Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'creative' (110)

The Simpsons' Hilarious Tribute to the Famous Oscar Selfie

It's the selfie retweeted around the world now over 3.2 million times. At the Oscars, Ellen DeGeneres made history with that famous celebrity-filled selfie and now The Simpsons' own Matt Groening has created an awesome, wider view of the moment. Bradley Cooper seems to have pushed Homer Simpson's head out…


Added by alice on March 4, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Top 10 Most Creative Art Projects by Parents in 2013

In 2013, there was no shortage of creative ideas. In fact, we here at My Modern Met put out about 4,500 posts showing you story after story of ordinary people making extraordinary works of art. Of course, there was one group who not only inspired us but stole our hearts. They were the mothers and fathers who were inspired by their own children to bring forth something creative to this…


Added by alice on December 13, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

My Modern Met's Top 10 Most Popular Stories in 2013

Take at short trip with us, if you will, as we take a stroll down memory lane. Let's look back on 2013 with our most popular stories - the ones that made you laugh and cry so much that you just had to share them with your friends. With six to ten posts per day, it's not easy keeping up all the latest stories on My Modern Met. That's why we decided to give you one last look at the most…


Added by alice on December 11, 2013 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

8 Photographers Who Are Creatively Reimagining the Portrait

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On the Internet, you don't have to search for very long to find a group…


Added by alice on November 26, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Creative Before and After Maternity Photo

Whether you love it or hate it, you've got to admit, this is one creative before and after maternity photo. Photographer Sandra Bianco took the "before" shot of Keila June when she was 35 weeks pregnant, which is only 5 weeks shy of the typical 40 week pregnancy. Inspired by an image taken by photographer Tina Boyd of a soon-to-be mother lying seductively on the beach (…


Added by alice on August 8, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Creative Diptychs Made From Two Facebook Friends

Though Silvia Sala and Freddy Viera are each young, creative photographers in their own right, bring them together to watch magic happen. Thanks to a Facebook photography group, they quickly became friends and soon learned that they were from the same city, Bergamo in Lombardy, Italy. Silvia lived in Venice for her studies, however. Once a month, she decided she would return…


Added by alice on July 15, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Designer Paul Smith Has the Ultimate Creative Workspace

You may already be aware that designer Paul Smith has the ultimate creative workspace, but we're going to bet that you've never seen it quite like this. To make this one-of-a-kind portrait, Nottingham, UK-photographer David Baird shot and then meticulously stitched together, over a course of 20 hours, 180 high resolution still images of Smith's office. At…


Added by alice on June 3, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Creative Food Art That Will Surely Brighten Your Day

She couldn't have expected it. You see, for Ida Skivenes it started off simply. She didn't start posting photos on Instagram to gain thousands of followers or to become a widely popular food artist. Rather, in June 2012, she saw a photo on the Internet of two pieces of toast that looked like a bear and a fox and she…


Added by alice on April 3, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Make a Free Little Library for the Neighborhood

Little Free Library is a creative idea, thought up by Todd Bol and Rick Brooks, that aims to promote literacy and bring communities together by putting up mini libraries in neighborhoods around the world. Started in 2009, it's a nonprofit that seeks to place these small, accessible book exchange boxes right in front of a house or on a street corner. (Take a book, return a book.) You can…


Added by alice on March 29, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Big Me, Small Me: Thought-Provoking Self-Portraits

What would it be like if , one day, you woke up to find that your body had mysteriously grown or shrunken in size? While there have been countless movies based on this premise, we haven't quite seen it in photo series, at least, not like this. Enter Paul Armstrong. He's not just the photographer, he's also the one acting out each shot.

Armstrong's self-portraits are believable because he's put himself in ordinary situations, like reading a book on a couch…


Added by alice on March 21, 2013 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Exclusive Interview with Serenah, the Creative Pet Photographer

While writing about creative pet photographer Serenah, I discovered that we didn't know that much about her. Though she has a superb collection of adorable dog portraits, I was curious about her background. How long has she been shooting for and who are the other…


Added by alice on January 12, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

12 Creative Family Portraits

I thought we'd end the week with a collection of creative family portraits. Though the holidays are now officially over (and there's no more Christmas "photo" cards to be made), you can still take pictures of your family in any number of creative ways. We've rounded up 10 ideas that include everything from simply layering your family's hands to using a small chalkboard as a prop.…


Added by alice on January 11, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Couple Creatively Reveals They're Having a Baby Boy

Have you ever heard of a gender reveal party? Apparently they're all the rage. At the doctor's appointment where the parents find out if they're having a boy or a girl, the doctor seals the results and a party planner helps reveal the gender in a creative way. Soon-to-be parents find out what gender their baby is going to be at the party, in front of all of their…


Added by alice on December 7, 2012 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Cute and Creative Cassette Tape Art

Paris, France-based artist Benoit Jammes wrote to us to tell us about his cute and creative series involving cassette tapes. Before compact discs (or CDs) took over the market in the early 90s, cassettes were all the rage, dominating the way we listened to music throughout the 70s and the 80s. As an homage to those long gone decades, Jammes has created a lighthearted series that shows what…


Added by alice on December 7, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Best Halloween Costume: Calvin and Hobbes

Last year, we called this adorable recreation of a mini Carl Fredricksen from the movie "Up" the best Halloween costume. This year, that coveted title belongs to…


Added by alice on November 1, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

LG's Terrifying Elevator Prank

LG has just released an amusing video that shows what happens when unsuspecting elevator passengers believe that the floor has dropped out on them. As incredibly cruel as this may be, it's also quite genius. To show just how realistic or "lifelike" their new…


Added by alice on October 22, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

10 Creative DIY Halloween Ideas Found on Pinterest

With Halloween right around the corner, today we thought it would be fun to put together some of the most popular DIY Halloween ideas we found on Pinterest. For the past few months we've been collecting these pins in our board Cool DIY Projects, which currently has almost 1.5 million followers…


Added by alice on October 12, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

6 Most Creative Animal Photographers

It would be hard to say what other kind of photography fills our hearts more or puts a bigger smile on our face than animal photography. Whether it’s capturing the sweet and subtle moments of our pets or providing us with a wonderful window into the wild animal world, animal photographers make it their life’s mission to make us appreciate the creatures we share this earth with. Today, we’ve…


Added by alice on October 3, 2012 at 8:06am — No Comments

6 Best Street Art Sites for Creative Inspiration

If you're in some dire need of some creative inspiration you can go to thousands (or even millions) of art sites out there. But what if you want something new, exciting, and even awe-inspiring? Today we've rounded up for you six of the our favorite street art sites you'll want to visit. They're the best of the bunch.

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Added by alice on August 15, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Coolest and Most Creative Cake Pops

It's only been a few years since the cake pop trend busted out into the scene. These miniature cakes, created in the form of lollipops, have become so popular, they can now be found just around the corner at your local Starbucks. While we've enjoyed seeing them take on many different forms (who could forget…


Added by alice on August 10, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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