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Artist Mary Yeager creates female merit badges. She says My female merit badges illustrate female “rites of passage” as well as the myriad physical manipulations women undergo to achieve cultural ideals of beauty, such as weight watching, whether or not to shave or wear makeup, etc. I’ve created tiny replicas... Read more »

Swiss Miss spotted this paper heart and ribcage that would be a sweet gift for someone for Valentine’s Day. Read more »

Lisa from The Little Red Blog of Revolutionary Knitting got hit by a pickup truck while riding her bike so she started working on a sharrow sweater. Sharrows are the arrows used on roadways to mark a bicycle route, but apparently they don’t paint sharrows in LA where she lives.... Read more »

The Knitty surprises are up and include a pattern for this knitted heart. The pattern was created by Kristin Ledgett, co-owner of The Knit Café in Toronto. If you start knitting now, you can make it in time for Valentine’s Day. Read more »

Margaux Lange, the creator of gorgeous jewelry made from Barbie body parts, was tasked with accessorizing Barbie for Paris Fashion Week. She posted pictures of her finished work including an elegant collar made of hands. Related Barbie Jewelry by Margaux Lange Anatomical Jewelry Read more »

Beth Johnson from Cloth and Fodder spotted Flickr user gabesnider’s awesome giant squid cake in her research for a friend’s birthday. I can’t wait to see what she comes up with. Related HOW TO – Make an Axolotl Cake Read more »

Don’t look if you are currently vulnerable to a chocolate craving! DesignSponge went in the kitchen with Wendy Dooldeniya and our reward is a recipe for a Chocoholic Torte. Read more »