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Scrapbook Photographs -- How A Picture Can Be Worth A Thousand Words
For many people, photos are at the heart of their scrapbooks -- and for a very good reason. We all treasure photgraphs of friends and loved ones, and many of us carry some with us wherever we go in a wallet or locket or keep photos on our desk at work. And if disaster were to strike and you had to evacuate your house, many people say they would save their photo albums before any other possessions!
So most scrapbooks will contain photographs. Even the most disinterested reader of your scrapbook will look at them. A picture really is worth a thousand words. Therefore, it is important to choose photographs that are of good quality and clearly illustrate your scrapbook theme.
Any photograph can be used in a scrapbook. Even instant photographs can be used in scrapbooking. Just be careful that the chemicals within the photograph do not spill out on the rest of your scrapbook. Digital pictures can easily be printed right onto lignin-free and acid -free paper.
Always bear in mind that scrapbooking is permanent. For this reason, it is probably better to use copies of your only picture of Great Aunt Betsy rather than risk ruining the original photograph forever. So just scan the picture on your computer scanner and print the image on lignin free and acid free paper.
Everybody loves looking at photos of family, friends and special places. That's why they have such a special place in any scrapbook. It can be a lot of fun to use photos in imaginative layouts and for abstract effects -- don't feel confined just to mounting your photos as you would in a traditional photo album.
You can find inspiration for new scrapbooking ideas from magazines and visits to art museums. Just keep your eyes open and let your imagination run free!
Nigel Patterson is a writer on arts and crafts and the publisher of Create Your Own Scrapbooks.
Visit his website for new and imaginative scrapbooking tips and ideas -- so you can maintain your most treasured mementos and present them artistically for you, your family and your friends to enjoy.
Reducing Depression with Hands-On Activities PsychCentral.com
Hands-on activities including knitting, gardening, and woodwork can get you out of your head, helping to reduce depression.
Youth Fair to Take Non-Animal Entries April 30 Centralia Chronicle
The Spring Youth Fair will be accepting all non-animal (still life) entries 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds.
Ladies Night at Machinery Row Bicycles | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
We're throwing a party for all the awesome women and female-identifying cyclists in the Madison area!
Making Flyers with Canva | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
Learn the basics of Canva—a web-based product that helps you create beautiful flyers, social media posts, and more. You may bring your own laptop, otherwise ...
Debra L. Bedaw The Keene Sentinel
Debra L. Bedaw. Debra L. “Debbie” (Frazier) Bedaw, 65, a longtime resident of Keene, died on Sunday, April 21, 2019. She passed away peacefully in the ...
Fun and Interesting Ideas for the Budget-Minded Hobbyist Anti Aging News
People of any age and ability can find fun, interesting hobbies to throw themselves into, and don't have to cost an arm and a leg.
Springtime for book lovers - cape-coral-daily-breeze.com | News, sports, community info. - Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Springtime for book lovers - cape-coral-daily-breeze.com | News, sports, community info. Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Residents have the opportunity to add to their personal library this weekend by shopping for bargains at the Spring Book Sale.
Roll up your sleeves and learn a new skill at the Ultimate Women's Expo AZCentral
Pick up tips to improve your DIY, remodeling, sewing and financial knowledge.
AO festival seeks vendors Early Bird Newspaper
GREENVILLE – The Annie Oakley Festival Committee is still accepting applications for Vendors and Concessionaires for the 2019 festival, which will take place ...
Bluprint Makes Good on Its Promise to Be the Netflix of Crafting Decider
Wondering what the deal is with NBCUniversal's crafting streaming *service* Bluprint? From how much it costs to what it includes, here's your guide to everything ...
5 questions with a Johnson City transplant: Why she loves Johnson City - Johnson City Press (subscription)
5 questions with a Johnson City transplant: Why she loves Johnson City Johnson City Press (subscription)
Meet Stacey Sanford, a Johnson City transplant who moved to the area 12 years ago from West Florida. Sanford is a big fan of the outdoors and likes everything ...
