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10 Ways to Style a Plain White Tee Few things beat a classic white tee. Throw it on with a pair of jeans, cork wedges, a long necklace, and you’re good to go just about anywhere. Best of all, white tees are such a staple that you can find them at just about any corner store, grocery store, mall, or pharmacy. Seeing as we love style hackery oh-so-much, we decided to take on the classic tee, and came up with 10 new ways to restyle, rework, and totally transform it. We went with a few 3-packs of men’s undershirts by Hanes but, for most of these tutorials, you can use any old t-shirt you’ve got. 1. Grab a pair of tricked out cutoffs and throw on this top for a day of summer fun. To create this look, You’ll want to cut off the sleeves and collar of your tee. 2. This look is definitely a romantic one and makes us think of a refined take on hippie chic. For the how-to, you can go ahead and consider your tee a piece of jersey fabric at this point. 3. Maybe it’s time to up your workout style game. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

42 Great Hikes, Walks and Pilgrimages Home » Ibang Recommends (Local) » 42 Great Hikes, Walks and Pilgrimages 42 Great Hikes, Walks and Pilgrimages Sep 3, 2012 The world is full of amazing trails, walkways, paths and pilgrimages. Some of them are amazing for the places they lead to, some are breathtaking for the sights you can see along the way. And then others are amazing just for the sheer difficulty of the trek. Share this: 16 comments Sign in or Post as Guest 12 people listening + Follow Post comment as... Newest | Oldest My Hike from the couch to the Beer Fridge is PRETTY epic I want to go to there, and there, and there, and there. Fire up the airstream. Snowy Range, Wyoming. We need an update of the guy who called in a month ago who said he was taking his house boat down the Mississipps and out to the FL Keays. @ AssWhack! I love jellystone park the best, That god damn park ranger won't let me eat out of my picnic baskets Can I rent a Segway at any of these places? @ Pool Keepers Son hover round takes you anywhere you want to go

25 Homemade Beauty Tips 1. Old Buttons Repurpose spare buttons by using them to keep pairs of earrings together: Most buttons have at least two holes in them, so simply place an earring in each opening to neatly store when not wearing. Photo: Jupiter Images 2. Eyebrow Brush Stuck without a lint-remover? Use this handy makeup tool to remove unwanted fuzz from your shirt. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. A real hands on craft! Alginate/plaster of paris sculptures. I love crafts and I love new things. When I get to craft with new supplies or techniques, I totally flip. So, I bought a couple boxes of plaster of Paris a while back ago with no real intentions on how to use the stuff. Searching Amazon on my phone out of boredom one day I ran into the most awesome stuff – alginate. Now, what is alginate you might ask? So, I bought six pounds of the stuff, straight off of my phone with no idea what to do with it. I just so happen to be needing some place to hang all of my lovely necklaces. pitcherdry measuring cupliquid measuring cupwooden spoonrectangular shaped bowl (I used a reusable/disposable food storage container in the 8 cup size)wateralginateplaster of Parisknifeself adjusting (sawtooth) picture hangers with spikes to push in Step 1: First things first – mixing your alginate and transferring it to your container you will be making the mold in. Step 2: Place your hand into the goo. Step 3: Mix your plaster of Paris per manufacturers suggestion.

31 Places Everyone Should See Before They Die Do you feel like making the most of your life? If the answer is Yes, then you should probably see every place on this list a Reddit user compiled. It contains almost every awesome place worth seeing around the globe. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. Thanks to this user for adding the locations of every image. 50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making As a society, we have become over-reliant on “ready made” products. We have lost the ability to make things from scratch. Rather than blend up some peanuts to make delicious, tasty and fresh peanut butter, we’ll spend many dollars on a jar from the store that contains artificial preservatives, unnecessary packaging and that simply lines the pockets of huge, unethical multinational corporations. Aside from foods, you can also make your own personal care products, beauty and make up products, cleaning products and home accessories that taste, work or look better than store bought, without the harmful chemicals and toxins and free from excessive, earth damaging packaging. Foods Homemade Ketchup – This ketchup won’t brake the bank, tastes better than the real deal and contains no added sugar – so it’s nutritionally good for the whole family. Peanut Butter – It is so simple to make this pantry staple it would be silly to buy it. Want to learn more about making your own foods? Next Page >>>

