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Craft a Colorful Rope Lampshade

Turn humble cotton rope into a one-of-a-kind pendant lamp with this easy 30-minute tutorial.

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DIY Shibori: Learn From the Experts

Four textile-dyeing pros share their best beginner tips.

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DIY Clay Ring Dish

Not a potter? Not a problem! Make a professional-looking clay dish with this clever DIY project from Sarah Goldshadt.

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Create Your Own Custom Coasters

Fashion meets function in this tabletop DIY by Leonora of Yellow Heart Art.

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Make a Bright Boho Purse Charm

Get in on the tassel trend with this three-part tutorial from Aunt Peaches.

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How to Transform a Thrift Store Frame

Breathe new life into a thrifted frame using three simple materials and this tutorial by The Crafted Life’s Rachel Smith.

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Smells Good Enough to Eat: the Perfume Cake

Scent, taste, and memory are inextricably linked, which is one reason this historic cake recipe (the secret ingredient: perfume!) is so intriguing.

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Last-Minute Valentine Treats and Printables

Pressed for time this Valentine’s Day? We’ve got you covered with easy DIY lollipops and adorable download-and-print valentines.

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DIY Valentine Treats for Your Dog

Don’t forget your furry BFF this Valentine’s Day! Say I love you with this recipe for colorful conversation heart dog biscuits.

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Learn to Weave

You don’t need a professional loom to learn the basics of weaving. Grab some scissors, yarn, and cardboard and let’s begin!

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Decorate Your Next Dessert With Spun Sugar

Create a candy garnish sure to add drama to any dessert.

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Make an Upcycled Cardboard Lantern

Freshen up your space with an elegant DIY lamp.

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CraftFail: When Homemade Goes Horribly Wrong

We talk to Heather Mann about her new book, “CraftFail,” which celebrates the unique (and hilarious) glory of DIY disasters.

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Make Gingerbread Folk Ornaments

Whip up a sweet garland of smiling dough ornaments with this tutorial by Heather Baird.

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Make a Gift Bag Village

This holiday season, ditch the wrapping paper and opt for a village of handpainted gift bags.

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Make Adorable Acorn Cookies

Whimsical and woodsy acorn cookies will delight dinner guests – and they’re delicious, too.

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Weekend Treat: Monogram Marshmallows

What’s better than hot cocoa with marshmallows? Monogrammed marshmallows, that’s what! Get the DIY with “Candy Aisle Crafts.”

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Make Upcycled Salt and Pepper Shakers

Glam up your next dinner party with a set of gold-accented salt and pepper shakers.

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Eatsy: Spiced Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Melted butter, caramelized sugar and a handful of nuts join forces to create a crunchy, salty, sweet and spicy candy.

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How-Tuesday: Beginners’ Guide to Building an Altar

Discover the tradition behind Day of the Dead home altars – and learn how to make your own – with this tutorial by Yreina of Ay Mujer.

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18 Creative Cardboard Box Costumes

Jump-start your imagination with wildly inventive costume ideas based on the ordinary cardboard box.

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