The beauty of written language is often captured within the pages of a book, though few people would consider a book to be a work of art in and of itself. However, for graphic designer Stephen Doyle, each book offers a unique canvas ripe for visual and textual exploration.
Even when it seems like the height of summer, back-to-school time is just around the corner.
Getting into embroidery can seem a bit intimidating at first.
Basket weaving is an age-old art form with roots in different cultures across the world. UK-based artist Suzie Grieve, aka Foraged Fibres, is a self-taught weaver who transforms different varieties of plants into miniature, hand-woven creations. Coming in all shapes, functions, and sizes, her intricate art illustrates the numerous capabilities of natural materials.
Calligraphy is an ancient art that's popularity still exists today.
Starting your own creative business can be nerve-racking and feel like a huge leap of faith.
Greeting cards are an important facet of everyday life. We send them to commemorate graduations, congratulate new parents, or convey birthday wishes. The “greetings” sent can console, commiserate, or confess. Whatever a greeting card says, it helps us build and maintain relationships with those we love—both near and far away. Nothing is a more personal touch for these relationships than making your own cards. Some simple crafting supplies are all you need to get started.
The word crochet comes from the French term, which means “little hook.
The Earth is a constant source of inspiration for artists.
Artist Katrin Vates evokes the lushness of the great outdoors through embroidery. Her meticulously detailed landscapes depict tall trees and hidden houses via tiny stitches. They evoke the beauty and wonder you feel when walking through the woods; that the landscape is vast but is full of small moments like a leaf floating towards the ground. Vates became interested in embroidery as a way to decorate things in her home.
With their delicate forms and iridescent colors, insects make the perfect subjects for arts and crafts projects.
Japan is known for celebrating all things adorable.