Design Crush: Elizabeth Kimberly Designs I spotted Elizabeth Kimberly Designs over on Caitlin Creer’s blog some time ago and just dug it out of my bookmarks this morning through my cold induced haze. This particular project is what sold me on EK’s design work, as it combines color, serene white, traditional and modern all very well and looks, so, well- perfect. What a dump, huh? I could not love these doors more. Bright + light I think that’s glass tile behind that mirror! The nail head trim on this built almost sent into a seizure it’s so awesome. I could get used ot this kitchen. I spy white Barcelona chairs…. I’m dying. The Rose Tarlow zebra paper I’ve been itching to use… Do you think they might invite me over for wine? 10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World Reality is not as obvious and simple as we like to think. Some of the things that we accept as true at face value are notoriously wrong. Scientists and philosophers have made every effort to change our common perceptions of it. The 10 examples below will show you what I mean. 1. Great glaciation is the theory of the final state that our universe is heading toward. 2. Solipsism is a philosophical theory, which asserts that nothing exists but the individual’s consciousness. Don’t you believe me? As a result, which parts of existence can we not doubt? 3. George Berkeley, the father of Idealism, argued that everything exists as an idea in someone’s mind. The idea being that if the stone really only exists in his imagination, he could not have kicked it with his eyes closed. 4. Everybody has heard of Plato. In addition to this stunning statement, Plato, being a monist, said that everything is made of a single substance. 5. 6. Enternalism is the exact opposite of presentism. 7. 8. 9. 10.

DIY: All-Natural Coconut Deodorant For years, deodorant was something I applied every day without question because that’s what society has told us to do since our underarms started perspiring and giving off odor. Then one day a few years ago I did indeed stop to think about what was in my deodorant, and I freaked out! I saw something that looked like this: Active Ingredient: Aluminum Zirconium Tetrachlorohydrex 15.4% Inactive Ingredients: Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Kernel Oil; Stearyl Alcohol; Cyclomethicone; C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate; PPG-14 Butyl Ether; Hydrogenated Castor Oil; Hydrogenated Soybean Oil; PEG-8 Distearate; Fragrance; Hydrolyzed Corn Starch; Behenyl Alcohol After several years of trying to find a good all-natural deodorant that didn’t make me stink or break out in a rash, I finally decided to make my own. All-Natural Coconut Deodorant Prep Time: 5 minutes Cool Time: 15 minutes Ingredients Directions Combine coconut oil, baking soda, cornstarch, and arrowroot in a mixing bowl. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com

These Paper Cuts Are Band-Aid Free 0 in Share 201 In our modern age of social media, smartphones, and tablets, the mere thought of picking up a pen and physically writing a note or letter is ghastly. But for Oakland, California-based artist Annie Vought , the written word is revered, revitalized and reborn in her Paper Cuts collection. Armed with an X-Acto knife and patience few of us will ever achieve, Vought first enlarges her correspondence and then begins the painstaking process of carving out the negative space around each letter, until only the original marks remain, whether these be words, drawings, scribbles, or ink stains. The result is a beautiful skin of words and thoughts that calls attention not to the medium on which the note was etched but rather the depth of the message itself, thereby providing a thumbprint as unique as the note’s creator. [quote] Handwritten records are fragments of individual histories … [T]he author is often revealed in spite of him- or herself.

A 'fancy' serial number can make a $1 bill worth thousands If you’ve ever read the eight-digit serial number on a dollar bill, it was probably to play liar’s poker—or out of sheer boredom. But those digits are more than a passing diversion to a thriving online community, for whom they can take on a near-mystical significance. At CoolSerialNumbers.com, Nashville musician and currency collector Dave Undis brings together like-minded digit-heads who have little interest in the history of money or even the denomination of a given note. Instead they are after certain patterns and series that fall under the flexible heading of “fancy” serial numbers. Low serial numbers, from 00000001 to 00000100, are sought after, as well as palindromes (23599532), solids (with a digit that repeats eight times), seven-of-a-kinds (66666665), ladders (45678901) and important dates (12071941). Which is too bad when you consider how much these fancy numbers can sell for—quite a bit more than the bill’s face value, in some cases.

DIY Lavender Tea Tree Surface Cleaner This guest post comes from our contributor FP Naomi. This general-use cleaner is chemical free and a gentle eliminator of harmful bacteria. Why is that important? You can easily make your own surface cleaner to avoid chemicals and microbe extermination. You’ll Need (Makes 12 oz 1 Spray Bottle 1 Cup Water ¼ Cup Distilled White Vinegar 10 Drops Tea Tree Oil 10 Drops Lavender Oil Directions: Add water & vinegar to spray bottle. 2. 3. 4. 5. Enjoy a clean, lavender-smelling home! More DIY projects from the BLDG 25 Blog. Check out Naomi’s blog Numie Abbott! Tags: diy projects, diy surface cleaner, homemade surface cleaner

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