DIY

February 15, 2018

Man Builds Giant Sphere With 42,000 Matches and Sets It On Fire

We've all come up with crazy ideas from time to time, but most of us never have the patience to see them through. Not Ben Ahles. The artist spent 10 months carefully gluing 42,000 matches into a giant sphere, only to let it burn in an oddly satisfying video. And all this magic happened with just $500, a lot of hot glue, and even more patience.

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October 25, 2017

Everything You Need to Start Stitching Your Own Embroidery

Embroidery has been around forever—and that’s hardly an exaggeration. Its roots are ancient, with every culture having some form it in their textile art history. Although the activity started with practical beginnings to mend clothing, it has grown into a creative endeavor that remains popular today.

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October 18, 2017

Veterinarian Carves Ordinary Pumpkin into a Lifelike “Dog O’ Lantern”

With Halloween just around the corner, talented artists and crafters are again showing us that pumpkin carving is an art all its own. Many achieve incredible detail and transform these tough orange exteriors into unconventional sculptures—it's nothing short of impressive. Veterinarian Andy Manoloff has recently completed a “dog o’lantern” of his beloved Pomeranian, Sophie. Paired side-by-side, the pumpkin is a spitting image of the fuzzy pup. Manoloff records his artistic process in a mesmerizing time lapse video.

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