Senior folks like to make crafts that are easy to make, and suitable to do with limited dexterity. Here over forty simple crafts for older adults or those who are in nursing homes.
This article shares DIY bluebird birdhouse plans with step-by-step instructions for building a nest box.
What are the most popular themes which sell art? Which subjects sell the most art? Do you know? Are these questions important to an artist?
Making a Celtic knot segmented wood pen is easier than it looks! Learn how to make this segmented blank, even if you don't have access to power saws.
Looking for a unique way to wrap many small items? Try these easy surprise ball instructions, and turn them into a gift that's as fun to unwrap as it is to receive.
Do you enjoy crafting with recycled materials or are looking for ways to use some of your bottle cap stash? Check out this collection of projects and ideas for beer and plastic bottle caps.
Aluminum can earrings are the perfect beginner aluminum can craft project. Learn how to quickly and easily make fun, fresh earrings out of old soda cans!
DIY plans for building a screech owl nesting box. This article includes diagrams, photos and step-by-step instructions for building and hanging a owl house.
Crafts fairs or bazaars are a great way to meet your target market, show your creative artwork, and make some money. Here is a list of easy and inexpensive crafts you can make or sew, and sell at a crafts fair, festival, or bazaar.
Whether you are a lifelong crafter or are just starting out, you should always have these 20 craft supplies/tools on hand.
Try these fun and easy egg carton craft ideas for kids and preschoolers! It's a great way to upcycle an item you can accumulate easily.
An explanation of the fuels you can use for your forge, focusing on the pros and cons of, and which is right for you. Charcoal, coal, or propane, plus an often overlooked alternative, induction.
Here's my illustrated step-by-step guide to restoring an old cane. I used a lathe to make a new purpleheart wood handle and fitted a motif coin on top of the handle.
This article is about ways to reuse empty pill bottles. It includes basic ways to reuse and recycle them as well as craft projects with pill bottles. There are lots of photos, links, and other resources.
Search through 60+ crafts that would be fun for teenage girls! They can make them just for fun or to sell. Decorate the bedroom, make bff gifts for friends, and more!
ewelry making, when I first began, seemed a difficult craft to undertake. I initially took on the challenge of creating my own focal pieces of jewelry due to the cost and difficulty finding in retail just what I was looking for. This hub discusses what I consider the bare bones of jewelry making supplies for beginners.
Fabric wrapped cord jewelry adds a fun and funky touch to any wardrobe. It's also quick and easy to make with this step by step tutorial, including photos and a video.
In this article I explain how to make your own castile soap using both the hot and cold process methods for bars or liquid soap!
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.
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!
How to prepare and paint fiberglass-reinforced plastic. Includes discussions on immersion service paints, outdoor paints, and the effects of exposure to the elements.
Make outstanding crafts using sphagnum, Spanish, reindeer, artificial or excelsior moss. Crafts made include trees, balls, baskets, wreaths, frames.
Before you start, you're going to need a few things: Embroidery floss Scissors Tape A Homemade 'loom' Embroidery floss can be found at any craft store, so far I haven't been able to find it at Walmart or Target. Embroidery floss can come...
Look through this extensive list of creative owl crafts for kids, teachers, preschoolers, and adults! They can make lovely gifts, home decor, or projects for art class. Enjoy!
Handmade charms are a fun way to create and personalize jewelry like bracelets and necklaces. You can make your own colorful charms using recycled materials, decorative images and household items!
Here's a fun, simple, educational DIY papercraft project for your kids: build an Egyptian pyramid! Printables, step-by-step instructions, and a sand-colored stone wall texture included.
What can you do with old book pages? Browse these fun project ideas and get inspired to make crafts such as garlands, flowers, trees, and more!
"How to Build a Pyramid Kite" is a tutorial I first posted on the web in 1993. Suitable for ages 7 and up with adult supervision, this is a simple kite design I learned as a kid.
Make beautiful crafts using seashells and sea glass. You can try these project ideas for kids' activities or adult crafts!
