Charming Window Pillows Hi! I’m Angela from My Three Sons and I was a mechanical engineer in my life before kids. Really an engineer to the core, I’m all about optimized processes and well-utilized materials. I tried to figure out the best way to make the elusive cathedral window block. So I’ll share some things I found for getting nice points and neat windows. And they are a perfect showcase for your favorite charm pack.
Crayon Art they are all over pinterest....(i still am not signed up for pinterest because i don't have time for one more thing but browsing is fun!) so we made one. Crazy Illustrations By Chow Hon Lam 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 24 Animated Gifs of Celebrities Before and After Retouching The debate on retouching is definitely a heated one, and none so much more than the retouching done on celebrities. Just recently Noam Galai posted about the unrealistic retouching done on the new Beyonce ad from Cavalli. Keeping the topic open take a look at these animated .gifs of celebrities before and after the royal Photoshop treatment. Do you think retouchers sometimes go too far, or do they look acceptable to you? Via: iamthelife.files.wordpress.com
Hip To Piece Squares Earlier this week I had a request to make one of my patchwork journal covers that I sell in my Etsy shop to fit a standard spiral composition notebook. I was excited to get started on a variation of what I normally make, and thought it would be fun to share how I made it with all of you. It should be noted that this isn't a real step by step pattern, but rather more of a loose idea of what I did to make it. If something isn't clear though, leave a comment, and I'll do my best to clarify! What will you need? *6 strips of pretty quilting cottons, measuring at least 7 1/2" wide x 2 3/4" tall. *1 piece of medium weight linen, measuring at least 13" wide x 12" tall *1 piece of a quilting cotton as the lining, measuring at least 17 3/4" wide x 11 1/2" tall * 2 pieces of matching quilting cottons measuring at least 8" wide x 11 1/2" tall (these are the pockets.
Map Love i love maps...and look at all the amazing things made with them... i can't remember how i found this site....but i love, love, love all the map goodness going on there...especially that heart broochand, of course, i had to include the union jack.check out more herenote....they have a great etsy store, too! Portraits of Strangers When I’m out on the streets, I often encounter faces that make me look twice; faces that stand out in the crowd without trying; faces that are out of the ordinary. They range from the exquisitely beautiful to the strangely wonderful. I started to approach these strangers for permission to take a photo of them. Some said no, but most said yes. After taking their portrait, I’d say ‘thank you’ and walk on along.
Junk Portraits by Zac Freeman Since 1999, Zac began collecting junk found around often in the trash, then glued to a wooden substrate to form an image an image – in the case, portraits. His artworks are made by assembling on a large-scale (the pieces average about 28 “by 35″) and when viewed up close looks like a series of small objects stuck meaningless, but when seen from far away are impressive portraits. > zacfreemanart.com The Beautiful Clock Tower Transformed Into a Penthouse The jaw-dropping 6,813 square feet penthouse offers you a 360 degrees view of the city, overlooking the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan. Its signature feature, however, are the four massive clocks, installed in 14-foot-high round windows on each wall. The three-story apartment, with the ceiling going from 16 to 50 feet in height, also has a glass elevator running up its center.