151.||Skate Bored? by Philip G. Jones|
Though skateboards were around in the early 50's and 60's and actually very widely used back then they weren't well made and so eventually died out. The early ones were basically just milk crates with roller skate wheels and maybe a handle. More ...
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152.||Choosing A Business Gift by Noel Matthew|
The business gift that you choose says a lot about you. It provides for your partners a look into the appreciation that you actually have for them. While you may not think much about it, thinking that a gift is a gift, they do. So, choosing the right ...
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153.||Fun Thanksgiving Decorations That Make Your Holiday Special by Angela Tyler|
Thanksgiving is a time in which we remember the people in our lives that are special to us. This year take the time to decorate your home in honor of this very special holiday.
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154.||Custom Rubber Bracelets -- Fundraisers To ID Bands by Joseph Barrett|
Initially used for spreading awareness about cancer, custom rubber bracelets are now the darling of every non-profit organization – both for awareness generation and as a great fundraising tool. The Red Cross has its own red custom rubber ...
[Added: 05 Nov 2005 Hits: 384 Words: 477]
155.||Breast Cancer Awareness Bracelet: Support A Noble Cause! by Lisa Hyde|
Breast cancer is a major health threat to women around the world. The number of women affected by breast cancer is shooting up every year. The sad thing is early diagnosis and treatment can lead to an almost 100 per cent cure ...
[Added: 05 Nov 2005 Hits: 383 Words: 454]
156.||Christmas Tree Ornament Tips by Rosie Fletcher|
When it comes to decorating, we are all perfectionists about our Christmas tree. After all, it happens only once a year and the decorations are a treasure to behold. The finishing touch, for any Christmas tree, is the ornaments. Perhaps you have memories of a personalized ornament given ...
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157.||Stamp Collecting Tips by Michael Perry|
Stamp collecting is an age-old hobby that holds the interest of millions of people the world over. Stamp collecting began in the 1840's when the first stamps were issued. "Stamp madness," or "timbromania" swept through Europe ...
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158.||Art Gallery by David Chandler|
Art Galleries are generally known for art that highlights the natural beauty
all around the world. Everyday there are people creating entirely new
works of art, and placing them in art galleries all over the world.
The type of art ...
[Added: 03 Nov 2005 Hits: 339 Words: 513]
159.||Creatively Speaking by Valerie Garner|
Recently a friend was talking to me about her first experience in a store where you can paint your own pottery. She was excited and animated while talking about this experience, and explained how she wanted to be there everyday during lunch to paint. That she could just ...
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160.||You Can't See The Family Reunion For The Trees: Designs For Family Reunion T-Shirts by Mandar|
You've been given the job of getting t-shirts for your family reunion. The first thing that comes to mind for a design is a tree that incorporates various family members' names. Unfortunately, this is the first thing that comes to most people's minds and ...
[Added: 03 Nov 2005 Hits: 396 Words: 315]
161.||Oil Painting Tips: Feeling Uninspired? Here are some ways to fight painters block by Ralph Serpe|
time you find yourself staring at a blank canvas, don't get discouraged.
Sometimes our minds need a little break from painting. I would like to
share how I find inspiration for those unproductive moments. ...
[Added: 02 Nov 2005 Hits: 321 Words: 388]
162.||Framed Art by David Chandler|
By displaying framed art in your home or office, you are complimenting any
room you place them in. The best aspect of framed art is that it is quick,
easy and relatively inexpensive. Framed ...
[Added: 31 Oct 2005 Hits: 297 Words: 412]
163.||There's More To Buying A Diamond Than The Price by Sintilia Miecevole|
Of course the price will be one of the factors that will influence your decision of whether to buy a diamond or not, but it is not the only one. Not knowing anything about gems ...
[Added: 31 Oct 2005 Hits: 379 Words: 470]
164.||Landscape Painting Tips For Oil Painters by Ralph Serpe|
There is something quite magical about painting outdoors. I feel
comfortably secluded with nature having an almost spiritual connection
when I paint a landscape. Landscape painting is a passion of mine.
