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How To: Make a Christmas wreath with poinsettias

To make a Christmas wreath with poinsettias, by using synthetic materials you will need a Christmas wreath, pine cones, ribbon, berries, poinsettias, and any other picks you may want to use. You can purchase these items at any craft store. First, shape wreath, make bow out of Christmas ribbon (or pre-purchase bow), and attach on wreath. Next, wrap excess ribbon around Christmas wreath and align evenly poinsettias around wreath. Then, wrap around wire from the ornaments, pine cones, berries, a...

How To: Purge air from your fridge's water dispenser

If you've recently purchased a new fridge and have hooked up the line for the water dispenser, you need to get rid of any air before trying to drink water. Having excess air in the line can result in you getting more water than you may have wanted. It's easy to do and will make things easier when trying to get water. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Apply a silver glitter French manicure for parties

This video shows the viewer how to apply a silver glitter French manicure, a great party look. The creator suggests doing this by first covering the top third of the nails with clear nail varnish. She then dips the still wet nail into a tub of cheap glitter, standard glitter purchase from a local craft store. The using a fan brush she removes the excess glitter. To finish the look she applies a layer of transparent topcoat. This step is essential as it stops the glitter from falling off and g...

How To: Remove your glue-on nails

Demonstrator Caitlin offers a tutorial on how to remove fake nails you purchased from your local drug or beauty supply store and applied yourself, safely. You start with putting an acetone based nail polish remover in a paper cup and where you soak your nail in the cup. You can then use a tooth pick to get under the 'fake nail' to lift a little if needed. After gap between real nail and fake nail is created, soak again in nail polish remover and then use a paper towel to slowly work/wiggle of...

How To: Make a ribbon gift bow

Choose ribbon in an appropriate color, texture and width. Are you trying to match the ribbon color to a particular gift wrap? Will the ribbon width give you the size bow you want? How will you be using the bow?

How To: Replace the glass digitizer touch screen on an iPhone

This is a tutorial on how to replace the screen on your ipod touch. This video is specific to the third generation ipod touch. You can tell if your ipod is a third generation because it only has two lines of writing on the back bottom. To begin use a safe open pry tool to open the ipod touch. Run the tool between the metal chrome frame and the glass digitizer. There are many clips on all sides and they all need to be released. Begin prying at the bottom and then work your way to the sides. Wh...

Opinion: Snap Inc.'s Massive Loss on Spectacles May Hint at Trouble for the Future of Mainstream AR Smartglasses

The would-be role of Snap Inc. as the first step toward mainstreaming wearable tech in the form of glasses has stalled, and now we have proof. In the company's third quarter financial results report, released on Tuesday, Snap Inc. revealed that it will lose nearly $40 million due to unsold Spectacles, the camera glasses first sold at kiosks throughout the US.

How To: Make Coffee Mugs Gleam Like New with This Little-Known Cleaner

If you consider yourself a regular coffee, tea, or hot chocolate drinker, you probably have a kitchen cabinet full of stained mugs that refuse to scrub clean. Thankfully, there is a better solution that doesn't involve continuing to fight those stains with a sponge, bleach, and elbow grease. The answer to your coffee or tea stain problems is Cafiza: an awesome espresso machine cleaning product that is popular amongst professional baristas... but also doubles as an extremely effective ceramic ...

How To: Create a geisha makeup look for Halloween

Wash your face and make sure there are no oils or lotions. Use a toner or a makeup primer which you can purchase at drug store. Pull your hair off of your face with a headband. No hair should be near your face, ears or nape of neck. This is the oil undercoat for use with the 'Kabuki Oshiroi' Shiro-Nuri (Doran) face paint. It is softened in the hands and then rubbed over the entire face or other areas to prepare the skin for the white face makeup. This is the stiff wax used to flatten out faci...

How To: Replace Piano Keytops

Piano keytops can become worn or broken. Replacing them with new keytops isn't as difficult a task as some would think. In the demonstration video you can see how the keytops are replaced and the materials needed in order to complete the job. Having the right supplies and information can make this piano repair job achievable.

How To: Make a DIY Battery-Powered USB Charger

With portable devices being a necessity in modern everyday life, they may be subject to overuse, improper charging, or normal wear and tear. For those people who carry around their smartphone or iPod with them all of the time, how many times have you been out and about just to have your portable device die on you?

How To: Replace bathtub caulk with the Master Handyman

In this tutorial, we learn how to replace bathtub caulk. First, fill your bathtub halfway full with water, then grab your caulk and caulking removal tool. After you have done these steps, apply your caulk remover. Next, scrape it with the remover tool. After this, use bleach and a toothbrush to remove any excess. Now, use rubbing alcohol on a towel to clean the edges of the bathtub. After this, apply mold resistant caulk, then smooth it evenly. Next, wipe the excess caulk with a clean washrag...

How To: Ditch the Extract & Get Serious About Baking with Vanilla Beans

Most home bakers rely on vanilla extract as a flavor component to their cakes and cookies, but little do they know what they are missing until they trade in their extract for whole vanilla beans. The rich complexity and different notes of flavor of a true vanilla bean are often washed out and distilled into a one-note sweetness, especially if the extract is cheap or imitation. If you want to get more serious about baking, you need to get serious about using vanilla beans.

