Posts tagged "diy"

The Toe Plow Might Be The Best Invention Ever

It's officially spring, but many parts of the country are still blanketed with snow. Want to cut through the slush in style? Try a toe plow, which is exactly what it sounds like: a tiny snow plow that attaches to the toe of your shoe. Apparently you can make your own toe plow with…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 24, 2013

Weekend Project: A DIY Home Theater For About $5

OK, I know the picture of a cardboard box and the $5 price tag suggest this project is some shoddy workaround along the lines of this DIY hot tub, but I swear it's actually a really cool tech hack that lets you turn your laptop into a projector. It's marketed as a fu…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 16, 2013

7 Fun DIY Projects

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By: theBERRY / February 18, 2013

Weekend Project: DIY Galaxy Print Sneakers

This week included a meteorite entering the atmosphere over Russia and a close call between Earth and an asteroid the size of a football field. Scary, right? You could spend the weekend putting the finishing touches on your underground survival bunker, or you could channel all your intergalactic energy into DIY-ing…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 16, 2013

Australian Prisoners Are Giving Themselves DIY Penis Implants Known As “Speed Bumps”

Researchers at the University of New South Wales made a disturbing discovery while studying sexual risk behaviors in Australian prisons. They noticed a rise in prisoners with genital skin infections due to bead-like foreign bodies being inserted under the penis.Digging deeper into the phenomenon, the research team discovered that nearly six percent of male prisoner…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 6, 2013

Weekend Project: A Heavenly Coconut Lavender Body Scrub

Soothing lavender scent? Check. Moisturizing coconut oil? Check. Exfoliating sea salt? Check. Easiest DIY instructions ever? Check. Perfect way to pamper yourself this weekend? Check! [Deliciously Organized]…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 2, 2013

Weekend Project: Make A Cozy Sweater Pillow Cover

It's waaaayyyy too cold to leave the house this weekend, so make the most of your indoor time by transforming an old sweater into a cozy new pillow cover. The process is surprisingly easy, and when you're done you can cuddle up with the fruits of your labor and take a nice, long nap. […
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 26, 2013

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

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]…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 19, 2013

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…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 22, 2012

DIY Holiday: 8 Easy Ways To Spruce Up Plain Brown Wrapping Paper

One way to streamline your holiday to-do list (and save money) is to wrap all your presents in simple brown butcher paper. The minimalist look can be fine on its own, but just in case you want to add a little something extra, I rounded up eight simple DIY projects to help spruce up holiday…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 21, 2012

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...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 19, 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…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 11, 2012

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…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 5, 2012

Weekend Project: Make Some Rad Recycled Gift Bags

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 bag…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 1, 2012

No Excuses, You Need These DIY Glittery Star Pins This Holiday Season

I've never been the type of girl to sport hair accessories with regularity. (I tried the Blair Waldorf headband thing in high school before I realized it was more than a little bit to blame for my atrocious tension headaches, and that was the end of that.) Sure, I'll pop a decorative bobby pin i…
By: Rachel Krause / November 24, 2012

Weekend Project: Gourd Vases For Your Thanksgiving Table

Looking for a simple DIY centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table? These gourd vases are not only easy to make, they look absolutely beautiful filled with fresh fall flowers. Just cut the top off a squash, hollow it out, and reward yourself for being so crafty by mashing up the innards with some butter and…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 17, 2012

Weekend Project: Make A Macaron Coin Purse!

OK, this week's project does require a bit of sewing knowledge (or a friend with some sewing knowledge who will help you out in exchange for a mimosa), but  if you can pull it off, the end result is the most adorable little coin purse ever. I'd love to whip up a colorful…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 10, 2012

Weekend Project: A Delicious Chocolate Facial

If you're planning to hole up in your apartment this weekend to seek shelter from the SNOWICANE, well, there's no better time to put on a favorite movie and do some DIY beauty treatments. I'm pretty excited to try this chocolate facial, partly because it's packed with good-for-your-skin ingredients like cocoa,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 27, 2012

Weekend Project: Autumn Leaves Candleholder

Looking to bring some of those gorgeous fall colors into your home? I'm loving these DIY candleholders the crafty mavens over at Martha Stewart came up with. The best part? This project couldn't be easier: simply collect a sampling of colorful fall leaves and affix to a clear candle holder using spray adhesive.
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 20, 2012

Weekend Project: A Pumpkin Keg Of Dreams!

This month I'm hoping to fill every possible moment with pumpkin-themed activities: pumpkin carving parties, pumpkin patch adventures, pumpkin dessert potlucks, pumpkin-launching catapult shenanigans, etc. And I didn't know it until now, but none of these activities would be complete without the glorious presence of a PUMPKIN KEG. Apparently it's super easy to…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 6, 2012
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