Barbara Happel

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DIY Fabric Knot Hair Bows & Hairstyle Ideas!

<i>This post is sponsored by Nickelodeon……however, all opinions and tutorials are mine and mine alone.</i> I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned it here on …

Hairstyling

Make Your Own Unicorn Money Box

This tutorial shows you how to make a Unicorn Money box using Recycled card. The tutorial is easy to follow with templates to guide you. You will …

Unicorns

15 Years of Utah Arts Reportage, From Sun Tunnels to Outsider Art

Since 2001, '15 Bytes' has chronicled the wealth of creative work happening in Utah.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Creators.</i><p>In 2001, when Shawn Rossiter started curating <i>15 Bytes</i>, an online athenaeum of creators living and working in Utah, the internet was in its infancy. Most artists and …

The Arts

The Man Who Lives Inside His Dreams

When the most important people in his life all died in quick succession, Stephen Wright channeled his bereavement into turning his house into a work of art.<p>Every morning, Stephen Wright gets up at around 4:30 AM, makes a cup of tea, sits beneath the oak tree in his back garden, and pretends he's …

Inspiration

This Dumpster Diving Artist Makes Beautiful Mosaics Out of Trash

He's putting blackness back into classic mythology.<p>The first time 27-year-old artist Cameron Welch dove into a dumpster in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, he was thinking about how the ancient relics and mythology celebrated by modern society largely exclude black identity. Sifting through the trash, he …

Art

The Corner of California You’ve Never Been to Has Junipers, Waterfalls, and Unbelievably Starry Skies (Video)

“Where the West still lives.”<p>California is full of clichés. Sandy beaches line the coast, the ocean waves dotted with surfers. Hollywood starlets …

National Parks

The Best Weapon Is an Open Door

If you believe that these are dangerous times, then you are right. The worldview du jour is called “intersectionality” — the belief that who you …

Budgeting

North Carolina teen accepted to 113 colleges, awarded $4.5M in scholarships

GREENSBORO, N.C.— A Greensboro teen's hard work paid off in a big way. Jasmine Harrison, 17, was accepted to 113 colleges and universities and awarded more than $4.5 million in merit-based scholarships.<p>Harrison will graduate from The Academy at Smith on May 24th with an expected 4.0 GPA.<p>With help …

College & University

How to Make Notebooks Using Greeting Cards

This is a really smart and practical idea for using greeting cards that you might never send. You can use plain printer paper, or even drawing paper …

Albums

If You Abide in My Word, You Are Truly My Disciples

If you are a true believer in Jesus today, or if you are an unbeliever, or if you are phony believer, thinking you believe when you don’t, these …

Introduction To Hand Lettering

Interested in hand lettering? Watch the Introduction to Hand Lettering video tutorial, to get started. Plus learn about the best paper and pens or …

Calligraphy

Leslie Jamison: ‘Why was life such a barren tundra if I wasn’t drinking?’

As her memoir about her years as a high-functioning alcoholic is published, the author talks about drinking, writing and why she finally chose sobriety<p>• Read an extract from Leslie Jamison’s The Recovering<p>The American writer Leslie Jamison is the bestselling author of the acclaimed essay collection</i> …

Books

First-of-Its-Kind Footage Shows Cells Moving in Live Animals

A newly developed technique excels at capturing 3-D images of cells in their natural environments.<p>For hundreds of years, images of cells have come from isolated specimens sitting on glass slides, removed from their intricate and subtle cellular universes within living organisms. Now, using a new …

Dinosaur Fingerlings Are Now A Thing And Your Kids Are Going To Flip

“Untamed” is a new line of Fingerlings and it’s all about dinosaurs<p>If your home was overrun last holiday season by Fingerlings, you’re not alone. The …

Kids At Weddings: The Parents' Guide To Making The Experience Less Painful For All Involved

Prince George and Princess Charlotte are set to steal the show at the royal wedding.<p>You catch your breath as the bride walks down the aisle. Not …

Weddings

Helen Hunt Has the Solution to Overcoming Grief & Heartbreak

Academy Award-winning actor Helen Hunt started her acting career when she was just a child in the 1970s. Though she literally grew up on TV, …

This 7-Year-Old's Skateboarding Skills Are Inspiring Young Girls Everywhere

Briel Weingartner is a 7-year-old skateboarding prodigy who doesn't let anything get in the way of her dreams. From being the only girl at her local skate park to getting back up any time she takes a fall, Briel is determined to reach her goal. Like any kid, Briel enjoys the outdoors and the many …

A quick and easy travel dollhouse

Hi friends!<p>Today I thought I'd hop online and show you a recent little sewing project that I did for the girls (Mainly Ellie). We have a big trip …

Top 10 Overnight Backpack Trips in Southern California

The word is out. Southern California has a veritable plethora of hiking trails. And a plethora and a half of hikers exploring them. 99.9% of hikers …

White Supremacist Men See White Manhood Under Siege

I spent most of 1989 in Florida, hanging out with a group of skinheads who hated “The Cosby Show.” The white supremacists I embedded with for my research complained routinely not about a global Jewish cabal they believed ran the real world but about Cosby’s fictional TV family. In their eyes, the …

Tutorial: Mesh travel lingerie travel bag

Sherri from Thread Riding Hood shares a tutorial at Craftsy showing how to sew a travel lingerie bag. You can use the bag to keep your lingerie …

Sewing

16 Great Places to Go Camping in Southern California and Baja

We’ve rounded up sites with the best ocean views, mountain peaks, and desert landscapes<p>By Claire Trageser<p>Published: 2018.03.23 10:50 AM<p>Photography by …

The Last Temptation

How evangelicals, once culturally confident, became an anxious minority seeking political protection from the least traditionally religious president in living memory<p>One of the most extraordinary things about our current politics—really, one of the most extraordinary developments of recent …

Religion

The 8 Most Common Fights All Couples Have (and How on Earth to Resolve Them)

You might think that the arguments you and your partner have are unique to you, but there's a good chance that what you're fighting about is something that most couples in long-term relationships deal with. Although it's nice to know you aren't alone, it doesn't necessarily make solving the …

Little Passports is a subscription box that manages to simultaneously entertain and educate my kid about the world

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Kristin John<p>My son Ben is just shy of four and a half as I write these words, and for a kid that age, he has a great attention span …

25 Best Hiking Spots in San Diego, California

Del Mar Mesa Preserve<p>The Del Mar Mesa is a 2,000-acre coastal ridge between Del Mar and La Jolla. The preserve was created to protect a mesa on the …

Make a Lego-like version of yourself, or gift one to a friend

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Try Overlanding Out West Without Buying a Thing

Try overlanding without the heavy investment in a new vehicle or gear. Pacific Overlander rents Toyota and Land Rovers ready to roll with Autohome …

Here are 9 things Americans just don't understand -- compared to the rest of the world

To hear the far-right ideologues of Fox News and AM talk radio tell it, life in Europe is hell on Earth. Taxes are high, sexual promiscuity prevails, …

In Sub-Zero Temperatures, Skiers Find 'Bliss' In The Frozen Woods

Setting off through the winter woods, I am wrapped like a Christmas package with seven layers of insulation between myself and the day. I'm wearing mittens an astronaut on the surface of the moon would envy.<p>This is one of those ice-box cold, double-digit below zero days and the snow has that super …

Skiing