Linda Barr

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36 Inspiring Kitchens with White Cabinets and Dark Granite

Gallery featuring images of 36 Inspiring Kitchens with White Cabinets and Dark Granite counters that are sure to inspire any kitchen design into …

Interior Design

9 Paint Color Rules Worth Breaking

Rules are made to be broken—this is as true for interior design as it is for anything else. Read on for 9 common rules about paint colors that merit …

How to Make Your Home Look Expensive

Buying a room full of pricey furniture and accessories does not guarantee that it will look elegant and high-end. And styling a space on a tight budget doesn't mean that it will look cheap. Instead, achieving a rich, refined look is all about adding key pieces and using some styling tricks. Check …

Home Decorating

Starry night

Venus - Mars-Moon conjunction Friday night. Over west side of Manhattan. Shot from frozen running track at the reservoir in Central Park. #nightsky #nightskyphotos #moon #planets #nyc

So emerald night

Elegant Coastal Wedding at Half Moon Bay

Here in New England we've endured week after week of blizzard-like conditions, so to say this warm, coastal beauty is a breath of fresh air? Well, …

Daughter Bans Parents from Her Wedding with Scathing Faux Invite

Australian bride sends her parents an 'uninvitation' to her wedding<p>Shutterstock<p>Reddit via Imgur<p>An Australian woman who claims her parents abused her …

Sweet and ethereal ~

How-To: Introduction to Hand-Lettering

If you’ve always admired lovely hand-lettering, but weren’t sure where or how to get started, you’re in for a treat! Megan from Makewells has shared a great beginner-friendly introduction to hand-lettering over on Alisa Burke’s blog.<p>The best part: You won’t have to buy any fancy tools or pens to …

Typography

5 Tips for Accurate Sewing

When it comes to sewing, accuracy plays a huge role in your final outcome—it’s hard to fudge things like straight seams and neat hems. So, if you’re looking for a few simple techniques that could make a huge difference in your next project, you’ll definitely want to check out these 5 tips for …

How-To: Oversized Cross Stitch Canvas Art

The art of oversized cross stitch has been gaining popularity over the last few years. We’ve seen it stitched up and even painted onto pegboards because it provides an perfect grid of evenly spaced holes. If you’re not a fan of the peg board look, but are still into stitching something large, this …

Pop Secret: Easy Paper-Bag Microwave Popcorn

When it comes to homemade snacks, nothing beats a freshly popped bag of popcorn. But if you don’t have the time or wherewithal for the stovetop variety of this crunchy delight, then why not make your own microwave popcorn in a brown paper bag? Says Daniel Gritzer of Serious Eats:<p>Recently one of my …

Flavors

Indoor Gardening: Forcing Hyacinths

If you’ve ever seen gorgeous flower arrangements with bulbs blooming early or entirely off-season and wondered how it was done, here’s your chance to trick Mother Nature! Learn the art of forcing hyacinths with this step-by-step tutorial that Melanie Falick shared on the Creativebug Blog and enjoy …

Gardening

How-To: Adjustable Straps for Bras and Tops

Adjustable bra straps are an obvious necessity for a good fit in lingerie, but if you’ve ever pinned straps to make them sorter or lamented the fit of a too-high neckline or tight arm opening, you just might find them to be an equally practical solution for strap-y tops and tanks of all kinds! …

Upcycled Globe Art

Turn an old outdated globe into this wonderful statement piece for your home. I simply adore the font used in this project. The easiest way to achieve this look is to cut out some vinyl letters from your trusty digital cutting machine, but this can also be done by hand. Use the vinyl as a mask when …

Monogram Photo Collage

In honor of the Family Day holiday coming up this Monday here in Ontario, Canada, I wanted to share a fun little project that will get you to bust out the old family albums and take a walk down memory lane.<p>Gather up your favorite photos, and make black and white photocopies with a laser copier (not …

Collage

Decoupage Wooden Coat Hanger

Want to give your closet a mini makeover? Try this fantastic decoupage project that uses fancy patterned napkins to give your wooden hangers a fresh new look.<p>This is a great idea if you are looking for a hanger to use for a special occasion like a wedding! Be sure to seal them really well with a …

How-To: 4-Step Leather Tote

Creating your own durable custom leather bag might seem like an intimidating idea, but it’s actually pretty darn easy. Armed with a leather-specific needle and a sewing machine, even beginners will find it quick and easy to stitch up a simple tote!<p>Despite sometimes having the reputation of being …

Sewing

How-To: Arm Knitting a Scarf In 20 Minutes

If you need a scarf in a hurry and you’ve got a few skeins of chunky yarn handy, then treat yourself to this hypnotic arm knitting tutorial video from Wool And The Gang, which gracefully demonstrates the making of an entire arm knit scarf in 20 minutes.

Knitting

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How-To: Mug Cake Teacher Gift

Start the new school year off right: make mug cake teacher gifts for new faces and old favorites with this tutorial from Heather at Dollar Store Crafts!

Cake