Take Your Pick! 3 Methods for Spinning a Carded Batt

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Spinning |

Every batt is one-of-a-kind, and the method you use to spin them will affect the look of your handspun yarn and completed knit or crochet project. In this post, we'll explore three different methods for spinning a carded batt.

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What You Need to Know When Designing Furniture for Clients

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Woodworking |

Designing furniture for clients is quite different than designing it for yourself. Follow my example of designing a set of barstools for someone's home to learn the different factors to consider when designing a piece of furniture for clients.

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Fall Planting Tips for Fantastic Gardens Year-Round

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Gardening |

Think your gardening season is over? Think again. Fall is the perfect time of year to plant all of those things you didn't get around to planting this spring and summer. Even veggie gardeners can extend the season with these fall planting tips.

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Photo Retouching: How Much Is Too Much?

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Photography |

The photography community is in the midst of a lengthy discussion over where to draw the line when retouching photos. Is it our job to make accurate depictions of the people and things we photograph? Or do our clients hire us to make them look better than just accurate? We can discuss these questions and others in this post.

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Party Cakes: How to Make the Most of a Single-Tiered Cake Design!

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Cake Decorating |

The humble single-tiered cake is perhaps one of the most requested cakes from clients, but at the same time it feels as though it's over shadowed by it's more dominating and impressive multi-tiered cousins! We're going to take a look at how you can add a little "je ne sais quoi" to your next and otherwise unassuming single-tiered project, for a stand-out cake design — without all the layers.

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Ultimate Recipes: Strawberry Cupcakes With Strawberry Frosting

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Food & Cooking |

This recipe will be the very last strawberry cupcake and strawberry buttercream frosting recipe you will ever need. Ever! There’s nothing that hits the taste buds quite like the taste of FRESH strawberries and these cupcake recipes will do just that. Read on to get this ultimate recipe!

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Flex Your Creative Muscles: 5 Creative Prompts for Artists

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Drawing, Painting |

Lacking some creative juice or perhaps just need a little refresher. All artists can benefit from creative prompts at some point! These five fun creative prompts are meant for all levels of artistry, and are bound to leave you feeling refreshed, smiling and ready to create something great.

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