Crafts & Hobbies Information

Crafts & Hobbies Information

The Making of a Slipcover: A Lost Art


Today in this world of fast everything, most of us just don't have the time (nor patience) to do an all consuming job of making a slipcover. We go buy them and not always are they what we want.

Printing on Canvas


Given the progress in inkjet and media technology, demand for printing photographs and art on canvas is growing exponentially. Whether you have a good inkjet printer or you prefer to have your work done by a professional outfit, it is worth to explore this option for any type of image.

The Nuts and Bolts of Vintage Tin Toys


Before Game Boy and Play Station, there were tin toys. During their heyday, these whimsical toys amused children for hours.

The ABCs of Ceramics


Ceramics can be delicate and decorative or unrefined and utilitarian. Bone china, porcelain, stoneware and earthenware - this month we'll review them all.

A Few Tips About Comic Book Backing Boards


Comic Book Backing Boards come in different thicknesses and acid-free properties. The basic purpose for using a backing board is to give the comic some stiffness, which helps keep the comic pages from bending, creasing or wrinkling.

Choosing The Correct Comic Book Storage Box


Most Comic Book Storage Boxes are super strong and come with sturdy well-fitting lids and handle holes that can be left in the closed position for storing or pushed open for carrying. They are properly sized to hold a comic in a bag with a backing board.

A Beginners Guide to Buying Authentic Swords Online


Looking at all the various swords for sale online can make you feel a bit like a kid in a candy store. But if you are looking to buy authentic replica swords online, it can be a bit harder to get what you really want than it otherwise might first appear?Sure, if you are just looking for an ornamental sword to hang on the wall - it's pretty easy.

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.

Wholesale Scrapbooking: Should You Start A Direct Sales Scrapbooking Business Just The Discount?


Have you ever thought about signing on with a scrapbooking direct sales company, just to get the discount on your own supplies? It can be a great way to get your own product at a discount and meet other scrapbookers, but it's also important to read the fine print. Here are seven of the most important factors to consider:1.

Saltwater Coral Reef Aquariums - 5 Tips for Success


Do you dream of watching the natural beauty of the undersea reef life while sitting in your living room?Whether your goal is a nano reef tank or a 150 gallon aquarium with an ecosystem of coral and saltwater fish, the following five tips will lead you on your way to success.1) Commit! Decide you are going to spend the $$ it takes to make a proper go of it.

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.

Woodworking Beginners: Introduction To First Time Crafts


Woodworking: The Process Of Making Something Using WoodThe art of woodworking is one of the most ancient and widespread. From the earliest days when humans first experimented with the many uses for wood, our civilization has had a connection with this material, in all its varieties and forms.

Woodworking Beginners: Secret Tips To Start Right


Woodworking: Where To Start - Tips From Experienced WoodworkersWoodworking encompasses a broad area of skills, specialties, and applications. Some beginners take on too much too soon or blow their savings on expensive woodworking tools and machines that they don't know how to use and might not ever need.

Woodworking: The Best Wood For Beginners


Woodworking: Know Your WoodWood is made of cellulose fibers, held together with a property called lignin, and is classified as hardwood or softwood, depending on the type of tree from which it comes. In addition, sapwood or new growth wood on a tree is still alive, while heartwood refers to the part of the tree that is no longer functioning.

Woodworking: Protection When Working With Wood - Ignoring Could Potentially Harm Your Health Or Kill


Woodworking: Basic Safety TipsWoodworking can be a dangerous undertaking if you are not careful and choose to disregard safety guidelines. A circular saw, router, or other piece of power equipment can disfigure and even kill if not used properly.

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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.


Making Flyers with Canva | Crafts and hobbies  Madison.com

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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.


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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 ...


Juliee Morrison: How to keep your mind sharp  Nevada Appeal

Have you noticed your loved one exhibiting occasional forgetfulness? While memory loss has often been considered a normal part of the aging process, today ...


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 ...


School secretary was given a heartfelt send off by pupils after 30 years  Greenock Telegraph

A MUCH-loved school secretary was given a heartfelt send off by pupils and staff after 30 years of friendly and dedicated *service*.


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 ...


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.


Single mum impressed by Tinder fella’s stylish home stunned to find dating profile snaps were staged in Ikea  The Sun

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SATURDAY, APRIL 20 Audubon Community Nature Center Volunteer Day and Nature Play Day, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. 8:30 a.m.: Volunteer ...


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.


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 ...


You Don’t Have to Be Good at Art to Benefit from an Artistic Hobby  Artsy

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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.


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 ...


Horoscopes - News  The Hutchinson News

Today's Birthday (03/26/19). Study and explore new territory this year. Career advancement comes through steady action. Enjoy family fun this summer, before a ...


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 ...


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, ...


Meghan Markle's Surprising Hobby Is Becoming More And More Popular  HuffPost

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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.


Mini Watercolor Painting with Ricki Bishop | Crafts and hobbies  Madison.com

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Art Spin "Collaborate" | Crafts and hobbies  Madison.com

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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 ...


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 ...


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.


