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Weekend Project: Make An Awesome (And Easy) Origami Necklace

DIY: Edgy Friendship Bracelets
Who knew chain and yarn could be so badass? Read More »
DIY: Cap Toe Pumps
Cap toe shoes are stylish AND easy to make! Read More »

Looking for a super simple craft project to tackle this weekend? Check out this delicate origami necklace, which requires just a few bucks worth of supplies and some very basic folding skills. I’d love to wear this with a black v-neck sweater and coordinating bright orange nail polish. [How About Orange]

Weekend Project: Psychoanalyze Your Family Members With Ink Blot Placemats

Want to really delve into the collective psyche of your dysfunctional family this holiday season? Make a set of these Rorschach test placemats, arrange them around the table for Christmas dinner, and let everyone explain what they see. You could even have a prize for the most creative interpretation, but obviously you know the truth: they’re all vaginas. [Whimsey Box]

20 Of The Most WTF Pinterest Pins Of The Year

Listen, I love Pinterest, and it gives me a ton of ideas and inspiration, but it also gives me plenty of moments where I’m like, “Really, Pinterest? Really?” From stomach-turning recipes to questionable workout advice to completely unnecessary DIY projects, click on the gallery to check out 20 of the worst Pinterest pins of 2012…

DIY Holiday: 10 Crafty Ways To Decorate Your Home

You can drink a truckload of peppermint mochas and cram your closet full of festive sweaters, but it never really feels like the holiday season until you decorate your house for the occasion. Want to try some DIY decorations this year? We’ve got the inspiration–click through for 10 fun projects that will bring the holiday spirit into your living space!

DIY: Recycled Gift Bags
Cute, colorful, and eco-friendly! Read More »

DIY Holiday: 10 Fun, Fabulous Christmas Ornaments

This holiday season we’re really letting our crafty flag fly. Homemade gifts and decorations are not only unique, heartfelt, and (often) better for the environment, they’re also really fun to make: crank up the Christmas music, pour yourself a cup of hot cocoa, and get crafting! We kicked things off last weekend with some awesome DIY gift bags; now let’s check out some funky ornaments to decorate your tree, shall we? Click on the gallery to get inspired!

DIY: Recycled Gift Bags
Cute, colorful, and eco-friendly! Read More »
Gifts For The Travel Addict
Everything you need to please your travelin' man friend. Read More »

Weekend Project: Make Some Rad Recycled Gift Bags

DIY: Himmeli Mobile
Geometric hanging art to please your inner math nerd. Read More »
DIY: Macaron Coin Purses
Carry your coins in your favorite cookie! Read More »
DIY: Glitter Flats
Learn how to make your own sparkly shoes! Read More »

I try to be as eco-friendly as possible in most areas of my life, but sometimes my penchant for procrastination overpowers my desire to be green. Example: pretty much every Christmas eve, when I realize I forgot to get any kind of gift-wrapping materials and end up buying a pile of made-in-China plastic gift bags at the dollar store and feeling terrible. This year I’m taking a different route and crafting some of these recycled newspaper gift bags. They’re funky, colorful, earth-friendly, and almost free: what’s better than that? [Yours Truly, G]

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