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Copy a Figurine using a Rubber Mould

Mould-making is the most common way to translate a model design into another material, and lets you make multiple identical copies of the model. One type of mould used to copy figurines is the rubber mould, which is a flexible mould that does not ruin the original object. The best method for making a rubber mould of a figurine is the two-part process, which creates a mould that separates evenly down the mid ...

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Make a Rocket With Two Pop Bottles

You can make a toy rocket that will actually fly: Toy water rockets are fun and you can make them from a few household and hardware items. You do not need any special skills to make the toy water rocket, just two soda pop bottles and a few hardware parts. An adult should supervise children taking part in the project, since it involves using a portable drill. Your toy water rocket will fly at your command an ...

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Dye Fabrics Naturally

[caption id="attachment_911" align="alignnone" width="670"] Dye Fabric With Coffee[/caption] Dye Fabrics Naturally;  using natural materials in place of chemical based dyes. . Dyeing your clothes can be a fun way to design a whole new wardrobe. However, instead of spending money on chemical dyes to dye your clothing, try the green way: There are many different plants, berries, leaves, and barks, that will d ...

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Make Your Own Dried Flowers

Dried flowers are a wonderful idea for year-round floral arrangements. You can dry flowers by hanging them, or by placing them in a box of desiccant, which better preserves the blossoms. You Will Need: Boxes Borax or Fine Sand Fresh-cut Flowers Gardening Gloves Pruning Shears Rubber Bands Silica Gel Packs String Box Method 1 Take a box and line it with silica gel, borax, or fine, dry sand, 2 Position the co ...

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Host an Outdoor Halloween Party

How would you like to have a Halloween party outside in the cool Autumn air: Here is how to put together a Halloween party in your back yard. 1 Hang lanterns from trees for an eerie glow; You can also use paper lanterns that have small lights, and have pumpkins at the entrance of your yard. 2 Take two or more tables, put them end to end, and cover them with a white table cloth, with a candelabra or other ta ...

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Organise a Dinner Theatre Event

Dinner theatre combines two great pastimes that everyone loves: Eating and being entertained. There is nothing like a great night out; watching passionate people perform and getting fed while you are there. However, organising a dinner theatre event can be a bit daunting. Follow a few easy tips for a fantastic evening of dinner and theatre: 1 Set a date: The first thing you must do is commit to a firm date ...

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Start Your Own Small Repertory Company

If you have a theatrical talent, you can channel that energy into your own repertory company. If you reach out to other local talents in your community you can find the people who will fufill the many roles necessary to run a small theatre company. It is easier than you think: In around a month, you could have a cabaret act up and functioning at your local coffee house. 1 Define your talent, and the style o ...

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Throw a Pumpkin Carving Party

Don't let Halloween sneak up on you, before you have had a chance to carve your own original creations, to show off on the night. Why not plan a pumpkin-carving party with friends or relatives, and be sure to give prizes for those artistic masterpieces. Decorate the area to be used; indoors or out; with the usual Halloween decs, and prepare some appropiate music. Lay on some nibbles and soft drinks, maybe b ...

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Buying Art for Your Home

There is nothing that adds sophistication and personality to a home, whether it is a large mansion or a cosy apartment, more than pieces of art hanging neatly on the walls. It is both easy and rewarding to shop for,  and makes a great investment if you know what to look for; here are some tips: 1 Look around your home, and decide what is the mood, or feel of the space. Also, is there a particular theme you ...

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Commission a Sculpture of Your Loved One

Here is a gift idea, for the person who thinks he or she has everything. Nothing says "I love you" like a timeless, original, bronze likeness of your beloved. The result is sure to be a conversation piece like no other, but first you need to know how to go about it: 1 Take the time to interview as many candidates as possible; commissioning the right artist is critical. The interviewing process will allow yo ...

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