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Bruce Munro lights up the Atlanta Botanical Garden with miles of fiber optics

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in Technicolor reality” is how Mary Pat Matheson, Atlanta Botanical Garden president and CEO, describes “Light in the …

Spring Flowers Decoupage Trays

Flowers

11 diy paper flower tutorials

eleven diy paper flower tutorials<p>i got so inspired by courtney cerruti’s paper flower workshop at shed in healdsburg that i wanted to share some of …

Tutorial | Tips For Mass Producing Christmas Cards

Are you still working on your Christmas cards? me too! OK, true confession: I have yet to start. So I think these tips on mass producing cards from …

How-To: Origami Star Holiday Decorations

Transform your favorite sheets of decorative paper into paper origami star holiday ornaments with this easy-to-follow tutorial that PaperShaker shared on Mollie Makes.<p>I love the metallic papers used in the tutorial, it makes me think of vintage-inspired tin ornaments!<p>Ready to give it a try? Click …

Crafting

Freebie | Christmas Reindeer Overlay or Decal

How cute are these overlays for glass jars and bottles? It’s a free Silhouette cut file from Get Silvered. It comes in versions for Studio software …

DIY Christmas Decorations

It’s time to decorate the halls with all your Christmas Decor. Have you gotten yours up yet? Traditionally we put ours up the day after Thanksgiving! …

Knit Some Gifts (or Warmth for Yourself) Quick with Arm Knitting

Arm knitting has been pretty popular this year, and I have to admit, though I don’t always like the look of arm knit projects, it is pretty fun and …

DIY Giant Paper Rose

Birch Forest Coat Rack With Reclaimed Wood & Found Objects • Recyclart

This simple coat rack is inspired by the lovely birch trees, made from found objects: branches and reclaimed fence wood. …

Freebie | “I’m Thankful For” Thanksgiving Printable

Use this hand drawn design from Sister, What! to record what everyone is thankful for this year. Line them up on the wall, or hand them from string …

Free Printable Ice Cream Pattern

Frankenstein Cross Stitch

This incredible cross stitch art was created by Montreal, Ontario based artist, Danielle Sayer. She created this original cross stitch pattern which is for sale in her Etsy store.<p>The subject is inspired of course by Boris Karloff as The Monster in the film The Bride of Frankenstein.<p>I love the …

DIY Wooden Stars For Christmas Decor

These amazing wooden stars are awesome for Christmas décor, you’ll need a brad nailer, a miter saw, tape measure, a pencil, a protractor, safety …

How-To: Paper Monster Silhouettes

This little gang of silhouette monsters are a great craft for both kids and adults! Jen van Overbeeke of In Paper Dreams recently ran a free workshop over at the local library here in Kitchener, ON. The workshop was a part of the <i>It’s On!</i> programming series, for (but not limited to) the 20s/30s …

How-To: Dresser to Sideboard Makeover

Transform a thrift store or curbside find into a gorgeous, treasured, and useful piece of home decor with this inspiring dresser-to-sideboard makeover tutorial from Carissa at Creative Green Living!

Homemade Flea Repellent

<b>Homemade Flea Repellent<br>By Jessica Wilson</b><p>Every summer I succumb to the wailing meows of our calico cat and let her roll around outside in the garden, and every summer the calico witch-baby becomes lousy with fleas. Making your own flea repellent will not kill those pesky fleas, but it does a dandy …

Bath Inspiration: Rose and Vanilla Bath Bombs

Getting started on your Valentine’s Day making? Give stressed out friends and family a break from packed schedules and busy days with this lovely heart-shaped rose and vanilla bath bombs idea from Henry Happened!<p>Want to make some bathtub chemistry of your own? (That’s literal chemistry, not …

Wood Slice Cutting Board

This wood slice cutting board is so rustic and masculine, it might even be a little sexy. Via Man Made

Rustic

DIY All-Natural Bug Spray

UPDATE: This post originally ran on April 7th but now that we’re spending more and more time outdoors we wanted to share it again!<p>With all the beauty …

Make Your Own (Simple) Wooden Cutting Board

Emma and I have been curious about making our own cutting boards at home. After doing a little research about what was food safe etc., we decided it …

DIY Rosemary, Mint & Goat MIlk Soap

Make this extra creamy and gently moisturizing soap with goat's milk, rosemary and mint. You'll love the dense, almost lotion-like lather!<p>541<p>2902

DIY Cloth Napkins

Cloth napkins are always nice to have at the table, but are they really practical?. I don’t mind washing cloth napkins, but I do HATE ironing them. …

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like “I feel a bit …

Las Vegas

Mysteriously Playful Composite Images by Dariusz Klimczak

Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak constructs surreal landscapes through clever manipulation. Each image in the skilled photo editor's growing collection is a composite of multiple elements that work in unison to present a cohesive, albeit unusual, scene. More often than not, Klimczak's subjects …

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