Making more from less is today's trend in crafting, and renowned craft instructor Miriam Joy reveals the amazing design boost you can give your projects by using crayons as an economical source of wax. Try the 15 basic wax designs taught here, from circles to waves to flowers, and then combine them with your own creativity to turn your crafts--or everyday objects from the thrift shop or dollar store--into colorful and eye-catching works of art. The book covers the basic materials needed, the techniques, and the many types of surfaces to which wax can be applied, from wood to glass to felt. Then 11 "starter" projects help you discover the unlimited things you can transform with wax decorating, from a simple tile magnet to more advanced projects like a masquerade party mask, wall art, and a transformed old guitar. Bonus video links help you learn even more.
Old notebooks, discarded postcards purchased from a flea market, sheaves of sheet music: Anna Corba knows how to turn these vintage papers into fantastic contemporary crafts. This up-and-coming designer presents her beautiful projects, with detailed instructions, charming color photos, and tips to help imaginative crafters develop their own personal style. Her techniques for transforming the paper range from tea-dying to repurposing luggage tags. Embellish plain cardboard boxes with paint and vintage trading cards; make collage bottles; or create decorative paper cones to hold flowers, candy, or trinkets. With a sheet of paper, everything is possible. "Makes clever use of common materials and [is a] good selection."--Library Journal
From America's largest specialty retailer of arts and crafts merchandise comes an extraordinarily big, beautiful, and encyclopedic collection of techniques and 175 projects--from beading and woodworking to glass and fabric crafts.
All about beeswax; its history, production, adulteration, and commercial value. With 17 plates and 37 figures. Contents: Historical -- The Production of Beeswax -- Wax Rendering -- Beeswax in Commerce -- Refining and Bleaching Wax -- Adulteration of Wax -- Manufacture of Comb-Foundation -- Colouring Wax -- Wax Candles and Tapers -- Manufacture of Wax Flowers, Fruits, and Figures -- Technical Uses of Wax.
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More than 50 games, crafts, and toys using simple paper plates teach major stories from the Bible in a fun and meaningful way. Each activity includes a mini-lesson, Scripture reference, and related verse
Hand-make your perfect Christmas with Kirstie Nothing shows how much you love someone more than a handmade gift, card or decoration. And the pleasure is just as much in the planning and making as it is in giving and receiving. In this ultimate celebration of Christmas, Kirstie has brought together over 50 of her favourite festive projects to make, bake and create.
Originally published in 1897, this early works is a fascinating novel of the period and still an interesting read today. Contents include; The function of Latin, Chansons De Geste, The Matter of Britain, Antiquity in Romance, The making of English and the settlement of European Prosody, Middle High German Poetry, The 'Fox, ' The 'Rose, ' and the minor Contributions of France, Icelandic and Provencal, The Literature of the Peninsulas, and Conclusion..... Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwor
Say goodbye to boring days with over one hundred easy and quick craft projects! All creations are fully illustrated with simple step-by-step instructions. Kids of all ages will enjoy making a desk organizer made out of a cereal box, turning a water bottle into a piggy bank, creating a placemat of memorable pictures, building a wreath out of clothes pins, dressing up their bulletin board and lamp shade, and many more crafts. Cool crafts are also included for just about every special occasion including getting ready for back-to-school, holidays, birthdays, and parties.
Awaken your senses with crafts for the home, office or car. Candles, soaps, potpourri, fountains and pillows are among the numerous crafts you can make at home with the help of this book. Each step from stirring the soap to melting the wax should bring with it a sense of calm and relaxation.