November 30th, 2015
Posts Tagged ‘do it yourself’
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The positive of using a mason jar as a mug: you can add a lid and boom, to-go cup. The negative: zero molten hot liquid to metacarpal protection. The solution: no, it’s not going out and buying a gadget to add a handle to your jar (put your money towards something better, say, a new pair of winter boots). Our solution: a fresh pair of socks. Rather, a single sock. Start with a clean one. Maybe one who has lost its partner. Better yet, a fresh pair. Best yet, this palm tree pair from Stance. Clip off the bottom of the sock, or fold the excess under for a less permanent solution.
Pictured: Stance Palm Tree Socks
Ever add coconut milk to your coffee, only to end your morning with a final swig of chalky white powder. You could only hope that the chalky substance in boxed coconut milk is some form of macerated coco. But flip the box over and read the ingredients. Chances are, the list extends far beyond coconut and water. Instead of ditching coconut milk all together, take 2 minutes (maybe 7 if starting from a whole coconut) and whip up some of the fresh stuff. You’ll end up with a creamier milk (no chalk), sans additives, stabilizers and whatever else was on that boxed variety ingredient list. Add it to cereal, chia seed pudding, and yes, this morning’s coffee. Read on for the how to… (more…)
Bye, bye summer. Hello denim denim days. Instead of packing up (or tossing) any well-traveled graphic tanks and tees to make room for fall staples, give the season one last hoorah by incorporating sunny screens into your denim. Our favorite ways to give graphics a new gig: a graphic clutch and a back accent pocket. Check out instructions on how to make a DIY Graphic Clutch on the blog, or read on for the DIY accent pocket… (more…)