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11 Times Accidental Art Was Better Than Anything That Anyone Could Plan

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If you know any artists, or if you’re one yourself, you know how much time and effort typically goes into creating a piece. Whether it’s a portrait, a mural, or even a work of street art, hours of planning and painstaking effort go into bringing these visions to life. But sometimes, “accidental” works of art […]

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This Rug Definitely Doesn’t Belong On The Floor (But It Does Belong In A Museum)

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The method that artist Lisa Nilsson uses to create each piece in her “Tapis” collection has been around for centuries, but most people have never even heard of it. Known as quilling (or more commonly as paper filigree), this process entails making intricate pieces out of coils of rolled paper — hundreds of them, to […]

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When I First Saw This, I Thought I Was Going Crazy. Then I Realized What It Really Is…

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This unique cabin nestled in Joshua Tree in California’s Mojave Desert is really something else. Mirrors were added to the walls and windows to create the illusion that you can see right through the cabin, making it seem half transparent at times. The 70-year-old abandoned shack acquired and re-appropriated by artist Phillip K. Smith III […]

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This Year, Give Someone You Love A Matchbox Instead Of A Greeting Card

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I’m one of those people who always looks for more unique ways to send greetings to my friends and family for special occasions. A simple “HBD!” on Facebook simply won’t do when their special days roll around, and everyone’s sick of boring greeting cards. Recently, I’ve started Photoshopping their heads over their favorite pop culture […]

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Their Shed Was Falling Apart, So He Transformed It Into Something Incredible

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After Redditor mysacrificee and his father installed a koi pond beside their backyard shed, the old stucco structure looked like an eyesore compared to the elegant water feature. So, when summer rolled around this year, they took their tools to the little building. After countless hours of work, you won’t recognize the shed…and you might […]

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This Guy Built Himself The Ultimate Man Cave Inside An Actual Sports Stadium.

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Opened in 1965, the Astrodome in Houston, Texas was home to the Houston Astros, Houston Oilers, and Roy Hofheinz. Who’s Roy Hofheinz? He’s the former Mayor of Houston and pioneer of modern stadiums that built a private home in this revolutionary building. It had a bowling alley, movie theater, and, oh yeah, a sports stadium. […]

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What This Couple Built In Their House Is Straight Out Of A Creepy Castle. But It’s AWESOME.

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DIY projects can be a frustrating part of home ownership (or boring Sundays when you have nothing else to do). However, the project this couple completed in their spare time is the coolest, most creative DIY. They decided that their house should contain some fantastical secrets, much like a creepy castle nestled in the hills of Germany. So, […]

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This Couple Wanted Their Wedding Bands To Be Special. So They Did THIS… And It’s Awesome.

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Engagements and marriages are full of traditions that most people follow (but probably have no idea how they actually started). Some people, however, make their own traditions. As a result, their weddings are as unique as their love and relationship. Instead of buying their wedding rings, one couple decided to do something a little different. […]

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This Hooded Wooden Figure Is Beautiful And Mysterious.

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Paul Kaptein is a different kind of artist. Hailing from Australian, Kaptein works with laminated woods to create unconventional (and at times unsettling) sculptures of people. For the most part his work focuses on the themes of death and impermanence. Much of his work incorporates hoodies (hooded sweatshirts) in some way. They are often depicted as sad and […]

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This Artist Does Something With Cereal I Didn’t Think Was Possible. It’s Both Impressive And Delicious.

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Your parents probably told you not to play with your food. That’s sound advice for most people (especially if you’d like to eat in public without drawing stares). Thankfully, artist and photographer Sarah Rosado didn’t listen to her parents when they told her that food wasn’t meant to be played with. Instead of leaving her […]

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At First, It Looks Like Aliens Invaded Us. But Zoom Out And Learn The Truth… AMAZING.

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Looking at these crazy pictures, you’d think aliens had landed on the North Pole to create “ice circles,” but obviously that isn’t the case. These incredibly huge spirals were created by artist Jim Denevan and his crew who in 2010 created a large scale artwork on the frozen surface of Lake Baikal in Siberia, Russia. In a quest […]

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This Kayak Can Fit In Your Front Seat Because Technology Is Basically Witchcraft.

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Living an adventurous life can often mean getting bogged down by  large, clunky vehicles. Not only is storage an issue, but then you have to figure out a way to bring the bulky things with you while traveling. Basically, a nightmare. Thankfully, there’s some smart designers out there took a cue from origami and made items with headache-free […]

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Any Of These 24 Brilliant Ideas For Your House Will Instantly Make It Better. Awesome.

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Most people end up living in an apartment at some point during their lives. There’s no shame in living in a small space (sometimes, it’s actually pretty perfect). But when you don’t have a lot of space and you still own a lot of things, decorating can be tricky. That’s why some genius people thought […]

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Illusionist Eric Leclerc Performs A YouTube Magic Trick That’ll Stun You.

