Crafts

  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Scrapbooking Books
    Every avid scrapbooker wants his or her scrapbooking books or guides to be unique, clever and creative. If we didn't care about those things, we wouldn't obsess about searching out new layout ideas! ....
  • Beads Stores
    Consider this fair warning: you can get lost for hours wandering through the colorful delights offered by online bead stores. Marvel at the precision and the astonishing range of colors and finishes ....
  • African Crafts
    Various important holidays, unique to the African community, are celebrated in addition to other national holidays. These include Kwanzaa, which lasts from December 26 to January 1 and in no way subst....
  • Crystal Beads
    Did you ever wonder why crystal sparkles and reflect colors so much more than plain glass? It's because crystal adds lead oxide, which allows the glass to refract light. It also makes crystal heavie....
  • Lacing Crafts
    By the time children get to preschool, they’ve probably had lacing toys to play with at home. Oversize toy boots and lacing board designs teach hand and eye coordination, eliciting their share ....