November 30, 2007

How to make a Christmas paper lamp

A new Christmas craft for you. Making your own lamps for the candles is easy and can be a funny craft to do on a winter evening, you can make this craft with kids too.
o prepare your Christmas paper lamp you will need some card paper, white as in the example or any other colour you choose. You will also need some transparent paper and a low glass to hold your candle safely.
Start by printing this pattern in your card paper, then cut the pattern. Now you must cover the star with the transparent paper (use a bit of glue or tape) and finally fold the pattern to create your paper lamp.

November 28, 2007

How to make a felted handbag

Felting is a traditional handcraft that is becoming more and more popular.
Felting, wich is made from wool, is very much used in decoration and crafts. It is created by washing, mixing and pressing the original fabric's fibers. It is not difficult to make once you've learnt the technique.
Learn how to make a felted handbag with this tutorial in pictures,
Felting tutorial

How to make a Christmas Card

Here are full instructions to create your own christmas cards. This is a project for making a christmas card using beads, you can get the free pattern and all the instructions in this website:
Making a Christmas Card

How to make crafts with quilling technique

Use paper and card to elaborate flowers and all kinds of beautiful shapes for decorations. Quilling is an easy technique for paper crafts, you can decorate greeting cards and objects with this technique achieving amazing results. Learn how in this video.

How to make a Christmas tree with sugar paste

An original Christmas decoration for your cakes, this video shows all the steps for making a Christmas tree decoration with sugarpaste.

November 27, 2007

How to make Patchwork : Tutorial for Patchwork skirt

More Patchwork for you, here you will find a tutorial explaining all the steps to elaborate a lovely skirt with the Patchwork technique.
Patchwork is a type of needlework that consists of sewing together pieces of different fabrics to make a larger fabric with combined patterns and geometric shapes. Patchwork is a great technique to use in the creation of bed covers and clothing.

Enjoy making Patchwork with this Tutorial of how to make a Patchwork skirt

More Patchwork tutorials here

November 26, 2007

How to make a Chinese paper lantern

Learn how to make a paper lantern. The video explains how to elaborate a Chinese lantern with pieces of paper and a stapler. An easy way to decorate your house.

More paper crafts here.

Gift wrapping: decorating with a ribbon

Here is another idea for wrapping your gifts, you can decorate your packages using a ribbon with the technique explained in the video, rather than placing the ribbon in the center of the package you can put it around the corners in a more original manner.

How to wrap a gift

Here is a video about gift wrapping with some ideas for decorating your Christmas packages.

November 23, 2007

How to make a small Christmas wreath

Make yourself a Christmas wreath! In this video they explain all the steps to make a small Christmas wreath with an original old fashioned design. To make your wreath you will first need some small bretzels that you can put together in the shape of a circle using some glue. Once you have the base for your wreath that you've made using the bretzels, you can start decorating it, you can use, some Christmas wrapping paper, small paper flowers, some snowflakes and small red and green bows. Follow the instructions as explained in the video and create your own Christmas wreath.

More Christmas Crafts to make here: Christmas Crafts

How to make crafts: paper christmas star

Make your own Christmas crafts! With a bit of imagination and some instructions you can make your own Christmas decorations and even make yourself Christmas gifts. Start preparing an original star for your Christmas tree. In this video you will learn how to make a beautiful paper star to decorate your home.

More Christmas decorations here: Christmas crafts

November 22, 2007

How to make yoga: salute to the sun

Yoga is an ancient physical and spiritual practice originating in India which combines the practice of exercises, called asanas, with breathing and meditation.
Yoga helps to relax, can improve your physical health and also your mental health. There are many reasons for practising this technique, and now you can make yoga at home, and for free. Learn how to practise yoga online, we will offer you the best resources.
The salute to the sun is a basic yoga exercise, with many benefits for your body and mind. Learn here the salute to the sun and start pracising now.

November 16, 2007

How to make Christmas Cards

Prepare your own Christmas cards, this video shows how to make a Christmas pop-up card, but you can make many different types of cards for the season using pieces of card and decorations like ribbons, dried flowers, pines, etc.

How to make a Christmas centerpiece decoration

Learn how you can make your own centerpiece for Christmas and decorate your home for the Christmas season making yourself beautiful ornaments and decorations.

How to make a Christmas wreath

Make your own Christmas wreaths. You may use almost anything to create your own Christmas decorations, here is a wonderful example of a Christmas wreath elaborated with candy. Learn to make a Christmas Wreath with this tutorial and enjoy a happy and sweet Christmas.

November 15, 2007

How to relax with yoga

If you need to relax a bit yoga techniques can help you to find your inner peace. Find out how you can get a bit of relax following these easy steps, watch this video and practice this yoga exercise to achieve total relax.

How to make beaded jewerly

Learn how you can make your own jewerly using beads. Here is a video showing how to make a ring with glass beads.
You will find more instructions and free patterns with beads in this blog about beads

November 9, 2007

How to make cakes: apple cake recipe

Here you have another cake recipe for you to make. Learn to cook a delicious apple cake, it is easy to make and you will have fun cooking it. Good luck with this recipe!

How to make cookies: chocolate chip cookies

Enjoy this recipe and learn how to cook delicious chocolate chip cookies. All the ingredients and the method are explained in the video.

November 7, 2007

How to make crafts: patchwork

The patchwork technique combines different fabrics sewing them together to create a larger fabric composed by different patterns and colours. Patchwork is used to elaborate clothing, original handbags, and bed covers. Learn how to make patchwork in this website where you will find patterns, instructions and all the necessary materials to start your patchwork.

November 5, 2007

How to make a christmas wreath

Make your own Christmas decorations and give your home a speacial touch. In this video we show you how to make yourself a beautiful christmas wreath.

How to make cakes: Christmas cake

As the Christmas season approaches we will be introducing more how-to's to help you prepare a wonderful Christmas. This is the best recipe we have found for making the traditional Christmas pudding: Christmas cake recipe
After baking your christmas cake remember to decorate it with the icing, here is a video showing how to make the icing for your christmas cake. It will surely be delicious :)

How to make cakes: Cheese cake

If you like cooking here's is a great recipe for you to try. Learn how to make a cheese cake, here are all the steps and ingredients you will need to bake your cake. Enjoy it!

How to make beaded rings

You can make beautiful pieces of jewelry using crystal beads. Learn how to make a beaded ring using Swaroski glass beads in this video.

Find more examples of beaded rings and jewerly and free patterns and instructions in this website for beads

How to make an origami paper bird

To make this flapping bird you only need a piece of paper and a bit of time, we give you all the steps to learn how to make a bird by folding paper with origami. Enjoy!

How to make an origami rose

Origami is the japanese technique for making wonderful objects by folding paper. Making crafts with paper is fun and cheap, learn how to make a paper rose with origami in this video with easy-to-follow instructions.

Update: Sorry the video instructions have been removed by the user, but you can still learn how to make an origami paper rose here.

November 2, 2007

How to make a paper star with origami

Find out how to make a beautiful star folding paper with the Origami technique. In this video you can see step by step instructions to make a paper star that you can use as a christmas decoration for your home.

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