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Reconnect yourself through arts and crafts. Let it fulfil your soul, your life, and calm your mind while you are making something. Learn a new skill or enhance the skills you already have.

Made at Home Crafts website is a holistic way to share ideas and inspirations of the world of homemade arts and crafts.

Let your thoughts free, enjoy the moment, here and now, give it a go, learn something different. This is the way where our most creative revelations live.

Painting can be a wonderfully meditative practise as embroidering or sewing. Making something with kids and entertain them for hours while you spend quality time with your loved ones. Homemade activity is an incredible tool to teach and learn valuable skills and develop the interest of the little ones in activities and subjects that are not just internet or online games.

Be inspired by everything that is around you, even if you have just a window to look outside, why not paint a canvas with what you see? 

Thoughts and emotions are always a good start for developing ideas for your new project. Find when you feel most relaxed, at home, by nature, in a busy place? 

From watercolour to making dolls or refurbishing a piece of furniture you will find inspirations, ideas, projects and tutorials here.

Arts and crafts is a hobby that can be transformed in an income if you want and when you master your skills and learn the basics of marketing and selling.

While you are finding your path, why not make your own art? 

Enjoy

Stress Relieving hobbies – Stress Relief Therapy Ideas

Stress Relieving hobbies – Stress Relief Therapy Ideas

  • January 14, 2021
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Are you stressed? These stress-relieving hobbies will help you unwind and relax…

Everyone gets stressed once in a while; it’s part of life.

Firstly we need to acknowledge that we cannot stop or control the challenges we face in life. But we can control the way we react and respond to these challenges.

Studies show that prolonged stress can cause health problems if not addressed. Anxiety is just the way your body reacts to dangerous or unpleasant situations in life.

It is important to recognize the trigger to stress to avoid overreacting and regret words you would say...

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What is a talisman | Examples | Amulet vs Talisman

What is a talisman | Examples | Amulet vs Talisman

  • August 07, 2020
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If you are a frequent visitor of my blog, you would know that alongside arts and crafts, I am fascinated by the magic, invisible world and the energy that everything holds.

So, in this post, I will explain what is a talisman, the difference of a talisman and an amulet and how to use a talisman.

Talisman...
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18 Easy drawing ideas for beginners – Start with these basic techniques

18 Easy drawing ideas for beginners – Start with these basic techniques

  • July 03, 2020
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Here are my 18 Easy drawing ideas for beginners who want to start to draw right now. Just relax and give it a go! If you are a complete beginner and want to learn how to draw, this is the perfect place to start.

Post Update: I have now added more ideas! But I will keep...

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10 Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners – Easy Things to Sew and Sell

10 Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners – Easy Things to Sew and Sell

  • June 21, 2020
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Are you ready to see the 10 easy sewing projects for beginners and to discover easy things to sew and sell?

Of course, you will need tools and materials as nothing fell from the sky, right?

With a bit of investment, you will have everything you need to start your own sewing business or just enjoy a...

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How to make Polymer Clay Earrings – DIY Clay Earrings for Beginners

How to make Polymer Clay Earrings – DIY Clay Earrings for Beginners

  • June 18, 2020
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If you want to know how to make Polymer Clay Earrings you are in the right place. 

Note: If you are a beginner and this is your first project, Polymer Clay is a clay that needs to be cured (oven-baked) to harden. It is lovely and as I always say, it is therapeutic!

I am sure you...

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Is Knitting Easier Than Crochet – Crochet vs Knitting

Is Knitting Easier Than Crochet – Crochet vs Knitting

  • June 13, 2020
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knitting vs crochet: which one to choose?

If you are looking to learn crochet or knitting, there are some fundamental differences that you need to know. But be sure that both are equally an enjoyable craft to learn.

So what is the difference between crocheting and knitting?

The first difference is that you use two needles for knitting...

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10 Quilling Paper Ideas | Amazing Quilling Art Easy

10 Quilling Paper Ideas | Amazing Quilling Art Easy

  • April 30, 2020
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See below the 10 quilling paper ideas to enjoy at home. The list includes projects, best tools, books, kits, and all you need to start your journey in this fabulous craft!

By following the basic quilling techniques, you can make quilling art easy designs to elaborated work as portraits! So, let’s start with the basics.

What is...
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All in One Polymer Clay Tutorials For Beginners – All You Need to Know

All in One Polymer Clay Tutorials For Beginners – All You Need to Know

  • February 17, 2019
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Are you looking for all in one polymer clay tutorials for beginners that will speed up your progress? 

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You can make your own polymer clay jewellery...

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How to Make Homemade Soap Without using Lye – Sell your products

How to Make Homemade Soap Without using Lye – Sell your products

  • August 29, 2018
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Learn how to make homemade soap without using Lye is simpler than you think. And, why not make your products to sell?

Everyone loves handmade soap bars, bath salts, home fragrance, potpourri, and everything else refreshing and beautiful.

Making soap and beauty products has always been an excellent option to increase our income. And now, more than...

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My Favourite Famous Artists Names and their Paintings

My Favourite Famous Artists Names and their Paintings

  • August 07, 2018
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Here is my list of my favourite famous artists’ names and their paintings around the world.

I love to get deep into the mind of the artist and their artwork and be inspired by some of the greatest minds of the world of art.

Most of these famous paintings hold meaningful stories that unlock historical events and...

