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Tuokka by Katja Mustaniemi

Katja Mustaniemi is a creative designer from Finland who designed the Tuokka backpack as part of her final thesis at the Lahti Institute of Design and Fine Arts. it is such a beautiful piece, and i absolutely loved seeing her entire design process on her website. now the question is, where can we buy…

Significant Others

Significant Others is a carefully edited online retail shop offering beautifully crafted artworks and objects. Brought to you by designer Suzy Tuxen of A Friend Of Mine and craftsman Ryan Ward of United Measures. The products have a focus on hand crafted techniques rather than mass production, making each piece…

The Bootstrap Project

i received a lovely email from maxine telling me about the bootstrap project – an organization she founded after travelling through swaziland in the summer of 2009, where she was inspired by artisan thembekile tsabedre’s hand crafted wooden platters (which are now sold out on their website.) the bootstrap project’s…

resurrection fern

you know, i’ve never been a crochet kind of gal, and i’m not into collecting things like stones or shells – stuff i usually associate with south african holiday homes or your gran’s house. so naturally margaret oomen’s beautiful crochet bound pebbles and stones took me by surprise. she says,…

feltidermy

whilst perusing some back issues of frankie, i spotted these feltidermy pieces by girl savage. they made me smile.

wren-dress

her dress

well known blogger & all round crafty person laura normandin from wren handmade posted her wedding photos. i just had to show you how cute her dress is. be sure to check out the photos at her blog