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Google Translate Update May Save You A Lot Of Money

Your smartphone is about to become your best friend when traveling abroad, even if you don't want to shell out big bucks for an international data plan. An update to the Google Translate app, announced Wednesday, will add the ability to translate printed text by aiming your phone's camera at it -- …

13 Beauty Secrets From Gorgeous Stars Over 40

Youth doesn't have to be wasted on the young—take it from these gorgeous 40-plus stars! We reveal the hair, makeup, and fitness routines they use to extend their radiance.

Hair

Believe It! This Adjustable Bookshelf Can Expand to Three Sizes

Raise your hand if you’re fickle decorator. Us too. One week we think the couch is perfect “right there,” and then a month or two later we wonder what we were thinking and switch it around. With big pieces of furniture, rearranging to your temperamental tastes can leave you in a bit of a bind. But …

20 Ways to Cook With Fresh Ginger

Not simply wasabi’s partner in crime at the sushi bar, ginger has a whole lot more to offer. Simply use a spoon to peel away the thin skin of this unassuming rhizome to reveal a fragrant bouquet of warm, invigorating scents just below the surface. But what comes next? No sweat. These 20 fantastic …

Make Your Period a Happy Week With This Subscription Box

Praised be, a subscription box for your lady parts! From makeup to mixology, we’ve gotten pretty used to having <i>everything</i> delivered right to our door… but Le Parcel is another insightful deliverable to compete with the equally awesome Hello Flo. When surfing the crimson wave (did we really just …

Peter Cole’s Vintage Key Hooks and Necklaces

Having trouble keeping track of your keys? Maybe you need one of these wall hooks made from keys by artist and World Maker Faire Alum Peter Cole on which to hang them. Cole was back at World Maker Faire this year, but instead of showing off his curious sculptures, he’s exhibiting a different series …

Maker Faire

Craft Skills: Glass Etching Basics

With tons of new glass-specific paints, stencils, and tools showing up in craft stores—and with holiday gift-giving season right around the corner—now is a great time to brush up on your glass crafting skills! Try your hand at glass etching with this fantastic beginner-friendly tutorial from Kim at …

Crafting

Don’t-Let-the-Tomatoes-Go-Bad Marinara Sauce Recipe

We miss former Make editor Laura Cochrane here on the Craft blog. Luckily, she’s still giving us helpful tips, like this healthy reminder to use up those homegrown tomatoes while you still can, with her Don’t-Let-the-Tomatoes-Go-Bad Marinara Sauce recipe!<p>It’s the time of year when my counter is …

Food Preservation

DIY Screen-Wrapped Luminaries

Planning a little soirée this fall? These quick screen-wrapped luminaries are the perfect combination of classy and spooky to meet all of your autumn decor needs! Click over to the full tutorial from Lowes to see the whole illuminating process.<p>[via Recyclart]

DIY

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pudding Shots

Apparently, Michelle of THAT’S SO Michelle is not so into compromise, because it looks like these Pumpkin Cheesecake Pudding Shots pack pumpkin pie, cheesecake, and a cocktail in to one tasty, little shot, all topped with whipped cream and administered via graham cracker spoon!<p>When I was little my …

Dessert

Gift Idea: Emergency Chocolate

At this very moment, I’m sitting at my desk, eating dark chocolate chips straight from the bag. Because, Thursday. Know the feeling? This emergency chocolate tutorial from my pal Carolina at 30 Minute Crafts will definitely bring a smile to your face!<p>Now, I can’t imagine that I really have to say …

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Backyard Kitchen in Berkeley, Ceramics Included<p>by Annie Quigley<p>At Home in the Netherlands with a DIY Serial Remodeler and …

Kitchen Design Idea: Extend Cabinets with Floating Shelves --> http://on.apttherapy.com/MFOWCD If you like the look of stacking your best wares out in the open in the kitchen (or if you just need a little extra room), look for a nook where you can squeeze in a few floating shelves.

