Design Run Amuck

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created at: 2009/11/23

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Pressed for square footage but long on wall space? The Moggit Girls  take aim and fire at this design disaster. OR IS IT? I don't think it's a bad solution to limited square footage and long tall walls. However, the girls do have an uncanny way of cutting through design that runs amuck but won't even admit it.  It makes you feel not so bad about some of your own design bombs. Check out more doomed designs that ultimately walked the plank 

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How To: Organize Your Thanksgiving.

by Chris Gardner

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AOL's DomestoBlog ShelterPop has created a very helpful Countdown to Thanksgiving checklist to help you spread the amount of work over the next few days and to guarantee you won't forget anything! So, sure, they presumed you started three weeks ago, and you may have - but whether you've already got your placecards set or are headed to the grocery store this weekend to plan your menu, take these tips from Judy Ketteler with you.

For Example:

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How to Make Sparkling, Carbonated Fruit.

by Chris Gardner

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Dude! Don't you wish you'd seen this over the summer during the height of berry season!?

My fave food blog CHOW offers this fine video tutorial - carbonated fresh fruit! You add fruit and berries to a C02 powered soda bottle, and then give them the gas. After about thirty minutes, the liquid in the fruit gets all bubbly, making it a fun addition to salads, desserts, and drinks!

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A Vogue Dress, via Ikea.

by Chris Gardner

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They're sturdy, bold, and always under $10.00. And though intended for upholstery, Ikea fabrics can be entirely wearable.

From CraftyCrafty:

"I'm always impressed by DIY-ers who choose less obvious fabrics to make up their patterns (remember the shower curtain dress?) so I was instantly drawn to this delightful dress that Chic Steals made up from a Vogue pattern using Ikea's Patricia fabric. Ikea's a good place to find bold, clean and eyecatching...

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How To: Typographic Coasters

by Chris Gardner

Typographic Coasters

A simple, bold design for fans of typography, cocktail, and cleanliness!

Its incredible to check out the different features of typefaces once you blow them up - especially in symbols and punctuation. And as you can see above, these differences and subtle curves look mighty fine under a cold drink.

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