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Oct 10, 2013

10 Things Every Man Should Own [Fall Edition]

created at: 10/09/2013

Some of the most frequent kinds of questions ManMade receives are inquiries like, "I just graduated college and finally have a real income and I'd like to start investing in some long-lasting goods..." or "my fiancée's birthday is coming up, and I'd like to buy him something every guy should have..." In 2013, I've been giving my take on those essential items, offering a new collection of ten each season: winter,spring, summer, and fall.  Some of these you might already own, some of these you might need to upgrade to a quality version, and most of these apply to women and households too. Please let me know what you think, and what you'd add or take away in the comments below.    

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Oct 10, 2013

How-To: Make an Origami Planter

created at: 10/10/2013

As falls continues to fall and winter approaches, bring some life and greenery inside your space with this easy handmade planter project. 

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Oct 09, 2013

Winter is Coming: Installing Attic Insulation

created at: 10/08/2013This ManMade post was written by Al Daniel

My wife Meghan and I moved into our first home about 2 months back. A nice little 1940’s cottage on a sleepy street. While stowing away extra boxes after a long weekend of moving, I noticed the insulation seemed a bit thin. It was there, just not much of it. I made a mental note to do something before winter hits. Meghan likes a warm house and I like saving money.   

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Oct 09, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: October 9, 2013

created at: 04/17/2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.  

Photographer Nordin Seruyan captures these macro photographs of insects and other small-scale creatures

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Oct 08, 2013

How to: Make Your Own "Artisanal" Branding Logo

created at: 10/08/2013

Designer Tim Delger created this humorous graphic and poster called

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Oct 08, 2013

Breakfast Interrupted

Nothing like enjoying a delicious meal just before it all goes crazy. On purpose.

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Oct 07, 2013

Fall DIY Project: How to Re-Wax Your Clothing and Gear

As the weather chills down, it's always a good idea to pull your cool weather clothing and gear from their summer storage places, and prep them for the season. 

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Oct 07, 2013

How to Be Creative

created at: 10/07/2013The fairly broad phrase "how to be creative" seems a bit overly generic and link-bait-esque, but it's actually the latest in the always excellent 

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Oct 07, 2013

Modern Cool: The Rug Pattern by All That

The Rug Pattern by All That

It's urban and cozy - two terms that rarely are used in the same sentence.

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Oct 04, 2013

Weekend Project: Perfect the Perfect Grown-Up Grilled Cheese

As a kid, nothing felt more like a fall weekend than a grilled cheese sandwich for lunch. The combo of having just come in from outside with a cold, sniffly nose and the crispy/gooey/chewy sandwich with requisite tomato soup

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