Posts by Kelly Richman-Abdou

September 5, 2017

Share Found Objects From Your Travels with This Ingenious Japanese Stationery

Inspired by “observed and collected fragments of strangeness,” Tokyo-based illustrator Haruka Shinji has come up with a creative way to share found objects with friends and family. With Preserve Your Travel, a piece of unique stationery, you can easily save and send tiny samples and delightful discoveries through the mail. Comparable to a miniature museum, each fascinating card features a square specimen window.

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September 4, 2017

Glistening Geode Mugs Embedded with Clusters of Lifelike Crystals

Earlier this year, self-taught ceramicist Katie Marks of Silver Lining Ceramics dazzled us with her luminous drinking vessels. Bursting with crystalline clusters and covered in cosmic patterns, these pieces showcase the artist's sculptural skills and have undoubtedly inspired her more recent collection of glistening geode mugs. Citing minerals as her muse, Marks beautifully incorporates a love of geology into her practice. Though each stunning geode mug features a standard silhouette, Marks makes each one unique with her additional embellishments.

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September 1, 2017

Striking Photos of the Best Wedding Photography Around the World

Every year, Junebug Weddings showcases the stunning beauty of weddings across the globe with their Best of the Best Destination Photo Contest. Naturally, this year's edition of the annual competition is no different, as evident in the website's striking selection of around-the-world wedding photos. Set in beautiful locations from Italy to Iceland, the winning photos feature breathtaking backdrops from an eclectic range of settings.

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August 31, 2017

Man Marries Childhood Friend Who Saved His Life When He Was a Suicidal Teenager

When Kevin Walsh was just 13 years old, he met Blake—his future wife and the “prettiest girl [he'd] ever seen”—at summer camp. While this adorable story seems unreal as is, the details recently recounted by Walsh on Quora make it even more unbelievable. Described as “a place to share knowledge and better understand the world,” Quora is a community-based question-and-answer site. One prompt that piqued Walsh's interest asked users to explain events in their lives that they thought could only happen in movies.

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