Before I started this project I thought the hardest part would be figuring out how to put the shapes together, so I started by practicing with some cocktail straws. I worked out all the kinks with the straw prototypes, and then I moved on to the brass tubing versions. It turns out that [...]
Everything looks better on a pedestal. Even in ancient times they put statues up on stands, and at some point somebody decided that cakes and desserts deserve to be treated as objects of worship, too. And so cake stands were invented. The Mosser glass jadeite [...]
At least some of these modern-looking geometric shapes are inspired by Himmeli, which are hanging Scandinavian ornaments originally made out of straw and thread. These have been popular around the blogosphere for quite some time now, so I’m jumping on the bandwagon pretty late, but they’ve really grown on me to the point where I [...]
I’ve been wanting to make a colorful faux fur scarf ever since I posted this roundup of inspiration back in November. In the meantime I encountered even more examples of colorful faux fur looking stylish.
Ready for a super easy Valentine’s Day treat? This is perfect if you’re the last-minute type, because it involves no baking or complicated steps. Save that for the rest of the dinner. Plus, if there’s any pairing that represents everlasting love, it’s peanut butter and chocolate. Those two belong together forever.
Have a sweet [...]