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"Minecraft" is a computer game designed for people with different styles of play. For example, you can play with the Hard difficulty setting for a challenge with nightly monsters, or you can set it to Peaceful difficulty to focus strictly on building. Setting the game to Peaceful also allows you to
If you burn DVDs from your computer or create your own home videos using a handheld DVD camera, you may want to customize the cases in which you store them. You can buy blank DVD cases from almost any major electronic or grocery store in the country, but naturally, the blank cases won't have any cov
Mark on metal using a special marking tool when welding.Metal image by jun zhou from Fotolia.comWeld pieces of metal together to create interesting sculptures and other functional items around the house. There are special tools to use when marking the metal. Several of the tools include...
New and experienced embroiderers can find and print free patterns for cross stitch projects online. Most of the instructions include information about acquiring necessities like embroidery floss, cross stitch fabrics, embroidery hoops and needles. The same sources provide instructions for stitching,
Silk ribbon embroidery has returned to American needlework crafts, and it is a joy to create pictures or embellish hats or scarves using old and new techniques. Some techniques and stitches may be your own style, developed from the standard stitches you can learn from a book or online. O
Make a wristband to wear out walking or jogging and add a pocket to the wristband to hold a miniature music player or a little bit of change. Make the wristband from a terrycloth fabric in a color that matches your jogging outfit and add a zipper to the wristband pocket to make sure nothing falls ou
If you can crochet, put your skills to good use and brighten the day of someone who needs some cheer. Make a small crocheted angel and send it to someone along with a note of kindness; it will go a long way toward reminding the recipient that even in difficult times, there are people who care. You w
P hooks are a popular choice for both beginning crocheters and more experienced ones who want to get projects done quickly. P hooks are one of the larger sized crochet hooks; they are classified as 10 mm or 000 in the United Kingdom. The P hook lends itself to larger projects or projects with an ope
Origami, the Japanese art of folding paper, can be used to make a number of fun objects, such as animals or flowers. It can also be used to create useful projects, such as small boxes or bowls, as well as many different types of decorations. These decorations, including the four-point star, can be
Coroplast is a brand that gets its name from what it is made of: corrugated plastic. Coroplast is similar to corrugated cardboard but is more durable, weatherproof and resistant to chemicals and UV fading. The product commonly is used in promotional and election signs and storage boxes. Coroplast ca
After trips to the beach or on a ship, you may have nautical or beach souvenirs taking up space in a drawer at home. Nautical and beach materials, such as rope and shells, make good materials for nautical-themed crafts. You can make gifts for friends and family, or add to your home decor.
Crocheting a border around a blanket can be simple if you understand the basics of crochet stitch construction. These instructions work for any blanket that is a rectangle or square with straight sides. Blankets that have uneven or scalloped edges should be left with these decorative details as edgi
Video Transcript Hi, I'm Angela with Freestyle Fashionista, and today I'm gonna show you how to give a shirt shoulder holes. The materials needed is going to be stick pins and some scissors. Okay, the first thing you wanna do is put your shirt on and decide where you want the shoulder...
The Crayola Crayon Maker turns crayon bits into new, usable crayons. With the product, you melt crayon pieces, pour the liquid into molds, and let the new crayons cool and set. You can even make mixed-color crayons with swirls. Many different versions of the product have been produced. This Toy of t
Paraffin and beeswax -- the most common waxes used in candle making -- come in natural and pre-colored sheets, chunks or powders. Pre-colored waxes may be more difficult to find, however, and colors tend to be limited. To make your own colored candles, you can purchase liquid or powdered dyes specif
Video Transcript Now, once your paraffin wax is nice and melted, you do want to have a couple of brushes that you've dedicated just to the wax. You're never going to be able to use these for anything else ever again. So, dedicate a couple of brushes to your wax pan and they need to be...
Plastic craft lace is often used to make lanyards. It's a flexible, plastic string that comes in several colors. There are various weaving and tying techniques used in creating lanyard projects. It's a common craft done in Boy Scout and Girl Scout groups and summer camps to create key chains, neckla