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DIY Office Hacks that Your Boss will Thank You for

We all know that the more organized are, the more we ultimately end up getting done. This is extremely true in the workplace. If you have a messy and …

Butterfly Wings Afghan

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Cute DIY Birthday Card Ideas

Buying your friends and family funny, thoughtful, or sentimental birthday cards is always a nice gesture. If you’re an avid DIY enthusiast like us, …

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Seashell Wreath

Make a pretty Seashell Wreath with supplies found at a dollar store. This easy craft is inexpensive and a fun way to remember a special beach …

DIY Beach Themed Centerpiece

Even though I don't live near the ocean, I'm an island girl at heart. I absolutely love the ocean, hearing the waves, and spending days on the beach. …

Flashback: Reverse Canvas Wall Pockets

<b>By Cathe Holden</b><p>Upcycle new or used stretched canvases into wall pockets to organize mail, papers, stationery, notes, coupons and reminders, or just create funky wall art with flea market finds!<p>Materials<p><b>Stretched canvases</b> new or used <b><br>Burlap or other fabric<br>Hot glue<br>Hanging hardware<br>Rubber date stamp</b> …

Designs for Dad: Printable Father’s Day Beer Glass Decals and Coaster Tags

Looking for fun ideas for DIY Dad’s Day gifts? These printable Father’s Day beer glass decals and coaster tag templates are a great place to start!<p>Use printable or adhesive vinyl to create your own unique DIY beer glasses and cool coaster tags—no graphic design experience required!<p>Ready to give it …

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How-To: Baby Carseat Cover

If you’ve ever had a sleeping baby in tow and wished that your carseat came equipped with a “Do Not Disturb” sign, this smart, practical baby carseat cover tutorial from Cluck Cluck Sew is definitely for you.<p>Give your napping little ones a touch of privacy when you’re out and about—or protect your …

How-To: Make a Magnetic Knife Rack

I think we can all agree, handmade gifts are the best. And this DIY rustic wooden knife rack is among the most rad gift ideas I have seen yet!<p>You may end up making this, and like it so much that you decide to keep it for yourself. Fair enough, but I hope you plan ahead and get enough materials to …

DIY Animated Loading Message Birthday Card

Now that it’s been 20 years since Windows 95 came out, make your longtime PC-loving friend a birthday card that illustrates their advanced age by referencing that ancient operating system with this diabolically clever DIY animated loading message birthday card tutorial by Instructables member …

Flashback: Chalkboard Hangers

<b>By Jessica Wilson</b><p>I’ve been using skirt and pants hangers to hold works in progress (WIP) for a half-dozen or so years. Because I lack pretty wall space, the projects that hang from the hangers generally end up in the closet where they are quickly forgotten. It’s that whole out of sight, out of mind …

How-To: DIY Glitter Tights

Want to frolic around your New Year’s Eve party like a festive and sparkly holiday fairy? Check out this DIY glitter tights tutorial from Annalisa on Moustachic!<p>Fair warning: Tights stretch, and you will be working with glitter and adhesive, not woven-in sparkle fibers, so you should expect these …

How-To: Brass Wire Bangle Bracelet

Add some DIY style to any outfit—casual or dressy—with this simple but lovely brass wire bangle bracelet tutorial from Emma Ruth Jones!<p>I love how a simple clasp can turn a plain wire bangle into something special.<p>Want to give it a try? Click here to see the full how-to.

