DIY Branch Weaving. There’s a certain feeling that comes from creating something with your own two hands.
No matter what it may be, the time and effort put forth always leaves a reward, and the satisfying feeling of accomplishment. The art of weaving is one of those things that takes time and patience. I’ve always been drawn to large wall hanging weavings, but it wasn’t until after I saw them placed around Humboldt House that the desire to create one of my own really sunk in. I love the way a blank wall can instantly be transformed by interlocked textiles. Meet the Personal Chef of Pot. Jonesing for some gourmet tri-tip and a solid buzz?
Check out Cannabis Catering, a San Francisco-based outfit that specializes in marijuana cuisine. The brainchild of Chef Frederick Nesbitt, a California Culinary Academy-trained chef who has worked as personal chef for Jerry Rice and John Madden, Cannabis Catering offers four and five-course meals laced with ganja.
The idea for Cannabis Catering came to Nesbitt when he learned that his friend's diabetic mother had been diagnosed with cancer. "I would bring back edibles [from the dispensary], but they're so high in high-fructose corn syrup that she was high off sugar rather than being medicated," he says. So Nesbitt began experimenting with his own pot food--starting with mashed potatoes. Now Nesbitt cooks an array of cannabis-laced delectables. Each meal contains the equivalent of three to five pot cookies, but Nesbitt says he can customize the food depending on what customers want.
[Chef Frederick H. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries These cheesecake stuffed strawberries are the perfect dessert treat!
Can I just say that I have died and gone to heaven. Cheesecake stuffed strawberries….how have I not made these before?! I’m serious. They are amazing! Making up the filling was a breeze too. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Yield: 10 - 12 strawberries (depending on size) Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 pound large strawberries 8 ounce block cream cheese – softened 3 – 4 tablespoons powdered sugar (depends on how sweet you want the filling) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (or use almond, lemon, etc. ) Graham cracker crumbs Source: Inspired by pictures seen on Pinterest Directions: Rinse strawberries and cut around the top of the strawberry.
Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla with a mixer or by hand. How to grow a Rainbow Rose, Naturally - StumbleUpon. In 2004, two dutch companies, River Flowers and F.J.
Zandbergen, experimented and successfully grew a rose that had its petals rainbow colored. As petals get their nourishment through stem, the idea is to split the stem into several channels and dip each one in a different colored water. This way all the colors will be drawn by the stem into petals and resultant rose will have all the colors in it. The same method can be applied to other flowers especially to Chrysanthemum and Hydrangea. You can use the same idea to color any flower, anyway you like. Cooking with Marijuana - StumbleUpon.
Allison lehman : show + tell / 30 Day Drawing Challenge - StumbleUpon. Last week I saw this pin on Pinterest and I instantly loved the idea.
Starting May 1st, I’ll be taking the challenge and posting a drawing per day here on my blog each afternoon. If you’d like to do it on your own, please please do! If you’d like to share your drawing on my blog, just email it to me by 12pm EST the day of. Easy and beautiful, enamel-painted vases - StumbleUpon.
January 11, 2011 | Be Inspired | Projects | The Sweetest | Comments Enamel painted vases – I’m in love!
If you like to paint, I have a really fun project to share today! My inspiration for these easy DIY enamel painted vases came from a restaurant in Sonoma called El Dorado Kitchen. I’ve always loved the fresh, modern design of the lobby and the eye-catching green and white enamel painted vases that are displayed on white shelves. I decided to make my own cost-friendly version of this design, which included a quick Martha Stewart tutorial and a trip to the Dollar Store, where I picked up these three vases. Supplies:
Print Hula Hoop Rug Page. This photo originally appeared in FamilyFun Magazine Total Time 2 to 3 hours Ages school-age What does it take to transform a pile of old T-shirts into spectacular works of woven art?
Just a spare hula hoop or embroidery hoop and the techniques we'll show you here. The oversize looms and easy-to-use loops of T-shirt fabric make these projects particularly appealing to beginning weavers. Learn the basic hoop weaving technique by crafting a colorful accent rug to brighten up a room. Before you begin, some terms you need to know: the warp is the material you string on the hoop, the weft is the material you weave with. How-To: Instant Hairstyles- Do Yourself. Decorative Paper Lanterns - Martha Stewart Crafts - StumbleUpon.
The lanterns may look intricate, but it takes only half an hour to make one.
They appear festive and ethereal by day and, if you place low-wattage lightbulbs inside, softly radiant by night. The lanterns are monochromatic, but you can play with the design by creating an ombre pattern (gradations of the same color) or stripes. You can even use green disks at the tops of the lanterns so that they resemble berries with leafy stems. Resources: Tissue-paper circles, 5 inches, in Pastel and Primary, $6 for 480; hyglossproducts.com. Wire-frame spherical paper lanterns, from $3.25 each; pearlriver.com.