Karen Newquist

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How To Make Bunny Finger Puppets Kids Will Love

I love watching my kids’ imaginations! Isn’t it so fun to see their little minds working. My two children love puppet shows. We have made many …

Crafting

Secret Edinburgh: our expert's favourite lesser-known attractions

Today, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Edinburgh on their first official appearance together in Scotland. Their schedule includes a trip to the Edinburgh Garrison to hear the One o'clock Gun and a visit to Social Bite, a cafe that supports the homeless. This evening they will attend a …

Download and Tips: Valentine’s Day Stitched Cards

My Favorite Things has a really cool die that allows you to add stitched designs to your cards. You can make your own or they offer many simple …

Crafting

Supermoon Bakehouse

184<p>593<p>Shares 777<p>When I come to the states, with apologies to all who’ve urged me to check out a croissant, Kouign amann, or macaron shop, since I can …

Tea for one! Enjoying London’s top afternoon tea spots on a solo trip.

The Duchess of Bedford was hungry. It had been hours since the lady-in-waiting to Queen Victoria had eaten breakfast at Belvoir Castle, and dinner — as always — would be served at 8. What was a famished functionary to do? She called for tea and a light repast to be served in her chambers, and the …

England

Crochet Snowfall Slouchy Hat

We woke up to a beautiful blanket of snow this morning. I am not a huge fan of the cold, but I really do love the snow. Unfortunately, it’s not the …

Yarn

5 Easy Paper Craft Projects To Make With The Kids

Attention everyone: it’s officially glitter o’clock!<p>Bjarte Rettedal via Getty Images<p>You don’t need to wait for the next rainy day to get stuck into …

Christmas Trees

Apple is Hiring Nearly 100 Work-from-Home Employees with Full Benefits

Apple may not be the first company that comes to mind when it comes to offering work-from-home job opportunities. When you think about a typical …

Work-life Balance

How to Turn Your Smartphone Pictures Into Quick Cash

Believe it or not, you can get paid for the photos you take on your smartphone! New, free apps make it easy to sell your images to companies looking …

Mobile Photography

Bonbon bracelets

Summerproof and colourful: you can whip up these cute bracelets in no-time!<p><b>Crochet needle:</b> 1.5mm (US size 0/1.5mm)<p><b>Sizing:</b> Bracelet 1 (with the pink …

Yarn

Crunchy Stitch Crochet Dishcloth Pattern

This crunchy stitch dishcloth pattern features a fun and easy stitch that gives a great textured design. The pattern uses only two basics stitches, …

Beginner Crochet Tutorial - Crafters Kingdom

Written by Sylvestermouse on April 5, 2017 in Crochet, Crochet Tutorial with 0 Comments<p>Would you like to learn how to crochet? I have written this …

Yarn

If You Love Handwriting Cards, Modern Calligraphy Should Be Your Next Obsession

As someone obsessed with stationery, it was only a matter of time until I dove into the art of modern calligraphy. I've always wanted to give my handwritten notes and cards that extraspecial touch that I've only seen on wedding invitations and blogs. Though I'm still in the elementary stages of …

Color Block Placemat

Share It:<p><i>Thank you to Lion Brand Yarn for supplying the yarn for this sample!</i><p>Before we talk about this fabulous yarn, can we talk about this fabulous</i> …

The best dwarf fruit trees to grow in pots #Fruit_Gardening

Gardening<p>A list of the important Miniature Fruit Trees in a limited space is as follows:<p><b>Dwarf apples tree</b> is a sort of resilient and tough tree type …

DIY: Root Succulents from Leaves

If they don’t get enough sun, succulents sulk. That’s why indoor succulents get leggy. The fix? Snip off a stem, strip the leaves from your …

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Jewelry

The lawn goodbye: Why it's time to consider alternatives to those labour-intensive patches

Lawns are highly political things.<p>The green expanses first emerged in the 16th and 17th centuries as a place where wealthy European aristocrats could graze their sheep and show off the hired help. Since then, they have come to represent inequality, environmental degradation and conformity (not to …

Landscaping

How to Make a Terrarium (and Keep it Alive)

<i>As satisfying as a well-written recipe, a smart and thoughtful DIY is our kind of lunch break reading. Bonus points if it's an easy project AND teaches us how to make something beautiful.</i><p><i>Today: With advice from the experts at Pistils Nursery, Amanda builds a layered terrarium fit to survive a dry</i> …

American Bald Eagle

Focus Study

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The Investment Piece from Williams-Sonoma Home

We think it’s best to start each room with a single quality and timeless investment piece, in the same way you might build your wardrobe around a …