How to Pack Glasses and Dishes for a Move, So Everything Arrives UnbrokenReal Estate
Plus, a few other smart tips for packing up your kitchen.
Aug 7, 2020
Ever Wanted to Learn to Knit? We’ll Show You How It’s DoneHome Projects
At first glance, knitting looks pretty complicated. All those hand motions, not to mention an endless number of knots. It definitely takes some practice, but once you’ve got the basics down, it’s really quite straightforward and simple. Not only is it a soothing meditative activity —a break from the outside world — it’s a portal to handmade scarves, sweaters, blankets and other home decor and accessories. Plus, there’s all that beautiful, colorful yarn to buy!
Mar 16, 2018
Dead Battery? How to Jump Start a Car Like a ProHome Projects
This is one of those adult skills that's really helpful to know: here's your complete guide.
Feb 17, 2018
This Homemade Mask is The Ultimate Fix For Dry, Damaged HairHome Projects
Between beanies, coat hoods, and dry, winter air, my hair always ends up looking like the Cousin It version of itself by New Year’s Eve. As a curly girl, I was getting sick of forking over $20+ for hair treatments and trying DIY hair masks that left a funky smell (I’m looking at you, mayonnaise mask). So this year I started looking into other options and kept reading about how great aloe is for your hair.
Jan 22, 2018
The 2-Ingredient Handmade Gift That’s As Beautiful As It Is EasyHome Projects
Soap is one of those DIYs I thought would be more complicated than it turned out to be. All the soaps on Pinterest are so beautiful — there was no way they could be easy as well! But with my rapidly growing essential oil collection, and need for some quick holiday gifts, I thought this would be a good way to use them. Before even preparing the soap base, mix your essential oils to preference in a non-reactive container (like glass).
Dec 18, 2017
Mini Cocktail (or Mocktail!) Kits For Everyone On Your ListHome Projects
Mini cocktail kits make perfect gifts because they’re just the right amount of thoughtful, and can be adjusted to fit both the giftee’s tastes and the gifter’s price range. The added genius of this gift is that, the more of them you give, the cheaper they get per unit — if you buy the supplies in bulk. So gift away, and make sure none of your friends (or 30 coworkers) go thirsty this holiday season. To go high end, use top shelf liquor and beautiful boxes.
Dec 7, 2017
Seasons Greetings: How To Make Your Own Custom Greeting CardHome Projects
Liz Corkery is a Sacramento-based artist who founded and runs Print Club Ltd., an online source for fine art silkscreen prints. Through Print Club, Liz works with other artists to create and sell limited edition works on paper. She has shared some simple instructions for creating your own set of festive greeting cards for the holidays — using a technique that can be used for any kind of design.
Nov 26, 2017
Learn How to Block Print (The Easy Way)Home Projects
Meet Liz Corkery, a Sacramento-based artist who founded and runs Print Club Ltd., an online source for fine art silkscreen prints. Through Print Club, Liz works with other artists to create and sell limited edition works on paper, but she also has a deep love for cooking and entertaining so has combined those interests in this beautiful set of hand-printed napkins.
Nov 15, 2017
Make This Gothic-Glam Skull Garland from an Ice Cube MoldHome Projects
What do you get when you mix Edgar Allen Poe and a bit of glam? A bewitching style that’s all about rich blacks, candles, and skulls. And if you’re into skulls, you’ll be into this quick and easy DIY. Using silicon skull molds and plaster, you can add the perfect garland accent to your Halloween spread, or leave it up and keep your glam goth game strong all year long. Plaster of Paris Silicon skull ice mold Eye hooks String Bucket Paint stirrer or similar 1.
Oct 4, 2017
Punch Needling Abstract Art: A Modern Twist On A Not So Modern CraftHome Projects
If you’re the kind of person who loves the look of embroidery, but “can’t even“ with the time it takes to tediously work every single stitch into a project, punch needle might just be for you. Lazy crafter? Punch needle. Can’t ever seem to color inside the lines? Punch needle. Enjoys crafting while sipping a bottle of wine? Pick up a punch needle. Punch needle has been around for a very, very long time.
Aug 29, 2017
How To Make Your Own Reusable Food WrapHome Projects
Sorry Costco, but I don't buy Saran Wrap in bulk anymore.
