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Category "Arts & Crafts"

Best places to buy blank greeting cards online

Best places to buy blank greeting cards online

Buying cards online means that you can add a personal touch to your greeting. There are many websites where you can design your card- add your own pics or write your own message. Alternatively, you can seek advice online on how to make your own greetings card.
How to make bath beads

How to make bath beads

Everybody likes to relax and unwind every now and then, whether that is by sitting in front of the television or by having a nice, long bath. It's always nice to increase your peace by using scented candles or oil diffusers, but for something a bit different, why not try making your own bath beads? This article will show you how.
How to make paper flowers?

How to make paper flowers?

Making paper flowers is a fun-filled and creative activity. To get a garden of flowers in your home, you just need some colourful papers and an image of flowers in your mind. Flower making is a simple task, you can make any flower in your home by following a few simple steps.
How to scrapbook your memories?

How to scrapbook your memories?

Maintaining a scrapbook is one of the excellent ways of keeping special memories alive of an important moment or a day. In other words, scrap booking is all about encapsulating some of the most memorable moments of your life.
A history of the ink pen

A history of the ink pen

Used as writing and drawing device, the ink pen went through many stages along the time. Its documented history goes way back to the 10th century. This article summarises the key aspects from the ancient dip pens to the fountain pens we use today.
How to make voodoo dolls?

How to make voodoo dolls?

The term voodoo often evokes a sense of fear in our minds, as we always associate it with evil and doing harm to another person. While mostly voodoo dolls are used to bring harm or bad luck, there are certain kind of voodoo dolls, which are known to bring good luck and great fortune. This article will help you create your own voodoo dolls, as these make for interesting gifts as well!
Fun art projects for kids

Fun art projects for kids

There are many fun art projects to plan for a child, but perhaps one of the easiest, and most enjoyed art activities for a child, is painting. Aside from a paintbrush, there are many ways to create art activities, by using paint. The following article will describe some painting ideas for arts and crafts at home for kids of all ages, including activities for toddlers.
How to write baby "Thank you" notes

How to write baby "Thank you" notes

Baby showers are wonderful occasions where the arrival of a new baby is celebrated. It can also be an occasion where many gifts for the baby can be received, helping the new mother and family acquire things such as clothing, diapers, toys and other belongings for the baby. When writing baby "Thank you" notes, it's important to do it in such a way that the recipients of the notes feel as though their presence as well as their gifts were appreciated.
The benefits of baby alpaca wool

The benefits of baby alpaca wool

The history of alpacas and men began over 6000 years ago in South America. Members of the camelid family began to diversify in 3500 BC as man began to breed them. To the naive people of the region, the alpaca had almost a religious significance. Every part of it was used, from the fleece to the hide. Baby alpaca wool is prized for many reasons. The benefits detailed in this article will explain why.
An introduction to Nottingham lace

An introduction to Nottingham lace

Lace making has played an important part in the history of Nottingham and making it world famous, but how was the lace made, and what part did the industrial revolution play in Nottingham’s history?
How many pounds are there in a ton?

How many pounds are there in a ton?

Pounds and tons are both standard measures of weight. Tons are generally used to measure heavier, larger objects, such as trains, planes, and automobiles, while pounds measure smaller objects, such as the fruit you buy at the supermarket. This article will show you how many pounds are there in a ton.
Five alternative uses for plastic gloves

Five alternative uses for plastic gloves

Plastic gloves can come in all sizes, shapes and colours. They can also be made from a variety of different materials ranging from nitrile gloves, latex gloves and non latex gloves being just three examples. Gloves like cheap latex gloves generally fall under the disposable plastic gloves banner whereas hardier gloves are made to last. Here are five interesting uses for plastic gloves.
How to make your own sign

How to make your own sign

Signs are useful for all sorts of events and activities, they can be used on a march to get your message across or at a festival to show your support to your favourite band. Signs are also used to help people to find their way or to direct them to a specific location as well as many other uses. Making signs is a fun and creative way of spending your time.
How to make your own save the date magnet

How to make your own save the date magnet

Save the date magnets are a great way of having a reminder of a date to come or a date past that you can stick on your fridge or other surfaces. Sometimes its hard to remember a date, especially when we have so many of them. So, making a save the date magnet can jog your memory when you need it most.