Category - crafts


Painted bottles.  Beautiful from the ordinary, crafts - 2019

How sad it is sometimes to throw out a bottle of wine of unusual shape, bright saturated color. One would like to transform it into some original decorative thing, to give, so to speak, a second life, to adapt for storage, or to decorate the interior. This desire arises, probably, in many creative natures, which is why there are so many different ways of decorating ordinary bottles and turning them into unusual household items and original gifts

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DIY metalwork: features, types and drawings, crafts - 2019

In modern conditions, when the market is full of mass-produced goods, handmade goods are beginning to be in great demand. In cities, specialized departments and entire shops or salons begin to appear, selling exclusive items made by craftsmen. If you want to give someone an unusual gift, the best option would be metal products made with your own hands, although there are many other hand-made souvenirs

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Point, point ... Dot-shaped contours, crafts - 2019

In the halls of the Hermitage and the Museum. A.S. Pushkin in Moscow dedicated to the work of impressionist artists, there are amazing paintings, written in the technique of pointillism. If you come closer to them and peer into the fabric of painting, it will become clear that the painting canvas was created with small dot strokes

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Paper rocket with their own hands, crafts - 2019

A paper rocket with your own hands can be created in a simple way. Before you start making a rocket model, you need to decide on the scale of the model. It is necessary to take into account that real rockets have certain proportions (the ratio of the diameter of the rocket to its length) or lengthening, which is necessary or desirable to observe

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Ancient crafts of Russia.  What crafts evolved in Kievan Rus?, crafts - 2019

The ancient crafts of Russia is one of the pillars on which the original culture of our state rests. They originate in primitive society, when all activities were collective, and labor tools were the simplest. However, even in those times, our ancestors were characterized by a desire for beauty. Created together tools and household items decorated with ornaments, they were given a special form

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Painting the walls with your own hands.  We decorate the interior, crafts - 2019

Typical space, standard furniture, boring interior. Who among us does not want to break out of the framework of everyday life and boredom and create a different home environment, original, dynamic, creating mood. One of the techniques, miraculously transforming space, is painting walls with your own hands

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Spot painting circles: stages of work and useful tips, crafts - 2019

The dot painting of the circle is called point-to-point. This is a very exciting activity, which after the first attempts at writing, turns into a hobby. You can give a mug with a beautiful dot pattern to a loved one, sell handmade goods to the store or keep them. No need to be an artist or have special skills

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How to make a doll with your own hands, crafts - 2019

The abundance of various toys in stores led to the fact that folk crafts were forgotten. In former times, every girl was a happy owner of a homemade doll. For its manufacture used straw, shreds and wooden chocks. Barbie can be bought at every store, and rag “miracle” can only be sewn by yourself. If

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Catching carp on the spring, crafts - 2019

Carp is one of the largest fish, giving the name to the whole family. Among fishing enthusiasts, carp fishing on the spring is very common. Among the trophies caught with the help of this simple device, there are quite large specimens. Among fish of the carp family, this fish stands out not only for its size, but also for its excellent taste, because, due to the abundance of blood, carp meat resembles beef in taste

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How to make soap at home: recommendations, crafts - 2019

Soap has existed for several thousand years and is still the most popular means of hygiene. The process of creating this product from scratch is complicated and requires great care due to the work with alkali. But making soap in this way has a number of important advantages: subject to the technology, it takes care of the skin, without drying it out, does not cause allergic reactions

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How Gold Cleaning is Made In Home Conditions, crafts - 2019

Jewelry, including gold, is polluted when worn. Appearance spoils, the patina makes it dull and unattractive. For people with sensitive skin, soiled earrings can cause inflammation, not to mention piercing earrings. To keep jewelry in a clean state will help cleaning gold at home. Dust and ordinary pollution are easily removed, but there are areas that are practically not washed with soap and water

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Wood stain non-aqueous: properties, colors, use, difference from water base, reviews, crafts - 2019

Wood products, especially those exposed to the atmosphere and located outside, need protection from the influence of water, sun and other factors harmful to wood. To extend the service life of a wooden product, to improve its decorative properties, special protective compounds are used - wood stains

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Home electroplating - its most important component, crafts - 2019

Probably, there is no home craftsman who would never need to cover his own made objects with a layer of zinc, chromium, copper or nickel. These coatings make it possible not only to give metal objects a beautiful appearance, but also make it possible to protect them from environmental influences, as well as to give the product properties that were not previously inherent to it

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Italian makeup artist Luca Luce draws stunning optical illusions on his body., crafts - 2019

Do you know what a developed imagination and great talent, emphasized by the makeup artist's skills, lead to? The famous Italian tattoo artist Luc Luce amazes the surrounding three-dimensional images that he inflicts on his body. Do not worry, this is not a tattoo. All these pictures on the body, creating incredible optical illusions, are made with the help of decorative cosmetics

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Fishing carp

Fishing carp, crafts - 2019

Silver Carp feeds mainly on plankton, i.e. is a pond cleaner. Previously, carp fishing was carried out on such nozzles as bundles of algae, reed leaves, Naogurec and others. However, for such bait this fish was very difficult to catch. The modern theory of how to catch a silver carp is based on the fact that the mud is created by dregs, and the fish at the same time, sucking water and straining plankton, sucks and hook

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Needle Tattoos: Types and Applications, crafts - 2019

With the development of modern technology, it is already difficult to imagine that real tattoo needles in the past replaced ordinary sewing ones. At that time it was quite enough to apply the pattern to the skin. Today, professionals in the salons use exclusively new equipment, which was not even discussed before

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How to clean silver at home, crafts - 2019

Silver is a strikingly beautiful metal. However, unfortunately, it oxidizes very easily, which means it darkens. From this it follows that careful care is required for silver objects. First of all, silver must be kept away from heat and sunlight. It is optimal to store silver jewelry in a casket or a special case, cutlery, etc

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Who wants to know how to solder?, crafts - 2019

Any normal man, be it a programmer or a plumber, will say that a soldering iron is an indispensable thing, as it is the main helper in connecting various plastic and metal parts, ranging from microchips to pipes. How to solder, every self-respecting man should know. If you do not know how to do this, do not be upset, because after reading this article, you will learn everything you need

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Taxidermy - what is it?  Making stuffed animals, crafts - 2019

Taxidermy - what is it? You must have seen stuffed birds, fish, animals in the office of a hunter or fisherman. But most often they can be seen in the walls of museums. For the first time on the territory of the Russian Empire, scarecrows appeared in the Kunstkamera by order of Peter I. Somewhat later, they began to study the manufacture of stuffed animals and try to reproduce the works of foreign masters

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What is spinning wheel: types, instructions and reviews.  Wooden wheel with wheel: description, characteristics and reviews, crafts - 2019

Once without a spinning wheel, it was impossible to imagine a single house, a single girl, a girl, or a woman. Today’s youth may not even know what a spinning wheel is. About how she looked and how she worked - it's not even worth asking. But considering what place in the life of people this device occupied before, we must not forget about this, once just a necessary tool.

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