Solar energy has become quite the controversial issue here in Arizona over the last few years. Whatever your feeling about the state and country’s dependence upon fossil fuels, the facts are in: solar power is a clean and sustainable source of power. This is why more and more companies are finding ways to implement solar panels into their...
What better way to spend time with family and friends over the holiday than to plan a craft-making shindig? Transform your home into a holiday haven fit for the most festive of parties, or simply add a few cute additions to the home. Martha Stewart provides us with some fantastic holiday crafting ideas to create decorative items like reindeer wreaths, ribbon garland and bows, and tips for using ornaments off the tree for a sparkling window display (be sure to get the adorable, shiny acorn ornaments).
The holiday celebrations may be fading away, but inside your home, the evidence of their destruction is still evident. Dirt tracked over the carpet, a pile of presents spilling out of the closet, the glass of wine that Grandpa accidentally dumped on the sofa—all that holiday cheer can certainly take a toll on your home decor. But there’s still a whole lot of winter to spend stuck indoors, so you might as well make sure you like what you’re seeing. If your interiors could use a mid-winter update, then these tips are for you.
Paint a Piece of Furniture in a Bright, Bold Color
New Year’s resolutions? How about New...
A group of ambitious Valley women are leading the game in local real estate by blazing the path for others to get involved in hands-on real estate investment projects.
They call themselves the Flipping Females. Spearheaded by Catherine Bell, Elizabeth Hooley, Celina Acosta and Vanessa Guizar, the grassroots group empowers and supports likeminded women who are looking to break into the fix and flip market and establish themselves within local real estate. For the uninitiated, house flipping is when real estate investors purchase houses, fix and repair, and then resell them for a greater profit.
Art to antique furniture to autos. Luxury collecting can take some time and effort, but following these tried-and-true tips from local experts can help you to put your passion for mid-century furniture or vintage baubles to good use.
Auctions. “When starting to collect items, start by frequenting auctions,” says Rowlan Hill of Blue Leaf Estate Auctions, which specializes in high-end cars and furniture, artwork, special artifacts and jewelry. “Others often start by searching online for items, and then head to Ebay to make purchases. Whether it is an online...