Along with looking super cool and casual, leaning art — instead of hanging it on a wall — also makes for a flexible home. You don't have to whip out the hammer and nails every time you want to rearrange the look of your place. Folks whose art collections are growing out of control will appreciate having alternate ways to display, too. We've got ideas so it doesn't just look like you've been too lazy to hang your art.
Are you feeling like trying something a little daring today? Perhaps doing something for yourself, your family or your home that's a bit delightful? How about just a fun project that's out-of-the-box? We spotted a couple of cute projects to try this weekend (whether you've got kiddos or not) and we also read a neat tip that anyone could follow to keep their life (and home) a little more sane.
A large frame left behind by her home's previous owners inspired Megan to DIY some art for her home. She used a spin toy that her kids used to make T-shirts to create a graphic and modern Rorschach-like abstract work.
You've probably been to the beach before... but I bet you've never seen sand quite like this. Dr. Gary Greenberg, a noted scientist and artist, has produced several collections of microscopic photography. His latest collection, "Sand Grains," takes you on a tour of the world's beaches through microscopic photos of their sand. The photos are a fascinating testament to how beautiful and intricate the tiny grains escaping between your toes can be.
I'm a bit skint right now, so I'll be making a valentine for my valentine, but if you've got a little cash and a lot of love, express yourself with a one-of-a-kind, totally customizable, just-for-your-true-love work of art...
One of the best things about moving for graduate school was the opportunity to have my own place since I've always lived with roommates. My little apartment has some issues (those cracks along the windows, yikes) but I like it quite a lot and I'm slowly making it my own.