Susan Early

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Down and Out in D.C.

Admitting that you’re poor is more shocking in America than confessing to a sexual trauma or owning up to a slight or slur committed in the past that’s been digging spurs into your conscience ever since. The poor in this country are supposed to remain in the dingy, weedy background, mute and meek, …

DIY anthro Wreath

From my recipe contributor: Mary Beth Johnson is a photographer, blogger, and journalist with a passion for finding beauty in unexpected places and …

Thanksgiving in a Muffin Pan

If you love the holidays, but just don’t have the space or need for all that food. Here is a possible plan for you.<p>How about Thanksgiving in a muffin …

12 DIY Christmas Crafts In Traditional Red And Green

magnolia Christmas wreath (via daisymaebelle)<p>Red and green are traditional for Christmas because these are the colors of fir, mistletoe and holly. …

Holiday Marquee Sign

It's beginning to look a little like Christmas over here. The tree isn't up (yet!) but I've been making a few crafts. One new addition to my decor is …

Ideas for Keeping Things Simple this Christmas

I believe in the magic of the holidays. I believe in family traditions, celebrating the birth of the Savior and the joy that comes from giving to …

Christmas DIY Paper Snowflake Projects 2D&3D to Beautify Your Ambiance [Detailed Guide+Templates]

We slowly start to feel the Christmas spirit entering our bones and shaping a enthusiastic smile when we drink a hot chocolate or see Christmas …

{seasonal style} DIY Christmas Trees

Several years ago, my mom bought me a variety of paper mache and chipboard Christmas trees from Michael's and Hobby Lobby knowing that I would have …

Handmade Paper Punch Ornaments

Goodness, I am on an ornament kick!<p>I though it would be fun to create and share a couple of ornament projects. I wanted to make something that was …

Paper Lanterns

My friend Lova made these lovely paper lanterns both from an old damaged book as well as beautiful new art papers.<p>From Lova: “When I was at Brimfield …

The Perfect Gift: House Gift Box

I’m so pleased with this little project! I collaborated with Jordan of Polkadot Prints to design a darling house-shaped gift box that is as easy as …

Paper snowflakes fir tree for the window

<i>You can make all this with the help of ten A4 sheets of paper and scissors!</i><p>I was so impatient to take a picture of it and to show it when it got …

Wearable Art - Paper Butterfly Dress

This stunning butterfly paper dress, made completely out of paper, combines fashion, graphic design, and color. Cutting, folding, glueing, and sewing …

Fold a fir tree

Dangling fir trees – light for hanging, and impressive when you look at them.<p>You need a square base folded by the middle and the diagonals (see how …

Communicating the Experience of Chronic Pain and Illness Through Blogging

Theme analysis<p>Open-ended questions (with unlimited space in which to answer) explored respondents’ attitudes, motivations, and explanations. These …

Mental Health

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Autoimmune Research Opening Up New Options for Chronic Pain Sufferers - Health Rising

A Different Kind of Pain<p>Not all pain is the same. Immune drugs can work very well for some types of pain.<p>That the immune system might play a major …

Living With Chronic Pain 'In The Kingdom Of The Sick'

Laurie Edwards has a chronic respiratory disease so rare that she's met only one other person who has it — and that was through the Internet. In and out of hospitals her entire life, Edwards, now 32, wasn't accurately diagnosed until she was 23. Before they correctly identified her condition — …

Long term opiate use and chronic pain #ChronicPain

It is popular these days to be of the opinion that it is dangerous to use opiates foe numerous reasons to treat chronic pain especially in the long …

Living with Chronic Pain and Depression

About 50 percent of people who have chronic pain also have depression, according to Robert D. Kerns, Ph.D, National Program Director for Pain …

Medical Journals

The Mystery of Chronic Pain, Solved

Unrelenting agony with no clear cause has long baffled doctors. According to the new book Total Recovery, a fixable glitch in your brain could be to blame.<p>Lindsay Burkett, 23, had the job of her dreams: working on Capitol Hill as a congressional aide. Grueling 12- to 15-hour days were the norm, but …

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Tutorial: Leaf Ornaments

Amber of Starless Clay makes fabulous polymer clay filigree – which you can see in her Etsy shop – but she also occasionally writes and shares …

Discover the Stories Behind Your Favorite Gems

<i>Diana Keeler is a novelist and Etsy shopkeeper based in Paris. She writes about traveling and doughnuts on Travel Crush. She interviewed Ryan Gosling three times in one year. Find her on Instagram and Pinterest.</i><p>To some, crystals are just one part of a New Age witch-kit, alongside candles, …

The Whimseybox DIY + Craft Trend Report - Summer 2014

At Whimseybox we eat, sleep and breathe DIY and craft, and so does our community. This, our first quarterly trend report, was created by analyzing the content posted, shared and consumed on whimseybox.com. We track every search, share, click and comment in our efforts to build the best place for …

Talja Woodcarving Kit

With all our modern on-demand distractions, it's good to set aside some time for old-school, slow-paced activities. The Talja Woodcarving Kit is a …

3D Butterfly Wall Art Home Decor Circle Burst Set of 80

::: 3D WALL ART :::<p>I take pride in creating modern wall decor and bringing a 3D dimension to your walls.<p>Refresh your space with a little bit of whimsical nature.<br>Perfect for nursery's, maybe your dorm room, kids rooms or any living space.<br>Make them apart of your special day, they can make a lovely …

Foam Magazine DIY Dream Catcher Tutorial

Crepe Paper Petals Wall Hanging

I love looking at images of flower torans, which are festive garlands hung in Indian households as celebratory decorations, and decided to figure out …

Transfixing 3D Paper Patterns by Maud Vantours | Colossal

<p>Paris-based designer and artist Maud Vantours uses layer upon layer of cut paper to create hypnotizing patterns and textures that translate into set …

How to Make Mosaic Shell Easter Eggs

Ever admired a mosaic but thought it would be too difficult to make? Think you'd need lots of special tools and equipment? This tutorial proves that …