Watercolor Temporary Tattoos

A few weeks ago Tattly launched Helen Dealtry’s Watercolor Flower Tattoos and I can’t get enough of them. I almost wish they weren’t temporary.

Friday Link Pack

– I love the internet so much: This made me laugh.

– A hybrid flowering succulent plant with leaves that look like leaping dolphins.

– This thread is simply the best. (via)

1,000 teens were asked to rank brands on how cool they are. WSJ, Vice basically tied for dead last. Not surprised YouTube is winning. (via)

Check This Box if You’re a Good Person (via)

On Raising the Prestige of ‘Details’

– John Maeda and Automattic is putting on a remote conference on design and exclusion on April 21st. Consider me intrigued.

This electric skateboard is a snowboard in disguise.

How to make the most of your work day

– Don’t pass along your Adobe Illustrator files until you follow these steps.

Seneca’s Timeless Lessons on Friendships, Philosophy, and Self-Awareness

9 things to ask Siri that your kids will find hilarious

– Maria Popova is putting on an extraordinary event in NYC on April 21st: The Universe in a verse

Cats don’t always make the best dogs

10 Types of Odd Friendships You’re Probably Part Of

– Mark Cuban credits his success to these 7 books. (Seems odd he added his own book, no?)

– These geometric paper animal sculptures are stunning.

Your job can’t be the only meaningful thing in your life. (via)

– Still Don’t Believe In Influencer Marketing? Amazon Just Showed Us The Future

– My kids would love this: A kit that allows you to turn your veggies into musical instruments.

– My friend Josh Clark researched what it takes to set you ups own private VPN.

– Nostalgia coming over me: How to make your own functional Mini LEGO Mac

– The perfect host gift next time you’re invited to a dinner party: Scented Herb Tattly by watercolor artist Vincent Jeannerot.

– Super proud of my friend Dominie Mahl for creating this adorable nursery rhyme short which just aired on Sesame Street.

Friendship

When Genius Sleep

Brilliance, it seems, is the product of a well-rested mind, not artistic all-nighters. Beautiful illustration of the sleep schedules some of history’s greatest minds. Click through to see a larger version.

Business Fundamentals Made Clear

I wish I would have access to these lessons in business fundamentals when I started out 11 years ago.

Confetti High Fives

My life is complete, I have found device that enables me to have Confetti High Fives.

(Thanks Karen)

Cast Iron Pizza Pan

This Cast Iron Pizza Pan looks fantastic. You can also use it to cook tortillas, quesadillas, grilled cheese sandwiches and more.

(via)

Creativity

“Creativity is a combination of discipline and a childlike spirit.”
– Robert Greene


(via)

Scented Herb Set by Tattly

Yesterday team Tattly launched these herb scented temporary tattoos by water color artist Vincent Jeannerot. A perfect gift for all my cooking obsessed friends.

Professional Enthusiast

This Professional Enthusiast Shirt is simply wonderful!

(via Carly)

Dance

This is currently my favorite GIF, by Swedish illustrator Lillen, discovered via Emerline.

@TumpsTies

So many laughs. Thank you internet.

(via Kyle)

Geometric Shapes Shirt

I had dinner with my friend Jake last night and couldn’t stop admiring his shirt, made by Coton Doux. All of the geometric shapes! So much fun!

Flower Collages

Beautiful flower paper collages by Holland based artist Anne ten Donkelaar.

Vulnerability

“To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.”
– Criss Jami

♥ / This is Ground – Tech Dopp Kit

Big thanks to This is Ground for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed. Also, sponsored posts now include images! Yay!

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Essays on Design and Inclusion

50+ essays on Design and Inclusion curated by John Maeda and Mark Armstrong.

Death to Flakiness

Nothing pushes my buttons more than flakiness. And there’s a lot of it in NYC. Must teach my children to be reliable. Yes. Yes. Yes.

Friday Link Pack

In this beautifully shot video, four skateboarders discover the joys of skating on the frozen sand of a Norwegian beach.

– This coffee table, bench, or whatever you want it to be, caught my eye.

Burly men at sea looks lovely.

– So much respect to the fine folks at Uncommon Goods for their efforts to raise awareness and act as a role model when it comes to Paid Family Leave.

You’re a completely different person at 14 and 77, the longest-running personality study ever has found

Groupmuse helps you organize a classical music concert in your living room. Also, in the same vein, Sofar Sounds.

– This feminist patch made me laugh out loud.

Noun Project on your desktop

– YES! ‘Cards Against Humanity’ Creator Vows To Buy And Publish Congress’s Internet History. Here’s an update.

– My kids and I would like this hammock.

Trump Regrets

Small Victories takes files in a Dropbox folder and turns them into a website. No CMS, no installation, no server, no coding required.

– This faux cactus caught my eye.

– This fold-up meditation stool would totally help my inability of sitting on the floor for a long period of time.

Taking a line for a walk.

Dear neighbor, I don’t love you.

– Of course, my kids couldn’t stop laughing: Fart in a can

– My nerd dad just pointed me to this app called Workflow, an automation tool, enabling you to drag and drop any combination of actions to create powerful workflows for your iPhone. Reminds me a bit of IFTTT. Definitely giving this a try.

– Getting fit takes time, and progress can be hard to notice. Progress app makes it easy to see the small changes as they happen,

– My daughter loves these paper dolls.

– How to use a bullet journal for your mental health. The rant boxes made me smile. (via)

– A Guggenheim curator put Tattly on her living room walls. So good!

This Life Insurance Ad

This Thai Life Insurance Ad goes straight in the heart.

Be A Full Person

“Never apologize for working. You love what you do, and loving what you do is a great gift to give to your child.” – Marlene Sanders

From the book Dear Ijeawele, or aA Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

(via Youngna)

Best Freelance Copywriter Website

Joe Coleman created this website for his freelance copywriting skills and now I want to hire him. This is brilliant. It made me laugh!

(via)

YESAQ instead of FAQ

This roadside rest stop inspired Jason Friend to try an entirely different approach to FAQs.

(via)

Spout Pitcher

Stoneware Spout Pitcher. Lovely.