The art of floral arrangement is a fun and valuable skill. Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements. Dana uses Real Touch Flowers to make a corsage for Mother's Day. Just by adding some seeded eucalyptus, this mini ros ...more
The art of floral arrangement is a fun and valuable skill. Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements. A Mothers Day Gift Basket is a great place to gather gifts to give mom on her special day. Make this Mothers Day Gift ...more
The art of floral arrangement is a fun and valuable skill. Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements. Dana shows you how to arrange a Mothers Day Flower Basket following her simple techniques. This tone-on-tone silk flo ...more
Your mother puts up with your crap the entire other 364 days a year and constantly toils away making the most scrumptious meals and treats for you, so can you really even justify not making something for her in return on Mother's Day? Luckily, you don't have to be Martha Stewa ...more
Involving thousands of intricate folds, tucks, and nips, origami patterns perplex even the most experienced of L.A. plastic surgeons. Luckily, this video shows you how to make a complicated-looking rose in a few folds and in less than ten minutes. Origami roses are perfect fo ...more
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. Be sure to search Wond ...more
Your mother has put up with your crap all these years, so why not repay her with a long-lasting Mother's Day gift? Learn how to make a twisted origami flower that can be turned into a pin or even a hair decoration by watching this video. Mother may like roses, but unfortunate ...more
Creating a Mother's Day mini photo album is a unique and creative way to surprise your mother on Mother's Day. Learn some tips for creating and decorating a wonderful Mother's Day mini photo album from a craft expert in this free video series. Part 1 of 5 - How to Make a Mothe ...more
TV gardener Rachel de Thame gives advice on the right flowers to give your mum on Mother's Day. Follow this video to guide you and your mother will be most impressed with you on Mother's Day. Pick out flowers for your Mom on Mother's Day. Click through to watch this video on v ...more
If you've ever had a hard time finding a gift for your mom on Mother's Day, this tutorial may be what you need. In this video, you'll find out how to make an orchid basket easily using some very beautiful flowers. These cannot only be used for Mother's Day, but can be used as ...more
Here's a cool mother's day video. This folding card design will be sure to make her day.
Nothing touches a mother's heart more than receiving a handcrafted gift. If you're looking for ideas of what to get mom this mother's day, watch this video and learn how to draw her a gorgeous bouquet of flowers. Your mom will love it.
Give your mom a Mother's Day gift she will really enjoy with these homemade bath bombs. Not only will she be happy to get a gift you've made yourself, but she'll love using them... (try not to think about it too much.)
Are you struggling to get mom a unique gift this Mother's Day? Do you always get her flowers or chocolates? Break out of the "same old, same old" and make a decorative tin for mom shown here in this video. By picking up just a few materials from your local craft store, you'll ...more
Do something fun with your child for Mother's Day and make a paper sunflower! Get crafty with your son or daughter and spend time with them while letting them explore their creative spirit! To make this sunflower you will need patterns which can be found here on the Cullen's A ...more
This is a fun activity that children can do. Parents Magazine and Better TV shows you how kids can make a beautiful Mother's Day Bouquet. You will need paper plates, scissors, paper clips, colored paper and colored pens.
A cute card for mother's Day! Puts those old doilies to use.
This video demonstrates how to paint Mother’s and Father’s Day mugs. This is a ceramic painting project. For this project, you will need the following supplies: 2 mugs, a Marabu ceramic kit, a paintbrush, a soft pencil, tissue, masking tape, a marabu porcelain paint pen, a jar ...more
Are you stumped about the perfect gift to bring your mom? How about a beautiful paper purse? Moms love artwork from their kids, and they especially love practical items like purses. If you can't afford a real purse (if you're a kid), the next best thing is to make her a real one!
Say it with cupcakes! Chef Alison McLoughlin of The Culinary Institute of America has a great suggestion: create a beautiful "bouquet" of floral cupcakes for any festive celebration. Watch this tutorial to get useful ideas on how to bake and decorate your own cupcake creations.
Your mom will love this cute little card with a curly paper heart.
The easiest Pop-Up card ever! It has three paper flowers that pop up on the inside.
You have your gift and a card and now all you need that special cake for mom on Mother’s Day. You’ve tried other cakes now try a hat cake. This festive and spring inspired hat cake is sure to make this year’s Mother’s Day a memorable one. Show your mom how much you appreciate ...more
Take an old Rubik's Cube and convert it with some of your favorite photos. This is an awesome and really great Idea. Learn how to dot.
