DIY Souvenirs

SpaceX clears Starship SN8 wreckage, clears landing zone for next launch

Despite tentative preservation plans, SpaceX completely scrapped the wreckage of the first prototype high-altitude spacecraft, clearing the landing zone it had touched for the imminent launch of its successor. Known as serial number 8 or SN8, the Starship prototype was the first of any type to fly beyond 150 meters …

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5 home remedies to cure a hangover after the New Year’s party

The year 2021 is knocking on your door! The New Year is about celebrating in a good mood and welcoming the year with a bang! We dress in our best clothes, put on our party hats and gulp down those tempting shots of vodka to ring in the festivities. However, …

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SpaceX’s next spacecraft turns freezing cold to prepare for first launch

Within a week of launching the rocket from the factory to the launch pad, SpaceX appears to have successfully upgraded the Starship’s serial number 9 (SN9) to two routine pre-launch tests. On December 22, much less than two weeks after the Starship SN9 suffered a major handling or production accident …

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Jupe Travel Modules are canvas shelters for off-grid living

The American pre-fabricated shelter company Jupe has launched its travel module, a temporary flat cabin with birch wood floors and a light frame designed by Liz Lambert and Cameron Sinclair. The geometric Skirt the pods, named after the planet Jupiter, are a futuristic alternative to traditional glamping tents and yurts. …

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Exclusive souvenirs in museums around the world

PHOTO BY The museum DRAWING Espejo War Souvenirs in museums (SPOT.ph) 2020 hasn’t really been the year of travel to exotic destinations. We understand your pain if you were to delay your lifelong dreams of visiting distant cities and countries this year. If one of the items you were hoping …

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How to make baby’s first special Christmas in the midst of COVID-19

My husband and I welcomed our first child the week before Thanksgiving. When I first found out I was pregnant 10 months ago, COVID-19 was just starting to make its rounds in the United States. We never imagined that the pandemic would manifest itself the way it did and affect …

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Bengaluru expats are brewing a storm of Christmas delicacies – the New Indian Express

Express news service BENGALURU: Back home in Paris, this is what Aurélie Lalande’s Christmas festivities look like: Friends, family, a warm buzz and a galette des rois shared by everyone. A lucky person in the room finds a small piece of jewelry or ceramic tile in its edge and is …

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Decorate a family Christmas tree with mismatched ornaments

Perfect color and color matched Christmas trees are cute for the gram and all, but they just aren’t my family’s cup of tea. Instead, we prefer to decorate our balsam fir with a bunch of mismatched, mostly homemade ornaments, and you know what? I wouldn’t have it any other way. …

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Just Buy Your Loved Ones Eleven Salami Feet: A Food Themed Gift Guide

This holiday season, you can bake cookies for your friends and family; you could watercolor landscapes on postcards; you can knit oven mitts or squeeze flowers or compose clever little fruit poems and handwrite them on scraps of vintage wallpaper. There really is no such thing as a personal touch, …

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Review: B. Miles sails nostalgia on “ In Order of Appearance ”

The scheme of “In the Order of Appearance” gives way to its sentimentality, as B. Miles navigates honoring the past while trying to occupy the present. Stream: “ In order of appearance ” – B. Miles “ In order of appearance ” – B. Miles When Brenna Miles – officially …

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Average cost of wedding favors

Once upon a time, favors were as common at Western-style weddings as tiered white cakes and puff-sleeve ball gowns. These days, couples getting married are pretty much split in half on their real need, but event planner Summer Newman is still a fan of the concept. “It comes down to …

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27 best ‘Schitt’s Creek’ gifts for fans in 2021

You came to this article because you are in love with Schitt Creek or know someone who keeps quoting Catherine o’harathe emblematic character of Moira Rose. The Emmy-winning Canadian show is, after all, a gold mine of sharp liners, heartwarming storylines, and downright hilarious twists. And now that the entire …

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15 gifts for Yayoi Kusama fans they’ll totally go for

This article may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more information. Japanese contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama is known around the world for its colorful paintings, sculptures, performances and installations. Although his portfolio offers a range …

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Culinary gifts from Philadelphia shipped nationwide, from Philly cheesesteaks and pretzels to baked goods

With the pandemic, many of us will not be traveling to visit friends and family during the holiday season. But that doesn’t mean you can’t send a piece of Philly to your loved ones’ doorstep. From cheesesteaks and whoopies to do-it-yourself Philly pretzel kits, the city is full of delicious …

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Christmas decorations, homemade for your home

These handmade, community-based creations by women-led startups help you reflect the 2020 spirit of loving what’s made at home and helping those in need. With all the time spent at home this year, it’s inevitable that Christmas 2020 will be synonymous with homemade treats and artisan decorating. Small businesses run …

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23 ‘Friends’ TV Show Gifts For Fans – ‘Friends’ Gift Ideas, Products & Merchandise

A little over 26 years ago, the popular series Friends first premiered on NBC. Since then, it has grown into one of the most beloved, most cited, and most memorable sitcoms ever created. Know someone who is again obsessed with the show all these years later? They are definitely not …

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Create a DIY Star Wars festive ornament with Galaxy’s Edge soda bottles

Personalized bottles of Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite and DASANI for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Photo courtesy of The Coca-Cola Company. How the Mandalorian Chapter 14 changes Boba and Jango Fett by Matthieu Rudoy See Boba Fett, Dark troopers in The Mandalorian Chapter 14 concept art by Mia Johnson Check out …

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Alternative Christmas Tree Ideas Livingetc

We’ve rounded up the best alternative Christmas tree ideas if you don’t fancy a traditional tree. There are plenty of stylish alternatives, from festively decorated DIY step ladders to minimalist Scandinavian twigs. Nothing gives a festive atmosphere like a Christmas tree. Adorned with lights and baubles and surrounded by gifts, …

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From Portable Fruit Gin Blankets: DIY Christmas Gifts from Guardian Readers | Xmas

Mix of spices I recently made a Somali Chicken Stew recipe from In Bibi’s kitchen by Hawa Hassan and Julia Turshen. It included a blend of spices called xawaash, AKA “Somalia’s garam masala”. I plan to make more xawaash and give it to people along with a printed copy of …

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Buyers are looking for more meaningful gifts during a pandemic

Care packaging, such as those made by Gift Box Love Co., has been a popular gift item on Etsy during the pandemic. Love Co. For about two years, Ashley Houck has been composing care sets of items like candles, bath salts and caramels with a personalized note. She ships gift …

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Independent London shops delivering Christmas decorations

Christmas this year will be quite unusual. But if we’re going to be stuck in our homes during the 2020 holiday season, we might as well decorate them with pure festive splendor. Whereasessential stores are closed during the lockdown, independent store owners across London continue to pack online orders and …

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