Crafting With Kids: Tips for the Beginner

When it comes to spending quality time with your children, there’s something about crafting that makes it a go-to. Crafting is a great way to allow your child’s imagination to soar while also being able to spend time talking with your child and learning more about them. However, for the mom (or dad) who isn’t an avid crafter yourself, sometimes crafting with kids can be a little less than perfect. However, if you dream of making memories with your child and building great things, then it’s a … [Read more...]

Tips for Teaching Kids to Sew

Whether it’s your own child or not, sewing can be a very beneficial craft for a kid to learn. It can help with hand-eye coordination, brain growth, and help improve their mood among other things. It can also be an important life skill that can go with them into adulthood. There is no need to throw out a shirt with a loose button if you know how to sew it back on! But, children are wiggle worms and often have very short attention spans. How do you even begin to teach them to sew? Well, it is … [Read more...]

Tax Tips for Your Craft Business

It is very essential for every craft business to file their tax properly within the due time otherwise it may bring them some inconvenience. However, the complex taxation low has brought more stringency to the craft business. As a craft business owner, you will always want to save your taxes so that you can maximize your profit. So, we have come up with various tips that help you to save your tax. Next time you calculate taxes for your craft business you will be surprised to see how much taxes … [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...]

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...]

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...]

DIY Valentine Hearts Glitter Crayons

These Valentine Hearts Glitter Crayons are such an adorable DIY craft idea!  Kids will love helping you break up the crayons to make these, and you'll love how inexpensive and easy they are to make.  This tutorial is super easy to follow!  Check it out! DIY Valentine Hearts Glitter Crayons I love that this easy Valentine Hearts craft idea can be used any time of year. Just because we are using it as a holiday craft doesn't mean you can't make these for any occasion.  Grab discounted … [Read more...]