If you need some help expressing how you feel to your mom for Mother's Day, Snapchat and Facebook are here with some augmented reality help. On Sunday, Snapchat will offer several Mother's Day-themed AR Lenses to help users create photo or video messages for their materfamili ...more
Google adds Easter eggs to Hangouts from time to time, and they're marking Mother's Day this weekend with the addition of three pop-up animations. All you have to do is type "Happy Mother's Day" into Hangouts (Chrome app or mobile) and you should see either a bouquet of flowe ...more
For 365 days of the year, our mothers show their love for us by driving us places, cooking us food, doing our laundry, and being our number-one cheerleader. But for one day of the year, we all get up early in the morning and show our love for our favorite women. Often, that me ...more
Celebrating Mother's Day just got more exploitative with Apple's Mother's Day ad. Their original Mother's Day ad shows photos and videos of mothers shot on an iPhone and uses the “Shot on iPhone” marketing line: Video: . In a perhaps misguided marketing campaign, you can inse ...more
Why is it that Mother's Day is the second biggest commercialized holiday when there are so many different DIY projects out there? In preschool, children make their moms clay handprint molds and cards with dry pasta glued on. So why not return to your crafty childhood ambition ...more
Just in time for Mothers' Day comes this great tutorial on how to make a Upcycled Spring time Capelet from one of our beloved Threadheads. This sewing project is a great renewable fashion statement, and is easy to make; just follow the steps in the video. Threadbanger is one ...more
Learn to make beautiful coffee filter butterflies and flowers by watching this video by Kim Janocko. The following materials are required to make them: Coffee filters Paper plates Non-washable markers A spray bottle of water Pipe cleaners A clothes pin Video: . Begin by placi ...more
It's been done for ages, but for most of us, "regift" entered our vocabulary after the 98th episode of Seinfeld—"The Label Maker." In this episode, Elaine calls Dr. Whatley (played by Bryan Cranston) a "regifter" after he gives Jerry a label maker—the same label maker that Ela ...more
Juliet said that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, and by the looks of this flower rose adorned cupcake, we're thinking a rose by any other name (or form) would taste as sweet too. Check out this lovely cake decorating tutorial to learn how to create a rose decora ...more
All mothers are capable of breastfeeding exclusively for up to six months. Breast milk provides anti-bodies that help prevent against infection. Milk production will increase in up to three days after delivery, It is important that the baby is put to the breast within the firs ...more
A cookie and lollipop in one? Our wildest sugar-loving dreams are finally coming true. This delectable, sweet treat features a tulip-shaped cookie (decorated with oodles of yummy icing, of course) sitting atop a lollipop stick. The stick helps make the cookie eating experienc ...more
Cake decorators adore gumpaste because it can not only be formed in just about any imaginable shape out there, but also because it hardens to a consistency that can easily hold these shapes. Take this intricate, Cinderella-inspired high heeled slipper, for instance. Perfectly ...more
In this five-part language tutorial, learn how to say simple Haitian Creole phrases & words. Part one goes over simple phrases such as "how are you", "good afternoon" and "good evening". Part two goes over how to say different animal names including cat, chicken, and cow. In p ...more
Love the retro Tron movie from Disney? Can't wait for the release of the new Tron: Legacy on November 17th? We've got something to bide your time— Tron: Evolution. Disney Interactive Studios launched the Tron: Evolution video game today, which connects the first film's storyl ...more
There's no shortage of ice cream recipes out there, but one ice cream shop in London has found a unique recipe to sell to its customers, and of course it's controversial—breast milk ice cream. The Icecreamists make the ice cream from donated breast milk, straight from healthy ...more
This how-to is aimed at the uncynical, bright-eyed outsider who wants to become a television producer…the talented person who believes he or she has the ‘it’ to crack Hollywood. The ‘Sammy’ who just arrived in 90210. Hollywood is a land of dreams and riches. It is true that n ...more
Police in Milledgeville, Ga., say they handcuffed a 6-year-old kindergartner for safety after she allegedly threw a tantrum at school, tearing items off the principal's wall and upending furniture, WMAZ-TV reports. According to the police report, the girl also knocked over a ...more
In Korea and Japan a special holiday called Children's Day is celebrated. Like Mother's Day or Father's Day in the United States, the occasion honors one particular family member, or members, with gifts and special parades or events. While it sucks that no such day exists her ...more
Craft a crazy three dimensional Slinky-esque heart shaped card. Perfect for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day.
