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The Easiest Urban Garden?

“Gutter” is not the most beautiful word in the English language (nor does it have the happiest connotations: read “guttersnipe”). But when it comes …

You Can Do It! First-Time Vegetable Gardening for the Black-Thumbed

Some of you may feel like no matter what you try to grow, it dies. Too much water, not enough water, too much sun, too much shade, or… it just dies …

Gardening

The Top 10 Gardening Apps You Need Now

Perhaps you saw a pair of blue jays conversing in the pear tree and realize it’s time to get serious about your spring garden. Or, like my husband, …

5 Delicious Ways to Eat Flowers

As many of our favorite flowers blossom, we’re planning to incorporate the edible varieties into our menus. Here are five (actually, make that six) …

Sewn Paintings

Artist Esther Janssen created these epic compositions by sewing together pieces of patent leather and filler.<p>[via Lustik]

Painting

How-To: Spoon Coat Hook

Satisfy your quirky and minimalist sides at the same time with this simple spoon coat hook tutorial from Ohoh Blog!<p>[Via CraftGawker]

Crafting

Container Magnets

Oh Martha, you are just so helpful. I have a feeling I am one of MANY who included ‘being more organized’ in their list of New Year’s resolutions, and our dear Martha adds a helping hand with this cute DIY idea of turning tea tins into container magnets.

Crafting

How-To: Hanging Hardcover Book Shelf

If you’ve ever bought a bad hardcover book, then didn’t know what to do with it after you finished reading (heaven forbid it be seen on your shelf), Heather from The Lovely Cupboard has the perfect upcycling idea for you. Heather’s friend Hannah whipped up this hanging hardcover book shelf, and now …

Hacking

How-To: Instagram Photo Magnets

Bring your internet-based snapshots into the real world with this fun Instagram photo magnet tutorial from Max on Design Sponge!<p>I’m not usually one to get sentimental over obsolete technology, but there is something to be said about an image that isn’t on a screen—one that you can hold in your …

Instagram

DIY Mosaic Tile Doormat

Annie of Annie Made and her husband created this decorative mosaic tile doormat with a fun typography element, to add a little cheer to their day when they get home. She shared instructions, so you can make one too!<p><b>More:</b><p>Cut Paper Mosaic<br>• Massive Mario Push Pin Mosaic<br>• Santa Monica’s All-Mosaic …

Santa Monica

String Light Covers Made From Scrap Fabric

Sticking with my Swedish theme from yesterday, check out these warm and inviting string light covers, made out of clear plastic cups and scraps of pretty fabric, from Swedish crafter Rebecca. These would make lovely decoration and set a nice mood for an evening party or wedding. [Blog is in Swedish …

Crafting

Neon Geometric Planter

Modernly Wed is a lovely wedding blog that has inspiring ideas even for the non-engaged. Even their instagram feed is chock-full of cool things, like this neon geometric concrete planters that someone made with a simple paint job.

Design

DIY Luke and Vader Lightswitch

This simple DIY light switch cover by Mmm Crafts literally made me laugh out loud. What a hilarious way to go from the DARK SIDE to light and to make sure the force is always with your home decor.

DIY

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Lantern

What happens when you can’t find the right party decorations for your themed party? Make them yourself! One Creative Housewife has created a variety of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles party decorations after not being able to find what she was looking for at the store. Take a look at her blog to see …

Comics

Make Your Own Patterned Name Art

Jelly Bean

How-To: Bobby Pin Butterflies

Nothing says spring quite like a flurry of colorful butterflies! Make your own fluttering felt flock—to wear in your hair <i>or</i> to use as home decor—with this bobby pin butterfly tutorial from Molly at The Purl Bee!<p>So pretty! Head over to The Purl Bee to learn how to make your own.

Crafting