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Wedding dresses come in all designs, sizes, and even colors but they all have one thing in common: they all tend to get packed away somewhere after the wedding to gather dust and become a relic. Unless you intend to hand down your wedding dress to a family member at some point, it just isn’t worth it to keep it in your closet year after year but finding other uses for it can be a…

Carpet beetles, as they are so commonly called, are tiny little beetles that sometimes find their way into your carpets and make a home. They are quite similar to cloth moths and tend to feed on a variety of materials such as cotton, wool, fur, felt, silk, leather, and even skin. Most of these materials contain a substance known as keratin. Keratin is an animal protein that is digested by the larvae of the carpet…

Paper plates have been used for more than a century now. These plates are generally made out of the byproducts that are released during the process of producing paper. The paper plate industry is growing consistently and most of the companies generally make use of polystyrene or Styrofoam to prepare the plates and the cups. However, it wasn’t long before it was found that the constituents of these products were actually quite harmful and could…

Now more than ever, there is an initiative to “go green.” This is how we all try to reduce our carbon footprint on this planet and to produce less waste than we may have in years past. It isn’t just a fad; it is an attempt to change the way that we live so that we can leave this planet in better condition for our children and our children’s children. The thing is that no…

A vast variety of crafting projects require that you first stiffen up the fabric or make use of molded fabric. Some may require additional smoothness and stiffness so that they can cover a larger area while others might need to be molded for a permanent shape, such as when designing clothes for small figurines or for sculpting purposes. There are several different ways by which you can stiffen up the fabric. However, depending upon the…

Candles have been used since the olden ages for illumination. In fact, if you trace the history of candles all the way back, you will find that they were being used as far back as 3,000 B.C. The first candle was made by the Egyptians using beeswax, and they were also responsible for the creation of the first true candle holder, which they made using clay. Today, candles are used for a variety of purposes.…

When it rains, it can be a serious inconvenience for anyone. After all, having our clothes soaked can be a difficult endeavor, leading us to feel cold and to develop that wet smell. Either way, it is not comfortable to have to deal with. But because of our size as human beings, it is mostly an inconvenience at best. The raindrops don’t do any real damage to our bodies in a short period of time.…

Paper towels are used across the globe for a variety of different purposes. Some people use these paper towels in their kitchens to wipe their hands clean, and for drying the dishes. Others use them for general cleaning purposes. They are available for a very inexpensive price and you can easily find them at your local store. Paper towels are generally packed in plastic and usually have a cardboard tube in between, on which the…

Just about anyone who owns a cat knows that they are strange creatures that seem to have thoughts as inane as a toddler’s. Much like people, cats will form their own habits that they may practice throughout the house. For instance, some cats prefer to sit in the middle of the hallway, seemingly wanting to bask in the attention they get from everyone needing to walk around them. Other cats can be found pawing at…

Despite what many people think, cats can truly be affectionate animals. Of course, there will always be some cats who are more independent than others, and there will be some cats who need more attention than others. With that being said, if you have a more affectionate cat, you might notice that it expresses its affection in a number of ways. One of the most curious ways that a cat shows its affection is through…

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