Preserving and drying flowers is a craft that has been honed over the ages. Hang drying and air drying are more time honored, traditional methods of this craft. However, technology has led to the use of microwaves, ovens, and chemicals, such as silica gel in the drying process.
Learn how to make glass magnets and professional packaging for them. This article includes supply lists and step by step directions with photos.
Making an elastic band harp can be fun and a great activity for a rainy day. It's also educational and you will have most of the materials already at hand.
This article outlines a simple way to catalog and track an artist's work. The catalog has many uses, not the least of which is to aid in marketing the artist's work to the public.
Get inspired to make scented sachets for closet, drawers, cars, and shoes! Try out these custom creations to fill homemade sew and no-sew sachet bags.
Make 50+ creative projects using old CDs! Even though you may not listen to the music on them anymore, the CDs can still be used for something practical and beautiful that you will enjoy.
A comprehensive guide to working with Metal Adventures' original BRONZclay brand bronze metal clay. Includes techniques and tips for working with this clay, firing schedules, troubleshooting and more.
Plastic bottle crafts for kids, preschoolers and adults. Craft project ideas using water and liter bottles. How to make crafts using plastic bottles. Recycle ideas for children. Make flowers, jewelry.
Eco-friendly and traditional methods to oxidize or "patina" brass and copper for jewelry or other uses.
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!
It is easy to make repairs to torn pages, broken spines, or loose covers on books. You just need to have the right tools and some help from me.
A basic explanation of sheet metal forming, and how it's performed in stamping die engineering, design, and build.
Professional framing can be expensive, especially if you want to frame a piece of art on a stretched canvas. However, you can easily frame an artist canvas yourself using wood lattice and a few tools.
An overview of the five forms of commercial metal clay products - lump clay, metal clay powder, slip or paste, syringe, and metal clay paper - and the characteristics and uses of each form.
Getting your wood cut at Home Depot or Lowes is a great free service you can use. It can save you time and money if it's done correctly. Many people complain about their accuracy, but not me! I get perfect cuts every time!
Soda, pop, coke or cola cans, they are all aluminum cans that can be used to make crafts. Can art and craft projects for kids and adults. 30+ things to do with aluminum cans: flowers, jewelry, angels
Make money selling your handmade jewelry at local craft shows and festivals. Start locally, grab an artist friend and get started selling your crafts today. Use colorful, lightweight displays.
How to create mosaic art, a guide to techniques, tools, design, indoor vs. outdoor materials, substrates, tesserae, color, adhesives, sealers, and delving into the mysteries of grout.
Easy and stunning craft tutorials to make felt flowers. Use them for pins, decorations, wreaths or beautiful gift embellishments.
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.
Homemade DIY soaps make beautiful all-natural gifts and making them is a creative and practical craft for providing your family with the best!
There is something about building a Marble Machine that makes me feel like I could control the world. I have not built one yet, but I want to. Until then I will have to settle for the work of some of these Marble Machine Masters. They have great...
Alcohol ink tiles are a fun project. You can add alcohol inks on tiles and let them dry or light them with a lighter. You can create many variations by using the different alcohol ink techniques.
Learn how to make beautiful coffee-filter flowers for home decor, gifts, or party decorations. It's a fun craft using supplies you already have!
Do you love crafting with your Cricut machine? Do what you love and make some money doing it! In this article, we'll go over some fun products you can create to sell with your machine.
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
Craft projects using glass gems or marbles. Ideas for making beautiful and useful items for the home and garden. Jewelry and gift ideas. DIY projects for kids and adults. Unique, outstanding items.
30+ outstanding ideas at making bandana crafts. Bandana craft ideas for kids and adults. No-sew and sew bandana crafts ideas include headbands, bibs, napkin holders, bags, wreaths, table runners, more
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.
A Damaged Plaster Frame I love to buy old picture frames, well because I like old stuff. I am especially fond of those old gilded plaster frames. They set off my landscape prints really well. The only draw back is that ones in good shape aren't...
