DIY

Katie Menzies Makes a Case for Embroidery

Illustrator and craftswoman Katie Menzies fell in love with embroidery, treating this traditional form of crafting as a way of bringing to life her 2D illustrations. “There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing...

Merill Comeau Reconstructs Discarded Textiles

Mixed media artist, Merill Comeau, is drawn to the discarded: anything from secondhand clothes from friends and relatives to paper ephemera and vintage linens. Those form the basis of her artwork -...

Explore Menw Hurkens’ Cabinet of Curiosities

Menw Hurkens' collection of paper ephemera is to die for. Obsessed with anything paper-related, including postcards, stickers, and washi tape, her collection will inspire you to handcraft a greeting card this holiday...

Ayumi Shibata Creates Magical Landscapes Out of Paper

Japanese artist Ayumi Shibata turns ordinary paper into magical artifacts that gleam inside glass vessels. Using traditional methods of Japanese paper cutting, her artworks vary in size, from tiny cities illuminated inside...

Sculptor Recreated His Neighborhood At a 1:12 Scale

There's no other way to put it: Drew Leshko's miniatures are absolutely jaw-dropping. Carving, cutting, and layering paper and wood, his sculptures are a recreation of building facades from his neighborhood at...

Julianna Szabo’s Paper Art is Great Fun

We don't know about you, but paper art is one of those fields that never ceases to amaze us. The way in which paper artists employ paper to create intricate pieces of...

Artist Creates Miniatures of NYC Storefronts

The images you can see below look like typical storefronts from old New York City, but they are actually miniatures crafted by Randy Hage, an artist devoted to paying homage to the...

Brazilian Grandpa Makes Dolls With Vitiligo

João Stanganelli Junior is a 64-year-old grandfather with vitiligo, a skin condition in which patches of the skin lose their pigment, becoming white with sharp margins. To keep himself busy, the semi-retired...

Guy Made a Guitar Out Of Instant Ramen Noodles

People have been using instant ramen noodles for various things; to eat, repair porcelain sink or broken bowl. However, one artist had a brilliant idea; he made a guitar out of noodles.

Artist Re-Uses Burnt Out Light Bulbs Transforming Them Into Halloween Decor

David Irvine, and artist and crafter from Toronto, Canada uses recycled or reclaimed materials to create his artworks. Getting ready for Halloween, the artist made a series of spooky decorations on salvaged...