BlogBits™: Fly Fishing

BlogBits™: Fly Fishing

June 11, 2023

Did you know that making fishing flies is referenced as far back as about 200 A.D.? Records show that the Macedonians used colored wool...

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BlogBits™: Common Goldeneye

May 27, 2023

The gift of a carving knife from his grandfather became a successful future, and here is another example. This 1992 carving is another example of how Peter Costello earned his reputation as a world-renowned artist.

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BlogBits™: Bufflehead Duck

May 20, 2023

This carving by Peter Costello is part of the history of Costello Coastal Knobs. It shows you where he developed his technique, his style and his ability with the carving knife.

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Coastal? Beachy? Nautical?

May 18, 2023

First, is there a difference between the three decorating themes? While similar ideas, there is a difference. 

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BlogBits™: Parrot

BlogBits™: Parrot

April 28, 2023

Did you know that there are over 333 species of parrots in the world?

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Spring to Summer in Six Easy Steps

April 23, 2023

Do you decorate according to the season, or do you think it’s too much work and trouble? Would you be more willing to do so if you could do so in six easy steps?

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BlogBits™: Flip Flops

BlogBits™: Flip Flops

April 23, 2023

[D]id you know that flip flops date as far back as 4,000 B.C., with modern flip flops originating in Japan?

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BlogBits™: Mallard

BlogBits™: Mallard

April 15, 2023

Mallards are beautiful and amazing ducks whose males can fly as fast as 55 mph, and have been recorded flying at 21,000 feet high, which helps them migrate over 900 miles in a day! 

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BlogBits™: Dolphin

BlogBits™: Dolphin

April 05, 2023

Perhaps the most beloved sea creature in the world, there are 36 species of marine dolphins. They can reach speeds of 30 mph for short periods...

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Cabinet Knobs as Table Accessories

March 28, 2023

There are many special events in life and one of the usual ways to celebrate those special days is to have an extravagant dinner with special food, beautiful dishes, unique decorations and – most importantly – special guests.  

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BlogBits™: Bass

BlogBits™: Bass

March 27, 2023

Bass (like most fish) don’t have eyelids but the amount of black pigmenting around their eyes helps reduce the amount of sun that reaches the inner eye, so they kind of have built-in sunglasses. 

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BlogBits™: Conch

BlogBits™: Conch

March 27, 2023

Conch shells are actually the homes of a species of sea snails. The shells are used after the animal abandons it or dies as home décor, musical instruments and elsewhere. 

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