Category "Arts & Crafts"
The paperclip may be one of the smallest office supplies, but it is also one of the most versatile. Learn creative ways to turn the ordinary paperclip into a kitchen helper, fashion helper, or an emergency hair fix.
In this article we will show you how to build a simple wooden box. With a few common tools, you will be able to use these principles to build a range of wooden projects without the need to buy specialist woodworking plans.
For unique and special gifts, you can give candy boxes full of sweets and treats. You can make your own candy or buy sweets from a shop. In this article, we give you some helpful tips on how to make your own candy boxes.
Making your envelopes can be easy and fun. You can customise them so that they are a delight to receive in the post. There are several steps in the making of an envelope. This article details on how to make envelopes.
Address labels can be very useful for putting your return address on envelopes, on top of letters or on indie cards, and for myriad other uses. However, these labels can be quite expensive. This article looks at where to find cheap and in some cases, free address labels.
Crossword puzzles are not only entertaining mind challenges for adults, they're also great tools for teachers to use as learning resources in the form of worksheets in the classroom. Using an online puzzle generator, then printing out puzzles at home means that teachers can produce puzzles to aid in the learning of any subject matter in any area of the curriculum. Kids crossword puzzles can be generated by using just words, pictures as clues, or a combination of both, meaning that puzzles can also be used to help kids learn to write. Read on to know how to make printable crossword puzzles.
The first works of art appeared in at least 38,000 BC in Australia, Europe and Africa. The first craft supplies may have been sharpened sticks, stones, clay, and paint made from leaves and plant stems. Over time, the craft supplies became more sophisticated, including paper, scissors, glues, paint brushes made from animal hair or man-made fibres, paints that are oil, watercolour and acrylic, and so much more. These art supplies are available at a discount for the budding and experienced artist.
For as long as there has been mankind, there has been baskets. In order to transports goods, belongings, and food, humans turned to the plants and fibres around them to create baskets. As civilisation progressed and began trading with one another, basket weaving techniques travelled with the goods in the baskets in which they were transported, spreading a variety of techniques throughout the world. Basket weaving is still done today, and can bring benefits to the practitioner. In this article, learn more on the benefits of learning basket weaving.
You must have tried making a lot of things out of paper. This is popularly known as origami art. Some of these are easy and some are difficult. This article will provide you with a step-by-step guide for making a beautiful origami rose.
Labels have been used to identify items since the 1880s. There are digital labels, vinyl labels, and much more. Self-adhesive labels were invented in the 1930s and are very popular even now because of their unique ability to stick to an item. This article will give some examples on where to find self-adhesive labels.
The Horn company started around 90 years ago. It originated in Germany and has been available in the UK for over 30 of its years. Horn keeps up with all of the new developments in the Sewing & Craft industry.
Kids often find summer vacations long and boring when they fall short of ideas to make their days fun-filled and interesting. So, try putting on a puppet show of your own with some hand-made puppets. This article contains some ideas for making different kinds of puppets.
This guide will show how you can make a wallet out of leather. This guide assumes that you have a sewing machine, and are competent using it. If you want a customised leather wallet for a fraction of the price of those available in shops, then this guide is for you.
This article explores different art & crafts ideas for 'kids' split into several age groups.
Cheerleading pompoms can be made from practically any material that has enough drape to move and rattle when shaken. Thin plastic is the perfect material to use which makes cheerleading crafts an ideal opportunity to recycle. You can use up the carrier bags collected from supermarket shopping trips, or the thin plastic bags used to line kitchen waste bins.