Paper crafts are a popular pastime right now. Scrapbooking is a fun way to display pictures and chronicle family history. Other paper crafts include making greeting cards and even making hand made papers. When getting started at paper crafts, it is easy to spend a lot of money! Go easy at first until you know what sort of paper craft products you are likely to use. For instance, you may find that you love using stickers in scrapbooks, but rarely use... [Read more]

Jewellery trends are derived from 3 Rs; real life, runaway, and red carpet. We have compiled a list of latest jewellery trends through our research of new styles seen at shows and appointments, top looks at awards shows, and runaway fashions for spring. Subtle Drop Earrings: These can make a bigger statement compared to the studs of last year. They even coordinate perfectly with various fashion silhouettes, so the drop earring is a hot jewellery trend... [Read more]

  • Free Quilting

  • Are you currently a needle crafts buff? Embroidery is, arguably, one of the very most refined of the needle crafts. The very fine thread allows for detailed designs which can be almost like paintings. Variations inside the number of threads and length of stitches, in addition to raised work and knots can form intriguing,... [Read more]

    Using the spring coming, it’s time for you to think about bunnies, eggs, flowers, and chicken salad. I am talking about easter, obviously. Within my family, easter crafts are one of our favorite traditions. After all, what kids do not like painting, hiding, after which eating easter eggs. Even my youngest daughter – the one who hates to eat eggs – still likes easter eggs. Obviously, it doesn’t hurt matters that people hide several... [Read more]

    A special occasion coming up that needs a special  cake? Every celebration includes a cake to be shared among the guests and family members. It was tradition to for a cake to be baked at a bakery, only  recently has it become an acceptable common practice for a relative bake a cake for that event. Should you be the designated cake decorator, you could be trying to... [Read more]

    Afghans come in many varying sizes, designs and uses. Simplest to master is the granny afghan as it is a series of smaller squares assembled to make a bigger square or rectangle. Much like patchwork, small pieces can be identical or co-ordinated then joined to form an overall visually appealing lap blanket, baby blanker or throw for the lounge. How to choose materials: Depending... [Read more]

    The new thing seems to be chalkboard anything. But I can see why, its fun for children, it makes an ordinary item into a cute decoration, it adds a little homemade quality to any gift, and its easy. The best part about it is it requires no artistic talent at all! What Can I Make Into a Chalkboard? The chalkboard possibilities are endless! This is where your children’s... [Read more]