Eric

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Typography

By Tim Bontan, illustrator and typographer based in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Check out more amazing work on his Instagram: …

$20 DIY Pallet Wall

We finished the pallet wall, whoop whop! Can I get a “heck yes”?<p>Last time we checked in we’d left you with this. And last time we did a walkthrough …

Aged Mercury Glass Candle Holders

I love the aged mercury glass ornaments that Elsie created for Christmas this year. It's such a pretty and rustic-looking effect. I used the same …

Healing ‘Boo-Boo’ Salve, a.k.a Homemade Natural Neosporin

Nov 01<p>Posted by Crystal <i>//</i> 199 Comments »<p>All of us get ‘boo-boos’. <i>Right?</i> Some of us get them more often than others. <b>{raises hand}</b> I am <i>so</i> accident …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Personal Hygiene

The Very Best Homemade DIY Ant Killer

Shares 66K<p>The very best homemade DIY ant killer recipe that you can make with ingredients you already have at home! This stuff really works!<p>I don’t …

DIY Wind Turbine - Renewable Energy

Maybe you reside on a boat, vacation in a remote cabin, or live off-grid like me. Or perhaps you’re just interested in lowering your energy bill. …

Renewable Energy

Homemade Mosquito Repellent in A Nice Moisturizing Cream

<b>For the first few years that I made all natural</b> skincare products for our local farmer’s market there was one recurring request from customers. …

Alternative Medicine

Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap

Introduction: Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap<p>Grand Prize in the<br>Summer #mikehacks Contest<p>View Contest<p>Runner Up in the<br>Great Outdoors Contest<p>View</b> …

"How To" Turn a Crappy Table Saw into a Good One

Power Tools

Bending the rule: chalk line division (for roofing)

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How to Fix Common Skin and Hair Issues Using Texture Grafting

From a retouching standpoint, there are few things more unpleasant or challenging than dealing with chunks of hair on the face, missing patches of …

The Best Way to Watermark Your Images in Photoshop

Master the Watermark: learn how and when to apply water marks to all of your images using a custom brush in Photoshop so it is easily repeatable.

Tutorials

Summer Project -- Make Giant Bubbles!

When we were walking through New York’s Central Park a couple weeks ago, we came upon a man making giant bubbles. Ella was mesmerized. She thought it …

Top Drawer

Residents of this contemporary home in Koriyama, Japan, squeeze out every cubic inch of storage, courtesy of a centuries-old design concept.<p>In traditional Japanese houses, clever carpenters often combined staircases with storage to maximize living space. This project in Fukushima Prefecture …

Making Way for New Design Possibilities: Lunacrete Translucent Concrete

<b>SOLI Architectural Surfaces</b> launched <b>Lunacrete translucent concrete</b>, a new cutting-edge product that is concrete embedded with light. Lunacrete (a …

A Solar Cabin in Two Weeks for $2,000 - Green Homes

I built my cabin about 15 years ago after a divorce and sudden illness left me homeless and broke. I had inherited a small piece of land from my …

Lamar Alexander

DIY Solar Heating with the Heat Grabber - DIY

<i>You can build this super-simple and super-effective DIY solar heating collector in just one hour!</i><p>Some of the climatologists are predicting that the …

Our Handmade, Off-the-Grid Home - Green Homes

Our Beautiful, $5000 Off-the-Grid Home<p>During the days of skyrocketing interest rates in the late 1980s, my wife, Jane, and I realized that our dream …

DIY Kitchen Makeover | How to Paint Cabinets

This post is for anyone who hates their kitchen cabinets and is thinking of doing a DIY Kitchen Makeover and transforming the cabinets with paint. I …

Shoot In Color, Think In Black & White | Make Your Skies And More Pop

I see in color, but I like to shoot black and white. Strangely, what I’ve found is to improve the color photography, I actually think in black and …

Skill Builder: Permaculture

Mapping your lot is the first step in designing a homestead.<p>Have you ever thought you might like to:<p>Grow, raise, and preserve your own food?<br>• Make observations and do amateur investigations in earth sciences and biology?<br>• Make structures using natural building techniques like cob or straw bale?<br>• Build …

MacPhun launches Aurora HDR software with HDR expert Trey Ratcliff

HDR, or high dynamic range photography is a wildly popular technique for combining several exposures of the same scene to capture a wider range of …

Photoshop Tutorial: How To Add Sun Beams To Your Photo

Our friend Glyn Dewis has been sharing his straightforward and very helpful post-production tutorials with us for a long time. This time he shares …

7 Free Solar Water Heating System Designs

Solar water heating systems are easy to build as a DIY project. They also have offer a cost-effective way to generate hot water for your home. These …

Homesteading

Solar Panels Made Easy - VERY Easy!

Introduction: Solar Panels Made Easy - VERY Easy!<p>NOTE: the longer the panel that is exposed to the sun the hotter the air gets as it rises.<p>Let me …

Home Improvement

Recycled Solar Power

Drill Press Table<p>PVC Class<p>does anyone know the simplest configuration similar to this that I would need to charge a phone? I have 11 solar panels …