Apr 25, 2017
This Super Simple 2-Ingredient Charcoal Face Mask is a Skin SaverHome Projects
Activated charcoal and aloe are the two darlings of the beauty world right now, showing up in drugstore products, high-end cleansers and DIY recipes alike. This homemade face mask recipe combines the two star ingredients into the simplest skin detox around. Remember those blackhead-removing strips that were so fun as a teen? Consider this their trendy, grown-up cousin. So, what is activated charcoal, anyway?
Apr 16, 2017
DIY Skin Detox: How to Make Activated Charcoal Bath Bombs and Marbled SoapsHome Projects
Activated charcoal—an ingredient perhaps best-known as those black specks in our Brita water filters—has recently been showing up in everything from trendy ice cream to skincare products. Beloved for its detoxing abilities, this it-ingredient is credited with cleansing skin, whitening teeth and treating acne. To get in on the skin-clearing natural wonder, we picked up some food-grade activated coconut charcoal and put it to work in marbled soap bars and bath bombs that mean business.
Apr 9, 2017
The Only Napkin Fold You’ll Ever Need to KnowStyle
This 3-fold method is the hands-down chicest way to showcase your silverware and elevate your table setting. All you need is one cloth napkin per setting and a couple minutes of prep time before your guests arrive. Our main tip is to iron the napkins before you fold, which will make the process easier and the final product much crisper. Choose any color napkin that works with your table setting, or mix and match colors for a playful design. Cloth napkins Instructions 1.
Feb 10, 2017
Knitting Pattern for Beginners: Make This Easy Cushion Your First ProjectHome Projects
This month, Apartment Therapy teamed up with a bunch of talented knitters — like KOEL Magazine — to give you a rich mix of informative posts about this useful and meditative craft, including resources and original patterns. If you’ve never picked up knitting needles before, this is a great time to start. See the entire knitting series right here.
Feb 3, 2017
Win Your Office Holiday Gift Exchange: Boozy Baileys Chocolate Mug Cake KitLiving
Stumped on what to bring for your office secret Santa or white elephant gift exchange? Don’t just bring another coffee mug—make a mug cake kit! It’s super simple, under $10, and when you add a nip of Baileys, you’re sure to win at the holidays. A mug Cellophane bag Baileys nip Baker’s twine Ribbon Spoon Recipe card (one per page / four per page) Recipe dry ingredients (flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt) 1.
Dec 21, 2016
What To Know BEFORE You Go Cut Down A Christmas TreeHome Projects
Taking a trip to a Christmas tree farm is kind of magical. It usually marks the beginning of the holiday season — the event that gives the go-ahead to start drinking egg nog and adding whisky to your weekend pancake syrup. To have the best possible experience, check out a few of our tried and true tips for cutting down a Christmas tree. View the tree from all sides, look for bald spots (bald spots can be okay as long as you’re not viewing the tree at home from all sides).
Dec 3, 2016
Make All-Natural, Great Smelling Orange Pomanders for the HolidaysHome Projects
Looking to add a festive vibe to your home, without all the glitter and lights? Orange pomander balls are quite possibly the quickest and best all-natural, great smelling, non-gaudy decoration you can make this holiday season. And according to our ancestors of yore, they ward off bad spirits and bring strength and fortune —a holiday bonus. Make them around Thanksgiving and, if dried correctly, they’ll last through the entire holiday season, and maybe even longer.
Nov 23, 2016
So Clutch: Captivating Venus Flytrap NailsHome Projects
Our Surrealist take on witches’ claws, these Venus flytrap nails are every bit as dangerous, but thanks to sparkle polish and rhinestones, are 10 times prettier. These designs were dreamed up by extraordinary nail artist Mei Kawajiri (don’t miss her Instagram for even more OTT styles), but don’t worry nail art novices, our video tutorial and step-by-step instructions put this look totally within your grasp.
Oct 20, 2016
Eye-Popping Nail Art You Have to See to BelieveHome Projects
All eyes will be on your nails when you walk into the Halloween party with this peeper-painted manicure. The detailed designs above were hand-painted by nail artist Mei Kawajiri, but even if you’ve never attempted anything beyond a solid coat before, our how-to video will show you how to replicate the look without even batting a lash. White nail polish Black acrylic paint, by Golden, $7 for 1 oz.
Oct 19, 2016
Halloween Makeup in a Minute: The Eye-Catching Venus FlytrapHome Projects
Stunning, yet strangely unsettling, the prey-snatching venus flytrap is what Halloween dreams are made of. To channel the creepy-cool vibe, we used liquid eyeliner and magenta lipstick for a look that’s a cinch to recreate—even in your office bathroom before dashing off to the Halloween parade. You can pair this tutorial with a Venus Flytrap Fascinator, but the effect is captivating even on its own.
