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More Hours in the Day

By Ashly Moore Sheldon • April 01, 2020

We've all said it when confronted with an unrealized dream—"I only wish I had more time." Well, now you do! Here's your opportunity to do that thing you’ve been putting off. Whether it's honing a new skill, embarking on a self-improvement project, or just taking the time for more fun!

Pumpkin Spice and Other Fall Faves

By Ashly Moore Sheldon • September 25, 2019

Can you smell it? Fall is upon us, and with it comes a host of lovely treats. As we bid a fond farewell to summer, let's count the blessings of this new season. Like? Well, to start with, there are pumpkin spice lattes! Read on for more of our fall faves!

A Second Life for Collectibles

Repairing and Restoring Vintage Books

By Phillip Caprara • April 26, 2019

Working in a warehouse for one of the world's largest online book sellers, you see more books than you could have ever thought possible. Mixed in among all the beautiful volumes destined to be resold, are those poor, unfortunate, broken books usually consigned to recycling. But where others see books that have outlived their usefulness, I see an opportunity...

How to Turn Books Into Beautiful Ornaments

By Lou Godmer • April 12, 2019

This is a very quick and easy upcycling project to try, perfect for a novice crafter and with tons of creative opportunities for an advanced upcycler. These beautiful ornaments can dress up your desk or bookshelf, hang from the ceiling, or personalize your holiday tree. They make a wonderful personalized gift for the readers in your life!

In Honor of Earth Day: Try an Upcycling Project

By Emma Zaratian • April 01, 2019

Do you DIY? With China's recent ban on international recyclables, you might be thinking twice about what junk goes in the bin. Here are a few beginner-friendly ideas on how to repurpose old stuff you'd otherwise ditch. After all, waste not, want not and what not.

Learning to DIY a House—from Books

By Debbie Olson • February 28, 2018

Anything can be learned in books, including building a house extension

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