Alfie Afanzo

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Make Your Own DIY Lincoln Logs From Scrap Lumber

Lincoln Log toys are expensive, but you can make your own using scrap lumber from your workshop.<p>Lincoln Logs are timeless toys, that generations of children have enjoyed building with. With a few tools and some stock from your woodpile, you can make your own Lincoln Logs that rival any store bought …

Save dragons, save books! Three authors give tips on children's writing

Children’s authors Philip Ardagh, Cressida Cowell and Laura Dockrill on how to write for an audience with short attention spans, ‘spongier’ brains and parents who demand morals over laughs<p>Guardian Masterclass: How to write a children’s book, on 20 March<p>It’s a perennial bugbear among children’s …

Writing

4 Things You Need To Know About Art In The Park 2016

The best thing about art is probably the fact that it can be shared and enjoyed by everyone. However, over time, a perceived notion the world of art …

Journalism and Art: Complementary and Collaborative Storytelling

Carrie Roy saw it in her head before the conversation was even over—a giant wooden sculpture of the back half of a cow, atop a square brown plinth of …

Journalism

UNICEF

Some stories were never meant for children. We tell the story of a 14-year old Syrian girl - through her eyes. #actofhumanity

Spring Break = DIY Projects Time!

While most folks are planning beach getaways for spring break, we are stockpiling materials and getting out our toolbox, because any free time means DIY time to us! Now that the weather is breaking and we can get outdoors, we are itching to get to all those really <i>messy</i> projects we’ve been putting …

This app takes the cake

Take the best college teacher you had, make 600 copies, Mod Podge in a little Martha Stewart, brush on some Etsy and allow the layers to set. The result would look something like Craftsy (free, iOS and Android).<p>The app, founded almost six years ago in Denver, is an online DIY university that offers …

Google Play

How to Make This Luxe-Looking Accessory With Hardware Store Finds

Guess what? Those expensive leather tassel accessories you’ve been eyeing recently in fashion magazines and shop displays? You can totally DIY them. Whether it’s a wall decor piece or an accessory for your accessory, I’m a sucker for a good tassel DIY. That’s why I had to find a way to hack this …

A moment that changed me: learning to upholster a chair

Feeling depressed and directionless, I discovered the joy of making things – and a new relationship with my parents<p>“But you don’t look 35!” my friend shrieked. I considered what this meant – I wasn’t the wizened old crone that she, aged 24, had expected: my wrinkles weren’t deep enough, my …

Debbie Harry

The Cool Camera That Turns Any Photo into a Work of Art

Music festival season is about to kick off and it’s the perfect opportunity to showcase your own unique style. And we’re not just talking about your …

Music Festivals

DIY Dog Bed

Building a nice bed for your dog is not always easy. You have to pay attention to some key steps, such as: materials you are going to use, the size …

DIY

DIY Wood Planked Ceiling

I have to admit, I've never really thought of the ceiling as something you can DIY. Christina proves that you not only can, you can do it …

DIY

25 Incredibly Creative Flea Market Flip Ideas

Finish one of these clever DIYs and you get to call yourself the next Joanna Gaines.<p>Save your Benjamin Franklins in favor of chic design on a dime. Let's roll...

Chunky Woven Bath Mat DIY

Shopping for bath mats isn't the most glamorous way to spend an afternoon, but spending a few hours enjoying your new favorite hobby with the outcome …

Knitting

These DIY micro-homes on wheels start at $7,000 — take a look inside

If you're a nomad looking to scale down, 84 Lumber's tiny wooden cabin on wheels may be your dream home.<p>The company, known for selling building materials, designed micro-homes that owners can build themselves.<p>Some fully furnished home packages come ready to move in, and others can be completely …

Colorful Spring DIY Decorating Projects & Ideas

Enough with the snow already! This spring, bring a breath of fresh air into your home, brighten it up with spots of color, and get a little …

Thrifting

Beavers pool effort in watery DIY

Vale of Strathmore, Perthshire Dams are constantly being repaired and rebuilt to create canals where the beavers can move safely undetected<p>The dipper bobbing along the top of the dam looks oddly smart in this drunken landscape, his clean white bib reflected in the water below. All around is chaos. …

Nature

Built-in Closet Hack

I can’t believe that we have already been working on Etta’s room for a year now. I know a lot of you do projects faster than that, but I guess I am …

3 cool projects to celebrate Arduino Day

Tinkerer Tom Callaway shares three fun Arduino-powered projects on Arduino Day 2016.

Arduino

25 High-Class IKEA Hacks

Shares 98<p>Mirrored Dresser by Sincerely Sara D.<p>Mid-Century Modern Dresser by Bliss at Home<p>MY LATEST VIDEOS<p>Built-In Closet Hack by …

Zaha Hadid changed architecture forever with these designs

1/<p>Over the course of her career, Hadid completed over 30 acclaimed works. Her first completed project, the Vitra Fire Station in 1994, featured …

Architecture

15 Colorful Scandinavian Decor Ideas for a Minimalist Spring Vibe

It’s no secret that Scandinavian decor is trending in the interior design world. From its minimalist vibes to the clean lines and uber-modern look, everything about it is simply stylish. If you’ve been meaning to add a touch of Scandinavian style to your home, this spring is the perfect time to …

3 Stylish Hats Your Human Needs to Make for You Right MEOW

Hey there, it’s Boots “With the Fur” resident Cat Fashion Editor at Pet + Co. Of all the things you’ve by now trained your human to do, (i.e. serving you only the finest premium cat food, using only room temperature distilled water, keeping a fresh supply of catnip in the house at all times, etc.), …