Dressing up dog with different costumes and taking photos of them becomes big trend right now, especially when your model is like Paddington below – the five years old adorable Shar Pei. Tasmania-based owner Annie Jacob snapped some interesting photos of this wrinkled cutie dressed in plaid jackets and reading glasses, amusingly resembles an old man with its stoic face. With some simple additions, Paddington easily transforms into a shark, walrus, rabbit, and more. Here are some of our favorites, find more on Annie’s instagram page.
Nikolai Tolstyh, the Russian artist, cuts out intricate paper silhouettes of animals and then take photos in a natural setting. The artist uses appropriate textures for each image and the combination is surprisingly perfect. For example, a giraffe’s spots are mimicked by blossoming yellow buds, while thin brown leaves serve as a tiger’s stripes. Dewdrop-covered grass, tree trunks worn with rustic lines, colorfully bold flower petals, and freshly fallen autumn leaves, there are so many options for artist to choose to color his two-dimensional zoo. See more of Tolstyh’s work on his instagram page and find out how he capture the many shapes and forms of beauty that unceasingly occupies the world around us.
Holiday season is here and there are a lot of to celebrate. For a wine lover, what is better than celebrate holiday with your favorite bottles? Save those bottle corks and cherish all of your wonderful wine memories. Just drop your treasured corks into the below playful cork caddies and turn them into a modern piece of art. Fun, beautiful and fully functional. These playful cork holders not only make a great gift idea, they add to the ambiance of the room.
1. Animal Cork Caddy : Dog, Butterfly, Cat, Duck, Elephant, Horse, Owl, Peacock and Roost [amazon]
Underground homes or low-impact houses are generally preferred by green enthusiasts who want to minimize their negative impact on environment. Otherwise, eco-friendliness is just one benefit of living underground. Being underground also means that the house has a more stable environment, the temperature remains constant and the house is very quiet and peaceful. Moreover, it minimizes the loss of green space, as being underground the roof remains available for plants. With so many benefits of living underground, there are more and more people consider this option. These days, two English firms, NC Homes and Huntsmere, have proposed an underground dwelling – Perdu, which is a circular three-bedroom home located on the grounds of Bowdon in Manchester.