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How-To: DIY Glitter Tabletop

You need a glittery table, right? (Of course you do!) Check out this fun glitter tabletop tutorial from Shannon at Madigan Made.<p>Ready to add some sparkle to your home? Head over to Madigan Made to see how it’s done.

How-To: DIY Checkerboard Coffee Table

Turn a thrifted coffee table into a game night favorite with this checkerboard coffee table tutorial from Dorothy Sue and Millie B’s Too!<p>Start a fun weekend project: Head over to Dorothy Sue and Millie B’s Too to see how it’s done.

How-To: Push Pin Wall Art

Make your own eye-catching signs and wall hangings with this push pin wall art tutorial from Metal & Mud!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to Metal & Mud to see how it’s done.

How-To: Mason Jar Bathroom Organizer

I don’t know about you, but I’m definitely guilty of obsessively collecting containers. Vintage canning jars? Check. Glass storage containers? Check. The peanut butter jar that I emptied last week? Huge check. So, whenever I see a clever jar-incorporating DIY, it speaks right to my glass hoarding …

Kris Jenner: Kim Kardashian “Loves” Amanda Bynes, “Wants Her to Get Well”

<b>Amanda Bynes</b>' parents aren't the only people who are concerned for her well-being. <b>Kris Jenner</b>, <b>Ryan Seacrest</b>, and <b>Kim Kardashian</b> are worried, too — but …

McDonald's finance guide 'insulting' to low-wage workers

Business News<p>Amid a movement of fast-food workers pressing for a higher minimum wage, a financial planning guide for McDonald's workers has landed with a thud.<p>Suggested monthly expenses include $20 for health care; $600 for rent; and $150 payment for a car (that apparently needs no gas.) …

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How-To: Build a Ball Pit on Your Porch

Hopefully at this point, everyone is in the middle of a long holiday weekend — or at the very least, starting a normal-sized weekend. Sure, the fireworks may be over, but why not keep the celebration going by building a ball pit for your porch? Toronto’s <b>Kevin James Hunt</b> did that very thing, and he …

7 Recreational Drugs That Are Perfectly Legal

Americans are well-known for their illegal drugs: locking people up for them, fearing them and, most of all, using them.<p>But there are lots of legal …

How-To: Magical Kaleidoscope

After the fireworks are over you can keep the dazzling, colorful displays coming with this DIY Magical Kaleidoscope from Clare at The Etsy Blog.

DIY Watermelon Pinata

Cross-Stitched Starry Starry Night iPhone Case Animation

Tumblr user eikosi posted a great animated GIF of the process of cross-stitching Van Gogh’s “Starry Starry Night” onto an iPhone case.<p>[via yeah needlework]<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | Tessellating TARDIS iPhone Case Cross-Stitch Pattern<br>• MAKE | How-To: Decorate iPhone Cases with Leftover Holiday Glitz<br>• MAKE | Nyan Cat …

Knock Knock Calculator

Knock Knock is a clever Arduino-controlled calculator toy, designed for small children. The user knocks out a calculation on the surface — addition, multiplication, subtraction, or division — and Knock Knock will spit back the solution, in the form of knocks, of course. Created by Switzerland …

HOW TO – LED Earrings

Slade sent us this great Instructables how to on making LED earrings. In the intro, “<i>I’ve made these simple earrings for friends before. They will glow well over 12 hours and can be made for less then 10 dollers of parts.</i>” Link.

How-To: Plastic Canvas Cube Earrings

Make a fun, crafty pair of plastic canvas cube earrings with this simple and speedy tutorial from Carolina at 30 Minute Crafts!<p>To see the full how-to—plus links to the other posts in the Plastic Canvas Blog Hop—head over to 30 Minute Crafts!

How-To: Modern Plastic Canvas Wall Art

Give any room a crafty, stylish makeover with this fun modern plastic canvas wall art tutorial from Diane at CraftyPod!<p>I love all of the bright, bold colors, and I’m definitely digging the quilt block vibe.<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to CraftyPod to see how it’s done!

Recipe: Lemon Blueberry Muffin Bread

When my pal—and former CRAFT writer—Rachel shared this lemon blueberry muffin bread recipe that Jenna Weber posted on the PBS website, it took every ounce of strength I had not to abandon my work and immediately run out to buy blueberries.<p>Hello, springtime breakfast!<p>Ready to whip up a batch of your …

How-To: Needlepoint Union Jack Pillow

Tip your hat to the recent flurry of creative awesomeness hitting the US from across the pond (<i>Doctor Who</i> and <i>The Great British Sewing Bee</i>, anyone?) with this bold Union Jack pillow project from needlepoint designer Jenny Henry!<p>Ready to get stitching? Head over to Jenny Henry’s blog to see the full …

Stamp a Lampshade

I Spy DIY did a fun lamp re-vamp using sponges as stamps. This is such a great way to brig a geometric and/or neon moment into a room and give a simple shade a whole new look.

4 Easy Donut Glaze Recipes

Donuts are just one of those scrumptious delights in life, but the trick is eating them fresh out of the oven. That can be easy and even more delicious if you make your own! To help you do that, here are 4 easy and delicious-looking donut glaze recipes from Glitter Guide.

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Recipe: Cookies & Cream Martini

I can’t think of anything that sounds quite as good as a cookies & cream martini on a hot summer day. Luckily, the ladies at A Beautiful Mess seem to be right there with me on that!<p>Ready to whip one up for this evening? Head over to A Beautiful Mess to see how it’s done.

How-To: Wire Word Rings

Looking for a fun weekend DIY? Whip up a cute custom wire word ring with this detailed tutorial from emilyvanleemput on Instructables!<p>Ready to make a ring of your own? Head over to Instructables to see the full how-to.<p>[Via Sulia]

How-To: Solar Charging Handbag

Hit the beach without missing a beat or a call! Keep all of your gadgets charged while you’re having fun in the sun with this solar charging handbag tutorial from Becky at Adafruit.<p>You can check out the video, then head over to Adafruit to see the full how-to!

How-To: Mod Plastic Canvas Table Runner

Add some colorful modern style to your tablescape with this plastic canvas table runner tutorial from Diane at CraftyPod!<p>Head over to CraftyPod to see the full how-to.

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Obama Compares Nelson Mandela to George Washington

Although President Obama will not get a chance to see Nelson Mandela on his trip to South Africa, he is using his historic visit to pay tribute to …

Radical Reform: iPad Schools Seek to Transform Education

Plenty of schools use iPads. But what if the entire education experience were offered via tablet computer? That is what several new schools in the …