Ryan Schmitt

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Choose Commercial Flooring Wisely

Home » Archive » Topics » Interiors » <b>Choose Flooring Wisely</b><p><b>By John T. McGrath, Jr.</b> <i><br>From the February 2017 Issue</i><p>Over the past decade, the commercial …

Home Improvement

Lawn and Backyard Pool Care

Your Lawn, Garden and Pool Maintenance Guide<p>Watering your Texas Lawn<p>What is the first thing people see when they come to your home? Your lawn and …

DIY Idea: Make a Balanced Bookshelf

My friend Jaime recently shared this super cool decor installation piece from Cush Design Studio on her always excellent site, Design Milk. Entitled …

A Bold Way to Fill Up Wall Space

Turn your favorite poem, quote, or song lyrics into bold wall art with this DIY that uses a primed stretched canvas and black shoe polish to paint each word.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>raw and unstretched canvas<br>• poem<br>• white house paint<br>• black shoe polish<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on Alisa Burke

Bandsaw a spiral Christmas Tree ornament wood carving by Darryl Easter

6 DIY Pallet Furniture Tutorials

It is estimated that 2 billion shipping pallets are in use every day in the U.S. alone, so it is inevitable that some lay abandoned.<p>Why not use them …

Check Out Amazing Rare Photos Of Nirvana Before They Were Famous

These images from the new book Experiencing Nirvana: Grunge in Europe, 1989 tell the story of how the band nearly broke up in Rome just before the most crucial show of their career.<p>The new book <i>Experiencing Nirvana: Grunge in Europe, 1989</i> is a collection of the personal photographs of Sub Pop …

Kurt Cobain

Grab a Coffee & Settle In - 33 Great Photography Links

The world of photography has been buzzing all week with great photographers and artists posting their work for the world to enjoy. Toad Hollow …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Tutorials

Designer Drills Holes into Quarters, Turns Them into Rings

Designer Nicholas Heckaman of The Ring Tree meticulously handcrafts detailed rings out of US coins. The Gainesville, Florida-based designer first discovered his skill when he was looking for the perfect ring to propose to his girlfriend with. He managed to create a special engagement ring out of a …

Jewelry

WoodSnap

The concept of printing images on unconventional materials—be it food or fabric—has been around for years. Yet rarely do the results do the original image justice. California-based WoodSnap aims to prove wood is an answer with their 10-step tattoo-like printing process. By embedding the ink …

Sustainability

A Flask Disguised As A Classic Nintendo Cartridge

A Kickstarter campaign has successfully funded the Ink Whiskey Entertainment Flask, made from your favorite old Nintendo game cartridges. Get ready to play Drunk Hunt, Super Bar-Hop Bros., and The Legend of Drink.<p>Videogame-addicted alcoholics of the world rejoice: your two favorite things have come …

Create The Seasonal Horror Of Your Dreams With Coke Zero’s Holiday Sweater Generator

As Christmas approaches the idea of “sweater weather” takes on a particularly festive meaning. Forget the classic wooly cable knits. It’s time for the gloriously gaudy Christmas sweater, that time-honored tradition of displaying holiday cheer on your brightly colored, overly patterned, synthetic …

Decorations

Stunning Macro Details of Uniquely Beautiful Snowflakes

Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov isolates single snowflakes in order to capture the unique beauty of the delicate, icy crystals that fall to the ground during a snowstorm. The Moscow-based photographer gets quite up-close and personal to capture the geometric shapes and lines of snowflakes that …

Photography

10 Huge Factors That Affect Image Sharpness

It’s not stretching the truth much – if at all – to say that creative people are die-hard perfectionists when it comes to their work. It doesn’t …

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …

Nightscapes: Photographing the City at Night

The idea of taking photographs at night can be counterintuitive to the novice photographer. After all, photography is an art, a craft, a technology …

The weekend in pictures

A selection of the best images from around the world this weekend

Playing With Fire: Steel Wool Spinning in the Landscape

If you’ve been following my articles no doubt you have tried painting with light or using a wide-angle lens for landscape photography. You may have …