With the spread of COVID-19 on everyone’s minds and institutions closing, new opportunities arise to solve the problem we’re facing, together as a community. Since schools have closed to keep the students safe, parents have been wondering how they will manage to work from home and at the same time make sure their children won’t miss any classes. (more…)
Currently, the supply of surgical masks is at a critical all-time low throughout the entire world. As a community of sewists, this is a great way we can band together and make a huge difference in this time of need!
While handmade fabric face masks are NOT a substitution for N95 masks, (more…)
This next tiny house has a nice twist when it comes to its shape and design, as it doesn’t look like every other tiny house out there. This very edgy home was designed by Zenith Design + Build and it was named ”Carriage House”.
The house has a narrow design and it comes with an attached garage which adds some extra space and a rooftop for outdoor activities. The large deck on top is perfect for parties or even as an outdoor workspace when it is nice and sunny outside. (more…)
Tiny homes are great. They are organized efficiently, most of them are also environmentally friendly and can be both a nice permanent residence and a vacation house. Typically, tiny homes try to make as much as possible use of vertical space, so the sleeping area or bedroom is usually located upstairs. (more…)
If you prefer the old-school style reading of physical books and not electronic ones than you are going to love these bookmarkers. They are hand crocheted in bright colors and have the shape of a feather. For those of you who feel crafty, there is a great tutorial on how to make them at home, so you can crochet them in different colors and can also be a great gift idea for a book-lover. (more…)
Half of the world is in lockdown, and the other half in self-isolation so there has been a lot of news about animals taking back the cities and villages.
This news about elephants, that broke into Chinese wine vats might be the cutest of them all. It seems that a group of hungry, but also curious elephants invaded a tea garden in China (more…)
Thanks to our lifestyles and the little care that we give to the environment, every year more and more species go extinct. This sadly is also the case of the Blue Macaw parrot, the one that was portrayed in the famous cartoon named Rio.
In the animated pictures, Rio flies from Minnesota to Rio de Janeiro, thinking he is the last one of the species left but then he meets the female, Jewel. Unfortunately, real life is not like the movies, where the too managed to save the species. (more…)
Norway is known for its beautiful sceneries and forests, so it might be the best spot in the world if you want to relax and isolate yourself. Its coastlines are also spectacular, with amazing fjords surrounded by cliffs and glaciers.
A company called Livit thought about incorporating minimalistic accommodations in the Norwegian scenery and created “birdboxes for humans” which provide shelter and let you enjoy the breathtaking views. (more…)
Raising chickens can be extremely beneficial for a family or a person. But before you can yield the produce (eggs and meat), you must invest. Taking care of your chickens entails offering them the best quality living space just as much as providing with food every day. There are a lot of information about the site, the size, storage space and (more…)