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Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening (Video)

<b>Can't afford a glass greenhouse? Check out how to build your own underground greenhouse for cheaper and for growing veggies 365 days a year, even in</b> …

Rammed Earth

Articles about 10 noteworthy sustainable homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Modernist beach homes offer more than just close proximity to the ocean—their clean, bold designs and abundance of natural light...<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and …

Articles about slat happy 8 louvered homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Budget supplies become modern design gold in this Omaha home.<p>With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the …

Kura transformation

<b>Materials:</b> Ikea Kura, wood<p><b>Description:</b> My eldest son was sleeping in a Kura bed, my youngest son in a small bed that had become too small.<p>Problem: …

The Original Recycled Wood Chevron Planter Box

A few years ago I had some scrap wood laying around and wanted to upcycle and build something with it. This was also around the time when the chevron …

Cat cubby window seat with Ikea Akurum Kitchen Cabinets

<b>Materials:</b> Akurum Abstrakt kitchen cabinets and Ikea red pillows<p><b>Description:</b> Akurum Abstrakt 36″ wide x 24″ deep x 15″ high cabinets, which would …

How to Make a Basket from a Garden Hose

Create a unique and handy outdoor basket for your gardening tools or other small outdoor equipment using a regular garden hose.<p>Method 1<p>Identifying a …

LA Times: Maker Faire may be Silicon Valley’s Most Important Export

The magic of Maker Faire is spreading, and the excitement around the maker movement is getting noticed.<p>Today’s example is a piece penned by the LA Times’ Chris O’Brien, who attended the Bay Area Maker Faire this last weekend, and like so many others, came away thrilled and optimistic.<p>Everything is …

DIY.org Loves Cardboard

The awesome folks from DIY.org will be coming to Maker Faire Bay Area this year (May 18-19), and they’re going to provide the supplies and space for <b>Cardboard Village</b>, which is, in the words of DIY.org’s Megan Leppla, “an experiment in seeing how kids can collaborate to build their own community …

How To: Turn an Old Tire into a Stylish, Nautical-Inspired Ottoman

As it turns out, with the right materials and some creativity, you can transform just about <i>anything</i> into a functional and stylish piece of furniture …