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You put a great deal of time, thought, and effort into your
scrapbook pages. Scrapbooks often are very personalized creative
works that are very meaningful to the creator.
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.
For more dramatic results from your photographs, trying weaving
two copies of the same photograph together. This technique
creates a three-dimensional artist look.
Craft: Colored Bubbles Activities: Flyswatter Bubbles, Cotton
Ball Pickup, Balloon Water Fun Snack: Chewy Popcorn Balls Reading
Selection: The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene du Bois CRAFT:
Colored Bubbles Need: dishwashing detergent food coloring or
washable paint a straw paper shallow pan. Directions: Mix about 1/2
dishwashing detergent, and 1/3 of water in a shallow pan (cold or
hot) mix any kind of food coloring until you get the ideal color
you want. If you use paint, make sure it is washable.
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.
According legend, first nested doll prototype appeared in Russia
in the late 19th century (believed to be year 1890), it was
figurine of bold headed old man, Buddhist sage by the name of
Fukuruma, on the island of Honshu, Japan. According Hakone Town
Office, Japan, products such as "Shichifukujin" and
"Irokawaridaruma" have been created from Junitamago.
As a devoted scrapper, you probably gain satisfaction from
scrapbooking about others. Oftentimes, you are the one glaring
missing light in your scrapbook albums.
From baby pictures to vacation pictures, images of family and
friends are treasures that are kept for a lifetime. They make
great gifts and add cheer and warmth to the interiors of our
An attractive technique for placing photographs into scrapbooks
is the photograph mosaic. Mosaics stretch photographs into an
artistic rendition of the original photograph.
Another important writing implement for scrapbooking is a wax
pencil. Wax pencils are soft pencils designed to write on glass,
plastic and photographs.
Would you like to add more creative appeal to your scrapbooks?
Here are three methods to add more depth and creativity to your
scrapbook creations. A good way to make your own personal seals is
with Crayola Model Magic.
A leather look can add elegance to your scrapbooking page. To
create a unique leather look, simply distress cardstock.
Textured paper can add extra dimension to your scrapbooking page.
Textured paper can be used to highlight focus items on your
Ribbon and lace are by far the most common, and most beautiful,
border embellishment. The flowing nature of both materials
encourages a touch of softness and elegance.
Puzzle pieces make playful embellishments and borders. Puzzle
pieces give a creative and playful look to children's art and
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Ancient Earthworks Society Series -- Petroforms with Diane FoxMadison.comJoin your AES colleagues and guests at 10:30 AM on Saturday, September 15 at the South Madison Library as researcher Diane Fox introduces us to petroforms (arranged and altered rocks) — an aspect of Wisconsin's ancient record that is both poorly ...
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Airman crafts art out of fruitDVIDS (press release)Second Lieutenant Alexandra Mangueira, satellite engineer with 4th SOPS, who has known Rosario for more than two years, said she was intrigued when she learned of his hobby, but was not surprised given his individualistic personality and work ethic.
Banner and Card Making for Confetti Foundation!Madison.comDid you hear the news? We recently started working with The Confetti Foundation, a national non-profit who provides birthday boxes to hospitalized kids! Their mission really resonated with us (after all, confetti and celebrating ARE built right into ...
Fall Porch Pot Make and TakeMadison.comFall is such a special time of the year here in Wisconsin. From the crisp fall air to the vibrant colored leaves that adorn our trees, fall truly is magical! Why not bring some of that fall magic home with you. We invite you to join us for our Fall ...
Alicia Ashman Darn Yarn GroupMadison.comAlicia Ashman Library hosts this club for crocheters, knitters, and other fiber-crafters. This group meets twice a month, on first and third Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the library. It's a great place to meet with other crafters, learn about ...
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Finding Gear for Teens to Try Out HobbiesNew York Times... testing beginner-friendly equipment and supplies for pursuing hobbies. There's a whole world of hobbies, and here we've focused on entry-level and budget-friendly gear for some popular categories: learning to play a musical instrument, arts and ...
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Denim is a twill weave and runs diagonally and any diagonal
weave is difficult to control, whether you are attempting
construction sewing or machine embroidery. Twills are
designed to give the wearer ultimate wearing comfort by the
natural "give" it has.
Green Thumb Not
Ah, the sweet smell of fresh flowers, herbs and fruit. But
what if you don't have room for a flower garden or a fruit
tree? What about if you always over or under water your
herb garden? What happens when your house just doesn't get
a lot of sun? And what about when you try and try but you
just don't have that coveted green thumb? Sigh.
