Hyper Realistic Paintings of Vintage Board Games; Tape, Tears and All.

realistic paintings of vintage board games

At first glance, these look like old board games one might find on ebay, complete with frayed corners and masking tape holding them together. But look a little closer and you’ll see that they are incredibly realistic paintings of vintage board games by Missouri based artist Tim Liddy. Read more

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Those Crazy Leaf Carvings; What, How & Where To Buy Or Create Custom Ones.

all about leaf art

In the past year, several sites (Treehugger, Toxel and Neatorama to name a few) have shown images of the asian art of leaf carving and more recently the Gblog from Gessato via lost at e minor, posted about the leaves again which got me wondering if you could have custom images made (the answer is yes, as you will see later in this post). Read more

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The 100 Hour / 38 Day Skull Drawing.

Illustrator Jacob Dahlstrup took 38 days and 100 hours to complete this pencil drawing of a skull made up of detailed floral and plant life.


Pencil on paper. duration: 38 days/100 hours.
175cm x 150cm
High Quality Poster B1 format 200 grms (100x70cm)
kr 40.00
buy it here (paypal only)


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Winners of the Grove Park Inn 2010 National Gingerbread House Competition In Each Category.

2010 National Gingerbread House Competitionabove: The Grand Prize winning entry in the National Gingerbread Competition featured Christmas-themed Russian Nesting Dolls by Heather Lewis.

Many gingerbread competitions feature some very amateur creations – unimpressive gumdrop laden homes with leaning chimneys, doghouses and lighthouses with lame landscaping and the like. But not the National Gingerbread Competition, which celebrated its 18th annual competition this year at the Grove Park Inn. Read more

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Nibble Nibble Little Mouse, Who Is Nibbling On My House? $15,000 Gingerbread House.

life size gingerbread house

The Edible Gingerbread Playhouse by Dylan’s Candy Bar is one of the more outrageous gifts in this year’s Neiman Marcus Christmas Book. The full-sized playhouse stands 6.6 feet tall by 5.25 feet wide and 4.1 feet deep. Read more

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater Reproduced In Gingerbread. Incredible Edible Architecture.

Fallingwater Gingerbread House

Fellow blogger Melodie blew me away with her version of Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous Fallingwater home reproduced in gingerbread. Read more

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Hip Leggings and Sci-Fi Swimsuits From Black Milk Clothing.

helvetica leggins from Black Milk
above: The Helvetica leggings are just one of the many cool pieces of printed stretchy clothes from Black Milk.

Black Milk, a line of trendy fashions by James Lillis has been getting a lot of attention lately thanks to a post on Boing Boing which featured the fabulous Artoo and Threepio swimsuits and has resulted in a four week wait for both of the suits shown below. Read more

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The Beauty of Breaking Down. Stranded Motorists Photographed By Amy Stein.

Stranded Motorists By Amy Stein
above: Amy Stein captures a broken down vehicle and passenger on Route 84, Texas.

Thanks to the New York Times’ Wheels section, I have learned about photographer Amy Stein’s collection of broken down vehicles and their passengers. Read more

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