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News From the Craft + Style Blogosphere: 8/3/12

Aug 3, 2012

by Alison Feldmann

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It’s been a while! Let’s dig in.

 

Miniature people living in a giant world of food.

An artist’s illustrated guide to packing for a trip.

Victorians could make anything miniature. Baby’s first butcher shop!

Makeup artist Lisa Eldridge explores cosmetics and their packaging from the 1940s through the ’70s. Fascinating!

Dirty car art.

The significance and stories behind the trophy.

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64 comments

  • StringBeardCraftery said 7 years ago

    Great picks! I love the Gulliver's Travels groove you've got going with the picks today! Those tiny men are adorable!

  • MegansMenagerie said 7 years ago

    Love these! The dirty car art is amazing!

  • VoleedeMoineaux said 7 years ago

    Ooooooooh gorgeous!

  • TheIDconnection said 7 years ago

    I love bird sculpture, great read!

  • SquidWhaleDesigns said 7 years ago

    Love the pictorial history of strong ladies!

  • ScarfObsession said 7 years ago

    Fantastic! Love the Olympic torch as a viral collectible. I want one too : )

  • CandyAppleCrafts said 7 years ago

    Wow! Love the miniatures, especially the doll house! I always wanted something like that as a kid--the more detailed, the better! :)

  • ParisCabinet said 7 years ago

    Yes, the miniatures! Always find them interesting, all that detail.

  • slumshirts said 7 years ago

    the dollhouse... I feel like playing with it...

  • shawnstpeter said 7 years ago

    Excellent!

  • volkerwandering said 7 years ago

    Such neat pictures!

  • ErikaPrice said 7 years ago

    Great collection, especially the dolls house! Wondering just how many Olympic torches there really are out there?!

  • thelittlemarket said 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing such cool pics!!!

  • Parachute425 said 7 years ago

    So much to see. So little time. Liked the Lisa Frank story. Wil have to watch the cosmetic packaging video later. Thanks!

  • figurativepie said 7 years ago

    Lisa Frank!!!

  • LivingVintage said 7 years ago

    Cool picks!

  • Suwanee said 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing. The lady in the first photo, where can I find more information about the shop, or what she is wearing, where can I find the hat, etc. ??? Thanks.

  • buttagal said 7 years ago

    love it!!

  • OuterKnits said 7 years ago

    "I'm a laaady, you see." Great video.

  • quaintcreationsbouti said 7 years ago

    Awesome!

  • vinproelegance said 7 years ago

    Love the pics!!Thanks for sharing

  • sonyarasi said 7 years ago

    Great pics!

  • CafePrimrose said 7 years ago

    Lovely!

  • Earendil7 said 7 years ago

    Whoa! Those dirty car art photos are pretty good. Hard to believe they're made out of dirt. lol! Random goodness you got going on here.

  • AMSkrafts said 7 years ago

    I read about the dirty car art in an online article a few weeks back! Such a "think outside the box" concept sprouted out of the old "wash me" written in the grime on a car window. Thanks for sharing!

  • ikabags said 7 years ago

    Cool picks !

  • claudetteherman said 7 years ago

    Wonderful collection! This is art at its finest. Great job!

  • ShinyJane said 7 years ago

    I illustrate my clothes when I'm packing too! It's lovely to see I'm not completely crazy! :D

  • ACupOfSparkle said 7 years ago

    Lovely photos!

  • dizhasneatstuff said 7 years ago

    I've got a very dirty car if anyone wants to try their hand ;) love these picks, I always enjoy your quirky taste.

  • ChickensToothStudio said 7 years ago

    Ahhh! LISA FRANK!!!! Love her!

  • StudioCybele said 7 years ago

    Lovely!

  • asundrynotion said 7 years ago

    Dirty car art! My car is a prime candidate. The atmosphere is so dusty in this drought and it all just settles on the windshield. Sounds like fun.

  • FranceGallery said 7 years ago

    I love the dollhouse!

  • prettystardesigns said 7 years ago

    Fab picks!

  • buffalogirls said 7 years ago

    Interesting to see the butcher and the cuts of meat. Makes you think twice about eating butchered live stock.

  • andiespecialtysweets said 7 years ago

    Love the space infographic. We're a couple of suckers for miniatures. And it was nice to be reminded of those reflective mountain murals for the back windows of cars...got us thinkin'. Thanks, cute Alison : )

  • VintageEye said 7 years ago

    I was a master at "Wash Me": guerrilla art back in the 70s! ;)

  • SBuss said 7 years ago

    Love it all! Especially the miniatures and the dirt Car Art is awesome! I will never look at my car as dirty again! More of a blank canvas !

  • vintagejane said 7 years ago

    Inspiring! Thanks for the story!

  • iammieCLAYshop said 7 years ago

    Love it!

  • vegasblingrocks said 7 years ago

    Etsy's articles are NEVER boring, ALWAYS inspiring!! Lisa Frank rocks!!

  • accentonvintage said 7 years ago

    Awesome blog!

  • peshka said 7 years ago

    So cute!

  • ckarigan said 7 years ago

    Amazing pictures! Thanks for sharing.

  • LittleDogsCloset said 7 years ago

    The model in the photo is absolutely stunning, I thought she was a doll on first glance

  • jadedgoats said 7 years ago

    Fascinating...this is such fun!

  • baconsquarefarm said 7 years ago

    Enjoyed my read and eye candy, thanks

  • katrinaalana said 7 years ago

    Very interesting selection

  • byKEONA said 7 years ago

    Love the video. Didn't know that makeup played a very important rule during the war. Red lipstick for patriotism!

  • madebymirjam said 7 years ago

    I like the tiny people.......wonderfull....

  • JewelsbyJasmin said 7 years ago

    Loved the tiny people! Great picks!

  • CopperheadCreations said 7 years ago

    I had a dream once similar to the lobster piece. But while this is awesome, the dream was not. Very cool - thanks for sharing!

  • RetroRevivalBoutique said 7 years ago

    I heart the dirty car art!

  • mcbbelk said 7 years ago

    Interesting pics

  • KMalinka said 7 years ago

    Great post!

  • HoneyThistle said 7 years ago

    that doll house is amazing! Also loved the read on olympic torches throughout history :)

  • LittleWrenPottery said 7 years ago

    Love the miniature people, so cool! Great find : )

  • xZOUix said 7 years ago

    miniature people are always fun to watch :) and the dirt car art is cool idea, never seen it before :::-)

  • kristinasmiley said 7 years ago

    I watched a tv show on the dirty car art. I thought it was amazing then and love that it was mentioned here :)

  • windycitynovelties said 7 years ago

    Very creative!

  • isewcute said 7 years ago

    Thank you for the link to the Lisa Frank interiew.... I simply adore her work!

  • HeatherLucille said 7 years ago

    I am going to need an ice cream cone teepee to live in now. With Lisa Frank. Donesies.

  • KINGxACE said 7 years ago

    Thanks for the post!

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