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Category "Arts & Crafts"

Ideas for adult birthday invitations

Ideas for adult birthday invitations

Have you got an adult birthday occasion coming up? Are you going to celebrate in style? Then, you will need some great adult birthday invitations to send out or give directly. This article gives you some ideas for what to make.
What to look for when buying a craft table

What to look for when buying a craft table

Having a table set aside especially for craft activities is a good idea if you do not want to use your expensive dining table for such things as cutting and gluing. Not all craft tables are created equal, with some having different features to others. Before you buy a craft table, you should consider how you will use it, who will use it and where it will go.
How to design your own wedding invitations

How to design your own wedding invitations

Home-made wedding invitations can add a real personal touch to your invitation giving. Make them simple or fancy using as little cards as necessary. In this article, have a look at how to design your wedding invitations to make them something special.
How to make personalised greeting cards

How to make personalised greeting cards

Personalised greeting cards can be much more meaningful than ordinary cards and can be made to suit all occasions. These could be Christmas or birthday cards or even charity cards or corporate business cards. This article gives you some ideas as to how to go about making your own personalised greeting cards.
How to make party banners

How to make party banners

Celebrate in style with an over-sized announcement of greeting or well-wishes for party guests. Party banners are easy to make at home and can provide a focal point for a room or venue decorated especially for a party. Create a personalised banner by including the name of the person the party is being thrown for, or include an age number to announce a milestone for child's banner.
How to make a paper swan?

How to make a paper swan?

Origami can be a great hobby and can be done anywhere. Some projects can be extremely complicated, some very easy. Making a paper swan is a simple origami project for beginners. All that is required are a few easy folds. Below is a step by step guide for how to fold origami swans which will help you master them after only a few tries.
How to design cheap banners

How to design cheap banners

Banners are an all-important part for any campaign for a product or service. They are very useful for personal uses - as in displaying for a party and the like. Many choose to buy banners but the downside to this is the fact that a single banner becomes drab and monotonous after a certain point of time. Buying a banner is not a great idea. Instead, read on for a few tips on designing your own banners at a cheap price.
A guide to t-shirt embroidery

A guide to t-shirt embroidery

You can wear t-shirts anywhere. A t-shirt is an extremely versatile piece of clothing and they can be worn for work as well as when doing sports. No one wants to wear boring clothes, so why not customise your own t shirt. First, design a t-shirt and then create your own promotional apparel by making them embroidered t-shirts. Very snazzy!
Where to find a button making machine

Where to find a button making machine

Buttons are very useful and sometimes amusing marketing components. Finding a button making machine for your own use really isn’t that expensive or hard to find. Developing your own advertising buttons with a button machine provides you with the leverage to alter your message or design without worry.
Inventive uses for sterling silver wire

Inventive uses for sterling silver wire

Sterling silver is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by mass of silver and 7.5% by mass of other metals, usually copper. The sterling silver standard has a minimum millesimal fineness of 925. Sterling silver wire is exactly what it says it is: wire made of silver. Silver wire can be very versatile and though it is most often used in jewelley, there are other uses for it.
Where to buy decorative storage boxes online

Where to buy decorative storage boxes online

Storage boxes are helpful when one is attempting to organise his house or living space. By keeping your belongings organised, you can gain more floorspace and actually find what you are looking for. However, the storage box does not have to be plain. In fact, it can be quite decorative, allowing you to be both organised and stylish. Shop for a decorative storage box (or more) online.
Do I need a dressmakers dummy?

Do I need a dressmakers dummy?

For people who do a lot of garment sewing, a dressmakers dummy is an invaluable piece of equipment. Some dress forms are single size, while an adjustable dress form is useful for people who sew clothes for others.
Where to find cheap art supplies

Where to find cheap art supplies

Art supplies can be very expensive if you are looking for good-quality equipment. It does not have to be overly expensive though and this article details some of the places where you can go to buy cheap art supplies.
How to make a zebra-print shower curtain?

How to make a zebra-print shower curtain?

The love of animal-print fabric dates back to primitive mankind when animal skins were used as clothing. As time went on, animal skins were used by the kings as a form of power. During the 1960s, animal-print fabric became popular when used with clothing and other accessories such as curtains and more. With some zebra-print fabric, you can make your own animal-print shower curtains or a zebra-print shower curtain. This article explains how to make zebra-print shower curtains.
The benefits of glassine bags

The benefits of glassine bags

Glassine is used in many different ways, such as being used in bookbinding as a way to protect illustrations from becoming in contact with facing pages. It is also used in chemistry where it is used as a cheap weighing paper. The uses of glassine are manifold and this article shall be looking specifically at the benefits of glassine bags.