Crafts & Hobbies Information

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Preservation and Making Copies of Your Scrapbook


You put a great deal of time, thought, and effort into your scrapbook pages. Scrapbooks often are very personalized creative works that are very meaningful to the creator.

Use Newspaper Clippings, Graphics, Kids Art, and Clipart to Enhance Your Scrapbook


A popular addition to scrapbook pages is newspaper clippings. Newspaper clippings of birth announcements, team photographs, or favorite celebrities add a personal touch to scrapbook pages.

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.

Kids Crafts: Balloons, Bubbles & Balls #1


Craft: Colored Bubbles Activities: Flyswatter Bubbles, Cotton Ball Pickup, Balloon Water Fun Snack: Chewy Popcorn Balls Reading Selection: The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene du BoisCRAFT: Colored BubblesNeed: dishwashing detergent food coloring or washable paint a straw paper shallow panDirections: Mix about 1/2 dishwashing detergent, and 1/3 of water in a shallow pan(cold or hot)mix any kind of food coloring until you get the ideal color you want. If you use paint, make sure it is washable.

Amish Furniture for Kids Summer Projects


Summer is coming, and the kids will soon be out of school. Mom's and dad's everywhere will soon here "I am board; I don't have anything to do.

Russian Nesting Dolls - The Beginning


According legend, first nested doll prototype appeared in Russia in the late 19th century (believed to be year 1890), it was figurine of bold headed old man, Buddhist sage by the name of Fukuruma, on the island of Honshu, Japan.According Hakone Town Office, Japan, products such as "Shichifukujin" and "Irokawaridaruma" have been created from Junitamago.

You Are A Diamond So Scrapbook About Yourself


As a devoted scrapper, you probably gain satisfaction from scrapbooking about others.Oftentimes, you are the one glaring missing light in your scrapbook albums.

4 Fun Ways to Display Photos


From baby pictures to vacation pictures, images of family and friends are treasures that are kept for a lifetime. They make great gifts and add cheer and warmth to the interiors of our homes.

Photograph Mosaics and Markers in Your Scrapbooks


An attractive technique for placing photographs into scrapbooks is the photograph mosaic. Mosaics stretch photographs into an artistic rendition of the original photograph.

Wax Pencils, Stickers, and Rubber Stamping in Your Scrapbooks


Another important writing implement for scrapbooking is a wax pencil. Wax pencils are soft pencils designed to write on glass, plastic and photographs.

Faux Wax Seals, Tearing, and Fraying in Your Scrapbooks


Would you like to add more creative appeal to your scrapbooks? Here are three methods to add more depth and creativity to your scrapbook creations.A good way to make your own personal seals is with Crayola Model Magic.

The Leather Look, Accents, and Punching for Your Scrapbook


A leather look can add elegance to your scrapbooking page.To create a unique leather look, simply distress cardstock.

How to Use Textured Paper and Book Jacket Backgrounds to Give Your Scrapbook Dimension


Textured paper can add extra dimension to your scrapbooking page. Textured paper can be used to highlight focus items on your scrapbook page.

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.

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.

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