Quick basic tips to get started with your cardmaking, especially with you're a total beginner at making handmade greeting cards.
Make a simple boomerang paper airplane. Flight-test three different designs for boomerang paper planes.
Make flour-based paper mache paste for all of your crafty projects. This non-toxic recipe is ideal for kids and can be made in any quantity. Learn what secret ingredient I use to make a stronger, smoother paste!
Learn how to make beaded sandals and wrist thongs. They're easy to make and add an elegant touch to any outfit.
DIY wood pallet craft project ideas. Craft ideas for repurposing old wood pallets: wine rack, coffee table, wall art, bed, couch, signs, and more.
Alcohol inks are expensive. Here is a way to make tons of colors and save money. The best part is that they actually work great!
Step-by-step instructions (with photos) on how to make reusable creepy bloody window decorations with dirt cheap materials you can buy at the grocery store.
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.
Cane is an excellent fiber to work with. Learn the basic concepts for how to weave with cane. Then make a split cane stool or repair a bentwood split cane chair.
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.
Learn how to use wine corks for craft, home decor, or garden projects! There is something here for everyone.
Recommended sources for where to purchase the best vintage beads and jewelry supplies, by a designer who has shopped for and used them in one-of-a-kind pieces for nearly 30 years.
Do you have a few playing cards missing from the deck, or is it just time to get rid of them? Don't throw them away! Here are 10 ways you can reuse cards.
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.
This article is about machine sewing/ stitching with paper. It includes general tips for the process, projects/tutorials, and ideas for additional elements (e.g. borders, embellishments, etc.).
Native American art and craft ideas for kids and adults. Projects include: headbands, moccasins, masks, drums, dream catchers, medicine bags, and more.
Learning how to curl your Barbie or Monster High Doll's hair is easier than you might think. I will walk you through all the steps in this curling tutorial.
Make fun summer memories this year by trying these beach crafts! They're fun for kids and adults. You can use items such as seashells, sand, driftwood, and rope!
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!
Learn how to press flowers and preserve their beautiful colors! I'll also share how to create a few fun craft projects with them that you can add around your home.
Many great ideas for making crafts using milk jugs. Included are pictures and the site names to the tutorials. Crafts for kids and crafts for every holiday.
This simplified, easy to follow, illustrated, step-by-step guide to hot process soapmaking will have you creating beautiful bars like the experts in no time.
If you've ever wanted to make a pine needle basket, you may be wondering which pine needles to use and how to prepare them.
The basic parts of a wooden gear clock, how they work, and how to build one from a wooden-clock plan. Includes step-by-step instructions and video guides.
A step by step introduction to making a hand blown glass marble with a dichroic glass center. Illustrated and detailed account.
Learn how to start a handmade card business below! I've also included a few tips to help you set it up for success.
Shapes made with paper punches Jamie Brock1. Embellishments,10. Matchbook Notebooks2. Accordian Folded Rosettes,11. Marble Magnets3. DIY Gift Boxes,12. Cute Mini Albums4. DIY Gift Bags,13. DIY Envelopes5. Decorative Tins,14. Decorative Clipboards6....
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.
Learn the 3 best places to purchase high quality soap making supplies at the most affordable prices. Wholesale pricing without minimum orders and purchasing bulk oils will save you a lot of money.
You'll find over 50 different Lenten Arts and Crafts ideas here, with pictures of the projects and the site names to the tutorials. You'll find this article useful if you teach a Sunday school class.
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.
Learn to make clay, paper, plastic, and glass beads. I include supplies, techniques, tutorials, and resources for paper, polymer clay, plastic, ceramic, beaded, fused glass, and lampwork glass.
Try out these wildly fun popsicle stick projects! They are perfect for kids, teens, and adults. I'm sharing ideas to transform them into puppets, turkeys, Santa Claus, snowmen, reindeer, and more!
Making beads from roses is a wonderful way to keep special flowers with you forever. It takes some patience, but the results are lovely to wear yourself or give to a friend.
