Rubber Stamping and Watercolor Paints

The buzz in the stamping world is Watercolors. That's right good old watercolor paints.There are sooo many cool ways to use watercolors with your rubber stamps. Just remember to use waterproof / permanent ink. I like the brand StazOn, or if you do not have that, make sure that you emboss the ink that you…

Ukrainian Lifestyle

Speaking about modern Ukrainian customs and traditions it is necessary to stress that the Ukrainians are proud of their colorful folk culture. They love good food and drink and have a zest for life. Most Ukrainian middle-class and lower class urban families live in flat in multi-storied buildings; only rather rich people can afford to…

Mortgage Interest Rates Are Stupid Low

I started my career in home construction and real estate in 1978. At that time home sales were brisk and remained that way until the early 1980’s when mortgage interest went up to as high as 18%. Talk about a challenge, try convincing someone that 18% was a good rate to pay for a home…

Floor Finishes Protect Your Floor

Floor finishes are very necessary to protect your floor from wear and tear and give them a shiny appearance. These would significantly enhance the durability of all kinds of floors. Improve the Appearance of Your Floors with Suitable Finishes Floor-finishes, with their thick and smooth film are meant to protect the floors from easy damage…

Morso 1442 Multifuel Stove

The Morso 1442 is a traditional looking multifuel stove which is proving to be a very popular addition to traditional homes in the UK. The stove itself has extended legs to hold the cast-iron body and a very traditional looking front panel although do not be fooled by the simple and traditional look. This stove…

Virtual Schools – The Development and the Benefits It Brings

1. Introduction: Virtual Schools A virtual school or cyberschool describes an institution that provides courses taught entirely or partially through online methods. Although there are hundreds of thousands of commercial and non-accredited and which are available online, the term “virtual school” is used for accredited schools that offer full-time courses designed to lead to the…

8 Things You Should Know About Speed Training

One of the most critical aspects of any training program for an athlete is how they approach developing speed. There are many misconceptions out there that may be interfering with how to best approach improving this vital sport skill. In an effort to cut through some of the confusion associated with getting faster, we present…

Soil Suspension – The Key to Clean Carpets

Anyone who has spent time cleaning carpets knows the approach to getting a carpet/rug clean you must follow 5 basic actions: * Dry soil removal * Soil suspension * Soil extraction * Pile setting (finishing or grooming) * Drying For the sake of this conversation I’ll step to the second bullet because I truly believe…

15 Tips For Scrapbooking With Buttons

Buttons are not just for clothing. It’s unclear when scrapbooking with buttons began as a trend. Even in early scrapbook albums, it wasn’t unusual to see a button placed on a scrapbooking page. Quite often it was a keepsake button, like from a vintage piece of clothing or a baby girl’s first dress. As scrapbooking…

Building is Better Than Destroying

Once upon a time there are two brothers, who lived on adjoining farms, fell into conflict. It was the first serious rift. They did not have a conflict for 40 years of farming side by side, sharing machinery, and trading labor and goods as needed. Due to this conflict, the long collaboration fell apart. It…

The Danger of Lead in Water

The dangers of lead in water supplies are the same as those associated with lead-based paints, which is why lead-lined pipes and lead-based solder was banned years ago, along with the paintings. But, in some of the older cities around the US, those pipes are still in place. They have yet to be replaced. In…