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Craft Projects - A Home Decorating One Of A Kind Look

Have you been in a craft store or maybe gone to a fair and noticed booths filled with home made crafts such as embellished wreaths or pretty decorated boxes and thought it might be fun to make something like that.

Well it is fun, and it's a lot easier than you may think. However, lets first start by talking a little about the advantages to making your own craft projects.

One is the cost factor, for example in most instances it is less expensive to make your own decorative wreath than purchasing one already completed.

Another savings is with the materials; many can be used for numerous projects. For instance a bottle of paint or a jar of decoupage glue even a yard of fabric can go along way.

This is another way that becoming a savvy home decorator really pays off.

Another big plus is the gratification and pride you will feel by taking something you have made and using it as an accessory in your home.

Looking for a new idea? The next time you are flipping through a magazine and you stop to look at a picture, examine the entire picture not just what the caption on the bottom is primarily focused on.

For example,what's hanging on the walls, is there a bookcase or hutch and if so what kind of objects have been placed on them. If you see something that catches your eye, try making it your self.

Tip: One thought to remember, if you do happen to find something you like, don't get discouraged thinking you have to duplicate it exactly as you see it. In fact by making changes, you've personalized it and really made it your own.

The goal here is to help inspire your creativity and to give making your own craft projects a try and once you have, to then continue having fun with them.

This article is shareware. Give this article away for free on your site, or include it as part of any paid package as long as the entire article is left intact including this notice. Copyright 2005 Bonnie Carrier

Bonnie P. Carrier is the creator of Savvy Home Decorating & Savvy Outdoor Decorating. She is the mother to two grown daughters and a very spoiled 4yr old Blue Merle Sheltie named Toby. Stop by both site for indoor and outdoor decorating ideas.

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