From afar, the whole thing looks like giant colorful clown. A closer look at the LAUGHING CLOWN NEBULA, however, shows several colorful gas-filled regions which are home to young, extremely massive stars and two mystical round "eyes". Alternatively known as XBY000-12 this weird object still remains quite a mystery for scientists.
Wednesday's collage introduces our favorite artists and their artworks from all over the world...
All of our collages in English can be found HERE...
Today is beautiful sunny winter day, so here you can find some absolutely fantastic creation of icy glass objects... visit links below, to discover the web-nests of those wonderful artists!
Flickr favorites: 1. Ice Bubbles Lampwork Bead Set, 2. Lampwork Focal Glass Bead, Ocean Blue 3, 3. lampwork ice bead, 4. Ice Blue Sparkle (
We wish you Happy and Lush new Year!!!
- Website: http://www.kreativlink.at
- Etsy-pood: http://www.etsy.com/shop/Kreativlink
- Blog: http://www.kreativling.at
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kreativlink/95911376648
- Twitter: http://twitter.com/kreativlink
Please meet another talented polymer clay artist Mira Pinki Krispil and her totally magical clorful art world! There is no words to describe all the beauty and details of her work - so please visit her web-nests and take a look by yourself!
Craftwerk.ee wishes you all happy and creative year 2012!
1. Pendant - Caramel Carnelian Fringe Bead 2. Redhead Needle Felted Mermaid Art Doll3. Small and Tall (art for kids) 4. Romantic purse with metal handle
Her whimsical pictures took us to the places filled with harmless animals in their friendly and cozy world. I wish I could live in such a harmonious place :=)
take a closer look into her:
1.Good Morning 2. The Fox and the Marshmallows 3. Searching for Mr. Fox 4. Cloudberries
1. Lace shawl with Haapsalu shawl pattern 2. wool-white-twist wrap 3. Lily of valley motif hand knitted cashmere silk original estonian lace wrap stole shawl by Kailill 4. Diamond lace shawl
Step in and admire wonderful synergy of sweet jewelry and magnificent photos.
1. Bloom Necklace 2. Lotus love earrings 3. Inspired by Frida Kahlo necklace 4. Purple flower adjustable enamel ring
1. Spleen Brooch 2. Lungs Embroidery Hoop 3. Specimen Jar Brain Anatomical Curio Medium Sized4. Ovary Necklace
Last week I visited Finland and meet lovely Minna from Etsy-shop called karuski :=)
I really-really enjoyed our short trip and staying in her beautiful atelier, admiring her sweet creation in real and of course, meeting her fabulous cats ;=)
So if you like beautiful jewelry or stylish bags with vintage touch - meet Minna´s creative world here:
1.cranberries- sterling silver vintage glass beads earrings 2. old time rosies- sterling silver post earrings 3. white rose- bracelet with vintage beads 4. pearls dropping- sterling silver vintage beads earrings
This warm and magical felt art can be found fin Etsy-shop called Intres.
Want to take closer look?
1. Brooch Branch of Oak 2. Purple Weeping willow with a family of owls - Felt Tree 3. Yellow Weeping willow with a family of owls - Felt Tree 4. Brooch Purple - Branch of Oak
Her nature and body friendly dresses are so beautiful that it is impossible not to dream about having one by myself. Ah!
You can visit her websites, to admire whole beauty here:
1. Nuno felted mini jacket / shrug - Mythology OOAK 2. Nuno felted eco dress - Black coffee OOAK 3. Nuno felted eco dress - Tree of life OOAK 4. Nuno felted eco dress - Inamorata OOAK
1.Copper Blue Anemone Bowl 2. Pair of Succulent Micro Tiles 3. Set of 3 Nesting Scallop Bowls 4. Complete Set of Micro Urchins
is a mom-and-dad business, a two-person company of artists who make most amazing crafty things together. My super-favorites are their amazing art-dolls.
But it's always better to take a look bu yourself!
For craft people this is wonderful way to start selling all things handmade and discover art of other artisans and artists.
New theme “E like ETSY” will give some exposure to our Etsy-favorites and share their unique creation with our readers.
Our first featured fellow Etsyan is wonderful artist matteart alias Matte Stephens and his absolutely charming creation. As it is almost impossible to describe how wonderful his painted word is – you better run to take a look by yourself.
Here you can find his
Another talented artist - Sim Luttin and his wonderful metallic artwork.
(via Daily Art Muse)
I am absolutely in love with fantastic lampwork beads by Melanie
Moertel – words are weak to describe all the beauty, so you better run to
…and discover all those unique treasures.
Woolly Fabulous makes amazing things from recycled materials. She makes colorful felt from reclaimed wool sweaters and mixes it with drifted zippers and other found materials. I just love her colorful and playful brooches!
Take a look into her
Flickr favorites: 1. A little green pear!, 2. A bunch of wee bees..., 3. A bunch of owls..., 4. Yellow zipper chick, 5. Felt and zipper mushroom brooch, 6. Organic brooch, 7. A happy snowman!!, 8. A little felt nose, 9. Felt and zipper chicken ??
We wish you all creative, happy and joyful New Year!!!
