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Starting A Coin Collection
The best place to start collecting would be with pennies,
we will focus on the Lincoln Cent for the years 1909
through 1958, which are the Wheat Cents. There are still a
number of "wheat cents" showing up in circulation, so it is
possible to start a coin collection without spending a
great deal of money.
Gold Jewelry Hallmarking Secrets Revealed
We should be familiar with the BASIC hallmarks mentioned on
the website. It might pay you to read them again, just to
bring you up to speed and ensure you have grasped the
Scrapbooking Those Memories!
You will find scrapbook supplies for photos and pictures in
a craft store or online. Scrapbooks are used to combine
photos and pictures to make a picture story album.
Basic folds: Most of the designs that you will learn will use a square piece of paper - and most will be done with
origami paper, so the directions will show a colored (or
gray side to indicate color) and a white side. Also, most
patterns will have an arrow that points you in the
direction of where the fold should go.
Are You Making Money At Craft Shows?
If you are involved in the crafts business, and are
profitable, you are among the rare breed who have
successfully combined art with business. If, however, you
still have yet to show a profit (or enough profit) after a
show, this article may get you going in the right
Amish Furniture for Kids Summer Projects
Summer is coming, and the kids will soon be out of school.
Mom's and dad's everywhere will soon here "I am board; I
don't have anything to do.
How to Make Quilted Silver Beads
After making the leaf bead, I was impressed with the detail
made possible by the metal clay. Therefore, I decided to
use the same technique but create a different look.
Beautify Your Stamped Cards with Creative Coloring
Stamping is one of the most versatile crafts around because
there are so many different options that you can use to
enhance even the most basic stamp. When you look at some
colored stamped images, you may be overwhelmed by how
beautiful they are.
Use Newspaper Clippings, Graphics, Kids Art, and Clipart to Enhance Your
A popular addition to scrapbook pages is newspaper
clippings. Newspaper clippings of birth announcements, team
photographs, or favorite celebrities add a personal touch
to scrapbook pages.
Sewing - A Wonderful Pastime
To think that in the beginning the only sewing patterns
used were to measure from ankle to dirt and chop off the
animal skin so that it would not drag on the ground. Now
you can get sewing patterns for everything from a simple
square sewn together to create a throw pillow to an
elaborate wedding dress.
Woodworking Beginners: Introduction To First Time Crafts
Woodworking: The Process Of Making Something Using Wood. The
art of woodworking is one of the most ancient and
widespread. From the earliest days when humans first
experimented with the many uses for wood, our civilization
has had a connection with this material, in all its
varieties and forms.
Patterning and Spacing in Your Scrapbooks
How can you arrange your scrapbook page to best show off
your mementos and embellishments? You can place everything
in the center of your page, place a single focus item in
the center, or divide the page into sections adding items
to each section. You may also choose to lay the items out
in a standard recipe or calendar layout.
Using Your Dogs Hair
Dog hair (called chiengora) can be spun into yarn, much like
sheep's wool, alpaca, or any other animal fiber. The
process is the same.
Money Making Hobby - Do You Have One?
Everyone has a hobby. We love all kinds of music, sports,
What Is An Un-circulated Coin?
You may have heard the terms proof coin and un-circulated
coin, but what's the difference between these two? To
understand the difference between a proof and un-circulated
coin, let's first answer the question, "What is an
un-circulated coin?" Un-circulated means a coin has not had
any wear, such as the wear a coin might experience when it
is used in commerce. Handling a coin, as well as improperly
storing a coin, can result in wear on the surface of the
Diet and Fitness - Help from Your Hobbies
Everybody battles with their weight from time to time. It's
either too much junk food or not enough exercise.
The Most Powerful Attribute in Antiques and Collectibles
What can increase your sales volume and make you more
productive day in and day out? You've probably heard this
three word statement that separates those who wish they
could do better, from those who really do. Knowledge is
power! This three word statement is more than just a great
Origami Secrets Revealed
Origami, or the art of paper folding, has been around for
centuries. It is one of the most intricate, but at the same
time simple expressions of art in the world.
Working With Leather
This can be as simple & basic Or advanced &
professional. There are many books, booklets, pamphlets,
reprints, even articles describing how to assemble a simple
article cut from a basic design which is purchased as a kit
from a supplier.
Woodworking Tools: Right Selection And Care Will Save You Money, Part 2
Woodworking: Tools Of The Trade, Part 2 - Tools For
Cutting. A civilization's maturity and intelligence is
judged, in part, by the diversity and sophistication of its
tools. When it comes to woodworking, the human race is