Spring Book Sale next weekend at Cape Coral Library - cape-coral-daily-breeze.com | News, sports, community info. - Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Spring Book Sale next weekend at Cape Coral Library - cape-coral-daily-breeze.com | News, sports, community info. Cape Coral Daily Breeze
It's time again for an immensely popular, multiple day event at the Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library. This year's Spring Book Sale will be held ...
From Hobby to Side Hustle: How to Get the Most Out of Your Side Gig Thrive Global
Lately, the idea of the 'side hustle', a part-time hobby that can be monetized, has been taking off with enterprising and budding entrepreneurs. Those who enjoy ...
Listing of the Day: 3524 Arlington Boulevard ARLnow
Todays Listing of the Day is a 1930s renovated colonial located at 3524 Arlington Boulevard.
App to tackle loneliness: Working out of what once was the ballroom... Grand Forks Herald
DULUTH --This is what the 4 p.m. meeting looks like at MC-Cubed, one of Duluth's newest startups and the only one that has its headquarters in the top-floor ...
Charleen Woodyard Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
HUME — Charleen Woodyard, 94, of Hume passed away at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday (April 17, 2019) at her residence in Hume. Funeral services will be held at 2 ...
Yarn Junkie: Women of color crochet the nurturing bonds of love and identity - Milwaukee Independent
Yarn Junkie: Women of color crochet the nurturing bonds of love and identity Milwaukee Independent
Jonah Larson and his family made a special trip from La Crosse to Yarn Junkie and Gifts on April 6, visiting the black-owned yarn shop near Milwaukee to join a ...
OKC Railroad Expo underway at State Fair Park NewsOK.com
Model train enthusiasts of all ages are welcome at the OKC Railroad Expo underway at State Fair Park.
OKC Railroad Expo draws fans of all ages to State Fair Park NewsOK.com
It's easy to get intrigued by the scaled landscapes, train tracks and railway cars set in their own miniature railway world. Model train enthusiasts of all ages visited ...
This N That Lewiston Sun Journal
TOPS. NORWAY — TOPS meets Tuesdays in the Association Hall at Town & Country Mobile Home Village, 99 Town & Country Drive, Norway. Weigh-in is from ...
Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties Tampa Bay Times
For foodies. Taste of Pasco: The celebration of food from Pasco County will be from 4 to 7 p.m. April 27 at the Concourse Rotary Pavilion, 11919 Alric Pottberg ...
Early Easter vibes at Sunday market New Era Live
SWAKOPMUND - With Easter just around the corner, the vibes in Swakopmund are picking up speed, and the popular monthly Sunday Market, which is in its ...
Obituary: Thelma George (4/15/19) Carroll County News
Thelma Geraldine George, 85, of Fort Worth, TX, formerly of Berryville, AR passed away April 11, 2019. Gerry, as she was called by family and friends, was born ...
AT THE LIBRARY: Libraries offer many services | The News The News
Libraries, especially public libraries, hold many different roles for each of us in each of our communities, and that often changes too – depending upon where are ...
Weekend Events — Friday, April 19 – Sunday, April 21 Monitor
WEEKEND. STAND UP PADDLEBOARD WORKOUT. Join a Town Lake staff member for a 30-minute workout on a paddleboard. WHEN Noon Saturday and ...
Society promotes preserving aspects of medieval life Gadsden Times
For some, the appeal of the Society for Creative Anachronism is easy to identify.“I get to hit my friends with sticks, and I won't go to jail for it,” Russell of Chelsea ...
Millennials Are Ready For Crafting, But Is The $36B Crafting Industry Ready For Them? Forbes Now
Millennials are adopting crafting as a way to personalize things and express creativity. The largest segment of crafters is between the ages of 18-and-34 yrs.
Prairie students develop 'buddies' Fort Morgan Times
Editor's note: Prairie High School student Emma Martinez wrote and submitted this story to The Times.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – Can the Symptoms Be Managed? reportshealthcare.com
In modern day life, knowledge of mental health and related issues has become more common than ever. More and more people are now aware of the many ...
