If you like little cabins this is the website for you - Cabin Porn. Cabin Porn is edited by the folks at Beaver Brook and submissions come from all over the world.
Here are a few.
image: Hut in Niigata prefecture, Japan by Karissa Seltz
image: Forest Lodge in Siberia by Vasin Valery
image: The Floating House by MOS Architects rests on steel pontoons in Lake Huron. Photo by Florian Holzherr
Karen Barbe is a textile designer, embroiderer and weaver from Santiago, Chile. Her blog features original photos of the processes of her work, tutorials, her life in Chile, as well as a bit of nostalgia as in the photos below.
The workshop of a shoe repairer - a shop Karen covets, a photographic story about a man who has worked as a cobbler for the last 33 years and the lost art of shoe repair.
Karen hand weaves cushions - you may have seen them around.
Her embroidery sampler:
I got lost in her world for sure this week - you should definitely swing by and have a look at her beautiful photography. Believe me, grab a coffee or tea before you head over as I think you'll spend some time there.
DIY of the week - How to make a newspaper hat. (I know...silly, but for some reason this week the art of paper folding hats and the search for instructions was kind of fun)
image: kyka photography
Love the photography by Dutch photographer - Marco Van Duyvendijk
Ashes & Milk - an online collective of traditional techniques of art and craft with a modern touch. Their blog has photos of the artists at work along with interviews and discussions.
Daisuke Tajika hand forging Japanese scissors and shears at Tajika Haruo Ironworks.
A hemp bag by Tracy Hachler and Indigo Dyed Cotton Cloth by Roland Ricketts III.
I'll be announcing two new Ace Camps this week - both of which I'm super stoked about. :)