Friday, April 28, 2017

Quirky Illustrations on Silk Scarves

Mine Dogan designs silk scarves in super fun designs based on her original illustrations. The scarves are a made with 100% satin silk making it an elegant and luxurious piece of accessory in your wardrobe to sport everyday. Each scarf measures 90x90 cm featuring illustrations such as "Owls and flowers", "Little red riding hood", "Birds over the clouds", "A rainy day", "Mermaid", "Cactus" and "A silent night in the city".

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Hand Embroidered Lovely Creations by Japanese Artist Mari Kamio

Japanese artist Mari Kamio hand embroiders these lovely creations in vibrant color palette. Mari graduated in textile design at the Tama Art University in Tokyo which is considered one of the top schools in Japan. She has made many owls, birds, flowers and scenes with simple stitches and in brilliant designs that remind one of characters from children's picture book. If you want to see more of Mari Kamino's work then you can visit her on Instagram.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Hidden Messages in Hand-Drawn Matchboxes

Trang Hoang of 3XU handmakes unique and fun personalized messages in matchbox. The messages are hidden inside cute little boxes decorated with hand-drawn illustrations that will brighten up anybody's day. Their online store has matchbox messages for many occasions.

Besides matchboxes, they sell wooden magnetic bookmarks and wooden passport covers. Take a look!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Incredible Sculptures Created From Discarded Books

Malena Valcárcel is a paper artist from Spain who has been working in the paper field for some years now specializing in book sculptures. She uses old and discarded book and turns them into these magical sculptures. She cuts, folds and glue every single piece herself, and adds a LED light to create a fairy tale scene. She has an online store where she sells her one-of-a-kind book sculptures and paper jewelry. You can also join her on Facebook.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Amazing Crochet Art by Wilma Poot

Wilma Poot is a fiber artist from Netherlands who makes amazing freeform crochet art. Her portraits of animals and people feature expressive eyes, beautiful textures and fur or skin. Her work is inspired by impressionist, fauvistisch, and naturalistic painting style, often filled with strong colors and energetic shapes. To make her pieces Wilma uses materials such as acrylic, nylon, viscose alpaca, merino wool, silk and cotton.

You can follow her on Facebook and Instagram to get updates on her new work.