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:


Gloucestershire Echo

And Another Thing: Nostalgic crafts and hobbies a symptom of recession
Gloucestershire Echo
EVERYWHERE you look there are people making things. The craze, maybe it's even a movement for crafts, sewing, knitting has really taken off in the last few years. There's even a TV show which suggests that hemming doesn't get tougher than this. It ...


The Guardian

Knitting and needlework: relaxing hobbies or seditious activities?
The Guardian
In recent years, there has been a revival of interest in crafts, partly fuelled by celebrity knitters such as the Duchess of Cambridge and Kate Moss. According to the UK Hand Knitting Association, there has been a 12% increase in people participating ...


Derbyshire: Residents urged to learn something new this summer
Worksop Today
There are more than 2,000 daytime and evening courses and activities on offer this year providing opportunities for people to study for new qualifications or explore new hobbies and interests. Saturday workshops and shorter courses are also available ...

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Media Matters for America (blog)

Conservative Media Darling Hobby Lobby's Discriminatory Hobbies
Media Matters for America (blog)
Over at National Review, editor Rich Lowry framed the Green family -- Hobby Lobby's owners -- as "law-abiding people running an arts-and-craft-chain," "minding their own business," until "Uncle Sam showed up to make an offer that the Greens couldn't ...

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Sherolyn Hollingsworth
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Her hobbies included hunting, fishing, rock hunting, camping, making crafts and refinishing old furniture. Survivors include her husband, Bill Hollingsworth; daughter, Shannon (Dean) Jackett; daughter, Tanya (Paul) Schimpf; grandchildren, Blair and ...


The Nation

Folk festival in full swing
The Nation
The crafts represent a valuable material heritage, which forms a tangible part of our historical and contemporary culture. Unlike the West, most traditional crafts in Pakistan are neither professions nor hobbies, but are an essential component of the ...


How Camp Changed My Life
C-VILLE Weekly
He asked him about his hobbies and what he was into. ... “Traditional summer camps focus on child development through activities like sports, arts and crafts, nature, and horseback riding,” said “H” Rothenberg, who runs Triple C alongside his wife Libby.


Arts and crafts talent at event
Ripley Today
She added:“Many of the people who come to the event may also be considering turning their hobbies into a business and, along with the exhibiting artists, will find Pete Mosley's advice and guidance on how to achieve this very informative.” Jobs ...

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At Home Living: Hobbies: Yesterday's news
Topeka Capital Journal
The graphic nature of the black and white printed page affords opportunities for recycled (or up-cycled) crafts from greeting cards to wearable art. A newspaper background is perfect for a card with a message like “What's news with you?” The paper that ...


From clocks to cup cakes, it's all there
Northumberland Gazette
Owner Sarah Blyth said: “We will be stocking lots of hobby supplies, from needlepoint, card making, jigsaws, wools to crochet, etc. “There's even stickers, clocks and cup cake producting kits and we've deliberately left some shelves empty for crafts ...

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