Skreened.com fulfills not only the American, but the ultimate, international dream of all humankind: to have anything you could ever desire printed on a t-shirt.
Skreened’s technique is efficient and durable full-color process that lays soft, water-based prints right onto the garment. So you can get just one, just for you, with no setup fees, or minimal orders. Plus, Skreened’s approach uses sweatshop-free apparel, prints without harmful chemicals, and avoids corporate retailers, allowing independent artists to distribute their work in ways everyone can feel good about. Continue Reading
I have a penchant for purchasing stuff that’s cool, but for which I don’t have specific plans or use. Case in point: I have piles of pulp and sci-fi novels from the 40s-60s. The art and colors are amazing, and the language provides for ridiculous quotes for ages. But after I slice out the illustrations, and force my way through the first and last chapters so I can say I ‘read’ them, these dime store masterpieces don’t escape from their cardboard homes often. Continue Reading
My three-year-old niece just moved from the nursery to her first “big girl room,” and the only thing holding back her new space’s style is this worn dresser from the 1960’s. It’s in good shape, but the finish is tired, and there are several broken pieces that are simply unacceptable for a toddler’s room. So, as a birthday gift, I wanted to turn this tattered piece into a sparkling pop bureau that suits her personality perfectly. Continue Reading
I love my Cuttlebug so much, I’d sleep with it under my pillow if I knew I wouldn’t wake up with a neck ache in the morning. How could a thing so simple as a paper shaper called a Cuttlebug cause such amorous feelings? Because it unleashes untold amounts of creativity, that’s why! Oh sure, it’s marketed to people who make scrapbooks and greeting cards and such, but the ‘bug can help you make some awesome home decor items as well. Continue Reading
Ever wonder what happened to those Fix-It videos? I do. It has been ages since we got up the energy to put one together! But that doesn't mean we haven't been fixing things.
For the last two weeks we've been refinishing our woodwork, and let me tell you, it would've made a great Fix-Its video. Alas, the work was gruelling and left little energy for videography. I'll try to post some before/after and process pics laster on. Continue Reading
Winter finally came to Minnesota this weekend, so we chilled out indoors and created some art for our walls. In this project, we take old, overlooked books and do some paper-folding kung-fu to turn them into works of art.
This cheap, easy, and fun project is a great way to add some artwork to a room without breaking open your wallet. Check it out!
Here’s the finshed product:
“Diamonds are forever” is on top, “Literary Twist” is on the bottom. Continue Reading
Don’t let the unseasonably warm weather fool you; it will get cold this year. And when it does, our 94-year-old house will get cold too. So I spent a few hours this weekend putting up insulating plastic film over our living room windows.
Is this the most exciting two minutes and thirty-six seconds of video you’ll ever watch? No.
But it’s better than a sharp stick in the eye. And it’ll keep your house warmer, too. Continue Reading