Kayla Sturge

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How-To: Upcycle Plastic Bottles into Flowers and Beads

I’ve seen a lot of water bottle crafts, but this one created by Lori Allred of Allred Designs is really quite beautiful. She’s taken this set of simple string lights from snore to snazzy in just a few simple steps! This is a fantastic way to dress up a Christmas tree light set, perhaps using gold …

The New Insanity Workout

Shaun T wants to kick your ass. Survive 30 minutes with him, and watch your fat melt away

Workouts

The Only 12 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape

Learn these moves and you'll never need to pay for a gym membership again.

Intel Tablet Case DIY

Today I'm partnering with Intel Tablet with a tablet case DIY! Having a ThinkPad Tablet has been a total business changer for me, and I don't know …

8 Awesome DIY Candles And Candleholders For Winter

pinecone scented candles (via evermine)<p>Candles are an indispensable part of fall and winter décor as it’s cold outside and it’s so cozy to stay …

DIY Hair Growth Oil and Inversion Methods for Faster Hair Growth

Hey girls!<p>I’m sure we’ve all been in the situation where the salon person cuts our hair shorter than our liking, haven’t we? I’m sure like me, you …

Make a Hand-Stamped Tablecloth and Backdrop in One

First up in our #31DaysofDIY series, we’re serving up an easy DIY that’ll dress up your table, your photos and more. Because we wouldn’t be Brit + Co if we didn’t start things off with a photo backdrop, duh! :) In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to make your own stamp to use to create custom …

How Soda Destroys Your Body

You may never hit the vending machine again.<p><i>This article was written by Mike Smith and Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>It seems like not a month goes by without a new study condemning sugary, bubbly sodas, but seeing all the data in one place does not paint a pretty …

Nutrition

The Secret That Helped One Celeb Trainer Lose 30 Pounds

And no, it's not some trendy Hollywood thing—it's way doable.<p>More proof that trying to lose weight and keep it off is a universal struggle: Even celebrity trainers—i.e., those who focus on diet and weight loss for a <i>living</i>—have their ups and downs. Over the weekend, Pilates-trainer-to-the-stars Kit …

Fitness

10 Pinable Charts That'll Speed Up Your Slim-Down

They make going on Pinterest ALMOST as effective as a workout. Almost.<p>Sometimes, it can feel like the only thing Pinterest is good for is helping you waste a colossal amount of time. But if you know what to pin, the social network can also help you drop a size. Here, 10 infographics that <i>definitely</i> …

Weight Loss

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes

Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, oiliness, and breakouts. Read on to learn …

Skin Care

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Workouts

You've Been Cooking Steak Wrong Your Entire Life

The chefs at America's Test Kitchen have spoken…and they say conventional wisdom is bogus.<p>If you've been thawing steak before you cook it (like just about everybody else in the world), then join the large party of those who've been sacrificing flavor without even knowing it.<p>According to the pros at</i> …

Food

10 Ways to Drink More Water

Get guzzling with these tips for staying hydrated

Michelle Obama

The Drink That Can Help You Lose More Weight

Looking to drop some pounds? Research says you should sip on THIS<p>You've probably already heard that sipping some tea can mean major health benefits. And then some more health benefits. Tea is a super<i>drink</i>, all right. Now, yet another report—a meta-analysis of studies, which will appear in the …

4 Signs Your Liver is Crying Uncle

Another summer happy hour invite? Maybe you should stay home tonight...<p>Hey, we get it: Summer is the season of BBQs, rooftop parties, cookouts, music festivals, the BEACH, and so many other amazing excuses to crack open a cold one with friends. But overindulging too many weeks in a row can have …

Wellness

5 Ways to Deal With Stanky Feet

Because your cute new slip-on sneakers shouldn't come with a side of funk<p>Nobody ever said feet were supposed to smell like Chanel No. 5. And even the most well groomed tootsies are going to be a little reekish after they’ve been stuffed in a pair of leather boots all day. But if you catch a whiff …

New York State

The 14 Best Architecture and Design GIFs of 2014

<b>Core77 2014 Year in Review</b>: Top 15 Posts · Year in Photos · Drones · Transportation Design · Food & Drink · Wearable Technology · Power Tools and …

The Best of the Best Tutorials from 2014

Last year you may remember that 2013 was year of the kitchen (or the year that almost killed me.) With less pressing projects this year, we were able …

Tutorials

DIY Project: How to Make a ‘Kokedama’ String Garden

The first time I saw a wonderful display of kokedama, a variation of Japanese bonsai, hanging against a stark white wall, I never imagined how easy …

123 — Give Old Work Jeans New Legs

Don’t let a torn seam doom your veteran work jeans to the landfill. With just a few stitches, they can return to the workshop with honor as a handsome, durable tool wrap for wrenches, chisels, and the like.<p>You will need:<p><b>Pair of jeans</b>• <b><br>Fabric scissors</b>• <b><br>Straight pins</b>• <b><br>Sewing machine</b>• <b><br>Upholstery thread</b><p><b>MAKE</b> …

25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.

High Heels

12 Simple Solutions For Common Home Problems

Don't let your house frustrate you! These 12 DIY fixes are easy solutions to annoying problems.<p>Don't let your house frustrate you! These 12 DIY fixes are easy solutions to annoying problems.

Trends 2015: What You'll Be Eating Next Year

Anyone who spends much of the week in restaurants will notice that some items crop up on menus over and over and we’re not just talking about kale salad or artisan mix burgers. Food tastes and offerings do run in trends so the San Francisco-based restaurant and hospitality consultants AF & Co …

Cape Malay Chicken and Vegetable Curry Recipe

In a large stockpot or dutch oven over medium heat, add the olive oil. Once heated, add the onions, chile, ginger, and garlic. Cook for 3-5 minutes, …

Furniture for Departing Teens

If you're a teenager, eventually you'll leave home. And in the vacuum left behind by a collegebound child, some parents will develop Empty Nest …