Go to the Sticky at the top of the HOW TO MAKE FORUMS and read Maxine's Feel Good Thread. There are some top secret tips that some members here were generous about sharing. You will have to go through all the thread and if you are someone that doesn't like to read then you may want to overcome that and read this. It is very helpful. Plus another hint here..... If you click into a large thread like that one and you want to find posts on let's say "spikes" at the top of the thread there is a search this thread box you can click on and type a key word "spikes" to see what tips and secrets were shared on that subject.