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Feathers make exotic and interesting embellishments and borders.
Feathers add an air of softness.
Okay, let's get something straight? I do not advocate the
purchase of United States coins strictly for investment purposes.
Like most traditional collectors, I believe coins are to be
primarily appreciated for their artistic beauty, historical
connections, and the joy of pursuing them.
Jewelry is very prevalent, but jewelry that directly compliments
your personal style or makes your statement for you perfectly is
not prevalent. Find out some ways this is so with chainmaille
There is nothing like a cup of coffee that has been freshly
roasted, ground and brewed to perfection. There are a growing
number of enthusiasts who are roasting their own coffee beans and
enjoying the benefits of truly fresh coffee at about one-third of
the price of beans from your local coffee shop.
This is a fun craft to do with a group of moms and their kids,
one child per adult works the best. Each mom will need:---One
soft brush, any size but 1/2" works the best---One jar of
"One-Stroke Ceramic underglaze", either Duncan E-Z Stroke or Gare
Want to make soap as a gift for your party guests? Here are some
simple tips for making soap gifts and favors:1. There are
literally hundreds of different ingredients that can be used for
Many thanks for taking the time to read this compact jewelry
article entitled 'How to Value your Jewelry at Home or Work'. You
are about to discover the intricacies and formulas that highly
qualified Gemologists and evaluators are using, right now, to
evaluate and appraise gold, silver and platinum jewelry.
Making chunk candles is an and fun activity for all ages. A
unique technique using wax chunks of different colors gives the
finished candle a beautiful texture and look.
With candle making, there are hardly any limits. You can
replicate lots of things with your creativity.
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.
There are several types of refrigerator magnets that you can make
with a little effort and the right materials. Below are some
ideas for making magnets for gifts or just for fun.
Here's a great idea for making a special 'first haircut'
scrapbook page. Between the ages of about 12 and 18 months, a
baby boy or girl may go for their first hair cut.
As a southern girl, sewing was a rite of passage. You never
questioned if you should learn, it was a matter of when.
Take note that you need to decide whether you want a radio
control nitro or gas car or perhaps one that has an electric
engine. You could purchase either one which is ready to run (rtr)
or a kit.
For many people, photos are at the heart of their scrapbooks --
and for a very good reason. We all treasure photographs of friends
and loved ones, and many of us carry some with us wherever we go
in a wallet or locket or keep photos on our desk at work.
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Rita A. ParkerGillette News RecordRita A. Parker, 80, of Laramie and mother of a Gillette woman, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at her home. She was born Aug. 21, 1937, in Edgewood, Iowa, to and Julia (Thole) and Art Eike Sr. She married Patrick E. Parker on April 28, 1956, in Laramie ...
Heaton, Michael PatriciaOmaha World-HeraldDuring retirement, she enjoyed traveling and had numerous craft hobbies, including making jewelry, crocheting, and quilting. Michael was a sweet and loving person who could strike up a conversation with a complete stranger at any time. She was creative ...
Lake Mills Winter MarketMadison.comOur 6th Annual Winter Market is coming up on December 9, 2017. Our market will again be held in the spacious gymnasium and commons of the Lake Mills Middle School at 318 College Street. Mark your calendars and plan to get that last-minute Christmas ...
Mother Earth News
Crafts and Homemade Body ProductsMother Earth NewsMany people thinking of spinning, weaving, knitting, soap-making and other home-based crafts as fancy hobbies rather than attributes of simple, self-reliant living, but it all depends on the context. You may certainly spend a lot of money, if you wish ...
Don't forget pickup dates for WishBaxter BulletinWorks full time, but after paying bills and the necessities, there isn't much left for anything extra. Any help would be greatly appreciated. FIRST CHILD – 12-year-old boy. HOBBIES/INTEREST: Crafts that involve building or making things, cooking and ...
New York Times
British Competition Celebrates the Role of CraftsNew York TimesIts creators, he said, are part of the craft narrative, and will play a central role in an industry that will depend on advances in artificial intelligence and technological design. In terms of their cultural status and perceived financial values ...
'Hiz and Herz' hobby store in Flint HillRappahannock News“Having a hobby store is something we've always talked about,” says Michelle Gibson, who with her husband Charles Gibson resides in Amissville. The “Hiz” side of the building has a special emphasis on model slot cars, and features an impressive indoor ...