How To: Prevent Acne with Doctor Recommended Treatments

Acne develops when pores become blocked with dead skin cells and oil. They usually disappear over time but sometimes they leave a scar. When those blemishes form white blood cells rush to the surface to help heal the area. But occasionally a scar forms. Popping and picking can send bacteria further into the skin and increase the blemish and it greatly increases the likelihood that a scar will appear. Nodules and cysts are more severe blemishes and have an increased likelihood of leaving scars...

How To: Use thread snip scissors

Thread banger, Kenneth King shows you how to save your good fabric scissors by using thread snips, a simple but important tool you must always have in your sewing workshop. Thread snips are small pairs of scissors that are specifically used for trimming off any excess thread in your material. Kenneth explains that using fabric scissors to trim these excess threads eventually causes them to wear dull spots. Always keep your thread snips handy and do all your thread trimming at the machine.

News: Apple's iOS 13.4 GM for Developers Includes New Memoji Stickers, Updated Mail Toolbar, CarKey API & More

Apple released iOS 13.4 to registered developers on March 18. The update comes just hours after news broke that iOS 13.4 would hit all compatible devices on March 24. The update is the GM (golden master), which makes it the same build as the official release we expect to see on March 24, although Apple does refer to it as "beta 6" on the dev site.

How To: Mak a vertical-striped bracelet cuff out of beads

In this video, we learn how to make a vertical striped bracelet cuff out of beads. Start with a long piece of string and string on your beads until you have a length that fits well around your wrist. After this, tie the ends together and cut the tails off the excess string on the short side. now, start to thread through new beads around the entire bracelet. At the end of every few rows, tie it to keep it tight at the end. When you are finished, tie the string and make a knot, then cut off any...

How To: Clean your own inside windows

In this video, David teaches us how to clean the inside of windows easily and quickly. You don't need fancy tools, all you need is a terry cloth towel, a squeegee and dish washing detergent. First, put a little bit of the soap into a bucket and wash down the windows. Next, take a squeegee and wipe horizontally making clean lines. The excess water should drip down and you will catch it with your next squeegee wipe. If you have extra wetness on the edges, grab an old t-shirt and wipe the sides ...

How To: Remove a bookplate

To remove a bookplate, you will need paper towels, wax paper, distilled water, water colored paper, a weight, and a blunt knife. Cut the paper towel slightly larger than the bookplate itself with scissors. Wet the paper towel and blot it dry with another piece so it is damp. Fit the paper towel over the bookplate, put the wax paper on top of it, and let it sit under the weight for twenty to thirty minutes. Once the paper towel has soaked into the bookplate, gently peel the bookplate off with ...

How To: Wax and scrape your snowboard

In this video by 585 Productions, Jake teaches you how to wax and scrape your snowboard. You will need an iron, a plastic, scraper, and a Scotch-Brite pad. Before you begin, loosen the bindings because heating the board with the screws tight can warp the base. First take the Scotch-Brite pad and wipe down the entire board in order to get all the grime, dirt, and old wax off of it. Next, using an iron that has temperature control, set it to get hot enough to melt the wax, but not so hot that t...

How To: Use a head pin while making earrings

In this video, we learn how to use a head pin while making earrings. Start off by grabbing a 1" long headpin and feed a bead through it until it reaches the other end of the pin. Now, decide how you want to close the loop. The first way to close it is to make a single loop by using pliers and making a 45 degree bend. Cut off any excess wire with wire cutters. The next way to do this is to wind the excess wire around the base until it comes to the bottom of the bead. This is visually appealing...

How To: Tie your pointe shoes

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tie pointe shoes in ballet. Begin by putting on the shoe and tie the small lace. Then cut off most of the excess of the small lace (about 1 1/2 inches) and tuck it inside the shoe. Now wrap the inside ribbon of the shoe one time around the ankle and tuck it back. Do the same with the other ribbon, except do it the opposite way and then tie the ribbon together. Now cut off the excess ribbon and tuck it in. This video will benefit those viewers who a...

How To: Do a Konad zebra nail design in 5 minutes

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a Konad zebra nail design in 5 minutes. You will need: Konad white nail polish, stamper, zebra stamp, and scraper plate. First, place white nail polish onto the zebra stamp until it's all over the stencil. Then, use the scraper to remove the excess nail polish. Now, stamp the stamper onto the stencil and then stamp it onto your nail. You can clean up the excess white nail polish with nail polish remover on top of a Q-Tip. Before you begin this, you will wa...

How To: Calculate excess over a hurdle in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 99th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the IF, MAX and the MIN functions to solve a basic problem in three different ways! See how to calculate the excess amount over a hurdle with three different methods!

How To: Matte down ballet pointe shoes

This video demonstrates how to matte down your pointe shoes for a recital or performance. For this, you will need a makeup brush and a container of translucent loose face powder. You may cut the powder in half, adding baby powder to it. This will lighten the powder a bit.

How To: Make a recycled hybrid board book

Creativity Prompt demonstrates how to make a hybrid board book. First, select printed paper of your choosing. Cut off the excess paper with a cutting blade and crease the paper for the spine. Fold and burnish the paper. Apply a generous glue stick layer to a recycled board book and adhere the paper to it. Burnish the paper with a brayer to strengthen the adhesion. Let the glue dry and trim off the excess paper. Cut the rest of the paper for the board book pages. Cut out photos and titles for ...

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