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Here's how to turn your dry, yellow grass back to green

It's the bane of every lawn lover across the UK

Gardening

Play Ball!

Monday, June 25, 2018<p>This year was the first year both of my sons played t-ball. My youngest is three, and it became apparent within just a couple …

Meet the 10-year-old who is inspiring his community by making pillows for his homeless neighbors

A fourth-grader from Ohio is inspiring his community after he made it his mission to make sure everybody at his local homeless shelter can rest their …

2 University of California psychologists identified a mental trick to deal with post-interview stress

The post-interview period can be a particularly worrisome and stressful time. A hundred questions cross your mind: did I make a good impression? Did I say what the interviewer wanted me to? When will they get back to me? Are they even going to call? What happens then?<p>If you're not the sort who can …

How to embellish fabric with thread and stitching.

Shares 985<p>Hello friends!<p>Do you love preparing and sewing binding to your quilts? For me, this is not a favorite task. I want to finish it as soon as …

Sewing

Soak in your favorite holiday cookie with these gingerbread bath bombs

The holidays can be a stressful time: Making lists, shopping, wrapping presents, travel — there are endless extra activities that get tacked on in …

Menagerie Quilt

I had so much fun making this quilt.The fabric is Menagerie by Rifle Paper Co. for Cotton + Steel and I am in love with it. The florals, the …

Quilting

Calypso Shawl an Asymmetrical Triangle Crochet Shawl

<i>The Calypso Shawl, an asymmetric triangle crochet shawl, is a great, all season, wrap. It can be worn a variety of ways and would look great paired</i> …

Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers

Table of Contents: Living with Plants

Where’s your sunniest windowsill? We’re starting to think about keeping our potted plants happy all winter. Join us for tips: the best grow lights, …

3 Best Exercises To Target Butt Cellulite

How to make this (frustrating!) fat disappear for good<p>Ask any woman: If there’s one thing that’s worse than fat, it’s dimply fat. After all, everyone hates cellulite. And that goes double for the ladies. Yes, this affliction plagues some men, but it’s far more prevalent in females. In fact, up to …

Insulated Mason Jar Bag– Free Tutorial

Get ready for summer picnics and lunches on-the-go! Make this insulated bag designed to fit a 16 oz. Mason Jar.

Sewing

Live Art: Faux Copper PVC Wall Planter

Looking for a unique piece of wall art? If you’ve got a green thumb and a sunny room, this faux copper PVC wall planter is the perfect weekend project!<p>Is industrial-style design your go-to decor aesthetic?<p>Build your own steampunk-meets-wall-art indoor garden with this faux copper pvc wall planter …

Wall Art

Fun sewing............

I wore a jacket while mowing my grass yesterday. It was 47 degrees! I also emptied 10 bags of dirt into my raised bed in the backyard. Then I went …

Genius Hacks Every Quilter Should Know

1 / 4<p>1 / 4<p>Genius Hacks Every Quilter Should Know is a free PDF guide available exclusively on Craftsy, featuring 18 pages packed with tutorials, …

6 Eye Candy Quilts to Make You Say "Wow!"

Are you ready for some serious eye candy? These striking quilt designs will make you wish you had more time to quilt mini masterpieces for your …

12 Facts Every Lilac Lover Should Know

Don't miss them! Their time is fleeting...<p><b>1. Lilacs only flower for about three weeks in the spring.</b><p><b>2. ... but some varieties, like the Josee or the Boomerang, will</b> <b>bloom several times during the year</b><b>.</b><p><b>3. Thomas Jefferson loved lilacs — and wrote about them in his gardening book.</b><p><b>4. Some varieties of</b> …

DIY Beauty: Cranberry Seed Foot Scrub

There’s still time to give handmade for Mother’s Day! If you’re looking for a thoughtful last-minute gift idea, you’ll love this recipe for luxurious cranberry seed foot scrub.<p>Give the gift of good clean fun to Mom, your BFF, or yourself with this easy-to-follow cranberry seed foot scrub recipe …

Sew Kit Kit - Sewing Kits Review

Whether you work on an embroidery machine at home or in a commercial shop, it will almost certainly happen to you at some point – a design is sewn …

Controlling Aphids, Slugs and Snails

Julie Martens Forney<p>Aphids appear in great concentrations in early spring, when plants are pushing new growth. These sucking insects love to feast on …

Wonky Pinwheel Blocks: A Tutorial

This month it’s my turn to design the quilt for the Love circle of the Do. Good Stitches quilting bee. Each month, one of our members designs a quilt …