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worth 1000 words: frozen sand canyons

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If I thought our winter landscapes were riveting and otherwordly, check out these amazing images of a Lake Michigan Beach shot by photographer Joshua Nowicki. Learn more at Colossal.

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worth 100 words: artists, kids, and hospitals

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These playful images from London Roayl Children’s Hospital are so hopeful and inspirational. See more from the Vital Art 13 artist collaboration at Bored Panda.

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worth 1000 words: tapestry cats

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This cat has a pseudo-vintage look with a current, artistic pedigree. I’d like to name it Gus. See more work by Alice Oehr.

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worth 1000 words: land of giants

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Now I have one more reason why Iceland is amazing. Read more at Express-O.

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worth 1000 words: a pile of houses

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In the midst of my too-small, too-busy, too-full house, all I can think about is what my dream home might be like. Perhaps one of these would fit me better? Illustration by Elena Fernandez Prada.

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worth 1000 words: treschotka

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Though it appears this Treschotka rocking horse doesn’t make noise like a traditional Treshchotka, I still think it’s pretty fabulous. See more work by Yaroslav Misonzhnikov at his site.

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worth 1000 words: over a winter day

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After a whilrwind of gift guides and gift giving and Christmas planning all week long, today it’s time for some simplicity. Like this gorgeous piece of art by Aaron Rinas. Learn more over at Lone Wolf.

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worth 1000 words: floating collage

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I’d like to take a moment to float above my life and see all the wonderful things that are happening in it from a new perspective. Much like this floating illustrations by Eleanor Rudge – aren’t the colors versus shadows lovely?

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worth 1000 words: making a castle

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Yes, yes, and yes. This is the perfect cardboard castle, with just the right amount of details, and a lovely color palette. It makes me happy on a dreary day. Found via Designspiration.

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worth 1000 words: leaf garland

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Chances are you have some extra leaves lying around your yard right about now. I know what I want to do with mine. See the tutorial over at Alisa Burke.

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worth 1000 words: fairy trees

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So much progress made today on my brand new business – it’s headed your way so very soon! In the meantime, here’s a little something to keep us all going. We just watched the movie FairyTale: A True Story, which I highly recommend. It focuses on the true tale of some young girls who took […]

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worth 1000 words: cutest sidewalks ever

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It’s so refreshing to see kid-friendly street art. These little guys makes me believe in another realm, just for a sec. I couldn’t decide which of David Zinn’s illustrations to share, so make sure you stop by Colossal to see them all.

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worth 1000 words: marbles on the table

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I believe this week’s slightly crazy tilt is a perfect match for the Marbelous table. Do you see all the marble channels? I just love the humorous and unusual designs from Collection Ontwerp.

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worth 1000 words: leather swing

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In my dream home with the endless budget, there is an old-fashioned attic painted entirely in white with fancy dormers, lots of play space, and a couple of these leather swings by Fritz Hansen & Louis Vuitton.

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worth 1000 words: a castle & a concrete printer

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I really want to meet this man, his 3D printer, and his 3D printed castle. What do you think it would cost to “print” one of these in our backyard? Read more about it in my local paper, the Star Tribune, or the more detailed 3Ders.

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