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15 Home Organizing Mini-Tasks You Can Tackle in 15 Minutes

Okay, so you've got a few minutes before the newest episode of your favorite show comes on—how do you spend it? You could flip through the channels …

Minimalism

Japanese Artist Hand-Cuts Insanely Detailed Paper Art

Japanese artist Mr. Riu creates detailed papercuts of extraordinary complexity that are all cut entirely by hand using a craft knife. His works are …

Get Your Feline Fix With These Adorable Cat Animations From Studio Ghibli

You can haz cute, cute cat videos.<p>If your life has felt devoid of animated animals, we have you covered.<p>The above is the work of Studio Ghibli, a Japanese animation studio co-founded by Hayao Miyazaki, known for his animated epics like “Spirited Away” and “Princess Mononoke." Miyazaki made …

Nathan Fillion, Otter King

So I'm from the South and caught my first lightning bug of the season today. I named it Serenity. (Lightning bug aka firefly)

Upcycled Awesome: Make an Earphone Holder from a Mint Container

If you’ve been holding onto those cute plastic mint boxes, just waiting for DIY inspiration to strike, this just might be the project for you! Grab a container and whip up a handy earphone holder decorated with cool contrasting fabric.<p>Fight back against epic in-bag earphone tangles with this fun …

Crafting

The Complete History of the Highlighter, the Paper Clip, and the Eraser

It takes a confident writer to begin a book with a long discussion of the evolution of paper clips, push pins, and binder fasteners before even</i> …

Stitch It: Purrrfect Kitty Cat Pincushion

Attention stitch-happy cat ladies! Need a particularly adorable reminder not to stick those pins in your mouth/armrest/sweater sleeve? Make a kitty cat pincushion!<p>Make a cat lover’s day with this sweet kitty cat pincushion tutorial with free printable template from Laura at Bugs and Fishes!<p>Don’t …

Cute

Make it: Notepad Cover and Pen Keeper

If you have been coming here for a while you will know that H and I are both massive stationary geeks. Lately I have been trying to use up some of my …

These Staircases Are a Serious Step Up

Do Not Be Scared of This Caramel Cake

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: This fancy-looking cake might make you nervous, but do not fear: It's more forgiving (and more delicious) than you know.</i><p>This is …

Dessert

How to Carve Your Own Beautiful Stamps

Carving your own stamps and printing by hand is easy and you can achieve lovely results, even if you think you have no artistic ability. It’s a …

How to Make Beautiful Origami Cards From Tissue Boxes

This fold-out origami card is perfect when a number of people want to add their best wishes, and the best part is you can make it with an empty …

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I’m a huge list maker. I adore paper and always have a handful of notebooks on hand to keep those lists under control and this <b>Simple Watercolor</b> …

27 Genius Diagrams For Crafts and DIY

Are you an Crafts and DIY person who loves create things yourself like decorations and decor? Being a crafty person does have it’s benefits, you get …

These Cute Cat Cakes Are Beyond Sweet

Cute cats: You love them on lattes. Now you can enjoy them as tasty treats too — the purrfect coffee-break combo.<p>Aw, cats. Cute, cute cats. You love …

Cute

The ONLY Dumpling Recipe You'll Ever Need

Recently, we got a question from one of our lovely readers inquiring as to why there hadn’t been a recipe posted that matched the little photo in our …

Food & Dining

Spaghetti with Soy Sauce Butter Scallops | Fresh Tastes Blog

When it comes to my culinary ideology, one of my most valued beliefs is that food doesn’t have to be complicated to be good. Pasta is the perfect …

Magnetic Bookmark and Pen Holder Tutorial

I wanted to share this scrap busting magnetic pen holder and bookmark in one, as it’s quick and easy and very handy indeed!<p>I searched everywhere for …