Lee Holmberg Crowder

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RECIPE :: ORANGE BOURBON CRANBERRY SAUCE

If you're anything like me, you're a last minute lucy when it comes to the holidays. So, come about 4pm today I'll be fighting crowds at the grocery …

Workshop :: Winter Wreaths with McKenzie Powell

If you've picked up the December issue of Real Simple, you may have seen a familiar name in there... <i>(mine)</i> referring to a little holiday tradition of …

DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Wooden Stars

These wooden stars created by Jaime from That’s My Letter were inspired by a Pottery Barn product. This is a fantastic example of why DIY totally rules and can be a big money saver. To make this project you will need access to a miter saw for accurate cutting.<p>Jaime called upon help from her fellow …

How-To: Knitted Gradient Cowl

Feeling bummed about the shorter days and cooler temperatures that signal the approach of winter? Battle those cold weather blues with this tutorial for making your own bright and cheerful knitted gradient cowl from The Purlbee!<p>This project employs a bit of creative yarn stranding as one color …

Make Bread in the Slow Cooker

Want some fresh bread? The oven isn’t the only option for baking bread at home, Emma Christensen of the kitchn suggests tossing some dough into your crock pot for some warm homemade bread. It turns out that the “High” setting on most slow cookers just happens to heat the pot to the right …

13 Essentials for the Best Kids Table Ever

We’re not going to get into the grand debate over whether there should or should not be a kids table. For all intents and purposes, today, there most definitely should be a kids table. Here are 13 ideas to give those youngsters something to do over at the “fun” table.<p>1. Paper Tablecloth: All kids …

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Walnut Turkey Placecards

It’s not too often that I use food items in crafts, but walnut shells were just perfect for these turkeys! Make these simple place cards for your …

Project: Sew Pajama Pants

Yesterday we talked about how to make a pattern for pajama pants based on your favorite pair. If you missed it, here’s the post. Today we’re going to …

Accept *This* Rose: 10 DIYs from Bachelorette Emily Maynard’s Wedding

Well, it looks like Emily Maynard won’t be accepting any more roses <i>or</i> pinning them on any lapels anytime soon. Our favorite ex-Bachelorette shared pictures of her gorgeous, surprise ceremony that took place in June on her blog. It might have taken her a couple of tries to find Mr. Right (join that …

Converting A Lamp Into A Pendant Light

After over a year of living without one, another bedroom has been upgraded to have a ceiling light fixture – and this time it’s Teddy’s room. Woo to …

10 Fab Pho Recipes to Make ASAP

Why venture out to your favorite Vietnamese restaurant for a bowlful of pho when you can make it yourself at home? Check out these 10 bowls of noodle soup that are sure to wake up your tastebuds. Whether you have only five minutes or over five hours to spend cooking, there’s a recipe here for you! …

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Gift Wrap Inspiration: Origami Bows

Have an upcoming birthday or wedding on your calendar? Make your gifts look extra-special with this party-ready origami bow inspiration from A Spoonful of Sugar!

17 Kids Quilts to Keep Your Little Ones Snug as a Bug

Gone are the days when everyone had a handmade quilt and that is a little sad. There is something special about colored patches of fabric lovingly stitched together to create a work of art that you would treasure for generations. However, life may not allow you the luxury of creating your own baby …

How-To: Nautical Knot Bracelets

Create your own colorful maritime-inspired accessories with this beginner-friendly tutorial for making nautical knot bracelets that Clare McGibbon shared on the Etsy blog.<p>Ready to give it a try? Click here to see the full how-to.

How-To: Simple Gathered Half Apron

A good apron is definitely the unsung hero in both my craft studio and kitchen, quietly spending its day preventing messes and stains while I go on about my life. For most of my projects, I’ve found that a half apron is just about the right size, and this simple gathered half apron tutorial from …

FOOD: Smores CUPCAKES

Hi Made By Girl readers, Amanda here from <b>A Life Well Lived.</b> Now that Summer is official upon us, I am so excited for all things summer - <i>long days,</i> …

8 Stretches Your Tight Hips Are Begging For

ADVERTISEMENT ()<p>← Use Arrows Keys →<p>Tight hips seem to be a common problem for almost everybody — from runners to cyclists, from deskbound bloggers to …

Put a Tassel on It: 40 Ways to Decorate With Tassels

Tassels, tassels everywhere! We are completely addicted to these adorably trendy embellishments and we especially love how easy they are to make. There is no limit to what you can do with them: Try hanging them beneath a lampshade, from a door knob, off the back of a chair or around a vase. Tassels …

12 Kid-Friendly Summer Camp DIY Projects to Try at Home

School’s out for summer, and by now, it might feel like summer is a very, very long time. You’ve taken them to the zoo, the children’s museum, the library… you even labeled that last trip to Target as an educational experience! Kids have an energy supply that’s infinitely greater than our own, but …

KNOT TIE UPDO FOR SHORT HAIR

hair<p>As we mentioned a few hair posts ago, we’ll be cranking out some short/medium bob-length hairstyles. This is one of my favorites if you’re …

15-Minute Fashion: How to Make a Chic Turban Headband

If Carrie Bradshaw from <i>Sex and the City</i> can rock a turban, so can we! Today we’re making simple DIY turban headbands. These easy-to-make headdresses are not only adorable, but you can make one in fifteen minutes! If you need to add a little spice to your outfit, this accessory is for you.<p><b>Materials:</b> …

Blackberry Tiramisu

Blackberries and lemon zest give this tiramisu a refreshing makeover.<p>Food+styling by Chelsea Zimmer | PhotograPhy by Linda Pugliese<p>You will need:<p>4 …

Favorite Party Ideas This Week

1. How could you NOT love this rainbow backdrop?<br>2. One more reason to adore fringe…<br>3. Let’s discuss how completely perfect these ribbon chandeliers …

2 Modern Takes on DIY Beaded Bracelets

Remember back in 1985 when friendship bracelets were really a status symbol? How many friends do <i>you</i> have? Let me check out your wrist and we’ll know. No need for Facebook or Instagram, just a peek at your bracelet stack and we’ll see. So silly, right? Who made that up? Regardless, we sure loved …

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Macra-make a Gorgeous Macrame Wall Hanging

Macrame is IN, so now’s the time to bust out your knot-tying skills. With all the displays at Urban Outfitters and macrame curtains lighting up Pinterest, we <i>had</i> to make our own rendition of this wall art trend. Rather than create a traditional macrame project with rope, we used an alternative …