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How to Make Your Own Cones for Jewelry

How to Make Your Own Cones for Jewelry

Jewelry end cones serve a variety of purposes in finishing jewelry projects. Bring together multistrand necklaces and bracelets or hand decorative elements through them for a pair of earrings. Whatever your purpose for jewelry cones, making your own saves you money and gives you creative control ove......[Read More]
Podcasting Tips

Podcasting Tips

A good microphone and a stand will increase your podcast's quality.Microphone image by denionline.de from Fotolia.comPodcasting refers to recording audio of yourself about a subject and then putting it online for others to download. You can also make music podcasts, introducing the bands.........[Read More]
How to Shrinky Dink Directions

How to Shrinky Dink Directions

Originally created in 1973 as a Cub Scout project by Betty Morris and Kathryn Bloomberg, Shrinky Dinks are a popular children's craft which utilizes sheets of clear plastic to create charms and decorations. Several companies produce kits with plastic sheets appropriate for printing on copy machines ......[Read More]
Evolution Of The Glorious African Traditional Masks

Evolution Of The Glorious African Traditional Masks

Whenever a person thinks about the African culture the first thing that comes to their mind is the old and evergreen African cultural artworks. The African artwork varies from the authentic and colorful African masks to their unique clothing and many other strong tools like the spears and shields. A......[Read More]
How to Make a Shirt with Embroidered Patches

How to Make a Shirt with Embroidered Patches

Embroidered patches have been dated as far back as the 5th and 3rd centuries B.C. The Byzantine produced embroideries decorated with gold and the Ch'ing Dynasty featured elaborate embroideries in their imperial silk robes. Although patches as well as embroidery machines have evolved over time, we co......[Read More]
Tools Used in Handicrafts (with Pictures)

Tools Used in Handicrafts (with Pictures)

For the eclectic craft enthusiast, assembling a tool collection makes it easier to attempt different handicrafts. As with any project, having the correct tool can make the difference between a masterpiece and an inferior product. The types of tools needed to complete a handicraft project will depend......[Read More]
How to Make Homemade Paint

How to Make Homemade Paint

For the aspiring artist, pint-sized or otherwise, a lack of available art supplies can consistently get in the way of creative activity. If your kids love to paint so much that they are constantly running out of paint, you can help them wait out the next trip to the art supply aisle by using items f......[Read More]
How to Make Beaded Pillow Fringe

How to Make Beaded Pillow Fringe

Are you tired of the same old dull pillow adorning your bed? Would you like to dress the pillow up and learn how to adorn any cloth accessory in your home? You can use learn to make beaded fringe for pillows, lamp shades, curtain valances and many other cloth items.......[Read More]
Cedar Patio Table Plans - Carpentry Has Never Been Easier !

Cedar Patio Table Plans - Carpentry Has Never Been Easier !

cedar patio table plans are not alike; they go from easy-to-follow to downright frustrating - is it possible to find out whether they're up to par? Take advantage of the help that's ......[Read More]
Instructions for a Lined Bag With a Zipper

Instructions for a Lined Bag With a Zipper

Hunting for car keys, lipstick and change floating in the bottom of your bag often feels stressful. Organize your handbag and eliminate stress by inserting a zipper pocket. Sew the zipper pocket as part of the lining separate from the handbag's outer shell. Nylon coil zippers usually do not add weig......[Read More]
How to Dye With Dylon

How to Dye With Dylon

Founded in London garage in 1946 by Peter Samuel and Luca Purbeck, Dylon has brought high-quality dyes to consumers for over 60 years. Dylon dyes are available in a variety of colors and styles, including dyes for use in washing machines and old-fashioned hand dyes. You can use Dylon dyes on linen, ......[Read More]
How to Find Prizes in "LittleBigPlanet" DLC for PSP

How to Find Prizes in "LittleBigPlanet" DLC for PSP

LittleBigPlanet is a platform game for the PlayStation 3 and portable PSP consoles. In addition to the main game, you can purchase downloadable content (DLC) with new worlds and levels for you to complete. In these levels, you can collect prize bubbles that may contain costumes, items, stickers, mus......[Read More]
How to Replace the Brushless Motor Shaft

How to Replace the Brushless Motor Shaft

Brushless motors have become an ideal alternative to brushed motors. Used in remote-controlled airplanes, cars and helicopters, they have the advantage of requiring very little service during their lifespan. These motors also produce more power than brushed motors, allowing them to be used in lightw......[Read More]
How to Make a Knitting Chart

How to Make a Knitting Chart

Patterns for knitting projects are available in many knitting books, magazines and websites, however, if you want to make something that you cannot find or that you have made up, you have to design it yourself. Knitting charts are useful to keep track of changes in stitch patterns or of color change......[Read More]
How to Applique Silk Flowers

How to Applique Silk Flowers

Silk flowers are beautiful, everlasting and can be quite romantic. Simply by taking them apart, they take on a versatility that allows for more than a mere flower arrangement. Try this simple applique technique and create many outside-of-the-box creations.......[Read More]
Different Grades of Copper for Recycling

Different Grades of Copper for Recycling

Copper is a highly recyclable material.copper cable image by Witold Krasowski from Fotolia.comCopper is one of the main materials recycled and repurposed because copper stays essentially the same throughout usage and recycling and is 100 percent recyclable. According to Copper Info.com,.........[Read More]
How to Make a Shell and Sand Vase Display

How to Make a Shell and Sand Vase Display

Seashells have long captured the imagination of artists around the globe and have been used as centerpieces in everything from paintings to jewelry. Using seashells and sand in vase decorations adds a nostalgic, whimsical affect to a floral or candle centerpiece. In addition, choosing seashells fr......[Read More]
How to Make Your Own BBM Code

How to Make Your Own BBM Code

Make your own BBM emoticon codes using the BlackBerry Autotext feature and downloadable “Smily” images from the Web. BBEmoticons.com offers over 100 emoticons that can be coded as Autotext and used in BBM conversations. When you assign an Autotext code to an emoticon, the emoticon image......[Read More]
Hygrometer Analog Vs. Digital

Hygrometer Analog Vs. Digital

Hygrometers are used to measure different types of humidity, or how much moisture is in the air. Moisture levels differ from place to place and change based on weather patterns. When hygrometers were first invented, they used sensitive materials that changed based on humidity levels; today, the most......[Read More]