Wearable Crafts

Crafts to wear are especially popular with kids who like to play dress-up. Learn how to make jewelry and other crafts to wear at HowStuffWorks.


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How to Stencil Lamp and Window Shades

Well-appointed lamp and window shades add stylish detail to any home. These stencil designs show off hand-crafted charm and transform your living space with just a few easy steps. Learn more about beautiful stencil designs for lamp and window shades.

How to Stencil Decorative Items

Stencils make run-of-the-mill items from your house into beautiful, memorable decorative items. Each project in this article has instructions, colorful photos, and a design you can download. Unleash your ideas and explore these stencil projects.

How to Stencil Furniture

Stencils answer your craving for one-of-a-kind furniture. With these stencil designs, you can turn a chair, cabinet, footstool--just about anything--into a unique piece of furniture that reflects your style. Learn more about stenciling furniture.

Easy Stencil Projects

You can transform your walls, furniture -- just about anything -- with stencils, no matter your skill level. Find a wonderful variety of easy stencil project ideas in this article. Learn some cute, easy stencil projects for beginners in this article.

Stencil Designs

Stencils come in a variety of shapes, patterns, and themes. Make complex patterns by repeating a stencil design, or create an elegant showcase of a single stencil shape. Download these stencil designs and start decorating your own home with ease.


Budding artist and home decorating fans love stencil projects. Stencil projects are a great way to decorate kids' rooms, home accessories, kitchens, and more with colorful designs. Find links to stencil designs, projects, and more in this article.

How to Stencil a Kitchen

Decorate your kitchen easily using these handmade stencil designs. Each page in this article includes simple step-by-step instructions to make your kitchen more special. Stretch your creativity and explore these kitchen stenciling projects.

How to Stencil

You can learn about stenciling tools, choosing a stencil design, planning a stencil pattern, stenciling techniques, and even how to make your own stencils. In this article, you'll learn everything you need to know to get creative with stencils.

How to Stencil Kids' Decor

These kids' decor stencils will take your ordinary objects -- tables, storage bins, shelves, walls -- and make them into bright and stimulating furnishings that children will enjoy. Learn more about stencil designs for kids' rooms in this article.

How to Mend Clothes

Knowing how to mend clothes can save you money. This article guides you step-by-step through common alterations like rehemming, refittting, lettting out, or taking in clothing. Also learn how to fix rips, zippers, and more.

Sewing Tips

Every stitch you sew saves you the expense of a tailor's bill and extends the life of your clothes. Learn step-by-step instructions for basic sewing techniques, such as replacing a button.