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My Zipper Tee DIY tutorial...Tshirt Recycle

Supplies: Zipper 22 inches or so...<p>old tshirt or 1 yard fabric.<p>I am all about casual style, but usually like something to separate my tee from …

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

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Articles about 5 creative modern porches and decks on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>A Vancouver design studio created in collaboration with Battersby Howat Architects.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>When it comes to outdoor adventure, …

Outdoors

Robyn Markham

Tree house!!

For those of you who don’t know how amazing my husband is, here is a glimpse.<p>He has almost single-handedly remodeled our house, room by room, over …

Vertical Pallet Garden

Ice Cream Machine<p>Fairy/Firefly Lantern<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Excellent! I've seen a few "vertical gardens" but this one is very simple and very …

How-To: Zipper Monster Wallet Cuff

Keep lunch money and favorite treasures tucked safely and hilariously away with this zipper monster wallet cuff tutorial that Marigold Haske from Hideous! Dreadful! Stinky! shared on Spoonful!<p>It was a hit with my 6-going-on-16 year-old, and he especially got a kick out of the wagging tongue that …

Connect 4 Binary Clock

Recycle that old Connect 4 game into a sleek and modern binary clock.<p>Remember that old Connect 4 game sitting in your basement/closet/chest/Batcave? You’ve always wanted to upcycle that into a functioning binary clock utilizing the awesome powers of an Arduino, haven’t you? Of course you have! …

Arduino

Outdoor Drink Holder Tutorial

<i>PS Contributor Megan from The Homes I Have Made is here to share a new project that I firmly believe is absolutely brilliant, and I think y’all will</i> …

How-To: Mason Jar Bathroom Organizer

I don’t know about you, but I’m definitely guilty of obsessively collecting containers. Vintage canning jars? Check. Glass storage containers? Check. The peanut butter jar that I emptied last week? Huge check. So, whenever I see a clever jar-incorporating DIY, it speaks right to my glass hoarding …

Crafting

Baby Shower Gender Reveal Cookies

Several months ago I was contacted by Cake Central Magazine and asked to make some cookie suitable for a baby shower. After having so much fun making …

Firecracker Cupcakes Pop In Your Mouth

There are tons of red, white and blue food recipes out there for your Independence Day party, but dying foods a few colors is pretty boring and …

Stenciling with Bleach

So here’s tutorial #3 in the bleach series! It’s an easy way to customize a shirt, fabric by removing color instead of adding it.<p>For my first project …

25 Clever Classroom Tips For Elementary School Teachers

You'll be the talk of the teacher's lounge with these smart classroom ideas.

Teaching

How to Make a Backyard Fire Pit for cheap.

My name is Karen and I haven’t lit anything on fire in 5 months. I’m sure I deserve some sort of a chip or something for that.<p>You see … I’m a bit of …

Houseplants

Tag: DIY

Tisanes: Easy Teas You Can Grow, with 7 Tips from Emily Erb<p>by Ella Quittner<p>Urban Gardening: Shade-Tolerant Herbs to Grow in Your Apartment<p>by Erin …

50 Creative Ways to Repurpose, Reuse and Upcycle Old Things

If you’re like me, you probably have a lot of old stuff just lying around your house. It’s not doing anything but taking up space, but you’re either …

31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects

These are the kind of simple projects for the laziest and most inept of crafters. Even if you can barely operate a drill, you can do most of these projects — and in less than an hour.

Sewing

10 Clever DIY Dress Hacks

What’s the best part about summer fashion? You can literally wear a dress every day of the week! If you’ve got a good crop of dresses but are totally bored of them, here are 10 ways to transform them into brand new duds.<p>1. Shoulder-less Shirt Dress: Take an oversized shirt and turn it into a hot …

Make A Desk Organizer From A Picture Frame

Working with a clear, organized desk can really help clear your head and increase your productivity. Unfortunately, everyone needs a few things on …

Homemade

Felt Shark Laundry Hamper

<i>A shark that devours clothes...not people.</i><p>Felt Shark Laundry Hamper might be placed both in the bathroom for laundry or in a child's room as a basket …

DIY A Garden Waterfall.

Frozen Vodka

This recipe for frozen vodka was adapted from Martha Stewart's "Entertaining."

Vodka

How to: Make a desk for two

Everyone needs a space of their own. This is especially true when it comes to home offices or just an area to pay bills and whatnot. Unfortunately, …

Design

35 Money-Saving Home Decor Knock-Offs

The worst thing about shopping for furniture is not being able to afford any of it. If you can't help but flinch at the prices at Pottery Barn and Anthropologie, it's time to take matters into your own hands.

Decorations