Alyssa Pierce

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DIY Fold-Away Cardboard Box Playhouse

[Not a valid template]<p>No cardboard box goes unused at our house but the problem is they are difficult to store after our son is done playing with …

DIY: A Carpet of Brilliant Sapphire Stars for Your Garden

The first spring at our new home is proving a season of surprises as the plantings of the previous owners reveal themselves. Somewhere after the …

Packing Tape Image Transfers

I love image transfers. It’s something I’m always using in my journals but there are so many other fun uses for them. All you need to make a transfer …

Bright Ideas for Incandescent Bulbs

The incandescent bulbs that shone so merrily in the Queen's palaces all her life and yours, Dear Reader, is going to be phased out by the federal …

Homemade Toys and Games

These handmade toys and games are meant for little hands to enjoy -- but children can lend a hand with the construction, too.<p>Kids don't need to pull any strings to find puppets eager to put on a show. In fact, they can make the chatty creatures themselves with paper.


Kids' Party Crafts

Keep young guests entertained with our favorite party crafts for kids.<p>The real party animals are bound to come out when kids decorate store-bought blowouts with cute paper critters. Use our clip-art designs, or let little artists draw their own.


Nature Crafts for Kids

Let young crafters take inspiration from their natural surroundings. With a little imagination, flowers, leaves, twigs, and shells can be transformed into works of art.<p>Kids will love creating these one-of-a-kind seashell koalas out of scallop and clam shells.


Manly Crafts

• <b>Author:</b> Authors and Editors of Instructables<p>Manly Crafts gives you full step-by-step instructions for 35 crafty projects with nothing frilly, lacy, or pastel in sight. Learn how to make a 5-cent wedding band, leather iPod case, and paracord bullwhip! All projects come from, are …

For a Healthy Lunch, Check Your Freezer

Find out why microwavable meals may be better for you than you think<p>Frozen food gets a bad rap, but new research suggests that it might be unwarranted: Eating a frozen meal instead of buying your lunch can help improve several aspects of your health, according to new research presented at a …

Homemade Body Scrubs: Sugar vs. Salt

Even though spring was slow to arrive this year, I bet you’re as happy as I am to finally trade in your bulky winter wardrobe for a lighter one. But …

Must-Have Cult Product: Fresh’s Sugar Lip, Face, and Body Polishes

A spoonful of sugar may make the medicine go down, but it can also enhance your skincare efforts. The Sugar Collection by Fresh, including products …