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I Heart My National Park: Yosemite

Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been a ranger at the …

National Parks

Current Obsessions: In Full Bloom

A few things we’ve had on our radar this week:<p>Remodelista’s Alexa Hotz, shares her recipe for a spring bouquet with Food52.<br>• Marine-like life on …


271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

The GoPro drone that makes art in the sky – in pictures

Photographer Rus Turner strapped his camera to a drone – or quadcopter – and sent it sky-high to capture the rolling countryside of Hampshire from a dramatic new angle

The Style Has Spoken: See the Top Trends

See the prevailing looks captured by Diego Zuko.<p>Like a well-preserved eco-system, the world of fashion can work like a machine. See a stellar trend on the runway one season and watch it come to life outside the shows the next. See which catwalk styles were embraced by the finest on the street and …

16 Rarely Seen Audrey Hepburn Photos

In honor of the late icon's birthday today.<p>Audrey Hepburn's philanthropic and film work live on, as do the images of her impeccable style. In honor of what would have been her 87th birthday today, peruse 15 seldom seen, very chic photos of the icon—from Richard Avedon lensed BAZAAR covers to candid …

7 functional DIY home decor projects that are fun to make & fun to look at! -->

Mother Takes Adorable Portraits of Her 10-Month-Old Baby and Their Rescue Dog

Not since Tokyo-based mother Aya Sakai's photos of her son and their French Bulldog, have I seen such a cute pairing like this! Meet Zoey and Jasper. Lifestyle photographer Grace Chon recently turned the camera on her 10-month-old Chinese-Korean baby Jasper and their 7-year-old rescue dog Zoey, …


18 Celebrity Braids for Every Occasion

Whether you're walking down the aisle, heading to a festival or just going out on Friday, consider your hairstyle covered.<p>Whether you're walking down the aisle, heading to a festival or just going out on Friday, consider your hairstyle covered.<p>Gigi Hadid<p>Shay Mitchell<p>Olivia Munn<p>Hailee Steinfeld<p>Elle …


The Alaska Grow Bucket System! instructions --> Easily grow a complete garden of vegetables indoors with this method. Head over to the blog for all the details... so cool! ~Linda

Woven Rag Rug! tutorial ==> Great instructions for this project over on the blog... Now I know just what to do with those old bed sheets :) ~Linda

21 Cute Ways To Repurpose Old Jeans! see all here ---> Love #11 in this roundup. It would actually be useful as well as looking really cute :) Head over to the blog to grab the tutorials. Have fun! ~Linda

Simple and Cute Button Bookmarks! tutorial here ---> I love anything that has to do with buttons! Here's yet another wonderfully simple idea you can do in an afternoon. Any of you guys made these before?? ~Linda

DIY Project Ideas --> 15 Takes on Classic Macrame Hanging Planters

child lantern craft for preschool

Is there anything as sweet as walking with your little one? The slow pace, the way they are able to notice <b>e v e r y t h i n g.</b> I find these walks to …


Scented Light Catchers | a 10-Minute Project

<i>Creating doesn’t have to take a lot of time – or a lot of tools – to be meaningful & fun – that’s why we’ve created 10 minute projects.</i><p>I’ve started …

Creative Process and Final Product : : The benefit of both

You may notice, when creating through the many craft tutorials and DIYs we offer, that projects seem to fall into two main categories: Process and …

Product Management

Dreamcatchers : : a 10 minute project for little ones

There are times in our lives with little ones that we feel frazzled, things seem to be coming apart at the seams, and everyone (<i>everyone</i>) needs to …


7 Ways to Raise an Optimist

When describing myself, the first word that generally springs to mind is optimist. It’s a trait I’ve carried with me my entire life (and that is …


How To Make A Delicious and Easy Watermelon Salad

Here's the newest dish in our “go-to recipe” column of quick and easy stuff you'll make over and over again.<p><b>I love the Epicurious app and I use it all the time for workweek meal inspiration or dinner parties. I found this other, more basic watermelon salad recipe for a Labor Day party a while ago.</b> …

Recipe: Winter Kale Salad

We spotted a most springlike winter kale salad via our friends Nathalie Myrberg and Matilda Hildingsson, the Swedish graphic design team (and …


DIY: Three Fabric Printing Techniques, Rolling Pin Included

Ever since we posted about Ariele Alasko’s hand-stamped upholstered chair, I’ve been on the lookout for more DIY fabric-printing ideas. I was …