This Online Knitting Reference Library post over on Open culture made me laugh. Go and Download 300 Knitting Books Published From 1849 to 2012!
The FormBox is a desktop vacuum former, powered by your vacuum cleaner. Oh the possibilities!
This video demonstrates how to use an elastic string anchored at the horizon of a canvas to sketch a drawing with two point perspective. Brilliant!
Ben Uyeda built a DIY spiral staircase using layered pieces of plywood cut with a CNC machine. This is absolutely stunning.
How incredibly stunning is this hand-cut paper by Annie Vought?
Easter is just around the corner. What’s your plan for decorating eggs? I’ll be going the Tattly route..
Last week this little family adopted a rescue cat from an ASPCA shelter in Manhattan. While we are still trying to figure out a name (most difficult process in history) the cat is super happy and so are my kids. And I have discovered pet accessories. What a huge market! Can we talk about this felted cat bed. Made me smile.
This Letterpress At Home Kit is very tempting. My kids and I could have some serious fun with it. Anyone know if it’s any good?
Love this DIY idea: Using ping pong balls and LED lights to make a festive garland.
This little family is currently spending a week in the Northfork, enjoying the last week before school starts again. I’ve reconnected with my younger self and looked up some papier-mâché projects to do with my 8 year old, Ella. Here are some of my favorite finds:
Papier-Mâché Lollipop man (no instructions)
Papier-Mâché Bowls (with step-by-step instructions)
And then here, slightly creepy personalized DIY papier-mâché pinatas:
Don’t know how to make the ‘glue’? Here’s a round-up of various papier-mâché recipes. What are you going to make?
Sipho Mabona has taken Origami to extremes. He’s folded this life-sized (!) elephant out of one sheet of paper. So much respect.