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Dollar Store Hack: The Hunger Games Gold Collectible Plate

Dollar Store Hack: The Hunger Games Gold Collectible Plate

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTC9ahbgMpk&w=853&h=480] Does anyone out there remember the passion people had in acquiring collectible decorative plates back in the 80s, 90s and early 2000s? Names like The Bradford Exchange, The Franklin Mint and Royal Doulton were pumping out limited edition decorative plates destined for the dining room hutch and our parents’ ‘do not touch anything on […]

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Creative Inspiration: Accidental Altered Mint Tins Collection

Hitting the road soon? Or, perhaps you’re just a lover of tiny, wonderful things? Get inspired by Silvia Chenault’s super-charming accidental altered mint tins collection!

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More sea glass hunting

More sea glass hunting

MAKE Editor-in-Chief Mark Frauenfelder has a piece on Dinosaurs and Robots about sea glass hunting, inspired by Kevin Kelly’s piece we blogged about last week. We had a wonderful time searching for the sea glass. Sea glass is rare enough to make you excited when you find a piece, but not so rare as to […]

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The sea glass of summer

The sea glass of summer

Packing up for the beach today (yay!), I saw this link on Dinosaurs and Robots to Kevin Kelly’s blog, to a piece about sea glass (which we used to call “beach glass”). Kevin writes: A name yields knowledge. When I got home looked up sea glass. Aha!  There are books. There are collectors. There’s a […]

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