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How do towel warmers work?

Heated towel rails are in each bathroom. They generate heat, which helps to quickly dry wet items and reduce the total humidity in the room. There are two main types of heated towel rails, which differ in the way heat is generated: electric and water. Electric heated towel rails This type of device appeared relatively recently and quickly became popular.
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Building a wooden gazebo: general principles

Almost everyone who can hold tools in their hands can build a gazebo with their own hands. First, a construction plan is created in the head and on paper. There you need to make detailed characteristics and dimensions so that you do not forget important details later. Next, choose a place on the site where the gazebo will be located.
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It turns out that since 2012 the World Association of Calendars has been proposing a switch to a new kind of calendar. How does this Association want to change our calendar? What does she want to replace him with? This association offers a new kind of calculus, reflected in its project "Y2K" - so that it has 365 days every year. The funniest thing - every year starting on Sunday will have a second Saturday.
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DIY cardboard lampshade

Before you presented a lampshade for the lamp, made in a floral design. An intricate pattern allows you to create a beautiful lighting effect. Step 1: Materials White cardboard Scissors Pencil Scalpel or sharp knife Ruler Super glue and plain white glue Lamp on which you can install the lampshade Brush and light gold paint Step 2: Start Decide on the width and length of the template.
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Acetate (acetate) fabric: properties, composition and care

Fabrics made from artificial fibers have long been included in our lives, and are deservedly popular. They are beautiful, diverse, have good performance properties, and most importantly - inexpensive. All artificial fibers are obtained by processing cellulose, however, depending on the technology, the properties of the materials obtained will be different - accordingly, their care will also differ.
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DIY lampshade - master class

Our dear readers, we already wrote a lot and talked about what we can do with our own hands out of paper. This garland, and jewelry, and more. But also a special place among all paper crafts is occupied by chandeliers and lamps. Do-it-yourself lampshade is a great opportunity to create the most diverse game of chiaroscuro - variegated or monophonic, as well as give the room brightness or twilight.
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Crochet lampshade

Here is such a wonderful lampshade you can crochet if you do. If you liked it, then see further the knitting pattern of this beauty. The scheme can be increased by clicking on the picture with the mouse - it will open in full screen. With love, HOME-SWEET.ru
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Lampshade made of rope - macrame weaving technique

This vintage lamp was obtained from an old discounted lamp with the help of simple manipulations with a knitted napkin and a new ceiling. See the process of birth of a new lamp in pictures. In conclusion, I propose a master class on weaving a lampshade from a rope using the macrame technique. Video master class A new stylish macrame rope lampshade - how to weave with your own hands.
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African furniture

I really like furniture like this table. I feel that she is alive - in these roughnesses of the table, in these massive legs, I see such natural beauty and power. This is African furniture, more angles can be seen here. There is even a tabletop made from a solid cross-cut of a huge tree!
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Airbrushing under Khokhloma

Mercedes, painted under Khokhloma - have you seen this? The human penchant for beautification did not go around cars, too - more and more such painted cars travel around the city. I just don’t know how such cars are registered in the traffic police, in my opinion the owners of such cars can have big problems with technical inspection.
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Lampshade from rolls of toilet paper

A toilet paper roll lampshade is a creative idea for fans of handmade scrap material. If you have an old lampshade that has long faded and has lost its presentable appearance, do not rush to throw it away, because the metal frame can be used and give the lampshade a new life. And for this, note, you almost do not have to buy anything, except that the spray paint of the right color is enough to collect a few cardboard rolls of toilet paper.
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DIY do-it-yourself papier-mâché masks

Making an African mask for a beginner will be quite difficult, so it’s better to start training on other papier-mache projects with your own hands if you are doing this for the first time. The beauty of this papier-mâché mask is undeniable. Her image can be found on many sites. To make the mask successful, it is very important to correctly fold a piece of cardboard into a shape that is as close as possible to the shape of the face.
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African paper beads - detailed master class with photo

The legendary master class on making beautiful African paper beads has become legendary. You will not believe - these African beads are made of paper! But by the appearance of this you can not say at all. How deceptive is the appearance! I invite you to a master class on making this jewelry. Preparing paper strips Using a craft knife and ruler, cut out a pattern for each type of bead from black paper.
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Abstract embroidery - freeform master class

Abstract embroidery - a workshop on freeform technique. Abstract embroidery is one of the types of impressionist creativity, manifesting oneself as you are at a given time. It only requires fabric, hoop, floss, needle and mood to express it. Express yourself creatively! With love, HOME-SWEET.
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Crochet African flower with patterns: slippers and a dressing mat

When many flowers combine and the motif is depicted as a flower, it is called an African flower. To knit an element of the African flower, yarn of several shades is used, in addition, you can change the sequence of the floral scale or even in one color. Crochet an African flower (it is very easy to knit with patterns) - a very popular motif among needlewomen, so you can often find this pattern in the box of craftswomen.
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Crochet African motifs: bracelets and jewelry in squares

As you know, at all times, women in every country were engaged in needlework to sew clothes and decorate their home. Understand the variety of places from which certain types of techniques came from by their names. And African crochet motifs make it clear where they came from. Not only that, the motive itself looks intricate and colorful, but by combining several, you can get a variety of products.
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Crochet openwork blouse

This morning, my attention was focused on such a delicate crocheted blouse. This is of course - aerobatics, it will be difficult for a beginner knitter - well, what if? I would try to knit this one. And it’s convenient that you can wear it over a turtleneck and even on the coldest days. And it’s useful in the summer - if you put it on top.
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Crochet openwork blouse

Size 44 You will need: 250 g of medium-thick acrylic yarn of lilac color and 1.5 m of natural-colored lace ribbon, hook number 3. TYPES OF LOOP An air loop (vp): insert a hook into a p., Put a thread on it and stretch it through a p.
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