Bringing history to life Winnipeg Free Press
Darryl Audette started building models when he was 12 years old. “I always built ships and planes and stuff like that and would throw them on the roof when I ...
Bette Louise (Kirkman) Lewis Hibbing Daily Tribune
Bette Lewis, of Fredericksburg, Va., (formerly of Hibbing) passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on March 18, 2019. Her passing was due to ...
Community calendar | News, Sports, Jobs Evening Observer
SATURDAY, APRIL 20 Audubon Community Nature Center Volunteer Day and Nature Play Day, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. 8:30 a.m.: Volunteer ...
You Don’t Have to Be Good at Art to Benefit from an Artistic Hobby Artsy
Growing up, I had the hobbies of an aspiring arts-and-crafts maven. As a wee kid, I devoted my free time to gleefully drawing cats, cutting up catalogs for ...
Hobbies shared in public craft store in Elyria | Lorain County The Morning Journal
J&L Handmade Crafts in Elyria is a new store selling hand-crafted home and outdoor goods.
Minnetrista Is Your Year-Round Gathering Place! Muncie Journal
The home of the Ball jar and the Ball family legacy, Minnetrista connects people, encourages engagement, and improves the quality of life of our community.
Humanities, crafts aren’t ‘hobbies’ Pune Mirror
They are food for the soul and can put food on your table, too. After decades of favouring technical academic subjects over the humanities, in fact pushing and ...
Hobby Lobby to open store in Marshall | News, Sports, Jobs Marshall Independent
MARSHALL — Marshall area residents asked for a Hobby Lobby store and their wish has been granted. Hobby Lobby is set to share retail space with Ashley ...
Crafts & Croissants- Canvas Tote Bag Decorating | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
We'll be getting ready for Spring and Summer produce at the next edition of Crafts & Croissants! This time we're partnering with Lauren Rudersdorf, a local ...
Up Close & Personal – Kristina Laurito | Northeastern PA's Entertainment Site The570
Kristina Laurito often can be found spinning yarn somewhere in Scranton. She makes and sells jewelry, clothing and accessories as well as her hand-spun yarn, ...
Infuse Your Booze! + Decanter Etching Workshop (April Edition) Madison.com
We had so much fun with this workshop the first time that we're doing it again! Maybe you've got a thing for craft cocktails and artisanal ingredients and want to.
Art & Craft Fair | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
Get a head start on your holiday shopping with over 100 vendors at American Family's annual Art & Craft Fair! This event is free and open to the public. There.
Meghan Markle's Surprising Hobby Is Becoming More And More Popular HuffPost
Meghan Markle has a particular hobby that's recently experienced an increase in popularity ― and it might be one you've looked up on Pinterest, too.
Mini Watercolor Painting with Ricki Bishop | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
Even if you've never picked up a brush before you will leave Ricki's workshop with at least two frameable mini (3"x 4") mini watercolors. All supplies are provided ...
Art Spin "Collaborate" | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
Bring your families and join us for an afternoon of hands-on fun! Our friends from the Very Special Artists (VSA) Wisconsin choir will serenade us as we use ...
Hobby Lobby grows across America: photos, review Business Insider
Hobby Lobby, the privately owned arts-and-crafts store chain, currently operates 800 stores across 47 states. It plans to open 60 more stores and hire 2,500 new ...
20 New Hobbies to Fall In Love With This Winter CafeMom
Learn something new and banish cabin fever with these unique indoor hobbies for adults.
Finding Gear for Teens to Try Out Hobbies The New York Times
Wirecutter has recommendations for helping tweens and teens explore their creativity.
Got a hobby? How personal interests can enrich your life WXYZ Detroit
What are your hobbies? Yeah, I know. I can almost hear the groans, "Who has time for a hobby?!" But whether it's arts and crafts or collecting classic cars you ...
How to Make Paper Snowflakes the Easy Way Real Simple
Whether you're making a Christmas garland or DIY window decorations, learning how to make paper snowflakes is the easiest way to make your home feel ...
