At its core, Valentine's Day is about love, the act of loving, and harmony. So it only makes sense to give your amor a heart-shaped token of your affection this Valentine's Day.
Valentine's Day is coming up in only a little more than a month (we know, it seems like it was just Christmas a few days ago), so get ready to shower your amor - or amores - with love and candy by crafting this cute candy box.
If you're looking for a gooey, sticky, and tasty treat for you and your loved one this Valentine's Day, this video is sure to help you out. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to make delicious Valentine's Day rice crispy treats. It takes only a few ingredients and can be done in a short amount of time. So good luck and enjoy!
When it comes to Valentine's Day presents, let's face it: Non-handmade is best. It's not that we don't want that hand knitted heart sweater, but it's nice on the romantic holiday for a sweeter and couple-centric treat like a couple's massage or tickets to a play.
Your mother puts up with your crap the entire other 364 days a year and constantly toils away making the most scrumptious meals and treats for you, so can you really even justify not making something for her in return on Mother's Day? Luckily, you don't have to be Martha Stewart to create this lovely lace flower brooch craft.
We believe that cupcakes are as cute and pretty as they come, but when they're given out as party favors (pending they don't get entirely eaten beforehand) they have to be packaged and carried home.
Involving thousands of intricate folds, tucks, and nips, origami patterns perplex even the most experienced of L.A. plastic surgeons.
For those of us living in any of the 49 states other than New York on Thanksgiving Day, checking out the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade at New York is more a dream than reality. While the parade airs every Thanksgiving on television, it's also possible to catch the festivities online.
You only get one picture day per year while you're in school. It only takes a minute or so, but the results of that one shot stay with you for life in the form of your yearbook. So instead of being the one girl who got too lazy to put on makeup and then sneezed in your photo shoot, turn up your game a little this year and be the perfect model for your picture. Makeup done for photograph purposes requires a bit of extra effort.
In this instructional acoustic guitar video, learn the popular I IV V chord progression and an easy strum pattern for the verse of Green Day's song "Time of Your Life." Try it with a pick and with your fingers--this is an easy chord progression and fun arpeggiated pattern. With this lesson and a bit of practice, play "Time of Your Life" by Green Day and improve your guitar playing skills.
An every day carry (EDC) kit could be the difference between life and death if you are caught away from home in a disaster. This video will show you what you should include in a EDC that you will carry with you at all times, ensuring that you are never unprepared in case the worst happens.
Life can be romantic year round when you're with the person you love, but romance is truly in the air during the month of February, when Cupid spreads his lovey dovey wings over all.
Pink is a soft and festive shade that has been associated with amor and Cupid for ages. As such, wearing the pretty hue on your face also endows your complexion with a sweet, loving glow.
If you want your valentine to die of cuteness overload this Valentine's Day then make this origami heart complete with a necktie. While it's simply a heart-shaped origami project, it can easily be turned into a card if you write a nice message on the front or back.
You want your special love notes to your sweetheart to be kept a secret, right? So what better way to toss him/her a sweet sentiment during class than by folding it into a heart?
Tell your sweetheart he or she has stolen your heart by giving them this adorable two color Valentine's Day heart. Made from white a red paper, it metaphorically symbolizes two parts of a whole coming together.
Chocolate bark is an excellent gift or dessert for Valentine's Day. Crunchy, rich, and sweet, it's an aphrodesiac that'll get your taste buds off. But don't take the easy way out and just purchase some bark at the store.
We know you probably haven't quilled anything since fifth grade, but that doesn't mean you should leave this paper curling skill to your tender elementary school years. In fact, quilling adds quite a lovely feminine touch to any project.
Mushrooms are quite whimsical, cute fungi. Whether they're the ones you pick in clusters to eat or the animated, cartoonish ones you see adorning Sanrio notecards, they're very chubby and that chubbiness affords a great cute aesthetic value.
Don't worry: You won't be actually handing your classmates and friends a matchbox for Valentine's Day. Instead, this adorable "love bandit" matchbox is just a slide-out box adorned with a raccoon holding a heart.
The holidays are all about beautiful, jewel-tone colors and richness in all facets of dressing up, from sequined cashmere scarves to warm wool coats. The same richness should be appled to makeup looks.
Show your father how much you love him this Father's Day by crafting a literal representation of your feelings. This cute and easy to make origami heart comes adorned on top with a handsome white tie, sending your father messages of thanks and kindness.
