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Chinese paper lanterns are known worldwide; somewhere as a symbol of Chinese traditional culture and somewhere as a work of Chinese art. Through foreign trade, Chinese paper lanterns have now reached to people in Asia as well as other parts of the world. However, paper lanterns still remain an integral part of Chinese celebrations. Whether it’s a sky paper lantern or shaped like a star, they express creativity and create magic that is beyond everything in this materialistic world.
Sky paper lanterns are made of rice paper and are lit by a candle. It is really a mesmerizing site as they take off in the air. The flame from the candle heats the air inside the paper lantern decreasing the density of the air inside it. Thus the candle floats in the air as long as the candle burns inside it. Since hundreds of year, sky paper lanterns are released in air on the last day of Chinese New Year. You will also find paper lanterns of different shapes and sizes through every street in Chinatown. Some paper lanterns are inscribed with puzzles which you will enjoy to solve along with your family.
Chinese paper lanterns widely vary from being a simple device to an amazing piece of artwork. You can find traditional Chinese paper lanterns decorated with dragons or miniature paper lanterns known as Baby’s Bottom. The largest of all these paper lanterns are temple and festival lanterns.
All of these lanterns are used by Chinese for decorating their home to add color and an exotic touch to their interior. Chinese strongly believe that paper lanterns attract good luck and often use it for Feng-Shui. Nowadays traditional Chinese paper lanterns are available throughout the world. You can buy various designer paper lanterns from these stores and decorate your home. You can add a special charm to your party or event by decorating it with Chinese paper lanterns.
If someone says he has a desk that he made with suitcases recycled, the idea did not sound so good, does not it? This picture above proves otherwise, because he was kind, funny, good colors, practical and economical with materials.
The colors are sober but fun to add personality and six suitcases side is used as storage space, giving you plenty of room to store your stuff, more than we would need at times. Everything is made of leather and is definitely something we can build ourselves if we get some kits that are no longer in use.
And if you do not like those colors you can use others. According investigated the creators did not use recycled but pure leather briefcases, which is unfortunate, but if could be done with them, like an excellent idea and paint the color you want to use to decorate. I really loved how it was.
The candles are excellent to decorate our rooms. They create an atmosphere of intimacy and warmth. Best of all is that we can buy candles of all colors, sizes or flavors. Or what is even better, make them ourselves. Want directions? Here we show you how to make decorative candles.
Let’s see what are the materials we need to create them:
- Amount needed paraffin
- Cotton yarn measuring the height of the mold plus 2 cm
- Metal containers for bath
- Candle Mold
- Metal rod
- Rod perforated
-Amount needed cooking oil
To prepare your sails follow these steps:
Melt the paraffin bath. Add the dye and if you wish, the fragrance of your choice. To make the wick or wick, introduces three or four times in a paraffin section of cotton yarn and let it dry extending between each swim. Set aside.
Oil the mold walls using a paper towel. Placed in the center oiled metal rod that reserves the space for the wick. To sustain it, rests on the edge of the mold and the rod perforated metal rod passing through one of the central holes.
Dump the melted paraffin wax into the mold. Cool several hours and serve. Remove the metal rod and replace it with the wick. Cut the excess wire, so it extends the sail about 0.5 cm.
Once you have ready your decorative candles can arrange them on the site that you like the house, the best way to decorate your home with candles.
The child puffs are one of the best gifts you can give to a child, and would be something completely different to a toy that everyone can give, or if you like technology, a music player. A child bean bag is fun, practical and have a place to sit, take a nap and improve the look of your room.
The puff for children are becoming increasingly popular because there are too many types and can do just about any fabric you want and you want forms, sizes and colors. Look at the image of the home, how big sofa style and has space for three children, but can be individually and more fun with another material or with a character that the child likes.
Whatever your child likes the Powerpuff Girls, Spiderman, Mickey, or whatever you want, you can do as a puff that will adorn your room and relax completely comfortable as they are, arranged in the form far you want to accommodate you and he will accommodate you.
It is also very beneficial for restless children who do not want to sit quiet for half an hour either, because with the puff will make a change that because it’s so playful (like them) who want to sit.
I used to sleep and you can drag it around the house to use it anywhere. Buy or make a puff for the next gift you make to a child.
Provides a furnishing so great and perfect it is a shame not to have one or something very similar anyway. It is of glass makes it look more like the center of the room where you use it but also not such a good idea for homes with pets or children because terminate completely broken.
The crystal is bent to give shape and hand painted in a beautiful way with a Baroque theme. The designer decided to play with a formal code to be decorated in this that would be excellent, especially in a home with contemporary ideas.