Category: Crafting

Best Candle Making Kit

What’s the best candle making kit? We asked our the DIY candle enthusiasts among our parent readers for their favorites. We took these suggestions and did some hands-on research, comparing the kits for quality and ease of use. Here are the ones we’d recommend.

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Best Sewing Table

What’s the best sewing table? We asked the sewing and crafting enthusiasts among our readers for their favorites. Then we tried out several popular brands. Which sewing table had the best storage? The best portability? Here are the ones we’d recommend.

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Best Friendship Bracelet Kit

What’s the best friendship bracelet kit? We asked the experts—kids! We had several our readers try out different kits to find the ones that were easiest to use . . . and most fun. Here are the ones we’d recommend.

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Best Drawing Pencils

What are the best drawing pencils? Whether you’re a beginner looking for a pencil kit or a more experienced artist looking for charcoal pencils, we’ve got your covered. We tried out 9 brands of drawing pencils to find the best bets. We also asked our parent readers for their favorites. Here are the ones we’d recommend.

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Best Play Sand

Play sand is fun! It feels cool or wet, but isn’t. It doesn’t dry out and can be sculpted, shaped and played with without making a big mess. How does it work? The sand is coated with silicone oil, the same ingredient that made Silly Putty a hit for previous generations of kids. We tested play sand with actual kids to see which products were the most fun and easiest to clean up after. Here are the winners.

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Best Tufting Gun

What’s the best tufting gun? We asked a half dozen DIY rug enthusiasts for their favorites—then we spent another six hours doing research, comparing quality and features. Here are the tufting guns we recommend. What’s the best tufting gun? We asked a half dozen DIY rug enthusiasts for their favorites—then we spent another six hours doing research, comparing quality and features. Here are the tufting guns we recommend.

FYI: We’ve been reviewing and rating products for the home and families since 1994. We don’t take money or freebies from the brands we review. Our work is 100% reader-supported!FYI: We’ve been reviewing and rating products for the home and families since 1994. We don’t take money or freebies from the brands we review. Our work is 100% reader-supported!

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Best Jewelry Making Engraving Machines & Tools

What are the best engraving machines for jewelry, hobbies or safety? Well, that depends on what you want to do. Do you want to engrave your name on a metal tool? Or are you looking to engrave wood as a hobby? What about a small business that needs to custom engrave names to personalize a product? We surveyed our most crafty parent readers to find their favorites. Then we did another 7 hours of research, comparing features and quality.

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Best Googly Eyes

What are the best googly eyes? There’s something magical about these wiggly eyes—they are fun for craft projects, costumes and adding a little levity to life. We looked at several kits that had various sizes of googly eyes. Here are the ones we’d recommend.

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Best Hot Glue Gun

What’s the best hot glue gun? We tried out several brands, using hot glue for items like wood, glass and metal. And then we tried low temperature glue for fabric, jewelry and floral crafts. What was easiest to use? Fastest to heat up? Offered dual temperature option? Here are the ones we’d recommend.

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Best Latch Hook Kits for Adults

What are the best latch hook kits for adults? To find out, we tried a dozen different kits. Which had the easiest instructions to follow? Which kits would make a nice gift? Here are the ones we recommend.

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Best Knitting Machine

What’s the best knitting machine? We surveyed the knitters among our parent readers to find the answer. What was best for beginners? Kids? We took their suggestions and then did another 5 hours of research, comparing features and overall quality.Here are the knitting machines we’d recommend.

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Best Alcohol Markers

What are the best alcohol makers? To find out, we asked our the drawing enthusiasts among our parent readers for their favorites. Then we tried several brands for ourselves. Which were best for beginners? Best variety of colors? Here are the ones we’d recommend.

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