Is your dad's favorite pastime taking his boat out from the dock at Marina del Ray and just sailing into the sunset, staying out on the broad ocean for hours at a time? Then he will most definitely dig your gift for him this Father's Day when you create these adorable origami sailboats.
A memorable and well thought out Father's Day present doesn't have to be expensive or outrageous. In fact, some of the most cherished gifts are handmade, espeically when it comes to gifts that feature warm family photographs.
Want to know how to play "A Hard Day's Night" by Beatles on your electric guitar? While this free video lesson is best suited for intermediate players, rock guitarists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more information, and to get started playing the Beatles' "A Hard Day's Night" on your own guitar, watch this how-to!
Not sure what to get mom for Mother's Day? Nobody could be disappointed with cake... especially an ice cream cake! In this cooking tutorial, learn how to make a beautiful flower pot ice cream cake thanks to a recipe and design thought up by Food Wishes.
Learning to play your favorite songs will, down the road, help you to make the sort of music you want to make. In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn to play Green Day's "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" on acoustic guitar. While this video assumes some knowledge on the part of its audience, beginning guitarists will find much to take away. Get started playing Green Day's "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" on your acoustic guitar with this video tutorial.
Wear your heart on your sleeve - literally - by crafting this origami heart pin. Show some love for Cupid's holiday by creasing and folding your way to origami perfection.
Valentine's Day is super stressful. From getting a gift that's personal but not TOO personal (like Spanx because she always complains about her muffin top, for instance) to picking out a bouquet of her favorite flowers, you probably have a lot on your plate.
We all love cupcakes, but some of us don't tolerate gluten, and other of us have peanut allergies. Imagine this scenario times 30, the average number of students in a class, and you can see where things would go wrong.
Sure, you could muster up hundreds of dollars to have you hair done by a professional hairstylist on your wedding day, but why do so when you can do just as great a job on your own (or with the help of a friend)?
Aprils Fool's Day is, as the creator of this video so insightfully points out, the only day of the year where you can make up something completely outrageous, tell everyone it's true, then laugh and tell them that it's fake later. This video will show you how to take advantage of this fact and get some laughs by creating a fake online news sensation. By using blogs, fake video testimonials, and calling news stations, you can convince the world of nearly anything, if only for a short time.
Want to play the Lovin' Spoonful's "What a Day for a Day Dream" on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much easier than running drills or memorizing a chord book by wrote, it's obviously also a wonderful way to build your reper...
The best cards are always homemade with a lot of love (the same can't be said for presents; sometimes Dad just needs that power saw). And since Father's Day is coming up quickly, why not make your daddy a card rather than purchase a personality-less mass-produced one?
If you want to play 'Perfect Day' by Lou Reed on acoustic guitar you first need to play an E chord, then go to Am, and repeat this. Now move to a D and crawl up to a G, then play a C and go to F. Move to Dm and play E. When you play the E chord you should play it with your pinkie. After playing the E, you play the last two strings in order and then continue on with the chord progression. If you continue on with this chord progression you will play the song. Listen to the song to get the strum...
Want to play "Good Day Sunshine" by Paul McCartney of the Beatles on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much easier than running drills or memorizing a chord book by wrote, it's obviously also a wonderful way to build your repertory of songs. For more information, and to get started playing...
Want to play "Day Tripper" by the Beatles on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much easier than running drills or memorizing a chord book by wrote, it's obviously also a wonderful way to build your repertory of songs. For complete instructions, and to get started playing the Beatles' "Day ...
Scotty shows us how to play Good Riddance on the Ukulele. The song's tuning goes like this E-D-C-G. That's a whole song, it is really easy. Learn this easy song by following the master's finger playing on the Ukulele. Simply, he plays the G which is_ higher pitch than the A. For the whole song, it seems to be a repeating the following tunes in seriesE minor, then D , then C, then G.All is needed to learn playing Green Day's Good Riddance is buying a well tuned Ukulele and making sure you have...
It can be difficult to remember to relax on your wedding day. All of the stress from planning and the excitement of the day can really get in the way of you actually enjoying this amazing step. Take a deep breath and check out this video from Fine Living for some helpful advice on how to stay in the moment on your big day.
Even if you and your office cohorts don't exchange cutesy valentines on Valentine's Day, you can still indulge in the vibrant, lovey dovey holiday by crafting one of these three paper favors for your kid's class.