Crafts

  • Candle Making
    History does not tell us the origin of candles. It is thought they were originally developed and utilized by Ancient Egyptians in the form of torches, made by soaking molten tallow. This in part, is s....
  • Cat's Eye Beads
    Cat's eye beads can either be made of natural minerals or manufactured glass. They are called "cat's eye" because they have a band of shinier material running through the middle, which reflects light....
  • Halloween Crafts
    Halloween is a holiday of the night, when jack o' lanterns carved from pumpkins--and lit by candles inside--chase away evil spirits. Scary clothes and disguises are intended to frighten people into gi....
  • Miracle Beads
    Miracle beads are prized for their striking optical effect. The core of the bead is made of Lucite, with a silver mirror plate finish. This is then coated with many layers of colored lacquer. Even ....
  • Embroidery Supplies
    The type of embroidery supplies you will need depends on your level of expertise, and the type of project you are about to tackle. If you are a beginner, you will need all the basic embroidery suppli....
  • Crochet Hooks
    I just love wooden crochet hooks. Metal crochet hooks are the norm, and plastic ones are also very popular. Wooden crochet hooks, however, are just so beautiful to look at, and feel so great in the ....
  • Scrapbooking Borders
    Scrapbooking borders can be the perfect things to tie a page together. They put the finishing look on a page. Get the borders right, and you have a beautiful thing. Get the borders wrong, and the w....
  • Scrapbook Making
    For those who are avid scrapbookers, you know that scrapbook making is almost a form of meditation. It's a wonderful way to use creative energy, express yourself and preserve important memories. Yes....
  • Nature Crafts
    At one time, I would never have thought my neighbor's after-season grapevine could be put to good use. Truly a vine "that runneth over a wall" and completely along two concrete block walls around our ....
  • Chain Nose Pliers
    Chain nose pliers have many uses in jewelry making. As the name implies, one of the primary uses is for opening and closing small chain links, so the nose of these pliers is very narrow. They differ....