Cleaning Antique China, Pottery or Porcelain

Antique collecting has its perks. Great finds, good financial returns and a satisfied soul are just some of the many “bonuses” one can get from this hobby. But these things don’t come easily and sometimes, much effort is needed from the person.

Being a Good Toy Collector

Toy collecting was previously a spare time activity, which was restricted to vintage stores, flea markets, and conferences along with other enthusiasts. However, today while using growth of web sites such as eBay, everyone can become a devoted toy collector in the convenience of their very own home. Want to learn more about being a collector of toys? Check this out!

4 Easy Steps to Building a Great Model Train Layout

A description of the steps involved to build a great model train layout. It includes determining the size of the model train, tips on building suitable bench work and train tables, model train track planning, buying and choosing type of trains and how to create detailed scenery.

Making Lavender Bags As Christmas Gifts

Lavender bags are both useful and pretty and make lovely gifts. They can be used to scent wardrobes and clothes drawers and will also act as a natural moth repellent. Easy and quick to make, this article gives you step by step instructions on how to make your own lavender bags.

Great Tips for Sewing Patterns With Ease!

Many people don’t realize that you don’t necessarily need a top of the line sewing machine in order to create sewing patterns like a pro. Sure, having the right machine can make the process a whole lot faster and easier, but today I’ll give you some good tips on how to do this without a computerized machine.

Challenge Coins – History And Purpose

There is a not-so-well-known tradition that is starting to gain popularity. This is the tradition of the challenge coin. Challenge coins have been around for a very long time, but used to be a primarily military honor. Now, more and more people are starting to embrace the tradition of passing challenge coins down to worthy friends and colleagues.

3 Wick Candles: Simple and Easy Steps

These 3 wick candles are made of wax and 3 wicks inserted at a distance on each other wick to provide an equal burning. The ambiance and mood set by 3 wick candles appeals to many people and when you add the slight scents that candles often give off, the combination creates an appealing environment in the home. Combine votives, pillars, tapers and 3 wick candles together and you have a candle grouping that will set a comfortable mood. They not only do add a rich full scent but they also put off a substantial amount of light to cast a warm glow over any room and also burn efficiently down to the very last of the wax. 3 wick candles will surely make an instant centerpiece or eye catcher anywhere you choose to place it. Burning them can help with household odors or simply make your home smells great and well made with a properly trimmed wick will melt to oil and burn as liquid, neither dripping wax nor releasing smoke. When they are burned out, they will leave no residue.

Cheap Sewing Machines: Find the Most Important Features to Look for in Your Sewing Machine

In this article, we will look at cheap sewing machines. They have really come a long way and some have some really great features on them.

To Create Your Own Model Railway Village Can Be A Huge But Rewarding Task

You might want to add a town, or cityscape to your existing model train layout, but where do you start? Well, you could begin by surfing the Internet for ideas, or visit a local model railway club, or attend some train shows or exhibitions. These are all great sources for ideas. Read more.

Making Soap Can Be a Fun New Hobby

Making soap is a fun, relaxing, creative process. And the best thing about this is that it can be profitable as well. Of course, learning to make soap takes a little bit of time and patience, but once you’ve mastered the technique, a world of creative possibilities opens to you.

How to Create Your Own Online Reading Group or Book Club Page for Free

Learn how to create your own private and free online reading group or book club page in six easy steps. It’s the perfect way to keep all your reading group information in the one place and to communicate with your members. Set-up is simple and shouldn’t take you more than 30 minutes.

When Should I Learn How To Digitize My Own Embroidery Designs For My Embroidery Business?

“When should I learn how to digitize my own designs? I have an embroidery shop and right now I am having all of my designs digitized by a digitizer.” This is a very common question that I get from a lot of new embroiderers.

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