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DIY Projects & Crafts

Roundup: 10 DIY Kids Craft Projects Using Recycled Materials

School's out, and the dog days of summer are here... don't let the kids even have the chance to get bored. Try out these fun craft projects using …

Sopapillas puff into warm, golden brown pillows in the fryer—we love them drizzled with honey. Get the recipe: #RecipeoftheDay

Easy Woven Wrap Bracelet

Make up an earthy woven wrap bracelet with some hemp twine in about 15 minutes. Great project for beginners.<p>1225<p>5152

28 Gorgeous DIY Hairstyles

Still rocking a rotation of hair down, in a bun held together by two pencils, and a side braid? Us too, and it’s about time we mix things up! We’ve scoured the web for the hottest summer hairstyles, from beachy waves to top knots, with a whole lot of braids in between. Be sure to let us know which …


35 Money-Saving Home Decor Knock-Offs

The worst thing about shopping for furniture is not being able to afford any of it. If you can't help but flinch at the prices at Pottery Barn and Anthropologie, it's time to take matters into your own hands.

Floral Doodle Nails

Ice cream and cake, do the ice cream and cake! Our favorite ice cream cake recipes, including this red, white, and blue beauty >>

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

40 DIY Wood Projects We Love

We’ve already done rope, and now we’re on to another rustic material we love: wood! It’s as basic of a material as clay and is constantly reinvented by DIYers, crafters, artists, hackers, and carpenters. To get inspired to create our own batch of cool wooden objects, we turned to our favorite …


5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

7 DIY Lighting Fixtures That You Won't Even Believe You Can Make (PHOTOS)

An amazing lamp can really make a space sing. And, while chandeliers are stunning focal points that light up a room, store-bought versions can be pricey, especially if they're large or intricate. But did you know you can make one yourself? We've rounded up seven DIY lighting fixtures that are made …

30 Lovely DIY Lace Projects

Last week was all about beautiful wooden objects, and the rustic charm they can bring to any home, workspace, or dining table. Today, we’re turning our attention to another sort of ethereal, old-world material. Lace!<p>And we’ve got news for you. Lace isn’t just for wedding dresses and lingerie – it’s …


100 DIY Ideas for the 3-Day Weekend

It's the start of the first three day weekend of the summer, so in keeping with (and expanding upon!) recent Apartment Therapy tradition, we put …

How to make the sexiest, silkiest French buttercream frosting EVER! Oh yeah. Right here. GET THE RECIPE: How to Make French Buttercream Frosting;

Try This "Oil Spill" Nail Art Tutorial

55<p>SHARES<p>Don't be intimidated by this mani! Yes, it's a runway look (Chloé comme Parris, at Toronto Fashion Week last week). And yes, it was created …

17 Hybrid Desserts That Will Blow Your Mind

Dominique Ansel has blessed us with the Cronut, a croissant-doughnut crossbreed. If such a wonderful thing exists, what other hybrid pastry possibilities are there?

How To Make Almond Milk at Home

<b>Soak the almonds overnight or up to 2 days.</b> Place the almonds in a bowl and cover with about an inch of water. They will plump as they absorb water. …


Money Smart Nail Art: The Toothbrush Method Tutorial - The Nailasaurus | UK Nail Art Blog

Here’s the tutorial for the hodge splodge nail art I posted earlier in the week. It had a great response and 5 of you guessed my tool correctly – it …

How to Use Bleach to Make Your Own Custom T-Shirts

Summer style is all about the t-shirt. Actually, style all year round is pretty t-shirt-friendly, but few things beat a lazy Saturday spent in cutoffs, your favorite tee, and a pair of flip flops. But who says that classic tee has to be plain? Using a bit of bleach, water, and a few basic DIY …


We Totes Rounded Up 40 Awesome DIY Totes!

Guess what time it is? Totes o’clock! This week we’re kicking off a series on totes and all the creative and clever ways you can make them, trick them out, and style them. But first, presenting 40 of our favorite tote tutorials from all over the web.<p>1. Painted Heart Tote: We love this combination …