Crafts

How To Learn About Needlepoint On The Web In 2 Easy Steps

This may come as a surprise to you, but there are people other than your grandmother who enjoy needlepoint as a hobby. Needlepoint has been around since the beginning of time but that doesn?t mean that you can?t become an expert at it. In fact, we?re pretty sure that if you focus enough of your energy at a certain hobby you can become an expert in just about anything. You can find just about anything you want on the internet. In fact, if you think it might be an exciting hobb...

Get Creative with Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking is not just a hobby anymore, but is an art form.

12 Creative Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Cards!

Don't throw your Christmas cards away! There are so many creative ways to use your Christmas cards, many of which you can do with your kids. We have brought together some ideas below.

Badge Lanyards: An Overview

Badge lanyards are typically a length of rope, wire, or cloth designed to secure or display an identification card or an access badge. The most typical way to wear a badge lanyard is around the neck. This efficient way to display or secure a badge allows it to be frequently utilized while keeping the hands free. Badge lanyards can often be seen being worn by business employees, referees, lifeguards, medical staff, students, or trade show attendees.

An Introduction to Quilting

An insight into the fundamentals of Learning how to Quilt, the History, getting to grips with the terms and the material to use. and how to get started.

How to make your own soy candles

Learn how easy it is to make your own soy candles. Use pure soy wax, and create longer burning, better smelling jar candles in your own home. They make excellent gifts.

You Can Make A Wreath Out Of Wallpaper!

How many times have you stood and admired the beauty of the flowers in your wallpaper? If you?re anything like me, I?ll bet it?s been plenty of times. You probably picked the paper because you thought it was especially beautiful. How about making a dried flower wreath that would duplicate the look of the wall paper and add a special look to the decor of your living room?

Russian traditional porcelain Gzhel - location and history of production

Gzhel is name for well known Russian national porcelain - usually blue and white, hand made and hand painted according ancient traditions.

Winter Craft Ideas for your Children

During winter times when your children has been assigned some arts and craft projects then here are great fun ideas to accomplish the projects.

The Stunning Brilliance Of A Murano Chandelier

A Murano chandeleir is a true work of art. These pieces go beyond the normal designs and style, mixing gold with clear glass or adding unique shaped glass pieces. Murano chandeleirs are all made to the highest standards. These pieces are made to last and provide a quality lighting fixture.

3 Simple Afghan Crochet Patterns Remain the Best Choice

One of the top favored products of crocheting is the afghan. From babies to old men and women, afghan had been used, reused, and was handed down from one generation to the next as it remained in fashion and durable blanket after so many years had passed.

Pewter Dragon Figurines ? All Shapes And Sizes To Add To Your Collection

Pewter is a very versatile material for your figurines, including dragon figurines

Has the hand-tied had its day?

It was arguably the biggest design phenomenon to hit floristry. But after more then decade of riding high as the consumer?s bouquet of choice there is a big question- has it had its day?

The Many Dimensions of the World of Candles

Candles have been around for many, many years, but it was not too long ago that candles were just a means of getting some light in a room when the power went out, and they were a necessity for such emergencies. Nowadays, the role of candles has changed. Some are beautiful works of art which it seems

Family Time Can be Scrapbooking Time

Learn how to spend quality time with your kids while enjoying a hobby of your own.

Acrylic paints can be diluted with water

Another advantage to acrylic paint is that it dries much faster than oil paint usually overnight. If you're working on a painting that needs to be done on time, that's important.

Making Your Own Bead Jewelry

Creating your own bead jewelry is a creative hobby that allows you to produce unique pieces for yourself, family and friends. Here is how you can get started.

Setting Up Your Craft Show Booth

Have you ever walked into a store and immediately been so frustrated that you couldn't even begin to think about spending your money there? Things are haphazardly strewn about, there is little organization, and then to top it all off, when you walk up to an item that you might consider - it has no price tag on it. Don't let this happen to your craft show booth. You need to keep in mind the same principles of good marketing and merchandising when you set up for a craft show.

Paper Quilling 101 ? Essential Basics to Getting Started

All the things about paper quilling, quilling supplies and other resources.

Lets Save Money on Scrapbooking

You do not have to devastate your savings account to produce that special page which will journal those significant moments for generations to come. We have put together some unique ways to keep your wallet safe while creating really individual works of art. If you have always wanted to discover more about how to save money with Scrapbooking, then I am certain you have come to the correct spot.

10 Tips for Peaceful Crafting with the Kids

Are you looking for ways to keep craft time with your children simple and fun? If so, I hope you will put some of the following suggestions to use.

Journaling With Bad Handwriting

Often times, folks do not add journaling to their scrapbooks, because they don't care for their own writing. Learn a few different ways you can add journaling to your scrapbooks, even if you don't like your writing.