Catherine Adair

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Cold outside? Grow a garden indoors

Fight the winter blues with plants that can be enjoyed inside<p>The best antidote to winter is to have a chunk of your garden in the house. I don't grow many plants that stay indoors permanently – mostly they are brought inside in autumn and turfed out again in spring – but one full-time lodger is the …

Beer Bottle Tumblers | Arts, Crafts and Design Finds

Fetching Fingerless Gloves Pattern

Photo copyright to Cheryl Niamath, published at Knitty.comHey, KUTD-ers! Happy Wednesday, and welcome back to the Knitting Under the Desk Blog. If …

Natural Branch Coasters

Making a set of branch coasters from a fallen tree will allow the beauty of that wood to live on and tell the story in its rings. When you are out …

Tin Can Solar Lantern Tutorial

I love the rustic charm of tin can lanterns. Budget-friendly and super simple to make, their warm light brings a relaxing ambiance to any outdoor …

How to Repair Damaged or Missing Veneer

How many times have you passed on buying a piece of furniture, or worse, thrown away a piece because it had missing or damaged veneer? Maybe you have …

Burt's Bees Lip Balm Homemade DIY Copycat Recipe

I absolutely LOVE <b>Burt’s Bees Lip Balm</b> and I recreated the perfect copycat recipe from scratch!<p>History of Lip Balms<p>Our ancestors didn’t have the …

How to craft your own Instagram photo strips

With Instagram, any boring photo is only a crop, filter, and tilt-shift away from becoming a piece of art.<p>Some might argue that such laziness through filtering discourages true photographic creativity, but there's no denying the Internet's obsession with the photo social network. If anything, it's …

Google Docs

How to Make Shower Steamers | Craft Tutorials & Recipes

Shower Steamers are a great way to add a variety of fragrances to your shower for a little aromatherapy. Place the steamer on the floor of the shower …

From Wine Bottle to Drinking Glass

One way to recycle a wine bottle is to turn it into a drinking glass, like the above picture from Instructables. According to this how-to, you score …

Oh Hey, Honeycomb Shelves

We recently hung our honeycomb shelves. My dad and grandpa hung them. These shelves were a DIY project last year here on the blog (see the original …

How to Build a Treehouse in the Backyard

First, find your tree. Then make your plan. Then be ready to adapt that plan.<p>The first rule of treehouse building is that it all kind of depends on the tree. You can model yours on this one, or on your neighbor’s, or on one you saw on <i>Treehouse Masters,</i> but the tree (or trees) in your yard will be …

Woodworking

Smile And Wave

One of my favorite kinds of projects is one where I can repurpose something I picked up along the way either in a thrift store or, in this case, on …

Greenhouses Made With Salvaged Windows

What better way to recycle old salvaged windows than to build them into a unique garden greenhouse or potting shed?Old windows, doors, and other …

DIY Chicken Coops Even Your Neighbors Will Love ⋆ Handmade Charlotte

The thought alone of a neighbor building a homemade chicken coop in their backyard is enough to make most people cringe. Personally, I love the idea …

Chickens

DIY Project: Tiered Hanging Pots

When you collect as many things as I do, floor and table space can quickly become precious commodities. Having shelves full of plants is just not …

DIY – BATIK DYE WALL HANGING

Nicole and I have partnered up again for the second installment of our DIY series! Coming at you once a month! Remember last month’s watercolor paper …

Eighteen Ways to Fit a Garden into a Small Space - Home Trends Magazine

Make It: DIY Hidden Bookshelf Storage

A secret, perfectly concealed, spy-like storage spot: how awesome is that?! I would have <i>loved</i> something like this as a kid--it was always a battle to …

Build & Organize A Corner Shelving System

Hi, it’s Mandi from Making Nice in the Midwest. When my husband and I first moved into our ranch home two years ago, we weren’t quite sure how to …

Long-Distance Relationships Are the New No-Distance Relationships

It might be time to let go of our general assumption that long-distance relationships are pure torture. The news this year has been that LDRs not only work—they work just as well if not better than the regular old shared-zip-code kind of relationship. The latest study, which looked at 717 people in …

11 tips to make your bedroom a bit more romantic

Is your bedroom a Haven? A getaway from the worries of the world? A romantic destination? Ha! If you answered no, <b>no</b>, and <b>NO</b>, you just <i>might</i> be a mom …

Relationships

30 Cheap And Amazing Date Ideas For Couples

Dates don't have to break your budget. Check out 30 cheap and amazing date ideas for you and your partner to enjoy.

13 Sumptuous Quotes About Falling In Love From Famous Authors

BRB, heart turning to goo.

30 Recipes for the Ultimate Valentine’s Day Breakfast in Bed

Nothing says “I love you” more than heartwarming fare… especially when it’s served in bed. Valentine’s morning is the perfect excuse to indulge in berry-infused pastries and heart-shaped treats so delicious, you’ll wish every day was a special breakfast-in-bed affair. So dish up a little love for …

Breakfast

20 Quirky Valentine’s Day Cards for Your Sweetie

From cheeky birthday greetings to DIY valentines, we’re all about a good greeting card. And seeing as that heart-shaped holiday is on the horizon, we’ve rounded up a selection of the best off-the-shelf stunners to tell your Valentine just how you feel. Open the candy-hearts floodgates now.<p>1. You’re …

Heart of Hope Dreamcatcher

Try it: Heart of Hope Dreamcatcher<p>Dreamcatchers make for the perfect charm to hang above your children’s beds to protect their hopes and dreams as …