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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 …

Paper Flowers - Design Crush

Watermelon Pinata DIY

I don’t know about you, but we’ve been eating a lot of watermelon around our house lately. It’s such a huge part of our summer, so I couldn’t resist …

Make & Do Archives | Laura Ashley

Our guest blogger Gemma from Mill House to Home is back to share her recent renovation of her utility room with our ceramic floor tile – Launched at …

Bridal Showers

Friendship Bracelets, All Grown Up

Beloved by summer campers, these knotted bracelets also make great adult accessories.

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Remember looking through a kaleidoscope as a kid? It was like being a pirate on a treasure hunt, but instead of discovering unexplored land we were glancing into a world of brilliant beauty.<p>Most of the supplies needed for this great project can be found in your home — some of them are even …

DIY Project: Super Simple Knitted Bracelets

I love to knit, but I’m gunna be real: I’m no expert. Sure, I can knit a pretty long, beautiful scarf without too much error, but that’s basically …

Yoga For Anxiety: 10 Poses To Reduce Stress And Support Mental Health (PHOTOS)

Roughly 40 million U.S. adults suffer from anxiety (that's around 18 percent of Americans age 18 and over), making it the most common mental illness in the country. But even those who haven't been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder aren't immune to experiencing stress, tension and anxiety in their …

Ofsted: Teach pupils about pornography in sex education lessons

<b>Pupils should be taught about pornography and safe sex, say school inspectors.</b><p>They should learn more about sexuality rather than just the ‘mechanics’ …

14 places where life expectancy is unusually high

Day 31: 31 Days of Daily Inspiration From Brilliant Women

<b>Daily Inspiration: Day 31 of 31 Days</b><p><i>"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I</i> …

Top 15 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

Photoshop is a magnificent tool that can help you save time and money by editing images in an efficient manner. Unfortunately, the learning curve for …

Is Shrinking Sea Ice Behind Chilly Spring?

Melting Arctic ice may be making winters colder and longer, scientists say.<p><b>First it was the fault of Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog who mistakenly forecasted a quick end to winter. Now climate scientists are saying that Arctic sea ice—or the lack of it—is a driving force behind the Northern</b> …

3 Workouts to Improve your Photography

Consider applying these new workouts in your photography routine and you will improve your skills and creativity.

Freeze-framed dogs - in pictures

Why does Easter move around so much?

UNLIKE other Christian holidays, Easter can move around a lot from one year to the next, its date sometimes varying by more than a month. It falls …

Which is the safest seat on an aircraft?

Although some claim that seats over the wing of an aircraft are best (because the plane is “strongest” there), popular opinion has it that, in the event of a plane crash, the rear of an aircraft is the safest place to be. This theory is supported by several studies, including a recent one featured …

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.