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How to: Make a Winsome Wind Chime

by DIY Maven

How to: Make a Winsome Wind Chime

First a short story. Last August I went to a well-regarded local garden center and spent about 40 bucks on a wind chime. After ONE MONTH, this is what it looked like:

created at: 06/15/2011

The wood was split and the finish (yes, it had a finish) was peeling. So, when I determined to design/make a wind chime, I decided early on to use a durable wood. My first thought was to use redwood, but redwood here in the Midwest is hard to come by. Ultimately I went with...

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5 Minute Feng Shui: The Bagua

by DIY Maven

5 Minute Feng Shui: The Bagua

If the upper left hand section of your bagua is purple, don’t call a dermatologist. You’re just fine, according to feng shui experts such as Carole Hyder. A while back I had the opportunity of taking a seminar from Carole, a local practicing Black Sect Buddhist feng shui master. Until attending Carole’s seminar, feng shui made about as much sense to me as a Chinese restaurant menu written in Chinese.

The Bagua

She presented a simple map, called...

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