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  • Quick basic tips to get started with your cardmaking, especially with you're a total beginner at making handmade greeting cards.

    10 Beginner Tips—How to Make Cards

    10 Beginner Tips—How to Make Cards

    by Fabrizio Martellucci19

  • 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.

    40 Craft Ideas Especially for Boys

    40 Craft Ideas Especially for Boys

    by Loraine Brummer11

  • 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 Schindel35

  • 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...

    How to Repair a Gilded Plaster Picture Frame

    How to Repair a Gilded Plaster Picture Frame

    by reddog102775

  • 40+ coffee filter crafts for kids and adults, including ideas for making flowers, butterflies, wreaths, roses, and snowflakes, as well as crafts for Christmas, Halloween, and fall. Many of these coffee filter art projects use other inexpensive supplies like food coloring and markers.

    46 Unique Coffee Filter Craft Ideas

    46 Unique Coffee Filter Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer32

  • This article is a big round up of coaster tutorials. It includes coaster tutorials for fabric, tile, and more. There are links and photos for all of these tutorials with additional resources for some of them.

    How to Make Coasters From Fabric, Tile, and More!

    How to Make Coasters From Fabric, Tile, and More!

    by Rose Clearfield83

  • 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!

    Crafty Things to Do With Animal Skulls

    Crafty Things to Do With Animal Skulls

    by Shaddie13

  • Make 50+ tabletop trees crafts for Christmas or home decor. Fun for kids and adults, these fun DIY trees can feature pine cones, felt, beads, burlap, papers, and other easy craft supplies!

    58 Stunning DIY Tabletop Tree Ideas

    58 Stunning DIY Tabletop Tree Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer2

  • When the hunt is over, save that deer fat and put it to good use by making easy tallow container candles. Would be a great Christmas or Holiday present.

    How to Make Tallow Candles From Deer Fat

    How to Make Tallow Candles From Deer Fat

    by MH Bonham5

  • Sensory boxes are a simple, cheap, and fun way for kids to explore their senses. They can be customized for any theme, subject, or season. Try making fake body parts boxes for Halloween!

    How to Make a Sensory Box and Fun "Feely" Ideas

    How to Make a Sensory Box and Fun "Feely" Ideas

    by Candace Bacon7

  • 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.

    BRONZclay Bronze Metal Clay Jewelry Techniques

    BRONZclay Bronze Metal Clay Jewelry Techniques

    by Margaret Schindel47

  • Transform your yard into a creepy Halloween graveyard with fake tombstones and clever epitaphs. Here are ideas for funny R.I.P. names and spooky tombstone sayings, plus easy instructions for making your own tombstones.

    Tombstone Ideas for Your Halloween Graveyard

    Tombstone Ideas for Your Halloween Graveyard

    by FlourishAnyway32

  • 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!

    64 Amazing Crafts for Teenage Girls

    64 Amazing Crafts for Teenage Girls

    by Loraine Brummer30

  • 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.

    50 Amazing Craft Ideas for Seniors

    50 Amazing Craft Ideas for Seniors

    by Loraine Brummer2

  • Fun, easy Halloween craft ideas. 40+ Halloween craft projects that include: Bats, spiders, ghosts, witches, monsters and mummies. Wreaths, noisemakers, painted plates

    48 Fun and Easy Halloween Craft Ideas

    48 Fun and Easy Halloween Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer24

  • This step-by-step tutorial with photos and text instructions shows you how to turn a few bills of any dollar denomination into a pretty flower that makes money fun to give as a gift for any occasion.

    How to Make a Money Rose

    How to Make a Money Rose

    by Kylyssa Shay454

  • Check out these fun and easy Halloween spider craft ideas for kids. Kindergarteners, preschoolers, and toddlers will love these arts and crafts ideas, and adults can use these ideas to make and sell spider crafts, too.

    39 Creepy Spider Craft Ideas

    39 Creepy Spider Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer1

  • Try out these DIY burlap craft ideas! You'll be inspired to make flowers, garlands, wreaths, ornaments, and wall art. Keep these projects in mind for any upcoming holidays, seasons, weddings, or events.

