Time To Relax: Crafting During Downtime

Frayed Nerves: How To Stop Ribbon Ends From Fraying And Ruining Your Project

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It never fails, right? You finish a craft project only to find the beginnings of fraying and frizzing at the ends of ribbons and threads. You have to find some way to prevent these from continuing to fray, and even better would be to find a way to fix the current fraying. You have many options, some of which are washer-friendly, too. Heat Sealing With a Lighter, Match, or Candle Flame If the ribbon is made of a material like nylon, the ends should melt rather easily if you hold them up to a flame, such as from a candle or match. If done...

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4 Tips For Beginner Gold And Silver Coin Collectors

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Collecting coins can be a fun and rewarding hobby, and it can also be a great investment if you focus on buying pure gold or silver coins. But being a successful gold or silver coin collector is not something that is done on a whim. If you’re interested in diving into the exciting world of collecting gold or silver coins, use the following tips: Do Your Research The last thing you want to do is spend a lot of time and money collecting coins only to find out that you have amassed the wrong coins for your collection. Prior to buying a...

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DIY Hanging Lighted Planter To Boost Plant Growth

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Plants are often the highlight of a room. They stand out because of the beautiful colors, shapes, and scents. Make your favorite flowers stand out even more by placing them beneath a light. With some simple DIY skills, you can build a lighted hanging basket to make your flowers a bright focal point in the room. An added bonus is that LED lights help your plants grow. What You Need: Square or bell lampshade Wire planter hanger Light socket with cord from a place like Koontz Hardware Zip ties Determining Sizes and Colors: Choose a...

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