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 »

Meet Deb: She Creates The Ugliest Christmas Sweaters Ever

This is Deb. She makes extremely tacky sweaters and sells these abominations on eBay and Etsy. And the best part is that she poses with her creations while looking like she’s being held hostage or forced to do it against her will. Scroll down to enjoy her over-the-top designs and tortured facial expressions! Continue reading »

Stylish Handmade “Book Bags” Designed To Carry Your Favorite Novel With You

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Krukrustudio, a one-of-a-kind shop based in Moscow, creates unique purses and backpacks inspired by a love of literature. Designed to look like your favorite novels, the bags put a literary and literal spin on the traditional book bag. Each beautiful bag features iconic cover art from some of the world’s most beloved books. Ranging from classic coming-of-age novels like To Kill a Mockingbird and Catcher in the Rye to adored childhood staples like Le Petit Prince and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the eclectic collection covers a wide range of written masterpieces. Continue reading »

Handmade Dolls Of Cute And Creepy Creatures Lovingly Made By Oso Polar

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Whilst most of Oso Polar‘s handmade dolls are recognisable woodland creatures, some really do leave us guessing. From the weird and wonderful to the cute and creepy – the Russian artist’s ongoing collection of clay figurines demonstrate a unique talent, with every attention to detail meticulously taken care of. Continue reading »

Handmade Tenderness: Cute Little Toys By Nadezhda Micheeva

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If one can create tenderness, here it is. Russian dollmaker Nadezhda Micheeva from Saint-Petersburg is a true magician. Her tiny sweet toys are incredibly touching. They are so cute that after looking at them, all what everyone wants is to embrace and warm them all. Continue reading »

New Handmade Lagoon Tables Made From Resin And Cut Travertine Marble

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Can’t wait to leave everything behind and go on your dream vacation? Before we offer you quick time travel tips let’s consider if maybe there is a way to bring that dream destination to your living room instead? Continue reading »

Amazing And Realistic Handmade Fruit Candles

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Lithuania-based candlemaker LessCandles creates candles representing fruits as watermelon, lemon or kiwi. Every object is handmade and handpainted, offering a realistic result through the artist’s precision who reproduces with talent every detail that characterizes fruits. Continue reading »

Fantastic Handmade Steampunk Nixie Tube Wall Clock

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Handmade in premium hardwoods, without the aid of CNC or Laser Cutters, each clock features authentic Soviet-era nixie tubes, GPS, 700+ LED backlight colours and more! Only available on Kickstarter. Continue reading »

Tiny Handmade Ceramic Animal Planters by Cumbuca Chic

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If you’ve been on the hunt for the perfect ceramic capybara planter, look no further. Ceramicist Priscilla Ramos from São Paulo, Brazil, has a fantastic line of animal planters in the form of foxes, whales, anteaters, and yes, even the world’s largest rodent. She’s even working on a sloth! The handmade stoneware pieces are perfect for small succulents or cacti. Continue reading »

Amazing Handmade Solar System by Josephine Ryan

Josephine Ryan is a Norwegian artist, designer and goldsmith. Below is a creation process of her masterpiece, called Solarsystem, with her own comments to the making of.

“This is a new version of the first solar system I made, but this time in all silver.” Continue reading »

Wallpaper* Handmade 2013

Welcome to Wallpaper* Handmade, the annual documentation of the show-stopping exhibition we present in Milan during the Salone del Mobile. For more of the stories behind the designs, turn to August issue (out now) or download the iPad edition.

Personal Handmade Animal Cushion Harry by Barbora Perglova

Be unique! Liven up your home and invite new members of your family! Or gift them to your beloved ones. Harry, Larry, Marry – three merry companions are waiting for you. Every piece is unique. Pillows are sewed for you by hand and with love.

Original awesome pillow Larry in unique bunny design by frappante is not just a decoration, he is your pillow friend! Larry is personal, friendly and soft cushion, you will want to have him always with you! You can hold him, hug him, sleep with him, snuggle with him and he’s always there for you! Continue reading »