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Painting With Code: UI Engineer Diana Smith Creates Baroque-Inspired Portraits with CSS

With little more than a text editor—and years of experience as a web developer—UI engineer Diana Adrianne Smith creates Flemish and baroque inspired portraits using HTML and CSS, the two primary presentation markup languages designed to display web pages.

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The Figurative Paintings of Arcmanoro Niles

In his depictions of the everyday, Arcmanoro Niles recalls traditional figurative painting while subverting in his choice of hues and glitter—and also introducing strange characters into the scenes dubbed “seekers.” These characters offer new insight and disruption to the people he pulls from his own life.

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A Brazilian Holiday Retreat Designed for Social Interaction

FGMF Arquitetos recently completed Casa Jordão for a family in Monte-Mor, São Paulo that longed for a holiday retreat. The single story structure is located on a stud farm that dictates building codes for the area.

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DIY and Crafts

Printable Lunchbox Joke Cards

Make lunch even more fun by surprising your kid with corny printable lunchbox joke cards hidden in their lunchbox. It'll bring a smile to the whole table!

While packing lunches isn’t usually a parent’s favorite thing to do, lunchtime is usually the highlight of your child’s school day.  Make lunch even more fun by surprising your kid with a corny joke tucked into his lunchbox. 

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Snowball Cookies

These traditional Snowball Cookies are a beautiful addition to your holiday cookie plates and dessert tables. They have a buttery vanilla flavor surrounded by soft and snowy powdered sugar. Snowball Cookies have a crumbly, buttery, nutty texture that just melts in your mouth and are completely irresistible. These holiday cookies are simply the BEST! Everyone loves this classic Christmas cookie recipe. Snowball Cookies These cookies are sometimes called Russian Tea Cakes or Mexican Wedding Cookies. Whatever you name them in your house, they are sure to be a hit (especially with kiddos in December!). They are special because they are delectable buttery, nutty, round shortbread cookies. We also love them so much because they are covered in powdered sugar that remind us of snowballs and playing in the snow.

These traditional Snowball Cookies are a beautiful addition to your holiday cookie plates and dessert tables. They have a buttery vanilla flavor surrounded by soft and snowy powdered sugar. Snowball Cookies have a crumbly, buttery,…

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