John Jeffrey Blog

The Art of Art Placement

Things to think about before hanging art up in your home.
Posted by Josh Arnold on March 24, 2021 in  uncategorized
Ever wonder what magic tricks interior designers have up their sleeves? There’s no secret. It’s just an understanding of what’s aesthetically pleasing to the eye, and why. And like so many things in life that work well, it’s all about balance. Considering where you place objets d’art – your favorite things – is key to pulling off a professional looking interior design. When hanging artwork, first look at the big picture. Make sure the scale of the piece doesn’t over- ... read more

How to Build a Home Gym Without Breaking the Bank

Three out of five Americans are actually turning to home gyms
Posted by Josh Arnold on March 24, 2021 in  uncategorized
The following is a guest post by Ricardo Mello With many gyms closed or operating at minimum capacity, a home gym has never sounded more appealing. Three out of five Americans are actually turning to home gyms for good, and over half of the population is looking for the best home-fitness options. You can even find affordable home gym equipment that gets the job done just as efficiently as a commercial gym can. The Rise of at-Home Fitness Americans are exercising 25 percent more than they were before the quaran... read more

4 Ways to Revamp Your Long-Forgotten Garage

4 tried and tested methods you can use to show your long-forgotten garage some much-needed TLC, revamping your cluttered space
Posted by Josh Arnold on March 24, 2021 in  uncategorized
Has your garage been left abandoned and unloved for far too long? You’re not alone. A home organization study from Moen found that the garage was the most cluttered space in homes. And, with the American Housing Survey reporting 80% of all US homes have a garage, we think it’s time something changed. So join us today in exploring 4 tried and tested methods you can use to show your long-forgotten garage some much-needed TLC, revamping your cluttered space into one fit for function. Reconsider your s... read more

Pantone Color(s) Of The Year 2021: Ultimate Gray And Illuminating

Pantone has gone with not one, but two, hues in its annual proclamation.
Posted by Josh Arnold on March 24, 2021 in  uncategorized
After a most unique year, it only makes sense that we would launch into 2021 with an unexpected color of the year choice. In fact, Pantone has gone with not one, but two, hues in its annual proclamation. The color authority today announced PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating as the dual Colors of the Year for 2021. In a news release, Pantone called them “two independent colors that come together to create an aspirational color pairing, conjoining deeper feelings of thought... read more

Bringing in the Green

Eco-Smart Options You Can Live With
Posted by Josh Arnold on March 24, 2021 in  uncategorized
Living eco-friendly doesn’t have to be complicated. Some of the easiest and most efficient environment-friendly solutions are right under your nose – or above your head – take the sun, for instance. This limitless ball of brilliant energy looming large overhead is one renewable resource just waiting to be tapped for its abundance. And Mother Earth never disappoints by providing us with many natural offerings that don’t need to sap the unsustainable. Here are a few ways to get the most from w... read more