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HTC One with stock Android announced, launching June 26th for $599 in the US (update)

It was rumored, and now it's here: on stage at D, Sundar Pichai just revealed a new version of the HTC One that runs an untouched, stock version of Google's Android operating system. It will be available from the Google Play store starting June 26th for $599. The unlocked device will run on both …

Here's The New Smart TV Box Everyone Is Talking About This Afternoon

But Fan TV has a slightly different approach. It wants to integrate directly with your cable provider, effectively replacing your regular cable box. Fan TV also has a really nifty remote control that's pretty much just a touchpad.<p>The interface is really nice too.<p>As AllThingsD's Peter Kafka tweeted …

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How-To: Cloth Napkin Throw Pillows

Turn pretty cloth napkins into eye-catching home decor with this cloth napkin throw pillow tutorial from Anu at Nalle’s House!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Kaleidoscope Pillows<br>• How-To: Pintuck Pillows<br>• Knitted Grumpy Cat Pillow<br>• How-To: Silk Flower Applique Pillows


How-To: Easy Quilted Pillows

Turn random doodles into a pretty piece of quilting with this easy quilted pillow tutorial from Melly Sews!


How-To: Floral Body Scrubs

Need last-minute gift ideas for Mother’s Day? Make your mom a pretty floral body scrub with this tutorial from Leah at Freutcake!<p>Head over to Freutcake to see the full how-to!

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How-To: Doily Wrapped Vase

Put pretty doilies to work as home decor! Make a doily wrapped vase—and check out five additional doily-related project ideas—with Country Living.<p>[Via Sulia]<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Doily Printed Clay Bowl<br>• Flashback Video: DIY Doily Shoes<br>• How-To: Doily Necklace Tutorial<br>• How-To: Doily Skirt Pocket

How-To: Make a Shower Curtain

Make your own colorful patchwork shower curtain with this simple sewing tutorial that Brett Bara shared on Design Sponge!


How-To: Make a String of Mini Fabric Lamps

Bust that fabric stash while adding colorful handmade details to your decorative lighting with this mini fabric lamps tutorial from Taylor Made!<p>Head over to Taylor Made to see the full how-to!


How-To: Kitty Cat Donuts

Transform plain donuts into squee-worthy treats with this awesome and adorable cat donut tutorial from Heidi at My Paper Crane!<p>Want to see more? Check out My Paper Crane for the full how-to.


How-To: Fish-Shaped Tablecloth Weights

Make a set of cute fish-shaped tablecloth weights with this tutorial from Kalinka Handmade!<p>Fair warning: The tutorial is in Russian, but the photos are pretty easy to follow. If you’d like to see the whole thing in English, you can always run it through Google Translate.<p>[Via CraftGossip]

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How-To: Knitter’s Necklace

Need a gift idea for that yarn-loving knitter in your life? This teeny tiny knitting charm that Stephanie from A Geek In Glasses shared on Think Crafts should do the trick!<p>In love? Head over to Think Crafts to see the full tutorial.<p>[Via Dollar Store Crafts]


How-To: DIY Porch Pillows

Make your own stylish hand-printed outdoor cushions in no time flat with this quick and easy DIY porch pillow tutorial from Elsie at A Beautiful Mess!<p>Ready to get your paint and stitch on? Head over to A Beautiful Mess to see the full how-to.


