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1. How to Grow Crystals
How to Grow Crystals
Anyone can grow their own crystals. It's fun, easy, and educational. You don't need to buy a kit or any unusual chemicals to grow great crystals. The only materials you need are ones you probably already have at home. Let's get started! [Photo: Copper sulfate crystals are bright blue crystals tha...
Education - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:24:12
2. Portuguese Man of War Sting First Aid
Portuguese Man of War Sting First Aid
Where I live there are two main types of jellyfish. There is a jellyfish we call a jellyball or cabbagehead jellyfish, which can't sting, so you could actually play catch with it. Then there is the Portuguese Man of War or the Man 'o War which isn't really a jellyfish at all, but an animal that l...
Healthy Living - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:44:09
3. Russian Beaded Earrings
Russian Beaded Earrings
These beaded earrings are made using a stitch I first encountered in Russian and Ukrainian beading. The stitch itself is flat, but when you pull the beadwork together you get an elegant curved three-dimensional shape that resembles a leaf. These are instructions for making two-tone Russian beaded...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:22:39
4. Eskimo Husky Names
Eskimo Husky Names
There are a lot of Eskimo or Inuit dog names. Most of these names are meant for huskies but, they can be used for other dogs too. Each name has a special meaning. Most people use the meaning to describe their dog, like: Akiak means brave, so the name could describe a brave dog.
Pets & Animals - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:19
5. How to Tell Real Pearls and Fake Pearls Apart
How to Tell Real Pearls and Fake Pearls Apart
Pearls are beautiful. There are faux (fake) pearls that look stunning and real pearls that look... well... less so. So why care whether or not you can tell real and fake apart? You will want to be able to recognize real pearls if you are buying them because precious gems can be a good investment....
Fashion & Beauty - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:45:34
6. Make Beaded Earrings Using the Coraling Technique
Make Beaded Earrings Using the Coraling Technique
These lacy earrings look like coral or frost. The branched fringe or coraling beading technique is easy to do and yields stunning results. Once you master the stitch you can use it to make necklaces or to adorn clothing.
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:34:23
7. Tuxedo Cat Names
Tuxedo Cat Names
Tuxedo cats or black & white cats are very majestic cats. They are one of the most popular cats and one of the most beautiful. Picking a name for such an elegant cat can be tough. Here is a list of very nice names. Image by: LSEagle
Pets & Animals - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:22
8. How to Make Rock Candy
How to Make Rock Candy
Rock candy is made from sucrose, which is table sugar. Usually you use granulated sugar, but you can experiment with brown sugar or specialty sugars. Making your own rock candy is a great way to grow your own crystals, plus you get to eat what you make. You can add colors and flavors or make crys...
Education - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:43:18
9. Make Your Own Hair Conditioner
Make Your Own Hair Conditioner
I bet you have the ingredients for a great hair conditioner in your home right this minute! There are many natural products that can give your hair body and shine, detangle it, and help protect it from damage. The big difference between commercial hair conditioners and a conditioner you make your...
Fashion & Beauty - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:43:23
10. Head Lice Treatments That Really Work
Head Lice Treatments That Really Work
Your kids (and you) can get head lice no matter how often they wash and comb their hair. Once one family member has them, it's very easy for the whole family get infested. Chances are, your child will be barred from entering school until he or she is lice-free, so how do you get rid of the lice q...
Healthy Living - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:41:26
11. Lip Gloss Recipes
Lip Gloss Recipes
Lip gloss can give your lips shine and color and can protect them from the effects of sun and wind. Lip gloss can taste great too! It's fun and easy to make your own lip gloss. You can make the gloss whatever color and flavor you like, plus you'll know all the ingredients are safe and healthy.
