What’s In A Name?

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Being an entrepreneur and creating that unique company name is a challenge.

But that’s only the beginning.

Then you have to take time and apply an enormous amount of dedication to develop and create the brand or image that you want to be known for and that you dream will one day be recognized by everyone in the community where you laid your roots. And then you dream even bigger – that your brand will be widely recognized across the state, the nation and the entire world.  Okay, maybe hoping for world-wide recognition is pushing it a little far … but an entrepreneur can dream, right?  

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Mother’s Day and Spring Inspired DIY

Blog Images (2)Make your moms heart melt this Mother’s Day with a homemade craft that she will cherish.

Wine Bottle Jewelry Holder

What you’ll need:

  • Wine bottle
  • Spray paint
  • Ribbon
  • Wire hanger
  • Wire Cutter

Instructions:

  1. Spray paint your wine bottle
  2.  Let it air dry
  3.  Tie on a ribbon
  4.  Take a hanger cut it with wires
  5.  Put wires in wine bottle and twist the ends

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A World Without Art

What the World Would be like if Art Didn’t Exist

What do you see without art?

What do you see without art?Imagine what the world would really be like if art didn’t exist. There would be no pictures in children’s books, no movies, poetry, paintings, and everything else that makes the world beautiful. People become well-rounded and more outgoing though the creativity and passion brought into their everyday lives because via the aspects of art. Many forms of art have contributed to the relief of stress. These arts can include visual, auditory, or kinesthetic arts. Some people prefer drawing, painting, or sculpting. Some prefer singing and music. And lastly others prefer dancing and theater. Many don’t stop to appreciate the importance of art and what it brings to communities. Continue reading

Baby Shower Painting Party

Baby Shower Paint PartiesAre you planning a baby shower? When planning a baby shower for the mom to be choose us! Eliminate the stress of planning the shower and let us take care of you. At The Paint Cellar we offer great experience to enrich your mind and artistic spirit. We’ll provide everything you need to create your masterpiece before mom has hers. The artist will guide you through the steps of brush selection and color mixing to recreate the painting of your choice.  Socialize with your friends, eat, drink, laugh, have fun and create new memories. Continue reading

8 Insane (But True) Things about Painting

  1. 8 Insane but true things about paintingThe color purple became associated with royalty when the pigment became so expensive only the wealthy could afford it! The dye was so costly to produce. Queen Elizabeth also forbid anyone outside of the royalty circle to wear the expensive color.
  2. The White House is white because of the original lime-based whitewash that was used to protect its porous stone surface. Every year they paint the white house its original white to continue the tradition. Plus, who would live in The White House if it wasn’t white?
  3. The Greek philosopher Plato is credited with the discovery that you can mix two different paint colors together to produce a third color. Check out Plato’s Theory of Colours in the Timaeus for more information!
  4. The first interior painting was done roughly 40,000 years ago in what is now France by prehistoric cave dwellers, who employed stencils in some of the work and even “spray-painted” by blowing paint through hollow bird bones.
  5. Various paint colors can help the body heal itself. There are methods of color therapy with soothing paint colors that encourage healing spiritually.
  6. Among the Aztecs, red pigmented paint was regarded as more valuable than gold.
  7. Many Native American tribes used black paint to signify life and yellow paint to signify death.
  8. The “color wheel” is older than the United States! It was developed by Sir Isaac Newton in 1706. The color wheel creator Isaac Newton, also founded Calculus. The color wheel allows us to create palettes more attractive to the eye.