painted frames

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I love these brightly colored frames that TotallyJuliaRAd paints. So clever! I love the old ornate frames with such eye-popping colors! She sticks illustrations from children’s books in them for the pictures. I think I feel a DIY coming on…

chickie bookmarks!

I downloaded these awesome chick bookmarks from JinJurup, and I love them so much! I glued the printer paper to card-stock before I cut mine out, just to make them more sturdy. They are so cute! Get yours here, for free of course!
Via Folding Trees.

fire-tagging

Can you believe this graffiti? It’s called ‘fire-tagging’ and the way it’s apparently done is the artist writes their signature in lighter fluid and then sets the area aflame. Well for a moment anyway, presumably they put the fire right back out, he he! It looks awesome! Reminds me of those high-school days playing with hair-spray and a lighter on the pavement…
Via Nylon blogs.

-Apr 21, 2009, 8:18PM
This is a great way to inspire little arsonists to burn down buildings.
Jaime Melfi -Apr 15, 2009, 6:18PM
I'm in no way a pyro, ha, but that is soooo cool!!! kids don't try this at home ha

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Okay, so there is no way I could have come up with a post for these two shots, but I just couldn’t resist sharing them with you, so we have this random post!
First of all, this tax-form dress is awesome! Read more about the creator here.

That, and I’m in love with this little guy…

Isn’t he sweet? Our graphic designer Kevin found this little cross-eyed Brussels Griffon on Flickr, with Keeping one eye on you as the caption. What a doll!!

bryan nash gill

Ah! How badly do you want one of these relief prints by Bryan Nash Gill? Amazing – I agree with Swissmiss when she says she would like to have one decorating her home…

Lilly -Apr 11, 2009, 10:47AM
I like your blog^^ The relief prints are really stunning, at first glance I thought it was a fingerprint in a strange form :)) Lilly :)

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This installation by Marieke van der Bruggen is really interesting, and really pretty! All the hanging twigs, branches and leaves are made out of colored glucose – in other words, they’re basically hanging lollipops, and visitors to the installation are allowed to pick of parts of it and eat them. The show doesn’t open until next week though, and to boot it’s in Milan. But, if you do happen to be in Milan, you can check it out! It’s the Jewels and Joules show, being presented by the Design Connection Brainport and Design Academy Eindhoven. Sweet – literally!
Via Moco Loco.

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I am going crazy over these pictures by Emily Scannell! They’re just so so gorgeous – I love the colors! Her other work is very good too, check it out on her site.
Via.

birdies and treats

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I love these illustrations by Kate Wilson! I love that they all feature birdies and sweets, but I love the cute little sayings that go with them even more! Too adorable! Kate also has a fun blog that’s worth checking out, Peonies & Polaroids.
Via BettyJoy.

katiehov -Apr 12, 2009, 2:21PM
LOVE THEM!
Timothy B. Shutt -Apr 10, 2009, 10:18PM
So dear!!

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These gorgeous Easter eggs were decorated by Pam of Gingerbread Snowflakes. She hollowed the eggs first (tutorial for that here) and then used Mod-Podge to glue some flowers she had already dried onto the eggs. They sure do look beautiful!
See more of Pam’s Easter decor ideas here.

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These shots are from an interesting installation by Madrid-based art group Luzinterruptus. They took many plastic bags and affixed them to lights and sticks in the front yard of the Prado Museum in Madrid, creating a field of soft glowing lights. It’s cool to see plastic bags, which I often see flying around in the street outside my Philly apartment, used to create something that, in my opinion, looks really pretty!

abandoned cars

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I find these photos of an abandoned old junkyard in Switzerland really inspiring! I can’t put my finger on what I like so much about the pictures, but they’re just really appealing! The old cars are so beautiful, even, or maybe especially, with plants growing all over them! The whole set is really good, you can see it here.
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jr -Apr 21, 2013, 3:01PM
please send me all info on abandoned cars wild rose area on old mustang

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holger pooten

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I’m loving these photographs by Holger Pooten – the pieces and bits suspended have me staring! More on his site.
Via FFFFound!

kristen -Apr 10, 2009, 9:24PM
hey! you have a membership to fffound?? lucky lady! ive been trying to score one for almost a year now!
Marissa -Apr 09, 2009, 2:40AM
Love this!! I look at the FP blog every day!! keep up the good work!

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