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By Gabrielle. This post is brought to you by Office Depot’s #TeachersChangeLives program. Register your child’s classroom, so the students have the school supplies they need to succeed. Can we talk some more about public schools today? They’re on my mind. Last month a vacuum was unexpectedly delivered to my house (long story, I’ll tell you about it another time).

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Welcome to Ornamentea.com!!! Ornamentea is your home for fine craft ingredients and inspiration. We strive to offer the most interesting 'parts' for your creations and we do it in an environment that is welcoming and encouraging. Our 'real' store is located in Raleigh, North Carolina and our virtual store is open 24 hours a day on your screen. You can visit us by sitting at our work table, joining us early on a Friday morning for Breakfast & Beads, coming to a class or by downloading one of our free jewelry making and beading tutorials any time.

Cool Motorcycle Based On Famous Logo  Everybody known Jaguar as a luxury and famous logo all of the time. This logo inspired a master design guru, Barend Massow Hemmes to create a very cool concept of motorcycle based on famous logo. It’s take more than 3 years to complete the motorcyle with a help from Polar Cycles. The Jaguar Motorcycle had its debut in 2008 at the Bulldog Biker Bash in Swindon UK and has since received much attention worldwide. The collection of Barend Massow starting from Audi, Ferrari, Bentley Rolls Royce, Coke Cola and many more. See it by yourself how cool the motorcycle is if it’s combined with Jaguar and Red Bull figure. SMP Living If we had to pick one thing that the Parisians do crazy well, it’s picnicking (or maybe fashion). But for this how-to, we’re focusing on their ability to lay out the yummiest wine + cheese + baguette spreads. Learn the easy five step approach to packing a gorgeous French apero from Katie Donnelly Photography plus find even more pretty inspirtion in the VAULT. Living in Paris there are only a few things that are ever certain: rain, red lipstick, the Eiffel Tower, and Parisians picnicking the second it becomes sunny. In France, picnics in the evening fall under the category of “aperitif” but everyone calls it “apero” for short.

Best of Design 2010 As 2010 is wrapping up, it is about time do a sum up of the best sites that I've featured on Best Web Gallery. Again I've selected 50 sites from different categories: personal blog, commercial, agency, portfolio, and software. In 2010, CSS design is getting more interactive. Search: uk edition Seller Handbook Archive From SEO to photography to advertising, find it all in this thorough index of resources for running your small business. By Katy Svehaug Published: June 10, 2013 Bringing Craft to the Olympic Games UK Artist and Etsian Sarah Turner got the surprise of her life when she was invited to design an installation for the world’s biggest sporting event.

Handcraft Your Life Blog + Web Series by Lia Griffith THE PROJECT: Above are three samples of video tutorials that I created for Ellinée. It's been great to test them with our blog readers as they have been a huge hit. I've caught the video production bug and have so many great ideas I want to share, so I am going to do it. . . produce a series of 52 "Handcraft Your Life" videos in the next 12 months. Logo A logo (abbr. of logotype,[1] from Greek: λόγος logos - word, idea + Greek: τύπος typos - imprint, picture) is a graphic mark or emblem commonly used by commercial enterprises, organizations and even individuals to aid and promote instant public recognition. Logos are either purely graphic (symbols/icons) or are composed of the name of the organization (a logotype or wordmark). History[edit]

{ Ambrosia Girl } Sponsored Post: DIY Animal Magnets and Astrobrights Paper Giveaway April 2, 2014 This month, I’ve partnered up with Astrobrights paper to bring you a fun kids craft and an awesome giveaway! The lucky winner will receive a generous package of Astrobrights paper in 26 attention-getting shades and also a $50 gift card to Office Depot. I’ve been using Astrobrights papers for years (literally — since my college job at the campus print shop over a decade ago) and is my go-to paper for projects and print jobs that need to pop and stand out. The BIGGEST ever list of design resources! - ProofHQ Following the huge success of last year’s “World’s Biggest Ever List of Graphic Design Blogs”, we’ve decided that we should turn it into an annual event – after all, more people than ever before are blogging and the talent pool continues to grow. This year, we’ve added in some additional categories including typography and image sourcing sites to help you along your way. The list is at least 40% larger than last year and is the one stop shop for all that you could need in terms of inspiration, reference material or tools for you to use. So, without further ado, ladies and gentlemen…. drum-roll please!

Sprik Space: How is your week shaping up? Remember the perpetual calendar printable? It’s been pretty popular over the last couple of months, and it got me thinking of more… So I’ve created its companion piece – the weekly organizer! This is another 11”x14” printable, perfect for framing under glass and transforming into a dry-erase board. The color array is the same as the perpetual calendars, with a light enough background that you should be able to see your dry-erase pens if you have large handwriting, like me. :) Of course just one or the other of these household boards might work fine for your space, but what about both of them together – hung side-by-side or stacked? List of symbols This is a list of graphical signs, icons, and symbols. Languages[edit] Many (but not all) graphemes that are part of a writing system that encodes a full spoken language are included in the Unicode standard, which also includes graphical symbols. See: The remainder of this list focuses on graphemes not part of spoken language-encoding systems.

50 Beautiful and Effective Package Designs When choosing one product over another, the design of the packaging probably influences your decision far more than you realize. Effective packaging design breaks away from the standard rules and conventions that we are accustomed to, giving the product a unique edge to stand out from the rest. The packaging should appeal to your target market. It’s also vital to ensure that you’re conveying the necessary information about the contents and quality of the product, while triggering the desired emotion in your customer. Here are 50 beautifully designed packages that you can draw inspiration from.

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