Our contributor network has some innovative (and quite stylish) ways to organize everything in your life. Whether you're trying to find solutions for your bedroom or your makeup drawer, they've got you covered.
A sewing machine is handy, but a seasoned seamstress should know her way around a sewing needle and thread. There are three hand stitches that will get you through just about any basic task -- the slip stitch, the backstitch, and the running stitch -- and knowing how to apply them allows you to mend a seam, hem a garment, or fasten a button with ease. Here are a few basic ideas to practice and master each one.
The '90s brought us the grunge look, (good) Madonna, and one long list of cult-classic moviegoing experiences. It also gave us a decade of perfect teen-angst melodrama that you are still reliving with your friends 20 years later. This weekend, call up your best bud, put on your favorite flannel, pop in the VHS, and munch on our '90s-inspired fare.
Between Independence Day, beach weather, cookouts, and hangouts, there is so much to celebrate in July. Here are some simple crafts, decoration ideas, and little pleasures that will hopefully make your month even more enjoyable.
For most of us, the bedroom is the ultimate respite. It's where we go to recharge, enjoy a guilty pleasure on television, or dive into a favorite book. The bedroom should be soothing; it should be clean, cared for, and welcoming, reflecting the type of peace of mind you'd like to achieve. Here's the definitive guide to the bedroom, a tour of tips, tricks, and inspiration that will help you build a better oasis in your home.
"Oh-wow" main dishes and photogenic desserts are often the stars at the potluck. The side dish is an afterthought. Just bring green beans, they say. A casserole, perhaps. But the side dish is far more than just the sidekick that is only useful for palate-cleansing or nutritional heft. The side dish can be beautiful; it can tantalize the taste buds. A good side dish can be a scene-stealing, freewheeling powerhouse at any potluck.