Upcycle a POM Wonderful Bottle Into a Snowman M&M Jar

created at: 2009/12/20

This morning we had a little crafty holiday party in my studio. Everyone brought projects they’ve been working on. We ate, drank, laughed, glued and glittered our way into the afternoon. I couldn’t resist photographing this little be-hatted snowman made from an empty POM Wonderful bottle. This will be filled with M&M’s and given away as a cleverly repurposed, handmade gift. When Janet arrived, she had already spray painted the bottle white. Next, she

created at: 2009/12/19

 

dug around in my supplies and found a wooden ball with a flat surface. Continue Reading

M & M Sofa

The Tantisassi sofa kind of looks like my favorite melt-in-your-mouth-not-in-your-hand candies. Designed by Matteo Thun for Rossi di Albizzate, the sofa consists of ‘strategically positioned’ foam cushions over a steel frame. The cushions come with removable wool covers. If you’re more of a Mentos fan, it comes in white too. Via.

Color Wheel Romance

Webster’s defines a color wheel as “a circular diagram of the spectrum used to show the relationships between the colors.” Yeah, it wasn’t helpful to me either in actually interpreting the wheel for practical use. Some further investigation of color and compatibility was needed.

The Players

The traditional color wheel consists of 12 colors. The first being the primary colors, which include red, yellow and blue.

If you combine two of the primaries, you will create either orange, green and purple, which are considered the secondary colors on the wheel. Continue Reading