Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'My' (22)

10 Quick and Easy DIY Projects Found on Pinterest

Surround a Candle with Cinnamon Sticks

There's something special about designing and creating objects or experiences with your own bare hands. The internet has made DIY projects easy to find, especially with sites like Pinterest. Today, on…

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Added by alice on November 12, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Top 7 DIY YouTube Channels to Perfect Your Skills



In an age of mass media and the rapid emergence of the internet, we thrive on information at a heightened pace. Everyone is looking to be a bigger and better version of themselves by absorbing as much as they can. Some of the best resources for improving yourself, swelling your proficiency, and expanding your skill set can be found on YouTube, an excellent…

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Added by alice on April 2, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

My Modern Met's Call for Interns Ends Friday



Last week, we told you that we're growing our company and that we're hiring a few, key interns here at My Modern Met. We asked you to submit your resumes and, boy, did we receive an amazing response! Because we have so many qualified candidates to choose from, we'll be closing our call for applicants this… Continue

Added by alice on September 6, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

My Modern Met Featured on Flipboard!



If you have an iPad, you've probably already heard of Flipboard. Apple named it the 2010 iPad App of the Year and TIME listed it as one of the top 50 innovations in 2010. Flipboard lets you quickly flip through all of your favorite websites or your personal streams on Twitter or Facebook… Continue

Added by alice on August 9, 2011 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Mouse Finds Love at My Modern Met



Boy, do we love our illustrators! After we wrote the post Fred Blunt's Fantastically Funny Love Story, we received a wonderfully warm message that we just had to share (with his permission, of course).



"Thanks so much for your piece on The Crush!," Blunt wrote. "Really nice,… Continue

Added by alice on June 27, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Self-Portraits with My (Blank)

Self-portrait with my mother



Italy-based Anna Di Prospero is a photographer who first grabbed our attention with the unique way she interacted with city scenes. Dramatic and beautiful, it was almost as if she was trying to convey inanimate objects' feelings.



The… Continue

Added by alice on May 24, 2011 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

Guess, What's My Name?



As part of his 'Make Something Cool Every Day' project, illustrator David Schwen recently created this simple yet fun series. (You may remember Schwen as the mastermind behind those pop-culture referencing illustrations we featured last month.)



"The My Name Is series started out when I… Continue

Added by alice on April 18, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

My Modern Met's Art of Photography Contest ($1000 Grand Prize + More)

Sponsored by YPOC



My Modern Met’s Art of Photography Contest, presented by YPOC, is your chance to show us the artistic side of your photography. Photographers of all skill levels are encouraged to enter. Also, this contest is open to both US and international entrants. Submit your best… Continue

Added by alice on March 1, 2011 at 9:00am — 32 Comments

Visualizing My Modern Met's Daily Audience

Neatorma showed us this cool way to visualize just how many of you fine folks visit us each day. Lately, our traffic has been massive thanks to one superhero grandma. That means, if all of our visitors decided to meet, we would… Continue

Added by alice on November 21, 2010 at 4:00pm — 7 Comments

My Modern Met's Top 10 in October

What an October! Thank you, everyone, for making it one of the coolest months yet. 1.3 million of you came in to check out everything from an amazing dead tree to the cutest kids possibly ever to have existed. Here's a wrap-up of our top ten most visited posts in October for anyone who missed out on all the action. (Click the pictures to read the inspiring… Continue

Added by alice on November 3, 2010 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

My Modern Met's Featured on Flipboard!

Good morning! To start off the week, I'd love to share a good piece of news with you. Our website, My Modern Met, was just featured on the Flipboard iPad app as a pick of the week! What a thrill and an honor.



As you may recall,… Continue

Added by alice on November 1, 2010 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Win Trips of a Lifetime by JustLuxe and My Modern Met

Paris? Greece? St. Lucia? Which destination would you choose for your trip of a lifetime? My Modern Met and JustLuxe, an affluent lifestyle site have teamed up to help you win the ultimate getaway. Five prizes are still up for grabs including the ultimate Hawaiian vacation. The grand prize winner will enjoy four… Continue

Added by alice on October 19, 2010 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

My Modern Met Meets Swissmiss and GOOD Magazine

I had the incredible privilege of meeting one of my all-time favorite designers and bloggers today, Tina Roth Eisenberg, otherwise known as Swissmiss. Tina calls herself the "Swiss designer gone NYC" and she's been running these off-line events called CreativeMornings for over two years now in New York.… Continue

Added by alice on October 8, 2010 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Alone with My Thoughts (15 photos)

As a person who's always seeking a bit of solitude, I was instantly drawn to these photos. They're by a young girl named Lauren who swears she doesn't use Photoshop. In fact, the only editing she's done is change the contrast, saturation and sharpness.



Each photo is beautiful by itself but put them together and a pattern emerges. They're of young girls caught… Continue

Added by alice on September 27, 2010 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Top 10 Posts You Visited the Most

I wanted to stop and thank you all for coming into My Modern Met in August, all 1.4 million of you! You came in droves looking for creative inspiration and we hope you found it. To wrap up the blockbuster month, our biggest yet, here are My Modern Met's top ten posts you visited the most.



(You can click on each post's corresponding picture to dive a little… Continue

Added by alice on September 2, 2010 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

I Won My First Photography Contest!

A few weeks ago, I timidly entered my first photography contest. Eugene told me about Your Photo on Canvas's ‘Summer Party’ photo contest on Facebook and suggested I submit a photo. Let it be known that I've never entered a photo contest and that I almost didn't do it because I… Continue

Added by alice on August 28, 2010 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Somewhere in My Surreal Dreams (20 photos)



I'm convinced that Luis Beltrán lives somewhere in my surreal dreams. For it's there that he's conjuring up these hauntingly beautiful scenes filled with stunning imagery. Each photo tells a spellbinding story that leave us with more questions than answers, making us wonder what came before each shot and what will come soon after.…



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Added by alice on August 12, 2010 at 4:30pm — 6 Comments

Art That Eases My Melancholy Soul (12 total)

Tran Nguyen is a Vietnamese artist who's beautiful imagery captures our complicated emotions. Her art will ease your melancholy soul because, somehow, she makes you feel connected to her characters and the hardships they may face. Her use of patterns or ornamental forms also serve to " convey the duality of the complex emotions — the strenuous as well as triumphal…

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Added by alice on August 4, 2010 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Pic of the Day: My Road. My Music.

Beautiful composition and great perspective. This photo just fills me with sweet emotion. By Prabhu.

Added by alice on June 28, 2010 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Introducing theMET's Sister Site: My Modern Mix

It's with great pleasure and excitement that we announce the official launch of theMET's sister site today, My Modern Mix. After months and months in development, she's finally ready for her debut!



Why create theMIX?: First, we wanted to develop something completely custom. theMIX is a clean, minimalist site where you can go for… Continue

Added by alice on April 6, 2010 at 9:30am — 11 Comments

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