Can Ceiling Paint Make a Room Appear Bigger or Smaller?

The color of your ceiling can totally affect the appearance of the size of your room. Here's how: Using Dark Colors If you have a room that's large with high ceilings it can sometimes feel cold or disproportionate because furniture and flooring take up less than half of the space in the room, leaving the [...]

By | 2018-02-19T21:26:41+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Around the House, Creative, Design, Midland Texas, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Selena Gomez Lists $3M Texas Estate, Again

For the second time, pop star Selena Gomez has put her 10,000 square-foot Fort Worth mansion on the market. Gomez, a 25-year-old native of North Texas, purchased the luxury home in 2015 as a residence for when she visited family. In 2016, however, she had a change of heart, putting the five-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom home on [...]

3 Great Restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Midland

Whether you're planning an evening out with that special someone, or having a fun night out with your gal pals or best buds, here are three great restaurants in Midland where you can enjoy a tasty meal on Valentine's Day. The Garlic Press Since opening its doors in 1999, The Garlic Press has been a [...]

By | 2018-02-13T00:46:52+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Midland Texas, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be a Design Star With Horizontal Stripes

Using horizontal stripes on walls can not only add visual interest to a room, but create optical illusions that can alter the perception of its dimensions, making it appear larger, or smaller. Here are a few ways to do that. Using One Stripe A single horizontal stripe running from side to side on a wall [...]

Exxon Mobil to Increase Oil Production in West Texas Permian Basin

Exxon Mobil plans to increase its oil production in the Permian Basin to reach 600,000 barrels a day by 2025. The energy giant also plans to spend over $2 billion on transportation and terminal upgrades in west Texas, the Houston Chronicle reported last week. Over the next five years, Exxon intends to invest $50 billion [...]

By | 2018-02-06T02:43:12+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Latest News, Midland 1st Choice, Midland Texas|0 Comments

Midland Among Top 10 U.S. Cities for Millennial Homeownership

Among Millennials, the "Tall City" has no shortage of appeal. Generation Y has made Midland one of the top 10 cities in the U.S. where they are purchasing homes, according to a recent report. The scope of the study considered the Millennial homeownership rate and the change in that rate over the past nine years [...]

By | 2018-02-02T16:33:54+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Site-Built Homes vs. Modular and Manufactured

Interested in new construction? Here's a quick primer on site-built, modular, and manufactured homes. Site-Built Homes Erected completely at the construction site, site-built homes make up the majority of all new houses built today. These homes are commonly made using 2 by 4s and 4 by 6s of pre-cut wood, which is used for framing and [...]

3 Places for Fun and Games in Midland

If you're seeking entertainment, look no further. Here are three sources of fun in Midland. Mystery Chamber: Escape the Room Ready to be terrified? If "scary" is your idea of fun, then you've found the right place. Mystery Chamber: Escape the Room has escape scenarios that will horrify. One mystery chamber, Last Chance, centers on [...]

By | 2018-02-06T18:26:05+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Midland 1st Choice, Midland Texas|0 Comments

3 Must-See Museums in Midland

Midland has lots of things to offer, and a rich history is one. Here are three intriguing museums that are not to be missed. Petroleum Museum Journey through more than 230 million years of history at the Petroleum Museum and enjoy an amazing look at the evolution of petroleum and energy and their impact on our [...]

Texas City Lands No. 2 Spot on TripAdvisor’s 2018 List of Top 10 U.S. Destinations

A list of 10 popular travel destinations in the U.S. was forecast for 2018 and a city in the state of Texas snagged the No. 2 spot. TripAdvisor spotlighted the town of Waco as the trending destination. The travel and restaurant website company compiled its list by evaluating year-over-year positive TripAdvisor travel review ratings for [...]

By | 2018-01-15T16:00:39+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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