Joel Elder

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23 Delicious Ways To Drink Whiskey Tonight

Bring on the cold weather.

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

Frustrated professors convince elementary schools to step back from ‘new math’ and go ‘back to basics’

Solstice Supermoon Fills Sky This Weekend

This weekend's full moon will be the biggest and brightest of 2013.<p><i>Editor's note: Share your best #supermoon photos with us and our editors may include one in a gallery.</i><p><b>This weekend, skywatchers looking up at the full moon may sense it's a bit more striking than usual—and</b> …

Packing Tape Image Transfers

I love image transfers. It’s something I’m always using in my journals but there are so many other fun uses for them. All you need to make a transfer …

Sensuous Steel

Ken Gross bought his first car magazine when he was 12 years old and brought it home proudly to show his father. His dad was not interested. So Gross spent his adolescence trying to convince his old man that, despite the fact that he worked for cheap in a gas station and spent all of his spare time …

DIY Wall Art Anyone Can Make – Easy & Inexpensive

Easy and inexpensive wall art anyone can make.<p><b>DIY Wall Art Anyone Can Make</b> – We’ve lived in our new house almost a year and a half now. Like most …

Wooden Letters Decor by WE ArchDesign

Young Italian architects Giulia Bortolotti and Lucio Leone, who are based in New York City, shared their latest project called Wooden Letters, which …


35 Money-Saving Home Decor Knock-Offs

The worst thing about shopping for furniture is not being able to afford any of it. If you can't help but flinch at the prices at Pottery Barn and Anthropologie, it's time to take matters into your own hands.

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

DIY Watering Can From a Plastic Milk Jug

This super simple hack of an old milk jug is perfect for a new gardener that hasn’t gone out and bought a $20 watering can yet. Just upcycle your old plastic milk jug by heating up a needle and poking holes in the lid so water can flow through. I love it! This tutorial comes from Astra of A Journey …

Tag: DIY

DIY: How to Clean and Care for Garden Pruners<p>by Erin Boyle<p>How to Repot an Orchid (Without Killing It)<p>by Kristina Hacker<p>How to Navigate the NYC Flower …


Bright, Modern Birdhouses and an Easy Paint Dipping Tutorial

I’ve been in love with the trend of paint dipping since I saw Michelle’s smart kitchen footstool idea last fall. Since then, all sorts of great ideas …

Turn an Old Jenga Set into a Necklace Rack

There’s nothing worse than an incomplete Jenga set. Okay okay, there are a lot of things that are much worse… but it is definitely a bummer when you go to play a game of Jenga and you’re missing a few pieces. Instead of feeling sad about a useless game, here’s a way to turn it into a coat rack, …

Wall Art

DIY Roundup 9 Wire Jewelry Tutorials I’ve posted

• Roundup of Nine DIY Ear Cuffs I’ve posted <b>here</b>.<br>• Wire Heart Ring Tutorial by I Spy DIY <b>here</b>.<br>• Dainty Wire Wrapped Ring Tutorial from Wobisobi <b>here</b>.<br>• Black Bead Wire Wrapped Ring Tutorial from Around Wire <b>here</b>.<br>• Wire Heart RIng Tutorial from Maize Hutton <b>here</b>.<br>• Wire Ear Cuffs from Basic to Advanced from Shealynn’s Faerie Shoppe <b>here</b>.<br>• Wire Hair Rings Tutorial from Keep Calm and DIY <b>here</b>.<br>• Beginner Wire Wrapped Ring Tutorial from Lytha Studios <b>here</b>.<br>• Wire Wrapped Button Ring Tutorial from Jewelry Making Journal <b>here</b>.

Roundup of Popular DIY Bleach Dye DIYs I’ve posted

• Bleached Eiffel Tower Stencil Tee Shirt Tutorial from guapizimo <b>here</b>.<br>• Roundup 18 Bleach and Dye Fashion Tutorials I posted last year <b>here</b>.<br>• ASOS Knockoff Beached Heart Tee Shirt from Look What I Made! <b>here</b>.<br>• Knockoff Mary Meyer Bleach splattered Dress Tutorial from julie ann art <b>here</b>.<br>• How to Draw on Fabrics with Bleach Gel After Dyeing Tutorial from The Crafty Chica <b>here</b>.<br>• Galaxy Shirt Using Just Bleach Tutorial from Wise Rabbit Says <b>here</b>.<br>• Bleach Quote Tee Shirt Tutorial from A Beautiful Mess <b>here</b>.<br>• Stenciled …

Brooklyn Limestone: Dictionary “Art”

This would look great printed out in color, too. I recommend the Graphics Fairy for some great old printable art.

Vintage Revivals

I am so IN LOVE with today’s project I want to lick my wall. Remember last week when we chatted about overcoming a major project/idea fail? This post …