Embroidered flower lobby in a private residence in Bangkok by
Tripasai Architect. Colorful cotton thread is embroidered through tiny dots
on the wall reminiscent of Sashiko, Japanese stitching art.
The result is beautiful and modern. What a great way to brighten up any
One of my favorite photographic series is of identical twins, Monette and Mady by Maja Daniels. I’ve had my own Monette and Mady sightings in
Paris but never knew their story. This series is part staged and part
documentary. Monette and Mady have been inseparable their whole lives.
They dress the same, finish each others sentences, and have worked as
models, actors and dancers – always together.
Looking for a fun project? This crochet frame tutorial from DailyFix
is definitely my new project. I am always looking for fresh ways to
frame my needlework. I’m not sure if a crochet frame will be overkill
on my needlepoint canvases, but I am sure going to give it a try!
Who wouldn’t want a wall garden of Star Wars characters?
Plant sculptures of Yoda, R2D2 and Darth Vader are available from LA based
website Art We Heart. Sharon Ann Lee is the creative behind this site
which showcases her art projects and projects of her artist friends.
You can even get a wall garden of an ampersand or hashtag.
Jacqui Fink is the crafter behind Little Dandelion featuring oversized
hand knit textiles and installations. Jacqui creates the most marvelous
design pieces using unspun wool from Australia and New Zealand, with
oversize knitting needles – soon available for purchase.
Check out the video below, not only is this a fun craft, but a workout too.
With Halloween approaching who isn’t thinking about skulls or chocolate.
Spanish twin sisters, Ruth and Sira Garcia sure are with their culinary
creation; Chocolate Skulls Gone Nuts! Both work as graphic designers
and illustrators. Want to know more about them? Here are some tidbits
from their Etsy About Page:
“We are twin sisters illustrators and graphic designers, from the Basque Country.
We love the smell of damp earth, the mountains, the woods, walking around
barefoot and eating directly from the saucepan.
We listen to black metal. We are quiet as the night and smile that much, it can
be unsettling. We play drums and bass in a band that doesn’t exist.”
This Saturday I will be at the London Terrace Street Fair with kits,
and framed canvases. Come by and say hello if you’re in the neighborhood.
Billy may even make an appearance if the weather is not too hot!