Category Archive: Crafts

Apr 22

Make Your Own Gorgeous Marbled Cups

        Create your own set of gorgeous marbled cups or mugs. These would be a nice unique gift for Mother’s day next month. I see mismatched cups and mugs at thrift stores all the time and some of them are really neatly shaped and all of them are super inexpensive. While they don’t usually come …

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Apr 01

How To Build A Cheese Press

        If you like to make your own cheese or would like to make your own cheese then you might like having a cheese press. A cheese press is used to consolidate the curds and remove the whey from the cheese, weight or sometime a screw down type of press is used. Here Fable Farms …

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Mar 26

Make Firewood Burn In Colors

This is a really neat project. You can take some of your fire wood and soak it in a bucket of water to which you add a chemical agent. After letting it soak and then dry out, when you burn it it will burn in the color that corresponds to the chemical you added to …

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Mar 22

How To Rebuild A Vintage Coleman Lantern

       If you have some vintage Coleman lanterns around that you would like to rebuild and be able to use them again here are instructions to rebuild single and double mantle lanterns and also there are instructions to rebuild Coleman single and two and three burner stoves.  Old Town Coleman has instructions to rebuild all …

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Mar 17

Make Your Own Concrete Solar Light Holders

     Make these concrete solar light holders and you can light up the front porch or the walkway. Set a few around the pool for night swimming. Line the path to the barn or chicken coop or light your way to the garage. Where ever you need a little light this is a great way …

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Mar 08

Make Decorative Garden Art From Bowling Balls

This step by step tutorial of how to make decorative garden art from bowling balls is an inexpensive fun way to add a dash of color among your growing plants. You can find bowling balls for normally less than 5 dollars or less at yard sales, thrift stores, garage sales and yes even bowling alleys. …

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