How to make a Plaster Cast of a Hand or Foot

Plaster casting kits are sold at many craft and discount stores. The kits are usually marketed towards parents who want to make plaster casts of their children’s feet or hands. This is a wonderful way to stop time and forever hold a memory, but these kits are rather expensive. You can buy the necessary supplies […]

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How to use embossing powder

Creating personal gift wrap is a project that can save you time, money, and hassle during the holiday season. With a few supplies and a bit of creativity, you can create a wrap that is elegant or homey with minimal effort at a minimal cost. These two projects will show how simple it is to […]

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How to tie a gift bow ribbon

When it is someone’s birthday or anniversary, or you are invited to a bridal or baby shower – or even when the December holidays come along – one of the ways to celebrate these events is by giving gifts. Now, the main thing, of course, is to try and give a gift that the recipient […]

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How to make a native american basket

Native American Basketry is one of the oldest crafts known. Baskets were used for various tasks. Some baskets were created to cook in. Some baskets are used to gather needed items. Storing foods and sifting grains are other uses for baskets. Baskets materials were gathered from areas that the American Indians inhabited. Every basket is […]

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How to make a diaper cake

How to make a diaper cake Simple to make and chock full of baby necessities, a diaper cake makes the perfect gift for a baby shower. A diaper cake is both practical and beautiful as it not only serves as a perfect table centerpiece, it can be created to hold a multitude of baby necessities […]

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How water blasters work

Just about every kid has had or still has a water blaster. Sure most of us had water guns that barely got anything wet, but kids today have monstrous water blasters that will literally soak their target. How do these work? On the old-style water guns, a trigger lever activates a small pump. The main […]

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How to set up your own playgroup

STARTING A PLAYGROUP You don’t need to be paying exorbitant fees for child classes when you can be getting the same out of your own, self-created and free playgroup. Most people find themselves joining classes with their kids in order to meet people in similar situations and find the support that they need to be […]

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How to make a lemonade stand with cardboard

Who can resist a nice cold glass of lemonade on a hot summer’s day especially when served by a cute kid? Your cute kid can be the one making some cash when you quickly build them a lemonade stand. The stand can be made from plywood or cardboard. Obviously the wooden one will hold up […]

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How to make your own bubble wands

Want to draw the kids outdoors on a cloudless afternoon? Whip up a batch of bubble-stuff and get busy crafting fun gadgets to produce all sorts of bubbles. Following are bubble wand ideas made using commonplace household items to help you embark on this creative undertaking. The little plastic baskets that berries come in make […]

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How to make a lego horse

You will need: Two single white pieces or eye pieces, depending on your setEight black pieces with four connectors One black piece with two connectorsNine brown pieces with four connectorsFive brown pieces with eight connectorsThree brown pieces with six connectorsTwo brown pieces with two connectorsTwo brown pieces, sloped, with a hole for connectors on bottom, […]

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