About Creating Mosaic Countertops

Creating a real tile mosaic on almost any surface top is easy. The first step would be to look in a tile shop and see what is available. Then decide on a pattern you want. There are many books, magazines and TV shows that give step by step instructions as well as design ideas. After…

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Refinishing a Fir Hardwood Floor

Do you have fir floors in your home that need refinishing? Fir floors are one of the most beautiful floors found in many homes throughout North America. It was one of the most popular types of flooring installed here for many years because of its easy availability. But fir floors have many unique characteristics compared…

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Fabric Painting As A Career

Fabric painting is not the most conventional of careers to choose from; in fact most would relegate it to the hobbies listing, an obscure craft. Some would ask, “Who would want to spend their career with fabric paint?” But think about it; if the career were not a significant one, we would all be sitting…

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How to Cope with a Spouse’s Negative Attitude

Is your spouse a negative person? Does he or she consistently zero in on what’s wrong with you and the marriage while overlooking the many positives? If so, it’s also quite possible that your spouse is just a negatively-oriented person about most things–work, the marriage, other people, the future, and life in general. Perhaps as…

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A Review Of The Bruno Stair Lift

Bruno is America’s most popular home stair lift. There’s no denying the quality of its products but how does it compare to other top rated stair lifts like the Stannah? What follows is a quick review. Bruno Stairlifts was founded over 20 years ago by Michael R. Bruno and his wife Beverly and has grown…

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Glass Mosaic Tile Art – How to Break China and Crockery

Using broken pieces of crockery or china in mosaics is typically called “picasiette” or “pique assiette.” The literal French translation is “sponger” or “scrounger.” Therefore, the term pique assiette in mosaics means salvaging pieces of china or crockery. This style often results in lovely mosaics because the pieces retain the colors and images of the…

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Heating With Wood For Less

How will you heat your home when the power goes out? Do you have access to cheap or free firewood? Have you considered installing a wood stove and don’t have much money? First of all, what does it take to heat with wood? Well, to start with you need a good certified wood stove. Why…

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