Tinplate Studios makes incredible creepy crawlies to add a little nightmare fuel to your tea parties.
The teacup creatures are my favorite, but you will also find wall art and specimen jars. Take a look!
Julie Alice Chappell describes herself as “Portsmouth Artist/Painter/Photographer/Creator of miniature worlds and subversive taxonomies exploring themes around the exploitation of nature.”
Isobelle Ouzman’s altered books are spectacular three dimensional creations that breathe new life into discarded volumes. Light seems to shine from within them, and draw us down a path inside the pages.
Every book that I alter was found by a dumpster in Seattle, a recycling bin, a thrift store, or was given to me by someone who no longer wants it. Rather than have these discarded books sit out in the rain or in some store to gather dust, I’m striving to make good use of them. I love books very much and would never carve into one that was valuable. I just want to give them a new life and a second chance to mean something again.
Her illustrations are equally magnificent, so check those out too.
A number of websites now offer hand blown glass sculptures that incorporate cremains.
Memory Glass creates orbs that resemble fancy paperweights (not to diminish the concept), using ashes in one of a kind designs. I love how this one looks like DNA.
Depending on the keepsake you wish to order, a number of options must be selected for each piece.
*For Memory Glass Orbs & Hearts, our handmade wooden stands with LED light clusters are available to light up the pieces from the bottom.
*Memory Glass Pendants include a Black Leather Cord at no additional cost, but you are welcome to choose a Sterling Silver, or 14k Yellow or White Gold chain to hang your pendant.
*Memory Glass Touchstones include a black 3d Suspension Box to display your touchstone proudly.
The Edge Art Gallery goes a step further and not only makes orbs, like this psychedelic swirl…
What do you think of memorial glass?
Graphic artist and painter team Anya Stasenko and Slava Leontyev make tiny porcelain creatures with a wild array of finely detailed whimsical designs.
Light Figurine caught my eye with stunning phoenix sculptures. The blue phoenix appears floating in flight.