DIY Glow Jars Tutorial Posted on October 19, 2011 by Christina Aren’t these glow jars sublime? They take about two minutes to make and cost only 20 cents a piece. How’s that for an enticing DIY wedding project? These would look amazing at an evening outdoor wedding. If you like this project, check out my DIY ‘glitterarium‘. DIY Glow Jars Tutorial For each glow jar you will need: a jartwo Glow Sticksscissorsrubber glovessafety glasses Disclaimer: This is a project meant to be done by an adult – not a child! Purchase Glow Sticks (I got a pack of 15 for $1.50) and dig a jar out of your cupboard. Grab two glow sticks and cut at one end.
Modern Beds and Creative Bed Designs Collection of modern beds and creative bed designs from all over the world. Housefish Suspended Bed Creative suspended bed held by machined aluminum, stainless steel tension cables. The mattress platform is held completely rigid - it does not swing or sway. [link] Float Bed $25,000 Float Bed by David Trubridge, a New Zealand designer. Sampon Daybed Outdoor Bed Amazing outdoor bed design from Lifeshop Collection. Floating Bed Chicago Floating Bed Chicago by Robert Bernstein - the four supporting cables at the corners of the bed go straight up vertically to the ceiling. Geometric Bed Ness faceted geometric bed by Jakob+MacFarlane. The Embrace Lounge Creative lounge by Lost Angeles based designer Tanya Aguiñiga. Tree Bed Creative $15,000 Tree bed by Shawn Lovell. Private Cloud Rocking Bed The Private Cloud is a patented rocking bed by German designer Manuel Kloker. Flotiform Bed Creative bed design. Sleeping Tube Futuristic two metre “sleeping tube”. Sunset Chaise Lounge Terminal 1 Daybed The Scoop Bed
500 Ways to Make a Yoga Mat Sandwich The controversial “yoga mat” chemical used to make Subway sandwich bread has been discovered in nearly 500 items and more than 130 brands of bread, stuffing, pre-made sandwiches and snacks, according to an analysis by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). EWG researchers found azodicarbonamide (ADA), an industrial chemical foaming agent, in many well-known brands, including: Pillsbury, Sara Lee, Shoprite, Safeway, Smucker’s, Fleischman’s, Jimmy Dean, Kroger, Little Debbie, Tyson, Nature’s Own and Wonder, according to ingredient data obtained for a new food database project due out later this year. ADA is a synthetic substance used by plastics makers to generate tiny bubbles that make materials light, spongy and strong. These materials show up in flip-flops, yoga mats and many types of foam packing and insulation. It was gathered before mid-February and represents a snapshot of ADA foods on the market. EWG is calling on food manufacturers to immediately end ADA use in food.
Floating Bed The versatile Floating Bed can be used indoors or outside as a play house, tree house, or an extra bedroom. It’s simple to use both inside and outside: just install a ceiling ring, and you can move it in or out any time you like, to use as a bed or sofa. Visit The Floating Bed Co. website for more information! Check out other articles by Rachel here! how to be creative Accept that you’ve got the creative urge and it’s never going to go away. Make friends with it. Drink some tequila if you need to. Commit to the process. Engage! There is a gap between where you are and where you want to be. You eat the elephant one mouthful at a time. Creativity happens in the relationship between you and your medium, whether it’s the violin or writing or painting or puppetry or interpretive dance or start-ups or some combination thereof (interpretive dance puppetry, which I hear is wildly underrated). Find your tribe. Avoid toxic people. Seek constructive feedback. Master your tools. Master the difficult. Celebrate your progress, step by step by step. Embrace your limitations and constraints. If you don’t have any limitations, make some up. Develop creative rituals. Control your space. Be imperfect. Reframe failure. Go for bold heroic failures. Be solitary. Be social. Feed your head. Create conversation. Go where the conversation isn’t. Shift perspectives.
