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Ideas for Making Gift
Do you want to give gifts to your friends or family for
birthdays, Christmas or some other holiday, but you just
don't know what to get them? Just take a decorative basket
and you can create a gift basket filled with great items
that either your friends or family will love. The items
basically you will need to create a gift basket will
include:**A decorative basket;**Shrink wrap;**Any color
tissue paper;**Different assortment of shredded paper.
Depression glass facts make for interesting conversation,
especially when you're at a convention or talking amongst
other Depression glass aficionados. So here are a few items
to get you started so you, too, can have some meaningful
knowledge to put on the plate when you and your Depression
glass collector friends gather 'round and chat.
You Are A Diamond So
Scrapbook About Yourself
As a devoted scrapper, you probably gain satisfaction from
scrapbooking about others. Oftentimes, you are the one
glaring missing light in your scrapbook albums.
Woodworking - Creative,
Relaxing and Timeless
The title reflects Woodworking as a hobby, not as a
vocation. Vocational woodworking is pretty much the
opposite of the adjectives in the title because of the
intense pressure to produce quickly in order to make it pay
Old, New, Borrowed, and
Blue: Unity Candle Craft Project
Something old, something new, something borrowed, and
something blue. There are plenty of crafty brides out there
looking for a unique design for their unity candle.
Photograph Mosaics and
Markers in Your Scrapbooks
An attractive technique for placing photographs into
scrapbooks is the photograph mosaic. Mosaics stretch
photographs into an artistic rendition of the original
Do you control your stash or does it control you? I have
become the master of my stash. When my husband found out
that his sock drawer had become yet another place for cross
stitch supplies, it was either get it under control or end
up in divorce court.
What is a Battle Ready
You'd think that the term "battle ready sword" would be
pretty much self explanatory wouldn't you? Unfortunately,
many of the swords being described as "battle ready" are
anything but. And to quote Adrian Ko from Sword Forum
International, "a lot of these swords I wouldn't want to
take into battle even if they were strapped to a M-16.
Testing for Machine Embroidery
We have found a "new" way to see how well the stabilizers
and methods you are using are working with so that your
designs look GREAT without any off outlines, puckering,
cupping or warping. This is a TEST - Only a Test - but if
You and your stabilizers pass - You will have great looking
Preparing For a Leather
Once you've decided on your leather craft project, you'll
need the right tools and room to do the work. Being
prepared ahead of time will make your task more enjoyable
and give you a sense of satisfaction when you're done.
17 Tips For Getting
Balloons to Last Longer in Hot Weather
In warm weather, latex balloons will typically only last
outside for a day. As you know, sun, wind and heat will
biodegrade the latex.
My daughter and I recently had the opportunity to spend a
week at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. We were totally
overwhelmed with all the things there were to do, and I had
no idea how we would ever be able to remember it all.
Baby Boomers Need
Creative Practical Hobbies
"Well how are you really enjoying your retirement?" I asked
out of interest, "it was great to start with" he said, but
lately, I've just become kind of lost..
Making Beaded Jewelry Is
Easy to Do
Making beaded jewelry is an inexpensive and fun hobby that
nearly anyone can do. The materials needed are readily
accessible and cost very little money.
Europe...Is It Really The Goose That Laid the Golden
Many dealers and auctioneers have been bringing container
loads of antiques from Europe for years now. The lure of
getting "fresh to the market" antique furniture and
"smalls" is something that can bring renewed excitement
back into your antique business.
Invitation Envelopes -
Make or Break Your Party
What will separate your party from all the other events of
the season? Of all the planning that goes into your special
occasion, there is no excuse to forget about specialty
envelopes. Your invitation is the first impression that you
and your party will have.
Step-By-Step Guide For
Creating Collages and Other Unique Picture
So you want to make a collage or perhaps you are interested
in creating a unique shadow box to hold your valuable
photographs and memorabilia. No problem! Whether you want
to create lasting memories using cheap picture frames,
discount picture frames or even wholesale picture frames,
here are some pointers for creating lasting memories right
the first time every time.
Use Tags and
Embellishments to Give Your Scrapbooks that Personal Yet
Tags are a little added touch of professionalism that adds
to the overall well thought out look to your scrapbook.
Tags can be used for accents, captions, and thought bubbles
as well as dedications.
Make A Stunning Dried
Dried hydrangea wreaths are so beautiful and versatile in a
home, and a lot of fun to make as well. You can either
purchase already dried hydrangea flowers from your local
craft store, or you can dry your own.
Capturing the Craft Show
Finding the right product to sell at a craft show is
extremely important in finding success on the craft show
circuit. You may already have an excellent craft product or
line of products you are creating or even selling, or you
may be looking for a craft to produce in order to enter the