Homemade Vanilla Extract: A DIY Gift Idea
Homemade vanilla extract is a snap to make and a great DIY gift for the baker in your life. Quelcy shows you how at With The Grains.
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Sewcialists is a collaborative, worldwide blogging community of people who love to sew and share their creations.
Storytelling With Food
Love food photography? Let Meera — a self-taught photographer — teach you how to tell a story with food.
At Jojotastic, Seattle designer and blogger Joanna Hawley focuses on lifestyle, fashion, DIY, modern-but-modest home interiors, and general inspiration.
Tree Stump Fairy House
At A Farm Girl’s Life, Allison shows how you can make an adorable little fairy house out of a hollow tree stump.
Craftsmanship explores the ethos of craftsmanship in its widest sense. The magazine publishes stories about the most interesting people in the world who work intensely with their hands, from famous masters to new creators.
Cardboard Box Office
Lily, Leon, and baby Orson re-create iconic movie scenes with junk they find around the house. Each meticulously staged scene is made entirely of “everyday household items, toys, cardboard, and three individuals slowly losing their sanity.”
holly & flora
Browse a treasure trove of stunningly photographed seasonal cocktails from sommelier Jayme Henderson, an imbibing enthusiast, food styling whiz, and wine editor from The Kitchn.
Fieldwork in Stilettos
For anthropologist Kat Richter, life is fieldwork — and this fun and funny blog is where she documents hers, writing about everything from dating to DIY to dance.
At Small Potatoes, the blogger, child care specialist, and mother of six publishes a mix of DIY projects, activities, and educational resources for parents and families.
Jeff Branch Woodworking
Welcome to Jeff Branch’s woodworking journal. He’s been building furniture in his basement for 30 years. For each project, Jeff shares his process. Many projects offer a free plan you can download.
Things We Make
Wife-and-husband team Claire and Ed Sutton exemplify the DIY ethos. Their site is a true chronicle of all the things they make, from food to photography to hand-crafted props and servingware — with images, instructions, and stories that inspire us to make, too.