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The Best DIY Gifts to Give When You’re Basically Broke

Gifts are hard enough to pick out, let alone pay for. So we propose you leave the socks on the shelf, toss the cafe gift cards aside, and make …

35+ Interior Designers Reveal Their Favorite Kitchen Paint Colors

From deep greens to cheerful yellows, experts explain their go-to paint colors for the kitchen.<p>A simple color change can update your kitchen in a major way. The right shade of grey, for example, can turn the room from drab to sleek and sophisticated. Finessing the right hue of red, meanwhile, can …

Home Decorating

Make LED Greeting Cards Without Soldering

Electronics greeting cards are a great, approachable project for beginners to assemble in under an hour.<p>You won’t need to plug in a soldering iron, since these cards are wired using a special conductive foil tape. Not only is this tape conductive, it’s super sticky and it remains conductive even …

A Breath of Fresh Air: DIY Gel Air Fresheners

Turns out, vodka and gelatin are good for more than just jello shots. With a little help from your favorite essential oils, you can transform those common party staples into your own custom-scented DIY gel air fresheners!<p>Whether you’ve got curious kids in the house or a hot date coming over and a …

Put Your Best Face Forward: 3 Steps to Contouring Like the Pros

Face it -- the art of contouring has always been one of hollywoods best kept beauty secrets. From playing up your cheekbones, to reshaping your nose, professional makeup artists have been using contouring for years. While it used to be a technique known only to celebrities, the tricks to …

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When Painting Furniture

There's no shortage of tutorials about painting furniture online. And I've used a lot of them to paint dressers, console tables, chairs, mirrors, and …

Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's name means "single …

Pickles

Siste fra bloggen<p>@consutum er dama med strikkepinner raskere enn Speedy Gonzalez og en strikkagarderobe uten like. Vi dro “hjem” til Elisabet for å …

10 Underrated National Parks In America

<i>By Caitlin Morton, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Looking for the beauty of Yosemite and Yellowstone without the crowds? These under-the-radar American parks deserve a spot on your bucket list.<p><b>1. North Cascades National Park, Washington</b><p>© Terry Donnelly / Alamy<p>If you want to see glaciers and temperate …

How To Build An Uber Strong Ring Light For $25

OK, OK, I am a sucker for ring lights, don’t hate me. This build by DIY Perks combines the benefits of LED lighting (i.e. bright, continuous, cool) …

22 Food Reasons Seattle Is Winning At Life

<i>Are you a Seahawks fan? Send this to your friends who are rooting for the Patriots, and then read about how New England food could give Seattle food a run for its money.</i><p>If you think Starbucks is the best that Seattle food-and-drink has to offer, we've got 22 reasons why you're absolutely wrong. …

Here's Some Undeniable Proof That Tahiti Is, In Fact, Paradise

This time of year is the ultimate challenge for those of us who suffer from wanderlust: The holidays are over, but the frost is still sticking. Spring still seems to be eons away.<p>However, a remedy exists for this existential monotony, and that is to plan a trip. Where better to go than …

Pantelleria Might Just Be Italy's Most Fantastically Awesome Island You Didn't Know About

It's completely horrible outside and so of course you're envisioning your summer retreat, wherever that may be. Be it Greece or Italy (or anywhere else on the continent for that matter), summer is a great time to go to Europe, and Italy is a prime spot for many Americans.<p>Yes, you could make like …

Best Hotels in the USA 2015

Selecting the perfect hotel can be difficult. Which is more important: location or amenities? Are you more concerned about getting a good night's rest or making sure the property offers plenty of perks like a pool, gym and business center? What if you're looking for a combination of all of the …

9 Super Bowl Snacks That Aren't Wings

Why do wings get to have all the fun come Super Bowl Sunday? Change up your usual game-day menu with these party-ready snacks.<p><b>TATER TOT NACHOS</b><p>Sub in crunchy potatoes for tortilla chips and you've got a winner. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>SAVORY MONKEY BREAD</b><p>Snack on this ooey, gooey cheese-filled bread as you …

Holographic Portraits Painted on Delicate Layers of Fabric and Netting

Thai artist Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew paints multiple layers of canvas, thread, fabric, and netting to create stunning works of three-dimensional art. Delicate and utterly unique, the paintings resemble shimmering holograms that subtly shift and transform when viewed from different angles.<p>A pensive, …

Ramen Fried Chicken Is Here, And It's What We've Been Waiting For

Think you can't change the world of dining with ramen? David Chang already has. And now he's going to do it all over again.<p>Chang -- the man (and chef) behind upscale ramen eatery Momofuku-- has just blown our minds with a video tutorial on how to make Ramen Fried Chicken. In the Lucky Peach video …

How To Make Homemade Bitters

<b>Place botanicals in separate jars:</b> Place each botanical (bittering agents or aromatic/flavor agent) in a separate jar. You may wish to chop up or …

9 of the Best Winter Soups to Pack for Lunch

<i>by Sheela Prakash</i><p>With winter in full force, the standard brown-bag lunch just won't cut it. A sandwich filled with cold deli meats? A salad of chilled lettuce? Let's revisit that stuff in the spring. Right now, we need something hot that will warm us from the inside out. In other words: We need …

Insta-hat pattern by Lee Meredith

<i>Newly re-released in December 2015 in PDF format, for much easier knitting! It was originally released as a mystery knit-a-long via instagram - see</i> …

33 Easy Nail Hacks For A Flawless DIY Manicure

If you do your nails at home, here is every tip you could possibly need to ensure a salon-quality manicure.

From Granola Bars to Scones: 8 Delicious Ways to Use Oats

<b>1. Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars</b><p>Granola bars are a staple in my pantry, but between my husband, my kids, and my kids' hungry friends, I can't seem to keep enough of them in the house. So I figured it was time to try and make them from scratch, and maybe even sneak in some health food. After …

20 Recipes That Make Healthy Taste Good

There's no denying that this is the worst time of year for eating fresh. Not only is there almost zero fresh, seasonal produce to be found, but the majority of people are trying to eat healthy -- at least until the end of the month. It's that post-holiday slump that leaves those of us who really …

Happy National Cupcake Day! See How These Famous Bakeries Frost Their Signature Cupcakes

Today is National Cupcake Day, and here at <i>InStyle</i>, we couldn't be more excited. It's no secret we love a good cupcake: From the sinfully delicious …

Gold Initial Mug Gifts - Earnest Home co.

Sometimes the best things are the simplest, right? While initial mugs are everywhere right now and certainly aren’t a novelty, I had a few birthday’s …

34+ Adorable Knit Baby Hats

Baby Steps: Easy Knit Hat Patterns<p>Simple knit baby hats can be some of the cutest patterns. This collection of easy knit baby hats will tempt you to …

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

Tutorial: How to sew a blind hem

Blind hems are fantastic. Using an ingenious method of folding and stitching, you can create a machine stitched hem that is nearly invisible from the …

Sewing

Flashback: How-To: Make a Custom Pair of Tap Pants

<b>By Haley Pierson-Cox</b><p>For me, summer in NYC means two things: 1) I will eventually wear a light skirt into the subway when my hands are full, and 2) on that day, when I step onto the stairs of the station, a gust of wind will come barreling up from below, lifting my skirt and showing my backside to …

DIY Inspiration: Stacked Wood Pallet Desk

If you’ve been around the DIY community for long, you’ve probably seen about a million projects featuring wood recycled from shipping pallets. But, even if you’re pretty sure that you’ve seen everything DIY that a pallet has to offer, you should probably still check out this gorgeous stacked wood …