The pearl is called the Queen of jewels and it has been fascinating people for thousands of years. Despite the huge popularity, there are many interesting facts about pearls, which most of us have never thought about or just haven't heard of.
What can a wicked stepmother of a Disney version be? Of course, a stylish lady with a perfect figure and manners. Only her coarse laughter betrays her ignoble blood :) Let's take a look at the outfits that Cate Blanchett wore in this film.
One of the most favorite holidays!Sakura has not sloghed on Doi Inthanon mount yet, on the eve of the Chinese New Year, but Flower Festival in Chiang Mai has already started. With a luxurious parade of floral compositions!
This summer I'm going to a summer craft school in Estonia to participate in a course of the mahusay embroidery, and my biggest luck is that our teacher will be the great Anu Kabur. She is one of the brightest artists of Estonian needlework, excelent…
Remember howyou dreamed of a cozy tree house in your childhood? A user, who was awarded the title of the Father of the Year in absentia, made a fabulous tree for his daughter right in her bedroom. 'My daughter was dreaming of a fairy tree to comfortably get settled in it with her favourite book.
Agata Oleksiak, a Polish artist and activist, became famous because of her grand works made with a crochet hook. Agata's art explores sexuality, feminist ideals, and evolution of communication through color.
We have repeatedly seen crochet trees, benches, other household items and entire installations. I have seen knitted people, monumental sculptures from threads on the Internet . It is difficult for a craftsperson to stay indifferent.
What is Christmas without a sparkling, festive Christmas tree? But have you ever wondered where the tradition of decorating a Christmas tree came from? I have studied the topic and collected top 10 interesting facts about a Christmas tree. 1.
On the 12th of October London hosted another royal wedding — it was the third wedding in 2018. The Queen's granddaughter Princess Eugenie became the wife of Jack Brooksbank, the manager of the Mahiki nightclub.
I think many people unaware of the amazing toys by Katy Livings, which seem to have come from the pages of old English fairy tales, but few people know the hard history of their author. So I want to share a truly remarkable story of this talented craftswoman. So, Katy...
There is a lot of entertaining and fascinating stories in my handmade life. So I decided to share some of them with you?! So, story number 1. "Bargello". I saw this embroidery for the first time more than 30 years ago, in the late 80s.
Fashion brands often become victims of other brands or artists when it's about original author's findings. Such 'borrowing' has not been spared by a small Romanian region of Bihor — their folk costumes became the prototypes for some Dior outfits in 2017.
Talented London craftsmen demonstrated their products and skills at London Craft Week held for the fourth time traditionally in the first half of May. For five days, visitors had an opportunity to visit studios of artists, designers and craftsmen, watch their creative process.
A magician from the North of Japan has a fantastic name — Apricot Jam. A fan of apricots, she creates wonderful miniatures. Many have seen her works — tiny miniatures in walnuts are recognized in the space of social networks, each picture collects 15 thousand 'likes' and 'reposts'.
We know exactly how to understand that you've really found yourself in your craft, and know what unites us, so now let's look at what distinguishes needlewomen from people who are far from the world of handmade.
How to measure a creative talent? And who knows for sure if you're talented or not? And if so, how much are you talented? There are so many doubts in the mind of artists, so many obstacles in their way...