    76 Creative Craft Ideas Using Burlap

    76 Creative Craft Ideas Using Burlap

    by Loraine Brummer16

  • Halloween witch crafts ideas for kids and adults. 30+ unique, fun and easy witch craft projects including witches hat, dolls, decorations, pumpkins, frogs, costumes, shoes, ornaments, puppets, spiders

    31 Spooky Halloween Witch Craft Ideas

    31 Spooky Halloween Witch Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer4

  • 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 Altorenna5

  • Looking for wedding and bridal shower craft ideas? These handmade wedding and shower craft projects include decorations, favors, centerpieces, bridal bouquets, veils, headbands, invitations, and place cards.

    69 Sensational Wedding or Bridal Craft Ideas

    69 Sensational Wedding or Bridal Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer4

  • 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

  • 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.

    10 Genius Ways to Use Your Glue Gun

    10 Genius Ways to Use Your Glue Gun

    by Lori Green81

  • 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.

    48 Beautiful and Creative Bee Craft Ideas

    48 Beautiful and Creative Bee Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer6

  • Want to scrapbook for free? See my review of 5 best digital scrapbooking sites that offer freebies and tutorials.

    5 Best Digital Scrapbooking Sites

    5 Best Digital Scrapbooking Sites

    by Virginia Kearney15

  • 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.

    Preserving Flowers: Six Ways of Drying Flowers

    Preserving Flowers: Six Ways of Drying Flowers

    by susiempn6

  • 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.

    How to Make Rose Beads From Your Wedding Flowers

    How to Make Rose Beads From Your Wedding Flowers

    by Elyn MacInnis235

  • Check out this list for easy Christmas craft ideas for toddlers, kids, teens, and adults. Each of these crafts can be completed in 30 minutes or less.

    52 Easy Christmas Craft Ideas

    52 Easy Christmas Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer5

  • This is a simple and easy tutorial on how to make cinnamon and clove scented pine cones for the holidays. I was very excited to do this because I know that pine cones are always popular around this time of year and the sweet, spicy smell lingering in the air is sure to add to the joyful atmosphere that comes with the holidays.

    How to Make Scented Pine Cones

    How to Make Scented Pine Cones

    by Jamie Brock65

  • 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.

    36 DIY Super Creative Wine Bottle Craft Ideas

    36 DIY Super Creative Wine Bottle Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer3

  • Heat embossing is an easy, but impressive, way to create personalized stationary, cards, envelopes, and gift tags. Discover heat, or wet, embossing and how to heat emboss with or without a specialized heat tool. This step by step how-to includes lots of pictures and two instructional videos.

    How to Use Embossing Powder to Wet Emboss with or without a Heat Gun

    How to Use Embossing Powder to Wet Emboss with or without a Heat Gun

    by Natasha18

  • 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!

    48 Excellent Button Craft Ideas

    48 Excellent Button Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer28

  • Best nativity crafts ideas using craft sticks, wooden doll pegs, paper, clay, clay pots. Crochet. Nativity crafts for kids and adults.

    40 Beautiful Nativity Craft Ideas

    40 Beautiful Nativity Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer15

  • 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.

    46 Gorgeous Glass Gems Craft Ideas

    46 Gorgeous Glass Gems Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer1

  • 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.

    59 Amazing Crafts Using Newspaper

    59 Amazing Crafts Using Newspaper

    by Loraine Brummer121

  • Thanksgiving turkey crafts for kids, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and adults.

    58 Cute Turkey Craft Ideas

    58 Cute Turkey Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer23

  • Examining the various patinas and related finishes for steel. These finishes either involve oxidation of the metal or are nonreactive finishes.

    Patina Finishes for Steel

    Patina Finishes for Steel

    by Jason11

  • Do you have doilies laying around the house? Don't throw them away. Instead, use them to make angels, lanterns, ornaments, votives, pillows, and more!

    42 Beautiful Doily Craft Ideas

    42 Beautiful Doily Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer20

  • Kids love to make dragonfly crafts. You'll find project ideas, facts about dragonflies, pictures, and links to craft sites with tutorials in this article.

    26  Beautiful Dragonfly Craft Ideas

    26 Beautiful Dragonfly Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer10

  • If bling is your thing, you’ll love all the craft ideas found here. Create beautiful crafts, unique décor, and homemade gifts using rhinestones and glitter. Find pictures and links to the tutorials.

    50 Things to Bling Craft Ideas

    50 Things to Bling Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer4

  • Learn the basics about using embossing folders to create cards and other paper crafts. There are many ways to use them to create all kinds of paper craft projects.