This article is all about tips and ideas for craft room studio storage organization. There are lots of photo examples and tips for specific types of craft supplies (i.e. yarn, beads, ribbon, etc.). I include additional resources as well.
Here are a few step-by-step instructions turn tank tops, t-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, sweaters, and hoodies into cute upcycled bags.
Shawl pins are popular and used to hold a shawl in place or decorate a knitted sweater, and you may be surprised at how easy it is to make one out of polymer clay! My easy tutorial will show you how!
Easy craft projects for boy scout camps and for boys to make and sell. Simple, fun and easy crafts that boys will enjoy. Craft projects especially for boys to make.
DIY Plans with photos and step-by-step instructions for making a bluebird feeder. This feeder lets the bluebirds in, but keeps bigger birds out.
Dog crafts ideas to make and sell and as gifts. Fun and easy dog for kids and adults to make. Dog craft projects using paper, cups, fabric, socks, CDs, and tin cans.
Do you want easy arts and crafts ideas for kids? Try these engaging projects with kindergarteners, preschoolers, or toddlers!
Examining the various patinas and related finishes for steel. These finishes either involve oxidation of the metal or are nonreactive finishes.
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.
Easy angel crafts using paper plates, folded paper, pipe cleaners, felt, muslin, etc. Sunday school ideas, Christmas ornaments and decor.
If you've decided that you want to make a business out of your beaded jewelry hobby and want to know how much you can get for your work, I can help you!
Find fun pinecone project ideas for kids, toddlers, and adults! Make wreaths, ornaments, napkin rings, angels, bird feeders, and more!
Contains easy, printable templates of simple shapes used to make dog crafts. Busy teachers, librarians, and parents can print these patterns for kids.
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
I've noticed that many different projects can be made with wire hangers. Inexpensive and fun, these hanger crafts are perfect for the classroom!
When looking for Kokeshi doll craft ideas, visit Kokeshi Doll: Japanese Kokeshi Doll Crafts. Learn how to make these beautiful little dolls for gifts or to collect. Pictures, site names to tutorials.
Learn how to weave flexible metal clay sheet or paper to make woven metal jewelry. This illustrated step-by-step weaving tutorial demonstrates a simple method with helpful illustrations.
If you want a bench that is timely, extremely strong, and is built using old time joinery with a traditional looking finish, look no farther!
A great way to use old newspapers is to craft with them. In this article, you'll find ideas, pictures and links to great tutorials. There are some easy and fun crafts for kids too.
Here are some fun ideas that will help you transform your boring, discolored, or piece meal skull collection into a stunning museum of art that will turn heads and start conversations!
A tutorial on building a charcoal blacksmith forge from an old propane grill. We will make a simple pipe tuyere forge from a discarded grill, a metal fence post, and a few inexpensive materials.
With a single plate and bowl, you can make a one-of-a-kind cake stand for a variety of gift-giving needs. Cake stands can be expensive, but with a bit of know how, you can make a cake stand in no time. Place your homemade dessert on it, fasten a gift tag around it and no one will ever guess that you only spent a few dollars!
Whether you're new to soap making or a seasoned vet, why use artificial ingredients to color your all-natural home made soap? Check out these easy to use natural ingredients that will give your soap the beautiful colors you're looking for!
It's easy to make rubber band bracelets without using a loom! This article shows how to make several different rubber band bracelet designs.
Give mom a handmade gift for Mother's Day or her birthday. Moms always appreciate something that you made yourself!
Do you have extra buttons around the house that you want to use? Try these fun button project ideas that are perfect for both kids and adults!
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.
Using alcohol ink on glass is easy to use and yields beautiful results! The technique is simple and the decorating possibilities are endless. Any glass item can be turned from a blank canvas to eye-catching art!
Project ideas for making Mexican, or Cinco de Mayo crafts. 50+ fiesta craft ideas for kids and for adults.Craft ideas including piñatas, huge flowers, maracas and wreaths, using crepe paper, yarn, cla
Make a lovely floral decoration for your home by adding paper leaves and tissue paper blossoms to a natural branch. Easy to adapt for various holidays, this flower project is great for children, too!
