Welcome to: General Crafts
We have seen that herbs are wonderful for alternative medicinal uses, fantastic for recipes and can be used and grown easily. What else can you do with herbs?
If you enjoy seashells, then in all likelihood, you are almost always hunting for seashell crafts ideas to discover a functional technique to display seashells at your house and / or share them with your friends and relatives. Little kids enjoy trying to find seashells, and creating a little something of their very own to showcase them is a fantastic method to get them involved with showcasing their precious proud discoveries!
Ribbons are one of the hottest crafting items around. I’ve seen ribbons used in so many places and in so many different ways that I wanted to create a list of random ribbon usage ideas, so here it is. I haven’t tried each and every one of the ideas…yet. Enjoy!
My mother has several albums of family photos going back to the early 1900s and even before. Her mother and grandmother, thankfully, kept scrapbooks and photo albums. But as these pictures age, I worry about preserving them. Here are some things that we have been doing that may help you in preserving your old photos. These are the steps I go through.
Many of us enjoy growing lavender in our gardens and for most of us having it grow along the side of paths to brush past and enjoy its scent is enough. However, there is a lot more you can do with the lavender you grow in your garden. Lavender has all sorts of culinary uses; it is also highly praised for its aromatherapy properties. The fragrance is known to have a calming effect that aids relaxation and sleep. One way of benefiting from lavender’s relaxing properties is to make a lavender bath bag. Relax and let the warm water flow over the bag to create an aromatic, soothing bath.
What are envelope seals? In this day of email, text messaging and instant messaging, real mail can be something of an anomaly, a special surprise in the mail. If that mail is from a friend or family member, complete with an old fashioned envelope seal, it can be even more spectacular. While these kinds of things are normally reserved for special and formal occasions such as weddings and graduations, there are no rules saying that you cannot use them for quick notes or letters.
If your craft scrapbook workspace is messy because there’s lots of ribbon pieces lying around, here’s your solution to corral the mess AND spark your creativity. This little organizer will allow you to hang all your remnants where they’re easy to see… and you’ll be more likely to use them for your next scrapbook page or greeting card. Let’s get started!
The cutting mat is certainly a flexible type of mat that can be used for a plethora of arts and crafts endeavours. Well known projects include sewing, quilt making, paper crafts, wood crafts, etc.
Aromatherapy has been practiced for hundreds of years without the benefit of the fancy name. Generation after generation of homemakers prided themselves in creating the most fragrant and visually appealing decor to beautify their homes and provide relief for minor ailments, from headache and anxiety to insomnia and soothing cranky babies.