Check this lovely Etsy shop to admire beautiful wearable
Most of us are afraid
of all kind of insects – they remind us all those sore bites and nasty stin
But metalsmith Elizabeth Goluch seem to have strong passion towards insects – she creates amazingly detailed, beautiful, larger than life size metal insects.
Her creation is just incredible! But pictures talk better than thousand words, so lease visit her:
Today we will meet talented designer Patricia Zapata who creates most stylish and beautiful paper art, writes super clear and useful (recycling) tutorials, runs graphic design studio Zapata Design and is also author of fresh papercraft book called Home, Paper, Scissors: Decorative Paper Accessories for the Home.
As pictures are better
than thousand words, just jump into her creative nests to discover her amazing
- Her craft blog A Little Hut
- Patricia Zapata’s homepage
- Her shop
- Her graphic design studio Zapata Design
Thank you Patricia for
sharing it with our readers!
I just LOVE beautiful jewelry – there are so many shiny trinkets, which make my inner magpie feeling happy.
But the truth is, that some artists feel closer to heart than others – that’s what happened to me when I first saw Marco Magro´s indescribably beautiful jewelry. It is hard to say, what exactly was this magical thing - which enchanted me?
His art just looks and
feels so different – unique and rich in details and meanin
But pictures are better than thousand words, so please discover his art by yourselves!
Flickr favorites:1. Anello Camaleonte, 2. "the city", 3. Occhi, 4. green agate earrings, 5. Anello Vulcano, 6. RED CORNIOLE agate earrings, 7. medusa 2- jellyfish brooch, 8. collana del tempo infinito maggio 2008, 9. new liberty
Here you can visit:
Please meet most wonderful button-wizard Petronella
Petronella is a master with golden hands – she makes
amazing button art and jewelry and also unique fabric accessories and clothing.
Ladies with large and extra large size are especially welcome to enjoy her creation.
Want to know more about Petronella? Take a look at her:
Petronella made this wonderful tutorial of this beautiful necklace especially
for us. Thank you so much :=)
This tutorial is in Estonian but with plenty of clear photos. Please enjoy…Read more
My freshest favorite - Valéria Nascimento creates absolutely stunning ceramics. Her porcelain art is so beautiful, so suggestive - just bewitching…
Thank you Artmind for the hint :=)Read more
We wish you happy and creative spring! Read more
Flickr favorites. Click to see larger pictures: 1. Orange Studs #1, 2. Ciabatta Bread, 3. Christmas in Miniature - Turquey, 4. Turkish Pastries, 5. Miniature Chocolate and Raspberry Cake, 6. Miniature Bread Tray, 7. Miniature food for Dollhouse - Cookie Preparation Board!, 8. Miniature Sushi For 2, 9. Miniature Food - Crepes Spread #6
Yes, it really looks like food and actually it is food but
one just can’t eat it :=)
This wonderful table is served by Stephanie Kilgast – talented self taught artist and food miniaturist. I just LOVE her work!
Stephanie discovered her passion for miniatures in summer 2007, while she was searching for a new hobby and this passion somehow grew bigger and bigger until it got her entire life… Now she has her own brand - PetitPlat Miniature Food.
Or just buy something tasty from her Etsy shop.Read more
When I first saw glass art made by Kristina Logan, I was absolutely stunned!
What a mysterious and hypnotizing patterns! What a magical use of colors! What a delicate marriage between glass and silver!
It is almost impossible to express this beauty by words, so please take a look at her website to see it with your own eyes.
I really wish to have one of these beauties to be mine one day – so my dear friends, this is shameless hint for choosing my next Christmas present :=) *LOL*
Run into the new gallery to admire these beauties…
Please meet talented textile artist Inkyspider!
Her exiting and colorful textile
world bewitches me for long time now; especially I enjoy her way of mixing old
traditional techniques with new ideas and skills.
uses mostly organic and nature friendly materials to design her textile art and
also keeps Earth green making beautiful and useful reusable bulk food bags.
You can find her irresistibly beautiful – earthy and/or bright colored art here:
Flickr favorites: 1. Gift of Harmony sacred object bag, 2. Eye See You fabric brooch pin, 3. Mystical Butterfly cloth napkins, 4. Magic Weaver sacred object bag, 5. Snake in Flower cushion cover, 6. Primitive Coral fabric brooch pin, 7. Snake in Flower brooch pin, 8. Coiled snake fingerless gloves, 9. Sea Lily Hoody
The third theme of bag making
of the Frame" (for February 2009 and March 2010) is
Shades of White.
You can use all shades of white combined with others tones – using lot of textures and embellishments to bring out beauty of majestic white.
Rules of this challenge can be found here – don’t hesitate to contact us, to get more information. Deadline in April 5th for this theme.
The gallery of previous theme Femme
Fatale is still open for last entries (until the February 5th).
Step into the gallery and check them out!
For us this year started with tempo of a most speedy rocket - new exiting project to start, new creative ideas to accomplish…
Who are we? Want to get know us better? Take a look at short story about us…
Our website is yet mostly
in Estonian but gradually we start bringing some news also in English.
So far take a look at the fresh Wednesday's collageand - stay tuned!Read more