Crafts & Hobbies Information

Crafts & Hobbies Information

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.

Plastic, Zinc, Brass, Embossing and Marking Stencils


Marking StencilsStencil is a cut-out form for an alphabets, numbers, symbols and illustrations. Embossing and Marking Stencils provide quality of work and save plenty of time.

Discover the Truth about Comic Book Collection; Nerdy Geeks or Shrewd Investors?


It is unbelievable when one says, yeah, I collect comic books, what the general public response might be? Oh no, a slightly off the wall geek. Here is someone who has lost touch with reality.

Diet and Fitness - Help from Your Hobbies


Everybody battles with their weight from time to time. It's either too much junk food or not enough exercise.

Making Beaded Jewelry Is Easy to Do


Making beaded jewelry is an inexpensive and fun hobby that nearly anyone can do. The materials needed are readily accessible and cost very little money.

Making Hemp Jewelry Is Fun and Easy


Making our ideas come to life and creating them with our own hands is a great source of satisfaction for many of us. Handicrafts such as making hemp jewelry have been and continue to be very popular among both hobbyists and would-be entrepreneurs alike.

Scrapbooking Ideas for Kids


Many times at auctions, or estate sales, a box of books will turn up a real treasure, like a scrapbook that was kept by someone in their youth and sometimes through their adulthood. The book could be 50 or 60 years old, and a source of great fun to look at the pictures, news clippings, and personal mementoes.

Remember When You Were Taught How To Make Things From Metal With Your Bare Hands?


How would you like the chance to use the skills you learnt decades ago..

Rubber Stamps : 10 Great Tips For Making Multiple Cards


You know the feeling. The kids have tons of demands, vacation is just around the corner, that big project at work is eating all of your free time.

A Look At Cigar Humidors


Cigar humidors are storage units designed to hold, preserve and display a collection of cigars. They come in varying shapes and sizes, and can typically be custom made to suit the tastes of the owner.

Family Album In The Digital Age


Back then it was simple - you take the picture, you print it and put it in your family album. But now you have a digital camera.

Why Do I (You) Collect?


I just got back from the vet with my cat "Spud". He gave us quite a scare, we went away for a couple of day's vacation and on our return we found him very listless.

Sewing A Button On By Hand


I have so many people come into my shop saying something like - I can't even sew on a button. How sad it is that a whole generation has lost out on learning how to do just the basic skills of sewing.

From Clutter To Treasure: Re-use and Not Reject!


Make use of clutter to decorate your home! Sounds strange? Believe me its possible! While moving into my new house, I had to get rid of a lot of old pots, torn clothes, cracked dishes and chipped china. At my wit's end trying to figure a way out of the mess, it struck me that I could actually use a lot of these to make decorative accents for my new home.

How To Create A Collage Journal


Creating a collage journal is a unique and fun way to personalize and enrich your journal. Making a collage journal is something that everyone can enjoy.

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School of Human Ecology Knit-In | Crafts and hobbies  Madison.com

Join us for a fun community event where you will learn to knit washcloths and/or have the opportunity to mentor others in this community *service* project. If you do ...


Artful Aging | Crafts and hobbies  Madison.com

This art program is designed for any skill level! We will be exploring all artistic mediums (water color, pastels, acrylics) as we discuss cultural differences and ...



Library Lines: Craft sessions relieve stress, build community  ThisWeek Community News

People are more stressed than ever these days, and they are turning to yoga, massage therapy and meditation for relief. Did you know crafting also might help?


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.


Mary D. Todd, 82, of Canton  WWNY TV 7

Canton - Mary D. Todd, 82, of County Route 25, Canton, died Friday, March 22, 2019, at her home while under the care of her loving husband and Hospice ...


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.


Printmaking Workshop - Drypoint Etchings | Crafts and hobbies  Madison.com

Learn the art of drypoint etching using upcycled plastic from an ordinary milk jug. Participants will take home a completed printmaking project. All supplies are ...


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 ...


Meet the 2019-20 SGA executive slate, Elevate  The Daily News

After winning Ball State's 2019 Student Government Association (SGA) election on March 19, Elevate will be inaugurated as the SGA executive slate for the ...


