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Jan 13, 2014

How to: Super Simple, Rustic Dish Towels

Look - there's nothing acceptable about a dirty kitchen...or a bare one, for that matter. This rustic, organic dish towel project is super simple basic sewing project that'll give your kitchen some serious texture.   

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Jan 10, 2014

Weekend Project: How to Make a Custom Knife from Scratch

Kitchen knives, pocket knives, craft knives....a creative guy simply has to cut stuff up on the regular. Here's the ManMade list of the nine knives every man should own, but if you're interested in crafting your own from raw materials, it's actual relatively straightforward and requires fewer tools than you might think.    

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Jan 10, 2014

Masculine Bedroom Inspiration: "Vintage" Bedding

H&M vintage collection

Lots of rustic bedroom goodness here to get you inspired...

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Jan 08, 2014

How to: Make Whiskey Sriracha Caramel Popcorn

Look, on another day, I'd try to come up with some clever intro, talking about classic flavor combinations and different textures, or some other such goodness. But today, I'm just gonna dive in: this is a recipe for whiskey sriracha caramel popcorn. It's got smoky scotch whiskey, and a balance of heat and sweet, and I can't wait to make some at home this weekend.   

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Jan 08, 2014

Blow My Mindsday: January 8, 2014

created at: 04/17/2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.


Steve Vistaunet's Pinterest page is full of collections dedicated to the art of the mixtape... not the craft of creating a great mix, but, you know, the actual handmade artwork that accompanies a custom tape.   

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Jan 07, 2014

How to: Make a Custom Leather Briefcase from Scratch (with a Secret Stash Pocket)

Phiske, a leather craftsman and the artist behind Cachicamo Leather Works, details the steps towards making this beautiful, custom leather briefcase that is certain to last a few lifetimes. The best part? The design includes a hidden compartment in the bottom for your extra valuables and/or secret spy documents.   

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Jan 06, 2014

How to: Make Frozen Bubbles

created at: 01/06/2014It's cold today. Like, extra special cold. Where I live, it's the coldest it's been in twenty years, and the same records are being broken all over the United States and Canada. 

Cold enough that most of us could try out this project from Washington-based photographer Andrea Kelly: frozen bubbles. 

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Jan 06, 2014

Rustic Decor Idea: Tiny Trees in Boxes for Winter

created at: 12/17/2013

It is currently -9° where I live. It's wonderfully sunny, and all I want to do is go outside...but the weather says no.

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Dec 30, 2013

How To: Make Sugared Cranberries

sugared cranberries recipe

My oh my, what to do with all of those cranberries in the fridge left from Christmas dinner? Sugar them!

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Dec 21, 2013

How to: Turn a Book Into A Clock

DIY Book CLock

Frank Zappa once said, "So many books, so little time." With a new year of resolutions fast approaching, what better reminder to read all the things on your list than this DIY clock from ArtOfManliness.com?   

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