Marjorie Coker

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Stitch It: Turn a Pair of Pants into a Sassy Refashioned Skirt

Are your favorite pants getting worn at the knees? Grab your sewing machine and transform that old pair of trousers into a cute refashioned skirt!<p>Upgrade your summer wardrobe using those torn or sendom-worn pants that are just taking up room in your drawer! As long as they fit through the waist and …

How-To: DIY Washcloth Travel Toiletry Kit

Stay organized while you’re on the go! This handy DIY washcloth travel toiletry kit is a wonderfully inexpensive and compact way to keep your travel necessities together and close at hand whenever you’re away from home.<p>It’s the perfect place to store your toiletries while you travel, it rolls up so …

Crochet This Zippered Pouch For All Your “Junk”

Been indoors so long that you’ve already turned your yarn stash into hats and scarves for all your friends and neighbors? Why not give your junk some wooly love with this handy crocheted “junk” pouch hooked by crocheter extraordinaire Patricia of Pops de Milk!<p>Keys, wallet, and cell phone are pretty …

What To Do With All Those Photos You Took Over the Holidays

If you're anything like me, you probably took a ton of photos over the holidays. If you're feeling anxiety about what to do with them, or if you're …

Mobile Photography

Vaseline petroleum jelly: The secret to a goof-proof manicure & more surprising uses

<b>CUTICLE CREAM:</b> Keep a little tub of the stuff by the sink and work into cuticles twice a day. It’s all you’ll need to prevent hangnails.<p><b>FACIAL MOISTURIZER:</b> Because it’s non-comedogenic, petroleum jelly is perfect for locking in moisture without risking breakouts.<p><b>EYEBROW TAMER:</b> Control errant hairs …

Makeup

How-To: Pinecone Owls

Whooooo’s got crafty kids? Keep little hands occupied this holiday season with this fun and adorable tutorial and free printable pinecone owls template from Lia Griffith!<p>I just love those little felt faces! Predictably, the especially cranky-looking one is my favorite.

DIY Mini Pallet Coaster

Need a last minute handmade gift idea? Try these adorable mini pallet coasters made from craft sticks. I made these last year for my family and they were a huge hit.<p>The Sorry Girls have a great video tutorial explaining the process.<p>If you have access to power tools, like a miter saw, you could …

How-To: Easy Ribbon Headband

Use your favorite patterned ribbons to create practical and super-cute DIY hair accessories with this easy ribbon headband tutorial from Mel at The Crafty Scientist.<p>These headbands would be great for both kids and grownups alike!<p>Ready to give it a try? Click here to see the full how-to.<p>[Via …

DIY Colorful Paper Flowers

Whether you need a little gift for a special someone or just want to brighten up your abode, this DIY paper flowers tutorial by Julie Pinzur of Zipper Teeth is a wonderful way to customize your own fantastic foliage!

Recipe: Nutella Hot Chocolate

Whip up a single-serve sweet treat, no baking required! Check out this tasty Nutella hot chocolate recipe from Laura at A Beautiful Mess.<p>Need a little pick-me-up? Sure you do! Click here for some hot chocolate bliss.

DIY Tennis Ball Holder

Having trouble keeping track of your stuff? Let this fuzzy fella keep a googly eye on it for you with this quirky DIY tennis ball holder from wikiHow. Made from nothing but a tennis ball, a suction cup, and a pair of googly eyes, this is a quick and easy way to get organized. It’s also a perfect …

Decorations

How-To: Freezer Paper Method for Printing on Fabric

Want to print your own custom designs directly onto fabric with your home printer? Check out this easy-to-follow tutorial from Karen at The Graphics Fairy to learn how to use the freezer paper method for printing on fabric with an inkjet printer!<p>The fabric prep process looks quick and easy, and I’m …

DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte Popsicles

If you’re somewhere that autumn hasn’t hit yet, then why not cool down your fall treats to an appropriately enjoyable temperature with this pumpkin spice latte popsicles recipe from Lark + Linen.<p>With ingredients like pumpkin pie filling and heavy cream, along with espresso, cinnamon, and nutmeg, …

DIY Curtain Skirt

If you find yourself in need of an impromptu Halloween costume, consider making yourself a quick skirt “The Sound of Music” style with this handy DIY curtain skirt tutorial from Rookie. This tutorial focuses on using curtains made from fabrics that you might want to use for an exotic or strange …

Halloween Costume

How-To: Paper Tiger Lily

Make a gorgeous bouquet of paper tiger lilies to brighten up any space with this easy-to-follow tutorial with downloadable template from Lia Griffith!

