Gear and Pie make interesting jewelry, mostly from enameled brass. I thought their shop was named for the run-up to Halloween, but no, they just happened to set up their space Bangkok workshop in September. Thus, September Room. Not all of their work is dark. Some is whimsical, and they have some great geometric pieces. But you only get to see the… (more…)
Rangoli are patterned art laid on the doorstep, floor, or courtyard during Indian festivals, like Diwali. They go by a host of names in different regions, like Kolam in southern India. They are made from colored cornstarch (Gulam, the same powder used during Holi), colored rice, or even flowers. You can make your own Gulam: Here’s a slightly different recipe,… (more…)
Lena Danya has a whole YouTube channel full of speed-painting goodness.
Bead trees are nothing new, but Beads Poet are particularly lovely and skillful. See more at her deviantArt gallery.
Found this video on Polymer Clay Daily. Now, one thing she doesn’t say is that molds, especially intricate ones, are kind of a pain, so don’t be surprised if it takes a few tries. Also, I’d be moving that piece from the mold directly to the tile I’m baking it on, so I don’t have to move it after I’ve… (more…)
I am not so much into kawaii, but this is cool, and a lot of fun to watch.
Maki Hino used to make dolls in the corner of her kitchen, thus, the name of her website.