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Making a scrapbook for someone else can be a challenge. It can be difficult to gather pictures that another person may find meaningful or interesting. However, this should not be a deterrent to an otherwise heartfelt gift. Finding the right pictures can be as simple as digging through old photos and
Take your jewelry designs to the next level by making your own beads with polymer clay. Clay is available in a variety of colors, but you can also paint it for custom colors and designs. You can find everything you need to make clay jewelry beads at your local craft store, your grocery store and fro
Making a homemade plush toy can be a fun activity for an adult or a child, and the toys can be kept or given as gifts to loved ones. Making stuffed bears and dolls requires only a few basic sewing materials and tools, and even novice sewers can come up with something cute and cuddly. With a few tips
Humans living in tropical regions have woven coconut baskets for thousands of years, often keeping patterns within a single family line for generations. Coconut fronds are durable and malleable, making them an ideal choice for storage, and beautiful, making them perfect for decoration. Like all craf
Totem poles are known Northwestern Native American Indian artifactstotem image by F/32 from Fotolia.comThe Northwest Native American Indian tribes include the Tlingit, Chilkat, and Zuni who make the totem or totem pole, dancing blankets, fetishes and masks. A different item characterizes...
A nice way to remember lost loved ones is with a memorial tattoo.cemetary 2 image by sonya etchison from Fotolia.comSadly, we all have to face a time when we lose a loved one. Many tattoo enthusiasts choose to commemorate lost loved ones by displaying tattoos that represent their lives or...
When creating projects out of fabric, adding delicate bows makes the fabric look more elegant and feminine. Bows can be added to almost any project that you think needs a little something extra to make it stand out. Attach bows onto the surface of a blanket, on children’s garments or on layers
Jewelry clasps are a necessary component of many necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Clasps allow adornments to be opened, put on and closed. Jewelry clasps come in a broad assortment of styles, from basic lobster clasps to special magnetic ones. While they are readily available at most jewelry suppl
Projects using photo image poster boards allow for transferring images from digital cameras onto a sturdy backing. And photo image poster boards cost just a fraction of what you'd pay for canvas. This medium allows for prominent display of your work while using your crafting skills in creating even
Creating the appearance of aged paper is a craft idea enjoyed by elementary school students and scrapbook enthusiasts alike. "Aged" paper can be used for historical effect on love letters, history presentations, and for stage props. It is an idea that can contribute a romantic tone to wedding recep
Certain craft projects give parents a feeling of pride accompanied by a guilty sense of dread. "You're making a rug for the front hall out of recycled newspaper and old magazines? That's great, honey." Other projects are actually simple enough for a child to make, yet sophisticated enough
"Persona 3" is a role-playing game developed by Atlus Co. for the PlayStation 2 console in 2006. The "Persona" series is a spin-off of the "Shin Megami Tensei" franchise and has developed a cult following for spinning dark, original stories involving school kids who summon demons. When the game's pr
Angel crafts give children a glimpse at these figures from the Bible in a way that they understand. Crafts help children visualize things that might not have made sense before. The Bible teaches that when Jesus was born, an angel appeared in the night sky to guide the wise men. No one really knows w
Street magic is really the frontier of new magic. If is often referred to as naked magic because it strips away all the props, mirrors and assistants to give you a clearer and cleaner performance. ...
Native American Pottery from North and South America. This includes the many southwest pueblos in North America as well as the Casa Grande area of Mexico and the Mata Ortiz pottery.
Fabric is a children-friendly material. It is safer for your kids to have fabric baskets during Easter. If they slip and fall while carrying these, they will not get cuts or other injuries from them. These can also be easily cleaned in the washing machine. Once Easter is over, you can wash them and
Receiving blankets are often overlooked. They are used every day by parents, yet they are generally not given much thought or attention.A handmade receiving blanket, personalized with the baby's name on the corner, however, would be used and cherished.Making a personalized re