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How to Make a Sock Baby

Have a baby in the family? Make this adorable, squishy doll as a present. Sock babies are easy for a young child to grip as they are soft and small, and they are safe even for small babies. The material is machine washable and durable, and the custom expression you draw on the gift is sure to bring ...More...

Effects of Clan Tags in "World at War"

The multiplayer mode of "Call of Duty: World at War" (WaW) enables gamers to set a four-character clan tag after reaching level 11, although players can refrain from using one. This clan tag can consist of any combinations of letters, symbols or numbers. If a player uses a clan tag, this clan tag wi...More...

Video: How to Make Christmas Ornaments at Home Using Ticking Material

Video Transcript Hi. My name is Dana Church, and I'm going to show you today how to make ornaments at home using ticking material. Some people might not be familiar with ticking material but it is a thick sort of duct cloth that people use to make bedding with. So sometimes people have......More...

Differences Between Chinese & Korean Paintings

Korea's larger and more dominant neighbor, China, has strongly influenced all parts of Korean culture over the centuries. Art is no exception, with many Korean artists being sent to China to complete their education. Indeed, the history of Korean painting is usually judged by its relationship to Chi...More...

Rainbow Crafts for St. Patrick's Day

Rainbows are a traditional decoration for St. Patrick's Day.roller rainbow image by Nicemonkey from Fotolia.comRainbows are a traditional symbol of St. Patrick's Day. Not surprisingly, many St. Patrick's Day activities and crafts revolve around rainbows. Whether you're a teacher looking......More...

Rearing Techniques of the Honeybee Queen

A hive of bees is a complex system of egg laying, rearing, nourishment, and construction with the queen bee at its center. The beehive, made of hexagonal cells called honey comb, stores pollen and honey. These cells are also where eggs are deposited and developed. Worker bees oversee the whole proce...More...

Arts & Crafts for the Impaired Elderly

Elderly, impaired people can enjoy a variety of different arts and crafts. Some of the crafts many need some modification for those with limitations. Crafts not only stimulate brain activity, but provide hours of enjoyment for those who need to fill their days with things to do. Have all the necessa...More...

How to Make Your Own Credit Card Protection Sleeve

Over time the black bar on your credit card can become worn down. The raised numbers and letters on front will be buffed down, and the ink on the card can become unreadable. A sleeve will help to protect your credit card from becoming worn out. Your bank may not have sleeves to spare, but you can ea...More...

How to Make a Wire Wrap Ring

Dressing up an outfit is easy and fun with a big funky ring or a subtle classic ring. No matter what your style, you can show it off with a wire-wrap ring. Easy and inexpensive to make, a wire-wrap ring can enhance any outfit for any occasion, and it will only take you minutes to make....More...

Video: How to Draw a Sunny Day After a Flood

Video Transcript Hi, I'm Rosalie and I'm an artist and I'm going to show you how to draw a sunny day after a flood. So I'm going to draw in a flood scene. I'm going to put in like a tree. It's just basic stuff you would see on a street but it's going to have water all around it. So I'm......More...

How to Decorate a Sweatshirt Hem

Sweatshirts debuted as primarily functional items of fashion that blocked out cold temperatures and kept muscles warm. Nowadays, sweatshirts can have chic patches and patterns that distinguish them and the wearer. If you have a sweatshirt that could use some sprucing up, but you don't want to overdo...More...

How to Braid Silk Ribbon

Japanese Kumihimo, the art of silk braiding, is an art with a long tradition. Silk braiding is something that is used in the creation of ornaments for carts used for festivals, for ceremonies, belts for kimonos and other applications. A modern use of Kumihimo, according to "Japanese Kumihimo, the Ar...More...

How to Make Raised Textures for "Minecraft"

"Minecraft" is a sandbox construction game in which players can mine resources, build imaginative structures or destroy and reconstruct entire landscapes. The main draw of the game is a player's ability to create whatever they desire using the building materials in the game. To do this, players must...More...

Simplicity Bias Tape Maker Tips

Bias tape is useful in many craft projects including quilts, blankets and clothing. While purchasing bias tape is convenient, it is helpful to have bias tape that matches your fabrics. Some crafters make bias tape by cutting strips and folding and ironing strips to the desired width. A machine like ...More...

What Are Spider-Man's Powers?

Since his introduction to the comic world in August 1962, Spider-Man's popularity has expanded from comic books to television to major motion pictures. Part of the character's allure for modern audiences has been based on his alter ego, Peter Parker. His life as an awkward high-school bookworm is ba...More...

How to Make a Fake Guitar

A a relatively clean pizza box is the simple starting point for a craft project like a fake guitar--not to mention much less expensive. Learning to make a fake guitar out of other such common household materials is easy....More...

How to Cut and Make Pinwheel Quilts

Pinwheel quilts dazzle the eyes with their spinning triangular shapes and patterns. If you've ever seen a windmill, or even played with a pinwheel as a child, then you have an idea of what these quilts are meant to look like. They look difficult, but in reality, they are simple and don't require a l...More...