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Depression Glass Patterns
Collectors of Depression Glass find not only its beautiful
colors fascinating, but its patterns, as well. With many
glass producers making this type of glass, as you can
imagine, many patterns resulted, creating a wide array of
pretty, practical, and inexpensive glassware affordable to
every American household in that lean era of history and
making Depression Glass one of the most collectible items
A Scrapbook Page To Celebrate Your Childs First Haircut
Here's a great idea for making a special 'first haircut'
scrapbook page. Between the ages of about 12 and 18 months,
a baby boy or girl may go for their first hair cut.
Use vegetable-tanned, light-colored top-grained leather for
tooling leather. If you're not sure what you have, test the
leather's ability to take a pattern by wetting a corner and
making lines with different objects like the edge of a
Ever Wanted to Make Your Own Themed Gift Baskets?
If you've always wanted to know how to make your own gift
baskets, this article will give you some tips to get
started. Gift baskets are such a wonderful gift and can be
given for any occasion.
A Look at Cloisonné Lapel Pins
Cloisonné lapel pins are the most traditional, if not
the most collectible of the lapel pin types. Most of the
older lapel pins are either die-cast metal or
Getting Started With Radio Control Cars
Take note that you need to decide whether you want a radio
control nitro or gas car or perhaps one that has an
electric engine. You could purchase either one which is
ready to run (rtr) or a kit.
Russian Nesting Dolls - The Beginning
According legend, first nested doll prototype appeared in
Russia in the late 19th century (believed to be year 1890),
it was figurine of bold headed old man, Buddhist sage by
the name of Fukuruma, on the island of Honshu,
Japan. According Hakone Town Office, Japan, products such as
"Shichifukujin" and "Irokawaridaruma" have been created
Comic Book Supplies, Necessities of the Serious Collector
If you want to keep your comic book collection in tiptop
shape, comic book supplies will become part of your
collecting life. As soon as a magazine is printed there are
natural environmental forces going to work to try and
destroy the ink and the paper.
Antiques From Europe...Is It Really The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg?
Many dealers and auctioneers have been bringing container
loads of antiques from Europe for years now. The lure of
getting "fresh to the market" antique furniture and
"smalls" is something that can bring renewed excitement
back into your antique business.
Why Do You Need to Have Your Tools Blade Sharpen After Work
If you like to do wood carving or making sculpture as your
hobby, you surely need tools to make your creation. If you
just starting this hobby, knowing your tools and how to
treat your carving tools probably the best way to make
everything easier for you, thus make efficient time when
doing your work.
Floral Arranging as a Hobby
Flower arranging has become increasingly popular as a
hobby, for people of all ages and backgrounds. Have you ever
put flowers in a vase and they just don't sit right? By
learning a few basic principles you will be able to create
attractive floral designs for your own home.
Why Do I (You) Collect?
I just got back from the vet with my cat "Spud". He gave us
quite a scare, we went away for a couple of day's vacation
and on our return we found him very listless.
Puzzle Pieces, Sequins, and Rhine Stones in Your Scrapbooks
Puzzle pieces make playful embellishments and borders.
Puzzle pieces give a creative and playful look to
children's art and educational scrapbooks.
Make Your Own Citronella Candles
Need a cost effective way to get rid of mosquitoes? Try
making your own citronella candles and eliminate mosquitoes
while providing a romantic, outdoor setting. Making
citronella candles is easy and can cost as little as $0.
Depression Glass Trivia
Depression glass facts make for interesting conversation,
especially when you're at a convention or talking amongst
other Depression glass aficionados. So here are a few items
to get you started so you, too, can have some meaningful
knowledge to put on the plate when you and your Depression
glass collector friends gather 'round and chat.
Remember When You Were Taught How To Make Things From Metal With Your Bare Hands?
How would you like the chance to use the skills you learnt
How to Invest in Antique, Vintage, or Modern Jewelry
As Antique Jewelry is 'Really' based on the
'Collect ability' and Style of an item, it is hard for
clients to appreciate the 'Craft' involved in Handmade
work, as they only see the Gold value or Diamond Value
fluctuate over the years. If Gold goes up or the older
something gets, the value increases, right? No.
Simple, and Stylish Wedding Reception Centerpiece: Craft Project
This simple, yet elegant table centerpiece is a great way
to make a fancy "to do" at each table, without breaking the
bank. This is so easy, even a child can do it! I had my 8
year old son help me.
How to Use Feathers and Dried Flowers to Give Your Scrapbooks an Artistic Feel
Feathers make exotic and interesting embellishments and
borders. Feathers add an air of softness.
What Do I Need to Start Scrapbooking?
The best thing about scrapbooking is that although there
are a plethora of scrapbooking supplies available on the
market, you really don't need a lot to make your very first
scrapbook. Basically, all you need to scrapbook is an
album, some glue, a pair of scissors, and some photographs
or newspaper clippings.