Kaidy Newman

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First and Only Tintype App Brings Vintage Tintypes to your iOS Devices

Just in case you weren’t aware, “Wet Plate Collodion is the photographic process of pouring Collodion onto a plate of thin iron or glass, then …

Sluggish After Lunch? Take a Nap in This Transforming Desk

Power naps have been proven over and over to boost brain power and make you more productive at work. Unfortunately not many employers approve of …

Avant-garde

Mike Stilkey’s Painted Books

Los Angeles-based artist Mike Stilkey likes to experiment with the canvases he chooses for his whimsical paintings, including vintage paper, record covers, book pages, and most interestingly on hardcover books themselves. In a previous interview, Stilkey says:<p>I was painting on book pages for …

How to Improve Your Night Photography with Light Painting

Historically, night shooting has fascinated, yet intimidated photographers. Thereʼs always been a perception that itʼs a difficult discipline to …

Photography

Lolo - New Waves

Today we’re introducing a ‘new’ artist called Lolo. Some of the more eagle eyed or eared amongst you may recognise her as Lauren Pritchard, who …

DIY wedding hair: Chestnut bun

When I got married , I never would have thought of doing my own wedding hair, but my friend (and hair genius) Caroline swore this beautiful...

DIY Pompom Garland from Cloud Parade

Scissors<br>Yarn<br>Thread/Fishing Wire<p>[dotted] <br>1. Start with a generous yard or so of yarn. Use more if you want a fuller pompom.<p>2. Begin wrapping the yarn …

Bridal hair tutorial

May <i>24</i><p>Categories Wedding Inspiration<p>A couple of weeks ago we shared this bridal updo from hair stylist Cammy Lau. We convinced her to come back and …

30 Lovely DIY Lace Projects

Last week was all about beautiful wooden objects, and the rustic charm they can bring to any home, workspace, or dining table. Today, we’re turning our attention to another sort of ethereal, old-world material. Lace!<p>And we’ve got news for you. Lace isn’t just for wedding dresses and lingerie – it’s …

Frozen Vodka

This recipe for frozen vodka was adapted from Martha Stewart's "Entertaining."

How-To: Embroidered DIY Merit Badges

Wear your crafty accomplishments on your sleeve—or, better yet, your own handmade sash—with this fun tutorial for making embroidered DIY merit badges from my pal Julie at Etsy!<p>Make your own version to honor an accomplishment, good deed, skill earned, or just for fun. Keep it for yourself, bestow it …

Shrinky Dink Rings | CKC Creative

I discovered these little gems through my own trolling of the interwebs and knew I had to make some of my own. I stamped onto shrink plastic—I used …

Stake Your Claim Beach Towel - TaylorMade

This “Stake Your Claim Beach Towel” just might be a genius idea. I know it is a very simple idea but how many times have you been to the beach and …

Bicycle Wheel Clock - Thistlewood Farm

<b>This is my bicycle wheel clock.</b><p>My moment of glory.<p>For one brief shining instant….we were winners over at the East Coast Creative contest….<i>my clock</i> …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

How-To: Stella and Dot-Inspired Feather Necklace

Make your own Stella and Dot-inspired statement necklace with this eye-catching feather necklace tutorial from Stacie at Stars for Streetlights!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to Stars for Streetlights to see the full how-to.

Tag: DIY

DIY: How to Clean and Care for Garden Pruners<p>by Erin Boyle<p>How to Repot an Orchid (Without Killing It)<p>by Kristina Hacker<p>How to Navigate the NYC Flower …

Sophisticated DIY Mirrors That Are Cool and Affordable

Nothing reflects a stylish home better than a beautiful mirror. Bringing depth and light into a room, mirrors have a way of transforming a space …

30 Pretty Printables for Summer Soirees

As the middle of June approaches, we are heading happily into summer party season. We’re concocting all sorts of yummy popsicle and ice cream recipes, stocking up on a few new duds for summer style, and hitting the road just about every weekend on a new summertime adventure. For all those parties …

Handbags

How-To: Upcycled Grocery Bag Fruit Basket

Make your own baskets for fruit-picking or storing your farmer’s market finds with this upcycled grocery bag fruit basket tutorial from Lia Griffith!<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to Lia Griffith to see the full how-to!

How to: Make a footstool out of an old jumper

This is such a clever yet simple idea from Bethany over at Bethsco. She bought an old 100% wool sweater from a thrift store and up-cycled it into a …

Brooklyn Limestone: Dictionary “Art”

This would look great printed out in color, too. I recommend the Graphics Fairy for some great old printable art.

How-To: Father’s Day Bow Tie Garland

Celebrate all of the awesome dads in your life in fun DIY style with this Father’s Day bow tie garland from Fancy House Road!

truebluemeandyou: DIY Secret Log Box.  

<b>DIY Secret Drawer Log Box Tutorial from Brooklyn Limestone here.</b> This does require a band saw (which we have and I have never touched) but I like this idea of a secret hiding place so much I <i>had</i> to post it. Really good instructions.

Roundup of Popular DIY Bleach Dye DIYs I’ve posted

• Bleached Eiffel Tower Stencil Tee Shirt Tutorial from guapizimo <b>here</b>.<br>• Roundup 18 Bleach and Dye Fashion Tutorials I posted last year <b>here</b>.<br>• ASOS Knockoff Beached Heart Tee Shirt from Look What I Made! <b>here</b>.<br>• Knockoff Mary Meyer Bleach splattered Dress Tutorial from julie ann art <b>here</b>.<br>• How to Draw on Fabrics with Bleach Gel After Dyeing Tutorial from The Crafty Chica <b>here</b>.<br>• Galaxy Shirt Using Just Bleach Tutorial from Wise Rabbit Says <b>here</b>.<br>• Bleach Quote Tee Shirt Tutorial from A Beautiful Mess <b>here</b>.<br>• Stenciled …

SULTANRecLADE Headboard

<b>Materials:</b> Sultan Lade bed base(Art.#: 600.797.88), Sultan Lade bed base(Art.# 758.446.09)<p><b>Description:</b> Was recently making my daughter’s MALM bed and …

Friday Happy Hour: 10 Things An Art Director Looks For In A Photographer

What does an art director look for in a photographer? Check out a post by advertising photographer Dennis Davis for some quick tips. We also have 12 …