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Express your creativity through arts and crafts

One of the best ways to be creative, have fun and express yourself is through crafts. Making crafts combines your self-expression, with your sense of fun and creativity. Both kids and adults alike can take part in creating crafts, whether it's done individually or as a group. Making a craft can be a hobby, but it can also be a way to earn some money in spare time. Or, just turn your crafting ability into a hobby and have a wonderful pass time activity.

  Craft Ideas, Making Crafts and DIY Projects
Art Supplies and Kits

Art Supplies and Kits for Kids

Children are the most creative beings on this planet. They learn through fun and play, where colours play an important part of the process. Stimulate their creativity and sense of fun by getting arts supplies and kits for drawing and painting to bring out their budding ideas.

Arts and Crafts for Adults

Arts and Crafts for Adults

If you enjoy doing arts and crafts, there are a myriad of ways and opportunities to do so. From learning different arts or crafts on your own, to going to arts and crafts classes. It can be a fun and enjoyable recreational activity and a great way to reconnect with your friends.

Be Your Own Wedding Planner

Be Your Own Wedding Planner

After the initial thrill of being asked the big question and saying 'yes', it's time to calm down and start planning your wedding. It's easy to hire a professional wedding planner, but if you want to save on your budget and add your style, follow these tips to plan your own wedding.

Boat Craft Ideas

Boat Craft Ideas for Kids

When you're doing arts and crafts with your kids, the idea is to have fun and enjoy crafting different things. Kids love building models, for display or as working models. Build model boats using different materials. If you make them float, so much the better.

Craft Maker Tools You Need

Craft Maker Tools You Need

There could be many things that motivate you to start making crafts. It's a great way to entice your creativity and dilligence, to find a new hobby or add extra income to your budget. Whatever your motivation, you will need essential crafting tools to develop your craft skills.

Crafting With Your Kids

Crafting With Your Kids

Increase your quality time with family by doing some crafting with your children. It's a fun and creative way to teach your children new things that can be beneficial for your whole family. That can be a valuable experience for all and an opportunity for better family interaction.

Create Wedding Decorations

Create Wedding Decorations

As a crafts enthusiast, you might be tempted to create your own wedding decorations, for a DIY wedding. This could potentially save you thousands of dollars. But before you get started, consider the pros and cons of making your own wedding decorations.

Creative Party Invitations

Creative Party Invitations

It's a hard work to plan a wedding party, but it could be even harder to create an eye-catchy party invitation. The should reflect the bride and groom's personality and creative style. Here are some ideas and suggestions for creating an original and memorable party invitation.

Customizing Your Clothes

Customizing Your Clothes

When you look for a hobby, you try to combine the enjoyable with the useful, giving you the opportunity to "profit" from your pastime in more ways than one. Customizing your clothing is a great way to transform your old clothes into something beautiful and unique.

DIY Summer Crafts to Make With Your Kid

DIY Summer Crafts for Kids

With the school out and a lot of free time on hands at home, you have to find ways to avoid boredom for your children. Making crafts at home can be both creative and fun, and a good way for parents and children to bond. Here are some summer craft ideas for kids.

DIY Table Centerpieces

DIY Table Centerpieces

A large family celebration, let alone a wedding, requires a lot of work to make it happen. But one of the first things that will catch the eye of any guest are table decorations. Learn to arrange flowers and create table centerpieces to make them the crowning glory.

DIY Yarn Crafts Ideas

DIY Yarn Crafts Ideas

In the old days, yarn was related to winter days and you nana's knitwork. Today, yarn has become much more than that, such as the latest trend of yarn bombing. Those yarn fibers can be very interesting and versatile to use in a range of DIY projects at home.

Fun Crafts to Do With Young Children

Fun Crafts to Do With Children

Art activities engage little minds in more ways than one, as young children love experimenting with different colours, shapes and textures. These activities are not only entertaining, but also build developmental skills, broaden their imagination and teach independence.

Fun Paper Crafts

Fun With Paper Crafts

If you're looking for paper craft ideas, you will find a lot of fun in scrapbooking your photos and other family history stuff. Making your own handmade greeting cards is yet another way to enjoy crafts and surprise your friends and family members on a suitable occasion.

