We've talked about the ability to turn your handwriting into a font before, but you had to pay for it. Not that I wouldn't be willing to pay for a service, but it's always more intriguing if you can get the same service for free! It's also helpful if that same service is free and simplified!
Just when we thought we had seen it all, we come across an Inflatable Outdoor Movie Screen? We were certainly a little surprised, but then intrigued when we realized just how many people could find an item like this extremely useful.
On Apartment Therapy DC today, we rounded up some powerful push mowers. While we prefer a push mower, there are those of you who couldn't rely on one to tackle a larger yard. There are alternatives available to supplement owning a gas guzzling mower!
The heck with cleaning, we like our tools on display. We're not sure whether to categorize these careful arrangements by sculptor Sandra Mackintosh as antiques or artwork, but either way they serve as excellent inspiration for starting and showing off our own vintage folk object collection.
Vicky Petihovsky liked the idea of electric lawnmowers, but decided those who chose this method to take care of their lawns were missing out on the "fun" of owning a riding lawnmower. Taking matters into her own hands she's designed this ride-on scooter lawn mower. Although it's cute, we see several problems with this aesthetically pleasing product.
Cooking has always been a past time that's involved tools, whether it be cookbooks, scraps of paper holding generations old recipes, modern appliances. The apps found within the iTunes App Store have become one of the best aides within the kitchen. Here are six apps we think will improve anyone's menu -- from novice to Iron Chef.
All the great DIY projects we've been highlighting all month have us thinking seriously about building up a better supply of tools to help make such home improvements easier. We especially like anything that uses new technology to help make projects simpler, and these gloves certainly fit the bill. The built-in LED lights on these gloves eliminate the need for a flashlight, a boon when doing any work in small dark spaces.
I was at a color consulting job last week and before I could pull out my color samples, my client whipped out her own fan deck. The rod that typically holds the deck together broke a while ago so she replaced it with a piece of shoelace. I marveled at how much easier it was to work with a fan deck in this loose design.
Hardware is a small luxury that can make a big difference, whether you're refinishing an old piece of furniture or installing new switchplates. It's one of those things that the eye might not focus on, but nevertheless alters the character of a piece of furniture or even an entire room.
Dr. Peter Tsou of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory once said, "you could take a two- or three-bedroom house, insulate it with aerogel, and you could heat the house with a candle. But eventually the house would become too hot." So why haven't we all been spraying our buildings with the stuff? Unfortunately, for the past 75 years aerogel has been way too expensive, but that's all about to change.