The New York Times recently published an article about Purl Soho. It touches on our cool weather revitalizing the knitting community, and it goes on to discuss how much we would love to make certain items but are limited by time. The article suggests places to buy the items we wish we had time to make..
The New York Times wrote another article about RePlayGround, which is a great source of ideas for re-using objects, including how to turn your old sweater into new fashion..
I hope that this holiday season we can get back to the basics of family and tradition. With everyone concerned about their finances and future, this is a perfect opportunity to look for new and creative ways to give..
I believe that our usual holiday shopping routine has become thoughtless. The most common comment made during the holiday season is "I'm so busy buying presents and shopping that the holidays are a really stressful time for me." Aren't we all stressed out enough right now? Let's take a step back this holiday season and think. Why not check out some website that offer new ways to use old things? Let's not make what is already a difficult time in our families even harder by encouraging quantity and frivolity over quality and conservation..
...just for kicks, on the topic of photography...
I don't pretend to be anything more than an amateur photographer, but this lesson I have learned from the experts. I encourage you to pull up this article, which I mentioned above.
Look at her head. Not only does the bookshelf look like its partition is growing out of her head, but starting at the V in her shirt, a line forms that continues from her chest, up to her nose, up to the part in her hair, and right up the top of the bookcase.