Karen Mann

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DIY 12 Volt On-Demand Water Pump System

I camp a lot, and I tend to camp in remote areas that do not have facilities such as water, electric, or bathrooms available. When I am not actually …

The Stairwell Makeover! – Plaster & Disaster

A few weeks ago I shared some of the ideas I was wrestling with for a colorful stairwell makeover, and now I’m back to declare triumphantly that I …

Living Rooms

The Perfect DIY Rotating Storage Units with FREE Plan - Cretíque

Rotating storage units are pretty cool and would be a great space saving design…If you have a smaller space you will want to take a look into making …

Distractify

Going from having no kids to all of a sudden being responsible for a human life is a huge transition. After the first few initial months of worrying …

Amazing DIY Idea To Make Your Own Portable Outdoor Kitchen

We all want to enjoy in the backyard while the weather is good. And this is a perfect relaxation after a long working day. For making the enjoyment …

Portable

Try the healthy minestrone soup that might just help you live to 100!

Could a simple, inexpensive and easy-to-make soup help you live longer? It's certainly worth a try — especially if that soup is as delicious as this minestrone from the book "The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World's Healthiest People."<p>In the book, author Dan Buettner explores the …

Food

59 amazing things you can do with baking soda

We write a lot about miracle products, from coconut oil to Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps.<p>But baking soda is the original when it comes to miracle …

Cleaning

Sardinia's Mediterranean diet: 10 foods that may lengthen your life

In the book "The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World's Healthiest People," author Dan Buettner reveals what the people around the world who live the longest are more likely to eat.<p>One of the keys to longevity?<p>A plant-based diet, says Buettner and colleague Gianni Pes, a senior …

Nutrition

5 Things You May not Know about Small Business Taxes - Small Business Trends

Dealing with taxes is a fact of life for small business owners.<p>Annual expenditures for taxes for most owners is likely their largest outlay each …

Small Business

Los Angeles Wood Pergolas, Patio Covers, Arbors & Beautiful Trellises

Wood Arbors, Pergolas, Patio Covers & Trellises<p>Looking for a beautiful, affordable wood arbor, dining pergola, patio cover, gazebo or garden trellis? …

Landscaping

DIY Paper Carnation Valentine

I couldn't let Valentine's Day season pass by without coming up with some sort of paper flower project! Enter the sweet, reliable carnation. You can …

DIY Cross Stitch Leather Catchall

Who couldn’t use another place to store and sort your stuff? This little catchall is the perfect place to drop your keys, cell phone, and wallet by …

Sewing

How to Finally Finish (or Start) These 6 Common Home Improvement Projects

From installing a toilet to fixing a faucet, your guide to DIY home repairs

Jimmy Fallon's "Fresh Prince" Cold Open

The Terminator Sends The Tonight Show to Commercial

Convert AA Batteries Into C Batteries with Some Thin Cardboard Strips

If you're in need of some C batteries for one of your tools, a little cardboard or some thick paper can convert some AA batteries in no …

Clean Energy

Top 10 Lifehacker Posts of All Time

Lifehacker launched exactly ten years ago today (happy birthday to us)! In light of the occasion, let's take a look back at some of the most popular …

Get Organized With Slouchy DIY Fabric Buckets

Our #31DaysofDIY is coming to a close, but we’re still so excited to share our new projects with you! Our most recent DIY is these DIY Fabric Buckets. We made thems in a set of three — small, medium and large. The best part? They can hold almost anything and make any type of clutter look super cute …

5 Easy Ways To Detox Your Home (Plus DIY Cleaning Recipe)

Many of us have done a detox in order to eliminate toxins from our bodies, but how many of us do anything about the toxins in our own homes? With the …

How to Tile a Shower

Build a high-end shower enclosure<p>Create seating for the shower, or for any other use.<p>Keep shower supplies and towels dry and close at hand, just …

Home Improvement

Top 32 DIY Concrete And Cement Projects For The Crafty Side Of You

Is concrete on your DIY project list? It might seem like a material more fit for a constructor but it is actually pretty easy to use and highly …

Cement

Turn a Mechanical Pencil Into a Precision Solder Dispenser

Soldering is an easy skill to learn, but it can also be easy to mess up when you're working on really small items. To give yourself a little more …

DIY

Sesame Street: Zach Braff and Telly are Anxious

DIY Wood Framed Upholstered Headboard With Nailhead Trim – Part 1

It’s been about a month-and-a-half since I stated that my headboard was going to be a DIY priority for me, and I <i>finally</i> started on it. Better late …

Woodworking

5 Natural Ways I'm Helping My Cats Live Long, Healthy Lives

As a longtime cat parent and journalist who has written extensively about feline health and wellness, I have learned quite a lot about natural …

Before and After: A Messy Closet Becomes a Crafting Nook

This formerly untidy space is completely unrecognizable now. This story originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.<p>"We wanted to turn a small 12'x12' bedroom into my craft/office room in our home," says Hometalk and Beneath My Heart blogger, Traci. "We started the process by turning the reach-in …

Crafting

Repair : Apple MacBook MagSafe Charger Power Cord

DIY ACRYLIC INDIGO BUTTERFLY LAMP.<p>IPhone Camera Spinner<p>Arduino GoPro Wifi Control<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>I had a frayed cord, with the conducting metal …

Arduino

40 Amazing Foyers That'll Welcome You Home

Wanna come over?<p>You know what they say about first impressions. Make sure the entryway furniture, paint color, and seating you choose send the right message (as in, "Wow, you live <i>here</i>?"). These incredible foyers will get you on the right track.

Interior Design

How to Get Customers Hooked on Your Products

If you can get people to use your product, you’ve taken a step in the right direction. But wouldn’t you rather get people to use your product over …

Customers