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Foodiggity.com The Greatest Food Culture Site Ever* Hand-Painted Food Packaging by Eric Barclay by Chris Durso | October 18, 2011 | 20 Comments Artist Eric Barclay takes ordinary food packaging, and breathes life into them with some hand painting. Whether a Coffee-Mate container, or Diet Coke can , Barclay creates three-dimensional versions of his unmistakable characters .
You gotta love Real Simple for all of their easy, breezy DIY projects and organization tips! All you need to complete this clever little project are some old books (pretty ones are a plus!), some hardware and a drill. I love the colorful books they used and all of the interesting "found" objects neatly displayed. In case anyone would like to take a stab at this project, I've included the instructions below.
Quilling has been around for hundreds of years, but it’s still as impressive and popular now as it was during the Renaissance. The art of quilling first became popular during the Renaissance, when nuns and monks would use it to roll gold-gilded paper and decorate religious objects, as an alternative to the expensive gold filigree. Later, during the 18th and 19th centuries, it became a favorite pass-time of English ladies who created wonderful decorations for their furniture and candles, through quilling.
Mar 17, 2012 Jirka Väätäinen is a Finnish designer and photographer currently studying graphic design at the Art University College at Bournemouth.