Gillian Burns

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One-Pot Curried Quinoa with Butternut Squash and Chickpeas

For the longest time I characterized the one-pot meal right up there with the Loch Ness monster—likely a figment of my imagination, but wouldn’t it …

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Homemade Nutella – Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Recipe

Can you think of anything better than getting homemade Nutella as a gift? Here’s a simple recipe for a chocolate hazelnut spread that will become a …

Indigo Dye DIY Series

<i>post by Sara</i><p>We are a little obsessed with the indigo dye or shibori look… for everything. A few weeks ago we hosted a Craft Night in Crested Butte …

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Turn your fabric over one inch along the seam and iron the seam down into place. Iron the tape directly to the edge of the fabric and then remove the …

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DIY 3-D Letters from Paper

Months ago I happened upon this font on dafont.com called Punched Out. It’s a free download for a set of cut-out layouts with which you can build …

Gold Leaf Sketchbook Cover

When Joel and Ashley of This Paper Ship shared a photo of their gold leaf sketchbook cover a while back, I knew I had to try out Krylon’s gold …

25 Eco-Chic Ideas for Your Home

Grouped together on a tray and filled with leaves and flowers, weathered bottles and jars make an easy table dressing. "In quantity, simple vessels …

How to Make Modern DIY Candle Votives on a Budget

The other day, I accidentally made today’s DIY project. I was planning to make something else entirely and then a little lightbulb went off in my …

You Should Totally: Make DIY State String Art - Design Crush

Last week I told you how fantastic/amazing/awesome the Anthropologie + Design Crush String Art Workshops were, today I’m going to tell you all about …

DIY: concrete diamond

Last night I came up with the idea for this marble diamond. I think of concrete as being sort of a classic material but it is certainly making the …

DIY Natural Citronella Candle

6 Comments<p>This time of year, you'd be hard pressed to find us eating dinner inside. Once the thermostat hovers above 70 degrees F and the sun is out, …

How to: Make Modern Perforated Tabletop Christmas Trees

It's not surprising that I spend <i>quite</i> a bit of time at the craft store. As a full-time craft, design, and art blogger, I've grown quite familiar with …

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Sharpie Decorated Dishware

Draw what you love on dishware!<p>From Lova: "I recently found out that oil-based Sharpie sticks to porcelain if you put it in the oven! I couldn’t wait …

MAKE IT / 50

i have been searching for the perfect placemats for our dining room table ever since i hosted thanksgiving at my house and realized i didn’t have …

Tutorial and Pattern for a Monogram and Antler Door Mat

This week I replaced my worn door mat with this fun DIY stenciled monogram centered inside of a silhouette of deer antlers. This seems perfect for my …

Geometric Christmas Tree Puzzle

If you are planning to make a lot of your holiday gifts this season it's probably about time to get started, no? Josh, of Subtle Takeover, is here …

Hostess Gift: DIY Polka Dot Napkins

Are you hosting or attending your Thanksgiving dinner this year? Whether you’re looking for a little something to help spruce up the table or for a …

When I Eat Healthy, It's Because I Prepped These 5 Foods in Advance

We all know that preparation is the biggest aid to healthy yet easy and convenient eating — however you want to define <i>healthy</i> for your particular …

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Grilled Cherry Tomato Lollipops Are So Simple and Brilliant

Grilling season and tomatoes – does it get any better? Combined, they are unstoppable. This recipe is all about easy summer cooking. First the …

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Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

8 Genius Ways to Use Veggies You Never Would Have Thought Of

Beat salad boredom with these beyond-creative veggie creations<p>Sick of your go-to veggie dishes? It’s time to switch it up! Get the spring back in your step the next time you hit the produce aisle with these crazy-smart ways to eat vegetables.<p>Roast The Whole Darn Thing<p>This whole-roasted cauliflower …

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Half-Marathon Training: 10 Weeks to a Half-Marathon

If you're a newbie, don't hesitate to mix walk breaks into your runs (for example, run two to three minutes, then walk 30 to 60 seconds). "What's important is that you're moving forward—it doesn't matter if it's walking or running," says Maxwell.<p>To all runners: Listen to your body. Add an extra …

You Can Run a Half-Marathon

And you don't have to go it alone—in fact, most women don't. Growing numbers of female running enthusiasts are even building girls' getaway weekends around races. "There are now several women's-only half-marathon series because there's such high demand for these experiences, says Lamppa. You and …