Pure Color Imagination: How to Use Concentrated Watercolors

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Drawing, Painting |

Most artists are familiar with watercolor paint. But have you ever heard of concentrated watercolors? Also known as concentrated liquid watercolors, watercolor dye, or simply concentrated watercolor ink, these vibrant, jewel-like liquid tones are a fantastic addition to your fine art supplies. Learn how to use them here!

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How to Make a Mala Bracelet in 4 Simple Steps

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Jewelry Making |

Stacked bracelets are everywhere these days. Looking for a fun way to spice up your stack? Try making mala bracelets. They're easy to customize with your favorite beads, and the best part is, they're so easy to make yourself! Wondering how to make a mala bracelet? Follow along with this super simple step-by-step tutorial!

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Essential Gear: What to Look for in a Camera Bag

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Photography |

Getting new gear is one of the awesome parts of being a photographer. I love getting a sexy new lens or gadgets to play with. Finding a bag to put all your fun stuff in is one of the non-sexy but very essential parts of gear acquisition. Here's what to look for when choosing a camera bag, no matter the size or purpose.

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Quill Away! Inspiring Paper Quilling Projects to Try

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Paper Crafts |

Paper quilling is a great way to add some unexpected texture to your scrapbooking and card making projects? Interested in learning this fun paper craft technique? Here are some tips for getting started, plus some inspiring projects to try!

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Waxing or Waning: Can I Use Waxed Paper in Baking?

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Food & Cooking |

If you're a frequent baker, you've certainly encountered parchment paper: It's called for to line cake pans and baking sheets when baking all manner of sweet stuff. But what about waxed paper? After all, it's sold in the same section, and it looks awfully similar. Can waxed paper be used for baking projects, too? Read on to find out!

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Jeni’s Secret: The Best Recipe for Homemade Ice Cream

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Food & Cooking |

There is a magical recipe crafted by Jeni Britton Bauer of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream, an ice cream shop in Columbus, Ohio for the most delicious ice cream base you'll ever have. Ever. Want to learn how you can mimic Jeni's ice cream recipe at home? Here's how:

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Fall Crops: 15 Vegetables to Plant Now for a Fall Harvest

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Gardening |

If you’d like a fall harvest of crops, now is the time to get your hands in the dirt and get planting! There are plenty of crops that actually prefer the cool fall weather and will produce a bigger, better crop because of it.

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