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Few things achieve effective time-traveling like the things we’ve made with our hands. You still remember the weight of soapbox derby car from decades ago. Anyone who’s ever built their own computer feels as close as it gets to being a cyborg. And somehow the snowflakes you cut out today just aren’t as spectacular as the ones of your childhood.

At Matador, we’re always looking out for more to make, more to create, things that no piece of software could ever render. Whether it’s sugar skulls or origami, there’s no such thing as ‘arts and crafts’–crafts are art.

There's no such thing as trash anymore
DIY videos and project covering everything from flip flops to turbojets.
Introducing the art of moneygami, where origami meets paper money.
Breathe in too deep on this farm and your knees will go weak.
In the past, Maya women used spines from trees as needles.
Paper art is about so much more than a finely executed paper plane.
Something to wear from Burning Man to Santacon.
Neha Puntambekar signs up for a block printing workshop, paint stains and all.
Pack some romantic ambiance along on your travels with this D-I-Y tin candle made from...
Spending time with your favorite little people this holiday season?
Learn to make this traditional Mexican folk art for memorializing the dead.