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Starting A Coin
The best place to start collecting would be with pennies,
we will focus on the Lincoln Cent for the years 1909
through 1958, which are the Wheat Cents. There are still a
number of "wheat cents" showing up in circulation, so it is
possible to start a coin collection without spending a
great deal of money.
Money Making Hobbies -
Which ones can be money making hobbies? A friend made a
life-sized cow out of plywood once. He painted it, put it
in the yard, and people started asking if he would sell it.
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
My 12-year-old daughter was mad at me when I refused to pay
$25 for a school yearbook last year. Who are they trying to
kid? In an attempt to appease my daughter, I suggested
buying a little notebook that her friends could write
messages in for her.
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.
Preservation and Making
Copies of Your Scrapbook
You put a great deal of time, thought, and effort into your
scrapbook pages. Scrapbooks often are very personalized
creative works that are very meaningful to the creator.
Capturing the Craft Show
Finding the right product to sell at a craft show is
extremely important in finding success on the craft show
circuit. You may already have an excellent craft product or
line of products you are creating or even selling, or you
may be looking for a craft to produce in order to enter the
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
Using Your Dogs
Dog hair (called chiengora) can be spun into yarn, much like
sheep's wool, alpaca, or any other animal fiber. The
process is the same.
Christmas Gifts Kids Can
Christmas is a time of giving and receiving. Even kids
would want to get into the picture.
Greetings to all Crafty Pagans, Witches and those who want
to learn Pagan crafts. The purpose of this is to provide
doable crafts and to create crafts and tools that will have
your positive energies that will enrich your power while
performing rituals or spells and in your every day
Getting Started Selling
Until recently crafts were usually sold locally or, at
best, regionally. Now you literally have the whole world at
your fingertips! Some of you may choose a gradual
progression from selling to friends, to selling at fairs
and shows, to retail selling ? and so on.
When Working With Wood - Ignoring Could Potentially Harm
Your Health Or Kill
Woodworking: Basic Safety Tips. Woodworking can be a
dangerous undertaking if you are not careful and choose to
disregard safety guidelines. A circular saw, router, or
other piece of power equipment can disfigure and even kill
if not used properly.
How Could Your Hobby be
the Key to Financial Success?
Virtually everyone has the knowledge they need to make a
fortune. Everyone has an interest, hobby or has knowledge
about a particular subject.
Rubber Stamps and
Scrapbooking - Keep Kids Busy with Crafts This
They're out of school and back to torment the neighborhood
this summer. You remember the days.
Antiques - The Modern
Day Treasure Hunt
In today's world, everything that's old can be described as
antiques and generally speaking that's quite true. A
product is considered to be an antique if it is over a
hundred years old or is rare enough to have some value.
Glass - Where to Start
Okay, so you've been bitten by the Depression Glass bug,
and those pretty patterns and pastel colors beckon you from
the shelves of an antique dealer's shop, a friend's home,
or maybe you've even discovered this special glassware on
the Internet. How ever it's come about that you've
developed a yen for Depression Glass, you need to know
where and how to start collecting it - unless you're made
of money, have oodles of time on your hands, and don't care
whether you get the real thing or not.
Handmade Quilts are Made
with Love and Make Great Family Heirlooms!
Today's handmade quilts are more like a work of art than a
bed cover. With all the wonderfully artistic quilt patterns
available to quilters today, we are beginning to see some
absolutely breathtaking quilts glowing with character and
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.
Sewing A Button On By
I have so many people come into my shop saying something
like - I can't even sew on a button. How sad it is that a
whole generation has lost out on learning how to do just
the basic skills of sewing.