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:43:23
12. How to Make a Beaded Spiral Rope Chain
How to Make a Beaded Spiral Rope Chain
This easy beading stitch results in a flexible rope of beads. The spiral rope looks lovely by itself, but it is also easy to embellish either during the beadweaving or after the rope is complete. This is a great beginning beading project because it is simple and also very inexpensive. Though I l...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:34:30
13. Top Crystals You Can Grow
Top Crystals You Can Grow
It's fun to grow your own crystals. However, some crystals are easier and safer to grow than others. Here's my list of the top crystal growing projects, based on how easy and quick the crystals are to grow, how safe the project is, and how pretty the crystals are. [Photo: Alum crystal that was gr...
Education - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:43:38
14. Make a Beaded Necklace
Make a Beaded Necklace
This beaded necklace looks intricate, but it is extremely easy to make. Although it looks luxe, the necklace is also inexpensive to make, since all you need are seed beads, thread and a beading needle. It is beaded using a simple netting stitch, which is common in Ukrainian and Russian beading. I...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:33:43
15. How to Make a Beaded Spider
How to Make a Beaded Spider
This beaded spider is an ideal Halloween decoration or traditional Christmas tree ornament. Large spiders make great pins and pendants, while smaller ones can be used as earrings, rings, and accents on purses and hairpins.
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:43:35
16. Make a Hemp Macrame and Bead Choker
Make a Hemp Macrame and Bead Choker
Although the finished look of this hemp and bead choker is very intricate, the fishbone pattern is really quite simple to create. If you can tie a square knot, you can make this look. If you don't know how to tie a square knot, then you've come to the right place since I'll show you how the knot ...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:32
17. Edible Slime Recipes
Edible Slime Recipes
Slime is a gooey toy that you can buy in a store or make yourself. While nearly all slime is non-toxic, most types of slime are made from chemicals you really wouldn't want to eat. However, there are a few slime recipes that are good enough to eat. You can make these types of slime using kitchen ...
Education - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:34:24
18. Make Your Own Shampoo
Make Your Own Shampoo
Do you want to make your own shampoo? You can! It's not difficult, plus making shampoo yourself lets you customize the scent of your shampoo or avoid all scents and synthetic chemicals altogether, if that is what you want. You can make an all-natural product, plus get the sense of accomplishment ...
Healthy Living - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:45:34
19. Beading Loom - Before You Buy
Beading Loom - Before You Buy
You can make some stunning jewelry using beads and a beading loom, but there are so many different types of looms available that it can be confusing deciding which loom to use. Also, looms range from a few dollars to hundreds or thousands. Here are some questions to ask yourself before making a p...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:23:05
20. Cat Names
Cat Names
My very first cat was deaf, so I got a late start on the whole cat-naming thing. If I wanted to call him, I'd thump on the floor. He had a name. In fact, he had lots of names, since he wasn't going to come when called no matter what. Since that time, all of my cats have had multiple names. I've l...
Pets & Animals - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:44:14
21. How to Make Glowing Flowers
How to Make Glowing Flowers
You can make a real flower glow in the dark! There is more than one way to make glowing flowers. The method you choose will depend on the color and type of flower you choose and the materials you have available.
Education - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:33:49
22. Make a Leather Necklace with Pendant
Make a Leather Necklace with Pendant
Do you want to make a simple necklace for yourself or a special guy or gal in your life, but aren't sure how to go about it? This simple leather necklace is a good choice for anyone, male or female. All you need is a pendant, a leather cord, connectors, and a clasp. It's a great beginner project ...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:22:37
23. Homemade Hair Detangler
Homemade Hair Detangler
Hair detangler can be a lifesaver if your hair is prone to snarls! While hair detangler can be expensive to buy, it's easy to make it yourself. Here are several recipes for homemade hair detangler that work just as well as a commercial product, yet cost less and may be customized to smell great. ...
