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  • Make awesome crafts using jute twine and the ideas you'll find in this article. Find ideas for decorating, making gifts and personal items. Adult and kids projects included.

    34 Remarkable Craft Ideas Using Jute Twine

    34 Remarkable Craft Ideas Using Jute Twine

    by Loraine Brummer4

  • With a few supplies, you can turn an old rubber boot that was headed for the dumpster into a cute and practical flower planter. Add a little whimsy to your garden with this recycled boot flower pot.

    How to Make a Flower Pot out of a Recycled Rubber Boot

    How to Make a Flower Pot out of a Recycled Rubber Boot

    by Glimmer Twin Fan71

  • Metal clay must be dry before firing to avoid steam that causes bubbles in the metal. Learn how to dry metal clay using foam, Teflon, a hotplate / cup warmer, dehydrator, hair dryer and other methods.

    The Pros and Cons of Metal Clay Drying Options

    The Pros and Cons of Metal Clay Drying Options

    by Margaret Schindel29

  • Learn how to make simple, natural, authentic soap at home, using ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. Soap making does not have to be a costly hobby - in fact, you may find that it's ultimately cheaper than buying soap!

    Home Made Soap Made Easy, with Recipes for Natural Soap

    Home Made Soap Made Easy, with Recipes for Natural Soap

    by Rachel Koski76

  • If you have decided to take up journaling, whether it be a diary or perhaps a gratitude journal, then why not use collage to help you express how you feel?

    Collage Ideas for Your Art Journal

    Collage Ideas for Your Art Journal

    by Bev35

  • Do you have bells in your craft room and no idea what to do with them? Turn them into beautiful ornaments, wreaths, garlands, elves, and more!

    42 Best Jingle Bell Craft Ideas

    42 Best Jingle Bell Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer5

  • This tutorial will show you how to use permanent markers and rubbing alcohol to make your own alcohol inks for your scrapbooking and craft projects. I think you will be very happy with the finished product and with the amount of money you can save making your own inks.

    DIY Craft Supplies- Make Your Own Alcohol Inks

    DIY Craft Supplies- Make Your Own Alcohol Inks

    by Jamie Brock51

  • Learn how to texture metal clay with carving, tear-away textures, photopolymer plates, household items, leaves, food, purchased and homemade mats, molds and tools in this comprehensive guide.

    Metal Clay Textures

    Metal Clay Textures

    by Margaret Schindel203

  • 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.

    The Ultimate Guide to Setting Gemstones in Metal Clay

    The Ultimate Guide to Setting Gemstones in Metal Clay

    by Margaret Schindel205

  • Recycled thick Woolen Jumpers are used to create hanging basket liners. Follow these simple steps to create a hanging garden of your own. Fill it with herbs or flowers to create a riot of color.

    How to Make Hanging Basket Liners With Wool Sweaters

    How to Make Hanging Basket Liners With Wool Sweaters

    by Sally Gulbrandsen76

  • A fully customizable homemade playdough recipe that will have your child giggling with excitement! With this recipe you can make playdough that is bright, glow-in-the-dark, sparkly, scented, and more!

    An Easy Cooked Playdough Recipe

    An Easy Cooked Playdough Recipe

    by Kate Daily1

  • Here are some inexpensive ingredients, directions, and tips on how to make hand crafted, vegan homemade soap. With pictures and recipe you can learn to make your own home made soap

    Homemade Soap - How to Make Soap at Home

    Homemade Soap - How to Make Soap at Home

    by Dolores Monet2

  • Step by step instructions and photos are provided in this easy tissue paper suncatcher craft tutorial. It's perfect for kids of all ages.

    Suncatcher Craft Project for Toddlers

    Suncatcher Craft Project for Toddlers

    by Glimmer Twin Fan74

  • DIY plans for building a bat house with an image of a flying bat. This article includes diagrams, photos and step-by-step instructions for building and hanging a bat box.

    Bat Box Plans: How to Build a Bat House

    Bat Box Plans: How to Build a Bat House

    by Anthony Altorenna23

  • DIY Plans with photos, diagrams and step-by-step instructions for building a nest box that is specially designed for wood ducks.

