Denuwara Manike Arriving at Fort Railway Station in Sri Lanka Railways

Denuwara Manike Arriving at Fort Railway Station in Sri Lanka Railways

Crafts to Enjoy

We all have to take the first step don’t we? whether it be walking or creating. Here you will find the steps I am taking to become the best that I can be with my home made crafts. Whether you are interested in making cards, knitting, crocheting or other crafty areas in this wonderful world of creation in the home, you will hopefully find ideas in this series of articles. And for those who have not heard it, I just love the comment by Englishman William Morris, Textile and Wallpaper guru of the Victorian Arts and Crafts movement, “Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.”

Making Collected Bottles Into Center Pieces for Your Home

You’ve seen the bottles with lights and bottle lamps at craft shows and flea markets. Are they just a novelty or to they really have a place in our homes for all of us?

Choose From a Large Selection of Model Plane Kits

There are a lot of different model plane kits that are available to choose from. Every one of them will have different features and be a different size. Some people prefer to have the smaller ones while other people like to put together the larger ones.

5 Ways How Glass Animals Improve The Interior of the House

A lot of people hesitate about the looks of their home after incorporating figurines. Glass animals can be incorporated in a home’s interior design whether you are after a minimalist or a modern look. These are some of the reasons why you can use these ornaments to your house.

Tips for Embroidery on Knit Sweaters

Sweaters are everywhere. Men, women, children and teenagers are donning these popular garments year-round. While a sweater is fashionable in itself, the addition of a rich-looking, embroidered design adds to the garment’s appeal and increases its value. Of course, getting that design on the sweater can sometimes be a bit tricky.

Find Different Scale Model Military Planes Ships and Others

Models come in many different sizes and shapes. There are many different kinds to choose from. A model military ship or plane could be made from a model kit.

Adorn Your Masquerade Party With Masquerade Masks for Decorations!

If you are a host to a masquerade party and are determined to add mystery and enthusiasm to your special day, then it’s quite natural for you to want to be perfect with all the planning pertaining the decor and costumes. Nevertheless, this can be sorted out with a little bit of creativity with respect to your to party decorations. Venetian masquerade masks make for an exciting element to your party decor.

Knitting Information for Beginners

Knitting is a relaxing and therapeutic past time, but many beginners find it difficult to know where to start. One of the most important things as a knitting newcomer is to learn the basics by creating something small but not insignificant. It is not recommend to start with something big like a jumper or baby shawl as the stitches for these items can be quite complex. The next piece of advice is centred around the importance of commencing a new hobby with the aid of a starter kit. There are many kits on the market targeting knitting newbies. Some only provide pattern books and maybe a few accessories, such as buttons to put on a garment when it is completed. While others, which are recommended, provide the necessary tools along with instructions on how to create your first item.

Choosing the Right Fabric, The Right Color, and The Right Pattern – Dare to Be Different

You’ve decided to start a project and may feel overwhelmed with the fact that you are taking on such a big task. Because there are so many different types, colors, and textures of fabrics available, the job of choosing the right fabric in the right color, for the right pattern can cause you to agonize. It need not be so difficult. Mix the colors, the values, and the scales. Mix stripes with a plain pattern or with a dotted theme – dare to be different when different suits you.

Chain-Plate Assemblies for Ship Models

One of the more interesting assemblies on a ship model build is the chain-plate assembly. The ship modeler has a number of options when it comes to constructing chain-plate assemblies. Like usual keep in mind the era and nationality of the ship model you are building.