I would like to share some tips and techniques that I have become
accustomed to using ...
[Added: 30 Oct 2005 Hits: 290 Words: 704]
165.||Evaluating Antique Engagement Rings by Charles Mohaney|
Antique engagement rings or a vintage engagement ring is a very popular choice for many people. While some people go with the traditional solitaire, more and more people are looking for new or unique styles. While vintage ...
[Added: 27 Oct 2005 Hits: 280 Words: 353]
166.||Oil Painting Tips For Beginners by Ralph Serpe|
your oil paintings with an acrylic underpainting - When you start
an oil painting using oils, it can take some time for that initial layer
to dry. Starting your painting with an acrylic underpainting however is
a wonderful time saver as acrylic paint dries quickly and ...
[Added: 27 Oct 2005 Hits: 369 Words: 681]
167.||An Introduction To Jewelry Making by Steve Gargin|
I think that one of my favorite crafts is jewelry making. Beads should be part of any well-equipped jewelry making kit. I love the choice of styles that jewelry making allows you to try. The range of materials ...
[Added: 25 Oct 2005 Hits: 318 Words: 436]
168.||Make Money Creating Wedding/Memorial Scrapbooks by Jenny Harker|
If you're familiar with creating scrapbooks then you have a work at home business waiting to be opened in your lap. Scrapbooks are a wonderful way to treasure wedding memories or the memories of a lost loved one.
[Added: 25 Oct 2005 Hits: 268 Words: 713]
169.||Frida Kahlo by Mike McDougall|
Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón was born in her parents' house in the small town of Coyoacán, on the outskirts of Mexico City, on July 6 1907. She was the daughter of a German-Jewish, painter and photographer father, ...
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170.||The life of Joan Miró by Mike McDougall|
Joan Miró, the legendary Spanish painter, sculptor and ceramist, was born in Barcelona in 1893. Miró's early life was nothing out of the ordinary, at age 14 he enrolled in the "Escuela Superior de Artes Industriales y Bellas Artes" where he studied for three years. After this ...
[Added: 24 Oct 2005 Hits: 342 Words: 671]
171.||Create Pretty Recycled Notepads From Junk! by Lindsay Small|
This is how to turn brown paper, paper bags and any other paper scraps into cute and useful notepads and scribble pads. It is simple to do, so even little children can help! They make ...
[Added: 23 Oct 2005 Hits: 400 Words: 334]
172.||12 Creative Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Cards! by Lindsay Small|
Don't throw your Christmas cards away! There are so many creative ways to use your Christmas cards, many of which you can do with your kids. We have brought together some ideas below.
Christmas jigsaw game:
Make a Christmas jigsaw game. Gather 10-20 cards and ...
[Added: 23 Oct 2005 Hits: 908 Words: 801]
173.||Oil Painting Lessons - Tips on Color mixing and theory by Ralph Serpe|
When I first
began painting some 10 years ago, I recall how intimidating it all seemed.
With all of the various colors, mediums, brushes and other tools available,
it was enough to make ...
[Added: 21 Oct 2005 Hits: 308 Words: 625]
174.||The Hard Hat by Matthew Noel|
You probably don't think much about the hard hat, but if you didn't know, it can be a life saving device. While many areas of construction use these hats, it should be something that more people use. Think about all the times that you are in risk ...
[Added: 20 Oct 2005 Hits: 406 Words: 315]
175.||Finding Antique Engagement Rings by John Elrow|
Old antique engagement rings are those classic style rings that bring back the charm and history of an era gone by. Many couples enjoy the nostalgic feel of something their grandparents may have worn. Others simply like the idea of old-fashioned quality workmanship and styling. Whatever your reason ...
