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Knixteen

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27 Absolutely Gorgeous Home Organizing Before and Afters

Type-As will feel better just looking at these makeovers.<p>Is there anything more satisfying than an ultra-tidy closet, pantry or laundry room?

In Japan, They Have a Faster Way to Wrap Gifts

Apparently, we've been using way too many steps — and too much tape.<p>It's perhaps no surprise that the culture that invented origami is also superior when it comes to wrapping presents. Their technique is faster and, with a little practice, easier. Talk about holiday music to your ears when you're …

20 Glamorous Ways to Decorate Your Porch This Fall

For when a store-bought wreath just won't cut it.<p>Cooler weather doesn't mean the end of outdoor decorating. "Design should never be done," says Alyssa Kapito of Kapito Muller Interiors. "Changing things up seasonally is fresh and festive and keeps your home from feeling tired. Even small details …

Creative Ideas for Jack-o'-Lanterns

11 Kitchen Storage Spots You Completely Forgot About

23 Amazing Ways to Use Lavender

Soaps, scones and rooms sprays are just the beginning.<p>Wondering what to do with all that lavender you're growing in your yard? Soaps, scones and rooms sprays are just the beginning.

7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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DIY Marbling: Learn From the Experts

<i>Whether you’re an experienced crafter looking for a fresh outlet or a novice hoping to find the best avenue to channel your creative urges, there’s no time like the present to pick up a new craft. In the Learn From the Experts series, we poll some of the most skilled and inspiring sellers on Etsy</i> …

Self-improvement

Learn to Weave

My mother is a weaver, so the apartment I lived in as a kid had a loom that took up half of our living room. Growing up, I loved sitting on the ground and watching the loom’s pedals going up and down, with the sound of the shuttle moving back and forth as she worked.<p>Since then, I have often dreamed …

DIY Shibori: Learn From the Experts

<i>Whether you’re an experienced crafter looking for a fresh outlet or a novice hoping to find the best avenue to channel your creative urges, there’s no time like the present to pick up a new craft. In the Learn From the Experts series, we poll some of the most skilled and inspiring sellers on Etsy</i> …

DIY Paper Pie-Slice Boxes

Follow template instructions for cutting, and align edges of pie box to the left side of the Mini Scoring Board. Score. Align tabs and score as well.<p>Punch along the top and sides of the box with the Edge Punch.<p>Form box and adhere sides together with double-sided tape.<p>To make the tag, punch the full …

Chemicals

Napkin-Folding Ideas

Beautifully folded napkins set the scene for a holiday meal to remember. For best results, start with clean, pressed linen or cotton napkins. Be sure to starch them, and press each fold as you work. If you're expecting a sizable crowd for dinner, start your folding early.<p>Also called the water lily …

Crafting

Creative Bar Signs for Wedding Reception

It should come as little surprise that couples shell out big for a bar at their wedding reception, so why not explain your delicious drink options with a creative sign? Whether you're having a full open bar, a selection of signature cocktails, or your favorite beer and wine, put your menu front and …

Weddings

How to Plan a Perfect Rehearsal Dinner in 11 Easy Steps

Rehearsal dinners have evolved into full-blown events, but there's no need to stress out about planning your own. You've got less than 24 hours until you and your betrothed tie the knot. Family and friends have all arrived. Only one thing can keep you from having a major anxiety attack—a really fun …

5 Wedding Gimmicks That Have Got to Go

Haters gonna hate, sure. But there are some wedding decisions that are so "Why?!" that even the least-judgmental guest can't shake 'em off. Here are five of the worst staid traditions.<p><b>Releasing Doves</b><p>A photo opp that even Instagram can't make look cool, releasing two doves is considered a symbol of …

Our Favorite Posy Wedding Bouquets

If you're looking for some big floral inspiration, we suggest you think small. Seriously! Posies, which are essentially just a smaller bunch of your favorite blooms, are one of our favorite floral trends at the moment.<p>Sure, lush and fluffy bridal arrangements have long-been a bridal mainstay, but …

Weddings

At-Home Crystal Snowflakes Project

Make an Upcycled Cardboard Lantern

Have a pile of derelict boxes hanging around? Upcycled cardboard lanterns are the perfect way to transform trash into imaginative home decor that you can enjoy all year ’round. These simple lanterns are a breeze to make and add a cozy glow to any space. Any cardboard box will do, so have fun mixing …

Lavender Soap

Enjoy a relaxing herbal scent with these bars easily made from goat's milk and essential oil. A layered sprinkling of pink Himalayan salt helps to exfoliate and moisturize the skin.

Food

Ask Martha: New Product Introductions

Fish-in-a-Bag Soap

Pedestal Dishes

It's not just cake that deserves to be put on a pedestal. Using dishes you already own and flea market finds, you can build footed dishes in various styles that rise to many different occasions.<p>To create a whimsical granny-chic pedestal stand, glue a tchotchke to a gold-trimmed or floral-patterned …