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How-To: Zipper Monster Wallet Cuff

Keep lunch money and favorite treasures tucked safely and hilariously away with this zipper monster wallet cuff tutorial that Marigold Haske from Hideous! Dreadful! Stinky! shared on Spoonful!<p>It was a hit with my 6-going-on-16 year-old, and he especially got a kick out of the wagging tongue that …

How-To: Watermelon Cake Pops

Last week I posted a tutorial about making a watermelon look like a cake, now here’s a tutorial for making cake pops that look like watermelons.

The DC Comics Offices 1930s-1950s Part 1

<i>Grand Central Terminal under construction. AP Photo / New York Transit Museum.</i><p>There have been many accounts of the early years of DC Comics. This one …

Everything You Didn't Know You Could Do with Google's Voice Commands

Voice search is one of those features that seems silly, but is awesome once you start using it. Not convinced? Here are a few ways to turn voice …

Apartment Therapy

Going organic modern in your home is a perfect way to strike a balance between the clean lines of modernism and the soft, comforting effect of …

How Safe Is Splenda? CSPI Urges Caution for Artificial Sweetener

By: Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Senior Writer<p>Published: 06/12/2013 12:22 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>The artificial sweetener sucralose (sold under the brand name Splenda) could potentially pose health risks, so it needs to be better understood before the sweetener should be assumed to be safe, one …

20 Things You Need to Know Before Having a Second Child

Photography by Carlo Mendoza<p>I have friends who have chosen to not have kids and others who stopped at one, but I just wasn’t that person. I always …

How-To: Add LEDs to an Engagement Ring

Engineer Ben Kokes created this incredible engagement ring featuring LEDs that light up when he and his fiance hold hands. He also documented the process in great detail, just in case anyone else wants to take a crack at making one!

How-To: Succulent Decorated Cupcakes

Make tasty cupcakes and decorate them with succulent-inspired toppers with this succulent decorated cupcake recipe and tutorial from Gloribell at I Don’t Know How She Does It.<p>Head over to I Don’t Know How She Does It to see the full how-to!

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How-To: Magnetic Cork Planters

Display your succulents for all to see—and secure that A+ math test to the refrigerator—with this magnetic cork planter tutorial from Upcycle That!<p><b>Note:</b> You’ll definitely want to choose your plants wisely here. Hearty succulents that require relatively little water, soil, and drainage are probably …

How-To: Recycled Book Art Kit

Turn a worn or outdated hardcover into an awesome portable art studio with this recycled book art kit tutorial that Shaunte shared on Crafts Unleashed.<p>This is such a great handmade gift idea for the artsy adults and kids in your life! Head over to Crafts Unleashed to see the full how-to.<p>[Via Sulia]

Organize Cables with Toilet Paper Tubes

Here’s a handy tip from Instructables user berserk: You may be tidy enough to keep your snake pit of miscellaneous cords, cables, and wires all organized in a single box, but if you want to take your organization to the next level, neatly coil and stow each cord individually inside a toilet paper …

How-To: Simple Knit Tote Bag

Tote bags are a way of life in NYC—I’ve always got at least one rolled up in my purse for shopping emergencies or a quick trip to the grocery store. For you fellow knitters out there, I’m loving this simple knit tote bag pattern from Laura’s Loop on the Purl Bee.<p>Such a great alternative to the …

Crocheted Storybook Landscapes

Artist Yanina Schenkel created some fantastic crocheted landscapes from a story called “Monona in the carrousel” by Ana Rascovsky.<p>[via mrs eviltedi]

How-To: Crocheted Hexagon Market Bag

Hit the farmer’s market in style this summer with this cute crocheted hexagon market bag pattern from Lion Brand Yarn!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Farmer’s Market Carpet Bag<br>• How-To: Simple Knit Tote Bag<br>• How-To: Burlap Sack Apple Picking Tote

How-To: DIY Lighted Constellation Wall Art

Add a bit of starry, twinkly awesomeness to your home decor with this DIY lighted constellation wall art video tutorial from Corinne on ThreadBanger!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Moon Phases Wall Art<br>• How-To: DIY Moon Phase Tights<br>• How-To: Constellations Scarf<br>• Rachel Hobson’s Incredible Moon Embroidery

How-To: Crocheted Pocket Change Pattern Weights

Our very own Haley has devised a solution to lost patterns and loose change with this great tutorial on making these clever crocheted pocket change pattern weights over at The Zen of Making.<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Super Bulky Crocheted Cat Bed<br>• MAKE | How-To: Crocheted Hexagon Market Bag<br>• MAKE | How-To: …