Isabelle Barros

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Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge to Get Stronger From Head to Toe

For building a strong core and getting more stable during runs, nothing beats the plank for strength-training.<p>Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them …

Workouts

The 1 yoga pose to strengthen your arms

Your shoulders and upper arms can be a tough area to target with regular arm exercises like curls or dips. But adding a little yoga to your routine can help!<p>Meet the dophin push up. If you do these every day for a week or two, you will see beautiful definition in your shoulders and arms. Bonus: …

Yoga

Before & After: Smart Choices for a Small Kitchen

One of the biggest challenges of living in a tiny apartment is the tiny kitchen. After purchasing her studio apartment in Brooklyn, Kelly was …

How to Fold a Napkin into a Cute Basket Centerpiece

If you're looking for a cute and easy way to dress up a table, we have the simplest solution: Grab a cloth napkin and fold it into a basket for a …

Platform Bed

• wood species native to Maine<br>• frame for a king size mattress<br>• heavy solid stock<br>• no box spring, bed platform to be no more than 1’ from floor<br>• clearance for …

Woodworking

A Japanese Toolbox/Sharpening Station, a Laser-Cut Leather Lamp, a Review of the Ultimaker 3D Printer & More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Powder-Coated Hammer</b><p>Jimmy DiResta turns a new Estwing hammer into something more custom. Check out how he quickly …

Woodworking

Extending your house without blowing all your savings

Don't assume that all extensions are huge, costly affairs, as that could mean you never consider looking into them. Ask any builder or architect and …

Home Improvement

Wood Saw Bench Plans

This step by step woodworking project is about saw bench plans. If you like to do things in the old way, cutting plans by hand can be done easily …

36 ideas for a minimalist style that only people with taste can love

As any expert knows, the minimalist style is amazing thanks to its ability to create precisely the kind of environment you need, while only using the …

You Can Make This Festive Christmas Wreath Using a Wire Hanger

It's time to put those dry cleaning hangers to good use.<p>The holidays can be expensive, which is why we love to save money by crafting homemade …

Your Christmas Tree Needs These Adorable DIY Owl Ornaments This Year

Aren't they an absolute hoot?<p>If you're looking for a DIY ornament that takes minutes to make but <i>looks</i> like it took hours' worth of effort, look no further.<p>Blogger Lia Griffith crafted these felt and pinecone owl ornaments, and we couldn't be more in love with them. Seriously, how cute are …

How to properly hang art, every single time

Hanging art on your walls can be a nerve-wracking process, especially if you're even the tiniest bit of a perfectionist.<p>You don't want to litter the wall with holes trying to get it right. And you certainly don't want to leave a piece of art where it might be off-center or just doesn't look …

Wall Art

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45 Amazingly Creative Repurposed Cereal Box Projects - DIY & Crafts

1. Make your own business cards.<p>Okay, so this one uses a pasta box, but a cereal box would work fine as well. The idea here is to make your own …

5 Chunky Yarn Projects You Can Arm Knit (Besides a Blanket)

Super chunky knits are all the rage right now (we even had Kaitlin arm knit us a blanket on Facebook Live). After watching a cozy throw get knit in …

Bedroom DIY Ideas That Add Beauty for Less Than $100

If you're feeling like your bedroom is a white box where you store your bed, these low-cost, high-style DIYs are here to rescue your room from design …

21 Cheap & Easy DIY Greenhouse Designs You Can Build Yourself

Oh No! A late frost killed all your tomato plants again! With winters in many parts of the world becoming more and more erratic, growing seasons …

Weekend Workshop: Build an old-school lightbulb from pencil lead and a jar

<i>Need something to keep you busy this weekend? We’ve got you covered. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column in which we showcase a badass DIY</i> …

This DIY Dog Toy Keeps Your Pet Busy For Hours

Engaging toys are great if you have a dog with endless energy that you want to tire out, both mentally and physically. This DIY toy uses simple …

How to build a 12x16 shed | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy article is about <b>how to build a 12×16 shed</b>. If you need a large storage shed for various reasons, you should take a look on this …

How to build a king size bed frame | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy project is about <b>how to build a king size bed frame</b>. If you use the right plans, woodworking techniques and materials, you could …

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How to build exterior stairs that last

<b>I need to build some simple outdoor steps to replace ones that fell apart and rotted (even though they were made with treated lumber). I’m fairly handy and have a decent grasp of the math but would love some tips to get professional results. I’d also like to prevent the new steps from falling</b> …

23 Upgrades Under $50 to Make Your House Look Awesome

You don't need much cash to spruce up your property and upgrade your quality of life.

Houses