Creative Revolutions Presents "Metamorphosis" family paint day | Crafts and hobbies  Madison.com

On March 2nd, with our friends from the Alpha Kappa Chapter of Kappa Delta Chi at UW-Madison, UNIDOS will be hosting a Creative Revolutions paint day at ...


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 ...


Home Portrait: Elegant details in this spacious Concord home  Wicked Local

Think of every amenity you'd want in a dream house, and it's a good bet 47 Ripley Hill Road has it.A great location, check. A heated inground saltwater ...


UNIVERSITY BRANCH LIBRARY TO HOST ACTIVITIES FOR NATIONAL CRAFT MONTH  Fort Bend Herald

In recognition of National Craft Month in March, Fort Bend County Libraries' University Branch Library will host a series of hands-on craft activities throughout the ...


At the library: Plain Dealing branch to host health fair  Shreveport Times

This week in library news I'd like to highlight an incredible program that our Plain Dealing Branch has been working hard to organize. On Saturday, April 6 from ...


Numismatic News owner files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy  Coin World

The firm F + W media, a periodical and book publisher whose titles include Numismatic News, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.


Pacya: Bokod scouts undergo survival skills training  SunStar Philippines

BOKOD district recently conducted the joint Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) and Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP) camping at the riverside of Sahod, ...


Photos: Meet the kids of Heartland for Children in need of adoption  The Ledger

These are 16 children in Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties that are ready for a good home through Heartland for Children, an agency in Bartow committed to ...


Moulton woman is an example to others; we can all do new things if we just try!”  Moulton Advertiser

If you always wished you could play the piano, or violin, or maybe regretted that you never took art or archery lessons and think it's too late for you to.


Growth continues for award-winning craft company Hawthorn Handmade  Craft Business

Inspired by rural surroundings, Hawthorn Handmade has made a name in the craft supplies market with contemporary kits featuring animal and flower designs.


Spring Chalkboard Sign-Making Workshop  Henrico Citizen

Event Category: Hobbies and Workshops & LecturesEvent Tags: crafts, Art, beer, paint night, and drinks. Profile. Profile; Photos; Map; Comments. Facebook ...


Obituary of Lesley R. Abbey  The Union of Grass Valley

Lesley R. Abbey passed away March 4, 2019 in Grass Valley. She was 31. She was born September 2, 1987 in Yreka, CA. Lesley is a graduate of Nevada.


Meet the students set to compete in the News Channel 6 Regional Spelling Bee  KAUZ

We will be streaming the spelling be live on all of our digital platforms.


Welcome Event Helps 'Make' the Most of WE Local Denver  Society of Women Engineers

Attendees of WE Local Denver will be welcomed Friday night under the theme “Colorado Homemade," with local music, beverages and crafts to buy AND make!


A new wave of old-fashioned pastimes is just the fix for digital addiction  The Globe and Mail

The resurgence of activities such as knitting, painting and quilting is part of a larger move towards digital detoxing as the negative effects of screen time become ...


Krause Publications, Writer's Digest publisher F+W Media files for bankruptcy  Stevens Point Journal

F+W Media filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy on March 10, announcing plans to sell its assets. The company laid off 41 people in Iola in 2018.


Wilma Jean Shaw  Mountain Statesman

Wilma Jean Shaw, 84, of Grafton, passed away, Friday, March 1, 2019, at the home of her niece and nephew, Joice and Okey Delaney, III. She was born October ...


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.


Some parents offer bribes to get their kids into the best summer camps  MarketWatch

Other moms and dads hire $400 camp consultants to help their children score a place at highly competitive venues.


Community Calendar | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20 FREE Healthy Cooking Class for Kids, 4 to 4:30 p.m., Dunkirk Public Library, 536 Central Ave. Registration required. To register ...


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. The craft store, 116 4th St., shares a building, but is not attached, ...


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 ...


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 ...


Want to Build a Following Online? Follow These 3 Steps  Forbes

With just an idea and a smartphone, anybody can build a loyal following online and share their passion with the world. Here are three tips to build a following ...


