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How to Decorate File Folders

Decorating plain file folders is an easy, inexpensive way to brighten up your office workspace or homework desk. Make themed folders for your classes, committees or outside organizations. Use bright geometric patterns to decorate folders to brighten up your office cubicle. Personalize a folder for e

Video: Decorating Wreaths With Ribbon

Video Transcript Hi. This is Magda from Bamboo for Flowers, and today I'm going to show you how to decorate a wreath with ribbons. So the materials we are going to use are a red vase, pine cones, the wreath, the ribbons, the glue gun and the scissor. The first things that we are going...

How to Use Pokemon Emerald Gameshark Codes

"Pokemon Emerald" is the updated version of "Pokemon Ruby" and "Pokemon Sapphire". While the game, by and large, is quite similar to the previous versions, it does feature a modified storyline and include a few new features. One of the more significant features is the a

How to Make a Swim Skirt for a Bathing Suit

Make a wrap-around skirt to add a little bit of modesty or femininity to a bathing suit. You can make the skirt so it can easily be removed or can attach the skirt to the waistline of the bathing suit for a permanent adornment. When making a detachable skirt, use a solid-colored fabric that you can

Games for Kids Using Donuts

Children can have a lot of fun playing games that involve eating donuts. These sugary treats make inexpensive game props that are ideal for kids birthday parties, holiday parties or even for in-class school activities. Keep in mind that food games tend to get messy, so make sure that you prepare a d

Clever Recycled Crafts for Kids

Recycled craftsArts and Crafts image by ne_fall_photos from Fotolia.comTeach your kids how to make green crafts made from recycled items. Using recycled items for crafting teaches children how to think creatively and conservatively. Children will enjoy salvaging empty containers and...

How to Make a Rabbit Head for a Costume

Whether for to wear in an Easter parade or as an accessory for a Halloween outfit, locating a costume rabbit head can be a daunting and expensive task. You can use a few easily acquired supplies and create your own rabbit head at home, letting kids assist you as a pre-Easter or Halloween activity. B

How to Glitter Paint Sweatshirts

Glitter paint is a non-toxic colored paint that has glitter particles throughout. It is commonly used in craft activities and is a useful tool if you want to add unique designs to a plain and boring sweatshirt. Glitter paint is widely available in craft stores and comes in a variety of colors. You c

How to Fire Clay in a Stove Top Oven

When you fire clay, you heat the clay to harden it, creating a finished piece. The heat causes the clay to undergo a chemical change, making the once-pliable substance hard as stone. Normal clays require extremely high temperatures found in kilns specially designed for firing clay. To harden clay in

How to Create a Mug

You can make homemade ceramic mugs to fit our own design ideas and make them as large or small as you want them to be. You can sell homemade custom mugs at craft fairs, give them as gifts or just use them at home.

Candle Decorating Ideas

Candle decorating can turn a bland, store-bought candle into a unique gift. Sometimes you can decorate the candle's holder, sometimes the actual candle. Decorating candles also is an unusual activity to inspire creativity in children. Using a bulkier candle helps make decorating easier for younger k

How to Make an Origami Diamond Step-by-Step

Origami is an art form which strengthens spacial conceptualization skills, and promotes peace of mind. To make a 3D diamond from paper is certainly less expensive than buying one, and is more enjoyable too. Making an origami diamond is relatively simple, but requires precision and dexterity to be ex

How to Glue Fabric to Foam

When gluing fabric to foam, you want to be careful not to damage the fabric. For example, applying glue directly on a piece of fabric may discolor the fabric. It's best to use a fusible interfacing material to separate the fabric from the glue. The interfacing material offers a protective shield ove

How to Refurbish an Old Trunk

Old trunks such as steamer trunks, wood trunks, and footlockers can be found at flea markets, garage sales, antique and used furniture stores. Often the trunk is sturdy and well built, but the exterior is visually unappealing and the interior is rapt with odors. Refurbish an old trunk by cleaning an

How to Make a Homemade Match

Until the mid-1800s, lighting a fire was a painstaking and frustrating process. Tinder---shredded wood pulp, dried grass or wool---had to be ignited with sparks created by striking a coarse stone against steel then stoked with oxygen into a small flame until hot enough to light firewood. Matches wer

How to Make a Purse for a Kindle

The Kindle is an electronic reading device that allows users to download and read books without ever stepping foot in a library or book store. If you have a Kindle you’d like to keep from getting scratched or damage, make a fabric purse to keep it in while you’re on the go.

How to Appraise Marbles

Marbles have been made in one form or another for thousands of years. Archeologists have unearthed small round stones for gaming in prehistoric graves in Egypt, the Middle East and Austria. The best early marbles were made from polished marble -- hence the name -- but many were manufactured from cla

Directions for Silver Bead Jewelry

Silver jewelry comes in many forms. For silver accessories you can design and create yourself, try using genuine silver beads. Whether smooth and simple or ornate and complex, silver beads make a fine foundation for bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Try a few basic beading designs that are versatil