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How To: Treat urinary incontinence

It is estimated that 6 million people in the UK suffer from urinary incontinence, and it is twice as common in women as men. In this exclusive guide, Dr Harper explains the causes of this surprisingly common, but distressing, condition and advises on the exercises, techniques and surgery that can help alleviate the problem. Suffering in silence is the only option no longer available. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to treat urinary incontinence.

How To: Origami butterflies

This handy demonstration shows you how to use clever paper folding techniques in order to create a range of stunning origami butterflies, ideal for jazzing up your makes. Use bold papers for a modern look, or try antique style distressed sheets to get that traditional effect when making your origami butterflies.

How To: Perform a full chest exam on a patient

When you're examining a patient's chest, you start out by simply looking at them— by inspection. It will be hard to count the respirations visually on a healthy person's chest because it moves so little, but in a patient with respiratory distress, the chest might be overactive and strain may show in the neck muscles. Eve Bargmann, M.D., will also teach doctors about palpation, percussion, and auscultation of the chest and back.

How To: Use the Warp tool in Adobe Illustrator CS4 or CS5

In this clip, you'll learn how to distort and otherwise distress an image with the Warp tool when doing design work in Adobe Illustrator CS4 or CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular vector graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.

How To: Make a vintage-inspired greeting card

Do you have a penchant for all things vintage? Why not save some money the next time a birthday or special occassion arises and make your own vintage-looking greeting card? In this video, Niki Jackson shows you step-by-step how to create this adorable greeting card using background papers, printed materials and distress inks.

How To: Destroy your (ex)boyfriend's jeans

Jessica shows you how to relieve some anger and stress by turning your ex-boyfriend's favorite pair of jeans into new low-rider, distressed, destroyed vintage shorts in this fun tutorial. First step: fray them on the pockets and seams by using an X-acto knife. Just scrape the knife along the edges of the pockets/seams, which will take around five minutes per 2-inch section. Step 2: distress them by taking a pair of scissors and making a cut in the both knees. Then take a seam ripper (availabl...

How To: Protect your fruit trees during the month of August

During the month of August you should be taking steps to protect your trees from bugs and insects. Especially if you have stone fruits which are peaches, cherries, apricots, plums and almonds. To do this you will need to treat around the entire base of the tree with an approved insecticide. This will prevent the insects from laying eggs in your tree. A copper fungicide with dormant oil should be used to treat any bacterial infections that might arise and be a sign that your tree is in distres...

How To: Make the perfect hole for your destroyed denim

In this tutorial, we learn how to make the perfect hole for your destroyed denim. First, you will need to grab a pair of sharp scissors. Make small horizontal cuts around 1 cm apart. Once you have made as many cuts as you want, you will use tweezers to pull out the fray that is on the bottom of the cuts in the jeans. To create nicks and grindings, use a Dremmel tool on the jeans. This will help you sand down the area of the jeans you want the hole to be and create a distressed look. When fini...

How to Palm read: Understand the triangles on the lines

In this video, we learn how to understand the triangles on the lines while palm reading. The triangle on the lifeline shows that any obstacles the person goes through will be in their thirties. It will also say that they can get back onto their feet quite easily. Any set backs or accidents are minor and they won't have distress for too long. If the triangle is on the heart line, it will show that the person has a certain mount of security in friendships and/or relationships, that can help the...

How To: Make paper look 200 years old using coffee

In this tutorial, we learn how to make paper look like it's 200 years old using coffee. First, take a regular piece of copy paper and then use a paint brush to paint a cup of coffee over the entire piece of paper. Use a blow dryer to dry the paper, then brush several more coats onto the paper until the brown looks like it' realistic. To finish, use distressed marks over the paper, then use a blow dry to dry off the entire thing. To finish, apply a couple more coats of coffee to the paper, the...

How To: Make a distressed door in a short amount of time

If you're looking to add something that looks old and aged to your home, a door is always a good idea. Now finding a vintage door can take you time and money, but you can easily create one using a few inexpensive items from the store. All you need is a hand-held torch, some stain, and a door. So check out the tutorial to find out more. Good luck and be careful. Enjoy!

How To: Make a homemade foam applicator tool for distressing

This how to video shows you how to create your own home made foam applicator for blending. This will be useful as you can use items you can find at home and save money. You will need a piece of wood, such as a child's letter block, a piece of foam, and two pieces of velcro. Stick the pieces of velcro on to the block. From there, stick the foam applicator on top of the velcro. Once this is done, you are ready to use your very own home made foam applicator. You can use this for blending and oth...

