Hillary Clinton may have lost the presidential election, but she’s still advocating for one of her campaign’s core tenets — increasing opportunities for women and girls. “Despite all the challenges we face, I remain convinced that yes, the future is female,” Clinton said.
If you’ve got a thing for French house music — or just dig funky furniture with a cool backstory — this is the chair of your dreams. French Touch, designed by Juliette Mutzke-Felippelli for Los Angeles-based design studio Joogii is an acrylic “ghost” chair inspired by Daft Punk and other French house music of the ’90s. By the way, it comes with its own playlist.
Are you tired of all the hearts yet? Good, cos we’re not! So here’s one last bit of Valentine’s inspiration for all of you DIY lovebirds. Wreath Heart Valentine’s Pillow by WeAllSew.
by Susan for Momtastic There is nothing better than receiving a handmade card from your friends! You and the kids can create these heartfelt Valentine’s Day heart on a string cards in an afternoon with supplies you probably have on hand. We’ve included the printable, so all you have to do is add your colorful fingerprints and adorable felt bow. Supplies: 8.5 x 11 card stock FREE PRINTABLE stamp pad(s) scrap of felt scissors white glue Instructions: Step 1: Download and print out the printable on the card stock.
Rumor has it that diamonds are facing some major challenges to their status as a girl’s best friend these days, but whoever thought diamonds were going out of style definitely didn’t know about chocolate ring pop diamonds! With Valentine’s Day, and the now-popular Galentine’s Day, right around the corner, you might need a quick DIY to let your gal pals know that you’re ready to bring on the bling. Now all you need are some fun party games and DIY Valentine’s Day decorations, and you’re covered for the best Valentine’s Day party around! Materials: – candy melts in various colors – ring pop rings – edible glitter Tools: – gemstone silicone mold – microwave Instructions: 1. 4. Put the ring pop ring into the mold and place in freezer to harden.
A spa day can make us feel pampered, but with the prices, it can also make us feel poor. No need to break the bank or leave the comfort of your home to have the same experience! Watch and see how to transform your own bathroom into a tranquil spa on the cheap. Also on Yahoo Makers: Skip the Spa and Make This At-Home DIY Relaxation Kit Just Say Ahh: World’s Largest Sauna Opens in Norway The DIY Gift that Dry Winter Hands Will Thank You For Related video on Yahoo Makers: Let Yahoo Makers inspire you every day!
Come on, admit it, this one made you smile! Who doesn’t remember the classic line from Jerry Maguire, when Renee Zellweger tells Tom Cruise “you had me at hello”? It’s one of those lines that sticks with you - even years after you saw the movie.
Use one of these methods to get rid of that gross, filmy layer coating your tub, shower, and tile, then try out our tips for eliminating it forever! —Jennifer Noonan Photo: Zillow Digs home in Franklin Park, NJ If you bathe your body at all, you’ll inevitably encounter soap scum. While that stubborn, scaly buildup forms when the fatty acids, talc, and other ingredients in bar soap react with the minerals in hard water, soap scum also contains body oil, dirt, bits of dead skin, and bacteria. Making the situation even less appealing, if soap scum is left to harden, it’s incredibly difficult to remove from your tub or shower. Photo: fotosearch.com Clear Up the Cloudiness Store-Bought Cleaners Some popular commercial cleaning products, such as Dow Scrubbing Bubbles, have cracked the code on soap scum.
Written in the 60’s, the classic song “Wild Thing I Think I Love” has lyrics that are the epitome of crazy, carefree and fun lovin’. So why not use it to show your Valentine you’re wild for them.
Harry Nilsson probably didn’t realize the staying power that his song “Coconut” would have when he wrote it back in the 70’s. More than thirty years later, its catchy little line is recognized by nearly everyone! Related story on Yahoo Makers: DIY this Valentine Shirt for Next to Nothing Although “she put de lime in de coconut” immortalized the song, we think “you put the lime in my coconut,” turns this little ditty into a funny, tropical Valentine, perfect for your sweetheart. Related story on Yahoo Makers: Brighten Up Breakfast in Bed on Valentine’s Day Coconut cups are available at most party stores, such as Party City, for about $2.50 a cup, which means the materials for this project are affordable and easy to come by.
