How to: Make a DIY Calder-Inspired Mid-Century Modern Mobile (for under $10.00)

Chris Gardner

created at: 06/20/2012

Iconic mid-century designer Alexander Calder’s background in engineering and mathematics inspired him to make art that was three-dimensional and kinetic. But you don’t need a degree to make your own mobile! It just takes a little imagination and a lot of balance. In this project, you’ll learn how basic shapes can come together to create a spinning, swaying, stunning work of art for any room. For less than $10.00.   

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6 No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas


created at: 10/18/2011

I know that pumpkin carving is a significant tradition for many on Halloween, as is cleaning up all the goopy leftovers after the event (which is no fun when cleaning said goop off of small toddling people). While it would be almost blasphemous to not carve a pumpkin at our house, it wouldn't hurt to try some of these non-carving ideas!  

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The Blob Mobile Home

Diy Maven

blob VB3 Mobile Living Space

Called the Blob VB3 Mobile Living Space, this egg-shaped pre-fab has all the amenities of home including a bathroom and kitchen. Completely portable, its designer dmvA foresees it being used for office space, guesthouse or garden house. Although it doesn't have much in the way of

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