home that can
be kept thermally comfortable while keeping the energy
consumption at a low.

Green methods of thermal comfort can include solar
heating units, thermostat set backs and good home

Tankless water heaters can save you a lot of money
on heating your water only when you need it, not all
day long when you are not even home.

Insulating the home is one of the biggest money
savers, and many people don’t realize that going green
may also have tax deduction advantages.

The approach of insulation can be applied to newer
homes as well as older ones.

Do not forget the windows. If they are older replace them.
You get a lot of heat loss in the winter, summer time your cool
air goes out the windows.

Fine-tuning a green interior can take some work but it
can allow you to reduce energy costs without losing
design quality.

Additional ways to conserve energy in a home can
include covering walls with fabric gathered on a rod
at the top and bottom, using closets as buffers on
north or west walls, adding a heat lamp to a bathroom
to take the chill off on a cold morning, use thermal
wallpaper to insulate and using foil wallpaper to
reflect heat back into the interior.

Also, using filled bookcases on outside, non-mass
walls act as insulation, large decorative rugs,
tapestries or fabric wall hangings on outside non-mass
walls also add insulation.

There are many steps you can take to go green with
your interior design. A quick Internet search can give
you a lot of ideas.

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Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"