Because I love everything crafty, I thought I would give rubber-stamping a try, and it looks great on my scrapbooking pages. So what is rubber stamping. This technique is often overlooked but is a cheap and enjoyable way to make your artwork pop. I love doing a rubber stamp and before the ink dries sprinkling … Read more What Is Rubber Stamping
Candle making is an age-old art and remains to be a popular craft. With all the load shedding we are experiencing in South Africa, now would be a great time to learn how to make candles so that you aren’t left in the dark. Here are some great candle making kits, as well as a … Read more Candle Making Kits You Will Love
Let’s take another look at embroidery and also take a look at the history of embroidery, as although it is not as popular as it used to be in our grandmother’s day, it is still used and nowadays we even have wonderful machines to speed up the process for us. What Is Embroidery? For those … Read more The History Of Embroidery
Do you decoupage or do you even know what decoupage is? I couldn’t leave this website without at least one article about the art of decoupage, as it is a craft I have dabbled in from time to time, and it is a lot of fun to do. The only part of decoupage I don’t … Read more Do You Decoupage?
In this post I am going to look at basket weave crochet stitch and also follow with a video with basket weave crochet stitch instructions. This crochet technique is more advanced so I recommend you master your basic crochet technique and stitches like the double and treble stitches going first before you attempt this one. … Read more Basket Weave Crochet Stitch Instructions
In this post, I am going to look at the ancient art of Macrame, how it started, how you can get started and how to enjoy this art form as a great way to relax and be creative. What Is Macrame? Macrame is the art of ornamental knotting. It originated as a decorative way of … Read more What Is Macrame And How Do I Get Started?
Over the years it has been very difficult for me to walk into a craft store and not come out with a few counted cross stitch kits. Then I regret it later because I lack the time to complete them, beautiful as they are. Last week I dug out my counted cross stitch flower fairy … Read more The Best Counted Cross Stitch Kits
Quilting is one of my latest hobbies. I started this queen-sized blanket about three years ago and now that it is finally complete, I feel proud of myself. As this was my first attempt quilting, I feel this post on quilting beginners can relate to, with ease. In order to teach myself how to quilt, … Read more Quilting Beginners Can Relate To
If you want to emphasize focal points in your scrapbooking, then matting your photo in a way that your focal points are highlighted is the way to go. Focal point matting is used if you have a particular area of a photograph that you wish to emphasize. This is a great scrapbooking technique if you don’t … Read more How To Emphasize Focal Points In Your Scrapbooking
How to choose a color palette for your scrapbooking layouts can be a challenge at times, but when in doubt, let your photographs do the deciding for you. That is exactly what I do. How To Choose A Color Palette Whenever I am trying to decide what the best colors are to use for my … Read more How To Choose A Color Palette For Your Scrapbooking Layouts