WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- We’re at day 5 of our dPS 12 Days of Christmas and today we have one that we know many of you who use Lightroom will LOVE. It’s 62% off any of our Lightroom Presets bundles! If you have ever looked at other people’s beau
Before the craziness of the week proceeding Christmas begins, how about a night off to enjoy some spectacular design and cuisine! Le Coucou in New York City was designed by the incredibly talented duo of Roman and Williams. If you're lucky you'll spo
Many moons ago I studied woodworking with Maurice Fraser at the Crafts Students League of New York. Maurice taught me a mortising technique that he had developed over time. Then, about five years after I stopped taking classes, Maurice called me all
I've got 15,267 Cubs cards from 127 different brands listed on a spreadsheet. A random number generator picked five cards, one each from the past several decades. 1900s - 1970s: 1978 SSPC #258 Larry Cox Based on his dirty knees, Larry must
I do like making clean and simple cards and with using this stunning Daisy Friends stamp, then its so easy! I first of all made the card blank with white linen effect card and cut the aperture with a circle die. The Daisy
First baseman Craig Cacek played 11 seasons of professional baseball. In 1,318 minor league games .301 with 115 HR and 728 RBI. He made the major leagues with the Houston Astros for seven games in 1977. Now a Counselor at the Westview School in Los A
#323 Willie WilsonHere is the second of two cards that Willie Wilson signed for me at a Royals game in 2015. On Sunday games, the Royals always have an alumni or two signing at the Royals Hall of Fame. That was how I got the cards signed. I took my w
Need a little summer cheer for your kitchen? Stamp plain, air drying (or oven bake!) clay with summery, floral stamps and make great coasters in this tutorial by Jessa of Sparkle Living blog. You could totally make this into a … Read More..
I was inspired by the works of Sister Mary Corita, was an artist with an innovative approach to design and education. By the 1960s, her vibrant serigraphs were drawing international acclaim. Coritas work reflected her concerns about poverty,
I got a surprise care package in the other day from my little buddy from Instagram, Micah. He sent the package as a birthday gift to my son, Chris, since they talk some on Instagram. Micah had included some stuff in the package fo
Mike Piazza recounted his minor league career and his third pro season, his season at high-A Bakersfield, stuck out for the quality of his teammates, he wrote in his book "Long Shot."He mentioned some obvious high-profile teammates - and one not-so-o
I did get one card today and for most (probably all) of you, it'll be nothing exciting but it was for me, because I need it. I remember bidding on this without checking to see if I needed it for sure and after my last post, that was probably a bad id
I was quietly wallowing in my puddle of life problems this afternoon, full of self-pity and resignation, when the following flashed across the Twitter wire:Wut.It was a sentence of gibberish peppered with entirely familiar names.Matt Kemp was a Dodge
1978 Topps Burger King #8 and #15When the Modern Era committee elected Jack Morris and Alan Trammell into the National Baseball Hall of Fame last weekend, baseball enthusiasts around the country celebrated and rightfully so.Both of their names have c
This is Ava's second Christmas, but last year she was too young to know that I hadn't gotten her a Christmas stocking made yet. I got busy this week and that has now been remedied. She has a stocking that will be used for many years to come.
This giant candy cane pillow is such a cute way to decorate a couch or porch bench! Lovely Indeed has a tutorial showing how you can make one. It’s easy to make from felt! You can sew one up in … Read More...
