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Arts and Crafts

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(Art Movements) decorative handicraft and design, esp that of the Arts and Crafts movement, in late nineteenth-century Britain, which sought to revive medieval craftsmanship
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Noun1.Arts and Crafts - the arts of decorative design and handicraftarts and crafts - the arts of decorative design and handicraft; "they sponsored arts and crafts in order to encourage craftsmanship in an age of mass production"
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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Johnson gave a lecture outlining the beginnings of the Arts and Crafts movement, key figures in this movement and offered tips and techniques on creating the Arts and Craft look using Minwax wood coating products.
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Arts and crafts hobbies are having their biggest revival since the 1970s, when Americans willingly gave up tens of millions of hours of free time to craft macrame plant holders, granny squares and sand candles.
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