Archives for May 2010

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How To Tool A Leather Belt

Learn how to tool a leather belt for a one-of-a-kind accessory. Leather belts are great. They can make a simple pair of blue jeans and a tailored shirt look finished. Plus, they hold up your pants! Make your own belt and add a buckle that tells everyone who you are. To tool a leather belt, you will need: Leather belt blank Leather stamps Stylus Leather mallet Le …

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How To Care For Leather Jacket

Knowing how to care for a leather jacket can make a big difference in the life of your jacket. Keeping a leather jacket looking new for years to come will depend on whether the jacket is properly cared for. Due to certain manufacturer’s designs and appliques it’s important to read the care instructions applied to each jacket. Look for the leather jacket care label. Each manufac …

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Best Bread & Butter Skincare Products

Some of the best Bread & Butter skincare products are included in their seasonal kits. Bread & Butter skincare takes the guesswork out of taking care of skin. The company sends out a winter and a summer kit with their best products for the season. Bread & Butter skincare is also sized to meet airline requirements so they can go anywhere. The five best Bread & Butter skincare pr …

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What To Wear With Phat Farm Jackets

Are you wondering what to wear with Phat Farm jackets? What you wear with Phat Farm jackets depends on which style of Phat Farm jacket you choose to wear. Phat Farm many choices such as plain and patterned hoodies, a softshell moto jacket in black, and a reversible jacket with black on one side, plaid on the other. What to wear with Phat Farm hoodie style jackets? If you choose the plain s …

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How To Use Ear Guard On Hair Clippers

Knowing how to use ear guards on hair clippers can save a person a lot of trouble. It can also save a person from getting a cut during an at-home haircut. Barbers use ear guards on their hair clippers for the same reasons. The hair clippers used in home grooming somewhat hard to find, but barber shops are still readily accessible and serve the same purpose. Things you'll need: Elec …

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How To Shorten Sleeves On A Shirt

When it comes down to it, there are actually two different options when learning how to shorten sleeves on a shirt. Some people feel it is best to shorten sleeves from the shoulder is the best option, as you eliminate any necessity in moving the cuff or placket. Others figure that to shorten sleeves from the bottom is the best way to go. This article will deal with the latter option, as shortening …

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How To Clean Spa Filters

Need to know how to clean spa filters? Keeping spa filters clean is both sanitary and the best practice for your spa. Clogged filters can lead to damage that is far more costly than the time and money for supplies to properly clean a spa filter. Learning how to clean a spa filter will help to keep your spa clean and odor-free. The method of cleaning a spa filter is quite easy and takes very little …

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Phat Farm Boots: 5 Best

Looking for Phat Farm boots and the 5 best available? Music and entertainment mogul Russell Simmons expanded his methods of money-making in 1992 by introducing the Phat Farm clothing line. If you are into urban fashion or street wear, this brand is right for you. The perfect pair of shoes is necessary to complete your urban ensemble. Phat Farm is known for its footwear, specifically its boots. Her …

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How To Clean Boots

When you have boots, it's important to know how to clean boots.  Whether you wear them to a barn or to a fancy dinner, all boots will get dirty and need to be cleaned eventually.  Do not store them in damp or cold places, or you risk destroying them with mildew.  When cleaning boots, make sure to take the necessary precautions not to ruin them, especially delicate materials …

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History Of Men’s Suits

The history of men's suits can date back to the early sixteenth century during King Louis XIV's reign. During this time men had worn wigs, a long coat, trousers and a hat. In the eighteenth century the men’s suits were more of a decorative style that became popular amongst the French. Men’s suits began to evolve with the English tailors, those who lived in London. The …

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How To Lay Carpet

Do you want to learn how to lay carpet? Finally ready to get upgrade your home with plush new carpet, but don't know where to start? While laying new carpet can seem like a daunting task, depending on the size of the job, you can likely install your new carpets in as little as one weekend. You will need? Cleaning Supplies Tackless Strip Masonry Nail …

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How To Tuck Your Pants Into Your Boots

When you are considering how to tuck your pants into your boots, you must decide on the look you are trying to achieve as well as taking comfort into consideration.  Learning how to tuck your pants into your boots can get complicated. In addition to the type of boots you are wearing, you must consider the type of pants to be tucked into your boots. When considering how to tuck yo …

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How To Build A Totem Bookcase Tower

Here are instructions for how to build a totem bookcase tower. A totem bookcase tower is tall, thin and elegant, offering an ideal decorating solution for displaying CD’s, DVD’s, small books, or art. Building your own totem bookcase tower will not only save you money but allow you to custom finish your bookcase. From hammered metal to classic cherry wood, the totem bookcase tower you b …

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How Are Leather Belts Made?

