Category — Crafts




Miniature Food Models

I’m completely astounded by the realism and quality of Stéphanie Kilgast’s amazingly little miniature food models. She makes 1/12 size models for doll houses, takes commissions for 1/6th size models as well as making her own line of whimsical miniature food jewellery.

Visit her website www.petitplat.fr

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October 3, 2010   No Comments   4,082 views

Impressive Hindu Goddess Sock Monkey

Wow – I didn’t think sock monkeys could get this good! Its not the breasts either, although they are pretty eye-catching.

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Talented husband Jeff makes his wife a new sock monkey every year and this year he’s done the Saras Sock Vati, representing the Hindu goddess of the arts, Sarasvati.

Via Craftzine

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January 13, 2009   1 Comment   2,364 views

Hand Made Photos

These beautiful photographs by impactist are part of a collection called “paper” and everything you see in the photos is hand cut and assembled to create patterns.

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Via Design*Sponge

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December 24, 2008   No Comments   1,720 views

Airstream Lunchbox

Previously posted Recycled Parts Robots producer Paul Loughridge has also created a lunchbox based on the classic Airstream.

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It is a Vintage Heavy Duty aluminum lunch box with a set of “doubles” of an old Tonka dump truck and a pair of propane tanks (…35mm film canisters). It sits at 15.5″ long x 8.5 tall” x 5.5 wide”

From Paul’s Flickr page

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December 21, 2008   No Comments   5,432 views

Knitting Graffiti

I had no idea what to expect upon reading “knitting graffiti”. But this make me laugh. It reminds me of receiving an uncomfortable knitted turtleneck jumper as a present when I was young, and being forced to wear it.

But how much work was this piece to create?!

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Via The Style Files

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December 18, 2008   1 Comment   6,145 views

Paper Toys by Marshall Alexander

Love to make your own Paper Toys? Get into Marshall Alexander’s top notch designs by downloading and making his templates. There are a whole range of them with his latest FoldSkool Heroes depicting old skool Commodore, Atari and Pong bots.

Visit Marshall Alexander’s Paper Toys site

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Via The Awesomer

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December 13, 2008   No Comments   2,334 views

Driftwood Sculptures

Driftwood sculptures by Yalos Alanya. Driftwood pieces are collected and put together and to bring out the beauty perfectly created by nature. The objects are not changed in anyway.

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November 23, 2008   No Comments   9,755 views

Tapestry Lunchbox

This superb looking lunchbox designed by Frederique Morrel, is  made from vintage tapestries. The design is based on the convenient format of a well known meal container for kids available at fast-food restaurants and folds flat.

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Each product is one of a kind, so its way too good for daily use. Which brings me to wondering why would you get it? Maybe by unfolding flat, you could stick it on the wall.

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October 21, 2008   No Comments   2,608 views

Wonderful Plushie Mujuworld

Mujuworld, created by UK-based Mr and Mrs Muju, is a site showcasing their illustrations and wonderfully detailed, hand crafted plushies.

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They’re a refreshing change from a lot of the vinyl “designer” toys I’ve seen out there, with great combinations of color tones creating these tactile pieces.

You can buy them on their Etsy store – not cheap, but reflective of their creativity and hand skills.

More on Mujuworld.co.uk

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September 7, 2008   No Comments   3,010 views

Ana Beatriz Miniature Scenes

Brazil’s Rita de Cássia Baduy Pires of Ana Beatriz Miniatures, creates amazing little miniature scenes set on a ratio of 1:7.8 inches.

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She has been working on her art for 20 years, conceiving her own scale to differentiate her work from regular dollhouse dimensions.

Pires actually makes every single piece in her artistic dioramas—violins, copper pots in a kitchen, Japanese teapot—which are created from wood, paper, clay and scrap metal in her atelier in Curitiba.

She comes up with different scenes under their respective themes, with film and music the most requested and are those that happen to require the most detail.

Custom orders always float in from clients who want miniature recreations of real-life places.

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August 3, 2008   No Comments   5,424 views