Arts & Crafts Business : Society & Culture & Entertainment
Starboard and Seaboard are brands of marine board. Both are a type of plastic plywood which can be used in building things that are exposed to a lot of water such as boats and pool platforms. Both products claim not to rust, splinter, crack, rot, swell or delaminate. Starboard and Seaboard are bo
The arts & crafts of Mexico have a deep cultural significance for its people. Easy-to-make Mexican arts & crafts can be fun and inexpensive activities to teach children about Mexican culture. The following crafts can be used as a lesson on world cultures, holidays or celebrations.
Making homemade bird food ornaments can be an easy way to attract birds to your property. For the naturalist or bird watcher in your family this homemade ornament can be a great gift. These bird feeders can be made with just a few simple ingredients. You can keep the birds fed outside your home d
You can create a Lakai stencil that will allow you to draw the Lakai name on virtually anything, from your skateboard to your favorite tee shirt to even a notebook. You can use spray paint to quickly customize your item of choice, or you can use paint and a sponge or a paintbrush. What you use depe
An original watercolor greeting card sent from one friend to another is a joy because it was done by hand by someone who cares and expresses friendship. Artistic ability is not required to make a watercolor card---many people make "spirit" watercolor cards that are a blend of colors, strokes and imp
Craft items are used to make beautiful things, but the supplies and tools are often less than pretty. Wire crates offer a practical and effective storage method, but they leave the supplies exposed, as the sides are not solid and can be seen through. With a bit of modification, the crates can concea
Lanyards are strips of braided vinyl that can be used as keychains, necklaces or friendship bracelets. Many learned to make them as kids at summer camp or with scout troops. Lanyards are quick to create with only a few inexpensive craft supplies. Teach yourself to make a diamond braid lanyard all
The upholstery in your car can either look inviting or it can be repelling. After years of use, the seats begin to wear and retain odors. If the upholstery on your car seats is looking ragged and worn, you may want to replace it. While pre-made seat covers are an option, you can do the job yourself
It's a situation that is all too common: You pop your favorite video game disc into your console or computer only find that it doesn't work. When you check the disc out, you realize it has a big crack in it. If the crack is deep, there is usually no hope in saving it. You can repair small cracks, ho
Turn ordinary champagne flutes into decorated flutes for parties and special occasions, decor and personal use. With supplies purchased at your local craft store or arts supply store, you can use your flutes to create handmade crafts for yourself or to give as customized gifts for your friends and f
Babies are the most wonderful gift that anyone can receive. But sometimes they can get a bit cranky, and the best way to soothe them is with a rocking motion. Parents have been using rocking cribs since before the 1500s. They provide a safe place for the infant to sleep and give the parent the abili
Outdoor wedding are very picturesque and many feature a wedding trellis adorned with flowers under which the bride and groom will exchange vows. Fresh flowers can be very expensive and, in the summer, are likely to wilt long before the day is done. Make nifty paper flowers instead. For authentic-loo
Brownie Scouts can earn "try-it" badges while expanding their skills and circle of friends.girl image by anna karwowska from Fotolia.comSince 1912, millions of young women have participated in Girl Scouts and Brownie activities. Today, over two million girls are involved in scouting...
Keeping a home warm in winter or cool in summer takes work. Homes with large amounts of windows lose heat and cool air through the windows. Insulating windows with insulated window shades keeps a home warmer in winter, and cooler in summer without increasing utility costs. Making insulated window sh