Insects Wings Photos are Manipulated to Look Like Blooming Flowers

If you don’t reed the title and just look at the photos, you might think these are some new breeds of flowers. But these are actually photo manipulations done by Paris-based fine art photographer Seb Janiak. Entitled Mimesis, a Greek word meaning imitation, this series was created without any special effects or retouching using only techniques from analog photography, namely superimposition and photomontage. See some of Janiak’s amaizing work below or find more on his Instagram page.

Insects Wings Photos are Manipulated to Look Like Blooming Flowers

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Delicate Handmade Glass Animal Sculptures

Ukrainian glass artist Nikita Drachuk, the person behind the etsy shop “Glass Symphony” create below delicate glass animal sculptures, spiders, grasshop, octopi, and other critters by hand. He uses a method called lampworking, where a lamp or torch is used to melt rods of colored glass. Once in a molten state, the glass can be formed by blowing and shaping with various tools and small movements. For delicate items like the octopi and spiders, you can imagine how much patience and skills needed. Enjoy some of Drachuk’s work here and see more on his etsy store.

Delicate Handmade Glass Animal Sculptures
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10 Cool and Stylish Oil Diffusers

Essential oils offer a huge array of benefits to those who use them. There are many physical benefits include working as an antibacterial agent to cleanse wounds, as an antioxidant to prevent cancer and ageing, as a bug repellent, sleep inducer, or pain reliever. Besides the many physical benefits essential oils offer, many of them also offer emotional benefits, such as stress reduction and relaxation. There are many ways to use the oil in order to obtain its health benefits. One of the most common is to use a diffuser to disperse the oil in water droplets throughout a room. This process allows anyone in the room to benefit from the properties of the oil. Here we have rounded up 10 Cool and Stylish Oil Diffusers, no matter it is dispersed by cool mist and heated up with candles, these oil diffusers for sure will provides some physical and mental help for the users.

10 Cool and Stylish Oil Diffusers
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9¾ Bookstore and Café: Probably the Most Comfy and Playful Bookstore on the World

Located in Medellín, Colombia, the 9¾ Bookstore and Café is probably the most comfy and playful bookstore you’ve ever seen. It is not only a place where people come to read, but also where they can socialize and enjoy coffee. Its nearly 1,300 square feet spreads over two floors. The ceiling high castle libraries will give any first vistor a feeling of awe. This place is also quite children friendly, which features details such as chairs upholstered in textile maps and hexagonal nooks where children can draw, play, read or rest. There are so many other interesting designs such as the sofas on ground floor which line a wall covered in green leaves, inviting you to sit in a surreal, nature-meets-design environment. Hope there is a similar bookstore near my home.

9¾ Bookstore and Café: Probably the Most Comfy and Playful Bookstore on the World
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