Polarized Sunglasses are great for everything!

Written by Tim Gorman


Polarized sunglasses may be a good idea for outdoor sports pioneers to get. If you are driving, you may want to consider purchasing polarized sunglasses. The reflection ofrepparttar hood of your car when driving will not be a distraction if you purchase these particular sunglasses. Even if you are indoors or light-sensitive polarized lenses are great to have inside as well.

How do they work? That is a great question and you are just about to getrepparttar 146450 answer. The light that is reflected fromrepparttar 146451 surface of whatever object you are looking at is horizontally polarized, thisrepparttar 146452 name polarized sunglasses! Polarized lenses may react in an apposed way with LCDs (which are also referred to as Liquid Crystal Displays).

If you are light-sensitive you may want to purchase a polarized photochromic lens. This particular kind of lens will change withrepparttar 146453 different type of lighting. For instance, if you are inside with dark lightingrepparttar 146454 lens will be a lighter shade, versus if you are outside it will change to darker when it is brighter.

Tuscan Style Decorating For The Kitchen

Written by Lee Dobbins


A Tuscan decorating theme can put some old world charm into your kitchen and make it a warm homey room to gather in. The Tuscan style incorporates warm earth tones along with natural materials and architectural accents to create a time worn look. Althoughrepparttar look is of a centuries old kitchen you can achieve it without having to buy priceless antiques.

Color

The colors mimic those ofrepparttar 146173 Tuscan landscape rich golds, earthtones and even tones fromrepparttar 146174 sea mingle together for this look of old Italy. Buy some majolica pottery (either new or old) and use those colors to influence your wall and floor choices. Using natural materials like stone, slate, granite or terra cotta for your flooring and countertops will help completerepparttar 146175 look. Try some faux painting on your walls to give itrepparttar 146176 look of antique plaster.

Lighting

Think old world in your lighting and stay away from new or modern styles. Some nice antique looking wrought iron lights will be right in style. Its OK to also have recessed lighting for your task lights, but choose your pendant lights or chandeliers carefully. Stay away from anything too shiny and stick with muted metals.

Accessories

You can buy accessories like those you might find in a Tuscan kitchen brand new today, or you can scourrepparttar 146177 antique shops to get real antiques. Look for old pottery bowls and pitchers as well as painted or antiqued wooden bowls. Majolica makes a nice addition to a Tuscan style kitchen and you can buy whole sets of this pottery new today and use it for everyday use. Use lots of decorative jars of oils with peppers and ropes of garlic, peppers and grape vines. Antique look signs with a wine motif can add torepparttar 146178 wall decor as can wallpaper murals inrepparttar 146179 form of Italian frescos and niches. Soften it up with lots of greenery.

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