How are leather belts made? Leather belts have been worn for as long as there have been pants to hold up. Leather was used in belt making for its durability, flexibility, and beauty. The best leather belts are made from full grain cowhide. Other animal hides have been used to make belts as well but only cowhide is strong enough to hold its shape without an inner structure. Leather manufac …

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How To Wear Nike Dunks

Need to know how to wear Nike Dunks? There is really no bad way to wear Nike Dunks. These sneakers are so modern and stylish that you can basically pull them off with anything. Nike Dunks have found themselves on the kid who is going to school and the celebrity walking down the red carpet. Nike Dunks are everywhere, but here are a couple of ideas on how to wear them: The casual look. This …

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How To Clean Area Rugs

Area rugs can add style and color to a lifeless, dull room; however, you may wonder just how to clean area rugs properly. Many people often use these rugs to cover up unsightly spots or wear and tear on carpet, but then become baffled when area rugs transform into dirty rugs. While having an area rug in the living room, family room or a bedroom can have its advantages, they can be costly to clean, …

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How To Protect Furniture And Walls From Cat Urine

Do you need to learn how to protect furniture and walls from cat urine? You can protect furniture and walls from cat urine by taking some preventative measures. Cat urine is the worst smell out there and can really upset your morale. It’s disgusting and difficult to get out once an accident happens. The ammonia levels in cat urine are much higher than in other animals. Cats use urine as a wa …

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How To Darn Jeans

It is easy to learn how to darn jeans, and darning your own jeans saves the hassle of sending them to a shop specifically to mend the holes and tears in then. All you will need to darn jeans are a few simple supplies and some patience. To darn jeans, you will need A pair of scissors A sewing needle A denim patch A sewing machine or needle and thread Pins …

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How To Mix And Match Your Wardrobe

Learn how to mix and match your wardrobe by simply making wise decisions. It is not necessary to spend lots of money on clothing to have a diverse wardrobe that you can mix and match. It just takes a basic knowledge to learn different tricks to enhance your clothing options. The first step is to take inventory of your closet. Take notice of what you have and what you do not. Keep in mind w …

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How to Fold A Dollar Into a Bow Tie

Learning how to fold a dollar into a bow tie is fun and entertaining, and a good way to while away the time. This trick can be performed to impress people or just for a few laughs. Though folding a dollar into a bow tie is rather challenging for a novice to learn, in a few tries you should be able to master it and make your own collection of bow ties. To fold a dollar into a bow tie, you will …

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How To Repair Tint On Sunglass Lens

If you know how to repair tint on sunglass lens yourself, you can eliminate the need to purchase a new pair of sunglasses each time they get a scratch. Sunglasses can be expensive. They lens can easily get scratched from daily activities. Put your glasses down the wrong way or accidentally drop them and your lens are scratched. Please note that if your glasses are glass, there is no method to remo …

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How To Alter A Sweatshirt

Want to know how to alter a sweatshirt? There are so many things that can be done to alter a sweatshirt, to make it go from dull to amazing. Sweatshirts are commonly worn when you don't really want to be bothered with figuring out what to wear. Wouldn’t it just be wonderful if you could take that ordinary sweatshirt and alter it to make it one of the main aspects of your wardrobe? You ca …

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How Shorten Jacket Sleeves At Shoulder

Ever have a great jacket and know it would be even better if the sleeves were shortened, but you didn't know how to shorten jacket sleeves at the shoulder.  A jacket with the sleeves shortened are one of those wardrobe pieces that allows you to mix and match so many different things. If you have already decided that you want to shorten your jacket sleeves at the shoulder, these simple ste …

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How To Find Wholesale Purses In New York City

Many people love to accessorize, so everyone wants to know how to find wholesale purses in New York City. It may seem like a well-kept secret, but wholesale purses can be found, including replicas. Wholesale purses come in a variety of colors, sizes and fabrics, so it's important to keep those NYC peepers open to finding the perfect purse. There a few neighborhoods that have a great deal of wh …

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How To Make A Tri-Fold Wallet

Learning how to make a tri-fold wallet is a fun and easy project. Wallets are often plain. Designer wallets can be pricey. You can easily create a unique tri-fold wallet to coordinate with every outfit. Make the wallets for yourself or give them as gifts. Your girlfriend would love a beautiful handmade tri-fold wallet! You can choose any color combination you like. In order to make a tri-fold …

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How To Put On A Belt Buckle

When you learn how to put on a belt buckle, you can instantly make a big fashion statement. Belt buckles come in a variety of styles. From designer belt buckles to novelty belt buckles to antique belt buckles, there is a belt buckle that will fit your style and allow you to be a little creative in your wardrobe. In order to put on a belt buckle you will need: Belt made so you can chang …

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How To Get Rid Of Bees In Home Walls

Do you hear the buzzing and need to learn how to get rid of bees in home walls?  Bees living in your homes walls can become out of hand really quick. Bees find their way into your walls and the next thing you know you will have them inside buzzing around in different rooms. There are a couple different ways to rid your homes walls from bees. Read on to find out the easiest and most effective …

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How To Dye A Wool Coat

If you have a wool coat but want to change the color, learning how to dye a wool coat is always an option. Back in Colonial times, the towns had a person whose job was to dye wool. The process tends to be a bit complicated. Chances are, you spent a good amount of money on your lovely wool jacket. Follow the instructions carefully to avoid damaging the delicate wool jacket. In order to dye a wo …

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How To Install A Pocket Door

In hallways or corridors that are too narrow for a swinging door, learning how to install a pocket door offers an ideal solution. But pocket doors are difficult to install, and if the wall you wish to use for the pocket door is a supporting wall, you’ll have to add beam support above to carry the load. There is an easier installation trick for pocket doors. Instead of installing the pocket i …

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Volcom Boardshorts

Are you considering purchasing Volcom boardshorts? The popular knee length shorts are available for the spring 2010 collection in 21 designs. Draw string closures ensure proper fit for all body types. All Volcom boardshorts can be purchased on line on the company website if you do not live near a store or can not find in another catalog. The 2010 Volcom boardshorts collection features four …