Open Studio with Artist-in-Residence Taylor Rushing Madison.com
Come draw, paint and listen to music, bask in good vibes and see live chip-carving and whittling while Taylor creates some new tramp art constructions.
Bike-O-Rama - Midwest's Largest Bicycle Sale | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
The Midwest's largest bicycle sale features thousands of bicycles under one roof, at the lowest prices of the season. Comparison shop, test ride, accessorize and ...
The Highlands Is Getting a New Hobby — The Hobby Lobby, That Is Wheeling Intelligencer
TRIADELPHIA — Quilters, crafters and home decorators, ready those handpainted shopping bags: Hobby Lobby is coming to The Highlands. The Oklahoma ...
T-Shirt Decorating with Girl Wonderful | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
Need a fun outing to break up the last days of your Spring Break staycation? We've partnered with Girl Wonderful and Yummy Sprout to create a morning of ...
Vision, Balance & Mobility for Active Cyclists | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
How is vision connected to your cycling performance? Why does spinal mobility matter for off road riding? How can improved balance off the bike make you ...
Kelley sisters, Plum Bazaar are Emporia mainstays | Area News Emporia Gazette
The Kelley sisters are no strangers to meeting the arts and crafts needs of Emporia's downtown shoppers.
Giving away yarn can be fun MyCentralJersey.com
It appears now that I don't have any of that smokey yarn from Sarah left, people from knitting groups are finally...
New life for empty store: Hobby Lobby coming to Franklin Daily Journal
A well known arts, crafts and home decor store is coming to Franklin, filling a big box vacancy along U.S. 31.The former Kroger grocery store in Northwood Plaza ...
Animal Superpowers | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
Did you know that animals have superpowers? Join a specialist from the Dane County Humane Society and learn about incredible adaptations that give animals ...
I like crafting Newsday
Hobbies I enjoy are piano, writing, math, and swimming, but my favorite thing to do is crafts. I like to make miniature places like mini campsites out of paper, glue, ...
Memory Cloth Circle Workshop | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
In honor of Women's History Month Memory Cloth Circle members invite children and adults to remember women who inspired them, tell their stories and stitch ...
Hobby Lobby opens in West Allis Milwaukee Business Journal
The store fills part of the space that previously was a Kmart store.
Cartoons and Comics Workshop - A Very Bubbler Saturday Madison.com
Calling all comic book lovers, graphic novel gurus, aspiring artists, and cartoon enthusiasts! Dive into the world of cartooning and superheroes. Using simple ...
Good Day Market Holiday Edition | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
Good Day Market is a highly curated shopping event featuring well-made handmade home & lifestyle goods and the people that make them. This year we'll have ...
You Do You: In Defense of Non-Readers and Reading What You Want Book Riot
Why non-readers and readers of genre and popular fiction shouldn't have to defend their choice to read what they want or as little as they want.
Winter Bike Week 2019 | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
Winter Bike Week 2019 Celebrates Year Round Biking.
Pinterest fans rejoice! Craft studio opens in Raleigh that's perfect for pinners WTVD-TV
Knack: DIY Craft Studio opened at 1131 Falls River Avenue in Raleigh. The store allows people to pop in and get crafty.
Craft trends for 2018 – Craft ideas – Hobby craft – Arts and crafts Ideal Home
2018 will see the rise of new more specialist crafts becoming main stream as the nation gets more adventurous, but what craft trends are falling?
Hobby Lobby closes Depew store Buffalo News
The Hobby Lobby store at 2090 George Urban Blvd in Depew has closed. Hobby Lobby has remaining stores at 6743 Transit Road in Lancaster, 3701 McKinley ...
Make money doing the things you love- your hobbies! Cash in on your passion! ABC15 Arizona
Cash in on your passion! You can get paid for your hobbies!
30 hobbies to try in 2019 in Asheville AVLtoday
Whenever we ask you (our readers) what you love about WNC, one of the biggest responses we hear is the range of things to do. From hiking + rock climbing to ...
Everyone Needs a Hobby, Right? Mine is Collecting Transformers knue.com
There's the saying Everyone needs a hobby which usually involves something that brings you enjoyment or a moment of relaxation. Mine is to show off my ...