    Embossing Folder Basics

    Embossing Folder Basics

    by Linda F Correa1

  • Rustic crafts using burlap, jute, rusty tin accents and pine cones. Rustic country holiday projects included ornaments, trees, angels, snowmen, garlands, Santas,

    66 Rustic Christmas Crafts

    66 Rustic Christmas Crafts

    by Loraine Brummer5

  • 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

  • Rubber is a raw material used in most flexible items. Its peculiar, elastomeric nature is due to its unique chemical composition. Read on to learn how to make rubber in your own home!

    How to Make Natural Rubber Latex at Home

    How to Make Natural Rubber Latex at Home

    by hassam23

  • Beautiful rustic nature crafts projects. Twig branch art and crafts for kids and adults. Crafts made from twigs include, wreaths, garlands, stars, coat rack, reindeer

    44  Rustic Twig Craft Ideas

    44 Rustic Twig Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer5

  • Glitter is a fun way to add bling to all your paper crafts. Learn how to use glitter, glitter glue, and glitter paper on scrapbook pages, cards, journals, and more. I've included free resources in this comprehensive guide. Enjoy!

    Tips and Ideas to Use Glitter for Paper Crafts

    Tips and Ideas to Use Glitter for Paper Crafts

    by Linda F Correa1

  • I design hats for performance art and events. I've illustrated a how-to guide to help you make a Mad Hatter top hat. It's like in the story, but it uses upcycled materials found around the house.

    How to Build an Upcycled Mad Hatter Top Hat

    How to Build an Upcycled Mad Hatter Top Hat

    by Joel Diffendarfer5

  • Easy ghost crafts using paper, paper plates, cheesecloth, gauze, clay, leaves and cotton balls. A great Halloween craft resource.

    31 Best Ghostly Ghost Crafts

    31 Best Ghostly Ghost Crafts

    by Loraine Brummer1

  • 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.

    52 Beautiful  CD Craft Ideas

    52 Beautiful CD Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer10

  • Learn how to make easy tin can crafts, use tin cans to organize and lots more with this tin can craft and decor round-up with 20 different tin can craft and decor tutorials.

    20 Cute and Clever Tin Can Crafts

    20 Cute and Clever Tin Can Crafts

    by Jamie Brock88

  • How to make a hand crafted dream catcher. Dream catchers are said to protect us from bad dreams. The web catches the bad dreams and the daylight hits the dream catcher and lifts it away. Dream catchers make excellent baby shower, or wedding gifts, easily customized.

    How to Make a Hand Crafted Dream Catcher

    How to Make a Hand Crafted Dream Catcher

    by Lela40

  • Awesome hair accessories to make and to sell. Projects for babies, toddlers, teens and adults. Crafts include hair bows, clips, headbands, bridal styles, and barrettes.

    54 Charming DIY Hair Accessories

    54 Charming DIY Hair Accessories

    by Loraine Brummer4

  • 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.

    How to Make a Toad House

    How to Make a Toad House

    by Anthony Altorenna45

  • Make your own I Spy bottle with these easy to follow instructions and photos. They provide hours of fascination.

    How to Make an "I Spy" Bottle

    How to Make an "I Spy" Bottle

    by Claudia Mitchell126

  • Great outdoor, nature and camping crafts for kids and adults. Plan adventure, birthday or camping themed parties with these backyard camping craft ideas and activities.

    40 Backyard and Camping Crafts for Kids

    40 Backyard and Camping Crafts for Kids

    by Loraine Brummer33

  • 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!

    My Favorite Paper Mache Paste Recipe

    My Favorite Paper Mache Paste Recipe

    by QuiltFinger29

  • Whether it's a school assignment or a project just for fun, a shoebox diorama is a great craft to tackle. Here are tips, ideas, and printables to help you make a very cool miniature model.

    How to Make a Shoebox Diorama

    How to Make a Shoebox Diorama

    by Jimmie Quick422

  • 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.

    56 Amazing Paper Roll Crafts Ideas

    56 Amazing Paper Roll Crafts Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer19

  • 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.

    How to Make Quick-Cure Hot-Process Soap

    How to Make Quick-Cure Hot-Process Soap

    by Dolores Monet16

  • 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.

    36 DIY Ideas for Making Pop-Up Cards

    36 DIY Ideas for Making Pop-Up Cards

    by Loraine Brummer12

  • 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!

    53 Creative Craft Ideas Using Book Pages

    53 Creative Craft Ideas Using Book Pages

    by Loraine Brummer11

  • Upcycle your oatmeal box by incorporating it into fun craft ideas! They make great craft supplies for kids and teenagers and adults.