Unconventional Artists  The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Guy Hartstein '20 is an artist, but he rarely touches a paintbrush, molds sculptures or draws on a canvas. Every day, Hartstein comes home to a stack of ...


Young American cancer sufferer will be flown into Huddersfield - to meet her hair idol  Huddersfield Examiner

Huddersfield Town midfielder Aaron Mooy has inspired seven-year-old Bella in her battle with brain cancer.


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, ...


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.


Finding Gear for Teens to Try Out Hobbies  The New York Times

Wirecutter has recommendations for helping tweens and teens explore their creativity.


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 ...


Paper Peony Making Workshop | Crafts and hobbies  Madison.com

We can't wait for peony season. Who's with us?! Bunches of fragrant, layered petals in dozens of shades of pink…SWOON! Great news- you don't have to wait till ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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?


Springboro Library happenings 03/04/19  Communitynewslinesville

Stone Memorial Library. CONNEAUTVILLE - Are the cold, wintry nights starting to get you down? Why not come to the library and check out our movie/book ...


Hobby Lobby opens in West Allis  Milwaukee Business Journal

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


Available on Valentine's Day?  VenuesNow

Posted by VenuesNow Staff | Feb 14, 2012 | General | 0. Available on Valentine's Day? Being single on Valentine's Day can be a real drag, but don't despair ...


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 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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...


Avon Lake Public Library hosting Teen Job & Volunteer Fair: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville  cleveland.com

AVON LAKE, Ohio - --Teens can get a jump start on the summer job season, as well as volunteer opportunities by attending the Teen Job and Volunteer Fair ...


Paper Source helps create DIY Valentine's Day gifts  WLS-TV

Valentine's Day is coming up, and one of the most thoughtful things you can do for your loved one is give them a gift with a personal touch.


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 ...


Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting March 1  Tampa Bay Times

Festivals. Weeki Wachee Swamp Festival: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 1 and 2, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3, at Linda Pedersen Park, 6300 Shoal Line Blvd., ...


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 ...


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 ...


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...


5 craft hobbies to try  BT.com

Looking for a new hobby? Here are five great crafts you can try for yourself.


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, ...


'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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 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.


Engineer by training, craftsperson at heart  Nature.com

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


Sherman Avenue United Methodist Church's Annual Rummage Sale and Bake Sale  Madison.com

Sherman Avenue United Methodist Church is continuing its famous Annual Rummage Sale and Bake Sale.With no yard/garage sales during the Wisconsin ...


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 ...


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 their hand at paper marbling, woodworking, weaving and even wagonmaking in a bid to save some of Britain's most ...


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 ...


8 Creative Hobbies To Take Up In 2017  BuzzFeed News

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


Hobby Lobby officially opens Boone location | Main Street  Watauga Democrat

BOONE — With a snip of the ribbon by store manager Bruce Matter and surrounded by more than 20 employees, the High Country's first Hobby Lobby location ...


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.


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

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


Hobby Lobby to open Dec. 31 | News  Watauga Democrat

BOONE — After renovating over the majority of 2018, the craft and home decor store Hobby Lobby will cut the ribbon on its 50000-plus-square-foot Boone ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


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

The soaps of Miss Bubbly's have a sweet secret that is the source of their popularity. This is why Lisa Strawn, owner and founder of Miss Bubbly's, says they fly ...


10 Hobbies You Can Turn Into a Side Hustle  The Motley Fool

Some suggestions for turning your hobby into a source of income.


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.


Professional skydiver paints canvasses while freefalling  KGO-TV

A professional skydiver in Dallas took painting to another level while creating a video perspective of a one-of-a-kind aerial artist concept called "Captured Sky."


10 Old-School Hobbies That Are Cool Again  Verily

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


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.


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" ...


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, ...


Riverview Hobby Club  Observer News

By LOIS KINDLE. LOIS KINDLE PHOTOS Thelma McQuiniff, 96, a 40-year member of the Riverview Hobby Club, is all smiles about the cowl one of her fellow ...


Maltese Crafts And Hobbies You Should Totally Get Immersed In This Summer  Lovin Malta

Malta is a land riddled with mesmerising beauty. When tourists come here, they fall in love with our country, and for very good reasons too.


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 ...


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