Crafts

  • Cloisonne Beads
    Cloisonne is an ancient enameling technique first practiced by the ancient Egyptians. Later it became known in Byzantium and China, and much later spread to Europe, where it got its common name. Clo....
  • Christian Crafts
    Christian bookstores carry a nice selection of crafts books that are related to church themes throughout the Christian calendar. Various titles include instructions for a different paper craft for the....
  • Seed Beads
    Seed beads are tiny beads often used in loom work. Their miniscule size makes them ideal for detailed work, and they come in an astounding range of colors. Mixing different sizes of seed beads gives....
  • Vogue Knitting
    Vogue Knitting is a great resource for anyone who loves knitting and fashion. You can either read Vogue Knitting by picking a copy up at your local news stand, subscribing, or visiting Vogue Knitting....
  • Scrapbooking Layouts
    Scrapbooking layouts can be the hardest things to come up with. Sure, you have the stock seven or eight that you use, but what do you do when you want to break out of that mold? There have to be oth....
  • Memory Scrapbooking Stores
    When shopping at memory scrapbooking stores, your costs can rise quickly. Often our eyes are bigger than our wallets. Now, however, I have some suggestions as to how to get what you need, but still ....
  • Scrapbook Die Cuts
    For those who have been scrapbooking for a while, you know what a blessing scrapbook die cuts are. In fact, I think we should all get down on our knees and thank whatever we believe in that they were....
  • Coloring Crafts
    Drawing with a crayon is probably the first craft babies try, once they can sit up, and certainly before they can walk. The fascination of seeing a squiggly line, where before there was nothing, entra....
  • Crimping Pliers
    A good pair of crimping pliers is one of the most essential tools for bead work. They are used to attach the crimp beads that start and end a piece strung on wire. You can't use regular pliers for t....
  • Picture Frame Craft Kits
    Gone are the days of plain black picture frames, unless your intent is to emphasize certificates of achievement or licenses, rather than what contains them. They always did seem austere. Yet near-ugly....