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Messaging App Jott Is Blowing Up Among Junior High And High Schoolers

As Facebook and YikYak try to grow a younger audience, a startup that taps into one of the key attribute of teen users – no money for data plans – is blowing up.<p>Jott, a messaging app that works without a data plan or WiFi connection, has caught on among junior high and high school students, …

Apps

Free mobile plans are coming to the UK in July

Sure, mobile plans are getting cheaper by the day, but what if you could enjoy voice, texts and mobile data without having to pay a penny? That's what mobile carrier FreedomPop will offer when it launches in the UK in July. After finding success in the US and announcing its plans to expand almost a …

The Shingled House DIY: Easy Burlap Shades (for Less Than $20 Each)

Like us, San Francisco blogger Caitlin Long of The Shingled House regularly turns to Commune Design of Los Angeles for a dose of inspiration. …

How-To: Arm Knitting a Scarf In 20 Minutes

If you need a scarf in a hurry and you’ve got a few skeins of chunky yarn handy, then treat yourself to this hypnotic arm knitting tutorial video from Wool And The Gang, which gracefully demonstrates the making of an entire arm knit scarf in 20 minutes.

10 French Braid Tutorials to Help You Master the ‘Do

Chances are, there’s been at least one or two (thousand) times that you’ve seen an epic French braid and gotten super excited. That is, until you realized you’d probably never be able to hold your arms up over your head long enough to actually recreate it yourself. Don’t let French braids seem …

25 Amazing Cheap DIY Projects Under $10

01 of 26<p>DIY Projects That Won't Cost a Fortune to Make<p>Some bloggers have such a knack for wowing us with their innovative and inspiring DIYs. The …

25 DIY Home Decor Ideas

When Spring is near I get the <b>home decorating</b> fever. I was so happy to find a ton of inspiration this week over at our link party. There were so many …

How to Revive Old Furniture with Woven Wallpaper

<i>Spoonflower staffer Caitlin Topham of the modern quilting blog Salty Oat shares how she gave an old bedside table new life with paint and</i> …

52 of the quickest and easiest DIY Craft Projects

Some of these are terrible, some of these are funny and some of these are way too simple. But the rest are ideas that are both quick and easy. And …

Crafting

9 DIY Benches You Need to Make This Weekend

A bench is one of those ultra versatile furniture pieces that’s always nice to have in a home. They provide extra seating for guests and, if nothing else, they’re a fab spot to throw your extra belongings. Whether you place one in the hallway, the entryway, your bedroom, on your patio or in every …

Rolling Storage Drawers

*This is a sponsored post on behalf of Lowe’s.<p>This month, as a Lowe’s Creator Blogger, one of our challenge choices was to come up with a creative …

41 Cheap And Easy Backyard DIYs You Must Do This Summer

Go outside! You look like you need a little sun.

How to Make a Simple Cottage-Style Headboard

How to Make a Hall Tree

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today,<p>To join this chest with this door…<p>And this chest and this door,<p>To have and to hold your keys, your hat, …

DIY Rug Ideas - Andrea's Notebook

I’ve found 10 different DIY rug tutorials you’ll love. There’s something different for everyone’s style. Plus you’ve got to see the faux bear rug …

DIY triangle shelves

diy, home, how to, interior, interiors, shelves, tutorial, wooden triangles shelves<p>12/04/2015 - 29 comments<p>shelving is a secret obsession of mine …

Woodworking

Gardening 101: How to Use Eggshells in the Garden

Last fall I started collecting eggshells after I read an article on Real Farmacy that touted their usefulness in the garden for everything from …

How To: Make Magazine Image Transfer Art

Photo: Crafts UnleashedAs fans of DIY and crafting, I'm guessing we all still have a soft spot for actual paper magazines. Some, Martha Stewart comes …

DIY Lavender Sachets To Make Your Sock Drawer Smell Like Heaven

Handmade, sweet-smelling sachets are just the thing to spruce up your unmentionables drawer and air out stuffy closets. Prevent stale odors in storage boxes just by tucking them in alongside last season's clothes, or secure a stack of them with a ribbon for a gift—it's like giving pouches filled …

DIY Floral Monogram

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen that I recently got this <b>*gorgeous*</b> floral fabric that I wasn’t sure about how to use. I mentioned …

How to make a pouf with upcycled materials

Don’t you think that an extra seating is always welcome? Poufs and floor cushions are my favorite! They doesn’t take room and you can also use them …

Wooden Pallets Idea: DIY Craft Idea

Craft idea with wood pallets is now very popular. Those who want to try the pallets idea can get the pallets easily from big box stores and the major …

Furniture

The creator of The Sims launches a scrapbook app that's like PowerPoint with stickers

It's available for the iPhone now<p>Will Wright, creator of <i>The Sims</i> and <i>SimCity</i>, launched a new iPhone app today, and it has nothing to do with taking care of vaguely autonomous animated people or building skyscrapers. The app, called Thred, lets users create and customize mobile scrapbooks, or …

Former Michael's exec raises $3.6 million to create a mega online arts and crafts competitor, Blitsy

But two years into his new job as Director of Digital Infrastructure at Michael's, Petersen started feeling a bit disenfranchised.<p>"I was struggling to get Michael's to consider launching their crafts supplies online for sale," he recalls. "During my entire two year stint there they were doing $4.6B …

10 Ways to Upgrade Common Thrift Store Finds

I love to browse the thrift shops in my neighborhood, but sometimes find myself stuck on the creative possibilities of an item. I know it has …

11 Lifestyle Factors That Could Be Making You Anxious

In my coaching practice, I work with people who have difficulty managing their stress and anxiety. They find comfort in my experience and the fact …

Wellness

Social media saved me from my fears: How Facebook brought me back into the real world

I’ve struggled with anxiety and OCD. Those who think Facebook makes us lonely should see the joy it brings me<p>Some of my closest friends are people I’ve never met in person. Yet we’ve shared the most important and intimate moments of our lives. We’ve celebrated firsts together — the births of our …

5 Steps to Convert a Tub into a Glass Block Walk in Shower

Who uses a small alcove tub space for bathing anymore? The answer – practically no one because it doesn’t fit our fast-paced lifestyles. Who loves …

Tips for home A/V cable management

<b>In a nutshell:</b> Your home theater system should be a source of joy — both for sound and appearance. If yours looks like an explosion in a spaghetti …

Make Reusable Peppermint Wipes for Spring Cleaning

Make your springtime scrubbing a breeze — and cut down on waste while you’re at it — with your own DIY reusable peppermint cleaning wipes!<p>I’m a bit of a neat freak, so I love the convenience of disposable cleaning wipes, especially for mopping up spills, wiping down tables, or giving my kitchen or …

Cleaning