How-To & Diy

6 Home and Design Links We Love This Week

July 31, 2015

How to make a piece of marble, an *explosive* food magazine cover, and wireless phone charging—finally!

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Using paint, feathers, and a coating of resin that gives it the unmistakable shine of stone, this DIY for a faux marble slab has us gearing up to break out a drop cloth this weekend. (Little Green Notebook)

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There were mixed feelings on this one in the office (gross or glorious?), but one thing's for sure: We're definitely impressed with this artist's creations made of used, dried tea bags. (NPR)


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Just the right mix of antique-inspired and California cool, the home of Suna Lock has us swooning at every turn. (A Beautiful Mess)


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A new booster pack from Cards Against Humanity is designed by famed graphic designers, featuring artistic interpretations of George Carlan's Seven Dirty Words You Can't Say on Television—and all proceeds go to benefit the Chicago Design Museum. (Fast Company)


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The newest cover of Lucky Peach is a spot-on parody of a classic food magazine, with fonts and graphic effects that remind us of a few publications on newsstands now... (Grubstreet)

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A new computer monitor released by Samsung predicts a future without nests of knotted cords weighing down your bag—as it will charge you cell phone wirelessly. (Core 77

Marble table by Jenny Komenda, tea bag kimono courtesy of Wewer Keohane, Suna Lock photos by Tommy Parker, card photo by Cards Against Humanity, Lucky Peach photo by @luckypeach, and Samsung photo by Samsung.

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Amanda Sims

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