Came across this amazing site
for "Ecologically based creative ideas, art & green products for
your children, home and lifestyle........an eco guide blending high
style with sustainability". The site has so much to offer, I've just
picked a few images but there's so much to discover especially in the
archive and categories. Above are fantastic laser cut vinyl records made into pictures by Carlos Aires.
This is what you call die cutting! Beautiful project by Kylie Stillman.
Just came across this Paper tea-light candle-holder and box from Singapore's Trine design associates via TheDieline.
These beautiful tea-light holders are the intricate result of an experiment
exploring form, material and laser production methods. Inspired by the
beauty and resilience of a lotus flower blossom, the structure of the candle-holder
consists of three rings of petals. The intricate patterns on each
ring of petals features one type of traditional floral motifs found in
Chinese, Arabic and Islamic art respectively.
Kiss Prudence had a stall at one of the Leeds Artsmix events and one of the Tigerprint designers had the pleasure of buying an elephant similar to the one above as a gift.
Kiss Prudence has an etsy shop where you can buy lots of pretty things including elephants, cats, rabbits, birds and hearts all hand made in her studio and all original designs. Be sure to have a look as they make beautiful gifts.
Dear Emma, Handmade Designs is Cathy Emmott’s textile art. Working from
her home in the Yorkshire Dales she makes a range of products that all
include her original appliqué and freehand embroidery designs with
"These cute bags have been designed using denim trouser legs. They are
the perfect size in which to fit six chunky wax crayons. They are fully
lined and have a denim shoulder strap and can be designed to suit most
colour requirements. They wash well at 30 degrees".
The Store on Cavendish Street in Keighley is a bit of a new venture in association with Bradford Kickstart
and Park Lane college, giving new businesses an outlet for their
goodies for up to 12 months. The theory is that, at the end of their
time in there, they will have built up a strong enough business to go
Jacky Al-Samarraie is a graphic artist who sells her ranges of cards, postcards and framed prints through the shop.
She's a lovely lady and her products are gorgeous - well worth a
look. If you can't get to the shop, she has a website and online shop
with a limited range available. Her business is called The Art Rooms and
her current work is inspired by the countryside and everyday objects in
the form of landscapes and decorative floral designs.