Wedding and bridal shower craft ideas. Handmade wedding and shower craft projects to make include decorations, favors, centerpieces, bridal bouquets, veils, headbands, invitations, place cards
Upcycling worn t-shirts into beautiful rugs satisfies my penny-pinching nature. You'll find the instructions to make "yarn" from tees and how to crochet a throw rug similar to the braided rugs grandma used to make.
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!
Using alcohol ink on metal is very easy, and I'm going to share a fun jewelry project with you that involves a simple dabbing technique!
Kid's handprint art makes a sweet homemade gift for moms and grandmas. Find step-by-step instructions with pictures to help you create a cute design on a ceramic dish with your child's handprints.
Flower Pounding is a fun and rewarding way to use the dye from flowers. It's a great way to preserve the colors of summer or a special bloom that means so much. The finished product can be used in quilts, made into a pillow or even framed and hung on the wall. You'll be delighted with the results when you learn how to flower pound on fabric.
Have you got a box of old cassette tapes from the 1970s and 1980s? They hold fond memories from your student days, but now you're unable to find a machine on which to play them? Here are some whacky and unusual ideas to upcycle your old audio tapes.
Learn how to make stained glass patterns with a few simple tools that you probably have around your home!
I show you how to make a mosaic table top with ceramic tiles for outdoors in your garden. What are the best mosaic techniques for beginners. How do I grout a mosaic? Ceramic Tiles make an awesome garden table.
Basket weaving is a great hobby that can add charm to your house and your own personal touch when you use the baskets you make as a gift.
I'm a crafter. I love creating, getting my hands dirty, and just making something that I can have fun with. But sometimes crafting can get very, very expensive. I'm always on the lookout for coupons, sales, and cheaper priced supplies. I love to peruse the craft stores in person, but sometimes it just makes more financial sense to buy my materials online. Here is my list of 15 great websites to buy cheaper craft supplies...
Fascinated with back death, disease, and the middle ages? Here's a step by step, easily adapted guide that you can use in the classroom. It's easy to do and children will have fun doing it.
Tie-dyeing is a fun way to become a fabric designer! Choose colors from subtle pastels to shouting vivids. Experiment with different typing combinations and colors! Learn how to do it on a budget!
The Folk Artist Krypto explains how to take freshly cut hardwood tree trunks and carve them into beautiful one-piece wood art. Proper seasoning of the wood and a patient cutting procedure are vital to prevent checking and splitting of the wood fibers. Krypto also discusses sealing techniques to aid in the control of water evaporation from the green wood.
Album cover frames are perfect for displaying the cover art from your favorite LP records. This article shows you how to make your own DIY album cover frames with photos and step-by-step instructions.
Instructions and illustrations on how to make beautiful fringed flowers for paper quilling designs and patterns.
There is a proper way to color your wood burning project without raising the grain of the wood. This article explores the technique more in depth.
How do you make a candle? As a person who has experience making candles, I am often asked this question. People are surprised to hear that it is much more than just melting wax, adding fragrance and color then pouring it into a container with a...
Unique, homemade graduation gifts for all your graduates, high school and college. College type gifts and money gift holders.
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.
This is an introduction to tea bag folding or flat unit origami. Create paper rosettes for decorating cards, scrapbooks or art journals. Add rosettes to gift tags or create wall art. Be creative.
In the past, crafters used glue guns to piece things together easily and quickly, but now we are discovering that the glue gun has many other uses. Here are my favorite ten.
Preserving or drying flowers can be a hobby or can be done as a business where one preserves flowers for their beauty or as ornaments or for interior decorations or for other sentimental reasons.
See what the buzz is around these bee crafts and decoration ideas! Use materials such as paper, craft sticks, egg cartons, clay pot, pom-poms and more. These DIY projects are great for preschoolers, kindergarteners, and adults.
