Category: Crafts

Sep 18

Kunstglaser: Stained Glass Meets Modern Art

Kunstglaser: A Breakwater Original …You have to love your work. And when you don’t love, don’t do it. And when somebody says, ‘Nobody can do this,’ then I say, ‘hey, my name is Nobody.’ Norbert Sattler is a master stained glass craftsman living Pleasantville, Nova Scotia who creates amazing modern glass pieces in conjunction with artists. …

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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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Jul 09

Craft Show Preparation

You might feel that it is up to the organizer to promote the show and guarantee a large attendance. Yes, they can let local newspapers or media know, and they can get their name out on websites with craft show listings. If you are lucky, they are an established show that has a reputation of …

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Feb 06

Make Your Own Valentine’s Day Cards

Gifts are great. But they’re incomplete without that all important Valentine’s Day card. Yet, sometimes, what you want to say just isn’t available in printed or electronic form. Don’t despair! Make your own. Sure, you’re not a poet. But you don’t have to invent your own rhymes to make your own card. You can freely …

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Jan 30

Outside: Top Five Crafts for January 2016

Stay warm this winter with these awesome craft projects! Here are our top picks for January craft projects: Crochet these sweet cat and bear baskets from Mohu Blog: This super adorable Quilted Doll Blanket Pattern from Simple Simon and Company is great for kids and adults alike:  Here’s a refreshing bath & body treat to make …

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Nov 01

How to Make Simple Autumn Leaf Window Decorations

You can utilize those beautiful leaves in the yard for more than just fun for jumping and playing in! Step 1: Gather up the most beautiful leaves that you can find.  This can even be made as a game for kids: assign them the task of going hunting to find their favorite leaves in the …

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Oct 27

Outside: Top Five Crafts for October 2015

“Outside” is a new feature at Uteki and our way of sharing some link love displaying our favorite crafts for each month.  Without further ado… here are my top craft picks for October 2015: I love anything made of felt, and that’s why one of my favorites this month was this DIY Woodland Notepad Cover from …

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Feb 22

Welcome to Crafts at Uteki!

Ribbon; check, glue; check, glitter; check, a thousand and one ideas; check. When it comes to crafting, there are always a thousand supplies that you need and a thousand things that you can make but sometimes getting from the craft store to the completed project can be a difficult task in itself. That is where …

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