Natalie Gries

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Tutorial: Sweatshirt Market Tote

Tutorial: Sweatshirt Market Tote<p>Portia from Makery shows how you can make a sturdy market tote out of a sweatshirt. It takes just a few cuts and a …

Sewing

Tutorial: Fancy beaded dressmaker pins and a whimsical felt filled pincushion

Tutorial: Fancy beaded dressmaker pins and a whimsical felt filled pincushion<p>Emi from Small Good Things shares a tutorial at Flamingo Toes showing …

Sewing

Tutorial: Combine 2 shirts to make one color blocked button up shirt

Tutorial: Combine 2 shirts to make one color blocked button up shirt<p>Portia from Makery shows how you can combine two button up shirts or blouses into …

Sewing

Reusable Snack Bags Sewing Pattern Tutorial

It never fails – 9:00 pm and my kids tell me they have run out of ziplock bags for tomorrow’s lunch. Same at your house? Enough is enough – I decided …

Free pattern: Women’s boxer shorts

Free pattern: Women’s boxer shorts<p>Worn with a basic t-shirt, boxer shorts make cute and comfortable warm weather pajamas. And Jess from The Sewing …

Sewing

coiled rope tote bag

I've been making coiled rope baskets for a while now, I even shared a tutorial last year about my process. <br>Since then I have done a lot of playing …

The 50 Most Incredible Instagrams of Burning Man 2014

After the playa, the deluge of pictures.<p>While Burning Man is over for another year, the denizens of Black Rock City have only just got done uploading …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

The real (and unspoken) rules of US roads

The United States is a very large place so driving cultures can be surprisingly, even hilariously diverse. Regional driving aptitude and situational awareness can range from commendable to terrifying, so stay on your toes when venturing into unfamiliar territory.<p>Knowing the local driving laws and …

Ghost town hunting in the American West

Nothing guarantees a Wild West adventure like exploring ghost towns, from abandoned mines where lucky prospectors once struck it rich to dusty frontier outposts where gun-toting outlaws once ran amok. Get ready to hit the (usually dirt) road out to these iconic ghost towns, most within spitting …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

The Classic American Vacation You Need To Take This Summer

An Airstream trailer is a vintage icon, and it's sure to set the stage for a memorable, out-of-the-box vacation<p><b>An Airstream in Andalucia, Spain from $155 per night.</b><p><b>An Airstream in Savannah, Georgia from $95 per night.</b><p><b>An Airstream in Ashland, Oregon from $100 per night.</b><p><b>An Airstream in Malibu,</b> …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Cool riders: on the road with outlaw biker gangs in the 60s – in pictures

Way before there was Easy Rider, a young photographer called Danny Lyon went on the road with motorcycle gangs and published The Bikeriders, an iconic and seminal glimpse into outlaw life taken between 1963 and 1967.<p>Showing at the Atlas Gallery, London, from 19 June to 16 August.

Banksy's Street Art Reimagined in LEGO

What would it look like if Banksy's most famous street art pieces were reimagined in LEGO? What would the balloon girl look like and how would the rat on the wire appear? These are the questions photographer Jeff Friesen asked himself when he created his original series <i>Bricksy</i>. As he tells …

Art

Viral Video of the Day: Charlie Day's Graduation Speech

'It's Always Sunny' actor gives hilarious, heartfelt address<p>“You will get to receive wisdom, life lessons, knowledge… from a man who has made a …

Chocolate Cream Puff Swans - How to Make Swan Cream Puffs for Mother's Day

The Insane Victorian Taxidermy Of Walter Potter

A new book details Potter’s morbidly adorable work.<p>Nowadays, a teenager with a hobby of stuffing dead animals is a budding psychopath. But in the Victorian era, taxidermy was all the rage. At age 15, Walter Potter, born 1835, began creating anthropomorphic tableaux of guinea pigs playing croquet, …

Articles about 9 comfortable bedrooms renovated homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

When you are involved in building renovations, whether a small scale domestic renovation project or a large scale industrial job...<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain …

Home Ownership

Lime Prices Are Skyrocketing — Here's A Margarita Alternative

Photo: Courtesy of The Drink.<p>If you haven't heard, there's a serious lime crisis. Drug cartels, citrus diseases, and drought have all played a part …

Iris Apfel's Spring Cleaning Spree Results In An Epic Decor Sale

On the eve of her 93rd birthday, the living legend, who admits she just discovered how to access the Internet, decides to sell a lifetime worth of treasures on One Kings Lane.<p>Iris Apfel at One Kings Lane's NYC offices, 2014. <i>One Kings Lane/Ryan Dixon.</i><p>One look at Iris Apfel and you can tell she's …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

Home Improvement

China Plate Wall Displays: Cheap and Easy!

Plate walls are simple to make and cost next to nothing - they are also no longer limited to kitchen or living room walls...<p>But I don't have any …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

The beautiful magazines setting out to prove print isn't dead – in pictures

A new wave of publishers is bucking the digital trend with stylishly printed magazines that are as much a joy to hold as behold. John O'Reilly leafs through the visual and textural delights

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