Tag: nature


Giant straw animals invade Japanese fields after rice harvest

Fall is here, which means that it’s time for the harvest and the annual fairs that celebrate it. In Japanese culture waste is often minimized, especially in food. Sometimes, during the annual rice harvest, the leftover rice straw is transformed into straw animals.Continue Reading..


Artist turns scrap metal into nature art

It’s true that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. And for this self-taught artist based in Gloucestershire, UK, scrap metal is his canvas. Dan Rawlings works with recycled tools, old vehicles, and anything else he finds; turning this scrap metal into beautiful tree and plant sculptures that merge with nature.Continue Reading..


Driftwood sculptures that represent the spirit of nature

Nature itself can a work of art. The elements can carve beauty into objects like stone or even wood. And once nature has created the canvas, artist Debra Bernier begins her work. Using natural materials such as driftwood, clay, shells and her rich imagination, she creates captivating sculptures which represent the spirits of nature.Continue Reading..


Tables designed to look like animals emerging from water

A coffee table can serve as a convenient place to rest your drinks and feet. It can also be a design element that can serve as a great conversation piece. If you’re looking to spice up your living room with a unique piece of furniture, these coffee tables from Derek Pearce should do just that.Continue Reading..


Sliced lamps made from real firewood

There are many people who like sitting in front of an indoor or outdoor fireplace and enjoying each others company. In fact, humans have been using wood-based fires to keep ourselves warm for thousands of years. However for LA-based designer Paul Foeckler of Split Grain, a simple block of firewood has a different use. He creates beautiful wooden lamps.Continue Reading..


Magical forest inspired jewellery

Escaping into the fantasy world can be entertaining, distracting, frightening, even arousing; but they also allow for creativity and help us plan for the future. It therefore provide the necessary escape from the here and now. So when you want to escape, where do you go? Have you ever dreamt about visiting a fairytale forest? If yes, you will for sure love these jewellery designs.Continue Reading..


Happy Canada Day! Here’s some fun facts

Happy Canada Day! I thought if would be appropriate to give out some fun facts about Canada that will make you look at our beautiful country in a whole new way. You probably know that we produce more maple syrup than any other country. Did you know our official number is 1-800-0-Canada? Find out some fun facts below.Continue Reading..


Photographer captures Lake Erie's beauty

Dave Sandford is a professional sports photographer from London, Ontario. For nearly twenty years he’s been capturing people’s reactions during great sporting moments, but now he’s pointing his lens in a different direction. He took some time to spend two to three days a week, over a four week span, capturing the raw power and force of one of Canada’s Great Lakes.Continue Reading..

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