Bleach-stenciled T-shirts with Overwatch themes

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Miami-based artist Topher Cody makes T-shirts stenciled with bleach like these cool Overwatch designs. Read the rest

Fanciful embroidered typography and birds

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London-based designer Katheryn Benedict-Perri takes embroidered text to the next level with intricate overlapping letters using multiple colors. Read the rest

Handmade wooden sunglasses

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Brazil-based artisan Guilherme Casagrande makes handcrafted wooden sunglasses from reused skateboard decks. Read the rest

Artist makes delightful creatures from beach rocks

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Stefano Furlani lives near the beach, and as a father-son project he started collecting rocks for collages. The results are pretty neat! Read the rest

How to make a fish from a palm leaf

"If you don't have a palm tree nearby, try using long strips of paper instead," writes Grant Thompson, aka The King of Random.

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Guy restores a century-old letterpress to perfect condition

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Jimmy DiResta kept passing by a 1911 Chandler & Price letterpress sitting out in the rain. After buying it from the neglectful owner, he spent several years lovingly restoring it, eventually learning how to print with it. Read the rest

Fun video of a steamroller as a printing press

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YouTuber Dom P posted a lovely short video of Chicago Printmakers Collaborative's steamroller printing project over the summer. For year, printers have been experimenting with renting steamrollers for printing large letterpress works without incurring the costs of renting or buying a large letterpress. Some of the work turned out quite nice! Read the rest

Lovely exhibition of origami flora and fauna

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Folded Transformations just opened at The Huntington. The exhibit features 25 beautiful works by origami master Robert J. Lang. Read the rest

Secret society curios: classic Masonic and Odd Fellows folk art

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Allison Meier at Hyperallergic has a fascinating look at The American Folk Art Museum’s exhibit of classic secret society folk art. Read the rest

Japanese Hakone marquetry

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This video depicts craftsman Tanegi Zukuri making extraordinarily beautiful and precise examples of Japanese marquetry. Read the rest

Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Wheelchair Costume

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Ryan Scott Miller outdid himself with this terrific wheelchair costume that Jeremy will be sporting this Halloween: "This year we put it to a vote and our friends choose the Ghostbusters Ecto-1!" Well-played, sir! Read the rest

How to Make a Cardboard Raptor

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IMGUrian Colo1 shared this wonderful series of images documenting a cardboard dinosaur creation.

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How to make origami dragonclaw gauntlets

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Jeremy Shafer shows how to make flexible finger rings that look like reptilian claws by allowing joint movement. He also shows a handy way to maximize the number of squares you can make out of standard printer paper. Read the rest

Hand-Crafted Poké Ball May Be Peak Pokémon, But Is Still Totally Awesome

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The artisan behind this Pokémon "Poké Ball" (aka Monster Ball) masterpiece is Jasper Hams.

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You probably need a mermaid tail blanket this fall

Now that fall is here, wouldn't it be nice to keep your legs warm while pretending you are a siren of the sea? The good folks at YARNutopia share how to make your own mermaid tail blanket, including a PDF of the pattern. Read the rest

Printed easter eggs: fore-edge paintings hidden in books

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High-end printers began decorating the edges of books as the craft developed, including dyeing and gilding the edges, but in the 17th century, artisans began creating fore-edge paintings that could only be seen when books were fanned. Below is another example: Read the rest

Make your own Secret Wood Rings with these DIY tips

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Secret Wood Rings are pretty cool-looking, so Peter Brown decided to experiment with making his own using some resin and hand-splintered wood. Not bad for the first try! Read the rest

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