Monday, October 15

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It’s Too Early To Talk About Christmas…Unless We’re Discussing Wine Bottle Trees

It’s Too Early To Talk About Christmas…Unless We’re Discussing Wine Bottle Trees

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'Tis the season to completely skip over Thanksgiving and pretend that Christmas is the next national holiday. Christmas is still more than six weeks away, but already it's taken over store shelves all across the country. It's only a matter of time before all your favorite Christmas songs are put on a repeated loop and become that irritating earworm that simply won't go away. While I may be a holiday procrastinator, some Christmas addicts have already started picking out their perfect Christmas trees, and a brave few have even gone so far as to begin decorating them. While I personally will be focusing on Thanksgiving until it passes, I do sort of wish that I'd planned ahead for Christmas a little bit. Why? Because wine bottle trees exist and I ne...
He Needed To Store The Finer Things In Life, So He Built These Awesome Shelves

He Needed To Store The Finer Things In Life, So He Built These Awesome Shelves

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); With a bookshelf full of my mother's favorite cookbooks and cabinets full of her Tupperware containers, it's a bit embarrassing to admit that there isn't much room in my kitchen for the more important things...like a little booze action. We tend to keep our selection of fine-ish wines sitting atop the fridge.While in a similar boat, Redditor Palletize chose to be proactive and created these awesome liquor shelves using miniature pallets. I hope he doesn't mind that I'm stealing this idea and trying these out in my own home! Using a reciprocating saw, he dismantled larger pallets to create multiple shelves at once. Reddit / Palletize ...
If Life Gets You Down, Just Be Creative. You Can Keep Your Chin Up That Way!

If Life Gets You Down, Just Be Creative. You Can Keep Your Chin Up That Way!

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Let's face it: life can really stink sometimes. Something or someone can really cut you down. Fate can turn against you. It's times like these when we're truly tested. It's how we respond that defines who we are as a person. We're most creative when we rise above challenges and put something together using our creative minds. After seeing what these uber-creative people can do, maybe you will be inspired to rise above a bad situation, yourself. 1.) What else would you be able to do? Imgur 2.) A bottle nosed... armpit? Imgur 3.) Don't let Hurricane damage keep you down. Imgur 4.) It's almost wort...
A Man Takes A Single Rake to The Beach. And When You Zoom Out And See It… Mind BLOWN.

A Man Takes A Single Rake to The Beach. And When You Zoom Out And See It… Mind BLOWN.

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If you live in San Francisco, California, then you may be lucky enough to come across the art of Andres Amador. He doesn't paint or sculpt. He prefers a medium that is temporary but absolutely beautiful: a sandy beach at low tide. He uses a rake to create works of art that can be bigger than 100,000 sq. ft. He spends hours creating these intricate masterpieces, knowing that the tide will soon come in and wash away his work forever. For Andres, his art is "more about the process and less about the result." Andre Amador He knows that it will all be temporary. Andre Amador While making his beach mural explorations, he uses a rope as a guide so that he can make t...
This Balloon Artist Takes His Job Very Seriously. The Results Are Awesome.

This Balloon Artist Takes His Job Very Seriously. The Results Are Awesome.

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When you think of the phrase "balloon artist," you probably see images of puffy poodles, silly swords or maybe a funny hat. But this guy has given the children's party staple has been a mind-popping upgrade. Jason Seconda is the owner of Airheads Entertainment where he pushes the boundaries of what you thought balloons were capable of. I just hope he's not blowing all of these up by himself. I never thought I could be this impressed by balloons. This is just wild. Facebook The 40th anniversary is now the balloon year. Facebook I'd like to try this on for size. Facebook I hope this prin...
While The World Is Fixated On Red Cups, This Girl Creates Starbucks Art

While The World Is Fixated On Red Cups, This Girl Creates Starbucks Art

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If you don't live under a rock, you've probably heard about the bizarre controversy that Starbucks is dealing with right now. Everyone seems to have an opinion about those red cups, but while Internet commenters are duking it out on social media, one awesome young artist is busy turning Starbucks cups into vibrant works of art.Let Carrah Aldridge help you take a break from all of that tension so you can go back to loving your favorite coffee chain. It all starts with some simple supplies. To create these pieces, Aldridge uses white gel pens, Sharpies, and brightly colored Copic markers. A photo posted by Carrah Aldridge (@creative_carrah) on Jul 13, 2015 at 4:49am PDT And of course, she collects those iconic Starbucks cups. WIP 😊 Thank you for 6000+ likes on my blue Starbuck...