Nicolina DiLiscia

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How-To: DIY Tiki Torches

For those trying to make the most of what’s left of the warm weather this year, here is a great tutorial by Sugar & Charm on making homemade tiki torches from glass bottles.<p>[via Wattlebird]

How-To: Peanut Butter Caramel Baked Apples

Apple season is almost upon us, so it might be a good idea to keep these Peanut Butter Caramel Baked Apples in mind!<p>[via knitted bunny]

Tutorial: 30-minute mermaid skirt for girls

Stef from Girl. Inspired. shows how to make a girl’s mermaid skirt, a long straight skirt with a ruffle at the hem. The hem is raised at the middle, …

Tutorial: Little girl A-line skirt

Justine from Sew Country Chick shares a tutorial over at Craft Snob showing how to make an A-line skirt for a toddler girl She shows how to make a …

Tutorial: Shoulder button baby onesie

Shauna from Shwin & Shwin shows how to make a baby onesie with buttons across the shoulders. It’s a variation on her previously published baby onesie …

DIY Stretch Mark Cream

Expecting and new moms will love this DIY stretch mark tutorial by Adina Grigore for Well Rounded NY.

Tutorial: Install a zip fly in a pair of pants

A zip fly isn’t required for most pants, but it is a detail that makes a pair of fitted (not elastic waist) pants look more like the kind of pants …

Tutorial: Donut Blouse circle wrap top

Kelly from Casa Crafty shares a tutorial over at Hideous! Dreadful! Stinky! showing how to make this circle wrap top. She calls it the Donut Blouse …

Vendor Applications Open for Handmade Arcade in Pittsburgh

Attention PA makers: Vendor applications are now live for the 2013 Handmade Arcade in Pittsburgh! Head on over to Handmade Arcade for more information!<p><b>Show details:</b><br>Handmade Arcade will take place on Saturday, December 7, 2013.<br>Applications are due by Sunday, September 15, 2013. Applicants will be …

DIY Laundry Softener

Learn how to make some quick and easy laundry softener & you probably have all the ingredients already.<p>975<p>5255

Floral Shift Dress

An adorable floral shift dress that is perfect for summer! Hand sewn using Colette Pattern's Laurel dress pattern.<p>512<p>2184

Homemade Coconut Oil Hair Mask

If you’re spending your days in the sun and chlorine your hair might need a little love, and this DIY coconut mask by Annapolis & Company would be just the trick.

American Legend: Coast to Coast by Train

You don’t really know a train until you’ve slept on one.<p>And I don’t mean a half-hour doze between Philly and Baltimore but the real deal: a bunk in a berth, a sliding door with a latch lock, and those WWII-style knobs to turn off your reading light.<p>And when you’ve really settled into a train that’s …

President Obama's Surprise Revelation of Sealed Benghazi Indictment

President Obama surprised aides when he revealed today the existence of a sealed indictment in the Benghazi, Libya, attack, leaving some wondering if …

How-To: Watermelon Mojito Jell-O Shots

If you’d like to consume a fancy cocktail with your fingers, then check out these refreshing Watermelon Mojito Jell-O Shots from That’s So Michelle.<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Strawberry Margarita Jell-o Shots<br>• Recipe: Champagne Jello Shots<br>• How-To: Caramel Apple Jell-O Shots

Two-Tone Hammock

Don’t you just want to lounge on your own DIY two-toned hammock all summer long? All LIFE long, for that matter. You can if you follow this excellent tutorial by Design Milk.

Typography Cake | A Subtle Revelry

Oh this cake? It’s just a plain cake. Yeah, nothing interesting about this cake… let me cut it open and - YAY! Haha! What an awesome cake. Click through to find out the secret to achieving this birthday surprise…

Best free sewing patterns online

You're new to sewing, but don't want to spend a fortune on patterns, so, what do you do? Trawling the internet is a good start. There is a wealth of …

The 40s Knit Dress (aka Vogue 8728)

I think there are quite a few of us who have this pattern in our stashes. I’ve certainly had it for about a year now and was originally inspired to …

Geek Crafts: Superman Cutout Dress

Calling all geek girls: Like comics and cute dresses? You’ll definitely want to check out this awesome Superman cutout dress from Cation Designs!<p>You can also find her tutorial for adding a cutout back to a dress here.

How-To: Alien Xenomorph Pretzel Bread Eggs

If you’d like to eat pretzel bread that looks like alien eggs, then Chris-Rachael Oseland over at Kitchen Overlord has put together the recipe for you.<p>[via Archie Mcphee]<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Knit an Alien Facehugger<br>• MAKE | How-To: Plush Alien Facehugger Pillow Pet<br>• MAKE | Alien Chest Pendant


Tutorial: Hem a curved edge

Putting a hem on a curved piece of fabric is tricky. When you turn the edges under, you’ll have an inbalance between the amount of fabric to stitich …

Project Wedding is Now WeddingWire

Plan while on-the-go with<br>the ultimate wedding app<p>Access the forums, your wedding checklist and even a countdown to your big day directly from your …

Starry Night Canvas Light

How-To: Homemade Strawberry Fruit Rollup

Relive your fruit snack-filled childhood with this handy tutorial from fifteen spatulas, which shows you how to make homemade strawberry fruit rollups from just three ingredients.<p>[via frickyeah1990s]<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Dried Fruit Rolls<br>• MAKE | Recipe: Make Homemade Fruit Leather<br>• MAKE | How-To: Dry …

Sewing Tip: Clipping vs. Notching

When moving beyond sewing in straight lines, knowing when to clip and when to notch can definitely confuse new sewers. Luckily, Megan Neilsen shared this handy guide to clipping and notching—with plenty of tips and photos—to help keep novice stitchers on track!

A Gallery of Creative Wedding Photo Ideas

There was a time when nearly everyone's wedding album had the same selection of posed shots, but no longer. Now that weddings have become so …

Tutorial: Let out a shorts waist by releasing darts

Rachel Lou shares a tutorial over at Refashion Co-op showing how she altered a pair of kid’s shorts to get a little extra room at the waist. She got …


The holidays that are near and dear to my heart are the ones that celebrate with a feast (and booze). St. Patrick’s Day definitely falls into this category. Like like most holidays, I steer clear of crowded restaurants and bars and opt to celebrate at home. It’s easy enough. All you need is a plate …


A big ol’ bouquet can sometimes feel fussy for a bride who wants, you know, full use of her hands. Not everyone wants to carry around five pounds of floral bliss, so here is an old fashioned alternative that bucks convention while winking at it, too.<p>The word “<i>corsage”</i> strikes fear into the heart of …