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

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Community Calendar
News Sentinel
HOLIDAY CRAFT BAZAAR & BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 8, Martini Lutheran Church, 333 E. Moeller Road, New Haven. Table reservations: Cheryl at 804-1191. • CRAFT SHOW: Nov. 8, Bishop Dwenger High School, 1300 E. Washington Center Road. Table ...

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'Revolutionary' new home economics ideas
Sedalia Democrat
Following passage of the Hatch Act in 1887, each state designated a college to serve as its agricultural experiment station, promoting the most scientific methods of raising crops and caring for livestock. In 1914, the Smith Lever Act expanded the ...


Valley morning Star

Teen personalities, qualities show through items
Valley morning Star
EDITOR'S NOTE: FRESH INK is a monthly education feature provided by the Valley Morning Star Newspaper In Education program. In this week's FRESH INK, middle and high school students reveal an item they own that speaks loudest about their self.


Several honored during C-SC Homecoming
Quincy Journal
Irwin's hobbies include collecting American fine art and decorative art. He currently resides in ... He has also participated in the annual New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair since 1994, winning the “Best Decorative Ceramics” award in 2012. In addition to ...


Adult Day Services program Blue Ridge Community Action: Seniors, adults ...
Morganton News Herald
Center Director Kathy Kincaid said that on each weekday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., they provide the seniors and adults with activities such as exercises, arts and crafts, bingo, board games and puzzles. They are given breakfast, lunch and an afternoon ...


Mary Marie (Goudy) McCulloch
Yakima Herald-Republic
Mary's hobbies included shopping, decorating, and attending Bible study. Her passion was art. She loved to draw, paint, and sculpt. She displayed and sold her art at arts and crafts shows over the years. In her younger years she enjoyed snow skiing and ...


Reveal

Great news - one in 10 Brits make money from their hobbies!
Reveal
It sounds too good to be, true but a new study has shown that one in 10 Brits haved turned a hobby into a money-maker! From baking to photography, to arts and crafts, they can all become more than just fun in your spare time. One in ten Brits make ...


Woodturn expo returns to city
Leader-Telegram
google. yahoo. aol. Need an account? Create one now. This is the sixth annual event, the fourth we have located at the Plaza Hotel. The event brings attention to the Chippewa Valley regarding the crafts of woodturning and woodcarving and allows ...


8 Alternate Things To Do On Halloween If You Have No Interest In This Dumb ...
Bustle
... full of crafts and DIY stuff that you've never gotten to. This is your golden opportunity. Dedicate Halloween night to finally getting down to building that birdhouse. Or baking that cake. Or stalking that ex. (Hey, I'm not here to judge your ...

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Book Review: 'Modern Crochet by Molla Mills
MyCentralJersey.com
After binging on knitting while I was on vacation for the last week and a half, I am turning my attention to crochet. Here is a review of a terrific book by Molla Mills, "Modern Crochet." The review is written by my friend Debbie Procek: ID=17680491 ...

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