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DIY: Create An Epoxy Resin Coffee Table to Creatively Show Off Your Photos in Style

If you’re looking for a neat, photography-related DIY project to do this weekend, Canon has you covered. Shared on the Canon USA YouTube channel, the …

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I was at the farmers market a few weeks ago when I mentioned to my mami that I was in search of basil and mint plants to grow at home. Two of my …

How to Dry Your Herbs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: See those piles of herbs overflowing at the market? Take them home, and dry them in anticipation of darker days.</i><p>There's lots of talk, in the summer, …

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A genus of Mediterranean herbs that includes familiar plants such as peppermint (Mentha x piperita) and spearmint (Mentha spicata), mint (Mentha spp.) is valued for its distinctive aroma and flavor. The leaves of the attractive plant are harvested and used to flavor a variety of food and drinks. …

How to Use a Neutral Density Filter for Dynamic Landscape Photography

Neutral density filters are used to block some of the light coming into the lens so that we can have longer exposure times than the available light …

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Long Exposure Photography and the Square Format

The rise in popularity of digital cameras over the past decade has coincided with the emergence of a new genre of photography – long exposure …

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These Photography Links Make The Internet a Better Place

What a wonderful week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching all over for the best links to tutorials, …

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45 Uses For Lemons That Will Blow Your Socks Off

<b>Most people are familiar with the traditional uses for lemons to soothe sore throats and add some citrus flavor to our foods.</b><p>However the diversity of …

10 Tips for a Simplified Garden, to Grow More With Less

It has been more than three years since I last wrote about My Neighbor Bea, a person who has persuaded her family (including her husband, Scott, her …

Self-seeding plants: how to create a fuss-free garden

The right mix of self-seeding plants can create year-round interest with minimum work.<p>The more I look at natural landscapes and the wild flowers that scatter themselves within them, the less inclined I am to garden meticulously. I want my outside space to produce food and flowers, and I want to …

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Deborah Madison's New Ways to Pair Herbs | Williams-Sonoma Taste

<b>Deborah Madison</b>‘s new book <b>Vegetable Literacy</b> explores the complex (and often, surprising) relationships between vegetables, edible flowers, herbs and other wild plants. For inspiration, we asked the chef and author for her best combinations of summer herbs and vegetables. Get inspired, and try them …

Greenhouses Made With Salvaged Windows

What better way to recycle old salvaged windows than to build them into a unique garden greenhouse or potting shed?Old windows, doors, and other …

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Part of the Allium genus of the lily (Liliaceae) family, chives are hardy perennials often planted as flower bed borders, as well as in herb and vegetable gardens. Though developing from bulbous roots, chives are grown for their savory leaves rather than for their bulbs, unlike onion and other …

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5 Fragrant Plants for a Small Space

When I visit my mom she puts me to work 'dead-heading' her lavender. As I trim away the dead blossoms the smell of lavender surrounds me and attracts …

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Easy Design Inspiration: This guest cottage bath is papered with old AAA maps. http://elld.cr/6038ZYP2

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A pot filled with mint (Mentha spp.) provides a consistent supply of fresh mint leaves for your kitchen. Although mint grows as a perennial in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 5 through 9, it can become invasive when planted in a garden bed. Growing it in a pot prevents it from …

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In addition to its delicious and delicate flavor, lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) makes an attractive plant in the garden whether you grow it in the ground or in containers. The upper portion of the tall, grass-like leaves, which can reach up to 6 feet, arches over, giving the plant a pleasant …

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15 Lovely Lavender Recipes

<i>15 Lovely Lavender Recipes (and a few extras) you must try! Cooking with lavender creates fragrant, beautiful recipes for a special dining (and</i> …

How to Make an Infrared Camera

We’ve published a few pieces on infrared photography before, and we’ve mentioned how it’s possible to modify a cheap or junk camera to be sensitive …

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How to Shoot Landscapes at Sunset

Sunsets are a huge draw for landscape photographers due to the unique light at the end of the day. Not only is the colour of the light attractive but …

How To Get Some Privacy Into Your Backyard – 10 Modern Ideas

Having a spacious backyard can be very rewarding. You get to relax outdoors and to entertain your guests when they come over. But there is an issue …

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DIY Jewelry Organizers

They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend- but why limit your options? Pearls, gems and beads should all be in a woman’s arsenal of fantastic …

Easy & Quick Cleaning Tips for the Kitchen {Part 1}

No one gets a thrill out of cleaning the kitchen. But the fact of the matter is, we all have to do it. And if we figured out how to do it right, in …

12 Ingenious Hideaway Storage Ideas For Small Spaces

The main problem when you have to live in a small space is storage. If you could somehow get that out of the way without wasting too much space then …

15 Genius Ways To Maximize A Small Space

You don't have to feel claustrophobic ever again.<p>The struggle of finding room for all your stuff is real. Whether you live in a studio apartment or want to get more out of a small room, these small space design ideas will save your life. After all, no one ever complained about having too <i>much</i> space.

15 New Uses For Chalkboard Paint

We’re all familiar with the classical uses for chalkboard paint and even with some of the more unusual. You can find inspiring ideas in our previous …

Video: Making Creative Use of Focus to Capture Ethereal Firework Footage

In the past, we’ve shared a few creative ways to take your fireworks shots to the next level. Be it shooting hand-held long exposures for an abstract …