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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Crafts and Hobbies Showcase
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A crafts and hobbies showcase is coming to Cornwall, thanks to the non-profit organization Parade of Nations for the Developmentally Challenged. The PNDC is collaborating with Ray Savard of Seaway Slot Racing to hold the first Seaway Hobbies, Crafts ...


Tifton Gazette

Hobby Lobby coming to Tifton
Tifton Gazette
Hobby Lobby, headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., operates more than 600 stores nationally and is an industry leading retailer offering more than 70,000 arts, crafts, hobbies, home décor, holiday and seasonal products. It has been listed in Forbes ...

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Washington Post

We're all agoraphobics now
Washington Post
Friends and hobbies that required outward ventures were scuttled. Her interests migrated indoors: reading, art, crafts, cooking. By the time I was about five, she didn't leave our house if she could help it. At school, I'd hear about “vacations” from ...


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Couple finds quilting a worthwhile hobby
YourGV.com
A couple who quilts together, stays warm together or at least that rings true for one Nelson couple who has been quilting together for the past few years and says it has become a very worthwhile hobby. Over the years, Theresa Nelson said she has tried ...


Lakeside Packaging Plus, Inc adds new senior retirement services
The Oshkosh Northwestern
Finding areas of interest in crafts and hobbies, games, and puzzles engage the retiree and provide vital stimulation for the brain. Activities that promote self-fulfillment reduce and delay the onset of age-related dementia. Socialization is a ...


The Friends You Want to Have Once You Have Kids
Huffington Post
There are arts and crafts moms who are into scrapbooking and other crafts. You've got moms who love the farmers' market and won't feed their kids chicken nuggets. There are high energy ... I don't expect my friends to me on all fronts, but it helps if ...

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From Poesy to Carrot Carnations
The Smart Set
At the other extreme are crafts like making carrot carnations. These are arts that have no audience, other than practitioners of the art itself. Another word for a craft is a hobby. In between the major arts and the crafts or hobbies are minor arts ...


MyCentralJersey.com

I finished the green sweater for Sam
MyCentralJersey.com
Sam's new sweater is so warm, he probably can wear it as an outside jacket. CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Last night, I finished the button plackets and sewed on the buttons on the little green sweater I knitted for Sam, my American ...


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Giving away a free copy of "Knitting Fresh Brioche" by Nancy Marchant
MyCentralJersey.com
Book-publishing companies can be very mysterious: I had already published my review of "Knitting Fresh Brioche" by Nancy Marchant and my report about her lecture at Vogue Knitting Live when Sixth and Spring books suddenly sent me another copy of the ...


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Pfaff, Elaine A.
Madison.com
Her other hobbies were sewing and crafts. In 1951, she went to work for the Wisconsin Cheeseman and retired in 1980. She is survived by her children, David (Sue) Pfaff of Warrens, Mardell (Tony) Blaschka of Sun Prairie, Dottie Lothe of DeForest, and ...

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