Monthly Archives For April 2012

Stone Art: 18 Ways to Paint Rocks

If you want an eco-friendly and unique canvas for your art, try painting on stones. They’re cheap, easy to find, and full of creative possibility. Even if you don’t consider yourself an artist, you can still use rocks to carry messages or mark your garden. Check out these great ideas:

1. A proposal.

via Med Beach Stones

heart shaped Beach stone rock pebble marry me

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9 Delicious Ways to Make Biscotti

Biscotti. Even when it crumbles into your coffee cup and you have to use a spoon to fish out the pieces, it still sounds sophisticated. Its deliciousness and sophistication make it one of the ‘higher end’ biscuits/cookies. So, if you love them as much as I do, it’s worth either mastering a recipe or buying them in bulk.


Helpful hint: freeze the dough before you cut the biscotti for thinner pieces and less crumbling.

1. Dark chocolate biscotti -> recipe

Dark chocolate biscotti

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18 Ways to Upcycle Matchboxes

Anyone who loves tiny treasures is sure to like upcycled matchboxes. In fact, after seeing all these great ideas, you may begin to wonder which is more useful: the match or the box?

1. Shadow box – ‘The Magic Hat in the Matchbox’
via la boom!

Handmade shadow box frame -The Magic Hat in a Matchbox

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Embroidered Hoop Art: 16 Cool Designs

Embroidery is an old hobby that has changed considerably in the past 200 years. Modern embroidered art is full of variation—different materials, techniques, and styles. You might be surprised by its versatility and uniqueness, and decide to create your own hoop!

1. Reindeer
via Three Red Apples

Embroidery Hoop Art - Reindeer

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