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3-D Aquarium Crafts for Kids

Aquarium crafts are an ideal way for kids to learn and play simultaneously.ceramic fish image by jimcox40 from Fotolia.comMaking three dimensional crafts, such as aquarium creatures, is an ideal way to engage and entertain children, while also educating them on sea life. As some of the......More...

Mount Rushmore Crafts

Mount Rushmore, featuring the chiseled faces of presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, stands tall in South Dakota. From 1927 to 1941, a group of 400 workers led by Gutzon Borglum crafted the American monument. While the actual faces on the mountain a...More...

How to Print Gift Bags

Gift bags are a great way to wrap an oddly shaped present. They are also useful for small gifts or for handing out goody bags at a party. If you can't find the perfect gift bag design in a store, or you want a fun craft for kids, you can print and assemble your own gift bags using a template. Some t...More...

How to Make a Bedspread for Daybed

A daybed merges a couch with a bed to create usable space in a smaller area. A daybed typically uses a twin mattress; however, there are also daybeds available for toddlers. The benefit of a daybed is that a room can function in two different ways depending on the need at the time. Since a daybed ha...More...

How to Emboss Envelopes

Make a statement with any envelope that you send by embossing the mailing address or creating a raised seal on the back for effect. You can emboss envelopes for wedding invitations, graduation announcements or holiday greetings with minimum supplies and a few basic steps. You'll be amazed at how fas...More...

How to Make a Plush Air Freshner

Air fresheners are not only effective ways of making your home, car or office smell great, but they can also make for cute décor. Plush air fresheners are cute, little bags that you can put anywhere, from you car to your living room. You can even place them in small spots like drawers and trash...More...

How to Make Baggy Pants for a Renaissance Faire

It's not hard to come up with a good costume for a man's Renaissance Faire outfit. A basic tunic with baggy pants is fine for most medieval reenactment events, such as gatherings of the Society for Creative Anachronism. You can modify a simple commercial pants pattern to make it look more like medie...More...

How to Make & Print a Scrapbook Online

Creating a scrapbook is an excellent way to preserve your pictures and create a record of memories. Digital cameras allow us to take photos and immediately upload them with the use of a computer. Those pictures can be taken and used to produce scrapbooks online. There are several free sites that a...More...

How to Make an Angel Out of Construction Paper

Angels are most commonly found around Christmastime, but you don't have to wait for the holidays to have them grace your home. Angels can be made out of basic craft supplies in a variety of designs and displayed year-round. Construction paper angels are very easy to create and can even be used as a ...More...

How to Make Paper Mache Animals Out of Recycled Materials

Paper mache is a craft that involves molding shapes by layering strips of paper with a paste that is usually made of flour and water. After a layer dries, you add another, and soon you have a solid and sometimes flexible shape. Pinatas are intentionally hollowed paper mache objects made for breaking...More...

How to Make an Alligator Pillow

With a few simple materials and just a couple of hours of your time you can make an alligator pillow in any size you like, from a small throw pillow to a huge alligator for the floor. Only the most basic sewing skills are required....More...

Video: How to Make a Pilgrim Collar

Video Transcript Hi, I'm Karina Fraley, for Expert Village, and we are making our pilgrim placeholders. So, we have gone ahead and painted on our little face, and added our nose, and the first layer of clothes here, and now we are going to go ahead and add the collar. It's very, very......More...

How to Operate a Jones VX500 Sewing Machine

The Jones VX500 is currently considered an antique sewing machine since it was made in the 1960s. However old the machine is, it is still capable of sewing cloth together to make clothes or other cloth items. The needle for the machine is the same size as a modern machine, and the thread will run th...More...

How to Make a Plastic Bag Holder Doll

Plastic bags from the grocery store can take up a lot of room in a kitchen, pantry or bathroom. A cute way to keep them under control is by keeping them in a bag holder that looks like a doll. Easy to make, you won't mind displaying this because it looks like anything but a plastic bag holder. You c...More...

Instructions to Make an Eyeglass Lanyard

Eyeglass lanyards are used to hold eyeglasses around your neck when not in use. They may be made from numerous material and are sold in many designs. The eyeglass lanyard has loops on both ends to attach to the stems of the eyeglasses. These loops hold the eyeglasses while they dangle from your neck...More...

Making Round Porcelain Beads and Molds

Jewelry making and bead crafts are a $2.3 billion-a-year industry, according to the Craft and Hobby Association. Crafters can spend a lot of money buying basic materials, such as porcelain beads, if they're not careful. One way to cut hobby costs is to make your own porcelain beads and molds....More...

How to Make a Tunica From a Sheet

A tunica, also known as a tunic, is a Latin word for a type of clothing worn in ancient Rome and Greece. Tunics consisted of a single piece of clothing with an open bottom and a belt or piece of rope or cloth tied around the waist. These would vary in length and color, with commoners wearing them ju...More...