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Saturday, August 8, 2020

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Jonathan Fong

272 ARTICLES

5 Budget-Friendly Decorating Necessities for At-Home Schooling

Here are some great décor additions that will make your online classroom setup more efficient — and even fun.

This Penny Picture Frame Just Makes Cents

Have loose change rolling around in your house? Turn it into an art project.

Let There Be Light With Your Own Suncatchers

Now is the perfect time to create a few suncatchers for your home.

Make a DIY Face Shield Out of Plastic Soda Bottles

The growing demand for face shields can make them quite pricey. The good news is you can make your own!

Make a Silly Hat for Your Next Zoom Meeting

Apparently, silly hats are a thing now on Zoom.

Painting With Spices

How would you like to add a little spice to your art? Just raid your pantry for spices and turn them into a base...

Make Dad a Bobblehead for Father’s Day

If you need a last-minute present — or gag gift — for Father’s Day, look no further.

Make a Drive-in Theater for the Kids at Home

Drive-in theaters are experiencing a resurgence in popularity because people are able to enjoy a movie from the safety of their cars. Well, how...

6 Inexpensive Ways to Upgrade Your Patio

With most of us spending so much more time at home lately, it’s no wonder that the sales of home furniture and accessories has been...

Make Noah’s Ark Animals Out of Toilet Paper Tubes

While some people stockpile toilet paper, I stockpile empty toilet paper tubes. You just never know when you might want them for crafting. And...

Celebrate Spring With DIY Egg Carton Flowers

When coming up with craft ideas for everyone stuck at home, I wanted to make sure the projects only called for materials that most...

Can’t Find Disinfectant Wipes? Here’s How to Make Your Own

you can whip up your own disinfectant wipes with just a few simple ingredients.

7 Tips to Make the Most of Your Home Office During Quarantine

If you’ve been working remotely from home, you know it can be a challenge. There are distractions, family members or roommates sharing the space...

The Easiest No-Sew Face Mask: Just Grab a T-Shirt and Scissors

Because we’re all required to wear face masks when we go out in public now, I’ve been on the lookout for an easy face...

7 No-Cost Decorating Tricks For Your Quarantined Home

Now that we’re all spending so much time inside during shelter in place orders, we might as well spruce up our homes a little...

Spread Kindness With a Toilet Paper Bouquet

This week, I wanted to check on an elderly neighbor to see if she needed anything, so I left her this bouquet with a...

Quarantine Crafts: A “Let’s Stay Home” Sign Made With Old Magazines

I’ve always been a homebody, so even before it was required for us to shelter in place during the pandemic, “Let’s Stay Home” was...

Quarantine Crafts: Stamping With Toilet Paper Tubes

Now that we’re all self-isolating in our homes with cases of toilet paper, two questions come to mind: One, how are we going to...

Stay at Home Crafts: Felt Succulents

During the rainy season, I like to think of craft projects that can keep us occupied while we’re stuck indoors. Now that we’re practicing...

Can You Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer?

Amid coronavirus fears, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reiterated that one of the best ways to fight germs is to wash...

Make a Hamantashen Hat for Purim

What came first? The hat or the hamantashen? The hamantashen cookie is said to be inspired by the three-cornered hat of that dastardly Haman. So...

Make an Eco-Friendly Art Journal From Junk Mail

Junk mail is a big pain. No, I don’t want a new credit card. No, I don’t want to enter a contest. No, I...

Make Jewish Art Out of Leftover Wine Corks

As a craft supply hoarder, I have an odd collection of materials in my art studio. One thing I have a lot of is wine...

Express Your Love With a Yiddish Sweethearts Banner

Every February in time for Valentine’s Day, stores stock up on Sweethearts candy conversation hearts, those chalky confections with sayings printed on them like...

Make a Pillow for Your Mensch

Mensches work so hard for everyone else, they hardly ever take the time to pamper themselves. That’s why it would be so nice to...

DIY Hot Air Balloon Planters

I spent this New Year’s in Paris, where I was inspired by everything — architecture, fashion, cuisine, flowers. Even a stop at the local...

Let’s Make Some Yarn Pom-Poms

Yarn pom-poms. Where have you been all my life? I had no idea they could add so much pizazz to my style game. These...

DIY Coconut Oil Lip Balm

When the temperatures drop in the winter, my skin gets dry and my lips feel like sandpaper. I used to buy a tub of...

Make a 2020 Time Capsule

While I was visiting my mom over the winter break, she had me go through old boxes of mine in the garage that had...

The Pantone Color of the Year Will Make You Blue (In a Good Way)

Another new year, another Pantone Color of the Year. Since 2000, the Pantone Color Institute has chosen one color to represent the zeitgeist of...

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A Jewish Guide to Joe Biden’s VP Short List

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is expected to name his running mate in the next two weeks, and while the list of contenders has changed constantly for months, most reports have now whittled the group of front-runners down to Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Susan Rice, Karen Bass, Tammy Duckworth and Keisha Lance Bottoms.

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