Janet Cheng

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How To Sew A Pillowcase

So last week when I shared my living room you may have spotted a few new pillows. I had searched everywhere for the perfect pillows and never saw …

Sewing

Braided Doormat

A nautical weave is used to make this stylish—and practical—summer mat.

Stylish

Recipes for the Chinese New Year

The Lunar New Year, aka the Chinese new year, is this coming next Friday, February 16th, the year of the dog, and it's the perfect excuse to to pull …

Restyled Folding Chairs DIY

12/06/2012<p>We've had this set of 4 folding chairs (and table, but I didn't recover it.) that we got forever ago, They were all a dark forest green …

The Boho Crown Braid Tutorial

In addition to being a super talented music maker, my gal pal Brooke White is a beauty school drop-out. Which means that she is also crazy talented …

Reuse Pet Food Bags to Make a Tote Bag

01 of 06<p>What You Need to Make a Tote Bag From a Feed Bag<p>If you buy large bags of pet food, Rock salt or many other items at the grocery store, you …

Bamboo Yarn Bowl

4 Piece Painting - a Walk Through the Seasons<p>Easy Crochet Dishcloth / Washcloth<p>Crochet a cotton basket<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Beautiful bowl! In …

Woodworking

My New Kentucky Home

Note: It's been nearly four years since I wrote this post, but I notice this little human tendency has not changed... I heard about Gwyneth's …

DIY Photo Clipboards

Looking for a unique way to display your favorite photos? Learn how to make these <b>DIY Photo Clipboards</b> to show off those gorgeous shots! You can also …

A Simple Guide to Buying your First Goat

Buy ALL the goats!<p>If you love goats, want to buy all the goats, and your husband has to block you from <b>Craigslist</b> because all you do all day is search …

Homemade Goldfish Crackers

There are amazing recipes all over the internets—impressive cakes and cookies, pies galore, delicious pasta dishes, fantastic dinner ideas, and so …

Mini Shadow Box Fridge Magnets

Today I am going to show you how to make an inexpensive, unique way to display your memories beyond the framed photo. You can make these mini shadow …

DIY Old Picture Frame Display Shelf

shelf from Country LivingHere’s a really cool DIY shelf from Country Living. Since I found the picture, I’ve found it on many other sites too. I’m …

SlowFlowers to offer free online directory of sustainable blooms

Flower lovers who prefer to buy locally grown blooms soon will have a free nationwide online directory to help them buy from florists, supermarkets, wedding planners and farmers who design with and sell U.S.-grown flowers.<p>Slowflowers.com is the brainchild of garden and design writer Debra Prinzing, …

Urban Agriculture

A bustling, artful avenue in Echo Park

Like the Echo Park Lake that reopened last June, the neighborhood surrounding Echo Park Avenue has experienced a sense of renewal with the addition of several new retail stores and restaurants.<p>"We're in a golden moment right now because the neighborhood has changed, but not too much," said artist …

Tea House

'Quilting With a Modern Slant' offers inspiration for experimentation

When an exhibition of minimalist, hand-stitched quilts from Gee's Bend, Ala., went on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 2002, the collection of 60 quilts by former slaves and their descendants served as a catalyst for a new generation of modern quilters.<p>"These quilts opened up new …

Quilting

Some big ideas to expand a snug place

Want to do something more creative with your tight living quarters but don't know where to start? Interior designer Heather Ashton offers some suggestions on how to deliver a big jolt of personality to a small living space.<p><b>PHOTOS: At home with Heather Ashton</b><p><b>Don't be scared of paint:</b> Most people …

Home Decorating

How to keep your pets safe in an earthquake

The safety of family members is the first concern for most people during and after a major earthquake. For many of us, family also means our family pets.<p>Monday's magnitude 4.4 earthquake in Los Angeles was a good reminder to be prepared with an earthquake plan and emergency kits. If you're a pet …

Los Angeles

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

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The Best Bookshelves Have This In Common

Give your bookshelves depth and glamour.<p>Deep blue, pale blue, denim blue...whatever the shade, it gives bookshelves depth and glamour. See the rooms that do it so right.

Interior Design

20 Awesome Bohemian Porch Décor Ideas

Boho chic style is so colorful and inspiring! I think, it’s an especially good idea for spring and summer – those flowing colored textiles, bright …

Outdoor Spaces

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