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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 ...
[Added: 10 Nov 2005   Hits: 273   Words: 384]

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 ...
[Added: 09 Nov 2005   Hits: 431   Words: 329]

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. ...
[Added: 09 Nov 2005   Hits: 347   Words: 365]

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 ...
[Added: 05 Nov 2005   Hits: 375   Words: 497]

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 ...
[Added: 04 Nov 2005   Hits: 295   Words: 500]

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 ...
[Added: 03 Nov 2005   Hits: 312   Words: 845]

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
The next 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
Start 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, ...
[Added: 24 Oct 2005   Hits: 609   Words: 751]

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 ...
[Added: 08 Oct 2005   Hits: 431   Words: 382]

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. ...
[Added: 27 Sep 2005   Hits: 377   Words: 676]

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 ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 375   Words: 333]

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 ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 268   Words: 322]

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 ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 284   Words: 310]

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 ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 226   Words: 365]

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]

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