Melissa Mclaughlin

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Miniature Sweaters with Attached Sleeves

Ravelry user Chiko shared this touching little knitted project:<p>This piece, entitled Attached, is about the closeness that twins share during childhood. The little sweater sleeves grow into one another to emphasize this connection, and the piece (which is purely conceptual, rather than functional …

Giant Macrame Owl

Artist Andy Harman made a small edition of these super-sized macrame owls, which are up to 15 feet wide and 35 feet long, using 1 inch jute rope, bamboo, and solid oak beads.<p>[via Lustik]<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Mini Hanging Macrame Garden<br>• XL Modern Macrame<br>• Macrame, Cira 1977

Dreamy Black and White Photo Manipulations by Silvia Grav | Colossal

<p>Photographer Silvia Grav (slightly nsfw) lives and works in Madrid, Spain where she creates some beautifully original conceptual photographs. Her …

New Umbrella Mural by Seth in Paris | Colossal

<p>Another wonderful piece by street artist Seth (previoulsy here and here) recently popped up in Paris. Not sure if it’s still up, but if so you’ll …

Paper Lion Constructed from Hotel Receipts by Kyle Bean | Colossal

<p>Designer Kyle Bean (previously) was recently commissioned by Intercontinental Hotels Group to make this amazing 2-foot lion sculpture from shredded …

New Typewriter Part Birds by Jeremy Mayer | Colossal

<p>Artist Jeremy Mayer (previously) just completed this beautiful set of swallows using assembled typewriter parts. The pieces required Mayer to find …

Surreal Digital Illustrations by Tebe Interesno | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying these digital illustrations by artist Tebe Interesno, who explores a wide variety of themes from surrealism to science fiction. …

Sesame halloumi parcels with sweet potato tahini mash & chopped herb salad

Use filo pastry to wrap salty Cypriot cheese with chilli, lemon and parsley, then serve with vibrant mash and an olive salad<p>Ingredients<p>For the …

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Got 99 Problems but a Shrink Ain’t One…

I’ve always seen a therapist. Actually, seeing a therapist is one of the most regular things I’ve done in my life, up there with brushing my teeth, …

New Hyperrealistic Painting by Omar Ortiz | Colossal

<p>Guadalajara-based painter Omar Ortiz (nsfw) recently completed this amazing new oil painting titled <i>Salto de Fe</i> (<i>Leap of Faith</i>). Ortiz is an …

Vivid Blanket Tutorial

I just loved Emily’s Vivid blanket from the moment I saw it. So I made a pretty version for myself, and put together a tutorial to show you how!<p>Vivid …

Tomás Saraceno Launches You into the Sky with His Latest Suspended Installation “In Orbit” at K21 Staendehaus | Colossal

<p>In one of his most ambitious suspended installations to date, artist Tomás Saraceno (previously) launches visitors at the K21 Staendehaus museum in …

Stitch Maps

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magnetic snap tutorial - Noodlehead

I remember what it was like inserting my first magnetic snap. I was sweating bullets! It’s one of those last steps when making a tote or bag or other …

A helpful yet simple DIY for spring gardeners!

Every year my hubby and I use few of these in the spring, we use them to water our seed trays, just-up seedlings and house plants. They are so easy …

Homemade Strawberry Fruit Rollups Recipe

Home » Recipes » Dessert » Homemade Strawberry Fruit Rollups<p>May 16, 2013<p><i>This Homemade Strawberry Fruit Rollups recipe is a fun, natural way to enjoy</i> …

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Clipping vs. Notching — megan nielsen design diary

Oh curved seams. You tricky little things, you.<p>Have you ever sewn a garment, and a seam just don’t seem to lay right? Or it bubbles or twists in a …

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Pickles

Siste fra bloggen<p>Hvorfor gruble fram nye plagg når man har noe som funker? Når det gjelder Artig skrue hettelue så har den funka så bra for egne …

Three Things

“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”<br>― Henry James

Joining a ball

Unless you are knitting a 1 skein wonder, you will need more than 1 ball of yarn to complete your project. Whether you are working in a new color, or …

Weaving in Yarn Ends

Any time you cast on, bind off, change colors, or start a new ball of yarn you will have a little ‘tail’ of yarn. Once you are finished with your …

Blocking Basics

Once you have finished your scarf it’s time to block. I always block my knitting before weaving in the ends.<p>The fabric can change with blocking and …

Let’s knit a scarf

Sometimes it can seem daunting to learn something new, so let’s take it one step at a time, and knit a simple scarf together. Be sure to click the …

Wheat and Malt

Whether you are a complete beginner or you have been knitting for years, the first 2 designs from The Simple Collection have something for …

Pastoralist

nevver:<p>Sturm und drang, Mike Hollingshead<p>Source: stormandsky.com<p>#weather<br>• #storms<br>• #animated gif<br>• #nature gifs<p>1 week ago <i>></i> nevver<p>1535<p>Permalink<p>Pop-upView …

Adjusting the Sails

“The pessimist complains about the wind;<br>the optimist expects it to change;<br>the realist adjusts the sails.”<br>– William W. Ward

The Free Little Library by Stereotank | Colossal

<p>Recently installed in New York’s Nolita neighborhood the Free Little Library is a temporary outdoor shelving unit that functions as a free library. …

Raindrops

You may have noticed over the past couple of years, but to make it absolutely clear – we LOVE SweetGeorgia Yarns. Their carefully considered line …