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22 IKEA Hacks for the Plants in Your Life

What’s better than a fabulous planter to put your new plants in? An affordable planter you hacked from IKEA, of course. Whether you’re carefully babying an indoor herb garden or are looking for a way to DIY a vertical garden on the patio of your apartment, you can always count on IKEA for some …

IKEA

Ikea Hack - Magazine Holder Makeover

Our office makeover may officially be the longest “mini” project ever!! Back at the end of last year and early part of January, we made some great …

Step-By-Step Kusudama Flower Ball Tutorial

These charming origami flower balls have a history of being used for potpourri and incense in ancient Japan. Learn how to build your own kusudama …

Paso a paso para una alfombra de pompones. ¡La quiere todo el mundo!

deleite DESIGN Idea guardada <b>588</b> veces<p>La valoración media de 6368 personas es: Excelente<p>DIY ALFOMBRA POMPOM<p>El diy de hoy tiene muchas posibilidades y …

Swedish chapel transformed into an incredible cottage that's selling for peanuts

Arlo Guthrie's old friend Alice has nothing on this adorable Swedish chapel renovation, which converted a house of worship into a charming cottage …

22+ International Borders Around The World

History (and sometimes, unfortunately, current events) shows us just how easily national borders can change, but we still like to think that they are …

European Union

Orphaned Baby Bats At This Australian Bat Hospital Are Too Adorable

What’s cuter than an orphaned baby bat swaddled in baby blankets? A veterinary clinic full of orphaned baby bats swaddled in baby blankets, that’s …

25+ Animals That Love Warmth More Than Anything

Animals can often teach us that happiness can be a lot simpler than we think – sometimes, all it takes is a warm spot on the floor bathed in …

Sleep

Animalplanters Turn Your Flower Pots Into Cute Animals

I present you my little critters, the ‘Animal Planters.’ They’re a bunch of hand-made felted vases that will add a bit of cuteness to your space.<p>A …

DIY Clay Painted Coasters

Affordable home tip no 2

Thanks for joining me for DIY no 2 as part of Keep Moat’s ‘Affordable Home Tips’ project. Each day I’m sharing a new idea to spruce up your home on a …

Night Shelter In India Covered In Crochet

In Delhi, India, there are many night shelters for the city’s homeless. Now, one of those shelters is adorned with festive, handmade fabric, thanks to infamous crochet artist Olek.<p>The work is called “You must believe that you have received,” and it was made for an organization called St+art India …

13 Unexpected Ways to Decorate With Plants

One of the easiest ways to turn your house into a home is to add plants. Greenery brings beauty, character, texture, and good energy into every space. Even if you don’t have the greenest of thumbs, taking care of real flowers and plants brings a certain amount of meditation into your everyday …

Wall Art

Urban Treehouse Uses 150 Trees To Protect Residents From Noise And Pollution

Luciano Pia, an architect in Italy, has a beautiful vision for how people and nature can live together even in a thoroughly urban landscape. 25 …

Blind Man And His Armless Friend Spend 10 Years Planting 10,000 Trees In China

A blind man named Jia Haixia and his friend, a double amputee with no arms named Jia Wenqi, have spent more than 10 years replanting trees to revive …

The Radioactive Man Who Returned To Fukushima To Feed The Animals That Everyone Else Left Behind

The untold human suffering and property damage left in the wake of the Fukushima disaster in Japan has been well-documented, but there’s another …

Fukushima

Rainy Pot: Now Your Flowers Can Have Their Very Own Rain Clouds

Korean designer Jeong Seungbin from the DailyLife Lab came up with a brilliant little treat for the plants – the Rainy Pot. This wall-hung appliance …

How-To: Simple Knit Tote Bag

Tote bags are a way of life in NYC—I’ve always got at least one rolled up in my purse for shopping emergencies or a quick trip to the grocery store. For you fellow knitters out there, I’m loving this simple knit tote bag pattern from Laura’s Loop on the Purl Bee.<p>Such a great alternative to the …

The Escadaria Selaron, a set of world famous steps in #RioDeJaneiro #Brazil is the work of Chilean-born artist Jorge Selaron who claimed it as his "tribute to the Brazilian people". Photo shot by LP staffer @stumorley #lp #travel

Playful Photo Manipulations By Indian Artist Anil Saxema

Anil Saxena from Mumbay, India creates amazing photo manipulations using Photoshop. These surreal photos will truly amaze you.<p>Anil started out doing …

15+ Before-And-After Photos Of Cats Growing Up

If you grow up with a cat over the years, it goes without saying that it will feel like a member of your family – nothing less. These before and …

Burma Uncovered: Amazing Shots From a Photographer's Paradise

Photo: David Heath<p>After five years of work, 38 flights, and 10 separate visas to Burma, photographer David Heath released his first book late last year. Burma is undeniably one of the most raw and photogenic places on earth, and Heath brought an eye to the region that can only be explained by his …

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

University of California

Mind-Bending Optical Illusions By Swedish Photoshop Master Erik Johansson

We’ve all seen plenty of optical illusions before, but Erik Johansson’s masterfully twisted works of art still retain their power. Perhaps it’s …

Free Debbie Bliss shrug pattern • LoveKnitting Blog

<b>Published on</b> August 7th, 2014 | <i>by Jenni</i><p><i>Add a splash of colour to your outfit day or night with this lovely light-weight shrug pattern from Debbie</i> …

Frozen Bubble Ice Crystals

Photographer Hope Carter captures in macro the phenomenon of crystallization on soap’s bubbles she makes outside, when the temperature is equal to …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

Game of Thrones

Russian Photographer Captures The Cutest Squirrel Photo Session Ever

Talented Russian nature photographer Vadim Trunov has had close encounters with squirrels before, but this is the first time we’ve seen his photos of …

Nature Photography

The Knitting Clock: Automatically Knits a 6 feet scarf

For the spinster on the go here is a knitting clock that produces a scarf a year. No really!<p>Created by Norwegian designer Siren Elise Wilhelmsen, …

Therese Sharp’s Geeky Mitten Knitting Patterns

If you’re a geek with chilly fingers, then Sweden based knitwear designer and charity organizer Therese Sharp has almost certainly come up with a knitting pattern for a pair of mittens that are right up your alley. So far, her patterns cover themes that include: Ghostbusters, Star Wars, Star Trek, …