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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Stash or trash?
MyCentralJersey.com
When I left for Massachusetts on Thursday, I packed all 3 of my sweaters-on-the -needles, as well as the aqua sun hat I was making for myself. As I was packing the Minty Frappuccino sweater, I realized I didn't know where the extra yarn for it was. I ...


Building on ideas: Alaska Entrepreneurship Week aims to encourage local startups
Anchorage Daily News
The weekend also featured a family-friendly event: the second-annual Mini Maker Faire, which drew more than 1,000 attendees. Exhibitors shared unusual hobbies and inventions, from locally developed video games to vintage computers to welding projects.


United Way feature agency of the week: Bluffton Senior Citizens Center
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Since 1970, the Senior Center has given those 55 and older from Bluffton and the surrounding communities a place to come together to socialize, share hobbies, learn new skills, become educated on new topics and technology, entertain or be entertained ...


Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Patricia Fairfield
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
When she was not driving a bus, Patricia enjoyed many hobbies such as shopping, gardening and crafts, but most of all spending time with her family. She was a strong and wonderful mother, friend and grandmother. She was always there as a shoulder to ...


Don't Miss List: Special Events at Fandom Fest
Louisville.com
My hobbies include crafts, reading, playing and listening to music, going to concerts and plays, watching movies and television, eating out, shopping, collecting vintage clothes and records, decorating, planning parties, dancing, anything nerdy or ...


Indoor fair entries on the decline
Helena Independent Record
With 10 departments ranging from adult hobbies to industrial arts, people can enter pretty much anything. Heinmann said that this year's entries include home-tied flies, photography, scrapbooks, flowers and much more. And they're always trying to ...

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Five Minutes With... Bruce Lynch
Eastern Wake News
Q: In addition to the Arts and Crafts movement, what other hobbies hold your interest? A: I like sports. I enjoy Carolina basketball. Anything Carolina in general. I am a member of the Wendell Beer Society (that was tapped from the craft beer movement ...


Center's products, services help people de-stress, learn hobbies
Dothan Eagle
“People can learn a new hobby here,” said Joan Varner, arts and crafts center program manager. “They can leave with a certification that says they are qualified to do something. So when they go to their next duty station, they can walk in and utilize ...


10 social media facts you might not know
AGBeat
Second: Twitter has six distinct communication networks, with six distinct types these are: polarized crowds: politics or divisive topics; tight crowds: hobbies or professional topics; brand clusters: brands, public events, or trends; community ...

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Summer success for town festival
Daventry Express
But festival goers also had the chance to try new hobbies and learn new skills with many local societies and groups holding workshops in dancing, crocheting and bell- ringing. Craft workshops were held at Daventry Community Centre and Northampton ...

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Jar Lid and Jar Candle Decoration

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10 Slam-Dunk Crafts For Little Kids -- And Bigger Kids Too!

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Kona Cotton: The Quilters & Embroiderers Dream Fabric

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Do You Really Know What You?re Buying?

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The Power Of Scrapbook Journaling

By journaling your pages you will transform an ordinary collection... Read More

Make Your Own Citronella Candles

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Easy Origami

Starting outOrigami is an art of paper folding, therefore all... Read More

Tracing Your Family History

Let me say straight away that tracing your family ancestry... Read More

50 Ways to Use Your Ribbon for Scrapbooking, Home Decor, Crafting and Fashion

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Gemstone Collecting

Personally, I have become fascinated with gemstones (precious and semi-precious... Read More

Why Chainmaille Jewelry Craft

Jewelry is very prevalent, but jewelry that directly compliments your... Read More

A Playtime Project: The Memory Quilt

A friend recently suggested a use for my daughter's first... Read More

The Choice Between Electric or Nitro Powered RC Cars Can be Overwhelming!

The roar of the crowd as the cars rush by,... Read More

Make A Stunning Dried Hydrangea Wreath

Dried hydrangea wreaths are so beautiful and versatile in a... Read More

Pagan Crafts

Greetings to all Crafty Pagans,Witches and those who want to... Read More

Sewing ? A Wonderful Pastime

To think that in the beginning the only sewing patterns... Read More

How to Make Gel Candles - 11 Easy Steps

Do you love burning beautiful, scented candles? And do you... Read More

How To Make Your Own Gift Baskets

Haven't you always wanted to give someone a beautiful gift... Read More

Russian Nesting Dolls - The Beginning

According legend, first nested doll prototype appeared in Russia in... Read More

A Look at Patriotic Lapel Pins

Perhaps the most popular type of lapel pin is the... Read More