Oct 16, 2016
Last-Minute Halloween Makeup Ideas that are Drop Dead GorgeousHome Projects
This Halloween, we’re delving into our dream worlds, crafting simple costumes that present a slightly unsettling version of reality—what if lobsters were hairpieces and eyeballs were as large as our heads? To pair with our Surrealist headpieces, makeup artist Jessica Sanner of Rouge NY schemed up some easy, last-minute makeup looks that take your face from ordinary to extraordinary, without having to blow your entire paycheck at Sephora.
Oct 15, 2016
This Last-Minute Halloween Makeup Trick is Totally TransformativeHome Projects
So that Game of Thrones costume you were planning to sew a month ago just never happened? And now it’s an hour before the Halloween party? Don’t panic, procrastinators. Just reach into your makeup bag, grab some lip liner and the boldest red lipstick you own—this Surrealist makeup trick will rearrange your face in 5 minutes flat.
Oct 14, 2016
Contouring Like You’ve Never Seen it Before: Halloween EditionHome Projects
What do you get when you give the contouring makeup trend a Surrealist spin? A defined jawbone, bright red eyebrows, and a look that screams “Halloween!”. You don’t need to be an artist to make this a reality—just use any clean paintbrush you have on hand and let your facial features be your guide. Top it off with a Dali-inspired Lobster Fascinator for a playful, low-effort take on high art.
Oct 13, 2016
Venus Flytrap Bait: The World’s Cutest Butterfly Dog CostumeHome Projects
Now, this is what we call a couple’s costume. You get a cute-yet-creepy Venus Flytrap Fascinator, your pooch gets a sweet set of monarch wings to go along with it. Crafted from lightweight felt that’s looped right onto your pet’s harness, this is a costume your dog won’t mind prancing around in.
Oct 11, 2016
Super Surreal Nail Art: Sky’s-the-Limit DigitsHome Projects
If there was ever a good time to suspend reality, All Hallow’s Eve is it. Give gravity the night off and pair your Dali-inspired Lobster Fascinator with sky-high nails dotted with cotton ball clouds, a design created just for us by NYC-based nail expert Mei Kawajiri. Sure, you may not be able to do much while wearing these mini sculptures, but they’ll undoubtedly win you the dreamiest costume award.
Oct 9, 2016
Don’t Dilly-Dali: Make this Lobster Costume, Pronto!Home Projects
You’ve probably seen Dali’s iconic Lobster Telephone, well now we present to you, the lobster bow. Stylishly Surrealist, this fascinator uses an oversized plastic crustacean and excessive amounts of royal blue veiling to full effect. We recommend pairing it with some next-level contouring and a side of butter.
Oct 5, 2016
10-Minute How-To: Giant Eyeball Halloween CostumeHome Projects
All eyes will be on you when you walk into the Halloween party wearing this oversized peeper. Inexpensive supplies—a styrofoam ball, some felt, card stock, and a fascinator base—mean that the total cost of this costume comes to less than 20 bucks. Add a dramatic lip using makeup you already own and nail art using polishes from your stash, and you’ve got yourself the cheapest-chicest costume in the room.
Oct 4, 2016
Turn a Dog Sweater Into a Cute Costume in Under 2 MinutesHome Projects
To accentuate our puppy model Cash’s best features, we created a costume that’s all eyes and tongue. Taking cues from Picasso and Dali, a mish-mash of googly eyes and lip stickers form a Surrealist-style dog sweater. If you have some hot glue on hand, you can whip up this ensemble just minutes before the Halloween parade. Black dog sweater, such as the Flex Fleece Dog Hoodie from American Apparel, $28 Googly eyes, Michaels has a huge selection Patches and stickers from Ban.
Oct 4, 2016
DIY Costume in a Snap: Venus Flytrap FascinatorHome Projects
A lot pretty, a little creepy—this Venus Flytrap Fascinator is exactly the look we’re going for this Halloween. Constructing this headpiece is less work than assembling a head-to-toe costume, but the look is still every bit as eye-catching. Watch the how-to video to see how it all comes together.
Oct 3, 2016
How to Turn Your Pup’s Poncho into a Cute CostumeHome Projects
If you’re donning a Dali-inspired Lobster Costume this Halloween, then your sidekick should be something that brings out your best—that’s right—glorious butter. Painting a store-bought poncho makes this costume completely no-sew, and guarantees a perfect fit. Laid-back pooches, like our office dog Zuzu (above), won’t mind getting topped off with a silly butter pat hat. Combined, you two will make a delectable duo.
