Learn the best way to rehydrate / reconstitute partly dry or fully dried metal clay with water to bring it back to a moist, pliable consistency.
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.
Do you have silver jewelry that tarnishes? Would you like to keep it shiny after you polish it? It's easy to transform a container of your choice into a protective case. This is an easy project that can be completed in a short amount of time, even without a sewing machine.
Varnishing step-by-step. Your acrylic painting is complete. As a final step, apply the best varnishing techniques to protect your artwork, and getting it ready to hang or to be sold. Learn how to brush on or spray the varnish, and how to remove it.
Create a log cabin square that can be used for either a finished pillow or a block for a quilt of any size. This is a versatile project you can make again and again.
Necklaces made with many strands of beads may seem complicated, but are quite easy to make! This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to design and create your own beautiful beaded necklace.
This easy bookmark is the perfect craft project for Valentine's Day, or just to show your love of books! Each heart is made from felt and can be decorated in many ways. This bookmark is so charming, you'll want to make one for yourself and for everyone you love!
How to upcycle a folding table, and use other recycled wood to make a wooden box to protect an overlocker (serger) sewing machine.
Do you have a sentimental but tattered quilt? Is there enough of the interior that can be salvaged? My Grandma made this Dresden Plate Quilt decades ago. The edges were frayed, and the perimeter blocks were torn. I decided to cut it down, finish the edges using my serger, and have a cozy, new quilt.
There were still many birds around in the fall in the Kingston area, including mourning doves to American goldfinches. This photo essay shows the variety of birds found in the cooler autumn season.
Good quality photos enhance an article, blog or other web page. Composition, exposure, focusing, depth of field and perspective are just some issues which should be considered when taking photos
Gorgeous handcrafted gifts can be made from covering soap bars with merino wool fibers. Personalize them by adding a label and turn them into profit at craft fairs or sell them in your Etsy store.
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.
Balloons are fun to use for sculptures and special events but must be disposed of responsibly. Discarded balloons can be dangerous for wildlife.
These colorful treat bags are easy to make with household materials and fun to fill with your favorite candy or little gifts.
Learn the acrylic ink pouring technique in this tutorial for beginners. Find out what supplies are used, learn the basic steps of pouring ink, and some helpful tips for creating beautiful paintings.