Posts tagged diy
Posts tagged diy
Who isn’t Insta-obsessed? Adventures of Bradysitting blogger Lauren Lasher created this simple DIY Instagram wall, which makes for a beautiful focal piece in your home.
Last fall, we polled the Facebook community to let them choose the type of beer we’d make for an article on DIY beer. And we were thrilled when readers chose stout!
Self-proclaimed beer enjoyer Rick Schuler made a smooth, creamy milk stout for the how-to home-brew feature. Try making milk stout for yourself with his recipe below, and read his thoughts on how it turned out in our new issue.
For the mash – 60 min
Liquor: 3.5 gal
For the fly sparge
Sparge volume: 4.5 gal
Sparge temperature: 180°F
Runoff: 6.25 gal
For the boil – 60 min
Yeast: 1098 British Ale
Yields: 5.5 gallons of bee
This holiday season, remember J.Lo’s wise words of advice: “Love don’t cost a thing.” If you’re strapped for cash and have a knack for crafts, try your hand at these creative presents you can make for your loved ones at home.
Get creative with these DIY ideas from our Holiday Gift Guide.
We all have general aches and pains, but we don’t all have a massage therapist on call. Now you can do it at home with these DIY massage tips from expert Michele Maruniak, who suggests using household items—like a tennis ball—to work out your pain.
Find more DIY massage techniques in our latest issue.
Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a homemade scratch-off card for your loved one. When we saw it in this month’s Better Homes and Gardens, we knew we had to share it with you in our February/March issue.
Would you believe the silver part is made with metallic paint and dishwashing liquid? Print out the template for a last-minute DIY gift.
We will definitely be taking advantage of this resourceful, cheap and adorable DIY gift wrapping idea this year.
Tape together old newspapers to use as wrapping paper, then add a ribbon in a festive color or pattern and a gift tag marked with the recipient’s initial in the same color scheme as your ribbon.
The single color scheme and personalized gift tags turn the entire look from simple to striking.
We had several great submissions for last week’s DIY costume contest, and today we’re announcing the winner: Courtney A. with the idea for the Taco Bell hot sauce costume! Courtney, look out for an email about your prize.
Our next submission for the costume contest came from within the Facets team, and while not eligible to win the Halloween-themed gift basket, this costume was too good to keep to ourselves. We give you: the Box of Franzia costume.
Here’s how to make your own:
You are now equipped with a DIY costume that is less about fashion and more about function. Encourage your friends to take part, and may you all enjoy Halloween responsibly.
"I’m going as a pumpkin this year!" she said. "I have an orange dress, a green wig, some orange and black stripy tights and black shoes! I am sewing black interfacing onto the front of my dress (two triangles and a smile), and I’m also making a necklace and bracelets with artificial ivy." Check her out in this adorable green wig from Wonderland Wigs. Thanks for the submission!
In case you missed the debut DIY costume from yesterday, take a look at the creative Taco Bell hot sauce idea. And don’t forget to submit your DIY costume ideas through Tumblr or to email@example.com.
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