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How-To: Beautiful Handmade Paper in Custom Colors

Turn old newspapers into gorgeous sheets of recycled paper in custom colors and sizes! You’ll need an old blender, some craft paints, and this easy-to-follow handmade paper video tutorial from Mark Montano!<p>The paper-making process is much easier than you’d think, and there are so many ways to add …

Sewing Tips: Basic Darning and Mending

In today’s culture of disposable fashion, the simple art of basic darning and mending has been all but forgotten. But, thanks to a recent question from my BFF about fixing a hole in a garment, I stumbled upon this neat post on The Coletterie that features a few instructive pages on darning and …

How-To: DIY Porch Pillows

Make your own stylish hand-printed outdoor cushions in no time flat with this quick and easy DIY porch pillow tutorial from Elsie at A Beautiful Mess!<p>Ready to get your paint and stitch on? Head over to A Beautiful Mess to see the full how-to.

U2’s Bono interview about Christ

Okay….so I am always on the lookout for how celebrities describe their faith. I find it interesting. 9 times out of 10 they end up creating a God …

Crisscross Beaded Bracelet Beading & Jewelry Making Tutorial Series T143

• <b>Author:</b> XQ Designs<p>Figure 8 or right angle weave is one of the widely used beading technique. Going in crisscross direction, like a number 8 you'll be able to create an elegant bracelet such as the Crisscross Beaded Bracelet.<br>Suitable fr beginners you can easily follow the pictoral step by step and …

Towel Toppers and Potholders

• <b>Author:</b> Glenda Winkleman<p>Freshen your kitchen with crocheted flowers! These quick blooms will add beauty to the heart of your home. The half-dozen sets of floral potholders and towel toppers by Glenda Winkleman were inspired by printed kitchen towels.

5 Days to a Clutter-Free House

• <b>Author:</b> Sandra Felton<p>While most of us aren't hoarders we can all benefit from assessing and reducing the clutter in our homes--and then organizing what's left. Many things stop us from succeeding: the sheer scope of the project, the tendency to lose momentum if the job takes too long, and the fact …

Polymer Clay Jewellery for Beginners

• <b>Author:</b> Sue Heaser<p>This practical manual is an ideal guide for complete beginners to polymer clay and is crammed with easy to follow step-by-step colour photographs covering all the basic techniques.<p>Learn the best ways to make gorgeous colour blends of clay to create beautiful flower and leaf …

Zing Origami

• <b>Author:</b> John Szinger<p>Origami artist John Szinger shows how to fold 12 all original models, from a single square of paper, in his first book "Zing Origami". John has diagrammed models ranging in difficulty from simple to complex that use alternate geometries, one-sixth and one-fifth, and polar or …

How To Make Beaded Jewelry

• <b>Author:</b> HowExpert<p>If you want to learn beaded jewelry making then get this " how to Make Beaded Jewelry" guide.<p>In this step-by-step guide you will reap the following benefits:<br>- Be familiar with the basic beading terminologies and background.<br>- Learn basic techniques before starting a beading …

Art Lab for Kids

• <b>Author:</b> Susan Schwake & Rainer Schwake<p>"Susan Schwake's <i>Art Lab for Kids</i> is a well-thought-out guide, making it easy to introduce art into children's lives. Simple, clear explanations of technique, combined with inspiration from established artists, will enable children to feel successful and …

101 Crafty Gifts

• <b>Author:</b> Authors and Editors of Instructables<p>101 Crafty Gifts gives you full step-by-step instructions for inspiring gifts to make from sewn gifts, to knits, and jewelry . Learn how to Make Your Own Snuggie, Sew Pajama Pants, make wallets, purses, and more! All projects come from Instructables.com, …

Clutter Rehab

• <b>Author:</b> Laura Wittmann<p><b>CUT THE CLUTTER AND TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR HOME!</b><p>With 101 quick-and-easy projects for organizing your bathroom, kitchen, closet and more, <i>Clutter Rehab</i> takes the stress out of home organizing. As you painlessly tackle piles of toys, stacks of paper and over-spilling drawers, …

Successful Candle Making: Learn to Make Gorgeous, Unique Candles

• <b>Author:</b> Suzy Stewart<p>Have you ever dreamed of learning the beautiful art of candle making? Well, now you can! ...And the best part is that you'll not only learn the basics of this fun craft, but you'll also discover how to transform your newfound skills into cash! Did you know that the average …

Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts

• <b>Author:</b> Martha Stewart Living Magazine<p>Whether you just bought your first sewing machine or have been sewing for years, <i>Martha Stewart’s Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts</i> will open your eyes to an irresistible range of ideas. A comprehensive visual reference, the book covers everything a home …

Learn to Crochet the Easy Way

• <b>Author:</b> Jean Leinhauser<p>You really, really want to learn to crochet. But you don't know anyone who can teach you. Can you learn, all by yourself, from a book? Yes, you can! In just a few hours you can learn a new skill that will bring you pleasure for years to come. Crochet is a favorite of …

The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet

• <b>Author:</b> Margaret Hubert<p>This is a comprehensive reference book on all aspects of crochet. This book provides a reference for all methods, including Tunisian, filet, intermeshing, broomstick lace, bruges lace, and freeform crochet. Includes step-by-step instructions for all the basic stitches and …

I Can't Believe I'm Loom Knitting

• <b>Author:</b> Kathy Norris<p>Have you discovered the hot tool that makes knitting easier than ever before--without knitting needles? It's a knitting loom (also known as a knitting wheel), and using one is as simple as wrapping yarn around the pegs and lifting the yarn loops with a pick-like tool. Clear …

The Sewing Answer Book

• <b>Author:</b> Barbara Weiland Talbert<p>This informative and encouraging guide offers proven solutions to all of your most stubborn sewing problems. With a question-and-answer format that makes it easy to find what you need, Barbara Weiland Talbert includes tips on selecting the perfect patterns, choosing …

How to Sell Your Crafts Online

• <b>Author:</b> Derrick Sutton<p>With over 400,000 sellers on Etsy, how can you make YOUR shop stand out and increase your sales? This is a key question for many crafters and artists who are selling online these days. Now here are all the answers and much more from author and Etsy seller Derrick Sutton. Based …

The Cloth Paper Scissors Book

• <b>Author:</b> Barbara Delaney<p>Find out where paint, paper, fabric, metal, and wax all come to play with this easy-to-download <i>The Cloth Paper Scissors Book</i>.<p>Uncover the very best articles and projects from the first six years of <i>Cloth Paper Scissors</i> magazine. Barbara Delaney, assistant editor for <i>Cloth Paper</i> …

On the Red Couch with DIY Doyenne Brit Morin

Inside Flipboard / April 3, 2013<p>With Brit + Co, a company devoted to simple and beautiful ways to live a more creative life, Brit Morin believes …