What to Consider When Choosing a Bonsai Tree

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Gardening |

If you have the urge to grow something, but do not have the space for a tomato farm and are looking for something other than a container garden, growing a bonsai tree might be right up your alley. If you're unsure of where to start when choosing a bonsai tree, here are some tips for finding one suited to your location and level of commitment.

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6 High Soarin’ Airplane Cake Designs and Party Ideas

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Cake Decorating |

With the recent release of Disney's animated movie Planes: Fire & Rescue, the demand for airplane-inspired treats and celebrations will be soaring high! Get your head out of the clouds and keep up with demand using these inspiring cake decorating ideas!

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The History of the Picnic + Your Perfect Picnic Menu!

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Food & Cooking |

From history to a perfect menu, here's everything you ever wanted to know about the picnic — al fresco dining at its best.

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Home Away From Home: Sewing a Travel Eye Mask

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Sewing |

When your traveling, you sometimes have to sleep in less than desirable locations. But, with a simple sleep mask, you can make even the brightest airplane cabin or train car dark as night, helping you catch some much needed shut-eye. Find out how to make your own sleep mask with this step-by-step tutorial!

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When + How to Wash Quilting Fabric

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Quilting |

Some quilters like to wash all of their fabric before cutting it, other quilters prefer to use unwashed fabric. Regardless your preference, there are times when all quilters should wash their fabric. Read on to find when you really must wash your fabric and how to do it properly.

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Blooming Garden: How to Draw Flowers in 4 Simple Steps

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Drawing |

Flowers are a beautiful subject that can be explored on so many different levels. With a little instruction, you too can draw stunning floral blooms. Discover how to draw flowers and unlock a garden of possibilities with this simple step-by-step tutorial!

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Useful Tasks You Can Do With a Block Plane

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Woodworking |

Earlier, we learned how to set up a block plane for use on your woodworking projects. So once you have your block plane set up, how can it be helpful in your shop? Today, we’ll learn some useful tasks that you can do with a block plane.

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