Kelly Butler

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The Biggest Cookies You'll Ever Make (PHOTOS)

Let's face it: the gooey, soft center is pretty undisputedly the best part of any cookie. So if there was a way to get your cookies even softer, chewier, and thicker, you'd do it -- wouldn't you? If so, the skillet cookie may just be the answer to your dessert-loving prayers.<p>A giant cookie baked in …

Hypnotic GIFs of Anthony Howe's Kinetic Wind Sculptures

Artist Anthony Howe's 3D kinetic sculptures are massive, moving pieces that utilize the united visual power of wind, metal, and mirrors. We first discovered his spectacular work earlier this year and now, thanks to VICE's <i>The Creators Project</i>, a series of equally hypnotic gifs (created by Jordan …

The 11 Best Growlers (and Accessories) for Draft Beer

Growlers are more than just dark glass jugs. Here are the coolest we could find, from hand-glazed ceramic to stainless steel, plus essential accessories<p>Once upon a time, you either bought beer in a six-pack or drank it by the pint at a bar. Then, in 1989, the Otto Brothers Brewing Company …

Beer

Recipe: Garlicky Grilled Kale Salad with Grilled Bread

Cut out and discard the stem and central rib from each kale leaf. In a large bowl, toss the kale leaves with 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil and 1/4 …

Toasted Sage Gnocchi with Sautéed Asparagus & Caramelized Shallots - Adventures in Cooking

I didn’t encounter gnocchi for the first time until I left for college and found them in the aisles of the nearby Trader Joe’s. I immediately fell in …

The Secret to the Perfect Pie Dough by Jackie Dodd on Honest Cooking

<b>Before you embark on baking any pie this Labor Day, find out the tricks to making the perfect pie crust.</b><br>By Jackie Dodd<p>Pie dough is the secret to any …

Baking

How-To: DIY Water-Dispensing Pet Bowl

Instructables user Jim Tiffin Jr shared this ingenious DIY water-dispensing pet bowl created by his 11-year old daughter.

Tag: Indoor Gardens

Object of Desire: Curly Tillandsia Houseplant<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Indoor Plants: 11 Ways to Help Houseplants this Month<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>10 Easy …

Plants

5 Books to Read in a Hammock Today

Last lazy weekend of summer? Here are five books good enough to keep you awake even while you’re lying in a hammock:<p>Above: Photograph by Erin …

Gardening

Current Obsessions: Last Gasp of Summer

We’re not ready to give up on summer yet. We’re still cooking outdoors and sneaking in a some late night swimming while the weather still allows. To …

Dating

How-To: Ombre Crocheted Storage Baskets

Corral your clutter in style with this ombre crocheted storage basket tutorial from Liz at Crochet in Color!<p>Ready to make some baskets of your own? Head over to Crochet in Color to see the full how-to.<p>[Via Pinterest]

How-To: DIY Braided Wire Ring

How-To: DIY Wordy Hairpins

Let your hair send a crafty message to the world with this fun DIY Wordy Hairpins tutorial from Alicia on WhimseyBox!<p>Ready to make your own? Head on over to WhimseyBox to see the full how-to!

Crafting

The Healthiest Spaghetti You’ll Ever Eat

Here at Gardenista, we like to believe in miracles. Enter moringa.<p>Dubbed the new miracle food, <i>Moringa oleifera</i> has farmers and international aid …

Italian Food

Weekend Projects - "Drawdio" Musical Pencil

How-To: Modern Colorblock Granny Square Baby Blanket

Is there a baby shower in your future? Hook up a modern gift for the mom-to-be with this colorblock granny square baby blanket tutorial from Live Modernly.<p>Crochet and modern are not necessarily two words you associate with each other. However, this colorblock granny square blank modernizes crochet …

Yarn

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Bring a little seafaring flair to your style with these bright, bold bracelets. Inspired by Simone’s sailor’s knot bracelet tutorial, I decided to reimagine this nautical classic. The project itself is very approachable, so even if you’re not an experienced knotter, you’ll be able to cruise through …

DIY Wildflower Wall Art

Wildflowers and herbs contain mostly yellow and chartreuse dyes. Stick with recommended dye plants for the most lightfast dyes, or experiment with …

How to Make a Shamballa Bracelet

Popular with celebrities and bauble lovers, the shamballa bracelet is a current hit. If you enjoy making your own jewelry pieces, making your own …

How to Make a Custom DIY Mirror Frame with Moulding

This straightforward how-to will instantly transform those boring builder mirrors into something way more custom, and expensive looking, without …

How to Braid a Hanging Vase Holder

A simple hanger for plant containers or other containers can be made in a short space of time. Although this design is simple, it is decorative as …

Dream Catcher Mobile

Jaderbomb is such an excellent DIY blog and an all around breath of fresh air. Her latest tutorial shows us how to create a fun hand painted dream catcher mobile.

SerpentSea— Beautiful Mats Handcrafted from Marine Rope

Each mat is unique and woven by hand with reclaimed sailing ropes. The mats are woven with three different knots referred to as “Bonny”, “Drake” and …

Threadbanger’s Macrame Planter

Our friends over on Threadbanger are always serving up DIY realness with their projects. I love that their spin on a macrame planter involves bold colors and GOLD.

10 Maker Jobs That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago

The pace of change has accelerated, so much so that you can now make a living doing jobs that didn’t even exist 10 years ago.<p>1. Quadcopter pilot<p>Recently on the ITP alumni mailing list there have been several job postings for experienced quadcopter pilots. These buzzing drones are increasingly being …

DIY Macrame Hanging Planter

Refinery 29 is an epic site for all things fashion, home decor, and thankfully DIY! Their latest video explores the very fun macrame moment that is happening right now and I am excited about it.

DIY

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How-To: 3D Print a Video Game Figurine

<i>Jenny is a gamer and a 3D printing enthusiast</i><p>Creating figurines of your favorite video games characters can be easy. The in-game models usually have low polygon count, come fully textured, and are ripe for full-color 3D printing. A lot of 3D printing services such as Shapeways and Sculpteo offer …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

How-To: DIY Camping Chair

Turn a folding luggage rack into an awesome outdoor seat with this DIY camping chair tutorial that Amanda from Spruce shared in her Upholstery Basics series on Design Sponge!<p>Head over to Design Sponge to see the full how-to!