Archive for the ‘Hobbies and Crafts’ Category

postheadericon How to Create Items Every Pet Rock Needs

How to Create Items Every Pet Rock Needs

Three Methods:Make a leashMake a travel homeMake a birth certificateCommunity Q&A Do you have no idea what to make for your pet rock that is useful? Well then read on! Method 1 Make a leash 1 Find a piece of yarn in a nice color. 2 Cut it so it will be long enough to reach your feet from your waist. 3 Tie a rubber band to one end, and make a loop on the other. Method 2 Make a travel home 1 Get 6 pieces of cardboard, all the…

postheadericon How to Create Jewish Papercut Art

How to Create Jewish Papercut Art

There are many forms of creative expressions within Judaism, and Jewish papercut art is an age-old tradition that has long been used to accompany Jewish religious texts, helping to bring them to life for the younger ones and for the sake of its own beauty. Doing your own Jewish-themed paper-cutting is one way to connect with your faith and create something beautiful that can serve as a reminder for a special Jewish themed event.[1] Paper-cutting is easier than you think and this tutorial provides one example of Jewish papercut art,…

postheadericon How to Create Flares in Photographs

How to Create Flares in Photographs

Have you ever seen those beautiful circles in the movies or photographs that create a fun and vibrant feeling to the scene? This article will explain how to create those with your digital camera. 1 Take your subject outside where you can see the sun. It helps if it is earlier in the day or later in the day so that the sun is closer to the horizon rather than over your head. 2 Position your subject in front of the sun so that you are on the opposite side…

postheadericon How to Create Garments from Pop Tabs

How to Create Garments from Pop Tabs

Pop tabs can be used to make interesting and eye-popping clothing. It takes a long time to make, but can give astounding results. 1 Design the garment as if you were making it from ordinary fabric. Write down the shapes and sizes of each piece you’re going to make. For example, a good vest design consists of four pieces: one rectangle across the back, from neck to below arms, and across shoulders; a second from under arms to waist, across sides and back, and two more from collar to waist,…

postheadericon How to Create Chainmail from Pop Tabs

How to Create Chainmail from Pop Tabs

Two Methods:Preparing the Pop TabsCreating ChainmailCommunity Q&A Although you can purchase chainmail from a dive or sporting good store, why not put all those empty soda cans to good use and create your own with the tabs? The supply you will need most is time as it will take approximately 1,000 or more pop tabs to create anything substantial. Method 1 Preparing the Pop Tabs 1 Prepare the pop tabs. Bend the collar side downward using the key. Use the key to continue bending the collar backward so that it’s…

postheadericon How to Create Do It Yourself Photography Projects

How to Create Do It Yourself Photography Projects

Broke and need some lighting for your photography? Just don’t want to spend money on something you can do for yourself? Then read on. This article will make sure that you are able to do that. 1 Get yourself a few basic supplies. These are (to start out with): Foamcore Mylar and/or aluminum foil Gaffer’s tape Duct tape Diffusion material (silk, handkerchief, etc) Cardboard boxes Craft knife PVC pipes and glue 2 Upgrade your woodworking skills. If you are able to make things at a higher level, you will find…

postheadericon How to Create Cross Stitch Photo Memories Using Software

How to Create Cross Stitch Photo Memories Using Software

One Methods:Pixel Hobby FreewareCommunity Q&A You have a picture that you consider one of your best and you also like to cross stitch. Now there is software that will allow you to mix your hobbies and create a work of cross stitch art with your photos. 1 Find your software. For cross stitch, there are at least two. PCStitch[1] and Pixel Hobby[2] There is a small freeware version of Pixel Hobby and shareware versions of both to see which one ‘fits’. 2 Choose your photo. You don’t want it to…

postheadericon How to Create Disguises As a Kid Spy

How to Create Disguises As a Kid Spy

If you’ve got a big mission coming up, you’ll need to know how to disguise yourself. Here are some tips for the aspiring kid spy. 1 Know what disguise you want. There are some ideas below in related wikiHows. 2 Find the clothes you need, or make them using other materials from old shirts, jeans,etc. You don’t need them to be fancy or stand out, because no one wears things like that on a daily basis. As long as they blend in reasonably with your surroundings, they’re OK. Just don’t…

postheadericon How to Create Conversation With a Boring Boyfriend

How to Create Conversation With a Boring Boyfriend

Four Parts:Conversation HelpIs he really worth the effort?Improving your conversation togetherAdvancing the conversationCommunity Q&A Do you hate those awkward pauses? Isn’t it annoying when you have nothing to talk about? Read this article to learn how to stop a no-fun relationship and turn it into something enjoyable. You can also find out if you are in a worth while relationship. Conversation Help Great Conversation Topic Examples Sample Conversation Starters Sample Ways to Keep a Conversation Going Part 1 Is he really worth the effort? 1 Be sure that you enjoy…

postheadericon How to Create Basic Model Train Scenery

How to Create Basic Model Train Scenery

Two Parts:Coming up with scenery ideasCreating the basic sceneryCommunity Q&A Scenery forms an important aspect of the model train set-up. It can enhance the experience of running model trains, by providing a realistic backdrop for the model trains to chug through, along with stations to stop at. If you’d like to make your own basic scenery, this article provides some useful starter ideas to help you begin this fun and sometimes addictive pastime. Part 1 Coming up with scenery ideas 1 Plan out your scenery. Draw up scenery ideas on…