These Houses Might Look Normal, But They’re ALL Hiding One Incredible Secret…

Jun 12, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0

We’ve all see those movies where a seemingly normal bookcase transports someone into a room that was hidden there in plain sight, but did you know that there are everyday houses that also have secret passages?

Whether it’s for safety, privacy, design, or just plain fun, these houses show that it doesn’t only happen in movies — it happens here in real life too.

What kid wouldn’t love to crawl into that secret playroom?

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Via: Houzz

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17-Year-Old Combines Everyday Objects Into Gorgeous Art

Jun 9, 2015 By Megan Berman 0

You may want to look twice at some of the ordinary objects around your house after you’ve seen Kristián Mensa’s astonishing illustrations…

His delightful doodles transform flowers, combs, pins, cutlery, and other mundane things we look at every day, with the flick of a pen. Mensa riffs on technology, art, and pop culture with an incredibly imaginative perspective…
The 17 year old artist, who hails from the Czech Republic, channels his inner child by seeing everyday things in a new, fantastical light.

Here are some of our favorite doodles by Mensa — who knows? Maybe they’ll inspire you to create something incredible!

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Here’s The Paper Airplane You Always WISHED You Could Make

Jun 1, 2015 By Olivia James 0

Paper airplanes are a classic childhood craft that never quite seemed to work out the way they looked in the pictures (and in my case often ended up crumpled into a ball in the garbage in a fit of rage).

You can bet that this sassy mustachioed man and his bestie were the kids who always won the paper airplane contest, because now they’ve created the cardboard plane to rule them all.

Cancer Survivor Creates Empathy Cards She Wishes That She Had Been Sent

May 28, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0

Unless you’ve gone through a serious illness yourself, it’s hard to know what really goes on when you’re sick.

People do their best to be supportive and, to be honest, you can’t expect them to understand something you’re struggling to understand yourself.

For Los Angeles-based designer Emily McDowell, it took a stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma diagnosis and nine months of treatments at age 24 to realize that the most difficult part of a serious illness is rarely what you would expect.

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These Business Card Ideas Will Get You Hired Instantly

May 26, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0

How often have you been given a template business card, glanced at it for a minute, and then threw it on a table and never looked at it again? Exactly. They all look the same and tend to blend into each other, meaning it’s easy to throw them away.

The solution? Getting creative with the designs. The people below thought outside the box with their cards — going interactive, functional, and pretty much just genius — to ensure their card can’t just be easily tossed away.

This Canadian landscaper’s business card is die-cut Astroturf and pretty darn genius.

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Via: Ads of the World

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Chicago STILL Hasn’t Fixed Their Potholes, and This Guy Knows Exactly What to Do About It

May 19, 2015 By Megan Berman 0

Remember Jim Bachor, the guerrilla artist who installed gorgeous floral mosaics in Chicago’s ugly potholes?

Well, he’s back, and better than ever…

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This summer, he’s filling more of Chicago’s potholes with very appropriately themed mosaics: ice cream!

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These installations look both gorgeous and tasty…

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But Bachor’s not just beautifying Chicago this year.

His sweet treats have been so popular — even appearing on Reuters — that he’s taken the show on the road (so to speak)…

26 Creative Business Cards That You’ll Actually Want to Keep Around

May 8, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0