Archive for the Crafts Category

How to Make a Scrapbook Calendar

Posted in Christmas, Crafts, Family, Friendships, Holiday, Photographs, Relationships, Scrapbooking with tags , , , , , , on November 29, 2007 by thedifferencenow


Have a hard to buy-for person on your list? If you’re stumped for a one-of-a-kind gift idea, consider making a memory calendar. With a few simple steps, you can create a unique gift your recipient will cherish for years to come.


How to Crochet for Charity

Posted in Crafts, Crochet, Volunteer with tags , , , , , , , on November 28, 2007 by thedifferencenow


Like to crochet? How about turning your hobby into a way to benefit those in need? There are many places to submit a variety of crocheted items: everything from blankets to hats to sweaters.  Here are a few ideas to get you started.


How to Make a Dating Scrapbook

Posted in Books, Christmas, Crafts, Friendships, Holiday, Photographs, Relationships, Scrapbooking with tags , , , , , , , on November 27, 2007 by thedifferencenow


Looking for a unique gift idea in honor of the new love in your life? How about a dating scrapbook? It’s easy to do and personalize; making it a present your partner won’t get from anyone else. Here’s how to get started.

How to Have a Homemade Christmas

Posted in Christmas, Cooking, Crafts with tags , , , , , on November 24, 2007 by thedifferencenow


Instead of buying all your gifts this year, why not make a few? Homemade presents are a way to show the receiver how much you care about them. After all, when you take the time to create something entirely unique just for them, how can they help but to be touched by the gesture? If you’re looking for some ideas on what to make, here are a few to get you started.

How to Use Pumpkins Ten Different Ways

Posted in Autumn, Cooking, Crafts, Family, Halloween, Thanksgiving with tags , , , , , , , on November 21, 2007 by thedifferencenow


Pumpkins aren’t just for carving. They’re the perfect way to jazz up your home with a little color. You can use them in many different ways, including decorating, baking, candy dishes, and pin boards. Here are some ideas on how to get the most of out them.

How to Decorate Pumpkins in a Fun and Unique Way

Posted in Autumn, Cooking, Crafts, Fall, Family, Halloween, Holiday on November 21, 2007 by thedifferencenow


Nothing says fall like a freshly carved pumpkin. But don’t let that be the only way you decorate these autumn vegetables. With a little creativity, you can make them look very distinctive (and have fun doing it.)   Here are some ideas.


How to Crochet an Eyelash Scarf

Posted in Crafts, Crochet with tags , , , , , , , on November 7, 2007 by thedifferencenow


Looking for a unique gift? Or how about a fast project you can complete in just a few nights? This crocheted scarf, using eyelash yarn, is the perfect project. Best of all, you can customize it to fit your desired use. Here’s how to make it using only a chain and double crochet stitch.