All Blog Posts Tagged 'ideas' (13)

14 Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for the Art and Design Lover

When Mike Newman, managing editor of one of my favorite men's blogs, Cool Material, asked me if I'd like to put together a list of Valentine's Day gifts for women (or girls), I jumped at the chance. Not only do I love his blog, this also gave me the chance to share some of my very favorite art and design related products. From a cute bunny lamp to a paint splash-inspired bowl, I hope you'll…


Added by alice on February 8, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

8 Fantastic Photo Ideas You Can Try Right Now

While programs like Photoshop can now take your photos to the next level, you don’t have to rely on post processing software to make some truly memorable shots. In fact, some of the most creative photo ideas are the ones you can do with a few basic tools and just your imagination.

Belle Rempert of Lamb +…


Added by alice on December 10, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

13 Creative Photo Ideas Found on Pinterest

With almost 900,000 Pinterest followers to our Cool DIY Projects board alone, we've been getting a lot of great feedback, through likes, repins and comments, on the creative DIY ideas you all enjoy the most. Today we decided to round-up some of the top photo ideas that we hope you'll remember the…


Added by alice on September 18, 2012 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

10 Popular DIY Ideas From Pinterest

Over the past few weeks, our Cool DIY Projects board on Pinterest has exploded - from a few thousand followers to now over 160,000. We've collected around 200 pins so far, creative ideas that run the gamut - from drinks and desserts to costumes and crafts. More than anything, they're ideas that just inspire us…


Added by alice on August 17, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Edison's Famous Quote in 8,000 Map Pins

“None of my inventions came by accident. I see a worthwhile need to be met and I make trial after trial until it comes. What it boils down to is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration." - Thomas Edison

Using 8,000 colored and black map pins, designer and artist Dominique Falla adapted and then recreated one of Thomas Edison's…


Added by alice on February 17, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Clever Halloween Cakes

X-ray Vision

Planning on creating some Halloween treats? With the spooky holiday only a few weeks away, it's never too early to start planning. For a little inspiration, check out these spooky cakes by 43-year-old food and prop stylist/crafter Paul Lowe. I particularly love that red candy heart he's laid over the skeleton and the little hands reaching out of the… Continue

Added by alice on October 5, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Creative Video: Tips for Better Ideas

For your daily dose of inspiration.

The Rethink Scholarship is an $18,000 scholarship for aspiring art directors and designers to Langara College's Communication and Ideation Design program. The winner will also receive a 3-month internship with Rethink.

For more info visit:…


Added by alice on January 22, 2010 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Tour Metropolitan Home's "Modern by Design" Showhouse in SF

If you're in San Francisco, please tell me that you'll visit Metropolitan Home's first modern design showhome in San Francisco. Metropolitan Home partnered with top designers to create the ultimate house in San Francisco’s exclusive Pacific Heights neighborhood. The design team includes Martha Angus, David Olydroyd, and Greg Steart of ODADA, Min | Day, Jiun Ho, Gary… Continue

Added by alice on June 25, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

10 Vintage Modern Decorating Ideas That I Love

Flea Market Art

Here's a collection of some of my favorite vintage modern design ideas I absolutely love. Some day when I get the time and energy to decorate my house, I'd love to refer back to this post and design away...

Chalkboard Wall Kitchen -… Continue

Added by alice on April 12, 2009 at 1:00am — No Comments

My Best Investment This Christmas is Coming From An Old Friend Named Martha

It's not often that I call my old friend Martha and ask her for some help. The girl can be a little too prissy for my taste but during the holidays we're like BFFs. Christmas is right around the corner and rather than rush to the malls this weekend and try to buy things that no one will ever use, I'm… Continue

Added by alice on December 16, 2008 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

For Your Friend Who Loves Their Cup of Tea: 3 Vintage Inspired Teapots

I thought I would start today's posts with a few gift ideas for your friend who loves his/her cup of tea! Love this vintage inspired teapot from Esther Derkx screenprints! Retro photos of flirty gymnasts, dancers & divers give old teapots a fresh upgrade. Interestingly it's one-of-a-kind, so styles will vary. Of course, you could also email them your preferences and… Continue

Added by alice on December 10, 2008 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Last Post About T's (For Now)...Threadless is Having a Sale! $5 Tees and Discounts Galore.

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Added by alice on December 2, 2008 at 7:30am — No Comments


There are a number of places on the internet, and in my life, where I draw inspiration. Where you get to see a mishmash of brilliant ideas flowing through - where you get to actually see people think of something and then do it. is one of those amazing places.

Each year, TED hosts some of the world's most fascinating people: Trusted voices and… Continue

Added by alice on June 7, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments


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