Rebecca Meakin

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Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

Cocktail (Jumper) pattern by La Maison Rililie

<i>20% DISCOUNT if you buy four or more of my patterns at once!<br>You just need to place four patterns in your cart and the purchase price will</i> …

Simple Ribbed Cowl pattern by Orange Flower Yarn

This is a quick and easy pattern for a very warm fall and winter accessory. The cowl works up quickly in a bulky yarn. The cowl is formed by folding …

Knitting

Chevron Baby Blanket in Merino pattern by Purl Soho

Published in<p>Craft<p>Knitting<p>Published<p>November 2012<p>Suggested yarn<p>Yarn weight<p>Bulky (7 wpi)<p>Gauge<p>3 stitches = 1 inch<br>in Garter stitch<p>Needle size<p>US 11 - 8.0 mm<p>…

"Bursting" Heart Pillow

It's February! Time to get ready for Valentine's day. I was sad I didn't get to make any Christmas decorations this year, so I vowed to sew something …

Kissing Booth eReader/Device Carrier with Pockets and Shoulder Strap

I admit to being a die-hard book fan. I love the smell of books, the soft crack of a new spine being opened, the crisp turning of pages. I didn't …

Hot Mess Sweatshirt Dress ⋆ Pretty Prudent

5K Shares<p>4K<p>331<p>The other day my friend, Anna Estella, came walking down the street in an adorable Hot Mess Sweatshirt Dress. When I asked her where …

Circle Zip Earbud Pouch Tutorial

I use a little zippered pouch to carry around my earbuds since they are the fancy microphone ones and I don’t want them to break or get tangled. Some …

20 Creative Ways to Make Your Own Pillows

From cool couches to candy cookies, this week is all about movies, vegging out, and getting cozy. How can you properly get all snuggled up without some good looking pillows?<p>Here are 20 DIY pillow projects to add to your homespun home decor to-do list. Stay tuned for our own pillow tricks later this …

Crafting

Tiny Christmas Tree Decorations

Wouldn’t a small Christmas tree look great covered in these tiny trees? Noodlehead shows off the results of a sewing challenge she participated in and teaches you how to make these small ornaments yourself.

Flashback: How-To: Make a Custom Pair of Tap Pants

<b>By Haley Pierson-Cox</b><p>For me, summer in NYC means two things: 1) I will eventually wear a light skirt into the subway when my hands are full, and 2) on that day, when I step onto the stairs of the station, a gust of wind will come barreling up from below, lifting my skirt and showing my backside to …

a thousand splendid suns pattern by cecilia flori

a medium size cowl with tiny folded edges and many suns that will bring light to our lives in the cold and gray days to come.<p>because light is all we …

Then-and-Now Images of NYC Created by Blending in Vintage Crime Scene Photos

Then-and-now photos are always fascinating to see. Historical scenes come to life when blended into or placed side-by-side with modern-day …

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Flipboard For Entertainers

Inside Flipboard / August 20, 2013<p>In this week’s Flipboard for You series: whether you’re a celebrity, budding YouTube star or a community theater …

40 Must-See DIY Rings

Our hands are front and center everyday—from typing away on a keyboard to greeting new clients with a friendly shake—so they definitely deserve to be dressed up. We’ve shown you ways to decorate your digits with fall nail art and the best ways to cover up bare wrists, but now, we’re concentrating …

Jewelry

A Reflective Six-Legged Wolf Covered in Mirror Shards by Tomoko Konoike | Colossal

<p>As part of her current exhibition titled <i>Earthshine</i> at Gallery Wendi Norris (which is also her American solo debut), Japanese multidisciplinary …

How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food5, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and the perfect caramel ratio, you can make</i> …

Dessert

Catastrophic Disasters Recreated as Layered Sculptures

Israeli artist Eyal Gever explores catastrophic events through his art. In his pieces known simply as <i>Nuclear Bomb</i> and <i>Large Scale Smoke</i>, he fabricates the fiery mushroom cloud that forms from an atomic explosion and the suffocating carbon and debris that billows from a volcanic eruption, …

Art

Breakfast Sausage

These are the BEST!!! <br>I made up a batch to use in a Pumpkin Soup I made the other day, you use the sausage in the soup, the smell just from all the …

Would You Move Into A 5-Foot-Wide Home?

Can’t afford to live in the heart of a major city? A new scheme has designs on the spaces in between buildings.<p>As the world urbanizes and the density of cities scales up and up, there’s the pressing architectural and urban planning reality of where and how to create new housing. In a city like New …

Architecture

11 Ways to Save When Shopping for Shoes

<i>By Andrea Woroch for GalTime.com</i><p>These days, luxury shoe brands have just as much cache in Hollywood as gowns by Versace and Vera Wang. Although few of us can afford runway-quality footwear, there are plenty shopping tricks to follow for bagging name brands for less. Here are 11 ways you can save on …

Personal Finance

Watch: With Cyborg Instruments, Dancers Turn Movement Into Music

Robotic exoskeletons never moved so gracefully.<p>One is a glowing exoskeleton spine, while another looks like a pair of cyborg butterfly wings. But these aren’t just costumes; they’re wearable, functional art.<p>In fact, the team of researchers from the IDML (Input Devices and Music Interaction …

Wearable Tech

Incredible 388-Year-Old Bonsai Tree Survived Hiroshima Blast

If trees could talk, this bonsai (known in some circles as <i>Hiroshima Survivor</i>) would have a lot of stories to tell. The 388-year-old Japanese plant has seen its share of events, good and bad. Perhaps most remarkable, though, is the fact that it survived the atomic bomb that devastated Hiroshima in …

Japan

Human Movement Converted Into Digital Sculptures | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying the visuals in this series of four idents for CCTV that translate human motion into digitally sculpted objects that look like …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

How Android Grew To Be More Popular Than The iPhone

Google's smartphone operating system now powers a whopping 80% of devices worldwide. Apple's iOS operating system for iPhones only powers 13% of smartphones. iOS controlled about 16% of the worldwide smartphone market a year ago, according to IDC.<p>Apple should be freaking out, Jay Yarow says. (So …

Android News