DIY Roman Shades It always feels great when you have your mind set on how you want something to look and then it all comes together. This is exactly what has happened with my entry way/porch area. I knew I wanted to put stripes on the wall but it was a matter of finally getting around to it. Once that was done and the porch was all cleared out I knew I had to make it something that was worth having.
Manly Projects to Build and Sew Men's DIY Craft Ideas & Sewing Tutorials I personally run my own craft blog so I know that most tutorials on the web are geared towards women; from floral tote bags and necklaces to hair bands and skirts, so it can be difficult to find things to make if you're a guy. I'm not trying to stereotype, but men seem to enjoy the more rugged types of crafts that often need power tools or at least a bit of brute force! And these types of 'manly' projects are much more my cup of tea too even though I'm a girl :)
OWL Writing Exercises These OWL resources offer information and exercises on how to clarify sentences and specifically discuss sentence clauses, sentence fragments, sentence structure, and subject-verb agreement. Please use the navigation bar on the left or the links below to access the individual exercises. Sentence Clauses: Independent and Dependent Clauses This resource provides exercises on the differences between independent and dependent clauses that you may print.
Heirloom Cut Chenille Baby Blanket I first saw a blanket like this at a baby shower for a friend's first baby boy. Our mutual friend, Joyce, gifted it and I was so amazed she had made it! I hadn't seen anything like it and thought it had such a beautiful vintage feel. As I was composing my nesting list I thought about including a cut chenille blanket like this. Three Words to Help Retrain your Brain, by Knowledge@Wharton To ‘Think Like a Freak,’ Start with These Three Words Are you sure it is a bad idea to quit a job? In Think Like a Freak, Stephen J. Dubner and Steven D. Levitt argue that we are often overly confident about what we think we know, and they recommend a way to think differently to solve problems and make decisions.
How You Can Help Earth Cope with 7 Billion Related Tag: The World at 7 Billion Related Video: The World at 7 Billion: Sustaining our Future Photo credit: SimplyCVR The population of our planet reached the 7 billion mark at the end of October according to the U.N.’s calculations. Earth’s population has more than doubled in the last 50 years, from 3 billion in 1959, and will likely exceed 10 billion by 2100. These numbers represent big challenges—feeding and providing for additional people on a planet already stressed by environmental damage and climate change. Typographer's Glossary Serif: Serif's are semi-structural details on the ends of some of the strokes that make up letters and symbols. A typeface that has serifs is called a serif typeface (or seriffed typeface). Some of the main classifications of Serif type are: Blackletter, Venetian, Garalde, Modern, Slab Serif, Transitional, and Informal. Fonts in each classfication share certain similiar characteristics including the shape or appearance of their serifs. Serif fonts are widely used in traditional printed material such as books and newspapers. Show all Serif Didone is a typeface classification characterized by slab-like serifs without brackets; vertical orientation of weight axes.