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Want The Perfect Lipstick? Try BITE’s Lip Lab in NYC. Stella’s haul from BITE Did you know there is a place in New York City that will whip up any variety of lipstick you want in under 20 minutes?

Want The Perfect Lipstick? Try BITE’s Lip Lab in NYC

BITE Lip Lab in Soho is bringing us the future of makeup shopping with a walk-in mixing bar, at which you can get the ultimate custom-made lipstick shade that’s really you. I’m not just talking reds and pinks—this place has every shade of the rainbow, plus four formulas to choose from and six different scents. Fresh moulded pigments categorized by shade The BITE Lab has been around since early last year, but the modest-sized space was renovated recently.

Ranging from $36 to $48 apiece, a custom shade at BITE won’t set you back more than any luxury brand lippie would. The Challenge. Sifang Museum. Beijing artist Ai Weiwei was the only non-architect invited to join the Sifang project, though he has worked on building projects, including Beijing’s National Stadium for the 2008 Olympics.

Sifang Museum

“I don’t have to speak the same language as they do,” he said in an interview. Mr. Ai, who has curated other art projects involving architects in China, said he wanted to design a space that’s simple and flexible. “I didn’t know who was going to use it,” he said. The interior’s textured concrete walls were created by gluing individual 2-inch (5-centimeter) strips of wood and pasting them onto larger boards, which formed molds for the poured concrete.

The artist, best known for his politically charged work and his combative nature, said he submitted his design in 2003 and hadn’t heard from the developers since. Intricately Detailed Hand Drawn Map Of New York City. Homemade Baby / Makeup Remover / Cleaning Wipes! If you’ve read my blog lately…you’ll know I’m kind of on a “homemade” kick.

Homemade Baby / Makeup Remover / Cleaning Wipes!

Not necessarily homemade cookies, cakes and buns….but more along the lines of cleaning supplies, beauty products, etc. I haven’t gone off the deep end and started making my own dishes or shoes or anything like that (of course, never say never!) But more and more I find myself looking for alternatives to the high-priced, over-packaged, chemical-filled stuff. Sure it’s economical, sure it’s the “green” thing to do…but quite frankly…I like the feeling of accomplishment, and sticking it to the big corporations that market this stuff, more. :-) - All for the Everyday - DIY Lotion Bars. Thanks for stopping by!

- All for the Everyday - DIY Lotion Bars

This blog is now continuing over at All for the Memories (where you can also find this recipe and others) I'd love if you followed me there! Also find me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. I love natural products + I have very dry skin. I have yet to find a great facial lotion that can keep me from being flakey. Seriously it's so bad. DIY Cage Bra. DIY Cage Bralette.

6 Life-Changing Beds For Your Tiny Space. DIY Beauty Gifts – YouBeauty. Need some inspiration for homemade gifts this holiday season?

DIY Beauty Gifts – YouBeauty

Think outside the cookie box and whip up some luxurious beauty treats. Body scrubs, face masks, bath salts—these easy, surprisingly inexpensive, DIY beauty treatments only seem pricey. Package each homemade blend in a simple, sealable jar with a string of baker’s twine for a thoughtful holiday gift nearly anyone on your list would be thrilled to receive. Just don’t forget to make a batch for yourself! Gorgeous Mac Screen Saver - Weather, Time, Date. DIY Wrap Bracelet - Honestly WTF - StumbleUpon. You should all know by now that we are all about stacking bracelets on our wrists.

DIY Wrap Bracelet - Honestly WTF - StumbleUpon

The more, the better. In fact . . . the most, the best! With that being said, we’ll show you how to master a version of the ever so popular wrap bracelet. It’s so simple and addicting, you’ll soon be churning out these wristlets with your eyes closed. A Look Inside the Home of Artist Laurie Frick. Domestic Imperfection — Decorating for the rest of us. Wooden Welcome Mat. A better title for this post would be “Pinterest Challenge: Part II”, since Pinterest Challenge Part I was a big ‘ol flop.

Wooden Welcome Mat

To jog your memory, here is the rubber mat I painted and ended up hating… Chain Link Bracelet (Part 1) I have been really inspired by chain bracelets lately.

Chain Link Bracelet (Part 1)

Here is the first of 2 chain bracelet DIY's. When I saw this beautiful Marc Jacobs bracelet (here), I instantly knew what my next DIY would be. I love the gold chain against the elastic band. Chain Bracelet (Part 2) I am loving thin, delicate jewelry.

