General Crafts Department

General Crafts Department Logo This general crafts department offers useful information for a wide variety of crafting projects that don’t fall under one of our other categories.

So, if you’re interested in crafts such as candlemaking, basketry, weaving, latch hook rugs, bead crafts, macramé, clay crafts, paper crafts, glass crafts, and flower crafts this is the place for you!

We offer project ideas, in addition to tips and hints, for different crafts on a weekly basis.

In addition, you can buy supplies for your projects through our online shopping store.




 


Recent Videos and Tutorials

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    Bird Seed Ornament

    Bird seed ornaments are fun and SO EASY to make. The feathery friends in your yard will love them! Watch the video to learn how to make bird seed ornaments.

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    Decoupaged Frame

    This video and photo tutorial will teach you how to decoupage an inexpensive frame into a pretty frame using scrapbook paper.
    This same technique can be used to decoupage a frame for Easter, Christmas, graduation, birthdays or any special occasion.

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    Dish Garden Bird Feeder

    This garden art project will add a unique, lovely accent to her garden and making a dish bird feeder is fun an easy.
    Watch this tutorial to learn how to make one.

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    Easter Decoupage Frame

    This video and photo tutorial will show you how to decorate a frame using decoupage and scrapbook paper with an Easter theme, but any theme can be used.

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    Rustic Holiday Decoration

    Take a walk in the woods and gather supplies. Then make this rustic holiday decoration.

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    Sock Wine Bottle Cover

    Do you need a quick, easy idea for gift wrapping a bottle of wine? Stop by the dollar store and purchase knee-high socks and make a sock wine bottle cover.

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    Tabletop Christmas Tree

    It’s time to decorate for Christmas. If you do not have space for a large tree and artificial table top Christmas tree can add a festive touch to a home.
    Learn how to make one with this DIY tutorial.

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    Valentine' Day Heart Mobile

    Time for DIY Valentine's Day crafts. Learn how to make a heart mobile for Valentine's Day. This mobile will look so festive in a home.
    Kids and grandkids will love helping to make it.

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Book and Magazine Recommendations

  • Handmade Gifts

    Handmade Gifts


    Make It Yourself MagazineGiving someone a handmade gift shows that you put thought, effort and time into the gift rather than a purchased gift. This book has lots of gift ideas that you can make.

    Each of the projects in Handmade Gifts is presented with a finished image; step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and photos; and corresponding patterns where necessary.


  • Decorating Digest: Craft & Home Projects (Magazine)

    Decorating Digest: Craft & Home Projects (Magazine)


    This magazine offers room design and home furnishing ideas and easy-to-make craft projects to assist the reader in decorating and beautifying the home.

Free Items of the Week

  • Patriotic  Door Wreath

    Patriotic Door Wreath

    This tutorial will show how to make a Patriotic wreath decoration for your home. This video shows step-by-step instructions for making a red, white and blue wreath to honor Memorial Day or Fourth of July.  From  By Needlepointers.com Staff

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