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Sick of Shaker? Another Cabinet Style That Works Everywhere

Noticed one or two Shaker cabinets on Apartment Therapy or Pinterest lately? You are not the only one. The traditional style adds clean architectural …

Fringe Wedding Dresses for Boho Brides | Brides

There’s nothing classic about a fringe wedding dress, but that’s exactly why we love it — the uncommon detail ensures you stand out. Seriously, who can resist the swinging movement it creates and the edgy, earthy look it brings? Texture is a fun, playful way to elevate the style and design of a …

Start Panic Shopping: Lush Is Discontinuing a Ton of Products in 2017

Say it ain't so! Lush Cosmetics just announced it's bidding farewell to 29 of its products in 2017. This is to "make way for exciting new products," the brand wrote on Instagram. Some surprising inclusions on the discontinued list are favorites like the Blackberry Bath Bomb, which was the very …

Weekend Watch: Let’s Do Some Crafts with Ellen

Ellen, of the relatively new <i>YouTube channel</i>, Crafts with Ellen, is a young Dutch woman who is a PhD student by day and an avid crafter/maker by night. Ellen loves learning new skills and sharing what’s she’s learned in her YouTube videos in hopes that she will help and inspire others. She writes of …

Strip Your Horse's Stall!

How do I strip a stall? What is the purpose for stripping a horse stall?<p><b>Get ready to gain some serious muscles here, people.</b> Stripping stalls is hard …

Perfect Jigs (Which are Handcuffs)

After I learned to make stick chairs in a class, I returned home and set about to build jigs that would let me reproduce every aspect of the chair we …

Woodworking

How to Embroider Any Design on Clothing By Hand (Without Messing Up) + Free Download

I’ve been seeing simple line drawings of faces popping up everywhere recently (here, here, here, etc). And I wanted to give this trend a try on a …

Sewing

We Are Knitters: Fiber Happiness in a Bag - GeekMom

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>I’m generally a crocheter, but I did learn to knit when I was a kid long before I mastered the art of the crochet hook. …

North Star Quilt - Daisy Days Blog Tour

Today is my turn on the Daisy Day’s blog Tour! I’m excited to show off Keera Job’s beautiful new fabric line for Riley Blake Designs. Daisy Days is …

Home Improvement Retailers' Shares Pop After Tropical Storm Harvey Havoc

Tropical Storm Harvey is wreaking havoc on the Gulf Coast of Texas Monday, with damage estimates from the storm expected to be upwards of $30 billion.<p>…

Solved! What to Do About Woodpecker Damage

Q: Woodpeckers recently swooped in on my property and did a number on my cedar tree, siding, and roof. How do I plug ...

Home Improvement

Finn’s Milestone Quilt Finish: Two Years!

<i>Whoa summer! What better post to spearhead my return to blogging than this one!?</i><p>This is a bittersweet post to share. Finn’s Milestone Quilt, the …

Quick Thanksgiving DIY Projects – Family Craft Studio

(Note: most, if not all, the images will link back to the original sources)<p>Thanksgiving DIY!<p>Hello everyone! It certainly has been a long time since …

How to Make an Adjustable Strap

<b></b> <b></b>Want to know the long and the short of it?! Making an adjustable strap can seem like a magic rope trick with all the weaving and threading this way …

Sewing

Silk Necktie Purse

The origin of this Silk Necktie Purse pattern is unknown. Quilter’s Guild of Indianapolis member, Nancy Jo Clapp, was given the directions by a …

Trump’s “America First” version of the U.S. home comes at a cost

Last year, Jim Brown and other home builders around Atlanta could get a good framing crew at a rate of $3.25 per square foot. This year, the few …

Framing

How Install Concrete Deck Footings

This is a tutorial that shows a <b>step-by-step method for installing concrete deck footings</b>, specifically for a low deck or wood patio. There are a …

DIY Apple Tree Magnet: Fingerprint Art Kids Will Love

This Apple Tree Fingerprint Magnet is such a fun and easy craft for kids that they will more than likely want to make multiple magnets all day long! …

Crafting

Before & After: A Bland Kitchen Gets a Personality Upgrade

Vi's garden apartment came with a standard, if somewhat underwhelming kitchen. After getting their landlord's blessing, they painted over the yellow …