Sep 29, 2016
Sick & Surreal Nail Art For An OTT Halloween CostumeHome Projects
Halloween is a night to go all out. Willingly suspend your disbelief for the evening with some eerie and utterly entrancing nail art, then pair it with equally surreal fascinators and makeup for a complete costume. Even if you’re a novice with finger polish, these designs are within reach. Venus Flytrap Nails: Nothing is more captivating and creepy than a carnivorous plant.
Sep 28, 2016
No Knife Needed: Make Picasso-Inspired Pumpkin People This HalloweenHome Projects
We like to imagine that if Picasso decorated more jack-o’lanterns, they’d look a little something like this. To collage your own pumpkin person, just cut out facial features from magazine clippings and decoupage them onto a real gourd or a last-forever Fun-Kin. This has got to be the easiest jack-o’lantern ever. Magazines Pumpkin, or Fun-Kin, from $20 (fake pumpkins you can keep forever!) Matte decoupage medium, like ModPodge, $1.50 for 2 oz.
Sep 26, 2016
Find Your True Style in 4 Easy StepsStyle
Any design enthusiast can attest: Pinterest is one of the best tools for finding aspirational images and creating a digital dream world full of (sometimes unattainable) beauty for yourself. But with what feels like gazillions of photos to choose from, it can be hard to narrow down which ones are accurate reflections of your personal style, and which ones are just plain pretty and pleasant to look at.
Aug 29, 2016
Turn Any Fabric Into a Triple Threat: DIY Blanket, Beach Towel & WrapHome Projects
With so many amazing outdoor activities during the warm seasons, this all-purpose fabric towel is a handy (and handsome) accessory to keep stashed away in your car or scooter bucket. Impromptu cliff diving excursion? No prob, you’ve got a great towel/cover up. Picnic in the park over your lunch break? Bust out the blanket!
Jul 23, 2016
How To Test for Lead Paint in Your HomeHome Projects
Lead paint is nasty stuff. If you live in a home built before 1978, it’s very likely that layers of lead paint lurk on the windowsills, trim around the doorway, or walls. Not knowing if you have it in your home is scary — especially if you are pregnant or have children — so it’s worth finding out. Inexpensive kits are widely available, and testing is easy, so fork over the $10, be the responsible human you are, and put your mind to ease.
Apr 30, 2016
How to Blow Out an Egg for Decorating and Craft ProjectsHome Projects
Whether Easter’s on its way or you’re just looking to decorate with eggs to add a touch of organic beauty around your home, blown eggs are a great way to utilize both the package, and the contents of the package with little to no waste at all. Raw eggs Thumbtack Toothpick or bamboo skewer Small bowl Straw (narrower the better) or syringe 1. Balance the egg vertically on the table and start by pressing a thumb tack into the very top point and bottom point of your egg.
Mar 26, 2016
DIY Memory GameHome Projects
If you’re looking for a thoughtful and fun gift, look no further. Ioana’s project is a simple, unexpected, and customizable. Skill Level: Easy Time Required: 1 hour Project Cost: $10-20 What You Need Tools Beer coastersPrinted photosClear self-adhesive foilEyeletCardstock, red and whiteBakers twine Materials PrinterCutterRulerEdge rounder (punch)GlueEyelet setterScoring board with bone folder Instructions Cut the photos as big as the coasters and round their edges.
Feb 13, 2016
An Easy & Adorable DIY Valentine’s Paper GarlandHome Projects
Perhaps Valentine’s Day isn’t your thing. Totally cool. Maybe Valentine’s Day chocolate (and only the chocolate) is your thing. I so hear you. But if you’re thinking of decorating your space for a romantic night in or looking for a fun activity for a Galentine’s Day party, Helena’s easy and adorable garland is a fast and fun way to get in the Valentine’s Day spirit.
Feb 12, 2016
How To Make a Friendship Necklace for Your BestieHome Projects
Here’s a fast and easy DIY on how to create fun, colorful friendship necklaces for you and your best friend(s). Give them as gifts for Galentine’s Day and tell your girls how much you love having them in your life! Sculpey Polymer Clay Small Eye Hooks Necklace or Ball Chain Heart-Shaped Cookie Cutter Small Rolling Pin or Wooden Dowel X-Acto Knife 1. Take off a section of clay and start rolling it with your wooden pin onto a clean, dry surface.
