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Graphic Designer Dad Illustrates His Kids’ Lunch Bags Almost Every Day Since 2008 | Colossal

<p>Graphic designer and competitor for Best Dad Ever David LaFerriere has been drawing illustrations on his children’s sandwich bags since 2008. Lucky …

Fortune Cookie Messages: make fortune cookies from paper

Shares 149<p>Celebrate <b>New Year’s Eve</b> by sharing personalized messages through these easy to <b>make paper fortune cookies</b>. You can use the printable …

Champagne Jello Squares | 1 Fine Cookie

<b>Champagne Jello Squares</b> | <i>1 Fine Cookie</i><p>As y'all know, I’m not big into drinking, but I love recipes that use alcohol because they’re usually super fun! And I don’t think you can get any more fun than these incredibly sparkly champagne jello squares! 1 Fine Cookie has a couple of different recipes for these babies, including a non alcoholic version for those of us who just want the sparkle without the kick!

Jökulsárlón Study I

Great Blue Heron

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Recycled Thrift Shop Finds Handcrafted Into Great Accessories • Recyclart

Wool sweaters, leather garments, blankets or vintage ties, if I can find them in a thrift shop and they are …

The Ultimate DIY Beauty Gift Guide

There’s no need for DIY gift giving to go awry—select one or a few of our DIY beauty gifts to make someone’s holiday truly shine. Easy to come by natural ingredients, and fresh ideas abound. From <i>Spa Specialties</i> to <i>Kid Approved</i>, give a thoughtful gift and wow those on your holiday gift list this …

24 Cute And Clever Ways To Give A Gift Card

Gift cards rule, but they're not the most exciting presents to open. Put in some thoughtful effort with one of these creative gift card holders.

Crafting

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How-To: Alphabet Pompoms

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Homemade Deodorant with Coconut Oil

Homemade Deodorant using Coconut Oil! This 4 ingredient recipe will ensure you throw out those toxin filled deodorants from the store!<p>837<p>4275

Paper Snowflake Chandelier – Paper Kawaii

The time of snowflakes has come again! People all over the states are reporting their first snowfalls. Lucky for me, there’s none here in my neck of …

Star Wars Ornaments

How-To: Easy Necklace That Can Be Worn in 3 Ways

When it comes to jewelry, it doesn’t get much better that a piece that can pull triple duty. Stephanie from Henry Happened called her design “the most versatile necklace ever”, and I’m definitely feeling the love. (And the blue/green color combination!)<p>Two necklaces and a bracelet in one easily …

Jewelry

Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish by Visarute Angkatavanich | Colossal

<p>Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich shoots phenomenal portraits of Siamese fighting fish (betta). The intimate photos are perfectly lit in …

DIY Book Headboard • Design Every Day

The new apartment was still feeling a little empty and un-lived in so Simon and I set about on this fun little project! It took as about 4 days to …

DIY Stripe Doorway… with washi tape!

A little while ago I purchased some extra large interior washi tape from Etsy. I wasn't sure what I would use it for, until I had the idea to give …

15 of the most haunted places in the world [pics]

WHILE I’M NOT MUCH OF A BELIEVER in the paranormal, I’m a big enough crybaby that the mere thought that I <i>could</i> have it wrong keeps me far away from …

Fuzzy Monster Pops

These adorable fuzzy monsters are just as easy to make as they are cute. A fun and tasty project for Halloween or any time.<p>Get the instructions for …

Decorations

Daisy Trim Dress DIY

How-To: Eyeball Pom Pom

Okay, pom pom lovers, get ready to be obsessed, because this awesome eyeball pom pom Halloween gift tutorial from Vanessa at Tried & True kind of blew my mind.<p>Ready to give it a try? Grab your yarn and head on over to Tried & True to see how it’s done.

Crafting

Last-Minute Halloween: Felt Owl Mask

Kids heading to a super last-minute Halloween party tonight? Whip up a wonderful felt owl mask with this pattern and tutorial from Allison at Dream a Little Bigger!<p>Get your little ones ready to hit the neighborhood in true DIY style: head on over to Dream a Little Bigger to get the owl mask pattern …

DIY

How-To: Embroidered Cat Pillow

Stitch up your own cute, cranky kitty decor with this embroidered cat throw pillow tutorial with free downloadable embroidery pattern that Ama from Ohoh Blog shared on U Create!<p>Ready to get stitching? Head on over to U Create to see the full how-to.