Flying Scotsman Pulling the Royal Train

Flying Scotsman Pulling the Royal Train

How to Create a Custom Scrapbook Layout

Many people over the past several years have turned to scrapbooking as a way of preserving their memories. Photo albums have taken a backseat to the fancy new ways of enhancing photos by using colorful papers and embellishments. If you are just getting started with scrapbooking, it is easy to get overwhelmed by the many aisles of supplies that are designed simply for paper crafting. With a little bit of guidance and some helpful hints, you will be making your own custom scrapbook layouts in no time at all.

A Craft Industry Analysis

Craft industry statistics clearly show that with over half of U.S. households engaging in a craft activity, many, many people experience that unequal feeling of satisfaction that comes from creating something beautiful. Nothing is as self-soothing as those stolen hours immersed in the craft you adore.

How to Create an Easter Wreath

With the introduction of spring comes Easter, a celebrated holiday where we adorn our homes with spring décor in the form of bunnies, chicks and eggs. One of the most commonly seen décor items in the home is an Easter wreath. You can find many wreaths in your local craft stores, but if you have a crafty streak in you, you can be completely unique and make your own Easter wreath to decorate your home with. It is not difficult, and with the variety of supplies that are available in the craft store, there is no shortage of design options.

How to Make a Greeting Card in 4 Basic Steps

There are four basic steps that need to be followed when making a greeting card. Skilled card makers probably do these without thinking but for a novice card maker it can help to have a guide to know what these steps are.

Alternative Use for Picture Frame

Alternative Use for A Picture Frame If you find an interesting picture frame of almost any size at a flea market, grandma’s attic, your garage or yard sale, I can tell you an alternative way to use it. I found an old graying wooden frame that was very simple for mine and decorated it with dried flowers from my own yard. Remove the back to the frame and take it with you to a local sheet metal retail outlet to get it cut to size.

Things To Know About Football Goals

One of the most popular games around, football continues to be played by many people and at various levels too. Whether this is professional or semi-professional, a considerable number of amateur players participate in the beautiful game every single day. When playing football, there are many accessories which are required in order for a person to participate fully. Wearing shin pads enables for this part of the body to be given protection when it is needed most, as does wearing goalkeeping gloves because this will help to minimalize any pain after a shot is struck.

Knitting Is The Ideal Activity

It used to be that knitting was seen as the activity for women at a more mature stage in life but that is no longer the case. Knitting has seen a revival in its fortunes and for many reasons, it has become an activity that younger men and women and turning to. It is still predominantly an activity that is enjoyed by females but when it comes to picking up knitting needles, there is no barrier to having fun.

Aids in Home Sewing a Fabric Canopy

A fabric canopy is one of the easiest home decorating projects to home sew and it adds tremendous excitement to any bedroom. At the same time, almost any type of fabric can be made into a canopy, since a canopy is more decorative than functional. Sheets make a wonderful alternative to fabric yardage because they are already finished along the edges.

A Guide to the Safe Storage of Autographs and Signed Photos – Part 1, Storage in Sleeves

This covers the storage of autographs and signed photos within sleeves. Why, when and how you should store them. Storage, conservation, framing, mounting and repair of these things will be covered in a separate article. The article may seem a little technical at times, but I believe that by giving you the facts, you are far less likely to but or use the wrong products.acts, you are far less likely to but or use the wrong products.

After You Crash a Model Airplane

Crashing a radio control model airplane is unfortunately an event that happens to even the best of pilots from time to time. Following are some useful procedures to follow after you crash a model airplane, to include the initial damage assessment and a list of easy repairs.