Amie Townsend

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Transformed :: Wood & Leather Suspended Shelf

• Using blue painters tape, tape off your board on the top and bottom, leaving the edges revealed. Spray the edges gold using about 2-3 coats.<br>• With the …

Coats

How to Make Meringues

Community Tested<p>Meringues are a traditional French dessert made with whipped egg whites and just a few additional ingredients. The airy texture of …

Dessert

How to Learn Japanese

Konnichiwa (こんにちは)! Japanese is a great language to learn, whether you plan to use it to conduct business, absorb your favorite Japanese media, such …

How to Make a French Toast Martini

Martinis are one of the most popular drinks at bars and clubs. A French toast martini is one excellent way for adults to kick back and enjoy a bit of …

How to Build a Tumbling Composter

One of the keys to successful composting is aeration. Bacteria need oxygen to carry out the aerobic respiration that creates a rich compost. One way …

Woodworking

Having Snow

By Heidi Liu,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/10Wt4dA<p>I know a man who knew a man who wrote a poem and called it “Having Snow.” What a beautiful …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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Fashion photog devotes life to the disabled - Video on NBCNews.com

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Experts Use Tech Gadgets to Explain the Nature of Time

Is time an illusion? Does time "pass"? And do people have free will, or just predetermined destiny?<p>Those questions were the subjects of heated debate …

Teahupoo Roars Again

ONDU Pinhole Cameras

Pinhole cameras represent one of the most basic forms of photography — but that doesn't mean they have to be inelegant. ONDU Pinhole Cameras …

Photography

Iconic ‘I’ll have what she’s having’ deli turns 125 - Video on NBCNews.com

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How to make a recycled wood reverse print sign

If you like to decorate with your favorite sayings pop on over to the blog Design Decor for a cool tutorial on how to make a recycled wood sign using …

How-To: 5-Minute Mason Jar Lamp

Make Mini Hanging Lanterns with Fabric Scraps

I love the look of mini lanterns and party lights to dress up your outdoor spaces (or indoor ones!) for the summer. If you’ve shopped mini lanterns …

Painted Canvas using Photo Transfer

Using a photograph, craft paint and Mod Podge photo transfer, you can create the look of a painted canvas.<p>343<p>1297

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Photographer Pops the Question Using the Viewfinder of His SLR Camera

When New York City-based photographer Jerrit Pruyn recently asked his girlfriend of 2 years to marry him, he did so in quite a photo-tastic way. …

New Camera Sensor 1000x More Sensitive Than Current Sensors

Researchers at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a graphene image sensor one thousand times more sensitive to anything …

Photographer Has Girlfriend Capture 360° View from Rooftop, Proposes At the End

When Wellington, New Zealand-based photographer Brady Dyer proposed to his then-girlfriend Emma in Florence, Italy last year, he had her capture her …

The Photo Ark: Highlighting Endangered Animals Through Studio Portraits

It’s no secret that wild animals can be immensely difficult to photograph. Now imagine taking photographers of large wild animals in a studio-like …

24 Great Gatsby Facts

<b>1.</b> Would a Great American Novel by any other name be as sweet? Based on the other titles F. Scott Fitzgerald considered for <i>Gatsby</i>, I’d have to say …

From Boos To Bravos: A Recap Of Cannes

"It was the film of the festival," critic John Powers tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross about <i>Blue Is the Warmest Color,</i> this year's Palme d'Or winner at the Cannes Film Festival. When Powers says "film of the festival" he means "it was the film that people loved the most, some hated the most, and …

Moments Of Truth: 6 Memoirs Written With Heart

Summer vacations are where we do some of our most serious thinking — whether we're sitting by the ocean, cradled in a hammock, or strolling alongside a river. And yet, when it comes to summer reading, we can be quick to grab the latest flashy espionage novel or an earthy romance slathered in …

Tuna Can Tea Light Display

This adorable country chic tea light display is made with, shh – don’t tell!, revamped tuna cans wrapped in pretty paper. Hungarian blogger Croissant …

Scrabble Tile Pendant

Shares 0<p>Turn old Scrabble tiles into wearable art! These pendants are so popular right now. You can also purchase scrabble tiles at the craft …

How-To: Succulent Wreath

Make your own gorgeous living succulent wreath with this video tutorial from Succulents & Sunshine!<p>You can also head over to Succulents & Sunshine to see even more lovely photos.

Stephen King On Growing Up, Believing In God And Getting Scared

For 20 years, Stephen King has had an image stuck in his head: It's a boy in a wheelchair flying a kite on a beach. "It wanted to be a story, but it wasn't a story," he tells <i>Fresh Air's</i> Terry Gross. But little by little, the story took shape around the image — and focused on an amusement park …