Which Tile to Choose – Marble Or Travertine

Natural stone is lifetime beauty. As it has become more affordable, many people consider using natural stone tiles for their properties. There are plenty of types of natural stone including travertine, marble, limestone and slate which make the selection difficult for consumers. In this article, we will evaluate marble and travertine which are the most…

Ataxia – Any Puppy or Dog Can Have or Get It

The word ataxia comes from the Greek. It means lack of order. It can show up in a puppy or dog, from the age of 3-4 weeks old to its senior years. It is a neurological disorder; producing a steady degeneration of a animal’s motor skills and mobility. In essence, it affects their coordination and…

Common Causes For Residential Building Failures

A/Overview This document has been written to give clients of Property Protect an understanding of the most common types of building defects that can be found in buildings whilst doing an AS 4349.1 inspection. This list gives the reader a basic outline of the more common defects and the reader should be aware that there…

Fish Skin – Trash or Luxury Item?

Do not be fooled by fish skin – it is much more than a waste product of the fish and food industry. Craftsmen, artists and fashion houses appreciate its beauty and robustness, turning it into exquisite cloth, accessories, pictures or even book covers. Once treated, the skin is known as fish or ocean leather, a…

Three Underpainting Practices for Oil Painting

The practice of underpainting is almost as large an area of study as oil painting. The purpose of an underpainting is to establish the composition and overall light/dark pattern while initiating the development of volumes and substance to the forms. An underpainting allows you to envision the totality of the pictorial idea. In addition to…

10 Prom Theme Ideas

Planning your school’s prom? Here are some themes to consider. Remember, you need to pick a prom theme that will create a beautiful atmosphere and look great in photos. Use interesting backdrops and props and pay attention to lighting and details. Enchanted Forest Set a romantic nighttime mood with beautiful backdrops of trees and dazzling…

Improve Your Footwork For Ballet Pointe Shoes

Knowing how to improve your footwork for better results in pointe shoes is important. I often hear students telling others “just do one hundred releves a day.” That kind of practice is not necessarily going to produce the outcome you want, but I am going to tell you the right way to get stronger ballet…