One London-based mom has answered the call of sustainability in an innovative and fun way. Sydney Piercey recycles and repurposes her excess cardboard into delightful replicas of everyday items for her children to enjoy. Starting as a few projects (a quarantine hobby) for the amusement of kids in her neighborhood, it soon shifted as Piercey’s young daughter drew interest in the creations as well.
Artist Nneka Jones has been busy since graduating college four months ago.
When pipe-carving artist Max (of Radon Weber)
Lithuanian artist Jūra Gric captures the rich colors of the forest in her exquisite embroidery art. She uses a needle and thread to make a variety of expressive stitches that look like painted brushstrokes. As a result, each of her completed hoops is like a portal to a different captivating setting. “I was naturally drawn to solitary places and nature, animals became my source of solace and inspiration,” Gric tells My Modern Met.
Woodworker Builds a Tiny Bar for His Local Squirrels to Hang Out and Enjoy “Almond Ale” and “Walnut Stout”
From a backyard obstacle course to a miniature restaurant, many woodworking artists have been using their skills to build tiny...
Sometimes referred to as canvas work, needlepoint is a type of embroidery that dates back to the ancient Egyptians.
While many embroidery artists stitch within the confines of their hoops, Dutch fiber artist Ceren, aka Kayra Handmade, lets her textile elements cascade beyond the circular compositions. She creates 3D embroidery designs of female subjects with loose thread hair and fabric dresses that flow as if summer breezes are gently sweeping through them.
From stitched seascapes to textile portraits, many artists around the world are showcasing the endless possibilities of embroidery art.
Artist Litli Ulfur uses hand embroidery as a way to explore her connection with nature.
If you’ve ever been lucky enough to have a butterfly land on you, you probably enjoyed a brief close-up look at its beautiful colors and patterns. Catching a glimpse of these delicate insects is no easy feat, but British artist Georgie Emery creates a textile alternative to the real thing that you can look at for as long as you like.
Textile artist Fenny Suter of Suter Design & Co. creates 3D paintings you can touch.
As with many things in a creative field, having the right tools can make a big difference.