page corner bookmarks | I Could Make That This project comes to you at the request of Twitterer @GCcapitalM. I used to believe that a person could never have too many books, or too many bookmarks. Then I moved into an apartment slightly larger than some people’s closets (and much smaller than many people’s garages) and all these beliefs got turned on their naïeve little heads. But what a person can always look for more of is really cool unique bookmarks. Placeholders special enough for the books that are special enough to remain in your culled-out-of-spacial-necessity collection. Page corner bookmarks are cute, practical and deeply under-represented in the world.* They’re easy to make, easy to customize, and will set you apart from all those same-same flat rectangular bookmarks. If you like this tutorial, here are a couple others that might be up your alley. For the monster-loving adults in the room, try some googly-eyed paper monster wine charms. What you’ll need: Putting it all together: 1) Follow steps 2 and 3 from above.
40 Worst DIY Car Repairs Some things you should always try to fix yourself: your squeaky door, your bikini line, your awkward smile that creeps everyone out. But when it comes to your car, you better know what you’re doing, because you’re not only taking your life into your hands, you’re also embarrassing the heck out of your friend in the passenger seat. Heed these examples. Air Conditioning: Antenna: Battery: Body Work: Bumper: CD Player: Doors: Door Handles: Headlights: Hood Ornament: Ignition: Lock: Mirror: Passenger Seat: Steering Wheel: Tires: Trunk: Undercarriage: Window: Windshield Wipers: Crazy Illustrations By Chow Hon Lam | Pokkisam blog Chow Hon Lam is a t-shirt designer and a humorous illustrator from Malaysia. He has been completed this crazy project called Flying Mouse 365, which is create 1 design per day. I hope his illustrations can bring some smile and entertainment to the world. About the author
Play The 7 Modes in 7 Days (Tabs Incl.) Photo by Marta Monleón Modes are used in all kinds of musical styles like Jazz, Rock, Metal, Flamenco, etc. They create a certain mood or feel to your playing. If you feel like you are stuck playing solos using just Major/Minor or Pentatonic/Blues scales all the time, you’re ready to call on the modes and dive a little deeper. When I first got introduced to modes I was a little bit overwhelmed, but also excited to explore this whole new world of boundless possibilities. I soon realized it’s all about the journey and not the destination, so enjoy the process! There are 7 modes which can be derived from the major scale: 1 – Ionian 2 – Dorian 3 – Phrygian 4 – Lydian 5 – Mixolydian 6 – Aeolian 7 – Locrian Each mode starts and stops on a different note within the major scale. In this post we take the C major scale to explain the modes, but you can derive the 7 modes from any major scale in any key. I challenge you to understand the basics and work your way through each mode in 7 days.
15 awesome illustrators you should know is really impressive to see how many talented illustrators there are out there, sharing their work on the Internet. For your inspiration, I have compiled a list of 15 illustrators that rock. 1. Tang Yau Hoong 2. Iain MacArthur 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. PonderAbout.com Stardust Lawrence Krauss Tags: science Posted in Facts Comments Hey Posted by Jon on 7/8/2010 6:19:26 PM I prefer the way Carl Sagan said it: The Universe is all that is, or ever was, or ever will be. Posted by Gary on 7/12/2010 1:23:41 AM if we are made of stardust,how are the world-wars are thrust upon us ? Posted by sastri on 8/17/2010 6:56:03 AM @sastri No. Posted by Geoff on 10/14/2010 2:09:57 PM I don't have much use for wars but they're part of the picture as point counter point yin-yang and the billion other contraries assembling in our plane. Posted by jim on 11/16/2010 3:02:31 AM Eh, whats for dinner? Posted by Punatic on 12/4/2010 4:51:12 AM everyone should tell me why this matters. Posted by truth on 2/21/2011 2:28:35 AM The Human body is made almost 3/4 of water which is 2/3 hydrogen. Posted by not technically correct on 2/21/2011 3:21:14 PM People sure enjoy bRagging about how smart they are compared to others. Posted by Defiant John on 2/22/2011 5:51:24 AM Hmm... fruity, but kool hahaha
Like an artist by =JellyVampire on deviantART The Fox Is Black » Bach’s Cantata 147, ‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’ Played On a Giant Wooden Xylophone In a Forest This is probably the largest, least creative title for a post ever, but it’s also one of the most descriptive as well. The video is a commercial by DOCOMO for the Touch Wood SH-08C, a limited edition phone of which there are only 15,000 being made. But honestly I could care less about the phone, this commercial is a thousand times more cool. With a Passion for Skateboarding: Creative Art Sculptures by Haroshi Now that’s a sick madness! If you have never heard about Japanese wood sculptor named Haroshi, go get the wind of his most original conceptual art. As a creator of amazingly beautiful wooden sculptures out of old, crashed and broken skateboard decks, Haroshi passed for a man of considerable resourcefulness. Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source
Redneck Home Remodels Everyone has their dream home but because the expense often outweighs the reality, we work with what we have and remodel piece by piece. Even with this more frugal approach, it can be costly; therefore, the list below is an inspirational group of visionaries that have taken their remodeling into their own hands, showing us how to save a buck in the process. (We thought we’d change things up a bit today and present some home renovations you might not be doing in the near future. Here they are, presented by us here at BuildDirect) 1. If you’re looking to add an extra bedroom or two to accommodate your growing kin (or some imposing houseguests), you might want to look to this subtle home expansion as an example. source: 2. Adding a custom crafted front deck to your home can add a wonderful aesthetic appeal but it can also cost thousands of dollars when all is said and done. 3. source: 5. 6. 7.
Mesmerizing Mixed Media Portraits (12 total) Using a variety of different tools including a bic pen, watercolors and Chinese ink, artist Florian Nicolle creates amazing, mixed media portraits. After a rigorous amount of drawing and painting, she then adds texture and detail using Photoshop. As she explains to us, "I try to create an image that retains its freshness of the first paint stroke, the expressions of the line have to be very free and spontaneous..I draw a picture as if I wrote a text, with the same tool, the same freedom, with erasures, lines, scribbles etc..." While she doesn't necessarily have a favorite piece, she admires the work of graphic designers and illustrators such as Russ Mills, Martijn Van Dam, Kxx, Peter Jaworowski, Joshua M. Florian Nicolle More Mixed Media Art:She's Complicated by Erik JonesThe Gorgeous Work of Gabriel Moreno (10 Pieces)Wanderlust, Escape, and Freedom (10 pieces)Inside David Choe's Mindblowing New Show (14 pics)
Conrad Roset | Illustrator Conrad Roset makes the most gorgeous watercolor illustrations. And the – what might seem – random splash of color just gives it that finishing touch. Conrad Roset is a 26 years old illustrator from Barcelona, Spain. Via mood proekt