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How to make a Powerful Paper Catapult | Toy Weapon

How to make a catapult out of paper

DT projects: How to make a model Roman catapult

how to make an easy catapult

32 Fun DIY Backyard Games To Play (for kids & adults!)

20. Lawn Scrabble<p>If you’re a Scrabble junkie like myself, you just might be up for this challenge! The fun part would be tip toeing over all of the …

Kids

DIY Magic Erasers | Homemade Magic Eraser Recipe

For those of you who have ever tried them, you know that Magic Erasers are really magic. They clean just about everything off your walls, floors and …

Polka Dot Tights • this heart of mine

The weather has turned for good now, I think. Call me weak but I donned my winter coat yesterday, fur-lined hood and all. I’m not complaining because …

DIY | Make Your Own Hanging Laundry Hamper

Were you wondering where we hid the hamper in our little girl’s nursery? Well, wonder no more! (Or perhaps I’m being presumptuous, and you weren’t …

Chocolate Raspberry Macarons

Line three baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.<p>Place egg whites in mixer's bowl and mix until frothy; gradually pour in the superfine …

How to Make Scrap Fabric Twine

Whenever I work on a sewing or quilting project, I always end up with leftover bits and pieces of fabric that I simply can’t bear to throw away. (I mean, it might be useful someday!) As a result, I have almost as much scrap fabric in my stash as actual useful yardage. And, it would seem that I’m …

Quilting

DIY Wood Round Headboard

I have had this idea floating around in my head since before we moved last year! So when I made it to CWTS Round 4 and decided to re-do my bedroom, I …

Smoked Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings - Spicy Sriracha Onion Rings

This recipe right here is why Twitter is so magical. One night I was messing around on it and I noticed that one of my twitter buddies Joe posted a …

Cooking

Baked Scotch Eggs

Scotch eggs are essentially boiled eggs wrapped in sausagemeat (bulk sausage), coated in breadcrumbs and fried to perfection. In the UK, they are …

DIY

MOTHER EARTH NEWS EDITORS<p>Follow these plans and diagrams to build your own mini tractor in no time right in your backyard!<p>We made our own rodent …

Easiest Design Transfer Method You'll Ever Find - Makely

In the middle of a new project that I was working on, I realized that I had a problem. I needed to transfer a very large design (think 4 feet by 4 …

DIY Rolling Toy Storage Crates

We all know how ridiculously expensive attractive storage is. And, when you need several bins or baskets to contain a large toy collection, well, the …

How to Make Teacup Candles

<i>Following is a fun Candle Craft and guest postby Carly at CreateliveBlog.com ~ enjoy!</i><p>After making this Wicker Park apartment quite manly, I decided …

Concrete Pots

I like things that are a bit different and unexpected. Concrete pots happen to fall under both of those categories. I’ve been looking to add a few …

Mason Jar Garden Twine Dispenser

How wonderful that gardening supplies have entered the hip world of West Elm Market, Willams-Sonoma and Anthropologie (via their sister garden & home …

DIY twig lamp shade

Adding a little natural element to fall decorating always feels right to me. Pumpkins, feathers, gourds, leaves… it makes for a fabulous fall …

Repurposed Garden Hoses

Even if they've been punctured or torn, garden hoses can be repurposed to serve practical or decorative roles both indoors and out.<p>How many times …

Best Painting Tips from Around the Web

You can never have too much help when it comes to getting a good paint finish so I’ve compiled a list of <b>all</b> my best painting tips as well as some …

How to Build Cabinet Doors with Beadlock Mortise and Tenons

To build cabinet doors, you need a table saw or router table to cut the groove for your panel to sit in. In this tutorial, I’m using the Beadlock …

DIY Lazy Susan Art Caddy - Free Plans

My studio is BAD. I need to get organized and I thought a DIY lazy susan art caddy (or five)would help. (You should see it. It’s embarrassing!) So I …

DIY Chalkboard Sign - Shanty 2 Chic

Shares 127K<p>Thanks so much for stopping by! If you don’t already, we would love to have you follow us on our Instagram and Pinterest accounts to keep …

Current obsession: Driftwood

Anyone who knows me has probably noticed my obsession for driftwood seems to be never ending at the moment!<p>Inspired by some gorgeous lamps I had kept …

What to do with those scraps

I have a lot of scraps. You know, the cut ends of wood that you end up kicking around the floor. Mine were piling up and they made me kind of …