Before & After - Closet


An absolutely amazing closet transformation from Rita at How Fantastic. This makeover will leave you looking for an old closet to get started on!

Head over to her blog How Fantastic  to see more photos from this project!


DIY Bird House Night Light

Picture Etsy

Amazingly cute and creative.

Here is how to make the birdhouse lights

Feta and Cucumber Dip


This Feta Cucumber Dip is a perfect healthy snack and any leftover dip makes a marvelous low-fat salad dressing!

4 medium cucumbers, peeled
Coarse salt
2 cups plain whole-milk yogurt (16 ounces), preferably Greek
6 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (1 cup)
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mint, plus 1 sprig for garnish
1 large clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup heavy cream
5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
Freshly ground pepper
Sliced Cucumbers for lining the bowl for lining bowl (optional)
Crudites, for serving

Go to One Perfect Bite for directions.

DIY - Crochet Flower Necklace


This beautiful crochet flower necklace is perfect project for beginners.

cotton yarn
size F crochet hook
needle and thread
seed beeds
necklace chain

Go to Handcrafted Vintage for instructions.

Norwegian Krumkake with Honey & "Rum" Raisin Mousse

Those krumkakes are very cute, I love the pattern on them! And rum raisin cream sounds wonderful.

you will need a krumkake iron, like a pizzel pan. yes it's a bit specific, but if you are rich, go for it. if not...say a hail mary and go look for someone willing to lend you one.

ingredients: .5 cup flour ~ .5 cup sugar ~ 3 eggs ~ .5 cup butter ~ vanilla or an extract ~ 5 tbsps water
method: cream butter and sugar, add eggs, add flour, then stir in extract and water. 2) bake according to your machine, and then fold into cones before they harden. done.

Honey & "Rum" Raisin Mousse:
ingredients: 2 cups heavy cream ~ 3 egg yolks ~ 1.5 cups raisins ~ 1 tbsp cachaca (or rum) ~ 2 tbsps honey ~ .5 cups sugar ~ 1 packet gelatin or 4.5 sheets
method: 1) puree the raisins in a processor, they will be incredibly thick, transfer them to a bowl and stir in 2 tbsps water, the cachaca, and the honey. set aside. 2) dissolve gelatin in .25 cup cold water. set to another side (hehe) 3) whisk .5 cups cream, yolks, and .5 cups sugar 4) add gelatin to pureed raisins, and then add to the cream mixture. mix well 5) whip remaining cream until stiff peaks, fold in mixture gently, and refrigerate. then pipe into your krumkakes.

Full recipe right here

DIY - Industrial Pipe Bed


Super cool and one of a kind unique piece to make for a childs room using wood and industrial pipe.


Free plans from


Orange Cream Fruit Dip Recipe

This is absolutely delicious. A must try recipe.

You Will Need

4 ounces (28 grams) cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon orange zest
1/2 cup (58 grams) powdered sugar
1/4 cup (60 ml) freshly squeezed orange juice
1/4 cup (60 ml) whipping cream

Full recipe right here