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13 Enviable Closets From Pinterest

While you may not have the real estate yet, there's no harm in taking wardrobe organization inspiration from these 14 enviable walk-insall spotted on Pinterest.<p>A perfectly-organized, designer-filled walk-in closet: the universal object of desire for every fashionable woman. While you may not have …

Getting Organized with a Vintage Tool Box Charging Station

Shares 4<p>Today I can’t wait to show you our new Vintage Toolbox Charging Station.<p>It is the answer to my dreams. Or at least is a remedy to one of my …

Oversized Asymmetrical Clutch Tutorial

Hey y’all! As promised, here is the super ease tutorial for making the asymmetrical clutch from my Project Sewn finale look!<p>I have gotten so many …

6 DIYs to Try This Weekend - Paper and Stitch

I’m up bright and early this morning to prepare for day two at Craftcation. But I still have a little bit of time for DIYs (naturally).<p>So, here’s a …

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How to Paint a Basic Leaf with Watercolors

eHow Crafts Blog<p>As an artist, I enjoy experimenting with various mediums. One of my favorite mediums of late is watercolor. I appreciate it can be …

Craft an Effective 'About' Page in 3 Simple Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, often you are your brand. Your "about" page can set the tone for you and your style and give potential clients a preview of what you might be like to work with.<p>Here are three important steps to crafting the perfect …

Art, Inc.: A Field Guide to the Psychology and Practicalities of Becoming a Successful Artist

<i>“Art is a form of consciousness,”</i> Susan Sontag wrote in her diary. But for many working artists, who straddle the balance between creativity and commerce, art swells into a form of uncomfortable self-consciousness — something compounded by a culture that continually pits the two as a tradeoff. …

Lunch Box Smoothies 101

<i>Have you guys ever packed smoothies in your kids’ lunches? I’m so intrigued by this idea – it seems like SUCH a good way to get some much needed</i> …

Tame the Mess! 6 Must-Have Creative Supplies

When I began crafting with my little ones it was pretty easy – just strip them down to their diaper and set them loose! But as they grew and wanted …

apple projects | apple activities for children

<b>25 apple projects, apple activites, apple crafts, and apple recipes</b>for kids! Click on our links to the best apple ideas to make with your children at …

Everything You Need To Know About Meditation

<i>By Jancee Dunn</i><p>"It'll change your life!" my trendier friends say. For the past year, they have been urging me to meditate. "Not my thing," I answer. I'm not good at Zen -- I'm good at running late to an appointment as I fire off five texts. But after a particularly chaotic week in which I reeled …

10 Ways to Add Mindful Moments to Your Day | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Failure to maintain focus can leave the mind lost in repeating loops of chronic anxiety… The power to disengage our attention from one thing and …

How to Make Yourself Nicer

I suspect a lot of people are going to want to share this with their spouses – or arrange to have it emailed anonymously to their bosses.<p>There is an …

POWERED BY INSPIRATION

“Welcome to my digital home. I believe we all have a purpose and mission that are uniquely our own. It is our life’s work to articulate what that is …

Meditation has changed my life: Emma Stone

Actress Emma Stone says meditation has helped her in calming her anxious thoughts which used to bother her frequently.<p>The 25-year-old 'Amazing …

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Can compassion meditation make you '10 Percent Happier?'

This increasingly popular tool for calming the mind, once seen as a New Age fad, could play a role in hospitals and schools<p>Mindfulness is selling millions of books and apps, it appears on the front cover of Time magazine, pops up in the Financial Times and is used by all kinds of people from …

Don't Stop Thinking (A Mindfulness Meditation Tip)

Have you ever sat down to meditate, watched your thoughts whirling around your mind -- and felt like maybe you were meditating "wrong?" Well, guess what? You're not doing anything wrong. When thoughts arise during meditation, it's completely normal. Minds think. That's what they do. Thinking is <i>part</i> …