I fell in love with Carol Mackie almost from the day she arrived here. True, she was nothing special to look at early on, but she always had a becoming daintiness.
Whoever believes there's nothing new under the sun hasn't seen the plants being introduced for the 2013 gardening season.
Three-D printing technology is a game changer in the arts and crafts world.
Michelle Obama on Tuesday returned to the business of selling her first book, and she started by telling scores of people waiting in line at a popular bookstore to "buy away" because Mother's Day is coming.
Design magazines and home decorating catalogs tend to feature sprawling backyards with big wooden decks and room for everything from decorative fountains to artificial ponds.
Looking for a fresh way to liven up your garden walls? Think plants, not paintings.
My friend Bob would shudder if he knew that I planted plantain today.
Let us now praise an unsung hero of the garden: the humble garden cart.
Nursery decor is one area where new parents can save some money by creating their own design elements.
Shown is a doodle lettering creation, "Simplify Your Life," by Stephanie Ackerman, of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.
"Fill in the Blank," (2012) by artists and graphic designers Elodie Chaillous and Vahram Muratyan, is full of visual and written prompts for tapping inner creativity.
Ben Bass is a longtime computer programmer and avid doodler. In elementary school, he doodled World War II airplanes, and doodled throughout high school and college.
HIGHLAND | The Just for Fun Ukulele Strummers meet to make music from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Lincoln Center, 2450 Lincoln Ave.
A woman uses a hose-end sprayer to water a garden in New Paltz, N.Y. Timely watering can eke the best plant growth from any plot of ground in any season.
If it happens to be raining hard when you read this, my words might make you want to pelt me with ripe tomatoes — if you had them yet. Still, I'll say it: Timely watering can eke the best plant growth from any plot of ground in any season.
It's not every crafting project that can save a life.
Brothers Eli, left, 18, and Greg, 22, Ticknor sell their paracord bracelets at the Farmer's Market in Helena, Mont.
My father was recovering from a heart attack, flipping through a magazine at the library, when he decided to build his first boat.
Stand on the Beverly Hills Hotel's red carpet, leading into its chandeliered lobby, and you can't help but visualize a century's worth of celebrities, royalty, politicians, musicians and actors who have stayed there, from Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor to Madonna, Reese Witherspoon and …
Please, no flowers for Christy Turlington Burns this Mother's Day. No chocolates and no last-minute, convenience-store cards, either.
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