How To: Make Felt Holiday Trees!

created at: 11/21/2011

These felt trees are crafty, kitschy, quirky, and fun.  Also?  They’re easy as pie–you’ll have your own mini forest in no time!   


Colorful scallops and fabulous embellishments are the key to pulling off these simple felt Christmas trees (not to mention it’s a great way to use up scrap materials).  Blogger Danielle Thompson provides a great tutorial and loads of inspiring photos, so check out her how-to over on Thompson Family Life!

I love all the lace, ric rac, buttons, and bells that Danielle uses. Continue Reading

Appliance Art

created at: 2009-02-20

Awhile ago I posted a photo of my friend’s mosaic surfboard. Now she’s gone and done a toaster and the piece of toast, to boot. She’s revving up for a big mosaic workshop in San Francisco. Lucky!

I’m thinking she could try her hand at a Mosaic Sewing Machine.

To see more of her unconventional and conventional work

created at: 2009-02-20


created at: 2009-02-20

created at: 2009-02-20

created at: 2009-02-20

created at: 2009-02-20


Sleep Pods.




If it's time to rethink the round beds, think I'll think the Lomme Sleep Pod, which is round and a half.

From the product's webpage:

“The naturally shaped sleeping pods mix state of the art sleep-enhancing technology with one of the oldest organic shapes in nature – the egg.

Lomme is the result of two years’ research into common sleep problems and natural therapies…Owners of Lomme beds will benefit from state of the art light and sound therapy, which remove outside disturbances and allow you to wake naturally feeling refreshed and full of energy. Continue Reading