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Solve all your storage problems with this innovative solution

Combine staircases with storage. What a clever idea.<p>I am sure this has been thought of before – but Japanese architect Kotaro Anzai borrowed this …

Watch An Adorable Dog Play By Himself Like A Pro

Who needs an owner when you have a river?

Dog Finds A Tiny Kitten, Risks Everything To Save Her

Animal control officers in Anderson, S.C., thought that a barking shih tzu was stuck in a ravine. Turns out, she was there nursing and protecting a tiny abandoned kitten she had found.

Do Dogs See In Color? New Study Shows Canines Do Depend On Color Perception

How do dogs see the world? A lot more colorfully than you might have imagined, new research suggests.<p>Scientists have long known that dogs' eyes are physically equipped to perceive colors, and consequently that canines are not colorblind. But dogs are believed to see only shades of yellow, blue, and …

Panda Cam Is Back: Watch Smithsonian National Zoo Giant Pandas Mei Xiang And Tian Tian On Livestream

Here's something to keep you occupied while you wait for the royal baby: the Smithsonian National Zoo's panda cams are back!<p>The two cameras, which had been dark since May 30 when they went offline for upgrades, were switched back on at noon Monday. So far, Mei Xiang and Tian Tian have appeared …

The 5 Stages Of Bath-Time Grief

The inevitable course of mourning experienced by all pets when forced to face the sad, sad fate of cleanliness.

How The Animal Revolution Will Go Down

Consider yourself warned.

Polar Bears Are The Baddest Bitches In The Animal Kingdom

These adorable creatures have no fear.

How-To: Moss Ball Water Garden

Geometric Dog House

Oh Dog Milk, thank you for alerting me to all of the coolest design projects and purchases for DOGS like this stellar geometric dog house by HomeMade Modern. It’s almost as cool as dogs themselves.

How-To: Trio Zipped Bag

Make your stylish side happy while satisfying your need to stay organized with this trio zipped bag tutorial from Ohoh Blog!

How-To: Egg Shell Planters

On the off chance that you have some egg shells on your hands in the near future, and want a productive way to use them, you could try this great Egg Shell Planter tutorial by Lilliedale.<p>[via]

How-To: Recycled Lightbulb Centerpiece

I’m definitely loving this cool battery powered recycled lightbulb centerpiece project that Julee from Warm Hot Chocolate shared on BuzzFeed. Such a fun piece of DIY home decor!

Law 101 for Your Craft Business

Ramping up your craft business, but worried about staying on the right side of the law? Hissan Bajwa, Etsy’s in-house attorney, can help! He lays out the options for legal business structures for US sellers in his Law 101 post over on the Etsy blog.<p>Whether you just opened your Etsy shop or have …

How-To: Spring Mushroom Moss Rock Wreath

Add some nature-inspired color and texture to your home decor with this spring mushroom moss rock wreath tutorial from Sharon at Crafts ‘n Coffee!<p>I just love these cork-stemmed felt mushrooms, don’t you? Head over to Crafts ‘n Coffee to see the full project.

How-To: Modern Clothes Peg Mirror

Get stylish with a laundry room staple—check out this modern clothes peg mirror tutorial from Tara Dennis!<p>[Via CraftGawker]

How-To: Magnetic Cork Planters

Display your succulents for all to see—and secure that A+ math test to the refrigerator—with this magnetic cork planter tutorial from Upcycle That!<p><b>Note:</b> You’ll definitely want to choose your plants wisely here. Hearty succulents that require relatively little water, soil, and drainage are probably …

How-To: Spring Scarf with Neon Fringe

Make a beautiful spring scarf with a huge burst of color at the bottom with this neon fringe scarf pattern from Whit’s Knits on the Purl Bee!<p>Here’s a closeup look at the knitting knitting stitches and details. Head over to the Purl Bee to see the full how-to!

How-To: Vest Hoodie

Instructables user marcellahella wanted to be able to wear a hood with her sweaters, so she came up with a clever tutorial for this reversible little vest hoodie project.


Papier-Mâché Dogs by Lorraine Corrigan

Dog love meets paper craft with these gorgeous papier-mâché dogs by UK-based artist Lorraine Corrigan in Hounds of Bath.<p>I adore sighthounds… Their sleek lines, grace and elegance are a sculptor’s dream and for many years have held a firm place in the Art World.I began sculpting dogs with paper …

How-To: Real Flower Necklace

Make your own beautiful, wearable spray rose jewelry with this flower necklace tutorial from The Green Dandelion!<p>So pretty!<p>Head on over to The Green Dandelion to see the full how-to.<p>[Via CraftGawker]

How-To: Strappy Flip Flops

Add some DIY style to a pair of plastic sandals with this strappy flip flops tutorial from Delia Creates!<p>[Via Sulia]<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Make Braided Knit Flip-Flop Straps<br>• 101 – Homemade Fabric Flip-Flops<br>• How-To: Soft Ruffle Flip Flops

How-To: Wire Knot Stud Earrings

Got jewelry wire? Make your own pretty wire knot stud earrings with this tutorial from Allison at Dream a Little Bigger.<p>Head over to Dream a Little Bigger to see the full how-to!

How-To: Fix a Zipper

Instructables user marcellahella posted this handy tutorial illustrating a simple way to fix a troublesome zipper!<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Mend a Fabric Tear Near a Zipper<br>• MAKE | How-To: Repair an Old Backpack<br>• MAKE | How-To: Shorten Metal Zippers

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How-To: Miniature Novelty Rings

Caroline Burke of Burkatron posted this super easy tutorial for making miniature novelty rings.<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Wire Knot Stud Earrings<br>• MAKE | How-To: Add LEDs to an Engagement Ring<br>• MAKE | How-To: Rose Rings

How-To: Leather-Wrapped Vase

Turn an unused, old, or outgrown leather belt into a rustic piece of home decor with this leather-wrapped vase tutorial from Becky at Sketchy Styles!<p>Head over to Sketchy Styles to see the full how-to!

Beach Souvenir Terrarium

I have an ocean getaway on my mind and this beach souvenir terrarium in the Make It blog might just tide me over until I reach the actual tide.

Bachelorette Party Piñata

Give a standard piñata a decidedly grownup twist with this booze-filled bachelorette party piñata idea from Elsie at A Beautiful Mess!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Cupcake-Filled Cupcake Pinata<br>• How-To: Giant Popsicle Pinata<br>• How-To: Pinata Cookie

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DIY Watering Can From a Plastic Milk Jug

This super simple hack of an old milk jug is perfect for a new gardener that hasn’t gone out and bought a $20 watering can yet. Just upcycle your old plastic milk jug by heating up a needle and poking holes in the lid so water can flow through. I love it! This tutorial comes from Astra of A Journey …