Jessica Dawson

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a zipper bracelet tutorial ... ♥

Mother's Day always sneaks up on me :)<p>it's almost here, and i have a great handmade gift idea to share with you!<p>all week long, myself & the nine …

Technique: Paper Marbling

Combine your stamping ink pad refills with shaving cream (yes, shaving cream!:)) for a cool marbling technique, perfect for tags and card …

Make a Computer Monitor That Only You Can See

Here’s the ultimate example of someone who values his privacy for watching...um...videos on his PC. YouTube user brusspup shows how to make a DIY …

Hot Sauce Cookbook

For daredevil culinary fans who enjoy giving their taste buds a good spanking, get yourself some tantalizing tips from the Hot Sauce Cookbook. It's …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

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Crochet Birthday Scarf (and Free Pattern)

I made this little scarf for my daughter’s birthday. Sadly, from this picture, you cannot see its true color. It’s a lovely dusty lavender that suits …

Tutorial: Braided headband from an old t-shirt

Palak from Make It Handmade shows how to turn an old t-shirt into a braided headband. You’ll be cutting the shirt into strips, so it’s a good project …

How-To: Crocheted Coffee Mug Cozy

Keep your hot drinks warm and your hands comfy with this cute crocheted coffee mug cozy tutorial from yarnattacks on Instructables.<p>I love that they look like fun little hoodies for your mugs!<p>Head on over to Instructables to see the full how-to.

Tutorial: Midi circle skirt

Liz at Cotton and Curls shares a tutorial for making a midi circle skirt. The midi length comes just below the knee. A circle skirt flares from the …

Basic Chunky Cowl Crochet Pattern

Mini Mason Jar Cookie Gift

We created a delicious cookie recipe that fits into a 12 ounce mason jar ~ the perfect size for gift giving. With free printables.<p>851<p>2314

Zombie Brains Jello Shots

When you bite open these little brains, you'll find they are filled with delicious but frighteningly red raspberry sauce! If you serve a full platter …

Single Serving Pie in a Jar

Step 1: Pie Dough<br>The first thing you’ll need is dough. You can use any pie dough you like. Here’s a great tutorial on making a basic crust. That …

Indiana Jones Pumpkin

Nalini Asha Biggs, who made and modeled the Medusa costume that was featured on our Halloween blog, is a pumpkin artist! Her latest creation is this …

7 DIY Crayon Lipsticks to Make Now

Around here, we love DIY beauty goodies and lipstick in equal measure. After seeing DIY crayon lipstick recipes around the web, we decided it was …

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Photographer Captures New Yorkers Kissing for Past 30 Years

For thirty years, photographer Matt Weber has been capturing candid scenes of romantic passion on the streets of New York City. His <i>Urban Romance</i> collection reveals the numerous tender moments of love that take place between adoring couples throughout the bustling city. Their affection ranges from …

12 Halloween Makeup Looks That Won’t Give You Nightmares

Go ahead. Do a Pinterest search for Halloween makeup. Yikes, right? There are some incredibly talented makeup artists out there that we have to give spooky scary props to, but we’re not always looking for maximum creeps in the makeup department. What follows are a dozen makeup ideas that are …

Velocity Teaches You to Speed Read One Word at a Time

iPhone: Speed reading is tough to learn, but Velocity is an app that makes it easy. Just toss in an article from Instapaper, Pocket, or your …

Mini Caramel Apples

You get all the satisfaction of a caramel apple in one bite and without a messy chin. If decorating with twigs, make sure twigs are food-safe or use …

Bat and Cobweb Cookies

Just as setting out milk and cookies will appease a jolly elf, these gingerbread critters are sure to tame ornery beasts. Lemony royal icing cloaks the cookies with spider web and bat disguises. Use extra icing to give the bats staring eyes and to make chubby spiders.

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The BEST Recipes for Halloween Party Food! Sweet and Savory!

Halloween is a big deal at our house. My husband has always had a fine appreciation for all things creepy and I have to admit that I didn’t love …

Make It: DIY Tiki Torches from Upcycled Glass Bottles

Turn sad, empty bottles into festive outdoor mood lighting perfect for chilly fall soirees! It's super easy -- here's how.<p>Tiki torch wicks, glass …

Crochet T-shirt Rug

18 Comfort Foods You'll Never Forget

We've collected the recipes for the dishes you've always loved, from a new twist on meatloaf to mac 'n' cheese just like your mom used to make.<p>Baked …