    37 Excellent Oatmeal Box Craft Ideas

    37 Excellent Oatmeal Box Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer4

  • Skeleton leaves are beautiful, delicate, and lacy. It is easy to make skeleton leaves at home: this video shows you how to make skeleton leaves with two different methods. One is easy, but takes a lot of time. The other is fast, but requires a steady hand. Leaf skeletons are wonderful for use in many different paper-crafting projects!

    How to Make Skeleton Leaves

    How to Make Skeleton Leaves

    by Leah Lefler48

  • 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!

    How to Tie-Dye on the Cheap

    How to Tie-Dye on the Cheap

    by Dawn7

  • Looking for easy Halloween crafts using your child's handprints or footprints? Find out how to create over 10 different art ideas and several fun craft projects to make with your kids.

    Easy Halloween Crafts: Handprint and Footprint Art

    Easy Halloween Crafts: Handprint and Footprint Art

    by Alissa Roberts22

  • Soda, pop, coke or cola cans—they are all aluminum cans that can be used to make crafts. Check out these can art and craft projects for kids and adults. These 30+ things to do with aluminum cans include flowers, jewelry, and angels.

    37 Awesome Aluminum Can Crafts to Make

    37 Awesome Aluminum Can Crafts to Make

    by Loraine Brummer21

  • 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.

    Different Methods for Preserving or Drying Flowers

    Different Methods for Preserving or Drying Flowers

    by livingsta5

  • Simple, easy and fun clay pot craft project ideas. Make terra cotta pot crafts for Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Easter, etc.

    57 Inspiring Clay Pot Crafts

    57 Inspiring Clay Pot Crafts

    by Loraine Brummer5

  • Learn how to use acrylic paint to stain wood! This technique can add colorful flair and a new visual dimension to your crafty projects, furniture, and even walls and floors.

    How to Color Stain Wood for Crafts

    How to Color Stain Wood for Crafts

    by C.S.Alexis17

  • 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

  • An introduction to silver and gold precious metal clay and a guide to recommended metal clay artists, teachers, organizations and projects suitable for metal clay beginners. Education and inspiration.

    Precious Metal Clay (PMC) and Art Clay Silver and Gold

    Precious Metal Clay (PMC) and Art Clay Silver and Gold

    by Margaret Schindel139

  • These baby Jesus craft ideas are perfect for kids, preschoolers, and toddlers. They can also be a fun activity for adults and seniors.

    30 Cute Baby Jesus Crafts

    30 Cute Baby Jesus Crafts

    by Loraine Brummer2

  • Easy angel crafts using paper plates, folded paper, pipe cleaners, felt, muslin, etc. Sunday school ideas, Christmas ornaments and decor.

    49 Awesome Angel Crafts

    49 Awesome Angel Crafts

    by Loraine Brummer11

  • Have you ever thought of metal as your canvas? It's easier to create designs in metal than you think. Acid etching copper and brass yields endless possibilities with impressive results. 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

  • This is an easy, step by step tutorial showing how to make gorgeous handmade paper roses that can be used to embellish crafts, handmade cards and more.

    Beautiful Handmade Paper Roses Tutorial

    Beautiful Handmade Paper Roses Tutorial

    by Jamie Brock90

  • 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.

    40 Awesome Crafts Using Milk Jugs

    40 Awesome Crafts Using Milk Jugs

    by Loraine Brummer12

  • 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...

    How To Mosaic: Art For Your Garden

    How To Mosaic: Art For Your Garden

    by Rita-K38

  • This winter, try out these snowman craft ideas that are perfect for kids, preschoolers, and adults. You could even make these DIY projects with the intent to sell them at craft shows. Enjoy!

    50 Amazing Snowman Craft Ideas

    50 Amazing Snowman Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer16

  • Do you want to try bringing new life to old calendar pages? Find over 30 fun craft ideas below that are great for kids and adults alike. Make bows, stars, gift bags, ornaments, and more!

    36 Genius Ideas to Upcycle Old Calendar Pages

    36 Genius Ideas to Upcycle Old Calendar Pages

    by Loraine Brummer18

  • Have you ever gotten a gift so nicely wrapped with that amazing bow attached to the front that you don't want to open because it's so pretty? With the help of these instructions you can make your own fancy Christmas bows that people will adore!

