Rebecca Perkins

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How To Grow 168 Plants In A 6 X 10 Space With A DIY A-Frame Hydroponic System

The techniques you can use for making gardening far easier than it actually is are not that many and in most cases not that accessible in terms of …


How to Make A DIY Activity Tracker

Creating the activity tracker RetroBand is easier than you think<p>The wearable technology market has experienced expansive growth in the past three …

Wearable Tech

If You Thought You Knew Every Life Hack, Wait Until You See THESE

Instead of complaining about life's little problems, find a solution! The possibilities are endless. And just when you thought you knew all of life's …


Pad Thai

This Pad Thai recipe is not the dish from the neighborhood take-out joint. "It ain't made with chicken," says Ricker, whose traditional take—pleasantly funky with fish sauce and preserved radish and a touch sour from tamarind—is meant to be eaten in the evening as a stand-alone dish.<p>Ingredients<p>2 …


Rapper None Like Joshua Demonstrates 23 Styles of Rap in Under Five Minutes

Rapper None Like Joshua demonstrates 23 styles of rap in under five minutes. In the video, NLJ covers various rap genres as well as the styles of …

16 Sweet, Savory, Tangy, and Tart Ways to Cook With Rhubarb

<b>We love strawberry-rhubarb pie as much as anyone</b>, but there are so many other ways to cook this stalk. Simmered into sauce? Baked in a cake? Yes, please! These 16 recipes make the most of rhubarb's fleeting season.<p>Apple-Rhubarb Crumble


Tiny Amigurumi Rose Pattern

Holidays are a great excuse to make time to work on your crafting skills. So, if you’ve been thinking about honing your knitting technique, then why not give this adorably teensy amigurumi rose pattern by Anna Hrachovec of Mochimochi Land a try for some lucky recipient!<p>Valentine’s Day is coming up, …


Alphabet SketchBook Project by Meni Chatzipanagiotou

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …


How to – Make a Winter Wreath


DIY Stitched Clutch

Make this stitched clutch in about an hour with this easy tutorial. Great gift idea for the holidays!<p>307<p>1212


The Right Tools for the Job

What are your favorite tools as a needleworker? Since cross-stitch is my main deal, I have a few things I can’t do without, including petite cross …


Chocolate Sugar Scrub

The temptation to eat this will be great but the desire to soak in it will win you over. The presentation of this chocolate scrub is amazing. It …


Nativity Sun Catcher

This Nativity sun catcher is as fun to make as it is beautiful. Older children may be able to cut out the silhouette part independently, but younger …


Tutorial: Bows from Scrapbooking Paper

Turn those extra strips of pattern paper into the perfect bow for holiday packages! The Glue Dot blog has a quick and easy tutorial for making …


Free Headband Knitting Patterns

We’re at the beginning of what promises to be a long week of really cold temperatures and several bands of winter weather where I live, which has me …


Gift ideas for sewing bloggers

Elizabeth from Simple Simon & Co. has a post that you’ll want to make sure that Santa sees. It’s a collection of gift ideas for sewing bloggers. Many …


Tips for Growing Succulents Indoors

It seems like succulents are popping up all over the DIY world right now, and I love how cute and happy they always look, especially when worked into tablescapes and home decor. The problem is, while it’s easy to work them into a project, many of us don’t actually know how to take care of them once …


24 Fun Holiday Treats To Make With Kids

If you have the patience for a gingerbread house, that's great. If not, you can stack chocolates on pretzels and call it a day.


DIY Ginger Liqueur Recipe

This homemade ginger liqueur tastes so elegant that people will not believe you made it yourself. It can compete with Domaine de Canton on flavor—for less than half the cost and only 20 minutes of work. The steeping time is very short, so this is a perfect DIY holiday gift...if you can bear to part …


How-To: Cat Lady Tote Bag

Attention cat ladies of the internet: Say it loud and wear it proud with this fun cat lady tote bag project from The Pink Samurai!


How To Turn A Beer Can Into The Only Camping Stove You'll Ever Need

You can whip one of these up in a matter of minutes. They’re so easy to make and they work really well. First find yourself some scissors and a …

6 DIY Pallet Furniture Tutorials

It is estimated that 2 billion shipping pallets are in use every day in the U.S. alone, so it is inevitable that some lay abandoned.<p>Why not use them …


30 DIY Sharpie Projects You Have to Try

You’re about to be drawn into the world of everyone’s favorite permanent marker: Sharpies! And what’s not to love about ‘em? From the variety of bold bright colors to the nearly hundreds of ways to use them to make your world a more wonderful place, Sharpies are the go-to instrument for upgrading …

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13 Thanksgiving Candle Ideas

I can’t make my mind up if 13 is bad luck or good luck. What do you think ? Maybe I am playing with fate when I post this top 13 Thanksgiving Candle …

Tutorial: Scoop pocket skirt for little girls

Pamela from Sovanisa shares a tutorial for making her Belli Skirt for little girls. It’s a gathered skirt with scoop pockets, made out of a soft …


Make a Faux Leaf Bowl

I have a ton of faux leaves in fall colors hiding in my stash, and yet every year I find myself buying more of them. Have you ever found yourself …