Dawn Keadic Profile and Articles
1). Home Business: Wreath Making
So you enjoy making wreaths and have decided to go into business for yourself. Congratulations, that sounds like a positive idea and hopefully will be a profitable one. First, however, you will want to make your business plans so that your start up wonít also be your shut down. You will want first of all to make sure of your work space. Do you have.
2). Bird Twig Wreath
This is a very attractive wreath and a very popular one. You will want to gather a supply of twigs which are long, thin and pliable. You will also need craft wire, 22 to 24 gauge, wire cutters, a glue gun, glue sticks and a wreath base. You will also want some bird picks, the choice is yours, an artificial birdsí nest, wooden eggs, small ones, and a large ribbon.
3). Making A Twig Wreath
This twig wreath makes a very attractive decoration for inside or outside and one in which you can take great pride. The materials which you will require are a wire coat hanger, craft wire, I like to use about a 22-24 gauge wire, twigs, I like to break them into five inch lengths, berries, dried flowers, pinecones, whatever seems right to you, you are the creator so you are the one to be pleased.
4). Peacock Feather Wreath
Making a peacock feather wreath is a very easy project and will result in a beautifully elegant finished product. This sort of wreath makes a beautiful adornment for your home at any time of year and can be enhanced by the addition of ornaments or left in its natural splendor.
For this project you will need a straw wreath base. The size of the wreath base which you choose to use will be a part in determining the size of the wreath.
5). Twig Wreaths For Rustic Or Elegant Appeal
The thought of twigs may conjure up an old forest, or well-constructed bird's nest. Twigs are also an extremely popular material for wreaths. A wreath can be made entirely of twigs for a rustic, primitive appeal or can have all sorts of materials added to them for a graceful design. They can also accent a wreath for any season of the year whether its Thanksgiving or Valentine's Day.
6). Eliminating Problem Dog Behaviors Ė Jumping And Roaming
Every dog owner must eventually deal with some unwanted behaviors on the part of their four legged companions. Some of the most frequently encountered training problems with puppies and dogs alike are jumping on people and performing those amazing feats of escape.
Jumping up on people
Jumping up on people can be a cute trick for puppies, but it quickly becomes a problem behavior as the dog gets older, larger and heavier.
7). Feather Wreaths: Attractive And Simple To Make
Feather wreaths can be a strikingly attractive decoration and are surprisingly simple to construct.
A wreath made from feathers (either real or artificial) can take many forms. They range from playful decorative items constructed from artificial pink fuzzy feathers to more traditional looking seasonal door pieces made from the feathers of wild turkeys.
8). You Can Make A Wreath Out Of Wallpaper!
How many times have you stood and admired the beauty of the flowers in your wallpaper? If youíre anything like me, Iíll bet itís been plenty of times. You probably picked the paper because you thought it was especially beautiful. How about making a dried flower wreath that would duplicate the look of the wall paper and add a special look to the decor of your living room?
Sound impossible? It really isnít.
9). Dried Flower Wreaths Keep Nature's Beauty Alive
There are few things more beautiful than a flower. Floral decoration is a mainstay because of this unrivaled natural beauty. Drying and preservation techniques allow one to decorate their home with true flowers instead of sometimes-inferior silk and artificial alternatives. Dried flower wreaths provide a spectacular way to keep nature's beauty alive for several years.
10). Autumn Wreaths Mark The Season
Wreaths are sometimes thought of as a Christmas-only decoration. This is a short-sighted view, as a beautiful wreath can be used to decorate a home for any season. Wreaths made to celebrate the autumn months can be very attractive home decorations.
Autumn wreaths often attempt to take the most beautiful elements of the fall season and to combine them in one artistic statement.
11). Making Dried Flower Wreaths
Dried flower wreaths can be especially beautiful and add that little bit of elegance to the interior of your home, or can be used as a door wreath, as you prefer. Personally I like to make them and hang them on a mirror of a buffet cabinet in the dining room or on a round wall mirror in the living room. I call these ďgrandmotherísĒ wreaths, because I choose to make them in the old fashioned way in which my grandmother made them.
12). Aha's For Normalizing Combination Skin
Often the biggest frustration for those with combination skin is caring for it properly. Having both dry and oily skin areas on your face can make skin care seem almost impossible. There are, however, things that you can do to care for and keep your combination skin healthy and feeling good.
For one thing, some areas of your face may feel tight after you wash.
13). Beyond Washing The Dog
Keeping your dog clean is an important responsibility for every dog owner. Fido depends on you for general hygiene. Clean ears, teeth and a coat free from fleas and ticks are all the conditions you check for a healthy pet. Bath time is a great time to bond with your dog as well as check his well-being.
A healthy dogs actually donít need to be washed all that often, but humans prefer to bathe them so that they smell fresh and clean and not like.
14). Fatal Mistake: Why Your Dog Needs Vaccinations
The canine distemper virus (CDV) causes a highly contagious disease in dogs known as distemper. Dogs who contract distemper suffer damage to their gastrointestinal, central nervous and respiratory systems. It's vitally important to vaccinate against distemper as it is incurable and often fatal.
Puppies between the ages of three and six months are most susceptible to the disease, although older dogs can also contract distemper.
15). Choosing An Outdoor Wreath
Wreaths are a popular decorating option indoors. The great variety of wreaths and their wondrous beauty make them popular with designers and decorators. Use of wreaths outdoors also provides a great opportunity to increase the aesthetic appeal of one's home. Often found on door or lampposts, outdoor wreaths are popular outdoor decorating items.
The most famous type of outdoor wreath is, of course, the door wreath so often used at Christmas.
16). Wreath Making Fundraisers
Wreath making and selling can be a fun project and a money maker for almost any organization; however it is going to take some careful planning to make sure that everything runs smoothly. Youíre weekly get together group may be all in favor of making wreaths, but as with any group project, you will have members who will be at different levels of capabilities.
17). Getting Started On The Right Paw: Dog Food
Walking down the dog food isle of your favorite pet supply store could be intimidating. You will see row upon row of different brands and types of food. Pet food is now a multi billion dollar industry and pet food manufactures are doing their best to capture your attention. How do you eliminate the hype and find the best food for your dog?
There are several factors to consider when choosing the right food for your dog.
18). Thay Call It "Dog Breath" For A Reason
Its shame that most dog owners donít realize that dental hygiene is as important for their dogs as it is for themselves. Teeth that have been neglected are subject to several types of mouth disease just like their human friends.
We know that if we don't brush our teeth, plague will build up and eventually cause tooth decay. The same thing happens to dogs.