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Microsoft updates Bing for iPad to version 2.0 with iOS 7 design, SkyDrive bookmarks, and more

Microsoft has released a major update for its Bing app for iPad. The new app features a revamped interface to match the aesthetic of Apple’s latest OS along with a host of other features and improvements. Users are now able to save the daily image found on the search engine’s home page to their …

Prescription Google Glass pics posted online, then yanked

Chinese firm paid U.S. intel adviser

WASHINGTON — A longtime adviser to the U.S. Director of National Intelligence has resigned after the government learned he has worked since 2010 as a paid consultant for Huawei Technologies Ltd., the Chinese technology company the U.S. has condemned as an espionage threat, The Associated Press has …

Free pattern: Sleepy Time Stuffed Owl

These Sleepy Time Stuffed Owls are a free project available from Sew4Home. They’re made from fleece so they’re soft for snuggling. And those big owl …

Gold Wishbone Napkin Rings

How To Make a Beautiful iPhone Case Using Real Pressed Flowers

Heaven knows as the Tech Editor I see more iPhone cases than anyone should be exposed to throughout the year. Cases have become so common, it's all …

20 Creative Ways to Make Your Own Pillows

From cool couches to candy cookies, this week is all about movies, vegging out, and getting cozy. How can you properly get all snuggled up without some good looking pillows?<p>Here are 20 DIY pillow projects to add to your homespun home decor to-do list. Stay tuned for our own pillow tricks later this …

10 Items From Zara’s Holiday Decor Line That You Can Totally DIY

While we love ourselves some Zara (like, really love Zara), we are women who like to get our hands dirty as well. And frankly, sometimes it’s much more affordable to DIY than it is to buy. As we were perusing the site’s new holiday decor line, we came across many products that would be so simple to …

Ferrero Rocher Boxes Recycled Into Jewel Boxes • Recyclart

I recycled the box of chocolates, coloring the surface with color glitter, and adding precious gems! I then glued a …

Turn Your Old T-shirts Into A Quilt T

This idea comes from Project Repat but you could also DIY at home! Nice idea to keep old t-shirts and …

25 Creative DIY Wooden Spoons Crafts

Every kitchen should have wooden spoons. But if you want to make them more beautiful you can decorate them. You can paint them in different colors, …

12 DIY Ways to Use Real Fall Leaves

When the leaves start falling, don’t rush to rake them up—or completely pulverize them by jumping in a pile over and over and over! As tempting as that may be, reserve a handful or two for some fall-inspired DIYing. These 12 ways to use real fall leaves will transform your living space into a fun, …

Throwback DIY: How to Make a Scrunchie

The ultimate hair accessory of the 80s and 90s is back: DIY-style. Now you can easily sew your way to a totally rad ‘do.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>fabric 10 x 50cm<br>• elastic cord 15 – 20cm<br>• Safety Pin<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on Small Good Things

12 DIY Poufs For Your Pad

We can’t live without accent pieces throughout our home and office. We’re always scouting out new and different ways to add pops of color to our space, but few decor accents beat the quick punch you get from a bold pouf. Of course, it’s hard to justify spending your furniture budget on a glorified …

Home Decorating

How-To: Potholder Purse

Laura of Oh My Doodle had some potholders that she didn’t want to ruin by using them to hold hot pots, but she didn’t want to not use them either, so she came up with this shrewd plan to turn them into a quirky little zippered purse.

Heather’s tips for decorative stitches on your sewing machine

Most newer sewing machines come with oodles of decorative stitches. The designs vary from machine to machine but there are usually stars and swirly …

How to make a recycled suitcase dollhouse

I love this idea! I loved making things for my dollhouse as a kid and the idea of having a dollhouse that can go on the road sounds too fun! Pop on …

5 Handmade Gifts Under $2!

If you’re looking for inexpensive ideas for a chic, budget-friendly bridal or wedding be sure to check these 5 terrific ideas from <i>Eclectically …

Lamp Hack: How to Make Any Lamp Cordless

There’s a common problem in interior design that no one talks about. It’s all very hush-hush, you see. It’s the problem of the <i>lamp cord</i>. (Yeah, I …

Caramel Apple in a Jar

Shares 0<p>A Caramel Apple in a Jar makes a wonderful holiday gift for special teachers, babysitters, friends, or neighbors. They are inexpensive and …

Fall Wind Chimes

Shares 5<p>Fall Wind Chimes are a great craft that gets everyone out and moving and crafting. Go on a nature walk to gather supplies for this craft kids …

DIY Snow Globe

Shares 0<p>Snow globes are a Christmas classic. Help your kids to make their own and enjoy them year after year.<p>Shares 0<p>Get the instructions for ––> DIY …

Crafting

Thanksgiving Printable Coloring Sheets

Don’t be a Turkey and find yourself short of ideas for the kids. With these free Thanksgiving day printables you are sure to occupy them until …

Free Printables

Tutorial: No-sew one shoulder t-shirt refashion

Anne from WobiSobi shows how you can refashion a plain t-shirt into a one shouldered tie top tee, quick and easy. The shirt is split and tied into …

Make Cupcake Christmas Ornaments

• Glass bulb ornaments, on hand or $1<br>• Cupcake liners, on hand or$1<br>• Hot glue, on hand<br>• Paint, on hand or $1 and up<br>• Twine or string, on hand or $1 and up