17 interesting items you can buy in Brazil (Part 3)

Local souvenirs Brazil has some of the most iconic monuments in the world – Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain and Maracaña to name some. These famous tourist destinations have naturally been replicated as souvenirs and, although a little confusing, have created a wonderful and unique souvenir. Look out for small Christ statues, glass rocks with a carving of Maracaña inside and a classic ‘I Love Rio’ T-shirt. Musical instrument Brazil has a lot of typical Brazilian folk music like samba, forró and funk. Although the large samba-related steel drums can be difficult to bring back to you, there are other traditional instruments like banjo, mandolin and pandeiro that make great gifts for music lovers. Hammock A hand-woven hammock made by a local Brazilian is a great way to celebrate Brazil. Although large cities tend not to use hammocks, they are common in small towns, coastal or rural areas. Locals weave them on the patio or

17 interesting items you can buy in Brazil (Part 2)

Havaiana National flip-flops have become a global phenomenon, Havaianas is a distinct Brazilian brand and must be in the closet of any Brazilian. Although these sandals are sold around the world, buying them from the country of origin is a bit more special, not to mention cheaper. There are Havaianas stores dotted all over the big city with a variety of colorful models and styles. Bahian women Bahian women are actually decorations that are usually from Bahia and northern Brazil. Often painted in dark skin, they are sometimes described as thoughtful looking ahead when they place their hands on their cheeks. They were dressed in a typical Bahian dress – a large, ankle-length skirt bulging out at the hips and decorated with bright, cheerful colors. Brazilian Candy Brazil has a lot of delicious sweets. Some great sweets to buy include paçoca, a sweet-flavored nut-based sweet like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, pão de mel, a small

Buy handicrafts at Tiara Handycraft (Part 1)

Overview of Winarti Point Titik Winarti – Not many people care about people with disabilities. Especially if there are people who not only provide support and short-term facilities but also implement long-term programs. This is what Titik Winarti, a Tiara Handycraft business owner, provides to people with disabilities to work in their own places. With many cases of people with disabilities being discriminated against and rarely getting a position in the company, what is being done at this time is something extraordinary and very noble. After that, what was Titik Winarti’s business trip with the disabled to achieve this success? Here are the reviews. From a young age, Titik Winarti really liked everything related to art. The business blood of a woman born in Surabaya, March 11, 1970, is supported by her family environment. His father, Badowi and his mother, Toenah, own a wooden handicraft business next to her home.

Common Craft Fair Mistakes You Should Avoid (part 1)

Have you ever attended a craft fair, walking into a booth and been totally unimpressed, or even got troubled by what you saw? Whether you are a seasoned seller or new craft fair vendor, there are still some costly craft fair mistakes that will lose your sales. Here is a list of the top mistakes at any craft fair that you should make sure to avoid. 1. You’re not well-prepared You get to the fair, but you’ve forgotten something like selling slips, bags for customers to carry their goods out, or enough products to restock when things get low. The first mistake people usually make at a craft fair is coming unprepared. So, make a list of everything you need and check them off when putting them into your car. Not having enough products to restock or forgetting a piece of your booth as the day goes on are mistakes

Paper Crafting Hacks To Help You Save Your Time And Money

  Whether you are a beginner to paper crafts or a seasoned pro, you may not have known these simple paper crafting tricks that can save you both time and money. The perfect stamped image When using acrylic or rubber stamps, you usually want to be stamping on a level, solid surface. However, do you know that some people like stamping on a firm foam pad instead? Right now, there is a popular option on the market that is called The Stamper’s Secret Weapon by Sizzix. It has enough firmness to produce a solid image, and also enough give to allow equal pressure to be applied to all areas around the stamp. Another option is using a piece of inexpensive craft foam from your local craft store. Heat embossed perfection As heat embossing, the best thing to do is to remove all static cling or anything which may cause the

Sports Arts and Crafts for Kids (part 2)

Baseball Crafts In spite of its excitement, football wasn’t always the most popular sport in the world. Known as America’s pastime, baseball is a favorite among kids. From an informal backyard sport to organized leagues to the Majors, it is a sport which can offer something for everyone! If running and tackling isn’t the favourite style of your kids, you can still spark their interest in sports with these following baseball crafts. Baseball moves at a slower pace and doesn’t involve too much contact, so it is perfect for kids who love working as a team, thinking strategically, and not getting too dirty. For them, you will find these craft ideas a true home run. Charmed by Baseball I Heart Baseball Edible Crafts DIY Baseball Pennants #1 Baseball Fan Sports Craft Home Run Bookends Baseball Lacing Craft Other Sports Arts and Crafts If your kids like sports but prefer ones

Paper Crafting: Amazing Projects on Websites

The internet has helped almost everyone be able to publish and share their arts and crafts with the world. So today I want to feature some interesting online articles which you may have missed during your searches on the internet about arts and crafts. DIY Picture Tiles – You Will Never Buy a Photo Frame Again When it comes to wall art for next to nothing, lifestyle blog Crunchy Betty covers many interesting topics to make picture tile tutorial. Crunchy Betty is a photography enthusiast who has mastered the easiest and fastest way to make wall decor from her photos. Instead of spending time worrying about how to frame the photos, she would rather take the photos themselves. She attaches her photos to simple tiles that she bought from the hardware store and then hangs them artistically on the wall. Instant artwork! I’m sure that you will want to make

5 TIPS FOR MANAGING THE MESS WHEN MAKING ART & CRAFT WITH KIDS (PART 1)

When it comes to the mess, we all have different tolerance levels of managing them, and in fact, there may be nothing messier than doing art and craft with our kids. Many parents have to struggle with the idea of doing art and craft with their kids because they don’t like the mess! So today, I would like to share here five tips to help you manage and minimize the mess of art and craft with your kids. Remember that making art and craft is such an important part of a child’s development, therefore, it is really worth the effort. WISELY CHOOSE YOUR CREATIVE TIME Whether it is the first thing to do in the morning or right after naptime, you should plan the time for creative activities when everyone is fresh and relaxed. Set up the activities before involving your kids so that they don’t have to wait around, touching

Tips for Setting Up a Craft Room (part 3)

  A Chair with Wheels A chair with wheels is very handy! Sometimes you want to move to an area without leaving your seat. Someone may think this is incredibly lazy, however, you will appreciate this chair in case of being immersed in a craft project. A Pegboard and Hooks It is incredibly useful to mount a pegboard on a wall near your craft table. You can also use hooks to store your craft tools on the board so that don’t have to deal with disorganization and frustration when searching for needed tools. Bulletin Boards Bulletin boards are useful for pinning to-do-lists, photos, bills, inspirations, and other papers. Decorate it with paper or fabric to match with the rest of your craft room decor if you want! A Desk These days, a computer is an integral part of crafting. You need it for tweaking pictures in Photoshop or attaching to

Sports Arts and Crafts for Kids (part 1)

  Is there any kid who you have ever met don’t like running around outside? I’m sure the answer is NO. Whether it’s with a ball or not, all kids love to show off their energy in outdoor activities as well as sports arts and crafts. Regardless of the type of game chosen, athletics are a big part of growing up. You may not be very good at running and tackling but love to be on a team and learn new skills. The great thing about sports arts and crafts is that they turn the passion for games of your children into creative activities. If you have a child that loves DIY games, help them make their own bowling set! If your child loves learning new art techniques, check out the ideas for stamping crafts! If you are looking to get rid of some of that duct tape, try doing