Recently, a friend of a friend had his car broken into. The thieves stole his GPS and garage door opener. Before the guy could get home to change his garage door opener code, the thieves had found ‘home’ on the GPS, opened the garage and cleaned the guy out. So, if you absolutely need to have ‘home’ as one of your waypoints, perhaps a code name for it might be in order. You might want to skip that little house icon too.
Domino Magazine is the latest casualty of the crazy economy (and arguably the rise of Internet journalism). March's issue will be the last on newsstands and WORSE they'll be turning the lights out on their awesome and always inspiring website. I'll be heading over to the 'site to peruse and grab inspiration before it's gone. If you need a quick reminder of what was so awesome about Domino how 'bout:
The fabulous flatpackers at Ikea are here to help you. With nine 'choose your fave' categories, they're offering to declare your design taste with the Stylemeter...at least in the three 'styles' they claim to provide. Apparently, I'm 80% Scandanavian, 20% Modern, and not a darn bit country. So, limited, yes, but fun, none the less. I wonder how "Stylemeter" translates from Swedish...
Doormats, they're the first thing most folks will see as they step into your house, and in the winter they are the front line between horrid mud-melty-snowy boots and the rest of your place. So why aren't they more awesome? Well they CAN be.... Martha has not one but TWO techniques to give a bog-standard mat a little va-va-voom (sure they're relatively similar, but still...)
First a technique for adding a door number or lettering,Continue Reading
Digital Lighting School put together a list of 11 different lighting hacks that just might turn you into an okay photographer into a good or even great one. In case you missed them, they are:
- A Multi-Super-SB-Ring Light, made out of six speedlight flashes and a coffee can.
- Next, a Poor Man's Ring Flash, fashioned out of a used plastic milk jug.
- Or how about an inexpensive light tent?
- And the can't-get-much-simpler PartyContinue Reading