Learn how to hand-sew a simple zipped bra bag. Save money with this very easy upcycling sewing project idea - great for beginners! The bra bag is durable and is upcycled from an old pillowcase.
The 2015 Essendon Gem and Lapidary Club Exhibition was a busy one this year and offered lovely showcases, demonstrations, yummy food and excellent deals on gemstones and jewellery.
A delicious and quick one-pot Italian couscous recipe adapted with meat for family mains or single meals at home. Ideal for cooking every day; excellent for a budget dinner or affordable work lunch.
Tales of unusual dates that are best avoided because they suck - including Mr Magic Fingers, the Homeless Male Golddigger and the Scientologist. Don't bother with these types or you'll waste your time
Step-by-step tutorial (with photos) for how to make a biscornu. A biscornu is based upon a counted cross stitch or linen embroidery design. I show you how to sew up all eight edges using whip stitch and more.
Looking for a permanent cure for genital herpes? Honest answers from a real herpes sufferer. Recommendations for both free and affordable solutions to prevent outbreaks and minimise symptoms of HPV 2.
Want to make your own bra bag, linen bag or delicates bag out of an old pillowcase? This very easy craft tutorial has instructions on how to do it at home! Make clothes last longer in the wash.
Do you want to find out how to make real money online? Then get the money making monkey off your back and learn what truly turns you on, so you can create a successful and sustainable passive income.
Thinking of investing with Pacific Tycoon? Read this first! There's some darn good reasons why people think investing in shipping containers with PT is a scam or pyramid scheme.
Looking for a good night in? Forget serious adult TV and chuck on a kids animated movie instead for some laughs, thrills and entertainment. Guaranteed to make you feel good and get your groove on!
Make a beautiful shamrock necklace out of polymer clay beads. A perfect polymer clay tutorial for beginners as well as experts! Decorate and glaze beads easily at home with materials to hand.
Get information about caring for your Peruvian guinea pig, such as tips about hair care, hair loss, hygiene, diet and comfort. Peruvian guinea pigs need extra attention to make sure they stay free from disease and discomfort.
Are your hubs stolen? Here's a way to avoid regular hub checks and deal with content theft on the spot. For only a few mins a day with this best practice routine, enjoy peace of mind and protection!
How do you get fair financial compensation when someone plagiarises or steals your artwork or design? Follow a common process to deal with copyright infringement and take back control.
Did you know there are giant sea creatures in Bass Strait? Or that you can find cute bollards along the Geelong waterfront? Read a cool poem about Eastern Beach in the 1990s from a native.
Do you want to get people to "like" and engage with your content? Learn how to promote your stuff in all the right places and massively boost your Facebook presence.
Want to learn how to improve your singing? Here's a free guide on how to start learning to sing or to get better at singing so you can become a karaoke star! Learn your tonal range, slurring and more.
Looking for Nintendo Wii games that are popular with kids? This article includes a parent's review of the top Wii games for children aged four to ten. Throw a Wii party with a family selection of games!
Find out about weird rocks to add to your mineral collection. Family friendly rocks, fossils, gemstones and minerals for kids and adults to collect!
Ready for a rock treasure hunt? Phillip Island is a great place to find agate, calcite and zeolite crystals. There's also interesting basalt formations and a shipwreck to look at. Good for club trips.
Lapidary jokes, fossicking jokes, prospecting jokes, rockhound jokes, geology jokes and many more funny jokes, puns and short tales for lapidarians, rockhounds and jewellery enthusiasts.
Look at fascinating rock displays, buy affordable rocks, gems and minerals, savour ELC's Devonshire teas, fossick for gemstones in the carpark, get advice from lapidary experts and much, much more!
Dealing with nuisance neighbours or bogans? Here's what you can do to resolve issues, protect yourself and get revenge!
These exotic and unusual orchids look like monkeys, bees, babies, flying ducks, and doves. Read on for funny quirks, botanical names, and beautiful images of these flowers.