How-To: Doggie Silhouette Shrinky Dink Charm

Here’s a great reason to start taking even more pet photos! This awesome project comes to us from Kia at With Lovely.<p>Take a clear contrasted image of your favorite four legged friend, and use it as a guide to create a jewelry charm through the crafty magic of Shrinky Dinks, a.k.a. shrink plastic # …

How-To: Personalized Name Plate Hangers

Make a wedding day, prom night, or any other big event feel even more special with two creative methods for making personalized hangers—engraving and leather stamping—from Always Rooney.<p>These would make a great handmade gift idea for wedding parties, graduations, or even baby showers!<p>Ready to give …

Flashback: Thankful Tree

<b>By Vanessa Coppola</b><p>It has become a Thanksgiving tradition for my family to go around the table and say what we are each thankful for. This has become my favorite part of the meal. I want to carry over this tradition with my 1 year old, so I came up with the Thankful Tree. This tree is a throwback to …

Freebie | Santa Claus Christmas Countdown Calendar

Kids will love this Christmas countdown idea! Add cotton wool balls to Santa’s beard as the month progresses. So clever! Get the free printable at …

DIY Giant Gift Bow Wrap

Do you have a little something for a special someone? Why not give them a big surprise with this ingenious DIY Giant Bow Gift Wrap tutorial from Oh Happy Day?<p>Last month when my daughter and I were wrapping a birthday gift to bring to her friend’s party, the result was sort of underwhelming – …

Download a Free Printable Birthday Infographic Poster

This adorable free printable poster from Petite Lemon is the perfect photo prop for your child’s next birthday party. There’s space for photos as …

How-To: File Folder Blank Book

I love pretty office supplies, but I’m always disappointed that cool folders never come in packs large enough for me to, say, actually use them in my filing cabinet. (All my folders must be matchy-matchy, or it’ll drive me crazy.) More often than not, I’ll end up buying the folders with the neat …

Vanilla-Coconut Sugar Scrub

A recipe for homemade sugar scrub that leaves your skin feeling super soft, and smells so good you could almost eat it.<p>429<p>1478

Christmas Snowman Candle

I know what your thinking.. Christmas already? If you are planning on making these for business or for gifts then you will need a little lead time. I …

How-To: Ferrero Rocher Champagne Pineapple

Charm the fancy pants off of your party guests by dressing up a bottle of champagne in a pineapple costume made of Ferrero Rocher with this easy tutorial from Fancy Topcake.<p>[via FOODBEAST]

Crafty Garden: Button Stepping Stones

Bring fun crafty style from the studio to the garden with this new video tutorial for making your own awesome cement button stepping stones from my pal Mark Montano!<p>How cool are these?! If I had a backyard, this project would definitely be at the top of my summer to-do list! (Alas, I’m in Brooklyn, …

How-To: Mason Jar Wedding Day Emergency Kit

Have summer weddings on your calendar? Give the gift of disasters blissfully averted with this DIY wedding day emergency kit project idea from Elena at ‘a casarella!

Bob Ross “The Joy of Painting” Smartphone and Tablet Apps

I just thought you all should know that a Bob Ross app now exists for iPhone, iPad, and Android.<p>I’ve been playing with it on my iPad all morning, and, as expected, it’s totally delightful. Happy trees, my friends! Happy trees!

New Chrome extension hopes to demystify encryption

Google pressures email providers to step up encryption of mail sent between servers as it debuts End-to-End, a Chrome extension that promises the first streamlined use of PGP in webmail.<p>Google launched a two-pronged attack against unencrypted email on Tuesday, divulging which webmail providers …

Automatic launches on Android, dismisses your friends when you drive

If you're a car fan making do with a slightly older ride, Automatic's $99 Link dongle is a neat thing to have around: it tracks your trips, monitors your fuel consumption, and lets you know when you're being a leadfoot. It used to be that only Apple acolytes could get their Automatic dongles …

While Your Wrist Waits For A Worthy Smartwatch, Check Out This Stylish Timepiece App

The current crop of smartwatches on the market can justifiably be described as uuuuugly.<p>That’s set to change as design focused alternatives such as the circular Moto 360 launch, to try to convince users that they do want to strap a mini computer on their wrist, helped along by Google’s new …

10 great uses for old Android phones/tablets

There’s so much that your Android device is capable of and you just haven’t realized it yet. So, with a little bit of effort, you can help your old Android device break free from the depths of your cupboard.<p>Here are some of the best examples.<p>1. Alarm clock<p>People still buy dedicated alarm clocks? …

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