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Theme Ideas for Pediatric Facilities

Theme Ideas for Pediatric Facilities

Many pediatric offices today don’t look like the facilities of old. Pediatric medical and pediatric dental offices are designing their waiting rooms, exam rooms and even their buildings to appeal to their main clientele, the kids. Pediatricians are striving to create an environment that not only attracts kids to them but also helps put them at ease when they visit.

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Putting Off Procrastination?

Putting Off Procrastination?

Last month I purchased the first gift for someone on my Christmas list. This is unprecedented for me. I rarely think about presents until a week or two before Christmas. In my years working as an editorial cartoonist, I would frequently wait until hours before...

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What the Heck is “Theming”?

What the Heck is “Theming”?

Sometimes it’s easy for companies to toss out industry terms, even when customers may be unclear as to what those terms actually mean. “Theming” is one of those terms and since we use it frequently on our website, this seems like a good place to explain its meaning as we use it.

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Painting The Base Coat for Murals

Painting The Base Coat for Murals

Before we paint or install murals, we request that you prep your walls. This often requires painting a new base coat of paint on to your walls. It is important at this stage to make sure the walls contain no tape, nails, staples, holes, adhesive, oils, etc. Neglecting to remove these things can cause delays in the process and may end up creating a less than ideal end product.

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Kid’s Church Room Spotlight: Moses Parting Sea

Kid’s Church Room Spotlight: Moses Parting Sea

Making a serious Bible story come to life in a way that communicates to children is not always easy. It’s the ongoing task of every Children’s Pastor and Kid’s Ministry. One tool to help accomplish this task is incorporating effective kid’s church room design and theming. We’re all aware that kid’s learn more when they are stimulated to do so by their environment and one of the more effective ways to stimulate them to learn is by telling a story using wall murals. It’s a way for children to not only see the important elements of a story, but to feel as if they are actually experiencing that story. Through experience, a child makes emotional connections and it is because of those connections, they will remember the stories for the rest of their lives.

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Brick Wall Mural Ideas

Brick Wall Mural Ideas

Our Brick Wall Mural Panels come in several different styles, colors and features and there is a very good reason for that. Customizing your space. After almost 15 years of creating murals and themed environments for kids’ spaces, we’ve learned some things about designing rooms that we have applied to our new vinyl wall mural packages. One of those things is what we might refer to as “black hole areas.” A black hole area is a section that needs to be designed in order to match the rest of the themed area but has characteristics making it difficult to theme.

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