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3 Kids Craft Ideas for Independence Day (Popularity: )
There are plenty of fun ways that you can craft your way into the 4th of July. If you are looking for some great Independence Day craft ideas, we have some for you. But, before you look at those options, all you have to do to come up with your own is to think about the day, the reason for the day, the colors and the fun it will offer. ...

Acrylic Painting Techniques (Popularity: )
The acrylic painting medium is a fairly new addition to the various painting mediums available to todays artists. It has been around since the 1950's and has been continually under development and refinement ever since. Acrylic paint is highly favored amongst artists because of its wonderful versatility. It can be applied thickly as an impasto having rich texture or in washes mimicking the characteristics of watercolor. Another likable characteristic of acrylic paint ...

Basic Guide to Watch Repair Startup (Popularity: )
The first thing you need to start up a workplace for watch repair is a clean room or a spare room. You will then need to purchase a bench to work on it, a flat and square edged table is recommended. The table top should be clean and flat so that any bits (watch parts) lying around can be detected easily. Next, you need an adjustable chair so that you can work ...

Brother Sewing Machine Offers Great Function and Value (Popularity: )
One of the first sewing machines to appear on the market was the Brother sewing machine. During a time when more women were showing interest in sewing items at home, Brother met the need by creating sturdy machines at an economical price. By the year 1932, Brother was mass-producing these domestic tools. Today, Brother International is a global corporation. They also manufacture fax machines, printers, typewriters, laminators, industrial sewing machines, ...

Candle Making Supplies - Everything You Need to Start Making Your Own Homemade Candles (Popularity: )
If you can make soap at home, you should find candle-making a breeze. Again, it should be easy to find the supplies you need close to home. Look for beeswax or wax, Kemamide release powder, candlewick, a gasket sponge, metal washer, and wick bar, as well as the coloring agent or fragrance oil you prefer. Have silicone spray, a candy thermometer and ice pick handy, and vegetable oil. In terms ...

Candle Making Wax and How It Killed Tigers (Popularity: )
An increasing number of folks are pouring into the hobby of making candles. People enjoy doing crafts with children, like the challenge of a new pastime, and benefit from making cost-effective homemade gifts with a personal touch. The upshot to the surge in interest is a veritable transformation of candle making wax. Manufacturers are becoming more creative, and broadening their product lines, in an effort to meet demand. This only feeds ...

Choosing a Scrapbook Theme (Popularity: )
I think one of the most common questions I am asked is “how do I find a theme amongst thousands of photos?” When you begin scrapbooking, looking at thousands at photos can often lead you to put the photos away and not even consider getting them into scrapbooks. Here are several themes you can consider. These are all very general themes to help you sort those thousands of photos: •Children Through The Years ...

Christmas Postage Stamp (Popularity: )
With the holiday season approaching, undoubtedly you will send out holiday greeting cards to everyone you know: your family, your friends, colleagues, loved-ones, and acquaintances. Soon you'll start looking to buy some Christmas postage stamps for your greeting cards. Now here's an idea: Have you ever considered designing your very own Christmas postage stamps? Sure, stamps with pictures of Santa, Rudolph, Frosty, or a Christmas tree are nice. But what if ...

Finding Out More About Antique Thimbles And China Porcelain (Popularity: )
European, especially British, porcelain, pottery and china are by and large very well marked as to who made them. The registration mark is another identification tool available to help you decipher when your antique item was made. The registration mark appears as a diamond shaped mark and gives the EARLIEST possible date of manufacturer. These marks were used on porcelain, pottery and china from 1842 through 1883. The purpose of the ...

Finding Simple Country Crafts (Popularity: )
Country crafts have been popular across the country for many years. There is a certain quality about things that fit into the country style that just connects with people. There are few things that can make a person feel quite as at home as a simple piece of artwork or a little trinket that gives a place a country atmosphere. Many such items can be purchased for relatively little money, ...