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How To Make Soap: Homemade Natural Hand and Body Bar Soap Recipe

How to Make Soap<p>Soap making is my number one passion, so if I have a day to do nothing, I’ll just make soap all day.<p><b>People always ask me how to make</b> …

Learn Latin, Old English, Sanskrit, Classical Greek & Other Ancient Languages in 10 Lessons

I receive weekly reminders of my linguistic ignorance whenever I read anything by authors fluent in Latin. How could I not, whenever Clive James …

Homemade Paint For Kids - A Natural Non-Toxic Herbal Paint

<b>My kids LOVE to get messy</b> with art and craft supplies. What kid doesn’t? Their favorite thing to play with (and make a mess with) just so happens to …

Conversation Heart Cheesecakes - Valentine's Day Recipe

This Valentine’s Day tell your sweethearts how you feel by adding personalized messages to brightly colored, rich and creamy, <b>Conversation Heart</b> …

DIY Valentine Treat Bag - mama♥miss

Why hello there!<p>After I posted my Valentine Snack Mix last week, I got several requests for a tutorial on how I made the little treat bag. Funny …

Tutorial: Two-tone tartan skirt

Geneva from A Pair & A Spare taps into 90’s fashion trends with this two-tone tartan skirt. (Anyone else feeling a bit old that 90’s styles are once …

RT @MeredithFrost: Stunning photo from Lake Michigan where winter gales coated St. Joseph Lighthouse in ice (Image/John McCormick) http://t.co/eiqDxmLrlE

Tutorial: Christmas 'Chalkboard' Gift Wrap

<i>*update! we've been at it again! be sure to check out this year's chalkboard packaging 'take 2' with new tips, doodle ideas and instagram inspired</i> …

Winter Wreath: Pine Cones and Coffee Filters

<b>Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more creative inspiration!</b><p>It’s always a little depressing for me to take down Christmas …

How to Grow Blueberry Plants in Containers

Blueberries are notoriously fussy about soil pH. While most garden plants prefer a neutral or slightly alkaline soil, blueberries like acidic soil. …

25 Days of Cookies for Your Holiday Baking: Day 14, Stained Glass Lemon Cookies

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 14: Stained Glass Lemon Cookies<p><i>Every day in December through Christmas, we’re sharing a cookie recipe. Forget the 12 Days of Christmas—these are the 25 Days of Cookies.</i><p>Do not adjust your set. Do not be alarmed. This recipe contains …

Dessert

Gift Guide 2013: Stocking Stuffers and Pocket-Sized Gifts

Whoever said that bigger was better <i>clearly</i> hadn’t seen these little lovelies! Whether you have some stockings to fill this year or simply need to …

Diy

Here is a perfect project for Christmas. Everybody has soda bottles, and you could never have imagined they could make …

Snowflake macro photography

Russian version: Как сфотографировать снежинку?<p>My main hobby is taking closeup snowflake pictures. Real snow crystals are amazing objects for macro …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

Dessert

30 Awesome DIY Crafts You Never Knew You Could Do With Rope

Another post for waking up your creativity. All decorations with rope are so cute and they can give a special charm to your place. This DIY rope …

16 Holiday Gift Toppers You Can DIY

If you’re gunning to win best gift wrapper this Christmas, there’s one other thing to consider besides beautiful gift wrap, and that’s awesome gift toppers! Let’s just say, it’s the equivalent of a cherry on top of a scoop of ice cream—it’s a simple addition that makes the moment feel instantly …

How-To: Tinted Lip Balm Locket

In His Grip

Yay, I know I have not been around my blog lately. Life has just been happening and my blog has taken a backseat. But that does not mean I have not …

Cinnamon Stick Tissue Box

I recently had the opportunity to get some new craft supplies from a new website called Consumer Crafts. I picked out a whole bunch of goodies, …

Lotion Bar Recipe For Chocolate Scented Lotion Bars

<b>While I think most natural DIY projects can be done by anybody</b>, even if you’ve never made anything yourself, some projects are especially great for …

Dessert

Awesome DIY Solid Perfume Pocket Watch Locket - DIY & Crafts

Whether you like the old vintage solid perfume lockets or not, this is an awesome DIY project that you just have to try. Imagine giving these out as …

Scientists Discover Surprisingly Bright Black Hole

Turns out black holes really aren't so black. A team of researchers has discovered an incredibly bright black hole located some 22 million light …

The TSA Is No Match For This Mad Scientist And His Gun Made With Junk From Airport Stores

Evan Booth hacks together working weapons–like a shotgun, a grenade, and a crossbow–with purchases anyone can make after they go through security, to show that the TSA is more spectacle than real protection. And the FBI is taking notice.<p>Things you can’t bring on a plane: Scissors, gel candles, …

Guns

Hemp pendant lamps

Inspired by West Elm’s gorgeous Abaca pendant lamps<p>Super talented Heika DeHart strikes again. These pendant lamps she made of hemp string are genius. …