Holiday Crafts Ideas

Holiday Crafts Ideas for Kids

Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays provide excellent opportunities for making some holiday crafts with your children, or your family. Make colourful displays, door decorations, paper chains, and other crafts that will enhance your family holiday experience.

Home DIY Projects

Home DIY Projects With Kids

Sooner or later you will find it essential to do some do-it-yourself projects at home. Make some picture frames, put up some shelving, make a lampshade, or build a chest of drawers. These can become a lot of fun if you get your kids involved to learn creativity and new skills.

Home Made Invitations

Homemade Wedding Invitations

Weddings are usually expensive events that require decent size budgets. So, even though you want your wedding to be classy and memorable, you still have to try and save where possible. One of the ways to save on your budget is to make your own wedding invites.

Make Glasses Case

How to Make Glasses Case

If you are looking for some unusual craft ideas, here's one that could tickle your fancy - making eye glasses case. Apart from using it for its intended purpose, glasses case can have other uses, such as a necklace purse. You will find this an interesting crafting project.

Kids Craft Ideas

Kids Craft Ideas and Materials

With all the technological marvels that surronds us, or maybe because of them, you can still get your children exclaim 'I'm too bored!'. Perhaps teaching them some kids crafts will break their boredom and teach eager minds some valuable skills, all while having fun.

Mardi Grass Crafts

Mardi Gras Crafts for Kids

Mardi Gras is a popular carnival celebrations, held in many countries annually, usually in February. Dressing up, making masks, dancing and music are common in these colourful celebrations. Join in the fun by making some Mardi Gras crafts for your kids.

Self-Sufficient Wax Crafts to Do During the Pandemic

Self Sufficient Wax Crafts

Staying home during the pandemic times can become boring, even stressful. But it needn't be so. The idea is to make yourself useful and occupied, by picking up a new hobby or getting crafty. How about getting creative with wax, which is easy to handle and versatile.

Teach Your Child Sewing

Teach Your Child Sewing

In today's electronic age it's become rather important to teach your children some basic lifelong skills. It's not only the benefit of having a marketable skill, but it's the process of learning hand-eye coordination, patience, discipline, confidence and of course creativity.

Make Out of Wood

Things to Make Out of Wood

Woodworking is a dying craft in this digital age. It is still taught in many schools, but it's being gradually lost to the ages. Nonetheless, there are still good masters of the craft, making some amazing things out of wood. These are items that are appreciated by collectors.

Using Old Cardboard

Uses for Old Cardboard

They come in all kinds of shapes and sizes and are very functional. But after we use them, we often discard old cardboard boxes. Instead of doing that, get creative and crafty to discover many interesting uses for your old cardboard boxes.

Making Crafts

If you join in with a group of friends and start making crafts, you'll find craft making an excellent hobby and well spent pasttime. Likewise, families can have lots of fun creating crafts, especially during holiday seasons, such as Halloween, Thanksgiving and especially Christmas.

So, where do you start when you want to make crafts or start a crafting hobby? To help you out with some craft ideas, we have selected a few different articles on creating and making crafts. Enjoy!

Children painting eggs

Making your favourite crafts in a group is an excellent way to spend
 quality hobby time, while enjoying a stimulating conversation.
One can also
 learn more about particular crafts and pick up some tips
from the others in
 the group, making group craft making an all-around
fulfilling activity
 and quality passtime.  (Image by Pixabay.com)


How to Save for Your Wedding

On these Crafts pages you will find useful information for many crafting ideas, including how to be your own wedding planner and create your own wedding decorations. But that's only a tip of the iceberg when it comes to organizing your own wedding.

The latest data suggests that the average cost of a wedding can put you out of your pocket upwards of $39k. This can be financially overwhelming for new couples and become their most expensive celebration ever. But one can still budget for a memorable wedding, with the right preparations.

Best Wedding Insurance Guide

Wedding is the happiest day of your life. It takes a lot of planning, hard work and preparations to make it happen. But you know that things sometime seem to get a life of their own and not always for the better. So, how can you protect your happiest day from going wrong?

Enter wedding insurance. Different insurers can provide different coverage, including liability and cancellation due to unforseen circumstances. We have created Best Wedding Insurance Guide for 2020 to help you choose the best wedding insurer, based on policy options, customer service and costs.