Georgia over at JunkMarket Style has got it going on. She found a hideous hanging light at a thrift store, started to walk away when the sacred lightbulb of creativity went on. Take a look at the way she restyled this (literal) piece of junk into this sophisticated Paris hanging lamp.
i made a wooden miniature rocking horse.
you can find the plan on here
Do you recognize any of these men? Here's a hint: Curbly pays homage to three of them in Make It! Mid-Century Modern. Here's another hint: Take note of the objects they're sitting in/photographed next to. From
Our first addition to the Curbly Libary, Make It! Mid-Century Modern, is only a few months old, but it's made a serious impression in the on-line crafting community and to those highly intelligent individuals who've purchased copies. And here's the proof:
The Sunday Times Market is showing Make It! MCM mad love.
SF Gate, home of the San Francisco Chronicle, couldn't be more complimentary.
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Oooo La La! Here is my kind of re-do over on ApartmentTherapy. A super simple bedding upgrade plus a little rearranging illustrate how easily and inexpensively you can tranform the same old, same old into an inviting, cozy, luxurious, space. You can't go wrong with monogrammed sheets, now can you?
Forget the day spa. Now you can get same kind of pampering at night...while you sleep. Last September Magniflex unveiled their lavender-scented Memoform mattress. The lavender scent, which is permeated deep in the mattress cover's fabric, was chosen for its natural sedative and anti-bacterial properties.
One of my favorite things to share online is a good old modern remodel. Sure, we all love to stare at the million dollar homes, but in reality, those are just eye candy for most of us. And eye candy or not, there are a lot of blogs out there of people documenting their modern remodel projects. Here are a few remodels I really like:
Ever looked at a wine bottle to admire its shape, color, or translucent qualities?
These features shouldn't go to waste in the recycling bin. Here's a fun how-to that can reuse and transform wine bottles into something REALLY worth eyeballing. Get all the info and tools for this killer DIY project after the jump:
"Lying on his back, watching the passing clouds, he worried over the Nathaniel Hawthorne lookalike’s role in this grim threesome."
(Dwell magazine, November 2009)
For a hearty chuckle, see nine more photographs that capture moping hipsters in their everyday life, complete with a witty narrative.