wind-up paper butterflies are my fave (guest post from amelia) I had a baby so I’ve invited some fave guests to take over for me while I spend time with the little guy. Today’s post is from super crafter and cute mom, Amelia of The Homebook. Growing up, I had an aunt who lived in Canada. 20 Awesome Marriage Tips From a Recently Divorced Man Below are 20 wise marriage tips from a man that was recently divorced. You wouldn’t normally think that a divorced man would give good advice on being a husband, but this man has been through enough hardship to know what is worth fighting for: 1) Never stop courting. Never stop dating. The Postman's Knock by Lindsey Bugbee I am always on the lookout for handmade card inspiration. I love slipping handmade cards into clients’ packages, just to surprise them with something special and artistic that can go on display. Today, I thought I would share some of the handmade cards I have created, so you can get a healthy dose of handmade card inspiration as well! Before we get started, I’d like to go over the cardinal rule of creating handmade cards: use thick, sturdy paper. I like to use the front and back cover pages of books like these Readers Digest compilations from the 50′s and 60′s: They are printed on nice, thick paper that folds nicely and can handle a lot of material.
Weeping Cherries This amazing idea for housing kitchen herbs comes to us from Better Homes and Gardens. I thought it appropriate to share this Mason Jar Monday because it is not only a great idea for mason jars, it is also a great way to keep an herb garden during the coming cold months. From the BHG website, “Vintage mason jars are the ideal containers for a kitchen herbarium. They’re inexpensive and attractive, especially on a sunny windowsill, and will provide you with a year’s supply of fresh seasonings. Easy Drink - Bottle Redesign by Hsu Hsiang-Min, Liu Nai-Wen & Chen Yu-Hsin The 45-Degree Neck What will happen if we shift the mouth of the bottle from the top to a 45-degree angle? You may not be able to fill it to the brim, and drinking from it may be a bit weird, but filling the bottle from a water cooler or fountain will surely become easy. This simple placement difference can do a heck lot for the packaging design and I think it’s radical and awesome.
Surprise DIY Log in Username Password Forgot password ? Responses Surprise DIY Some Important Facts About Kissing Posted in November 20, 2012 If you think you know much about kissing – think again! Even if you’re a well known “guru”, I think it’s about time to reconsider that kind of thinking as there are lots to know more about it. So let’s jump right into it – below is a collection of some unknown facts about kissing to level up that knowledge and to know what inspired most poets and writers before. Infographic prepared by kisstixx found at Creative Inspiration Board - Oh So Very Pretty Sometimes we all need a little inspiration. Pinterest is a great online inspiration board where you can collect all of your favourite DIY’s, recipes, quotes, prints and more but sometimes it’s nice to have something accessible to you that you don’t need to open a computer/iPad/phone to view. Enter the Creative Inspiration Board. I have hung mine above my crafting desk/workspace and even in my 450 sq ft. apartment I have made room for my essential crafting corner.