CRAFTS EVENTS

This site list any crafts shows and fairs for 2018 and 2019 that are in USA and Canada. Iā€™m sure that this will be helpful to ones that like to go to these events. 😊 👍

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Special Craft Ideas

Being crafty will not only spark your artistic side, but it will also help you to save a lot while making your house unique. There are several home crafts that can make your house into a home. From big DIY projects to small crafted decor accessories, you can craft nearly anything you can imagine. All you need to get started is your imagination, some fun inspiration and a couple of materials to make your vision come to life. Following are some DIY Holiday Craft Ideas that you should try.

1. Fabric Flower Pots

Many people have some old flower pots that aren’t pleasant enough. Turn these rustic pots into excellent accessories by just covering them with beautiful fabric. Head to the fabric store and pick out some complementary fabric patterns to match your existing home decor. Just wrap the fabric around the pot to get an estimation of how much fabric you’ll need and then cut the material to the correct size.

2. Silk painted greeting cards

Silk painting is fun, and you can make lots of small items that do not require too much expertise on your side. You can even get cool kits that have everything you need. This makes it very easy as you then do not have to buy a lot of supplies and equipment.

3. Beading
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DIY Soap making

If you are not sure what you are doing, making soap can be quite a dangerous task. The fact that it is a popular pastime, with many enthusiasts sharing their information, can make it easier or, in the worst case, cheat. Then, as a beginner, start with the actual soap making process, so be sure you are following a reliable and accurate source of information. A video that you just found on YouTube may not be enough. It could be a success, but also a complete failure, so to speak.

Since making real soap contains a danger element, you must follow the instructions very carefully once you have found the right ones.

The two main methods.

When you learn to make soap from basic ingredients, there are essentially two methods to choose from: the cold process and the hot process. Whichever method you choose, it will consist of the combination of fats or oils, such as olive oil and bleach. However, if you are working with solid fats that are solid at room temperature, you must first melt them.

In the hot method, the soap mixture is actively kept warm. Two advantages of this are that the exact proportion of bleach and fat for the process is not as critical and the piece of finished soap hardens in a few days instead of weeks. On the other hand, the hot process is also more volatile, so it is generally recommended for beginners to start the process cold.

Learning from the masters of the art.
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Best Tips for Potters to Overcome Creative Block

Every craftsman faces creative block at some points of their profession and the people working in ceramics art also faces the same from time to time and in this article, we will list out a few tips that will help you to overcome the creative block and never run out of ideas to craft your next piece of ceramic art.

Never Stop Hitting the Potter’s Wheel

You never know when you might find that form with your clay which will result in one of the best masterpieces you have ever created. So, just keep playing with your clay and try to mold it into different shapes. We are sure you will find some really amazing and unique shapes out of it. Also, you can take inspirations from best potters around the world to come up with your unique idea in such situations but you must never stop hitting the wheel.

Keep a Sketchbook with You All the Time

Ideas might hit you at any time and so, keeping a sketchbook with you all round the clock will ensure that you will miss out any idea that might come into your mind, Also, make sure that you put all those ideas into your sketchbook whenever they come into your mind and next time, when you face a creative block, you might want to open that sketchbook to find some amazing ceramics art ideas right from your own mind.
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Wine Cork Craft Ideas You Will Fall in Love With

Whenever you finish a bottle of wine, you are left with the wine cork and the empty bottle. Now, you can either throw them away or put them into use by crafting something creative out of them. In this blog post, we will list out a few DIY wine cork craft ideas that will help you to create beautiful things from the leftover wine corks.

Wall Art

You can create a wall art using all the wine corks you have collected lately. Simply cut a thin plyboard into a shape you love and glue the corks over it. If your corks are different in color, you can put them in a different pattern or you can color them beforehand as well and arrange there accordingly while gluing,

Decorative Ball

Wine corks can be used to build decorative balls very easily. All you need to do is, buy a small ball from a store and glue the corks over it. We are sure that it will look really beautiful.

Flower Vase

You can arrange the corks in a box form using glue so that it can be used as a flower vase.

Corkboard

Don’t you think plain message boards look quite dull? Using all your corks you can give a unique look to your message board. Simply glue the corks over the board in a pattern and we are sure that the new ‘corkboard’ will look stunning.

Key Ring
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Mosaic Craft Ideas

The mosaics are exciting and a fun art form, especially for children. This is an art form for all ages because it is very easy to use and there are no specific rules and guidelines. Each one can create their mosaics to the content of their heart. Mosaic is a form of self-expression, so many people want to try the mosaic as a hobby. If you want to create it as a hobby, there are three ways to create your mosaic. They can also pass on this knowledge to children and teach them different ideas of elaboration for children.

Direct mosaic method: using this method, the individual tiles were placed directly on the surface of the chosen support. You can create the preliminary drawing in advance in the area you want to decorate. This direct method is very popular among many traditional artists. This was also used to complete the European roof and the walls. It is a combination of different surfaces with three-dimensional objects such as vases. There is a disadvantage to this method, and that is that the work must be done on the same website, which is not feasible. The modern mosaic includes the fiber optic network and is built directly on the network.

Mosaic indirect method: consists of repetitive designs and elements. It requires different components such as tiles and glass. Subsequently, you must transfer the final work to its destination. The primary benefit of this method is that it can give the artist the opportunity to review some areas.

Double indirect method: this is an indirect method, but with an additional level. Instead of placing the tiles face down on a sticky background, the tiles are open. It also allows mosaic teachers to see the patterns they create. When you have finished, you must place an extra layer of sticky in the mosaic. The original layer is subtracted. You need the mosaic to rest as you did with the indirect method.

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Homemade Crafts

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Easy Crafts

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Ceramic Crafts

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Cork Crafts

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