How to Make Paper Snowflakes the Easy Way  Real Simple

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Craft & Hobby Market provides crafting variety  Columbus Telegram

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T-Shirt Decorating with Girl Wonderful | Crafts and hobbies  Madison.com

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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 ...


Vision, Balance & Mobility for Active Cyclists | Crafts and hobbies  Madison.com

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Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties for April 5-12  Tampa Bay Times

Festivals. Chasco Fiesta: The annual event wraps up April 6 at and around Sims Park and throughout New Port Richey. There is a midway with a special area for ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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I like crafting  Newsday

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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 ...


The Highlands Is Getting a New Hobby — The Hobby Lobby, That Is  Wheeling Intelligencer

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Cartoons and Comics Workshop - A Very Bubbler Saturday  Madison.com

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Wooden Wall Hanging Workshop | Crafts and hobbies  Madison.com

We saw this project on the Paper & Stitch blog and couldn't wait to give it a try at Revel! These sleek wooden wall hangings are the perfect accent to.


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 ...


Hobby Lobby opens in West Allis  Milwaukee Business Journal

The store fills part of the space that previously was a Kmart store.


Winter Bike Week 2019 | Crafts and hobbies  Madison.com

Winter Bike Week 2019 Celebrates Year Round Biking.


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?


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.


Hobby Lobby closes Depew store  Buffalo News

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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!


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Book review: ‘Knits for girls and young juniors’ by Lee Gant  MyCentralJersey.com

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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

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Holiday Craft Fair | Crafts and hobbies  Madison.com

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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.


Everyone Needs a Hobby, Right? Mine is Collecting Transformers  knue.com

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NBCU's Revamped Bluprint Draws Up An E-Commerce Future For The Media Giant  Forbes

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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, ...


Engineer by training, craftsperson at heart  Nature.com

Duanduan Han describes how she has made her lab experiments and hobbies complement each other.


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," 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 ...


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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 ...


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.


Hobby Lobby holding Grand Opening for Machesney Park store  MyStateline.com

Hobby Lobby will be hosting a Grand Opening for their new store on Rt. 173 in Machesney Park.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...


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?


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 ...


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 ...


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

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.


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North Brunswick welcomes Hobby Lobby, Nothing Bundt Cakes to Route 1  MyCentralJersey.com

Hobby Lobby and Nothing Bundt Cakes recently opened in the township.


Here’s How Etsy’s Resident Trend Expert Created Her Own Dream Job  Real Simple

We met up with Etsy's trend expert, Dayna Isom Johnson, to learn more about how she created her dream job and find out what a trend pro really does.


Twitch ditches IRL label, introducing categories for ASMR, vlogging, fitness  Polygon

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Comings & Goings: Carson’s returning to Orland Square Mall  Chicago Tribune

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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.


Madison Travel Circle presents "Quebec City: 400 Years of History"  Madison.com

Join Kent Wenger as he explores Quebec City, one of the oldest European cities in North America (founded in 1608) with the only remaining fortified city walls ...


Hobby Lobby to open Dec. 31 | Main Street  Watauga Democrat

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Hobby Lobby – Join our team! - Austin Daily Herald  Austin Herald

HOBBY LOBBY. JOIN OUR TEAM! Accepting applications for new store temporary setup help with the opportunity for Full & Part Time positions in: Floral; Crafts ...


10 Old-School Hobbies That Are Cool Again  Verily

Trading screen time for these old-school pastimes never looked so good . . . until now.


The top craft trends for 2019 revealed  Prima

The best new arts and crafts trends for next year have been revealed by Hobbycraft and include Dirty Pouring, pyrography, calligraphy and candle making.


Hobby Lobby officially opens Boone location | Main Street  Watauga Democrat

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Atlanta business grew from owner's bee, soap hobbies  Texarkana Gazette

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8 Creative Hobbies To Take Up In 2017  BuzzFeed News

In case you need something to do besides getting into Facebook flame wars.


Springfield Ward 4 Candidate Profile: John Thomas  newschannel20.com

Name: John George Thomas. Position running for: Alderman Ward 4. Political party: Independent, free from party persuasion. Family: Wife Therese Thomas and ...


Well-crafted: Hands-on hobbies learned online  CNBC.com

A growing number of sites offer paid online classes teaching hobbies traditionally picked up in person—like landscape photography and baking bread.


Hobby Lobby holding Grand Opening for Machesney Park store on Monday  MyStateline.com

Hobby Lobby will be hosting a Grand Opening for their new store on Rt. 173 in Machesney Park.


No Joke: 11 Hobbies That Make Money  Motley Fool

Who knew these 11 fun hobbies could actually turn into a cash cow for consumers?


There's nothing trivial about hobbies  The National

Pupils in Dubai will now get to indulge in their favourite pastimes while at school – a step that will help to build the creative and adaptable minds of the future.


Pop-Up: Stamped Pendant Jewelry at Don't Ask Why  Madison.com

Join us for an exclusive after-hours pop-up event at Don't Ask Why, one of State Street's trendiest boutiques. The event will run from 6-8pm on Sunday, ...


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