|Crafts & Hobbies Information|
Picture Frame Crafts For Your Kids Party
One of the most popular party favors is a framed picture of the party guest taken at your kids party. He or she could be showing off a silly hat or party costume, performing an outrageous party game stunt, or wearing a face full of frosting and ice cream.
Having party guests create their own make-and-take frame to display this memorable photo makes it an even greater treasure for the memory box.
Start with a plain square of cardboard with an opening the size of your picture. When the decorating is done, simply glue picture to the back of the frame.
Here's a brainstorm of frame ideas and decorating materials kids can use:
*Cut your photo into a circle and glue to the center of a nice shiny CD. Decorate with star stickers.
*Cut frames from different colored craft foam. Layer the foam squares for a unique effect. Decorative foam pieces in many unique shapes and themes are available at your craft store.
*Make a simple craft stick frame and decorate it with faux gems, sequins, sparkles, or stickers.
*Fashion a frame with craft clay.
*Use faux craft fur to make a really "wild" looking frame. Great for a jungle themed party.
*Tie one end of a long length of colorful yarn to your cardboard square. Wrap the yarn around and around the square until it is completely covered.
*Glue tiny Barbie doll accessories such as combs, brushes, sunglasses, and purses. Ideal for a Barbie party or little girl's dress up party.
*Brush a square of cardboard with white craft glue. Sprinkle craft sand onto the glue in different colors and patterns. Shake excess sand onto newspapers and let dry.
*Use outdoor treasures such as tiny pine cones, leaves, and small stones to make a nature frame. Perfect for a garden party or bug party.
*Colorful buttons in various sizes and shapes can be laid out in an interesting design.
*Apply geometrical shapes of felt in a creative pattern.
*Cover your frame with pretty fabric.
*Apply colored clay shapes to your cardboard square.
*Hard edible sugar decorations for cakes come in a variety of themes. These can be used to decorate your frame.
*Different shapes of macaroni make interesting frame decorations. Try elbows, wheels, bowties, and fusilli.
*Tiny colored pompoms make a cute soft frame. Apply complementary colors in rows.
*Tear off one inch pieces of multi-colored tissue paper. Pinch between fingers, dip in glue and apply to your frame.
*Small dried beans or peas laid out in intricate patterns make a unique frame.
Kids will love the hands-on party activity and parents will enjoy their child's picture displayed in their own uniquely creative frame.
Copyright 2005 Kids Party Paradise All Rights Reserved
Patricia B. Jensen is a mother of three and kids party enthusiast. She is the webmaster and owner of Kids-Party-Paradise.com - a complete resource for kids party ideas including invitations, cakes, decorations, games, costumes, favors, and food.
For all the latest party news, read her Kids Party Blog.
From the Library Pioneer Tribune
Cosplayflex Now Available at Over 900 Hobby Lobby Stores Nationwide - The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Cosplayflex Now Available at Over 900 Hobby Lobby Stores Nationwide The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Meet the Yorkshire man who hand crafts Penny Farthings after curious hobby turned to serious trade - The Yorkshire Post
Meet the Yorkshire man who hand crafts Penny Farthings after curious hobby turned to serious trade The Yorkshire Post
Come on out to the Baldwin County Fair Gulf Coast News Today
Town Info: Learn a new hobby with the BWG Library BradfordToday
Linda L. Erickson Kenosha News
Living Your Best Life After Retirement The Good Men Project
Community News For The East Hartford Edition Hartford Courant
Public funds for private hobbies The Shift News
Hints From Heloise: Tackling craft clutter The Washington Post
Our Cincinnati Weekend Picks: September 10–12 cincinnatimagazine.com
Bethlehem Library Notes for Wednesday, September 22, 2021 The Altamont Enterprise
Julie Suzanne Rodriguez | Obituaries | lasvegasoptic.com Las Vegas Optic
Why we crochet: the rise of fiber artistry during the COVID 19 pandemic The Michigan Daily
In full bloom – Borneo Bulletin Online Borneo Bulletin Online
Baldwin County to host 70th annual fair Gulf Coast News Today
Tina Marie Montague | Obituaries | cadillacnews.com Cadillac News
Hancock County Fair schedule Review Times
OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview: September 23-26, 2021 OnMilwaukee.com
Minden Maker's Fair being held at Farm of Cultural Crossroad Saturday | Minden Press-Herald
West Virginia Hobbies & Crafts: A 25-year success story Huntington Herald Dispatch
Most Popular Lockdown Hobbies for Women Revealed | News Craft Business
Best Pandemic Hobby - Time For Crossword Game | #KhabarLive Hyderabad | Breaking News, Analysis, Insights - #KhabarLive Hyderabad