    How to Build a Wood Duck Nest Box

    How to Build a Wood Duck Nest Box

    by Anthony Altorenna11

  • Making a book sculpture is a fun, easy process, and you probably already have almost everything you need sitting around your house!

    How to Make a Book Sculpture

    How to Make a Book Sculpture

    by Rachel0

  • Unleash your creativity by creating a funky, fantastical paper mache statue. I'll show you how to gather inspiration, sketch your idea and build an armature that will be the frame for your creation.

    Make a Paper Mache Statue

    Make a Paper Mache Statue

    by QuiltFinger94

  • Only wine bottle crafts which include tutorials for making the craft are included in this article. There are simple, fun and easy projects, and also unique and elegant ideas great for decor or gifts.

    34 DIY Super Creative Wine Bottle Craft Ideas

    34 DIY Super Creative Wine Bottle Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer3

  • Have you ever thought of metal as your canvass? Probably not. But it is, and it's easier to create designs in metal than you think. Acid etching copper and brass yields endless possibilities with impressive results. The materials needed are fairly inexpensive, and you may already have some of them at home. Acid etching metals allows you to create beautiful designs in relief. If you can stamp it, draw it, or write it, you can etch it!

    How to Acid Etch Metal/Copper and Brass Blanks for Jewelry

    How to Acid Etch Metal/Copper and Brass Blanks for Jewelry

    by Natasha49

  • Recipe for easy-to-make coconut milk soap. This recipe will produce a soothing, healing and moisturising soap ideal for sensitive skins. Can be used to wash hair also. Vegetarian and vegan friendly.

    Coconut-Milk Soap Recipe

    Coconut-Milk Soap Recipe

    by Sleepylog180

  • With just a few supplies and time, you too can turn common potatoes into beautiful jewelry. Find out how in this easy to follow tutorial.

    How to Make Potato Jewelry

    How to Make Potato Jewelry

    by Glimmer Twin Fan134

  • Check out these DIY ideas on how to make pop-up greeting cards for birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s, or Father’s Day. This article includes pop-up card ideas, tutorials, and templates.

    32 DIY Ideas for Making Pop-Up Cards

    32 DIY Ideas for Making Pop-Up Cards

    by Loraine Brummer6

  • Unique ideas with plans for making decorative birdhouses using old license plates. These are functional birdhouses that birds will actually use to raise their families.

    How to Build a License Plate Birdhouse

    How to Build a License Plate Birdhouse

    by Anthony Altorenna3

  • Learn how to custom paint leather shoes, boots or sandals successfully with acrylic paint and then how to trim and embellish them with rhinestones, faux gems, sequins and other fashion accents

    How to Embellish and Paint Leather Shoes

    How to Embellish and Paint Leather Shoes

    by Margaret Schindel268

  • A fun craft for kids and adults, these eco-friendly bird feeders are just what your garden needs. Attract birds the earth friendly way by using these easy to follow instructions, including photos.

    Easy Biodegradable Bird Feeders

    Easy Biodegradable Bird Feeders

    by Glimmer Twin Fan63

  • Learn how to make a fancy 3D chandelier from a frozen pizza box. Three dimensional chandeliers are a popular choice for party decorations. In fact, we are using several of them for my daughters high school graduation party this year. I have made...

    How to Make a 3D Chandelier from a Frozen Pizza Box

    How to Make a 3D Chandelier from a Frozen Pizza Box

    by Jamie Brock50

  • Get the inside scoop on all the little known tricks of the trade for increasing sales and building repeat business. How to design and work a booth that rocks!

    Craft Fair Vendor Sales Tips and Booth Ideas

    Craft Fair Vendor Sales Tips and Booth Ideas

    by Christin Sander178

  • Use this step by step wet felting tutorial to create wet felted beads. Add a cheap recycled charm bracelet to the mix and the result is a gorgeous wet felted necklace or bracelet.

    How to Wet Felt Beads for Use in Jewelry

    How to Wet Felt Beads for Use in Jewelry

    by Sally Gulbrandsen48

  • These decorative birdhouses are built for the birds! Birdhouses designed with the birds in mind have a higher chance of attracting tenants, and adding a bit of whimsey makes them look good too!

