Raquel Alvarado

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What to Make This Weekend: DIY Sheet Masks, Sprinkle Sneakers + More

Before the changing leaves and neverending pumpkin lattes roll around, let’s soak up the rest of the summer season as much as possible (DIY style, of course). Whether you’re in need of a super functional beach accessory or a chic set of roasting sticks for your next camping trip, here are 10 …


21 Amazingly Easy 5 Minute DIY Projects

Make your life better in five minutes flat.

10 Life-Changing Things To Try In June

Because we tried them for you in May!

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The ultimate collection of Mod Podge crafts!

When I started with decoupage over eight years ago, I was amazed by all of the Mod Podge crafts that were out there. Since that time I've done …


Camp Craft Upgrade: Liberty Braided Friendship Bracelets

Whether you’re a 12-year-old kid or a 50-year-old kid, making and giving hand-woven bracelets never stops being fun. And, if you’re a fan of Liberty fabrics, you’ll definitely want to add these fun Liberty braided friendship bracelets to your crafty repertoire.<p>Combine your love of gorgeous textiles …


45 Creative Duct Tape Crafts & Projects {Saturday Inspiration & Ideas}

Happy weekend my friends. I was planning on another organization post today but decided to slip in something fun. This weeks Saturday Inspiration and …

59 Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Save an empty jar and "fill it with notes of good things that happen" this year. Then, next year, you can empty the jar and "see what awesome stuff …

35+ Ingenious DIY Backyard Furniture Ideas Everyone Can Make

Spring is here, it is the perfect time to give your bor […]


27 Impossibly Fun Ways To Entertain Kids At Your Wedding

Because it's better to have fun than a meltdown.

21 DIY Projects That Are Perfect For Rainy Days

If those April showers are keeping you (or your family) cooped up, may as well spend that time making something awesome!


16 neon DIY projects to make your home look brighter

Give your home a fresh pop of color.<p>Using bright, neon hues can be a little intimidating, but there are plenty of beautiful (and subtle) ways to use …

19 DIY Hostess Gifts for All Your Spring Gatherings

We don’t know about you, but our spring calendars are already getting filled with parties, backyard BBQs, weddings and more. If you’re hitting the party scene hard this season, you’re probably in need of easy DIY hostess gifts. Luckily, we have tons of cool, colorful gift ideas made right here at …


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35 Empowering Feminist Quotes from Inspiring Women

Words of wisdom from the trailblazers who make us proud to be women.<p>To all the women and men continuing the fight for feminism in 2017, get inspired by the words of the trailblazing women who've said it best. From Hillary Clinton to Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, Rihanna and all the unapologetic, …


31 Clever Ways To Decorate Your Outdoor Space

Small changes, big difference.

25 Cheap And Easy DIYs That Will Vastly Improve Your Home

It's the sacred place where you hang out in your pajamas and binge-watch TV shows. Doesn't it deserve better?

31 Insanely Clever Products To Organize Your Whole Life

Your clutter will soon be under their control.


25+ Cool No-Money Decorating Projects That Will Beautify Your Decor Through Wall Art

The walls are the one protecting us in our very own shelter. These are elements that are providing us comfort in all its shapes, slowly creating an …

14 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Awesome

These DIY projects aren't just pretty—they'll make your home snazzier and more awesome.<p><b>1. Wine Cork Trivet</b><p><i>Alyssa & Carl</i><p>If you're a wine-drinker who likes to save your corks, figuring out what to do with the leftovers can be a dilemma. Luckily, Alyssa & Carla have a great idea for a dead-simple …

Stretchy fabric, no underwiring or padding, and real women as models: The 'Feminist' lingerie that's NOT meant to be sexy

• <b>Hayat Rachi, 25, founded ‘unapologetic feminist’ lingerie brand Neon Moon</b> <b></b>• <b><br>First collection 'Mon Dieu' offers comfortable styles without padding</b> <b></b>• <b><br>For</b> …

25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.

Easter Crafts: 35 Beautiful & Creative DIY Ideas

A celebration of spring holds near-infinite crafting inspiration: from buds and blooms to eggs done every-which-way, the DIY and decorating …


This New Feminist Beer Is Waging A Battle Against Sexism In Advertising

Beer branding usually features seminaked women as a prize for men. A new Brazilian beer, labeled with a definition of feminism, aims to provoke a conversation instead.<p>The traditional American beer ad isn’t exactly known for progressive feminist ideals: Picture, say, bikini-clad models mud-wrestling …

Hollywood’s Women Problem: Why Female Filmmakers Have Hit the Glass Ceiling

Despite making up 50.8 percent of the U.S. population, women are vastly underrepresented in Hollywood, comprising 17 percent of directors, writers, …

50 Fearless Female Firsts in the Arts

March is Women’s History Month — a time to pay “tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable …

I’m sorry, but women on TV apologize too much

“The Mindy Project” can learn a lot from “The Good Wife” — and even “Girls”<p>A few days ago on the subway, I tripped over the foot of a dude casually draped across his seat. And those two horrible words sailed out of my mouth faster than my palms hit the floor. <i>I’m sorry</i>. Rather than directing my …