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Self-seeding plants: how to create a fuss-free garden

The right mix of self-seeding plants can create year-round interest with minimum work.<p>The more I look at natural landscapes and the wild flowers that scatter themselves within them, the less inclined I am to garden meticulously. I want my outside space to produce food and flowers, and I want to …

Gardening

10 Meals Straight from the Farmers Market

Without a doubt, visiting the local farmers market is one of our favorite ways to get a feel for a new city we're visiting. Not only do you get to …

Farmers Market

How to Take Summer Photographs

1<p><b>Avoid harsh light.</b> Sunlight that is too bright will wash everything out and summer certainly brings its fair share of light problems for the …

Landscape Photography

Roundup: 10 Easy DIY Nursery Wall Art Ideas

Nurseries and kids' rooms are great places to put your DIY skills to good use. Surrounding them with color and creativity when they are young will …

Crafting

Eye Candy: 11 Amazing Kids' Bedrooms to Get you Inspired

When it comes time to decorate a child's bedroom, parents become infinitly more creative and bold with their design decisions. Have you ever noticed …

Amazing

New customized sewing room cutting table

<b>Materials:</b> 3 (2 x 2) Expedit Shelves, 7 Capita Legs, Wood Screws, Pressed Board 79 x 118 cm, Butcher Block 100 x 140 cm, Sand Paper, 10 L-Brackets, …

How to Detox

Detoxification, or detox, is the process of removing toxic substances from the body. Diets that claim to achieve a full detox in a matter of days …

10 Absolutely Amazing Nursery Makeovers

In preparation for our baby this fall, I'm searching the web high and low for nursery inspiration. Here are ten nursery makeovers that have got me …

Stuffed Animals From Concept to Construction

Love softees? Want to learn how to make them or how to make your designs better? Then you MUST nab a copy of Abby Glassenberg's brand spanking new …

Knitting

How to Use Commas

Comma rules are the subject of much confusion and even heated debate (such as whether or not to use the Oxford comma). Learning how to use commas …

Linguistics

Make It: DIY Berry Boxes To Hold Odds & Ends

The fruit box is one of those treasures that I save after visits to the farmer's market. I love the simple beauty of them and was so happy when I …

How to Become a Professional Photographer

Professional photography is an excellent career choice for anyone who wants to get paid for using their creative talents. It's one of the few fields …

Roundup: 10 Easy Food Crafts To Make With Kids

As father of a toddler and baby I'm always looking for fun and interesting ways to make food and cooking more appealing to them. I've found that …

Crafting

Build a Potato Tower to Save Space in your Garden

If you have limited space in your yard for growing food and want to get the most out of every square foot, building a potato tower is a simple, effective way to save space and increase your harvest.<p><b>Potatoes are versatile, tasty, and rich in</b> vitamins. They're not too shabby as a garden crop, …

Makeover Tour: A Colorful and Quirky "Big Girl Room" Bedroom Makeover

I'm super, super excited about our Makeover Tour today! It's kids and pets month here at Curbly, and to celebrate we're getting a behind the scenes …

3D Printed Kinetic iPhone Cases

This iPhone case is a piece of kinetic art, printed in a single pass, no assembly required. Designer Chris Cordingley, who created it to be an analog fidget relief device, modeled it in Autodesk Maya, and printed it at Shapeways.<p>Says Chris:<p>Back in September last year I decided to use 3D printing to …

Roundup: 9 Summertime Activities For The Kids

Summer break is always fun at first, but sometimes as the novelty wears off and the days get hotter, the kids need some help finding things to do. …

Master These Five Lightroom Sliders and Your Photos Will Pop

Have you ever opened up Lightroom (or any other professional level editing program) and said, “Oh my – where do I start?” If so then this post is …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

How To Shoot Amazing Photographs Indoors With Nothing But Window Light

For some photos, nothing beats the natural beauty of ambient light. When used correctly natural light can create soft portraits that bring out great …

The Basics of Photography: D for Dynamic Range

In photography, Dynamic Range is the amount of visible detail that can be seen or recovered between the lightest part of a photograph and the …

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Beyond the Resume: Two Web Services to Help Promote Your Work

Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking for a new job or a recent graduate embarking on your career, connecting with the right people and …

How to Keep Berries Fresh for Longer

<i>Don't let your berries boss you around.</i><p>Berries: can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em. Like many coveted objects, berries are both precious and frustrating, expensive and fragile. What is more maddening than splurging on vivid, juicy berries at the market only to find that your fruity jewels …

Move Over, S'mores: Campfire Cones Sound Like the Best Thing Ever

Ask ten people what dessert snack to cook over an open fire under the stars, and nine of them will say s'mores. (Followed by "duh.") The tenth …

Dessert