Creative Scrapbook Piecing

I have a wonderful book called Creative Scrapbook Piecing by Marina du Plessis. I have obtained many ideas and great templates from this book, and I believe part 2 has just come out. Scrapbook piecing is generally another term for paper piecing, and is a great technique which is not difficult, but it does require…

Paint Your Front Door Like a Pro

So you've just bought a new front door, and now you're going to paint it. Wait a minute! This door has probably cost you several hundred pounds, so is not it worth spending a bit of time finding out how to protect your investment? Putting some effort into preparation will pay off handsomely later on.…

What Makes a High Efficient Furnace So Efficient?

With today's rising energy demands, volatile financial & housing markets and a constant potential of increased living costs looming over our shoulders, catching a financial break anywhere we can as a consumer should be of keen interest to everyone. 90% + Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) furnaces may easily provide the solution and can easily…

HDTV Antenna

An Hdtv antenna is the ticket to receive free Hdtv reception over the air. If you’ve decided to buy a Hdtv there is a low cost alternative to paying cable or satellite providers monthly for Hdtv broadcasts, a simple Hdtv antenna hookup is all that is required. You can receive crystal clear high definition local…

Wood Lathes and Their Tools

Wood Lathes date back to about 1300 BC. Egyptians first developed a two person lathe where one person would rotate the wood with a rope while another would shape the wood with a sharpened tool. Romans later improved the lathe by the use of a Turning Bow. Later in the Middle Ages a Foot Pedal…

Product Managers as a Strategic Asset

As marketing budgets have dwindled, companies have cut back on Product Management as a functioning part of their organizations. Many companies have started to view product management as a luxury, yet best in class companies understand the vital roll that a product manager plays in helping a company efficiently plan, develop and launch new products…

Shea Butter – A Natural Solution For Dry Skin

Also known as Karite butter is the light yellowish natural fat extracted from the fruit of the Shea Tree by crushing and boiling. This tree takes reasonable time to develop its fruit. It takes around 15 years to get its fruit. The Shea Tree also called Karite Nut tree, or Mangifolia tree. It grows in…

Fabulous Ways to Include Pearls in Your Wedding

Pearls and brides have gone together for as long as there have been weddings. No doubt you are familiar with the classic strand of pearls, but there is so much more to pearls than just that one iconic piece of jewelry. From the timeless to the surprising, here are some fabulous ways to include pearls…