Balloons are fun to use for sculptures and special events but must be disposed of responsibly. Discarded balloons can be dangerous for wildlife.
Be happier, be healthier, be creative. Learn how creativity improves your health—and how you can increase your creative output! Check out these tools, methods, and projects for boosting your creativity so that you can gain some wonderful mental and physical benefits.
Art appreciation improves quality of life and makes you feel good. Great artworks stimulates the brain similarly to what happens when we fall in love: we produce dopamine.
Learn how to make your first piece of wire jewelry. This ring can be made with copper or silver and can match any outfit. It's easy to do and beautiful in the end.
Learn how to dye wool naturally with Arum Lily leaves, which are classified as a kind of weed and produce a beautiful soft green colour.
A comprehensive guide on gemstone setting techniques in metal clay before and after firing. Learn which stones are safe to fire in place and how to set them in fresh, dried or fired metal clay.
There are organizations that need blankets. Some prefer a homely touch and need knitters to donate blankets, or at least the blocks or squares. Here's how to contribute your hobby for a good cause.
Mason, canning, or glass jars... they can all be used to make crafts. Ideas for kids and adults. Recycled and upcycled Christmas crafts, centerpieces, wedding décor, gifts, and more.
Feel good about supporting the Earth by re-using glass jars in these fun, simple, and creative ways!
Here is a list of art supplies beginners need to start drawing, painting, and exploring their creativity. Get tips on how to choose the best materials and find out where to buy them.
Hot process soap making is one of the ways to make all-natural soap at home. But can you make the soap really, really pretty? What can you add to it to make it more interesting? Here's an account of some of my recent adventures in hot process soap making. You should be able to learn something, too!
Learn acrylic pour painting tips about the process, things to avoid, and ways to improve your skills so you can accelerate the path from beginner to experienced pour painter.
Learn to make colorful bookmarks using simple watercolor techniques and materials! A fun project for artists of all ages, making bookmarks is a great way to enhance your enjoyment of reading!
Have you decided to try making clay jewellery at home but have no idea where to start? Here are some tips and tricks that will help you begin.
This little box is made with polymer clay, an Altoids tin, and some creativity. Great for keeping small items, this would be perfect for a knitter but pretty enough to appeal to almost everyone.
Step-by-step instructions for building an interesting birdhouse with three separate condo units. Built for the birds, this design has fledged several families of bluebirds and wrens. A few repurposed and salvaged bits add character and whimsy, transforming a basic birdhouse into folk art.