Molly Larobina

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Check Meowt! Cat, Owl, and Panda Knee High Socks pattern by Lauren Riker

You can count on everyone checking you out when you rock these amazingly awesome animal knee high socks! Not only will people admire your …

Thigh High Footless Socks pattern by Lion Brand Yarn

<i>These toe-less leggings are a quirky and fun fashion statement. Add these leg warmers to your wardrobe! (Lion Brand Yarn)</i><p>SKILL LEVEL: Easy + (Level 3)<p>…

Crochet

Nogat pattern by Justyna Lorkowska

<i>If you purchase 5 of my self-published designs at the same time (they need to be in the same cart), you will get the least expensive for free!</i><p><i>Picture</i> …

Knitting

Make an EARPHONE HOLDER…from a mint container (VIDEO included)

Make an EARPHONE HOLDER…from a mint container (VIDEO included) I love listening to music. I almost always play some type of music while cleaning the …

earphone

I thought all you needed to be a good parent was to love your kids. I was wrong | Melissa Hood

My middle son tested all my parenting abilities, and they were found wanting. Ante-natal classes aren’t stigmatised, so why should parenting classes?<p>At the time I had my first child I was a solicitor, a job for which I’d studied and trained and got qualifications. You’d think that those negotiating …

Parenting

Venn pattern by Ella Austin

A striking infinity scarf knit in the round using shaping and colourwork to form overlapping circles. Venn is a unique and fun knit inspired by the …

Knitting

12 Unique Container Gardens That Will Jazz Up Your Plants

You're going to want a bathtub, bicycle, and birdcage ASAP.<p>Anyone with a green thumb will tell you that their garden is a form of expression — and these clever planters are here to take that experience up another notch. Give your flowers tons of personality with tricycle, bird cage, and more unique …

7 DIY Projects That Will Maximize Your Outdoor Space

Warm spring weather gives handy homeowners the perfect opportunity to maximize their alfresco space with beautiful backyard updates. To help you create your own luxuriant garden haven, we’ve partnered with eBay to bring you the most innovative DIY projects to enhance your outdoor oasis, from …

10 Ways to Squeeze Furniture Into Small Spaces

These crafty homeowners made the most of what they had.<p>These crafty homeowners made the most of what they had.

The 50 Children's Books That Should Be in Every Family Library

The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).<p>The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).

Make your own ball of yarn!

Have you seen those multi-colored, multi-textured novelty yarns where loads of different textures and colors are knotted together into one big …

DIY Kid-Friendly Bath Paints

Want to make bath time a bit more like super-fun playtime? Your little ones will love these kid-friendly bath paints—and the clean-up is easy, so you will too!<p>Creative kids and toddlers can paint to their heart’s content, then wash the mess away while washing themselves with this fun corn starch …

Make a Pretty Woven Necklace with Beadwork

Try your hand at weaving with a fun small-scale project—make yourself a pretty woven necklace with beadwork!<p>You don’t need special equipment to pick up this new craft skill. Grab some cotton twine and a handful of beads in your favorite color, and you’ll have a unique piece of jewelry in no …

Make a Set of DIY Paper Dandelion Lanterns

Make a set whimsical DIY paper dandelion lanterns for your LED tea lights with this free printable!<p>Want to bring some DIY beauty to a relaxing summer evening? Raid your office or recycle bin for paper and empty plastic water bottles, then use your digital cutter or craft knife to create some …

How To Arm Knit A Blanket

Beeswax Hat pattern by Amy van de Laar

Bees are exceptionally clever creatures. Honeybees use their beeswax to create strong and highly efficient honeycomb structures, which they use for …

Thrift Store Decor: Painted Wooden Bowls

Whether I’m looking for photo props or dresser-top catch-alls, decorative bowls are hard to resist. This is especially true when those delightful containers are painted wooden bowls with custom stenciled patterns!<p>Transform thrifted wooden bowls into your new favorite jewelry holder or house key …

Game of Thrones Direwolf Brooch

For all the Game of Thrones fans out there, you can have your own little Ghost brooch to keep you company until the new season starts in just a couple months! This requires knowledge of a couple different types of embroidery stitches, including the back stitch (my favorite), and the satin stitch …

Game of Thrones

Cold Weather Knitting: Reversible Cowl

I don’t know how the weather is where you live, but here in Brooklyn, it has been stupid cold for more than a week. Like, well below freezing cold. Curse the fact that you’re living in a drafty old brownstone cold. Zip a hot water bottle into your hoodie cold. (I’m not kidding. Even as I write …

How To Strip and Refinish Wood Furniture

You'd never know it, but this Mid-Century Modern credenza was once disguised in flat white paint. For twenty bucks, it was really hard to resist …

How-To: Rustic Twig Arrows

Alice made these adorable arrows to decorate her place for Christmas, but lucky for us arrows are still in season with Valentines Day just around the corner. Double duty ornaments, I like that.<p>This project may give you a chance to use up bits of crafty stuff you already have in your stash. And for …

How-To: Honeycomb Hexagon Wall

Create your own gorgeous texture and color-filled accent wall with this impressive honeycomb hexagon wall tutorial from Mandi at Vintage Revivals!<p>The final photo at the top of this post shows this pretty patterned wall in a kid’s room, but with a few decor-matching colors, I think it would look …

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Tea

south marysburgh slippers

{EDITED TO ADD: Finally - a printable PDF! You can find it here.}<p>It's been a long time since I posted a pattern, but after making three pairs of …

DIY Plumbing Pipe Table Tutorial.

I’ve been shopping around for a patio table but just couldn’t seem to find the perfect one. When you can’t find one, make one! As promised I’m back …

Rainbow Jar

Playdough To Plato - Fun learning activities for kids! Literacy, math, science and more.Science for kids ages 2 and up.We love fun <b>kids’ science</b> and …

How-To: Twig and Ribbon Tree Ornament

Looking for a relatively mess free craft to do with the kids? Try this wonderful twig and ribbon tree ornament from Fireflies and Mud Pies.<p>I love this craft for three reasons:<p>– You can take the kids on a nature walk to collect the perfect sticks to use, and it will make the ornament that much more …

How-To: Spun Sugar

Need a new trick to pull out of your recipe box? Try your hand at spun sugar and be a show off this Christmas!<p>Karen from The Art of Doing Stuff gives you a no nonsense look at what it takes to create these delicate strands of sweetness.<p>Check out Karen’s blog for a complete tutorial. You might be …

Christmas

Weaving In Ends: Invisible vs. Visible Methods

Finishing up some knitted gifts? Make sure that you weave those ends in properly with this thorough tutorial by Jane Richmond for Very Shannon.<p>Not only does this tutorial show you how to use both invisible and visible methods of weaving in ends, it explains when it makes the most sense to use them!

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