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Scrapbooking With Kids: Why Taking Time To Get Creative Should Be A Family Activity

The more abstract, random and creative - the better. 🎨🖋📙<p>We so often spend our days snapping adorable photos of our kids, but then those mementos …

Kids

Maslow's Hierachy vs. 7 Chakras- Interestingly Similar!

MASLOW’S HIERARCHY VS. THE 7 CHAKRAS<p>I am a true believer in integrating Eastern and Western treatments/methods for optimal well-being. Which is why I …

Spirituality

Nietzsche on Truth, Lies, the Power and Peril of Metaphor, and How We Use Language to Reveal and Conceal Reality

“What then is truth? A movable host of metaphors, metonymies, and anthropomorphisms: in short, a sum of human relations which have been poetically and rhetorically intensified, transferred, and embellished…”<p><i>“The need of reason is not inspired by the quest for truth but by the quest for meaning,”</i> …

Acquainted

How Playing Music Benefits Your Brain More than Any Other Activity

“Playing music is the brain’s equivalent of a full-body workout.”<p><i>“Each note rubs the others just right, and the instrument shivers with delight. The feeling is unmistakable, intoxicating,”</i> musician Glenn Kurtz wrote in his sublime meditation on the pleasures of practicing, adding: <i>“My attention</i> …

Save a Wall, Hang a Poster: 20 Ideas for Alternative Art Display

If you are like us, it is much more fun to buy art than it is to actually hang it, especially if you are renting and aren’t allowed to put nails in the wall. Even if you aren’t constrained by the all-powerful rental deposit, frames can get expensive and a bit boring. But never fear, we are here to …

Crafting

Design Your Own Playing Cards

Make an Aromatherapy Neck Pillow from a Sock

• Sock, on hand or $1<br>• Rice, on hand or $1<br>• Essential oils, on hand or about $5 and up<br>• Needle and thread, on hand

How-To: DIY Hammock Chair

Stitch up a perfect spot for summer relaxation with this DIY hammock chair tutorial that Rachel shared on A Beautiful Mess!<p>I’d love to spend the afternoon lounging in this chair and reading my favorite book, wouldn’t you?<p>Want to make one? Head on over to A Beautiful Mess to get started.<p>As crafters …

Free pattern: Retro inspired Barbara dress

Free pattern: Retro inspired Barbara dress<p>Daniela from On The Cutting Floor shares a free pattern for her Barbara dress. The design is inspired by …

Pineapple Lamp made with Spoons

A lamp that looks like a pineapple? Made with 125 spoons? Yes, that is exactly what we are looking at.<p>This lamp takes work, but it is completely DIY …

Pineapple

Video tutorial

Video tutorial: How to measure kids for sewing clothes<p>The first step in sewing a well fitting child’s garment is knowing what size to make it. That …

Tutorial: Create military-inspired accents for a dress

Tutorial: Create military-inspired accents for a dress<p>Stef from Girl. Inspired. shows how you can add military-inspired accents to a dress or top. …

Schopenhauer on Style

What does it mean to write with style? For Kurt Vonnegut, it was about keeping it simple yet interesting. For Herbert Spencer, about harnessing the economy of attention. For E.B. White, about mastering brevity without sacrificing beauty. One of the most timeless meditations on style comes from …