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Fish balls, stuffed with pork, in chicken broth. Chewy salty, and strangely refreshing, says @worldmatt.

Use paper scraps to make wall art (tutorial)

Patricia of “a little hut” created this amazingly ingenious wall art using paper scraps or you could use felt. Patricia is a graphic designer out of …

French Inspired Tags & Giftwrap | Lia Griffith

<b>French Inspired Tags & Giftwrap</b> | <i>Lia Griffith</i><p>Here’s another gorgeous set of tags and giftwrap from Lia Griffith for you to add to your collection! I particularly love the gift tags and their sweet sentiments. Click through to download!

Carve Pumpkins with Cookie Cutters

How-To: Cotton Candy Lights

After seeing this DIY Cloud Light here on CRAFT, Kia from With Lovely was inspired to create this charming Cotton Candy String Lights project.<p>[via Wattlebird]

How-To: Beach Towel Backpack

Grab your towel and hit the beach hands-free with this useful beach towel backpack tutorial that Jess from The Sewing Rabbit shared on Craftaholics Anonymous!<p>Looking for a fun new way for your kids to be able to carry their own towel to the pool or beach this Summer? How about turning it into an …

DIY Wooden Orb Mirror

I love seeing a DIYer take a gorgeous yet overly-priced piece and create something even better for next to nothing. Enter Brit + Co with their fab $20 version of Anthropology’s wood piece mirror that costs more than my rent. Brilliant!

How-To: Smörgåstårta (Swedish Sandwich Cake)

If you like sandwiches and you like cake, then it only stands to reason that you will enjoy this Swedish sandwich cake tutorial from Panini Happy.<p>[via Archie McPhee]


The Creepy Embroidery of Catherine Rosselle

Artist Catherine Rosselle created an amazing series of creepy embroidered insects called Insectomanie.<p>[via beef frank]<p><b>More:</b><p>Embroidered Skateboard Deck<br>• Embroidered Self Portrait Without Looking<br>• How-To: DIY Embroidered Sunglasses

Hand Embroidered Tentacular Bag

Writer and broadcaster Jamimah Knight produced this impressive piece of needlework she calls a Tentacular Bag.<p>[via Laughing Squid]

How-To: Crocheted Rag Rug

Fabric scraps getting out of control? Use them up in a way that’s both beautiful and useful with this fantastic crocheted rag rug tutorial that Diane from CraftyPod shared on Ehow!<p>Making rag rugs dates back to the 1800s, when thrifty homemakers would reuse old clothes and fabric scraps as floor …

How-To: Paper Flower Chandelier

Make a pretty paper flower chandelier with this tutorial and printable template from Lindsey at Hello Hydrangea. It’d be perfect for a summertime party or cheerful home decor!


100 Feeders

100 Feeders is a project by artist Polly Balitro consisting of 100 bird feeders made from recycled boxes that were distributed to people in Finland. The experiences of the participants were recorded in postcards they sent back to the artist.<p>[via Lustik]

Printable Summer Wrapping Paper

Give your gifts a warm weather makeover with this fun printable summer wrapping paper that Sibylle from Funkytime shared on A Subtle Revelry!<p>Ready to get wrapping? Head over to A Subtle Revelry to print some paper of your own!

DIY Decoupage with Poppytalk

Jan from Poppytalk brings a great DIY decoupage idea from Knack Studios’ Barb Blair’s new book, Furniture Makeovers to life in an easy to follow step-by-step on her blog. This can be interpreted in so many ways and is an excellent weekend project to personalize your space.


How-To: Pantry Door Spice Rack

Got spices? Keep them orderly and within easy reach with this pantry door spice rack tutorial from Ana White.<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to Ana White to see the full how-to!


How-To: Upcycled Tire Table

Turn an old tire into stylish and useful piece of home decor with this upcycled tire table tutorial from Sarah at While They Snooze.<p>Such a perfect weekend project!<p>Head over to While They Snooze to see how it’s done.<p>[Via CraftGawker]

How-To: Summer Shandy

While it’s summer here in the Northern Hemisphere the good folks over at Spoon Fork Bacon are helping to make sure that we drink plenty of cold beverages by posting this refreshing Summer Shandy recipe.

How-To: DIY Herbal Shampoo

Keep your locks lustrous the natural way with this DIY herbal shampoo tutorial from Sweet Living!<p><b>Update:</b> It looks like Sweet Living has taken down this post due to an issue with the recipe. Apologies if you tried it and had trouble, and many thanks to the reader who brought it to my attention!<p>If …


Plush Silkscreened Animal Pillows

How-To: Paper Patchwork Art

Make your own quilting-inspired home decor with this pretty paper patchwork art tutorial from Lisa at The Red Thread.<p>Ready to make some patchwork art of your own? Head on over to The Red Thread to see how it’s done!

Giant Paper Peonies

I just discovered a sweet new spot, Corner Blog. Poppytalk posted their gorgeously over-sized Giant Paper Peonies in a DIY project round-up and now am dying to have HUGE flowers hanging from my ceiling. Aren’t you?

8 Unique Gift Wrap Ideas, and Enter to Win $10k!

If you’ve gone to the trouble to make or buy a gift, why not take the extra time to make your wrap job memorable? Here are eight crafty wrapping ideas that’ll get you inspired to make the outside of your package as lovely as the inside.<p>Wrap a Plant — fun for kids! Let them pick out a plant and then …

How-To: Folk Modern Table Runner

Add some quilt-inspired charm to your tablescape with this folk modern table runner tutorial that Ellen from The Long Thread shared on Kollabora!<p>Ready to start stitching? Head over to Kollabora to see the full how-to.

How-To: Tea Towel Apron

Keep those handmade dresses clean while you’re playing in the kitchen with this sweet—and delightfully practical—tea towel apron tutorial from Lisa at Polka Dot Cottage!<p>Love it? Head over to Polka Dot Cottage to learn how to make an apron of your own.

RT @knatknits: @craft @threadless did this one last year. Didn't think about using modpodge though... Hmm http://t.co/HjGJ0hrUWO

How-To: Concrete Death Star Vases

Geeky crafters, I have found your weekend project: Make a set of awesome concrete death star vases with this fun tutorial from HomeMade Modern!<p>Not a fan of flowers? I’m also loving this office-friendly option.<p>Ready to make a set of your own? Get your geek craft on over at HomeMade Modern.

Blueberry and banana sorbet recipe

Bananas are rich in potassium and vitamins, and blueberries contain very high levels of antioxidants, which protect the body from the damaging effects of free radicals.<p><b>Serves 3-4</b><p>150g sugar<p>juice of half a lemon<p>550g blueberries<p>1 banana<p>First make a syrup. To do this, dissolve the sugar in 150ml of …