Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Lebanese Crafts

Lebanese Crafts reflect the aesthetic sense, the attention to details and the skill and hard work of the artisans and craftsmen involved in this field. The magical touch of craftsmanship transforms daily objects into works of art. The style and beauty of Lebanese crafts attract the tourists visiting the country making the handcrafted items of Lebanon a significant memorabilia of the tour.

The artisans working in small villages in Lebanon produce handicrafts that exemplify their deft craftsmanship. The methods used are often age old and handed down from the previous generation to the next generation. The processes of making Lebanese Crafts utilize the raw materials available in the country.

The intricate details of the crafts of Lebanon make them unique in their own way. Different parts of the country specialize in various handicrafts. Tourists are provided the opportunity of getting a glimpse of the artisans working in their homes or in small workshops. The crafts of Lebanon include soaps, blown glass objects; mats weaved from grass, pottery, cutlery, textiles, woodcarving, etc. 

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Your Easter Projects: Decorating Easter Eggs

Decorate eggs with paint to make personalized Easter decorations. It's a great job for the kids, too.

What you'll need:
  • Eggs
  • Newspaper
  • Enamel Spray Paint in pastel colors
  • Nail varnish
  • Wicker basket
Step 1)
Place the eggs on a sheet of newspaper, in a well-ventilated space.

Step 2)
Spray them with Fast Dry Enamel Spray Paint in pastel colors.

Step 3) 
Leave them to dry, then use nail varnish to write a name or an initial on each one. Alternatively, use a toothbrush to flick paint onto them.

Step 4)
Once completely dry, fill a wicker basket full of straw and display in your living room.