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16+ Cool And Creative Bookmarks For Bookworms

Have you ever read a book, only to lose your place because you haven't got a decent bookmark? Well, perhaps if you'd had one of these unique page …

Flowers Frozen in Time Inside Handmade Resin Bracelets

There are plenty of nature motifs in jewelry and fashion, but there’s something special about having actual pieces of bark and moss or dried flowers …

Awesome Zipper-Mouth Cat Sweater That You Can Actually Make

We all have that one sweater at home which is too plain to wear in public but too comfy to throw out. Instructables user Hellovillain has come up …

7 Steps to Balance Hormones Naturally

Hormones — such as estrogen, testosterone, adrenaline and insulin — are extremely important chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your …

Moss Graffiti: The Coolest DIY Project Ever

Contemporary artists have discovered that street art is not only beautiful to look at, but that it can also be soft and smooth to the touch. Moss …

How Do Kissing, Snoring And Other Things Sound In Different Languages?

Some time ago we shared a collection of posters showing “How Animals Sound In Different Languages” by James Chapman. Luckily, this young English …

Stop Waiting for Life to Change: How to Feel at Peace Now

<b>“Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.” ~Joan Borysenko</b><p>Humans are amazing creatures. We have so much potential to …

Reclaimed Pallet Wood Clock. Sage Green. Roman Numerals. Upcycled. Custom. Made to Order

Welcome to the one and only terrafirma79 designs. Thank you for considering our artisan pallet wood clock shop for your home decor or gift giving needs. Here is a lovely and soothing, hip and handsome wall clock made of recycled pallet wood! The main picture above is a clock in a lovely sage green …

Sloth Backpack Canvas Laptop Bag Gym Bag

Sloth Canvas Backpack<p>A 100% cotton canvas, Authentic Pigment, back pack/cinch sack that has been screen-printed with Chubby Buddha Sloth – the coolest sloth around! The image was drawn and hand printed by me using non-toxic, water based ink. The backpack in the photo is khaki.<p>The bag measures 14 ½ …

Featured Shop

Hello! We’re Lesley and Hannah, the mother-daughter team behind Cole Hands. We make women’s clothing and handbags in Tel Aviv, Israel. The name of our business comes from a family expression – my mum’s maiden name is Cole, and whenever someone makes something amazing we say, “I can tell you have …

Sell Stuff Online And Make Money? Here's How To Do It.

<i>“How to save money fast?”</i><p>This is the question asked by all of us not in the top 1% of rich people.<p>If you are looking for ways to drastically reduce …

Personal Finance

How to Choose a Career Path, Not Just a Job

The reality for most of us is that we will change jobs at least three to five times during our professional life. So when we set out on a job hunt, start off by making a list of your financial and lifestyle objectives. Then match your ambition (what you like and want to do) with the jobs that will …

Carambola Flowers — Origami Flowers by Carmen Sprung

Posted on Oct 31, 2011 in Single Sheet Origami<p>If you’ve been following me on Flickr for a while, you’ve probably seen this picture of Carambola …

Crafting

22 Beautiful Stairs That Will Make Climbing To The Second Floor Less Annoying

Our spiral staircase photography post already proved that even something as mundane as stairs can be absolutely beautiful. We decided to expand on …

Architecture

Broken Pots Turned Into Brilliant DIY Fairy Gardens

A new trend in gardening has gardeners creating all sorts of creative garden arrangements and fairy gardens out of broken pots, proving that even a …

These Nut-Hugging Bear Cookies Are Almost Too Cute To Eat

Maa Tamagosan, a French-trained Japanese cook, just might have created a cookie that is too cute to eat. Her cookies look like cute little teddy …

33 Of The Best 3D Pencil Drawings

A trained artist can already create detailed pencil drawings, but when they achieve a true mastery of perspective and 3D space, their art, both …

Drawing

Face Washing 101: 6 Things to Avoid

Avoiding these common face-washing blunders will help you get better skin.<p><b>1. Overdoing it</b><p>Too much washing can age your skin. Do it no more than twice daily, though an extra wash pre- or post-workout is okay.<p><b>2. Using a harsh cleanser</b><p>Consider swapping out soap — which can strip your skin of its …

Make Handpainted Pillows

<i>Mandy Pellegrin is an avid DIYer. She documents her crafty projects on Fabric Paper Glue and brings fun crafting experiences to the fine folks of Nashville as half of local business Craftcourse. When she’s not blogging or throwing craft parties, you’ll find her doing health policy research (i.e.</i> …

Mesmerizing Paper Art Made From Strips Of Colored Paper by Yulia Brodskaya

There are a million and one ways to make art of paper (as we proved in our paper art post), but there’s one artist who recently caught our eye …

Paper Craft

How to be a Tourist in Your Own City and Capture Remarkable Photos

Many years ago, I was in Manaus, the humid, bustling city in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon. There I was chatting with a local guy and asked him …

United front: breasts without the airbrush

The shocking thing about Laura Dodsworth’s pictures of 100 women’s breasts isn’t the flesh on show, or the many shapes and sizes, but the realisation that images of unairbrushed, non-uniform breasts seem to be so rare. “We see images of breasts everywhere,” says the 41-year-old photographer, “but …

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10 Designer Bags Every Woman Should Own

Because collecting handbags is arguably an art form.<p>Collecting handbags, when done well, can arguably be considered an art form. In homage to that, here are the 10 bags every woman should have in her closet— get your check list started.

5 Tricks To Motivate Yourself And Get Stuff Done

As I write this, I’m bleary from a delicious brunch and the afternoon sun warming up my office. There’s nothing I’d like more than to take a long, luxurious nap. But alas, there’s work to be done.<p>Can you relate?<p>We micropreneurs often have no one besides ourselves to hold us accountable. After all, …

What Your Profile Picture Is Really Saying About You

Is your mediated self digging you in a hole?<p>Anytime a photo is posted or published for the wider world to see, there are endless consequences beyond the validation of a "like," so what real bearing does a single photo have? And who sees it?<p>A recent <i>Psychology Today</i> article, unnervingly titled "Why …

Positive Thinking Isn't A Substitute For Positive Action

Positive thinking is a valuable tool that can help you overcome obstacles, deal with pain, and reach new goals. The benefits of looking on the bright have been clearly documented. Research studies have discovered that optimistic people tend to enjoy increased marital satisfaction, better physical …

The Emergency Problem-Solving Kit

I used to do turnaround work, solving horrible problems where others had previously failed. Here is some of what I learned;<p>If you think it’s a people problem, it’s probably a system or organization issue.<p>If you think costs are too high, what you actually mean is that profit is too low. And the …