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Personalized Backyard Games to Buy or DIY

Get inspired by this week’s episode of Making It and upgrade your next backyard bonanza with a custom game set crafted just for—or by—you.

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How to Make the Dreamiest Flower-Petal Popsicles

Fruit-flavored frozen treats dressed up with edible blossoms are the ultimate summer refresher. Here’s how to make your own.

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How to Make a Personalized Terrarium, Inspired by Episode 2 of Making It

Craft a tiny, self-contained representation of your hometown—or your happy place—with a custom DIY terrarium.

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Photo Keepsakes to Buy or DIY, Inspired by Episode 1 of Making It

We took a page from the Master Craft Challenge on the series premiere of Making It to bring you sweet ideas for preserving special photos.

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How to Stream NBC’s Making It

Here’s how to watch your new favorite TV show—whenever and wherever you want.

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Creative DIY Trends to Try Now

Four hands-on projects everyone can get excited about.

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Show Your Pride With DIY Rainbow Cookies

Bonus: They taste as good as they look.

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3 Easy DIY Gifts You Can Still Pull Off for Father’s Day

It’s not too late to impress your pop with a handmade (and personalized) present.

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Make a Decoupage Photo Tray

This Mother’s Day, do one better than breakfast in bed with a DIY photo tray personalized just for her.

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Earth Month Gets Magical With This Surprising Natural-Dye DIY

Feast your eyes on the coolest, beginner-friendly food-based craft.

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Make Embroidered Postcards

Give old memories new life with this photo embroidery project.

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Make an Easy, Flower-Infused Bath Soak

Take bath time up a notch with this restorative botanical soak.

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Make a Rhinestone Cocktail Ring

This dazzling statement ring takes 30 minutes to DIY.

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Last-Minute Gift for Your Favorite Host: DIY Shibori Placemats

Transform lackluster table linens with shibori to create stunning (and giftable!) placemats, napkins, and more.

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Last-Minute Gift for Her: DIY Pom-Pom Earrings

Present procrastinators, take note: These colorful, whimsical (and easy-to-make) DIY earrings are here to save the (holi-)day.

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Last-Minute Gift for Him: DIY Beard Oil

Surprise the bearded guy in your life with a custom-scented smoothing oil made just for him.

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4 Charming, Woodland-Themed Holiday Treats to Make This Year

From cute owl cookies to an enchanting gingerbread gnome home, branch out from ho-hum holiday desserts with four woodland-inspired treats.

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Make an Alternative Metallic Holiday Wreath

Ditch the tinsel and add some natural shine to your holiday decor with this minimalist gold-leaf wall hanging.

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How to Make Festive Pressed-Flower Coasters

Add a splash of color to your home (and protect against pesky spills and scratches) with these easy-to-make pressed-flower coasters.

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Make a Color-Blocked Pendant Lamp

Because who cares if it’s getting dark earlier when you have this adorable (and easy-to-make) pendant lamp around?

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Make a Glam Velvet Pumpkin

Skip the carving mess and create a polished pumpkin patch at home with these easy-to-sew velvet stunners, complete with real stems.

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