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Peanut Butter Snickers Brownies

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8×8 inch baking pan with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray.<p>2. Microwave chocolate and butter in a …

Frozen Strawberry Bars

Make-Ahead Spicy Green Bean Salad with Sesame-Lime Tofu Recipe

Baked tofu gets crunchy on the outside and stays soft within, ensuring it'll make for good leftovers the next day. The accompanying salad is very flexible—feel free to substitute with whatever's in season, like fresh snap peas or asparagus. It's important to take the time to properly squeeze out …

Using Paint Palettes To Create Artwork-Inspired Furniture

I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am to share this post with you. I love finding new little tricks and programs that help ease through the …

Chain Link Fencing As Art: Unwoven Light Installation

American artist Soo Sunny Park took over Rice Gallery, part of Rice University in Houston, Texas, with a glistening, labor intensive, abstract …

Make It Modern: DIY Colorful Plasti Dip Key Tops

Little attractive details make all the difference when you’re trying to keep things organized. For instance, I’ve been thinking how great it would be …

Hot Dog Buns

I have never been a big fan of store-bought hot dog buns. I know that the number one complaint about them is that buns are sold in packages of 8, …

Built by Kids

Toys R Us coupons, sales, and discounts are right around the corner. Check here for the latest news on deals from Toys R Us.<p>Save $15 on every $100 …

Kids

Giveaway: DIY Print Shop Screen Printing Kit

Remember when we recently featured the DIY screen printing kits from DIY Print Shop? Well, they’re generously giving away one of their all-inclusive …

DIY Projects & Crafts

How-To: Beginner Weaving Tutorial

Ready to try your hand at simple woven textiles, but aren’t sure where to start? Make your own cardboard loom and jump right in with this beginner weaving tutorial from Made by Joel.<p>This DIY project is a great introduction to weaving for adults and kids! Head over to Made by Joel to see the full …

Crafting

Projects

I used the Unicorn amigurumi pattern and instead of making the whole body I made the head and arms then sowed it to a granny square crochet blanket. …

carrot soup with tahini and crisped chickpeas

It’s the first week of January, so I am going to go out on a limb and guess that no fewer than 52 percent of you are gnawing on a carrot stick right …

ethereally smooth hummus

For as long as I have written this website — yes, even longer than it has been since I told you the wee white lie that Paula Wolfert’s hummus was all …

Futurotextiles

by Dora Haller<p>A sweater that checks your mood, lace made of strawberry roots or a dress that uses wood as textiles: the third edition of the Futurotextiles exhibition in Paris presents the intriguing alliance of textile innovation, high fashion and art.<p>The latest achievements of the constantly …

Textile Industry

Crochet Pattern - Granny Square Pincushion

... I took inspiration from one of my favourite napkins and tried them with different colours and flower decorations. I came to the conclusion that …

Yarn

How-To: No Sew Rope Rugs

Brighten up your home for spring, and add a splash of color while you’re at it, with this rope rug tutorial from Allison at Dream A Little Bigger—no sewing involved!<p>It must have something to do with spring cleaning that makes me want all new rugs. I’ve noticed that around this time EVERY YEAR I …

Sewing

How-To: Design Your Own Quilt with Photoshop

Have you ever wanted a Rush quilt? Or maybe one with your cat riding a Roomba? (Or, basically, anything else you can come up with.) You’ll definitely want to check out this great tutorial for designing your own quilt using Photoshop from Devon at Miss Make.<p>I have just one question: Do you think the …

Craft Gossip

Angela from Projects with Kids has a stamped clay project that would make a very good Mother’s day gift children’s names or favourite quotes or …

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Hermès '8 Ties' digital installation by Miguel Chevalier at Selfridges, London

Hermès may have turned 175 this year, but age hasn't dimmed its capacity to innovate. The French heritage brand is firmly championing fashion's current love affair with all things digital through its latest installation - an interactive wall created by digital artist Miguel Chevalier.<p>Arriving this …

Born again: Hammer Prints by Nigel Henderson & Eduardo Paolozzi

Hammer Prints Ltd rose from the ashes of a postwar England, brought to life in 1954 by Nigel Henderson and Eduardo Paolozzi as an antidote to the quaint crafters of the early 20th century. The artists - who had earlier co-founded the Independent Group - set up Hammer to purchase, manufacture and …

Fred Perry presents artist-designed shirts at Dover Street Market, London

To celebrate reaching the grand age of 60, Fred Perry has teamed up with Dover Street Market to present a special collection of one-off shirts. The British brand charged sixty of its most valued patrons and cohorts with reimagining the original 1952 Fred Perry shirt. The result? A collection that …

Articles about allover fabric on Dwell.com - Dwell

In advance of her appearance at Dwell on Design NY, the story behind Designtex and Susan Lyons, the leader who's matched the...<p>Proenza Schouler is a design duo more known for rocking the runway than the weaving loom: their ready-to-wear lines are...<p>Since the dawn of e-commerce, many businesses have …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Where I Work: Sandy Chilewich

Chances are pretty hight that you’re familiar with Chilewich, and may even have Chilewich placemats on your table. (My cat has her very own, but I …

Graphic Textiles: abc Collection by Artek

Artek‘s abc Collection is made up of small, colorful household items that are easily incorporated into your home and mix right alongside the rest of …

18x18 by Node Fair Trade Rugs

After founding fair trade rug company Node, illustrator Chris Haughton merged his art and craft sensibilities to conceive "18x18", a collection of 18 fair trade rugs created in collaboration with 18 artists and designers launching exclusively at London's Design Museum Shop.<p>Haughton commissioned rug …

Design

Folk Fibers Indigo Wholecloth Collection

Maura Grace Ambrose is known chiefly as a sage of 21st-century quilting. From her home in Austin, Texas, the young Savannah College of Art and Design graduate hand-sews gorgeous, oversized quilts from scraps and new materials, injecting the traditional domestic craft with fresh life. Ambrose has …

Quilting

Nudie Jeans Recycled Denim Rugs

Following in the footsteps of last spring's limited-edition Post Recycled Dry denim launch, Nudie Jeans is back with another ecologically-minded initiative. This time the Swedish denim brand branches into interiors with a limited run of Post-Consumer Recycled Denim Rugs. Available today exclusively …

Clothing