Craft Social: Craft Lit: DIY Faves in Books, Novels, Movies, & Magazines | Red-Handled Scissors

Is a new craft magazine fueling your DIY decor obsession? Or maybe listening to knitting romances is making your studio time a little more steamy? …

Guide to Sewing Machine Feet for Quilting

If you’re new to quilting—or new to sewing machines in general—sewing machine feet can be one big, frustrating mystery. Luckily, Sherri on Craftsy created this handy intro guide for quilting-related sewing machine feet so you can start stitching with confidence!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Rolled Hem Sewing …


Triple X Beer Cozy Pattern

Now that it’s getting to be porch and rooftop drinking weather here on the East coast, one of these triple X beer cozies, by Ravelry user Spork, might come in handy for insulating your suds from the warming rays of the sun.<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | A Christmas Story Bottle Cozy<br>• MAKE | Bearded Beer Cozy<br>• MAKE | …

Recipe: Lemon Blueberry Muffin Bread

When my pal—and former CRAFT writer—Rachel shared this lemon blueberry muffin bread recipe that Jenna Weber posted on the PBS website, it took every ounce of strength I had not to abandon my work and immediately run out to buy blueberries.<p>Hello, springtime breakfast!<p>Ready to whip up a batch of your …


How-To: Strawberry Margarita Jell-o Shots

If you’re the kind of person who likes your strawberries with Jell-O, tequila, limes, and salt, then this is the tutorial for you (or if you’re the kind of person who just likes your Jell-O shots in sweet, little, edible vessels, then this tutorial is also for you).<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Caramel Apple …

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How-To: Binding a Quilt

Learn tips and tricks for beautiful quilt finishing with this quilt binding tutorial from Lily Patch Quilts!<p>Head over to Lily Patch Quilts for the full how-to!<p>[Via Sulia]


How-To: Patchwork Sock Yarn Recipe

Got stash? Use up all of those pretty little scraps of sock yarn with this versatile patchwork sock yarn recipe from Martine at iMake.<p>Head over to iMake for more information and a link to the recipe PDF.


How-To: Rolled Rosette Pillow

Turn an old t-shirt into a pretty piece of home decore with this rolled rosette pillow tutorial from Craft Goodies.<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Easy Ribbon Rosettes<br>• How-To: Hankie Rosette Brooch<br>• Tutorial: Single-Stem Rosette Necklace


How-To: Wire Knot Stud Earrings

Got jewelry wire? Make your own pretty wire knot stud earrings with this tutorial from Allison at Dream a Little Bigger.<p>Head over to Dream a Little Bigger to see the full how-to!


How-To: Hexagon Planter Box

Bring some geometric style to your patio with this fun hexagon planter box tutorial from Pepper Design Blog!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Modern Embroidery Hoop Hanging Planter<br>• How-To: Magnetic Cork Planters<br>• How-To: Patchwork Planters<br>• How-To: Polka Dot Copper Tape Planter


Watermelon Slice Socks

Ravelry user Wendy Gaal created a pattern for these surprisingly realistic-looking watermelon slice socks. I mean, this has got to be about as close to wearing actual watermelon slices on your feet as you can get.<p>[via Laughing Squid]


How-To: Leaf-Imprinted Clay Necklace

Make your own nature-inspired pendants with this leaf-imprinted clay necklace tutorial from Adrianne at Happy Hour Projects.<p>Head over to Happy Hour Projects to see the full how-to!


How-To: Install Magnetic Snaps

Add magnetic snaps to your projects like a pro with this simple tutorial for installing magnetic stamps from Anna at Noodlehead!<p>Ready to get snappy? Head over to Noodlehead to see the full how-to.

Automotive Fluid Bracelet

Jewelry collective AKA Jewelry creates striking jewelry from unusual materials, like this silver bracelet featuring vials of machine oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, transmission fluid, and gasoline.<p>If you happen to be around NYC this weekend you can see more of AKA Jewelry’s work at the Bushwick Open …


How-To: Crochet Frog Applique

Hook yourself a happy amphibious friend with this cute crochet frog applique pattern from Hanni at Hannicraft!

Gardening for free: how to fix a spade

Just a few weeks into my challenge to survive without my regular fix at the garden centre and things had been going really well. I'd managed to add …

The Garden of Magical Childhood

My daughter adores buttercups. We are clearing a patch of garden which has become overrun and it will be her patch. She wants to grow the things she …

Dalliance with Dorset - Gourmet garden at Cranborne Manor

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