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Jul 08

Easy DIY Playdough Recipe That is Safer for Kids

Did you know that boric acid may be found in some recipes for homemade playdough, putty, slime and modelling clay? Found naturally in the environment, boric acid can also be used in common consumer products like toys, cosmetics, cleaning products and pesticides. Although natural sources of boric acid in food are considered safe, Health Canada …

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Jan 22

5 Knitting Accessories You Need to Have

With knitting being a very popular hobby in many countries around the world, there is a huge number of retailers all offering various thicknesses of knitting yarn, along with a variety of knitting accessories that are claimed to be more or less essential for various projects. Knitting Bag One of the first accessories that will …

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Dec 28

Simple Winter Craft: Winter Table Centerpiece

This is a simple way to bring the natural outdoors inside; celebrate winter with this easy to make centerpiece. What you need: small branches pine cones a nice vase or jug a winter-themed ornament Instructions: Attach the pine cones to one of the branches by tying them onto the branch discreetly. Arrange the branches nicely …

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Aug 03

How to Make Your Own Soap Molds

When it comes to soap mold making the possibilities are endless provided the container you choose is able to hold hot water. Many soap makers prefer to buy pre made soap molds but personally I prefer to make my own, depending on what type of soap I am making and what sort of design I …

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Aug 02

How to Make Glycerin Soap

Learn How to Make Beautiful Glycerin Soap Bars for Holiday Gifts Using a Simple Glycerin Soap Base I simply adore making soap and I think you will get hooked once you learn how to make glycerin soap. This is, in my opinion, the easiest soap of all for beginners and I tend to use this …

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Aug 02

How to Make Bath Bombs with the Wow Factor

I just love making skin and body products which I sell at a local Farmers Market and one of my most popular selling items is the bath bomb. I am assuming you know how to make bath bombs, but I will give you the basic recipe that I enjoy using with great success plus I …

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Jul 31

Soap Made With Milks, Creams, and Noggs

I have been making soap for many years and get pretty creative on occasions. I love milk and honey soap of any kind and have tried several different types of dairy products to make my soap. I find milk soaps hold strong scents well, but light scents can be washed out completely as the milk …

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Jul 30

2 Pampering Gifts to Crochet

I love to give my friends and family pampering gifts that I have crocheted.  Crochet the cotton bath puff and cotton face scrubbies found below, put them in a decorative basket with some great smelling soaps and gels and you have the perfect gift! FLOWER FACE SCRUBBIES Materials: * H crochet hook * Worsted weight …

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Jul 27

10 Gift Ideas For Crochet Lovers

Being a crochet lover for both a hobby and a business, I have tried many crochet gadgets, books, patterns, and anything else associated with crochet. My friends and family occasionally ask me what I want for Christmas or my birthday and I try to think of a new crochet gadget or a new crochet book …

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Jul 23

Bible Story Crafts

Are you looking for bible crafts to do at home with the kids or at Sunday school? These projects are a great way to bring those stories to life! Moses Parts The Sea Bible Craft Our Bible Story Crafts for Kids is an ideal way to introduce the kids to all the truths in the …

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