After I started working hard to make my home feel more welcoming, I realized that there were a few issues with the way that I was crafting. I was spending more on the supplies to make the crafts than I would spend if I actually purchased the completed crafts myself, so I decided to take another look at the way I was doing things. I decided to start bargain hunting through the bins at the local craft store, and within a few weeks, my spending slowed significantly. This blog is all about spending less money on crafting and knowing how to get a bang for your buck.
7 April 2020
Finding gifts for quilters seems as though it should be as easy as picking out some lovely fabric. However, many quilters are quite specific about the types of thread, fabric, and tools that they use. While most people who enjoy sewing will enjoy anything that they might receive, you also want to make sure that the gift you give is something that your favorite quilter will actually use. For their special occasion, consider three benefits of surprising them with a beautiful thimble cage.
4 August 2017
Whoever thought of distributing paint by means of air pressure must have been quite the ingenious individual without a doubt. Painting with an airbrush setup gives you the ability to use the medium in mist form to perfectly blend, tint, and shade creations on everything from canvas and t-shirts to license plates and everything in between. If you are a creative crafter who wants to try your hand at airbrushing with paint, your first plan of action must be to get familiar with a few highly important things you need to know about the process.
12 May 2017
If you plan on throwing a Halloween party for the children in your neighborhood, it is important to have decorations that are appropriate for all ages. Many of the Halloween decorations that are available in stores can be somewhat scary for younger children. Fortunately, making your own decorations doesn't have to be overly difficult to do. Use the guide below to learn how to make your own custom balloon decorations to use during your next Halloween Party.
24 April 2017
Young children love to play with and care for stuffed toys. Stuffed toys are soft and huggable and teach young children about the many different creatures that live on Earth. Here are some things to consider when giving a young child under 5-years-old a stuffed toy: Stuffed Toy Nurturing: A stuffed toy can be a child's first opportunity to care for a toy that resembles a living creature. A young child can be taught to care for a stuffed animal and to treat them with gentle hugs and careful touches.
3 March 2016
If you've been looking for the perfect frames to display your beach vacation photos in, stop searching and design your own. You can either dress up basic wood or metal frames that you already own, or buy an inexpensive one to get started. Then, all you'll need is a few craft supplies and some of your beach treasures to a create a boutique-worthy frame. The handcrafted frames are also ideal as beach-themed wedding reception decor or as gifts for beach lovers.