Healthy Living - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:45:34
24. How to Make Beaded Snowflakes
How to Make Beaded Snowflakes
Beaded snowflakes are fun to make! You don't need any beading experience to make these dainty creations. Make one for a pendant. Two beaded snowflakes could become dangles for a pair of earrings. Make dozens and attach them to winter gifts or use them as holiday decorations. Use your imagination ...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:35:17
25. Make Beaded Bobby Pins
Make Beaded Bobby Pins
Make your own beaded bobby pins or barrettes. All it takes is a few beads, some wire, and the pins/barrettes to make bejeweled creations worthy of becoming heirlooms! Beaded bobby pins are great for weddings, formal events such as the prom, gifts, or to add a little sparkle as an everyday accessory.
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:22:41
26. Grow Copper Sulfate Crystals
Grow Copper Sulfate Crystals
Copper sulfate crystals were the first crystals I ever grew. Since then I've grown a lot of different types of crystals, but copper sulfate crystals are my favorite, partly because they are super-easy to grow and partly because they are such a beautiful blue color. This lens will tell you how to ...
Education - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:34:29
27. White Cat Names
White Cat Names
White cats are one of the most softest cats and one of the most adored cats. Pure white cats have so many names becasuse they are white. Here is a guide that has some names for your white cat. Image By:renedepaula
Pets & Animals - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:35:17
28. Make Beaded Stars or Mandala
Make Beaded Stars or Mandala
Beaded stars or mandalas make great pendants or earring or even holiday ornaments. You don't need any beading experience to create these jewels. Just get some beads, thread, and a needle and give this project a try! The pattern is addictive, partly because it's a fun way to play with color and sh...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:44:09
29. How Mood Rings Work
How Mood Rings Work
If you were alive in the 1970s, chances are you had a mood ring or saw one. Mood rings are rings with a stone that changes color, supposedly in response to your emotions. Here's a look at how mood rings work and whether they really can tell how you feel.
Fashion & Beauty - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:35:20
30. Grow Your Own Crystal Geodes
Grow Your Own Crystal Geodes
Natural geodes are hollow rock formations that are filled with crystals. They occur in sedimentary and volcanic rocks. Though you may not be lucky enough to live or visit a place where you can find your own geodes, you can make crystal geodes by speeding up nature's geological processes in the co...
Education - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:45:34
31. Make a Ring - Set a Stone in Bead Netting
Make a Ring - Set a Stone in Bead Netting
Use this easy netting technique to form a beaded bezel around any cabochon. For this tutorial, the netting encircles an opal and is extended outward to form a ring. However, beaded bezels make great settings for pendants, bracelets, and earrings, too! The netting technique can be used to make man...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:32
32. Make a Beaded Crystal Heart
Make a Beaded Crystal Heart
Use crystals, firepolish beads, pearls, or combinations of beads to make a stunning heart pendant or charm. You can weave a flat heart or make two and join them to make a three-dimensional or puffed heart. This is a great Valentine's Day project or you can make a heart anytime for yourself or as ...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:35:17
33. Mood Ring Colors and Meanings
Mood Ring Colors and Meanings
Mood rings are rings with stones that change color in response to temperature, which is supposed to indicate your mood. If you have a mood ring and want to know what the colors mean, this lens is for you!
Education - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:22:41
34. Free Jewelry Making Patterns
Free Jewelry Making Patterns
For a while, I made my living as a professional jewelrymaker. I made beaded jewelry and bead and wire jewelry, handknotted pearls, polished and set gems, and worked up some original patterns and designs. I find jewelrymaking to be relaxing, plus I get a sense of accomplishment whenever a project ...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:33:49
35. Make Bejeweled Hair Spirals
Make Bejeweled Hair Spirals
These delicate-looking hair accessories are easy to make! Sprinkle them in upswept hair for weddings, prom, or other special events, or twist in a few above a ponytail for a more casual look. All you need is a bit of wire and a rhinestone, pearl, or flower.
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:32:48
36. Summer Surf Free Bracelet Beading Pattern
Summer Surf Free Bracelet Beading Pattern
This beaded bracelet or anklet pattern is made using peyote or gourd stitch. The colors and waves are reminiscent of the summer beach! Make this project using Delica seed beads for a bracelet or using larger size 11 seed beads for an eye-catching anklet.
