This 81-Year-Old Babushka Is Taking Embroidery To A New Level

If you thought handmade embroidery was boring, the Instagram account of Julia Aleshicheva, 81, will change your mind. The Russian babushka, who describes herself as a “dementia fighter,” is making handicrafts cool again! Continue reading »

Every Holiday Caroline Eriksson Makes Something Crazy Out Of Gingerbread

Every Christmas, artist Caroline Eriksson has made something amazing out of gingerbread. It started back in 2013 when she made an Optimus Prime for a gingerbread contest. Since then she’s made a Xenomorph, dragon and even Darth Vader! Continue reading »

“Serenade In Blood Minor”: Fascinating Horror Sculptures By Viktor Makov

Viktor Makov is the owner and sculptor of Monsterskaya studio based in Russia. He sculpts your favourite horror villians on everything from busts, phone cases, keyrings and so on. Continue reading »

Lovecraftian Horror Unleashed In The Murky Depths Of Green Tea

Unless you’ve experienced some horrible beverage-related trauma, it’s unlikely that you find much about green tea to be terrifying. Japanese Twitter user and 3DCG practitioner gigigi gagaga (@toikoh9114) might have you thinking differently, however. @toikoh9114 took advantage of of the turbidity found in a glass of green tea to create a spooky scene of alien horror that might fit in most H. P. Lovecraft universes. Continue reading »

Yarnvertising: DIY Fashion Adverts Of The 1970s

People don’t appreciate these days the level of DIY fashion in the 1960s and 1970s. Women back then knew how to sew and magically make stuff out of balls of yarn – it was almost a required skill. Then, seemingly overnight, it became a lost art… Continue reading »

Russian Artist Transforms Everyday Objects Into “Something Else”

Russian artist Tatiana Khlopkova creates day-to-day images of various objects at which she likes to look from unexpected angles. She makes the objects change their shape, color, sizes, and function, finding their similarities in an incredible way. The artist calls her project – “something as something else”. Continue reading »

Guy Built A Fender Stratocaster-Styled Electric Guitar Out Of 1,200 Colored Pencils

Burls saw a lot of people online making bowls out of colored pencils and decided to take it up a notch. He built a Fender Stratocaster-styled electric guitar out of 1,200 colored pencils. Continue reading »

The Only Thing More Bonkers Than This Starcraft Cosplay Is How They Made It

When you see an incredible cosplay like the one below (by Tasha), it’s easy just to take it for granted. Yes, it’s a meticulously-detailed, endlessly impressive recreation of Kerrigan from Starcraft — but there’s a ton of other stuff on the internet to ogle, so usually people stare at this kind of thing for a brief moment or two and then move on. Continue reading »

Latest Etsy Trend: Crocheted Cat Butt Coasters

The next time you wake up and smell the coffee you can also look down and see a cat behind to rest your mug on. Isn’t it an awesome idea? It is. That’s why these crafty people from Etsy have spent countless hours making the masterpieces featured below. Continue reading »

Hilarious Cosplay Fails

Some people have talent and proper skills to create amazing costumes. Others, however… not so much. Listed below are those poor souls who tried as hard as they could, but still failed miserably. Continue reading »

Artist Turns Her AirPods Into Earrings In Order to Keep From Losing Them

Artist Gabrielle Reilly quite ingeniously to created a pair of attractive and utilitarian dangling earrings out of her Apple AirPods so that she wouldn’t lose them. These “Airings” come in two different styles and are available for purchase through custom order. Continue reading »

Life-Size Crochet Sighting In Kyröskoski, Finland, Bet You Had To Look Twice!

Liisa Hietanen was born in Lohja, Finland in 1981. She graduated as Bachelor of Design from Lahti University of Applied Sciences in 2007 and as Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tampere University of Applied Sciences in 2012. She currently lives and works in Hämeenkyrö, Finland. Continue reading »

This Life-Size Crochet Skeleton Is So Intricate, The Stomach Even Has Half-Digested Food In It

If you’re an artist, there are so many mediums to have fun with. So when Shanell Papp from Lethbridge, Canada decided to explore the human body she picked a method that excited her just as much as the theme. Crochet. Continue reading »

Visual Artist Helga Stentzel Uses Food To Tell Fun Visual Stories

According to Helga Stentzel: “Those of us who live in big cities are lucky to have access to food from all over the world: udon, khinkali, pappardelle, bouillabaisse, blancmange… Some of the names are so ambiguous that it’s almost impossible to place an order without your waiter’s guidance. And while flavours and textures vary from region to region, the basic ingredients of the dishes are very similar: grains, vegetables, eggs etc. Continue reading »

Librarian Transforms 110-Year-Old Tree Into Jaw-Dropping Little Free Library

Talk about a “giving tree”! When a 110-year-old cottonwood tree in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, needed to be removed, Sharalee Armitage Howard—a librarian, artist, and former bookbinder—transformed it into an amazing Little Free Library. Now, instead of providing shade, the tree will share books. Continue reading »