Urban farming is sweeping the country as individuals and families seek ways to eat more healthily while also whittling down the grocery bills. Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's legendary estate in Charlottesville, Va. recently offered two-days of gardening, farming, and DIY classes and demonstrations during its annual Heritage Harvest Festival.
Practically from birth, I was waiting for my son to grow big enough to sit with me at my art table in our craft room so that we could work on a project together.
Don't have the space or materials for a standard bedside table design? Try these ideas out for a perfectly repurposed, space-saving bedside table!
If you're moving or buying something in bulk, a cardboard box is the most valuable tool. Once it's unloaded though, it's an awful eyesore that takes up too much space in your home.
Art and sexuality share a commonality. Both are often considered provocative. Bad sexual experiences can be frustrating and even traumatizing. The same goes for bad artistic experiences. And great sex, like great art can be stirring and stimulating.
Panama's artisans are perhaps the best-kept secret in the world of handicrafts. In every region you'll find master craftspeople quietly selling their wares in small stores and on roadsides.
I said to my wife, "Someone is c-r-a-b-b-y and needs an n-a-p." In the middle of throwing a bit of 'tude, my son turned to me and said, "I don't need a nap." Damn. At that point, I certainly did.
Instead of breaking out the carving tools this year, check out these awesome ideas for real or faux pumpkin design from people who have no-carve decor down to a science.
Despite the popularity and convenience of the Kindle, there is still a demand and desire for the physical book.
Don't you just love getting things on clearance sale? But you know what's even better than that? Finding a treasure on sale and upgrading it, to create the perfect addition to your home.
Way back in the day, people used to make a living selling arts and crafts and useful objects they handcrafted. They'd create their products and then meet in the local town square or village market to sell them.
It goes without saying that well-known sites like Apartment Therapy and Houzz are great resources. But there are lots of others out there that can help you cultivate your taste and create polished, authentic interiors.
Do you love Pottery Barn style but its prices ... not so much? Get classic American home decor for less with DIYs that pay homage to the PB spirit. Here are 11 projects, all inspired by Pottery Barn.
It won't be as easy for IMA to leave its mark on the walls of its new neighborhood, Ilse Cordoni told me during a recent visit to the studio; in Berkeley there will be more bureaucratic hoops to jump through.
The long, hot days of summer beg for a different sort of craft project -- something quick, colorful, or using natural materials, or all of the above.
Isn't it great when we get to experience that whole you get to be a kid again through your child thing? Because I think that's happening now.