Nicki Lewis

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Flower Dyed Thank You Notes

Oh Design Sponge, you are so pretty. And so are these thank you notes that you dyed using real flowers.

Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Start your day with an easy-to-make, healthy smoothie from Food Network.<p>Peachy-Keen Smoothies<p>Food Network Magazine's frosty peach drink is made extra …

DIY Action Figure Lamp

So this next DIY idea will blow every comic book fan’s mind away. It a super cool action figure lamp, that you can make at home for yourself or as a …

DIY Friday: Ombre Pinecone Tutorial

A few years ago I found two very beautiful pinecones around my neighborhood. I took them home and placed them on my bookcase not knowing that it …

10 DIY Yarn Art Ideas for a Creative Touch

Wondering what to do with that big empty space on your wall? I know the feeling! I recently moved, and when it came time to fill a very large accent …

20 Amazing DIY Plant Pots

I love the versatility of plant pots, particularly terra cotta pots. There are so many easy DIY projects out there that will help you turn a simple …

Crafting

Grow Your Own Food: Free Plans for IKEA's "Growroom" Vertical Farm

Back in October 2016, IKEA's external innovation hub Space10 announced the Growroom, a spherical structure that allows people to grow their own food …

A Super Sassy Makeover for Your Plant Pots

How cute are these planters?! If you're looking for a way to shake up your succulents in an afternoon, this adorable project is calling your name. …

Lips

Check Out This DIY Rustic Cooler Made From an Old Fridge

With just $40 for supplies, standard tools, and a free day or two, you can turn your old fridge into an attractive backyard cooler.<p>March is here, and we're already looking ahead to warm summer nights, perfect for barbecues or bonfires with friends. Hosting a ton of people in your yard can be a …

15 Modern Playhouses for Cheerful Backyards

There is a real balancing act for families with young kids who prefer modern styles of decorating. You definitely want your home to feel welcoming …

DIY - Modern Concrete Fire Pit - Quiet Corner

So, let’s build our own DIY concrete fire pit, yes? This version is cast of affordable, weather-resistant concrete that creates a sleek, modern look. …

Here Are All the Places You Haven't Thought to Use Wallpaper

(Image credit: Old Home Love)<p>One of the most important design trends we've seen in the past few years is the return of wallpaper. And these aren't …

Dining Rooms

10 DIY Projects You Can Pull Off With Sample Cans of Paint

A typical sample can of wall paint—the kind you buy to test out colors before committing—is 8 ounces, can cover up to 16 square feet, and costs just …

7 Easy Recipes for Homemade Condiments

More often than not, store-bought condiments are packed with insane amounts of sugar and ingredients we can't pronounce. And while it's certainly …

Cooking

The 10 Most Overlooked Films of the Year: ‘American Honey,’ ‘The Fits,’ and More

It’s been a surprisingly good year in cinema, but several movies have gone criminally underappreciated. Here are the best of the bunch.<p>It has been, …

Blockbusters

40 Genius Hacks For Camping

36. Prefer microfiber towels, they’re lighter and more absorbent.<p>37. Prepare portable fire starters out of cotton pads dipped in wax.<p>38. Freeze jugs …

Hacking

Your Spaghetti Will Thank You For This Slow-Cooker Bolognese Recipe

Bolognese sauce is a classic Italian recipe that sounds complicated, but this version couldn't be simpler. Thanks to a combination of two well-trusted elements (Marcella Hazan's tomato sauce recipe and a slow cooker), you can have homemade meat sauce ready by dinnertime with minimal effort.<p>The …

Here's a trick you can do to help ease your dog's anxiety

If your sweet pup gets stressed by the crowds of people and loud noise of the holidays, musician Michael Tyrrell may be able to help. The artist and …

A Mind Bending 3D Optical Illusion Wall Art Made Using One Sheet of Paper

Seattle visual designer Taras Lesko of VisualSpicer has created <i>Infinity</i>, mind bending 3D optical illusion wall art made using one sheet of paper. It …

Infinity 3D paper wall art

Wall Art

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7 Useful Tips for Cooking with Herbs

What's one of the biggest differences between a good cook and a <i>great</i> cook? They love herbs and they know how to use them. But let's face it — getting …

Herbs

Zucchini Bread Recipe - Quiet Corner

Summertime favorite “bread” packed with zucchini!<p>Ingredients:<p>3 large eggs<br>• 1 cup white sugar, 1 cup brown sugar<br>• 1 cup vegetable oil<br>• 2 cups peeled & …

Bread

Fentanyl: The powerful opioid that killed Prince

<b>Sacramento, California (CNN) —</b> America's addiction to opioid-based painkillers and heroin just got exponentially more dangerous. The most potent painkiller on the market, prescribed by doctors for cancer treatment, is being made illicitly and sold on the streets, delivering a super high and, far …

Biomedicine

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

Entertainment

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between.<p>The list includes something for everyone, …