Amazing craft - Wies Preijde's Thread Installations
16 January 2013
Just when you think you've seen absolutely everything to do with
craft something comes along to stop you in your tracks.
Wies Preijde has created a visually stunning
installation using what must have been an eye watering amount of
Using thread, she has woven lines, often in graphic formation, to create illusion of hallways, beams of light, 3 dimensionality, windows, and colour. As light shines through the gaps in the thread the illusion of transparency becomes visible. It's a beautiful, intriguing and impressive installation (just think how much time and patience it must have taken to create!). Have a look at the photos below and prepare to be amazed...
Have you ever seen a corridor like this before?
Is this a curved wall or simply an optical illusion?
Look how Wies has created the sense of perspective by changing the angles of the threads.
The transparency of the walls becomes apparent.
Fancy living in a house like this?
For more information, visit www.wiespreijde.com
New Year's Resolutions!
4 January 2013
The New Year is here and it's time to get organised so we
thought we'd share some nifty ideas with you to tidy up and
beautify your craft room...
Ah yes the classic jar under the shelf trick - great for storing all your crafty bits and bobs.
Why not make a beautiful wall feature by hanging up your fabrics on a rail?
Use old spice racks to organise all your paint, glitter, glue and whatever else comes in a pot!
Use a nifty little pill box to tidy up and organise all your embellishments.
Hang your ribbon reels on trouser hangers - inspired!
Hang shelves above a desk to store all your bits and bobs - it looks stunning when all your supplies are organised by colour!
Who says craft storage has to be sensible?!
Feeling inspired? We thought we'd also give you some pictures of beautiful craft rooms to drool over and aspire to...
So light, airy and we love the use of pastel colours.
Cute lamp, stylish wallpaper, inspirational poster - check, check and check!
I hope this has inspired you all to create a beautiful (and
tidy!) crafty haven in your own home - we'd love to see pictures of
your own workspaces so please do post up photos and share your own
clever craft storage ideas or pretty workspaces on our forum or on our facebook or twitter