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Friendship Bracelets

It’s the same technique practiced by summer campers everywhere. But when fashioned in sophisticated colors and luxurious strings and yarns with metallic accents, these knotted bracelets become great adult accessories.

Dip-Dyed Baskets

When dipped in paint, rustic baskets become thoroughly modern carryalls that look as if they came straight out of a design shop.

Paper Flowers - Design Crush

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Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve shown you how to package gifts in pyramidal fashion and how to upcycle regular materials around the house for a more traditional rectangular look. But what about those bottles of wine, champagne or sparkling cider for your holiday party hosts? Is there a …

Handmade Party Favors

Add some pop to white boxes with gold-medallion stickers, for party favors that sparkle.

9 Weekend Project DIYs

8 Comments<p>Happy summer weekend! What you up to? I'm wishing I had that hanging bed (above/below) already set up in our backyard patio that's what I'm …

Tutorial: Fringed and beaded shoulder tank t-shirt refashion

Cathy from Trinkets in Bloom shows how she refashioneda plain t-shirt to make this fringed shoulder tank. Beads stitched to the center of the t-shirt …

Make & Do Archives | Laura Ashley

Find your new summer hobby with a little bit of inspiration from the lovely Brick Dust & Glitter In need of a new hobby? We have the gorgeous Emily …

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“X” marks the spot on treasure maps, but you won’t have to search far for this trove. Enjoy your own stash of riches by making a candy treasure chest! Crisp wafer candy bars are used to build this entirely edible crate, then it’s filled with all kinds of sweet treasures, like gold chocolate coins, …

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My mother and I used to marble paper on the weekends when I was younger. To this day, I still feel like I am a mad scientist when I marble, experimenting with new colors and testing new patterns.<p>Even if you don’t have experience with marbling, it’s a fun project to try with friends. It requires …

Make This: DIY Fabric Sandal Makeover - Paper and Stitch

Have you seen any of those summer sandals at Target recently? I usually don’t find shoes there that I like, but as I was wondering through the …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

Not an Eyeliner Person? Here's a Another Way to Define Your Eyes You Can Copy From Blake Lively

Over at Dressed, it was all about the cool outfit Blake Lively wore to the premiere of her hubby Ryan Reynolds' movie* Turbo*. But over here in the land of beauty, I'd like to stay north and focus on her eye makeup because there's an idea here I think a lot of you will like.<p>It a trick Blake uses a …

Nail Art Tips: Spring Break Forever

If you're anything like us, you've gotten way into the alien trend after seeing Spring Breakers, thanks to James Franco's character, Alien — the gangster with a heart of gold.<p>If you're anything like us, you've gotten way into the alien trend after seeing <i>Spring Breakers</i>, thanks to James Franco's …

10 Surprising Foods That Pack on the Pounds

When you're trying to maintain your weight, it can be difficult to decipher which foods should be on our daily menus, and which we should ditch for good. With all of the trendy diets, health "buzzwords," and deceptive packaging we deal with on a day-to-day basis, the foods you once thought were …

The 5 Best Self-Tanners That Will Never, Ever, Ever Streak

Welcome to your new, perfectly bronzed life.<p>Raise your hand if you've ever felt personally victimized by a self-tanner. Same. It seems like no matter what formula you slather (or spray, or wipe) on, you will inevitably be left with weird streaks, blotches, and patches that scream, "HEY! This tan is …

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10 Statement Hair Accessories for Summer

10 of our favorite must-haves hair accessories<p>All too often we forget about our hair when we accessorize, but this season silk scarves, headbands, and barrettes are the perfect flourish to top off a look. We've rounded up 10 of our favorite styles to help you make a statement with your coif.

Nail Files

Just when you thought cool nail art was best left to the pros, Marie Claire asked the world's top experts to create exclusive looks you can do at home (really).<p>Just when you thought cool nail art was best left to the pros, <i>Marie Claire</i> asked the world's top experts to create exclusive looks you can …

What to Wear to a Beach Wedding

Light breezy dresses and strappy sandals make for the perfect beach wedding outfit; just don't forget your sunglasses!<p>Light breezy dresses and strappy sandals make for the perfect beach wedding outfit; just don't forget your sunglasses!

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11 Cocktail Dresses That Are Ideal for a Semi-Formal Summer Wedding

The kind you'll want to wear long after the reception's over.<p>Wedding dress codes can be a headache to adhere to—unless it's beach casual—but at least "cocktail attaire" falls into that golden realm of style and price, in which you're not draining your bank account and also not teetering around in a …

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What To Wear To A Black Tie Wedding

A black tie dress code calls for sleek silhouettes and spot on accessories. Rule to remember? Nothing above the knee.<p>A black tie dress code calls for sleek silhouettes and spot on accessories. Rule to remember? Nothing above the knee.

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It’s July Birchbox Sneak Peek Time!

We hope everyone had a firework- and barbecue-filled July 4th yesterday! To get you psyched for the rest of this month, we’ve revealed our July Sneak Peek, which features some of the products our members can expect to find in their boxes this month. Stay tuned for many more surprises to come and have a wonderful weekend!<p>—Lorelei<p><i>There’s still time to join Birchbox and get your own July box. Sign up here.</i>

9 Sun Protection Tips You Need to Know Right Now

<i>(Photo:</i> <i>© Bettmann/CORBIS)</i><p>We love al fresco summer fun as much as the next girl (it’s <i>so</i> nice to get some Vitamin D!). But as much as we love frolicking outside, we also know it’s important to protect ourselves from the sun’s harmful rays.<p>For the latest information, we turned to one of the best-informed skincare experts around: Jill Scalisi, founder of Scalisi Skincare. In 2008, Jill learned that a dry patch of itchy skin on her chest—which she initially thought was a form of eczema caused by a …

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Candy Crush Nail Art

Beauty: the new dream creams

There was a time before BB creams. It was called 2011, and it was a dark and confusing time, when our shelves and faces bowed under the weight of …

What is talent – and can science spot what we will be best at?

My interest in the science of talent has a personal backstory. By the age of three, I'd had 21 ear infections and after an operation to remove fluid …

the top destinations of 2013, part 2

It's no easy task deciding on your favourite countries to travel to. We asked our fans on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Thorn Tree to tell us where they have travelled and then we asked them to rate those destinations by 16 criteria (for example, which was the best 'Value for money' destination). …