Exploded Flowers

I am in love with Fong Qi Wei‘s 2011 photography series titled “Exploded Flowers“. I stumbled across them this morning while searching for photos of deconstructed blossoms. Just had to share his amazing work.
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Drusy Geode Slice Mount

I purchased ten geode slices quite a while back but couldn’t figure out the best way to mount them. I didn’t want to interfere with the beauty of the stone because they are gorgeous. I think this setting solves that problem. I soldered a sterling silver frame and added hal
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Billie Holiday’s Iconic Gardenias

You’ve probably seen gardenias tucked in to a bride or a celebrity’s hair many times. But did you know that Billie Holiday is the woman who made wearing gardenias in your hair classic? If you’re not familiar with Billie Holiday, she was an American jazz/blues singer
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Feeling Bad (About Your Work) Is Good

Ira Glass, of This American Life, gives such sage advice for anyone who makes things that I had to share this video with you. When you’re struggling with a technique, when you’re disappointed in a design, when you break a piece because you pushed it further than it was mea
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