Window Blinds: Practical Decoration for the House

Both in style and in the renovation of an old building, as well as in the new architecture, window blinds are often used as a design element. No wonder: window shutters not only adorn the façade, but also offer protection against unwanted insights, weather influences and burglars. An advantage over ...

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How to Organize a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) are very useful in helping us to plan and control projects. They essentially provide a convenient way of describing the work which needs to be done within a project. They are complete, in that once everything in the WBS has been done then the project can ...

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Some New Ideas to Decorate Your Home With Wooden Handicrafts

You cannot go wrong with wooden handicrafts when decorating your home to achieve an earthy, down-to-earth, rustic, or traditional look and feel. A versatile material, wood has been used for centuries to craft a wide array of items-including home décor. Wooden handicrafts still hold their charm and value to this ...

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Frameless Shower Door Design Considerations

Make certain the door swing opening is not impaired by other fixtures in the bathroom. For out-swing applications, placement of vanities or commodes are the two most critical elements. If the door is to have in-swing capabilities also, placement of the showerhead, controls, hand-held sprays, grab rails and seating should ...

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Greece – Sochos Carnival Thessaloniki

Sochos, this small market town some forty miles northeast of Thessaloniki is renowned for its carnival. The chief character is the karnavali, dressed in a goatskin shirt and leggings, a tall conical hat covered in multi-coloured streamers, known as the kalpak, a sequined mask with a long horse-hair moustache sewn ...

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A Brief History of Candles

For centuries man’s progress has been lighted by candles. However, people know only very few things about the origin of candles. It has been written that the first candles were made by the Ancient Egyptians. They used rushlights, or torches, made by soaking the pithy core of reeds in molten ...

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