Last year I made a sushi costume for my dog Charlie, and this year I thought I'd stick with the same food theme… so he'll be going to our local Halloween “Yappy Hour” as Taco Tuesday! Click through to check out the tutorial.
Felt in red, green, yellow and cream
Hot glue gun and extra glue
12×12 inch piece of burlap (or a few inches larger for a big dog)
The news is generally disheartening. Work is stressful. Bills keep coming every month. My washing machine is making a weird sound. Life is rough, right? I need a break! Sometimes I just want to stare at my phone and enjoy myself for a minute. The problem is that scrolling through social media – a once relaxing and enjoyable experience – has turned into a version of hell all its own. Some accounts on Instagram are annoying. Continue Reading
Cereal Specimen Art. Need I say more? Since this month on Curbly we’ve been concentrating on the kitchen, I just could not pass up the opportunity to share this hilarious idea for the dry cereal connoisseur in your life.Specimen Art is not a new concept- people have had dead bugs or leaf samples tacked to their walls for centuries, I’m sure. I’ve seen people use scrapbook paper for lots of different things lately. But dry cereal? Continue Reading
Craft + activism = craftivism. Speaking out through creativity. Exhibit A: yarnbombing potholes like the artist Juliana Santacruz Herrerra, who took to the streets of Paris with soft, squishy yarn. Her agenda? Highlight the deteriorating city streets.
Okay, so, the “we” above actually refers to the team at Popular Mechanics, but the sentiment is the same – while the DIY approach can be enriching, challenging, creative, and often save you lots of money, it doesn’t mean that everything goes perfectly the first time. Plus, any article that includes the randomly selected phrase “Keep the free hand clear of the muzzle and don’t underestimate the distance an errant 3-inch nail can travel when fired from any nailer, either pneumatic or gas-fueled. Continue Reading
Ever wonder what kind of people live in the pages of your catalogs? Actor, writer, and comedian Molly Erdman actually knows them and has created Catalog Living as a means to document their comings, goings, and innermost thoughts.
It seems that this list would better titled, “Nine Things for a Billionaire to Buy For You, If You Happen to Be on a Billionaire's Christmas List”… Still, an interesting look at the excess of the holidays.
According to ATOM (the Aluminum Tree and Ornament Museum), occasionally an aluminum tree can be found in the wild. This rare specimen was spotted at the lip of the Grand Canyon in 2004. Extraordinary!!!!
Hey, check out the little man with the big weenie! The stainless steel stick figure ($15) could be just the thing for your next barbeque or tailgate party as he’ll keep your hotdogs and sausages far enough away from the coals to prevent burnt kabobs. And this guy isn’t a one trick pony either; his other appendages are useful too, as you can use his arms to roast peppers or mushrooms. Via Greenhead.