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upholstery inspiration: geo maze barrel chair

Although warmer weather and full blooms remind us that the grey days of winter are officially behind us, nothing rings in the season of margaritas …

Sketch Book Sneak Peek: Anna Emilia

If you’ve been a long-time reader of this site, you know that every Monday, we run a series of “Sneak Peeks“—inspiring photographic tours into some …

Sneak Peek: Jessie Webster

Jessie Webster is a photographer specializing in lifestyle and interiors, and the blogger behind Sweet Thing where she shares photography as well as …

Weekends with Friends: Bike Ride Adventure – Part One

I woke up this morning to walk Hope and was shocked to feel that it was already warm and sunny at 6am! I checked the weather on my phone and nearly …

Kaye Blegvad

This is color month, so I couldn’t resist an excuse to showcase something both colorful and animal-filled. These prints and pottery pieces are from …

How-To: Knitted Adventure Dog Backpack

Squirrels and Curls posted the pattern and instructions for making this clever adventure dog backpack, so that you can make one for the littlest hobo in your life.<p>[via knits and knacks]

How-To: Doily Wrapped Vase

Put pretty doilies to work as home decor! Make a doily wrapped vase—and check out five additional doily-related project ideas—with Country Living.<p>[Via Sulia]<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Doily Printed Clay Bowl<br>• Flashback Video: DIY Doily Shoes<br>• How-To: Doily Necklace Tutorial<br>• How-To: Doily Skirt Pocket

How-To: Make a String of Mini Fabric Lamps

Bust that fabric stash while adding colorful handmade details to your decorative lighting with this mini fabric lamps tutorial from Taylor Made!<p>Head over to Taylor Made to see the full how-to!

Quilting

How-To: Crocheted Hexagon Market Bag

Hit the farmer’s market in style this summer with this cute crocheted hexagon market bag pattern from Lion Brand Yarn!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Farmer’s Market Carpet Bag<br>• How-To: Simple Knit Tote Bag<br>• How-To: Burlap Sack Apple Picking Tote

Handbags

How-To: Sew a Swing Shirt

Make a cute and flattering custom summer top with this swing shirt sewing tutorial that Erin from E.C.B. (Especially Creative Broad) shared on Sew, Mama, Sew!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Knit T-Shirt<br>• Arrow Stamped T-Shirt<br>• How-To: Add an Exposed Zipper to a T-Shirt

Crocheted Daisy Afghan

I have a really huge yarn crafting crush on this gorgeous crocheted daisy afghan by Joleen Kraft. The colors are so vibrant, and I especially love the giant flower motif!<p>The pattern was somewhat inspired by Spanish tile work, and is made up of octagon and square pieces that are then crocheted …

Ravelry

Papier-Mâché Dogs by Lorraine Corrigan

Dog love meets paper craft with these gorgeous papier-mâché dogs by UK-based artist Lorraine Corrigan in Hounds of Bath.<p>I adore sighthounds… Their sleek lines, grace and elegance are a sculptor’s dream and for many years have held a firm place in the Art World.I began sculpting dogs with paper …

Crafting

How-To: Modern Embroidery Hoop Hanging Planter

Make your own simple, elegant hanging planter with this modern embroidery hoop hanging planter tutorial from Alex at Northstory.<p>Ready to start crafting? Head over to Northstory to see the full how-to!

Embroidery

How-To: Wallpaper Your Fridge

Aunt Peaches is always coming up with interesting and colorful DIYs, but this refrigerator wallpapering tutorial just might be my favorite yet!<p>Now, that’s definitely my kind of DIY kitchen makeover!<p>Ready to give your fridge a new look? Head over to Aunt Peaches to see the full how-to.

Peaches

How-To: Mini Necktie Memory Albums

From skirts to jewelry, sometimes it seems like all of the creative tie upcycling projects have already been done. But, then someone like Ashley from Lil Blue Boo jumps in with her mini necktie memory album tutorial, and suddenly tie crafts seem fresh and awesome again! (I love it when that …

Albums

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

Muscle-Sculpting Yoga

Build long, lean muscles with this yoga routine<p>Yoga Strong<p>"How did you get those arms? Do you lift weights?" Yogis hear these questions all the time and smile knowingly as they respond, "Nope. Just yoga." Yoga requires nothing but ourselves—no weights, no machines, just the ability to lift and hold …

Healthy Mexican in Minutes

Simplified (and slimmed down!) recipes for your fave Mexican foods

Cooking

Hearst Magazines

Food Network<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 73%<p>O, The Oprah<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 72%<p>The Pioneer<br>Woman Magazine<p>NEW<p>Good Housekeeping<p>SAVE 82%<p>Popular Mechanics<p>SAVE 80%

The 15 Best Fat-Burning Foods Of All Time

Time to stock up.<p>Cutting back on Ben & Jerry's and Tostitos = one of the suckiest parts of dieting. But you *can* actually eat more (no more hanger!) and burn fat—if you're focusing on the right foods.<p>“People will go crazy and cut out whole food groups," says nutritionist Jess Cording, R.D., "or be …

15-Minute Workout: Core Exercises

Hit your muscles from all angles with this routine to sculpt a tight, sexy midsection.<p>Hitting your muscles from all angles is the absolute best way to sculpt a tight, sexy midsection.<p>If your abs routine consists of crunches, crunches, and more crunches, you may still have some jiggle around the …

8 Homemade Veggie Burger Recipes

Master the grill with your own mouth-watering, meat-free burgers. Find out how

The 15-Minute No-Equipment Workout

Torch calories, fry fat, and sculpt lean muscle with this anytime, anywhere body-weight routine<p>There are lots of machines that can help you get slim and sculpted, but there's one that is sometimes overlooked: you! "Your body is the best piece of equipment you have," says New York City personal …

The 4 Best Broccoli Recipes

Your last excuse for avoiding this vitamin-packed veggie just went out the window<p>You know you <i>should</i> be eating broccoli—it's low-cal and packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. On top of all that, it's also an excellent source of antioxidants and phytochemicals. Still not putting it on your …

Stop Cravings: Healthy Foods That Satisfy Salt and Sugar Cravings

These reverse-gateway foods taste like cheating, but they'll help you get back on the weight-loss wagon.

101 Greatest Running Tips

Fitspiration for your feet, courtesy of our friends at Runner’s World

Gymspiration Techniques That WORK

Why you should imagine Ryan Gosling when you work out<p>Sometimes it’s all you can do to drag yourself to the gym—let alone give your workout your all. That’s where your mind and imagination come in—at least for Mindy Kaling.<p>The hilarious actress shared her gymspiration strategy with website …