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What Do I Need to Start
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.
The Use of Color and
Photographs in Your New Scrapbook
Color coordination and contrast will highlight and accent
your scrapbook. A well thought out color scheme can help
define the theme of a page, attract attention to specific
items, or detract away from mistakes.
Just before the advent of the Great Depression, more than a
hundred companies manufactured glassware in the United
States. At the end of the Depression, fewer than fifty
percent of these companies remained in business.
Making a Chunk
Making chunk candles is an and fun activity for all ages. A
unique technique using wax chunks of different colors gives
the finished candle a beautiful texture and look.
Easy Steps to
Scrapbooking with Young Kids
Kids grow up so fast and if you don't try to capture some
of these wonderful memories through some means, they'll all
slip through the fingers just in a snap. And scrapbooking
is a fabulous way to preserving those memories, by
combining the photos and journaling of your kids.
The Leather Look,
Accents, and Punching for Your Scrapbook
A leather look can add elegance to your scrapbooking
page. To create a unique leather look, simply distress
Rubber Stamps - For
Teachers and Students
Once again we are reminded that summer is not long enough.
It is the beginning of another back to school shopping
50 Ideas to Get
Organized and Enjoy Your Scrapbooking Hobby
Scrapbooking is a wonderful hobby! Besides being relaxing
and fun, it also allows you to be creative and to spend
quality time with your family and friends. Plus, it results
in a storybook of lifelong memories.
I Didn't Know These Are
Slowly Destroying My Scrapbooks!
Once you spend your precious time and energy creating a
scrapbook, make sure it lasts! There are a few simple
things you can easily do to ensure that your scrapbooks
look just as good as the day you finished them, for years
to come. The first thing to avoid is paper that is not
How to Make Quilted
After making the leaf bead, I was impressed with the detail
made possible by the metal clay. Therefore, I decided to
use the same technique but create a different look.
It is Possible to Create
All Kinds of Items with Hobby Metal Casting
Hobby Metal Casting enables the home metal craft worker to
create useful products to use around the:
-HOME-WORKSHOP-GARDEN or WORKPLACE- Or turn your skills
into cash. Yes, you could also make your own unique products
for next to nothing to sell at markets, direct mail, or on
the internet etc for big profits.
How to Make Sea Shell
Collecting sea shells along the beach is a favorite kids
summer activity. Take it one step further by transforming
their seaside treasures into beautiful decorations or kids
make-and-take party favors.
Beautify Your Stamped
Cards with Creative Coloring
Stamping is one of the most versatile crafts around because
there are so many different options that you can use to
enhance even the most basic stamp. When you look at some
colored stamped images, you may be overwhelmed by how
beautiful they are.
The Collectors' Guide to Making a Profit
Millions of people have made a hobby of collecting items of
one sort or another, but some take it to a higher level.
These collectors view their collections as more than just
an accumulation of trinkets that they happen to enjoy; to
them, it's a business, and they're not in it to lose money.
Starting out: Origami is an art of paper folding, therefore
all you should need is a piece of paper and you can start
folding away without any problems, right? Well, almost. You
might need a few other things that we will talk about in
Preparing For a Leather
Once you've decided on your leather craft project, you'll
need the right tools and room to do the work. Being
prepared ahead of time will make your task more enjoyable
and give you a sense of satisfaction when you're done.
A Playtime Project: The
A friend recently suggested a use for my daughter's first
wardrobe, which I've dutifully saved in the back of the
closet, and lugged on two long distance relocations. Turns
out she's done the same thing with her daughter's first
clothes, and we've decided to make memory quilts.
Genealogy - Why You
Should Get Involved in Your Family History
A few years ago I read a statistic that said that genealogy
was the second largest hobby in the United States - second
only to gardening. It was no surprise to me as I have been
finding and documenting my family tree for almost 30 years.
Do you control your stash or does it control you? I have
become the master of my stash. When my husband found out
that his sock drawer had become yet another place for cross
stitch supplies, it was either get it under control or end
up in divorce court.
Civil War Uniforms: 5
Tips on Making Your Trousers Last Forever!
Are your pants wearing out too fast? Does it look like you
are expecting a flood because your pants are too short? Make
your Civil War Uniform trousers last forever by following
these 5 tips!1. Cut your trousers long, so when you first
start wearing them you will have to roll them up a few