This print features a photograph of an immature American bald eagle about to take off from its driftwood perch at the beach. Seagulls are flying behind the raptor and the ocean is a lovely shade of turquoise. Photographed during the herring spawn on Hornby Island, off the coast of British Columbia, Canada. The image is professionally printed on 8.5″ x 11″ glossy paper. Artwork is printed to the edge on top quality acid-free archival high gloss paper that brings out the rich colors of the image. Signed on the back by the artist. Safely packaged in a clear plastic sleeve with a backing board, inside a chipboard envelope, ready for matting and framing. NOTE: Frame is not included. You will receive a print only. All images are © Peggy Collins.
Tricks And Tips On How To Efficiently Improve Your House
No matter what you’re attempting to do in life, knowing how to do it is a great point from which to start. This holds true even in the realm of home improvement. You surely do not want to improve your home in such a way to your roof leaks or your basement stairs are hazardous. Before you undertake your next home improvement project, read on.
Your porch might be in need of a fresh coat of paint. Make sure the paint you choose is of good quality. Choose a paint similar to the old one; do not apply an oil-based paint over a water based-one or the other way around. The unparalleled durability of oil-based paint makes it ideal for trim, but it’s inappropriate for decks or porches themselves (precipitation makes it slippery).
Plain lampshades can often be spartan and boring. Go to your local crafts store, pick up some acrylic paint and stencils, and create designs on your lampshades. Keep in mind this can be done with dye based ink pads as well. By doing this, you will give your house a better look with more personality.
Stained wood is almost always more appealing than painted wood on baseboards. Stained wood baseboards can help to add depth to your room and make it seem more appealing. Stained baseboards will also hide scuffs and dings better than painted wood, and touch-ups to scratches will blend in more easily. You will have the option to choose from many, many colors of stain that will match decor of any color.
One of the best things about the home improvement process is that it’s well within reach for virtually every homeowner. However, that doesn’t mean you can attack a repair or an upgrade without the knowledge necessary. At the very least, this article should have inspired you to appreciate the importance of preparation and knowledge in your next project. Good luck with your improvement projects!