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Faux Barn Wood Painting Tutorial

Okay folks, are you ready for the Faux Barn Wood Painting tutorial!?...<p>I ask if you're ready, because there are about a trillion photos. <i>ha!</i> Even …

diy leather handled cutting board

now that we’ve started using my stepdads tools for projects, all i want to do is wood projects. so sorry for them not being the simplest if you don’t …

DIY | Wooden Base Desk Lamp

14 Comments<p>Contributor post by Caitlin of The Merrythought<p>Lately I have been working on creating a work space in my apartment that is inspiring and …

Metal Stamped Plant Tags from Hardware Store Finds

It’s important to label your plants so you know what’s what in the garden, but sometimes plant labels can be distracting, flimsy, or just plain ugly. …

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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 …

Easy Crockpot Sriracha Honey Chicken Wings (With Video)

<b>Crock Pot Sriracha Honey Wings are so tender the meat falls off the bone and melts in your mouth. The caramelized sweet and spicy sauce is truly</b> …

Fluffy Brown Sugar Icing {Pat's Recipes}

In this small quaint town, there are few people that you don’t run into on a daily basis. It’s been a culture shock, a climate shock, and <i>definitely</i> a …

Homemade Corn Tortillas

In a bowl, combine masa and water. With fingers, work water into masa until mixture becomes a soft dough. If dough is dry and crumbly, add a little …

DIY vintage coins cufflinks

gift for the man in your life: how difficult this is?<p>Every Christmas, every birthday, it's always a big dilemma to find the right gift for "my …

Ombre Basket Pattern

I am so amazed at the interest with this basket<p>I used 9 colors and tried to achieve an ombre effect.<p>The size is about three times larger than the …

Extracts 101: Vanilla, Mint, Lemon, Almond

This fall was a busy one for me. I started grad school and by the end of September, I was buried under a mountain of research, homework, and paper …

How to make an outdoor brick oven from recycled materials

My husband had wanted to build a pizza oven ever since he saw one at River Cottage, so we decided we would build one in as part of the permaculture …

Secret Bookcase Doors, Always Fun And Always Mysterious

I’m sure you remember those movies when someone entered an office or library and suddenly a secret door appeared and the bookcase opened to reveal …

Tutorial: How To Make Your Own Labels the Easy and Cheap Way!

***This tutorial has been upgraded! Check out my latest post HERE to save yourself a couple steps***<p>I reaaaaally want to order some labels for …

Crochet Cabbage Patch Doll Inspired Hat

A couple months ago I came across THIS crochet cabbage patch doll hat pattern. And about the same time my mom found my old cabbage patch doll that …

Homemade Goldfish Crackers

There are amazing recipes all over the internets—impressive cakes and cookies, pies galore, delicious pasta dishes, fantastic dinner ideas, and so …

Starting Seeds Indoors Just Got Easier

Face it, people: Gardening can be pricey. New plants, tools, and all those extras can add up. So how do you slice your gardening budget? Consider …

10 Best Berries to Plant in Winter

Planting and Care<p><b>Buy</b><p>Shop for bare-root plants now. If you can’t find what you want, ask your nursery to order from a grower.<p><b>Prep</b><p>Store bare-root …

Pretty Bathroom Jars

I'm in love with the new shower curtain I bought for my kids bathroom. (target) The colors and design are just too fun. I decided to ...

Hand Stamped Clementine Wall

Today I’m so excited to share an easy method for creating the look of wallpaper with paint. You already know we love statement walls. They’re such an …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

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Regional Gardening Guide for January

A list of January gardening chores may sound like a misnomer, since the month of January can mean virtually no outdoor gardening, for gardeners in …

Build Your Own Green Garden with Togetherfarm's Recycled Plastic Building Blocks

These playful Togetherfarm blocks made entirely from recycled plastic allow users to build their own raised garden beds in under five minutes. …

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Ask Alys: your gardening questions answered

<b>I have arthritis and find it difficult to dig. I looked up no-dig gardening but was advised to dig over the ground and remove weeds before starting. If I could do this, there wouldn't be a problem. Can I avoid digging?</b><p>As you say you are a keen gardener, I am assuming your weeds are not a thicket of …