Top 5 3D Printing Projects for Kids

With the advent of 3D printing, we now can print 3D houses, food, office buildings, prosthetics and even cars. With improvements in the technology, we might see this amazing method as the primary means of production. 3D printing is also becoming popular amongst kids. They can enjoy crafting a 3D model and then print it using a 3D printer. If you're a busy parent wondering how to keep your kid engaged in productive play, I have 5 exciting 3D printing crafts for some inspiration. Create … [Read more...]

How to Choose the Right Paper for Your Print Project

You may be wondering which paper to choose for a project you plan on undertaking. Well, to make the right decision, you will need to understand what your options are. There are two main categories of paper, coated and uncoated. Within covered, you have gloss, silk, and matte. They are all coated in clay that has been polished by rollers. The key difference is the smoothness of their surfaces, with gloss being the smoothest and most polished and matte being comparatively rougher and less … [Read more...]

DIY: Curating an Online Scrapbook Using the Instasize App

Whenever our children reach a certain milestone, it’s always exciting to share memories in social media so to keep our friends and relatives updated. It’s no surprise that as a mom, you may have taken hundreds of photos of your kids during quirky and important moments, and all you want to do is use all of these images and put them in a creative scrapbook that you can share online. While you can upload albums and multiple photos on Facebook and Instagram, it lacks a personal touch and narrows … [Read more...]

Pros and Cons of Different Types of Wool

Wool is one of the most widely used clothing fibers, being especially popular with winter garments. It is an animal based fiber, being made of the fleece of sheep or other animals. The reason why it is so popular is due to the fact that it is reasonably priced (the basic type at least), it has great insulating properties, it is water resistant, it wicks moisture, it breathes well, it adapts to different temperatures, it is highly durable and it is even odor resistant. Moreover, it is the … [Read more...]

Is It Time You Became A DIY Pro?

https://www.pexels.com/photo/brown-hammer-near-silver-nail-162644/ When you love all things interiors, it’s only natural that you’re going to want to try your hand at a few different things around the house. But it’s safe to say that we’re always more comfortable doing certain things, and not so confident with others. You may love to pick out colors and arrange furniture, but when it comes to home repairs, you may find yourself running to the phone to call in an expert. And while that may suit … [Read more...]

Have Christmas Coloring Fun with the Cute Christmas Holiday Coloring Book

Who doesn't love Christmas and puppies, kittens, and other animals? What about combinging them? That's what you get with the Cute Christmas Holiday Coloring Book from Fox Chapel Publishing! If you were to do one coloring page a day, you would have over a month (32 pages, to be exact) of coloring fun available. Not only are the pages of Cute Christmas super cute,  but I absolutely love how easy they are to get out of the book. I like to take one page out and work on it independently. … [Read more...]

Get Crafty With Christmas Papercrafting: Holiday Cards, Gift Tags, and More!

Can you believe the Christmas season is now upon us? Time just goes so quickly! One of my favorite parts of this time of year is crafting. I love finding books that help make the crafting easier, like this great one called Christmas Papercrafting: Holiday Cards, Gift Tags, and More! There are many great paper crafting activities for you, including: 50 Christmas Greeting Cards 16 Holiday Gift Tags 18 Yuletide Mini-Cards 6 Festive Bookmarks Large & Small Envelope … [Read more...]

Woodworking Tips for Moms

As a mother, you may not have a whole lot of experience working with wood. Typically, men do most the woodwork around the house, however more and more women are taking an interest in the hobby also. Keeping that in mind, we have some basic tips that will help beginners that are interested in woodwork to get the most out of it.   Make sure the wood grain matches When you are joining two pieces of wood together, in the process of making a frame for example. When you join the two … [Read more...]