These chrysanthemum flower cupcakes look almost too pretty and delicate to eat...not that that's going to prevent you. Save money on your wedding reception desserts or surprise the mommy-to-be at her baby shower with these flower-shaped cupcake goodies, whose shape recalls spring, rebirth, and feminine beauty.
You want to know the real reason you pay so much money to dine at four and five-star restaurants? Well, the quality of the food is obviously a factor. But the biggest discrepancy is quite simply the presentation. Order something as simple as pan-seared tuna with sesame seeds and it'll come drizzled in a posmodernist Pollock-esque pattern of soy sauce and a miniature dragon made out of a carrot. It's pretty impressive stuff, almost as impressive as what your bill will be.
We know dolls are supposed to be children's toys, but there's something about them that scares the living daylights out of us. Maybe, just maybe, it's those lifelike eyes that appear almost too real to be fake? That seem to follow us as we move around the room? Okay, maybe we've seen a few too many horror movies, but you have to admit there's just something off about dolls.
Summer's almost over, which means going back to school (boo for 6 AM wake up calls), getting back on the fast track, and, most depressingly, losing our hard-earned summer glow. Okay, maybe it wasn't THAT hard-earned (unless you count lounging on the beach with a martini in hand hard), but we're quite saddened that we will once again rebound to our former sallow selves.
In our opinion, fake flowers are much better than the real things. While we're never going to turn down a handsome lad knocking at our door with a bursting bouquet of peonies in one hand and a box of chocolates in the other, fake flowers - in origami form - last far longer.
Have a flowery personality? Apply a pretty floral nail look to match. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview of the process in just under eight and a half minutes' time. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started recreating this look yourself, watch this video guide.
Here in America, we have this idea that the bigger, the better. Why purchase large fries when you can get them supersized for just $40 extra, for instance, and why not buy the value pack of salsa to save some money when compared to buying individually?
There's really nothing wrong with dressing up as Barbie for Halloween. Yeah, she's a super non-representative sample of how real girls look like, but the perky blond is pretty and has cute clothes.
Fabric flowers make the perfect accent to any card or project. In this video, learn how to make pretty fabric flowers for your crafts. These flowers are fast and easy to make and can be made out of scrap fabric you have hanging around the house. These flowers are an inexpensive alternative to buying fancy and pricey cards at the store. Plus, everyone likes a personal touch.
It doesn't take much time to fold this pretty pink origami flower. Have fun!
Spring is coming, and that means you'll want to celebrate by incorporating more flowers into your wardrobe. This tutorial shows you how you can easily make a fun flowered headband, using silk ribbon, a needle and matching thread. Use a bead in the center for some added sparkle!
Jordan almonds are muy delicious, so why not treat your wedding guests to a yummy treat by giving them jordan almonds as wedding favors? And we're not just talking about the normal, boring route of placing a bunch in bags and tying them with a ribbon.
Who says that angels have to be good? Dress up as a sexy fallen angel/dark angel this Halloween to twist up that stereotype. Instead of a cheesy white feather halo and white sheath you'll don black wings and a cute black minidress.
Zombies need not be disgusting, rotting undead creatures that only spook and terrify on Halloween. If you want to go as a zombie this year but don't care for the whole rotting skin bit then check out this tutorial for creating a prettier zombie look.
Check out this video to learn how to origami a pink flower, or a purple one, or a green one. The color doesn't really matter, does it?
This video will teach you how to make a balloon flower, this is one of little girls favorite.
Just imagine you're on the French Riviera..
Your "check gauges" light comes on inside your vehicle, which prompts you to notice your oil pressure gauge, which is reading pretty low. What do you do to resolve this car problem? In this video, Scotty Kilmer shows you what you can do to shut that low engine oil light off for good!
Just because you're going to a formal - and possibly boring - event doesn't mean that your hairstyle has to be similarly uptight and boring. In fact, you can look drop dead gorgeous even at the most dry of affairs by twirling your hair up into this pretty hair-wrapped low bun.
Here's a great summertime treat that won't have you cheatng on your diet. This healthy alternative ice cream is low in fat, high in protien, low in carbs, and is still pretty good. This video will demonstrate exactly how to make high protien low fat, ice-cream.
