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Restyled Home. Hammers and High Heels. Getting started with SparkNotes for Android. SparkNotes started out as a Web site called The Spark in 1999, and was developed by a group of students trying to make it easier to understand literature.

Getting started with SparkNotes for Android

Known today as SparkNotes, the site features hundreds of guides to help aid students, teachers, and those wishing to brush up on a subject. According to SparkNotes, its intent was not to have students skip out on their reading assignments and just read the SparkNotes instead. Instead, it wanted to create a fun and educational Web site that helps give further explanations on topics. So far just the literature guides are available on Android, but SparkNotes does offer standardized test study aids and materials for many other subjects on its site and in book form.

Rips in My Jeans. 21 Great Sites to Help Save Money When Shopping Online. We all love saving money and online shopping has revolutionized the way we do so.

21 Great Sites to Help Save Money When Shopping Online

Back in the pre-internet age, if you wanted to save a few bucks, you either had to drive to the edge of town to compare prices or spend an entire Sunday afternoon cutting those darn coupons. Thanks to the internet revolution, saving money shopping online has never been easier. With more retailers setting up shop on the web, all it takes is a click of a button to compare prices and find the best deals.

The world's best sewing tutorials in no particular order. Alina's Adventures sew everything A P indicates a printable tutorial or pdf pattern.

The world's best sewing tutorials in no particular order.

An F indicates a personal favorite. Domestic Charm. Toy Rotation Bins. A few months ago I read the book Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne and quickly became convinced that my kids had too many toys.

Toy Rotation Bins

Not only that, but they had the wrong types of toys,and too many options at any given time. Budget Wise Home — Decorating on a Budget. Design Dazzle. Thrive. If you’re like me, your January is about resolutions and getting organized.

Thrive

Our house is getting some much needed get-rid-of-the-crap-you-don’t-need lovin’, room by room. First stop, the kids’ closets. Everything but jeans and jammies gets hung up. Skip to my Lou. Icandy handmade. TUTORIALS. Click an image below for step-by-step instructions and easy sewing projects.

TUTORIALS

Don’t worry…we won’t leave you hanging! We’ve got all the nitty gritty details. Sew Mama Sew! | Tutorials. J's Everyday Fashion. Tutorials. Decor. Tea towel pillow on the left, napkin pillow on the right.

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In the tradition of the Anthro placemat pillows, here are two more methods to create home decor from table linens. This is a much more affordable option for me than actually buying the pillows. I drool buckets over most everything in Anthropologie's home decor section but can't get past the price tag, even with the devil on my shoulder. Needle Crafts. Savannah from Oh So Pretty: The Diaries is here to share her Sew a Bird on it!

Needle Crafts

Let's give her a round of applause for such detail. Plus a free printable bird template. Thanks, Savannah! We had this awesome tray in our living room that had these pretty little stitched designs but, they were old and they didn't match our new color schemes so we decided to update it! We wanted to make sure we kept something stitched because it was such a cute detail so- we decided to SEW A BIRD ON IT! Thriftily DIYing my way to a beautiful home | House of Hepworths. LILLA BLANKA. The Magic of Paint! – Spray Paint Blog segment to show what a little paint can do to those things you have lying around that just don’t go with anything else or just need a little refreshing and updating to make you love them again!

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Small Telephone Table spray painted with (Lowe’s)Valspar Colbalt Cannon, love that color! My Antique Kitchen Chicken spray painted with (Lowe’s) Valspar Tropical Oasis. Diddle dumpling: crafts. After nearly 13 years using the same trusty black leather Fossil wallet, I recently decided I was ready for a change.

diddle dumpling: crafts

I snagged an adorable fabric wallet made by a friend of mine, but it didn't have a zippered compartment for my coins. This, of course, necessitated the creation of a coin purse. I'm not sure how I came to settle on the design that I did, but after making the decision that I wanted some pretty french knots to adorn my new purse, I chose a graduating assortment of yellow embroidery floss and a scrap of grey linen from my stash. This was the perfect in-front-of-the-tv project and took me several hours to complete. HandymanWire - Building a Sandbox. The sandbox is 6 ft. by 6 ft.

Two 12 ft long 2x12's can be purchased and each cut in half to provide the boards for the sides. Or buy four 8-ft boards and cut them to 6 ft long. The sides are joined at the corners with a corner post. Upholstering Series {how to upholster. Blogs & websites. About - The Fit Cook - Healthy Recipes - Skinny Recipes. Lancome Rouge in Love, Swatches, Photos, Reviews. Lancome just launched a new, longwearing lipstick formula: Rouge in Love. There are 21 colors, divided into three groups: daytime shades Jolis Matins (“beautiful mornings”), cocktail colors Boudoir Time, and intense, magical shades Tonight Is My Night.

Lancome designates the Jolis Matins shades with an M; the Boudoir Time shades with a B; and Tonight Is My Night shades with an N. The packaging is really pretty (and not terribly heavy). My only complaint is that the labels on the bottom have only the number (no letter, no name). Cupcakes and Cashmere. Tutorial: How to make a Fabric Headboard. In my master bedroom, I wanted an extra large headboard that would make a statement.Here are my instructions on how to make a fabric headboard…not just any fabric headboard...you’ll see. Step 1: Find fabric that you love! I found this fabric at my favorite fabric store called Home Fabrics and Rugs. It cost 5.99 a yard, and I bought 10 yards. (I still have some left over, but we’ll just play it safe and say it cost me $59.00 for the fabric.

Can You Cut Up A Large Couch To Make it Smaller? Um, YES? Bedroom Galleries » Short Cut Saturday – The New Bob. You asked, so I’m bringing a new section to Hair Romance – Short Cut Saturday! Short Cut Saturday will feature inspirational short cuts and easy hairstyles for short hair. If you have any questions or suggestions please leave them in the comments below. I love this layered bob hairstyles, one of the styles featured in Refinery29′s Fall hairstyles feature. This is a perfect style if you’re growing out your pixie cut, or you’re looking for an easy short hairstyle. A Cultivated Nest — Inspiring Cottage Ideas for Your Home & Garden. Simple Ways to Reuse and Repurpose - DIY Inspired. RustiChic: Before & Afters.

My Yellow Sandbox. A Beautiful Mess. Popular Hair & Beauty from Pinterest: 28 Feb 2012 - IKnowHair.Com. Black and white stripe upcycle: Shirt into skirt! Homemade "Shout" Stain Remover. Buttons. News, patterns, tutorials and reviews | Sewing | CraftGossip.com. Anngela's Pretty Little Things: Dressy Tunic Top {Tutorial}

Megan nielsen design diary - DIY tutorials. Print custom fabric on-demand. Delight by design. Kendi Everyday. . The Look 4 Less. Spring into Organization! The Bargain Whore: Coupons. How I Painted My Vinyl Floor. Not Just Paper and Glue: It’s Pinterest Party Time! Kara's Party Ideas | Kids Birthday Party Themes: berries and branches christmas party. Full of Great Ideas. 25 HairStyle TUTORIALS & EXTRAS! .. in the Fun Lane. Grandma’s Camp Book. Top 12 Websites For Crafting And DIY Projects. Top 10 Sites for Do It Yourself Projects : Planet Green. Blissfully Ever After: Budget Friendly Entryway Makeover. Dollar Store Crafts.

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