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Ice Stupa of Ladakh Solves Water Crisis, Fights Global Warming Art / Artists / Inspirational / Offbeat

Despite its panoramic landscapes that are likely to take your breath away, life in Ladakh is extremely harsh. This cold desert at 10,000 feet and receives an average of mere 50mm of rainfall every year. Moreover, global warming has put a threat on the ice shelves everywhere, while Himalayan glaciers are believed to be shrinking more quickly than any on earth, as per the researchers....

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Image: Etsy Art / Design / Handicraft / Offbeat

For those who love nature and elegant statement jewellery, there is a good news. You can get both in one, all thanks to Etsy shop Claycessories. Started by British artist Janna Baranovska, this online shop offers stunning detail-oriented floral jewellery that resembles life-like flowers. These enhancing floral jewellery pieces not only spruce up your outfits but also stay with you forever, unlike real flowers.


Trash to Art: 27-Year-Old Artist Breathes Life Back to Waste Objects Art / DIY / Offbeat

From heavy machinery to other unused small items, there are many forgotten goods in a dump yard that seems ugly to many but to an artists eye it is a chest full of treasures – as only an “edgymind” knows how to turn “trash to art”. Using various waste metal objects, North Carolina-based artist, Melissa Bennett, creates stunning art pieces that are worth your attention.


87-Year-Old Woman Makes Stunning Art Using Microsoft Paint Art / Offbeat / Painting

When was the last time you used Microsoft Paint? Maybe in the late 80s or 90s when you were learning to use a computer in school. While the developers of Windows are likely to drop this feature in the next update (as per a news report), a 87-year-old woman creates incredible landscape paintings using Microsoft Paint.


Italian artist creates ‘Sculpaintings’ using bones and recycled objects Art / Design / Offbeat

Bones are usually associated with death and the macabre. Maybe that’s why some people don’t prefer dead remains of a body near their houses, forget bringing them inside. But Pierpaolo Catini, an Italian artist based in New York City, sees bones as art objects to create unique Sculpaintings, which will make you forget about its connection with lifelessness and decay.


You need to check out miniature paintings on tea bags by Ruby Silvious Art / DIY / Offbeat / Painting

It’s not a well-kept secret that almost every artist owns a personal diary full of creative content. But a few artists like to stand out from the crowd. Falling in the same category, New York-based artist, Ruby Silvious, has her unique way of keeping a journal. Instead of a regular memoir, she picks used tea bags that we instantly throw away after finishing our tea.



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