I’m more cider and hard liquor sort of guy, but I advocate home, recreational brewing as a basic right so bottoms up mead fans.
Now you can use your own honey, or store-bought honey, to make mead, a unique low-alcohol honey wine and one the world’s oldest fermented beverages. The kit is created exclusively for us by Elizabeth Ryan, an award-winning cider maker who has made appearances at the James Beard House. Just follow the simple directions and in four to six weeks you can enjoy your first batch.…
I’m a big fan of flatpack and furniture that can be easily broken down or reconfigured. These little things look like a great way to make your own with nearly infinite variety. Chalk this one up as one of those “Why didn’t someone make these before?”
Making your own furniture can be considered an art, we suppose. Heck, we sometimes wonder how good Jesus was… But that’s a question for another day. The point is, making tables and chairs and things is fairly hard, yo. You have to measure right, angle cuts precisely, and do a number of fairly complex …
You don’t have to be a cat person to realize how much a feline companion would adore this couch. Maybe a bit too much. I’m envisioning cat attacks on unsuspecting guests and loungers.
Korean designer Seungji Mun wanted cat owners to live closer alongside their furry friends, so he integrated this curving tunnel into a couch. He used commercially available pipe and built the rest of the couch from scratch.…
Your garden doesn’t have to be under the sea but can sit nearly on the smallest desk or shelf. I adore these, and with plenty of plants requiring little soil and care, even the blackest thumb can green up their space.
It’s pretty simple from here: put a thumbful of potting soil into the shell, transplant your chosen succulent(s), and voila! an almost-instant itsy-bitsy wonder.…
Putting aside the argument that you might be spending too much time in bed or with your tablet or both, the e-reader boom from IKEA Hacks is actually a pretty clever piece of work.
- TERTIAL desk lamp
- Exogear Exomount car holder
- Mounting tape
- LED Reading lamp (optional)…