These photos were taken in Surfside Beach, SC; a very colorful little seaside town. The following art piece was done by a local artist (Thomas Simpson, 2009). It is painted on the side of an entire restaurant. Quite eye-catching for this normal cinder block building. You will find many places with very colorful houses, on the […]

via Rainbows All Around — Southern By Design

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ~~Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! * George Peabody Library, John Hopkins University * Grand People’s Study House, North Korea * The State Library of South Australia * Royal Danish Library […]

via Sunday Evening Art Gallery Blog — Library Interiors — Humoring the Goddess

Hida Folk Village is a sort of Japanese Colonial Williamsburg. Its origins go back to when several villages in the remote, mountainous Hida region of central Japan were scheduled to be flooded due to the construction of a hydroelectric dam. In order to preserve the area’s cultural heritage, conservationists worked to move various artifacts and […]

via Hida Folk Village — gardeninacity

Tonight marks the 89th Academy Awards, a.k.a. the Oscars, and you know what that means: The 2017 awards show season is basically over (rest in peace). Whether you’re saying a teary goodbye to your Sunday evenings of judging celeb fashion while eating takeout, or you’re filled with joy at the thought of reading the internet without being…

via The Best Hair and Makeup Looks of the 2017 Oscars — StyleCaster

The Oscars red carpet is a who’s who of celebrity and designers—where people like Gwyneth Paltrow stun in Ralph Lauren, or Halle Berry make waves in Elie Saab. Indeed, we could wax poetic ad infinitum about the incredible dresses various celebs have worn over the years, showcasing classic designers and transforming up-and-comers into household names. MORE: The 60 Most Naked Celebrity Instagram Photos…

via The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: Every Single 2017 Oscars Red Carpet Look — StyleCaster