Alexandra Elizabeth

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HOW TO: Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet Stocked with Edible Remedies

Hippocrates once said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” We often fail to take this advice as literally as Hippocrates meant it! …

How To Create A Bicycle Crate Out Of A Vintage Picnic Basket • Recyclart

5<p>4<p>28<p>en_US<p>article<p>Learn how to turn a vintage metal picnic basket into your own unique rear bicycle …

Christmas Gifts: 20+ Cute and Clever Ideas to Try

Do you have wine at you holiday parties? If the answer is yes; then try these cool “Wineglass Slip-On Coasters” from BH&G! How about these sweet …

Sharpie Makeovers

Who knew a permanent marker could have so many possibilities? With tips and ideas of things from furniture updates to updating your wardrobe and even …

Top to Backpack Upcycling

Tutorial: Neck tie coffee cozy

Tutorial: Neck tie coffee cozy<p>As the weather turns cooler, I’m replacing my iced lattes with actual warm coffees. Sadie Seasongoods shares a tutorial …

A Knit a Day Keeps the Doctor Away: 5 Health Benefits of Crafting

Knitters, painters, and do-it-yourselfers are survivors. Their secret? It's been proven that picking up a craft can relieve stress and boost mood. In fact, it's the secret to a sound body and mind.<p>It turns out my great-grandmother was in good company: Craft-minded people happen to be the healthiest …

Threading

Learn & Do Creating a Bed Canopy

Produce-Printed Wrapping Paper

Discover how to create unique designs for wrapping paper by using everyday produce, such as corn, potatoes, avocados, and melon. Beautiful, easy, and …

13 DIY Ways to Repurpose Branches into Decor

Remember when we told you how to decorate with leaves? Well, next up we have ways for you to involve branches and twigs into your decor. That’s right. As we get into the drier months, use the free supplies you have laying in your front yard to upgrade your home. Who knows, maybe you’ll find a use …

DIY “Poison” Toffee Apples

Nothing beats a homemade caramel apple, but if you’re looking for something a little more ominous this Halloween, then you might try whipping up a batch of these “poison” toffee apples from Simply Delicious. By simply adding a few drops of black gel food coloring to your homemade toffee, this …

Homemade

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: Why Girls' Education is Key to Ending Destitution

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty has been observed every year since 1993, when it was designated by the United Nations General …

Girls’ Education Must Remain a Priority

Today, as we observe the International Day of the Girl Child, we are reminded yet again that we cannot promote prosperity and stability unless we …

Gender

United Nations Girls' Education Initiative - Global Section - Camfed Recognized by the OECD for Taking Innovation to Scale

©Camfed/2014<p><i>This post originally appeared on the Camfed site on 7 October 2014.</i><p>Camfed is being recognized as a model of best practice in taking …

United Nations

8 Reasons Why Malala Yousafzai Is An Inspiration To Us All

On Friday, 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai became the youngest person -- and the first Pakistani -- ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize.<p>Malala was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for daring to seek an education. Since then, the young woman has been wowing the world with her courage, her passion …

Five Tips to Grow Your Photography Business

There are many things that you need to consider when starting a photography business, such as what you want to photograph, a name for your business, …

Comprehensive Guide to Color Settings, Color Profiles and Proofing

Photoshop offers us a vast array of options when it comes to color profiles, color management, and proofing. In this tutorial, we will explain …

Tutorials

AF-ON & Back Button Autofocus: This May Just Change the Way You Shoot Forever

Still autofocusing by pressing halfway down on your shutter release? Well, suppose I told you there’s another way that you might even like better? …

7 Affordable Ways to Expand Your Photography Skills

The potential challenges associated with being a photographer are many; some of the obstacles one has to overcome are creative in nature, while …

Street Photography