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14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins

Operating entirely off the grid, these homes match renewable energy sources with modern design.<p>1. Prefabricated Finnish shed<p>2. Jeff and Millie Baird’s off-the-grid retreat<p>3. The Watershed, an off-the-grid writer’s retreat<p>4. DesignBuildBLUFF in Colorado<p>5. French Island in Australia<p>6. MOS's Desert …

An Archaeological Renovation Adds Precious Space to a Tiny Boston Apartment

In Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood, where space is tight and the cost of a home averages close to $1,000 per square foot, architect Chris Greenawalt of Bunker Workshop dug up some room for a minuscule apartment.<p>See what he was able to do with a little excavation.

How to Build Your Own Camp Kitchen Chuck Box - REI Co-op Journal

An organized kitchen is the secret to a happy camping trip. That said, it’s not always easy to keep all of your camp cooking gear and ingredients …

Schoolhouse Chair with Writing Pad Desk

Hi guys! Happy weekend!!! Just seven weeks left until Christmas, are you busy building? It's Friday, so you know what that means! Handbuilt Holiday …

DIY Idea: Wooden Shoe Storage Done Right

I'll let you in on a little secret, my shoes are pretty much the most abused part of my wardrobe. Here's a storage solution to change that, and make …

How To Make an Organizer Box for Storing Screws

Organizing screws and nails (or anything else for that matter!) can be rather frustrating, and I really wanted to get rid of my old plastic cases …

Police action on Philip Coleman was unacceptable

<b>(CNN) —</b> Last week, in what's become a regular ritual, the city of Chicago released another video showing Chicago police officers abusing a civilian.<p>This time, the victim was Philip Coleman, who died in custody (reportedly of an adverse reaction to medication) not long after being repeatedly being …

Mental Health

Settlement over 'Happy Birthday' copyright puts song in public domain

(Reuters) - A settlement has been reached in a U.S. lawsuit with Warner/Chappell Music over the copyright to “Happy Birthday to You” that will put one of the world’s most recognizable songs in the public domain, according to court papers released on Wednesday and a source close to the …

Judiciary

Startup branding and thinking beyond 'I need a logo'

Connecting and dividing are key elements to Kim Knoll’s work. After working independently as freelancers, she and her husband Kyle Eertmoed joined forces in January 2011 to co-found design and branding firm Knoed Creative Inc. Most of their clients are small businesses, including furniture retailer …

How-Tuesday: Make a Magical Kaleidoscope

Remember looking through a kaleidoscope as a kid? It was like being a pirate on a treasure hunt, but instead of discovering unexplored land we were glancing into a world of brilliant beauty.<p>Most of the supplies needed for this great project can be found in your home — some of them are even …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

No-Sew Superhero Costume

Shares 0<p>This no-sew superhero costume is really inexpensive and easy to make. It’s perfect for Halloween, a themed party, or pretend play.<p>Shares 0<p>Get …

Crafting

Learn the Screen Printing with Silk-Screening 101

Print your designs on anything you can hang, wear, or tote.<p>Silk-screening (or screen printing) is a great way to personalize your gear. It’s a very basic process that has unlimited outcomes. One of the easiest ways to get a design on almost any surface is to use the photo emulsion process. Once …

25 DIY Home Decor Ideas

When Spring is near I get the <b>home decorating</b> fever. I was so happy to find a ton of inspiration this week over at our link party. There were so many …

DIY Painted Kitchen Towels {with free SVG files}

UPDATE! I have received so many requests about selling these towels and I am happy to announce that I have just opened up an Etsy shop and these are …

24 Antique Shows You Have To See Before You Die

Our coast-to-coast guide.<p>Our coast-to-coast antique fair guide, so you can find innumerable vintage treasures this spring and summer! This piece originally appeared on countryliving.com.

Simple Tool Turns Empty Bottles Into Unique Drinking Glasses

The idea of making empty glass bottles into glasses is far from new. Glass cutting tools to make them have been available to the general public for …

Avant-garde

Why negativity in your startup is a good thing

Negatism is “the act of learning from negative outcomes or behaviors” — and boy, will we petition heavily to officially add this word to the dictionary.<p>However, if “negatism” can’t be a real word yet, it sure can be a clever new online forum that appreciates the value in, well, failure.<p>Negatism.com …

'The Fault in Our Stars' Numbers Prove Young Women Are The Hottest Box Office Demographic

I joined the throng of people going this weekend to see <i>The Fault in Our Stars</i> from 21st Century Fox<i>.</i> I don’t usually see films with real audiences but I was glad to experience a theater of younger women in groups. It reminded me a little of what happened when the first <i>Sex and the City</i> movie opened, …

Steal This Look: The Ultimate Outdoor Kitchen

I’m a skeptic when it comes to outdoor kitchens (who needs anything more than a grill and a set of tongs?). I’m revising my thinking, however, after …

Biz Ladies: How to Hold a Networking Event

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from graphic designer Ciera Holzenthal. While not one to call herself an event planner, Ciera decided to try her …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

Urban Jungle – How To Turn Your Terrace Into An Oasis

How do you plan and design your garden when you’re living in the city? Surely it has to be more complicated than for those living in the countryside. …

Revolution Road: A Ground-Breaking Kitchen in London

The National Trust has yet to come calling, but we wouldn’t be surprised if someday Alastair Hendy’s kitchen is declared a landmark. Located in the …

Making a baby shower cake? Add some adorable little baby shoes! Learn how with this free downloadable tutorial by Royal Bakery. Get it here>> http://bit.ly/1usMEKS

With swirls of color and a dainty bow, this cake is perfectly charming and oh-so fun! Learn how to #DIY with this tutorial for a 3-D Lollypop Cake! Click to read: http://bit.ly/1usMDXg

Accessible Modular Kitchen With Tons of Unusual Features

If there’s one almost-universal complaint about kitchen design, it’s that the room should be far more efficient. The Chop Chop Kitchen from …

Tag: DIY

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

DIY Photo Clipboards

Looking for a unique way to display your favorite photos? Learn how to make these <b>DIY Photo Clipboards</b> to show off those gorgeous shots! You can also …