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Cranberry creations

Cranberry creations

Jacqueleine Liu and Aditi Dixit

December 13, 2019

Four items to make with cranberries

Pumpkin Lovin’

Pumpkin Lovin’

Alyssa Hui and Ayah Ali-Ahmad

November 15, 2019

Four creations that incorporate pumpkins

Stop and smell the roses: Four DIYs

Stop and smell the roses: Four DIYs

Charlotte Chui, Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2019

dd a rosy tint to your life by experimenting with these floral crafts and recipes. From rose jam — swirled into a bowl of creamy yogurt or spooned onto a warm lemon scone — to fragrant rose petal sachets — tucked into a closet drawer or hung in the car, here are four DIY projects to try with ros...

DIY: Spring Desserts

DIY: Spring Desserts

Sarah Young, Graphic's editor

April 6, 2019

pring, although a time for allergies and a war against the pollen outside, remains a favorite of mine, due to it also being the same time my mom and I would bake seasonal sweets. Fragrant lemon bars with lemonade and refreshing tangerine jelly, for example, are commonplace in my home.   ...

Low (cost)umes

Low (cost)umes

Alyssa Hui and Rucha Soman

October 24, 2018

Three easy and affordable DIY Halloween costumes

Sweet Summer

Sweet Summer

Hannah Lee

May 23, 2018

Various creations to make with watermelon

Pool Party DIYs

Pool Party DIYs

Hannah Lee

April 26, 2018

How to make budget-friendly projects for the pool

Homemade Hipster: Shrinky Dinks

Homemade Hipster: Shrinky Dinks

Stephanie Lam

January 11, 2017

When looking for accessories to wear, it can sometimes be a challenge to find things that are both cheap and cute. Save yourself the hassle by making your own Shrinky Dink accessories. Shrinky Dinks were a popular toy in the 1980s that could shrink any design drawn on its flexible plastic sheet into...

Holiday Treats: How to make Mexican hot chocolate

Holiday Treats: How to make Mexican hot chocolate

Trisha Kholiya

December 31, 2016

Escape the cold winter with a steaming cup of hot chocolate. Simple and quick to create, this hot chocolate will keep you warm and wanting more.

Learn how to make three simple origami crafts

Sharjeel Rahman

December 7, 2016

Origami, originating in Japan, is the intricate art of paper folding. The primary goal of origami is to fold a square sheet of paper and transform it into a finished model. These origami models make wonderful gifts because of their thoughtfulness and ease to make. This holiday season, gift one of...

Crochet for dummies: How to do the single crochet stitch

Crochet for dummies: How to do the single crochet stitch

Himani Yalamaddi

December 7, 2016

Despite crochet’s unfortunate reputation as a skill reserved for grandmas and the like, learning it comes with benefits for all of us. Knowing crochet lets you make personalized items for cheap; especially with the holiday season approaching, the skill can help you whip up a few presents such as...