Make Your Own
Professional Gift Baskets
Ever given your family or friends a beautiful gift basket?
Gift baskets are such a wonderful gift and can be given for
any occasion. However, if you are like me you don't have a
clue where to start, let alone how to put one together?.
The Wonderful Art of
The potential for enjoyment of Bonsai trees is enormous.
These are the dwarf-sized trees that have been developed in
the Asian countries of China and Japan for many hundreds of
Looking for some great Halloween crafts for your Halloween
party, haunted house, or just for trick-or-treaters? A fun
craft is something that can keep you occupied for hours on
end especially if you enjoy it. Here are some ideas that
will hopefully set you on your way in preparation for your
Decorative Metal Work
Techniques From The Early 1900s
Today's Metal Craft workers should truly appreciate the
artistic skills & techniques used exclusively by the
highly skilled metal artisans from almost one hundred years
ago. Decorative metalworking is undergoing a new renaissance
as more & more people become involved in hobby metal
Ribbons and Lace,
Embroidery Cotton, and Hemp to Spice Up Your
Ribbon and lace are by far the most common, and most
beautiful, border embellishment. The flowing nature of both
materials encourages a touch of softness and elegance.
Money Making Hobbies -
Which ones can be money making hobbies? A friend made a
life-sized cow out of plywood once. He painted it, put it
in the yard, and people started asking if he would sell it.
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.
Do you find it intimidating when you come to journal your
scrapbook pages? You are not alone! Many scrapbookers find
it hard to get started when it comes to adding journaling
to their scrapbooking layouts. If you are one of those
people who go blank at the thought of having to journal,
Are Your Airbrush
Products Selling? If So, Here Are 3 Ways To Further
One of the biggest challenges faced by airbrush artists are
proof of what you say is true! The potential customer is
going to find it hard to believe you. Whether it is, if you
can do the work, whether they think you are charging them
too much, or it is simply that you are artistic, potential
customers are going to find it hard to trust you.
Robotic Vacuum Cleaners:
Perfect for Cleaning Pool Tables
A friend of mine bought a robotic vacuum cleaner as a gag.
It's actually pretty fun to watch it semi randomly roaming
around the room.
Save on Kids Craft
Supplies - Recycle!
Here is some information about how to collect and use
recycled objects in your crafts! You can save a lot of money
on arts and crafts supplies by saving things that you might
ordinarily throw away! If you are building up a craft
supply box for a classroom, daycare, church or school - get
the parents involved by sending out list of these items so
they can help out too! Make sure to prepare each item for
storage. Wash and dry anything that contained food or
Memories for Scrapbooking
Last year our family tried out a new way to preserve
Thanksgiving memories, and the result was truly a treasured
keepsake. A day or two before Thanksgiving, my daughter and
I used a turkey rubber stamp to make place cards for all of
our family members.
Picture Frame Crafts For
Your Kids Party
One of the most popular party favors is a framed picture of
the party guest taken at your kids party. He or she could
be showing off a silly hat or party costume, performing an
outrageous party game stunt, or wearing a face full of
frosting and ice cream.
Creating A Family
Do you find it difficult to spend time together as a
family? There are so many pressures and activities that can
take away from the sense of family which was more commonly
experienced 50 years ago. Parents often both work, and
their commute can be tiring and long.
Amish Furniture for Kids
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.
Scrapbooking Yourself as
a Girl, Youth, and Your College Days
Now that you grasp the importance of scrapbooking yourself
and see how it can add value to your life, you've decided
to go ahead and do it. The next question would be, "What's
there to scrapbook about me? I don't have a fabulous or
most interesting life like Rosanne.
Kids Crafts: Balloons,
Bubbles & Balls #1
Craft: Colored Bubbles Activities: Flyswatter Bubbles,
Cotton Ball Pickup, Balloon Water Fun Snack: Chewy Popcorn
Balls Reading Selection: The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene du Bois CRAFT: Colored Bubbles Needed: dishwashing
detergent food coloring or washable paint a straw paper
shallow pan. Directions: Mix about 1/2 dishwashing detergent,
and 1/3 of water in a shallow pan (cold or hot) mix any kind
of food coloring until you get the ideal color you want. If
you use paint, make sure it is washable.
Choose From A Wide
Variety Of Off Road RC Trucks To Play In The
Are you tired of driving your cars only on the road? Are
you looking to get a little bit dirty? Or even a lot dirty?
If you need a change from RC street racing, it is time to
go off-road with the extreme off-road RC trucks. With a
large variety of RC trucks to choose from, there is
something for everybody, and every skill level.