Book review: ‘Knits for girls and young juniors’ by Lee Gant MyCentralJersey.com
On Lee Gant's Facebook timeline is a photo of a motto that says, “If you want the best from the world, offer your...
Norfolk Makers' Festival: try your hand at a new craft or hobby | Norfolk and Suffolk Lifestyle News - Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk Makers' Festival: try your hand at a new craft or hobby | Norfolk and Suffolk Lifestyle News Eastern Daily Press
Is one of your new year's resolutions to sew, knit, crochet, paint, weave, quilt, draw or felt? The Norfolk Makers' Festival at The Forum might be able to help.
5 craft hobbies to try BT.com
Looking for a new hobby? Here are five great crafts you can try for yourself.
Holiday Craft Fair | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
The annual St. Albert the Great Holiday Craft Fair will be held November 17, 2018 in Sun Prairie. This popular area craft fair features artists, crafters, vendors and ...
Black Friday Craft Bar- NEW Holiday Projects Revealed! Madison.com
Need a break from the Black Friday crowds and cyber deals, or looking for an alternative to the shopping frenzy? Let us help you get a jump on your holiday.
NBCU's Revamped Bluprint Draws Up An E-Commerce Future For The Media Giant Forbes
NBCUniversal's revamped, rebranded hobbyist-education site Bluprint is also a crucial experiment in bringing e-commerce to traditional TV. NBCU is hoping to ...
Planet Fitness coming to Sandy Plaza; Hobby Lobby is potential tenant The Courier-Express
An official from the real estate company, which owns the Sandy Plaza located at Route 255 and Shaffer Road in Sandy Township, has confirmed that a new ...
'Making It' review: Amy Poehler craft show is a charming reminder that we are in the grips of a cutesiness epidemic - Chicago Tribune
'Making It' review: Amy Poehler craft show is a charming reminder that we are in the grips of a cutesiness epidemic Chicago Tribune
"Making It," a crafting competition show on NBC, is so genuinely good-hearted and adorably inventive that it's darn near impossible to criticize.
Another Aran hat for charity MyCentralJersey.com
I haven't given up on charting the Aran hat with the diamonds of Irish Moss and the Honeycomb panels, but I decided to try something else first. So I cast on for ...
Insights: NBCU Crafts Bluprint For A New Kind Of Influencer Tubefilter
NBCUniversal's revamped Bluprint online channel is creating a new kind of influencer who can teach and entertain, while driving e-commerce opportunities.
The Importance of Distraction for Kids with Juvenile Arthritis Juvenile Arthritis News
Growing up, it wasn't uncommon for my peers to have after-school activities to go to every day. As a child with juvenile arthritis, I couldn't imagine doing ...
Crafter’s paradise: The business of creativity is worth $44 billion Quartz
The total size of the US creative industry is now $43.9 billion, according to new research from the Association For Creative Industries, until recently known as the ...
Dark Magick: A creepy twist on crafts The New Hampshire
The leaves turn yellow, the air gets colder, Halloween creeps nearer, and the Dark Magick Arts and Crafts Faire returns to Portsmouth, NH, for its third year.
Works from local artists showcased at new arts and crafts storefront in Highland - Belleville News-Democrat
Works from local artists showcased at new arts and crafts storefront in Highland Belleville News-Democrat
Business news: information about the grand opening of Highland Arts and Crafts, an art supply and consignment store located in Highland, IL in southern Illinois, ...
10 Hobbies You Can Turn Into a Side Hustle The Motley Fool
If you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life. It's an old truism repeated often for a reason. The average person spends around 90,000 hours at ...
Engineer by training, craftsperson at heart Nature.com
Duanduan Han describes how she has made her lab experiments and hobbies complement each other.
25 Hobbies You Can Transform into a Small Business Small Business Trends
With a little research and investment, it really is possible to turn these 25 pastimes into hobbies that make money as a small business.