[Added: 20 Oct 2005 Hits: 301 Words: 373]
176.||Handcrafted Wedding Rings Make Excellent Choices by Kirsten Hawkins|
Couples searching for wedding rings have many more options today than have been available in the past. Wedding rings in multiple styles and designs are now available and the choices become more diverse practically every day. One option that has been available for a long time ...
[Added: 19 Oct 2005 Hits: 264 Words: 503]
177.||Know Much more about Candles by Michael Sanford|
A candle is a light source usually consisting of an internal
wick which rises through the center of a column of solid
fuel. Typically the fuel is some form of wax with paraffin
wax being ...
[Added: 17 Oct 2005 Hits: 517 Words: 863]
178.||Your Guide To Plastic Molding by Mark Jansen|
Plastics are synthetically produced non-metallic compounds. It can be molded into various forms and hardened for commercial use. Plastic molding products can be seen everywhere. Examples are jars, protective caps, plastic tubes, grips, toys, bottles, cases, accessories, kitchen utensils and a lot more.
[Added: 12 Oct 2005 Hits: 355 Words: 764]
179.||Motion Control: In Art? by Sandy Baker|
Motion control is not something that you would think of as being art related but it really can be. In fact, it is one style of art that is fast becoming popular. If you are like many, when you hear of ...
[Added: 12 Oct 2005 Hits: 351 Words: 322]
180.||Things You Should Know about Pop Art Paintings History by Ispas Marin|
Pop art was an artistic movement that represented a strong shift from the influence of the abstract expressionism. Pop art paintings brought an original form of making art by introducing techniques of commercial art and everyday life illustrations.
This movement first occurred in ...
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181.||Basic Knowledge on Pop Art Paintings by Ispas Marin|
Pop art was an art movement that initially occurred in the United States of America in the early sixties. The epicenter of this art phenomenon was New York, the city confirming its trend setting leader position. Although this movement strongly erupted in the early sixties, ...
[Added: 08 Oct 2005 Hits: 707 Words: 374]
182.||Forged Sports Memorabilia by Frank Hague|
There is an ever-growing market in sport memorabilia, and sports-related keepsakes include signed commemorative photos, baseballs, footballs, basketballs, pucks and jerseys. A Google listing of corporations hawking these items produces almost five million business sites! A few of the items on offer cost thousands of dollars.
Where there are ...
[Added: 06 Oct 2005 Hits: 481 Words: 636]
183.||History Of Charm Bracelets by Frank Hague|
The historical custom of wearing charm bracelets dates back millenia, and though the materials and designs on them have changed, the concept itself has never gone out of style.
This form of jewelry initially had a religous function, and dates back to ...
[Added: 06 Oct 2005 Hits: 436 Words: 542]
184.||How To Protect Your Papers With Film Laminating by Peter Mason|
Certainly, the concept behind film lamination is easily understood. It simply boils down to taking the extra steps that are necessary to preserve documents in order to increase their life expectancy as the years roll on by applying a thin, clear plastic covering. While many establishments ...
[Added: 04 Oct 2005 Hits: 344 Words: 665]
185.||Amsterdam Diamonds by Frank Vanderlugt|
Amsterdam is a major historical location for the diamond industry. Walking down the streets you will see a lot of jewelry stores as well as many diamond businesses with prominent security systems and signs reading "guided diamond ...
[Added: 04 Oct 2005 Hits: 271 Words: 644]
186.||Practice -- The Art of Selecting Cave Walls to Canvas by Darrell Crow|
As an oil painting instructor I'm used to all sorts of questions from students learning how to paint on the materials of our illustrious craft. In fact, one of the all time biggies is about what painting surfaces to use for practice and finished products?
As a new oil ...
[Added: 30 Sep 2005 Hits: 275 Words: 1084]
187.||Affordable Paintings: Art Prints Buying Guide by Joel Walsh|
The fastest way to bring beauty and style to a room is to put up prints of beautiful paintings. Here's what you should consider:
Painting Prints Price Range:
Expect to pay somewhere in the neighborhood of $50-$500 for an unframed print--anything ...
