Lindsey Hardin

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Sweet and Functional Kitchen Makeover

Oftentimes a great kitchen makeover doesn't take major reconstruction. The perfect paint color, shelving, a few new light fixtures—that's what Jesyka …

4 Homebrewing Tips You Won't Find in the Books

Ask any home brewing expert and they will tell you: The best tips on brewing the perfect batch come from real-world experience, which is exactly what four homebrewers are sharing here.<p><b>Don't Be Afraid to Experiment With Flavors</b><p>"With one exception I've never brewed the same recipe twice," says James …

How to Convert an Old TV Into a Fish Tank

1<p><b>Find an old wooden TV console.</b><p>2<p><b>Open the wooden television console.</b> Console televisions usually have a removable back, but you may have to go in …

Intern’s Corner: Taking off With the Tesla

Hey fellow Makers, my name is Kelley and I am an engineering intern here at MAKE. I’m here just to tell everyone about my summer experience here in the MAKE Labs.<p>I became familiar with MAKE during my senior year of high school when I was in my school’s Project Make class so I knew this was a place …

How To: Turn Box Springs into a Modern DIY Platform Bed

This might be the best "before and after"/upcycle/DIY furniture/make-the-best-with-what-you've-got project ever.<p>Say you have an old mattress and box …

Furniture

How to Repair Doors With Wood Putty : Flooring Projects

Help Wanted: Adam Savage Needs an Assistant

Buster of myths, MAKE cover man, Maker Faire keynoter, Adam Savage is a busy man! So he needs an assistant for his workshop. It’s not so much of a job offer as a contest, with the winner getting to work with Adam on a special project for a week, gets flown to the Bay Area, and scores some dough as …

Magical Transformation from Garage to Residence

Now you don't see it; now you do. But not without a lot of forethought. That's the magic behind this garage turned one-room residence named Passage …

Interior Design

Top 8 Incredibly Quick & Amazingly Easy Awesome and Simple Life Hacks You Need to Know! PARODY!

A Bright and Bold Cabin Kitchen Makeover

This retro, red kitchen gets a top to bottom rehab in today's before and after makeover transformation. I'm pretty sure you're going to want to see …

How to Redo Bedroom Furniture : Furniture Restoration

Make It: DIY Metallic Diamond Mobile

Add a little bling to your decor with this fun and easy mobile you can make yourself!<p>I love this (much simpler) take on Finish Himmeli ornaments and …

Decorations

Browse the 650+ Maker-Made Exhibits at World Maker Faire New York

We’re a mere three weeks away from our fourth annual World Maker Faire New York, taking place September 21 and 22 at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, and there will be over 650 maker-made exhibits on display! Take a look at our Meet the Makers page and you can browse through 79 topics …

How to Learn Quickly when Reading

Many people have experienced frustration because they can either read quickly without necessarily digesting information in depth <i>or</i> they can study …

DIY Ideas: 10 Clever Ways to Use Cardboard in Your Decor

I'm not sure how it happens, but cardboard boxes just seem to accumulate, don't they? If you're like me and hold on to them, you know "just in case", …

Weekend Projects - Sing-a-long Song Devocalizer

How to Lay Vinyl Floor Tiles in the Bathroom : Flooring Projects

How to Tone Your Thighs

Feeling like you want to make a positive change for your body? Follow these steps to get slim and muscular thighs. Even if you are in very good shape …

How to Mix a Pomegranate Margarita

A pomegranate margarita is a slight variation of the classic tequila sunrise cocktail. This delicious aperitif can be made with either silver or gold …

Cocktails

7 Survival Life Hacks That Could Save Your Life

How to Avoid Mosquito Bites

By many measures, mosquitoes are the most dangerous animals in the world. Conservative estimates hold mosquitoes responsible for hundreds of millions …

Mosquitoes

How to Make Sangria

Sangria is a melange of fruit and wine that tempts your taste buds in the way that only sangria can. Refreshing, customizable, and perfect fo …

Recipes

LED Sneakers Brighten up Your Step

Becky Stern at Adafruit has come up with another flashy wearable– this time for your kicks. The Firewalker LED sneakers respond to your footsteps with a cascading rim of lights around the soles.<p>Pieces of velostat are sewn into the heel of each sneaker and detect the resistive difference upon each …

How to: Easy DIY Plaster-Dipped Flower Votives

When I first laid eyes upon these stunning flower votives, I thought they were made of porcelain - but it turns out you can easily make them yourself …

Crafting

How to Make Watermelon Jello Shots

Watermelon gelatin that is set and served inside lime peels gives these shots the festive appearance of miniature watermelons.<p>Ingredients<p>Watermelon …

How to Use a Dimmer Switch With CFLs and LEDs

The old dimmer switches in your home were made to work with incandescent bulbs. But there are switches that will work with the new styles of light bulb.<p>I installed compact-fluorescent and LED bulbs throughout my house. They work well everywhere but not with dimmer switches. The bulbs either dim …

The Awesome LED Hat

I have to admit, I love LEDs. Who doesn’t? But when I came across this awesome Instructable from user Sbbrain, I started to go nuts. He made a awesome LED hat using: an Arduino, 4 shift registers, 4 buttons, 4 triple-A batteries. And this most important component of all: The LEDs. In this project …

Learn to Solder with RadioShack

5 Bits to Push Your Cordless Drill Into Overdrive

The battery-powered cordless drill/driver is by far the most popular portable power tool ever devised. To get the most out of this versatile tool, you need more than just a few screwdriver tips and drill bits. These capable add-ons are reasonably priced and readily available online or at home …