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Month: October 2017

Using Area Rugs As Wall Hangings

If you have a large wall in your home that needs a decorative touch, the best thing you can hang is an area rug. Area rugs are not just for walking on. These rugs have been used for centuries as wall hangings and can be still used this way today. You can use an area rug as a wall hanging on large and awkward walls to avoid that blank, unfinished look. If your home has a two story entry way with a large wall, this could the ideal space for an area rug to hang. Not only is an area rug able to cover a large amount of space but it will be lighter to hang than a heavy picture frame. It will also look nicer on the wall. This is an easy way to incorporate color into a room without having to pick up a paintbrush. Even if you live in a smaller home that does not have a large wall that needs adornment, you can still use area rugs as wall hangings. Just use smaller rugs. Instead of struggling about what type of wall hanging you want to put somewhere or purchasing a picture that you do not really like, you can use an area rug. When you are choosing an area rug to hang on the wall, you should choose one with some sort of design....

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Preparing For The Expected

Liz and Bill Spear “Buyers and sellers may love SOME surprises, but for the most part, they’d rather have a calm, smooth transaction with a minimum of the unexpected.  That’s why it’s worthwhile to hire an experienced agent.”Right on target – and – re-blog!I’m an engineer by training so as you might guess, I’d like to know what to expect in a world of chaos.  That’s not how Life works for the most part, so I need adapt to today’s circumstances. And if I want even more unpredictability, I tinker around in our flower garden because nature is just full...

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Choosing Wall Art For The Home

Choosing Wall Art for each Room One of the most frustrating and cruel parts of home decoration is picking out wall art. Choosing a piece of art that reflects your personality, interests, tastes and getting it to fit in with the overall theme of your home is a monumental task. It only goes to figure that the hardest task of decorating your home is also the most important one. I've put together a few simple tricks and ideas that mights to make the chore of picking out wall art a little easier. What Do You Envision uses each room for? Some very important points to consider when picking out wall art is, what will you be using the room or space for? Do you regularly have guests over? Will you be entertaining? Is this just a family space? These are important question because you can use the answers to help with your choice of wall decor. For example, lets say you have friends over on a regular basis for wine and dinner, then maybe you could display some pictures of wine bottles with glasses and maybe some photos of destinations where wine is made like Italy and France in other rooms. These could be color or black and white prints. The purpose of the room can be a great contributor to choosing a style of art. It is also...

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The Basics of Home Canning

Let me tell you, home canning takes a lot of work. However, the rewards that come with it make all the work well worth the effort. For me, I like to experiment with unusual recipes. When I started canning it was not entirely for the standard jams and jellies you can find just about anywhere. When I discovered recipes that incorporated hot and spicy elements I figured I had found the right niche to work with. I was not disappointed. But before I started to do any home canning I had to decide what canning method to use. There’s just two common ways to preserve foods – pressure canning or water bath canning. I chose the latter as I’ve had experience with both but found a hot water bath far easier for the canning recipes I had chosen. Besides, the recipes I chose were not the kind that required a pressure canner. Water Bath Canning In a Nutshell In a word, for me, canning with a boiling water bath is easy. Even if I didn’t have an actual canner I could use a large stock pot with a rack on the bottom to place jars. The only specialized equipment I would need is jars, lids and screw tops. The science involved is all about boiling water and the length of time the water is boiling. Also, acidic foods, which...

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Internet Marketing Sales – Web Page Design Part One

OK, so you’ve decided to become an internet marketer and you want to start selling a product or a service on the internet. Great Move! It can be a very rewarding career, if you know what you’re doing. On the other hand if you don’t know what you’re doing , it can become very frustrating and disappointing. The life blood of an internet marketer is his web site. It’s something that you need to learn how to do, and do right. In this and the following articles I will attempt to teach you what you need to know. Creating a web site for the sole purpose of selling a service or a product on the internet is not the same thing as creating a general web site, there’s a little more involved to it than that. A general purpose web site is great for providing information, but it does nothing to sell a product. A selling or sales web page does more than just give information. Yes you do provide information, but you are also promoting yourself, your product and your company. The whole purpose of the web site is for it to act as your virtual salesperson. If the web site is good, people may even hang around long enough to read it. If the web site is bad they’ll just click on to another site. A good...

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