Getting Started Selling Your Crafts

Until recently crafts were usually sold locally or, at best, regionally. Now you literally have the whole world at your fingertips! Some of you may choose a gradual progression from selling to friends, to selling at fairs and shows, to retail selling ? and so on. Others may... Read More

Craft Crocheting from Your Home

Crocheting is not only a craft but an art. Once you master the basic stitches you will be well on your way to creating masterpieces you will be pride to share with your family and friends. Anyone can learn to crochet as long as they put their mind... Read More

Sell Hobby Items by Mail

You can, if you are ambitious, start a Mail Order Business selling collectables to hobbiest by mail. To begin, you must first find a hobby that appeals to YOU. Next, you must spend several weeks researching that hobby. You must learn what collectors want and how much they are willing... Read More

Money Making Hobby - Do You Have One?

Everyone has a hobby. We love all kinds of music, sports, movies, books... We have pets, we grow flowers, we build houses, buy cars... Some of us even love our jobs (boy, those are the lucky ones)...Dale Carnegie said:"Today is life - the only life you are sure of. Make... Read More

Floral Arranging as a Hobby

Flower arranging has become increasingly popular as a hobby, for people of all ages and backgrounds.Have you ever put flowers in a vase and they just don't sit right? By learning a few basic principles you will be able to create attractive floral designs for your own home.Flowers add the... Read More

Turn An Arts And Crafts Hobby Into A Business

Are you searching for a quick way to make an extra income?Why not turn that Cooking Interest, Comic Book Collecting, or Your Retro Clothing Collection Into A Home Based Business Venture!Most people enjoy hobbies they have pursued with great enthusiasm for years. Even though they may find their leisure activities... Read More

Picture Frame Crafts For Your Kids Party

One of the most popular party favors is a framed picture of the party guest taken at your kids party. He or she could be showing off a silly hat or party costume, performing an outrageous party game stunt, or wearing a face full of frosting and ice cream.Having party... Read More

Scary Halloween Crafts

Looking for some great Halloween crafts for your Halloween party, haunted house, or just for trick-or-treaters?A fun craft is something that can keep you occupied for hours on end especially if you enjoy it. Here are some ideas that will hopefully set you on your way in preparation for your... Read More

Scrapbooking Teen Memories

By the time your teen is in high school, you probably aren't taking as many pictures of them as you used to. I have to keep reminding myself that I only have a couple of years left and no time to waste trying to capture fleeing teenage memories.You might be... Read More

Jar Lid and Jar Candle Decoration

Supplies Needed:Most items can be found around the house or in a craft store.Jar Candle with lid ? with removable plastic bottomCraft GluePaintScissorsDecorating Candle Jars and Lids is a fun and easy project for all ages. You can use many different craft items to embellish your jar and lid. If... Read More

In The News:

Hobbies & Crafts 2015: Kids, Unplugged
Publishers Weekly
The maker trend has expanded the scope of juvenile crafts and hobbies to include technology projects like coding, but a “digital detox” movement among parents—even those who don't consider themselves crafters—is also nurturing a continued enthusiasm ...

Hobbies & Crafts 2015: Spinning a Good Yarn
Publishers Weekly
“The line between what makes a hobby and what makes a craft is becoming less defined as more and more people are looking for creative and challenging activities,” says Mary Amicucci, v-p of adult trade and children's books at Barnes & Noble. “The idea ...

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Hobbies & Crafts 2015: Color Me Trendy
Publishers Weekly
Nearly every craft publisher, large and small, is dipping (or redipping) a toe into the widening pool of adult coloring books. The impetus is clear: to capitalize on the runaway successes of Johanna Basford's Secret Garden (Laurence King, 2013), which ...

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Goshen News

LIBRARY NEWS: Crafts program Tuesday at Wakarusa
Goshen News
The Friends of Goshen Public Library will host a book sale featuring non-fiction, cookbooks, home improvement, hobbies and crafts, poetry, literature, philosophy and psychology books Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fiction books of all kinds will also ...

Meet Havasu's new teachers
Today's News-Herald
Carrie Wilcox, 36, will be teaching fourth grade at Nautilus Elementary. From Lake Havasu City, she studied at California State University of Long Beach and Northern Arizona University. Hobbies: Enjoys spending time with her family, working on crafts ...

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So how is my knitting coming?
The turquoise striped sweater is coming along -- not as fast as I'd like, but fast enough. CONNECT 3 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Right now, I have two active projects on the needles: my turquoise striped sweater and my Folly Cloche. I'll admit ...

Peterborough Telegraph

Millionaire duo to create up to 150 jobs in Peterborough with new TV shopping ...
Peterborough Telegraph
Mr Taylor (64) said: “Hochanda will be the new home for crafts, hobbies and arts, such as dressmaking, baking, pottery and woodwork. It will be an exciting place to go for people who love to be creative and who want to be inspired, educated and ...

Independent Online

Get knitting to keep your mind sharp
Independent Online
Those who regularly indulged in their hobbies of painting, pottery, drawing and quilting were found to have a lower risk of developing memory problems, a new study has shown. Scientists at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota believe that the findings ...

Herald & Review

Meet Kathy Carter, Farm Progress Show information booth coordinator
Herald & Review
Education: Graduate of Mount Pulaski High School and Lincoln Land Community College. Hobbies/interests: I love watching the St. Louis Cardinals, gardening, crafts and spending time with my grandkids. My first job: Walking beans and detasseling corn.

Book review: 'Scarves in the Round,' by Heather Walpole
Heather Walpole owns Ewe Ewe Yarns a wholesale yarn company that specializes in Merino yarns. In her new book, "Scarves in the Round," she has two dozen (24) designs for knitting in the round, ranging from cowls to shawlettes, tube scarves and infinity ...

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