Feb 9, 2016
DIY Cardboard Play TownHome Projects
Looking for something to do with all of those online shopping boxes? Stef, of Non Toy Gifts, walks us through this super cute and super simple cardboard town. Skill Level: Easy Time Required: 2 Days Project Cost: $30-$40 1 or 2 cardboard boxes, depending on the size Paper for stencils Craft paint and brush Craft knife Hot glue gun Start by creating stencils for each type of house and use them to cut 6 cardboard pieces for each of the houses.
Jan 28, 2016
How to Wake Up at 6am and Get Your Butt to the Gym Every DayLiving
Whether it’s been because it’s depressingly dark or because its too cold to bear taking off the covers so early, a 6am wake-up time to get my butt to the gym has been my white whale. But I begrudgingly filtered through a bunch of different methods, finally stumbling on an odd combination of elements that have proven successful for me. Will they be the very set of circumstances you’ve also been seeking to transform yourself into an early morning gym rat?
Jan 19, 2016
How To Dye Textiles With Coffee & TeaHome Projects
Keep things au naturale with this easy tutorial.
Jan 2, 2016
Homemade Holiday Gift Idea: Make Fido A Dog ToyHome Projects
If you’re like most pet people, your special little furry friend gets a stocking of his own for the holidays, right alongside everyone else. They’re always fun to fill with treats and chew toys, so this year, why not make your own? Sure, he might not get the warm fuzzies when you tell him it’s handmade — but you can be proud of the fact that you made it out of 100% recycled materials! 12 strips of t-shirt yarn (apx 36″ long) Scissors 1.
Nov 18, 2015
Homemade Holiday Gift Idea: Make A No-Sew Yoga Mat StrapHome Projects
This simple little strap is just as useful as it is cute -and it takes just minutes to make. No sewing machine? No problemo! We constructed this beauty out of webbing found at the craft store and specialty fabric tape. So as long as you’ve got an iron and an embroidery needle, you can easily tackle this cheerful little stocking stuffer. Or combine it with a yoga mat for a more substantial gift.
Nov 16, 2015
Homemade Holiday Gift Idea: Custom Solid PerfumeHome Projects
Solid perfume is a handmade gift that is just about as fun to make as it is to receive. Channel your inner chemist and blend oils to create your favorite wintery scents. You can shop for fun little jars, or repurpose old lockets and storage containers. Just make a stop at the health food store for quality oils and beeswax and you’re ready to start creating a personalized gift. 1 1/2 oz tins 1 1/2 heaping tsp. beeswax pellets (or shreds) 1 1/2 tbsp.
Nov 12, 2015
Homemade Holiday Gift Idea: Make These Cozy Lavender HandwarmersHome Projects
These rice and lavender hand warmers are a cozy winter treat. They may seem to lack a certain high powered, high priced, in-demand shiny Christmas present quality, but believe me, they are magical. Because nothing is more comforting when you just can’t get warm. Make them for your office mates, your aunt, your dog walker — everyone will love them. Guaranteed.
Nov 11, 2015
Homemade Holiday Gift Idea: Make Custom Temporary TattoosHome Projects
Personalized temporary tattoos make the best little stocking stuffers or secret snowflake gifts. Create your own artwork, or find clip art online, and simply print them out on specialized temporary tattoo paper. It’s a fun way to spice up the holidays and pull a fast one on grandma. Temporary tattoo paper (we used this brand) Digital art Design software (Photoshop or software provided by paper company) Color printer Water Washcloth Scissors Burnishing tool ( a spoon works great!) 1.
Nov 9, 2015
A Step-by-Step Guide to Craigslist Selling SuccessOrganize & Clean
So you have some furniture or home decor that’s just not your style, but you think it could be worth some bucks to someone else? Get thee over to Craigslist, the mecca of online buying and selling. But first, set yourself up for success and educate yourself with this guide. A great photo is your biggest opportunity to get buyers interested. Your photos need to be clear and well-lit (if you can, try taking photos outside but not in direct sunlight).
Aug 10, 2015
Smart & Simple: The Best Way to Sew on a ButtonHome Projects
Save some dough by taking care of loose or missing buttons yourself; there’s no need to pay the dry cleaner to put them back on for you. All you need is a sewing kit and five minutes of concentration to do it RIGHT, so they’ll stay put and work well. And if you think you already know how to do this, you might want to read up on it anyway, unless you already know about the toothpick trick, and the proper direction to stitch your buttons… ThreadButtonNeedleScissors 1.
