How To: Make Your Own Fruit Leather

By: Capreek Oct 12, 2012

created at: 10/11/2012

Mmm... fruit leather. This healthy snack is a cinch to make at home using whatever fruit floats your boat!     Continue Reading

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IKEA Kitchen Makeover with a Country Vibe

By: Diy maven Oct 05, 2012

created at: 10/05/2012


Pam and Bill MacGillivray entered Canadian House & Home's 2012 IKEA kitchen makeover contest and won! Designer Cameron MacNeil was in charge of the transformation, which turned their dated 30-year-old-kitchen into a bright, modern space with a hint of Continue Reading

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How To: Make Butternut Squash and Sage Risotto

By: Matt allison Oct 05, 2012

created at: 10/05/2012

I love a good risotto, it's my ideal comfort food. While you can go to town with variations, one of my favorites is creamy butternut squash and fresh sage.

It's easy to prepare and I'm going to show you how!   

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How to: Make (the Best) Old Fashioned Pancakes

By: Matt allison Sep 28, 2012

created at: 09/28/2012

One of our favorite things to do with our backyard hens eggs is to make good old fashioned pancakes. We do it at least once a week and I've had several requests via Twitter and Instagram (@mattallison) to share my recipe, so without further ado, here it is! Continue Reading

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Bake It: Awesome Autumn Apple Pie

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 21, 2012

created at: 09/20/2012

It's time to roll up your sleeves and dust off your rolling pin because the baking season is coming. Feeling unprepared? If you need to freshen up your baking skills before the heavy-hitting months of November and December roll in, I'd start with one of the basics: apple pie. Here's a recipe to wet your appetite.   Continue Reading

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DIY Andy Warhol Soup Can Organizers

By: Capreek Sep 21, 2012

created at: 09/20/2012

Target, in collaboration with Campbell's, recently released a limited edition line of Andy Warhol soup cans in celebration of the 50th anniversary of his famous screen print series. While I've been tempted to pick up a few, I don't really know what I'd do with them. Store them indefinitely on a shelf? Eat the contents; then what?     Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 8 Inexpensive, Unique and DIYable Backsplash Ideas

By: Diy maven Sep 14, 2012

created at: 09/15/2012

A few months back, Sweetie and I installed a new backsplash in our kitchen. After multiple samples and trips to tile shops, we finally found the perfect tile: pencil- cut slate. At 17 bucks a square foot, it was a bit more than we thought we'd be spending, and, because it was pencil cut, it was tricky to work with as slate has a tendency to flake. The eight backsplash installations in this roundup have neither of Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Fortune Cookie No-Sew Place Cards

By: Capreek Sep 14, 2012

created at: 09/13/2012

These. Are. Adorable: fortune cookie place cards you can make in snap, without sewing a single stitch! Plus, they're bound to bring some good luck to your next event, right?        Continue Reading

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Out of Sight or On Display: Where Do You Keep Your Paper Towels?

By: Diy maven Sep 07, 2012

 created at: 09/07/2012

One of our ongoing housekeeping goals is to keep crap stuff off our kitchen countertops. Not only does it look neater (obviously), it also makes things easier to clean, and it makes the counter space look much more expansive. I've been toying with the idea of getting one of those in-drawer knife holders so I can get rid of the big block, but my Continue Reading

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How To: Properly Frost a Cake

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 07, 2012

created at: 09/06/2012

I've always wondered what the secret was to those perfectly messy frosted cakes. Now I know!   Continue Reading

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Make It: A Modern DIY A-Frame Wine Rack

By: Capreek Sep 07, 2012

created at: 09/02/2012

This is maybe the coolest and easiest DIY kitchen project I've ever laid eyes on! Seriously, I think I just found my next weekend project.Continue Reading

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How To: Turn a Mason Jar into a To-Go Cup

By: Diy maven Aug 31, 2012


Josie from fine and feathered loves making things out of Mason jars. Her latest project is this Mason Jar to-go cup. Yes, it's glass, so it is breakable, but it's also incredibly charming.   Continue Reading

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How to Make Your Own Boba & Bubble Tea!

By: Capreek Aug 31, 2012

created at: 08/26/2012

My friend Megan first introduced me to boba/bubble tea a few years ago during an impromptu visit to New York. (Her enthusiasm for this Taiwanese drink was unmatched and I've associated it with her ever since!) If you have a similar love for this tapioca-infused drink, take note: making it at home is super easy!    Continue Reading

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Make It: No-Fall Dishtowels

By: Diy maven Aug 24, 2012

Ashley suffers from "dishtowel on the floor" syndrome. Her way to combate this pesky problem is not only creative, but cute too. To make one--or several--ourselves, we'll need a dishtowel (this would be great for Continue Reading

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How To: Dye Table Linens with Vegetables

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 24, 2012

created at: 08/21/2012

If you're heading out to the farmer's market this weekend, or even to the grocery store, you might want to pick up some extra vegetables for today's Foodie Friday DIY. Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Spice Racks, Pot Racks and Pantry Hacks

By: Diy maven Aug 17, 2012

created at: 08/16/2012

From spice racks to pot racks to pantry hacks, we cover them all in this roundup. Some cost nothing whereas other might set you back a few hundred. So...there's something for everyone. Now read on, be inspired and get organized!Continue Reading

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How To: Make Edible Tea Bag Cookies

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 17, 2012

created at: 08/05/2012
Bake a batch of gluten-free cookies with this green tea shortbread recipe that tastes good and is good for you, as far as cookies go anyway.   Continue Reading
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How To: Make Fresh Pineapple Sorbet

By: Capreek Aug 17, 2012

created at: 08/16/2012
Thiiiiiiis looks amazing. I'm a big fan of pineapple, frozen goodies, and have I mentioned pineapple? Three simple ingredients make this cool, homemade treat even more appetizing!    Continue Reading

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Roundup: Kitchen Essentials for Every Dorm Room

By: Diy maven Aug 10, 2012
created at: 08/10/2012
Graduating from high school may have prepared you for hitting the books in college, but what about hitting the recipe books? The prospect of feeding yourself might be more intimidating than negotiating campus when you're finally on your own and away from a live-in cook. But not to worry! With the right equipment, you'll pass kitchen 101 with flying colors. Here's Continue Reading
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How to: Make Homemade, Healthy Spiced Ketchup

By: Rebekah-greiman Aug 10, 2012
Hello! I'm Rebekah from Potholes and Pantyhose where I share and photograph detailed tutorials of my DIY projects, recipes, photography tips and remodeling endeavors. I am in the middle of remodeling both our living and dining rooms.

My garden is in full swing and I have a plethora of Roma tomatoes that needed to be used. And, after reading the back of a ketchup bottle one day which listed the third ingredient as High Fructose Corn Syrup and the fourth as Corn Syrup, I knew just what to do.  Continue Reading

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