Office Schmoffice: Calling All Creative Church Offices

designblitz-comcast1589-700x998

What does your office space look like? I'm guessing it looks like the typical office space of most churches and office buildings out there.  You are in a room with a desk and, if you're lucky, a window.  There are buzzing fluorescent lights above your head and a bookshelf with books rarely read.  Perhaps you have a chair or two in case someone comes in to have a brief meeting. For the most part, all offices are the same, but what if they didn't have to be?  What if your office space could be ... Continue Reading

Marvel HQ Buildings [Infographics]

Marvel Logo

So, you surfing the net when you should be working? Well let me help your ADHD for the next 20 minutes with these AWESOME Marvel Headquarter buildings. Seriously though, my 16-year old self would have a hay day with this! Enjoy... ... Continue Reading

A Beautiful Secret: The Heart Shaped Acres

heart-meadow-08

This has got to be one of the sweetest stories I've ever heard. Winston and Janet Howe were married for 33 years while they lived in the UK countryside. Tragically, Janet died of heart failure. In dealing with his lose, Winston planted several thousand oak trees on their six-acre property. That was 17-years ago, and this is what it looks like today — from the air: ... Continue Reading

Build (LEGOs) with Chrome [Video]

If you are between the ages of 20 and 55, you probably have some kind of memories with LEGOs. For some like myself, that was the majority of your pre-teen years, making cities, castles, and sci-fi scenarios. I do not discredit those under 20 with playing with LEGOs, but the invention of Minecraft probably had a bigger impact for their lives with construction and imagination. Google has decided to digitize this LEGO experience for builders within their Chrome browser with buildwithchrome.com. ... Continue Reading

What Color Should You Paint the Church ____________? [Infographic]

Color Decorating Infographic Thumb

Colors matter. What color is your church sanctuary? How about the entryway? Or what about the Sunday School rooms? While it seems like something that should be relegated to the church interior decorator, there is some psychology behind color as they invoke various emotions. Take a look at this infographic on different colors used in the home, and apply those same principles to what color should be used to paint the church rooms: ... Continue Reading

4 Acoustic Tips That Will Help Your Church Sound System

Acoustics

Everyday there are churches building new sanctuaries or upgrading their sound systems. Often times these projects fall on inexperienced shoulders. As a result, churches are charged above average rates for equipment that is installed in a sub-par fashion. Having an understanding of equipment, electronics, and how to put a sound system together is about all the knowledge most installers have. Truly understanding acoustics and how sound behaves in a room is a rare quality. These four tips will help ... Continue Reading

Awesome Touch-Up Painting with Paint Re-Touching Pen

401354501006558655_f4568ccb0231

I've been filling in some cracks and holes at my house...but I hate having to get the whole paint can out and drag it upstairs...hoping I don't track paint in the house or drip anywhere. Now I can use this for my touch-up painting! Called simply a Paint Re-Touching Pen.  And for only $20!  Can't wait to give it a try! ... Continue Reading

UN Designs Giant LEGO Bricks for Disaster Relief

UNICEFLEGO1

UNICEF, The United Nations Children's Fund, has developed a LEGO-inspired, multi-purpose disaster relief brick. When enlarged to human scale, the unique design of  this giant LEGO brick allows it to function as both a way to transport food, and a building block for constructing real-life buildings. ... Continue Reading