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Artists Decorate Refrigerators for the Darwin Fridge Festival

An unusual festival held in Australia celebrates the refrigerator. It is called the Darwin Fridge Festival. The refrigerators at the festival are not your ordinary white fridges. They are highly decorative. People are invited to participate in the event by painting, decorating and even sculpting fridges. The event was created by Darwin Community Arts in 2010. Read more... December 7, 2014

How to Draw Olaf From Disney's Frozen

This video shows you how to draw Olaf from Disney's hit movie, Frozen. Character artist Brian James Fichtner provides the step-by-step lesson in this video from Disney Parks. Fichtner says Olaf's head is shaped somewhat like Piglet's head. Olaf has one big mouth and oval eyes with circular pupils. His eyebrows are triangular wedges. Olaf has four strands of hair (twigs). Read more... May 17, 2014

Michaels Launches Online Store Featuring Project Ideas

Michaels has launched its online store which features project ideas and one-click shopping lists. The ecommerce crafts site can be found at Read more... May 12, 2014

Artist Bradley Hart Creates Art With Bubble Wrap

Artist Bradley Hart uses bubble wrap to create works of art. ITN reports that Hart uses computer algorithms, syringes and other tools to transform the bubble wrap into artwork that resembles paintings. Read more... May 3, 2014

Future Plc to Launch US Edition of Mollie Makes Magazine

Future plc has announced plans to launch a U.S. edition of Mollie Makes magazine, called Mollie Makes U.S. Edition. The magazine will debut on April 29, 2014. Katherine Stevenson is the magazine's editor-in-chief. A website has been set up at Read more... April 7, 2014

How to Make an Apple Swan

Grant Thomspon, The King of Random, explains how to make an edible Apple Swan in this video and this article on Instructables. The article and video shows why it helps to have a couple extra butter knives when cutting apple wedges. Read more... March 31, 2014

Cricut Announces Cricut Explore

Cricut has announced the launch of its latest design product, Cricut Explore. Cricut says the system is designed to be the "world's easiest design-and-cut system" for making polished DIY projects. It includes a cutting machine and online design software. The software includes a library of 50,000 images and step-by-step instructions for hundreds of projects. Read more... January 23, 2014

How to Fold Napkins to Resemble Christmas Trees

Here is a video from Handimania that shows you how to fold a napkin into the shape of a Christmas tree. A green napkin is used in the video, but other colors work as well. Read more... December 19, 2013

Sharknado Costume Tutorial

Here is a video about how to make a Sharknado costume. Sharknado was an entertaining horror movie from Syfy that was a huge hit on Twitter this summer. Read more... October 8, 2013

Astronaut Karen Nyberg Makes Toy Dinosaur in Space

NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg made this cute toy dinosaur in space. We love the little floating dinosaur. Nyberg used stuff found on the International Space Station to make the plush toy. She says, "It is made out of velcro-like fabric that lines the Russian food containers found here on the International Space Station. It is lightly stuffed with scraps from a used t-shirt." Read more... September 29, 2013

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