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By Jules

Huckberry Weekly Giveaway: May 12, 2016

My Picks This Week The watches from AVI-8 are inspired by old military planes and the brave gents who flew them. Everything from the dials, to the font of the numbers, to the paint scheme resembles something you’d find at 30,000 feet.

Cocoon Mydal bunk bed with reading nook

Here are some pictures of a Mydal bunk bed hacked for my daughter. Step 1: Reduction o the bottom panel for a smaller mattress (140 x 60 cm) Step 2: Assembling the external structure + MDF panels Step 3: Integration of 2 BESTÅ frames (Ikea) Step 4: Painting Enjoy! ~ Jean-Christophe Witmeur The post Cocoon Mydal bunk bed with reading nook appeared first on IKEA Hackers.

Avoiding the clutter of free stuff

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. When you stay at a hotel, you’ll usually be provided with toiletries that are free for you to take along: shampoo, shower gel, hand lotion, etc.

20 Best WordPress Magazine Themes: For Blog & News Sites

When it comes to magazine and news websites, WordPress is popular choice. Many well-known news sites like The New York Times, The Crunch, CNN, and others use WordPress as their platform of choice, since it allows them to showcase their content with a beautiful design and professional SEO. It also built to regularly update your website content with ease and plug-in function

5 Reasons to Join a Sorority

We’ve all watched movies with a typical sorority house throwing a real banger or hazing the crap out of their pledges. But does this really depict the reality of what sorority life has to offer?

Fabric Paneled dresser – IKEA Tarva Hack

I created a fabric paneled version of the Ikea Tarva dresser. Here is how I did it. MATERIALS NEEDED FOR THE MAKEOVER – 1″x 2″x 8′- quantity 3. I used furring strips. 1/4″ x 3/4″ screen moulding – need around 40′ Burlap – 2 yards New Knobs Spray adhesive Primer, Paint and Poly. Staple Gun Brad nailer Step 1 – Assemble the 6-drawer Ikea Tarva dresser.

Fit For Life? 5 Reasons Why Former Athletes Fail To Keep Their Shape And 5 Ways To Get It Back

Athletes are seen as physical specimens, dedicated to their sport, and competitive to a fault. Their bodies are machines and their focus is laser sharp on their goals. What happens when the playing days are over?

7 Wrong Ideas About Happiness You Need to Eliminate

You're reading 7 Wrong Ideas About Happiness You Need to Eliminate, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. You know you want to be happy. You try to do things to be happy. But it eludes you. Happiness seems so hard to get.

What the History of the Army’s PT Test Can Teach Every Man About Complacency and Readiness

Both soldiers and civilians alike have always taken an interest in the tests the Army uses to assess physical fitness and readiness for combat. For soldiers, the reason for their interest is obvious — how they do on the test is linked to job performance, retention, and advancement. Civilians are interested because they’re curious about the standards those who protect their country are require

5 Ways To Deal With Life’s Most Stressful Moments

You're reading 5 Ways To Deal With Life’s Most Stressful Moments, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement.

Revisiting Montana, 25 Years Later

If you didn’t love your childhood, you probably don’t love the place where you grew up. Maybe you tried to get as far away as you could. Years later, maybe you realized it wasn’t the place that was so bad, it was just the experiences you had at the time.

Podcast 64: Go Slow to Go Fast; What Do You Lie About; and a New Segment–the “Happiness Hack.”

It’s time for the next installment of  “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” Update: Remember,  I’m doing weekly live videos on my Facebook Page about the podcast. I talk to viewers about questions, comments, suggestions. Any episode; don’t worry if you’re not caught up. You can watch the most recent one here or my video with our producer Henry, look here.

Hackers Help: Old Billy dimensions?

Can anyone tell me the width of the old version of the thin tall Billy bookcase? I think it was 2/3 the width of the wide bookcase, but I’m not sure. As far as I know, the skinny BILLY is always half the width of the wider BILLY. 40cm vs. 80 cm. ~ Jules   The post Hackers Help: Old Billy dimensions? appeared first on IKEA Hackers.

The Definitive Guide to Buyer Personas for Beginners

In the game I Spy, the spy says “I spy with my little eye something with the color blue.” Then the players must guess what object the spy saw based on that color (or whichever color the spy chooses). The game can be difficult, depending on how many objects are in the vicinity with the specified color.

New Course: Designing and Building a Brand

What You'll Be CreatingIn our new course, Designing and Building a Brand, you’ll learn how to create visual brands from scratch and develop your brand designs into professional, comprehensive brand identities.