Learn how to make a Cellini spiral with this tutorial and free pattern for a Mediterranean-style Cellini beaded bracelet. Cellini spirals are a type of tubular peyote and are easy to do once learned.
Find out what type of person you are based on your choice of filing cabinet. Are you a Utilitarian, a Creative or an Employee? Are you destined for business success or financial stardom?
New Regretsy examples in tribute to April Winchell and her marvellous craft gone wrong blog. Come and check out awful crafts that don't make any sense at all! WARNING: Bizarre items contained herein.
Come check out our funny guinea pig pictures for sharing! Hilarious and original LOL Guinea Pig photos and cavy memes. Information on the history of lolanimals (such as LOL cats) and internet trivia.
Do it yourself and make these easy felt flower brooches to sell at markets and fairs, wherever handmade is welcome and hippies wander. A colourful, beautiful, quick craft with a decent profit margin.
Strange stuff. Check out invisible heels, crotch length sneakers, 3D printed shoes, sewing machine wedges, steampunk boots and many more that never made it into Walmart or Kmart.
Learn how to make a finely crocheted rag rug with this tutorial from a master rag rugger! Upcycle old fabrics and clothes and produce a colorful creation with this easy circular rug pattern.
Check out the biggest model railway exhibition in Victoria, Australia. Miniature trains combine with themed and detailed landscapes to provide interesting viewing for people of all ages.
Learn about Abyssinian guinea pigs, including the Abyssinian personality, care tips, colour guide, types, the history of the breed and what makes them the ideal pet for both children and adults.
This article will share a wild array of nature-inspired homes, modern architecture, upcycled houses, and bizarrchitecture. Explore the possibilities for unusual homes and weird houses from some of the world's most creative architects.
A friend's experience of purchasing a tabletop arcade machine to play video games. Pacman, Galaga, Space Invaders, Rainbow Islands and more turned up one fateful day when the Arcade Baby arrived...
Learn how to make attractive, easy summer salads that will have your kids and partner begging for more. Easy on the budget, easy on you, and lots of fun to put together!
Exercises that you can use to invent made up words by rearranging letters or adding them together. Create a business name, write an unusual poem or make up your own swear words!
Find out how to fry halloumi cheese in just 10 minutes for use in salads or as a delicious Mediterranean side dish. This article also shows other ways to cook this delicious cheese.
I'm hoping that you'll never see these bizarre shoes in a store near you, as they don't seem to be made for humans. Here are 25 footwear designs guaranteed to make you go, "What?"
Find out how to photograph food at home with an ordinary automatic camera. Make the colours more vibrant, or put your cut out food onto a white background. Create magazine style food photos!
Make a restaurant-quality fried cheese entrée in about 10 minutes with this saganaki recipe. Find out which cheese to choose and the different frying methods used for cooking saganaki.
If you’re looking for a Fijian resort to holiday at, go to the Shangri La in Fiji. When I visited Fiji in 2012, I stayed at three different resorts. The Shangri La beat the other two hands down.
Learn how to design, care for, and maintain small succulent gardens that look amazing and take only a few minutes to create!
Looking for cute guinea pig and cavy names? Here are some handpicked suggestions for naming guinea pigs after celebrities, famous book characters and more!
One day, while working for a shoe shop, I hopped on the net and Googled “weird shoes”, out of curiosity. What eventuated under the images tab was a collection of some of the strangest footwear I have ever seen.
Want to become the genuinely unique writer that you really are? Want to practise writing easily and without stress? Learn how to write sustainably to build a huge empire of hubs...
From manmade glass beads and seed beads to natural gemstone beads, the colour purple is an inspiring, creative and calming colour that produces excellent results in beading.
There are many different styles of teaspoon rings you can make - from using souvenir spoons (like the ones in this article) to using plain spoons and engraved spoons. Teaspoon rings are also ideal for mens jewelery and are fairly easy and quick to make.
