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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 …

DIY Wire Laundry Hamper

The laundry hamper in our bedroom has been on its last legs for a while. It’s the one we got when we were newlyweds, so it’s lasted a good 10 years. …

10 French Braid Tutorials to Help You Master the ‘Do

Chances are, there’s been at least one or two (thousand) times that you’ve seen an epic French braid and gotten super excited. That is, until you realized you’d probably never be able to hold your arms up over your head long enough to actually recreate it yourself. Don’t let French braids seem …

8 DIY Beauty Products For Amazing Skin On The Cheap

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p>Last week, I finally redeemed a birthday present for a facial at a New York spa. It was the kind of luxurious hour that I …

Skin Care

Healthy Pizza with a Cauliflower Pizza Crust

<i>Make pizza healthy with this low-carb cauliflower pizza crust. You only need 6 ingredients!</i><p>I was planning to share a quinoa, kale and tofu skillet …

5 Deliciously Healthy Ways to Use Overripe Bananas

Are your bananas brown and mushy? Perfect.<p>Buying an entire bunch of bananas always seems like a good idea. That is, until you go through two only to realize the rest are already sprouting brown spots. Luckily, letting your bananas turn doesn't have to be a big tragedy. With these healthy …

Breakfast

Darn & Dusted Exhibition

<b>Last Thursday, Darn & Dusted took over the Edwin Store London to showcase a selection of repaired clothing and fabrics.</b><p>Over the past few months …

plain to pattern

This pattern might look a bit familiar and you’d be right! I liked the dabbed paint affect from the DIY phone pouch so much that I thought it needed …

Lip Balm Recipe

Over the last few months I have been having a great time tripping down memory lane and digging through my old Aromatherapy notes, books and my recipe …

The 5-Minute All-Over Toning Workout

You can get some serious sweat going with this amazing workout routine from Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of Shape Up Shortcuts<p>Yes, you <i>do</i> have time to work out. Even if you just have 5 minutes, we've got you covered with this amazing total-body workout, created by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor …

The 5 Best Apps to Up Your Insta-Game

Getting more likes on your Instagram photos could be as easy as adding one of these apps to your routine.<p>It's Instagram's Valencia-filtered world and we just live in it—so why not play the game? Curating a great Instagram gallery requires thought and serious attention to detail, and there's nothing …

Apps

10 Easy Pieces: Garden Kneelers

Getting out in the garden for spring cleaning and planting is tough on a gardener’s knees. Garden kneeling pads to the rescue. Here’s a round up of …

7 Ways To Look Younger With Lemons | Hello Glow

I am now ruined from enjoying a facial. My last facial (for my sister’s birthday) was all about vitamin C to reverse my sun damage. The (overly) …

Leather Shop - Fold Wallet

Leather Shop – Fold Wallet<p>The latest wallet from the Leather Shop is the Fold Wallet. It’s handmade in the USA from high quality saddle leather. It …

The 10 New Classic Bags to Buy

There are certain styles—think the Fendi Spy bag, the Yves Saint Laurent Muse and the Louis Vuitton Speedy—that have outlasted their It bag era and buzz to earn the simple, yet hard-to-earn title of "classic." Click through for the 10 new bags to invest in that we're betting have the staying power …

Beeswax Candle DIY

This year Jim and I decided to make beeswax candles for our families for Christmas … after purchasing 5 pounds of beeswax, 50 wicks and 25 vintage …

10 tips for egg safety

Collect regularly<p>Collect eggs two to three times a day, especially when weather is especially hot or cold. Discard eggs that are found on the floor, …

HomeMade Modern EP29 Hanging Garden

This DIY vertical garden is an easy-to-make project that can turn a window into a beautiful and productive herb garden.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>4" to 5" Terra Cotta …

Woodworking

a tour of our chicken coop

Yesterday, I shared pictures of the process of building our coop. Today’s post is simply a photo tour of the coop. Like I mentioned yesterday, our …

Homemade Lip Balm: Burt's Bees Copycat - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

You asked how my new recipe went last week so here are the results…LOVE IT!<p>Burt’s Bees. Some of us have used it since high school or even before. It …

San Francisco’s Workhorse Rye & Coffee Bitters – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

After returning to Sweden following four months in the US, it’s very clear that specialty coffee is still on the rise. That is great news in its own …

20 Bohemian Room Decor Ideas for the Ultimate Free Spirit

It's all about the throw pillows — lots and lots of throw pillows.<p>Calling all hippies! Whether you're obsessed with layering textiles or simply into the cost-effectiveness of buying vintage, bohemianism — the unconventional, artistic lifestyle that dates all the way back to the 1800s — can become …

Recipe for Homemade Vanilla Extract (homemade gift)

Shares 65.6K<p>Last year I wondered <b>how to make vanilla</b>. I use a lot of vanilla in my baking so I thought why not look for a <b>recipe for homemade vanilla</b> …

MAGIC Decal Tutorial with Free Printables

Some of you may remember, a little while back I posted a tutorial for DIY waterslide decals.<p>Among other things, I mentioned how awesome they are for …

DIY: How To Make Rose Water

UPDATE: This post originally ran on January 31st 2013, but with Spring around the corner we wanted to share it again!<p>Valentine’s Day is just a couple …

Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes

80 Comments<p>Guest tutorial by Ruth Bleakley<p>I discovered this envelope making method completely by accident when pulling soggy rain-soaked mail out of …

These DIY Origami Lamp Shades Are Our New Obsession

DIY lamp shades have been on our to-do list for a while here at Brit + Co, so we were pretty pumped when we finally mastered a fun origami light fixture. Believe us, origami and geometry… not our favorite things, ’cause as you may have guessed, this light fixture is a bit complicated to make. …

Crafting