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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Otago Daily Times

Chance to share hobbies, crafts
Otago Daily Times
Surrounded by boxed and constructed models, with a model train track in the centre of the room, Mr Hills said the hobby, which had been moved from the kitchen table to the sleep-out, was about enjoyment. ''The worst part is finding a place to put all ...

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Courting New Enthusiasts for Classic Pastimes: Hobbies & Crafts 2014
Publishers Weekly
Publishers in the craft and hobby category have to stay current with new fashions and emerging trends across a number of platforms, while still providing fresh content for the dyed-in-the-wool segment of the market. Standing out in this crowded, ever ...

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From koalas to crafts: Long-time Durham Fair exhibitor wins prizes for hobbies
Middletown Press
Anderson's work can be found in the craft and hobby sections along with flowers, horticulture, vegetables and more at this year's Durham Fair. The fair kicks off Sept. 25 and runs until Sept. 28. More information on the fair can be found at www ...


Community Calendar
News Sentinel
“TALENTS INTO TREASURES” ART, CRAFT AND BAKE SALE: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 18, Christ's Community Church, 10616 Liberty Mills Road. .... SPECIAL INTERESTS AND HOBBIES: Woodworking for the Craftsman at Heart, 5:30-9 p.m. Mondays, Sept.


Program seeks area crafters
Fremont Tribune
Anita Hall, UNL Extension educator, is coordinating educational opportunities for this growing segment of entrepreneurs. The initial task is to develop a list serve to receive educational emails related to the business of marketing and selling crafts ...


Yvonne Greiner
Columbus Telegram
Her hobbies included doing crafts. She is survived by her daughter, Wendy Ann (Leon) Laderach, of Simi Valley, California; granddaughter, Maya Laderach; and beloved cat, Boots. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Dorothy Borchert.


Donna Curtis
The Missoulian
Her hobbies included crafts, sewing quilts, baking, softball, gardening, puzzles, and laughing until tears flowed. Donna is survived by her husband, Rick Curtis; son, David (Stephanie) Curtis; grandson, Brian Curtis; brother, George (Jodi) Golden ...


Outdoors with Lauren: Women in the Outdoors
WAOW
The Women in the Outdoors event travels throughout the state with the main goal to introduce women to new hobbies. Linda Hinz the event coordinator says, ... They even offer creative activities like crafts and photography. It is kind of like something ...

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SCCC's class offerings for the fall season debuts Wednesday
The Marshall Democrat-News
For the arts, crafts and hobbies classes, Hanson is bringing back "Basket Making" and "Country Dancing," due to popularity. Some new additions to these classes include a "Zumba" class, "Fold Over Elastic Diaper Cover" and "Bicycle Care 101," which Tom ...


Kathleen, 101, recalls wartime experiences
West Sussex Gazette
After retiring, she travelled to New Zealand and Canada and lists her hobbies as map reading and crafts. Kathleen said: “I have seen so many changes in my lifetime, not least technology. “I can manage the telephone but everything else is a mystery to me.

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