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How to sew a dress for little dog from sleeve of old sweater

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Dog – is man’s best friend and owners of little toy dogs (Chihuahua, Yorkshire terrier, Russian Toy etc.) agree with this saying twice more. As when you buy the dog three times smaller than usual, you get five times more of endearment, love and good mood. It hurts me when one says about breeds of little dogs that they are ugly, stupid and in general it’s a lot of dull-witted glamorous ladies to keep them as pets. People who actually didn’t happen to meet these pets say so. The main charm of these breeds is that they are – everlasting puppies with devotion and loyalty not worse than by Bulldogs and Labradors. ...

How to make decoupage on the wooden log

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It is a great pleasure to bring presents and to see a happy response and excitement in the eyes of the person you give present to. Some unique and special gift can bring true admiration. I offer you an idea of such a gift that will become not only unique but the most precious thing for your special person or dear friend because it will be made by your own hands! All hand-made things are so precious because they absorbed a piece of your warmth and soul. To make a decoupage log you will need some spare time, patience, and your fantasy of course! Wooden log 3-layer paper ...

How to decorate a glass cup with stained-glass image

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Stained-glass cup is a unique and interesting thing! Just imagine you are treating guests and serving them original hand-made cups. For sure you will hear many compliments and admirations; some friends might even wish to order such a masterpiece to have in their homes too. Such a cup can be a nice present for your close person on some special occasion. You shall agree that it is quite boring and trite to bring an ordinary cup as a gift. But if you give a cup decorated with the stained-glass image that is hand-made in addition it will be a very special and unique present! Any hand-made article is a unique ...

How to draw panda with pastel crayons or gouache (2 lessons)

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With the appearance resembling a fluffy teddy bear, a panda is a favorite character so popular among people. Its famous black and white color, kind nature and herbivorous way of nutrition (panda eats bamboo plant) made this bear one of the most popular animals. In this article I'll teach you how to draw panda. I think it will be very interesting and amusing for you. From the very beginning I should warn you that the first lesson is more difficult than the second one, so if you are not quite sure in your drawing skills or at the moment you do not dispose of the necessary materials I advise you to choose the second ...

How to make DIY floral bow

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How we are sometimes eager to decorate a present. We want to make it fabulous. We go shopping and choose packaging paper and little bows. And though we can’t make the paper ourselves, we still can make little bows. Knowing how to make them you may experiment with them, and create bows like no one else has. So I present you my original bows of two colors. Cardboard Adhesive tape Scissors Ribbons of colors you like Snip off the piece of small cardboard, in our case it will be 2.36 inches (6 cm) width and 5.90 inches (15 cm) length. You may ...

How to make bracelet from pearls and satin ribbon

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Summer is coming! Bright accessories will be as trendy as ever. And if you learn how to make them yourself, you may cheaply and curiously diversify your casket. Bead-pearls (green, black, cream-colored) Satin ribbon Any strength threads, you may even use a wire Needle On this picture you see everything you need for a bracelet. All process of making it will take not more than 30 minutes. You should better choose beads of different size. We measure the length of the ribbon with hand taking into account the fact that you will ...

How to draw and to paint a grandfather

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All over the world grandfathers are honored for sharing the experience with younger generation. A grandfather is the best kids’ friend, helper and adviser. In this article I offer you to paint a grandfather in an easy way where some simple tricks will serve us a good deal. This task will be a perfect activity not only for adults but for children too. Drawing and painting are always a good reason to spend time together with children. I would like to note that this task may appear a nice surprise for a grandfather of your children. You can offer your child to draw his or her grandfather explaining that the ...

How to paint a camomile

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Each parent dreams of a child to be occupied with some hobby, to have interests which will develop him or her into a skillful and intelligent person who is able to notice and express the beauty of life around us. For sure the born talent is not a gift for everyone but all of us have chance to develop the skills. Patience and steady development bring very good results, you just should not be disappointed by the failures at the very beginning. This task will be interesting for both a girl and a boy. Pay some time and attention to your child, try to make this task together, and it will be useful and enjoyable for both of ...

How to draw a tank in pencil and paint it in colors

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On the last day of May all American people commemorate the soldiers who have ever died wars for their homeland. This national holiday is called the Memorial Day. On this day people give their respect and express the sincere sorrow to those heroes who will always be a part of the history and a part of the past that is never forgotten. In this article I want to touch the military subject and as a symbol of all wars and brave hearts I chose a tank. I am sure that boys both big and small would enjoy the process of drawing the tank, especially when you know the keys to make a beautiful image of this heave military ...

How to make a hand-made candle in the form of flower bouquet

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It is an old and trite tradition to bring flowers as a present for some special occasion. This tradition was passed on from generation to generation. But unfortunately the flower bunch can deliver as much troubles as joy: it creates the whole mass about searching for proper vase, location in the room, and finally tiding up the floor and all around after the traces of leaves and petals. I am sure most women understand what I mean. So what is the way out: just give up and leave alone the idea to see shining eyes of your dear woman the flowers are meant for? For sure, not! Do not change the traditions, just be unique! ...