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NEW! LuLu Llama Pillow PDF Sewing Pattern

Who doesn't love that sweet llama face and those pretty llama eyes? Llamas are quirky, unique, beautiful and loveable- just like us sewers :)<br>This …

Having a Weird Pain Behind Your Knee After a Run? This Might Be Why

• 4 reasons you have pain behind your knee — Fitness<br>• How to lose weight without counting calories — Women's Health<br>• These pistachio, apple, and chia seed bars are downright delicious — Cooking Light<br>• 5 at-home Pilates exercises that require no equipment — Health<br>• 7 dairy-free mac and cheese recipes for …

Comfort Food

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways To Reverse This Effect)

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?<p>Researchers at Yale University finally have the answer. They found that stress reduces the volume …

50+ DIY Project Ideas for the Bedroom

When you're renovating, redecorating or simply sprucing up your home, it can get really overwhelming to take on too much at once. So let's pare it …

70+ Homestead Hacks

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about homestead/farmer folk…<p>…it’s that you guys are a ingenious bunch <i>(especially when it involves baling twine or</i> …

Folded leather basket: a minimalistic DIY

I have been looking for an easy pattern for this basket to make in felt and they use leather but the idea is the same. This tutorial “Folded leather …

19+ Excellent DIY Bathroom Storage Ideas

My bathroom is an embarrassment. There is too much counter clutter making it impossible to get ready – bobby pins, toothpaste, makeup, lotion, …

7 Clever Ways to Organize Your Craft Supplies

If you have the same luck as me, when people find out you are an artist they offer you their unwanted craft supplies. Well how could I say no to free stuff?<p>The biggest challenge when having large amounts of materials is keeping them organized and easy accessible. The key is to keep yourself from …

Furniture Rehab: From Unnoticed Reject to Standout Statement

Leslie Pritchard, owner of Dallas-based furniture shop Again & Again, revamps a vintage find.<p>Again & Again owner Leslie Pritchard looked past this dresser's dated facade and saw potential. With a lots of red paint and glossy lacquer this beauty has an entirely new identity.<p><b>Drumroll please...</b><p><i>Do you</i> …

Furniture

Industrial Cart Coffee Table { Free DIY Plans } Rogue Engineer

The girls from Shanty2Chic have done it again! This industrial cart coffee table turned out absolutely amazing and I am so happy they came to me to …

100 DIY Ideas for the 3-Day Weekend

It's the start of the first three day weekend of the summer, so in keeping with (and expanding upon!) recent Apartment Therapy tradition, we put …

How-To: $5 Mobile Phone Projector

The folks at Photojojo just posted a neat low-tech tutorial on how to make a mobile phone projector using a shoebox, a paperclip, and a magnifying glass. MacGyver would be proud. They were able to find the magnifying glass at a dollar store for, well, a dollar (so they called it the $1 projector), …

How-To: Quick and Easy Leather Bag

Make your own tote in beautiful minimalist style with this simple leather bag tutorial from Between the Lines.<p>Head over to Between the Lines to see how it’s done.

Make Your Own Braided Rug

I've wanted to make rugs for as long as I can remember. Even in high school I want to make my own home decor. Rugs are a little intimidating because …

25 Unusual Ways To Repurpose Your Jeans

An old pair of jeans is either distressed to perfection and fits like a glove, or simply last season’s news. When you come across the latter, resist the urge to add to your cut off collection and instead, transform this durable and versatile fabric into something totally wow-worthy. From unique …

DIY Mercury Glass Mason Jars

Hi friends! Today I’m sharing with you yet another mercury glass project: mercury glass mason jars! I love mercury glass, I love mason jars, so this …

Make

DIY Home & Garden Projects<p>Ready to make something wonderful? Explore these project ideas for indoor your home and out in the garden. Being an Empress …

25+ Creative Ideas For Garden Fences

<b>NEW</b> If you are reading this via a feed, you can also subscribe here: Empress of Dirt new posts by email. I will be moving the current feed away from …

How-To: Brass Wire Bangle Bracelet

Add some DIY style to any outfit—casual or dressy—with this simple but lovely brass wire bangle bracelet tutorial from Emma Ruth Jones!<p>I love how a simple clasp can turn a plain wire bangle into something special.<p>Want to give it a try? Click here to see the full how-to.

How-To: Gingerbread House Style Bird Feeder

If you didn’t get a chance to make a gingerbread house this Christmas, and can’t stand to look at another baked good anyway, then this bird seed house may be the perfect project for you!<p>Don’t worry if you don’t own these super handy gingerbread house cookie cutters, you can always use a knife and a …

62 Ways to Make Something New Out of Something Old

Get creative with these ideas for crafts made of recycled materials.<p>Get creative with these ideas for crafts made of recycled materials.

27 DIY Friendship Bracelets You'll Actually Want To Wear

Any bracelet's a friendship bracelet if you give it to your BFF.

The 42 Definitively Cutest DIY Projects Of All Time

There's a reason why kawaii rhymes with DIY.

Cute

How to Make a Body Chain You Can Wear to the Office

Body chains are on the rise. We’ve seen celebs wearing them at festivals and on the red carpet, and they are lighting up our Pinterest feed. But what about the average gal? Can she pull them off? The answer is <b>yes!</b> In this post we will show you how to create a basic shape and add some beads. Then …

27 Completely F*cking Awesome Jewelry DIYs

33 DIYs For The Classiest Person You Know

Expensive taste on a DIY budget.

Living Rooms

20 Creative Ways to Upcycle Pallets in your Garden

Inspiring Pallet DIY Garden Projects<p>Looking for ways to upcycle pallets? Some creative DIY pallet garden projects? Recently I repurposed a pallet and …

How to make Paper Clay

I fell in love with sculpting with paper mache during my first project five years ago. However, I never really found a recipe that was worth the time …

Bra Making Blogs & Resources

I’ve been keeping a list of bra making blogs- I wished for this resource when I became interested in sewing lingerie. If you sew lingerie or make …

Cabinet upcycle, creating craft supply storage • Our House Now a Home

Guy’s, I am so excited to share this project! This has been a few weeks in the making, not so much the cabinet I am sharing but the bigger picture. I …