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Recover Your Kitchen Chairs

Are you itching to do some redecorating? Check out Home Made for a quick how-to on how to recover your favorite chairs with a fresh new fabric.

How-To: Makeup Brush Pouch

Getting ready for a trip just got a lot easier, thanks to this handy tutorial. Jessie of Simple Dimples shows you how to make a makeup brush pouch to store all of your brushes while on the go.

Quick-Sew Pencil Pouch

Need an impromptu gift? Check out Birch Fabrics’ blog for a tutorial from Christina McKinney, the quick-sew pencil pouch. The pouch looks great thanks to some extra fun robot fabric.


Grocery Bag Holder Tutorial

With spring just a few days away, spring cleaning might be on the minds of many. Keep plastic bags handy for a second use with this grocery bag holder from In Color Order.

Recipe: Kale Mango Smoothie

Give yourself a boost of healthy—and, more importantly, <i>tasty</i>—greens with this kale mango smoothie recipe from Lucy at Craftberry Bush!<p><b>More:</b><p>Green Mojito Smoothie<br>• Summer Watermelon Smoothie<br>• How-To: Icy Lemon Smoothie<br>• Smoothie Recipes for Kids


Faux Marble Table

Poppytalk is such a lovely blog for inspiration, decor, and cool DIY projects, like this DIY faux marble tabletop project.

Flashback: Sew Comfy Natural Cushions for Wooden Chairs

<b>By Brookelynn Morris</b><p>I have a tiny little home in the woods. It’s filled with entirely hand-me-down furniture and thrift store finds. I have a “green” lifestyle, but mostly because it’s a modest lifestyle. I believe my crafty attitude has been my greatest asset in styling my house with beautiful and …


How To Make a Corn Hole Game


How-To: Sew a Fitted Sheet

Put those awesome vintage sheets you’ve been hoarding to good use! Make your own custom-sized bedding with this fitted sheet sewing tutorial from Cintia at My Poppet.<p>Head over to My Poppet to see the full how-to.


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Turn a worn or outdated hardcover into an awesome portable art studio with this recycled book art kit tutorial that Shaunte shared on Crafts Unleashed.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]

Organize Cables with Toilet Paper Tubes

Here’s a handy tip from Instructables user berserk: You may be tidy enough to keep your snake pit of miscellaneous cords, cables, and wires all organized in a single box, but if you want to take your organization to the next level, neatly coil and stow each cord individually inside a toilet paper …

How-To: Strawberry Margarita Jell-o Shots

If you’re the kind of person who likes your strawberries with Jell-O, tequila, limes, and salt, then this is the tutorial for you (or if you’re the kind of person who just likes your Jell-O shots in sweet, little, edible vessels, then this tutorial is also for you).<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Caramel Apple …

How-To: Fix a Zipper

Instructables user marcellahella posted this handy tutorial illustrating a simple way to fix a troublesome zipper!<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Mend a Fabric Tear Near a Zipper<br>• MAKE | How-To: Repair an Old Backpack<br>• MAKE | How-To: Shorten Metal Zippers


Starry Night Canvas Light

Inspiration: Herringbone Entryway Storage Bench

I’m a sucker for stylish organization options, so I’m definitely loving this herringbone entryway storage bench idea from Jessica at Mad in Crafts.<p>Head over to her site to see photos from before and after!


How-To: Giant Chevron Floor Pillows

Make your home both casual and comfy with this giant chevron floor pillow tutorial from Oven Lovin’.<p>They’re perfect for movie night!<p>Head over to Oven Lovin’ to see the full how-to.


How-To: Fluffernutter Ice Cream

This amazing-looking bowl of homemade fluffernutter ice cream was created by Chelsea of Hipsteaders.<p>[via Laughing Squid]<p><b>More:</b><p><br>•<br>•

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DIY Macrame Hanging Planter

Refinery 29 is an epic site for all things fashion, home decor, and thankfully DIY! Their latest video explores the very fun macrame moment that is happening right now and I am excited about it.

How-To: DIY Pintuck Duvet Cover

Add some serious class to your bedroom decor with this pintuck duvet cover tutorial from View Along the Way!<p>High style <i>and</i> low budget? Goodness, yes! Head over to View Along the Way to see how it’s done.


How-To: Firecracker Cupcakes

Now you can enjoy fireworks with your eyes, ears, and mouth with these Firecracker Cupcakes from Sandra of She Knows!<p>[via Neatorama]

DIY Cactus Cupcakes

There’s a specialty nursery near where I live that sells only cacti, succulents, and bonsai trees. It’s a lot of fun to visit, because I love those all three of those things — especially those small cacti and succulents in their little 3″ pots. So of course, when I saw baker and DIY maker <b>Alana</b> …


Threadbanger’s Macrame Planter

Our friends over on Threadbanger are always serving up DIY realness with their projects. I love that their spin on a macrame planter involves bold colors and GOLD.


How-To: Green Isaac’s Special

If you’re looking for a refreshing tropical cocktail that’s not too sweet, then you might consider trying this Hemingway-approved Green Isaac’s Special. Named after the Isaac Islands in the Bahamas, Hemingway describes the drink in the novel <i>Islands in the Stream</i>.<p>Where Thomas Hudson lay on the …

Watermelon Cooler


How-To: Embroidered Cardboard Bangle Bracelet

Turn a leftover packing tape roll into an awesome piece of wearable art with this embroidered cardboard bangle bracelet tutorial that Alison Strang shared on WhimseyBox.<p>Such a great idea! Head on over to WhimseyBox to see the full how-to.

The (15 Minute) Belly Blasting Workout

Even women who are otherwise slender and fit can end up with a belly pooch due to underworked lower abdominal muscles. This workout will tap into the deep abdominal muscles—the transverse abdominis—that pull in your waistline like a corset. Do these moves one after another with no rest in between. …

10 Essential Photo Editing Apps

We’ve covered all kinds of apps for making your photos and photo shoots more fun, but we wanted to get back to basics and cover the apps you should without a doubt have on your phone. That way you can make sure you and your friends, and all those delicious meals you make and order, look their best …

Pineapple Lantern | Now That’s Pretty

Sometimes you just need a bit of fun in your life, something quirky and different! And I bet you already have the items needed to make this - click through and you’ll see what I mean!

Recycled Fridge • Recyclart

Old fridge painted in blue and white colors. To decorate it I used the graphic design of my friend Maxime …