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Happy Birthday Route 66 - 10 alternative road trips you could try this summer in celebration

This year the most famous road trip in the world, Route 66, celebrates its 90th anniversary. Sprawling across the USA, it truly is a life-changing experience for anyone who’s made the journey. But at 2,451 miles, most people don’t have the time to drive from Chicago to Los Angeles. We asked expert …

Desert Appliqué

Artist Léa Donnan takes ornamental needlework into the natural environment by staking shelters made of salvaged pieces of crochet into the ground in an enigmatic work called Desert Appliqué.<p>These works were installed in Joshua Tree, California, for arts organization High Desert Test Sites, but …

5 Steps to Detoxify Your Inner Self | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever felt like you were bloated with all the negative thoughts that you have created for yourself? Have you ever been under deep pressure …

DIY Knotted Leather Necklace

This stylish necklace is made with knots, and it's easier to make than you might think. [with step-by-step video]<p>465<p>1441

Clay “Crystal” Pendant

Natural Bug Bite Balm | Henry Happened

<b>Natural Bug Bite Balm</b> | <i>Henry Happened</i><p>I know it’s Summer up there in the North and with Summer comes the bugs. The small, noisy, biting bugs that drive you mad when you’re trying to share their great outdoors! I don’t really like bug spray, but I do think you need something to protect yourself. This natural bug balm is great because the whole family can use it and it’s not going to offend sensitive noses. All of the ingredients should be able to be purchased on eBay or soap suppliers online.

Tutorial: Easy fabric scrap bracelet

Anna from Plan B shows how you can use your fabric scraps to make cool new jewelry. Her tutorial shows how to make this pretty fabric bracelet out of …

Dangling Antique Button Earrings

Shares 0<p>So easy to make, these button earrings are a great project for a teen! Personalize them with your favorite colors.<p>Shares 0<p>Get the …

Cheap DIY Mod Podge

DIY Kirigami Leather Plant Hanger

The macrame planter hanger just got a face lift. Learn how to make a Kirigami Leather Plant Hanger for modern house plant style!<p>334<p>1359

Tutorial: Cell phone charging station or stroller pocket

Amy from Positively Splendid shows how you can make a fabric charging station for your cell phone. She says it also works as a cell phone pocket to …

Free pattern: Cat Nap aromatherapy pillow

Rachel from Adventures in Making shares a free pattern to make her Cat Nap aromatherapy pillow. These little kitty pillows are sooo cute, especially …

Bridal Hairpiece

Make this stunning 20s-inspired headpiece (with a nod to Givenchy) for your wedding. Save loads on a designer version!<p>445<p>1474

Free pattern: Brookfield Bag

Sara from Sew Sweetness shares a free pattern over at Sew, Mama, Sew! for making her Brookfield Bag. It’s a smaller bag (11″ x 7″) with corner …

Free pattern: Here Comes the Sun(hat)

How cute is this little kid’s striped sun hat! Shauna from Shwin & Shwin calls it her Here Comes the Sun(hat), and she shares a free pattern for …

Tutorial: Split skirt gardening apron

Sew4Home shows how to make a unique gardening apron that’s designed for the bending, squatting, and reaching that’s part and parcel of active …

6 Felt Flower Tutorials

Felt flowers are one of the most common crafts made from the material, and with nature blooming it’s beautiful real flowers outdoors, why not make …

DIY Felt Photo booth Props tutorial and pattern

If you want to get some fun pictures at a wedding, graduation or any event; get over to “ruffled” and make these fun “Felt Photo booth Props”! …