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Craft Ideas for Christmas

It’s that time of year again, the days are getting shorter, the nights air getting long and the are is growing ever brisker. It can be easy to succumb to the winter blues until you remember one thing, the festive season is just around the corner. Nothing lifts the spirits like decorating the house with […]

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A Beginners Guide to Whittling Part 3

Cut Types There are plenty of different styles of cutting used by whittlers, to start you off though we’re simply going to cover the basics. We’re going to take a look at three simple styles to get you going with a first simple project. The Straightaway Rough Cut – To start out with you’ll want […]

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A Beginners Guide to Whittling Part 2

The second type of knives available perfect for the craft are speciality whittling knives. Though they may not match up to the ideals of the purists, speciality knives are great, mainly because they are built specifically for the job. Unlike their pocketed counterpart the speciality knives have a fixed blade meaning that it won’t retract, […]

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A Beginners Guide to Whittling Part 1

Whether you’re looking at starting a new Etsy venture, hoping to make some unique gifts for loved ones or simply looking for a new hobby to help you to unwind of an evening, whittling can be an excellent craft to take part in. As with any artistic craft it can be hard to know how […]

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Awesome Craft Ideas for the Home

Decorating the home is a big job, not only that but an important one. We usually have a very specific idea of how we’d like our living spaces to look, whether its bright and bold or cosy and quirky it can sometimes be hard to find the perfect items to match our visions. Sometimes the […]

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Valentines Crafts for the Class

On Valentines Day, we see the Art department turn into a heart shaped palooza. Schools host classroom parties where Students are able to bring their imagination with a wide variety of Crafts. Secret crushes and candies are sent with all of the hopes for the future. Keeping with tradition, many of the projects are made […]

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Creating and Crafting for Charity

Crafting for a Charity can help you to explore your talents while bringing a touch of sunshine to someone’s day. Around the world, there is communities, groups and individuals who can use a friendly gesture. There are steps to take when collaborating a Craft with your designated cause. While taking inspiration from those who are […]

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Tips for Crafting Your own Birthday Cards

Whether for friends or family it’s not always easy to pick out the best card to give people on their birthday. And usually, despite the amount of time you may have spent picking that card they likely won’t go appreciated for more than a minute. In my opinion the best way to give someone a […]