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Quirky Yet Functional Furnitures Designed by Auckland-based Woodworker

Looking for a unique design inspiration that would make your home extra special? Auckland-based woodworker Henk Verhoeff makes interesting pieces that seem to be wrecked at first but would totally surprise you in the end. Verhoeff describes his style of furniture as broken and weird as he likes to make something that we don’t usually see in a furniture shop. Check them out below:       [via Oddity Central]

 

5 Super Foods to Help Boost Your Immune System [Infographic]

  [via AIA]

 

Japanese Artist Realistically Carves Flower Artworks Out of Wood

You’ve probably heard of paper roses. But have you heard of wooden flowers? Japanese artist Yoshihiro Suda realistically carves flower artworks out of wood. African violet, rose and morning glory come to life in his wooden pieces that include leaf veins and even small punctures in the petals. Check out some of his delightful floral wood carvings below:       Suda’s works are currently featured in The Ginza Space […]

 

Exquisitely Mysterious Street Photographs Using Strong Shadows

Our shadows are our best friends who would certainly not leave us during our dark times. And who would have thought that these shadows could very well be used to form a unique work of art? Brazilian photographer Apolo Sales brings a lot of mystery in his latest series of photographs dubbed as “Sombras da Rua” (Shadows of the Street). He combines light and hard shadow with a super contrasted […]

 

 

Things that can affect your mood without you realizing [Infographic]

[via The Curious Brain]

 

Gorgeous Portraits of Women Uniquely Drawn on Black Paper

We may have been used to seeing artworks drawn on white paper. But how about using a black canvass? London-based artist Zulf is introducing a new way of making art by drawing realistic illustrations on black paper. The artist makes use of light-colored pastels and charcoals to create portraits of women as if they are half-hidden in the shadows. Check out some of Zulf’s artworks below:     You may […]

 

Awesome Coffee Table with Realistic Ocean Waves Crashing onto its Edges

Looking for a unique coffee table that would start off an interesting conversation with your guests? Well here’s a treat for you. Check out this amazing collaboration between artist Rivka Wilkins and woodworker Jared Davis that perfectly captures the image of ocean waves as if they were crashing onto the shores of the edges of a walnut coffee table. As described by Twister Sifter, “the crashing waves are created using […]

 

10 Nursery Room Ideas for Baby Boys

We can all agree that blue has always been automatically associated with the male gender hence nursery rooms for baby rooms are usually painted with this color. Now would you dare to design your boy’s room with a different color and varied accents? Check out the following suggestions that still include the timeless blue tones:   1. Polka dots on a blue wall are cute accents via homedit.com   2. […]

 

10 Nursery Room Ideas for Twin Baby Boys

A baby is a true bundle of joy. And having twins means twice the joy and blessing! Check out the following room ideas for your twin boys!   1. Two or three combination of colors will do via homestratosphere.com   2. White cribs seem flawless via projectnursery.com   3.  Fill the room with those stars via uncoil.co   4. Blue drapes and blue carpets for the boys via babyinteriordesign.blogspot.com   5. […]