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:44:12
37. Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Recipe
Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Recipe
Liquid nitrogen ice cream is ice cream that is frozen using liquid nitrogen. The non-toxic nitrogen boils off back into the air from whence it came leaving tasty ice cream goodness behind. This is an excellent recipe to make as part of a cryogenics demonstration. The ice cream tastes great, plus...
Food & Cooking - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:33:51
38. Make a Pearl Illusion Necklace
Make a Pearl Illusion Necklace
This illusion necklace looks beautiful and requires no knots, glue, or crimps to hold the beads in place. Try it with pearls or accent beads that would be too heavy to use as a full strand. I have shown it as a pearl necklace, with the example done using glass beads. You can make necklaces, brace...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:35:17
39. Science Fair Volcanoes
Science Fair Volcanoes
Chemical volcanoes are a fun and safe way to model real volcanoes and examine the processes that occur during a volcanic eruption. Get safe and easy instructions for making your own chemical volcano, then get ideas for ways to make the volcano into a science fair project.
Education - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:35:16
40. How to Make a Hugs and Kisses Beaded Ring
How to Make a Hugs and Kisses Beaded Ring
The Hugs and Kisses beaded ring is an easy beaded ring to make, yet it looks fabulous. This is an excellent beaded ring to make, even if you have never tried making a beaded project before. All you need are a few beads, beading thread or fishing line, and a needle.
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:32
41. Borax Crystal Snowflakes
Borax Crystal Snowflakes
Borax crystal snowflakes are easy and quick to grow, plus they have a big advantage over real snowflakes in that they don't melt! You can grow borax crystal snowflakes overnight as a fun crystal growing project or to make sparkling decorations.
Education - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:44:12
42. Make Pearl Earrings
Make Pearl Earrings
Pearl earstuds are a classic fashion accessory, jewelry store staple, and a great gift idea. High quality materials and careful attention to technique will make the difference between heirloom treasures and earstuds that look ill-matched and fall apart.
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:25:06
43. About Siberian Huskies
About Siberian Huskies
Huskies are are majestic pets to have. Not only are they on the go to see you in their life but they are on the go in general! They are very active dogs and very beautiful dogs. Don't be fooled by their beauty though, they can be very hard work. They are as strong as a bull and a bit destructive....
Pets & Animals - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:41:38
44. Set a Heart Gemstone in a Prong Setting
Set a Heart Gemstone in a Prong Setting
Do you have the perfect heart-shaped gemstone? If you have a setting you may want to set the stone yourself. If you are giving the heart as a gift, setting it yourself gives it a personal touch, plus it can save you a lot of money. V-prongs protect the delicate points of stones cut into heart, ma...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:33:49
45. Make a Japanese Chain Maille Necklace
Make a Japanese Chain Maille Necklace
Call it chain maille or chain mail or call it jump ring jewelry - the technique is easy and the results are stunning! This necklace, based on a Japanese motif, is a great beginner project. It doesn't take too long to complete, doesn't involve contortionist positions to make the motifs (we'll save...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:43:18
46. How to Make a Beaded Ring
How to Make a Beaded Ring
Beaded rings are artsy and individualistic. They express your style in a personal way that you won't get from a more conventional ring. Plus, beaded rings are fun to make. The ring in this photo is made from faceted glas beads, but you could just as easily use your favorite gemstones to create a ...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:32:48
47. Greek Mermaid Beadwoven Bracelet Pattern
Greek Mermaid Beadwoven Bracelet Pattern
This is a free beadwoven bracelet pattern that you can complete either by beadweaving on a beading loom or by beading with square stitch. The subtle design in this shimmery bracelet is evocative of ancient Greece. The colors would suit a mermaid. Use my colors, or try high contrast colors (such a...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:24:12
48. Beaded Mermaid Amulet Bag Pattern
Beaded Mermaid Amulet Bag Pattern
Amulet bags are small bag in which you can keep your treasures or a talisman. I don't have a treasure for this bag, but it makes a pretty necklace, so it doesn't really matter. This tiny mermaid-themed amulet bag measures only 1-1/4"x1-3/4" using size 11 seed beads (it would be even smaller in De...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:33:06
49. Make a Victorian Wirework Necklace
Make a Victorian Wirework Necklace
This autumn leaf necklace is stunning! The Victorian technique for making leaves can be used to make other shapes and sizes of leaves, feathers, and flowers.
