Spot the Styles of Spring

Style Spotter Report Fall 2013

High Point Market will be starting in a few short days (April 5th-10th, 2014), and it will be full of the new trends and colors that will be stealing your heart and imagination for the next several seasons. This year's High Point Market Style Spotters are a diverse, young group with color and … [Read more...]

Happy April Fool’s Day!


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"Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It's good to be silly at the right moment." - Horace … [Read more...]

Local Heroes at High Point Market


Before everyone comes into NC for High Point Market, it helps to have a game plan. With countless buildings, thousands of vendors, and so many showrooms to see, you have to make a list of the can't miss locations and showrooms to hit or your feet may fall off before you get to everything. Here … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Penland School of Crafts

Various types of art are always on display at the gallery. 
Photo Credit: Penland School of Crafts

March is National Craft Month, so today we're heading to one of North Carolina's most inspiring spots for artists....The Penland School of Crafts. Tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the school is surrounded by quiet, rural countryside and mountains in the distance. It's the perfect place for … [Read more...]

The Best Way to Clean Mirrors

Tools for cleaning glass

Yesterday, I spoke a little about the resiliency of Dreamwalls Color Glass to baked-on, marked-on gunk. Today, I'll do the same for mirrors and other clear glass products. FIRST: Remember, moisture is the enemy of all mirrors. Windex, vinegar, water,...doesn't matter. All moisture is bad to a … [Read more...]

Cleaning Backpainted Glass

Cleaning: Baked on Spaghetti Sauce, permanent markers, dry erase markers, on backpainted glass.

  Backpainted glass - when produced well - is no match for stubborn stains. Whether it's used as a markerboard, and a Sharpie® gets accidentally used; or spaghetti sauce gets spattered and forgotten; glass is an amazing surface to clean. In today's short video, I'm going to show you the … [Read more...]

Every Man’s Obligation

Albert Einstein

"It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it."  ~Albert Einstein … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: The Avett Brothers


 “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything." - Plato I'm a huge music fan. Any genre will do, as long as it's a good song! A few years ago my boss Ben introduced me to a group called The Avett Brothers  and I've been a big fan ever … [Read more...]

True Beauty Comes From the Light Within


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Best Beautiful Backsplashes

  (Like how I went with the green backsplash for St. Patrick's Day?) A lot of our back-painted glass product goes into kitchen environments. They're not all residential kitchens either,...some are in corporate break rooms and institutional environments.  As I'm away working a glazing … [Read more...]