Re-purposing Ordinary Items Into Extraordinary Crafts

June 23, 2013 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Uncategorized

One of the most exciting things crafters can do is turn plain-jane things you’d find around the house into something that’s an expression of your imagination and creativity. The most ordinary items can become the gifts that your friends exclaim over, asking “How did you ever think of that?”

One of the most popular items to re-purpose right now is the inexpensive, store-bought school composition book. They usually have uninteresting cardboard covers that look like they were sponge-painted Read more…

How To Make Crafty Items Out Of Anything

April 29, 2013 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Uncategorized

When it comes to making crafts, you are only limited by your imagination. Many everyday objects can be turned into beautiful handmade crafts. All it takes is a little creativity and some basic supplies.

Add a coat of paint to a tin can that used to hold soup or coffee to create a custom pencil holder or flower vase. Just file down the rough edge using a metal file, use semi-gloss paint and a nylon brush to add color, Read more…

How to find a policy in Delaware

March 04, 2013 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Uncategorized

The Internet has helped consumers of all types. Those looking for insurance are no different as national firms are in direct competition in every state. Whether you’re looking for a large or small firm, the Internet is a great place to start looking.

Wilmington is one of the largest hubs for insurance in the United States, making Delaware an easy location to find home, life, auto, and health insurance. Large firms are headquartered out of the state, making them local. Smaller, Delaware-only firms are also available and can be found online.

If you’re looking for a particular type of insurance, comparison sites specific to companies operating and selling in Delaware are available for consumers. These sites can compare prices, coverage plans, deductibles, exemptions, limits, and customer ratings. The amount of information at your fingers is astonishing.

An individual can narrow down their search to companies who have local agents in their immediate area, or to large firms that offer the lowest rates possible. This information can be compared across the state with every company licensed to sell insurance in Delaware. This comparison can help consumers determine which considerations are important to their purchase decision.

Utilizing the latest information and technology, consumers in every city and state can save money, increase their coverage, find more reliable service, or add additional protections to their car, home, and family from the comfort of their own homes. The Internet has become the greatest weapon in the fight against bad insurance companies and high premiums.

This article was contributed by writers at delawarehomeinsurance.com.

Basic Acrylic Painting Techniques For All Skill Levels

August 15, 2012 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Uncategorized

Whether one is new to painting or a well seasoned artist, painting with acrylics can be rewarding and enjoyable. Acrylic paints are easy to use and extremely versatile because of their water-based composition, which makes them pleasant to work with.

Acrylics are extremely fast drying, which can be positive or negative, depending on what one is trying to accomplish. Due to their fast drying nature, one has to work a bit more quickly in order to blend colors; however, this also means that Read more…

How To Make Your Own Beaded Jewelry

August 11, 2012 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Uncategorized

Making your own beaded jewelry is a fun way to pass the time, create jewelry for yourself and for loved ones, and even gives you the opportunity to make money and generate an income with your jewelry as well. If you want to make beaded jewelry, it is important to understand the types of beads and designs available on the market, often by visiting craft stores or by researching the types of beads and crafting materials you are seeking online.Didn’t catch that? Read more…

Using Mixed Media To Create Your Next Piece Of Artwork

August 08, 2012 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Uncategorized

Mixed media is a fun and unique way to create artwork that can be both two dimensional and three dimensional at the same time. Mixed media means using more than one type of material to create a piece of visual art. For a simple example, think of a typical scrapbooking project. The use of a picture, combined with some construction paper, stickers, and ink pen, all together, create a single visual experience. This can be transposed into something more than just an art project. Look at your surroundings Read more…

Top Five Best Stores To Purchase Craft Supplies

August 06, 2012 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Uncategorized

When you are big on crafting there’s nothing like a store dedicated to nothing but. The aisles inspire, the employees are informative, and there are classes and books there to introduce you to new types of crafts.

I’ve compiled a list of stores that offer a great selection of supplies for art and crafts projects.

Michaels Stores-
Michaels is great because they have so many locations and their stores are usually very large so they have a little of everything. You can have something framed, get Read more…

How To Find Great Deals On Arts And Crafts Supplies

August 03, 2012 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Uncategorized

Do you like to make arts and crafts at home? If you do, then you know how expensive the supplies can be. There are ways to get the art supplies that you want for projects and decorations at cheap prices.

Look for clearance items when you go to the store. Many stores will put older items on clearance in order to make room for the new supplies. These items are usually marked down to pennies on the dollar. Stock up on as many of these items as you can Read more…