10 Cool Different Variations of the Police Badge

10 Cool Different Variations of the Police Badge

Over the years, since the founding of well-known police departments (such as the NYPD), the police badge has changed to reflect the ideals and values of the region over which the department resides. The variations have included different shapes like stars, circles, shields, rectangles, and more. However, one of the most common design elements is the eagle, symbolizing the strength and courage of the town, county, state, and country. The badge helps, and brings together the whole police officer uniform, as seen in this police poster. There is also many different styles to show the rank, or type, of officer.  Below is … Read More

US Army Logo – This We’ll Defend with Duty, Honor & Country

US Army Logo – This We’ll Defend with Duty, Honor & Country

The United States Army was officially established on June 14, 1775. Its leaders combined well-known military traditions with new standards to create an institution that reflected the idea of patriotism. On April 19, 1775, the Battles of Lexington and Concord marked the beginning of the Revolutionary War. This event prompted the Continental Congress to call for the formation of the US Army and rally troops from all thirteen colonies. Known as the Continental Army at the time, the US Army became America’s first national institution. On June 19, the Continental Congress appointed George Washington as the Commander in Chief of … Read More

Creating Your Name with Letter Photography

Creating Your Name with Letter Photography

Letter photography is the art of photographing letters out of objects. If we all were to pay more attention to our surroundings, we would find that letters are everywhere. Some of the most common types of objects that are photographed are architecture, industrial and nature. These could include trees, flowers, waterfalls, benches, windows, and much more. The most familiar words that people choose when designing letter photography is their first or last name. Some letter art ideas could be someone’s first name to hang in a bedroom or a last name to decorate above the mantel in a family’s living … Read More

3 Frame & Display options for Alphabet Photography

3 Frame & Display options for Alphabet Photography

When designing alphabet photography, there are often many different options for ways to customize your piece of art. There are many options to choose the individual photos for the word you choose to spell out; the tone of the photos (color, black and white, or sepia); mat colors; and frames. We wrote a great article, on what is letter art, if your not sure what this product is all about. There are often many options when it comes to choosing the right alphabet frames. You may be able to choose between natural woods, colored frames or clip frames with options to … Read More

The Marine Corp Logo – Eagle, Globe, and Anchor

The Marine Corp Logo – Eagle, Globe, and Anchor

Some of the most important pieces of United States Marine Corps history are shown through its logo, seal, and uniform. The emblems, and ornaments that decorate and represent the US Marine Corps was influenced by the designs of the Continental Marines and the British Royals Marines. It’s widely believed that the Marine Corps logo, also known as the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor, has kept its design since 1868. However, there were a few more design changes that were put into effect in the early- to mid-1900s, until it finally came to be design that you see today. The Marine Corps logo … Read More

What is Letter Art?

What is Letter Art?

Letter art is known by many other names: alphabet photography, alphabet art, and more. This form of photography consists of images of everyday objects that appear as letters. These photographs are then arranged to spell first names, last name or other custom words. When you choose letter art, there are many ways to customize it. You pick the word, individual alphabet art prints, frames, matting colors, and more, depending on the options available. Because of the fact that you can customize so many different aspects of the letter art, you can easily personalize it for the perfect gift. You can match … Read More

Why is Alphabet Art So Popular?

Why is Alphabet Art So Popular?

The Perfect Gift Alphabet Photography Art has become increasingly popular recently. This beautiful art makes a great gift or addition to your home. Many celebrities, shows, and magazines have endorsed these alphabet art products. Following these endorsements, the sales in this growing industry have skyrocketed, with more people realizing what a fantastic gift or home decor item alphabet photography truly is. Alphabet photography, in short, is the compilation of photos of everyday objects that resemble letters to spell out a word, initials, or just a single letter for monograms. The objects could consist of shells, entryways, alphabet soup, or just … Read More

2017 NFL Draft – The History, Fascinating Facts & the Draft Order

2017 NFL Draft – The History, Fascinating Facts & the Draft Order

All NFL fans are ready to settle down in front of the television at home or in a sports bar to view the 2017 NFL Draft at 8:00p EDT starting on Thursday, April 27th. The Draft has become so abundantly popular that it garners prime time television coverage. But before it become a prime time event, it started with humble roots. The First National Football League Draft In December of 1934, Bert Bell, co-owner of the Philadelphia Eagles, felt that his team’s lack of competitiveness in the league made it difficult for the Eagles to sell tickets and be profitable. Many … Read More