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Crafts

Behind the Brand: Malabrigo Yarn

We are all presumably familiar with yarn, regardless of whether we knit or not. It will be either a textile that is natural or synthetic fibers. These fibers are then spun into layers of strands with varying thickness. The yarn’s thickness…

How to Make Instant Money From Crafts

Have you ever made something for fun like knitting a sweater for a loved one, or made soap to give away as gifts, or improved a table just so you can? If yes, then you're a crafty one and you can use your skills as an avenue to earn instant…

A Handy Guide to Working with Cotton Yarn

If you’ve ever been shopping for something handmade, then you know the value of good quality and unique style. When your hobbies involve knitting or crocheting, you get to regularly make items of high quality that have plenty of…

DIY Crafts: How To Make Your Own Stuffed Toys

When you were a very small child, you probably had at least one stuffed toy. You’ll have slept with it, and you’ll likely have taken it with you when you left the house. As children we grow very attached to the things that bring us comfort;…

Different Ways To Make Custom Hoodies Look Unique

Today’s young generation would love to hang out with their team of friends quite often. This is one of the most desired ways people like to spend their leisure time. Have you ever thought of ways to gain special attention for your team…

Best Christmas Gift Ever

Have you already decided what you're going to present your friends and family for Christmas? The holiday season is almost here. So, it's high time to start doing a little bit of holiday shopping.There are a lot of…

Some Of The Fresh Craft Ideas That Mommies Got To Try

Being a mom is stressful enough as you have to raise your kids. When your kids are super small, moms have to work hard to help them grow. After a certain age, kids start to join school and that’s when mothers get some time to…

Tips on Efficient Packing

However resistant to changes you may be, change of house or apartments is often inevitable. Even if after the previous moving you promised yourself to never conduct it again, here you are, surrounded by cardboard boxes waiting for…

How To Make Unique Homemade Lamps

Some basic ideas on how to make homemade lamps and lampshades. Ways to decorate the shades by using stencils, buttons, ribbons, beads or rubberstamps. Many ordinary or unusual objects can be made into homemade lamps. Hobby and craft…

Homemade Air Fresheners

Fun, easy, natural, homemade ways to freshen the air indoors!Indoor air quality is becoming more of an issue as people are spending more and more time indoors. Most of us have seen reports on common dangerous household pollutants such…

Trash Art – Turn Your Trash into Art

Trash art is finding new and inventive ways for recycling those things you normally throw away.Where some people see trash, others see art. And, in some art, some people will only see a pile of meaningless trash. So, what's the…

Paper Crafts for Grown Ups

Making things with paper crafts used to be an activity that kids did with their teachers or at home on rainy days to keep them occupied. But for many adults paper crafting is a serious hobby. Making beautiful things out of paper can be…

Some Tips On How To Work With Paper Mache

Paper mache is a crafting medium which involves using recycled paper and some glue. The recycled paper is torn into strips and dipped in the glue and then applied to a structure or mold allowed to dry and then painted. Paper mache is used…

Paper Mache Recipes

Paper mache is a crafting medium that is made from the recycled paper glue that sticks the paper on top of a mold or structure when dried can be painted. Here are some paper mache recipes for you to enjoy. Remember that paper mache is a…

Paper Mache

Paper mache is a medium used for arts and crafting made out of recycled paper and some glue to bind the paper with. The paper pulp is molded dried and painted. The word paper mache comes from the French word Papier mache which means…

Making A Gift Bag from Recycled NewsPaper

This is a cute way to recycle your old newspapers and magazines into something you can use. These little gift bags are a fun way to give gifts and also recycle newspapers into something constructive. Of course, depending on the size paper…

Making Tissue Paper Flowers

Tissue paper flowers are fun and easy to make. You can use them for any occasion as part of the decorationMaterials: Tissue Paper (an 8 sheet package will make 2 to 3 flowers) Scissors Wire (Floral or Pipe cleaners work well)…

Making Your Own Paper Craft

As a Paper craft hobby, many people make their own paper at home. To make your own paper there are three main steps. The steps are: 1. Making the Pulp 2. Pulling and Couching 3. Drying In addition to the three steps, you will need two…

How Paper Made Its Way From China To Europe

It is a known historical fact that paper as we know it today first started in ancient China way back in 105 AD. A Chinese Eunuch by the name of Ts'ai Luned is credited with its discovery. Many Chinese men who served in the courts were…

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