10 Gorgeous Ways to Go Gray

Going gray? We are… and we’re loving it! As we recently saw with <i>OITNB</i> star Dascha Polanco’s totally inspirational look at NYFW, the gray dye trend is totally taking off. We’re ready to shatter that anti-gray mentality and jump on this adventurous silvery-gray bandwagon — who’s with us? These 10 …

How-To: Geometric Wood Flooring

Mandi over at Vintage Revivals came up with a pretty rad solution to redoing the floor in her 1972 Bell Travel Trailer, affectionately known as The Nugget.<p>The floor section she was remodeling in her trailer is not a huge area, but she wanted it to be one of those show-stopping parts of the reno. …

Home Improvement

Napkin Ring Roundup

Napkin rings are juts like little wreaths. They can add a pop of color and touch of whimsy to your decor, while enhancing your table setting with a formal look. Take a peek at this roundup that may inspire you to get crafty for your next dinner party.<p>The links below the photos will take you back to …

America's Most Fitness-Forward Airports - Women's Running

Sponsored Content: Content from our partners. Here are the details.<p><i>Photo: Courtesy of San Francisco International Airport.</i><p>Air travel can be very much …

Process Photos of Julie Sarloutte’s Embroidered Self-Portrait

Artist Julie Sarloutte creates incredible embroidered renderings of images that can be hard to look at.<p>In my work I mix elements of folk and everyday imagery, often violent: disasters, war, urban repression … omnipresent in the media. Reflecting the fascination of the screen, I take the time to …

Wreaths for Every Occasion Roundup

Wreaths have been around since the ancient times, mainly used for decoration with symbolic meaning behind them. In modern times, we use them to celebrate major holidays, the most popular being Christmas. Lately, I have noticed the popularity of wreaths for every occasion– springtime, Halloween, …

Crafting

How-To: Fabric Storage Bins with Handles

Organize closets, craft rooms, and play areas with this tutorial for making your own simple and handy fabric storage bins with handles from Minki’s Work Table.<p>I’m loving the contrast fabric and bold top-stitching around the edge.<p>Whip up a few for your home! Click here to see the full how-to.

Sewing

How-To: Travel Cable Cozy

Keep cables, chargers, and must-have electronics accessories organized and easy to find with this fantastic travel cable cozy tutorial from Sammy at Live it. Love it. Make it.<p>This definitely looks a whole lot better than the Ziploc bag that I’ve been tossing in my carryon—it even rolls up, so …

Neat

15 DIY Projects for Kids Under 10

Sometimes the rain is falling, your little one is going stir crazy, and you’ve already played with all the toys and watched all the episodes of <i>Little Einstein</i> that you can handle for one day. You need a plan. And here it is in the form of 15 easy DIYs to do with your little buddy the next time …

10 Unexpected Ways to Use Car Wax At Home

Car wax is designed to fill in scratches, protect paint jobs, and leave a slick shine on metal finishes. Why limit its use to automobiles? Turns out …

Particles

DIY Gold Glitter Glasses

Add a little bedazzlement to your bespectacled self with this brilliant DIY Gold Glitter Glasses tutorial from Delightfully Tacky.<p>Sure, you might not “need” a pair of glitter glasses, but it’s a pretty quick and easy DIY that you can do in an afternoon and they’d be really fun for a photo shoot or …

15 Reasons To Throw Out Your Bookshelf

Why relegate books to a few storage shelves when there are so many unexpected ways to incorporate them into your home design?<p><b>1.</b> Build a dreamy archway out of similarly-colored books to create a dramatic structure that can be used to decorate special events, or as a statement piece inside your home …

16 Unexpected Beauty DIYs Using Olive Oil

You show us one person who isn’t a fan of olive oil, and we’ll show you someone who seriously needs to reconsider. We take our olives and all that comes with them with an intensity level you would not believe. Matter of fact, we’ve taken an oath to fully blow your mind with our out-of-the-box …

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9 Outdoor Showers That Will Tempt You to Stay Outside Forever

Brave bathers, these are for you.<p>Rinse off under the sun (or the stars!) in one of these open-air bathrooms. "Fresh and clean" will take on a whole new meaning.

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