Pebble Time Watch Faces

One of my favorite new pastimes is spending time creating the Pebble Time watch faces and the popular Pebble Classic watch faces. There is a certain amount of gratification when creating the watch faces, personal enjoyment building them, hundreds of downloads, and exposure. All the Pebble Time watch faces that are created are crafted and thought … Read more

Before and After of Small Deck

Nicolas Ray Pigments Painting Deck Project

The idea was to mask the unsightly tiny poorly constructed slate exterior steps that never had a real purpose. Besides the steps, the client was also accosted with a primitive half oval basement window that besides being an eyesore, could have been a risk with small children. I was asked to design and build a small … Read more

Smash Tee Domains Purchased

Smash Tee Shirts by Nicolas Ray

Very pleased with my latest domain purchase of smashtee.com and smashtee.net with an appraised value of over $3000 at this very moment. This now makes my current domain holdings 142 which is a bit shy from last years number because sold off a few. Have decided to actually develop Smash Tee and make it a … Read more

Front Door Restoration Stamford

The goal of this project is to create a more impressive front door entrance and more importantly preserve and protect the area from the harsh New England seasons. The interior of the Stamford, Ct house has been restored and upgraded to reflect the personality of the new owners. The process now continues to the exterior … Read more

PixAds Now On Etsy

Nicolas Ray designs Pixads Logo for Etsy

Pixads is now available on Etsy and has already demonstrated interest in the community. I personally love Etsy’s Marketplace which is flooded with talent and great taste. The photography and artwork is the perfect venue to show off Pixads images, products, photography, and bits of history that it comes across every once in  a while. … Read more

Pigments Painting Refresh Special Promotion

Refresh Special Promo from Pigments Painting

The Pigments Refresh Special is easily the most popular makeover and yields great results. Rooms over time can show signs of age and tend not to look as well as they could. Your room matters, so with this in mind only the best materials are used, “Benjamin Moore Regal Select” premium paint which yields a rich flat finish. The result is … Read more

Pigments Painting Receives 2015 Best of Award

Pigments Painting Award by Nicolas Ray

Pigments Painting Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pigments Professional Painting Receives 2015 Best of Norwalk Award Norwalk Award Program Honors the Achievement NORWALK March 11, 2015 — Pigments Professional Painting has been selected for the 2015 Best of Norwalk Award in the Painting Contractors category by the Norwalk Award Program. Each year, the Norwalk Award … Read more

Chandelier Ceiling Repair and Patch

Simple solution to close a 1/4 gap that was around the top of a chandelier and ceiling. The issue was, the gap came to existence after a new electrical box and hanger was installed. This left a gap that was visible when entering the room and while sitting around the dinning room table. The eye immediately was drawn to the only … Read more

Pigments Painting Preliminary Room Setup Procedure

Punch List by Nicolas Ray showing sequence before painting.

Pigments Painting Preliminary Room Setup Procedure Photograph room in current condition and as a reference to furniture and wall decorations placement upon completion of project. Remove or organize furniture for easy access to walls, ceiling, and trim. Cover all furniture and floors with clean drops and plastic. Seal off room Remove all cover plates, window … Read more