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32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Century-Old Photographs of Adorable Cats and Dogs

Harry Whittier Frees, an American photographer who lived from 1879 to 1953, may have created the original LOLcat images! His funny photographs show adorable animals dressed up in clothes and posed in human situations. Often accompanied by humorous captions, the photographs depict the furry little …

7 DIY Concrete Projects You Can Make With One $5 Bag Of Concrete Mix

These awesome DIYs will make you glad that you lugged that 80-pound bag of concrete mix home. If you make all of them, it comes out to less than $2 per project.<p>For ambitious DIYers who are willing to buy more than a single bag of concrete, here are a couple extra projects:

31 Impossibly Fun Wedding Ideas

Add a touch of ~pizzazz~ to your special day.

Sweet & Clever Valentine’s Day Cards #5

If you’re a fan of hand-lettering, great typography, and fun illustration, then I think you’re going to dig this group of lovely love cards. Looking …

Kitchen Wall Art

Lately I have been working on organizing and decorating in the kitchen/diningroom of my house. Even though these spaces are pretty small I have …

Make Your Own Braided Rug

I've wanted to make rugs for as long as I can remember. Even in high school I want to make my own home decor. Rugs are a little intimidating because …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Brussels Sprouts, In Season in December

Tips on buying, storing, and cooking Brussels sprouts, in season in December<p>Earthy, nutty-tasting Brussels sprouts get a bad rap because they are so easy to overcook, resulting in a mushy texture and pungent aroma. When cooked properly, these little cabbages are crisp-tender, with a pleasant crunch …

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Look At These Little Otters Make Art

So many thanks to the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo for using painting as a part of their training project.

Ice Skating Penguin Cookies | She Knows

<b>Ice Skating Penguin Cookies</b> | <i>She Knows</i><p>OK so these little fellas might be a little fiddly, but they are so cute, I think they would be totally worth the time! I especially love the little ‘skating tracks’ in the icing. All your guests will be clambering to eat/Instagram these!

Cool Painted Jeans

Wooden Cross Stitch Xmas Ornament

Great cross-stitch pattern for a quick and easy last-minute Christmas decoration or gift. Just follow the simple step-by-step tutorial.<p>204<p>883

Cozy Tabletop Christmas Trees from gently worn or cast-off sweaters DIY

These darling trees come from BH&G and are made from sweaters no longer wearable. Refurbished and ready for their new lives as “Cozy Tabletop …

Soft Cork Bowls That You Can Adjust

I’m dying over these ‘Adjust-a-Bowl’ Soft Cork Bowls from bambuShop. They’re made from a cork fabric that adjusts to hold just about everything. If …

To DIY For: 25 Wall Art Gifts You Can Make

If you got excited when you saw this list of 100 wall art DIY projects or couldn’t wait to try our wire wall writing project then you’ll love our latest roundup. These 25 projects are present-perfect and will make any friend or family member thrilled. Not to mention you get the added bonus of …

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A Fun New Way to Present Christmas Gifts

Who said the only place presents should be kept is under a tree? We love this fun, new idea of a gift cart, made from a spray painted wooden crate and caster wheels. We know we’d spruce it up even more with LED lights or metallic garland!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>caster wheels ( 4 )<br>• wooden crate<br>• spray …

2013's Most Popular Songs In Epic One Video

Now even if you're not an avid fan of the music of Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift or Justin Bieber you have to appreciate the incredible editing skills on …

A Coffee Maker That Looks Like It Comes From A Chemistry Lab

The Café Balāo is a coffee maker that’d look right at home in chemistry class, but it’s simple enough for anyone to use.<p>Perhaps it’s the late nights at the lab, or just the fact that the ubiquitous glassware is so well suited for double duty brewing up a cup of joe, but chemistry and coffee have …

Puzzle Pots

Generic terracotta and cement planter pots do little to save space with their conical shapes, making them less than ideal for compact living spaces. …

A 3D Printed Chess Set That’s Also a Micro Planter

How adorable is this chess set by XYZ Workshop? Loosely based on Bauhaus-style chess pieces, this 3D printed set cleverly incorporates nature into an …

DIY: Friendship Bracelet chevron rug

You know how friendship bracelets are totally back? Well, I can’t quite bring myself to get into it after 15 years but I love the bright colors, the …

Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book

Tumble down the rabbit hole and find yourself in an inky black-and-white wonderland.<br>This interactive activity book takes you on a ramble through a secret garden created in beautifully detailed pen-and-ink illustrations—all waiting to be brought to life through coloring, but each also sheltering all kinds of tiny creatures just waiting to be found. And there are also bits of the garden that still need to be completed by you.<br>Appealing to all ages, the intricately-realized world of the <i>Secret …

Hostess Gift Idea: Etched Wooden Spoons

This holiday season, thank your host or hostess with something stylish and handmade. Make a set of lovely etched wooden spoons with this project idea from Design Mom!<p>Ready to get started? Head over to Design Mom to see more photos, tips, and tricks!

18 Cute Cozies Your Tortoise Can Rock This Winter

Etsy shop MossyTortoise has your little guy covered with these adorable "yard-finders."

Learn How to Needle Felt with Woolbuddies + Book Giveaway!

Our friend, master needle felter Jackie Huang, recently came out with an amazing new book, called <i>Woolbuddies</i>. In it, Jackie goes through the basics of how to get started needle felting, and then he shows you how to make animals that are simple, moderate, and challenging. His creatures are so …

How-To: Danish-Inspired Jack-o’-Lantern

Add a touch of whimsey to your Halloween pumpkin carving with this Danish-inspired jack-o’-lantern tutorial that Jessica Marquez shared on Design Sponge!<p>Ready to get carving? Head over to Design Sponge to see the full project.

How-To: Cross-Stitched Pumpkins

As a woman obsessed with needlework, I wholeheartedly approve of this awesome cross-stitched pumpkin tutorial from Ashley at Blog a la Carte!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to Blog a la Carte to learn the technique!

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Neon Cuckoo Clocks

Kayln McCutcheon of GallivantingGirls demonstrates how much a fresh paint job can completely transform an object into something new and unique with these striking neon cuckoo clocks.<p>[via Motley Craft-O-Rama]