My Photo Booth Marriage Proposal


Being that I consider everyone here at My Modern Met like part of my family, I wanted to share with you all a very special moment of my life. Last Thursday, I proposed to my girlfriend of three years inside a photo booth at Ace Hotel, Palm Springs.

After racking my brain for months, I finally decided to propose this way because I could A) Surprise my girlfriend B) Capture her real emotion and C) For years to come, have those photos be a wonderful reminder of how happy we were that day.

I’m thrilled to report that she said “Yes!” Can’t wait to start my new life with my future wife. Cheers!



January 22, 2017

Felted Bird Sculptures Celebrate the Colorful Details of Peacock Feathers

Captivated by color and fascinated with feathers, Australian artist Jill Ffrench handcrafts enchanting felted birds. In her splendid series of peacock pieces, Ffrench pays particular attention to the creatures’ tail feathers, which she adorns with beautifully balanced patterns and eye-catching designs. Composed only of wire, wax, and a range of colorful felt, the sculptures convey both the beauty of birds and the capabilities of the craft itself.

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January 21, 2017

Fluttering Paper Birds Intricately Cut From Old Maps and Atlases

With vintage maps and aged atlases as her guides, London-based artist Claire Brewster crafts airy and ethereal avian cut-outs. Her colorful collection of paper birds play with negative space and silhouettes to illustrate the elegant aesthetic of birds in flight. Each figure features intricately carved feathers that appear to delicately flutter. With extended wings and alternating positions, the birds demonstrate the unique gestures of flying birds.

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