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Learn How to Draw – Tips for Sketching Drawing Exercises for beginners

Learn How to Draw – Tips for Sketching Drawing Exercises for beginners

  • July 21, 2018
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Learn how to draw would be easier once you learn the essential tips for sketching that I will show you in this post. Here are 9 drawing exercises for beginners to get you started.

Drawing Practice Exercises

The main point is, if you want to learn how to draw, you need to practice. There is no other...

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How to Make a Chakra Bracelet – How to Make a Rainbow Bracelet

How to Make a Chakra Bracelet – How to Make a Rainbow Bracelet

  • July 05, 2018
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If you are looking on how to make a chakra bracelet or a rainbow bracelet, you are in the right place.

This tutorial is suitable for absolute beginners. You will learn how to use polymer clay to make beads and create a bracelet.

For this project, I am using polymer clay colours that represent the chakras (rainbow...

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How to Improve Drawing Skills – Draw What you See – The Secrets Revealed

How to Improve Drawing Skills – Draw What you See – The Secrets Revealed

  • June 27, 2018
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The secret to learning how to improve your drawing skills is to learn how to draw what you see. 

Does it sound confusing?

If, yes, let me explain.

Firstly, the good thing is that you are here, looking for answers, so you are on the path to get better at drawing.

Many people say that they can’t draw and...

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Polymer Clay Necklace 2018 Year of the Dog

Polymer Clay Necklace 2018 Year of the Dog

  • February 11, 2018
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Celebrate the Chinese New Year and make your own Polymer Clay Necklace 2018 Year of the Dog ?

It’s very simple to make this necklace but first, let’s learn a bit about the Chinese New Year celebrations and the symbol in this necklace…  just in case you decide to make one and wear it so you...

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Decoupage Coffee Table Photo Collage Idea | Does Mod Podge Dry Clear?

Decoupage Coffee Table Photo Collage Idea | Does Mod Podge Dry Clear?

  • February 03, 2018
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This post will show in detail how to upcycle your old Coffee Table using the Decoupage method. For this project, I’m using Mod podge Podge as an adhesive and a top coat lacquer.  Because Mod Podge dries clear it is perfect for all Decoupage projects and can be used on any piece of furniture.

Decoupage a...
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Polymer Clay beads and buttons

Polymer Clay beads and buttons

  • January 20, 2018
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What you can do with polymer clay it’s up to your imagination, really! It’s so enjoyable and relaxing that you have to try if you never done!

By the way, the cover picture in this post is my cat Snowball. He loves to sleep in unusual places… in this case was on the top of my...

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Easter Craft Ideas

Easter Craft Ideas

  • January 17, 2018
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Let’s have a look at some interesting Easter Craft Ideas!

It’s time to relax! Finally, I am having some “spare time”!!!! so I can do what I like most: “arts and crafts”!… and it’s probably a good excuse to eat some chocolates!

What are you doing this Easter?

It would be great to spend time with family and...

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How to Make an Old Fashioned Rag Doll from Felt – Tutorial

How to Make an Old Fashioned Rag Doll from Felt – Tutorial

  • December 29, 2017
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Looking for how to make a doll?

Well, I finally finished my felt doll from Shelly Down’s book and it was fun!

I used an adhesive fabric tape for the hair instead of wool yarn as suggested. So, why not learn to make a doll with the experts adding your own sprinkle?

With this short tutorial, I will...

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Soft Toys – But not what you expect – Not The Standard Teddy Toys

Soft Toys – But not what you expect – Not The Standard Teddy Toys

  • December 27, 2017
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Soft Stuffed Toys, cute, soft, cuddly, big or small, they are adorable. I remember having a collection that I left in my home country where we need to collect the empty milk carton and exchange for cute soft stuffed toys (farm-animals). This was a huge trend in Brazil years ago… Well, I left my...

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7 Jewellery Box Craft Ideas – Decoupage with Napkin

7 Jewellery Box Craft Ideas – Decoupage with Napkin

  • December 27, 2017
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Time to make your Jewellery Box. Get inspired by the ideas below.

Christmas is a wonderful time where we enjoy family & friends. It is also a time to unwind and relax. Well, maybe is also a time to create something!

As I am always thinking about arts & crafts and what my next project will be,...

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Polymer Clay Necklace

Polymer Clay Necklace

  • December 23, 2017
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I had such enjoyment making polymer clay necklace that I would like to share it with you.

Check out my shop where you can buy my tutorials here. See one example of you can make:

All materials and tools needed for this project can be found at Amazon and the links are listed below:

UK Customers:

Fimo Clay  Pasta Machine Polymer...
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5 Tin Can Craft Ideas – What To do With Empty Tin Cans

5 Tin Can Craft Ideas – What To do With Empty Tin Cans

  • December 23, 2017
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If you are here you are interested in learning 5 Tin Can Craft ideas to upcycle your empty containers at home.

Sometimes people think that crafts are just ugly, old, rubish and outdated objects that they will never use as a decoration in their homes.

Well, in fact, in some crafts you can use, or better saying...

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7 Decoupage Ideas on Wood for Beginners – Easy How to Decoupage

7 Decoupage Ideas on Wood for Beginners – Easy How to Decoupage

  • September 08, 2017
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7 Decoupage Ideas on Wood for Beginners 1- Easy Wooden Drawers Decoupage Project

My inspiration comes from frustration on not finding things around the house when I needed then. You know, it always happens when you need a stick tape to wrap your child teacher’s present at the last minute.

This project is also an idea if you are...

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