If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, and you love art, then you may want to start an art gallery. Owning an art gallery can give you the opportunity to meet and promote artists, see original art from around the world, and interact with the movers and shakers in your locale.
Starting an art gallery can be the dream of a lifetime. It allows you to immerse yourself in the art world, get the first chance to see new art, and to pick and choose from the best for your own collection.1 month ago
A goddess and her 11 sisters, 12 fairy spirits, overlook the waters of the Yangtze River, it is said. There's a story behind this, of course, involving heavens and gods, goddesses and humans, and love for a river and the people who dwell by its shores. There may be no way to prove it, but its possible that if the Yangtze River waters are tame, it's Yao Ji and her 11 fairy spirit sisters on Goddess Peak you should be thanking.2 months ago
One of the most unique wedding planning themes that has come into vogue is the Vintage Wedding. Weddings have always represented the melding of the past with the future, and the bringing of two families together, but with a vintage wedding, brides and grooms are taking the idea of relishing the past a step further.1 year ago
One of the most crucial keys to doing business online is understanding how search engines work. While you don't need to know the algorithmic ins and outs of search engines, you do need to understand enough so that your customers can find you easily online. This is true whether you are a retailer, author, or reseller of any size.2 months ago
Huang He is what the Yellow River is known by in China. Sixth largest in the world, the river is China's second-longest and traverses many miles and cultures. Though some parts of this historic river are, indeed, yellow, other areas flow with the deepest colors of blue or the slate green of the ocean. The history, legends and myths surrounding the Yellow River in China ring with the voices of centuries past, and are as varied, fascinating and formidable as the history of China itself.10 months ago
When the Christmas season rolls around, you want to look good at all the parties that you will be going to, especially when you are pregnant. The problem is that many maternity clothes are uncomfortable, or need to be dry cleaned. Well, luckily for you there are a lot of choices of cute and comfortable Christmas maternity shirts that will keep you going from work to party, and back home again.7 months ago
Three waterfalls, the American Falls, the Horseshoe Falls, together with the Bridal Veil Falls make up the Niagara Falls. These falls span the international border between Canada and the United States at the Ontario province in Canada and the state of New York in the United States. The Niagara Falls are famous for both its natural beauty and as a source for hydroelectric power.3 months ago
A fairy garden is a cute addition to any home garden or landscape. Fairy gardens can range from very simple to quite elaborate, and can be very small to large in size. There are really no set rules for exactly what a fairy garden should be or exactly how to go about setting one up, however the general rule of thumb is to keep things in small scale.2 months ago
One thing I hear all the time, is people wishing they were able to draw, that they envy artists their talent and bemoan their own lack. Well I am here to tell you that, although we may not all be a da Vinci, we can all draw given the right instruction and mind set.2 months ago
With gothic clothing and culture becoming more and more trendy, avid gardeners are looking for ways to extend the culture into their gardens by breeding extremely dark hued plants and flowers, some that are truely black. These plants can be used for a gothic themed garden when combined with gothic decor and accessories.1 month ago
From earliest times, humans have devoted much of their energy to creating and improving their environment. When they ceased to be nomadic, they began to make furniture to increase the comfort and usefulness of their dwelling places.3 months ago
As wood has always been the favored material for furniture making, very few examples of early work have survived.
When shopping for antiques, it is important to have some type of plan in order to make sure that you find the special items you are seeking and to get a fair price on them.
Antique shopping can be done purely for fun, with no particular treasure in mind. But, if you do have something particular in mind, it pays to do a bit of research prior to hitting the various venues in which you can find antiques.2 months ago
In the last few years, more and more people have turned to the internet to look for ways to make money. They may be looking for money to support their family because they lost a job, or just to supplement their income. But no matter why they turn to the internet, they want to make money for one reason or another.1 year ago
I am a coffee snob. I admit it. I worked for 8 years running a coffee shop, which has made me enough of an expert on coffee to know which types of coffees I like, which I don't like, and which I can't stand. I am picky about where I buy coffee, and what coffee I drink, and frankly can be quite a pain about coffee in general.2 months ago
If you are someone like me, who has worn a pair of glasses since elementary school, (I got mine in the first grade), then you will know what I mean when I say that when I stumble into the bathroom in the morning, it is like the blind going to the bathroom.4 months ago
Writing Online is a multi-user website designed to help people from beginners to advanced learn how to write online. While many people may think that writing for profit online is the same as writing in print (offline), they would be wrong, because the way people search for information online, read online, and use the internet is vastly different than how they do offline.1 year ago
It is not enough to fill your garden with black flowers if you want to create a gothic garden. While the black flowers and plants are the beginning, it takes your creative choosing of accessories, borders, and decor to make the gothic theme come to life.1 month ago
If you are looking for a simple way to add a bit of pizzazz to your wardrobe this season, then try adding beaded bolero or shrug. With the simple addition of a gold or silver bolero, your dress can go from work to evening or even to that snazzy restaurant you've been wanting to try.1 week ago
Vintage style is very trendy in home decor and you can achieve a vintage look in several ways. You can add expensive antiques to your home, or you can look for furniture and accessories with an antique style.
I like to use both genuine antiques where I can, and add to the room decor with good quality faux antiques. One of the companies that I have discovered recently that has interesting vintage style furniture and accessories is a company called Antique Revival.2 months ago
The dragonfly is an insect with large eyes that are multifaceted, two sets of transparent wings, and a body that is elongated. They are similar in appearance to damselflies, with the main difference being that the dragonfly holds their wings perpendicular to their body. There are over 5,680 species of dragonflies in the world, and they have always evoked feelings of intrigue and different forms of symbolism in various cultures throughout the world.1 month ago
Fathers-to-be often get neglected when a baby is coming. After all, mom is doing all the work, right?
Well, if you know a father-to-be or a new dad who is being neglected, here are some great gifts for him. Dads-to-be are proud of their status and want to show it off. Whether it is a gag gift or a serious one, this list of gifts for new dads is sure to have something on it that you will love.
Impending fatherhood is nothing to sneeze at, let dad know he is appreciated this Father's Day or anytime.
Featured: I'm the Daddy Scrubs (see below for ordering information)2 weeks ago
Now more than ever, there is an ever-growing variety of media in which an artist can work. When an artist decides what it is he or she wants to create, there is at once another vital decision to be made. What medium will he use, or, in other words, what means will be most suitable for communicating his message?
This may not seem to be terribly important, but it is. Suppose, for instance, that the artist wishes to create the image of a horse, stressing above all its massive power. He is likely to be more successful if he carves it in stone than if he makes it of porcelain.4 months ago
Lying wholly within the city of Rome, the Vatican City is an independent sovereign state, ruled by the pope, and the administrative center of the Roman Catholic Church.3 months ago
The independence of the Vatican City was established by the Lateran treaty of 1929 between the Italian government and the Holy See. It is a guarantee of the pope's inviolability by the Italian government. The Vatican City is surrounded by a wall over 10 meters high, built in 852 by Pope Leo IV. In Leo's honor it is sometimes called the Leonine City.