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How to Make Name Tags

Name tags come in many styles. You must select the style most appropriate for your event. Select online name tags if you want to customize them with a funny saying or create a unique name tag. Designing and printing your own name tags are best for seminars and workshops. Choose the generic name tags

How to Visit the Boston Museum of Fine Arts

The Boston Museum of Fine Arts houses one of the world’s greatest collections of art. From ancient Egyptian exhibits to interactive masterpieces and periodic special shows, the museum offers something for everyone to appreciate. Use the tips below to plan ahead and make your visit to Boston&#

How to Make Clear Glycerin Soap

Learning to craft your own handmade natural soaps is an enjoyable hobby. Like any great pastime, soap-making allows the creator ample personal creativity with each project. Once the basics are mastered, no two soap makers formulate their soaps in exactly the same way. Most beginning soap makers star

How to Pick A Tattoo Design

Have you ever wanted a tattoo but never could figure out what kind of tattoo you should get? How big it should be? If it should be meaningful in it's design or if it should simply express your individuality? Maybe this can help.

How Do Hummingbirds Help Pollination?

Where to Find ThemHummingbirds are a colorful sight throughout North and South America, zipping from flower to flower in gardens and in parks. When hummingbirds visit flowers, they are not only feeding on the nectar, they are pollinate the flowers, which in turn allows plant to produce...

How to Make Your Own Crossward Puzzle

A man from Liverpool, England named Arthur Wynne published the world's first crossword puzzle in 1913. While Wynne called his new puzzle a "word-cross" puzzle, the name eventually evolved into "crossword" puzzle. Today, computer programs expedite and facilitate the process of creating a puzzle. Howe

Ideas for Rubber Stamping Graduation Cards

Commemorate a graduate's achievement with a handmade card featuring rubber-stamped designs.graduate girl image by Maria Bell from Fotolia.comCreate graduation cards for friends and family members featuring rubber-stamped images as a deluxe touch. Choose stamps featuring graduation-related...

How to Use Light Direction in Photography

The direction of light in photography is one of the most important aspects of any picture. By correctly determining the direction of light, you can capture higher details, subject texture and other small details. Read more to learn how to always have the appropriate light direction for all of your p

Which Burns Faster & Why: Cotton or Polyester Blend?

Cotton is a natural fiber grown in fields.Chris Stein/Digital Vision/Getty ImagesCotton and polyester blend fibers are frequently used to make clothing. Cotton is a natural fiber, unlike polyester, which is a synthetic fiber. Both cotton and polyester blend fabrics are flammable. Because...

Sewing With Embroidery Ideas

Adding embroidery to sewn projects is another way for sewers to express their creativity. Embroidering with your machine adds personalization and images to sewing projects that cannot be achieved by hand. Embroidery machines often come with designs built into a design library. Use your embroidery ma

How to Use a Laptop Monitor for a PS3

Connecting your Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) game console to a laptop monitor will open up a whole new world of gaming and movie-watching experiences, and will allow you to play your PS3 on the go and experience PS3's high-definition capabilities without having to purchase an expensive HDTV set. Once yo

Hand Painted Baby Gifts

New parents will love receiving a personalized, hand painted baby gift.baby present image by lidian neeleman from Fotolia.comIf you are attending a baby shower, it can be difficult to bring a gift for the expectant parents that is both thoughtful and one-of-a-kind. One alternative is to...

How to Make a Skirt That Goes High

Although fitted dresses are an easy go-to option when you need to get ready for a date or event quickly, they lack the versatility of skirts. Turning your old dress into a high-waist pencil skirt allows you to mix and match, shirt, vest, and sweater options that were not possible with the dress. In

How to Dress the Groomsmen

The groomsmen are an important part of your wedding day. They'll be highly visible as they seat guests, and also in a lot of the photos and video footage, so you want them to look their best. Traditionally, groomsmen's outfits have often exactly matched each other. However, for a more natural look,

How to Make a Spiral Hemp Necklace With a Bead Hanging Off

Lend color and decorative flair to a hemp necklace by adding a hanging bead. Hanging beads come in hundreds of styles, designs and materials. Select a bead made out of a material that can withstand how often and where the recipient wears the necklace. For example, if the person intends to wear it al

How to Clean Art Prints

With the proliferation of the Internet and digital technology, prints are becoming rare. Whether an art print, photograph, or poster, the novelty of a printed image is not something to be overlooked. As more and more media migrates online it becomes especially important to preserve treasured prints.

How to Make & Sew Print Appliques

Appliques are created from fabric cut into shapes. They are attached to clothing, quilts and decorative linens using a fusible interfacing and then stitching around their outlines. Making and sewing print appliques for a child's dress or place mats adds flair and character to an otherwise plain item

How to Make Soy Candles With Soya Wax

In 1991 soya, or soy, wax was developed as an alternative to beeswax, but since it is made with soybeans it costs less than beeswax. This natural wax is environmentally friendly as it is free of paraffin or petroleum-based wax. Soy wax has a creamy texture and holds fragrance well. When burned corr

How to Make a Sewing Pattern for a Chinese Dress

Creating a sewing pattern usually means you are working backward from a finished dress. This often requires you to take the dress apart so each piece can be carefully examined, measured and drawn in order to make more dresses of the same type. It is a good idea to photograph the dress before startin