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. Feathers may be useful
in scrapbooks with a freedom, peace, or quiet theme. However,
colored or exotic feathers may add a touch of adventure or a
feeling of a far away land to a scrapbook page.
When gluing feathers, place a thin line of glue along the
center of the feather. Alternately, use embroidery cotton to tie
the feather in place.
Keep in mind, however, that feathers are not acid free. This
will reduce the life of your scrapbook page.
Dried flowers make elegant embellishments and accents in
scrapbooks. Flowers can be placed whole, in bunches with other
flowers, as petals, or punched into various shapes. Flowers can
be used to add a homey touch to photographs or to draw the eye
away from cluttered scrapbooks. Flowers can also be used to add
to an outdoor or elegant theme.
When gluing flowers, place a thin line of glue along the stem
or directly on each petal. Alternately, use embroidery cotton to
tie the flower or a bunch of flowers into the appropriate place
on your scrapbook.
Remember that flowers are not lignin free and acid free. This
will reduce the life of your scrapbook page.
Mia LaCron is the founder of 101-scrapbooking-tidbits.info -
- devoted to helping individuals record, store, and preserve
their most cherished memories via the art of scrapbooking.
MORE RESOURCES updated Sun. July / 22 / 2018
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news
Modern Calligraphy for beginners with Saffron AvenueMadison.comIf you love modern calligraphy designs on Instagram, greeting cards, wall art, etc. and have wanted to learn how it's done, now is your chance! Join us in a fun, non-intimidating setting to learn a new skill from local designer and calligrapher Angela ...
DIY Bath BombsMadison.comBath bombs are a simple way to create a luxurious, relaxing, spa-like atmosphere for your bath. Learn how to make your own bath bombs in this hands-on workshop at the Verona Public Library on Tuesday, July 17, from 7 to 8 p.m. JNJ Craftworks will ...
Woodblock Carving & Printing with Jenie GaoMadison.comLearn how to create your own woodblock print. Instructor Jenie Gao, former Artist-in-Residence at The Bubbler, will cover how to create your image, carve your block, and print on paper and fabric. Bring a T-shirt or other fabric to print on and wear ...
One Night Masterpiece: Delicious DaisiesMadison.comCreate your painted masterpiece in one night as an accomplished artist leads you through the steps to creating a unique floral portrait of a summer flower. We provide the canvas, the paints, the brushes – you take home a finished painting. Make it a ...
Teen Filmmaking CampMadison.comIn this 3-day film making camp, teens will work with a professional filmmaker to produce a short film using the library's digital Media Lab. Attendees will learn what goes into the 'lights, camera and action!' of making a film - from camera work to ...
Chain Maille EarringsMadison.comTry your hand at chain maille and make a bracelet using the European 4-in-1 technique. Learn to make your own jump rings and clasps, too! No jewelry making experience required, those with previous experience welcome. Course fee includes most supplies ...
Duck Tape Mania!Madison.comColored duck tape, creativity, and loads of fun! Bring your family and friends, and make wearable art - wallets, sandals, neckties, purses and more. Instructions and tape provided. All ages welcome, children under 8 must have an adult helper ...
Terrace Art Zone -- Design & Print a Terrace BandanaMadison.comThis week's Project: Design and Print a Terrace Bandana Join us for a night of FREE art making & crafting. All supplies are included. Tonight: Design your own bandana by using block printing. Six weeks of unique art projects on the Terrace Upcoming ...
Related Hobbies - Crafts articles:
Build Your Own Bar Stool
(In An Afternoon)
Bar stools are as important as the best wine in your bar.
It is said that if you don't get a good stool to sit on,
you won't enjoy the drink.
Functional Pottery Makes
a Great Gift, Plain and Simple
Are you looking for something unique to give a friend or
family member for an upcoming birthday or holiday? If you
really want to wow that special someone, why not consider
purchasing an original one of a kind pottery gift that
makes life better in some way. Pottery gifts come in all
shapes, sizes, and colors and they can be practical or
Weaving Photographs and
the Use of a Collage to Give Your Scrapbooks Artistic
For more dramatic results from your photographs, trying
weaving two copies of the same photograph together. This
technique creates a three-dimensional artist look.
