Friday, 23 June 2017

Internet Scrapbook #12


Happy Friday, people! Hope you've survived the heatwave. This weekend, I'll be knocking around the hood, taking a few more snaps for the Secret Brighton book, coming soon! In the meantime, here are a few wonderful finds from around the web, from a tiny abandoned wedding chapel and a cool Californian patio to the lady in Japan obsessed with strawberries... have a good one. 



Gaudi's house, Casa Vicens, opens to the public in October


Built between 1883 and 1885, Casa Vicens is the very first home designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. During most of the Barcelona home’s 130-year-old history it served as a private residence, but thanks to a 2014 purchase by a bank in Andorra and a massive two-year renovation, the 19th-century building will reopen as a cultural centre this October.












Miniature hand soaps! 


Marie Gardeski and David Birkey of Imaginary Animal have created a set of miniature novelty hand-shaped soaps that come in different colours and styles – they're so tiny, eight of them literally fit in the palm of your hand.









These sweet potato shoestring fries!








Meet Instagram's most adventurous mermaid



Here, in case you missed it!






Art history comes to modern life




Artist Alexey Kondakov takes people from classic paintings and inserts them seamlessly into contemporary photographs, and it works so well!




Via Kottke




Swimming fish glass



Because it's summer and it's on sale at Anthropologie





Incredible brushstroke cakes


Moscow-based bakery Kalabasa have been setting off a new trend over on Instagram. Using chocolate or icing as their chosen medium the Kalabasa bakery turns normal looking cakes into works of art before airbrushing them into a variety of tones.











Jack Nicholson, sitting, smoking






A cool shirt for cowgirls







Abandoned jail and wedding chapel!


A tiny, abandoned building has “Jail and Wedding Chapel” painted on its front in old-styling lettering as a modern-day roadside photo-op in North Carolina. Very Marfa, Texas.





West London map print
HouseofCally creates colourful and contemporary illustration, fine art and textiles and for the rest of June, they will be donating 100% of the sales of their West London map print to the charity for the people of Grenfell Tower.



A cool Californian patio




Via Design Sponge



The Japanese lady obssesed with strawberries




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2 comments:

  1. This fab collection of happiness has really brightened my day!
    Thank you xxx

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