Best Pandemic Hobby - Time For Crossword Game | #KhabarLive Hyderabad | Breaking News, Analysis, Insights #KhabarLive Hyderabad
Get your crochet hooks, paintbrushes, scrapbooks, and creativity ready: Hobby Lobby opens soon - Progress Index
Get your crochet hooks, paintbrushes, scrapbooks, and creativity ready: Hobby Lobby opens soon Progress Index
LiveWire to host fun free programme of family activities to celebrate Libraries Week - Gary Skentelbery
LiveWire to host fun free programme of family activities to celebrate Libraries Week Gary Skentelbery
Endangered Crafts and the Destinations Keeping Them Alive The New York Times
Dawn's Folly grows from hobby corner to shop selling handmade goods Port Clinton News Herald
How do you develop a new hobby that you actually want to maintain? The Globe and Mail
Microsoft acquires TakeLessons, an online and in-person tutoring platform, to ramp up its edtech play - TechCrunch
Microsoft acquires TakeLessons, an online and in-person tutoring platform, to ramp up its edtech play TechCrunch
7 Quarantine-Friendly Hobbies to Try Right Now Real Simple
Best Online Art Classes Real Simple
10 tips to stay productive and happy while working from home Business Insider
I like crafting Newsday
What you can expect now that crafts retailer Michaels is a private company - The Dallas Morning News
What you can expect now that crafts retailer Michaels is a private company The Dallas Morning News
Best creative hobbies you can do at home in lockdown Stylist Magazine
Creative workshops see boost in numbers as people pick up new hobbies in lockdown - South West Londoner
Creative workshops see boost in numbers as people pick up new hobbies in lockdown South West Londoner
New Zanesville Hobby Lobby location opens Wednesday Zanesville Times Recorder
Hobbies keep us entertained, relieve stress during pandemic HollandSentinel.com
Owners hope Creator's Collab offers a space for artisans to sell their wares, Indianola residents a place to learn new skills - Des Moines Register
Owners hope Creator's Collab offers a space for artisans to sell their wares, Indianola residents a place to learn new skills Des Moines Register
Questions to ponder as the pandemic continues | News, Sports, Jobs Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Nation’s largest craft retailer begins hiring for new Boise store at former Shopko - Idaho Statesman
What We Learned From a Year of Crafting The New York Times
Michaels Draws Buyout Interest From Private Equity The New York Times
7 Fun Arts and Crafts Projects for Animal Lovers LA Progressive
The Best Cutting Mats of 2021 BobVila.com
Local hobby and craft specialists seeing uptick in consumer interest Charleston Gazette-Mail
Hancock County Fair visitfindlay.com
30 Best Hobbies for Women - Creative Activities to Fill Your Free Time GoodHousekeeping.com
50 Hobbies for Men You Can Start at Home The Trend Spotter
How to Buy a Violin (for an Adult Beginner) The New York Times
5 Rewarding Hobbies That Are Perfect for Introverts Study Breaks
Unique, custom-built home available in Dalraida Montgomery Advertiser
Sara Davies recalls starting out with a £200 website before building £25million business - Daily Express
Sara Davies recalls starting out with a £200 website before building £25million business Daily Express
Obituaries: Jayne, Zook, Nelson, Shearer-Carmona Oil City News
SHOP TALK: Great books, stats and other helpful news for homeowners The Florida Times-Union
Hobbycraft sees fast online growth as millennials take up new hobbies in lockdown - InternetRetailing
Hobby Lobby to move into former Eastpointe Kroger location, Clarksburg, West Virginia, officials say - WV News
Hobby Lobby to move into former Eastpointe Kroger location, Clarksburg, West Virginia, officials say WV News
How to Help Kids Thrive This School Year Chicago Parent
The rise of yarn crafts during the pandemic Miami Student
New craft brewery coming to St. Cloud area from crafting siblings Minneapolis Star Tribune
11 unique at-home craft ideas to see you through quarantine, creatively goodhousekeeping.com
Be Your Own Way, but Still Use the Safe Tools
It is so often that people are not aware with the tools they use when doing their home improvement. Sometimes they use wrong tools just because they want something quick to be done.
Essentials of Genealogy - Getting Started with Your FamilyTree
Since genealogy is my hobby, my profession, and my passion, many people ask me how to get started. What are the essentials to doing a family search? Here are some tips that should help you discover your family under the best possible conditions.
How to Make Your Civil War Uniform Shirt
Your own shirt designed and made by you for your own Civil War Uniform Impression is easy and economical. Follow these simple directions, and your Civil War uniform shirt will be exactly how you want it.
