Category Archives: Crafts
Creatively, paper is having something of a moment and paper-cut artists have never been more popular. Rob Ryan’s finally detailed paper cuts are awe-inspiring and with an international following, he has really helped put paper cuts in the public eye.
Making paper beads is great project for little kids, big kids and adults. They are easy to make and are surprisingly sturdy. And they look just great!
It is very creative and nice way to spend the time with your children and occupy them to make things.
The Halloween is close now… It’s time to be scared and to scare others. But it’s time more than everything else to have a fun. The fun starts with preparations for a day. So, find a nice pumpkin, prepare papers and colours, scissors and glues…. and be creative. Here we are giving you the story about the Halloween and a few nice pictures to direct you to do things by yourself. Use a modelling clay, paper-mache or fabric to make “scary” witches, black cats, Jack-o-Lantern or skeletons… Make a dolls, table decorations, unique cushions, wall hangings, hounted houses, treat baskets and many other things to have unforgetable Halloween night.
Geraldine de Beco (b. 1974) is a young French designer with an atypical background: she is a graduate of ENSCI (The National School of Industrial Creation) and Sciences Po. Here she signs her first collection with Bernardaud. Beco is interested in the witness of bygone times and tales that she unites with modern technical innovations.
Mandy Besek is a young textile jewelry designer and she creates crazy things that people fall in love with. She love big, crazy tribal jewelry that makes you feel like a super hero.
Sam Stang is a veteran glassblower whose career as an independent glassblower started in 1983. He does strong and intricate work, with clear evidence of its roots in the Italian tradition of glassblowing. His work is available in many fine galleries throughout the country as well as at his
studio gallery in Augusta, Missouri.
You put your new woolen sweater in a washing machine and it shrinks at least 4 sizes? Hmmm… Not a nice thought, but maybe you can learn something new out of it. That is felting, and, actually, you can create amazing stuff – jewelry, clothing, bags, shoes and nice toys for your child.
Cannot find a lamp shade that perfectly match your interior? Or you are bored with an old one and want some change? Make your own lampshade using wide range of materials – newspaper, decorative paper, thick linen, light silk, thread, wire, metal scraps…. or just “beautify” your old one and give it a new life with the smart details!
Irish artist Brendan Lee Tang makes a bold mix of Asian ceramic culture, western pop icons, blinding colors, manga aesthetics, kitsch references and, with a huge amount of craziness and creativity. Brendan Tang was born in Dublin, Ireland, of Trinidadian parents and is a naturalized citizen of Canada.