Crafts

September 12, 2020

Creative Mom Makes Household Items Out of Cardboard for Her Kids to Learn How to Use Them

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.

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September 7, 2020

Embroidery Artist “Paints” Expressive Landscapes Using a Needle and Thread

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.

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July 22, 2020

Embroidered Brooches Look Like Real Butterflies Perched on Your Jacket

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.

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