Fun, fashion & science in the Internet's #1 website about shoelaces. Whether you want to learn to lace shoes, tie shoelaces, stop shoelaces from coming undone, calculate shoelace lengths or even repair aglets, Ian's Shoelace Site has the answer! You can find out more about this site, or you can dive right in below. Table of Contents Lacing Shoes Are all of your shoes, sneakers and boots still laced up the way they were when you bought them? Tying Shoelaces Most people learn how to tie their shoelaces around the age of five. The "Granny Knot" Do your shoelace bows sit vertically instead of across the shoe? Shoelace Lengths The rhetorical question: "How long is a piece of string?" Tips of Shoelaces = Aglets Many people search for shoelace "tips" or "ends" because they want to know the name of the plastic or metal bits at the ends of shoelaces. Shoelace Tips, Hints & Ideas This section contains all sorts of tips, hints and ideas about shoelaces. Shoelace Marketplace Shoelaces As Seen In...
20 Unusual Uses for Coffee - Live GreenThese tips will give you surprising and unusual uses for fresh coffee beans or grounds that have gone stale, the pounds of used grounds you toss out every week and the dregs at the bottom of your cup. This story is from our partner EcoSalon and was originally published on 11/23/11. Can you imagine life without coffee? We’d all stumble around like drones for hours every morning, lost without our precious fix. We love coffee for its flavor, its aroma and of course its pick-me-up, but there are at least 20 more compelling reasons to stay stocked up. These tips will give you surprising and unusual uses for fresh coffee beans or grounds that have gone stale, the pounds of used grounds you toss out every week and the dregs at the bottom of your cup. Kill fridge odor Wouldn’t you rather smell coffee than two-week-old leftovers, half-rotten produce and spoiled milk? Reduce cellulite Erase smells on your hands Make rich compost Get shiny hair Who doesn’t want shiny, healthy-looking hair? Natural dye
Voir pour savoir son avenir!Raptitude.com – Getting Better at Being Human18 Green DIY Lamps You Can Build Before Dark!A while back we featured a very cool driftwood lamp built by our own Mike Demma here at Greenopolis. It was so popular we decided to surf the web and pick out examples of lamps you can build yourself from scratch - or at least from stuff that would otherwise be tossed out, like the iMac G4 lamp pictured below . It makes sense - almost anything can be turned into a lamp base or lamp shade, and every hardware or building supply store carries lamp wiring kits. Making your own one-of-a-kind lamp saves money and keeps stuff out of landfills and the lights on at home. You are limited only by your imagination. Photo: Randall 180 Lamp from Wine Bottles Drain the bottle, wire it up, and build a lamp. The website Remodelista has a DIY wine bottle lamp project inspired by Maison Martin Margiela's home line. Bottle of Pixies Lamp Is that a genie in your bottle or are you just glad to see me? DIY Upcycled Wine Bottle Gas Lamp Fill this with citronella oil and fend off mosquitoes this summer. Vespa Lamp
Ароматен хляб - Рецепта | 24KitchenВашите настройки за "бисквитки" "Бисквитките" са малки текстови файлове, които се съхраняват в компютърa, мобилното устройство или в друго крайно устройство на Потребителя при посещение на уебсайтове. Ние използваме "бисквитки", за да направим по-лесен за употреба нашия уебсайт. Потребителите могат да изтрият всички "бисквитки", съхранени в техния компютър или мобилно устройство, но това е възможно да попречи на достъпа до отделни части на този уебсайт. Изберете една от следните възможности, за да промените настройките на кукитата. Целеви или рекламни "бисквитки"Функционални "бисквитки" Запомняне на потребителското име.Запомняне на настройките за "бисквитките".Позволи на сайта да събира статистически данни.Достъп до социалните мрежи За да влязат в сила новите настройки, страницата трябва да се обнови автоматично след като натиснете "Запамети и затвори"."
Hobbies and InterestsHobbies and Interests I'm one of those types who seems to have a million hobbies and interests. One of those interests became my job (astronomy, for those following at home). I have a big interest in science in general and public education of science. I have a big interest in history, and British history in particular. I also love to sew, do needlework (cross stitch and blackwork in particular) and quilting. Family history is another interest of mine, even though I haven't had a lot of time to do much on it lately. I also love gardening, but don't have a lot of photos or things to write about on that subject right now, but there are some up at my Flickr pages. And last but not least (for now), I also am interested in writing, particularly historical fiction.
DIY Embroidery Pattern TransfersMost people don't own the specialized printer used to make the iron-on embroidery transfers sold at many craft stores and online embroidery pattern sites. Sometimes they still want to make an easy transfer for an embroidery pattern that can be given or sold to someone who doesn't feel like tracing or poking holes into the sheet of paper, then dusting it with chalk powder. Some people want the pattern transfer to be washable, especially if they're using a light colored embroidery thread. The iron-on patterns are not. Most heat set pigments are difficult to remove. After extensive trial and error (and I'd rather not detail all of the error here), I've come up with a simple, low cost method of making an embroidery pattern transfer. It does take a bit of time and a steady hand. For making the transfer, you will need: For transferring the pattern to fabric, you will need: The transfer Fabric Water Method for making the transfer: Draw something you like, or print an image onto heavy paper.
DIY Lock PicksI locked myself out of my house the other day... D'oh! It would've been easy enough to break a window, but hey it's my own home. So I decided to try and pick my way in. So I decided to polish my impromptu lock picks into something more presentable. Hose clamp DremelSugru Pliers Vice Safety gear Don't have a Dremel? I've entered this into the Spy Contest. This is just an example of how I made some simple lock picks.DIY: 10 Pretty Little ClutchesTen pretty little clutches that you can easily make at home. The clutch is, without a doubt, this fall’s it-bag. Instead of dropping major dough on one, revamp one that you already have or make one yourself from scratch. Here are ten of our favorite DIY clutch projects, some which require as little as tape and spray paint. Placemat Clutch Sometimes you come across things that are so brilliant in their simplicity that you can’t believe you never thought of it yourself. Miniaudiere with Golden Horse Sometimes elaborate parties call for desperate measures. Glitter Bow Clutch Fall is all about glitter and adornment, in every which way. Gold Colorblock Clutch Colorblocking is still going strong this fall, but try metallics to give the look a bit of an update. Handcuff Clutch Are you one of those people who constantly misplace your pretty little clutch wherever you go? Knuckle Duster Clutch Sometimes runway style can be so easy to achieve with some patience and glue.