Michelle Walser

168 Flips | 6 Magazines | 67 Likes | 2 Followers | @MiWa17 | Keep up with Michelle Walser on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Michelle Walser”

How To: Needle Felted Birds

If you’ve tried needle felting before, you will know how addictive it can be. Stabbing wool with a barbed needle to make shapes can be quite calming. Just don’t do it while watching TV or there will be blood!<p>This pair of love birds from Joe & Cheryl are absolutely adorable, and would make a …

Birds

Watch an Unearthed Talking Heads Concert From 1980

Rare concert footage of Talking Heads performing during their legendary <i>Remain in Light</i> trek has been unearthed after 35 years. Filmed four years …

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson’s films seem to exist in a bygone time and place that is at once familiar and elusive, built (as memories often are) on things both real and imagined. Though his latest, <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel,</i> is based on the books of Stefan Zweig, an Austrian Jew who was among the most admired …

Yer So Bad: Dutch Artist Parra's Solo Show

Dutch artist Pieter Janssen aka Parra knows no boundaries in his work. Spanning the past decade, the Amsterdam-based artist has painted, drawn and sculpted his way into galleries across the world, and partnered with the likes of Nike and Stones Throw while running a successful clothing brand. He …

Streetwear

Montreal

<b>Quebec's</b> largest city moves in cycles of cool. One was between Expo 67 and the 1976 Olympics (where Nadia scored her perfect 10). It’s in full stride again with musicians from Mile End and chefs from spruced-up Old Montreal at the top of their game. Take it all in, then use the mountain the city …

Montréal

Top 10 Outdoor Music Venues

Travel<p>Listen, watch, and marvel at open-air stages as great as the performances on them.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Great Stage Park, Manchester, Tennessee</b> <br>www.bonnaroo.com <br>If you’re after a really good time, then it’s off to Bonnaroo, a music festival that takes over the …

Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …

In Photos: 10 Reasons To Visit The Galapagos Islands In Spring

Spring might mean the start of the rainy season in the Galapagos Islands, but its calm, warm waters and balmy temperatures make it the ideal time for cruising around the islands. Spring is also the main mating and breeding season for the islands' vast array of inhabitants, with marine creatures …

Galapagos

The Extras: Go Nude

Fascinating Illustrations Blend People, Animals, and Objects Together

Netherlands-based visual artist and illustrator Redmer Hoekstra draws mind-blowing illustrations that merge together people, animals, and everyday objects in ingenious ways. His detailed illustrations are a fascinating study of contrasts and strange connections between organic and manmade elements, …

How to Make Pop up Cards

<b>Do you like to make your own cards?</b> Today I’m sharing how to make pop-up cards with kids. These are easy, fun, and once kids get the hang of it it’s …

Heartwarming Elephant Photography

A couple of weeks ago we've featured a fantastic set of giraffe photographs, and people really liked it. Nature is fulfilled with lovely animals, so …

Living Wall Art Vertical Garden Frames by Airplantman

Josh Rosen is like a landscape superhero, calling himself Airplantman. He designed a special frame just for airplants to live, creating living wall …

Stylin’ Hand-Crafted Wooden Vespa That’s Fully-Functional

With more and more people switching to alternative modes of transportation like bikes and scooters, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to stand out from the crowd of nearly identical vehicles. While some turn to new paint jobs or accessories, craftsman Carlos Alberto took a more labor …

Vespa

Martins’s Riga

<b>Martins Veidemanis</b> has lived in Riga for close to two decades. He fell in love with the city because of the architecture, its unique “vibe,” and the memories he’s shared there with his wife. Here are a few of Martins’s favorite things about the Latvian capital.<p><b>Riga is My City</b><p><b>When someone comes to</b> …

Stunning Fire Opal Looks Like a Blazing Sunset in the Clouds

Florida-based gemstone enthusiast Jeff Schultz captures a stunning image of a Mexican Fire Opal that, depending on how you visually interpret it, looks like a beautiful sunset in the clouds or a fiery explosion with billowing smoke. Though the collector is a groundskeeper at State College of …

Landscape Photography

Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia comes to life in this amazing step-by-step video - The Fox Is Black

Antoni Gaudi’s Barcelona masterpiece Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família has been under construction since 1882, and it’s not slated to …

12 Funny Inventions You'll Probably Want To Own

Here's 24 Funny Inventions You'll Probably Want To Buy<p>Remember these 10 ridiculous Japanese inventions? You probably wouldn't buy any of them, expect …

Surreal Portraits of Elegant Women Inspired by Ballet

Fine art photographer Kylli Sparre, better known as Sparrek, uses photography as an outlet for creative expression. Her eye-catching shots depict stunningly surreal scenes that incorporate her background in ballet. Having trained for years as a ballet dancer, Sparrek found that it wasn't the right …

Photography

The 7 fundamentals of documenting your travels

One of the biggest mistakes in travel is assuming you’ll “never forget” a particular moment or feeling. From launching out of a plane for a skydive, …

Water from A Stone

Finally, a solution for keeping houseplants hydrated that doesn’t involve stuffing upside down plastic water bottles into the soil. These handblown …

Apple And Carrot Soup With Cilantro-Peanut Chutney

This is one of my favorite recipes that I have grown to love and appreciate because of its rich flavors and healthy ingredients. This apple and carrot soup has all the fresh flavors of the season. The soup by itself is very delicious but it gets a pretty bold kick of heat from the Thai chili …

Lavender Plum Berry Sheet Cake with a Lemon Vanilla Glaze - Adventures in Cooking

I’ve been on a bit of a cake kick lately, so much so that I ended up making two cakes in one weekend just so I could eat all the cake. My brain on …

Construction Vehicles Designed as Gothic Architecture

Belgian artist Wim Delvoye creates large-scale sculptures of vehicles typically found on construction sites, using an intricate lattice design. Inspired by Gothic architecture, the massive laser-cut Corten steel structures break the boundaries between constructing tools and resulting art. They …

World’s First 3D-Printed Architecture by Smith Allen Studio

Bryan Allen and Stephanie Smith of Smith Allen Studio may have created the world’s first 3D-printed architecture with their Echoviren structure. Made …

Draping Gown Made of 1,400 Household Gloves

<i>A Mixture of Frailties</i> is an intriguing installation by British artist Susie MacMurray that prominently displays a 6-foot-tall gown made of 1,400 household gloves. Each of the yellow gloves, typically used for household chores like cleaning and washing, have been turned inside out, revealing their …

Cleaning

Rare Photos of Migaloo the Albino Humpback Whale

For whale watching enthusiasts, sighting a massive aquatic mammal as it leaps out of the sea and recedes back to its underwater habitat is a thrilling experience. However, few can say that they've spotted one whose body is entirely white. For those lucky enough, they may have witnessed a passing …

Stunning Shots of the Most Gorgeous Sculpture at Burning Man

One of the most eye-catching artworks at this year's Burning Man festival was a 55-feet tall sculpture of a woman in a beautifully elegant pose. <i>Truth is Beaut</i>y is the second of three sculptures in a series called The Bliss Project by artist Marco Cochrane. Constructed of welded steel rods and balls …

Burning Man

Children’s Landscape Dinner Set by DOIY

Your child’s dinnertime is about to get a whole lot more fun! The Landscape Dinner Set comes from the Barcelona-based creatives at DOIY and it will …