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Persian Bear

This is pretty cool… “Persian Bear” Life-Size Animals Emerge from Persian Rugs in Perception-Defying Sculptures by Debbie Lawson British sculptor Debbie Lawson works in the space between two and three dimensions, forming wild animals that emerge from old-fashioned rugs.    “Red Bear Head” and “White Stag” (detail) The artist builds her animals from scratch, using chicken wire […]

Paula Mendoza Jewelry

You are simply going to LOVE this! Paula Mendoza Jewelry is incredibly cool, creative- just stunning. ARCO EARRINGS Paula Mendoza Jewelry  JOOS BRACELET Paula Mendoza is a jewelry designer based in New York City. Her love for aesthetics influenced and motivated her to start designing jewelry at a very young age, for Paula, the inspiration behind the […]

art matters

“Being an artist means forever healing your own wounds and at the same time endlessly exposing them.”   — Annette Messager     Claude Monet – Water Lilies, c. 1915 linda_vachon_tetedecaboche “If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.”   — Rumi      Barbara de Clercq © Helen Lyôn Han Xiao “I have […]

BOOK BAG BEAUTIFUL

The “Book Bags” by Krukrustudio are simply delightful. Your favorite book is turned into a unique, creative and handcrafted handbag, love it! Moscow-based indie boutique Krukrustudio is known for their wide collection of bags, which resemble cute trinkets or unique memorabilia.  Krukrustudio’s pieces have transformed classic literature novels into an elaborate purse design which has a book […]

Unwoven Light

  “Unwoven Light” at Rice University’s Rice Gallery in Houston, Texas.   Soo Sunny Park (b. Seoul, Korea)  Composed of 37 individual sculptural units, the installation uses iridescent plexi-glass embedded in pieces of a chain link fence to cast shimmering, colorful reflections across the spacious gallery.   Photo’s via Walley Films Flickr  I came across this […]

Creative and Fun Wedding Idea

This is a clever idea for wedding decor – or any party decor. They are handmade “Animal Place Card Holders” – made with magnets. The animals hold the place cards and it really provides quite a charming display. Owner of the Etsy Shop: OriginalAnimalMagnet,  Chantelle Agbayani resides in Vancouver, British Columbia. Gold Animal Place Card […]

The SWEETEST Things!

 Simply wonderful and delightful ETSY finds to share with you today. Springtime is a time for many celebrations like graduations, bridal showers, Mother’s Day and more– and if you’re looking for the perfect little present — today’s Etsy picks are just right. Punch Needle Necklace Cream Handmade Pendant Etsy Shop: Millennial Handmades Willendorf Brass Hair Pin, […]

Spice Wild Flowers: A Charming Delight

      Sharing today a delightful Etsy Shop Called  “Spice Wild Flowers“.       Shop Owner Aleksandra is from Zaporizhia, Ukraine.   Aleksandra is a self-taught metalsmith who creates forest inspired jewelry.     Her pieces are whimsical and chic and made from metal, silver, brass, copper, wire, stones, crystals, and wood.   Her is […]