Archives for December 2012

How to Make Dainty Upper Finger Rings {Midi Rings}

I’m not sure if that’s what they’re called… upper finger rings…or midi rings…. but it’s the best descriptive term I can come up with. I had some leftover 10 mm 22 carat gold jump rings that I wanted to put to use. They are a perfect size for the upper fingers and the gold is […]

Decorating Your Kitchen

If your kitchen is in need of a new lease of life, then you might want to consider decorating it.  Decorating a kitchen can give rise to a number of challenges, however, compared to other rooms in the home, so if you want to make sure you get it right, read on for some handy tips.   Planning and […]

A Brief History of Welding

Welding is a way to create or repair metal or plastic by fusing pieces together with various techniques (most involving heat). Most welding equipment uses electricity, laser beams or even an open flame to achieve the desired result. Below, you’ll learn more about the history of welding. Before and During the Middle Ages The roots […]

Benefits of a plastic bag

It can be easy to overlook the advantages of plastic bags due to the perception they are environmentally unfriendly. While there are environmental drawbacks there are also many advantages to using plastic bags. Plastic bags, poly bags and pouches can be beneficial to you, retailers and the environment too. Benefits for you Plastic bags such as poly ones […]

Protecting Your Children at Home, Top Safety Tips

A child’s initial experiences of the world are formed at home and for your own peace of mind you need to know that when they are exploring their home they are safe and secure. Unlocked cabinets, curled carpet etc. if there is anything threatening or dangerous in your home, be sure that your child will find it. Below are […]

Plumbing Contractor: What Every Homeowner Needs to Know

Before you decide to hire a Sacramento plumbing contractor, you should first list down what services you need to avail. Make sure you know where to look for reliable and professional Sacramento plumbing contractors. Similarly, creating a short list of quality requirements will also prove useful. All these and more are crucial when you plan […]

Add Some Fun to Your Holiday Cocktails with Oddka Vodka

If you’re looking for a fun new spirit for your holiday parties this year, look no further. I have to say, ODDKA Vodka is unlike any other vodka brand I have encountered. Not to mention, the site adds a lot of humor. Their History ODDKA Vodka is a brand new wine and spirits company launched in October, […]

Qualities Essential to Become a Good Logo Designer

Logos are an important piece of communication device between the company and the target audience. Even before the company does any press conference or communicates with the audience, a major part of the communication work is done with the help of logo design. This is the reason why logo design has become so popular in […]

Color Theory 101

So you’re trying to decide what colors to make your next necklace, scarf or other creative and beautiful craft. If you’re like me, you follow popular color trends, but sometimes get stumped when it comes back to the basic color theory. Here is what I have made of it: Monochromatic Monochromatic is sort of like […]

Top 5 Exercising Options for Women

Women need exercises at all stages of life but especially as they age. Osteoporosis, heart disease and general aging are a concern. Consider these exercises to maintain and improve your health. 1. Mountain Climber With a Swiss Ball If you want to tighten your abdominal muscles without doing a traditional crunch, try the mountain climber […]

How Diamonds Form

How diamonds form A lot of people mistakenly believe that diamonds are formed through the metamorphism of coal. The truth is that coal hardly ever has a role in the formation of diamond. One fact that would kill that hypothesis is that coals form through horizontal sedimentary rocks while diamonds are formed in vertical pipes […]

Another Great Technique on How to Make a Center Pull Ball of Yarn

Read more detailed instructions on how to make a center pull ball here.

How to Do Tunisian Knit

  According to Crochet Today: “Tunisian Knit Stitch makes a crochet fabric that is even denser than Tunisan Simple Stitch. You will need a longer hook to work larger Tunisian patterns, but a regular hook works fine for smaller items and practice swatches. Begin by making a foundation chain, then work one row of double […]

How to Do Tunisian Crochet

How to Make Snow Man Earrings {diy}

  It’s that time of year! Nothing says winter wonderland like a cute pair of snowman earrings, right? Well, let’s get right to it then! Materials: 2 large white pearls 2 small pearls 2 rhinestone round spacers 2 black sequins 2 black square beads 2 ear wires 2 headpins round nosed pliers wire cutters (mine […]

Soldering Aluminum with a Propane Torch at Very High Strength

Soldering aluminum does not have to be a complicated process. In fact, most jobs can be accomplished at home with very simple tools. This is good news for folks who have been wary of investing in the equipment necessary for aluminum welding. In many applications including pot metal repair, custom vehicle work, and more, aluminum soldering (as opposed to welding) […]