Art Prints from Photo Patterns

By: Diy maven Apr 28, 2009

Gustavo Garcia's concept will allow us to create custom artwork using our personal photographs. That sounds like what tons of other websites do, but it isn't. The artwork is based on the patterns identified in the photos for a kind of pixel/Mondrian hybrid of sorts.… Continue Reading

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How To: Pound Out Leaf Prints

By: Modhomeecteacher Apr 23, 2009

created at: 2009-04-23

Wendy over at Build/Make/Craft/Bake shows us how to pound out nature's perfect art-leaves and flowers-with a ball-peen… Continue Reading

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Corrugated Cardboard Functional Furniture

By: Modhomeecteacher Apr 17, 2009

created at: 2009-04-17

Is his the perfect life? How would you like to live and work in Snowmass, Colorado making corrugated cardboard furniture that is useful, attractive, creative and environmentally sound?  Now this guy has to feel good after a day's work. The 'guy' is Jason Schneider who creates these delightful 'Spin' cabinets with rotating levels at The Anderson Ranch Arts Center. See his other work, the 'Tall'… Continue Reading

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Handmade Felt Camera Cases.

By: Chrisjob Apr 14, 2009


I find these handmade camera cases by Hine to be endlessly inspirational and utterly adorable. Created with felt, buttons, and handstitching, they work just as well as art as an actual camera case. Simply lovely.

Check out Hine's handmade stop motion video about the process… Continue Reading

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30 DIY Wall Art Ideas

By: Chrisjob Apr 13, 2009

Do It Yourself magazine offers thirty ideas for DIY scale-able wall art. Using materials as diverse as drink coasters and doll clothes, there's certain to be a project to suit everyone's taste.

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How to Customize a Plywood Letter

By: Diy maven Apr 13, 2009

Letters in themselves are lovely. When they're really big and tarted up with paper they become wall art. This REALLY EASY and INEXPENSIVE project from Belinda requires just a few supplies, which… Continue Reading

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Craft Tutorial: Photo Lanterns.

By: Chrisjob Apr 10, 2009

Oo, oo, oo. You gotta love the possibilities opened by the battery operated LED tea light. Case in point: these photo lanterns from Ivy Kanaley from a A Field Journal.


  • Store bought lanterns (glass votives are an alternative)
  • Spray adhesive (suitable for paper and glass)
  • Vellum
  • Digital images
  • Printer
  • Battery operated tea lights
  • Scissors/Paper cutter

Read the full tutorial on Decor8.

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How to make a Magnetic Photo Board for Under $15

By: Diy maven Apr 06, 2009

The only thing you'll  need to buy to make this project is the piece of 3' x 4' sheet of galvanized steel, which the Jo's at Photojojo found at Home Depot for 14 bucks. You probably already have on hand the rest of the supplies, which include the following:

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Paper and Plastic Beehive and Newspaper Pig Magnets

By: Modhomeecteacher Apr 02, 2009

created at: 2009-04-02

Walk through World Market on any given day and you'll undoubtedly see a few clever products. My worry here is that there are some little village women somewhere in a far corner of the world twisting and weaving these newspaper pig magnets for maybe five cents apiece. Danny Seo of went window shopping in Seattle last week. He posted some photos from his… Continue Reading

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How To Make a Monogrammed Tool Bag

By: Modhomeecteacher Apr 01, 2009

created at: 2009-04-01

Hard, plastic tool boxes are hardly easy to carry around, let alone convenient to hang on a doorknob. Canvas bags have been my choice up to now, but they always lack enough pockets to keep tools orderly.… Continue Reading

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Print Original Artwork at Home...for cheap!

By: Diy maven Mar 23, 2009


The website is called Image Revolver, and it's an outlet for artists to sell their work to the masses at very reasonable prices. The images themselves are high-resolution original works that you can print AT HOME. You choose from images sized small (8.5x11, 8 x 10), which cost 5 bucks,  medium (11x14, 11x17), which will set you back $8 and, and large (13x19), which clocks in at a only $10.… Continue Reading

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Summer Camp

By: Modhomeecteacher Mar 13, 2009

created at: 2009-03-13

Riah Buchanan. 2008

Oh, to be a kid again! If I could only squeeze way back into the 13-18 year old age bracket, I'd be begging my parents to send me to summer… Continue Reading

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Super Easy Cup & Bucket Artwork

By: Diy maven Mar 10, 2009

The lovely pieces of art seen in the pic above were made with a bucket and a plastic cup. Seriously.

To make one for your own,… Continue Reading

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Ten Picture Arranging Guidelines

By: Modhomeecteacher Mar 06, 2009

created at: 2009-03-06

Photo from The Style Files

Lately I've noticed more than a few picture arrangements being hung curiously high on the wall. I'm not sure if this is due to a bona fide trend, or if individuals (close friends and relatives of mine) aren't aware that there are, in fact, some general rules to follow that bring cohesiveness and balance to an… Continue Reading

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Christian Faur's Crayon Pixel Art.

By: Chrisjob Feb 27, 2009

No, this isn't art made WITH's art made OF crayons. "Artist Christian Faur uses wax crayons themselves as pixels to create imagery. The results are stunning, and I doubt I’d be able to resist the urge to touch these pieces in real life."

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