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Unique and Easy Ideas for Creating Your Own Art

You don’t have to be a trained artist in order to create fun and interesting works of art on your own if you are looking to decorate your living or working space on a budget. All it takes is some good ideas to get you started and a little bit of time, effort and love […]

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Well-Dressed in Green: 6 Eco-Friendly Fabrics

The right clothes help us feel stylish and comfortable, but certain fabrics can cause serious strain on the environment. The following six fabrics are both wearable and wonderfully renewable. Bamboo Bamboo stands above the pack as one of the most sustainable resources on the planet. It is ultra-soft and comfortable, the quintessential eco-friendly fabric — used […]

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The Art of Garbage as Masterpiece

In a world looking for ways to repurpose waste to save the environment, artists have been doing same for a long time. In the traditional, the artist thrives to craft beauty out of nothing. In other large portions of the creative community, garbage is art that just hasn’t been created yet. Turns out it’s also […]

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Psychological Impact of Colour

Colour has power. People wear a specific colour of tie to imply power and success. We work with colours for specific occasions. We are drawn to one coloured item of clothing as opposed to another. Colours sedate and stimulate us. We use them to represent our feelings. A part of our everyday lives, colour surrounds […]

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Production Growth Shows Promise for Global Textile Industry

Textile and apparel production continues to see a year to year growth. Emerging and developing economies have played their part as the industry enjoyed a 3.7 percent year-on-year rise in the second quarter. Still, though the latest numbers boast a nice rise for 2013, textile output in the quarter was lower than in the first three […]

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Fun & Creativity with Silk Painting

Silk painting has been a part of culture for centuries. It has been a tremendously popular part of the Asian art community for centuries with many of the traditional approaches to the practice starting here. Europe has embraced painting on silk and its popularity has grown in the U.S., particularly through the Internet. The French have […]

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