Hobby Lobby secrets | Everyday Cheapskate The Star Democrat
I was late to the party but somehow managed to catch up quickly. Up until about three years ago, I'd never stepped foot into one of the national chain's 800-plus.
Are Craft Therapy & Art Therapy the Same? PsychCentral.com
Craft therapy and art therapy offer many of the same mental health benefits. They use similar strategies. But are they the same thing?
Hobby Lobby opens in Effingham | Local News Effingham Daily News
EFFINGHAM — Area residents have been waiting a long time for Hobby Lobby's grand opening, which happened Monday morning at its location at 1006 North ...
Oregon College of Art and Craft closing leaving students concerned, heartbroken KGW.com
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon College of Art and Craft has been a Portland institution for 112 years providing a place for students to study as well as ...
Airbnb is offering guests the chance to try Britain's most critically endangered crafts - Countryliving (UK)
Airbnb is offering guests the chance to try Britain's most critically endangered crafts Countryliving (UK)
Airbnb is offering guests the chance to try their hand at paper marbling, woodworking, weaving and even wagonmaking in a bid to save some of Britain's most ...
Where Americans Find Meaning in Life | Pew Research Center - Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project
Where Americans Find Meaning in Life | Pew Research Center Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project
Family is the most common source of meaning in America, but economic, religious and political divides shape where people find meaning in other aspects of life.
The craft hustle: It can be grueling, but these Iowans are doing what they love — and making money, too - Des Moines Register
The craft hustle: It can be grueling, but these Iowans are doing what they love — and making money, too Des Moines Register
For crafters, this time of year is their Super Bowl — and no detail is too small when you're trying to stand out among hundreds of other vendors.
Meet the people making a living live-streaming their niche hobbies, travel adventures, and everyday lives on Twitch - Business Insider
Meet the people making a living live-streaming their niche hobbies, travel adventures, and everyday lives on Twitch Business Insider
Twitch — a subsidiary of Amazon — has become synonymous with the boom in video game livestreaming. Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, the most popular "Fortnite" ...
Kate Middleton reveals the crafty hobby Princess Charlotte enjoys HELLO! Magazine
Kate Middleton revealed that her daughter Princess Charlotte, three, enjoys arts and crafts during her visit to The Passage in London on Tuesday.
Comings & Goings: Carson’s returning to Orland Square Mall Chicago Tribune
Carson's is returning to Orland Square Mall in Orland Park. “We have a lease signed in Orland Park and should be open by the spring,” Dylan Astle, chief ...
Trainfest- America's Largest Operating Model Railroad Show | Crafts and hobbies Madison.com
Join 20000 families and model train hobbyists for enormous fun and endless discovery at Trainfest®, America's largest operating model railroad show. Spend ...
Twitch ditches IRL label, introducing categories for ASMR, vlogging, fitness Polygon
“IRL” will no longer be a generic category on Twitch. The company is introducing more than 10 specific categories for streamers who want to broadcast ...
Embroidery Digitizing Software
Embroidery Magic 2 software is very easy to use to make lettering, it is also easy to learn to use the digitizing part of the program but to digitize a good design takes learning, skill and practice. An example of what I am saying is that - for a artist to paint a picture, all it takes is some canvas, paint and brushes (these supplies and tools are easy for anyone to use but it takes learning, practice and artistic skill to paint a beautiful picture.
Genealogy / Family History
One huge advantage of knowing about family history is that sometimes it can help you to trace and pinpoint occurrences of illness.My father and two of my brothers had all died of heart attacks at a fairly young age.
Mini Rc Cars
Did your heart ever palpitate for fast driving? Did you ever imagine your hands controlling an extremely speedy car? I f so, then you should definitely experience the gravity and true charm of mini RC cars.Mini RC cars have climbed up to the top position in the chartbusters of favorite pastimes or hobbies.
An Introduction to Lanyards
Lanyards are pieces of rope, wire, or cloth specifically designed to attach to objects. They are typically used to secure small items such as a work badge, key, identification card, eyeglasses, whistle, cell phone, bottle opener, knife, or compass.