40+ coffee filter crafts for kids and adults. Ideas for making: flowers, butterflies, wreaths, roses, snowflakes, Christmas, Halloween, fall. Coffee filter art projects using food coloring, markers
Learn how to create digital scrapbook pages with GIMP, the free photo editor. This article includes a video tutorial for those new to the GIMP photo editing program.
Discover how to make wreath bows in the easiest way imaginable. Even if bows have baffled you in the past, try this step by step tutorial filled with photos. Anyone can make beautiful bows with this method!
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.
Learn about the art of polished dirt balls, also known as hikaru dorodango. Subtle and cerebral meets getting-your-hands-dirty fun! This is easy, if you balance skill and patience.
Learn how to make a beautiful beaded eyeglass leash that also can be worn as a necklace. This jewelry tutorial has detailed step-by-step instructions with close-up photos to ensure successful results.
Selection of some truly awesome patterns to create with the new mini MonsterTail and even on some standard Rainbow Loom boards. Fishtail designs create striking bracelets for kids and adults to wear.
Make your own hand-painted horseshoes. They're cheap, fun, and make a brilliant good luck charm to hang above the door. Personalized horseshoes also make excellent presents for weddings, anniversaries, Christmas, and birthdays!
Revamp an old tabletop by creating a beautiful mosaic! Here are some mosaic tile designs you can use for garden tables. I've also included tips on grouting and sealing the tiles.
Get inspired by these easy suncatcher projects you can do today! Hang them up in the window to enjoy seeing how they catch the light on a sunny day.
Learn how to make a book by hand with this step-by-step tutorial. These can be used as journals, sketchbooks, photobooks, and more!
More techniques for paper quilling. Follow these easy instructions and make your own beautiful designs.
Crafts, for kids and adults, using paper towel and toilet paper rolls. Ideas for wall decor, seasonal and holiday items or adults. Easy and inexpensive projects for kids.
DIY plans with photos and step-by-step instructions for making a Butterfly House. Our version of the butterfly box is made from pieces of salvaged mahogany.
Repurposed old windows make a unique collage picture frame for wedding photos, family snapshots, kid school pictures, and much more.
Learn how to make your own glimmer mists to add shimmer to your craft projects using this easy step by step tutorial.
Learn how you can make your own mosaic bird baths, tabletops, gazing balls, flowerpots, stepping stones, and more. Find out what materials are needed, what methods are best for completing each mosaic project and how to find inspirational designs...
Simple, easy and fun clay pot craft project ideas. Make terra cotta pot crafts for Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Easter, etc.
Learn about flower pressing techniques and ideas on creating unique handmade gifts from flower art. Pressing flowers is easy and can brighten up your home decor.
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.
A polymer clay mokume gane tutorial with step-by-step instructions for making a mokume veneer sheet that can be used to cover polymer clay beads or other forms and how to create mokume gane cabochons.
I love all of these clothespin crafts. Many of the ideas will be great fun to do with kids or are projects that the kids can do alone.
Looking for a fun kid's float for the swimming pool? Create a pirate raft out of foam pool noodles with these step-by-step directions, pictures, and video.
Learn the art of paper quilling. By following these easy instructions for paper quilling, you can master the techniques and make your own beautiful designs.
Home made soap usually needs to cure for a month. But Hot Process Soap Making speeds up cure time. Heating the soap cures it quickly, makes it safe to use in one week creating hard long lasting bars.
A step-by-step guide on how you can make a profit selling your artwork on ebay as a self-representing artist.
Storing beads and jewelry findings is a challenge for everyone who makes beaded jewelry. Here are a variety of recommended bead storage solutions and cases for storing jewelry findings successfully.
A DIY crafting project for making a toad house from a flower pot, and then adding Wampum to decorate the outside of the toad abode.
Learn how to make a cellini spiral with this tutorial and free pattern for a Mediterranean style cellini beaded bracelet. Cellini spirals are a type of tubular peyote and are easy to do, once learned.
Here you will find some very easy drawing instructions using only alphabet letters to make it easier for children.