Jul 22, 2015
How To Sew by Hand: 6 Helpful Stitches for Home Sewing ProjectsHome Projects
We've rounded up six common stitches that can be used on a myriad of projects for home decor, complete with step-by-step photo tutorials.
Jul 21, 2015
How To Thread a Sewing Machine & Wind a BobbinHome Projects
Knowing how to correctly thread your sewing machine opens up a world of creative possibilities. The process might seem intimidating, but once you get the general idea you can apply what you know (give or take a loop or twist or two) on any machine you come into contact with in the future. It’s a two-part process in which you’ll learn how to wind the bobbin and then thread the machine. So dust it off, plug it in, and start practicing! Most sewing machines basically look the same.
Jul 20, 2015
How To Make a Paper AirplaneOrganize & Clean
Along with being allowed to write in pen, chew bubblegum, and walk home from school alone, being able to construct your very own airplane is a sort of rite of passage when you’re a kid. If it’s been a while since you’ve made one, brush up on your skills and share it with your favorite niece, nephew, or young friend. The basic dart is one of the simplest airplanes to make.
Jul 3, 2015
How To Make SlimeHome Projects
You never know when you’re going to need a slime recipe- and this one’s a good one- so pin it, bookmark it, copy it, do whatever you have to do to get it in your craft armory. The oozy green gunk will bounce, blow bubbles, drip, and splat with the perfect combination of gross and awesome. The most important part: it uses three simple ingredients and will be ready for play in mere minutes.
Jun 23, 2015
How To Make Playdough with Kool-AidOrganize & Clean
Playdough can provide hours of entertainment for kids and adults! Next time you find your store-bought dough has reached the end of its road, try making your own. It’s a simple, fun process, and a great way to introduce kids to the kitchen in a way they’ll be excited about!
Jun 19, 2015
How To Make SoapHome Projects
Handmade soap is an easy and effective way to add a personalized touch to your bathroom. Whether you’ve got sensitive skin and want to know exactly what ingredients are going into your soaps, or you want to give your guests that ’boutique hotel’ experience while they’re staying with you, it’s fast, fun and totally worth the investment. You can purchase soap making kits that come with everything you need, or gather your supplies individually.
Apr 23, 2015
How To Set Up an Annual Home Maintenance CalendarOrganize & Clean
Whether you own or rent your home, whether it’s an apartment or a house, it’ll need maintenance this year. Make your life easier and a little less stressful by planning out your home’s maintenance for the whole year all at once, filling out an annual calendar and setting yourself reminders so you stay on track all year long! A yearly calendar (paper or digital) A copy of your lease (if you rent)Your smart phone or computer 1.
Feb 8, 2015
Make Your Mail Carrier Blush With This Steamy Valentine DIYLiving
We’ve all seen them, huge boxes full of old romance novels at thrift stores that none of us would be caught dead looking though. But at 25¢ a pop we just couldn’t help ourselves and came up with a funny idea for “romantic” Valentine’s post cards that are sure to make any lover quiver. Old romance novels (paperback) Markers Scissors Postcard stamps 1. Round up a good selection of romance novels.
Feb 2, 2015
Homemade Holiday Gift Idea!: Sew These Linen PotholdersHome Projects
Maker: Liz Skill Level: Medium Time Required: 15 minutes Project Cost: under $5 per potholder Handmade linen potholders are handy for last-minute host/hostess gifts, and make great presents for the cooks in your life. If you have a sewing machine nearby, it’s easy to whip up a set or two… Sewing machine Linen Fusible Batting Thread Iron Chalk Ruler Cut two pieces of linen 9 inches by 9 inches and also two pieces of fusible batting in the same dimensions.
Dec 12, 2014
Pretty Presents: How To Tie a Perfect Ribbon Bow for a GiftHome Projects
Step up your gift wrap game.
Dec 8, 2014
Homemade Holiday Gift Idea!: Make Organic Honeycomb SoapHome Projects
Maker: Freutcake Skill Level: Easy Time Required: 1 Hour (then drying time) Project Cost: Roughly $1 per bar 1 lb. Goats milk soap base Scissors Spatula Bubble wrap (to create the “honeycomb” pattern) Non-stick cooking spray Soap molds 1/4 cup organic honey Chop soap base into cubes and place pan over low heat. Stir soap with heat-proof rubber spatula or wooden spoon until completely melted and no lumps remain. Remove from heat and stir in 1/4 cup honey. Set aside.
Dec 7, 2014