The Cameo

Imagine being able to take a picture of a beautiful sunset on vacation with your camera-phone and be able to instantly send it to your friend's picture frame! That is the latest technology that T-Mobile has invented. T-Mobile has designed a frame called The Cameo (pictured below) that can receive picture messages and email.  Here's how it works...the frame has its own phone number becaus ...

News Post

College Education Check out these articles I found from the past few days on how expensive it really is getting to receive a college education!!! And do you live in a state with the cheapest college? 49 States Flunk College Affordability Test Which State Has the Cheapest Colleges? And for those of you who are currently in school, I know it's getting real close to final time! I hope you like tuna…it might help you with your survival through finals week.  Good Luck!!!! Brain Fo ...

Five Unique Scholarship Opportunities

As a follow-up to my scholarship blog in September, has anyone began their search for scholarship money?  After posting some tips to begin your search, I have decided to bring to your attention a few "interesting" scholarships out there.  We understand that filling out long, boring forms and ensuring you meet a lengthy list of criteria can make the process not so enjoyable.  Well, these scholarships have a different approach and might make it a little more fun, or at least interesting: ...

I Graduated...How Come I Don't Have a Job???

A lot of graduates believe that once they receive their diploma, the job offers will start flying in. It is important for seniors to begin the search early. I am right now in my senior year at college and I have seen many friends graduate and then find themselves jobless and living with mom and dad. It can be very frustrating to have a degree with no job. These following tips will help soon-to-be graduates find a jo ...

The History of Frames

Frames have existed since the 2nd century B.C. when borders were found drawn around Etruscan cave paintings. It seems that since people have been creating art they have searched for the proper way to display it. The middle ages produced frames that were handcrafted. The frames were first carved out of wood then covered in Gesso and Gold Leaf. These frames stunned the onlookers with their beauty and attention to detail. Most of the frames at the time were des ...

Sponge Mounting

If you have decorative art, invitations, birth or wedding announcements or other paper items with 3-D elements, sponge mounting is a technique that can be used before framing.  Sponge mounting will allow you to flatten the piece and remove any warping or cockling while maintaining the 3-D raised elements.  Done properly and by an experienced framer or conservator, sponge mounting can improve severe warping and allow for safe mounting and a nice framed presentation of art and items with 3-D element ...

Caught Sleeping In Your Office Cubicle

If you just recently graduated from college this past May, hopefully you have found your first entry level position, or you are busy on the search for that "perfect" job to jumpstart your career.  What a big adjustment though.  Now you must get used to a regular workweek.   The weekend no longer starts on Thursday; you can't sleep in on a Tuesday because the only thing on the agenda for the day is one class at 12:30; and even more shocking, is that you probably shouldn't stay out partying ...

Preserving Children's Artwork

If you are a mom or dad of young children, I am sure your refrigerator is covered in those beautiful art pieces, collected over time from art classes and school projects.  Your little artists deserve to have their greatest masterpieces preserved for years to come.    As a parent, you can treasure them always as the years go on.  Your kids will soon grow old, but now you can protect the fine art of their young, creative minds.  And what fun for your future college graduate ...

Landscape Photos

From a snow covered mountain range, to a tropical island, to a busy highway; a nice landscape can be found just about anywhere. Photographing landscapes can be quite different than photographing people; therefore these tips will help you take breathtaking scenic pictures that are unlike other photographs you often take. 1. Be creative! As a photographer, it is your job to find beauty in any environment. Pick something interesting that catches the eye. Even if there is a specific object that stands out, it ...

Women in Business 2008: The Power of Progress

During the last week in June, members of our marketing team attended the Women's Business Enterprise National Council's (WBENC) annual conference in Atlanta, Women in Business 2008: The Power of Progress.  Their trip was a success!  The conference provided wonderful opportunities to network with corporations through MatchMaker Meetings and reception events, as well as the chance to connect with other women business enterprises (WBEs).  The conference also included workshops to learn about u ...
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