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Got Old Furniture? Turn It Into Something Playful

Upcycling: Turn Crappy Old Furniture Into Amazing Toys For Creative Play Reposted from: The Huffington Post Canada  |  By Kristy Woudstra  Posted: 05/04/2015 2:42 pm EDT Have your in-laws ever offered you some old night stands or a side table? more »

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The Theory of Legos

Some material reposted from:  www.bitrebels.com If you’re a fan of physicist, cosmologist and author Stephen Hawking – and if you like LEGO – you are going to love this! Several years ago, a LEGO version of Stephen Hawking was spotted more »

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Fun Cubed

The ‘Rubik’s Cube’ is most popular toy of all time and a staple to the popular culture of the 1980s. It was invented by and named after Ernő Rubik, a young Hungarian professor. He taught architecture at the time and more »

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Sweet Pix

Expressive Skittle Portraits: Free Lesson Plan Download Level: High School Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Shape, Color Art Skills: Photo Manipulation, Color Theory, Mosaics Art History: Mosaics By Ian Sands; reposted from: http://www.theartofed.com/2014/01/28/expressive-skittle-portraits-free-lesson-plan-download/ Like we talked about yesterday, I would never more »

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LEGO Sculptures in Full Bloom – Nature Connects: Art with Lego Bricks

Morton Arboretum features Lego sculptures Artist Sean Kenney works on a monarch butterfly sculpture in his New York studio. The butterfly is one of more than a dozen Lego sculptures that will be on display July 17-Nov. 1 at the more »

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Puzzlin’ Portrait

Check out this amazing mosaic portrait made entirely with Rubik’s Cubes. Can you guess how many Rubik’s Cubes were used to make this? Reposted from: http://www.artofapex.com/2010/12/top-10-christmas-presents-every-art-1.html +70   

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Exploding Toys

Toys as Art: Alan Sailer’s Explosive Art Reposted from: Global Toy News http://www.globaltoynews.com/2012/12/toys-as-art-alan-sailers-explosive-art.html Alan Sailer is an artist who likes to blow up toys (food, candy, ornaments, fruit and more) and photograph them at the moment of detonation.  He uses a more »

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If a tree falls in the forest,…does anyone hear it?

Chances are, you won’t lose the forest from the trees with these characters. Read about these intree-guing sculptures, straight from The Bangor Daily News. Belfast artist unlocks the personality of trees Abigail Curtis | BDN These faces carved in wood more »

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Coaster To Coaster

Make these cool Scrabble tile coasters for your next party or get-together. Theme them with party-specific words, or use them for everyday. Everyone’s a winner with these coasters! Reposted from –  http://www.recyclart.org/2012/02/scrabble-tile-coasters/ +80   

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Pop Art Toys

WAIT! Don’t toss that can!  After holiday parties are over and guests have gone home…try some of these unique and eco-responsible ways to use your tossed soda cans. Upcycle This! 21 Things Made from Soda Cans Reposted from: http://www.redesignrevolution.com/upcycle-this-soda-cans/ We more »

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Bricks That Touch The Sky

11-Story LEGO Tower Is Officially the World’s Tallest Painstakingly constructed from over 500,000 bricks, the 113-ft. tall tower weighs more than a ton By Matt Peckham @mattpeckham Delaware Online Reposted from @TIMENewsfeed, http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/08/21/11-story-lego-tower-is-officially-the-worlds-tallest/ As the Beatles said, you’ll get by more »

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Lego My Egg-ohh!

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Try this sunny side up Lego egg and see if you agree. OR, try the waffle. Just don’t break a tooth! +30   

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