Cross stitching is easy. Julie provides a list of supplies in the book, as well as instructions that can help you tackle any of the cheeky projects. …And proving even further that she’s the coolest human on the planet, Julie designed a cross stitch pattern just for Autostraddle readers.
Did you know MacBooks come in gold now? Definitely out of my price range, but it got me thinking about accessories that could at least make me feel like I’d made the upgrade. A metallic (faux) leather laptop sleeve coming right up!
Do you have a face? Here are some thoughts on how to take care of it.
Please fight every urge you have to chase them down and squeeze the dog/cat’s face with your own face or hands while very loudly exclaiming HOW MUCH YOU JUST FREAKIN’ LOVE CATS OR DOGS ZOMGSRSLY. Don’t be this guy.
This is a great project for beginning sewists. I love the contrasting canvas, and the outside pocket is the perfect size for a smartphone. Give it a try!
It’s a truth universally acknowledged that if you’re going to hang out inside all day, curling up with your off-brand Snuggie and popcorn to watch a movie is a pretty solid idea. This plan becomes EVEN MORE fun when you add a theme of some sort and possibly some friends.
Put one or two in your bath and watch them fizz away. As you’re steeping, take some time to reflect on your life and feel good about all the decisions you’ve made that have gotten you to this point.
Put a hammock above your bed! Build the ultimate blanket fort! Annex your fridge! Dream big, and bring lots of pillows.
You know it’s only a matter of time until we get a storm that’s, you know, as big a deal as predicted (sorry not sorry Juno). Here are three ways to dress up those stretchy pairs of gloves you can find at Target for $1.
Want to learn some home repair skills from YouTube handywomen? Yeah you do. Let’s watch together!
This project mixes a science, art, and a whole lot of oil to make twelve bubbly bars of soap.
These classic luggage tags are made from hand-stitched and stamped leather and will set your bags apart when you’re looking for them on the baggage carousel.
No new apps, intense #lifehacks or complicated productivity systems here — just solid habits to get into for an ass-kicking 2015.
Got boatloads of lemons? Turn them into boatloads of respect.
This scarf falls on the feminine end of the spectrum and is a good gift for anyone whose idea of gay apparel is pretty and shiny.
This is a guide for people who like to drink fancypants alcohol in the winter, but don’t actually like to put pants on. (So, probably all of you.)
This little guy holds four tea bags so that your tea-aficionado friend is never stuck drinking boring-but-ubiquitous Lipton.
Here are two fun makeup looks for your holigay festivities, my fellow monolid-blessed beauties. One glam, one funky, both very wearable and easy to recreate. Now get your boldest eyeliner out, because it’s time to sparkle!
Today we’re starting with something easy: glue.
These crafty creations will help you bridge the physical gap with your long-distance love this holiday season.
Got some fireside plans this festive season? Whether it’s hearthrug sex, board games or a lengthy discussion about social justice you are gonna need to get that baby lit.