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Photo Collage Ideas and Layouts For Budget Wall Decor

There's nothing like photos to give your home a warm, personal feel, and remind you of the people and the memories most important to you. That's why …

17 DIY Decor Projects That’ll Ensure You Get Your Rental Deposit Back

Decorating a small space can be tricky, let alone decorating a small space that you can’t really change with paint or creative flooring (#rentalproblems). Unless your apartment is newly renovated, chances are your appliances, floors and walls are lacking a little sumthin’ sumthin’ in the style …

13 Vegetarian Recipes With 5 Ingredients Or Less

Dinner doesn't have to be daunting.<p><i>Original article by Poppy Ellard for Spoon University.</i>

9 Cool Summer DIY Projects to Take to the Beach

This summer, rather than just vegging out in the sun or bingeing on two or three seasons of your favorite show, why not multitask and get a bit crafty? Consider swapping out your beach read for a knitting project or making your own gin while you let Netflix auto-play a few (dozen) episodes. Even if …

San Francisco

Pawsome Pupsicles: DIY Frozen Dog Treats For Summer

It’s officially summer, y’all! To celebrate, Earth Rated, a doggy lifestyle brand (you likely recognize their green poo bags and dispensers!), …

10 Affordable Ways To Fill A Large Blank Wall

It's big, it's intimidating, and nearly every apartment for rent in Baltimore, MD, or Houston, TX, has it. No, we're not talking about that pile of laundry that you swear you'll get to soon -- it's that glaring, huge white wall. Even if your landlord lets you paint, an unadorned expanse can make …

Home Decorating

This watermelon salad recipe could be the easiest summer dish ever

Watermelon fan? Rather than slicing it into wedges, chop the watermelon into bite-size cubes and toss with a little fresh mint and lime juice, along with a touch of olive oil for richness. Serve it right away, or fix it ahead of time and chill until ready to serve. With just this handful of …

Recipes

Plot Twist: You’re Already Enough, And The Only Thing Holding You Back Is You

By Heidi Priebe,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/28Y7ezS<p>Something I like to think about is how every experience we have in life is inherently neutral.<p>…

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This Floating Home is Totally Off the Grid

One Canadian couple has spent the last 25 years building their home as a floating sustainable island in British Columbia. See how it's grown and …

British Columbia

17 Stylish Picnic Baskets You Can Buy or DIY

Picnic season is here! Make sure you’re ready for your park or lakeside getaway this summer with a colorful and modern basket. To get you halfway there, we’ve compiled a list of the brightest and boldest picnic baskets to DIY or buy. Take your pick and head outdoors in style.<p><b>1. DIY Rope Bag:</b> Check …

5 Containers That Fit an Entire Bottle of Wine

Even if summer isn't officially here yet, it feels like the season is in full swing — which means it's time for picnics and outdoor dining. And …

Stainless Steel

Gardening Without a Garden: 10 Ideas for Your Patio or Balcony

Few things are more satisfying than growing your own food. Few things are more frustrating than being a garden lover trapped in a teeny-tiny …

Gardening

What to Make This Weekend: Instagram Photo Holders, Boozy Gummy Bears and More

Did everyone survive that National Donut Day, er, week of sugary goodies? If you’re <i>just</i> now finishing off the last sprinkled treat, you may want to skip out on those Saturday baking plans, but that doesn’t mean you have to forget about making and crafting altogether. Whether you’re in need of the …

Tutorial: How to Build a Ladder Plant Stand

I actually started to work a bit outdoors, since the weather it’s starting to be nicer here in Okinawa, Japan. But all we have is a small balcony …

Woodworking

9 manageable DIY projects you can try this weekend

The words<p>DIYandfundon't always go hand-in-hand but today we're injecting a little whimsy and enjoyment into your home improvement endeavours as we've …

Roast Your Lemons First for Delicious, Flavorful Lemonade

Using an oven to make lemonade may create some cognitive dissonance in your brain box, but by roasting the tart citrus fruit, you can draw out …

Juliana's Former High School Loft

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:JulianaLocation:Atlanta, GASquare Feet:490Division:TinyWhat I Love About My Small Home:As a design …

Dining Rooms

Under $50: Fashionable Finds from Kids' Stores for Grown-Up Homes

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>Allow me to let you in on a great little secret for saving money on the things you buy for your home: shop in the kids' section. …

Kids

DIY Art, Awkward Space Styling, & More

in DIY ·<p>Share<p>Our inboxes have been overflowing with ideas, all thanks to you guys over in Twitterland! It's been so fun hanging out with you on …

How to Make Candles

Making your own candles sounds much more complicated than it really is. With just a few supplies (available at craft stores or through online …

Wooden Rings with Magnificent Tiny Fantasy Landscapes

Le créateur canadien sous le nom de Secret Wood réussit à recréer l’atmosphère fantasmagorique de paysages fantastiques dans d’aussi petits objets …

The Klutz books every '90s kid lived for

When we look back on the ’90s and reintroduce ourselves to the symbols of this glorious decade, we inevitably conjure up recess time. It was when all …

A Ridiculously Long List Of Easy DIY Projects For Your Home

Ready to roll up your sleeves?<p>Channel your creative side with these totally easy DIY projects. From DIY life hacks to home decor ideas, we rounded up some of our favorite tutorials so you can get your craft on!<p>1. 15 Simple DIY Gifts For Everyone On Your List<p>Make the gift-giving process fun and …

Crafting

10 DIY Projects to Transform Your Outdoor Space This Weekend

This is beautiful time of year. It's bearable to be outside, and, so, suddenly, all you want to do is be outside. If the unusually temperate weather …

Outdoor Spaces

Little Life Savers: Clever IKEA Hacks for Small Spaces

We love seeing the clever ways that people have taken IKEA products and either put them to new uses or made them into something different entirely — …

Small Spaces

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

University of Exeter

How To Make a Quick & Easy Folding Room Screen

Privacy screens are like folding sculptures, both visually interesting as well as functional. In an outside space, they are a buffer between you and …

Home Depot

Turn Your Water Into A Tonic With These 5 Simple Recipes

Must. Drink. More. Water.<p>Boring, right? We all know what we should be doing, but drinking more water can be a bore if you don’t want to add heavily …

Recipes