Top 10 Creative Ways to Store Your Stuff I live in a smallish condo, so I love these kinds of creative hacks. Two of my favorite and easy hacks: 1. Hung my Guitar Hero controllers off the side of a movie rack with some thin steel wire. Just make a loop big enough to slide the headstock through, and then fasten the loop to the side of the rack. When you're done with the guitar, slide the headstock UP through the loop and then let it back down so the wire grabs onto the tuner-nubs on the face of the headstock. 2. Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (12) Posted by: Cathy on Jun 03, 2012 Tagged in: Untagged Summer Lights Garland I loved this idea and who would not love to receive this pretty gift. With summer around the corner this would look amazing on a terrace on a warm summer's night when socialising with friends. It is very simple to make and the materials are minimal. What you need: string of LED lights with white wire (regular lights may get too hot) plastic drinking cups patterned paper of your choice double sided tape scissors craft knife 1. 2. 3. Tutorial courtesy of HeyGorgeous For tutorials on how to market yourself online go here:
Bedroom Designs: Modern Interior Design Ideas & Photos Do you prefer plush padding a minimalist pillow, a decked-out design or toned-down interior? From dazzling abstract designs to humorously offbeat sleeping spaces here are seven brilliant bedroom designs to inspire your imagination. Who knows, with a few decorative adjusts you might be able to remodel your own bedrooms to similar effect. If you love soft illumination and hate to sacrifice privacy, this bedroom interior has a brilliant combination of strategies from uplighting around the bed itself to wall panels that block direct views and sunlight but let light in around them. If you are more of a minimalist, this simple bedroom space has a rhythmic modularity and combines soft white walls and ceiling with variegated wood furniture and furnishings for a pleasantly mixed aesthetic experience. At the opposite end of the spectrum, how would you like to have your bedroom be in the middle of your pool room?
Inspiration: Origami Cranes | It is said that when one folds 1000 origami paper cranes they are granted a wish. Source Source Source Source Source Here’s a link to a great video showing you how to fold a crane. Less is the New More: Making the Most of Small Spaces Good Design For Living in Small ApartmentsAs people migrate to smaller spaces, good design helps a lot. This is something they figured out in Europe long ago, that if you don't have a lot of horizontal room you can go vertical. Tumidei in Italy makes some of the nicest stuff, like this unit with lots of storage under the bed. This unit just raises the floor high enough for beds to slide under. This one looks a bit clinical, but has two single beds plus a pull-out double bed in between. None of this stuff is cheap, nor, as far as I can tell is it available in North America, but there are ideas here that demonstrate how people can share a space and still get a little privacy, a good place to work and a lot of storage in a very small envelope. Like this?
6 Summer Bunk Bed Rooms Whether you have a large family or a busy summer house, a bunk room is an ideal solution for accommodating lots of guests. Here are some of our favorites. This nautical-inspired bunk room in a Hamptons home by Steven Gambrel features lots of room for storage with built-ins and under-bed drawers. An absolutely gorgeous bunk room from the Lerer House in Park City, Utah. This bunk room in an Alys Beach, Florida vacation rental home features a unique L-shaped layout for the beds. Coastal Living's 2009 Seawatch Idea House at Sunset Harbor, North Carolina featured this amazing bunk room for children.
30 Contemporary Bedrooms That Will Rock Your World When it comes to , the design alternatives are endless. This is why taking a decision in this area could prove to be somewhat tough. We decided to make this process easier for you and present 30 fresh contemporary bedrooms that could be the starting point when decorating. Because floor to ceiling windows are a trend these days, showcased below are a few truly spectacular interiors with views over beautiful natural landscapes. Wood decors are warm and inviting, which is probably why some of the bedrooms may inspire a cottage-like atmosphere. We also went for some themed rooms, most of them featuring black and white arrangements. Bedroom Design: 20 Ideas for Your Own Designer Bedroom Amazing pictures and great ideas can be almost as helpful in designing the best new bedroom as having a cool designer – and inspiration is free. From retro and vintage to modern and bohemian, small spare rooms to magnificent master bedrooms, here are some of the most creative and unique photos of bedroom interior designs online. Cool & Hot Colored Bedroom Design: An age-old interior designer trick is to start with a great color palette and work from there, finding, designing and painting around that first defining choice. From simple modern black, white or grey palettes the bright blue, yellow and red choices in the pictures above, this is a good way to start small and build a big space around a tiny color concept. Themed & Bohemian Bedroom Design: For those of a slightly different stripe (zebra, perhaps?) Japanese, Chinese & Other Asian Theme Bedroom Designs: Saved for last, inspiration from the Far East can be dangerous – it is a small step from cultural curiosity to crazy kitsch.