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Get on This DIY Basic: Glitter Booties

The year was 2011. Barneys was peddling a pair of boots that every girl on earth wanted. They had a little heel. The area right above the heel was blinged out in sparkly gold glitter. And they had a price tag that read $595. Hearts sank. Then, the makers of the world realized what makers realize on …

40 Genius No-Sew DIY Projects

Don’t count sewing as part of your creative repertoire? No worries, there are tons of incredible things you can still do using fabric! Home decor, fashion accessories, pet items – the sky is the limit. Here are 40 DIY projects you can do without needle, thread, or a sewing machine!<p>1. Utensil …

Wall Art

Leftover Pizza + Waffle Iron = Delicious Crispy, Gooey, Cheese-Stuffed Snack

Below you will see a slice of pizza. It is cold. Some people like to eat it cold. This is ok. I sometimes like to eat cold pizza, particularly when the previous night has not quite taken the hint and decided to stick around to continue the party into the next morning.<p>Some people microwave their …

How to Make Kale Salad Without a Recipe

Don't pass it off as just another trend -- there's a reason it won't go away.<p><i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Kale is in every kitchen and on</i> …

Recipes

What’s a Mola? Behind the Strange Fish Picture Surging on Facebook

Changing Planet<p>The remarkable ability of Internet users to make a post go viral has produced a new treat: an enchanting picture of a <i>Mola mola</i>, or ocean sunfish, undulating just below the surface of the ocean. The image, snapped by photographer Daniel Botelho in 2010, is now making waves around …

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

15 DIY Headbands and Hairpins to Make for NYE

New Year’s Eve is synonymous with party dresses, bubbly drinks, and of course, sparkly party hats. And while the latter is undeniably festive, especially when paired with rambunctious noise makers, we’ve been eyeing a few more ladylike alternatives to traditional NYE headwear: we’re talking …

Man Shows a Gun at McDonald's While Applying for a Job

Here's a bizarre story out of Norfolk, VA: WAVY reports that a man showed a gun to a manager at <b>McDonald's</b> while attempting to apply for a job last week. According to the police reports, 31 year-old <b>Tevin Kievelle Monroe</b> approached the McDonald's manager about applying for a job. After the manager …

33 Super-Fancy Ways To Eat More Nutella

Obviously you could just smear it on toast, but where's the fun in that?

Dessert

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

Bedrooms

How to Make Crème Brûlée

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Grab</i> …

Recipes

How to Hack Butter Pecan Ice Cream

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Your new favorite last-minute dessert.</i><p>A common problem I have around the holidays is craving foods from the South, where I’m from. And since I live on …

Recipes

The Best Of Banksy Animated Into Incredible GIFs

Photoshop 'wizard' ABVH out of Serbia has taken some of the recently highlighted works of Banksy while he was in New York City and transformed them into <i>absolutely incredible and hypnotizing</i> animated GIFs on his Tumblr.<p>We've put together a collection of the eye-popping street …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Vegetables

101 Home Makeover Ideas from 101 Designers

From a new coat of paint to better light bulbs.<p>So you want to do something different to your home right now? Here are 101 ideas from 101 designers, and there's something for every room.

How to Make a Chic Paint-Splattered Travel Case

Going on an end of summer vacation? Or just like to stay organized? Then it’s probably time to create a travel case to tote around all of your essentials, from makeup to jewelry to those pesky cords you can’t leave home without. The key? Nail polish and Velcro Industries. Read on to find out how …

Leave Home

How to Make a Pet Bed from an Old Suitcase

Before you toss that old suitcase, consider how you can repurpose it to meet your furry companion’s needs. Smaller dogs and cats love a cozy bed and …

25 Things to Do with a Fresh Tomato

Japanese-Inspired Feminine Bedroom Design

We’ve already told you of some Eastern-feel bedrooms decorated with peaceful touches of zen. Today we’ll show you one more example of such a bedroom …

Origami-Inspired Furniture Snaps Together With Magnets

Aside from putting together those IKEA bookcases, when was the last time you were involved in the making of your home’s furnishings? The Playtime …

Puzzle furniture – multifunctional fun and very smart

Puzzles are fun for everyone and it’s why they have inspired a variety of designs for furniture and not only. But in the case of furniture designs, …

DIY Lamps That Will Brighten

Great design depends on a few basic elements. One of the most important features is lighting. The right lighting can change the atmosphere of a space …

Off The Shelf vs. Do It Yourself: Glossy Console Table

Kristin, over at The Hunted Interior, is a wellspring of crafty projects that fill her own home with beautiful furniture and decor. Recently she …

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I love chairs, and all kinds – plush, wooden, canvas, leather, plastic, whatever floats my boat. Aside from some random vintage chairs and my Green …

Original Furniture Collection Of Stacked Wood

Shelves and storage furniture shouldn’t necessarily be invisible and merge with the surroundings. That’s why Andreas Janson created his growing Jo …