My grandmother was an amazing quilt maker. I was too silly and impatient when I was a kid to learn from her which is a little sad because these days her hands are much more shaky and she has trouble showing me how to sew some of the more intricate sections. She loves sitting with me while I sew though, and when we get stuck we head online and find videos I can watch of the quilting techniques I need. It's great to be able to share crafting time with her. This blog shows the projects we work on together.
27 September 2021
Few items add character to a room like custom-framed wall art. Unfortunately, most homeowners treat wall art as an afterthought during interior design and only settle for off-the-shelf frames. That said, getting custom frames for your wall art is easy, thanks to online stores. Notably, online framers can work on your piece based on the instructions you provide. However, you should avoid mistakes when ordering custom frames online, especially if you want your wall art to mesh with your existing space.
16 July 2020
If you're thinking about getting into candle making, you may be wondering where to start. While it is possible to purchase each item you need separately, it is often best for novices to invest in a beginner's kit from a local retailer that offers candle making supplies. Read on to discover some of the benefits of purchasing a beginner's kit rather than attempting to source what you need yourself. It has all the materials you will need
8 March 2016
Primer is the unsung hero of every great canvas painting, and indeed many of the masterpieces we now consider to represent the peak of canvas painting would have faded and disintegrated long ago without it. When applied to a canvas prior to painting, primer serves three main purposes: Longevity - Paint adheres to primer much more readily than it does to raw canvas, allowing a painting to resist peeling and cracking over time.
7 March 2016
If you are out shopping for toys for your little one, soft toys are an excellent option. These toys are soft and visually appealing with a variety of colours as well as attractive designs. However, for these toys to create the perfect experience for your kid, you must know the right type of soft toy for your child. This means you have to keep in mind many health and social factors.