Brigitta Dewanti

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Coolest Archaeological Discoveries of 2014

Thanks to the careful work of archaeologists, we learned more in the past year about Stonehenge's hidden monuments, Richard III's gruesome death and …

Tutorial: Hem a curved edge

Putting a hem on a curved piece of fabric is tricky. When you turn the edges under, you’ll have an inbalance between the amount of fabric to stitich …

How-To: Quick and Easy Leather Bag

Make your own tote in beautiful minimalist style with this simple leather bag tutorial from Between the Lines.<p>Head over to Between the Lines to see how it’s done.

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

DIY | 12 Leather-inspired projects to try this summer - http://www.poppytalk.com/2013/07/10-leather-inspired-diys-ideas-to-try.html … #DIY

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Saving Summer: 5 DIY Ways to Keep & Display Flowers or Botanicals

It's hard to let garden flowers go at the end of the season. By pressing or drying your beloved botanicals, you can keep nature at hand throughout …

Plants

Tutorial: Zippered sports pouch with mesh sides

You can find a tutorial over at Sew4Home for making this zippered sports pouch with mesh sides. They use the new fashion elastic from Dritz (love the …

Books For The Do It Yourself-er - Celebrations at Home

If there’s one thing I realized when we moved, it’s the fact that I have <b>books</b>…lots and lots of books! While some of them are classic novels and …

Simple Leather Bag | Between The Lines

<b>Simple Leather Bag</b> | <i>Between The Lines</i><p>I am very picky when it comes to bags. All I want is something plain and simple, yet designers seem to want to add chain, tassles, zips, studs, and any other kind of trim they can think of to purses. That’s why I love this bag. It is as super simple as you can get, is sturdy and I can make it big enough to fit my magazines!

How to Make: Aged Paper

Introduction: How to Make: Aged Paper<p>Have you ever wanted to have aged paper to just mess around with? This tutorial will show you how to make aged …

Crafting

How to Peyote Stitch - Free Projects and Patterns

Tubular peyote stitch is especially fun and I’ve found, creates a gorgeous pattern when you change the bead color you’re using in each round. This …

100 + DIY Burlap Ideas!

Last week I shared a <i>link</i> to a gorgeous glittery burlap banner via <i>Yellow Bliss Road</i> with the promise of more ideas to come from the <i>All Things Burlap</i> …

DIY Gold Animal Book Ends

Tutorial: Convertible foldover tote

This foldover tote is two bags in one. With the long straps and the top folded over and the handles tucked neatly inside, it’s a large bag you can …

Tutorial: Reversible leather and cotton belting bag handles

Jodi from Sew Fearless made a set of leather and cotton belting handles for a bag she’s making. The core of the handles is the cotton belting, with …

Make Lacy Skeleton Leaves

Have you ever seen the paper skeletal leaves that are used for scrapbooking and other such projects? They are gorgeous but also quite fragile. …

10 Famous Books With Lesser-Known Subtitles

<b>1. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.</b> Many see this as Mary Shelley's answer to the Industrial Revolution—she was rather skeptical that the …

Literature

Why Do So Many Countries End in "-stan"?

Who put the bomp in the bomp bah bomp bah bomp? Who put the <i>-stan</i> in Afghanistan? I don’t know about the former, but we can thank the …

Moon

7 Things We Owe to The X-Files

<i>Update (1/18/15): Fox TV Group chairman Gary Newman confirmed that they're talking about bringing back The X-Files with David Duchovny and Gillian</i> …

The X-Files

At the Libraries: Art Made from Books

A book about one of our favorite subjects: art made from books!<p>*<p>It's time for a library architecture update! We have two new, gorgeous libraries to …

11 Scrumdiddlyumptious Roald Dahl Facts

A world without Roald Dahl would be a world without Oompa Loompas, Snozzcumbers, or Muggle-Wumps. And who would ever want to live in a world like …

11 Reasons Agatha Christie Was as Interesting as Her Characters

<b>From MI5 investigations to going missing for 11 days, Agatha Christie led a life that was every bit as interesting as her novels.</b><p><b>1.</b> <b>She started</b> …

17 Quotes That Will Help You Discover Your Life's Purpose

Last Lines from Books That Will Leave You Breathless

The best new books start out with a bang, but end with an even more memorable, soul-stirring moment. Here are the words that captured our hearts and …

The Fever Tree

These stories take you back to the age of calling cards, carriages and the occasional complex, believable "attachment" also known as love.<p>The …

Barnes & Noble

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

What Oprah Knows for Sure About Spirituality

My primary and most essential goal in life is to remain connected to the world of the spirit. Everything else will take care of itself—this I know …

Spirituality