Diane Zacharias

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How-To: Dresser to Sideboard Makeover

Transform a thrift store or curbside find into a gorgeous, treasured, and useful piece of home decor with this inspiring dresser-to-sideboard makeover tutorial from Carissa at Creative Green Living!

You Can Now Pay to Join the Mile High Club

Because come on, those airplane bathrooms are small.<p>Love is in the air—literally. An entrepreneur named Andy Johnson has founded Love Cloud, an air service that allows couples to join the mile high club without risking arrest. The service is based out of Las Vegas and flies passengers over the city …


Little leaf world by Tang Chiew Lin 

Billy Bookshelves Kitchen Island

<b>Materials:</b> Billy bookcases and Numerar countertop<p><b>Description:</b> We took down a wall between our kitchen and living room and created a room …

The Wizard Heir (Book 2)

• <b>Author:</b> Cinda Williams Chima<p>Sixteen-year-old Seph McCauley has spent the past three years getting kicked out of one exclusive private school after another. And it's not his attitude that's the problem. It's the trail of magical accidents—lately, disasters—that follow in his wake. Seph is a wizard, …

Gathering Blue

• <b>Author:</b> Lois Lowry<p>In perhaps her strongest work to date, Lois Lowry once again creates a mysterious but plausible future world. It is a society ruled by savagery and deceit and that shuns and discards the weak. Left orphaned and physically flawed, young Kira faces a frightening, uncertain future. …

Children's Book Review: The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail by Richard Peck, illus. by Kelly Murphy. Dial, $16.99 (240p) ISBN 978-0-8037-3838-6

The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail<p>Richard Peck, illus. by Kelly Murphy. Dial, $16.99 (240p) ISBN 978-0-8037-3838-6<p>More By and About This Author<p>As …

Book Reviews

The Rithmatist

• <b>Author:</b> Brandon Sanderson<p>From #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Brandon Sanderson: his debut novel for the young adult audience<p>More than anything, Joel wants to be a Rithmatist. Chosen by the Master in a mysterious inception ceremony, Rithmatists have the power to infuse life into two-dimensional …

How to Build a Simple Split-Rail Fence

You don't need special tools or a lot of money to build this rugged American classic.<p>You don't need special tools or a lot of money to build this rugged American classic.

Tutorial: No-sew lattice cutout t-shirt refashion

You can create this awesome lattice cutout on a t-shirt using a pair of scissors and some metal studs. Did you notice I didn’t mention a needle and …

How-To: Sew a Swing Shirt

Make a cute and flattering custom summer top with this swing shirt sewing tutorial that Erin from E.C.B. (Especially Creative Broad) shared on Sew, Mama, Sew!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Knit T-Shirt<br>• Arrow Stamped T-Shirt<br>• How-To: Add an Exposed Zipper to a T-Shirt

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How to Build a Storage Ottoman

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Storage<p>How to Build a Storage Ottoman<p>Use plywood, foam, …

13 DIY Headboards Made From Repurposed Wood

The headboard is the element that gives character to a bed. It’s an important element also for the room’s overall design. But the headboard doesn’t …