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Low Fat Apple Cake

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C (350 degrees F).<p>Grease and flour a 22 cm (8.5 inch) pan and set aside.<p>Peel, core, and thinly slice the apples.<p>Place …

Dessert

50 Wall Art Pieces Under $50 to Buy or DIY

Take it from a gal who just moved into her first apartment — decorating is not cheap. After dropping major bills on furniture and housewares, it’s hard to justify spending that extra buck on wall art, you know? But those white walls need a little love too, and adding art you love is the best way to …

50 Times Sarah Jessica Parker Dressed Like Carrie Bradshaw in Real Life

No scrunchies in sight.<p><i>Sex and the City</i>'s Carrie Bradshaw may have put Sarah Jessica Parker on the map as a style icon, but the Manolos and tutus that defined her covetable wardrobe didn't stop at the screen. The actress's off-camera look is just as fun-loving and fashion-forward as the NYC …

Women's Fashion

9 Skinny Scarves That Will Make Your Outfit Way Cooler

Channel your inner Steven Tyler.<p>A scarf is not your typical summer accessory, but the latest skinny versions in breathable silky fabrics are a major game-changer. Worn with a vintage tee or tucked into a linen button-down, a slim scarf adds a cool element to casual summer styles. Check out eight of …

This Is Your Ultimate Short Hair Style Guide

It’s no secret that short hair is having a serious moment right now. Sure, when summer rolls around we’ll probably all be yearning for that “long hair, don’t care” kind of look, but for now, we’re loving those chopped locks. One commonly considered downside when taking the short-hair plunge is that …

The Best Tearjerker Movies Of All Time

Bring on the ugly cry.<p>Some films elicit a glistening tear for a scene or two. Others wait ‘til the end to tie that proverbial knot in your throat. But these films grab hold of the heartstrings from the very beginning and never stop tugging. Ready for a good cry? Let’s feel the feels.<p><i>The Fox and the</i> …

DIY Water Candles

Make yourself some pleasant lighting to get through the increasingly long, cold nights with this handy water candles tutorial from Instructables member Von Malegowski. All you need are a few household materials, including a jar, cooking oil, water, a candle wick, and a piece of plastic to make a …

30 DIY Calendars to Help You Count Down to Christmas

We know we haven’t even hit Thanksgiving yet, but holiday commercials are all over TV. Kids are making their ever-growing wish lists. And stores are decked to the nines in snowflakes and fake evergreen trees. There’s no better way to make the wait a little more fun than with an advent calendar. …

DIY Pressed Rose Petal Tray - Say Yes

We live right across from a beautiful rose garden in Golden Gate Park and sometimes Henry and I collect petals to press on our way home. This DIY …

50 Beautiful DIY Wall Art Ideas For Your Home

Just weeks away from the Holiday Season and with Halloween almost knocking at the door, many of us are thinking about adding cool new decorations and …

10 Gift Wrap Ideas for Design Lovers

You love design. You love creative solutions. You love taking your guests by surprise with your clever decorating strategies. Why not take them by …

More DIY Advent Calendars To Make With The Kids

Anyone else noticing how advent calendars have experienced a true revival in the last few years?! When I was a kid, we bought our advent calendar at …

DIY Project: Mixed Metal Natural Gift Toppers

We all have our own ways of showing our friends and family how much we love them when it comes gift-giving time. My way: gift wrap. Honestly, I sort …

5 Holiday DIY Ideas for Pet Lovers

When it comes to pets, we’ve got pets of all sizes covered here at Brit HQ. And as it turns out, many of the pets here were either adopted or rescued, so why not give them an extra dose of love this holiday season?<p>While we love scouting the web for the funniest new toys for our cats and dogs, we …

Orange Octopus, More Creatures Found Deep in Antarctic Sea

Wildlife<p><b>A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s</b> <b>bottom dwellers.</b><p>The newfound sea snail, or limpet, is from a group that specializes in feeding on …

Alien Cockroach Species Invading the U.S.

<b>New York City, home to eight million people and untold numbers of cockroaches, just got a few more of the latter.</b><p>A newly seen species, <i>Periplaneta japonica,</i> has just been <i></i>discovered in New York’s elevated High Line park. As its name implies, the cockroach is native to Japan, and this is the first …

Make Pretty Paper Flowers in Under 10 Minutes

Have you noticed the pretty paper flowers available at stores like West Elm, Pottery Barn, and even our favorite place to swoon, Anthropologie? Well, instead of spending $5 or more per flower, why not make dozens for way under $10?! For today’s installment of DIY Basics, we’ll show you how to …

Flowers

Take Family Pics + Selfies With These Holiday Photo Props (Free Printables!)

It’s Paparazzi time, holiday style. And we’re giving you a little gift. The gift of photo booth prop printables for all of your holiday parties. ‘Tis the season!<p>As you may already know, we’ve just opened up Brit + Co SF, a new pop-up retail experience right here at Brit HQ in San Francisco! There …

Make a gift bow from a magazine page

In gift wrap emergencies when you've got the present but need some wrapping, here's an idea for turning a magazine page into a bow. There may be …

The 28 Best Christmas Tree Toppers You Can Buy or DIY

We’ve shown you ways to amp up your Christmas tree with awesomely modern and easy DIY ornaments, but we all know that no tree is complete without a topper. Come on, if you use cake toppers and gift toppers, then there’s no way you can skip it on the ultimate piece of holiday decor. Check out these …

How to Make DIY Stamps For Holiday Gift Wrap

Ever wandered into a paper store and pined over all of their chic wrapping papers, gift tags and cards? You know what I’m talking about – those unique papers that have a little bit of homemade flair that you’re dying to buy. Here at Brit + Co. we decided it was time to revamp the classic holiday …

30 Creative Gifts for Your Favorite Maker

Believe it or not, Home alone might just be the ultimate DIY Christmas. Really, think about it. Kevin McCallister built his own home security system in one night! If most of us tried that we’d probably be a mess of hot glue and thread.<p>The good news is, you don’t have to be Kevin to give the gift of …

Solid Perfume Tutorial - Great for Gifts and Traveling!

We travel a lot, and the limit on liquids requires me to cut back on the beauty supplies I bring with me. My perfume is one of the items that I …

Beauty

20 Festive (and Free!) Holiday Printables

There’s no turning back now — the holidays are here! And with the holidays come parties, gifts, cards, and more. So, let us make some of your holiday planning easier by sharing 20 of our favorite festive holiday printables from all over the web. Oh, and you might want to stock up on some card stock …

10 Unconventional Ways to Frame Art

Finding the right frame for your photos or art is an essential final step in showcasing your masterpieces. While we naturally swoon over all frames gilded and colorful, we’re currently tossing aside the conventional wood and glass display for these 10 unique ways to frame your art. From sleek …

Make This DIY Pantone Advent Calendar in Under 5 Minutes

We know, we know. Technically, advent calendars kicked off their advent-ing on Sunday December 1st but… better late than never, eh? Especially when combining Pantone with one of our favorite holiday traditions. As long as you’ve got the right supplies, this advent calendar literally takes 5 minutes …