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:34:31
50. Make Chandelier Earrings
Make Chandelier Earrings
Chandelier earrings are gorgeous! These instructions are for completely hand-made earrings. Use a jig or roundnose pliers to make the chandelier frame. The dangles are attached to the frame use wire or headpins. Finally, the chandelier is hung from an earring finding, which, of course, you can ma...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:33:03
51. Bloodroot to Remove Moles
Bloodroot to Remove Moles
Bloodroot is a plant that was used to remove moles, warts and other skin imperfections back in colonial times in North America. I'm not exactly sure why it fell out of favor as a mole removal treatment, but I personally tried it out and had was so pleased with the results that I wanted to share m...
Healthy Living - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:22
52. Grow an Alum Crystal
Grow an Alum Crystal
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at growing crystals? Alum crystals are just about the easiest crystals you can grow. They also grow very quickly and are non-toxic. Alum crystals are clear, somewhat resembling diamonds, and can grow very large. All you need to grow alum crystals is a kitchen...
Education - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:32
53. Snow Ice Cream Recipes
Snow Ice Cream Recipes
Snow ice cream is a lot of fun to make, plus it can taste surprisingly good. Here's a collection of snow ice cream recipes, including one that uses the snow to freeze the ice cream rather than as an ingredient. [photo: ElinorD, Wikipedia]
Food & Cooking - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:43:18
54. Bead a Crystal Flower Ring
Bead a Crystal Flower Ring
This beaded ring is very easy to make and looks stunning. Crystal bicone beads fit together to form flower shapes, which can be strung in a row or embellished for more design options. Small crystals make a dainty ring for any size finger, while large crystals make a bold statement, like a cocktai...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:34:31
55. Science Fair Crystals
Science Fair Crystals
There are several ways you can use crystals for science fair projects. Young scientists may want to make models of types of crystals or grow a crystal from a kit. More advanced researchers can experiment with the effects of changing the growing conditions of crystals. Another option is to work ou...
Education - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:33:01
56. Make Chain Mail Jewelry
Make Chain Mail Jewelry
Have you ever wanted to make your own chain mail jewelry? Here's an easy project to get you started. This is an updated take on the classic European 4-in-1 chain mail pattern. The beads are optional, but they add distinction. Once you are comfortable with the basic pattern, try varying your wire ...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:44:26
57. Vortex Beaded Pendant
Vortex Beaded Pendant
I live in Myrtle Beach, which sometimes gets hurricanes. I think the storms are very beautiful... the vortex shape was the inspiration for this brick stitch beading pattern. This diamond-shaped pattern makes an unforgettable pendant or it can be stitched to a pin back to make a brooch. If you run...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:25:06
58. How to Make Perfume
How to Make Perfume
It's easy to create your own signature perfume scent, plus you'll save money, express your creativity, and have a product that you know is free of potentially harmful synthetic chemicals. You only need a few easy-to-find materials, plus making perfume is fun. Giving perfume that you made especial...
Fashion & Beauty - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:43:23
59. Beaded Waves Bracelet
Beaded Waves Bracelet
This super-easy variation of the daisy chain thread path results in curves or waves. The pattern works up quickly and easily. You can make a bracelet (shown) or omit the clasp and use smaller beads to make a ring.