    How to Build a Rustic Decorative Birdhouse

    How to Build a Rustic Decorative Birdhouse

    by Anthony Altorenna31

  • Homemade musical instruments for kids to make. Simple instruments to make drums, flutes, clickers, shakers, sistrum, harmonica, tambourine, ankle bells, cymbals, bongo, guitar, maracas. Fun & easy.

    26 Homemade Musical Instruments to Make

    26 Homemade Musical Instruments to Make

    by Loraine Brummer8

  • Step-by-step instructions on how to make rusting plates, for making rusted papers and fabrics.

    How To Make Rusting Plates

    How To Make Rusting Plates

    by Lisa Vollrath28

  • When reading a book, you want to take care of it and use a bookmark to mark your place. Never fold down the corner of the page no matter how tempting it might be. Sometimes you don’t want to spend money on a bookmark. Maybe you are just creative...

    Have Fun Making Your Own Bookmarks

    Have Fun Making Your Own Bookmarks

    by Rebecca Graf0

  • Making your own liquid hand soap is an easy afternoon project that will potentially save you hundreds of dollars. Choose your scent or opt for a fragrance-free soap. Make enough for a large family or plenty for gift giving.

    How to Save Money by Making Your Own Liquid Hand Soap

    How to Save Money by Making Your Own Liquid Hand Soap

    by Graham Gifford9

  • 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!

    Hot-Process Soap Making Adventures, with Recipes

    Hot-Process Soap Making Adventures, with Recipes

    by Rachel Koski37

  • A free template, tips, and techniques are freely shared in this Wet Felting Tutorial. Recycled Crivit Beach shoes are used in the place of shoe lasts and recycled Soles are attached on completion.

    How to Make Wet Felted Boots for Children

    How to Make Wet Felted Boots for Children

    by Sally Gulbrandsen18

  • This homemade Kool-Aid playdough recipe is easy and fun. Kids love the scent and colors, parents love all skills their children build while playing with scented playdough.

    How to Make Kool-Aid Playdough: Recipe for Kids

    How to Make Kool-Aid Playdough: Recipe for Kids

    by Kristin Trapp25

  • A detailed list of basic, nice-to-have and specialty materials, tools, supplies and equipment for working with metal clay. Learn how to build a metal clay toolkit or see what's missing from your kit.

    Metal Clay Materials, Tools, Supplies and Equipment

    Metal Clay Materials, Tools, Supplies and Equipment

    by Margaret Schindel40

  • This article is about how to price homemade craft items. It includes the most commonly used formulas for baseline, retail, and wholesale pricing as well as advice on everything from comparing the prices of similar items to the advantages of buying wholesale supplies.

    How to Price Homemade Craft Items: Formulas and Other Considerations

    How to Price Homemade Craft Items: Formulas and Other Considerations

    by Rose Clearfield57

  • Making homemade slime with your kids is an easy, fun, and educational activity that can be done with simple ingredients found at home! Borax and glue are the main ingredients for this project.

    How to Make Slime With Borax and Glue

    How to Make Slime With Borax and Glue

    by Kate Daily3

  • Learn about gold and silver metal clay formulas from Art Clay and PMC brands plus Aura 22 and AGS (Accent Gold for Silver and the key characteristics and best uses of each formula from those brands.

    Metal Clay Silver and Gold Brands and Formulas

    Metal Clay Silver and Gold Brands and Formulas

    by Margaret Schindel9

  • If you want a fun activity to do with your kid, why not make some homemade slime using glue sticks! This is a great activity your child can participate in and even learn something in the process.

    How to Make Slime With a Glue Stick

    How to Make Slime With a Glue Stick

    by Kate Daily0

  • These pretty clay birds are easy to make using clay and some household tools. These birds can be made in any size or color and used to decorate your home, garden, door wreaths, or your Christmas tree!

    DIY Craft Tutorial:  How to Make Decorative Clay Birds

    DIY Craft Tutorial: How to Make Decorative Clay Birds

    by Donna Herron27

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