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Worth 1000 words: getting outside

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It may be snowing outside my window, but I’m still in the mood to go out and commune with nature. This image by Rachel Katstaller inspired me.

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worth 1000 words: little wooden friends

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I can’t get these friendly little creatures out of my head, I can imagine hiding under the floorboards and sneaking through my cupboards. Image found via Facebook.

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worth 1000 words: rainbow houses

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Today I just want to live in a rainbow colored, candy coated, sunny skies forever, hippy dippy world. It’s not happening, apparently, but a gal can dream. Image via ArtMik.

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worth 1000 words: bright threads

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Add some floral feasts to your walls despite the blustery weather with the art of Katy Biele. See more at Brown Paper Bag.

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worth 1000 words: those other halloween costumes

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Want something a little more unusual for Halloween? I was scrolling through Pinterest and stumbled on some very interesting (and completely unappealing to the kids I know) ideas – which one would you choose? Image Resources, top to bottom: Image 1, Image 2, Image 3, Image 4  

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worth 1000 words: patterned pumpkins

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Forget faces and carve pumpkins in pretty modern patterns this Halloween. These pretties were found over at Southern Living.

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worth 1000 words: maple seed dragonflies

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We have a ton of these maple seeds or “helicopters” in our yard, now I know just what to do with them. See the full how-to from Church Street Designs.

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worth 1000 words: beautiful sticks

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There are days when a stick is so much more than just a stick. This is one of them! See the how-to for this amazing art-assemblage-pasta-stick craft from Art Bar.

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worth 1000 words: oooh clay portraits

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The most wonderful thing happened to me a couple of weeks ago. Gaby sent me an email with the above photo attached and said she’d made my family a custom family portrait. No charge, nothing needed in return, just a gift she wanted to send to me and my little family. I was blown away. […]

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worth 1000 words: chair with tongue?

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Unfortunately, I can’t find the original source of this rather unique design, but I just had to share it anyway. Because I know your kids will laugh their butts off when they see it, just like mine did! Image via Pinterest.

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worth 1000 words: paper flora + fauna

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I love to make things with paper, but this kind of detail is an entirely different level – it must require so much patience! See more of Kate Kato’s artwork.

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worth 1000 words: playground over the rainbow

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If you live in Maryland, this is the kind of magic your kids can find at the playground. See more of the Watkins Regional Park project.

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worth 1000 words: cardboard sculptures

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When cardboard goes so high-end you can see it living in a place of honor in your living room! Check out more of Julie Rousseau’s artwork.

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worth 1000 words: bubble necklaces

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You could wear these gorgeous fabric creations around your neck and be oh-so-fabulous. See more of Mariko Kusumoto.

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worth 1000 words: modern stitchery

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Stitching and embroidery has never looked better. Take a look at Karolin Reichardt’s extravagant embroidered art via Brown Paper Bag.

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