Mara Scott

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11 Best Backyard Landscaping Ideas of 2017

Don’t think of it as a backyard. Behind your house lies a wild meadow, a night-sky dining room, a mysterious path, or even an open-air art gallery. …

Backyard Wilderness Welcome

Fields, forests, marshes and bogs are filled with thousands of wild edible and medicinal plants containing trace minerals, vitamins, phyto-nutrients, …

Let the dandelions grow

×<p>Herbal healing<p>“I do think there is more openness to herbal medicine in the Appalachians because we have a recent memory of that tradition," says …

Home Grown: Local food movement takes root in Appalachia

Backyard farmers know this well—there is little more satisfying and nutritious than food that tastes of where it has been raised. A tomato borne on …

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Super Cute DIY Towel Holder! - Shanty 2 Chic

Happy Monday guys!<p>I hope you all had an awesome weekend! The weather here was too pretty to stay inside, so we spent lots of time out in the garage …

Put A Bulb In It: 24 upcycled pendant lights made from thrifty vintage treasures

Put a Bird on it? Sure. But let’s throw a big net over another design mega trend today — one with classic vintage-upcycling roots: <b>Put A Bulb In It.</b> A …

Easy to make dish flowers

…Plus 5 ways to attach them to the ‘stems!’<p>Our Flea Market Gardening experts show how to make dish flowers, how to attach the ‘stems’ and how to put …

Dresser to Shelves

My “craft closet” has been in some serious<br>need of organization.. I mean, it was really bad.<br>I’m glad I didn’t take a before picture of …

DIY Farmhouse Bench

Using benches in a dining room instead of chairs is a great way to save space and give the room a relaxed, rustic feel. Follow this tutorial to build …

Dining Rooms

Rock And Pebble Art To Make Your Living Space Come Alive

• 31.1Kshares<br>• Facebook562<br>• StumbleUpon74<br>• Tumblr<p>The use of rocks and pebbles to create works of art is not an entirely new concept but the way the art is …

Art

Decorative Mosaic Tray

Heyyyyyy dudes! Happy Friday one and all! We survived the week, yeah?!<p>I’m especially excited for this weekend, because we have <i>nothing planned</i>. Zilch. …

These colorful hexagonal wall tiles are made from sound-absorbing "wood wool"

These colorful hexagonal wall tiles by Form Us With Love strike a brilliant balance between sustainable materials, economy and functionality. The …

Make It: Rustic Hanging Coat Rack DIY

If floor space in your entryway is at a premium, try this simple hanging coat rack idea!<p>All you need is a branch, some rope (Line from the blog Deas …

Rustic

DIY: Friendship Bracelet chevron rug

You know how friendship bracelets are totally back? Well, I can’t quite bring myself to get into it after 15 years but I love the bright colors, the …

How To Macrame (And Create A Wall Hanging!)

I’ve always loved macrame and its intricate beauty, but whenever I think about trying it, it just seems to complicated and difficult. It’s true that …

Faux Subway Tile Tutorial

I’ve been drooling over a couple laundry rooms I’ve pinned on Pinterest lately. Basically because ours looks like a set from Dirty Jobs. It’s in our …

Build & Organize A Corner Shelving System

Hi, it’s Mandi from Making Nice in the Midwest. When my husband and I first moved into our ranch home two years ago, we weren’t quite sure how to …

How to Build a Compost Bin

Compost bins aid gardeners in making their own compost, so their plants will thrive with unlimited amounts of free organic fertiliser. They are …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Dutch woman's modern tiny house gets approval from local council

Though they are by no means mainstream, tiny houses are emerging as quite the cultural phenomenon, with entire television shows and blogs being built …

Going to the Vancouver Folk Music Festival this weekend? In addition to your love of music, make sure to bring your love of food. The wide array of …

The Essential RV Fulltimer Tool Kit

Since hitting the road over three years ago in The Jazz, our 29-foot fifth-wheel trailer, my husband John and I have had continuous need for tools. …

RV Boondocking Tips - All The Best Places For FREE Overnight RV Parking | The RVing Guide

Most of today’s RVs are labeled as self-contained — meaning that you have the means to live comfortably onboard.<p>Cooking, sleeping, water, shower and …

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

Researchers discover seaweed that tastes like bacon and is twice as healthy as kale

The seaweed, a form of red marine algae, looks like translucent red lettuce. It also has twice the nutritional value of kale and grows very quickly. Did we mention it tastes like bacon?<p>According to Oregon State researcher Chris Langdon, his team started growing the new strain while trying to find a …

Food

The Ultimate Bucket-List Travel Guide

The world’s top chefs, authors, actors and other globe-trotters—from Anne Rice to Ruth Reichl—share the places they’re dying to see before they die. Take note, then take off. Bon voyage!<p>By<p>Lauren Lipton<p><b>ROBIN ESROCK,</b> whose book “The Great Global Bucket List” will be published next year, has traveled …

Bucket Lists

New Awe-Inspiring Sand Castles by Calvin Seibert

When summer is in full swing and it's perfect beach weather, artist Calvin Seibert allows his true talents to shine as an incredible sand sculptor. We've shared many of Seibert's creations over the years, and he's never disappointed us. The gifted artist continues to impress us with his expert …

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