It all started because Corrie Beth Hogg wanted a fiddle leaf fig tree in her very dark living room. She knew a live one would never survive so she made one using paper, paper mache, wood dowels, and paint. Turned out she loved making them! It has been a challenge and a treat for her to discover what other plants […]
The Firefighters Calendar is a yearly tradition down under in Australia. Their latest upcoming release includes puppies. Is it getting hot in here?
Music is all around us, but who could have guessed that hidden within a cross-section of a tree was a sublime piece of musc. Artist Bartholomaus Traubeck designed/built a record player that reads the texture and color variations of tree rings and interprets them as music. Because every tree has its own unique configuration of […]
Russian photographer Kristina Makeeva is a super talented Russian photographer who stages amazing and sometimes hilarious photos of her cat Kotleta. You can check out more of her work on her Instagram account. Enjoy!
Posted on Instagram last week by Swiss photographer Tiziana Vergari, this photo is the latest brain teaser that is heating up social media. With over 750 comments, no one can agree how many girls there are…Three? Four? Two? Identical twins? Is there a mirror? Where is the mirror? What do you think? Same but different […]
Feeling hungry? Happen to be in Hungary? Then head to Mézesmanna, a cake-decorating shop that makes what might just be the most amazing cookies you’ve ever seen. The only problem is, you won’t want to eat them. No. You’ll want to put them in a frame and hang them on your wall. Because these are […]
National Geographic is well known for their photographs. Here’s a look at some never before published images. More than captivating, they provide an eye into the past and other cultures. The project called Found was established in 2013 to honor NatGeo’s 125th anniversary. The project’s team says that their mission is to bring the pictures […]
Based in Mexico City, designer Paul Fuentes takes everyday objects and repurposes them in surreal and sometimes unsettling ways. Lipstick becomes bullets, bananas become telephones, and Oreos become yo-yos. It’s a topsy-turvy vision of the world. Colorful and unique. We love it! Enjoy. You can see more of Paul’s work on Instagram. SHARE the Love! […]
A new exhibition,titled ‘The Imaginary Friends Collection, opened on February 1 at the V&A Museum of Childhood in the East End of London. Starting back in September 2015, they invited more than 60 children to their workshop where they described their imaginary friends in as much detail as possible. Then they were brought to life […]
José Manuel Castro López is a Spanish sculptor with mad skills. He skilfully carves granite and quartz, making hard stones appear to be malleable, soft and squishy. He calls himself a “druid” and attempts to connect with each stone, breathing life back into it. Take a look! What an artist…
Curtis Wiklund’s illustrations are nothing short of spectacular. Miraculous in a wonderful way. This Michigan-based wedding photographer has documented his love of his wife – Jordan – and his life with a series of 365 drawings – 1 of course, for each day of the year. He says, “During that year, many people told us […]
For the first time in North America, all three versions of Van Gogh’s famous painting of his bedroom in Arles, France, will be displayed in Chicago along with some of his other work. To celebrate the occasion, the Art Institute of Chicago has recreated the room and put it up for rent on Airbnb for […]
Artist Alexandra Kehayoglou recycles old scraps and thread from her family’s carpet factory in Buenos Aires. Then she creates amazingly lush rugs she calls “pastures” and “refuges”. These are beautiful rugs that bring the sweet ambience of nature – moss, grass, sand, pastures, snow – into your living room. Amazing! © Alexandra Kehayoglou © Alexandra Kehayoglou […]
French photographer Fred Goudon created a series of photographs of firefighters and put them together into a steamy 2016 charity calendar. Proceeds benefit Pompiers Sans Frontières – which if my high-school French serves me correctly, means “Firefighters Without Borders.” Take a deep breath. Wow! You’re welcome! SHARE the story! SHARE the love!
With enough creativity, almost any material— from tennis rackets to honeycombs—can be used to create art. And compared to one artist’s chewing paper art, sculptor Bernie Mitchell’s choice of drywall as a medium is pretty tame. Still, it’s not a substance that’s immediately associated with artistic endeavors. Mitchell, however, makes it look easy. In the video above, Mitchell uses a mix […]
Back in the day almost every woman had a Liberty print blouse or two in their closet. Recently, they’re not as popular as most young people don’t learn the requisite sewing skills necessary to make one. A maker with an Singer sewing machine could easily turn one of these prints into a whole bunch of cute […]
Canadian artist, Floyd Elzinga, creates these giant pine cone sculptures made from old shovel blades and discarded shovels. Their great size expresses what he calls “the aggressive nature of seeds.“ Beautiful!
Leif Smith is a 23-year old freelance photographer and videographer from Portland, Oregon. He recently released his latest short film, Vista, on Vimeo. Vista is the culmination of nearly 3 years of shooting around the northwest coast of the U.S. and Canada as well as the Himalayas. It’s been Leif’s passion project for quite awhile and […]
19-year-old Indian artist Sushant Rane draws these incredibly realistic drawings. You can follow Sushant at: https://www.instagram.com/sushantsrane/
While you and I sip our no-fat lattes in the comfort of Starbucks, Russian illustrator Elena Efremova is turning coffee into art. It’s purrfect! “Here are my coffee cats,” Efremova writes on Behance. According to Efremova, “each has its own character, as well as every type of coffee has its own flavour.” Americano, macchiato, cappuccino cats […]
The folks at Intricate Icing Cake Designs take cake making to a whole new level with their ingenious creations. Baker Rachael Teufel recently came up with this incredible confection. It’s a unique bake that reveals a gorgeous amethyst geode. Wow!