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Halloween costume ideas on a budget

Julissa Vasquez October 15, 2015

For some students, Halloween is a time to head over to a costume store and splurge on an ensemble, but for many others, it is a time to get creative and brainstorm costume ideas.It is easier than one might...

Crafting your own flower crown

Crafting your own flower crown

Esmeralda Ramirez April 2, 2015

Here are a ten easy steps to make your own flower crowns at home that are easy and perfect to wear for music festivals. Before we begin anything make sure to have the following items:Fake flowers of any...

My finished products. Photo credit: Cicely Chisholm

Impress your Valentine with a DIY project

Cicely Chisholm February 1, 2015

It’s the season of showing your loved ones just how much you care, and usually with gifts of some sort. There’s still some time before Valentine’s Day, but it’s never too early to start planning...

'Tis the season to DIY!

‘Tis the season to DIY!

Maricruz Meza December 10, 2014

Christmas is just around the corner and to ease off some of the holiday madness, save yourself some bucks by making these festive DIY’s. Candy Cane Reindeer These cute reindeer made out of...

Photo Credit: Maricruz Meza

Get ready for Thanksgiving with these DIY crafts

Maricruz Meza November 24, 2014

Looking for affordable Thanksgiving decorations? Try some of these easy and fun DIY’s for your Thanksgiving gathering that you and your whole family can make.   Pumpkin Candle Holders These...

Get into the spirit of Halloween with these festive DIYS

Nicole Frost October 8, 2014

  Halloween is on the way, and that means candy, costumes and crafts. One way to get into the spirit (with less sugar intake) is decorations. Get ready for October with some of these DIY creations. Monster...

Make it yourself: Celery Root (Celeriac) Remoulade

Jake Fredericks February 25, 2014

Remoulade is a classic French condiment with an affinity for pairing with seafood dishes, much like tartar sauce. Although the traditional version is more akin to a garlic mayonnaise (aioli), its nature...

DIY Vanilla Extract

Jake Fredericks February 11, 2014

Baking fans will love this simple, two-set recipe to make homemade vanilla extract. All you need is a glass (8 fluid ounces) of bottom-shelf vodka and a half dozen (6) vanilla beans. Using a sharp knife,...

Street Swag: How to dress up for Halloween without depleting your bank account

Street Swag: How to dress up for Halloween without depleting your bank account

Bianca Santillan October 23, 2013

The best costumes come from creativity and free time. Street Swag turns idioms into costumes. Hostess Christina Moffitino includes a DIY video for 50 Shades of Grey.

D.I.Y. Dorm room decorating ideas for students on a budget

Taylor Villescas August 25, 2013

You are freshly moved into your new dorm: it’s your own space of reflection and self-expression...well, half of it anyway. Once you clear away the cardboard boxes and dust off the 1970s era furniture,...

DIY & an UPCYLCE a necklace for Earth Day

Aimee Lastrella April 21, 2011

Believe it or not, this necklace was free and it was made out of an old t-shirt. Doesn’t look like it, does it? All you have to do is find a previously loved shirt that is in gently used condition...

Celebrate Earth Day with an upcycle

Aimee Lastrella April 20, 2011

Like my necklace? Like today's issue? Too bad we aren't printed on recycled paper. Ironic isn't it? How the world can be so green forward and preach about green initiatives, but those who preach...

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