Ditch the store-bought valentines and try something new this year. The kids will love helping you make homemade, heart-shaped play dough to hand out to friends and classmates. By Marianne Canada, HGTV.com More From HGTV.com: 42 Valentine’s Day Sweets for Your Sweetheart 20 Fun + Easy Crafts for Kids 15 Crafting Materials You’ve Never Tried (But Should!) Materials Needed: 1 cup flour ½ cup salt 1/3 cup hot water 1 tablespoon cooking oil red food coloring wax paper rolling pin heart-shaped cookie cutter glassine bags card stock scallop-edge scissors hole punch double-sided tape ribbon Mix together flour and salt in bowl.
By Phil Mutz, writer at LittleThings When it comes to Valentine’s Day, it can sometimes be a challenge to find the perfect romantic gift without breaking the bank. And since your gift-giving says a lot about your relationship, personalized homemade gifts can often be just the romantic gesture you’ve been looking for. There are quite a few DIY ways to create a great Valentine’s Day present, but these one-of-a-kind scratch-off cards really take the cake. Supplies: Directions: Watch the exclusive video to see just how easy it is to make scratch-off cards with cute hidden messages for your valentine.
The cost for these dog houses and dog pens ranges from $82 to $435, and each carefully crafted house is designed to be easily assembled through magnetic and interlocking mechanisms. The collection has a little something for everyone … who loves modern design.
Going stir-crazy indoors? Stir up some paint, whip out that paint brush, and put on your painter’s hat! Then, get started on these 20 DIY paint projects around the house—and beat the end-of-winter blues. —Manasa Reddigar
There is something so romantic about fireflies at dusk. The twinkle. The glow. You can’t help but get that lovin’ feeling when those little sparks are flying all around you.
Laura Hillier, an 18-year-old from Burlington, Canada, had been battling acute myeloid leukemia for years. Sadly, the teen passed away on January 20th — and now touching photos have surfaced of the unique send-off her friends and family arranged.
Do you remember those Valentine’s you made when you were a kid? Lots of paper, stickers, glue sticks and the random cotton ball here and there, not to mention the simple, child-like sentiment, misspelled in scrawl on the front.
A little delicate, feminine touch on Valentine’s Day is always a sweet way to go. When you combine intricate doilies and Hershey’s Kisses, you end up with a lacy way to say ‘I Love You.’
By Rebecca Endicott, writer at LittleThings When it comes to wintertime fashion, there’s no end to the cute clothes that you can wear indoors. After all, most people own one coat, one good pair of winter boots, and a handful of cold-weather accessories.
By Angel Chang, writer at LittleThings Deep-fried, golden, and gloriously crispy, classic tater tots have been one of America’s star side dishes for decades. Today, handy, prepackaged tots are available in the frozen aisle at almost every supermarket in the country. They can be added to so many great recipes to bulk up ordinary dishes, as seen in this heavenly tater tot ranch pizza mash-up. But in an exclusive video, we share a simple recipe for a lighter, healthier version of the classic snack: delectable, fresh cauliflower tots!
The Super Bowl and pizza are a match made in heaven – like chips and dip! Nothing beats a warm, cheesy, savory piece of pizza, unless of course you turn it into warm, cheesy, pillowy, slightly-crispy-on-the-outside, absolutely delicious monkey bread! Ready-to-bake biscuits, cheese and pepperoni come together to create a “pizza” you can pull apart into bite-sized morsels, while watching the game.
Whether you are stuck in your dorm room or just don’t have enough space on your stove, there is no shame in making this classic side in your trusty microwave. By Andrea Albin More from Food Network: 11 Favorite Microwave Tricks 11 Surprising Recipes for the Microwave 12 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make in Your Waffle Iron 8 Foods You Should Refrigerate
Sometimes it’s best just to go with a classic - like roses on Valentine’s Day. Simple and elegant, they never go out of style. The only problem is, supermarkets and florists charge far more for a bouquet on the 14th of February than they do on any other day of the year.
A card, candy, and a fun accessory all in one, these DIY candy necklaces are perfect to craft for your kid’s classmates this Valentine’s Day. Watch and learn how simple they are to make … then get to it! Also on Yahoo Makers: The Awesomely Sappy Card Your Valentine Has Been Waiting For 15 Clever Candy-Free Valentines Your Kids Will Love Think Outside the Heart-Shaped Box With These 10 Chocolate Valentine Gifts Related video on Yahoo Makers: Let Yahoo Makers inspire you every day! Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and Pinterest