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Different Types of Crafts

Have you ever tried to imagine how many different types of crafts that there are? I have and never ended up with a figure of how many different kinds that there are. If doesn't matter if you like wood, class, ceramic, paper paint, you can find the perfect craft for you.

Gilding Supplies - Type Of Leaf And Tools Used In Gilding

Gilding supplies include both, metal leaf of different types as well as tools for applying the metal leaf to the object that will be decorated. The rule of gilding is to keep your hands off the leaf as well as the tool. If touched, degreasing can be done only with alcohol.

Grandma's Advice on How to Quilt

A wide-eyed 8 year-old stands by the quilt frame watching her Grandma and friends ply the needle over the quilt blocks. How I remember just waiting for the opportunity to try a few stitches. The joy of threading needles for Grandma as she chatted and sewed with her friends was the beginning of a his

Leather Crafts Techniques for Hobbyist

Weather you are looking for something to do on your vacant time and at the same time you want to earn a living, or you just want to have a new hobby to invest your spare time, surely doing some leather crafts will provide you fun ways of express your creative self. Leather is a very versatile materi

Top Train Shows To Attend Each Year

Attending a model train show has so many benefits. You get direct contact with buyers and sellers of model trains. There are ample opportunities to ask questions and get insight on new materials and parts that are available on the market. You can get inspiration for your current layout or for a new

A Brief Story of Pocket Watches

Having a pocket watch was a matter of pride and passion in 1960's. However nowadays fame of pocket watches has come down to a level of a gift piece that we place in our showcases. The history of pocket watches began in 16th century. The inventor of this marvel device is Peter Henlein.

Candle Making Crafts for Any Holiday or Special Occasion

Who doesn't love candles? Candle making crafts can be a fun way to celebrate special occasions by making them more memorable with your customized candles. You can use old canning jars, broken pieces of crayons with a bit of essential oil for fragrance, gel candles embedded with seashells or oth

Farmer's Day

Honor farmers and celebrate all they do on October 12th. Find ideas for crafts, games, and other activities.

Learn Knitting - How to Avoid Over-Stitching

Over-stitching is a common mistake that novice knitting adepts usually make. Since the best possible way of learning how to knit is knitting, we'll now give you a quick rundown of the four main reasons you may find yourself gaining extra stitches as you progress your knitting.

The History of Flower Arrangements

Every flower arrangement is a thing of beauty, but it is also a product of art that developed over many centuries.A journey through time reveals how flower arrangements have made their way into today's culture.

What Exactly Are N Scale Model Trains?

If you're new to the world of model train and railroading, you might be wondering about scales and gauges that you're hearing a lot. Don't let this get to you, as these terms aren't as complicated as they sound. As you keep on doing your hobby, you'll soon come to realize th

What Do You Know About Antique Rugs?

Antique rugs are something that has been collected for a long time. They come from various countries and they tell a story. They are definitely a great addition to a home and add a certain sense of charm.

Collectible Plates

Plates are the concave shaped, flat dish items on which we serve food. For this reason, it is true to say that they are items that we cannot do without in our daily lives. They come in many shapes, designs, sizes and are made from different materials like porcelain, bone china, plastic, glass and pa

How to Make Home Leather Wallets

For women, shopping good looking leather wallets can balance their outfit for unique occasions. But surely the durability and quality of leather wallets, particularly the designer wallets are being extremely expensive these days.

Rock and Gem Hunting Provides A Healthy Parenting Aide

Article advises parents on how to use rock and gem hunting as a parenting tool to help raise well adjusted children. Are you one of a growing number of parents who just can't find the answer to raising respectful, interactive children with healthy interests and attitudes, or are just frightened

Get Your Kids Involved in Jewelry Design

Little girls tend to love playing with beads and will probably have a few jewelry design ideas of their own. Little boys may not want to make bracelets and necklaces but most enjoy playing with beads and other trinkets at least for a short while. You have to be careful that they don't swallow t

There Are Options For Fishing The Inter-coastal Waterway In Texas

Because you enjoy fishing, you can make the most of it by checking out the many options available when fishing the inter-coastal waterway in Texas. Your fishing trips can vary depending on what month you are planning to fish and if you will be with friends or family members.