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  Influential craftspeople and brands are wielding the power of Instagram to draw in customers. We select 10 artisan makers capturing consumers’ attention by creating moments of pause in the endless scroll – via hypnotic videos of craft processes and sensorial colour and material combinations. Source: Instagram: 10 Craft InfluencersRead More →

Retro Birdhouse Camper Kit Makes the Perfect Backyard Outpost

In a charming sendup of the current camper van resurgence, Marcus Williams and Sj Stone of the Nashville-based design studio One Man, One Garage have created a set of vintage camper birdhouse kits that are the perfect backyard outpost for a family of birds. Source: Retro Birdhouse Camper Kit MakesRead More →

15 Adorable Fall Crafts To Decorate Your Home With This Season

How’s your DIY fall home decor coming along? Have you made some progress or are you out of ideas? We’ve already presented you with plenty of creative DIY ideas to decorate your home for fall but hey, there’s nothing wrong with having some more ideas on the table right? Source:Read More →

Pink Toy Castle made from Upcycled cardboard

Lately, it feels like the most first world problem in my life is too many cardboard boxes! Between moving to a new home and the convenience of online shopping (lookin’ at you, Amazon Prime!), my recycling pile can get out of control. Source: Build a Toy Castle from Upcycled CardboardRead More →

These tiny and adorable vintage campers are made for birds

Vintage camper vans all the rage nowadays — and now even your backyard birds can get in on the action. Marcus Williams and Sj Stone of the Nashville-based design studio One Man, One Garage created a line of Vintage Camper Birdhouses that are easy to put together and stunning toRead More →

Over the course of two years, metalsmith Seth Gould built a project he calls Coffer, a gorgeous wrought iron puzzle box. Gould made the box from scratch — he forged the metal, machined the bolts, everything! The majority of pieces, including the bolts, levers, and staples, are made from wroughtRead More →

The artist Livia Cetti’s studio, located in an early 20th-century farmhouse in Riverdale, N.Y., abounds with flowers: fiery orange marigolds, pillowy pink floribunda roses, candy-striped amaryllis and vivid fuchsia-flecked orchids. Source: Watch This Artist Turn a Copy of The New York Times Into a Giant FlowerRead More →

The last of my projects, but by no means the least, these adorable little stockings bring lots of colour to my whole Christmas Shelfie scene. Easy to do, they make great little gifts on their own, but of course, they work best filled with lots of lovely treats too! Source:Read More →

This is a cute collection of Vintage Christmas Children in Snow Images. These are beautifully detailed art postcards with the most adorable children decked out in their winter finery! Source: 4 Christmas Children in Snow ImagesRead More →

Free Printable Calendar 2019 – CD Case Calendar! Written by Karen Watson Leave a Comment Free Printable Calendar 2019 I love calendars and planners. I especially love Free Printable Calendars. Our Free Printable Calendar 2019 here on The Graphics Fairy is simply to die for. Source: Free Printable Calendar 2019 – CDRead More →

Is there anything that looks prettier for breakfast than a chia seed parfait? I mean…these smoothie bowls are pretty high on the list, but I don’t know…the chia seed might be winning out this round. What do you think? Pretty or not, chia seed parfaits are one of my favesRead More →

If you’ve been reading Stitch*illo , you’ve likely been enthralled with Karen Barbé ‘s work. Located in Santiago, Chile, Karen’s skills as a textile artist (and designer and photographer) are impressive. I was so thrilled when she agreed to be part of Stitch*illo. Source: Karen Barbé: Colour Confident StitchingRead More →

I know, I know. You are expecting Christmas content right about now. If you have been around for long you know I’m a bit of a naughty blogger. I don’t do holidays before I’m ready. And while I’ll have plenty of Christmas goodies when the time comes, I’m more inRead More →

Editor’s note: While we were preparing this article, Jane interviewed herself just for fun and we liked it, so here it is. Since then, she has been invited to show her macramé periodic table at several 2019 events celebrating the 1869 publication of Dmitri Mendeleev’s periodic table of the elements,Read More →

The last of my projects, but by no means the least, these adorable little stockings bring lots of colour to my whole Christmas Shelfie scene. Easy to do, they make great little gifts on their own, but of course, they work best filled with lots of lovely treats too! Source:Read More →

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Hello Color Throwdown fans! It’s Lisa Henke here with you this week with our new color challenge, CTD426. I have gone with a combo of Grey, Red, and Kraft. I just love the rustic feel of these colors in the inspiration photo, it’s perfect for these winery days of January.Read More →