Turns out I have been really stressed lately. And although, I may not necessarily feel stressed, the tests do not lie. The picture has two identical dolphins in it jumping out of the water. A closely monitored study on stress levels revealed that, in spite of the fact that the dolphins are identical, a person [...]
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Are you sick and tired of seeing the same old headboard everyday? Spice up your bedroom by turning your favorite painting into a fresh and unique headboard. The painting serves as a focal point and enhances the dramatic feel of the space. Be sure to hang the large-scale painting high enough so pillows will not [...]
In my opinion, one of the best things about the internet is the instant exchange of useful (and sometimes, not so useful) information. I like to know how to do things, even if it’s just so I can say “I know how to…”. It gives me something to talk about at parties and occasionally I [...]
I’m always looking for fun crafts for my kids and today I came across Hansi”guru”mi – a Seattle artists and guru of knitting peculiar little creatures. From hermit crabs and garden snails to my personal favorite the “Dumbo Octopus” Hansigurumi’s creations are creative and cute alternatives to your standard stuffed toy! Check out her online [...]
My family has developed a mild obsession with human art as performed on a Japanese game show we discovered, courtesy of YouTube. This group has answered a question with amazing creativity that has boggled men for ages!
We all need something yesterday. Personally I almost always wish things were done already. Sometimes, however, it’s worth it to slow down for 5 minutes, take a deep breath, and make an unbelievable first impression.
I visit this site probably once a week and could spend hours there. It’s great for inspiration, but there are lots of really clever ads that even non-designers will appreciate. www.adsoftheworld.com
Amy Sol is a talented self-taught illustrator that I came across by accident recently. Her work exudes sweet solemnity and provides a glimpse into both her ethereal imagination and her South Korean roots. These fanciful illustrations inspire serenity and respect for her soulful creativity. www.amysol.com
It seems that digital photography has come full circle. As a consumer of all things digital, I like that I can take a picture and shoot it off to whoever is interested in a matter of minutes. I browse other people’s photos on sites like Flickr and can easily get lost for hours in the [...]
Color expert Pantone announced the 2009 color of the year -mimosa yellow. The cheerful and energetic shade (PANTONE® 14-0848 to be exact) replaces the 2008 color blue iris and and is inspired by the bright flowers of the Mimosa tree. Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute® says, “The color yellow exemplifies the [...]