As Sarah Martin testifies to, breastfeeding can be difficult. Despite receiving lots of advice, after five unsuccessful days she decided she would not be able to breastfeed her son. Dr. Su Laurent suggests giving it two weeks before giving up on breastfeeding while making it c ...more
This adorable "smile frog" greeting card is a wonderful craft because it can be given out to loved ones year round. The cardstock frog has googly eyes and a teeny pink heart inside his stomach. The card is perfect for Valentine's Day as well as Mother's Day. Part 1 of 2 - How ...more
What happened to those carefree days in our childhood when we didn't care how we looked and slapped on our mother's makeup, completely out of the lines, drawing and doodling on our face just because it was fun? These days, putting on makeup is all about making impressions. Goi ...more
A good cupcake is a good cupcake - there's no reason to add extra stuff like pretty designs or fancy holders when it tastes like Heaven on our tongue. But this tutorial presents a truly ingenious way to package cupcakes that we're really digging. Watch this video to learn a f ...more
Curtis Smith, Extension Horticulturist with Southwest Yard and Garden, and Rick Hobson of Rowlands Nursery, demonstrate how to pick out orchids for your home. Dendrobium Phalaenopsis orchids are very graceful with its long spray and is a very popular orchid. They make great st ...more
Baby showers are fun ways to celebrate new mommy-hood. You won't want to forget the traditions though. Check out this video before you start planning and make sure you have an nice balance of etiquette and fun. You Will Need • A store registry • A guest list • Invitations ...more
Do you like music? Do you like television? How about the acoustic guitar? How about Friends? How about the Rembrandts? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to play the theme song from the hit TV sitcom Friends. This instructional guitar lesson will teach you a few tips ...more
To decipher my password, you need to know my mother's maiden name, where I was born, and what I had for breakfast on August 12th, 1996 (trick question, I was in a food coma). This was a bit simpler... May God have mercy on his soul. Images by bash.org, icebox500
Make your mom a special bouquet that she will always remember, using these beautiful origami lilies and her favorite chocolates. This video will show you how to put together this wonderfully thoughtful gift, perfect for your beloved mom this mother's day.
Rickard Bengtsson's artfully paced, super slo-mo puddle and dirt video makes me wish for a rainy day. Shot with the Canon EOS 550D; music by Penguin Cafe Orchestra. Previously, Stunningly Beautiful Slo-mo Surfer. Super Slo-Mo Lightning Looks Like Mother Earth's Fireworks Show. ...more
This craft is great for Mother's Day! Turn a recycled glass bottle into a beautiful flower vase to give as a gift! You'll need to find a sizeable glass bottle and then gather some colored tissue paper, glue diluted in water, a plastic container, scissors, polyurethane sealant ...more
Join Heal the Bay on 4/17/2010 for a Beach Cleanup in Santa Monica to commemorate Earth Day 2010! Help keep your ocean's clean and take care of Mother Earth! Time 10:00 am -12:00 noon Location Santa Monica Beach @ Tower 1550 1600 Ocean Front Walk Santa Monica, CA 90401 h ...more
Staying in tonight? Here's something that could occupy you for days. Fimoculous has posted the mother of all "Best of 2010" lists: a collection of over 150 lists from across the web in 37 different categories. Sit back, crack out the champagne, and take in all the amazing thin ...more
Meddlesome mother in laws are pretty cliche these days and a common problem made fun of in many romantic comedies. And while on the big screen the pesky, overbearing mother in law is something to laugh at, having a woman of her nature in your own, real life is ego deterioratin ...more
For those of us on a diet, choosing between brownies and cupcakes for our dessert becomes a nightmare of fiendish proportions. Which is why it's just so much easier to breed the two together and form delicious brownie cupcakes. Composed of brownie mix and topped with a sugary ...more
ZERO WASTE. Yes, You read that right. This kitchen of the future aims to have zero waste. Ekokook the kitchen concept out of design company Faltazi gives us hope for a greener future. How is this possible you ask when in most homes 85 or 90 percent of a family's trash is gener ...more
Since the rise of private property and industrial production, modern capitalism has been on a undeniable crash course with Mother Nature. It's no so much that we'll end up murdering the entire planet, but just that the planet will quietly smother us with a pillow of famine, he ...more