This Woman Makes Remarkable Coffee Filter Lampshades
I met Farrell at her local Starbucks, which she acknowledges has been the most generous source of the used coffee filters that she fashions into kaleidoscopic drums of illumination for retail spaces and homes across the US. lampada I like to come ...
December 10, 2015
'Pearls on a String' at the Walters Art Museum offers a glimpse into Islamic ...
The jali screen, part of the Walters Art Museum's "Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts," might have once adorned a Mughal window, separating a room from a larger space, a royal reception room perhaps, yet ...
December 8, 2015
Uncle Milton's moon grows bigger and gets smarter; plus scientific Star Wars fun
A supermoon is ready to rise in kid's bedrooms as Uncle Milton's enhances its top selling wall decoration with a larger and more technologically-advanced version of Earth's moon. Super Moon In My Room ($54.99) is 30-percent larger than the original ...
December 5, 2015
Eastern European modernism looms large in their films. Beneath the music can be heard vague muted mumblings as if hearing someone speaking from behind a wall or to place it in more Freudian terms, which seems appropriate since Freudian psychology ...
December 4, 2015
A View from the Easel
One thing not in this space is a clock. It's inevitable that time is always a In the photograph presented here, the inner wall of my studio is revealed. There are countless Though I have a basement studio area for creating my large format work ...
November 27, 2015
Notre Dame Memorial Service Honors Victims Of Paris Attacks
heard a lot of people talking about [the attacks], not a lot of anger … much less hysterical reaction than I've seen on the American [Internet],” Barnett said. “By and large I think people were just living normally today. Yesterday was less busy ...
November 15, 2015
Confessions of an ISIS Spy
Abu Khaled saw firsthand, he said, what amounted to the colonial arrogance of Iraqi and other foreign elites in the ISIS leadership occupying large swaths of his Syrian homeland. He was in a Members of the Committee for Promotion of Virtues and ...
November 20, 2015
Judith Foltz aims for pretty and traditional with holiday decor for the city and her own home
She says, “I found a photo in a design magazine that showed lighted garland and bows on a ‘Main Street ... of the pool table and its replacement with classic leather pieces, a large desk, and a giant flat-screen television. The result is a home that ...
December 3, 2015
New luxury cruise ship to debut on the Mekong
Scenic Cruises new Scenic Spirit, as seen in an illustration. (Photo: Bruno Morandi/SIME/4Corners I) Add Scenic Cruises to the list of river lines operating on the Mekong in Southeast Asia. The Australia-based operator, known for upscale, all-inclusive ...
November 20, 2015
Sail the friendly seas: The best cruises for meeting people
Some of the best memories you bring home from a cruise vacation may be of the people you meet on your ship. Picking a ship where you're cruising with like-minded folks helps with the bonding. Theme cruises – whether focused on Star Trek or nudism ...
October 14, 2015
DIY Dotted Wall Clock
DIY String Wall Art I'm pinning this purely for the idea of using a mechanical pencil as a way to guide the string. Diy Project : String Wall Art I did string art once. This project looks a whole lot more manageable than that one
January 28, 2015
Gas station history coming alive in Whiteland
Gas station history coming alive in Whiteland An amazing array of colors from a wall old service station clocks are part of the collection Alan Ray and Jennifer Whitaker have built in Whiteland. Most of the clocks are called Cleveland Clocks, built by the ...
December 20, 2014
Cruise ship tours: Scenic Cruises' Scenic Gem
Cruise ship tours: Scenic Cruises' Scenic Gem Unveiled on France's Seine River in July 2014, Scenic Cruises' 128-passenger Scenic Gem is a stylish, unusually-all-inclusive vessel that offers a more upscale experience than many of its competitors on the ...
August 18, 2014