Breathing New Life into Old Globes

At first glance, you might ask yourself, “why would anyone put art on a perfectly good globe?” But then, you step back and think about it for a moment and it makes perfect sense. Wendy Gold takes old, vintage globes and transforms them into beautiful and whimsical works of art. Called ImagineNations, these globes would be otherwise abandoned, thrown into some old, dusty attic because they’re no longer geographically accurate.

Instead, Gold breaths new life into them by adding hand-cut art and decoupaging this sweet imagery on. No globe will ever be the same because each one is lovingly, handmade to order.

ImagineNations website

via [DesignisMine]

January 19, 2017

Adorable Red Panda Cub Can’t Stop Hugging Toy That Looks Just Like Her

As if Maiya—a recovering red panda cub living at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia—wasn’t already completely adorable, the bright-eyed and bushy-tailed 2-month-old has recently been photographed with a cuddly new companion: a same-species stuffed animal. In November, Amala, a beloved red panda at the zoo, gave birth to Maiya. At first, the little one was happy and healthy. Not long ago, however, she was traumatically injured while being carried in her mother’s mouth.

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