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7 Kinds of Sneakers You Should Try (That Aren't Nikes)

Just do something else.<p>There are few things we can still depend on in this crazy world of ours, but sneakers are definitely one of them. You really can’t beat a reliable pair — the type that can be worn five days a week and eventually become so perfectly worn-in that the mere suggestion of …

How To Knit If You Crochet

If you already crochet, this tutorial will show you a method of knitting that may be easy for you to learn!<p>83<p>552


DIY Kintsugi Planters

Repair all of your broken ceramics with the ancient Japanese art of Kintsugi, and create your own unique planters.<p>43<p>432


DIY Beach Tote

Make this adorable beach tote - complete with a polka dot lining, zipper closure, and pom pom trim - using this easy tutorial!<p>37<p>326


Vintage Blue Mason Jar Bird Feeder

If you can twist on a mason jar lid, you can turn a jar into a bird feeder! Find out more on the blog.<p>60<p>552


DIY cactus plant holders

Love Upcycling? Then this cactus plant pot DIY using empty drink cans is for you. Check it out now and give your cans a new lease of life!<p>73<p>426


Miniature Potatoes w/ Polymer Clay

Learn to make miniature potatoes with polymer clay. An easy and fun project, perfect for dollhouse lovers! Video-tutorial in Italian&English<p>16<p>239


Easy Pocket Potholders


Beauty and the Beast Bath Bomb

How to make a Beauty and the Beast inspired bath bomb. This bath bomb smells amazing and would make a great handmade gift!<p>77<p>437


Easter Bunny Bath Bombs

Easter Bath Bombs in lemongrass scent. These bunny bath bombs are easy to make and kids love them.<p>72<p>442


Holographic Calendar DIY


Rosebud Scrub


Needle Felted Cactus

This needle felted cactus is sure to brighten up any home! A perfect project to get into needle felting.<p>25<p>150


How to Make Fabric Bowl Covers

Learn how to create fabric bowl covers to protect your food as an alternative to plastic wrap. Makes a great housewarming present.<p>150<p>1398


Faux Succulent Wreath

Learn how to make a beautiful faux succulent wreath to welcome spring with a few simple items from the Dollar Store and a hot glue gun!<p>35<p>184


Farm Washcloth Crochet Pattern

This easy Oversized Farm House Washcloth crochet pattern is great to use for housewarming gifts and shower gifts.


Fairy gardens captivate imaginations of both kids and adults

A set of little wings. Ceramic fountains. Tiny versions of ornate cottages and brick walkways fit for the English countryside. These are just some of …

These Hanging Planters Are Designed To Put A Distinct Focus On Your Plants

Inspired by vintage hanging plant holders, Angie Johnson of Norwegian Wood worked with a small metalworking company in Los Angeles to create these …

6 Science-Backed Health Benefits Of Keeping Plants In Your Office

The right plants can counter the effects of pollution, reduce stress and anxiety, and much more.<p>A daisy on your desk and a philodendron on the filing …

How To Use Soaker Hoses To Install A Drip Irrigation System In Your Garden

Installing a drip irrigation system will save you time, money, and water.<p>If you’re not using soaker hoses in your garden, now’s the time to start. …

How one Dallas nonprofit is expanding healthy food access, one community garden at a time

It's not necessarily about the lettuce, tomatoes and carrots. In many ways, gardens are about the good they do for the growers and others. It's about …

All Your Patio Needs Is This Weather-Proof Igloo

You'll definitely be the talk of the town this summer!<p>Nature lovers know there's nothing more beautiful than leaves turning bright red and yellow during the fall. Or a blanket of white snow before it starts to melt. Or the first green seedlings of spring sprouting out of the ground. Okay, maybe …

A library of invasive weeds and survivors

What's the difference between a weed and a plant survivor? Anne Percoco and Ellie Irons have been exploring that question through species found on …

Click and Grow starter gardening kit provides you with micro greenhouses

There are a lot of gardeners who have their favourite method of germinating seeds, but Click and Grow’s DIY starter kit provides mini-greenhouses to …


8 High-Protein Plants Every Vegetarian Needs To Grow In Their Garden

There's nothing garden variety about these plant protein superstars.<p>Sure, vegetables on a whole aren’t commonly known for being a super source of …


Why Peonies Are the "Ultimate Queen of Spring" Flower - Cut Flower Grow Excerpt From Erin Benzakein

<i>Erin Benzakein is the flower farmer and entrepreneur behind</i> Floret Farm <i>in Washington's Skagit Valley. There, she grows, teaches and shares the beauty of flowers with people from around the world, all while being a leader in the "field-to-vase" movement. In her new book</i> Cut Flower Grow <i>she details</i> …

Meet Urban Farmgirls, Bayview's Homegrown Garden Design Studio

Long before she started her Bayview-based garden design business, Urban Farmgirls, Tina Calloway had a passion for plants.<p>Calloway, whose family …

Can Plants Grow from Clippings on the Space Station? Student Project Will Find Out

What started out as an after-school science-club project is now an important experiment aboard the International Space Station.<p>Astronauts have grown …

Bonsai master takes hobbit-size trees to Philadelphia Flower Show

The first sign on the long, curving driveway through towering oaks reads, “Yield to the Trees.” The second sign reads, “Bonsai Lover Parking. …

This Biodegradable Paper Donut Could Let Us Reforest The Planet

Called the Cocoon, this simple invention protects seedlings from harsh arid climates and reduces the amount of water they need to thrive–and boosts their survival rate by as much as 80%.<p>Environmental degradation is one of the “greatest environmental challenges of our time,” according to the United …