9 Lovely Needlework Calendars

Needlework calendars have a beauty and permanence that paper calendars rarely achieve. Whether it’s cross-stitch, quilting, or embroidery, it’s difficult to throw away needlework, especially if the pattern is complex and painstakingly crafted. Hence, if you expect a year to be wonderful, or if the past year was already wonderful, stitching together a calendar can […]

19 Creative Ideas for Gingerbread Houses

19 Creative Ideas for Gingerbread Houses

Like Christmas wreaths and light decorations, gingerbread houses are a holiday art that can be either really simple and pretty or extravagant, time-consuming and spectacular. Either way, making & decorating a gingerbread house takes patience and ingenuity, especially if you want to enter into a gingerbread competition. For inspiration, here are nineteen creative ideas to help you begin […]

16 Unique Embroidered Hoop Art Designs

Embroidery is an old hobby that has changed considerably in the past 200 years. Modern embroidered art and needlework is full of variation—different materials, techniques, and styles. You might be surprised by its versatility and uniqueness, and decide to create your own hoop! Wonderful Embroidered Hoop Art Designs 1. Reindeer via Three Red Apples 2. “Let’s Go” […]

15 of the Best Creative Key Holders Around

15 of the Best Creative Key Holders Around

The best decorations are sometimes the most useful. Key hooks, for example, are quite handy practically-speaking, but they’re also a great opportunity for art. Here are some key holder that are a little bit quirkier than your usually key holders. Maybe there will be one that catches your eyes. The Best Creative Key Holders 1. […]

14 True Shots of Paris

Paris is a difficult city for tourists to conquer; the famous sights, museums, shops, restaurants and gardens are seemingly endless. Even if you had enough time to do everything mentioned in a traveler’s guide, you still wouldn’t see everything. You can’t capture Paris in one visit or summarize its mystique in a few pictures. But, […]

25 of the Best Funny Dog Jokes

25 of the Best Funny Dog Jokes

I’m a dog lover (no not in that sense), and I have 3 of them at home. But man are they an endless font of frustration and humor. Whether they’re chewing crap to pieces or giving the best snuggles, the dogs in our lives seem to make us always feel some sort of emotion. And […]

13 Ways to Reuse Plastic Milk Jugs

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Plastic milk jugs are so common in the U.S. that anything you make with them is basically free. They’re especially handy to use for homemade crafts and projects for kids, since they can be easily replaced if damaged. Some people even use them for their pets to make plastic hides for reptiles or disposable little […]

10 Delicious Homemade Cereal Recipes

10 Delicious Homemade Cereal Recipes

Store-bought cereals can seem a little mysterious sometimes. They have long lists of ingredients, unusual shapes and colors that are probably difficult to make at home. That’s why it can be fun to make homemade cereal for once, instead of just granola. You know exactly what you’re eating and can personalize the ingredients according to […]

9 International Easter Bread Recipes

Hot cross buns aren’t the only type of traditional Easter bread. As an international holiday, Easter has a great variety of foods and customs unique to each region of the world. There are so many delicious kinds of Easter breads, for instance, that you could try a different recipe each year and never run out of […]

Abandoned Libraries Will Break Your Book-Loving Heart

Abandoned Libraries Will Break Your Book-Loving Heart

Few places are as chilling as abandoned libraries. Despair, Inc. could certainly use them to demotivate writers. If you’re like me, you may be wondering how a library even becomes abandoned? I mean, if you’re going to abandon a library how about you just give it to me instead. It’s always been my dream to live […]