Sandra Lawler

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A whimsical, magical fairy tree brings smiles to an L.A. neighborhood

Never underestimate the power of popsicle sticks.<p>Rita Tateel has used them and other inexpensive materials to create a kind of happiness tree in her quest to keep cellphone-absorbed passersby from tripping over the buckling sidewalk.<p>Some people might set out cones or hazard signs, but Tateel …

The Absolute Best Way to Practice Free-motion Quilting

Almost every month I travel and teach free-motion quilting to quilters at guilds and quilt shops. I truly love it and I hope that everyone who takes …

How to Sew an Envelope Pillowcase

<b>The Perfect Pillowcase</b><p>If you have an hour to spare and are looking for something to sew, or if you are in need of a quick gift, then a handmade …

Interior Design Ideas, Redecorating & Remodeling Photos

This Mews House in Holland park was completely internally remodelled and refurbished to create a large open plan living and dining/kitchen space and …

Interior Design

Fabric Scrap DIY Heart Valentines

I’m having fun dreaming up projects to utilize scraps lately. I like the unexpected results it can bring, and lord knows I have enough fabric. …

Sewing

19 DIY Hacks To Organize Your Whole House

17. Create instant organization with baskets or buckets.<p>Pinterest | Casey Nelson<p>Advertisement<p>18. Use mesh bags to hang produce that needs ventilation.<p>…

From Flora Grubb Gardens: 9 Secrets to Growing Succulent Plants Indoors

I’ve killed every succulent I’ve ever attempted to grow. Things start off well enough, but a few weeks after I bring one into my home, it starts to …

Plants

DIY: Root Succulents from Leaves

If they don’t get enough sun, succulents sulk. That’s why indoor succulents get leggy. The fix? Snip off a stem, strip the leaves from your …

8 Repurposed Closets That Do So Much More Now

These DIYers found extra living space in their home's smallest spots. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com<p>It's unlikely that you lament about having <i>too much</i> closet space in your home, but have you ever considered what you might gain from repurposing one altogether? We know, …

66 No-Sew Projects to Make Today (Mega Roundup!)

We have a lot of ambition when it comes to sewing projects, but sometimes enthusiasm flags when the sewing machine jams and the thread gets tangled beyond recognition. So if you are sewing machine challenged or just want a simple DIY project that doesn’t involve needles and thread, we’ve got you …

Sewing

11 Awesome 2015 DIY Calendars To Make

Instagram calendar (via shelterness)<p>A calendar is a cool thing that helps to plan everything you need. Let’s see what we can make for 2015 that has …

4 Desk Makeovers, 1 Common Thread: Super Productivity!

Several REDBOOK staffers had desks that were a few papers shy of a Hoarders-style intervention.<p>Several REDBOOK staffers had desks a few papers shy of a <i>Hoarders</i>-style intervention. Enter organizational guru and founder of the aptly named O.C.D. Experience Justin Klosky, who helped them fill two …

Work it Out: Using Feng Shui in the Office

Everyone likes being productive and efficient at work, whether your office is in a downtown high rise or in the hallway closet of your home. No …

Craft Tables With Storage Attempting To Organize Your Creativity

So you have a habit of creating all sorts of knick knacks and handmade ornaments. That’s all cool and lovely and you should be proud of yourself for …

9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Organizing

Don't let these common misconceptions derail your decluttering efforts. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>Having trouble staying organized at home? We hate to break it to you, but it might be you (not your stuff) that's the problem. We asked professional …

Minimalism

Today's Design Secret

ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.<p>ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.