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Creating In Sketchbooks
“Draw. Draw. Draw. Draw. Draw. Get sketchbooks and draw. Draw everything. Draw every day of your life. Draw what you see. Draw from life. Draw from your mind’s eye. You’ll be surprised as to what you can create.”
The average household generates a lot of waste through packaging, and it worries me that recycling programs are not able to keep up with it all. So, I’m always looking for ways to use packaging, tins, and bottles in craft projects. Why buy art supplies when they’re already right here in our homes?
The Pros and Cons of Using Flight Following When Flying
Flight following is an aviation tool that allows pilots to receive assistance from Air Traffic Control centers around the United States. Flight following uses radar to assist pilots with avoiding severe weather, avoiding other aircraft, and otherwise navigating their flight plans safely.
How Much it Costs to Own My Airplane
The costs of owning an airplane include several ownership and operational costs. These costs include hangar fees, fuel, maintenance, insurance, and annual inspection fees. Periodic engine overhaul expenses and other costs are also important to consider.
Indoor Gardening: The Secrets Nobody Tells You About Houseplants
Fed by Instagram trends, millennials, and the recent lockdown, indoor gardening has been enjoying a major boost in popularity. Whilst we know how much character they can add to a room, many don’t realise that houseplants provide various other benefits, including a boost to our mental health.
Easy Gifts For Someone Who Is Impossible To Shop For.
Shopping for someone who is vague about their interests can be frustrating. You want to get them something that is to their liking, useful, and presentable. If you're interested in finding easy gifts for someone in your life, keep reading.
TikTok, booktok, and Fantasy
The fantasy novel has a long successful history; however, when print sales dropped in 2012, the online sales flourished, paving a new way for self-publishing. Despite the fluctuating sales, fantasy continues to carry with it a strong fan-base that only adds to story-building worlds. In Australia, the fantasy publishing industry is looked down upon as a “popular” literary genre, separating it from the realistic “literature” that wins awards and promotes prestige. Across the entire publishing industry, fantasy produces strong fandom, creates potential for seriality and has the ability to move fluidly between multiple modes of publishing, especially with the emergence of TikTok and the booktok hashtag.
Things to consider before bringing a houseplant home
I started my plant journey back in 2017 when I brought home a small potted plant. It was a spontaneous buy and looking back, I could not have been luckier with my purchase—so many things aligned without my intentional doing. For weeks the plant stayed healthy, within months I was seeing new growth, and each year I began re-potting it into larger containers. Fast forward to today, and I have a home full of houseplants which I know is all thanks to the encouragement and success I had with this one I brought home four years ago.
Gabriele Dawe On Fighting The Patriarchy One Rainbow At A Time
Gabriel Dawe has an incredible job as an artist. He creates rainbows indoors from thread art that is simply magical! His rainbow thread pieces span art galleries, airports and office buildings all over the world. The stretched thread pieces conjure the same effects: the rainbows dazzle with reflected light creating a state of wonder and awe in most of the people who view his works of art. Just imagine walking through an airport or office to encounter such magical artwork!
How My Brother And I Started A Plant Business With Less Than $100
Starting a new business is challenging, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. People are changing how they consume products and services. At the same time, businesses adapt their operations to follow social distancing rules.
I Ate Nothing But Dollar Store Food For 24-Hours
That wasn’t as bad as I thought. I’ve been a personal trainer and nutritionist for years. The biggest thing I try to teach is that trying to pursue perfection in health is not possible.
10 Strategies to Win A Water-Balloon Fight from a Certified Pro
I woke up this morning with a notification on my phone I hadn't seen before. Tucked amongst my widgets appeared an Excessive Heat Warning, the first of the summer in my town.