Playfully Interactive Paper Toys

Love these animated paper puppets by Japanese designer Haruki Nakamura.

Portable Watercolor Set

This portable watercolor palette with built-in water containers makes me want to break out my watercolor equipment from art school again.

Tinker Friday

I am completely smitten by this collection of videos created by Dina Amin. On Fridays she picks a random product, disassembles it, examines it and makes a stop motion story with its parts. This is delightful!

DIY Rainbow Balloon Hat

This DIY rainbow balloon hat made me smile.

Balloon Animals

These Balloon Animals are nothing short of breathtaking.

Sheena Liam

Embroidery artist Sheena Liam hand sews images of women whose hair seems to gracefully dangle from the 2D surfaces. Lovely.

These small felt animals by PetitFelts won my heart.

(Thanks Kim)

Stampville

The Stampville rubber stamp set has what it takes to make your little ones feel like budding architects. Definitely marking this one as a fun birthday gift.

A Creative Wall Thanks to Sugru

Sugru is one of the most magical materials I have ever come across. Think of it as Play-doh and Superglue having a baby. And I love how they keep sharing ideas on how to use it in your home. It’s my go-to way to fix my iPhone cables.

Also, I highly recommend the Sugru founder’s 99u talk, if you haven’t seen it!

Tattly Easter Eggs

I get weirdly excited about decorating my Easter Eggs with Tattly. I remember the first time I did it in 2013 and it was a big hit with big and small.

How to Draw Perfect Circles Without a Compass

Need to draw a circle but you don’t have a compass? This video will help!

Hammer Out a Geoboard

This DIY Geoboard project looks like so much fun. Definitely something I’d love to try with my kids.

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Online Knitting Reference Library

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This Online Knitting Reference Library post over on Open culture made me laugh. Go and Download 300 Knitting Books Published From 1849 to 2012!

FormBox

The FormBox is a desktop vacuum former, powered by your vacuum cleaner. Oh the possibilities!

Sketching with Two Point Perspective Hack

Two Point Perspective Drawing Hack

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!

A Stunning DIY Spiral Staircase

Ben Uyeda built a DIY spiral staircase using layered pieces of plywood cut with a CNC machine. This is absolutely stunning.

Intricate Letters Hand-Cut from Paper

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How incredibly stunning is this hand-cut paper by Annie Vought?

DIY Cloud Light

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Making this DIY Cloud light takes about an hour and costs only $10. Super adorable!

DIY Tattly Eggs

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Easter is just around the corner. What’s your plan for decorating eggs? I’ll be going the Tattly route..

Embroidered Animal Portraits

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Loving these embroidered animal portraits by Emillie Ferris.

Michele Kingdom Embroideries

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Really beautiful embroidery art work by Michelle Kingdom.

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Giant Paper Snow Flakes

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Totally want to make some of these giant paper snow flakes with my kids this weekend!

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Felt Cat Bed

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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.

Make your own LEGO Gummy Bricks

Grant Thompson shares a tutorial on how to make completely edible gummy LEGO bricks and figures using a mixture of corn syrup, Jello, and gelatin.

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