Paper Collage - Formica Sample
I took a workshop at the San Francisco Center for the Book. One of the projects we did used Formica sample cards (from Home Depot). These make great foundations for collage. I learned how to bind them, but haven't done so with these.
Make your own Kodachrome slide lamp shade - but it will be hard to top Shane's -
Yesterday I saw some instructions on how make a curtain or lampshade out of vintage Kodachrome slides. You know: The gazillions of old family vacation..
Here's the finished curtains I made out of Kodachrome slides! The slides date from the 50s and early 60s, and are all from a lot of slides I got in Kansas City last fall. The majority of slides on the right panel are of horses. Go figure. Travis drilled 8 holes in the slides using a Dremel tool in a Dremel drill press thingy, and I connected them all using aluminum chainmail rings. Hey, this made Flickr Explore! Woot! Holy crap, now this is on Lifehacker and Make and Craft and Craftster…
Craft Project: Slide Lamp
My friend Katherine had a subscription to ReadyMade before I did. She and my other friend, Lara, shared a subscription (is it me, or did it really use to cost $24.95 a year???). I looked at them after they both did (I was much too cheap for a subscription myself). One thing that caught my eye, and Katherine's, too, was the slide lamp. When we found out at the end of our junior year in high school that one of the teachers as going to throw away all the old school slides, we dove in and took…