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Learn the figure 8 knot:Knots are important but they’re hard to remember! So I decided to learn ONE. That knot is the Figure 8 knot. Once you learn it, the many variations are simple, and they come in handy for different situations. It’s easy to recognize this knot because it looks like the number 8 (if your knot looks like a 7 or a 12, try again!)Once you’ve mastered the basic Figure 8 knot, you’re ready to try a variation, the Figure 8 on a...
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Spring has sprung! Well almost, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get your summer garden started. Even in the smallest spaces your little plant friends can flourish with the right amount of TLC. No, not that TLC, I mean tender love and care. Because I don’t want no scrubs, but I do want some shrubs!Here are a few little garden projects you should start this weekend to get those summer vibes flowing:1. Mason Jar HerbsPlanting herbs is basically living at the height of efficiency. You not...
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  Easter is this Sunday, which means it's time to start decorating your eggs. BUST is here to help you make some totally unique Easter eggs this year. They're all a lot of fun and are sure to impress your Easter guests. Take a look. 1. Emoji Easter Eggs Studio DIY teaches you how to make these hilarious yellow gems. Emojis rule the world. studiodiy.com2. Sharpie Easter Eggs These simple designs brought to you by Cutesy Crafts prove minimalistic style always wins. cutesycrafts.com3. Baker's Twine Easter Eggs These unique eggs are wrapped...
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We made it! Winter’s finally over, daylight saving time is here, and we can welcome in spring with open arms. It's seriously time to bring in some brand new energy— and we've collected some simple crafts to help you do just that. Brighten up your space with these fun and springy projects, with a little help from good ol’ mother nature. 1. Homemade Natural Fruit & Vegetable Dyes Nothing says “Hello, spring!” like injecting some color into your wardrobe. This easy DIY from Popsugar tells you exactly...
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Harness your inner fashionista with this edgy accesory that can take a basic look to the next level This super simple sewing project will have a big impact on any outfit. Layer this harness over dresses for a lil’ grit with your glamour, strap over a classic button-up to shake up a work look, or wear it on top of your favorite tee to look comfy yet pulled together. Materials:• About 3 yards of ¾"-wide leather trim• 1 2"-wide brass O-ring• 1 slide buckle, large enough...
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The BUST Craftacular will return to Los Angeles on Saturday, May 7th to the Superchief Gallery in LA, featuring 40+ of the area's finest makers, crafters, and artists. Applications are now open for LA's handmade vendors, use code TENOFFSPRING from now to 2/28 (midnight) to get 10% your booth fee. We are looking for talented vendors selling vintage, bath & beauty, accessories, original art, housewares and more! Come hang with the funny, fierce & feminist ladies of BUST to get pumped & pretty for the return...
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Attention all crafters, makers, artisans, fine foodists, and stylish rebels! The BUST Craftacular | Spring! edition returns to Brooklyn Saturday, April 23rd, 2016. Are you an indie Craftinista with the goods to prove it? Apply now to join the ranks of the 100+ vendors we will feature at Brooklyn’s original indie craft fair. Come hang with the funny, fierce & feminist ladies of BUST to get pumped & pretty for the return of beautiful weather with a sun-filled shopping days. BUST will host FREE DIY...
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Photo by Megan Senior A WOVEN WALL hanging makes for awesome décor, and it’s way easier to create than you think. You can even make your own loom with just a frame and some nails! It’s the perfect meditative craft for when leaving your warm and toasty home is the last thing you want to do. It’s also the best way to use up all that random yarn you’ve accumulated. This weaving is small, but you can scale it to any size you want. Soon, you’ll...
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When someone uses the term DIY, what usually comes to mind are handmade crafts, ambitious cooking endeavors, or creative home improvement projects. But for Limor Fried, the 36-year-old owner of Adafruit Industries, DIY is a way to empower people of all ages to take control of their personal technology through educational make-your-own electronics kits. Adafruit sells everything from LED sequins to DIY watch and robot sets. Her most popular, and perhaps least intimidating product, however, is the “MintyBoost Kit,” a build-your-own mobile-device charger the...
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Coddle your kisser with DIY peppermint lip scrub and orange-clove balm Harsh winter weather can leave your lips in need of some TLC. Thankfully, it’s a snap to make your own soothing lip scrub and hydrating lip balm to repair and restore your pucker. And make a bunch—they're great holiday gifts! Peppermint Lip Scrub: Makes approximately 12 4-oz jelly jars • 1 cup vanilla bean-infused white sugar (Place a few whole vanilla beans in a jar of white sugar for a few days before use)...
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