Open up to the people around you. As you move yourself out of your comfort zone more and more each day, your feeling for adventure expands and so does your zest for life. Consider! When was the last time you did something completely new? If it's been a while, you've been missing out on to
If you think of Epcot in Walt Disney World, you probably think of the geodesic sphere at the entrance to the park. This giant sphere is two geodesic domes stuck together, top and bottom. While the average person can't duplicate Walt Disney's achievement in Orlando, careful middle school children can
Knitting machines can be used to make knitted items in a fraction of the time it takes to knit by hand. The one drawback is that knitting machines work in straight lines. Hand-knit pieces knit stitches together or cast on additional stitches to shape the piece as it is formed. Changing the shape of
Model Ts roared into new life as hot rods. Impalas gained "street cred" as hydraulic fueled, pin-striped painted low riders. Although it may cost some effort and money, customization has allowed cars to be a stylistic extension of a driver's aesthetics. As with every area, technology feeds emerging
To make a print, an artist transfers a pattern made in an original work onto paper. A print looks exactly like the original.
Hand fans are a welcome addition to a church bulletin on a hot summer Sunday. The handheld fans are used during a church service or wedding ceremony to create a slight breeze for personal comfort. Your ladies' Bible study group, Sunday school class or Vacation Bible School crafters can make a batch
Seashells are one of nature's most intricate and beautiful finds. Searching for seashells is a little like hunting for treasure. The finds are exciting and absolutely free. Use your crafting skills and turn some of your seashells into homemade ornaments. Aside from the shells, all you'll need are a
If you are handy with a drill and are looking to create a unique piece of jewelry, consider a quartz necklace. Quartz can be purchased at stores that carry rocks and crystals, and you may be able to buy raw quartz at bead stores as well. For a more personal experience, spend some time collecting you
Making crafts around Halloween is a fun hobby many people enjoy. You can create your own mummy craft at home using empty paper towel tubes and several other common craft supplies. This craft is inexpensive and ideal for both kids and adults, and is a great item to display in your home around Hallowe
Reception cards have become a staple in wedding invitation kits. Wedding invitations have change over the years from simple forded pieces of cardboards to invitation kits that contain different pieces of cards for different purposes. ...
French seams make any garment or accessory appear professionally finished. The cut edges are concealed inside of the seam. For this reason, bulky fabrics are not suited for this treatment. Silks and other delicate fabrics are appropriate for this finishing. If your drawstring bag is already sewn tog
Tinker Bell, Peter Pan's fairy companion, is perhaps the most famous fairy character in literature. Tinker Bell has been portrayed in live-action as well as animated features, and there are a wide variety of Tinker Bell products available for games and activities. Use Tinker Bell as the inspiration
Braiding colored strings is creative, fun and worthwhile. People of all ages can easily make their own key rings, figures and even jewelry by producing scoobies. These will keep children and grownups entertained for hours ...
Fused glass is an art form that is used to make decorative pieces such as bowls, plates, and trays, and jewelry items. You will need a broad selection of supplies in order to fire fused glass pieces in a kiln, but to design them you only need a few simple safety items and a selection of glass. Desig
Billboards are a perfect way to announce upcoming events. If you are having a garage sale, a birthday party or a meeting, you can create your own billboard by using poster board. Be as creative as you want. You can use markers, paints, stickers, photographs and just about anything that can be adhere
For your excellent present for your loved one, chamilia beads are just perfect especially those who admire jewelry. An advanced development of the old to new charm bracelets, chamilia are the benchmark of customizing bracelets. ...
Making handmade wicks for use in candles is a simple process and can be done by beginning candle makers. Making your own wicks allows you to customize their length and thickness to match the size and type of candles you will be making. Once the wicks are formed and primed, they can be stored for use
It's true: Some craft fairs are overrun with crocheted toilet paper covers and towels made to resemble dolls. However, many craft fairs feature fun and artistic crafts as well. For gifts and home decor, there isn't much that can't be found at a craft show. Finding the best arts and craft fairs requi