May 17, 2018

10+ Creative DIY Projects That Turn Dried Up Flowers Into Pressed Works of Art

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.

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May 2, 2018

How You Can Keep the Long Tradition of Block Printing Alive Today

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.

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April 6, 2018

DIY Dad Builds His Son a Wooden Highchair Modeled After a ‘Star Wars’ AT-ST

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.

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March 28, 2018

Stylish Supplies and Cute Kits Perfect for Starting Embroidery

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.

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