According to Green Daily, a whopping 1.3 billion pounds of aluminum foil is made every year in the U.S. Although its as recyclable as any old aluminum can, a lot of recycling programs won't accept the stuff due to 'sanitary reasons'. It's no wonder why environmentalists encourage its re-use. Here's 12 new uses for the foil
But these little felt hearts do INDEED agree with my cute buds, and the fact that they're customizable to convey anything you want? Well, that's just sweet...
No pattern necessary, just trace, embroider, and cut, then seal with a blanket stitch. See how at Lavendar and Limes....
From the front the F1 Lounge Chair from Alexander Christoff looks like some sort of futuristic birthing chair. From the back it sorta looks like a human nose...with tentacles...and an upside down Hercule Poirot mustache.
What do you get when you go all origami on a plastic bottle? You get a lovely--yes, lovely--vase. To make one, you'll need a plastic bottle, a scissors and a Sharpie. You can find the written
Confession: One of my all time favorite movies is Groundhog Day and every February 2nd, I have to watch it. SO you can imagine my reaction when I spotted this groundhog iPod Touch/iPhone case. Mollie tells us what we need to whip one out
- black card stock and white card stock (my card is 4.25" x 5.5", when folded)
- red light-weight card stock or construction paper
- cutting mat
- craft knife
- adhesive of your choice
You have to applaud etsy seller, Holiday Candy Lane, for having the patience to cut out and decorate these adorable mini-cookies. Everything's cute in miniature, true, but can you say t-e-d-i-o-u-s?
Modern Fabrics, way down in Shaaa-lut, Noth Kayah-lina, is holding up their end of the deal by reclaiming and reselling loads of perfectly good and unused yards of fabric that are being dumped daily. If you love MODERN, and you and love fabric, you'll find new selections at a fraction of retail costs, as well as the fact that they've rescued the fabrics from going into landfill. Can you imagine that bolt ends of perfectly good fabric are thrown away daily?
I had this idea for a couple of month in my head and wanted to try it, but was extremely busy with other commercial sewing projects. Finaly one Friday, I just put the work aside and tried few different techniques on silk fabrics and was pleasantly surprised with outcome of the pieces. I finally decided to use one of them in the pillow.
This is my original design, so it is very unique and one of a kind.
This pillow will make any chair...
For my last post here on Curbly, I though I might share my daily haunts with you. There are so many great blogs and websites out there that highlight the modern aesthetic, and these are a few that keep me inspired. Hopefully, some of these will be new to you.
There are several Flickr groups that are actively posting great inspirational pictures