    How to Make a Christmas Bow

    How to Make a Christmas Bow

    by CassyLu198135

  • Learn how to create a mosaic design from ceramic tiles for a table. How to make a mosaic table top with ceramic tiles for outdoors in your garden. The best mosaic techniques for beginners. How to grout a mosaic. Ceramic tile mosaics make awesome garden tables.

    How to Make a Mosaic Design With Ceramic Tiles

    How to Make a Mosaic Design With Ceramic Tiles

    by L M Reid15

  • 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.

    Fishtail Patterns for the Monster Tail Loom

    Fishtail Patterns for the Monster Tail Loom

    by Marie5

  • Information about five types of wood glue: polyvinyl acetate, polyurethane, cyanoacrylate, hide, and epoxy. Learn the strengths and weaknesses of each and what projects they are better for.

    5 Types of Wood Glue

    5 Types of Wood Glue

    by Chris Andrews0

  • 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.

    58 Wonderful Egg Carton Craft Ideas

    58 Wonderful Egg Carton Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer8

  • Whether you're an expert or just a beginner, getting ideas for page and book layouts can be a daunting task. Here are some tips to help you get started.

    Scrapbook Page Layout Ideas

    Scrapbook Page Layout Ideas

    by Cholee Clay15

  • Make lovely ladybug crafts using paper plates, egg cartons, bottle caps, rocks, and more! These DIY project ideas are fun and easy activities for kids.

    40 Fun and Easy Ladybug Craft Ideas

    40 Fun and Easy Ladybug Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer3

  • 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.

    48 Classy Clothespin Craft Ideas

    48 Classy Clothespin Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer9

  • 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.

    How to Make Handprint Art on Ceramics

    How to Make Handprint Art on Ceramics

    by Alissa Roberts26

  • 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 QuiltFinger95

  • The next time your garden hose wears out, don't throw it away! Instead recycle or repurpose it into something useful or decorative. From sprinklers to vases to wreaths, the possibilities are endless.

    How to Recycle or Reuse an Old Garden Hose

    How to Recycle or Reuse an Old Garden Hose

    by Rose Clearfield24

  • Crafting gum wrappers to make folded chains has been around since the 1960s. They're still fun to put together, so learn how to do so with these easy step-by-step instructions.

    How to Make a Gum Wrapper Chain

    How to Make a Gum Wrapper Chain

    by Alex Rose7

  • I've noticed that many different projects can be made with wire hangers. Inexpensive and fun, these hanger crafts are perfect for the classroom!

    49 Super Wire-Hanger Crafts

    49 Super Wire-Hanger Crafts

    by Loraine Brummer70

  • 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 Daily25

  • 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 Schindel211

  • 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 Sleepylog190

  • If you want to decorate your cell phone, you can paint it with nail polish. Using this guide you can learn how to paint a cell phone using only nail polish and a few simple tricks.

    How to Decorate a Cell Phone with Nail Polish

    How to Decorate a Cell Phone with Nail Polish

    by Katee Shew22

  • My contractor table saw came with a stamped steel fence. Replacing the factory fence with a Biesemeyer fence dramatically improved its performance, safety and enjoyment factor.

    3 Ways to Improve Your Contractor Table Saw

    3 Ways to Improve Your Contractor Table Saw

    by Anthony Altorenna0

  • 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 Brock60

  • 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

  • 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.

    Pressing Flowers For Handmade Gifts

    Pressing Flowers For Handmade Gifts

    by Suzanne Day5

  • 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.

    61 Outstanding Suncatcher Craft Ideas

    61 Outstanding Suncatcher Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer5

  • A thorough site with lots of practical tips for making a great Peeps diorama from start to finish. Simple and low-cost ideas for how to prepare Peeps, generate ideas, and make props and backgrounds.

    How to Make an Easy & Inexpensive Peeps Diorama

    How to Make an Easy & Inexpensive Peeps Diorama

    by Adele Jeunette0

  • In traditional basketry of the Salish First Nations people, weavers made beautiful, useful baskets from natural materials like pine needles, cedar root, sweetgrass, cherry bark, carved bone pieces, and shells. Learn the simple method here with pictures to weave your own Secwepemc style of basket from pine needles.

    How to Weave Baskets From Pine Needles

    How to Weave Baskets From Pine Needles

    by Janis Goad39

  • Learn how to build a bent-willow chair using free wood collected from the roadside. They're perfect to use as outdoor furniture so you can relax on the porch during the evenings!

    How to Build a Bent-Willow Chair

    How to Build a Bent-Willow Chair

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