DIY: Make Your Own Dinosaur Necklace with Plastic Toys

DIY: Make Your Own Dinosaur Necklace with Plastic Toys

You know those times that you see a product and for weeks and months on end, you can’t stop thinking about it? That’s how I feel about the necklace that Serena is wearing in this picture from my 10 Questions Interview with her.

It’s amazing. It somehow walks the line of stylish, quirky, and elevated. And since I had almost all of the supplies needed, I figured I had to attempt my own version.

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DIY: How to Make Your Own Scrabble Fridge Magnets

DIY: How to Make Your Own Scrabble Fridge Magnets

Some people pledge sororities in college. Others play intramural sports. And then some of us, take Scrabble classes. And you know what, I don’t regret that nerdy decision. I love word games, strategy, and competition so Scrabble is one of my games of choice (with Boggle and Yahtzee coming in close behind).

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DIY: Make Your Own Fiber Rainbow Pin for Saint Patrick’s Day

DIY: Make Your Own Fiber Rainbow Pin for Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day is a weird holiday, right? It started as a celebration of the day that Saint Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland, so obviously we celebrate it by wearing green, pinching people, drinking beer, and eating chocolate coins? Bizarre.

And of all of these things, the pinching really pisses me off. I think it’s mostly stems from the childhood horrors of being pinched (because what adult pinches another adult these days?), but it makes me so angry. And what do you do if you just aren’t a green person? Try to wear a teal shirt and hope that people give you the benefit of the doubt?

This year I took matters (and fibers) into my own hands and came up with a trendy and modern way to celebrate the holiday.

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DIY: How to Make Cute and Quirky Cross Stitch Wall Art

DIY: How to Make Cute and Quirky Cross Stitch Wall Art

Cross-stitching has a bad rap for being a dusty grandma craft (apologies to all the grandmas out there). But in recent years, cross-stitch has evolved into all sorts of genres. There’s nerdy cross-stitch, profanity-ridden cross-stitch, activism cross-stitch, and that barely scratches the surface. Basically, if you can dream it, there’s probably a cross-stitch pattern out there for it.

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