Depression Glass Trivia
Depression glass facts make for interesting conversation, especially when you're at a convention or talking amongst other Depression glass aficionados. So here are a few items to get you started so you, too, can have some meaningful knowledge to put on the plate when you and your Depression glass collector friends gather 'round and chat.
Make Your Own Professional Gift Baskets
Ever given your family or friends a beautiful gift basket? Gift baskets are such a wonderful gift and can be given for any occasion. However, if you are like me you don't have a clue where to start, let alone how to put one together?.
Working With Leather
This can be as simple & basic Or advanced & professional.There are many books, booklets, pamphlets, reprints, even articles describing how to assemble a simple article cut from a basic design which is purchased as a kit from a supplier.
Step-By-Step Guide For Creating Collages and Other Unique Picture Frames
So you want to make a collage or perhaps you are interested in creating a unique shadow box to hold your valuable photographs and memorabilia. No problem! Whether you want to create lasting memories using cheap picture frames, discount picture frames or even wholesale picture frames, here are some pointers for creating lasting memories right the first time every time.
Genealogy - Why You Should Get Involved in Your Family History
A few years ago I read a statistic that said that genealogy was the second largest hobby in the United States - second only to gardening. It was no surprise to me as I have been finding and documenting my family tree for almost 30 years.
Making a Living Making Soap-Questions to Ask Before You Begin
Soap making can be a wonderful hobby but if you've ever thought of turning your hobby into a business you know how overwhelming the idea can be. Here are some questions to help you think through your decision:*How much of a business do you want to be? Do you really want to this to be a full-time job? Or would you rather just make a couple hundred bars a year for your church fundraiser? Your answer to this question will determine your next steps.
Save on Kids Craft Supplies - Recycle!
Here is some information about how to collect and use recycled objects in your crafts!You can save a lot of money on arts and crafts supplies by saving things that you might ordinarily throw away! If you are building up a craft supply box for a classroom, daycare, church or school - get the parents involved by sending out list of these items so they can help out too!Make sure to prepare each item for storage. Wash and dry anything that contained food or liquids.
How to Invest in Antique, Vintage, or Modern Jewelry
As Antique Jewelry is 'Really' based on the 'Collectability' and Style of an item, it is hard for clients to appreciate the 'Craft' involved in Handmade work, as they only see the Gold value or Diamond Value fluctuate over the years.If Gold goes up or the older something gets, the value increases, right?No.
Embroidery Stabilizing for Machine Embroidering
Here are some tips to get good results with your embroidery designs sewing.1.
Using Your Dogs Hair
Dog hair (called chiengora)can be spun into yarn, much like sheeps's wool, alpaca, or any other animal fiber. The process is the same.
A Playtime Project: The Memory Quilt
A friend recently suggested a use for my daughter's first wardrobe, which I've dutifully saved in the back of the closet, and lugged on two long distance relocations. Turns out she's done the same thing with her daughter's first clothes, and we've decided to make memory quilts.
Scary Halloween Crafts
Looking for some great Halloween crafts for your Halloween party, haunted house, or just for trick-or-treaters?A fun craft is something that can keep you occupied for hours on end especially if you enjoy it. Here are some ideas that will hopefully set you on your way in preparation for your next Halloween.
Green Thumb Not Required
Ah, the sweet smell of fresh flowers, herbs and fruit. But what if you don't have room for a flower garden or a fruit tree? What about if you always over or under water your herb garden? What happens when your house just doesn't get a lot of sun? And what about when you try and try but you just don't have that coveted green thumb? Sigh.
An Interesting Look at the Cuban Cigar
Even most non-cigar smokers have heard some of the lore surrounding the Cuban cigar. Long revered as the finest and best tasting brands in the world, they have traditionally been extremely difficult to procure.
Idle Hands Beget The Devils Work
As a southern girl, sewing was a rite of passage. You never questioned if you should learn, it was a matter of when.
How to Create a Reverse Painting on Glass
Introduction:Glass is a non-absorbant painting support which does not allow paint to easily adhere to it - apart from through the paint's own drying process.For this reason the outlines of a subject painted on glass need to be simplified when applied to an extremely smooth glass surface.
Gift Baskets - Create Simple Easy Gifts For the Person Who Has Everything!
Have you ever thought about giving a personalized Gift Basket?Is it just me or do you also get excited when you give a gift to your friends and family and you know they love it!The downside you give a gift and you just know they hate it! Unfortunately you can't always get it right because what seems right and the appropriate gift for you isn't always right and appropriate for the person you are buying for.Take my mother for instance, if you don't buy her a gift say for Mothers Day you will be in the bad books for weeks.
|home | site map|