Have you ever wished you could extend the life of a bouquet of flowers? Doing so is easier than you think. And no, we haven’t found some anti-aging miracle for plants, but we have discovered a lot of DIY projects using pressed flowers. By preserving and flattening these blooms, you are giving them a new lease on life. Once dried—and optionally, pressed—they can be used in many, sometimes unexpected, ways.
Since ancient times, mosaics have mesmerized with their dazzling colors and distinctive aesthetic.
Sometimes your space needs a bit of an instant refresh.
A post shared by Tugboat Printshop (@tugboatprintshop) on Apr 26, 2018 at 12:11pm PDT Have you ever wanted to try printmaking? As one of the oldest types of art, it takes has a variety of different forms. Some, like etching, use acid in their process, while others use special screens and squeegees to craft an image.
In the past, the humble graduation hat was merely part of the customary and ceremonial “cap and gown” ensemble.
In the world of crafting, needle felting is one of the cutest activities around.
Sometimes babies have the coolest stuff that leaves adults feeling pangs of jealousy. Matthew Regonini has made grownups everywhere wish they were kids again by constructing one of the best highchairs we've ever seen. The designer and builder fashioned a wooden highchair after an All Terrain Scout Transport (AT-ST) from Star Wars. Meant for his young son, this wooden feeding chair mimics the vessel’s bipedal legs, which are sometimes described as “chicken-like.
A current Japanese trend is polishing tin foil balls into perfection… Aluminum foil is one of those things that rarely...
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Thanks to contemporary crafters, the age-old art of embroidery has recently been reinvented as a cutting-edge activity for people of all skill levels. From landscapes “painted” with thread to stitched pet portraits, the possibilities of the art form are endless, making it a perfect practice for those who want to express their crafty creativity. If you're interested in trying your hand at embroidery, these stylish supplies and cute kits are a great way to start stitching.
Are you looking to brighten up your home? Terrariums are an easy—and fun—way to bring nature indoors.