Chain Bracelet (Part 2)

And as promised, I wanted to create a second chain bracelet tutorial (part one: here), with a delicate touch. These bracelets are great to add a mix of thin and thick bracelets to your arm party. Full tutorial after the break... Materials: - thin chain - bead cord/thin rope (here) - lobster claw - 2 small jump rings - 2 metal cord tips (here) - scissors - pliers Steps: 1. Roandco cordials . well-branded. I'm absolutely one of those people who picks out wine by the label.

roandco cordials . well-branded

Oh, the label's boring? I guess the wine must be, too... Because clearly I have discriminating taste. What can I say? I just really love good packaging design. 51 Fantastic Uses for Baking Soda (Page 2) I don’t mean to sound seditious here, but I have a rebellious plan to combat the ills that many corporations are perpetrating in the name of fighting grime and germs. My main gripe is about the environmental pollutants from cleaning and personal care products that we wash down our drains and into our water systems, resulting in situations like the chemical triclosan (a pesticide added to many products as an antibacterial agent) being found in dolphins. So the simple plan is to encourage everyone to use baking soda in any of these 51 applications.

Besides showing kindness to aquatic life, we can also protect ourselves from the array of toxins in household cleaning products. Conventional cleansers can expose us to multiple chemicals linked to asthma, cancer and other documented health problems. So exactly how does baking soda fit into my scheme to make the world a better place? Personal Care. Homemade Laundry Soap & The No-Poo Method. Oh hey. Easy Tiny Envelopes. Guest tutorial by Ruth Bleakley I discovered this envelope making method completely by accident when pulling soggy rain-soaked mail out of my leaky mailbox - I had a total *eureka* moment when the envelope I gingerly opened up completely unfolded at the seams revealing an envelope "template" perfectly.

I've seen many envelope tutorials online, some offer downloadable templates, some show fancy paper folding techniques and some suggest specific measurements to create your own D.I.Y. envelopes. I'm going to show you how to replicate any interesting envelope that you might already have, no measuring involved! Click below for the how-to: 1. 2. 3. Incredibox. D.I.Y Inspiration from ScrapHacker.com. Michigan's statewide sing-along to "It's Always a Good Time" The fabrication of ‘Monochromatic Sectors from Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Colour Ring with Dark Centre’ (2012) Christmas Lights in 8 Bedrooms. Circle Knit Shirt Tutorial. DIY Wood-Grain Laptop Wrap. When I was wandering through the dollar store the other day I came across this super amazing wood-grain contact paper. and was completely smitten! I knew I needed to find something to cover it with - pronto!

Enter, my lapytop. This poor beast is old, makes a crazy fan-sound whenever it's on, and can't really handle doing more than one tast - but it works! Long Pom Pom Cowl. This summer on the streets of Soho I noticed that last winter's big cowl trend wasn't going away, even in the hottest weather. Instead of the bulky knits of winter, these summer versions were sewn in lightweight silk, cotton, and linen fabrics and were worn like flowing necklaces over tank tops and sun dresses. Wall-Mounted Succulent Garden. Splash dyed for spring. Souled Objects. The Zooming Presentation Editor. Sticky Hands Toy. Tiltshiftmaker.com - Transform your photos into tilt-shift style miniatures. Picnik - Photo editing the easy way, online in your browser. 20 PSD Tuts That Will Turn You Into A Photoshop Guru.

Many people can use Photoshop, but only a select few can call themselves gurus. Learn all the methods in the 20 tutorials below and you’ll be well on your way to joining this elite. Rather than focus on tuts for beginners, intermediates or advanced users, we’ve simply chosen ones which produce jaw-dropping effects. All of them are easy to follow, although most do require at least some prior knowledge and experience. 1. Colorful Plexi Text Effect Follow this tutorial to create dazzling, multi-layered, semi-transparent lettering, with a Perspex-like quality. 2. 3D Pixel Stretch Effect File this tutorial under “simple but effective”. 3. Turn a simple cityscape into a torrentially flooded wasteland. 4. Become the master of light and glow on Photoshop with this brief, easy-to-follow guide. 5. Use masking tools, layers, gradients and lines to turn your favorite piece of 3D text into something more colorful and commercial. 6.