A garden is not only good as green. It looks homier and livelier with various bright colors. If you don’t have enough fully-bloomed flowers yet, you can create your own craft designs with these simple DIY suggestions. You can either follow the exact instructions or just get inspiration from the list. Enjoy these pretty simple but undoubtedly marvelous garden crafts: Ladybug Painted Rocks I tried this craft first seen on Crafts by Amanda because it looks so simple. I have experience in painting before, so it was a breeze for me. Besides, you don’t have to be a painter or an artist to nail this craft. Each stone is only composed of two colors. Also, it just needs circles and dots. My wife loves gardening so much that I got hooked as well. Materials Smooth round or oval rocks Patio paints of various bright colors Black patio paint Paintbrush (if possible, two – big and small) Toothpick Patio paint clear coat or outdoor sealer Instructions Wash and wipe the rocks dry. Paint the rocks with brightly colored patio paint. Let it dry for a while. To save paint, you don’t need to put color at the bottom of the rocks if you will put them on the soil. Paint the head black. Let it dry for a few minutes. With a tiny brush or the tip of the brush handle, paint black dots all over the body. Again, using a small brush or the brush’s handle tip, paint two white dots for the ladybug rock’s eyes. Make sure to let it dry completely. Cut the toothpick’s tip off. Dip in black paint and put one tiny black dot on each eyeball. Let the whole rock dry completely. Paint outdoor sealer or clear coat all over the rock. Bottle Cap Flowers […]
The fight for the world’s fastest car title has always been a rough one, with engineers and mechanics constantly outdoing themselves to get that particular edge supercars have over one another. Building a supercar is no easy task, you see, especially one that would overwhelm the extraordinary cars that usually find their way into the top 10 because, at this level, all cars are built brilliantly. Still, you can’t have more than one fastest car in the world at any given time and for the time being, that car is the Hennessey Venom GT, a car that reached the amazing speed of 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h) on the Space Shuttle runway at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This being said, the Bugatti Veyron still holds the Guinness World Record for the world’s fastest care because, during the testing, NASA didn’t allow the Venom GT to run in both directions down the runways as required by the Guinness Book of World Records to account for wind direction. Even so, there is no doubt in anybody’s mind that Venom GT would definitely replicate the record regardless of its direction, because, at the end of the day, it is a brilliant car by all standards. There is also the Spyder version of the Venom GT that came out recently, a car that was built to be even more powerful than the original. This new version has an extra 207 horsepower, which is a lot more than what most cars are equipped with. As such, the Hennessey Venom GT Spyder has a total power output of 1,451 hp. At the same time, it comes with a 7.0 liter turbocharged V8 engine that runs on E85 Flexfuel. The Spyder is also capable of reaching speeds of more than 280 mph according to the manufacturers. […]
This is a guest post article written by te guys over at Stand Up Paddle Boards Magazine – Enjoy! Stand-up paddle boarding is a fast-growing water sport. It’s now one of the outdoor sporting activities with the most first-time participants. That can’t be surprising if you consider how easy stand-up paddle boarding is despite its numerous health and fitness benefits. This water sport is accessible to any enthusiast with any athletic inclination. Here are some top benefits of stand up paddle boarding: Healthy, full body workout. Stand up paddle boarding offers a challenging, great core workout. Paddling engages almost all your muscles either actively or as core stabilizer. As you try to balance, your stabilizing muscles are activated in a therapeutic way. Your whole midsection needs to work to keep you well-balanced and afloat. Your leg muscles must also work hard to stabilize your center of gravity. Your arms, shoulders and back get their work out as you propel the board in the water. Low impact exercise. Stand up paddling is a low impact exercise. It is gentle to muscles and joints. You have a very low risk of damaging your tendons and ligaments. The sport can be particularly useful to injured sportspeople undergoing rehabilitation. Better cardiovascular health. Paddle boarding offers you an excellent cardio workout. It is good for your heart health. It offers similar benefits as running and aerobics. Relaxation/ reduce stress/ peace of mind. Paddling can be very calming. The sensation of floating, the gentle sound of water lapping and the soothing “ocean” sound and help alleviate all heaviness. It soothes your mind and help you relax. If you love yoga, you can practice it as you paddle board for maximum peace of mind. Getting a good fill of vitamin D from the sun. Stand up paddle […]
Got the best grandpa ever? Get him the coolest and most awesome thing in the world! Whether this special person in your life is your own grandfather who’s a pro at the job until now that you’ve fully grown up, or your great dad who just got promoted to an awesome granddad, he surely deserves an extra-special gift. Remember all that he taught you, from the simplest of things to the greatest lessons in life, and how his voice is unmistakable once you hear it? The more reason to get him something to show how much he is appreciated! Whatever holiday, occasion, or festivity is about to take place, and no matter how old he’s reached or particular milestone he’s celebrating, it’s worth your efforts finding the perfect present to melt his heart. Go beyond the mug or t-shirt that boasts “World’s Best Grandpa” or “I Heart My Grandpa” because for sure he already knows. This time around, make him truly feel it and make him smile a genuine smile that will make them look years younger! How, you ask? By letting him experience life at its finest from a priceless gift given by their grandson or granddaughter, or thoughtfully by their very own son or daughter who’s now a dad or mom. What could be the best gift that will tell that you care, love your grandfather, and express just how much he means to you? He’ll be in for a big surprise with any of these unsurpassable gift ideas: 1. Dancing Water Speakers More fun, decorative, entertaining, and can be way better than many other standard speaker that come in boring plain solid colors with poor sound effects. Dancing water speakers are truly spectacular for their bright LED lights and the colorful world the incredible water show brings. […]
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