Making candles at home can be a fun activity, whether you are doing it with the kids or just yourself. Besides offering an opportunity to learn a new craft, candle making is also therapeutic since it can delight your inner art and psyche. The best part is that candle-making is not rocket science, meaning the average hobbyist can easily pull it off. Typically, most hobbyists start by buying candle-making supplies as individual items.
If you want to hang some art on the walls of your home, you may be looking for the perfect picture frame. While many people purchase mass-produced picture frames, there may be occasions when it is best to opt for custom-made picture frames. The article explores some of the occasions when it may be better to choose a custom-made picture frame
The artwork is an unusual shape or size
One of the drawbacks of mass-produced picture frames is that they are only available in a range of standard sizes.
Soft toys like teddy bears need careful handling and cleaning in order to maintain their colour and soft texture. Many have a care label with laundering instructions depending on what the toys is made from. Most plush toys should be washed with mild detergent, whether by hand or machine. Be careful to follow instructions to avoid ruining the toy. The following are general care tips to follow:
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As the school holidays approach many parents are looking for ideas on how to keep their children occupied over a rainy school holiday break without taking out a second mortgage. Here are some useful craft supplies to stock up on, to keep the kids amused for as long as possible.
If your children have not learned to knit yet, this could be a great time to teach them. Head into the craft store and pick up some thick knitting needles so that they can get started on some winter projects such as a chunky woollen scarf.