Roberta Lawrence

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Why Creativity Isn't All About Originality

History is littered with millionaire thieves who managed to capitalize on an existing idea in a way that effectively made it their own.<p>This should be good news for most of us, since it relieves us of the pressure to truly invent and innovate. It’s no excuse for laziness, but it’s still a breath of …

Flowering relationship? Grow your blooms and vegetables together

We habitually grow flowers and vegetables in different beds. As a result, in a small garden, there may seem little point trying to fit in a vegetable patch. You may worry that it means less room for flowers, or that it might make the garden less attractive.<p>In fact, as long as each plant’s …

Five attractive edibles for containers

1. Cabbage<p>With its large round heads that come in green, red, or both, cabbage adds a strong shape that can highlight the looser forms of other …

Gardening tips: how to save seed - video

Thrifty gardener Kim Stoddart teams up with Ben Raskin of the Soil Association to explain why how seed-saving can save money, liven up your garden and help you cut down on food miles.

Mother Nature Network

<b>Mother Nature Network is on Facebook.</b> To connect with Mother Nature Network, log into Facebook.<p>or<p>A surprising, #Vegan friendly recipe that you will …

Spinach And Dubliner Cheese Egg Cups

You can call them egg cups, mini crustless quiches or even mini omelet, I’ll just call them darn good! I love the spinach flavor together with the …

Richard Rohr's Daily Meditations

<b><br>Remember</b>: <br>Spirituality and the Twelve Steps (Part One)<p>Both the Gospel and the Twelve Step Program insist that the experience of powerlessness is the …

Relive Robin van Persie's World Cup Header Through a Flipbook

One of the highlights of the Spain vs. Netherlands World Cup game Friday was when Robin van Persie scored a diving header, contributing to the Dutch …

Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze

10 Servings<p>“The great thing about this cake? It's not fussy. You can just pour the glaze over and it sets. Done.” —Rick Mast<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for pan<p>⅓ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for pan<p>8 oz. bittersweet chocolate (at …

A Net-Zero Energy House in Santa Monica, California

Architect Buzz Yudell, of Moore Ruble Yudell, and his wife made the decision to move from a rural area into the city so they could be close to work …

Apple to unveil new smart home platform at WWDC next week

Apple won’t have an exciting new iPhone 6 or an iWatch to show off at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco next week, but it …

Artist Creates Surreal Pictures With Shelter Dogs To Help Find Them New Homes

Sarolta Ban, a talented Hungarian photographer (whom we’ve written about before) is back with more beautiful surreal images of loving shelter dogs …

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

Tutorial: How to Pick the Best Focal Length When Capturing Landscapes

Put together by photographer Steve Perry, the video tutorial above shares a collection of useful tips, advice and examples that help explain how to …

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

8 Must Have Free Fonts for your Designs

Need some fresh fonts for your new projects? We got your back. We are always searching for good resources for our readers, and fonts are our top …

Why There Are Some Clients You Need to Fire

“I’m sorry, but we have to let you go. You’re fired.”<p>I’m pretty sure that a lot us, freelancers, dream of wanting to be a real badass and say those …

15 Stylish Fonts For Your Next Project

Get our posts emailed to you with our monthly newsletter, subscribe here.<p>On a recent search for a new typeface for a project I came across the free …

The Best Free WordPress Themes for Web Designs

That’s great! Very nice place to find Free WordPress themes. if you need themes check it out. Cheers for the great work!<p>WOW! If you’re searching …

45 Examples of Company Branding in Print Design Work

Print work covers such an array of ideas that it’s tough to pigeonhole one single aspect. When mentioning a company’s brand I typically think about …

Sketchnotes: Quick-Reference Guide to the 2014 Furniture Design Trends

By - May 26, 2014<p>Hinterland; Knauf & Brown; Zoë MowatThis article was originally published in the C77 Design Daily, Vol. 1, Issue 4, on Monday, May …

Colored Pencil Drawings Playfully Critique American Culture

LA-based artist Eric Yahnker uses colored pencils to produce his incredibly detailed large-scale illustrations that poke fun at contemporary American culture. The artist has no limits to the content that he will address in his visual creations, from President Obama peering out the window at Miley …