An Interesting Look at the Cuban Cigar
Even most non-cigar smokers have heard some of the lore surrounding the Cuban cigar. Long revered as the finest and best tasting brands in the world, they have traditionally been extremely difficult to procure.
Be Your Own Way, but Still Use the Safe Tools
It is so often that people are not aware with the tools they use when doing their home improvement. Sometimes they use wrong tools just because they want something quick to be done.
Puzzle Pieces, Sequins, and Rhine Stones in Your Scrapbooks
Puzzle pieces make playful embellishments and borders. Puzzle pieces give a creative and playful look to children's art and educational scrapbooks.
Jewelry and the Art of Selling
Two of the most frequently asked questions we get at the Online Jewelry Appraisal Center is:"How do I sell an item of Antique or Estate Jewelry?" or..
Personally, I have become fascinated with gemstones (precious and semi-precious stones). I am amazed at the array of colors and properties of these little treasures found in the earth.
Scary Halloween Crafts
Looking for some great Halloween crafts for your Halloween party, haunted house, or just for trick-or-treaters?A fun craft is something that can keep you occupied for hours on end especially if you enjoy it. Here are some ideas that will hopefully set you on your way in preparation for your next Halloween.
Ribbons and Lace, Embroidery Cotton, and Hemp to Spice Up Your Scrapbooks
Ribbon and lace are by far the most common, and most beautiful, border embellishment. The flowing nature of both materials encourages a touch of softness and elegance.
Woodworking - Creative, Relaxing and Timeless
The title reflects Woodworking as a hobby, not as a vocation. Vocational woodworking is pretty much the opposite of the adjectives in the title because of the intense pressure to produce quickly in order to make it pay the bills.
My Greatest Stamp Find
I have been involved with stamps nearly my entire life. My first collection was as a ten-year old boy collecting with my neighborhood buddies.
Weaving Photographs and the Use of a Collage to Give Your Scrapbooks Artistic Flare
For more dramatic results from your photographs, trying weaving two copies of the same photograph together. This technique creates a three-dimensional artist look.
Tracing Your Family History
Let me say straight away that tracing your family ancestry is a great hobby but very addictive, so unless you want to get well and truly hooked, don't start.When I travel around the country to Family History Fairs, I am amazed at the number of people who say quite cheerfully, "family history is so easy, I did mine in half an hour on the internet.
Leather CareWhen buying leather, the best thing you can do is ask the people who you buy it from, what the manufacturer recommends for leather care and cleaning. Don't forget to ask what other products may work well for leather care too, as there may be something you're more comfortable using.
Rare Depression Glass Pieces
Depression Glass - The Rare PiecesDid you know that if you happen to have a crystal (clear) and pink Depression Glass refrigerator bowl in the Crisscross pattern in good condition and with its original cover, that it's valued at between $300 and $335? Or that Shirley Temple cream pitcher your grandmother keeps in the back of her upper cabinet could bring up to $1,250 at auction? If you didn't, then you've been in the dark about rare Depression Glass pieces and their values! Here are a few pieces for which knowledgeable Depression Glass collectors stay on constant lookout:The Ruby Red Aladdin Beehive LampMade for only six months during 1937, this lamp currently brings anywhere from $700 to $950 - if it can be found! Most collectors owning this piece understandably do not have any interest in letting go of it, which makes it even rarer. The color of the glass in the Aladdin series of ruby lamps varies from a light red with an amber tint to dark, rich red, with the deeper reds fetching more interest with today's collectors.
Gourd Enthusiasm Growing Around the World
Gourds played an essential role in the daily life of early cultures. Commonly used as containers and vessels, they were also used for musical instruments.
Money Making Hobbies - Which Ones?
Which ones can be money making hobbies? A friend made a life-sized cow out of plywood once. He painted it, put it in the yard, and people started asing if he would sell it.
Beautify Your Stamped Cards with Creative Coloring
Stamping is one of the most versatile crafts around because there are so many different options that you can use to enhance even the most basic stamp. When you look at some colored stamped images, you may be overwhelmed by how beautiful they are.
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