7min beginner

Bring nature indoors and repurpose household castoffs to create coasters, candle holders and more.

Episode descriptions

Cottage Coasters
1. Episode: Cottage Coasters

Bring a piece of the lake inside your cottage with this DIY project.

Fall Mason Jar Candle Holder
2. Episode: Fall Mason Jar Candle Holder

Celebrate the changing leaves with this candle holder.

Branch Coasters
3. Episode: Branch Coasters

Bring the outdoors in.

Hockey Stick Coat Rack
4. Episode: Hockey Stick Coat Rack

Turn your old hockey sticks into something useful.

Walnut Tea Lights
5. Episode: Walnut Tea Lights

Let nature provide the perfect tea light holders.

Firewood Carrier
6. Episode: Firewood Carrier

Craft your own firewood carrier, complete with axe loops, using dowels, sturdy canvas and your home sewing machine.

Mason Jar Lid Coaster
7. Episode: Mason Jar Lid Coaster

Turn extra mason jar lids into cute coasters!

Watermelon Drink Dispenser
8. Episode: Watermelon Drink Dispenser

With a watermelon tap, a drill and a beater, you can create your own watermelon keg.

Curiously Similar
Learn about the technology of manufacturing our favorite weekend items.
Vanessa Vargas Wilson, The Crafty Gemini
Vanessa Vargas Wilson, The Crafty Gemini
This gorgeous geometric scarf designed by Jennifer Weissman starts with two triangles and builds from the center out. Vanessa shows you how to knit stripes and slip-stitch texture, before adding mini tassels. Plus, learn how to block your scarf for a perfect finish.
Learn essential stretches for before and after your run to get the most out of your exercise and to prevent injury.

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