Cleaning Silk Bouquets In 3 Simple Steps

Written by Peta D'Silva

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Step 3: Plumping And Teasing

After fluffingrepparttar bouquet, it is time to make sure allrepparttar 150939 flowers are inrepparttar 150940 right position. Usingrepparttar 150941 back of your hand, go aroundrepparttar 150942 back ofrepparttar 150943 bouquet and lightly pushrepparttar 150944 flowers back into position, to "plump up"repparttar 150945 bouquet. Once you are happy withrepparttar 150946 general shape, then teaserepparttar 150947 flowers intorepparttar 150948 correct position by lightly pulling and pushing onrepparttar 150949 individual flowers and petals until they are correctly placed.

That's it! Simple, wasn't it? Now, you may have read that you can lightly spray your bouquet with soapy water to get it clean. Regardless of what you may have read, don't ever do this! Never spray your bouquet with water becauserepparttar 150950 wet dust will run and stain your flowers. And stained flowers do NOT look right!

If you follow these simple steps every 3-6 months, your bouquet will stay beautiful, and will be around long enough for future generations to enjoy.

Peta D'Silva has been making silk bouquets for over 14 years. She is the webmaster of, a website featuring a catalog of bouquets that you can buy, as well as easy-to-understand articles about creating your own silk bouquets.

How To Swing A Metal Detector For Success

Written by Dean Novosat

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For walking speed, rememberrepparttar paint rollerr analogy above. As long as you are paintingrepparttar 150823 entire surface ofrepparttar 150824 ground and not missing any spots, you are not walking too quickly. However, if you find that your imaginary paint is missing areas, you need to slow down your pace.

I have used this technique successfully to find lots of gold coins, valuable jewelry, and other rare finds. The hope you find this technique improves your success rate.

Dean Novosat is an avid treasure hunting and can often be found metal detecting the beaches of the mid-Atlantic United States. He is the webmaster of and

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