Carolyn Bullard

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Make This: The Half Hour Half Apron

Are you ready for a crazy-quick sewing project? I'm calling this the "half hour half apron" because it's one of the fastest sewing projects I think …

How to Separate Embroidery Floss and Prepare for Hand Embroidery

Here’s a quick video tutorial showing you an easy way to separate embroidery floss without it ending up in a big tangled mess! I’m also going to show …

Sewing

It may be time to disobey the commander in chief

With his assault on the rule of law, President Trump has undermined his legitimacy.<p>In the space of a week, Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, lied about why he did it, then admitted in a TV interview that, actually, he prematurely terminated Comey’s 10-year term because he was annoyed with the …

Boho Bandanas - 8 Ways to Wear

According to style watchers, one of the season's <i>must-have</i> accessories is the bandana. It’s featured regularly as a head scarf but is just as popular …

Boho Chic

Quilt Market Trend: Pointy Things

As per usual, Quilt Market was exciting and slightly overwhelming. Everywhere I looked, there were gorgeous fabrics, quilts, tools, books, and …

#100daysofquiltimprov Finished Quilt

I have been quilting and sewing non stop, when I wasn't traveling this last month! I'm really excited to share this finished quilt with you. I have …

Surprise Your Friends With This Butterfly Card

Do it for the shock factor.<p>Cardstock paper<p>Popsicle stick<p>Scissors<p>Strong wire<p>Hot glue stick<p>Hot glue gun<p>Jewelry plier set<p>Rubber band<p>1. Cut out the wings from the cardstock paper.<p>2. Cut a piece of the popsicle stick to the size of the rubber band.<p>3. Apply hot glue to popsicle stick and attach to big …

Mom blames teacher promoting ‘13 Reasons Why’ for son’s suicide attempt

A Florida mom says a teacher’s recommendation students watch the controversial show “13 Reasons Why” led to her son attempting to take his life.<p>The …

The mental health crisis could be tackled by reintroducing spirituality instead of focusing on material gain

Britain is in the grip of a mental health crisis. Millions are beset with anxiety and despair which statistics can confirm in depressing detail. …

4 Ways to Find More Meaning in Life

There’s no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>“Meaning in life” is one of those things everybody insists …

Six Things Trump Does Not Understand About His Job

By <b>Jefferson Morley / AlterNet</b><p><i>President Trump being sworn in on Jan. 20. (Wikimedia Commons)</i><p>For President Trump’s admirers, his disregard for the …

Donald Trump

7 Inexpensive Alternatives to Subway Tile for Your Kitchen

White subway tile backsplashes are elegant, they're classic, and... they're everywhere. If you're a little tired of the look, or you just want …

Clever Ideas to Make the Most of a Small Laundry Room

We've all seen them: the big, dreamy laundry rooms with room for multiple machines and all the layout space you could ever dream of. Sadly, the …

How to Mend Rips in Clothes

The clothes used in this tutorial had been sitting on my ‘to do’ shelf with rips in them for well over a year. It was time to fix them and make a …

The definitive 5-point guide to never procrastinating again

Procrastination. No matter how motivated how your mornings, how caffeinated your cold brew or Bulletproof Coffee, how energizing your avocado toast, …

6 unusual habits of the world’s most creative people

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I’ve developed an obsession with …

Robert Reich: This Is How the Trump Presidency Ends

<i>This article first appeared on RobertReich.org</i><p>The question is no longer whether there are grounds to impeach Donald Trump. It is when enough …

How to be happy and creative: cut it out

Poppy Chancellor was an unruly child. “I was wacky, crazy, a nightmare. I’d scribble on walls. I’d smash plates. I’d only settle down when I drew.” The 29-year-old daughter of actress Anna Chancellor, “Duckface” in Four Weddings and a Funeral, and performance poet Jock Scot had an unconventional …

DIY Sketchbook/Planner/Journal Tutorial

Hi friends! I love to make little books! You can use whatever paper you want and make them for any occasion. I made this to be my summer bullet …

Tutorials

Miss Manners: Celebrate your own mother — no one else’s

<i>Dear Miss Manners: West Virginian Anna Jarvis’s story of founding Mother’s Day is pretty much known to everyone in West Virginia, which is where I grew up, still have property, will probably be buried, and took (and later taught) eighth-grade West Virginia history — a requirement and a big deal.</i><p><i>We</i> …

The new issue of Prima Makes is out now

With a new cover price, so you can get crafty for less...<p>Craft lovers, get excited because the latest issue of Prima Makes is out now – and it has a …

Crafting

How to Write a Compelling Short Story

<i>Written By Stephanie Norman</i><p>Have you ever wondered what makes people so impressed by short stories? There is something magical about the ability of an …

How to make a custom picture frame for Mother's Day

DIY expert Nicole Farb shares three decorating tips, and the "GMA" anchors compete in a DIY challenge.

12 Last Minute DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

If Mother’s Day has crept up on your this year, don’t feel bad. It can happen to the best of us. BUT, in the event that you were looking for a sign …

Crafting

'This Is Us' Won The Most Emotional MTV Award And The Clip Will Make You Sob

In the least surprising news in history, "This Is Us" just won the MTV Tearjerker award at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.<p>The scene between Jack and young …

Trump's Fitness To Serve Is 'Officially Part Of The Discussion In Congress'

<i>New Yorker</i> writer Evan Osnos discusses the likelihood that impeachment or the 25th Amendment will be used to remove Donald Trump from office.<p>Transcript<p>TERRY GROSS, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. One of the many things that makes the Trump presidency unprecedented is that some members of …

55 Freelance Businesses You Can Start For Free Tomorrow Morning

Thinking about becoming a freelancer? You’re not alone.<p>Many people around the world are sidestepping their fears, ditching the 9-to-5 lifestyle, and setting out to make money on their own off of their skills and passions. Now’s the perfect time to do so – the demand for creative freelancers has …

Small Business

Homemade Cards for Mother’s Day, an Anthro T-Shirt Hack, More Weekend DIY Projects

After chowing down on nachos and mixing margaritas for Cinco de Mayo this Friday, you’ll have the rest of the weekend to knock out some fab DIYs. We have a cactus stool that’ll make your #jungalow dreams come true, along with some sweet projects to craft for your mama (Mother’s Day is in a week, …