Using the Oven to Remove Sap from Pine Cones?So I read on this site that you are supposed to heat an over to 200 degrees F (or another site says 300 degrees) and put the pine cones on an aluminum foil covered baking tray for approximately 30 minutes to open pine cones, kill the bugs, and let the heat melt away the sap.
Making Distilled Water?I need to have distilled water for a snowglobe I'm making, but can't buy it and don't have the fancy equipment to distill water. I heard that you can make distilled water (that would work for snowglobes) by boiling water then letting it cool). Will this work?- What would you suggest?
Organizing Craft Ideas in Hanging File Folders?I've got these hanging file folders with tabs that I am using to organize all my crafts/art projects, but I've quickly run into a dilemma. I can't figure out how to label thousands of ideas without using thousands of individual file folders!
Fireproof Clay Recipe?I'm looking for a homemade recipe that when dry will be fire-proof. I am fine buying standard ingredients/supplies, but do not have a huge budget to work with or a kiln.
Florist Clay Substitute for Crafting?I'm interested in making a snowglobe out of a baby food jar, but the website said use florist clay and other water-proof items.
Glue for Magnetic Tape?For a craft project I bought a magnet that came rolled up and had a paper adhesive pull-off backing for stickiness.
Cat-Proof Jewelry Display Ideas?My friend needs ideas for a way she can hang something on her wall above her bathroom sink as a place to keep her jewelry, such as necklaces and earrings, etc. Right now she is using an (empty) vertical paper towel holder and tube to hold necklaces and some pins and cork board to hold her earrings.
Water-Proof Clay Recipe?Does anyone know of any recipes for clay that are water-proof? (I am going to use it in a water-filled snow globe).
Free Sewing Pattern for a Cloak?Does anyone know a website where I can print out a free sewing pattern for a cloak (not a cape)?
What Type of Countertop Material Is This?I'm trying to find out if this countertop is granite or what it could be so I know how best to safely clean it (etc).
Cardboard Tube Crafts?I'm into crafting and have been saving a lot of cardboard tubes (from toilet paper sized, to paper towels, to even gift wrapping paper tubes). My question now is, what sorts of craft projects can I do with it?