Life’s Most Recent Beautiful Things

I love to focus on the beauty in life and recently have really appreciated how spring has been treating us so far. The warmer weather is a nice comfort after a cold winter and our plants and animals are waking up each day full of excitement about the sunshine, and life in general. Here are some of the wonderful moments I’ve photo-captured recently: Continue reading

Plant Shadows

Since I keep a wide variety of houseplants on every available windowsill in my apartment, I’ve been noticing that when the sun hits just right, their leaves have created some amazing shadows on the walls. They look like small alien invaders on the walls and since they pop up randomly and rarely, I have been taking pictures of the really interesting ones. Here are some of my favorite plant shadows:  Continue reading

Upcycling: Turning Toilet Paper Rolls Into Mini Art Canvases [Make Garbage Great]

I’m a huge proponent of upcycling, but I’ve never even considered using toilet paper rolls for anything other than regular recycling. Okay, I have tried the trick where you use them as organizers for headphones and charging cords, but I found that to be bulky and a bit ugly. This project using old toilet paper rolls transforms them into something I can use, and something quirky that barely resembles their original selves. Continue reading