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20 Artistic Solutions To Help You Fix Broken Stuff

My favorites would have to be #1 and #8!

While there is always the temptation for most of us to throw broken stuff away or to immediately call the experts and pay for repairs, those shouldn’t always be the case. In some instances, a little creativity will be all you need to give broken objects a new life.

To give you an idea, we are featuring 20 brilliant solutions that will truly impress you much. Personally, I’m mesmerized by #1 and I’m blown away by #8!

Go scroll down below and see for yourself:

#1. Broken birdbath.

Source: meandmydiy

Using some recycled DVDs, the birdbath looks much better now!

#2. This car was bumped by a truck.

Source: boredpanda

If you’ve got some sick drawing skills, then this should do the trick.

#3. Broken flower pots.

Source: reddit

You can transform them into DIY fairy gardens instead.

#4. Kid’s wall drawing.

Source: boredpanda

Can’t erase your kid’s wall drawings? Do this instead!

#5. Broken walls.

Source: janvormann

Everything looks cooler with Lego.

#6. Hole on the wall.

Source: reddit

Give that hole an artistic fix.

#7. Torn couch.

Source: boredpanda

A lace will make that torn couch look more elegant.

#8. Wall got busted because of water damage.

Source: reddit

Cowabunga, dude!

#9. Broken mug.

Source: flickr

Polymer clay made it better.

#10. Wall cracks.

Source: boredpanda

Crystallized geode installations will give your wall a trippy vibe.

#11. Broken wood furniture.

Source: boredpanda

Using translucent materials, these broken chairs now look part-invisible.

#12. Cracked wall.

Just draw some camel silhouettes and you’ll be all set.

#13. Ruined heels.

Source: wobisobi

Who knew glitters could be a great solution for damaged heels?

#14. Potholes.

Source: boredpanda

Meanwhile in Chicago, potholes have become cool ice cream mosaics.

#15. Car damage.

Source: boredpanda

As cool as those Ninja Turtles on the wall.

#16. Broken wall.

Source: facebook

Old books were used by Andrey Syaylev, a Russian urban interventionist, to fix library walls.

#17. Broken doors.

Source: oakoak

Kinda looks creepy tho!

#18. Chipped and pitted sidewalk.

Source: behance

Intricate patterns will make chipped sidewalks look classy.

#19. Cracked iPhone.

Source: reddit

All you’ll need are some good old highlighters.

#20. Graphics card holder.

Source: reddit

Best graphics card holder ever!

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A Peek Into the Beautiful Japanese Wood Craft Called Yosegi

Japan is filled with all sorts of art and craft techniques that we have yet to have in the western world. Many of their crafts not only take a long time to finish but also require a teacher who can properly instruct you on how to successfully accomplish each part. This is something to ponder about considering Japan is leaps and bounds more advanced in terms of technology compared to many countries in the world. And yet, there are still people who dedicate themselves to creating traditional art that no amount of technology can replace.

There's one such traditional craft that has survived through the centuries and is still revered today.

One such art form is yosegi, a type of traditional wood mosaic. ...

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Rockport, Massachusetts’ Paper House Is Literally That – A House Made Of Paper!

Interesting facts inside this Rockport Paper House in Massachusetts.

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Imagine your dream house made out of something you love. Mine would probably be made out of books, but making it happen is another story. Meanwhile, how this house was uniquely built is a proof that human ingenuity will take you to places.

The man behind this masterpiece is mechanical engineer Elis F. Stenman who started building his beautiful abode in 1922. Like any other house, it was built with timber frame, roof and floors. But Stenman had an idea and decided to incorporate newspapers instead of the traditional wood.

He impeccably transformed his home using about 100,000 varnished newspapers--from the walls, furniture and door.

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6 Funny Comics Showing the Difference Between Lust and Love

Here’s how to find out what’s going on with you and that special someone you have in your life.

Lust and love are hard to tell apart, especially if you're infatuated with someone. Most would say that the surefire way to know if it's just lust is if your relationship with someone is centered around sex and sex alone. But what about the subtler signs?

Illustrator Karina Farek created a series of comics showing the sometimes stark and sometimes subtle difference between the two.

1. Sex vs. Nothing.

1. Sex vs. Nothing....

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