On Valentine's Day it is completely unacceptable to look anything less than drop dead gorgeous. While sleek pin-straight hair is great as a go-to hairstyle and a ponytail is wonderful for keeping the hair out of your face during your hot yoga class, we think it's time to amp it up a little for Cupid's holiday.
Valentine's Day is all about expressing romance, so why shouldn't your hair do the same? While straight locks are a great go-to look, there's nothing quite like voluminous, sexy waves for your guy to run his fingers through.
We know that every pink and red Hallmark card out there tells us that Valentine's Day is about smoochin' it up with your amor and generally cherishing the ones you love, but to be honest, the holiday is also about cherishing your love for candy and sweets.
If you have a boyfriend or a girlfriend, then Valentine's Day is truly a beautiful, memorable occasion filled with lots of dining, wining, and hearts popping out of your heads like those cheesy cartoons.
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!
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)?
Before the feminist movement gained prominence in America, there was a man named Al Capp. Capp was creator of the hillbilly comic strip Li'l Abner (1934-1977), and in 1937, his Sadie Hawkins Day spilled out into reality as the pseudo-holiday practiced throughout schools and colleges, where girls asked boys to the dance.
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?
St. Valentine's Day is coming up soon in February, but do you have a special outfit planned for that special someone? Well, even if you don't have a valentine, this tattered heart black shirt will show the world you care. See how to make a tattered heart Valentine's Day T-shirt in this video from GiannyL.
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...
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.
Dad works and has worked hard his entire life to make sure you always got what you wanted, whether it was that My Little Pony collector's set you desired at age 7 or a poster of Robbert Pattinson to put above your bed when you were a little older.
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.
Tenderfoot is the first rank earned as a Boy Scout. The requirements of becoming a Tenderfoot provide basic skills to begin preparing the scout for higher adventure outings. Earning badges and receiving recognition can be very satisfying to boys. However, keep in mind that the badge is only a representation of a valuable set of skills that a scout has learned and demonstrated. The skills, wisdom, and experience gained through the activities of the scouting program are of much more value than ...
Corned beef and cabbage is rarely eaten in Ireland (or at least America's version of the dish), but on St. Patrick's Day, many Irish Americans and wannabe Irish Americans will head to the bar to eat sloshy, poorly cooked versions of corned beef and cabbage while downing some jolly green ale.
Hearts are fairly easy to cut out of paper, but origami hearts take a little more work, and that means more appreciation from their recipient. Even better, flying origami hearts. What better way to tell your loved one you care on Valentine's Day than with some bat-winged hearts? It'll send them into cardiac arrest just knowing how much effort you put into making your love known.
Your name doesn't have to be Martha Stewart in order for you to craft something beautiful for your amor on Valentine's Day. In fact, all you need to know is a few basic origami folding skills.
You've got a great gift for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. Awesome. Now, how are you going to present that lovely gift of yours? Wrapping paper? Cardboard box? Decorative bag? If any of those things are your answer—you're not trying hard enough.
In this video, we learn how to play "21 Guns" by Green Day on acoustic guitar. The chords of the verse are D minor, B flat major, F, and C. Once you have all of these chords, you will be able to start out playing the first verse and have the melody for the song. Move the chords down and up as you play to create a more in depth sound as you are playing. As you go through all of the different verses and chorus, you can add in your own variations to make a more unique song, then sing the normal ...
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.