Karen Thomas Mayer

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Recycled Plastic Lid Wind Chime

Have you been saving your plastic lids? Make this colorful wind chime to hang in your garden!<p>Get the instructions for ––> Recycled Plastic Lid Wind …

Mini-Carrot Rubber Band Charms

Rubber band crafts are all the rage! Make a cute carrot rubber band charm – no loom needed.<p>Get the instructions for ––> Mini-Carrot Rubber Band Charms


How-To: File Folder Blank Book

I love pretty office supplies, but I’m always disappointed that cool folders never come in packs large enough for me to, say, actually use them in my filing cabinet. (All my folders must be matchy-matchy, or it’ll drive me crazy.) More often than not, I’ll end up buying the folders with the neat …

Shamrock Stamping

Make your own shamrock shaped stamps from wine corks and a rubber band! A great activity for St. Patrick’s Day, perfect for making cards.<p>Get the …

Homemade (Nontoxic) Colored Powder

Balloon Arch Tutorial

Learn to make this gorgeous non-traditional balloon arch with flowers. Perfect for your whimsical event!<p>681<p>2097

Colorful Sun Catcher from Glue

Share this...<p>This sun catcher is totally fun, but you will have to wait several days for it to dry. That makes this a perfect weekend project. Do the …

Bugs on a Branch Craft

I love these adorable bugs! Amanda, from Crafts By Amanda, explains how to turn an ordinary plastic spoon into a colorful bug sitting on a branch …

Tutorial: Lace insert t-shirt

Tutorial: Lace insert t-shirt<p>Gina Michele shows a fun t-shirt hack. She slices it down the side and inserts a lace panel. The lace is a fun detail …

Pressed Flowers How-To

Save a piece of the summertime by pressing flowers. Display them in a shadow box with decoupage.<p>322<p>877

DIY Glitter Scissors

Give some old scissors a fresh new look with glitter - plus get a free printable to make an awesome teacher gift.<p>127<p>681

Colored Mat Gallery Wall

East London “Cornershop” Only Sells Products Made From Felt

One of the great things about living in an urban area is the convenience of having a local cornershop where you can pick up the essentials whenever you may need them, but what about those times when you want those essential items to be made out of felt? Well, if you happen to live in East London, …

Tutorial: Insulated lunch box

Tutorial: Insulated lunch box<p>Can you believe it’s nearly back-to-school time again? Amber from Crazy Little Projects shares a tutorial showing how to …

Get your prize here!

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED.<p>Woot! You found prize #3! I hope you are discovering a little about my sites and how to get around them with these fun …

Wearable Tech

10 Feeliest Pixar Moments

There were more than several tears in the writing of this article. And we can neither confirm nor deny whether they were the one shining glistening …

Summertime Science: Sunburn, Sweat, and Wrinkly Fingers

Summertime Science: Sunburn, Sweat, and Wrinkly Fingers.

Giant Japanese Treehouse | Treehouse Masters

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returns to U.S., will begin process to reenter society

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is in stable condition and will work daily with medical and mental health professionals as he set his own pace in a reintegration process designed to help him gain physical and emotional stability, Army medical officials said Friday.<p>He arrived at Brooke Army Medical Center in San …

Federal bill calls for new rules for killer whales, others at SeaWorld

The political and scientific dispute over killer whales at SeaWorld San Diego and other marine parks is not over.<p>In April, a legislative committee in Sacramento tabled a bill that would have outlawed orca shows at SeaWorld. The bill, by Assemblyman Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica), was delayed …