Little is known of crochet's early history. It seems likely that the earliest crochet was made using fingers, rather than the hooks used today. There are theories that crochet could have existed as early as 1500 BC, as part of nun's work, which included needlepoint lace and bobbin lace. There are ...
October 3, 2017Monica
Have you made candles before but are now thinking about making palm wax candles? There are a few things you need to know before you start. This information will help you to make a safe and quality candle.1. AIR HOLES Whether you are making pillar or jar candles, you must ...
October 1, 2017Monica
There are many reasons why people love to crochet.For one, crocheting is therapeutic. Because of its calming, rhythmic movements, many studies have shown positive results for people suffering from chronic depression, Alzheimer's disease, dementia and schizophrenia. Crocheting is also for common ordinary people who simply enjoy the feeling of accomplishing ...
September 29, 2017Monica
What is Greening?"Greening" is a term that florists use to explain the process of adding foliage to a flower arrangement. It is usually the first step in the design process because most florists use greening as an opportunity to create the shape of their design. It can be thought of ...
September 28, 2017Monica
There are a number of similarities in making soap and candles. Both require pouring the raw materials into molds to give them shape. Candles and soap need scents and color as well. Many stores sell both candle and soap making supply kits. Candle and soap-making supply stores are found ...
September 21, 2017Monica
A pattern is an organised arrangement of the elements of design such as dots, lines, shapes, textures, colours etc. on a surface using any appropriate technique for decoration. Pattern making is an experimental process since the resultant designs cannot be predicted by the artist.Patterns can be used as designs for ...
September 19, 2017Monica
Whether you are going to a scrapbooking crop for a few hours or you are going for a whole weekend, planning ahead is the key for a fun-filled and productive crop. The principles in this article work for whatever length crop you are going to. It doesn't matter if it ...
September 17, 2017Monica
There are a number of very good reasons for scrapping your photos! Some of them you might seem logical and others you may never even thought of.The number one reason to scrap your pictures is.....*drumroll* to preserve them! Yes, by using acid-free materials including page protectors and the proper glue ...
September 15, 2017Monica
Decorating homemade candles is great fun and actually easier than most people think. The best thing about decorative candle making is that it can be completed within a few minutes and requires very little skills to complete. I have one such project for you today: appliqué candles!Appliqué candles are large, ...
September 13, 2017Monica
Knitting is something we are all familiar with, but surprisingly we know little about when and where the art of hand knitting started. This is because yarn fibers are biodegradable. One thing we do know is that the oldest form of knitting (crossed knitting) was practiced since before ...
September 11, 2017Monica