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Scrapbook Ideas For Gardener Lovers

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Creating a garden scrapbook can be a very rewarding hobby if you're a garden lover.

Whether your interest is the expansive kind of garden with space for vegetables, flowers and trees, or the smaller balcony type where a cute container garden can enhance your outdoor living space, are for everyone.

Which is why a personal garden scrapbook can add to your pleasure and keep a record for all time.

And it's a creative occupation that kids love as well as grown ups.

Flowers are one of the popular natural-based elements that many people cherish. 

You can store flowers in a scrapbook to craft a garden style creation. 

To start you will need a dried flower. 

Compress the flower placing it into your scrapbook pocket, such as the memorabilia. 

Next, glue, tape, etc, the flower so that it is sticking on the page securely. You may have seen flowers preserved in bibles. 

The process in scrapbooks is similar, only you want to stick the flowers so that it does not fall out. 

How to craft flowers for sc…

Beautiful Wall Hangings And Mini Quilting Ideas

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Mini quilts are a great introduction to quilting and, once you've tried your hand at one, you have an attractive piece of art either for your home or as a gift.

Wall hangers are easy to create. The minute size quilts once created will make a nice gift and/or decoration for your home. 

Once you have your parts together, as well as have your tools you can get started making a wall hanger. 

If you are new to quilting, do not worry since the hanger we are making is one of the easier groups of craft to create. 

Do not forget to get your rotary cutters on hand, since throughout your quilting project you will need to cut ¼-inch allowances for your seams. 

Now, assuming you have your green, tan, blue, yellow, and peach print in order we can get started making your top section of the quilt. 

Briefly, I will go over the sections to help you prepare. 

You should have two, 2 ½ x 19 ½ inches of upper and lower borders in the green prints. 

You should have another two borders in green at the size of 2 …

Create A Fun Mural As A Kids Social Event

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Craft ideas are usually geared to individuals, whether kids or adults.  
Sometimes you'd like to have a craft idea that works for a group of kids working together.  

Making a mural together is an idea that works for a group.  

By working together, you are creating something to decorate a shared area.  

Individual crafts can be displayed, but one unique item is often more effective than a group of items that are almost identical.  

In addition, sometimes kids' crafts, like it or not, just become clutter when they are taken home, and it isn't long before Mom throws it out.  

This craft idea of making a group mural can be displayed for several weeks and will not become clutter in anyone's home.

The basic materials for a kids' group mural is freezer paper.  

Freezer paper is about 18 inches wide, and it is very tough.  

One side is plastic coated.  

That is the side that is designed to be placed against the food.  

You will have better luck drawing on and gluing things onto the o…

How To Make Candles: A Profitable Hobby Or Craft

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I once had a friend who had quite a profitable online home business making scented candles in her garage. 

So successful that she would provide part-time employment for her friends.

Eventually she was employing friends as casual staff to meet the demand for her simple home business. 

She even did a roaring trade with over-the-counter sales at her own shop in the town. 

So you see, there's money to be made from candle making, not to mention scattered around your home for their scents and soft atmosphere.  

Candles have been known to have existed in ancient times. 

The remains of candles have been found in the caves of France. 

It is believed that cavemen used them while painting and etching on the walls. They are believed to have been made out of animal fat. 

The Egyptians used candles as well by dripping beeswax onto leaf stems. 

The burning process of a candle involves the four basic elements of matter which are solids, liquids, gas, and plasma.
Candle making today is a fun hobby or craft…

Crafts That Make Money From Home

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It's true that we all derive great satisfaction from immersing ourselves in an enjoyable craft or hobby - but have you ever thought about some craft and hobby ideas that make money. 

Creative activities can be so rewarding as well as therapeutic and, naturally, a useful way to occupy our spare time other than becoming a couch potato.

But have you ever thought of the idea of selling your craft to make a little extra pocket money - or even starting your own art or craft home business?

Now you are probably going to be looking for craft ideas that sell easily because there are crafts fairs or bazaars where you can set up. 

However, if you’re serious about making crafts which sell easily, think about what crafts you love to make and that people give you compliments about. 

But wait. If you choose to make a craft simply because it sells well, you’ll soon lose interest. 

Without a sufficient quantity to begin with, there’s no sense in setting up a booth or table to try to sell your work.

Think …