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31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects. Mini eco. Glowing jar project – varázslat a lakásban (EN/HU) T-shirt latch hook rug tutorial. I really love flokati rugs. I have two that are safely tucked away in my parents basement awaiting our reunion. When I learned that I would be having a child and building a nursery for him, I wanted a flokati. A gray one. Being a flokati snob though, I knew that I couldn’t afford the price tag ( ), and I knew that I would be too precious about the rug ( ). So I chose the only sensible alternative: I would make a rug. I’m going to show you how it’s done, but let me warn you- while this rug was super inexpensive to make with the resource of money- it was very costly in the resource of time.

And now, this is how to make your very own latch hook rug. Supplies: Latch hook canvas latch hook tool old t-shirts scissors or rotary cutting tool/mat seam binding masking tape dye (optional) All of these things should be available at your local craft store, with the exception of the old t-shirts. On to the making! Once you have all of the strips cut, it’s time to dye them if you’d like.

Xo elle. Most gawked all-time. Apocalypse Prep: How to Preserve Food Without a Fridge. When you bring food home from a grocery store, chances are you toss it in the fridge.

Apocalypse Prep: How to Preserve Food Without a Fridge

Ever stop to wonder if that's your best move? People managed to store perishables before the era of refrigeration, and if you're imagining a root cellar full of cans and preserves, you're only partially right. Designer Jihyun Ryou has made it her mission to, er, preserve some of those old methods of preserving food, designing this minimalist system for the modern kitchen. "We hand over the responsibility of taking care of food to the technology, the refrigerator," says Rhyou. "We don’t observe the food any more and we don’t understand how to treat it. " Are you really treating your food badly when you pop it in the fridge? Speaking of the environment, fridges are huge energy hogs. Have some food-preservation tricks of your own? All photos courtesy of Jihyun Ryou. DIY: Banana Republic Braided Neck Tee Shirt. You still have until tomorrow, July 22 to enter my first blogiversary giveaway!

DIY: Banana Republic Braided Neck Tee Shirt

Get your entries in! Have you guys heard of Pinterest? Pinterest is a virtual “pinboard” that allows you to visually bookmark images from all over the internet. You can sort your images onto separate pinboards to share them with friends and other pinners. It’s really fun and has been a great way for me to organize photos for fashion and home inspiration, as well as links to all the fabulous DIY tutorials I find and want to file away for a rainy day. A few weeks ago I came across this image on Pinterest: “Banana Republic Braided Top DIY” Image: via Danielle on Pinterest.

DIY Design Community « Keywords: Inspiration, DIY, Roundup, Craft. Curbly-Original Ahh, washi tape.

DIY Design Community « Keywords: Inspiration, DIY, Roundup, Craft

The craft-o-sphere's wunderkind! This seemingly all-purpose material can be found gracing the surfaces of everything from Easter eggs to vases and now... walls! Check out a few of our favorite unexpected decorative uses for this craft supply miracle! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. See? [The "digital" washi tape used in this post is part of a free download from Pugly Pixel! Tagged : Inspiration, Roundup, Craft, decorating, decor, washi tape, tape, neon, office, Curbly-Original, trend, inexpensive, DIY. DIY Design Community « Keywords: DIY, Craft, art, wall art. Bare walls are the pits.

DIY Design Community « Keywords: DIY, Craft, art, wall art

Liven those bad boys up with some affordable modern art -- that you made yourself! Here are ten of our favorite DIY wall art projects to make this week. 1. Bubbles of magnificent splendor! This project is high-impact and low, low cost. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills. The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills.

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills , but I figured I’d save you some time. Here are the top 40 sites I have personally used over the last few years when I want to learn something new. Hack a Day – Hack a Day serves up fresh hacks (short tutorials) every day from around the web and one in-depth ‘How-To hack’ guide each week.eHow – eHow is an online community dedicated to providing visitors the ability to research, share, and discuss solutions and tips for completing day-to-day tasks and projects.Wired How-To Wiki – Collaborate with Wired editors and help them build their extensive library of projects, hacks, tricks and tips. Also, check out these books for more ideas on pertinent life skills: Photo by: vramak Related 12 Universal Skills You Need to Succeed at Anything There are a lot of skills you don’t need.