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The Choice Between
Electric or Nitro Powered RC Cars Can be
The roar of the crowd as the cars rush by, the sense of
excitement in the air. Is it the Indy 500? No, it is RC
racing! RC racing, or remote control racing also known as
radio control, is a quickly growing hobby segment that
appeals to both young and old, and men and women.
When It Comes To RC
Airplanes You Can Choose From Ready to Fly, Almost Ready to
Fly or Scratch Built
Soaring through the air, watching the clouds and the birds
fly by. No, you are not flying your own private plane, but
you are doing the next best thing.
What Is A Reverse
Welcome to the world of Reverse Painting on Glass. Reverse
painting on glass has been considered a popular 'art
of the people' for many centuries.
Civil War Uniforms: 5
Tips on Making Your Trousers Last Forever!
Are your pants wearing out too fast? Does it look like you
are expecting a flood because your pants are too short? Make
your Civil War Uniform trousers last forever by following
these 5 tips!1. Cut your trousers long, so when you first
start wearing them you will have to roll them up a few
An Interesting Look at
the Cuban Cigar
Even most non-cigar smokers have heard some of the lore
surrounding the Cuban cigar. Long revered as the finest and
best tasting brands in the world, they have traditionally
been extremely difficult to procure.
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
Easy Steps to
Scrapbooking with Young Kids
Kids grow up so fast and if you don't try to capture some
of these wonderful memories through some means, they'll all
slip through the fingers just in a snap. And scrapbooking
is a fabulous way to preserving those memories, by
combining the photos and journaling of your kids.
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.
From Clutter To
Treasure: Re-use and Not Reject!
Make use of clutter to decorate your home! Sounds strange?
Believe me its possible! While moving into my new house, I
had to get rid of a lot of old pots, torn clothes, cracked
dishes and chipped china. At my wit's end trying to figure
a way out of the mess, it struck me that I could actually
use a lot of these to make decorative accents for my new
Starting out Origami is an art of paper folding, therefore
all you should need is a piece of paper and you can start
folding away without any problems, right? Well, almost. You
might need a few other things that we will talk about in
The Easy Way to Make a
Are you a member of a club or association? Have you ever
thought how much better your letterheads would look with
your own club logo? How about a sign for your club with
your logo and club name on it? Well, it is really very easy
to make up your own logo. It will be unique to your club
Plastic, Zinc, Brass,
Embossing and Marking Stencils
Marking Stencils. Stencil is a cut-out form for an alphabets,
numbers, symbols and illustrations. Embossing and Marking
Stencils provide quality of work and save plenty of time.
How to Create a Reverse
Painting on Glass
Introduction: Glass is a non-absorbent painting support
which does not allow paint to easily adhere to it - apart
from through the paint's own drying process. For this reason
the outlines of a subject painted on glass need to be
simplified when applied to an extremely smooth glass
Copyright: Five Facts
Every Scrapbooker Needs To Know!
Here are five basic things that EVERY scrapbooker should
know about copyright: #1--When you create an original
scrapbook layout, card or other project (not from a sketch,
scrap lift or idea book) you AUTOMATICALLY own the
copyright. No, you don't have to add a copyright notice.
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.
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.
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You know the feeling. The kids have tons of demands,
vacation is just around the corner, that big project at
work is eating all of your free time.
Scrapbooking Yourself as
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as we embrace adulthood. Here's where you experienced
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Tracing Your Family
Let me say straight away that tracing your family ancestry
is a great hobby but very addictive, so unless you want to
get well and truly hooked, don't start. When I travel around
the country to Family History Fairs, I am amazed at the
number of people who say quite cheerfully, "family history
is so easy, I did mine in half an hour on the internet.
Rare Depression Glass
Depression Glass - The Rare Pieces Did you know that if you
happen to have a crystal (clear) and pink Depression Glass
refrigerator bowl in the Crisscross pattern in good
condition and with its original cover, that it's valued at
between $300 and $335? Or that Shirley Temple cream pitcher
your grandmother keeps in the back of her upper cabinet
could bring up to $1,250 at auction? If you didn't, then
you've been in the dark about rare Depression Glass pieces
and their values! Here are a few pieces for which
knowledgeable Depression Glass collectors stay on constant
lookout: The Ruby Red Aladdin Beehive Lamp Made for only six
months during 1937, this lamp currently brings anywhere
from $700 to $950 - if it can be found! Most collectors
owning this piece understandably do not have any interest
in letting go of it, which makes it even rarer. The color
of the glass in the Aladdin series of ruby lamps varies
from a light red with an amber tint to dark, rich red, with
the deeper reds fetching more interest with today's