[Added: 28 Sep 2005 Hits: 332 Words: 488]
188.||The Lost Art Of Hand Candle Crafting by Will Reece|
I am from Missouri. The state suprises me the more I explore her. Tonight I am staying in a hotel in Branson, Missouri. Many of you are probably familiar with the city, I am not. Evidentally I was here ...
[Added: 28 Sep 2005 Hits: 294 Words: 432]
189.||The life of Goya by Mike McDougall|
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes was born in Fuendetodos in 1740, a town close to Saragossa in the North east of Spain. Shortly after his family moved to nearby Saragossa and this is where he spent the early years of his life. ...
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190.||Marble And Granite - What Produces The Shine? by David Andrew Smith|
Many people make the assumption that marble, granite and other finely polished natural stones shine because a 'polish' has been added to them. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Natural stones are made of crystals. The crystals are made ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 299 Words: 447]
191.||Giclee Printing - A True Fine Art Print Process? by Steve Feasey|
The association of giclee printing with its conceptual cousin - inkjet printing - has led some people to question the validity of this printing medium as a true fine art system. To address this, I think that it is first important to look at the history of fine ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 272 Words: 406]
192.||Fabulous Facts About Moissanite Stones by Catherine Olivia|
Moissanite is a very affordable alternative to diamonds, one that everyone can afford. The reproduction of moissanite in a laboratory began in 1995. Created moissanite is a lab created stone that is based on the structure of natural moissanite, which is a crystal found in meterorites. Because ...
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193.||Hope Diamond: "The Killing Stone" by G.L. Bycz|
Of all the well-known big diamonds the most infamous is the Hope Diamond, a blue colored beauty that was dubbed "The Killing Stone."
According to the legend the hope was placed in front of a Buddha statue when it was stolen ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 376 Words: 718]
194.||Animation Art - 5 Of The Most Common Mediums Purchased By Collectors by Paul Callis|
Animation Cels - A cel (short for celluloid) is a blank clear plastic sheet used by the studio artist to paint an animated character or object based on the animator's original pencil drawing. The cels are then placed over a background and photographed in sequence to produce an illusion ...
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195.||Motivational Posters… A Source Of Inspiration? by Willie Jones|
What Inspires You? What motivates you to get up in the morning? Are you one of those people who have a burning desire to achieve something or are you drifting along doing your daily routine? This is something you may not have put much ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 277 Words: 387]
196.||Motivational Posters, Not Just For The Office Anymore by Willie Jones|
It's not uncommon to see motivational posters hanging up in offices, usually in reception, boardrooms or areas where most employees can view them. They can be beautiful, funny, patriotic but always inspirational. But is it just for the office?
Your home is certainly a ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 405 Words: 341]
197.||Design in The Big Apple: New York by Cherry Meosa|
With a population of around 8 million, New York is bound to have produced enough talent in the design arena to challenge even the best of the rest, including the Swedes! With its imposing skyline, inspiring statues and readily available public art, New York is the ideal place ...
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198.||An approach to French art by Jakob Jelling|
France has been among the main pioneers in many artistic expression forms throughout the country's history. France and art are both strongly attached to each other and it would not be possible to think of world art without thinking of France or think or Frances main characteristics ...
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199.||The Bamboo Rainstick by Amy Morgan|
A step by step guide to rainstick construction with a list of materials required.
Rainsticks are musical and ceremonial instruments used in ancient times. They were named after the soothing rain-like sound that these instruments produce. Traditionally, Rainsticks have been used in ceremonies to invoke and honor the ...
[Added: 15 Sep 2005 Hits: 394 Words: 373]
200.||The Allure Of Historical Wall Tapestries by Godfrey Bazalgette|
Since antiquity people have used textiles for all range of purposes. From blankets for warmth, to elaborate woven fabrics for commerce, they have been at the very center of human life.
The need for textiles, ...
[Added: 08 Sep 2005 Hits: 286 Words: 633]