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Christmas Tree Ribbon Decorating Ideas

Deck your halls (and your Christmas tree) with ribbon.christmas tree image by Maria Brzostowska from Fotolia.comChristmas trees bear the weight of many items, including strings of popcorn, heavy glass ornaments, long strands of light and a topper ranging from an angel to a reindeer. While...

How to Enjoy Turning 21 Without Alcohol

Turning 21 is a very important time in anyone's life. Since this is also the legal drinking age, a lot of emphasis is put on alcohol when you turn 21. However, there are many people who are unable to enjoy drinking. Whether you are unable to drink due to your own personal choice or you have a medica

Celebrating Chinese New Year of the Tiger

If you want to be celebrating the Chinese New Year (which in 2010 is the year of the tiger) in a traditional manner there are a few things you should consider. Hold on to your hats because this one might be a bumpy ride. First and foremost...firecrackers and loud noises! I know, many states have out

Unique Graduation Ideas

Graduation ceremonies give families, educators and the community a chance to applaud the accomplishments of the graduating class for all their hard work. Adding unique twists on the event can help reflect the unique experiences each student encountered on the way to the podium to collect her diploma

How to Make Headbands for a Saloon Girl Costume

Saloon girl costumes bring to mind over-the-top boas, feathers and ruffles. These girly items stand out in a crowd. Whether you are preparing for a western-themed party or for Halloween, the saloon girl costume is a quick costume, as well as a crowd-pleaser. A sparkly, feathery saloon girl headband

Gifts for Guys Who Love Cadillacs

Although thinking of the ideal gift can sometimes be difficult, shopping for a guy who loves Cadillacs presents a variety of options. Cadillac-inspired gifts can range greatly in price depending on the type of gift. The better you know the person you are shopping for, the easier it will be to choose

My Memorable Time With Disneyland

Although some time ago now, I can still remember my visit to Disneyland Florida when I was a child. It was indeed memorable. Unless you live right near Disneyland then when you organize your holiday, you know that it means you are going to have to take into account how to get there. I have had the p

Mother's Day Ideas that are Creative, Funny and Unique!

Breakfast in bed is still the best way to honor Moms everywhere on Mothers Day. There is truly no greater reward as a parent than the knowledge that offspring are turning out to be healthy and contributing members of society. But as time goes on and they develop into successful tax attorneys and cor

Happy Birthday Cake Decoration Ideas

Rather than simply writing "Happy Birth day" on a sheet cake, get a bit more creative when you are making a birthday cake for a friend or family member. Think of things that are common to birthday parties when you create the cake. You don't have to order a cake from a bakery if you take the time to

Christmas Tree Repairs You Can Do Yourself

If you've unpacked your artificial Christmas tree only to discover that something is broken or doesn't work properly, don't head out to buy a new tree just yet! We've got a list of some simple repairs

How to Make a Hinata Costume

Hinata Hyuuga is a young girl from the Naruto series. She is a shy and timid, preferring peace to fighting. Depending on the story, Hinata can be seen in a number of different clothing choices, one of which is a purple hoodie and navy pants. Creating a Hinata costume for Cosplay or your next costume

How to Put Tissue in a Package

Many times putting the gift in a gift bag and adding tissue paper and ribbon makes a quicker and more creative presentation than wrapping a gift in traditional wrapping paper. Gift bags come in various sizes and can be purchased in solid colors, occasion-related themes or adorned with many popular c

Budget Friendly Custom Baby Shower Invitations

It is just as effortless to obtain cheap custom baby shower invitations as it is to get high-priced ones. The secret is being receptive to doing things another way and to be patient with the process.

Gift Suggestions for a New Mom

Give a new mother and her child a gift to make parenting easier.girl with new born baby image by Anatoly Tiplyashin from Fotolia.com"The role of mother is probably the most important career a woman can have," Janet Mary Riley, the first female professor on Loyola University's law faculty,...

How to Make Homemade Willy Wonka Costumes

Willy Wonka is the eccentric master candy maker that is the centerpiece character in Roald Dahl's book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," which was published in 1964. The original film debuted in 1971 and a remake was made in 2005, in which Johnny Depp played the famed candy maker. A Willy Wonka c

How to Make Rooms for Eggs in "SoulSilver"

Over the course of your adventures in “Pokémon: SoulSilver,” you will periodically be given the opportunity to care for a Pokémon egg. Whether the egg is a gift from another character or the result of two of your Pokémon breeding, you will need a free slot in your party to

How to Make Ribbon Ties for a Sundress

Found a great sundress, but it doesn't have ties on the shoulders, or the ties are too narrow? Add some security by attaching your own ties. It's a simple process, and it easily reversible if you change your mind. Using a wide grosgrain ribbon in a complementary color is a good way to simplify the