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Compost Like a Pro: Maven Bins Made in Vermont

Holly Rae Taylor was working at Vermont’s largest compost facility when she decided to design her own compost bin in her backyard. “I like being an …

Ikea Hack Attack! Making a Side Table

Why do Ikea Hacks always feel like cheating? There is almost a residual guilt that I feel when something so awesome comes from glorified trash. Not …

How to Use a String Trimmer Like a Pro

There are a few simple secrets to maxing out your string trimmer. They'll help minimize scalping, scarring and shredding your lawn. Know what landscapers know and use your string trimmer like a pro.<p><b>Trimmer Type</b><p>While curved-shaft string trimmers may be the best tool for some users, I find that a …

How to Winterize Drafty Windows

Don't throw money away all winter by allowing cold air to leak into your home. Seal up those drafty windows now.<p>With winter rapidly approaching, it's time to seal drafty windows to prevent cold winds from blowing into your home. And while there are many ways to solve this problem, the best approach …

Create a giant screen for under $100

CNET's Donald Bell shows you how he created a giant, collapsible projection screen for under $100.<p>For the past five years I have been patiently waiting for the day when my son is mature enough to experience "Star Wars." Well, to be completely honest, I probably started the countdown when he was …

Home Depot

Pumpkin Pie Fudge with Salted Dark Chocolate Ganache Recipe

After the success of this latest confectionery experiment I am so excited to present to you my recipe for <b>Pumpkin Pie Fudge with Salted Dark Chocolate</b> …

4 Home-Brewing Mistakes Most Beginners Make

When you start home brewing, mistakes can be discouraging. But they don't have to be. What you see as a mistake could turn out to be a learning experience on the path to great home-brewed beer. Here are four of the most common brewing mistakes and what you can learn from them.<p><b>Neglecting …

Cuddle Up in This No-Sew Flannel Cape

Fall weather is officially here! And when the breezes start to get brisk, we only have one thought on our minds: get cozy! If you ask us, there’s no better way to do that than to snuggle under a set of warm flannel sheets, so we thought we’d keep it comfy even when we’re out and about with this …

Sewing

12 Recipes for Homemade Dog Treats

We love the dogs of Brit + Co., and one of our favorite ways to show our love is through homemade treats. They make for a fun baking project that won’t lead to you downing a tray full of cookies! Here are 12 of our favorite recipes to whip up. Just remember, before you make any homemade treats for …

Pets

How to make Cinnamon Honey Butter

Cinnamon Honey Butter- Gifts in a Jar<p>Shares 114.2K<p>Food gifts are always a favorite of mine. These <b>Cinnamon Honey Butter jars</b> make a pretty …

Spooky Streetwear: 25 Halloween-Inspired Finds

So you want to dress up for Halloween, but are dreading slipping into an itchy costume or wig? Don’t worry, there are options! You can take the lazy approach (we won’t judge) and throw on one of these amusing t-shirt costumes, or wear something more festive by amping up your Halloween-inspired …

Clothing

Hollow-Wall Anchors: How to Hang a Picture With No Stud

There's never a stud when you need one. If you're looking for a clever solution to hang a picture or other fixture to drywall, try one of these.<p>There's never a stud when you need one. If you're looking for a clever solution to hang a picture or other fixture to drywall, try one of these.

An Instant Backyard Room for Summer Guests

Designed by Australia-based ArchiBlox, there instant Backyard Rooms–well, practically instant–create extra living or studio space (no building permit …

IKEA's Augmented Reality 2014 Catalog Lets You Preview Products in Your Apartment!

Instead of trekking down to the IKEA showroom with your measuring tape, camera, and color swatches, you can now shop comfortably in your own home …

Augmented Reality

Articles about valet houndstooth atelier d on Dwell.com - Dwell

Diehard design lovers leave nothing to chance when it comes to outfitting their kids and pets.<p>Aalto, and Rietveld, and Panton—oh my! With the Herzog & de Meuron–designed Schaudepot, the Vitra Design Museum showcases more...<p>Does the alphabet take on more meaning when it’s freed from the confines of …

Furniture Design

This Hut in the Redwoods Will Give Walden Fans the Vapors

Tucked onto the Central California coast, where beds of wildflowers and copses of redwood trees boast panoramic ocean views, sits <b>Hawk House,</b> a "minimalist retreat cabana" that contemporary American naturalists (a.k.a. <i>Walden</i>-toting folks who yearn to live off-the-grid) will be clamoring to recreate. …

Buy Or DIY | Woodland Bookends

<b>Buy Or DIY</b> | <i>Woodland Bookends</i><p>What a sweet way to corral your books. If you go the buy route, you’re looking at $168 for the pair, or DIY and get change from a $50! These would also look cute with those little model people that they use on model train landscapes!

How-To: Quilted Laptop Sleeve

Keep your computer safe and stylish while you’re on the go with this modern quilted laptop sleeve tutorial from Molly’s Sketchbook on the Purl Bee!<p>Head on over to the Purl Bee to see the full how-to.

Make Solar Light Deck Decor

• 2 fence posts, $8 and up<br>• 4×4 scraps, $4 and up<br>• 4 solar garden lights, $4 and up<br>• Drill, on hand<br>• 8 long screws, on hand or $2 and up

Personalized” Made by Me” Labels

An affordable way to create custom "made by me" or care labels for your sewing projects with a spool of ribbon and printable heat transfers.<p>511<p>1197

DIY Roman Shade in Breakfast Nook

I must be the last blogger in Blogland to make a DIY roman shade from a mini-blind. There are so many tutorials out there on how to make this frugal …

Kimono DIY

I’ve been seeing kimonos everywhere, so I decided to try a Kimono DIY! Turns out it’s pretty simple. Just 5-8 seams…depending on if you want to leave …

Bloglovin

In every dorm room and small apartment, space is at a premium. My living room is definitely one I’m constantly getting creative in to save space, …

New Shipping room - and a DIY table for you!

We have been making lots of changes at <b>Cartolina</b> and to accommodate this year's new distribution system we have had to expand the studio. We are so …

DIY Woodland Bookends

Make your own Anthropologie-inspired woodland bookends which retail for $168 for less than $40!<p>631<p>1273

Diy

This is an outdoor futon I made from two pallets. I then upholstered foam for the cushion and sewed pillows …

15 Best Online Sneaker Stores (To Blow Your Hard Earned)

A magnificent bastard’s life is never complete without a pair of fresh feet to help him traverse this big bad world. Un-raise those foot odour …

20 Cool Backpacks To Elevate Your Everyday Style

Whether it’s your first day of university or your third day on the Inca Trail, you might be thinking that your gym carryall isn’t made of the right …

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