J. T. G.-Hall

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How-To: DIY Tiki Torches

For those trying to make the most of what’s left of the warm weather this year, here is a great tutorial by Sugar & Charm on making homemade tiki torches from glass bottles.<p>[via Wattlebird]

Crafting

30 Cheap And Brilliant Dollar Store Hacks

More money, more problems, amirite?

Crafting

How To Do A Plank

A plank is one of the simplest, most effective bodyweight exercises out there—if you do it right. Because while you could hold a plank for an hour (figuratively, don’t try that), it’s isn’t worth anything if your form is off. “The plank is a great exercise for strengthening your deep inner core: …

Lose 10 Pounds

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Squat to Overhead Press<p>Hold weights at your shoulders, elbows bent, feet hip-width apart. Bend your knees and lower until your thighs are nearly parallel to the floor. As you stand, press the weights overhead until your arms are straight. Return to start. That's one rep.<p>Exercise …

Total-Body Toning Circuit

Exercise 1 Squat With One-Arm Shoulder Press<p>The off-center weight here forces your core to work harder while you get the lower-body benefits of the squat and the shoulder work of the press. Hold a 10-pound dumbbell in one hand, just over your shoulder. Squat down as low as you can, sticking your …

Recycle Plastic Bags Into a Strong, Waterproof Rope Without Any Tools

Got a lot of leftover shopping bags? Instead of throwing them in the recycle bin, Instructables user foobear put them to use by turning them into a …

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

Exercise

Eight Essential Oils for Health and Wellness

Essential oils are the current rage but how do you know how to them? Here are 8 popular essential oils along with common ways to use them for health …

Essential Oils

22 DIY Ways To Reuse Empty Booze Bottles

Whether you're stuck inside during the hurricane with nothing to do but drink (and "work from home"), or just happen to have a whole bunch of empty bottles, you can make these easy projects even if the power goes out.<p>Before trying most of these projects, you'll want to remove the label from your …

Cute

31 Easy DIY Projects You Won't Believe Are No-Sew

In the world of crafting, you might feel somewhat constricted by not owning a sewing machine. Here are some creative ways to get around it.

Sewing

Eye Candy: 11 Inspiring Yards That Are Grass-Free

The grass is always greener... when there is none? There are tons of ways to landscape without the green giant and we've rounded up eleven of them …

patchwork headboard | THE STYLE FILES

This <b>patchwork headboard</b> is very different to the wooden headboard I posted about a few days back. This headboard is from Lockwood Design. But if you …

Seed Binders: Easy Seed Organization and Storage

When we first dove into the world of starting our own seeds, it quickly became essential to find a way to organize all of our seeds. And when we …

Office Chair Makeover

You have no idea how happy I am to finally be sharing some projects from the office makeover! I feel like I’ve been hiding in my office painting my …

How To Spray Paint Metal Furniture

I recently came across this adorable little vintage milking stool at a pop-up shop, and couldn't wait to get it home. I've been looking for a small …

DIY

How-To: Vintage Fork Napkin Rings

Add handmade charm and quirky thrift store style to your next dinner party with this vintage fork napkin ring tutorial from Stefanie at Brooklyn Limestone.<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to Brooklyn Limestone to see the full how-to!

DIY Necklace Length Guide

Stop guessing and start making with this fantastically useful necklace length guide infographic that Jonelle from Design Thrift shared as part of her DIY Basics series.<p>[Via Sulia]<p><b>More:</b><p>Sewing Machine Needle Anatomy Lesson<br>• Manual Photography Cheatsheet

DIY

How-To: DIY Wordy Hairpins

Let your hair send a crafty message to the world with this fun DIY Wordy Hairpins tutorial from Alicia on WhimseyBox!<p>Ready to make your own? Head on over to WhimseyBox to see the full how-to!

How-To: DIY Herbal Shampoo

Keep your locks lustrous the natural way with this DIY herbal shampoo tutorial from Sweet Living!<p><b>Update:</b> It looks like Sweet Living has taken down this post due to an issue with the recipe. Apologies if you tried it and had trouble, and many thanks to the reader who brought it to my attention!<p>If …

How to Grow Specialty Mushrooms in Your Backyard

Today’s guest post is from Fungi Fun Guy, Michael Judd, author of Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist. Michael’s book is a unique how-to …

Makin’ Glue Shirts

Discover how easy it is to make your own personalized t-shirts using the tutorial shared on I’m Feelin’ Crafty. All you need to make your own is a …

All About Pallets! Upcycling Pallet Wood Tips • Recyclart

Attention upcyclers! Grab a pallet and start building! Learn all about pallets here, including tools to use, project ideas, tips, and more!

More With Less

I really love the way people think and use their creativity to craft items. For example, you can create a …

Easy Garden Decoration Ideas With Empty Bottles

If you think your wine bottles are too beautiful to throw in the recycling bin, put your crafty pants on and grab your empty bottles. They are …

20 Ideas of How to Recycle Wine Bottles Wisely

Pretty much everyone loves wine and has a huge supply of all kinds of wines in their home, including empty wine bottles. Some people consider these …

Vertical Pallet Garden

Ice Cream Machine<p>Fairy/Firefly Lantern<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Excellent! I've seen a few "vertical gardens" but this one is very simple and very …

8 Easy Last-Minute Halloween Decorations

(Image: Family Fun Magazine)<p>Halloween is in a couple of days, but don't be afraid. That's plenty of time for you to come up something easy and fun, …

Biodegradable Flower Pots Out of Coffee Grounds!

DIY Baby Gate<p>Welding Plastics: Instructables Robot Nightlight<p>Welding Plastics: Drill Bit Case<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>If you used egg white as a …

Biodegradation