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7 Fun & Natural Autumn Decor Ideas

Gourds, twigs, apples, acorns -- the harvest season is here. But put your wallet away. Ditch the store-bought hangings, artificially scented candles, and plastic maple wreaths. There are cheaper, more…

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Why Should You Knit a Scarf?

I’ve started knitting again after a year-long break. I bought some beautiful hand-dyed, locally spun yarn in a brilliant mottled fuchsia, and then I got to work, knitting furiously for two days straig…

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How to Knit a Simple Dutch-Style Throw

This DIY throw blanket can be knit up over a short weekend if you're determined or in a few months if you work at a leisurely pace. Remodelista editor Alexa chose to use black wool for her blanket, …

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Gaining Perspective Through Our Favorite Activities

Recently, a friend of mine started a blog about knitting. And about life. I was reading it yesterday and I felt so proud of her for taking something she loves and using it as a tool to open up to the …

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10 DIY Holiday Food And Craft Gifts

Good for you! You’ve decided to ditch the mall and put your hands to work creating gifts for your loved ones. Did you know creating crafts can soothe your brain? Writer, Amy DuFault of EcoSalon wro…

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3 Fabulous DIY Fall Projects For The Home

The mornings here have become cool and crisp. Fall is in the air and that puts me in the nesting mood to create craft projects to warm up my home. Here are 3 of my current favorite DIY sites, and 3…

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Ban Plastic Bags – Crochet A Reusable One

If you care where your food comes from, you probably care about what you carry your food home in from the market. Cities and towns across America are considering a movement to ban or fine the use of d…

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Cat Sweaters: Cat Hoodie Knitting Pattern

I've got one cat. His name is Milo. He lives inside and outside. This past winter was frigid like no other I can remember in a long, long time. Milo spent many winter days lollygagging by the fire. So…

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Green Knitting: A Gorgeous Blanket Project

I've been looking for a bed coverlet to knit with a soothing neutral palette. Generally, I am attracted to knitted projects that are brightly patterned with a rainbow of colors. When I spotted this Lo…

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Etsy Videos Rock DIY

Etsy dominates the DIY world. Period. With a mission to "…enable people to make a living making things, and to reconnect makers with buyers. Our vision is to build a new economy and present a better c…

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