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Dazzling Embroidered Insects with Antique Materials & Metallic Beads

Humayrah Bint Altaf is behind beautiful embroideries. She is trained by the Royal School Of Needlework in England. A incredible accuracy is coming …

This New App Lets You Play (and Compete) to Design Your Own Home

If you’re anything like us (we know you are), you rearrange the furniture every season, between DIY projects and sometimes just for kicks. You might also spend every moment of your spare time designing your *future* homes in <i>Sketchup</i>. It sounds like the <i>Design Home</i> app by gaming platform Crowdstar is …

Outdoor Spaces

These 5 Creators Boost Their Creativity by Sketching

Your great shortcut to success may just be putting pen to paper.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The backbone to any successful business is an <i>idea</i>. Coming up with an idea often involves brainstorming, researching, learning and for many -- sketching.<p>Sketching out a new …

Creativity

Pinterest predictions: The top 10 home and design trends for 2017

Pinterest, the online visual-bookmarking website, has revealed the Pinterest 100, a prediction of 100 design and lifestyle trends that are expected to rock our world in the year ahead.<p>Trends are identified according to their percentage of year-over-year growth in popularity, which is based on the …

The Barn

Resembling the classic farmstead outbuilding on the outside, The Barn uses a mix of rustic finishes and modern updates for a one-of-a-kind …

How L.A.'s Block Shop blends textile designs with a social ethos

If there was ever a model of a small-scale family business that embraces creative and strategic thinking in near equal measure while making beautiful, soulful goods, Block Shop is it.<p>Sisters Hopie and Lily Stockman's social media savvy, matched with their approach to making scarves, pillows, baby …