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:22:39
60. Make Bead and Wire Flower Hair Jewelry
Make Bead and Wire Flower Hair Jewelry
This bead and wire flower is very easy to make and looks gorgeous in your hair. You can make vary the size, shape, and number of petals to make flowers for hair pins, bobby pins, pendants, pins, and more.
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:41:36
61. How to Choose Wire for Making Jewelry
How to Choose Wire for Making Jewelry
Making wire jewelry is very fun and rewarding. You can make a great piece of jewelry even if you have never tried wire jewelrymaking before. Once you become more comfortable with wire, the design possibilities are endless. However, it can be hard to know what kind of wire you need in order to com...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:24:12
62. South Carolina State Flag - Beadwork Pattern
South Carolina State Flag - Beadwork Pattern
In the autumn of 1775, the Revolutionary Council of Safety asked Col. William Moultrie to design a flag for the South Carolina troops. Colonel Moultrie selected a blue background to match the uniforms of the troops and a crescent to signify the silver emblem worn on the front of their caps. Later...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:23:07
63. Beaded Snowflake Bracelet
Beaded Snowflake Bracelet
This snowflake pattern is easy to make and works up quickly. You can weave the beads by hand or using a beading loom. Make a bracelet, as shown, or extend the sides for a choker. I've included a grid marked every ten beads to help you keep your place in the pattern.
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:24:12
64. Abstract Volcano Beading Pattern
Abstract Volcano Beading Pattern
The Abstract Volcano beading pattern makes a stunning pendant or pin. Feel free to experiment with different fringes. I like this pattern beaded in matte translucent beads (use white or gray thread), but opaque beads (use black thread) work well too. The finished size I cited is for Delicas. Of c...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:24:12
65. Sapphire Facts
Sapphire Facts
Sapphires are among the most beautiful and valuable gemstones. Most people think of sapphires as blue stones, but they actually are found in wide variety of colors. Some sapphires are translucent stones, while others have star markings. This lens is intended to tell you a bit more about this inte...
Fashion & Beauty - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:43:40
66. Bead a Pearl Lariat Necklace
Bead a Pearl Lariat Necklace
A long rope necklace or lariat is among the most versatile of accessories. You can wear it as a long necklace or belt or wrap it up for more fashion options. Pearl ropes are classic and elegant. A beaded sautoir is reminescent of the 1920s. Use modern beads for a chic, updated look. No matter wha...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:22:41
67. Macrame Flower Necklace
Macrame Flower Necklace
Macrame is a simple knotting technique that can be used to make cool jewelry. One nice part about macrame jewelry is you can use natural fibers and beads for jewelry that is soft and easy on your skin. Macrame jewelry is also very inexpensive to make. This easy project uses only two knots and doe...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:35:14
68. Who Is Anne Helmenstine?
Who Is Anne Helmenstine?
Hi! I'm Anne Helmenstine, known to online readers as Anne, Dr. Helmenstine, or Azareal, depending on how you know me. I wrote this bio to support my Squidoo lenses, but I'm finding it's a handy way to share photos and updates with friends and a one-stop spot for me to find my own online content.
Squidoo Community - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:32
69. Wire Jewelry Projects
Wire Jewelry Projects
My two favorite types of jewelrymaking projects are beading projects and wire jewelry projects. Those categories aren't mutually exclusive, so most of my wire projects include ways of adding beads to the pattern! This is a collection of my jewelrymaking tutorials that use wire. I hope you enjoy t...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:32
70.  Make Slime
 Make Slime
There are many different ways to make slime. All you need are a few household ingredients to try this classic science project. What will you do with y...