See how to make a Samurai Sword on a low budget. You'll need duct tape, cardboard, and silver spray paint. It's pretty simple, indeed.
Hermit crabs are a cool pet to own and are generally pretty low key. But taking care of them is a chore in itself and requires some very specific needs! In this video you will get some basic care tips including constructing his environment, foods and more!
Sookie Stackhouse from "True Blood" is a pretty low maintenance girl. The lady works in a bar, so she's got to think about practicality as much as beauty when she's styling her hair and makeup.
If all you imagine is the saggy cafeteria lady at your school when you think about hair buns, then you've got some learning to do. Check out this hairstyling tutorial to learn how to create a glamorous and flirty romantic bun with lots of curled, loose tendrils.
In most collectible trading card games players fail to realize the value of low-level creatures. They aren't sexy, but they can win you games when used correctly. This video will teach you how to build a Yu-Gi-Oh! based on three stars or less creatures that is still pretty damn effective.
Fishtail braids are cute but they have a tendency to look kind of severe when braided down the crown of your head. Make them cute and perky by braiding them into low side pigtails. A loose side part adds a bohemian quality to the hairstyle.
What hairstyle is more elaborate and pretty than a ponytail but less complicated - and time consuming - than a full on curly updo? The answer is a fishtail braid. Don't worry, you won't end up looking like Pippi Longstockings come to life; fishtails braids are super mature and feminine.
If you're running low on time and short on money this holiday season, there is a way to still give your friends and family presents without having to resort to cliche $5 Russell Stover chocolates from the drugstore.
Kristen Stewart is a tomboy in the fullest sense of the term, stepping out to run errands in Chucks, a t-shirt, and jeans while other stars waffle around in four inch heels and J Brand skinnies.
You can save calories without sacrificing flavor just by tweaking your Thanksgiving dishes. Learn how to make low calorie Thanksgiving dishes this year.
This five-part guide presents detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to create a low-polygon model of a tree when working in Blender. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial. For more information, and to get started making your own 3D trees, take a look!
The Wood Whisperer thinks you have what it takes to build furniture. Be sure to watch this entire 5-part tutorial to learn how to build a low entertainment center that is attractive and pocketbook-friendly. Impress your friends with your expert woodworking skills.
Don't get burned playing with fire——know how to play with it right, just like those crazy magicians do when it comes to magical fireballs that you can hold in your hand. You can juggle them, too, but you need to know the secret to making them safely.
While it's very easy to enable "Low Power Mode" on your iPhone, since Apple will prompt you to enable it once your battery dips below a certain percentage, it's not as obvious as to how to disable it. If you start charging your iPhone, it won't automatically disable it right away, but there are a few ways you can manually disengage it to get your iPhone running at top speeds again.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a Kyokushin/kickboxing low kick combination. Begin by making a low kick to the opponent's inner thigh and instantly punch/push to make distance. At the same time, position yourself to the opponent's side. Then perform a low kick on the opponent's front upper leg. Bend your knees when kicking for more power and prevent your opponent from closing in. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in learning martial arts and self defense...
If you're looking for a low cost solution for a portable hamstick antenna pole for your ham radio, then check out this video.
Does the Low Oil Pressure light in your car always come on? Experienced mechanic Scotty Kilmer shows you a few strategies on how to make this light shut off. Make sure your oil is not too low before trying anything else.
If you love braids and you love updo hairstyles, the you have to try this one on for size! It's an elegant braided low bun, with a lot of character, perfect for everyday wear, office hair and even as a bridesmaid! It's definitely worth trying on for size. If you have long hair, this low bun will get your plenty of compliments.
Starting from scratch, this tutorial for the 3-D modeling software Modo 401 3D shows you how to create low-resolution, low-poly background pieces that nevertheless look professional and polished for your setting. Use multiple instances to populate a background easily and quickly.
Getting in shape doesn't have to mean applying lots of pressure on your body. In this fitness how-to video SELF Magazine demonstrates a low-intensity full body workout. Watch and learn how to do the following exercises: lawn mower, booty lift, Russian set up, single leg squat, swing low, pike walk, supa fly and crouching tiger. Tone your arms, core and legs with these low-intensity moves.