#2 Pencil Dalton Ghetti, a carpenter by trade, began creating sculptures out of pencils 25 years ago after wanting to challenge himself by carving tiny objects. He uses three basic tools – a razor blade, a sewing needle and a sculpting knife. One of the most fascinating things about these works of art is that he has never sold them, but rather only given away to friends as gifts. Honestly, WTF! (via here)
20 Great Widgets to Enhance Your Tumblr Blog While Tumblr tends to keep things minimal, sometimes you're just dying to post a widget on your site that relates to what you discuss, or maybe you just want to share something with your readers. The 20 widgets we've gathered below are not meant to be used en masse on Tumblr blogs, but one here or there might enhance what it is you're trying to communicate to your readers. Why not share a podcast, photography, or maybe even a great work of art? With the right combination of Tumblr theme and widgets, you can maintain the platform's minimalism and bring your readers more value at the same time. What are some of your favorite widgets for Tumblr? Communication Widgets Jaxtr - Let your readers give you a call on a phone number they can't see. Meebo Me - Place a little chat box in your sidebar that allows readers to communicate with you when you are logged into Meebo, or they can leave you an offline message. Skype - Allow your visitors to see if you are on Skype from your sidebar. Music Widgets
Comeks | Fun Photo Blogger Tumblr Tag Clouds | Heather Rivers Paste this code into your theme html What is this? This is a tag cloud generator for Tumblr. How do I add it to a theme? Copy the code above and paste it into your theme's HTML wherever you want it to appear. How do I add it to a post? Copy the code above and paste it into a new text post with HTML enabled. How do I customize the style? You can write custom CSS for your tag cloud. Why isn't it loading? This can happen for a few reasons. Who are you? My name is Heather Rivers.
Add Autoplay Background Music on Tumblr I know that many Tumblr users really hate the idea of a music player set on autoplay, specially those that can’t be turned off. I’ve even seen groups created to unfollow these people. However, many of you keep asking how to do it so here is how to add background music playlists to Tumblr. Since there are so many ways to put music on your tumblr, we’ll start out by creating an autoplay music widget with with hypster. How to Put Music on Tumblr That Autoplays in the Background For the autoplay widget we are going to use Hypster.comYou first need to register with them. go here and create an account.Once you are logged in, go here. The next step to have the background mp3 player is to strip a lot this code. Go to your Tumblr >> Customize Theme >> Edit HTML and insert it where you consider appropiate, whether it is the header, sidebar, or footer, the higher the better since you are giving the visitor a chance to stop the autoplay. How to Put Music On Tumblr
The Best Tumblr Music Widgets Here is a list with the best available (and free) Tumblr Music Widgets. I chose this particular music hosting sites because you can actually choose from a wide range of artists and Tumblr doesn’t have limits as long as the music is hosted somewhere else. You can add as many playlists as you want and make them play auto or not. This has nothing to do with audio posts, which actually have only a 10mb limit. UPDATE: If you need to download music from Tumblr read the tutorial. A List With The Best Tumblr Music Widgets. Hypster: Hypster has become very popular among tumblr users, due to the availability of well known artists and mainstream songs, the only thing here is that you need to be registered to create the playlist. GrooveShark: In my opinion this has to be the best Tumblr Music Widget, since it has all the features you look for: All artists, all songs, endless playlists, customizable colors and size, autplay feature, etc. SCM Music Player Download Tumblr Videos