Merita Sandoval

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Violence in Ferguson after no indictment announced

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters smashed windows out of police cars and businesses, several of which were later set ablaze, and officers lobbed tear gas from inside armored vehicles to disperse crowds Monday as violence overtook protests in Ferguson.<p>Some of the hundreds of people who gathered …

World's Coolest Treehouse Hotels (PHOTOS)

Want to go out on a limb for your next vacation -- literally? Once the sole province of young boys and Ewoks, treehouses offer adventurous travelers (read: unafraid of heights) a unique travel experience in an age of roadside motel chains and globe-stretching hotel corporations.<p>Building a hotel in …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

20 Creative Ways to Make a Piñata

Piñata season (yes, we’re calling it an entire season) is upon us! Whether or not you’re throwing a Cinco de Mayo bash, piñatas are a great way to add a dose of nostalgic cheer to any party or event. I mean, how can you go wrong with tons of colors, fringed tissue paper, and candy? Here are 20 …

Decorations

12 DIY Bathroom Ideas

If you are looking for a little inspiration for your bathroom, here’s a collection of DIY bathroom crafts and ideas to get you motivated. The beauty …

Red Ted Art: Cute and Easy Crafts for Kids Book Review

Today I am honoured to be reviewing a preview copy of the new craft book from my lovely and very talented friend Maggy, who writes over at the …

5 Kid-Friendly IKEA Hacks

• Handmade Charlotte made this recycling center specifically for kids.<br>• Pinja gave the classic Malm dresser an update with a sticker pattern.<br>• Anna …

House Design

Roundup: 10 Fun DIY Backyard Entertainment Ideas

Up here in the northeast, it's <i>finally</i> that time of year when people start to fix up their yards and spend their spare time outside. The grill comes …

Make It: Do-It-Yourself Colorful Keyboard

It's always fun to add a little flair to your workspace. Kick things up a notch with this colorful project!<p>Crack into your stash of washi tape and …

Decorations

How-To: Mini Felt Owl

Looking for a cute, quick project to chase away the winter blues? This adorable mini felt owl that Sedef from Down Grapevine Lane shared on Home of Homemade Treasures should do the trick!<p>Head over to Home of Homemade Treasures to see the full tutorial!

Crafting

Cinco de Mayo Piñata Cookies Turn a Party Into a Fiesta

Everybody loves a piñata and everybody loves sugar cookies — which makes the two things the perfect combo. Yup, these colorful cookies are actually …

Dessert

20 Creative Ways to Make Your Own Pillows

From cool couches to candy cookies, this week is all about movies, vegging out, and getting cozy. How can you properly get all snuggled up without some good looking pillows?<p>Here are 20 DIY pillow projects to add to your homespun home decor to-do list. Stay tuned for our own pillow tricks later this …

Crafting

25 Inventive DIY Phone Cases

A while back we featured our favorite cases for folks who love to make things, but what about cases you can actually make? Many of these cases are specific to iPhone but the methods could easily be applied to all sorts of different phone cases, tablet covers, and the like. Here are 25 inventive …

DIY child swing

<i>Here's a little summer challenge for you! I put together somekind of instructions for this</i> <i>DIY children's swing. The model of this swing is a DIY</i> …

Kids Crafts You Can Make From Things Around Your House

<b>Kids crafts</b> can be a lot of fun to make. A problem that I regularly incur however, is hearing a great idea and then having to make a run to the craft …

Crafting

24 Science Experiments Your Kids Will Love

Every kid is for rainbows, explosions, or rainbow explosions.

A Skyscraper-Style Treehouse With Soaring Mountain Views

The Tower House, designed by GLUCK+ Architects, reflects back the forest canopy.<p>Architects like wordplay. It’s a fun and effective way to condense the main thesis behind a project without resorting to archi-speak. It’s also a good bit of marketing. A simple subversion like “horizontal skyscraper” …

This 9-Year-Old Girl Told McDonald's CEO: Stop Tricking Kids

It's not every day that a 9-year-old girl chastises the CEO of one of the world's biggest fast-food chains.<p>Yet that's exactly what young Hannah Robertson did Thursday morning at McDonald's annual shareholders meeting in Chicago. When the meeting opened up to questions, Hannah was first up at the …