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Not many people legitimately believe in magic. I can’t blame them. After all, in this day and age, that’s a hard pill to swallow. However, there some things in life that’ll make you drop your skepticism and wonder “what if?” Eric Leclerc is an illusionist who is capable of doing just that. Along with National […]

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You Would Never See Him At First, But There’s A Man In All Of These Photos. Whoaaaa…

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Chinese artist Liu Bolin is a master of disguise. He can camouflage himself into almost any surrounding, regardless of how difficult it might seem. But that’s not to say it’s easy. Liu painstakingly spends up to 10 continuous hours working on a single photo to achieve the desired effect, one of absolute perfection. Mr. Bolin, who […]

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There’s Something About These Landscapes You Won’t Believe. I’m Not Sure How It’s Possible.

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Turkish artist Hasan Kale is so committed to his craft, even his canvases are creative. Chocolate, peanut shells, the skin of an onion–there doesn’t seem to be anything he can’t paint on. They’re not just any paintings, either. The detail Kale puts into his landscapes would be impressive at any size. The fact that he […]

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These Japanese Rice Fields Are Turned Into Works Of Intricate Art.

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Don’t worry: your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you and this isn’t the work of some very artistic aliens. These gorgeous fields exist in the small Japanese town of Inakadate, Aomori. When looking for a way to revitalize their community, the village settled on the 2,000 year old tradition of rice fields…but with a non-traditional twist. Carefully […]

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What Do You Get When You Mix Street Art And Railroad Tracks? Awesomeness.

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Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo AKA Bordalo II, likes trains. He likes them so much, that train tracks feature prominently into his latest series. These playful creations cleverly incorporate the straight lines of the tracks to create everything from musical notes to a game of Tic Tac Toe. Nice doing business with you. Bordalo II Musical notes. Bordalo II The musical notes […]

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All This Artist Needs To Transform An Entire Room Is A Roll Of Tape And Some Paper

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It’s one thing to display your artwork in a gallery. It’s another thing entirely to incorporate that space into your work. And that’s multi-disciplinary artist Damien Gilley‘s specialty. Instead of inhabiting space, his work transforms it. By strategically placing sheets of contact paper and strips of tape on gallery walls, Gilley gives viewers the opportunity […]

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These 14 Simple Objects Will Make You Stare And Still Totally Blow Your Mind. I’m Baffled.

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Optical illusions are such fun because, even if you know your eyes are being fooled, they are fooled anyway. It’s a wonderful feeling, to get lost in an illusion. That’s why, as a kid, Eye Spy books were the best. A talented artist by the name of Josh Sommers created some optical illusions that I […]

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If I Gave You 20 Guesses You Still Wouldn’t Know What This Is… But When You See It, WHOA.

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If I asked you to describe a desert, perhaps the blowing sands of the Sahara, you’d picture a desolate place dry and filled with countless dunes. Perhaps you’d think that nothing could be alive there. Now if I asked you to describe the human body, especially the skin, dry, dusty and barren are the last […]

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She Took A Shower Curtain And Turned It Into A Gorgeous Curtain For Her Bedroom

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Spicing up your bedroom decor is always fun, but the cost sure isn’t. Even if you’re just looking to buy new curtains for your room, things can get seriously pricey for only a small amount of fabric. That’s why I’m in love with this woman’s creative home project. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); Instructables user Enguyen16 […]

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This Tunnel Used To Be Totally Empty. Then Two Guys Came Along And What They Did Is Brilliant.

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Steven Dring and Richard Ballard are two entrepreneurs/farmers that are making us change what we think about greenhouses (and how plants grow in general). Together, these two took the idea for the conventional “greenhouse” and flipped it on its head. Instead a large glass building that lets natural sunlight in, Steven and Richard went in […]

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Wait Til You See What Happens When The Sunlight Hits This Place… WHOA!

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In the middle of Shiraz, Iran, there is one of the most beautiful things any human will ever see. The Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque, stands apart from so many other architectural wonders I have ever seen. Every day, when the sunlight hits the mosque, the entire building is flooded with […]

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See This Box Of Toothpicks? What This Guy Does With It Will Leave Your Jaw On The Floor.

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When we look at a box of toothpicks… we probably just see a box of toothpicks. Bob Morehead, however, sees so much more. Bob has spent years and countless toothpicks (over 300,000) creating his unique sculptures. The intricate buildings he creates become a part of something bigger: his toothpick city. His biography on DeviantArt.com is simply this: […]

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This Is Either Awesome Or A 15 Foot Death Trap. Either Way, I Want It In My Backyard.

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Whenever you live in a state that gets an unreasonable amount of snow every winter, sometimes you have to find creative ways to get rid of the excess powder (and retain your sanity). One girl’s roommate, for instance, decided to spend two weeks clearing out the extra snow in the yard. He did it by […]

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