Posts Tagged ‘handpainted’

Aren’t these just amazing?  These nebula galaxy heels have caught the eye of many Tumblr bloggers, but they originate on Etsy!  They’re sold by Kustom Kix under the shop name AlexandraSophie.  France-based duo Sheriff Nasir and Alexandra Sophie specialize in photography and custom painted shoes.

Sheriff is the artist behind the galaxy wedges, which are faux suede made extra-terrestrial with just acrylic paint and coated with varnish for longevity.

Sheriff cites the Cave Nebula as a source of visual inspiration, but says, “the main inspiration for this project basically came from the universe, the stars, planets and everything up there so majestic and breathtakingly beautiful in its own way!”


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This week‘s favorite comes from the popular yarn artist and seller, Pancake And Lulu.  This yarn, “Wonderland”, is part of her art yarn series, all merino wool hand-painted with low-impact eco dyes.  I love the symphony of colors and the accenting coils of thread.  I had a wonderfully difficult time picking out which art yarn to feature, because they are all so unique and beautiful!

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