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Marvel's 'Star Wars' comic just made a huge change to Han Solo

And it just dropped a huge bombshell about Han Solo's past.<p><b>Huge, huge spoilers for this week's "Star Wars" #6 below.</b><p>It was a drastic move shifting decades of beloved novels, video games, and comics from the realm of "could conceivably be an extension of the movies" to "definitely not an extension …

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Faux Stained Glass Jewelry

Get the look of beautiful stained glass with this clever crafty cheat. You can make these one of a kind jewelry pendants using a few simple supplies: tissue paper, clear resin, and soft wire. This technique is really neat and I could see it being applied to all kinds of projects other than jewelry. …

25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.

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Joining-As-You-Go on the Road

I've got an idea for simplifying your crochet life that I want to share.<p>Do you like projects that use join-as-you-go for putting motifs together? …

17 Stylish DIYs That Will Help You Finally Feel Organized

Not an overstatement.<p>If you're struggling with storage space, organization, or just <i>need</i> a way to stop losing your keys once and for all, salvation is near. These DIY decor hacks will make your life so much easier, you'll wonder how you lived without them for so long. They're cheap, easy, and will …

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How-To: Metal Stamped Stitch Markers

Whip up a handmade gift for your fiber-loving friends with this metal stamped stitch marker tutorial from Heidi at Hands Occupied!<p>I DIY’d these as a last minute gift for a knitter friend, but you can put this tutorial in your back pocket for any time you’ve got a knitter in need of a personalized …

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How-To: Make a Spoon Ring

If you’ve ever admired a spoon ring and wondered about making them yourself, you’re in luck! Caitlin from The Merrythought will walk you through the whole process—from pretty spoon to stylish piece of DIY jewelry—in her easy-to-follow spoon ring tutorial.<p>Like Caitlin, I too have a collection of …

Marinated Olives Are The Ultimate DIY Holiday Snack

<i>By Sheela Prakash</i><p>photo by Diane Fields<p>A bowl or two of marinated olives are an essential part of any good cocktail party, whether it's your annual holiday bash or just a casual gathering with friends. You can find olives marinated in everything from garlic to herbs to chili peppers at the grocery …

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Amazingly Realistic Felt Breakfast Foods

Stumble out of bed and snuggle up with these fantastic felt breakfast foods made by Anne Marie of The Felt Chef. Although she makes all kinds of <i>comfort</i> foods, these plush breakfast foods stood out to me because they look so soft an inviting that they seem perfect for a luxurious breakfast in …

Alice in Wonderland Mittens pattern by Jennifer Lang

A pair of whimsical stranded mittens, with a delicate shell edging and buttoned cuff. Inspired (obviously) by the classic story of Alice’s Adventures …

NO DOUBT WARMER pattern by Wool and the Gang

Crochet coasters sets, a perfect DIY gift

¡Hola a todas! <br>Hoy os mostramos tres juegos de 6 <b>posavasos a ganchillo</b>: un perfecto y <b>original regalo</b> totalmente <b>hecho a mano</b>. <br>Hi everyone! <i>Today we show</i> …

DIY: Small Space Vegetable Garden

After two years of living in a New York City apartment where the only outdoor space is a fire escape that I've been told not to use unless actually …

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Spain and Belgium 'would veto an independent Scotland's EU membership'

Ruairi Quinn, former president of EU's finance council, predicts secessionist movements in both countries would mean they block membership application<p>Both Spain and Belgium would block an independent Scotland's application to join the European Union, a former president of the EU's finance council …

Knitting Pattern: Shorty Socks

Think hand-knit socks are a luxury reserved for wintertime? Think again! Check out this summer-friendly (and beginner-friendly) shorty socks knitting pattern from my pal Heidi at Hands Occupied!

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Pattern: Snuggles the Penguin

***PLEASE follow along with my detailed step-by-step blog post <b>HERE!</b><p>Who can resist <b>Snuggles the Penguin</b> with his sweet face all bundled up in his …

African Chicken Peanut Stew

<i>Like peanut butter? Chicken? Then this African chicken peanut stew by Hank is for you. Perfect for chilly weather. ~Elise</i>Chicken, sweet potatoes and …

How to Make a Bouncy Ball

How to Make a Bouncy Ball<p>Author: Desiree Campbell @the36thavenue<p>Ingredients<p>½ Cup Warm Water<br>• 1 Tb Borax<br>• 1 Tb of Cornstarch<br>• 2 Tb White Liquid Glue<br>• Food …

Undergrowth pattern by Mandy Powers

<b>Size</b><br>Child (Adult Medium, Adult Large)<p><b>Finished Measurements</b><br>18.5 (20, 21.5) inches<p><b>Gauge</b><br>30 (28, 26) sts / 30 (28, 26) rows = 4” in charted</b> …

Standing Double Crochet - Joining Without the Slip Stitch and Chain!

Step 1: Hold the yarn end with the last two fingers of your hook-holding hand.<p>Step 2: Holding the hook in your first two fingers and thumb, wrap the …

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People are always looking for a stitch or stitch combination that leaves no holes in the created fabric. Well, this one might be for you. Clever …

DIY Minion Slippers

I’ve already confessed that I’m a huge Minion fan!!! So this weekend I made myself some cute slippers 🙂 Here’s the tutorial!!<p><b>Material:</b><p>Blue, yellow, …

Extracts 101: Vanilla, Mint, Lemon, Almond

This fall was a busy one for me. I started grad school and by the end of September, I was buried under a mountain of research, homework, and paper …

How-To: Pom Pom Fruit

The yarn geniuses over at Mr. Printables shared this mind-boggling tutorial for making pom poms that look like individual pieces of fruit.

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How-To: Comic Book Compact

Pow! Bam! Zowie! Get your knockout on with this awesome comic book compact tutorial from Heidi at Hands Occupied!<p>Powdering your nose is about to be a whole lot more fun! Check out the full tutorial on Hands Occupied.