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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Beaded Animals

These beaded animal figurines are handcrafted by talented disadvantaged bead-and-wire artists in the townships near Cape Town, South Africa. Making and selling them provides a livelihood for many entrepreneurial and creative South Africans, who would otherwise be destitute. Read more.....

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Eric Daigh - Push-Pin Portraits

Michigan based artist Eric Daigh creates these portraits by pushing thousands of coloured pins into a notice board.

Using only five colours in each picture , the 32-year-old artist holds the Guinness World Record for the biggest push pin mosaics.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Frances Cooley

Artist, chocolatier, confectioner and proprietor Frances Cooley from Bristol, UK creates gorgeous chocolate shoes. These fabulous shoes are handcrafted and styled in the finest Belgian chocolate.

Chocolate Stilettos

What more could a girl ask for?

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Lego Portraits

Fancy creating your own portrait out of Lego bricks?

The guys at Brixels, an Austrian company immortalized these celebrities' faces in hundreds of small 1 x 1 LEGO bricks.

Michael Jackson


Marilyn Monroe

Mohammed Ali

Barack Obama

Marilyn Monroe

Michael Knight
You can create your own lego mosaic on Just upload an image and get your individual brick set for building a black and white lego portrait or have the guys at Brixels assemble for you. With Mother's Day just round the corner, this would be the perfect gift.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Anna Oriona

Gotta love these yummy wearable food creations that are actually jewelry made of polymer clay by Russian designer Anna Oriona.