Crafting

How-To: Crocheted “Cup of Tea” Mug Cozy

I love my single cup of morning coffee, but tea has always been my go-to comfort drink for the rest of the day. You too? Make a simple and sweet crocheted “Cup of Tea” mug cozy with this beginner-friendly tutorial from Mrs. Greene!<p>Ready to give it a try? Put the kettle on, then click here to see …

Coffee

How-To: DIY Knobs and Pulls from Just About Anything

Turn costume rings, baubles, and other eye-catching pieces of ephemera into new knobs and pulls for your drawers and cabinets with this great Dremel Micro-sponsored project from Allison at Dream a Little Bigger!<p>I hate it when beloved pieces of costume jewelry or nicknacks break or become worn with …

How Can I Get the Smoke Smell Out of Things?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>We recently moved my father into a long-term care facility. There are a number of wonderful things he wanted my sister and I to have …

Long-Term Care

Wreaths for Every Occasion Roundup

Wreaths have been around since the ancient times, mainly used for decoration with symbolic meaning behind them. In modern times, we use them to celebrate major holidays, the most popular being Christmas. Lately, I have noticed the popularity of wreaths for every occasion– springtime, Halloween, …

Crocheted Sun Coasters

Get a little sun year-round with this classically crafty crocheted sun coasters pattern from makes and takes. If you’re between projects, or just working on some new crochet skills, making a set of of these coasters one piece at a time seems like a great way to keep your creative momentum …

Sewing Tip: 5 Ways to Hand-Stitch a Hem

While machine sewing is almost always faster, some fabrics or garment styles call for a hand-sewn finish. Give your next sewing project a touch of beautiful old-school elegance with this photo-filled guide from The Coletterie that will walk you through 5 ways to hand-stitch a hem!<p>Think you’re too …

How-To: Crocheted Rainbow Shoelaces

Apparently, wearing rainbow shoelaces in support of soccer (ahem, football) anti-homophobia efforts in the UK is a Thing, and I think that’s pretty awesome! Show your support—or just sport some fantastic fancy shoelaces—with this fun crocheted rainbow shoelaces tutorial that La from messyla shared …

Apple Cider Vinegar For Weightloss and More

Well I have finally decided to give Apple Cider Vinegar a try. I have been researching it heaps and you can see this great article here at …

10 Homemade Hot Drink Recipes for Fall

I love a hot drink as much as Carrie Poppy, but those fancy coffee and tea drinks are crazy expensive. You can save a lot of money this fall and …

How-To: Granny Square Zippered Pouch

Carry your pens and pencils around in style! Make a cute and colorful granny square zippered pouch with this easy-to-follow tutorial from Cindy at Skip to my Lou!<p>With charming crochet stitches on the outside and sturdy fabric lining on the inside, this project is both pretty and practical!<p>Ready to …

Sewing

7 Natural Remedies for Removing Stains from Fabrics

I’m currently in DEEP CLEAN ALL THE THINGS mode, so this guide to 7 best natural stain removers for fabrics that Dana shared on Hello Natural is just what I needed! If your handmade clothes, quilts, table runners, and more are looking a little worse for the wear after all that summertime …

Food: Recipes, Cooking Tips, Celebrity Chef Ideas & Food News

Peeps releases Sour Cherry, Mystery, and more flavors at Walmart, Target, and Kroger just in...<p>Martha uses a secret ingredient (not butter!) on the …

Surprising uses for baking soda include a 13-cent facial scrub

Strange, but true: Baking soda is the starting point for some smart budget beauty and style tricks. Read how that lonely yellow box in the back of the refrigerator is the shocking statement piece of the season.<p><b>FACE SCRUB:</b> A paste of 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water makes a gentle, unscented …

Loneliness

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

Reviewers on Amazon claim this silk eye mask is a must-have when it comes to catching some zzz's....<p>One of Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald's former …

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

Clean up even the tiniest glitter flecks with ease using a few household items.<p>The cashmere ones are oh-so soft!<p>Joanna Gaines shared a peculiar list …