Hitiksha Patel

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Wimbledon fashion: a history – in pictures

Wimbledon is tightening its dress code this year, with stricter rules on 'almost entirely white' clothing – these shots from 130 years of pushing tennis style boundaries offer some pointers

How to Be Popular, ’50s Style: ‘Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek’

When 15-year-old Maya Van Wagenen had trouble fitting in at middle school, she looked to a popularity guide from 1951 for answers. Read an excerpt …

11 Hacks For Staying Dry On A Gross, Rainy Day

Showing up to work on a rainy morning is an inevitable disaster. Your shoes are ruined and socks are soaked, and you're likely hauling a broken umbrella and soggy gym bag.<p>Here are 11 rainy day hacks to survive even the worst spring showers.<p><b>1. Salvage Broken Umbrellas With Enameled Wire</b><p>When …

Housekeeping

How-To: Dip Dyed Valentine’s Day Stationery

Add a little of the secret ingredient (love!) to your Valentine’s Day stationery this year with this fetching DIY Dip Dyed Valentine’s Day Stationery tutorial from Poppytalk.<p>[via Wattlebird]

Crafting

How-To: Paper Bag Organizers

Getting organized for the upcoming year doesn’t require a stack of fancy new boxes and a trip to the Container Store. In fact, it doesn’t have to cost you anything at all. Transform your leftover grocery bags into sturdy DIY storage solutions with this paper bag organizer tutorial from Aunt Peaches!<p>…

Abstract Art Storage Boxes

January is the perfect time to get organized! Thanks Design Sponge for helping us do just that with these cool abstract art origami storage boxes.

Abstract Art

How-To: Pom Pom Bookmark

For those who choose to survive the winter by nestling in the cozy embrace of a book, here’s a terrifically simple tutorial from Design Mom for making a pom pom bookmark to snuggle into the pages with.<p>[via Fibre Arts]

Recipes

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

July 4th

How to Make Old-Fashioned Ice Cream

Learn how to make <b>homemade old-fashioned ice cream</b> by making it yourself in a hand-crank freezer, plus learn all about the history of ice cream and …

Marco Polo

DIY Basket Ladder Storage

Hey, remember when I showed you a picture of my bathroom and asked your opinion as to how I should display my towel ladder?<p>That was awesome.<p>Well.. I …

Star Lamp From Coffee Can

Introduction: Star Lamp From Coffee Can<p>I have a lot of old coffee cans, and tobacco cans laying around, and was trying to think of something to use …

How-To: Grownup Pixie Hat

If you’re a grownup pixie, like our very own Haley Pierson-Cox, then you should definitely take a look at her seriously sharp lookin’ Easy Grownup Pixie Hat knitting pattern over at The Zen of Making.

Knitting
Shoes

How-To: Fleece Superhero Poncho Cape

Filth Wizardry shares how she made these fun fleece superhero poncho capes for her daughters for Christmas. They give the feeling of a cape and the warmth and functionality of a poncho. Brilliant!

Superheroes

The best winter vests for your budget

The best winter vests for your budget<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>Most of the time Los Angeles isn't cold enough for a full coat, but I can always get …

AOL

4 easy steps to revamp your ponytail

AOL

3 new ways to braid your hair like a boss

AOL

Marshmallows With Instagram Photos Printed On Them

If you’ve ever wanted to literally taste one of your sweet Instagram memories your chance has finally arrived in marshmallow form from the UK based Boomf.<p>Boomf makes anything edible. Sunsets, kittens, Macchu Picchu, your Auntie Barbara. Devour your mates one by one after dinner, turn your selfies …

Gingerbread

DIY Gift Guide: Gingerbread in a Jar

If you’ve spent some time on Pinterest you may already be aware of the fact that practically anything can come in jar-form these days…including …

Dessert

DIY snow globe ornament

First, if you are in my family and your name starts with a D or a C…go away. and pretend to be surprised. and do the proper amount of oohing and …

Make a Faux Leaf Bowl

I have a ton of faux leaves in fall colors hiding in my stash, and yet every year I find myself buying more of them. Have you ever found yourself …

Chemicals

How-To: Alphabet Pompoms

Make a fluffy statement with this amazing alphabet pompoms tutorial from Mr. Printables.<p>[via Motley Makery]

Tutorials

8 Recipes Kids Can Bake

Recipes

Red cabbage and beansprout salad with herbs recipe

Quick and easy to make, this Vietnamese cabbage salad is excellent with stews and braised dishes.<p>The sweetness of the pork belly recipe (above) cries out for the contrasting acidity of this salad. It also works well as a crispy snack with rice crackers. Rice vinegar and cider vinegar are fine to …