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Scrapbooking Embellishments Tips

  » Arts & Humanities


Scrapbooking Marbles - Either buy them pre-cut in many colors or carefully cut yours in half; use them to add some "magic" to your page. For instance, hover the marble piece over your words for an interesting effect. Use a transparent drying glue.

Tip Credibility: 6


submitted by chewbaby13 2010-09-07 11:30:44 pm    

Heritage Scrapbooking

  » Arts & Humanities


Heritage Scrapbooking - Photo Repair Minimal restoration can be done using a basic photo-editing software program. Scan into computer and use software to remove stains and correct colors.

Tip Credibility: 4


submitted by chewbaby13 2010-04-09 07:29:26 pm    

Heritage Scrapbooking

  » Arts & Humanities


Heritage Scrapbooking - Photographs Use a thin craft spatula to pry up an old photo. A warm hair dryer to melt gum between photo and page. Run dental floss between photo and page, and as a last resort, cut the photo out of the album.

Tip Credibility: 4


submitted by chewbaby13 2010-04-09 07:25:23 pm    

How to treat burning skin from chili peppers.

  » Food & Drink


If you get a chili pepper's seeds on your skin, whether your hands or your face (especially the nose), put sour cream on the area and you will get faster relief than with cold water and maybe soap. I have heard that milk helps too.

Tip Credibility: 57


submitted by chewbaby13 2010-01-20 09:54:44 pm    

How to Write an Essay

  » Education & Reference


How to Write an Essay - Spell-Checker - If necessary, upgrade your spell checker in your writing document..be it Word or WordPerfect or another. Check the help section of your program. You can find yourself doing this for a college class, for example.

Tip Credibility: 7


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-26 10:23:57 pm    

Archival Scrapbooking Tips

  » Arts & Humanities


Archival Scrapbooking - Paper Storage - Don't store documents or photos in attics (conditions hot and humid) or in basements (usually damp). They should be stored in a cool, dry place.

Tip Credibility: 25


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-12 12:24:16 am    

Archival Scrapbooking Tips

  » Arts & Humanities


Archival Scrapbooking - Paper Storage - Don't use staples, paper clips or other metal objects with paper, as they eventually rust.

Tip Credibility: 27


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-12 12:22:46 am    

Archival Scrapbooking Tips

  » Arts & Humanities


Archival Scrapbooking - Paper Storage - Don't laminate family heirlooms and unique documents. This will not prolong the life of the paper and cannot be undone.

Tip Credibility: 24


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-12 12:21:42 am    

Archival Scrapbooking Tips

  » Arts & Humanities


Archival Scrapbooking - Paper storage - Don't use self-adhesive tapes or glues to repair torn paper or bookbindings. In the long run it will cause more damage to the paper. Use acid-free adhesives on the backs of photos to repair them.

Tip Credibility: 24


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-12 12:19:47 am    

Archival Scrapbooking Tips

  » Arts & Humanities


Archival Scrapbooking - Paper storage - Don't hang unique documents in direct sunlight because they will quickly fade and deteriorate.

Tip Credibility: 24


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-12 12:17:59 am    

Archival Scrapbooking Tips

  » Arts & Humanities


Archival Scrapbooking - Paper storage - Place paper items in acid-free page protectors to prevent them from rubbing against each other and causing further deterioration.

Tip Credibility: 24


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-12 12:16:33 am    

Archival Scrapbooking Tips

  » Arts & Humanities


Archival Scrapbooking - Paper storage - Store papers open and flat (not folded) in archival-safe sheet protectors, or place a document between two pieces of blank archival-safe paper, replacing if migration occurs.

Tip Credibility: 24


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-12 12:15:18 am    

"Vertical Gardening — Green Delights for Apartment Dwellers"

  » Home & Garden


Tip Credibility: 45


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-05 11:05:18 pm    

Tips for Disaster Preparedness

  » Education & Reference


Disaster preparedness - Pet's supply kit - Medical records, incl. immunization shots, medications, leash and harness, carrier, collar with rabies tag, food bowl, toys, photo, a weeks food supply and 2 to 3 gallons of water.

Tip Credibility: 50


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-03 01:14:46 am    

Tips for Disaster Preparedness

  » Education & Reference


Disaster Preparedess- Leaving a pet behind - Last resort, prepare a pen in your home and include a three-day supply of dry food and large container of water. Place in bathroom or utility room. Also place notes on outside doors of your house for workers.

Tip Credibility: 37


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-03 01:07:00 am    

Tips for Disaster Preparedness

  » Education & Reference


Disaster Preparedness - Pets - Plan in advance how to take care of your pet in a disaster. Most shelters do not accept family pets, so you need to plan for their safety and well being. Inquire of shelter for your pet from your Vet or family and friends.

Tip Credibility: 37


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-03 01:01:28 am    

Tips for Disaster Preparedness

  » Education & Reference


Disaster Preparedness - Be sure you have an extra cane at home or work, even if the family member has a seeing eye dog. Remind them to make noise if they become trapped. The visually-impaired individual can assist sighted people if electricity fails.

Tip Credibility: 37


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-03 12:48:52 am    

Tips for Disaster Preparedness

  » Education & Reference


Disaster Preparedness - Blind or visually-impaired family members will have a difficult time following a disaster if familiar surroundings are disrupted. It is also possible that a seeing eye dog may be too frightened or injured to be reliable.

Tip Credibility: 37


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-03 12:40:52 am    

Tips for Disaster Preparedness

  » Education & Reference


Disaster Preparedness - Have a spare set of hearing aids and batteries for your hearing impaired family member.

Tip Credibility: 37


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-03 12:37:56 am    

Tips for Disaster Preparedness

  » Education & Reference


Disaster Preparedness - the hearing impaired - If they cannot speak, tell your family members to blow a whistle, knock on the door, or hit objects together to let others know they are there.

Tip Credibility: 37


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-03 12:36:57 am    

Tips for Disaster Preparedness

  » Education & Reference


Disaster Preparedness - the hearing impaired - Make sure you have a flashlight, paper pad, and pencil handy. Communicate with the hearing impaired as information becomes available about the disaster over the radio. They want to know what is going on.

Tip Credibility: 48


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-03 12:35:15 am    

Tips for Disaster Preparedness

  » Education & Reference


Disaster Preparedness - If your family has a wheelchair ramp, is it sturdy and secure enough to withstand high winds?

Tip Credibility: 38


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-03 12:32:11 am    

Tips for Disaster Preparedness

  » Education & Reference


Disaster Preparedness - Check with your homeowner or renter's insurance policy to see if it covers adaptive equipment that may be lost or damaged during a disaster.

Tip Credibility: 46


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-03 12:31:13 am    

Tips for Disaster Preparedness

  » Education & Reference


Disaster Preparedness - Store back-up equipment, such as a manual wheelchair, at a neighbor or friend's house or at your work place.

Tip Credibility: 14


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-03 12:29:35 am    

Tips for Disaster Preparedness

  » Education & Reference


Disaster Preparedness - Look into getting a medic alert system that will allow you to call for help if a disabled family member becomes immobilized in an emergency.

Tip Credibility: 4


submitted by chewbaby13 2009-10-03 12:26:44 am    
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