Veda Lopez

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Grandparents of Yarnboming Sisters Honored in Crocheted Lace

Infamous yarnbombing sisters Jill and Lorna Watt of Knits for Life shared their most recent labor of love this past Friday when they unveiled these incredible portraits of their grandparents rendered in crocheted lace.<p>Although their work usually takes the form of knitted fabric, sometimes even made …

Tutorial: Make a fringed leather bag

Tutorial: Make a fringed leather bag<p>Beth from The Renegade Seamstress shares a tutorial at eHow showing how she made this fringed leather bag. It’s a …

Video: Bill Nye tells how the Science Guy came to be

Bill Nye uses the unlikely pairing of Steve Martin and Carl Sagan as role models to become “the Science Guy.”<p>Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit …

Build Your Own DIY Solar Panel Rig

A solar power rig strong enough for powering a laptop and a few other gadgets is useful whether you need it during emergencies or just want to save …

Gear & Gadgets

Homemade Starburst Candy ( Kool-Aid Taffy )- with yoyomax12

12 Shoes for 12 Lovers by Sebastian Errazuriz: Part 1

Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has never been one to be afraid of pushing the boundaries and his latest project entitled 12 Shoes for 12 …

A Surgeon’s Review Of Google Glass In The Operating Room

Dr. Pierre Theodore of UC San Francisco has completed a three-month trial of using Google Glass during surgery.<p>For a little over three months now, Dr. Pierre Theodore, a cardiothoracic surgeon, has been using Google Glass in the operating room. Although he’s tapped the functionality during …

CottonTracks Smartly Auto-Sorts Your History and Bookmarks Into Groups

Chrome/Opera: When I start reading about any subject on the web, it's easy for me to go from link to link and have a whole bunch of tabs open. …

Apps

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …

Thanksgiving Breads

Recipes

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

How-To: Crocheted Hanging Mason Jar Cozy

Rustic up your autumn evenings by suspending some candles with this great crocheted mason jar cozy tutorial from What Would Jen Do?<p>[via Knitted Bunny]

How to Get Even More Out of a Raspberry Pi

No doubt about it, the Raspberry Pi is nothing short of a homebrew phenomenon. Since its release in February 2012, the British micro-mini-computer …

Raspberry Pi

Tutorial: Draft your own purse pattern

Justine from Sew Country Chick shows how she drafted the pattern for this pleated hobo bag she made for her friend’s birthday. She walks us through …

DIY vs. Buy: Should I Make My Own Pear Liqueur?

I am obsessed with Champagne cocktails. So when I hit upon a DIY ingredient that pairs well with sparkling wine, it's time for me to buy bubbly by the case. One Thanksgiving, I happened upon a delicious fizzy cocktail made with sparkling wine, fresh pear syrup, and gin, which launched a new …

Hand piecing best for busy mom

Mother of six Konda Luckau of Moose on the Porch Quilts wants you to give hand piecing a try with her project geared specifically for this called</i> …

The Secret to Making the Ultimate Chocolate Gelato

<b>By Caroline J. Beck</b><p>This past summer, I was overcome by the latest trend to turn just about anything into a frozen edible. From Bloody Mary popsicles at brunch to Saffron Courvoisier granita for a dinner finale, sassy sorbets were all intriguingly laced with herbs, spices or hip new libations. But …

30 Amazing Diy Bottle Lamp Ideas

You don’t have to throw your used bottles. You can reuse them. There are many ways how to reuse them. The one that we think is interesting to do is …

The Week in Review: Get Crafty for Fall

Inside Flipboard / September 13, 2013<p>With fall breathing down on us, the season of stay-at-home, DIY goodness isn’t far behind. Why not assign …

Zombie Graveyard Cake

Zombies are popular in the movies, on tv and even in the candy aisle. I’ve noticed that zombies have become a popular theme for Halloween candies, …

Quick and Easy Creepy Cupcakes

October 28, 2013<p>I can’t believe Halloween is just around the corner. It always sneaks up on me before I get to make all the treats I have sketched …

Dessert

Butternut Squash Biscuits

Butter Toffee Candy Bar Shots in Edible Chocolate Shot Glasses

I can hardly believe we're sailing into November this week! As we cruise into these major holiday months, my attention is turned toward entertaining. …

Pumpkin Donut Muffins

Donut Muffins are tender muffins that are rolled in butter and sugar after baking to create a slight “crust” on the exterior that is similar to that …

Pour on the Sriracha! Judge sides with hot sauce maker over odor -- for now

Hot sauce lovers rejoice!<p>A Southern California town failed Thursday in its bid to shut down production of the popular Sriracha chili sauce because of the odor the factory gives off.<p>Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert O'Brien rejected the city of Irwindale's initial bid to cease operations at …