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  1. Gardenista

    From the practical to the aspirational, Gardenista — an offshoot of popular design hub Remodelista — offers garden tours, hardscape help, plant primers, and daily design news for new and veteran gardeners.

    Crafts
  2. DIY Easter Treat Candy Cones

    If you are stuck at home this Easter you can still celebrate by making fun Easter treats! On her blog, Home is Where the Boat is, Mary shares all sorts of information about gardening and crafts, and on this post teaches you how to make Easter candy cones that “Everybunny will love”!

    Crafts
  3. How to Expand Subjective Time During the Lockdown

    Now that we’re all at home practicing social distancing, does time seem to run together, where the past is a blur? Ted Cooke offers practical tips on choosing specific household locations for certain activities to exert more control over your experience of time and space while under lockdown.

    Current Events
  4. Kate Pearce Vintage

    On Kate Pearce’s website, the vintage-obsessed interior stylist shares design and social media tips, sells a selection of carefully curated items, and offers generous doses of visual inspiration.

    Business
  5. Crafty Chica

    Mexican-American artist and writer Kathy Cano-Murillo shares posts on Latino-inspired crafts, recipes, pop culture, travel, entertainment, shopping, books, entrepreneurship, and more.

    Crafts
  6. Think.Make.Share.

    The blog from the creative studios at Hallmark — the well-known greeting card company — shares DIY and craft ideas for parties, events, holidays, and more.

    Art
  7. CFile Daily

    Creators, collectors, and educators from the worldwide ceramics community congregate at CFile Daily, a leading space for news, resources, and stories about the thriving art form.

    Art
  8. Tiny House Giant Journey

    Tiny House Giant Journey is Jenna Spesard’s popular tiny house and travel blog, filled with practical tiny house advice and travel stories, videos, and photography from around the world.

    DIY
  9. If You Want Change to Happen, You Have to Do It Yourself

    From Gillian Whitcombe at The Sewcialists: “Sewing is amazing because it’s really creative and really logical at the same time. It’s not like, ‘Why don’t I fit into this size?’ You know your body inside and out; it’s really empowering that way.”

    Crafts
  10. Who We Are: A Letter to The Shrine

    Battling her own cancer and in the throes of chemotherapy, Denise Archer used a late friend’s clothing to make quilts for the children she left behind. “Some of your mom’s hair is inside,” I told them.” “Also, if you breathe in deeply, you can smell her.”

    Death
  11. How to Avoid Three Common Website Mistakes When Selling Your Cat-Themed Tarot Decks

    A few simple tweaks can turn a functional website into a lovely, welcoming, and visually coherent one.

    Animals
    Image via The Considerate Cat
  12. IKEA Hackers

    Whether you’ve never assembled a single BILLY bookcase or are already on your fifth POÄNG chair, IKEA Hackers — a community of DIY lovers led by Jules Yap — may inspire you to turn your Allen wrench in new directions.

    Crafts
  13. Design Mom

    Designer, author, and AltSummit founder Gabrielle Blair created Design Mom in 2006; since then, she’s published thousands of posts on design and parenting, travel, food, and other topics (from the evergreen to the timely).

    Commentary
  14. Accepting Money on Your Site Isn’t Just for Online Stores

    From donations to gift certificates, there are many ways to use payment buttons in a way that complements your site’s focus.

    Business
    Alison Palmer's saucers, which she sells on her gallery's website.
  15. The Well-Tended Sidebar: How Three Sites Use Widgets Effectively

    Widgets can help guide your visitors to take specific actions or explore more content on your site.

    Design
    A glimpse of the content-rich sidebar at The Zero-Waste Chef.