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What to Bring Camping: What You Need to Take for an Enjoyable Trip

Camping is a wonderful outdoor activity that allows you to relax in the middle of nature with your friends and family. But, every lovely activity in …

20 Camping Tips and Tricks

Are you campers?<p>Our family loves camping. I grew up back packing and camping with my own family and have always loved being outdoors. So it was only …

How to Build Survival Shelter: Getting Yourself Out of the Elements in a Pinch

Where wilderness survival is concerned, there are a few key concerns that most people agree are critical to survival: <b>food, water, and shelter.</b> …

Off-grid

Unleash Your Inner Vagabond With The Roadtrek Zion Camper Van

Roadtrek has launched the all-new Zion, a stylish compact camper built over the Ram ProMaster. This sizable camper van sits five and sleeps three, …

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

IKEA Launches Wireless Charging Collection

RIGGAD work lamp with wireless charging $79.99The Swedish retailer has done it again; making us love them all the more (if that's possible), with …

Wireless

DIY Silk Floral Arrangements

Making your own silk floral arrangements is a lot easier than you think! Step by Step pictorial.<p>127<p>621

DIY

DIY Felt Doughnut Pin Cushion

DIY: Chain Rings

Granny Throw Pillows

A free crochet pattern & tutorial for granny square throw pillows to add some color and texture to your living room.<p>138<p>755

How-To: DIY Pencil Clutch

After she made this amazing ruler clutch a couple of years ago, I really didn’t think I could adore my pal Heidi from Hands Occupied more. Well, today I stand corrected, because her new DIY pencil clutch tutorial has just blown my nerdy little mind.<p>Heidi is a crafty librarian who’s definitely got …

How-To: Magnetic Sewing Pin Holder

Looking for a portable, space-saving alternative to a traditional pincushion? Check out this quick and easy tutorial for making your own magnetic sewing pin holder from Red Brolly!

Magnetism

How-To: Embroider a Tiny Face

Get the most out of your small-scale embroidery! Learn the required stitches, plus expert tips and tricks for making them work, in your next project with this helpful tiny face embroidery guide from Jenny Hart at Sublime Stitching!

How-To: Notebook Tea Cloths

It’s officially back-to-school for all the teachers and students out there! But for those who are done their studies or who don’t have kids to usher off in the mornings (like me), this time of year can feel just like any other. I think this project spotted on Say Yes could get me back into the …

How-To: Vintage-Inspired Cross-Stitch Purse

Create your own lovely vintage-inspired cross-stitch purse with this tutorial and cross-stitch pattern template from Muhaiminah Faiz on Instructables!<p>Click here to see how it’s done.

Sewing

How-To: Travel Cable Cozy

Keep cables, chargers, and must-have electronics accessories organized and easy to find with this fantastic travel cable cozy tutorial from Sammy at Live it. Love it. Make it.<p>This definitely looks a whole lot better than the Ziploc bag that I’ve been tossing in my carryon—it even rolls up, so …

Neat

Exclusive Clip: See Melissa Gilbert’s Original Screen Test from Little House on the Prairie: Season Three

More by Scott<p><i>Little House on the Prairie: Season Three</i> arrives on Blu-ray & Digital HD tomorrow!<p>We here at <i>Parade</i> have covered both the Season One and …

Prairies

Brilliant Cornetto Trilogy Figurines

Much like an ice cream with a smidgeon of chocolate at the bottom of its sugary cone, Edgar Wright’s <i>Cornetto Trilogy</i> will never get dull.<p>As whether …

Construction

Spaghetti Pie Muffins Recipe

Forget everything you know about all your favorite foods! Now, replace that information with this incredible recipe and breathe a heavy sigh of relief. Yay, you did it!<p>[via FOODBEAST]

Knitted “Stash Buster”

Tumblr user yukonakamura shared these great process photos of the making of a knitted “stash buster.”<p>This project is a great example of how fusible interfacing can make it so much easier to sew knitted fabric together on a sewing machine.<p>[via Starry Night Cat]

Sewing

How to Customize an Old Suitcase for Your Holiday Travels

Travel home for the holidays in style with this suitcase DIY. Just use Mod Podge to layer on magazine clippings, photo prints, or even printed Instagram snaps to customize an old, hard-shelled suitcase.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>suitcase<br>• magazine pages<br>• glue (mod podge)<br>• scissors or an exacto knife<p><b>Ready</b> …

Crafting

Haircut in Reverse, a Stop-Motion Video

As if to satisfy every frustrated guy’s expectation of a haircut gone bad, Peter Simon fulfills that annoying, helpless feeling in his stop-motion …