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Flashback: No-Carve Stamps

<b>By Jeromina Juan</b><p>Ever wonder about the possibilities of designing your own stamps without having to carve anything? There is a simple way! You’ll need one ordinary household object – silicone caulking. Yes, the one you use on your bathtub, sinks, and windows!<p>With no carving to do at all, this task …

DIY

Technique – Peacock Swirl Soap

LoveinSoap.com shows you how to make a peacock tail or swirled batch of soaps. The ladies finish off the tutorial with a simple video that walks you …

Best of DIYs | Veneer Pendant Lighting

7 Comments<p>Back in 2011 Holly of The Adventures of an Almost 40 Year Old Intern contacted me about a fun pendant light DIY she had made. The result …

Yard Art – Crystal Mushrooms

Finally something to do with all that assorted Crystal you got for your wedding day, you know the ones you put into the back of the cupboard cause …

Mushrooms

Cement Geo Coasters

Make these awesome industrial-style cement geo coasters with this easy step-by-step tutorial.<p>448<p>1388

DIY Watermelon Pinata

Pipe Cleaner Penguins

These friendly pipe cleaner penguins will look cool chilling out on a desk, tucked into a pocket or even hung on a necklace. Easy to create using …

Clay Feathers

100 Layer Cake shows us an easy way to make feathers out of clay. This is a lovely project that you can interpret any way you want. Use your feathers as decor, a gift topper, or a place card as shown in the photo.

Chemicals

How-To: Ripstop Nylon Hammock

Insructables user Mrballeng put together a great tutorial that shows how to make a durable and light-weight hammock from ripstop nylon, so you can nap on the go!

Travel

How-To: Wire Word Rings

Looking for a fun weekend DIY? Whip up a cute custom wire word ring with this detailed tutorial from emilyvanleemput on Instructables!<p>Ready to make a ring of your own? Head over to Instructables to see the full how-to.<p>[Via Sulia]

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How-To: Sprouting Jars

Love sprouts? Grow your own healthy salad and sandwich toppers with this sprouting jar tutorial and sprouting 101 post from Boulder Locavore!<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to Boulder Locavor to see how it’s done.

Boulder

Wayne Losey on Making Toys with 3D Printers

A couple years ago, Wayne left a career in the toy industry when he got “tired of the game”, and co-founded Dynamo Development Labs to find new approaches to creating toys. Around that time, affordable 3d printing grabbed his attention. It got him wondering what it could mean for manufacturing, …

How-To: Mini Leather Belt Ring

Have some leather scraps taking up room in your craft stash? We’ve got the perfect project for you! Make your own cute mini leather belt ring with this fun tutorial from Kat at We Can Re-Do It.

Jewelry

How-To: Recycled Book Art Kit

Turn a worn or outdated hardcover into an awesome portable art studio with this recycled book art kit tutorial that Shaunte shared on Crafts Unleashed.<p>This is such a great handmade gift idea for the artsy adults and kids in your life! Head over to Crafts Unleashed to see the full how-to.<p>[Via Sulia]

Crafting

DIY Necklace Length Guide

Stop guessing and start making with this fantastically useful necklace length guide infographic that Jonelle from Design Thrift shared as part of her DIY Basics series.<p>[Via Sulia]<p><b>More:</b><p>Sewing Machine Needle Anatomy Lesson<br>• Manual Photography Cheatsheet

DIY

How-To: Leaf-Imprinted Clay Necklace

Make your own nature-inspired pendants with this leaf-imprinted clay necklace tutorial from Adrianne at Happy Hour Projects.<p>Head over to Happy Hour Projects to see the full how-to!

Crafting

Meditation: 5 Life-Changing Reasons Why And 10 Tips How

<b>Just when we thought we had heard all the benefits of meditating, we learned a few more interesting facts in this 15-minute video by Philosopher’s</b> …

5 Steps To Harness The Power Of Intention

Intention is the starting point of every dream. It is the creative power that fulfills all of our needs, whether for money, relationships, spiritual …

Lessons from Love and Loss: Lean into Your Life While You Can

<b>“Learn to appreciate what you have before time makes you appreciate what you had.” ~Unknown</b><p>I was standing there crying harder than I had ever cried …

Positive Thinking

DIY Laser Engraver - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

If you have some old donated scanners and printers chances are you have most of the stuff needed to make your own DIY Laser Engraver. The main thing …

Incredible 3D Decorated Cookies

If it wasn’t enough that there are ridiculously talented cookie decorators out there, they have to go vertical on me, too. Here are a few crazy …

Make Decorative Printed Soaps

• Bar soap, $1<br>• Tissue paper, on hand or $1<br>• Computer & printer, on hand<br>• Graphic, free<br>• Wax paper, on hand or $1<br>• Hair dryer, on hand

Gaiam's Colleen Saidman on the Yoga Lifestyle

The Power of Yoga to Change Lives<p>Colleen Saidman knows a few things about yoga. She began practicing in 1987, while using it as a compliment to her …

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What I Know About Motherhood Now That I Practice Meditation

Nine months ago a seed was planted. Ok people, not THAT kind of seed. I didn't do any baby making, but I did start a journey that has changed my life for the better, similar to how becoming a mom made me see the world a bit differently.<p>Back in September of 2012 I took my first meditation class at a …

Releasing the Need for Approval and Making Peace with Yourself

<b>“Lean too much on other people's approval and it becomes a bed of thorns.” ~Tehyi Hsieh</b><p>In the face of a conflict with another, the wisdom that most …