Braces Essentials

Braces Essentials

If you wear braces or thinking of getting it, then you should know that it is of high maintenance and it takes a lot of time to get between each brackets to clean the teeth and remove plaque. Some braces essentials that I recommended are:

How to make your own Watercolor Tablecloth

While everyone loves personalized home decor, it can be difficult and time consuming to create. For an easy and enjoyable DIY project to brighten up your dining table this spring and summer, try making your own watercolor tablecloth!

If you are worried that the colors will fade after the first wash, use fabric paints for dyes that permanently stain. Follow the instructions below for a custom masterpiece suitable for dinners, parties, and everything festive in-between.

 Techniques

There are several different techniques to implement when painting your tablecloth. You can create a checkerboard design, floral blooms, or abstract patterns. To create a checkerboard, section your cloth into 10 inch squares and paint each block in a different color, while letting the colors bleed into one another. The best checkerboard patterns uses three or four different colors that repeat in a pattern throughout the cloth.

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You can also create floral bloom patterns by dribbling a drop of paint onto the cloth from a few inches away. As the paint splatters, it will begin to fan out into a blossom. For more optimal results, paint the base of your tablecloth first and let the floral blooms be the finishing touch.

Another fun way to design patterns on the tablecloth is to lay a dark base layer of paint and let it dry. From there, set stencils over the cloth and add water onto certain areas. For example, if you want to create an animal pattern, lay the animal stencil on the cloth and add water along the inside of the stencil and watch as the paint progressively lightens.

5 Homemade Gift Ideas Anyone Can Make


Gift baskets are one of the most universal presents that can be made personalized for anyone. However, unique and memorable gift baskets are usually themed to fit the tastes of the recipient. There are an endless number of gift basket themes that you can create, but if you need a little inspiration, here are five homemade gift basket ideas that anyone can make.

Get Well Basket

If your recipient is in need of an immune system boost, create a basket full of vitamin C pills, tissues, homemade soup, tea, echinacea, and cough drops. If you’re looking to lift their spirits, include their favorite movie, a gag gift, or a funny book. You can also modify this basket to fit an allergy relief theme with allergy spray, wrap-around sunglasses, and a neti pot.

Poker Night Basket

This gift basket is for the card game aficionado. In this basket, include a nice deck of playing cards, as well poker chips and a divided tray with various candies and snacks. In your divided tray, you may include popcorn, pretzels, nuts, and other hors d’oeuvres that your recipient will enjoy. This basket can also be modified for kids by creating a basket filled with board games, coloring books, and knick knacks.



Craft Basket

If you have friends who love to craft and consider themselves a DIY enthusiast, create the ultimate DIY basket that includes craft kits, stencils, paints, an apron, and a crafts book. To further boost creativity, place all the gifts in a wooden pallet instead of a basket. This will allow them to utilize the package for their crafting needs as well! If you find yourself running out of ideas, visit an online crafts store for discounted supplies and inspiration.


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Fishing Basket

A survival kit is the perfect homemade gift for any nature lover. For a snack gift basket, include themed foods like salmon jerky, gummy worms, and fish crackers. Also, supplement your gifts by constructing a gear kit with a rod and reel, fishing line, hooks, bait, lures, and long nose pliers. In place of a traditional basket, store all of the items in a bucket to complete the ocean theme.

Beach Basket

With the imminence of summer in consideration, a beach basket is a vacation necessity. Construct a kids’ gift basket with shovels, sunglasses, a beach ball, and a sand castle building kit. Be sure to include sunscreen and towels as well! Using a sand pail for this gift basket allows them to re-purpose it for collecting sea shells and digging in the sand.


Decorate Your Basket

Gifting someone with a basket full of arbitrary items may take away from the personalizing of your present. To avoid generalizing your gift, decorate your basket, pail, or pallets with a dash of elegance and flair. Wrap them in clear cellophane wrap, add bows, and write a card.

Personalized and Thoughtful

To ensure that your gift communicates warmth and effort, carefully consider the unique characteristics of your recipient and tailor the gift accordingly. Since gift baskets can be suitable for almost any occasion, you can adapt and modify these baskets in accordance with the event. Brainstorm your own ideas and for a thoughtfully memorable gift basket.

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Author Bio: Carolyn Clarke is a visual artist, crafts person, and freelance lifestyle writer from San Diego, California. She loves to inspire others with her DIY projects and has impacted the lives of many aspiring craft enthusiasts by hosting small DIY classes and seminars. In her free time, she enjoys bird watching and taking long walks on the beach with her husband.

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Biore Baking Soda Liquid Pore Cleanser Review

Biore Baking Soda Pore Cleanser

I was very fascinated with Biore Baking Soda Cleanser. I immediately wanted to work on my skincare regimen, so I was definitely eager to purchase it. After my first few days of using the product on my skin, my face started to break out. I was guessing the Baking Soda Cleanser ingredients was a little too harsh for my skin. I had to cut down using it everyday and I would just use it 2-3 times per week. Eventually my skin got use to the product after using it lesser than usual, the break outs cleared up and I can now say this is my daily cleanser.

Biore Baking Soda Cleanser gives off a minty fresh feeling when applied to the skin. After rinsing I also notice that the roughest patch on my skin would be extremely soft and smoother. I did not experience any drying to my skin and it did not make my face anymore oily that normal.
I am enjoying this cleanser. After I remove excess of makeup from my face, I would follow up with the Biore Baking Soda Cleanser which helps to cleanse my face down to the pores from my daily application of makeup. I ensure to keep it in the shower for my every day use.

If you experience breaks out by using the Biore Baking Soda Cleanser I would recommend not to use it daily. If you are affected by dry skin, dry patches or seasonal dryness you might want to follow up with a moisturizer after each use.

The Biore face wash contains small granules of baking soda which makes the texture of the product feel a little gritty towards the skin. This makes the product have a natural balance to it that gives of a mild exfoliating effect and leaves the skin feeling clean, soft, smooth and fresh after each wash.


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Tarte Maracuja Lip Exfoliant Review

Tarte Maracuja Lip Exfoliant

The Tarte Maracuja Lip Exfoliant seems like a mixture of Vaseline and white sugar finely blended and mixed together. The Maracuja Lip Exfoliant is said to contain raw sugar granules that are suspended in a soothing balmy elixir of antioxidants and vitamin C.

Freeman Charcoal and Black Sugar Polishing Mask Review

Freeman Charcoal and Black Sugar Polishing Mask

The Freeman Charcoal and Black Sugar Polishing Mask works as a detox and exfoliate for the skin. After the first use you will notice how soft and smooth your skin feels. the activated charcoal in this product helps to absorb oil and remove impurities without over drying the skin. The black sugar which is blended together with the charcoal helps to exfoliate dead, dry, flaky skin cells which results in a softer, brighter skin tone.

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