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By Mandy McGee (via One Kings Lane)

How To Create a Folding Screen
Using wallpaper and simple wooden closet doors from the hardware store, our stylist Anthony Santelli created a gorgeous folding screen.

Click here for the full list of materials needed and instructions on how to make this fabulous project.

By Mandy McGee

Ltd Art Gallery in Seattle, WA on Capitol Hill is running a new collection, "Picture’s Worth A Thousand Words". It opened last Friday November 8th and is running til December 7th, 2013. If you are in the area go and check it out. There are some very amazing works displayed.


"A Picture’s Worth A Thousand Words is a new art show that allows the artist to move away from the cues of visual mediums and instead draw inspiration from the many wonderful characters and worlds from literature. From Edgar Allan Poe to Michael Crichton, over 40 artists will imagine their own literary favorites in a new light.

Featuring the art of: Marjon Accoin, Kari-Lise Alexander, Dane Ault, Dilka Bear, Crystal Barbre, Cory Benhatzel, Jonathan Bergeron, Barry Blankenship, Syd Brown, Craig Church, Daisy Church, Mona Collentine, Nick Comporone, Doaly, Derek Eads, Leslie Gauthier, Levi Hastings, Blain Hefner, Kiku Hughes, Claire Hummel, Aaron Jasinski, Suzanne Kaufman, Christina Lank, Nan Lawson, June Leeloo, Eliot Mechanism, Timo Meyer, Mikeatron, Brian Miller, Moon, Ryan Myers, Damon O’Keefe, Christopher J Olsen, Augie Pagan, Paolo Petrangeli, Chet Phillips, Reid Psaltis, JSalvador, Dennis Salvatier, Mark Sarmel, Amanda Scurti, Paul Shipper, Siames, Tnglr, Todd Spence, Meghan Stratman, Derek Sullivan, Clay Sisk, Emi Tolibas, Rich Werner”



By Mandy McGee

If you are in the Brookyln, NY area you should stop by the Cotton Candy Machine and see the opening of “Tiny Trifecta”. It will be up til July 15th. It features three tiny pieces of art at $100 each from very talented artists and curated by Tara McPhearson. 

The list of artists featured:

Kid Acne, Jessicka Addams, Aiko, Andrew Bell, Heather Benjamin, Florence Blanchard, Robert Bowen, Jon Burgerman, Iain Burke, Zoe Byland, You Byun, Victor Castillo, Deedee Cheriel, Luke Chueh, Ciou, Becky Cloonan, David M. Cook, Dave Correia, Troy Coulterman, Molly Crabapple, Lana Crooks, Camilla d’Errico, Dilek Baykara, Steven Daily, Ron English, Brian Ewing, Natalia Fabia, P-Jay Fidler, AJ Fosik, Lola Gil, Gris Grimley, Jason Holley, Thomas Hooper, Jim Houser, Seldon Hunt, Jeremy Hush, Charlie Immer, Jordin Isip, JK5, Lyejm Kallas-Lewis, Aya Kakeda, Audrey Kawasaki, Kozyndan, Henry Lewis, Farron Loathing, Travis Louie, David Mack, Jim Mahfood, Steve Manale, Malojo, Sara Antoinette Martin, Tara McPherson, Brandi Milne, Junko Mizuno, Moki, Buff Monster, Tomi Monstre, Michael Motorcycle, Lori Nelson, Saelee Oh, Kathie Olivas, Alex Pardee, Brandt Peters, Shaunna Peterson, Joshua Petker, Anthony Pontius, Martha Rich, Arik Roper, Paul Romano, Frank Russo, Martina Russo, Jay Ryan, Mark Ryden, Souther Salazar, Isabel Samaras, Scarecrowoven, Jon Schnepp, Shawnimals, Greg “Craola” Simkins, Amy Sol, Jeff Soto, Sucklord, Diana Sudyka, L’Amour Supreme, Jill Thompson, Yosuke Ueno, Adam Wallacavage, Jonathan Wayshack and Chet Zar. 

For more info on the show click on this link.

Every month Cotton Candy Machine has amazing art up. If you are every in the area you should check them out. 

By Mandy McGee

I have come across a few videos today and I am posting them for your viewing pleasure. 

Let’s start with Denver, CO band, Dressy Bessy. I remember the first time I heard them in the movie “But I’m A Cheerleader” and I just had to find more of their music. Here is their new video for the song “Lipstick.”

You can get updates and download free tracks on their website.

I found this via The Mary Sue. Who doesn’t love Puppets?

…and then there is this little amazing gem. Bad Brains and a little girl rockin’ out!

That’s all for now. Have a great day!!!