The colorful, geometric Themis Mobile was a Family Find two years ago and now its cousin, the Mono, is here. This time the shape is the 12-sided dodecahedron which means there are plenty of colors it can show off.
The three-day weekend is here! Although Labor Day usually heralds the start of fall, fight it off for a few more days with these fun and bright projects. Some simply give you inspiration for what to do with a paintbrush, and others are fresh, new ideas for home decor DIYs.
Lazy days on the patio, sipping a cool drink, reading a good book: these are some of my favorite summer pleasures. Why not add listening to the breeze to the mix? Here are some favorite organic modern mobiles that will make that breeze even sweeter.
Are you reading this on your smartphone or tablet right now? Do you even still use a laptop or desktop computer at home? There's a growing group of us who hardly touch a computer any longer, happy to rely upon our handheld devices for all our computing needs. Sure, mobile devices still have limitations, but for a large majority of the things we do, mobile devices are proving the death of personal computers.
Are you hoping to raise your child in your own geeky likeness? No worries, there are products out there to help you on your way. We scoured Etsy, a nerd haven with its own "Geekery" category, and rounded up the best, nerdiest baby mobiles out there. Whether you are an ardent supporter of House of Stark or have built your very own Tardis, you'll find something here you'll love.
I think laser-cut wood is so cool, I just can't get enough of it! For accessories for me or for my home. Modern shapes with the natural softness of wood - how can you go wrong? Here are a few of my favorite laser-cut wooden mobiles, for the kids' room and beyond:
From the founders of the trend-setting Ork Posters comes Neighborly, a charming home goods store for the modern home. Ork's founder, Jenny Beorkrem and operations manager, Mary Beth Kapp, opened Neighborly as a friendly neighborhood store featuring goods that are beautiful, modern, functional, and affordable.
We have seen tons of DIY mobiles and just as many paint chip projects, but this one stands out on both fronts. These little elephants are so well designed, the end product is adorable, and Kirsty was good enough to share a free template for anyone who wants to make their own colorful herd.
Great design often comes out of a passion for creating something special. In 1953, Christian Flensted and his wife Grethe had their first daughter, and to celebrate, they created the Stork mobile. And the rest, as they say, is history.