Quirky Crafts

How-To: Hammer and Felt Ball Synthesizer

How-To: Hammer and Felt Ball Synthesizer

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw1q1y-Q9fE?rel=0&w=560&h=315] Niklas Roy created this quirky 1-bit sythesizer, which is operated with felt balls and a hammer and housed in a hollowed out log. He’s also written a fun tutorial about how he made it if you’d like to try making your own! [thanks Aram!]

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How-To: DIY Cat Maze

How-To: DIY Cat Maze

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WI9W_VdV1l0&w=560&h=315] Youtube user billybrowne made this maze out of boxes as a thoughtful gift to his cat, Rufus. He began to resent me due to painful ear drops to fix an infection. I would return from work and he would run from me! Now the ears are better I wanted to do something to […]

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Moonrise Kingdom Night Light

Moonrise Kingdom Night Light

Etsy user Take It With makes translucent-image night lights of all kinds, but I really love this one, with an image of Sam and Suzy from Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson’s latest film. The warm glow of the night light nicely complements the autumnal color palette of the film. More: Fantastic Mr. Fox Costumes Margot Tenenbaum Embroidery […]

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