Purdue hitters Mike Galle and Tom Kitchel had a field day against Evansville Ace Andy Benes in 1988, Kitchel recalled years later to Purdue Sports.Galle and Kitchel each hit two home runs, Kitchel recalled, off the Evansville hurler who, weeks later,
The latest news from Vince McMahon is not wrestling related but appears to be a revival of the XFL. A Deadspin reporter had contacted the WWE regarding rumors of the league and a WWE spokesman responded with Vince McMahon has established and is perso
I've managed to make a few things other than quilts. Say what!? We have a kindness cradle the kids picked out at the kids Christmas shop last year at church but it was without a baby Jesus. I wanted to try this activity with the k
“Candy Cane Lane,” written bySia FurlerandGreg Kurstin, performed by Sia. Video directed byLior Molcho. _____________ Short link:https://wp.me/p6sb6-qO9 Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not bori
With a little over a week until Christmas, I wanted to put together a really big list of DIY gift ideas for the holidays before it gets too late. Only 2 weekends left! How is that even possible?! I may have gotten a little carried away though because
Do you text your mother with those fingers? This WPA-style collaborative print by BT Livermore & Michael Buchino was made without computers. Free download available. Do you text your mother with those fingers? This WPA-style collaborative print b
Drones are a boon for many and a bane for others, all the while providing endless fodder for quirky stories like the following. There are some crazy proposals out there for regulating drone use but this one out of the Netherlands takes the cake. The
December 16, 2017:#220 Alan Ashby, #486 Larry Bowa, #222 Jose Cruz, #488 Bill BucknerThere's a place in the continental United States where you can lie down and simultaneously touch four baseball cards while only touching one piece of cardboard. This
If your New Year's resolution is to read more in 2018 but don't know where to start, Amazon editors have got you covered. They've put together a list of the 100 books to read in a lifetime, which covers fiction and nonfiction, with writers that range
Even though he is sliding over to third base, Cozart's acquisition gives the Angels a good defender and a guy who can transition over to second base if Ian Kinsler doesn't stick around past the 2018 season - while Cozart has really been up and down w
Originally published April 21, 2016Randy Strijek remained patient in April 1989, according to his hometown Schenectady Gazette.He'd made AA Hagerstown with the Orioles in his fourth season on the strength of his defense. He looked then to improve his
It's been a busy time here at the cottage. I hope everyone is just about ready for Christmas. I gathered up all the qualifying entries, gave the Random generator a click and the winner of my Deck the Halls giveaway is ....Vicki H from Kansa
Morgan and her husband recently bought a home and, little by little, are updating each room. First up, the laundry room. One of the things that sold them on the house was having a mud room off the garage, complete with a washer and dryer. As handy as
Why should you put labels in the clothes you sew? For the same reason that manufacturers put them in the clothes they sell. They tell who made the garment, or what size it is, or what kind of fabric it’s … Read More...
I'm loving the reactions to this series thus far, with people supporting/defending these down ballot MVP nominees fairly consistently. I'm curiously if that will continue with today's player, as he seems a little more obscure and had a shor
In Facades 3, the latest in a series of such sets, French photographerZacharie Gaudrillot-Roy ones again visits flatland, imaginingthe world constructed like a stage set from virtually two-dimensional building fronts (or sides). In architecture schoo
Google always shows photographers some love and these latest photo apps are going a long way towards continuing that tradition. The new apps are simple and easy to use. They have been engineered from the ground up to enhance selfies and video. Selfis
I live in a country where the climate is described as temperate. This is just another euphemism for not so great weather! Typically, the seasons sort of merge together and the annual rainfall can dampen anyones spirits, pun intended. It was when livi
A look at the Juxtapoz Clubhouse at Art Basel Miami that included the adidas Showcase, installations by Jean Jullien, Olek, Shepard Fairey, and gallery presentations by Corey Helford Gallery and Jonathan LeVine Projects, and so much more. A look at t
December 15, 2017:1992-93 Upper Deck #507 Birdman FanimationCybernetic Larry Bird is also the dirtiest player in the game of the future. Droids with mechanical reach are no match for his well-hidden nut shots and wild elbows. Trash talking in the 25t
To Hrothgar was granted glory in war.....Sound familiar to anyone? It's the first line of "Beowulf," the oldest surviving long poem of Old English literature, consisting of over 3,000 lines. We read it in school, probably 9th grad
These handmade Puppets are the perfect DIY handmade gift for toddlers and young children. You can make them as detailed or as simple as you like. The kids will love playing with these and they are quick to make too. … Read More...
FML: Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future of any generation since the Great Depression. By Michael Hobbes on HuffPost Highline. Fascinating read with a lot of food for thought + great scrolling illustrations. FML: Why millennials