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Stationery

A rubber stamp of your own for keeps

There is a great way to personalise your notebooks and wrapping paper: you can use rubber stamps to make them uniquely your own.

Find out how artist Addis Fung carves this scholarly bunny onto a chop.

What you'll need:

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:08pm

Capture a world of your own

Scrapbooking is a popular pastime that involves preserving personal memories. But it's more than just sticking a bunch of photos in a scrapbook.

The beauty of the craft is that it combines a diary, photo album and art book all in one. The idea is to capture particular moments in a colourful, special and enduring way.

17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Roving good time on internet route

This week's top 10 album downloads on iTunes

1 Uncaged, Zac Brown Band

2 Old School New Rules, Hank Williams, Jr

3 Living Things, Linkin Park

4 Some Nights, Fun.

5 Murdered Love, P.O.D.

6 Up All Night (Deluxe Version), One Direction

7 Welcome to the Fishbowl, Kenny Chesney

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Lovely lanterns

These paper lanterns are easy to make, and they add a happy atmosphere for a weekend party. Every day can be mid-autumn festival!

What you'll need:

Construction paper

Ruler

Pencil

Scissors

Stapler or tape

Steps:

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Bright colours become popular

For the guests, experiencing a friend's joyous occasion begins with the wedding invitation, so careful attention to design and detail is a must.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Living colour

Nature’s gifts inspire our cover shoot and seasonal looks, writes Tama Lung.

8 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

New twist on ancient book craft

Books, notebooks and albums are all mass-produced in factories these days. But the traditional Italian handicraft of bookbinding still appeals to Louise Garnaut, founder of Bookworks in Sheung Wan.

Here, Garnaut demonstrates how to turn an average notebook into an exquisite hardback.

What you'll need:

Notebook

Cardboard

25 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Cool pics

What you'll need

Sticky-backed foam rubber

A sheet of plastic

A piece of magnetic card

Glitter glue

Foam shapes

Scissors

Steps:

1. Lay the foam wrong side up.

2. Fold it in half and draw two backwards question marks - one big, one small.

31 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Wheel deal

What you'll need

Square decorative paper

Round-headed pins

Pencil

Glue sticks

Super glue

Flower-shaped craft punch

A pair of scissors

A ruler

Steps:

1. Lay your paper pattern-side down.

24 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Flower power

What you'll need:

Thick paper

Drinking straws

Wool

Scissors

Paint, marker pens, glitter

Steps:

1. Draw lots of flowers on thick paper and cut them out.

2. Decorate the flowers with paint, marker pens or glitter.

3. Poke a tiny hole in the centre of each flower.

17 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

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