How to Make Your Own
There are several types of refrigerator magnets that you
can make with a little effort and the right materials.
Below are some ideas for making magnets for gifts or just
Blown Glass: They Do
Still Make It Like They Used To
Blown art glass is quickly becoming one of the fastest
growing hobbies in North America..
Quality of Machine Embroidery Designs
Many new to embroidery have experienced numerous problems
because of the inferior quality of free embroidery design
files that they downloaded over the internet. One of the
biggest mistakes that many new seamstresses make is using free
designs patterns that have problems built in.
Scrapbooking Tips And
Tricks For Photos And Images
When you're incorporating pictures of any kind into your
scrap book, why not set them off with an unusual finish?
This could be an original idea for a border or frame -- or
an arrangement of several items on the page to add a little
drama. Here are a couple of tips that might do well for a
children's album -- perhaps a keepsake baby scrapbook, or
just a page for a boy or girl.
for those Hard-to-Find Diecast Models
For collectors of any kind, there are always those items
that are much sought after, but nearly impossible to find.
If they're lucky enough to finally locate them, the price
is often exorbitant or there are some other restrictions
which inhibit their ability to secure them.
Floral Arranging as a
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.
Comic Book Collecting,
Oh What An Enjoyable Past Time It Is!
Have you ever read a comic book before? I imagine just
about everyone, at some time in their life, has read at
least one comic book. But do your interests and enjoyment
level go beyond that? You may have said to yourself, at
sometime or another, I would like to start a comic book
collection some day.
Craft Crocheting from Your
Crocheting is not only a craft but an art. Once you master
the basic stitches you will be well on your way to creating
masterpieces you will be pride to share with your family
Saltwater Coral Reef
Aquariums - 5 Tips for Success
Do you dream of watching the natural beauty of the undersea
reef life while sitting in your living room?Whether your
goal is a nano reef tank or a 150 gallon aquarium with an
ecosystem of coral and saltwater fish, the following five
tips will lead you on your way to success.1) Commit! Decide
you are going to spend the $$ it takes to make a proper go
Bookmarks As Unique As
Racks and racks of bookmarks ranging from funny to
inspirational are available in most bookstores. But for a
truly unique bookmark, make your own from a treasured
Family Album In The
Back then it was simple - you take the picture, you print
it and put it in your family album. But now you have a
Countless memories are built during the formative childhood
days. If there's an excellent means to record them down in
some ways, it'll be scrapbooking.
Need A Scrapbook
Try using song lyrics in your next layout. Song lyrics can
be a great source of title and page inspiration for a
Making Beaded Jewelry Is
Easy to Do
Making beaded jewelry is an inexpensive and fun hobby that
nearly anyone can do. The materials needed are readily
accessible and cost very little money.
Jewelry Insurance -
Hints and Tips So You Don't Get Ripped Off
As crime and drug use increases, the risks involved in
having Antique and Estate Jewelry just lying around your
home seem to treble. It becomes a nightmare and you find
you are just not sure what to do.
Embroidery Designs and
Thread Colors for Machine Embroidery Sewing
I wish that I had a nickel for each time I've been asked
for the "exact" colors I used in an embroidery design or
for a conversion chart for specific embroidery thread
brands - I would be a very wealthy woman! Everyone seems to
think that someone is going to knock on their door with a
search warrant if they don't use the exact colors a
designer used in the test sew out or the color numbers used
in the stitch directions. Not so - if you don't "think
outside the box" and use colors that you enjoy, or just
prefer, you are really missing the real fun of machine
embroidery! Come to think of it, I don't believe that I've
ever used the exact color on any design I've ever stitched
in 6+ years-some because I didn't have the exact color
& others due to a dislike of the colors used.
You Are A Diamond So
Scrapbook About Yourself
As a devoted scrapper, you probably gain satisfaction from
scrapbooking about others.Oftentimes, you are the one
glaring missing light in your scrapbook albums.