When you think about Egyptian jewellery, it is easy to visualise scarab beetles, Pharoah charms, malachite, lapis lazuli and lots of gold. Colours and shapes presenting in Egyptian jewellery tell us lots about the people who lived in ancient Egypt - their beliefs, priorities and ways of life.
Sari yarn is a unique, brilliantly coloured yarn made from sari silk remnants in India. Get some tips, hints and ideas for crafting with this gorgeous yarn!
Make your rental accommodation more appealing or add inspiring décor to your home with removable wall decals. Removable wall decals (also known as removable wall stickers) come in many attractive designs which can enhance your home.
As a mother myself, I am often amused at children’s attempts to give their mother a pleasing Mothers Day gift. Anything from domestic appliances to practical consumer goods are not all that “special”.
If you’re looking to buy Russian dolls online, this article explains the different types of Russian dolls available, from Matryoshka dolls (nesting dolls and stacking dolls – also known as Babushka dolls) to paint-your-own Russian dolls and modern and retro Russian dolls that make a unique gift.
Interested in purchasing a microwave flower press online? Are you tired of waiting weeks for pressed flowers from a traditional flower press? Whether you are keen to see your pressed flower varieties instantly...
Spangles are colourful, beaded bracelets made from memory wire. They make great handmade gifts and are quick and cheap to make. If you are new to creating handmade jewellery or beaded jewellery, you’ll love this Spangles project!
I visited the local library recently and had the pleasure of borrowing a giant stack of beading books to read. Among them was a real gem; “Designing Jewelry with Glass Beads” by Stephanie Sersich.
Looking for inexpensive Pandora beads for bracelets? Or would you like to find out more about the Danish Pandora brand? Pandora bracelets are customisable bracelets which allow the easy creation of unique jewellery by all people to suit to their personal tastes, emotions and memories.
Learn about flower pressing techniques and ideas on creating unique handmade gifts from flower art. Pressing flowers is easy and can brighten up your home decor.
Vintage costume jewelery has a fascinating history behind it - from the popular usage of rose gold and gild silver to the elegance and glamor of Hollywood-style design.
Interesting things to do for sightseeing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Attractions include Petronas Twin Towers, Batu Caves, Merdeka Square, Little India and Chinatown.
Learn where to shop in Kuala Lumpur from my experiences in the malls of Bukit Bintang, Chinatown, and Little India.
A Millefiori pendant necklace is a beautiful, timeless and detailed piece of jewelry that adds a splash of colour to any outfit. Find out about the history of production techniques and where to buy millefiori pendant necklaces online.
The first Hubpages social meetup was planned on Australia Day 2011 and was held in Melbourne at the Stolberg Beer Cafe on 17 February 2011.
Flower meanings for Valentines Day - learn which flowers say what so that you can give your lover the right flowers...
Looking for unusual Valentines ideas for Valentine's Day? Everything from ghost tours to unusual restaurants will tickle you and your partner's fancy!
Find out how to care for, feed and house a guinea pig. Get advice on choosing a cavy, pregnancy and breeding, where to buy cages and how to deal with common diseases and treatments.
A visitor's review of Fairy Park. Photos and information about Fairy Park in Anakie, near Melbourne. Explore castles and cottages and see fairy tale creatures in their natural environment.
I’d like to share with you my pick of Barbie movies, so that you can choose the most appealing ones and age appropriate ones for your child or grandchild and give them a magical gift.
Tips for parents on how to organise morning routines to get to work on time when you have young children. Tips cover how to get kids out of bed, dressed, and fed.
Read about my travel experience in Georgetown, Penang Malaysia. From Malaysian food to street festivals and Little India, Georgetown is a sleepy little seaside town with a lovely atmosphere.
A blog about touring the Cameron Highlands and Tanah Rata in Malaysia. Strawberry farms, tea plantations, honey bee farms, rose gardens and local agriculture.
Feel like a virtual holiday? Read the best real life armchair travel experiences in these books!