Education - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:32
71. Make Beaded Chandelier Earrings
Make Beaded Chandelier Earrings
Chandelier earrings are gorgeous, but large earrings can be heavy and cumbersome and can take a lot of time to make. These earrings have three-dimensional drape and the swingy allure of chandeliers, but they are easy to make and elegant enough to wear anytime. I've made mine with pearls and cryst...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:21:07
72. Black Cat Names
Black Cat Names
Black cats have the most interesting names and qualities that make a name hard to choose. Black cats are known to be bad luck but what you think of them is up to you. This will help you pick a name and figure out if you want a black cat or not. Image by: dangitjenny
Pets & Animals - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:35:16
73. Make Your Own Clasp for Jewelry
Make Your Own Clasp for Jewelry
Clasps are an important jewelry component. Unless your necklace, bracelet, or anklet is stretchy or long, you need some type of closure in order to get it on or off. You can purchase clasps, but if you are creating a handcrafted jewelry project, it makes sense to make your own clasp, too. Don't w...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:21:07
74. Lensography: Azareal
Lensography: Azareal
No, that picture is not me, though my cat 'helps' type most lenses so it seems fair that she should have a photo op. I just really liked the picture. A lensography tells you about a lensmaster's lenses, right? My lens topics are diverse, so just in case you are interested in one topic and not ano...
Squidoo Community - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:35:17
75. Green Flash
Green Flash
When I was growing up in Nebraska, I sometimes saw the fabled 'green flash' at sunrise. When I moved away, I missed it and sought to find it again. I rarely wake up early enough to see it during sunrise over the Atlantic, so I am most likely to see the green flash when I return to Nebraska or vis...
Travel & Places - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:32
76. Christmas Tree Care
Christmas Tree Care
The care you give your cut Christmas tree determines whether it will be a beautiful, fragrant holiday decoration or a spiky fire hazard. Of course, real Christmas trees need water, but there is more to keeping your tree going through the holiday season. Here's how to keep your cut tree green and ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:32
77. Raven Cliff Falls
Raven Cliff Falls
You can hike to South Carolina's tallest waterfall! It's an easy hike for a beautiful view. The falls are a terrific day trip if you live anywhere in South Carolina. It's also easily accessible from Georgia, Tennessee or North Carolina since it sits near the junction of these states. There are mu...
Travel & Places - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:32
78. Tropical Christmas
Tropical Christmas
Ok, technically I live in the subtropics, not the tropics, but I have a neighbor who has Christmas lights wrapped around his palm trees, so I think that's close enough. If you live somewhere where there's no chance of having a white Christmas, you might be facing some... shall we say... decoratin...
Holidays & Celebrations - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:33:03
79. Bach Flower Remedies
Bach Flower Remedies
In the 1930's, Dr. Edward Bach used his knowledge of homeopathy to devise a plant-based remedy to treat a particular set of negative feelings. The Bach Flower Remedies are thought to work by stimulating the body's capacity to self-heal and by balancing negative feelings. Remedies are selected whi...
Healthy Living - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:23:08
80. How To Train a Cat
How To Train a Cat
Think only dogs can come when called and perform tricks? Think again! Cats are smart and eager to please. They can learn tricks and enjoy pleasing their people. Here's how to get started training your cat.
Pets & Animals - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:34:31
81. How to Give a Cat a Pill
How to Give a Cat a Pill
Some people have no problem at all giving their cats pills. If you are reading this lens, chances are you are not one of them. It's ok. It's not easy to get a cat to do something it doesn't want to do. Successfully pilling a cat is a matter of preparation, patience, and skill. You can do this, wi...
Pets & Animals - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:35:17
82. Make Wire Valentine's Day Hearts
Make Wire Valentine's Day Hearts
You can make heart shapes using wire by hand, using nothing more than your fingers and roundnosed pliers. However, you can get consistent sizes and shapes if you use a jig to form the heart. Here's an easy pattern that can be used with any gauge wire to make heart pendants and eardrops. I've comp...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:33:03
83. How to Set Up a Native Saltwater Aquarium
How to Set Up a Native Saltwater Aquarium
If you are fortunate enough to live near the beach, you can catch and keep your own sea creatures. This lens is about my own experience setting up a native tank. My native tank is my favorite aquarium, partly because it is always changing and partly because I can catch creatures and release them ...
Pets & Animals - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:31:32

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