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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 size/shape/colorFlower wireWire cutter Hot glue gunScissorsFelt (any color will work)All of these items can be purchased at a hobb...

Impress your Valentine with a DIY project

My finished products. Photo credit: Cicely Chisholm

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 out a something special for a significant other, parent, sibling, grandparent, pet or whomever...

‘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 candy canes can serve many decorative purposes and are quick and easy to make. They can be a great additio...

Get ready for Thanksgiving with these DIY crafts

Photo Credit: Maricruz Meza

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 pumpkin candle holders are small enough to make wonderful centerpieces among all the delicious food on your table. Decorate them to your li...

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 Eyes This is an easy decoration to do, which can be made with affordable household items ...

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 as a basic sauce makes it versatile enough to incorporate a myriad of flavor combinations. Celery...

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, it’s a pretty blank slate. Conquer the space and decorate to your heart’s content with these d...

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 and get crafty. Any color or print works, but generally, the best necklaces are made from simple...

D.I.Y: Male upcycle for fall

Aimee Lastrella

September 16, 2010

So here it is, gentlemen. As promised, your DIY for fall fashion is on how to make a quality skinny tie. For the Guys We see it walking down the red carpet and on all the celebrities that girls are drooling over. I am talking about the skinny tie and the fall is going to be all about them- so get one....

D.I.Y: Female upcycle for fall

D.I.Y: Female upcycle for fall

Aimee Lastrella

September 15, 2010

I’m a struggling college student that has a problem. I have a limited amount of funds, but I love clothes. We all just paid tuition and bought our books and some of us have to pay our rent and bills as the end of the month comes around. With all these expenses (plus food and gas!) what money is...

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