How To: Make your own distressed "boyfriend" jeans

In this tutorial, Joey shows us how to man do it yourself boyfriend jeans. All you need is chalk, razor blade, sand paper, bleach, scissors and over sized jeans. First, put the jeans on and mark them with chalk where you want to fray them. Then, let them sit in bleach for 20-30 minutes depending on how faded you want them to be. You can now grab your sandpaper and wear out the area you want to look faded. Also, make cuts in the areas where you want them to be. Let the jeans sit in the bleach ...

How To: Bleach and paint splatter your own jeans

Angela and Shane from I Am Fashion Weak demonstrates how to bleach and paint splatter your own jeans. All you need to bleach your jeans is bleach and a measuring cup. If you bleach black jeans, you can get tan and gray shades. A bathtub is a safe place to bleach your jeans. Crinkle the jeans and pour the bleach over the crinkled spots until it changes into the color you want. After you bleach the jeans, wash them and dry them. You can also use a sanding technique to give the jeans a distresse...

How To: Paint furniture with a faux antique distressed look

In this video we are show how you can make old furniture look softer. It looks really easy but dirty so old clothes and cloves would be advisable. First of all take your glazing color and mix it with a white. Then take mix and mix it with a glazing medium 1 part color and 3 parts glazing medium. After it is mixed well take a brush wipe on a thin layer of the paint/glazing mix. Wiped directly after with a sponge. What will give your old furniture a softer look. But you don't have to stop there...

How To: Make scrapbooking cardstock look like faux suede

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a faux suede technique on cardstock. Users will need a plastic stamp pad. This stamp pad will be used for rubbing, so it should be an extra or an old stamp pad. Users will need to re-ink the pad once in a while. This will give the cardstock a textured look. It will give an old age, distress look. Simply take the stamp pad and rub it over the cardstock. This will pick up the texture of the cardstock. This video will benefit those viewers who ...

How To: Make simple paper flowers

This video demonstrates how to make paper flowers. She lays a silicone mat on the table. She shows how to use distress inks by stamping some red and yellow ink onto the mat, sprays water onto the mat with a mister, and lays punched-out paper flowers into the wet ink. She turns them over and uses a heat gun to dry the ink. After the flowers are dry, she layers them on top of each other, putting a piece of foam tape in between the layers. She shows how she used the layered flowers to decorate a...

How To: Destroy your jeans by distressing and ripping them up

This video is a tutorial on how to fade and tear your denim jeans. She uses a lot of tools such as knives, potato peelers, chalk, and bleach to name a few. When she is demonstrating how to use the knife to tear the jeans, she is cutting towards her body which is very dangerous considering she could stab herself. She does tend to ramble on throughout the video which is why it is almost 10 minutes long. When she's applying the bleach, once again her techniques are not safe for viewers to attemp...

How To: Make ripped, distressed, and destroyed jeans

To begin, you will need a pair of jeans, a cheese grater, a book, and sandpaper. Vigorously rub the sandpaper across the jeans where you want to rip them. Slide the book down the pant leg until it's between the fabrics of where you're working. Continue to sand like crazy. Then take your cheese grater and do the same thing that you did with the sandpaper. You will notice a lot of fading and a small hole will begin to emerge. Use your fingers to tear at the hole until it is the desired size. Th...

How To: Make a scrapbook layout for a pet album

A pet is a wonderful addition to any family. They're a best friend and a playmate all rolled into one. In this how-to video, Bethany creates her own title block and shows us how to stitch and distress a scrapbook page that is really something to bark about! If you don't have a pet, you can still pick up some great scrapbook techniques and ideas. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to make a scrapbook layout for a pet album.

How To: Make mermaid party invitations

This is the first of 4 scrapbooking How-To's of working on My Mermaid Birthday Party invitations. This is a very in-depth how to, scrap, stamp, use ribbon and yarn in scrapbooking, distress with fun inks, improvise, tear paper, and glitter.

Food Tool Friday: Keep Drinks Cool or Warm with Whisky Stones

Connoisseurs of hard liquor always face a dilemma: how do they chill their spirits without diluting the flavors? After all, if you've shelled out big bucks for a bottle of single malt, you really don't want to mess it up with an ice cube that has freezer burn. (As for refrigerating whisky, most people recommend against doing that: it can cause the whisky to "haze," or look clouded.)

How To: Build a Rustic Timber Table

These three videos will show you how to build a rustic, distressed kitchen table. I'll be walking you through the process of selecting some recycled timber from a junk pile, and with a little care and some simple joinery techniques, transform that waste timber into a distressed timber kitchen or dining table. In fact, you could use the table for whatever you wanted really.