Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Pallet lamps

Everyone seems to be up-cycling pallets these days. While I like the idea, most of it ends up looking like pallets. These lamps from UK-based Factory Twenty One look so sophisticated you can't tell the source wood is so humble. 
The clever assembly (giant hair elastics?) and color fade (so on trend!) make them almost perfect. The icing on the green cake is that they ship flat-packed. Want one of your very own? Check out Factory Twenty One's Etsy shop.

Images from FactoryTwentyOne. Via Upcyclista.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

As the world turns

I went down the Pinterest rabbit hole and found this. I don't know anything about it except it was posted on Knithacker by someone (hopefully the artist?) named Elayne. Miss Elayne, if this is your creation, we salute your genius. Miss Elayne, if this isn't yours, we salute your excellent taste. I love this as is and I love the artistic possiblities of modern needlework overlaid on vintage globes. I want to see more. 

Off to google knitted globes....

Images from Knithacker. Via Pinterest.